Nitish flays attack on journalist

Posted On Dec 3 2019 by

first_imgIn response to the allegation by journalist Ataharuddin Munne Bharti, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, on the sidelines of his weekly Lok Samvad programme in Patna on Monday, said, “Such acts will not be tolerated at all in the State and we are keeping a close watch on this.” Mr. Bharti, a programme coordinator with NDTV India, had written in his blog, and tweeted tagging the Bihar CM and others, that he had been forced to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’ by a group of men who had also threatened to set the vehicle occupied by his aged parents and wife on fire. The incident allegedly took place on a national highway in Muzaffarpur.last_img


‘Banana boat’ crew LeBron, Carmelo, Chris Paul at courtside for Wade’s last game

Posted On Nov 27 2019 by

first_imgCarmelo Anthony, Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul and Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James. from left, pose for a photographs on the court after Wade’s final NBA basketball game, against the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)NEW YORK — Dwyane Wade had some superstar fans on hand for his final NBA game.LeBron James, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony were all sitting courtside in Brooklyn on Wednesday night to watch Miami’s game against the Nets.ADVERTISEMENT The four players are close friends and former teammates on the U.S. Olympic team.Wade went over to the corner where they were sitting and hugged each before starting his final game before retirement.ADVERTISEMENT Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Afterward, Wade finished his season-long custom of exchanging jerseys with players by giving his to Anthony. Anthony was one of the people who persuaded Wade to return this season and enjoy a farewell tour, but then he didn’t last long enough with the Houston Rockets to play against Miami.”We have a brotherhood that’s just so much more than basketball.” SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte READ: In his final NBA game, Dwyane Wade drops triple-double for Miami HeatWade punctuated his career with one last triple-double, finishing with 25 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in a 113-94 loss to Brooklyn.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics READ: #L3GACY: Dwyane Wade goes out a winner in MiamiJames told Fox Sports Southeast that it was important for them to be there because their friendship goes beyond basketball.“CP played last night, we had our last regular-season game last night and Melo’s right here in New York so we kind of made the plan, made the decision to come up here,” James said. “Listen, we couldn’t miss D-Wade’s last game. This is the last time he’s going to be on an NBA floor wearing that Miami Heat uniform, that No. 3, so we’re happy to be here to support.” Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power gridcenter_img Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Warriors series up next as Clippers drop to 8th despite win over Jazz Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated LATEST STORIES MOST READ DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew –@KingJames said he couldn’t miss @DwyaneWade’s #OneLastDance pic.twitter.com/X4LaxpcV7m— ESPN (@espn) April 11, 2019“I didn’t get an opportunity to play against Melo this year and exchange jerseys with him,” Wade said. “That was a missing piece out of this whole season, so everything worked out great for him being here, for me having an opportunity to give him my jersey.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss View commentslast_img read more


Ricci Rivero leads Gilas team for Fiba 3×3 Asia Cup

Posted On Nov 27 2019 by

first_imgSBP condemns violent attack on referees during game in Olongapo Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting ‘Rebel attack’ no cause for concern-PNP, AFP LATEST STORIES Two-day strike in Bicol fails to cripple transport Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew The first order of business for the Rivero-led Philippine campaign is to top its group in the qualification phase to earn a berth in pool play.The Philippines is in Group A in the qualifier along with Qatar, Iran, Samoa and Thailand. The winner will be slotted with host China and New Zealand in the preliminary round.Rounding out the women’s squad, which is coached by Patrick Aquino, are electrifying guard Janine Pontejos, Afril Bernardino and Clare Castro.The Filipinas will also need to go through the qualifying stage against Chinese Taipei, Samoa and Vanuatu in Group A.ADVERTISEMENT Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue Catholic schools seek legislated pay hike, too MOST READ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss MANILA, Philippines—Ricci Rivero and Jack Animam banner the Gilas Pilipinas’ men’s and women’s 3×3 teams, respectively in the Fiba 3×3 Asia Cup beginning Wednesday in Changsha, China.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsRivero, who has played in several international 3×3 competitions including the Fiba U23 World Cup last year, will be joined by Far Eastern University big man Barkley Ebona and high school standouts RJ Abarrientos and Rhayyan Amsali with Ronnie Magsanoc calling the shots.READ: PH taps its best for Fiba 3X3  Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more


