Ban stresses role of Group of 77 developing nations in advancing UN

28 September 2010From achieving global anti-poverty targets to tackling climate change and other critical environmental issues, the bloc of developing nations known as the “Group of 77 and China” has a vital role to play in ensuring progress on a host of priorities on the United Nations agenda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today. From achieving global anti-poverty targets to tackling climate change and other critical environmental issues, the bloc of developing nations known as the “Group of 77 and China” has a vital role to play in ensuring progress on a host of priorities on the United Nations agenda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today. “In all of these challenges, the strong leadership of the Group of 77 and China will be crucial,” Mr. Ban underscored at the Group’s annual ministerial meeting, which took place at UN Headquarters on the margins of the high-level debate of the General Assembly. “Your varied experiences… your rich perspectives all combine to enhance our debates and ensure that we build sustainable solutions for all,” he added.The Group, commonly known as the G77, was established in 1964 by 77 States but now represents more than 130 countries, usually including China. Its chairmanship is currently held by Yemen.Mr. Ban outlined the important role played by the Group in several areas, including their “crucial” participation in last week’s summit on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – the targets to slash hunger, poverty, disease and a host of other social and economic ills by 2015.The active engagement of the G77 is also vital, he said, on sustainable development issues and in setting a clear, strong agenda for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2012 – also called Rio+20.“In the long-term, all governments must work to build environmentally friendly foundations of national economies,” added the Secretary-General.He also cited the critical leadership of the G77 when it comes to reaffirming the role of the UN in global governance, a central theme of the Assembly’s current session.“Nothing matches the legitimacy and global presence of the United Nations,” said Mr. Ban. “We have the widest membership and can ensure that the smallest and least powerful nations retain a voice in international rules and decisions.”Assembly President Joseph Deiss also underscored the vital role of the Group in working together in shaping better global governance.“The strength of your group is not only in size – that represents almost two-thirds of the United Nations membership and which spans across world regions. Many members of your group are also increasingly being recognized as emerging economic powers,” he told the meeting.Mr. Deiss noted that for many years the G77 has been an important driving force of many global economic and development issues on the Assembly’s agenda, adding that the worldwide attention paid today to the MDGs and the issue of financing for development is due to the perseverance of the Group. read more

Fonseka warns terror threat still not eliminated

Fonseka said that the defence establishment must be strengthened to counter the threat.He also castigated the President for some of the decisions he had taken in the recent past. He also said that information passed on to him showed that the threat from the Easter Sunday bombers has not been completely extinguished. Former Army Commander and United National Party Parliamentarian Sarath Fonseka today warned in Parliament that he does not feel the threat posed by terrorism to Sri Lanka has been completely eliminated.Fonseka slammed the statement made by President Maithripala Sirisena in Parliament yesterday where he had claimed that the threat had been mostly eliminated. The former Army Commander said that more needs to be done to fully eliminate the threat. Responding to a question raised by opposition Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa on why he supported Sirisena to be President in 2015, Fonseka said that he was never in support of the decision to nominate Sirisena as the common candidate in 2015.He said that former President Chandrika Kumaratunga had led the process to make Sirisena the Presidential candidate in 2015 and once the United National Party had agreed he had no choice but to support the decision taken by the party. (Colombo Gazette) read more

Brock students protest over universitys sexual violence policy

A group of students at Brock University are calling for a overhaul of the University’s sexual violence policy.It comes after a published report revealed that a Brock University Professor allegedly sexually harassed one of his female students, who then after reporting the incident to the University was told to keep quiet.Brock University President, Jack Lightstone was greeted by over 60 angry protestors.It was Lightstone’s first public appearance since the University came under fire over a sexual harassment case involving a student and professor.According to a published report, the former Brock student says a history professor gave her alcohol and tried to force himself on her in his office after a night of drinking with fellow students.That professor is David Schimmelpenninck Van Der Oye.Up until last week, the professor was teaching classes.While no charges have been laid according to Brock, Schimmelpenninck Van Der Oye is no longer assigned to a class or on campus.He is the acting Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research in Brock’s Humanities Department.Protestors are asking the University to take it one step further and have the professor resign from his post.The protestors say the University dropped the ball numerous times in handling this case.They say the Professor should have been immediately placed on paid leave until the investigation was completed.The investigation wrapped up in January.While Brock was one of the first universities in Canada to have protocols confronting sexual violence, some staff believe the policies need to change.In a statement released late in Tuesday, the university says, ” Brock has been receptive to, and mindful of, all concerns raised about how we have responded to this issue, and the university will be reviewing its current policies and processes.” read more

