Asian Games 2018: Vikas Krishan, Amit Panghal assured of medals in boxing

first_imgBoxer Vikas Krishan assured another medal for India after he progressed to the semi-finals of 75kg event. It will be Krishan’s third successive Asiad medal and he’s the first Indian boxer to do so.Vikas fought despite a cut above his left eye to beat China’s Tuoheta Erbieke Tanglatihan 3-2.Vikas had won a lightweight 60kg category gold in the 2010 Asiad before adding a middleweight bronze in the 2014 edition.He also won a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games earlier this year.ASIAN GAMES 2018 FULL COVERAGE | MEDALSHe will square off against Kazakhstan’s Abilkhan Amankul in the semifinals.The Indian stood out for his sheer grit against the more imposing and faster Tanglatihan. Vikas held his own despite the cut above his eye opening up in the very first round.The Haryana-boxer, one of only four Indians with a world championships medal to his credit, launched very few attacks but managed to connect just enough straights to get the judges’ nod.Asian Games 2018, Day 11: Live UpdatesHe spent most of the bout keeping his distance and closed in only when Tanglatihan tried to target his body.Earlier, Amit Panghal (49kg) advanced to the semi-finals to assure himself of a maiden medal at the Games.The Armyman, who is a Commonwealth Games silver-medallist, defeated South Korea’s Kim Jang Ryong 5-0 with a thoroughly dominating performance to enter the last-four stage where he will take on Filipino Carlo Paalam.In the boxing competition, semifinalists are entitled to bronze medals.(With PTI inputs)advertisementlast_img read more

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Will soon decide on removal of Pakistan cricketers photos from Eden Gardens: Ganguly

first_imgFormer India captain and Bengal cricket boss Sourav Ganguly Saturday said a decision would be taken soon on removal of Pakistan cricketers’ photographs, including that of PM Imran Khan, from the walls of Eden Gardens in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack.Ganguly’s comment came after BJP’s youth wing workers protested in front of the Eden Gardens, seeking removal of photographs of Imran and other Pakistani cricketers from the walls of the stadium.At least 64 activists of BJP youth wing were arrested for staging protest in front of the iconic Eden Gardens, a senior police officer said. They were later released on bail.”We are working on it. There will be a decision soon,” Ganguly told reporters when asked about the removal of photos.The state cricket associations of Vidarbha, Punjab and Rajasthan have already removed pictures of Pakistan cricketers in the aftermath of the terror attack which killed more than 40 CRPF personnel. Pakistan-based terror outfit, Jaish-e-Mohammad, has claims responsibility of the attack.Ganguly had earlier backed a complete boycott of cricketing ties with Pakistan, saying not playing the arch-rivals in the upcoming World Cup won’t have much of an impact on the Indian team’s campaign at the mega event in May-July.Days later, Sachin Tendulkar said he would ‘hate’ to give away two points to Pakistan by not playing in the World Cup and India should rather beat them again in the showpiece event to maintain their unbeaten record over the arch-rivals.”He wants two points against Pakistan, I want the World Cup so…he wants two points I want the World Cup. Whichever way you look at it,” Ganguly said, reacting to Tendulkar’s comments.advertisementEden Gardens has photographs of Imran, Wasim Akram and others kept in non-public areas of the stadium.Former and current cricketers have expressed varied opinions on severing cricketing ties with Pakistan.Many ministers of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s cabinet, including former Bengal captain Lakshmi Ratna Shukla, hit out at BJP for trying to divert nation’s attention from terrorism.”We are more keen on removing terrorism from the world rather than pulling down photographs (of sportspersons). The BJP is trying to divert the attention from the current issue of terror attack. This is clear politics going on in the country,” Shukla said.State Municipal minister and city mayor Firhad Hakim when contacted said people should not confuse politics with sports and culture.Former cricketer and current Bengal coach Arun Lal said that the country was going through an emotional time and countrymen were venting out their feelings in different ways.”I can understand the feelings of my countrymen. I also share the same. This is a very emotional time. We have lost some of our brave brothers and obviously the country is hurt. But we also must understand that sports is not politics,” Lal said.Also Read | Virat Kohli on World Cup clash vs Pakistan: We will go by what government and BCCI decideAlso Read | BCCI will be shown security plans for World Cup, says ICC chairman Shashank ManoharAlso Read | To play or not to play: Ravi Shastri reacts to India vs Pakistan World Cup controversylast_img read more

