Rs 281 crore cash collection scam found in MP Tax officials

first_imgNEW DELHI: The raids conducted in Madhya Pradesh have revealed a “widespread” and “well-organised” racket involving unaccounted cash of Rs. 281 crore, the Income Tax department said in a statement on Monday.A portion of the cash had been transferred to the headquarters of “a major political party in Delhi”, and this included Rs. 20 crore moved through hawala (illegal transaction) channels from the residence of a senior functionary on Delhi’s Tughlak Road, it added. Income tax officials had raided the residences of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s former private secretary Praveen Kakkar in Indore and former advisor Rajendra Kumar Miglani in Delhi in connection with an alleged hawala case on Sunday morning. The Income-Tax Department raids continued Monday with search teams making seizures of documents and cash, officials said. In another development, Police Monday seized Rs 8 crore in cash belonging to the BJP’s Telangana unit and alleged that the amount was withdrawn from a bank without following the Election Commission’s guidelines and due procedures.last_img read more

Sri Lanka again blocks social media amid communal unrest

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s government says it is temporarily blocking social media and messaging apps to prevent the spread of “misinformation,” the third time it has taken such a step since Easter attacks killed more than 250 people.The Information Department says the government acted after an exchange of accusations between two people on Facebook led a mob to attack a Muslim-owned shop on Sunday.Police imposed a curfew on the Catholic-majority town where the mob attack took place, but lifted it Monday morning.Previous blocks on social media and messaging apps were lifted after several days.A group of Sri Lankan Muslims with links to the Islamic State group carried out the April 21 suicide attacks on churches and hotels.There has since been increased communal tension in the Buddhist-majority nation.Bm, The Associated Press read more

Funding shortfall threatens UN aid in Sudans strifetorn Darfur region

25 September 2007A shortfall of over $7 million is imperilling United Nations efforts to aid some of the more than 2 million internally displaced people (IDPs) and thousands of Chadian refugees in Sudan’s strife-torn Darfur region. “We fear we may be compelled to scale down our existing operations in West Darfur if we do not receive additional funding very soon,” UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) spokesperson Jennifer Pagonis told a news briefing in Geneva today. The UNHCR operation in Darfur is facing a shortfall of $7.1 million out of a required 2007 budget $19.7 million. “We are seriously concerned that the lack of funding will soon have a direct impact on our operation,” Ms. Pagonis said, noting that the number of Chadian refugees continues to rise. “We are already facing difficulties in paying staff salaries for next month,” she added. UNHCR has been present in Darfur since June 2004 both in West Darfur and South Darfur, focusing mainly on protection and humanitarian aid for IDPs, including the promotion of access to legal redress, providing relief items to vulnerable people, strengthening basic services, including wells, schools and health centres, and efforts to avoid further displacement through small-scale rehabilitation projects. “Our regular monitoring in areas of displacement also contributes to establishing a safer environment. All of these activities could be curtailed if our funding situation does not improve,” Ms. Pagonis said. “Meanwhile, we remain extremely concerned that there is still no major improvement in the security situation,” she added, citing new displacement due to renewed in the region where more than 200,000 people have been killed and over 2 million others forced to flee their homes in four years of fighting between Sudanese Government forces, allied Janjaweed militias and rebel groups. Most of the camps in the El Geneina and Zalingei areas of West Darfur have reached maximum capacity. With continuing arrivals, there will soon be a need to create new sites. An estimated 250,000 people have been newly displaced this year due to the ongoing violence. UNHCR is also responsible for 30,000 Chadian and Central African refugees in West Darfur. The number of refugees has steadily increased during the year, a trend that is likely to continue if the security situation fails to improve in those two countries. Because of the volatile security situation, many aid workers must travel by helicopter to reach IDPs as roads are too unsafe. When travelling by road, staff must be escorted by African Union forces. So far this year, 77 aid workers have been abducted and nearly 70 humanitarian vehicles hijacked. “Despite all these constraints, assistance to the displaced remains fundamental for UNHCR and humanitarian agencies,” Ms. Pagonis said. “We appeal to donors to quickly provide contributions so we can continue our work.” read more