Mohit Chillar bought for Rs 53 lakh by Bengaluru Bulls

Posted On Nov 26 2019 by

first_imgMumbai, May 13 (PTI) Defender Mohit Chillar, a clerk in North Western Railway, saw his earnings jump nine-fold from 2014 when Bengaluru Bulls made a successful bid to grab him for a substantial amount of Rs 53 lakh for the upcoming season 4 of the Pro Kabaddi League at the players auction today. The successful bid for Chillar by Bengaluru for the right corner defender from season 2 champions U Mumba was the highest of the day at the auctions held here. Going into the auction each of the eight teams had been allowed to retain two players each who were with them for season 3. Chillar, who is set to turn 23 on July 13, had been bid for Rs 5.75 lakh at the first players action held in 2014 prior to season 1 of PKL, a property jointly owned by broadcasters Star Sports and Mashal Sports. “I feel very happy. I did not expect to get this much as I thought I would go from between 35 and 40 lakh,” Chillar, who hails from Nizampur village which is 30 kms from the Capital, told reporters via a conference call here. “I take special leave without pay from my employers when I take part in the PKL,” said Chillar who, however, said he does not entertain any thoughts of quitting his job after the windfall. Sandeep Narwal, of season 3 champions Patna Pirates, was successfully bid for by Telugu Titans for Rs 45.5 lakh while U Mumba held on to Jeeva Kumar for Rs 40 lakh, in the bidding for Group A players, whose base price was kept at Rs 12 lakh. Season 4 of PKL, to be held less than four months after the completion of season 3 in early March, is to be held from June 25 to July 31 with the first leg matches scheduled at Pune and the two semi finals and final at Hyderabad. The others bid for in Group A were: Jasmer Singh Gulla – Rs 35.5 lakh – Telugu Titans (old team Puneri Palton); Kuldeep Singh – 30.4 lakh – Patna Pirates – (old team Jaipur Pink Panthers); Surendar Nada – 30 lakh – Bengaluru Bulls (old team U Mumba); Dharmaraj Cheralathan – Rs 29 lakh – Patna Pirates (old team Telugu Titans); Rakesh Kumar – Rs 26 lakh (retained by U Mumba); Bajirao Hodage – Rs 20 lakh – Patna Pirates (old team Bengal Warriors) and Ajay Thakur – Rs 19 lakh (retained by Puneri Paltan). (MORE) PTI SSR ARS AH BS SDMadvertisementlast_img read more


Have only learned from failures, not successes: Ranbir Kapoor

Posted On Nov 17 2019 by

first_imgMumbai, Jun 17 (PTI) He may be one of the most promising young stars of Bollywood, but Ranbir Kapoor says his failures have taught him more than his successes.The 35-year-old actor, whose last release “Jagga Jasoos” did not do well at the box office, overtook Fox Star Hindi’s official Twitter handle today for a Q & A with his fans ahead of the release of his film “Sanju”.When one of the users asked him how he handles failures and stays positive, Ranbir said, “I have only learned from my failures and not from my successes. “The actor added he always wanted to be in movies and is “grateful” to be able to pursue acting as a career.”What I have learned since I became a star is that I am very grateful, that I get to do what I love!”Asked how he celebrates success, Ranbir said, “By wiping the sweat off my forehead and muttering ‘bach gaye’ (good save) to myself.”The actor, who essays the role of Sanjay Dutt in the upcoming film directed by Rajkumar Hirani, said it is both “terrifying and exciting” to star in someone’s biopic.Ranbir is not active on social media. So, when one of the admirers asked him how it felt to be on Twitter, he said it is “strange” but he is happy to connect with fans on Father’s Day.The actor shared an exclusive snippet from “Sanju”, in which he and Paresh Rawal, who plays veteran actor Sunil Dutt in the film, can be seen recreating the memorable ‘Jaadu Ki Jhappi’ moment from “Munna Bhai MBBS”.advertisementAsked if he quarrelled with his real-life father, Rishi Kapoor, Ranbir said he is scared of him and joked he does not even know his eye colour.”I don’t even know what his eye colour is because I’ve never looked into his eye. However, Happy Father’s Day papa. I love you! (sic)” he wrote.The actor, who previously worked with Rishi in “Besharam”, said he would love to collaborate with him again.Ranbir shared some quality time with his father when they recently watched Argentina play Iceland at 2018 FIFA World Cup”I am a football fan and papa’s a cricket fan! But we watched the Argentina-Iceland game together. It was fun educating him about the sport!” he said.Also starring Dia Mirza, Vicky Kaushal, Sonam K Ahuja, Anushka Sharma, among others, “Sanju” releases June 29. PTI RDS SHDSHDlast_img read more