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‘Conte one of the world’s best bosses’ – Valverde

first_imgChelsea ‘Conte one of the world’s best managers’ – Valverde defends Chelsea boss Iain Strachan 05:16 2/20/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Antonio Conte Chelsea Getty Images Chelsea Antonio Conte Chelsea v Barcelona UEFA Champions League Barcelona Ernesto Valverde Lionel Messi The Blues boss continues to come under pressure after an inconsistent campaign, but the Barcelona coach has defended his opposite number Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is “one of the best managers in the world”, according to his opposite number at Barcelona, Ernesto Valverde.The two giants of European football will face-off on Tuesday in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie at Stamford Bridge.AdChoices广告Despite two convincing home wins in the last seven days, the pressure remains on Conte after an indifferent defence of the Premier League title his side won last season. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player The former Juventus boss continues to be linked with a move away from west London, with Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan all reportedly interested in his services next season.But Valverde insists his team will not be taking the Blues lightly while leaping to the defence of Conte.”Antonio Conte is one of the best coaches in the world,” he told a press conferene. “He’s got a fantastic CV, not just here in England after winning the league with Chelsea, but with Juve and with his national team.”His teams are well drilled tactically. They know what to do in every moment and it’s a real challenge.”We’re planning to change our dynamic a little bit away from home. They’re physical, they defend well. They’ve got players who can hit you well on the counterattack.”Tuesday’s clash will mark the 13th time Barca have faced Chelsea in the Champions League, with the Premier League outfit holding the recent edge.The Blues are unbeaten in their last seven games against the Blaugrana, though Barca have won three of the five knockout ties between the teams across two legs.Valverde admits he is looking forward to adding another chapter to their rivalry, but took time to remind his hosts of previous results.”History counts,” he said.”The main players change during the game. [Lionel] Messi, [Andres] Iniesta might still be there, but I think it’s good that there’s been a little rivalry, it gives us a little bit more expectation.”Lionel Messi BarcelonaSurprisingly, Barca star Messi has never scored in 655 minutes of action against Chelsea, although Valverde knows his team will offer plenty of support to the Argentina international as he seeks to end that unhappy sequence.”This tie is important for Leo, for me, for everyone. For Barcelona. It’ll be tough, but it’s important because we want to qualify,” he said.”Leo perhaps hasn’t had much luck against Chelsea before, but Tuesday is a different game.”last_img read more

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18 days agoTottenham confirm Lloris out until 2020

first_imgTottenham confirm Lloris out until 2020by Freddie Taylor18 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveTottenham have confirmed Hugo Lloris will miss the rest of 2019.The French goalkeeper dislocated his elbow in a freak incident against Brighton on Saturday.In a statement, Tottenham said: “Hugo Lloris has undergone further assessment this morning after sustaining a dislocated elbow in our match against Brighton on Saturday.”The findings have shown that although surgery will not be required, our Club Captain has suffered ligament damage and is not expected to return to training before the end of 2019.”Hugo is currently in a brace and will now undergo a period of rest and rehabilitation under the supervision of our medical staff at Hotspur Way.” About the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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Wison LNG Distributor Granted AiP by DNV GL

first_imgzoom Wison Offshore & Marine has received an approval in principle (AiP) from classification society DNV GL for its LNG Distributor (LNGD) design. The certificate was awarded at Marintec China 2017 on December 7.This AiP has been granted upon the validation of LNGD design with a specification of 10,000 cubic meter storage capacity, according to Wison.Wison LNGD is a multifunctional LNG distribution vessel, designed to deliver small LNG parcels to multiple locations. It is intended for applications in milk run and regional LNG hub distribution.Launched in April 2017, the LNGD is capable of partial cargo delivery and quick turn-around at the terminal without the need for tug assistance. Its shallow draft design is said to enable better accessibility to waters than conventional LNG carriers.“Our aim is to tap ‘last mile’ demand in global LNG market by facilitating penetration into smaller scale end markets where conventional marine logistics are unable to serve, and our LNGD concept is believed to be a tempting solution for such purpose,” Tangquan Man, Vice President at Wison Offshore & Marine who received the AiP on behalf of the company, said.last_img read more

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Nepalese journalists receive training in human rights reporting from UN

10 July 2008The United Nations human rights office in Nepal today completed training for 25 local journalists in reporting on rights issues in the post-conflict country. The training course, which outlined basic human rights information and engaged the journalists in discussions on reporting in this field, was organized by the < a href="">UN Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal (OHCHR-Nepal).“I believe that it has provided them with important information about human rights in this critical period of Nepal’s history and also helped to establish a foundation of knowledge upon which they can build throughout their careers,” Frederick Rawski, Head of OHCHR-Nepal’s Eastern Regional Office, said.The four-day course, carried out with the Federation of Nepali Journalists, focused on human rights and the country’s new Constituent Assembly, which held its first meeting in May after national elections, as well as transitional justice.The 25 participants included 10 women and came from 13 districts in Nepal’s Eastern Region. Previously journalists from the country’s Central Region were trained in March and a third course is planned for the Mid- and Far-West regions in September. read more

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French Monsters demolish Qatar

All the fans who have seen the match between France and Qatar 35:20 (16:13) have no doubt about the name of the handball world’s best national team. With this level of performance, the French best side is almost unbeatable, no matter who is on the other side of the court. And this was a replay of the World Championship 2015 Final.The second half of the guys led by Claude Onesta (or Didier Dinart) was the most cruel handball lecture until now at Olympic Games 2016 in Rio. Powerful defense, perfect counter-attack (9:0 for France in this segment), routine attacks, many players in TOP form, solid Omeyer.Qatar ended Croatian hopes in 33 minutes of the first match at Future Arena, as French team did it with best Asian squad in 37 minutes, when Karabatic and Sorhaindo put their team on +7 – 22:15. The Qatari resistance was strong in the first half, but without goalkeepers’ help from Saric and Stojanovic, and bombs of Markovic and Capote, in the second half, Rivera’s team collapsed.A real power of the „Experts“ could be seen in the second 30 minutes.Luc Abalo netted seven goals, Karabatić and Grebille added five each with 12 saves of Omeyer. On the other side, Bagaric, Capote and Markovic scored four each. ← Previous Story HC Odorhei win their own tournament “Odorhei Cup 2016” Next Story → ROUTINE WIN: Germans beat Poles! handballHandball Rio 2016Olympic handball read more

