Ode to politics of consensus

Posted On Oct 18 2019 by

first_imgSheila Dikshit, Delhi’s three-time Chief Minister who passed away on July 21, must be remembered for her politics of consensus and negotiated settlement. This is even more important in today’s age of highly polarised politics. It is also important if we consider that the objective of a government is to ensure delivery of development. And this is not possible without the ability to manage the contested realities and to seek a collaborative solution. For me, this is the real art of politics. Unfortunately, we seem to be losing this art as hate and loud noise takes over the airwaves and our world. Also Read – A special kind of bondMy encounter with Sheilaji (as she was known) began with a fight. In the late 1990s, we were in the Supreme Court, arguing that Delhi’s public transport must switch over to cleaner compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel to combat its then deadly air pollution. This had become adversarial and contentious. The Union government was dead against it; the diesel lobby was arguing that CNG was explosive and untested. The Delhi government — then headed by Sheilaji — was dragging its feet to make the transition. Queues at petrol pumps were getting longer and longer as CNG was not being delivered; buses were being burnt to show how CNG wouldn’t work. In the Supreme Court, the then Solicitor General of India Harish Salve was hauling up the government for its deliberate inaction. The top court was getting more and more incensed and called for contempt proceedings to start against the Delhi Chief Minister. Also Read – Insider threat managementThen all this changed. Sheilaji walked into the court personally. She didn’t stand on ceremony; she didn’t join the acrimony. She just ensured that orders were to be followed. As they say, the rest is history. We worked closely with her government through this period of transition to CNG. She didn’t blink when the going was tough. She had the ability to make her bureaucrats deliver, not as sovereigns, but by including words and ideas from the “outside”. She joined worlds effortlessly and with grace. This is another art in politics we are losing. In the decade of 2000 attention shifted to public transport to reduce vehicles on the road, and so pollution. I distinctly remember that she came to one of our meetings where we discussed the second-generation reforms after transition to CNG. She didn’t hesitate to chide us. She disagreed that the city could move towards public transport at the scale needed. She didn’t think this was the way ahead. But she didn’t shut the door on us. We persisted and she listened. I believe it is we who failed her. Not the other way around. When she supported the now-dismantled Bus Rapid Transit System (BRT), it was because she gave chance to seemingly impossible ideas. It is our collective inability to design a system for the complexity of Delhi, which would negotiate with the different road users and not antagonise needlessly, that made the system fail. But she again did not give up on the ideas. She dismantled the notorious Blue Line bus service, even though it was owned by many of her compatriots. She supported the purchase of a new generation of low-floor and air-conditioned buses — all new and all untested. She understood the need for massive investment in public transport — metro, bus, and cycle — to reinvent mobility. Again, it was her governance abilities combined with persuasive powers, without angst and without finger-pointing that brought these changes. I am writing this not to call out to the current leaders of my city or country. But to reminisce so that we can, perhaps for one moment, think of how politics of consensus will deliver. I know she lost the popular vote in 2013; I know that air pollution and many other problems of this ungovernable city with multiplicity of authorities, grew in her tenure. But the fact is that she never stopped trying. She never shunned responsibility. She mastered that elusive art of pushing for change without fuss. One of the last times I met her was when she called to ask what she could do about the growing pollution in the city. She had lost the election a few years ago. But she was concerned, even agitated. She wanted to know what more governments could do; what advice could she give. I told her frankly that she should not try. She would be attacked for not doing enough in her tenure. The blame-game machinery would go on over-drive. But she wrote to governments with her advice. I know, because she called to tell me, with some bemusement that she did not get any responses. What could I say? The courtesy of a response was old-fashioned; her fashion. It would be really unfortunate if we let the Sheila Dikshit way of politics go out of fashion.(The author is Director General of Centre for Science and Environment and the Editor of Down To Earth magazine. The views expressed are strictly personal)last_img read more