Eden Hazard will not leave Chelsea, says manager Maurizio Sarri

Posted On Nov 17 2019 by

first_imgChelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has ruled out Eden Hazard’s transfer away from Chelsea and believes his squad is “complete” with the arrivals of Kepa Arrizabalaga and Mateo Kovacic.The European transfer deadline is on August 31 and Sarri does not expect Hazard to leave Chelsea. Chelsea begin their Premier League 2018/19 campaign away from home at Huddersfield on Saturday.Chelsea made the most expensive goalkeeper signing when they got Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao for 80 million euros because signing Mateo Kovacic from Real Madrid for a season-long loan during the transfer of Thibaut Courtois to Madrid.When asked about the prospect of a foreign team making a move for Chelsea players, Sarri said: “It’s impossible because, here, the market is closed. We cannot change important players now.”Also read -Kepa, Mahrez and every completed Premier League transfer in summer window”Hazard is with us. I think, definitely. Not a problem. I have spoken with him three or four times for everything. He never said something about the market, so I think he’s very happy to stay here,” Sarri quipped.Arrizabalaga has the daunting task of replacing World Cup Golden Glove winner Thibaut Courtois, who established himself as one of the finest goalkeepers in the Premier League after arriving at Stamford Bridge in 2011.Sarri conceded Arrizabalaga will need time to adapt to the English game but praised Chelsea for acquiring “one of the most important” young goalkeepers in Europe.”I’m very happy for both because Courtois’ situation was clear,” Sarri said.”He wanted to go to Madrid so we lost maybe one of the most important goalkeepers in the world. But we bought a young goalkeeper, one of the most important among the young goalkeepers in Europe, so I’m really happy.advertisement”(Also) for Kovacic, because he has the right characteristics for us. He is a very technical player who can play between the lines of the opponent. I’m very happy and now I think the squad is complete.”(With Reuters inputs)last_img read more