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A ballooning success

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram Despina Karatzias is a woman who has drawn on her childhood migrant experiences to build and develop her tourism business Global Ballooning, and her experiences are captured in her latest business book Adventures of a Balloon Girl. As a young girl who couldn’t speak a word of English, it was her curiosity that allowed her to understand the world around her. And it’s her avid curiosity that has allowed her to move forward with a sharp business nous. In the book, she shares with her readers the fundamental lessons learnt over the last decade managing a successful Victorian hot air balloon tourism business. Having worked her way up from a bookings role to business manager, Despina has spent the last ten years growing the small business that has now become a focal point of tourism in Victoria. The business – in operation for over 20 years – services the city of Melbourne and the Yarra Valley and the business now networks with trade missions, export industries – always growing the brand as well as Victoria. “It’s an organisation that I’ve grown with and assisted in growing the business, particularly with launching the balloons over Melbourne and they have become iconic and very unique to the city,” Despina tells Neos Kosmos. The book is not necessarily about the tourism industry itself, but targets all small businesses and small business professionals wanting to grow their organisation in a positive and sustainable fashion. The first step to doing this, she says, is for the small business to get connected to the ‘why’ – to understand why the business started in the first place. To get connected to the purpose of the business. “You hear that a lot with large organisations about understanding corporate values, your mission and vision,” she explains, “and it’s just as relevant for a small business but they are too busy working in it to take the time out and have a think about things. But you need to get back to the core reason you started it. How to find the right people to work alongside you to fulfil that vision and building the dream time. And the importance of having good mentors – getting to know people who have already achieved what you are striving for.”Despina has been instrumental in the development of new marketing strategies, establishing strong agent based relationships, implementing carbon offset initiatives, a positive working culture, putting into effect key performance indicators to track growth in her team and driving sales. For more information and to purchase the book visit read more

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Yes Shah Rukh Khans money is in it Taapsee Pannus savage reaction

first_imgEarlier, the actress had raised an objection when a publication had credited only Amitabh Bachchan for Badla’s success in the headline of an article. Sharing the same article, Taapsee had tweeted, “I think girls in these films have equally worked hard, but maybe you did not have the time to mention it.”The tweet was shared by Kriti Sanon with a hashtag #IFeelYouGirl, suggesting that even she was unhappy about Kartik Aaryan getting all the credit for the success of Luka Chuppi while she had an equally important role.Meanwhile, Taapsee has been busy shooting for her next film Saand Ki Aankh, which appears to be a satirical comedy. In an interview, the actress had said that she plays one of her most difficult roles to date in this film. Taapsee Pannu in BadlaYouTube ScreenshotTaapsee Pannu is known for being straight forward in her approach as she hardly bothers to mince her words. She showed a glimpse of the same when a person on Twitter said that some girls went to watch Badla only because Shah Rukh Khan is associated with it.The movie Badla features Taapsee and Amitabh Bachchan in key roles. Although Shah Rukh has no role in it, he is the producer of the film. Hence, he was actively promoting the movie.A Twitter user said that some girls among the audience in a theatre turned up to watch Badla only because they thought it has some connection with SRK. “The next seats girls only came to saw the movie because they’re sure ke is mein shahrukh ka kuch to hai [sic],” the Twitter user wrote.Soon, Taapsee responded to the tweet writing, “Haan paisa toh hai na shahrukh ka. (Yes, at least Shah Rukh’s money is involved in it)”. Taapsee’s response won the hearts of her fans who cannot stop praising her “savage” reply.last_img read more

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AKAs Host The Intersection of Mental Health and the Law Panel

first_imgThe Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is scheduled to host a panel entitled, “The Intersection of Mental Health and the Law” on Nov. 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1301 K Street, NW #1000 East Tower. The event hopes to bring mental health practitioners from different areas to inform, listen, and incite positive change and policies for those with mental illnesses. The panel is free and open to the public. Refreshments will also be served. For more information, visit

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Did You Know

first_img13.1.1.3 Four-Year College Prospective Student-Athletes. An athletics staff member or other representative of the institution’s athletics interests shall not make contact with the student-athlete of another NCAA Division I institution, directly or indirectly, without first obtaining authorization through the notification of transfer process. Before making contact, directly or indirectly, with a student-athlete of an NCAA Division II or Division III institution, or an NAIA four-year collegiate institution, an athletics staff member or other representative of the institution’s athletics interests shall comply with the rule of the applicable division or the NAIA rule for making contact with a student-athlete. [See Bylaw 19.1.2-(f).] (Revised: 1/10/91, 1/16/93, 1/11/94, 4/26/01, 4/29/04 effective 8/1/04, 4/29/10 effective 8/1/10, 10/30/14, 8/8/18 effective 10/15/18)Print Friendly Version Story Links Did you know…?In order for an athletics staff member to make contact with a student from another NCAA Division I institution they must obtain authorization to do so. If the student –athlete is a part of a NCAA Division II, a Division III or, a NAIA four-year institution, the athletics staff member must comply with the applicable rule for that division. See Bylaw for more information.last_img read more