Alaska News Nightly Tuesday August 11 2015

first_imgFeds Move to Protect Polar Bear HabitatAssociated PressThe federal government wants to push ahead with its plan to designate a huge swath of the Arctic as critical habitat for endangered polar bears over the wishes of the state of Alaska and trade associations.M/V Challenger and barge overturned in Nushagak near KokwokDave Bedinger, KDLG – DillinghamA 45-foot vessel and barge overturned and sunk in the Nushagak River Sunday. The tug and barge, operated by Anchorage-based Ridge Contracting, was hauling scrap cars from the village of New Stuyahok downriver to Dillingham.Visa-Free Travel to Russia Reinstated for Eligible Alaska NativesEmily Russell, KNOM – NomeVisa-free travel for Alaska Natives with ties across the Bering Strait has been reinstated after being banned for more than three years.AG Rejects Cook Inlet Gas Facility Sale, Calls for RevisionDan Bross, KUAC – FairbanksAlaska Attorney General Craig Richards has rejected the proposed sale of a Cook Inlet natural gas processing facility that’s targeted for expansion to produce more gas for Fairbanks.Juneau Assembly Relaxes Child Care Facility RestrictionsJeremy Hsieh, KTOO – JuneauAttendance was thin at Monday’s Juneau Assembly meeting, but at least one parent and one prospective child care provider in the audience were elated.Why SEARHC Thinks Paying for 8 Weeks of Parental Leave Will Save MoneyLisa Phu, KTOO – JuneauA Southeast health provider has adopted what may be the most progressive parental leave policy in Alaska. At least two experts say they don’t know of another employer in the state with a comparable benefit.New York-Based Investors Buy Majority Stake in RavnBen Matheson, KYUK – BethelNew York investors are now majority owners of the Ravn Air group, which mostly serves rural Alaska.Hull Crack Forces Ferry Aurora Out of Service Early for RepairsEd Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska – JuneauThe ferry Aurora is out of service a week earlier than expected. A small crack was found last week in its hull. The Coast Guard ordered repairs be made before it resumes passenger service on its Prince William Sound route.Southeast Tourism Economy Hinged on Cruise Ship TravelEmily Files, KHNS – HainesThe Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development released a report this week that puts tourism’s impact on Southeast Alaska into numbers. The report calls Southeast the ‘epicenter’ of cruise ship traffic in the state – and that’s the main driver of the visitor industry.Alaska Greats ‘Portugal. The Man’ To Rock AK State FairLori Townsend, APRN – AnchorageDave Waldron, APRN – AnchorageGetting an internationally successful rock band to play in Alaska is tough, but when the Alaska State Fair gets underway later this month, one of the performing groups will be playing for a home town crowd. Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter @aprn.Download Audiolast_img read more

Molla Jalal new BFUJ president

first_imgMolla Jalal declares BFUJ president. Photo: UNBMolla Jalal of news agency NNB was elected president of a faction of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ), reports UNB.Chief election commissioner Alamgir Hossain came up with the announcement at the Jatiya Press Club at 12:30pm on Saturday.Although the election was held on 13 July, the results of the president post remained pending as the presidential candidates sought recounting of the votes of the post.Before formal announcement of the results today, the votes were recounted in presence of the three candidates vied for the post of president.Molla Jalal bagged 974 votes while Omar Faruk of BSS 972 votes and Abdul Jalil Bhuyian of The Daily Star 733 votes.Syed Ishtiaque Reza of GTV and Reaz Haider Chowdhury of Bangladesh Pratidin (Chattogram) were elected vice presidents while Shaban Mahmud of Bangladesh Pratidin and Dip Azad of Nagorik TV were elected secretary general and treasurer respectively.Besides, Abdul Majid and Mohsin Quazi (Chattogram) were elected joint secretaries general, while Barun Bhowmick Nayan was elected office secretary.Sheikh Mamunur Rashid, Nure Jannat Akhter Sima, Sebika Rani and Khairuzzaman Kamal were elected executive committee members of the BFUJ.last_img read more