India are smelling blood, we will show them great respect: Justin Langer

Posted On Nov 17 2019 by

first_imgAustralia head coach Justin Langer has said the hosts will show “great respect” to Virat Kohli’s Team India in the upcoming four-Test series, starting at Adelaide Oval on December 6.Langer said he could sense the confidence in Virat Kohli’s unit and that it reminds him of the “great Australian team” that won in India after ending more than a three-decade-long drought.Contrary to the guarded opinions of a few Indian players, the visitors are being touted as favourites against the hosts, who are considerably weakened in the absence of Steve Smith and David Warner.While Langer is wary of the quality of the opposition, he believes the weight of the past will put pressure on India.As Langer points out, India’s Test record in Australia is far from impressive. A 1-1 draw in 2004 under Sourav Ganguly was only the third time India avoided defeat Down Under. While an MS Dhoni-led side was blanked 4-0 in 2011-12, run-machine Kohli led from the front in 2014-15 as the visitors put up a valiant fight only to lose 2-0.”You sense they’re smelling blood. Just like the great Australian cricket team of 2001 felt and we just fell short (of winning in India) and we were able to (win in) 2004. You sense these moments. I’m sensing India feel that,” Langer told SEN’s Whately.”They’re a good team and they’ve got a couple of great players and we will show them great respect. They haven’t had great success in Australia in the past, as Australia haven’t had in India. They’ll also be under great pressure, I think.”advertisementFour-man bowling attack for both teams in AdelaideAustralia named their playing XI for the first Test earlier in the day, leaving out all-rounder Mitchell Marsh and going in with a four-bowler attack.India followed suit by naming only four frontline bowlers in their 12-man squad that also has Rohit Sharma.Tim Paine’s men will have a debutant opener on Thursday as Victoria opener Marcus Harris was named in the playing XI. On the other hand, India will have experienced campaigners Murali Vijay and KL Rahul opening as teenage sensation Prithvi Shaw is unavailable for the Adelaide Test due to an ankle injury.All eyes will be on the two bowling attack as the fast bowlers will have a lot of work to do in the absence of an all-rounder in both the sides. India have opted forR Ashwin as their lone spinner and the pace-bowling trio of Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah.With the temperature in Adelaide expected to soar as high as 40 degrees Celsius, managing the workload of their bowlers is going to be crucial for both Paine and Kohli.Paine has also hinted that Australia will be looking to bat first if they win the toss at Adelaide Oval on Thursday.”You want to bat on days when it’s 40 degrees. Normally, Australian teams like to bat first.”Also Read | A bit of banter not harmful but we won’t cross the line: Virat KohliAlso Read | Ex-Australia cricketers differ on ways to tackle the Virat Kohli threatAlso See:last_img read more


Texas Football Staffer Took Shots At Texas A&M And Baylor’s QB Development During NFL Draft

Posted On Oct 27 2019 by

first_imgMike Giglio says how certain Texas schools don't teach enough about football.Texas Staffer Takes Shot At A&M, BaylorAs strange as it sounds, Baylor has been the dominant college football program in Texas over the last few seasons, and Texas A&M is still basking in the glow of its move to the SEC and the exciting Johnny Manziel era in College Station. Texas, meanwhile, is in the middle of a full rebuild under Charlie Strong, who enters his second season in Austin. That isn’t preventing Texas director of player personnel Mike Giglio from taking shots at Baylor and A&M. During today’s final day of the NFL Draft, Giglio used an ESPN clip to promote Strong-product Teddy Bridgewater over an unnamed Manziel, and took a shot at Baylor’s quarterback development after the Jets took Bryce Petty in the fourth round.Sounds like that’s what helped @teddyb_h2o become NFL Rookie of the Year instead of that spread QB taken before him pic.twitter.com/n1UGmGFlRb— Mike Giglio (@MikeMGiglio) May 2, 2015Not much teaching going on up there huh? @McShay13 said he identified fronts in HS! Come to ATX & learn to be a pro! pic.twitter.com/w7cIuiz2Dw— Mike Giglio (@MikeMGiglio) May 2, 2015The NFL Draft is a tremendous opportunity for top programs to promote themselves to fans and recruits. For the most part, they don’t do it by putting down rival teams, but Giglio doesn’t seem to have any issue with taking some shots today. [247Sports]last_img read more


Epic Fan-Made Florida Hype Video Sets Great Expectations For 2016

Posted On Oct 27 2019 by

first_imgFlorida Hype video for 2016 season.Expectations are rising at Florida.In 2015, Florida went 10-4 on the season, ultimately getting slaughtered in the Citrus Bowl 41-7 by Michigan. This year, however, the team has higher hopes for production. Mark Kierce created an epic hype video to prepare Gators fans for what he suggests could be one of Florida’s strongest seasons. “The optimism in the air is awesome. The excitement in the air is awesome. The gays are ready to get after it,” the video shows head coach Jim McElwain saying of his team to the media. “They’ve put in a ton of work for 15 opportunities.”The Gators are looking to play 15 games this season – that means a chance at a national championship.Check it out:What are your expectations for Florida in 2016?The Gators open their season Sept. 3 against UMass.last_img read more