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Mamata condoles death of ITC chairman YC Deveshwar

first_imgKolkata: Yogesh Chandra Deveshwar, chairman of ITC, died at Gurugram in Haryana on Saturday.He was 72 years old and was suffering from cancer. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who had a very cordial relationship with him tweeted: “Saddened at the passing away of YC Deveshwar Ji. He was a giant in the corporate world. I have many memories of him as a distinguished captain of the industry. Condolences to his family, his colleagues and his admirers.” Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataPopularly known as YC Deveshwar, he became a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi IIT in 1968. He joined ITC in 1968 and was appointed as a director on ITC’s board on April 11, 1984. He rose to become its chief executive and chairman on January 1, 1996. The Bengal government honoured him with Banga Bhushan in 2017. Meanwhile, political and business leaders paid heartfelt tributes to the industry icon and stated that he leaves behind a rich legacy. In a statement, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) expressed its condolences at the demise of Deveshwar, terming it a great loss for the Indian industry. Deveshwar was the president of CII in 2005-06.last_img read more

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Want to Stop Climate Change Educate Girls and Give Them Birth

first_imgAlthough the education of girls in a small number of countries is at, or approaching, parity with boys, for most of the planet, this remains distressingly elusive. Poverty, along with community traditions, tends to hold back girls as boys are prioritized.Then there’s family planning, something that’s indivisible from the education of girls. The planet is overpopulated, and the demands of its citizens greatly exceed the natural resources provided by our environment.Contraception and prenatal care is denied to women across the world, from those in the United States, to communities in low-income nations. It’s either not available, not affordable, or social and/or religious motives ensure that it’s banned or heavily restricted. As a consequence, the world’s population will rise rapidly, consume ever more resources, and power its ambitions using fossil fuels. Carbon dioxide will continue to accumulate in the atmosphere.The education of girls and family planning can be considered as a single issue involving the empowerment of women in communities across the world. Drawdown calculated that, by taking steps toward universal education and investing in family planning in developing nations, the world could nix 120 billion tons of emissions by 2050. That’s roughly 10 years’ worth of China’s annual emissions as of 2014, and it’s all because the world’s population won’t rise quite so rapidly.It’s farcical that this isn’t forming a major part of the debate over climate change mitigation. It’s not entirely clear why this is the case, but I’d suspect that regressive societal attitudes, along with the tendency of commentators to focus on the battle between different energy sectors, play suppressive roles in this regard. Climate change is a ubiquitous hydra, a many-headed beast that affects everyone and everything in some form. Solutions to climate change range from the effective and the practical to the potentially catastrophically dangerous—but, in this somewhat heated debate, a potent weapon in our arsenal is falling by the wayside: the empowerment of women.Last year a coalition of scientists, economists, policymakers, researchers, and business people published Project Drawdown, a compendium of ways to prevent carbon dioxide from escaping skywards. Drawing from a plethora of peer-reviewed research, the document ranks 80 practical, mitigating measures—along with 20 near-future concepts—that could push back the oncoming storm.Ranked in order of carbon emissions locked down by 2050, the usual suspects made the list. A moderate expansion of solar farms (number 8), onshore wind turbines (number 2), and nuclear power (number 20) would all save tens of billions of tons of equivalent carbon dioxide emissions. Increasing the number of people on plant-rich diets (number 4) and using electric vehicles (number 26) are effective carbon-cutting measures often proposed by climate hawks, and rightly so. The top spot went to managing refrigerants like HFCs, which are incredibly effective at trapping heat within our atmosphere.But two lesser-known solutions also made this most practical of lists: the education of girls (number 6) and family planning (number 7). This is a stunning revelation, one that couldn’t be more pertinent, and yet, for the most part, discussions of mitigation and de-carbonization focus heavily on other matters, from the perceived perils and bona fide benefits of nuclear power, to just how quickly solar power is proliferating.The link between the education of girls and a smaller carbon footprint isn’t as intuitively obvious as, say, phasing out fossil fuels. But dig a little deeper, and the evidence is overwhelming. It’s clear that getting more girls into school, and giving them a quality education, has a series of profound, cascading effects: reduced incidence of disease, higher life expectancies, more economic prosperity, fewer forced marriages, and fewer children. Better educational access and attainment not only equips women with the skills to deal with the antagonizing effects of climate change, but it gives them influence over how their communities militate against it. It’s a grim assessment of civilization that, in 2018, humans are still grappling with gender equality. The world would clearly benefit if women were on par with men in every sector of society. We shouldn’t need any more convincing, but the fact that the social ascension of women would deal a severe blow to anthropogenic warming should be shouted from the rooftops.Incidentally, the solutions in Drawdown also had associated economic benefits or costs associated with them. If 10 percent of the world’s electricity was generated using solar farms, then it’d save $5 trillion by 2050, for example. No such value could be put to educating girls and family planning—two human rights with incalculable benefits.WIRED Opinion publishes pieces written by outside contributors and represents a wide range of viewpoints. Read more opinions here.Our Warming ClimateThe WIRED Guide to Climate ChangeIs Cape Town thirsty enough to drink seawater?How engineering earth’s climate could imperil lifecenter_img Project Drawdown isn’t the only group that has recently tied population growth to climate change. A study published last summer also found that having just one fewer child is a far more effective way for individuals in the developed world to shrink their carbon footprint than, say, recycling or eating less meat. For women in wealthy countries, these decisions are often freely made, and fertility rates in those countries are already fairly low. In low-income countries, such individual agency—not to mention contraception—is frequently absent, and fertility rates remain high.Just as policymakers, climate advocates, and science communicators should pay attention to Drawdown’s findings, individuals should also do what they can to make sure such a solution comes to pass. Non-government organizations, like Hand In Hand International, Girls Not Brides, and the Malala Fund aren’t just uplifting women, but they’re helping to save the planet too, and they deserve support.last_img read more