DPR Korea 40 per cent of population in danger of going hungry

A joint assessment by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) found that agricultural production will fall short of what is needed this year because of critical shortages of fertilizer and fuel, in spite of favourable climate conditions during the past growing season. “DPRK will face a severe food situation over the coming months,” said Henri Josserand, Chief of FAO”s Global Information and Early Warning System, notwithstanding the hard work by both farmers and city dwellers. “The prospects for next year are bleak, with a substantial deficit of basic foods that will only partly be covered by commercial imports and anticipated food aid,” he added. Even with commercial imports, DPRK will face a cereal deficit of over 800,000 tons, the FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission, the first such comprehensive mission conducted since 2004. “With such a large food gap, accessing enough food and a balanced diet will be almost impossible, particularly for families living in urban areas or in the remote food-deficit provinces in the Northeast,” Torben Due, WFP’s Representative in DPRK said in the capital, Pyongyang. He warned that this could have serious consequences for the health of the most vulnerable people in the Asian nation. Only 142 kilograms of the 167 kilograms needed for a healthy diet will be available per person from the domestic production, the new report found. Food rations handed out by the Public Distribution System (PDS) – the main food source for some 70 per cent of the population – are expected to be slashed dramatically, with most families in the DPRK already cutting back on the number of meals per day. The low productivity of the farming sector is propelled by a long-term drop in soil fertility, lack of inputs, extreme weather and structural issues such as constraints on market activities. Although seeds were available this year, there was a 40 per cent decline in fertilizer supplies and a 30 per cent drop in fuel supplies. “The current agricultural production model and farming techniques are not sustainable,” FAO’s Mr. Josserand noted. “The country has been taking up conservation agriculture, improved seed multiplication and other efficient practices, but turning the whole sector around will take quite some time.” 8 December 2008An estimated 40 per cent of the population of the Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea (DPRK) – almost 9 million people – will be in need of urgent food aid in the next few months due to a shortage in cereals, according to a new United Nations report. read more

UNESCO sees time for social action at Cambodian archaeological site of Angkor

The results of the campaign to save the vast archaeological complex of temples, thanks to the efforts of the international community which has invested more than $50 million, the commitment of Cambodia’s authorities and coordination led by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), speak for themselves, UNESCO said in a report today on the conference, held in Paris.The 100 or so restoration and development projects carried out over the past 10 years include the clearing of more than 25,000 anti-personnel mines – some 3,000 of which were found in archaeological sites – and the destruction of 80,000 explosive devices left behind by the civil war; the establishment of a special heritage protection police force; a detailed inventory of cultural goods; and awareness raising campaigns against the sale of stolen objects, have stopped cultural pillaging in the protected area.”What has been learned in this decade, and is still being learned, could serve as a model for the rehabilitation of other ancient sites in post conflict situations – such as Bamiyan in Afghanistan or the Mesopotamian legacy in Iraq – that have suffered from neglect, wanton destruction, and the devastation of war,” UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura told the meeting, the Second Intergovernmental Conference for the Safeguarding and Sustainable Development of Angkor.Angkor, Cambodia’s main attraction and capital of the Khmer Empire between the 9th and 15th centuries, is a vast archaeological park spread over 401 square kilometres, with an exceptional concentration of monuments of religious, historical, artistic and human value. Apart from the world-renowned temples of Angkor Wat, there are about 40 other edifices representing different periods and styles. All are part of an exceptional natural environment, characterized by rivers, forests and rice paddies.Angkor is also a community made up of tens of thousands of people who are the keepers of popular traditions, with a rich oral heritage, and some of the new projects that the conference supported reflect this, including infrastructure work to install a water supply system for the area’s residential population, improvements in sanitation and the rehabilitation of the bridge close to the Takeo Temple on the Siem Reap River.One of the challenges is the management of the huge number of tourists. More than 300,000 visitors came in 2003 and their number is growing at an annual rate of 30 per cent. The Paris Declaration adopted at the end of the conference recognizes “the need to develop sustainable ethical tourism in the Siem Reap/Angkor region as a tool in the fight against poverty.”The Angkor Programme’s international projects, both past and future, include training to allow Cambodia to build up a body of personnel trained in cultural heritage management and conservation, as all personnel trained in these areas were either killed or fled the country during the time of the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. Projects are thus helping create a generation of competent architects and archaeologists who will gradually take charge of international actions. read more

Atlas Copco mining spin off Epiroc begins operations

first_imgEpiroc AB, the subsidiary of Atlas Copco Group that is planned to be listed on the stock exchange in 2018, has begun operating as an independent business. It is providing customers in mining and civil engineering with market-leading products and services.Atlas Copco announced in January 2017 that the Group will split into two companies in 2018. Epiroc, focusing on mining and civil engineering customers and Atlas Copco, focusing on industrial customers. Epiroc, still a subsidiary of Atlas Copco, has already begun operating under its own brand name and logo. The parent believes the split will enable both groups to further strengthen leading positions by delivering sustainable productivity solutions to all customers.“Atlas Copco is a large industrial organisation and the board of directors saw the benefit in having a more mining-focused company. With this new set up, Epiroc will be much more focused on our industry, with the ability to advance our innovations at a quicker pace. Epiroc is devoted to providing customers with products and services that enhance their productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. We are a new company that has over 144 years of mining experience” said Jason Smith, General Manager, Epiroc Customer Center.In Canada, the Epiroc organisation began operating as a legal entity on September 1, 2017. The local Epiroc organisation consists of over 400 employees and hosts 20 branch offices nation-wide dedicated to supporting its customers’ needs.“With cutting-edge technology, Epiroc develops and produces innovative drill rigs, rock excavation and construction equipment, and provides world-class service and consumables. The company was founded in Stockholm, Sweden, and has passionate people supporting and collaborating with customers in more than 150 countries.”last_img read more