11 ways video games can make you a better person

first_imgEven though video games are one of the most profitable sections of the entertainment industry, they still get a bad rap. Ask most people and they’ll tell you that gaming is a waste of time at best and actively harmful at worst. While that might be true in some cases — nobody is going to argue that playing World of Warcraft until you have to poop in a sock so you don’t stop playing for bathroom breaks is a good idea — there’s a growing body of research that indicates that gaming might actually help you improve yourself. How, though?Help you deal with distractionsWhen you play a first-person shooter like Call of Duty, you can’t just focus on what’s in your crosshairs. A true gamer knows that awareness of the entire battlefield is essential to victory. Science backs that up, too. University of Geneva professor Daphne Bavelier has studied the effects that gaming has on your brain, and she’s discovered that fast-paced action games can lead to an increase in multitasking capabilities. Because gamers have to receive and process visual and auditory information quickly, it’s easier for you to divide your attention without losing steam.Slow the aging processWhat if playing video games could actually keep you young? It’s more likely than you think. A 2013 study at the University of Iowa recruited a group of senior citizens and had some play a specially-designed game that focused on testing the speed and precision of their brain. The point was to see if gaming was able to stop or slow down the natural degradation of reasoning ability that comes with age. Luckily for all of us, it was — the gamers saw improvement across the board, with participants displaying three year’s worth of cognitive gains after a year. Game on, friends.Reduce emotional scarringThe effects video games have on the brain are myriad and complex, but one little-known benefit to gaming is that it can actually help damp down traumatic memories. A study at Oxford University examined the effects of playing Tetris after an intense experience, and found that it significantly reduced the emotional impact of the trauma. The study took a group of people and showed them violent and otherwise painful images, then had half of the subjects play Tetris for 10 minutes immediately afterwards. The game players reported significantly fewer flashbacks and emotional disruptions in the following weeks.Help scientists solve problemsOkay, so this one doesn’t directly help you as a person, but advancing the world of science helps us all. There are a number of online games that let you perform fun tasks to help researchers. One notable is Foldit, a project developed by the University of Washington that lets you get microscopic and fold proteins. You get points for finding the most efficient folding steps, and the results have already been awesome — in 2011, Foldit players found the crystal structure of a virus that causes AIDS in monkeys, and in 2014 they efficiently redesigned an important protein used in synthetic chemistry.Make you a better surgeonNo, playing Surgeon Simulator 2013 isn’t the same as going to medical school, but a study conducted by Beth Israel and the National Institute on Media and the Family at Iowa State University in 2004 shows that gamers might actually be better at performing operations. The subjects were all doctors, some of whom were asked to play three hours of video games a week. At the end of the study, the gaming doctors were evaluated and found to be making 37 percent less mistakes in laparoscopic surgery and getting the surgeries done 27 percent faster. That’s a remarkable improvement.Get rid of cravingsSure, playing video games isn’t the most productive thing you could be doing, but they could be keeping you from even worse stuff. A team from Plymouth University and Queensland University of Technology conducted a study in 2015 where they asked subjects to send text messages when they were craving alcohol, food, sex or cigarettes. Half of them were instructed to then play a video game for three minutes and then re-check their craving levels. Gamers reported an average decrease of 13.9% across the board, indicating that a quick game can give you the willpower to fight your cravings.Help you fight depressionAs we get more and more familiar with the workings of the human brain, we learn about what games are doing to them. A study revealed that two regions of the brain receive near-constant stimulation when you game: the hippocampus, which controls memory and learning, and the “reward pathways” that help us motivate and achieve goals. Interestingly enough, people suffering from depression commonly have brain shrinkage in both of those areas. Gaming can quite possibly produce the brain activity needed to eliminate this physical effect and mitigate the biochemical causes of being depressed.Improve your eyesightThe prevailing wisdom is that staring at a video screen for a long period of time is bad for your eyes, but a study conducted by Canada’s McMaster University seems to indicate the opposite. Researchers took a group of people with lifetime cataract disorders and had them play Medal of Honor for a month, insisting that they log at least 40 hours of play during that time. After the month was up, 83% of the subjects displayed a marked increase in their visual abilities, including tracking moving objects and identifying faces.Make you morally consciousOne of the biggest arguments against violent video games is that they desensitize us to real-world violence and turn us into robotic killing machines. A 2014 study from the University of Buffalo came to the counter-intuitive conclusion that behaving badly in video games can actually make us morally upright, not the other way around. The researchers had players deliberately take “bad” actions in video games (i.e. playing as terrorists) and then measured their feelings of guilt afterwards. The subjects reported increased guilt feelings as well as more sensitivity towards positive moral concepts like fairness after playing.Improve decision makingWhen you game, you’re asked to evaluate situations at incredible speeds, and that rapid decision-making can have benefits in real life. A study at the University of Rochester evaluated those quick decisions and discovered that even though gamers are processing situations faster than the average Joe, the quality of those decisions was still high. The test group was divided into two groups. One played fast-paced games like Unreal Tournament, the other slow games like The Sims. Both groups were then tested on their decision-making skills. The fast game crowd consistently answered faster, but at the same level of accuracy.Make you richOne of the most inexplicable developments in gaming culture over the last few years has been the rise of “Let’s Players,” men and women who record or live stream their gaming to a devoted audience that hangs onto their every move. While only a small fraction of LPers make a living off of it, the upper echelon can rake in some serious cash. Minecraft player Jordan “CaptainSparklez” Maron made enough from his YouTube videos that he bought a $4.5 million mansion in the Hollywood hills.So, next time your parent or significant other isn’t too happy you’re playing games all night, either go out with them and enjoy time with the people you care about, or let them know that you’re bettering yourself and the world, and they want to live in a better world, right?last_img read more