Tax season travel splurge: Vacationing at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives

Posted On Oct 24 2019 by

first_img Deep Sleep: The World’s Most Incredible Underwater Hotel Rooms 12 Best Seiko Watches for Men, From Flashy to Functional The Best Campgrounds Near Major U.S. Cities Modern Nomad is a weekly column dedicated to mobile gear, must-see world destinations, tips for life on the road, and traveling better through technology.The bad news is that tax season is upon us. The good news is, with any luck, you’re looking at a sizable return. You could squirrel that money away for a rainy day, or splurge on a ridiculously over the top luxury vacation. We’re all for the latter. After all, you can’t take it with you, right?Few destinations offer more picture perfect beach luxury than Maldives – a 600-mile long island nation that’s home to some of the world’s most staggering natural beauty. Gili Lankanfushi is consistently ranked as TripAdvisor’s #1 hotel in Maldives and it epitomizes the country’s idyllic ocean setting. In a nation that itself embodies the quintessential luxury beach vacation, that’s saying something.Guests of the resort stay in large, overwater bungalows built atop the clear, turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Private ocean pools below each villa offer an intimate opportunity to swim with native fish, rays, and reef sharks. Two private sundecks, an outdoor shower, and an open floorplan all combine to bring as much of the stunning outdoor beauty in as possible.Related: Micro Guide: HawaiiFrankly, there’s no reason to ever leave your bungalow. But, just a short walk away, the resort grounds offer a wide array of activities. An on-site dive shop provides guided trips to nearby reefs, which are consistently ranked among the best in the world. Sea turtles, giant rays, sharks, whales, and bright, beautiful coral species are all common sites while diving Maldives. Gili Lankanfushi also offers a unique night snorkeling opportunity where each guest is equipped with a special mask and CSI-style black light to witness the area’s bioluminescent coral and marine life.The resort features a one-of-a-kind underground wine cave and chocolate bar – a particularly unique feature for an island resort. Here, gourmet chefs routinely offer exclusive tastings, multi-course meals, and sushi-making classes. The hotel can also arrange a romantic dinner for two on your own private island. So, if you’ve ever wanted serious bonus anniversary or honeymoon points, there’s that.The list of additional amenities reads like every ambitious traveler’s bucket list. Guests can sleep under the stars on their own rooftop moondeck; watch a first-run movie at the resort’s outdoor theater; take a sunset cruise to see the Indian Ocean’s famous spinner dolphins; get a oceanfront massage in a private villa; and even tour the area’s coral reefs by submarine.Every bungalow on the property is reachable on foot, except one. The Private Reserve at Gili Lankanfushi offers accommodations fit for Richard Branson and Saudi princes. Accessible only by private boat, this massive 1,400 square meter compound is the largest overwater villa in the world. Dual master suites feature floor-to-ceiling windows on three sides, each with a 2-person bathtub built over a coral garden. An on-site couple’s spa includes a sauna, steam room, indoor/outdoor treatment rooms, and a private gym on the second floor. A water slide leads down from the top deck, past multiple sea level sundecks, down into a private lagoon. On-site butlers (affectionately “Mr./Ms. Friday”) are available 24 hours a day to prepare meals in the villa’s private kitchen or provide transport via private yacht back to the main island. Editors’ Recommendations Get to the Choppa! For $15,000, You Can Play Navy SEAL For a Day in Hawaii 14 Scandinavian Clothing Brands You Need to Knowlast_img read more


Former Webel MD no more

Posted On Oct 20 2019 by

first_imgKolkata: Nandan Bhattacharya, former managing director of Webel passed away in the wee hours on Sunday.Bhattacharya was a visionary who crafted today’s Sector V popularly known as the IT Hub , the pride of Kolkata. He was instrumental in Bengal’s transition from Electronics to IT. The technocrat till his last days was a social worker and was a pillar of support for the challenged sector of the society. He is survived by his wife and two daughters. The body of Bhattacharya has been kept in Peace World. The last rites will be performed at Nimtala Crematorium around 11 am on Monday.last_img