UnderSiege fallout on Smackdown Live TLC rematch on 205 Live

first_img WhatsApp WWE 205 Live Results – 9/10/19 (Kushida debuts, 6-man tag team main event match) Google+ WWE Still Moving Forward With Crown Jewel Event In Saudi Arabia Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipWWE Wrestler Enzo Amore Kicked Off FlightVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:32/Current Time 0:02Loaded: 100.00%0:03Remaining Time -0:30 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Enzo Amore Big Cass Now Playing Up Next Videos Articles Was Vince McMahon Reluctant To Let AJ Styles Join WWE? Facebook WWE Confirms The Shield And Ronda Rousey At Super Show-Down Twitter Now Playing Up Next John Oliver Takes On The WWE WWE Wrestler Enzo Amore Kicked Off Flight Now Playing Up Next Videos Articles Pinterest WWE 205 Live Results – 9/3/19 (Drew Gulak aligns with Tony Nese, Lince Dorado competes) #UnderSiege fallout tonight on Smackdown LiveWWE Smackdown Live takes place tonight from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.Set for tonight is the fallout from last night’s #UnderSiege angle with the Smackdown Live roster invading and laying out the RAW roster to close out the show.Also scheduled for the show is AJ Styles vs. Sunil Singh, WWE United States Champion Baron Corbin vs. Sin Cara and WWE Smackdown Tag Champions The Usos and The New Day will face Chad Gable, Shelton Benjamin, Rusev and Aiden English.Wrestleview.com will have live coverage of Smackdown tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET (7:00 CT).TLC rematch on 205 LiveWWE 205 Live takes place tonight from Milwaukee airing live on the WWE Network at 10:00 PM ET. Set for tonight is a TLC rematch featuring Enzo Amore defending the WWE Cruiserweight Championship against former champion Kalisto.TOMORROW NIGHT: @real1 defends his #Cruiserweight Title against @KalistoWWE on #205Live, immediately after #SDLive on @WWENetwork! #RAW pic.twitter.com/IzjV1otKnQ— WWE (@WWE) October 24, 2017 Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Rumor: WWE reportedly reaches out to Enzo Amore and Big Cass; WWE responds to reportlast_img read more

Mourinho thrives while fighting people

first_imgSwansea City manager Carlos Carvalhal believes that Jose Mourinho thrives in a fight against other people and believes that he shares similarities with his counterpartCarvalhal’s side are set to travel to Old Trafford for their Premier League encounter against Manchester United next Saturday with the Welsh side looking to maintain their status in top division for next season.Mourinho has recently found himself at the receiving end of criticism for his style of management, but Carvalhal has defended his compatriot and insisted that the former Real Madrid and Inter Milan coach simply has a more confrontational approach to his style of management.“I like Mourinho and he knows that I like him. I studied him. I spent a week at Manchester United when Alex Ferguson was there, then a week watching Mourinho at Chelsea. I also went to Real Madrid.” said Carvalhal, according to Sky Sports.“I tried to learn with the best. He has a big self-confidence, like I do. You need that. But he is a completely different personality to me. He likes confrontation. He likes to fight with people. And he’s very good when he is fighting.harry maguire, manchester UnitedMaguire says United need to build on today’s win George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Harry Maguire wants his United teammates to build on the victory over Leicester City.During the summer, Harry Maguire was referred to as the ultimate…“I am completely different. I like to keep far away from the fight. I like to win, but, if someone tries to fight with me, they will find they are fighting with themselves.“If a club sacks me one day, the next morning, I feel sorry for them because they have lost a good manager.“My background is strong, in knowledge – in both theory and practice. I know I have experience and I’m completely ready for everything.”Heading into the encounter against United, Swansea are only just three points outside the relegation zone. Meanwhile, United currently have a nine point lead over fifth place Chelsea in the battle for a spot in the top four.last_img read more