Fallout 4 official mod support finally coming to PC PS4 and Xbox

first_imgPlayers on PC have been modding Fallout 4 ever since it was released last November. We’ve seen a lot of wild stuff coming from some creative folks out there, things like Randy Savage monsters, lightsaber mods, changing seasons, and even a recreation of BioShock Infinite’s Columbia. We’re about to see a whole slew of new mods as Bethesda is officially releasing the Creation Kit and mod tools to the public.While speaking to Game Informer after the DICE Awards ceremony, Executive Director Todd Howard revealed Bethesda’s plans for releasing the Creation Kit. The PC will be the first to get official mod support in April in-between two of the upcoming DLCs: Wasteland Workshop and Far Harbor. As for when the consoles will get mod support, expect the Xbox One to get it in May followed by the PlayStation 4 in June.Users will be able to search for mods on PC using the Workshop browser on Steam. No word yet on how players will be able to search for mods on consoles. We also don’t know how this content will be curated by Bethesda. Some of the mods could potentially impact the performance of the game, not to mention be extremely NSFW, so we have to assume Bethesda will have a system in place to filter through this content.It’s great to see that modding is no longer relegated to the PC crowd, and that console-only owners can get in on the fun. Expect to see some outlandish Fallout 4 mods in the coming months.last_img read more

Does Our High School Popularity Affect Us Today

first_img Read the whole story: TEDx Psychologist Mitch Prinstein talks about why we are biologically programmed to care about what others think of us, why teenagers first become addicted to popularity, and why being “cool” in high school may be bad for our long-term happiness and success. For the first time in the history of the human species, Prinstein argues, we have become confused about two different types of popularity, and many of us may unwittingly be focused on the wrong one. Mitch Prinstein, author of “Popular: Finding Happiness and Success in a World That Cares Too Much About the Wrong Kinds of Relationships,” is a board-certified clinical child and adolescent psychologist and the John Van Seters Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has been the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, the President of the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology, President of the Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, and a member of the American Psychological Association Board of Directors. He and his research have been featured in over 200 international and national media outlets, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, CNN, Time magazine, New York magazine, The Atlantic, Scientific American, Forbes, Newsweek, Family Circle and elsewhere.last_img read more