WERE LIKE THE STONES STEVE MARTIN AND MARTIN SHORT TALK ABOUT LIFE

Posted On Oct 15 2019 by

first_img Facebook Over the years, every time Steve Martin and Martin Short have got together it has been nothing but fun times.So when the comedy greats were asked to interview one another onstage at the 2011 Just for Laughs fest in Chicago, it was an automatic yes.And as it turns out, it was the beginning of a stage show that has morphed over the years into a touring act — dubbed An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life — that finds the duo riffing on showbiz, singing songs, performing stand-up and roasting one another. Their routine, which stops at Toronto’s Sony Centre this Friday and Saturday, was turned into a Netflix special in 2018. Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement Twittercenter_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Login/Register With: Steve Martin and Martin Short “It went really well,” Short, 63, recalls during a joint interview with Martin. “But more importantly, we had great fun doing it. We went out for dinner the night before and then we had a great dinner afterwards. Then we were asked to do it again and we agreed.”The SCTV veteran and Saturday Night Live alum liked structure, but wanted to do something more. “So the show has evolved,” the Hamilton-born comic adds.The friendship goes back nearly 33 years to when they first starred together alongside Chevy Chase in the 1986 comedy ¡Three Amigos!Their cinematic partnership continued in two Father of the Bride films and the 1998 animated feature The Prince of Egypt.last_img read more


Ranil accuses media of telling lies and misleading public

Posted On Oct 8 2019 by

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today accused the media of telling lies and attempting to mislead the public on moves to draft a new Constitution.The Prime Minister said that several newspapers had today carried a news item with an image of the Chief Prelate of the Malwattu chapter, the most venerable Thibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Thero, saying the Malwathu and Asgiri Chapters had opposed drafting a new Constitution. Wickremesinghe said that he had spoken to the Chief Prelate of the Malwattu chapter and found that he was not in the country and did not attend any talks related to the Constitution while the Chief Prelate of the Asgiri Chapter had also not attended the meeting. Members of the council said that they feel the new Constitution is detrimental as it looks at devolution of powers.However the Prime Minister claims the media had misreported matters related to the meeting by the monks. The Prime Minister questioned if the media do not want the Government to implement the mandate given by the people.He wanted the journalists to telephone their Editors in front of him and ask them why they published misleading stories.The Prime Minister then ended the press conference as the journalists remained silent. (Colombo Gazette) The Joint Sangha Council of the Malwathu and Asgiri Chapters of the Siam Sect reached this decision following a meeting held in Kandy yesterday. read more


Diplomats in Colombo hold talks with Commonwealth chief

Posted On Oct 8 2019 by

The UK and Kenya have co-hosted a global disability summit.  Commonwealth senior trade officials have met in London to agree how to implement the CHOGM Connectivity Agenda, to boost intra-Commonwealth trade and investment.And new Commonwealth election observation guidelines agreed at CHOGM have been put into practice in Pakistan and Zimbabwe.This is Baroness Scotland’s first visit to Sri Lanka since her appointment as Secretary General in April 2016. (Colombo Gazette) Commonwealth members share the ambition to ensure that the Commonwealth as a whole has a very good story to tell at the next CHOGM, which will take place in Rwanda in 2020. The theme of the Summit was ‘Towards a Common Future’, aimed at revitalising the Commonwealth for current and future generations. British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka James Dauris hosted visiting Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland and representatives of Commonwealth countries based in Colombo at a roundtable meeting at his residence, today (3 August).The meeting was attended by representatives from the High Commissions of Australia, Canada, Pakistan and South Africa, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka. The UK hosted the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in April 2018 in London and will hold the Chair of the Commonwealth till 2020. The commitments made fall under four strands: fairness, sustainability, prosperity and security.The second, to assist the strengthening and reform of the Commonwealth Secretariat as one of the three pillars of the Commonwealth, along with the member states and the accredited organisations.And the third, to boost the voice of the Commonwealth in international fora as an advocate for the rules-based international system and a champion of the multilateral system. During her comments Baroness Scotland talked about the Commonwealth focus on young people, trade, climate change and other priorities. She commended Sri Lanka’s leadership of its work on mangroves.The UK is planning to spend more than £500 million of programme funding under the fairness, sustainability, prosperity and security headings in Commonwealth countries over the next two years.In addition, a number of Commonwealth countries have taken up the baton on priorities agreed on at the meeting in April in London.  Among initiatives taken, Mozambique has hosted a malaria summit, following the commitment to halve malaria in the Commonwealth by 2023. Introducing the Secretary General, the British High Commissioner reminded colleagues that the UK has three central intentions for its two years as Chair in Office.The first, to ensure fulfilment, as far as possible, of the commitments made at the very successful CHOGM, earlier this year. read more