Bikers revved up about law that prevents police profiling

first_imgBikers will have something to celebrate at today’s Motorcycle Mountain Jam in Clark County: Gov. Chris Gregoire has signed into law a bill that outlaws profiling of motorcyclists by state troopers and local law enforcement officers. Engrossed Senate Bill 5242, which prohibits singling out bikers for police stops without a legitimate reason, passed both legislative chambers unanimously and was signed by the governor Wednesday. A similar bill in the 2010 Legislature passed the House decisively but ran out of time in the state Senate.The new law is modeled on a 2002 state law outlawing racial profiling by police, and it includes similar safeguards. It requires the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs and the Criminal Justice Training Commission to add a statement condemning motorcycle profiling to their existing policies banning racial profiling.Motorcycle profiling is defined as when law enforcement officers single out people who ride motorcycles or wear biker garb, stopping, questioning, searching or arresting them without legal grounds. Motorcycle enthusiasts presented compelling evidence to legislators, including a video of a state trooper crawling through bushes near the Legislative Building in Olympia two years ago and writing down motorcycle license numbers while bikers were holding a rally.last_img read more

Man falls 2 stories from roof in Weston

first_imgWESTON, FLA. (WSVN) – – A man fell off the roof of a two-story building in Weston.According to Broward Sheriff’s Fire Rescue, the person who fell is in his 20s and fell off a roof near 1429 Capri Lane.Fire rescuers said the victim was airlifted just after 10 a.m. as a precaution with neck and back injuries.The victim has yet to be identified.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

SELECTMEN NEWS New Finance Director Town Accountant Appointed

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — At a meeting last week, the Wilmington Board of Selectmen appointed Bryan Perry, the current City Auditor for Lowell, as the town’s next Finance Director/Town Accountant, by a 4-1 vote.Perry beat out fellow finalist Jennifer Finnegan, the current Town Treasurer/Collector for Tyngsboro. Both were publicly interviewed by Selectmen on May 15.“I think both candidates did an outstanding job and have great resumes,” said Selectman Mike McCoy. “I was impressed by both, but was more impressed by Brian Perry,” said Selectman Kevin Caira. “He has Munis experience and was part of a conversation. He’s also familiar with the Board of Assessors. He’s an auditor. I think either candidate is good. We win with either one of them. For my flavor, I’m partial to Brian Perry.”“Mr. Perry has well-thought out answers to questions he couldn’t have been prepared for in a setting that was not your typical job interview,” added Selectwoman Jomarie O’Mahony. “What really differentiated the two is that Mr. Perry is currently managing a $300 million+ budget for the City of Lowell, which is three times our budget.”“I was partial to Mrs. Finnegan,” said Selectman Jonathan Eaton, who noted Finnegan has nearly 20 years more experience in municipal finance than Perry. “I felt the fraud she uncovered in her prior employment was very impressive. I do feel that she would fit in with the other finance offices here than Mr. Perry might… Experience matters a lot. I’m not going to go home disappointed if Mrs. Finnegan doesn’t get the position. I do think she’s my preference.”“I agree these were two highly qualified candidates. Very educated. Impressive resumes… They’re pretty equal when you look at them side by side. Both did well in the interviews,” said Selectmen Chair Greg Bendel. “I thought Mr. Perry had the edge when it came to interviewing. We can’t wrong with either one.”“Both could perform the job very well. They offer a different set of strengths. Mr. Perry’s municipal accounting experience and as a member of the Board of Assessors gives him a bit of an edge with respect of understanding the Board,” said Town Manager Jeff Hull, when asked for his opinion. “In terms of learning curves, Mr. Perry does not seem to be familiar with the municipal borrowing process, which is certainly something that can be learned… There will be an adjustment for Mr. Perry from going to a city-form government to a Town Meeting/Board of Selectmen… [Mrs. Finnegan] has been a Treasurer/Collector and Town Accountant, which perhaps gives her a greater breadth of experience as Mr. Perry, so there’s pluses and minuses on both sides…. In the end, whichever way the board goes, we’re in a good situation.”On a motion made by Selectman McCoy and a second on Selectwoman O’Mahony, Brian Perry received 4 votes. Selectman Eaton was the lone no vote.Hull told Selectmen he will discuss the terms and conditions for employment with Perry. Perry’s term will expire annually.Current Town Accountant Mike Morris is retiring on July 12.Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedSELECTMEN NEWS: Board To Interview 2 Finalists For Finance Director/Town Accountant On Wednesday NightIn “Government”5 QUICK QUESTIONS with Wilmington’s New Finance Director Bryan Perry (Part 2)In “5 Quick Questions”5 QUICK QUESTIONS with Wilmington’s New Finance Director Bryan PerryIn “5 Quick Questions”last_img read more

Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato has a 108piece grille that moves

first_img null Aston Martin DBS Superleggera has gorgeous looks and… Now playing: Watch this: Enlarge ImageLeave it to Aston Martin and Zagato to create a car with a grille that literally flows when the vehicle is started up. Aston Martin Aston Martin and design house Zagato have a six-decade-long relationship, combining forces to create some of the most stunning vehicles on the road. As part of Zagato’s 100th birthday, Aston Martin will offer up 19 examples of the new DBS GT Zagato, and the automaker is finally ready to show off its production-ready shape and offer up a bit more information about what to expect.Aston Martin on Tuesday unveiled a small handful of pictures that show the production form of the DBS GT Zagato alongside its old-school sibling, the DB4 GT Zagato Continuation. Starting with a DBS Superleggera, the body picks up some wild new styling, including a full carbon roof that eliminates the rear glass, as well as some stunning taillights, new flourishes on the sides and a curvaceous front end.To accommodate the roof, Aston Martin created a camera-based rearview mirror that still allows the driver to see behind the vehicle without any rear windshield. Consider it like those mass-market mirrors that let you swap between normal and camera-based viewing, only the former is impossible because there actually isn’t any rear glass at all. If you think that’s wild, take a look at the grille. It looks intricate, sure, but it’s even crazier than you might think. The grille comprises 108 pieces of diamond-shaped carbon fiber. When the car is off, the grille looks sealed up with a flush appearance, but upon starting the car, those pieces “flutter into life,” as Aston puts it, physically opening up to provide the car’s V12 engine with air. Good luck trying to get that repaired anywhere but the dealership.At a cost of roughly $8 million, the grille had damn well better mimic a living being. But then again, that price tag doesn’t just include one car. DBS GT Zagato buyers also receive a DB4 GT Zagato Continuation model, a handbuilt coupe finished in the same hue as the original DB4 GT Zagato cars that were built in the 1960s. All of a sudden, paying $8 million for two utterly stunning small-batch creations doesn’t sound so obscene.aston-dbs-gt-zagato-002Enlarge ImageThe rear end of the DBS GT Zagato is breathtaking, and not just because it lacks a rear windshield. Aston Martin Aston Martin Preview • 2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera: Beast mode More about 2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera 2020 Hyundai Sonata first drive: An attractive and compelling midsize sedan Exotic Cars Superluxury Cars Performance Cars Coupescenter_img 2020 Hyundai Palisade review: Posh enough to make Genesis jealous Share your voice 0 More From Roadshow 2020 BMW M340i review: A dash of M makes everything better Tags 8:32last_img read more

Man detained with 65kg gold at Dhaka airport

first_img.Customs officials detained a young man along with 65 gold bars, weighing 6.5kg, at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Monday night.The detainee is Md Rajib Dewan, 35, from Munshiganj district. He landed at the airport around 11:00pm by a flight of Singapore Airlines (flight no-SQ446) from Singapore.On secret information, a team of customs followed Rajib from the boarding bridge, said Othello Chowdhury, deputy commissioner of Dhaka Customs House.He denied carrying anything illegal when asked by customs officials while crossing the green channel.After searching his body, the team recovered six packets wrapped with scotch tap which was hidden in his pants, Othello said.Later, a total of 65 gold bars, worth around Tk 30.25 million were recovered from the packets.last_img read more

Govt to develop Gandhi Bhavan into major tourist destination

first_imgKolkata: Following the direction of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the state Government is taking a major step in developing Gandhi Bhavan in Beliaghata as one of the favourite tourist destinations in Kolkata.It may be recalled that the state government has set up a 46-member committee with the Chief Minister as its chairperson to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The first meeting of the committee was held on April 23 and decision to undertake necessary task for proper renovation of the heritage structure was also taken. The state Public Works Department (PWD) carries out the maintenance work of the structure at present. A programme is also scheduled to be held at Gandhi Bhavan in Beliaghata on October 2. It may be mentioned that the structure in Beliaghata is of immense importance as Gandhiji had spent around 25 days in that bhavan. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsSources said Vivek Kumar, Principal Secretary of the Information and Cultural Affairs department, visited the place last week and held a high-level meeting with concerned officials. A senior official from the state PWD was also present in the meeting, where detailed discussions on tasks that need to be carried out were held.An official said foreign tourists often visit the place. Hence, initiative has been taken to ensure that it gets a proper place on the state’s tourism map. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedA roadmap will be chalked out and based on the same, task will be carried out to develop the place as a destination for people visiting Bengal from different parts of the country and abroad.There is garden all around the house and it is properly maintained. Now, steps will be taken to develop the area around Gandhi Bhavan. Since a lot of foreign tourists often visit the place, steps will also be taken to ensure that they reach the place easily without facing any trouble, sources said. All the tasks will be taken up only after the roadmap is prepared. According to an officer, the work of preparing the same has already started. Help of the concerned PWD officials would also be taken, if needed, to prepare the roadmap. It may be mentioned that to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of mahatma Gandhi, the state government will publish a booklet named as “Father of the Nation” containing speeches of Gandhiji.last_img read more