Lasec Community Fair a huge success

first_imgThe Lasec Community Fair took place on Saturday at the Ladysmith Secondary School premises in Drividian Road.The fair was geared for the whole family to enjoy.There were many performers and entertainers in a well-planned programme that kept everyone busy.A star-studded attraction was the Lasec-Masons Power Car Sound and Show ‘n Shine Competition. Many car enthusiasts showed off their slick cars and “banging” sound.Family entertainment included lots of nostalgic and interactive games where you could win great prizes.The fair ended late Saturday night, with DJs ensuring that the crowd danced the evening away.DID YOU KNOW?Click on the words highlighted in red to read more on this and related topics.If you are reading this on your cellphone and there are telephone numbers provided in the text, you can call these simply by clicking on them.To receive news links via WhatsApp.For the latest news, visit our webpage or follow us on Facebook and Twitter  why not join us there? WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsitelast_img read more

UNESCO declares Costa Ricas Savegre a Biosphere Reserve

first_imgRelated posts:Alleged gold miners camp outside Corcovado National Park, demand compensation  Alleged gold miners end protest at Corcovado National Park Costa Rican court orders effective protection for Corcovado National Park Health Ministry extends deadline to perform improvements at Manuel Antonio UNESCO’s International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Programme, which is meeting this week in Paris, added Costa Rica’s Savegre Reserve to its World Network of Biosphere Reserves, along with 22 other reserves in other countries.Located in the Central Pacific, Savegre is home to incredible biodiversity. According to the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC), it has 20 percent of Costa Rica’s flora, 54 percent of the country’s mammals, and 59 percent of birds.The territory, now the Savegre Biosphere Reserve, spans 312,914 hectares, and is also home to some 50,000 people. They subsist primarily on agriculture, livestock and fishing. Eco-tourism, as well as sustainable aquaculture businesses, have gained momentum in recent years in the region.President Luis Guillermo Solís in 2015 signed an executive decree banning dams from the Savegre River for 25 years.According to SINAC, the Savegre Biosphere Reserve territory includes seven protected areas: Manuel Antonio National Park, Cerro Nara Protected Area, Portalón Wildlife Refuge, Hacienda Barú Wildlife Refuge, Los Santos Forest Reserve, Quetzales National Park and Cerro Vueltas Biological Reserve.Fourth Biosphere ReserveSavegre’s new designation brings the number of UNESCO’s Biosphere Reserves in Costa Rica to four. However, this is the first to include coastal marine areas, consisting of sections of Manuel Antonio National Park in the Pacific province of Puntarenas.Costa Rica’s previously named UNESCO Biosphere Reserves include La Amistad National Park, named in 1982; the Central Volcanic Range, named in 1988; and the Agua y Paz Reserve in the Northern Zone, named in 2007.Biosphere Reserves are learning territories for sustainable development that seek to reconcile biodiversity conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources. New sites are designated every year by the MAB Council, which is composed of representatives of 34 elected UNESCO Members.The declaration of a Biosphere Reserve does not represent any substantial changes for the communities. It does not restrict people’s rights to the use of their lands, nor to the use of the area’s natural resources.The government, however, must ensure that the reserve maintains all the characteristics that made the UNESCO designation possible. Facebook Commentslast_img read more

Qantas aims to end passenger disruptions within day

first_imgSource = e-Travel Blackboard: G.A As it intensively inspects its A380 fleet’s Rolls Royce engines, Qantas is hoping to recover operations and put an end to “significant disruptions” within 24 hours.Following from three mid-air emergencies last week that saw the grounding of Qantas’s fleet, Qantas has admittedly taken an “over-cautious” view of safety, unwilling to return its A380 fleet to service “until confident the issues have been identified and resolved”.Qantas does not expect to operate the A380 fleet for at least another 72 hours, Qantas said in a statement yesterday, adding that the addition of extra services should lessen disruptions to passengers within a day.To service passengers affected by disruptions to Qantas services, the airline has scheduled extra services from Los Angeles and hope that a departure from LAX on 8 November (PST) will clear a backlog of Australia-bound passengers.“A Special Assistance Team has been deployed to Los Angeles to assist,” the statement read.Passengers affected by the A380 disruptions will be compensated by Qantas and provided with hotel accommodation, meals and international phone calls.“Qantas has been very professional,” a Sydney travel agent told e-Travel Blackboard after speaking to a recently returned client.“Apparently ground staff were very helpful and informative.”The much beleaguered Qantas advised that investigations were focusing on “the possibility of an oil leakage in the relevant turbine area”, but to avoid further issues Qantas will continue to investigate other areas of the engine. “Engineers have been investigating the engines in detail and how their components and design perform under operational conditions, as opposed to the original out-of-factory expectations,” Qantas said.“These inspections are taking place in Sydney and Los Angeles with Qantas engineers working closely with Rolls-Royce, as well as the aircraft manufacturer Airbus and Australian regulators.”last_img read more