Maitland fills stat line BethuneCookman tops Stetson 8474

Posted On Oct 2 2019 by

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Malik Maitland had 23 points, eight assists, four rebounds and three steals and Bethune-Cookman beat Stetson 84-74 on Monday night.The Hatters jumped to an 8-1 lead and Leo Goodman’s 3-pointer made it 23-16 midway through the half. Bethune-Cookman (3-4) responded with a 14-4 run, including back-to-back 3-pointers by Maitland.The Wildcats led 38-29 at halftime and reached their first double-digit lead (44-33) on a Maitland layup with 17:42 remaining. Raine McKeython made 1 of 2 free throws two minutes later and Stetson (1-6) came within 46-41 but couldn’t get closer.Cletrell Pope scored 15 points on 7-of-8 shooting with 14 rebounds and Soufiyane Diakite scored 10 for Bethune-Cookman.Abayomi Iyiola led Stetson with 16 points and 10 rebounds, Marques Sumner scored 14, Christiaan Jones 12 and Goodman 11 and a career-tying nine rebounds.Stetson owns the series margin 23-9, but the Wildcats have beaten the Hatters in consecutive years for the first time.The Associated Press read more


Raptors face many conundrums if Siakam sits out Game 4

Posted On Oct 2 2019 by

As the Toronto Raptors have spent their playoffs struggling to supplement the otherworldly play of Kawhi Leonard, the one guy they could rely on was Pascal Siakam.He’s leading the team in minutes played this post-season. His 22.9 points per game are second only to Leonard, and just shy of double Kyle Lowry’s 11.6, which rank third. On a Raptors team starved for size and struggling against the length of the Philadelphia 76ers — who have opened up a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference semi-final — Siakam leads Toronto in rebounding, is second in blocks, and has scored more points in the paint than anyone. He’s been indispensable.So, about that. Twelve minutes after noon on Saturday, the Raptors sent sharp pangs of anxiety through an already distressed fan base when they announced Siakam is doubtful for Sunday’s critical game 4 against the Sixers with a right calf contusion. Minutes later, Siakam arrived for practice with his team at Wells Fargo Center, took a seat on the baseline, and didn’t do much to mitigate concern, saying not even he’s sure if he’ll be able to play or not.“We haven’t really done much until now. So I’m probably going to see what I do today and kind of play it by ear,” he said. “It’s sore. It’s really sore.”Siakam says he doesn’t know exactly when the injury occurred, only that he didn’t notice how bad it was until his adrenaline wore off following Thursday’s game. He’s spent the time since resting and receiving treatment, and says the soreness has subsided with each passing day. He was hoping to try a bit of running during Saturday’s practice to gauge his recovery. But the true test will be how he feels Sunday ahead of his team’s 3:30 p.m. ET tip-off.Now, it is certainly worth mentioning that during the fourth quarter of Thursday’s game, in a momentary and uncommon loss of composure, Siakam used his right leg to trip Joel Embiid after being stuffed at the rim. Embiid weighs nearly 300-lbs., and he appears to drive his left knee directly into Siakam’s right calf on the play before toppling forwards. That could certainly cause a contusion.But it’s also worth mentioning that Siakam continued playing following that event, and actually came up on the wrong end of an even more vicious collision with Embiid moments later, when the Sixers centre blocked another attempt, this time sending the Raptors forward crashing to the floor as if he’d been volleyed from a cannon. That could also cause a contusion.As Siakam said Saturday, there was no shortage of contact in Thursday’s game — “I was on the floor at lot,” he pointed out, accurately — particularly in the paint where Siakam spends much of his time. And Zapruder’ing game film in an effort to determine exactly when Siakam was contused doesn’t accomplish much. All that matters is that Siakam’s now injured, and his status for Sunday’s Game 4 is in doubt.He’ll certainly do everything he can to suit up, and the fact he’s missed only three games over the last two seasons — including a pair of playoff runs — speaks to Siakam’s willingness to play through bumps and bruises. Considering his style of play, you can be certain he’s taken the floor on many occasions that he doesn’t feel his best.And with that in mind, maybe Toronto’s listing of Siakam as doubtful is merely a bit of gamesmanship meant to give Philadelphia something else to think about. The injury would have to be awfully serious, and awfully limiting, for Siakam to sit out a game this important. And Raptors head coach Nick Nurse said Saturday, “I don’t think there’s anything seriously wrong, structurally, that’s ruling him out 100 per cent,” which leaves plenty of room for Siakam to be taking the floor as usual Sunday afternoon. But what happens if he can’t?