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first_img The MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center expansion is expected to be completed in 2023. Rendering courtesy of Stantec. 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.  News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 07, 2019 Qfix kVue One Proton Couch Top Validated by Mevion Medical Systems Qfix and Mevion Medical Systems announced that a special version of the kVue One Proton couch top is now both validated… read more News | Radiation Oncology | July 31, 2019 Laura Dawson, M.D., FASTRO, Chosen as ASTRO President-elect The members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) elected four new officers to ASTRO’s Board of… read more News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019 Mevion and C-RAD Release Integration for Improved Proton Therapy Treatment Quality Mevion Medical Systems and C-RAD announced the integration between the C-RAD Catalyst PT and the Mevion S250i proton… read more Following radiation, the bone marrow shows nearly complete loss of blood cells in mice (left). Mice treated with the PTP-sigma inhibitor displayed rapid recovery of blood cells (purple, right). Credit: UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center/Nature Communications News | Proton Therapy | August 08, 2019 MD Anderson to Expand Proton Therapy Center The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center unveiled plans to expand its Proton Therapy Center during a… read more 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 News | Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019 First Patient Enrolled in World’s Largest Brain Cancer Clinical Trial Henry Ford Cancer Institute is first-in-the-world to enroll a glioblastoma patient in the GBM AGILE Trial (Adaptive… read more Catalyst PT image courtesy of C-RAD News | April 15, 2013 Civco Features trUpoint ARCH SRS/SRT System at ESTRO News | Radiation Therapy | August 02, 2019 Varian Showcases Cancer Care Systems and Software at AAPM 2019 Varian showcased systems and software from its cancer care portfolio, including the Identify Guidance System, at the… read more News | Radiation Therapy | August 16, 2019 Drug Accelerates Blood System’s Recovery After Radiation, Chemotherapy A drug developed by UCLA physician-scientists and chemists speeds up the regeneration of mouse and human blood stem… read more April 15, 2013 — Civco Medical Solutionswill showcase trUpoint Arch, a new stereotactic radiosurgery solution, Protura Robotic Patient Positioning System, and the Universal Couchtop Long Extension, along  with other disease site solutions at the 2nd ESTRO Forum, booth #5200 in Geneva, Switzerland, April 19 to 23 2013.trUpoint ARCH — CIVCO’s new SRS/SRT solution for head and brain disease sites provides clinicians a simple and manageable patient set-up assuring accuracy and repeatability during treatments. The frameless bridge design effectively stabilizes a patient’s head in a non-invasive, comfortable hold for delivering high radiation doses. Compatible with the Universal Couchtop, Posifix thermoplastic system, AccuForm cushions and Protura Robotic Patient Positioning System, trUpoint Arch provides a comprehensive motion management solution for effective SRS/SRT treatment.Universal Couchtop Long Extension — The Universal Couchtop Long Extension (UCT LE) facilitates better delivery of dose and target coverage by eliminating the interference of rails and junctions with radiation delivery.[1] The robust and durable UCT LE features a large junction-free and artifact-free treatment area. All four extension options attach and detach with ease. UCT LE allows a more efficient workflow with seamless transition from simulation to treatment provided by dosimetrically matching couchtops. Additionally, the unique profile of the UCT LE allows CIVCO’s SBRT Body Pro-Lok bridges to attach directly to the couchtop, enabling a seamlessly integrated SBRT immobilization platform.Protura Robotic Patient Positioning System — The Protura system is designed to integrate with existing IGRT solutions and Linac. The system positions the patient with 6 degrees of freedom from outside the treatment room, enabling more accurate treatment and keeps patient positioning and motion management on target.  Protura provides the platform to provide a comprehensive motion management solution for every disease site.For more information: www.CIVCO.com[1] Physics in Medicine and Biology, December 7, 2011, Vol 56:23, pp. 7435-7447. 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Property Values Perched on the Underserved