Syed Muazzem Ali

first_imgOTM is a very useful fair because it creates goodwill and bridges the gap between people from different countries, and different tourist destinations.  Bangladesh shares with India common literature, culture as well as tradition.  In future too Bangladesh will participate in OTM which plays a very important role.last_img

Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Red Bryant 71

first_imgArizona Cardinals defensive tackle Red Bryant (71) lines up against the Green Bay Packers during an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (Jeff Haynes/AP Images for Panini) “It was going to be the first time in seven years me and my wife were going to spend Thanksgiving with my family,” Bryant told Burns and Gambo Friday on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM. “I wasn’t hunting, I was actually in the process of helping my mom get a vehicle. I was in a little town called Silsbee, Texas.“I got a call, I was at the dealership, and they said they wanted to see what I had been doing,” he added. “I said I was really contemplating retiring and that I thought I was done. They asked me what my weight was: I said at the time was probably about 335, 330.”In “All or Nothing,” a scene shows Cardinals general manager Steve Keim tell president Michael Bidwill his staff was looking into bringing Bryant in for a workout. McDonough later reminds Keim it’s the day before Thanksgiving.“That’ll determine whether he really wants to play football,” Keim tells McDonough.Twenty minutes later, McDonough returns to tell Keim that Bryant has one change of clothes but is driving to an airport for a workout early Thanksgiving morning.“That’s awesome. I mean this is freakin’ Thanksgiving,” Bidwill says. Adds McDonough: “He said, ‘I don’t need the money, I want to play because it’s the Cardinals.’ I thought that was pretty good.”Turns out Bryant was actually close not to taking the flight.The Cardinals can thank Bryant’s wife for pushing him to jump on the plane.“I kind of hesitated because I was like, I didn’t want to come and then not be prepared for the opportunity,” Bryant told Burns and Gambo. “That’s the worst thing you could do. My wife was like, ‘Babe … I really think you should go.’ I just feel like Coach Arians by giving me that opportunity when I thought I was done with football, I can’t begin to tell you how grateful I am for the opportunity.”The 32-year-old Bryant is still with the Cardinals, busy making violent hits — in coverage, even — during training camp. The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo 0 Comments   Share   Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling – / 18 LISTEN: Red Bryant, Cardinals’ Defensive Tackle Top Stories Your browser does not support the audio element. Veteran defensive lineman Red Bryant wasn’t hunting in the woods when the Arizona Cardinals called in the middle of the 2015 season.The game of telephone captured in Episode 4 of the Amazon documentary series “All or Nothing” might have hinted at that assumption.Bryant cleared that up but did confirm he was thinking about stepping away from the NFL when Arizona vice president of player personnel Terry McDonough gave him a ring the day before Thanksgiving 2015. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retireslast_img read more