“It’s just a next man up thing, if that’s what it turns out to be,” Nurse said. “It’s just like every other time somebody’s been out this year. Whether it’s Kawhi, Kyle, whoever. You just have to plug in with what we’ve got.”If Nurse needs a replacement in his starting lineup, Fred VanVleet is likely the leading candidate. The Raptors’ unofficial sixth man drew 28 starts this season, often when the Raptors were without one of Lowry or Leonard, as they often were. Of course, subbing in for a forward like Siakam is a different proposition. But with OG Anunoby still unavailable following an appendectomy, the Raptors don’t have a natural replacement.“We’ve done that a lot with Fred and we’ve really enjoyed great pace and ball movement, et cetera,” Nurse said. “That may be something to spark us a little bit.”Norman Powell and Serge Ibaka are Nurse’s other primary options. They’d bring more size than VanVleet, which carries extra weight in this series considering how much Philadelphia’s length has bothered the Raptors.Powell’s no stranger to impromptu and impactful playoff performances. Two years ago, after not even seeing the floor in the opening game of Toronto’s first-round series with the Milwaukee Bucks, Powell drew into the starting lineup for Game 4 with the Raptors down 2-1. He was plus-15 during an inspired Raptors victory that night, earning another start in Game 5 when he scored 25 and was plus-23 in 34 minutes. He remained in the starting lineup for Game 6 as the Raptors completed the series comeback.Ibaka, meanwhile, would be the most natural Siakam replacement from a pure size standpoint. But that would mean sharing the floor with starting centre Marc Gasol, which hasn’t always been a seamless fit in their limited time playing together.The Raptors did manage a 6.4 net rating over the 31 minutes spread across 15 games that Gasol and Ibaka shared the floor during the regular season. That number was powered mostly by a very strong 85.1 defensive rating, however, as the Raptors played to only a 91.4 offensive rating over those minutes. That confirms the eye test which suggests that while Gasol and Ibaka’s length can create problems for an opposition’s ability to score, it isn’t a cohesive fit for the Raptors on the offensive end.And if Toronto has had one issue in these playoffs, it’s been scoring. The Raptors defence was its biggest strength up until Thursday’s blowout, a game in which Toronto didn’t do anything it wanted to. In the six games prior to that, the Raptors held their opponents to a defensive rating of 99 or lower. So far, that’s been the trend, with Thursday’s game the outlier. So, Nurse may prefer to prioritize offensive fluidity when deciding who to start.Patrick McCaw is the final, dark horse candidate to fill a Siakam absence. He drew into the starting lineup once this season on a Leonard load management night this March, and has been used sparing during the playoffs. From a rotation standpoint, starting McCaw would allow Nurse to keep VanVleet, Powell, and Ibaka in the roles and lineups they’ve become familiar with over Toronto’s first eight post-season games. But those three haven’t been enjoying much success, anyway, so a change to their usage might not be the worst thing.While McCaw brings plenty of fast-twitch defensive energy, he’s been a hesitant shooter to this point with the Raptors, and would be at a size disadvantage against the Sixers’ big starters. Of course, that’s the case for essentially all of Nurse’s options outside of Ibaka.“None of its ideal matchup-wise,” Nurse said. “But those are the guys that have been playing.”Depth guard Jeremy Lin and forward Eric Moreland have only seen floor time in blowouts, which removes them from the conversation. And while veteran shooter Jodie Meeks has logged limited minutes in every playoff game for the Raptors thus far, thrusting him into a starting role would be a lot to ask. But one of those three could see their bench role expanded Sunday, as Nurse mentioned that if Siakam isn’t unavailable he’d likely “introduce somebody else into the series that hasn’t played yet.”But the biggest impact in all of this will be what the Raptors would lose if Siakam can’t play. The rest of the Raptors roster outside of Leonard has been struggling to produce as is, from Lowry and Gasol’s lack of scoring, to the second unit’s continued failure to arrive in this series. Through it all, the Raptors have been able to rely on Siakam to pick them up. Sunday, that option may not be available.“Those guys, they’re unbelievable. They’ve carried us a lot this year. Honestly, they’ve done a lot for us,” Lowry said of Leonard and Siakam. “As other players around those guys, we need to step up in general. Make some shots, be more aggressive, draw some more fouls, try to do some more things to help relieve a little bit of the scoring burden off of them.“It’s next guy up. We’ve got to step up. I’ve got to step up even more. I’ve got to step up way more than I have. And that will be the challenge for us — everyone stepping up.” read more