first_imgProperty Values Perched on the Underserved in Origination, Servicing Share According to a study from the “”University of Virginia””:, property values could rise if banks provided lending services to the under-served, particularly minorities.[IMAGE]The survey focused for the most part on Latino households in Virginia and North Carolina, documenting an array of variables affected by the presence of the “”Latino Community Credit Union””:http://www.latinoccu.org/en (LCCU), according to “”_National Mortgage News_””:http://www.nationalmortgagenews.com/dailybriefing/2010_380/serve-the-under-banked-1025501-1.html?ET=nationalmortgage:e1464:76439a:&st=email&utm_source=editorial&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NMN_Daily_Briefing_070111. [COLUMN_BREAK]Beginning at the turn of the century, the credit union’s register of members leaped to 917 depositors to 53,073 two years ago.Study authors Gregory Fairchild and Kulwant Rai found that “”between 2000 and 2008 in North Carolina, the opening of credit union branches with explicit strategies to serve Latinos contributed $9.8 billion in property appreciation, representing nearly a 3.8 percent increase in property value for the counties in which these branches were located.””””_National Mortgage News_””:http://www.nationalmortgagenews.com/dailybriefing/2010_380/serve-the-under-banked-1025501-1.html?ET=nationalmortgage:e1464:76439a:&st=email&utm_source=editorial&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NMN_Daily_Briefing_070111 reported a corresponding link between thefts and branch openings, with a decline in robberies by about 57 each year following the establishment of a “”LCCU””:http://www.latinoccu.org/en branch. That decline fueled surges in property values in four counties.Adding weight to the findings, recent reports indicate a rise in the number of cash buyers and investors in the housing market. These buyers and investors front cash for undervalued and distressed properties, which continue to leach capital from banks that can neither finance their remodeling needs or sales.center_img Agents & Brokers Lenders & Servicers Processing 2011-07-01 Ryan Schuette July 1, 2011 516 Views last_img read more

Go back to the enewsletter Crystalbrook Collection

first_imgGo back to the enewsletterCrystalbrook Collection has added two key positions to its leadership team as the group prepares to expand its portfolio. Murray Gordon has been appointed as Director, Development and Raphael Antonini as Director, Hotel Investments. Both report to CEO, Mark Davie.Crystalbrook Collection currently owns and operates two hotels in Sydney and Cairns. Four more hotels are currently in development and construction with openings scheduled for later this year, 2020 (two openings) and 2022. In the next stage of expansion, the group is looking to add several more hotels across Australia and New Zealand.Murray Gordon, Director, DevelopmentMurray GordonWith extensive commercial, residential and retail development experience, Murray is responsible for the development and project management of all current and future constructions within the group, overseeing planning, project programming, design, quality assurance, project budgeting and delivery.Prior to joining Crystalbrook, Murray was Associate Director at PDS Group, a national development and project management consultancy. He has also held senior positions with Pointcorp and Multiplex. Murray has an extensive background across projects ranging from $2m up to $1.1b.Raphael Antonini, Director, Hotel InvestmentsRaphael AntoniniTasked with the strategic expansion of the Crystalbrook portfolio, Raphael is responsible for pursuing hotel investment opportunities, management agreements and leases, assessing and advising on future acquisitions and developments.Raphael has an extensive background managing investments in Australia, United Kingdom, USA, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, New Zealand and across South America. Most recently Raphael was Director, Acquisitions and Development for Ovolo Hotels and Mojo Nomad. He has also held senior positions with CBRE Hotels, Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels and Hospitality Group and Hilton Worldwide.For more information on Crystalbrook Collection,  see crystalbrookcollection.comGo back to the enewsletterlast_img read more