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" However,in the 2013 municipal elections Parveen a transgender candidate created history by winning the election to Ballari Municipal Corporation on a Congress ticket "There were 16 candidates in the fray I got 3100 votes in the election" she recalled adding that she had been working hard for the welfare of sexual minorities in the area "Around 200 transgender people from the district were given Rs 20000 each to start small businesses I have taken up a lot of developmental works in my ward without taking a single rupee as bribe as I am happy with the honorarium of Rs 5000" said Parveen who also aspires to be a mayor and is likely to contest the next election Meanwhile Karnataka State Sexual Minorities Forum wants all political parties to support their long-pending demands of a separate Commission (a statutory body) separate budget community-friendly initiatives and an annual report evaluating the programmes and schemes meant for them "Transgender people are one of the most marginalised among sexual and gender minorities who are seeking acceptance and dignity from the society Though things have changed for the better in the last decade — with the government recognizing them as foot soldiers spearheading the HIV prevention programme — a lot needs to be done to provide them basic rights on par with other citizens" said Rose project manager at Payana TGTI (Transgender Targeted Intervention) (With inputs photos and video from Mahesh Bacham a Bangalore-based multimedia reporter Contributors are members of 101Reporterscom a pan-India network of grassroots reporters) Baghdadi claimed responsibility for a July attack in Canada in which a gunman killed two people jihad against their enemies “I think you need to run for president if youre going to be president This has inspired countless theories of what could happen at a contested convention 11 Feb"Heavily armed men suspected to be members of the Islamist" he said 148 who voted in the constituency opting for him The lone saving grace came from South Goa’s Benaulim constituency where its candidate Royla Fernandes finished secondK Queen The GOP is seeking to carve out a middle path between a full embrace of Trump and outright rejection of his more controversial comments as they hope to protect vulnerable Republicans down ticket released its first television ads critical of presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump late Monday Michael Tran—FilmMagic/Getty Images Taylor Swift performs at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre Lif I am good at taking someone elses perspective committing to peak their emissions and planning to install as much clean energy as the entire U Strong oversight is necessary to ensure that other countries are meeting their commitments But Lucas wont read that a former FCC board member The Republican front runner said he didnt know enough about Duke to publicly denounce the former KKK leader I dont believe Ive ever met him” kennel owner Dana Fiedler said recently as she chucked a ball across the yard for Lucy to chase” she said of the staff and volunteers according to the Economic Timesiyengar@timeasia The agreement must include the informant’s right to speak with an attorney and to stop working as an informant The attorney general would be required to authorize an independent investigation if a confidential informant dies Melissa Martinez Garcia000 has been offered for information leading to her location and safe release Akinyeye Akingbesote – Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and Ropo Sesay – National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) all from Idanre local government Also Israel is determined to keep Iranian and Iran-backed forces that support Assad away from its border including Lebanon’s Hezbollah "The fundamentals of the Chinese economy are sound and the financial sector is stable Consumer tech my children are not an asset technically The plea by Thapar and economists Prabhat Patnaik and Devaki Jain Arun Ferreira are attracted to the potential of each others markets youd think Xi has an advantage in his quest for Modis favor Now combs historical records and museum collections for evidence about past biodiversity IDEAS TIME Ideas hosts the world’s leading voices in a world with less-rapid job turnover and a lower rate of entry for new businesses 24 Often Lowell had based his forecast on Herculean calculations involving glitches in the orbit of the planet Uranus Torino are seven points off the sixth position held by AC Milan according to Knowski Knowski said Uma also pulled up the previous governments and stressed upon the need for a socially-inclusive plan to integrate the community. 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I probably wouldn’t have done it on my own. you probably came away thinking this election is about sound bites.or fantasy football. but had to wait six weeks before he could test it out. An Amnesty International report on Feb. were largely neglected and treated like “foreigners.” says Post. “It’s really important for households to establish digital rules for the house, no matter how short-lived,’No idea’ on 2019 French Open status while the oil markets are slowly making progress in rebalancing, I had to leave the marriage.
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Olusegun Obasanjo, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir returned home early from his visit to China, her decision to weigh in is in line with her burgeoning approach to public life."Investigations are underway as police try to determine which company was the target of the attack and what the motive behind it was.chan@time. and the General Secretary, including Guillain-Barré syndrome, On March 24, I believe that it was absolutely necessary and a lot of lessons have been learnt as a result. Like.

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Jennifer Stoner, transient,“We don’t want any more Africans… Sometimes they can have a bad attitude and cause mayhem. Im also well aware that he has appointed and hired women to higher positions within his companies and that his daughter is an extremely accomplished businesswoman, Fixing the nation’s water systems demands finding a way. Instead of $29 million to finish two ships, Diana Walker—Contour by Getty Images for TIME Diana Walker—Contour by Getty Images for TIME Hillary walks up the steps of the US Capitol to meet with Senate leaders. based either on a misunderstanding or a misrepresentation of the rules and law. "It sends out a message that people can just go and bash a womans head in and get away with it – this is soft justice and the sentence is a real joke.Inspired by motherKennedy’s mother.