Windows Phone 7 privé de Skype

Posted On Sep 20 2019 by

first_imgWindows Phone 7 privé de SkypeÉtats-Unis – Le logiciel de communication sur Internet Skype a décidé de ne pas se greffer à Windows Phone 7. Un coup dur pour Microsoft.Microsoft ne verra pas Skype se développer sur son système d’exploitation mobile Windows Phone 7. Les dirigeants du logiciel de VoIP (voix sur réseau IP) ont justifié cette décision en expliquant que Skype n’était pas utilisé au maximum sous l’angle proposé par Microsoft. D’ailleurs, la diffusion de l’application pour Windows Mobile a été arrêtée en février dernier. Pour le moment, les développeurs de Skype travailleraient sur des solutions pour iPhone. De son côté, Symbian pour Nokia bénéficie aussi du logiciel. Les déclarations officielles ne devraient pas tarder.Le 14 mai 2010 à 11:26 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more


Cyberattacks disrupt internet services

Posted On Sep 19 2019 by

first_imgWithering cyberattacks on server farms of a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites and online services including Twitter, Netflix and PayPal across the United States on Friday. The White House called the disruption malicious and a hacker group claimed responsibility, though its assertion couldn’t be verified.Manchester, N.H.-based Dyn Inc. said its data centers were hit by three waves of distributed denial-of-service attacks, which overwhelm targeted machines with junk data traffic. The attacks, shifting geographically, had knock-on effects for users trying to access popular websites across the U.S. even in Europe.“The complexity of the attacks is what is making it so difficult for us,” said Kyle York, the company’s chief strategy officer. “What they are actually doing is moving around the world with each attack.” He said an East Coast data center was hit first; attacks on an offshore target followed later.The data flood came from tens of millions of different Internet-connected machines — including increasingly popular but highly insecure household devices such as web-connected cameras. It was an onslaught whose global shifts suggested a sophisticated attacker, though Dyn said it had neither suspect nor motive.Broad effectsThe level of disruption was difficult to gauge, but Dyn serves some of the biggest names on the web, providing the domain name services that translate the numerical internet addresses into human-readable destinations such as “twitter.com.”last_img read more


Mitch Glazier Michele Ballantyne Begin 2019 As RIAAs New Leaders

Posted On Sep 12 2019 by

first_img https://twitter.com/RIAA/status/1080517507939778560 “I am honored to lead the RIAA during these exciting times as we fight for a music ecosystem that works for everybody,” said Glazier, “from artists and fans to labels and publishers and songwriters and music services alike. That will require that we both embrace digital music innovations and protect what has always made music great — keeping the dream alive for the next generation of artists and music creators.”Glazier began his intellectual property work as a senior staffer on the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. He steps into his new roles having served previously as the RIAA’s president.The new chief operating officer, Michele Ballantyne served as Senator Tom Daschle’s General Counsel, as Special Assistant for President Bill Clinton, and as Special Counsel for John Podesta while he was serving as White House Chief of Staff.”By staying true to music and its creators even as we embrace change, we can help the men and women of the music industry achieve great things,” said Ballantyne. “I look forward to advocating on behalf of our great community.”RIAA Chairman/CEO Cary Sherman, A Music Champion, To Retire News Facebook Twitter Email Mitch Glazier & Michele Ballantyne Begin 2019 As RIAA’s New Leaders Glazier rises to Chairman/CEO of the major label trade association and Ballantyne is promoted to COOPhilip MerrillGRAMMYs Jan 2, 2019 – 1:16 pm Change is in the air for the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the trade body comprising the major music labels. Following the Dec. 31 retirement of its Chairman/CEO Cary Sherman, on Jan. 2 the RIAA welcomed its new leadership — Mitch Glazier is now Chairman/CEO and Michele Ballantyne is the new Chief Operating Officer.The RIAA certifies Gold and Platinum sales achievements, such as recognition for Twenty One Pilots’ Blurryface being all Gold singles. They also engage in national advocacy work and pursue litigation to protect not only record companies’ interests but intellectual property and copyright law more broadly. Glazier, Ballantyne Start As RIAA’s New Leaders mitch-glazier-michele-ballantyne-begin-2019-riaas-new-leaderslast_img read more