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‘You will give me that food. depends on a nearly unimpeded flow of information across national borders The Prime Ministers of Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are all scheduled to attend this months World Internet Conference in scenic Wuzhen President Xi who has advocated an "Internet plus" strategy to cultivate local tech innovation and heads a recently formed leadership committee on cyberspace has spoken about the need for global online governance He has also tightened domestic Internet control through a new national security law that could imprison Chinese citizens for vague online-related offenses Chinese legislation could also force foreign companies to hand over user data and sensitive encryption information to the Chinese government At the inaugural World Internet Conference in Wuzhen last year attendees including representatives from Western tech firms that are currently banned from China were allowed a small grace: mostly unimpeded access to the Internet Connections to Facebook YouTube Instagram and other normally taboo sites were blazingly fast Then the conference ended and the Great Firewall of China descended again At the Wednesday press conference on the upcoming Internet summit Chinese Internet czar Lu described his vision for national cyberspace: "We are exploring an Internet management path with Chinese characteristics" Contact us at editors@timecomNew aerial maps of the Florida panhandle are giving the first glimpse of the miles and miles of damage to the communities battered by Hurricane Michael The images released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration show severe damage in Mexico Beach Florida which took an almost direct hit from one of the most powerful storms to make landfall on the US mainland Before and after images reveal formerly lush green neighborhoods in the small community that have been completely wiped out with most homes and businesses completely flattened or heavily damaged The gaping holes where there were once hotels and houses put into perspective how powerful the 155 mph winds truly were In total Boston-based Karen Clark & Company estimated $8 billion in insured losses due to the storm which they said includes “privately insured wind and storm surge damage to residential commercial and industrial properties and also automobiles” KCC said that nearly half of the losses occurred in place in Floridas Bay and Gulf counties As of Friday a total of 11 people have died in storm-related deaths in Florida Virginia Georgia and North Carolina ㈘8;Hurricane #Michael Before and After Imagery: https://tco/nvNPI2N8Vj ✈️The @NOAA Survey crews have aerial imagery of the coastline (some inland areas too) from Fort Morgan AL to St George Island FL along the northern Gulf Coast #flwx NWS Mobile (@NWSMobile) October 12 2018 "Hurricane Michael is the worst storm that the Florida panhandle has ever seen and one of the worst power storms to ever make landfall in the United States" Florida Gov Rick Scott said at a press conference Wednesday night Just three major hurricanes have hit the panhandle since 1950 Residents of Mexico Beach were forced to evacuate but state officials said 285 residents chose not to heed the mandatory evacuation order leading the Florida National Guard to enter the area on Wednesday and rescue 20 survivors As of Friday afternoon rescuers are still digging through rubble and debris and assessing the damages to the town populated by 1200 residents Below are aerial shots of Mexico Beach before and after Hurricane Michael made landfall on Wednesday Before: Mexico Beach Fla- The coastal community of Mexico Beach Photo Courtesy of The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration After: Mexico Beach Fla- Homes near the coast are destroyed Photo Courtesy of The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Before: Mexico Beach Fla- Lush green neighborhoods near the coast Photo Courtesy The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration New aerial shots from the The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in the wake of Hurricane Michael Photo Courtesy of The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration After: Mexico Beach Fla- Nearly all homes near the coast are heavily damaged or destroyed Before: Mexico Beach Fla- Residential neighborhoods are lined with trees Photo Courtesy of The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration After: Mexico Beach Fla- Trees and homes are flattened after Michael’s strong winds Photo Courtesy of The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Write to Gina Martinez at ginamartinez@timeinccomMoscow:The foreign ministers of Russia Iran and Turkey were set to hold talks on Syria on Monday in the wake of an alleged chemical attack that has exposed differences between the three powers The three nations have been attempting to find a political solution to the Syrian conflict at talks that started in 2017 in Astana Kazakhstan in competition with the US and UN-backed Geneva initiative The latest talks in Moscow between two of Assad’s key supporters Moscow and Tehran and rebel-backer Ankara come as the alleged chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma on April 7 has prompted sharply differing responses from Turkey and Russia "I curse those who carried out this massacre" President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said adding that he welcomed Western air strikes in retaliation as "appropriate" Meanwhile Russia says the attack was staged to discredit its ally President Bashar-al Assad and this week brought a group of Syrians to the global chemical arms watchdog to back its claims French president Emmanuel Macron this month suggested the air strikes had driven a wedge between Ankara and Moscow as they have been building increasingly close ties This prompted an angry denial from Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu who said the countries’ relations "are not so weak that the French president can break them" File image of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad Reuters Alexander Shumilin a West Asia expert at the Institute for US and Canadian Studies in Moscow however said Douma fallout had "caused a crack in the alliance of three countries" He added: "If the trio falls apart entirely the ensuing events could be really bad" Turkey has a "completely different attitude" to resolving the conflict and Assad’s fate he said while Iran is seeking to destabilise the region to hurt Israel and Russia wants to "stabilise and leave" Alexey Malashenko a specialist in the Syria conflict was sceptical the meeting would achieve much beyond a show of unity saying the trio have a "very shaky" alliance Their positions on the suspected chemical attack are irreconcilable he said "Turkey has an absolutely honest position: it is against Bashar al-Assad and here there’s no way they can reach an agreement" Nevertheless the limited nature of US-led strikes suggests the "peak of tensions has passed" he said The Turkish foreign ministry said Saturday’s meeting "will focus on all aspects" of cooperation and "elaborate on the steps that could be taken from now on" while the Russian foreign ministry said talks would focus on the humanitarian situation Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov will also hold bilateral talks including on the "escalating situation" around the Iran nuclear deal spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said The most recent Syria talks attended by the foreign ministers in Astana were held on 16 March The next are set for 14 May EU diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini on Tuesday urged the three powers to do more saying they "have not only a responsibility but also an interest in making the ceasefire work" Eight rounds of talks under United Nations auspices in Geneva have made little headway with Assad’s government taking little interest Both Tehran and Moscow have deployed military forces to Syria to back up Assad in his now seven-year-old war against anti-government rebels Ankara has called for Assad’s removal throughout the war but has worked increasingly closely with Moscow and Tehran in recent months in an attempt to find a solution to the conflict In January Russia held a showpiece conference in the Black Sea resort of Sochi with largely pro-regime delegates which saw boycotts by rebels and made little progress Russian president Vladimir Putin hosted a summit on Syria with the Iranian and Turkish presidents in November They then met again in Ankara in April among other things. read more