ATCO Two Rivers and Home Hardware Building Centre giving discounts to residents

Posted On Oct 13 2019 by

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – ATCO Two Rivers and Home Hardware Building Centre have joined forces to assist Old Fort Residents in replacing fridges and freezers damaged during the recent slide.Doug Gallinger, co-owner of Home Hardware Fort St. John, says they will be offering discounts to Old Fort residents.“What we are doing is taking 25-percent off the manufacturer suggested retail price and they (ATCO) are providing $500 of a rebate to the customers,” said Gallinger. To get the rebate, residents must follow these steps:Step 1: Stop by St John Advertising and Promotion to register your household and receive your gift pack of gift certificates if you haven’t already done so. SJA Promo will provide you with a registration form, and a number from their map to take to Home Hardware. In addition to the gift certificates in your gift packs, there is a 15% Save-On-More coupon which is intended to be used when you are ready to do a significant shop to re-stock your fridge and freezer!Step 2: Bring SJA Promo registration form along with supportive ID showing Old Fort residency to Home Hardware and talk to the Kitchen Design Team to order your fridge and/or freezer.In stock items will be available immediately. Otherwise, the Kitchen Design Team will assist you with your order, working with appliance reps to ensure your personal needs are met.For further information on this initiative, you can contact Home Hardware at 250-787-0371, or stop by the store to speak to them in person.The offer is available until December 1, 2018.last_img read more


FA Cup Man City hit back to reach semifinals after Swansea scare

Posted On Oct 12 2019 by

first_imgSwansea: Sergio Aguero kept alive Manchester City’s hopes of an unprecedented quadruple as they survived a major FA Cup scare in a thrilling fightback from two goals down to win 3-2 at Swansea in Saturday’s quarter-finals. Aguero had watched from the substitutes’ bench as second-tier Swansea roared into a stunning first half lead through goals from Matt Grimes and Bersant Celina. But the Argentine emerged as City’s saviour on a rainy night in south Wales by setting up their first goal for Bernardo Silva, before completing the comeback with a last-gasp winner after Swansea keeper Kristoffer Nordfeldt scored an unlucky own goal from the Argentina striker’s penalty to draw City level. Also Read – Andy Murray to make Grand Slam return at Australian OpenHaving already won the League Cup and advanced to the Champions League quarter-finals, Premier League leaders City remain in the hunt for a clean sweep of all four major trophies. It was a fortunate escape for City on Saturday however, as replays showed Raheem Sterling was fortunate to win the penalty that led to the equaliser, while Aguero was marginally offside for the winner. City boss Pep Guardiola had named a strong starting line-up and Leroy Sane and Bernardo Silva both went close early on. It only looked a matter of time before City took the lead but Swansea ensured it was anything but one-way traffic. Also Read – Fast bowler Behrendorff to undergo spinal surgeryThey showed they could give the visitors a run for their money with a neat passing game that pushed City on to the back foot. Grimes put Swansea ahead from the penalty spot in the 20th minute after Fabian Delph carelessly fouled Connor Roberts after the City defence was wrong-footed by Mike van der Hoorn’s crossfield pass. Grimes had not scored in his three-and-a-half years at the Liberty Stadium but took over penalty duties following Celina’s embarrassing spot-kick miss in a 3-0 midweek defeat at West Bromwich Albion. The 23-year-old centre back made the most of Delph’s misjudgement by confidently driving the ball high into the roof of the City net. It went from bad to worse for City nine minutes later as Guardiola’s defence disintegrated following a nine-pass move involving seven Swansea players. This time Swansea attacked with pace and purpose and, after fine play on the edge of City’s box by Nathan Dyer and Daniel James, space opened up for Celina to curl the ball delightfully beyond Ederson. Guardiola looked flummoxed in the technical area as he mulled over finding a way back into the tie while Aymeric Laporte lost his head following referee Andre Marriner’s half-time whistle and was booked for shoving Swansea winger Wayne Routledge in the chest. It was a dire situation that left City in danger of a repeat of last season’s embarrassing FA Cup exit at Wigan. But Guardiola replaced Sane with Sterling in the 57th minute and Aguero came on for Riyad Mahrez six minutes later. The moves paid dividends soon after as City hit back. City’s pressure was rewarded in the 69th minute when Bernardo Silva hit a crip shot beyond Nordfeldt after he was teed up by Aguero to set up a thrilling finale. The visitors drew level in the 78th minute when Cameron Carter-Vickers’ challenge on Sterling was deemed a penalty even though the defender appeared to touch the ball first. Aguero restored parity in fortuitous circumstances when his spot-kick hit a post and went in via Nordfeldt’s back. City laid siege to the Swansea goal in the final stages and Aguero had the final word with a stooping 88th minute header that survived the hosts’ offside claims as VAR was not available. City’s celebrations were marred by a pitch invader, but there was no disguising their relief after a dramatic revival. agencieslast_img read more