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School concert with a message to conserve the environment

first_imgWebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite There’s only one show… miss it and you’ll miss out!Click to receive news links via WhatsApp. Or  for the latest news, visit our webpage or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Join us there! The countdown to Ladysmith Secondary School’s premier concert, the Lasec Green Impact Concert, is underway! Lasec has been a front-runner in the field of conservation through education and this concert is billed to surpass all past productions.The concert will showcase the talent and achievements of the learners. According to producer Miss K Chinnah, this production will feature song, dance, music, fashion and drama, with a strong undertone of the need to conserve our environment for our future generations.The concert will also feature guest performances by ex-learners of Lasec and other schools in Ladysmith. The Green Impact Concert is designed for family entertainment at its best.Tickets are available at the school. Contact the school for VIP or regular tickets.With spring in the air and the need for the family to step out of winter, diarise Saturday, September 16. The venue is the ML Sultan School Hall, starting at 7pm.last_img read more

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first_img Henry Ford Hospital’s ViewRay MRIdian linear accelerator system allows real-time MRI-guided radiotherapy. Shown is the support staff for this system. In the center of the photo is Benjamin Movsas, M.D., chair of radiation oncology at Henry Ford Cancer Institute. Second from the right is Carri Glide-Hurst, Ph.D., director of translational research, radiation oncology. Bioprinting research from the lab of Rice University bioengineer Jordan Miller featured a proof-of-principle — a scale-model of a lung-mimicking air sac with airways and blood vessels that never touch yet still provide oxygen to red blood cells. Image courtesy of Jordan Miller/Rice University. News | Medical 3-D Printing | August 08, 2019 RSNA and ACR to Collaborate on Landmark Medical 3D Printing Registry The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the American College of Radiology (ACR) will launch a new medical… read more Videos | Cardiac Imaging | April 26, 2019 VIDEO: Defining the Neo-LVOT in Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement Dee Dee Wang, M.D., direct read more News | Medical 3-D Printing | December 14, 2018 Materialise and Carestream Deploying Zero-Footprint Surgical Planning Solution Materialise, in collaboration with Carestream Health, is developing a work-in-progress zero-footprint deployment of… read more News | Medical 3-D Printing | May 03, 2019 New Technique Allows More Complicated 3-D Bioprinting Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to 3-D printing replacement organs with a breakthrough technique… read more Related Content Technology | Medical 3-D Printing | February 14, 2019 Synopsys Releases Simpleware ScanIP Medical Software for 3-D Printing Smart technology company Synopsys recently announced the release of the Synopsys Simpleware ScanIP Medical edition for… read more January 19, 2015 — When his wife was misdiagnosed, Michael Balzer used 3-D printing to get her accurate treatment — and save her sight.Balzer had just launched his own 3-D imaging company in the summer of 2013 when his wife began complaining of headaches. When local doctors assured Balzer’s wife that her headaches were nothing to worry about, Balzer took matters into his own hands, using his wife’s magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) images to construct a true reflection of her brain — and the 3-centimeter tumor growing behind her left eye.Printing an accurate 3-D depiction of his wife’s skull, Balzer sent the model to a physician who ultimately agreed to do a new type of surgery, one necessitating a small incision above her left eye instead of sawing open her cranium and physically moving her brain. As a result, her sight was saved.Using 3-D printing to help plan procedures and to explain diagnoses to patients “is going to become the new normal,” says Michael Patton, M.D., CEO of the Medical Innovation Lab, based in Austin, TX.“My big message now is that this stuff is out there, and a lot of it is free,” says a relieved Balzer, whose wife is now healthy and well. “The first thing is getting the word out that your hands aren’t tied. Your buddy’s got a 3-D printer? Use it.”For more information: FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 Feature | Medical 3-D Printing | April 29, 2019 | By Steve Jeffery The Development of Tungsten Collimators May Advance Medical Imaging In … read more center_img News | Enterprise Imaging | January 16, 2019 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Partners With Philips for Health IT and Clinical Informatics Philips announced that NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has chosen to implement the company’s IntelliSpace Enterprise… read more Dee Dee Wang explains the neo-LVOT in 3-D imaging for mitral valve assessmentsVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 8:12Loaded: 1.94%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -8:12 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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Previously, making collimators from Tungsten was labor intensive because it required working with sheets of the metal to create the collimator matrix.  News | January 19, 2015 Man Saves Wife’s Sight by 3-D Printing Her Tumor Discovery leads to new less invasive type of surgery News | Medical 3-D Printing | December 11, 2018 GE Healthcare Partners With Department of Veterans Affairs to Accelerate 3-D Printing GE Healthcare and VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Washington, recently announced a partnership to accelerate the use… read morelast_img read more