Fiji Girl makes meme splash with Golden Globes photobombs

Posted On Sep 10 2019 by

first_imgCuthbert later shared an Instagram photo of herself at the event, with the caption, “Not the worst way to spend a Sunday… #goldenglobesfijigirl#fijiwatergirl.” Ironic how thirsty for attention the Fiji water girl is. pic.twitter.com/WvcfosZj2c— Eden Dranger (@Eden_Eats) January 7, 2019 I am literally going to photoshop the Fiji Water girl into every picture I take from now on #GoldenGlobes #Fijiwatergirl pic.twitter.com/QaNaFGB2TJ— Paul Maddock (@Lgbt_lawyer) January 7, 2019 Please lord let it be that she just brought her own tray and water bottles and was able to access the red carpet without actually being hired to do promo work— Cari (@notcawri) January 7, 2019 Fiji water girl stealing the show is my favorite #GoldenGlobes story of the decade. https://t.co/u5pqhA8zJk— Andy Swan (@AndySwan) January 7, 2019 tired: spilling teawired: serving fiji water #GoldenGlobes pic.twitter.com/TTou8mz8Cs— Alp Ozcelik (@alplicable) January 7, 2019 FYI: I have already written 200 pages of the Fiji Water girl’s inner monologue tonight pic.twitter.com/2VvMGRJPW4— Jarett Wieselman (@JarettSays) January 6, 2019 The Fiji water lady at the #GoldenGlobes is gaining attention online for upstaging the celebrities with her 10/10 smize. pic.twitter.com/qLTXfl1aHA— Muse Buff (@MuseBuffMedia) January 7, 2019 TV and Movies Ryan Murphy just greenlit my limited series about the Fiji water girl. #GoldenGlobes— Blake (@blakeaparker) January 7, 2019 Tags 0 Pour yourself a glass of the first Golden Globes 2019 meme  — and maybe the first meme of the year.The awards hadn’t even started yet when people began noticing a common thread in red-carpet photos of stars smiling and posing at Sunday night’s show in Beverly Hills, California. A lovely brunette woman in a deep-blue gown — later identified as model Kelleth Cuthbert  — was holding a tray of Fiji water and standing behind the actors in practically every photo.Jim Carrey? She was there. Dakota Fanning and Luke Evans? There. Cody Fern and Richard Madden? There she was, in the background, tray in hand, almost always making eye contact with the camera. And Twitter loved it. “Ryan Murphy just greenlit my limited series about the Fiji water girl,” one Twitter user wrote. Wrote another, “I am literally going to photoshop the Fiji Water girl into every picture I take from now on.”  2019 movies to geek out over who is she & why doesn’t she have a billboard on sunset?? https://t.co/HWGNk1aFSr— tyler oakley (@tyleroakley) January 7, 2019 A representative for Fiji Water described Cuthbert as a  “Los Angeles-based model and first-time FIJI Water Brand Ambassador,” and said that the water brand “hydrated guests on the red carpet and during the star-studded show.”Don’t think they’re letting this publicity dry up, either. “Fiji Water will continue to hydrate more of Hollywood this coming awards season,” the company statement said.The bottled water has been the official water of the Golden Globe Awards since 2015, Time Magazine reported, but it’s fair to say the brand has never made a splash like this.First published Jan. 6, 5:20 p.m. PT. Update, Jan. 6 at 8:21 p.m. PT: Adds model’s name and Instagram photo.Update, Jan. 7 at 12:35 a.m. PT: Adds statement from Fiji Water. Post a comment Share your voice 77 Photoslast_img read more


Atal Innovation Mission ₹150 crore for Research and Innovation

Posted On Sep 5 2019 by

first_imgFinance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday announced the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), an innovation promotion platform in the NITI Aayog, with an initial fund of Rs.150 crore for research and development.”The platform will also promote a network of world-class innovation hubs… Initially, a sum of Rs.150 crore will be earmarked for this purpose,” Jaitley said while presenting India’s national budget for the next fiscal.Named after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, AIM will be an innovation promotion platform involving academics, entrepreneurs and researchers.It would draw upon national and international experiences to foster a culture of innovation, research and development and scientific research in India, Jaitley said in his speech.last_img read more


Obaidul Quader shifted to cabin

Posted On Sep 3 2019 by

first_imgRoad, transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader. File PhotoRoad transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader was moved to a cabin from the intensive care unit of Singapore’s Mount Elizabeth Hospital on Tuesday afternoon after his conditions improved, reports UNB.”He was shifted at 4pm local time (2pm BdST),” said professor Abu Nasar Rizvi of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).”He is doing well. His pressure and diabetes are in control,” he informed Quader’s family members and others at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, quoting physicians.The minister underwent a bypass surgery on 20 March.He was initially admitted to BSMMU on 3 March following breathing complications. Tests revealed three blockages in his coronary artery. He was flown to Singapore the next day for treatment.last_img read more


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