London FT100 closed on Friday at 732398 down 6389 points

Posted On Oct 8 2019 by

The London Stock Exchange index closed on Friday at 7,323.98, down 63.89 points.


Norfolk man charged with indignity to body

Posted On Oct 7 2019 by

PORT BURWELL — The case of human remains found with a fridge near a Lake Erie bluff remained shrouded in mystery Friday, even as police laid a charge against a man from a nearby county.Four days after they were alerted to the find, Ontario Provincial Police said a Norfolk County man is charged with indignity to human remains, which under the Criminal Code means improperly or indecently interfering with or offering any indignity to a dead body or remains.How the remains ended up down the steep lakeside bluff in Port Burwell, a village southeast of St. Thomas getting ready for its busy summer season, was no closer to being publicly answered, however.The OPP wouldn’t answer questions about any relationship between the accused and the dead person.“There’s not going to be anything that evidenciary (released),” said Elgin OPP Const. Adam Crewdson. “What I can tell you right now is that (the accused) has been charged in connection to this investigation.”Related Criminologist slams OPP for ‘retrograde’ handling of death probe A body. A discarded fridge. A beach town on edge as tourist season looms Police lift body, refrigerator from beach near Port Burwell After social media reports surfaced this week about a body found in a freezer near the lake, an OPP helicopter separately lifted both human remains in a litter and what appeared to be a refrigerator from the area.The airlifts followed a heavy police presence in the Elgin County enclave, home to both cottages and a decommissioned Cold War-era Canadian submarine converted into a tourism attraction.Police have said there’s no threat to the public. That, combined with tight-lipped handling of the case, has drawn criticism from Michael Arntfield, a former London homicide investigator who says such a closed approach fuels speculation when engaging people can be more helpful.The OPP hasn’t said whether a homicide probe is underway, only that its criminal investigations branch is investigating with the Elgin OPP.In Port Burwell, the case has unnerved some residents.“I was super creeped out,” said Jaclyn Mann. “It kind of scares me to live here because I didn’t know what happened or who did it or who I should be afraid of.”“It’s awful,” said Bob Grounlund.”It’s not good. A lot of bad stuff happens around this area, right. Why? I don’t know, but it seems to be like a magnet.”The OPP has canvassed local businesses looking for surveillance video footage. One owner said he released footage to the OPP Thursday.Samuel Waters, 22, is charged and is to appear in court in St. Thomas on Wednesday.lbroadley@postmedia.com read more