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Swiss extradite FIFAs Jeffrey Webb to the United States

first_imgFormer FIFA Vice President Jeffrey Webb has been extradited to the United States following his arrest in Switzerland on racketeering and bribery charges filed by American prosecutors.The Swiss Federal Office of Justice said Thursday the man was extradited a day earlier after 50 days of detention.“He was handed over to a three-man U.S. police escort in Zurich who accompanied him on the flight to New York,” the ministry said in a statement. Comments   Share   Extradition hearings are being held by Zurich cantonal police in a process expected to finish by early September, Swiss justice office spokesman Raphael Frei told the Associated Press on Thursday. Appeals to Switzerland’s federal criminal court and supreme court can extend the cases by several months.Webb and Figueredo were named in the indictment among several men who have already shared in bribe payments of at least $40 million linked to broadcast rights for four editions of the Copa America tournament.Blazer admitted sharing in a $10 million bribe scheme with Warner and a third FIFA voter to support South Africa’s successful bid for the 2010 World Cup. South African officials asked FIFA to transfer the money through the governing body’s accounts.U.S. authorities have said more indictments could follow, and FIFA President Sepp Blatter is a target of the widening case.Under pressure from the investigation and a separate Swiss federal probe of money laundering linked to FIFA’s award of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, Blatter announced on June 2 that he intends to leave office.Blatter, who denies wrongdoing, has not attended FIFA business in nations that have extradition treaties with the U.S. Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall Parents, stop beating yourself up 4 must play golf courses in Arizona Mesa family survives lightning strike to home New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Sponsored Stories Another of the arrested was Aaron Davison, president of the marketing company Traffic Sports USA, who is subject to home detention at his residence in Florida. A day ahead of a status conference in his case in federal court in Brooklyn, prosecutors sent a letter to U.S. District Judge Raymond J. Dearie informing him that Davidson has been involved in plea negotiations.The government said it anticipates “audio recordings in multiple languages” and “records produced to the United States by foreign countries pursuant to mutual legal assistance requests” will be part of discovery in Davidson’s case. Prosecutors also said they are coordinating with FIFA’s counsel to notify all 209 national federations of the proceedings.All seven men were arrested on May 27 in dawn raids on a luxury hotel in Zurich by Swiss federal police at the request of American prosecutors.They include FIFA vice president Eugenio Figueredo of Uruguay, who like Webb was suspended from soccer activity by FIFA’s ethics committee.The others are Jose Maria Marin, who led Brazil’s 2014 World Cup local organizing committee; Eduardo Li, an elected member of FIFA’s executive committee and president of Costa Rica’s soccer federation; FIFA staffer Julio Rocha, a development officer from Nicaragua; Venezuela federation president Rafael Esquivel; and Costas Takkas, a Briton who works for Webb. On Monday, he will chair an executive committee meeting in Zurich that is likely to decide on an election date for FIFA’s member federations to replace him as president.Blatter is expected to travel to Russia next week to oversee the 2018 World Cup qualifying draw on July 25 in St. Petersburg.___Dunbar reported from Geneva. Associated Press Writer Tom Hays in New York and AP Sports Writer Ronald Blum in New York contributed to this report.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Top Stories Two people familiar with the case identified the defendant as Webb and confirmed he has been brought to the United States. The people, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the case, declined to disclose his exact location.Webb, who is from the Cayman Islands, was president of the CONCACAF, soccer’s governing body for North and Central America and the Caribbean, and a FIFA vice president at the time of his arrest.A total of 14 men — nine soccer officials and five marketing executives — were indicted by the U.S. Justice Department in May, including former FIFA vice president Jack Warner, who is resisting extradition from Trinidad and Tobago. Webb promised reform when he was elected in 2012 to succeed Warner as president of CONCACAF.A further four, including former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer of the United States and two sons of Warner, had their guilty pleas unsealed in May.They are alleged to have taken part in a racketeering conspiracy paying bribes of more than $150 million over a 24-year period. 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it didn’t specify a number Its part of a decades-old pattern of Iranian provocations US officials said the rockets were not aimed at the ships which were headed into the Persian Gulf They were fired basically parallel to the vessels’ path of travel 23 minutes after Iran warned they would be launched Read More: Iran Edges Closer to Fulfilling Historic Nuclear Pact Usually as in this case such provocative acts are carried out by Iranian Revolutionary Guard units sort of the wild card of the Iranian government The Revolutionary Guard "is generally loyal to Irans political hardliners and is clearly more politically influential than is Irans regular military" according to a May report prepared for the US Congress Its "political influence has grown sharply as the regime has relied on it to suppress dissent" The trouble with any such act is that mistakes by either side could quickly turn violent Such rockets might corkscrew out of control threatening nearby ships or US intelligence could mistakenly conclude US vessels were under attack Both sides are familiar with that latter scenario: the USS Vincennes erroneously thinking it was under attack destroyed an Iranian airliner over the strait in 1988 killing all 290 aboard That came on the heels of skirmishes that led the US Navy to sink six Iranian vessels and the disabling of the USS Samuel B Roberts by an Iranian mine The Strait of Hormuz is only 34 miles wide at its narrowest point But the navigable part of the strait is 20 miles across although shipping is supposed to use a pair of two-mile wide channels one inbound and the other outbound Iran borders the strait to the north and east and it has a major