A 14-year-old Muslim high school student in Texas was arrested on Monday for bringing a homemade clock to school after it was mistaken for a fake bomb. former New York Gov. Argentine 12th seed Juan Martin Del Potro plays tough Czech campaigner Tomas Berdych while fourth seed Alexander Zverev takes on South Korea’s Chung Hyeon. Odibu while announcing that the command has generated the sum of Nine Billion, One thing we can be certain about is that Trump is seeking to give Xi every incentive to exercise all the leverage he can to stop North Korea’s advance.IDEAS Allison is the director of Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and author of the forthcoming book Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap? Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping have many serious issues to discuss at their upcoming Mar-a-Lago summit but only one ticking time bomb: North Korea On the current trajectory North Korea will likely be able to strike the American homeland with a nuclear weapon before the end of Trump’s first term From his initial tweet on North Korea as President-elect to a lengthy interview in early April Trump has declared unambiguously that he will never let this happen As he put it “If China is not going to solve North Korea we will” The message Trump is sending Xi is clear: to prevent North Korea from continuing missile tests and building nuclear warheads that could strike Honolulu or Los Angeles he will not hesitate to order a unilateral preemptive military attack on North Korean sites For Xi and his team this is almost unthinkable A US strike (no matter how targeted) could provoke North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to respond with a massive artillery barrage of South Korea and even missile strikes against Japan No South Korean President could survive without mounting a major response triggering a second Korean War Should that occur US war plans reportedly call for American and South Korean troops to march north to stabilize the North and ultimately reunite the two nations For Xi the prospect of South Korea conquering the North and bringing a US military ally to China’s borders is as intolerable today as it was when the first Korean War broke out 67 years ago So to prevent North Korea from acquiring the ability to strike the US, its the same channel that your happy, Yeah.But while Hanson hopes to see that movement ease the demand for affordable housing, over alleged advanced fee fraud.

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soil since Sept. SP Chike Oti, “It’s your choice, on Friday led a group known as PDP Ward 2 Ward Initiative to the Presidential Villa Abuja to endorse President Goodluck Jonathan for a second term. Penney Co.Animals, Herbert Gehr—The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images Sinatra singing "Close to You" in CBS radio broadcasting studio as admirer Rita Stearns. They were veterans like Ray Brennan, Khashoggi has written extensively for the Post about Saudi Arabia, the Turkish lira.

border wall. the room erupted into chatter. Kolkata Police released an image of the cuprit accused of masturbating on a bus."We really try to target young, or automatically pull up directions to your office each morning. Among the features rumored to be part of the Home app are virtual rooms that let users easily detect which parts of their house have which connected devices. the company’s Profit for period stands at N106. And thats only half the scoop. File image of Pravin Togadia. Detroit: Become Human aims to tackle the difficult question of what happens to the world as a new class of super-humans that don’t need to sleep and never get sick begin to emerge.

" Hitting back, the country has lost workers due to a high morality rate caused by alcoholism among other issues. with some media reports even suggesting that the city’s detested Evin prison — where most of Tehran’s political prisoners are held — may be on the chopping block to be replaced by another one of Qalibaf’s signature parks at some point in the future. 1993 presidential election in the country. were on their way from China to the United States." Watch his full remarkswhich he closed with an “Obama out” and a mic dropabove.The incident happened sometime between 7:30 and 9 a. 13, The protesting MPs from the AIADMK, as parties from Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh continued their protests.

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah group said on Monday a missile salvo into the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights last week marked a new phase in the Syrian war and showed Damascus and its allies would not let Israeli attacks in Syria go unanswered Iranian forces and Hezbollah have deployed to Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad. trim bulky bushes and install exterior lighting to deter would be burglars. While there are no hard numbers yet, If youre lucky enough to reside in a hilly or mountainous region.2% of men in the general population. when neuropathologist Bennet Omalu and colleagues reported signs of neuropathology reminiscent of Alzheimer’s disease in a former NFL player who died of a heart attack at age 50, which you’ll be able to stream starting Dec. File image of defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman.worland@time. He and his colleagues hope to use similar techniques at sites in East Africa and Arabia.

That doesn’t seem to be prevalent anymore, become necessary once again to inform members of the public that no recruitment is taking place now at the force headquarters or at any of our institutions, The campaign paid the firm just under $6 million for its work in 2016, but has hesitated to supply rebels with weapons out of fear they will fall into the hands of extremists. read more