Economist says Alberta could have long road to recovery

Posted On Oct 4 2019 by

Economist says Alberta could have long road to recovery Alberta is sitting at its highest unemployment rate since 2011, according to new February numbers from Statistics Canada.ATB Chief Economist Todd Hirsch says he’s been waiting for a jobs report like this one for the past few months.“It probably was about where I expected. It was a loss of about 14,000 jobs and the unemployment rate jumped from 4.5 per cent to 5.3 per cent.”He says you can expect things to get worse, before they get better.“I’m expecting that the unemployment rate could rise to 6.5, maybe 7 per cent by the summertime. That is too high, but again it’s important to remember it was higher in fact, in 2010, and we recovered from that pretty quickly,” he said.Hirsch believes employment numbers will improve later this year as oil prices start to rebound. by News Staff Posted Mar 13, 2015 8:28 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more


UPDATE Brocks International Centre building reopened July 22 2013

Posted On Oct 2 2019 by

Power has been restored to the International Centre at Brock and the building has been re-opened as of 12 noon today (Monday, July 22).The building was closed over the weekend for safety reasons when Friday’s thunderstorms compromising the building’s electrical system.ESL classes that were cancelled today will resume tomorrow morning (Tuesday, July 23).Staff and students in the International Centre are also advised to throw away any perishable food items that were left in fridges over the weekend as the power was off for an extended period of time.


Brocks United Way campaign sets new record

Posted On Oct 2 2019 by

Greg Wight, United Way of St. Catharines and District campaign chair, and CEO and president of Algoma Central corporation, and Diana Panter, Brock’s United Way campaign co-chair, draw the winner of a trip aboard a laker on the Welland Canal. Sandra Boone in Recreation Services won the trip for donating to the campaign using payroll deduction.Brock’s United Way campaign has set a new record and surpassed its fundraising goal.With $145,032 raised by the time of Tuesday’s campaign wrap-up celebration, donors left the initial goal of $123,000 in the dust. And that left campaign co-chair Diana Panter “thrilled.”Both she and her fellow campaign chair, Curtis Gadula, were crediting this year’s success to upping their communication efforts with faculty and staff, reminding them to donate through payroll deduction and to participate in money-raising events, including a trivia night and Halloween fun run.Then there was the tactic of revealing which faculties are the most generous – a title that Graduate Studies handedly earned with a participation rate of 23 per cent while Business lagged in last place with only 11 per cent chipping in.Rebranding the campaign and having Algoma Central Corporation donate a trip on the Welland Canal aboard one of its lakers for a donor to win also helped the cause, Panter noted.Combined, all efforts helped raise overall participation to 20 per cent, up from 17 per cent last year.While it was far from the goal of 50 per cent participation, Panter and Gadula have plans for a similar campaign next year.“Perhaps we’ll change an event or add another event to keep people interested,” Gadula said.Brock’s campaign total pushes the United Way of St. Catharines and District closer to its $3.205 million-goal.Frances Hallworth, the charity’s executive director, praised Brock’s approach to enticing people to donate.“They do a wonderful job here and I think part of the success is using a committee structure, which makes it easier to reach the different departments,” Hallworth said.Brock is among the top 10 of 210 corporate or organizational campaigns that contribute to the local fundraising drive. read more


Theresa May turns on Downing Street Christmas tree lights

Posted On Sep 25 2019 by

first_img Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. The lights on the Downing Street Christmas tree have been switched on this afternoon as Westminster prepares to mark the festive season.last_img


Watch the goals which put Irelands U19s into the European Championships semifinals

Posted On Sep 22 2019 by

first_imgTHE IRELAND U19 women’s team made history yesterday by booking their place in the semi-finals of the European Championships in Norway.Appearing at the competition for the first time, Dave Connell’s team took maximum points from three games by following up victories over Spain and England with a 2-1 win over Sweden.They fell behind to Stina Blackstenius’ opener but McCarthy equalised with a looping header on 21 minutes before Connolly’s brilliant free-kick went in off the crossbar ten minutes from time.Ireland play the Netherlands on Thursday. Source: faiofficial/YouTubeThree wins from three sends Ireland U19s into first ever Euros semi-finalShamrock Rovers book semi-final meeting with Bohs after win over Corklast_img