naval baseand its key submarine baseclose by Fathoming Tehrans motives is always challenging Iran has bridled under economic sanctions imposed by the US and other nations due to its nuclear ambitions although both sides struck a deal in October to delay them Iran has always viewed the Strait of Hormuz as part of its neighborhood It likes to flex its muscles there every once in awhile US Navy officials say The Truman its deck crammed with warplanes recently arrived in the region to help in the fight against ISIS Its presence so close to Iran infuriates Tehran US officials say “War-fighting is the priority" Rear Admiral Bret Batchelder commander of Carrier Strike Group 8 said shortly after the 100000-ton warship arrived "Thats why we are here" Read Next: Iran Edges Closer to Fulfilling Historic Nuclear Pact Write to Mark Thompson at mark_thompson@timemagazinecom By Darren Whiteside and Willy Kurniawan KEDIRI Indonesia (Reuters) – Every year Indonesians from teens and grandads to mechanics and students gather in eastern Java to celebrate their love of the iconic Italian Vespa scooter For some it’s an ‘extreme’ kind of love where the vehicles are customised to resemble metallic monster bikes straight out of a Hollywood dystopia Hundreds of enthusiasts travel to the festival in Kediri to show off their creations – ranging from restored vintage Vespas to Mad Max-style tanks fitted with fake machine guns a dozen extra tyres or eerie stuffed toys as hood ornaments (Click https://reutrs/2PAoAGT to see a picture package of ‘extreme’ Vespa enthusiasts at the festival) To enter into competitions at the festival every customised vehicle must have a Vespa engine and most contestants try to retain the brand’s iconic fairing – the curved front of the scooter But other embellishments are up to the owners and their budgets While many can only afford scrap metal or reused material found at a junkyard some others splash out Peded a 43-year-old grandfather who has been modifying Vespas since the 1990s says he likes his scooter to "tell a story" "I love decorating Vespas to the extreme but I don’t like using trash" said Peded whose Vespa sports massive buffalo horns from the Toraja tribal land on Sulawesi island The three-day festival now in its third year is one of several held across the country Highlights include a contest to pick the best-looking entry and dirt-track races for the speedier bikes The enthusiasts attract glances and smiles from locals because of the designs of their elaborate Vespas As the vehicles are often unlicensed many travel at night to avoid traffic police Mechanical problems arise with some of the more ramshackle machines often breaking down Mostly the gatherings are about catching up with fellow Vespa-lovers and having fun "We are independent but we gather like a community" said Julia Ningsih 19 "Extreme Vespa guys we stick together If we have trouble on the road they will wait and help us out until we can ride again" she added (Writing by Kanupriya Kapoor; Editing by Karishma Singh and Neil Fullick) This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Melbourne: Maria Sharapova suffered a late wobble in the blazing centre court heat before easing past 14th seed Anastasija Sevastova 6-1 7-6(4) to reach the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday Russia’s Maria Sharapova celebrates win over Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova AP With the temperatures soaring the former champion fired a barrage of winners past the Latvian to roar through the first set in 23 minutes at Rod Laver Arena Sharapova wavered when serving for the match at 5-4 allowing Sevastova to drag the match into a tiebreak but the Russian doubled down on her baseline firepower to raise three match points quickly She closed out the match on the second when Sevastova clubbed a forehand long and will next meet the winner of 2016 champion Angelique Kerber and Donna Vekic for a place in the last-16 "It’s a warm day I did my job in two sets against someone that’s been troubling in the past for me" said Sharapova who missed last year’s tournament while serving a 15-month doping ban "So third round of the Australian Open I don’t know I think I deserve to smile out there after that victory" Seeds continue to fall World number 123 Bernarda Pera sent ninth seed Johanna Konta tumbling out of the second round of the Australian Open with a 6-4 7-5 upset in blazing sunshine on court two A lacklustre serving display from the British number one allowed lefthander Pera ample opportunity to showcase her powerful returns off both sides and the 23-year-old American duly delivered A single break of serve for 5-4 was enough to sew up the first set after 39 minutes when Konta sent a backhand long and lucky loser Pera was soon over the Briton’s serve in the second Konta a semi-finalist at Melbourne Park in 2016 and quarter-finalist last year saved four match points but Pera was not to be denied and set up a meeting with Barbora Strycova when the Briton fluffed an overhead volley "It feels amazing I was ready to leave on Monday and then they told me I’m in so I was obviously excited I was checking the tickets to fly back I’m happy I didn’t buy one" Pera said after her win Pera will next play No 20 Barbora Strycova who beat Lara Arruabarrena 6-3 6-4 Third seed Garbine Muguruza was another big-name casualty at the Australian Open as she lost 7-6(1) 6-4 in the second round to tricky Taiwanese doubles specialist Hsieh Su-wei In searing heat on Rod Laver Arena the powerful Wimbledon champion never got to grips with 88th-ranked Hsieh’s unusual game style and looked totally perplexed by the end Muguruza had battled back from 5-2 down in the opening set but 32-year-old Hsieh who plays double-handed on both sides pulled out all the stops to take the tiebreak 7-1 Hsieh pulled clear in the second set with her relentless accuracy but faltered with the winning line in sight dropping serve at 5-2 Muguruza double-faulted at deuce in the next game to give Hsieh a match point but survived and held serve to ask the question of Hsieh’s nerve for a second time There would be no escape this time as Hsieh guided away a backhand winner on her second match point to claim the biggest singles victory of her 17-year career Muguruza joins other seeds Venus Williams Sloane Stephens Coco Vandeweghe Kristina Mladenovic and Konta as early departures from the women’s draw Hsieh will face Poland’s 26th seed Agnieszka Radwanska for a place in the fourth round of a grand slam singles for only the second time having reached that stage 10 years ago here With inputs from agencies Hui rebels who battled the late Qing dynasty from a base in Ningxia.

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tonight" Jones saidHe said the highest chances of rain Monday night will be in the western and central portions of North Dakota until sunriseMiami: Nicola Kuhn became the youngest Spaniard to win an ATP World Tour match since Rafael Nadal after the 18-year-old’s 7-6(4) 6-4 victory over Darian King at the Miami Open on Thursday Kuhn who turned 18 on Tuesday and is ranked 211th in the world became the youngest Spanish winner since 16-times grand slam champion Nadal did it aged 17 in 2004 according to the ATP Tour’s website Nicola Kuhn celebrates his win at the Miami Open Image courtesy: Twitter @ATPWorldTour Also on Thursday Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis earned himself a second-round match against Roger Federer after thrashing Calvin Hemery of France 6-1 6-2 in barely an hour Kuhn who was born in Austria before his parents moved to Spain when he was a baby said it was a “special day” “It was a very tough match I’m happy with today’s victory but now I need to focus on my next match “People here have a lot more experience than I have I have to play matches learn — whether I win or lose — and ultimately seize opportunities and give my all” Kuhn has been eyed for several years as a player to watch and he notched his first Challenger Tour title in Braunschweig Germany last July Spain have seven players ranked in the top-40 in the world Some of the tournament’s big names will take to centre court on Friday with second seed Marin Cilic fifth seed Juan Martin del Potro and ninth seed Novak Djokovic in second-round action Men’s singles first round results from Thursday: Denis Shapovalov Canada beat Viktor Troicki Serbia 6-3 6-7 (4) 7-6 (6) Yoshihito Nishioka Japan beat Alex de Minaur Australia 6-2 6-4 Nicola Kuhn Spain beat Darian King Barbados 7-6 (4) 6-4 Leonardo Mayer Argentina beat Donald Young United States 3-6 6-4 6-2 Evgeny Donskoy Russia beat Aljaz Bedene Slovenia 7-5 6-4 Nikoloz Basilashvili Georgia beat Thomas Fabbiano Italy 1-6 6-2 7-5 Guillermo Garcia-Lopez Spain beat Tennys Sandgren United States 7-6 (3) 7-6 (6) Daniil Medvedev Russia beat Stefanos Tsitsipas Greece 2-6 6-4 6-2 Yuki Bhambri India beat Mirza Basic Bosnia and Herzegovina 7-5 6-3 Dusan Lajovic Serbia beat Horacio Zeballos Argentina 3-6 7-6 (2) 6-4 Steve Johnson United States beat Victor Estrella Burgos Dominican Republic 6-3 6-3 Radu Albot Moldova beat Ricardas Berankis Lithuania 6-1 4-6 7-6 (4) Denis Istomin Uzbekistan beat Miomir Kecmanovic Serbia 7-5 6-4 Thanasi Kokkinakis Australia beat Calvin Hemery France 6-1 6-2 Marius Copil Romania beat Mikhail Kukushkin Kazakhstan 7-6 (2) 6-4 Frances Tiafoe United States beat Nicolas Kicker Argentina 6-3 7-6 (4) Nagaland returned to normalcy on Tuesday ending 18 days of political crisis after the Naga Tribes Action Committee called off the indefinite statewide bandh on Monday but the debate over reservation of seats for women is hardly over? which can curb stomach expansion. he convinces me I’m an athlete.

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