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first_imgA fake currency racket having its roots in Odisha’s Berhampur was busted by Bhubaneswar commissionerate of police on Sunday. Five persons were arrested and fake Indian currency notes of ₹2,000, ₹500, ₹200 and ₹50 denominations amounting to ₹4.65 lakh were seized from them.The arrested persons include the masterminds of the racket, Rameswar Moharana (43) and K. Ramesh (56), both hailing from Berhampur, and their associates from Khurda district — Pranam Bhoi (22), Dilip Bhoi (19) and Sarat Sahu (32).The associates revealed that the manufacturing unit was at Palur Bunglow Street in Berhampur.last_img read more

first_imgPolice have arrested three of the five accused in the Alwar gang-rape case of April 26, which has caused widespread outrage in Rajasthan because of video-recording of the crime and the release of footage on social media. The State government shunted out Alwar Superintendent of Police Rajiv Pachar late on Tuesday night following allegations of “failure to take prompt action in the matter”. The Station House Officer of Thanagazi police station, Sardar Singh, was also suspended and four policemen were sent to the Police Lines as a disciplinary action.Those arrested were identified as Indraraj Gujjar, Ashok and Mukesh, while two of the accused were absconding. Inspector General of Police (Jaipur Range) S. Sengathir said here on Wednesday that Mukesh, additionally charged under the Information Technology Act, had recorded the crime and uploaded the videos on social media.Mr. Sengathir said 14 police teams had spread out to different areas and launched the hunt for the remaining accused. The victim – a Dalit woman – was allegedly raped in front of her husband after the couple was waylaid on the Thanagazi-Alwar bypass road and dragged to a deserted area.The State government has released an interim relief of ₹4.12 lakh for the victim under the provisions of the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989. The first information report in connection with the crime was also registered on May 2 under the SC/ST Act and Section 376-D (gang rape) of Indian Penal Code.Protests erupted in Thanagazi on Wednesday as residents blocked the Alwar-Jaipur State highway demanding immediate arrest of all the accused. In Jaipur, BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Kiroril Lal Meena led a protest march to the Chief Minister’s residence. Police stopped the march at the Civil Lines railway crossing.BJP State president Madan Lal Saini alleged that the Alwar police had “deliberately delayed” action because of the May 6 polling for the Lok Sabha election.last_img read more

first_img× SHARE Sunrisers Hyderabad fast bowler Ashish Nehra has been ruled out of the rest of the Indian Premier League T20 tournament, head coach Tom Moody said here today. “Ashish Nehra won’t be fit for the remainder of the tournament,” he told media in an interaction on the eve of the IPL eliminator clash between Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders at Chinnaswamy stadium here.The veteran India pacer was forced off the field with a hamstring strain in a league match against Rising Pune Supergiant on May 6.Nehra’s absence will be a sizable blow to the side, considering the devastating form the opening batsmen Chris Lynn and Sunil Narine are in.The veteran bowler has been injury-prone. He has featured in only 8 of the 17 fixtures last season, while this season he has played 6 out of 14.However, Hyderabad has found a champion bowler in Mohammad Siraj, who made his impression by picking up four wickets in their must-win match against Gujarat Lions to qualify for playoffs.On Yuvraj Singh’s fitness, Moody said the left-handed Punjab batsman will be undergoing fitness test in the evening. “Yuvraj will be undergoing a fitness test this evening. We will be giving him obviously the opportunity to prove his fitness,” he said.Yuvraj, who had scored 243 runs in 11 games this IPL, had sustained an injury in his fingers against Mumbai Indians and missed the crucial game against Gujarat.The BCCI and the Indian team management would not like to miss the services of Yuvraj for Champions trophy, scheduled for a kickstart on June 1. May 16, 2017 COMMENT COMMENTS The veteran India pacer was forced off the field with a hamstring strain in a league match Published on Sunrisers Hyderabad fast bowler Ashish Nehra. File Photo   –  The Hindu cricket Sunrisers Hyderabad fast bowler Ashish Nehra. File Photo   –  The Hindu IPL 2017 SHARE SHARE EMAILlast_img read more

first_imgTata Motors has shortlisted three names, one out of which will be the new name given to its latest hatchback, the Zica. Tata Motors wants to change the name of the car due to its resemblance with the ‘Zika’ virus.The three names shortlisted by Tata Motors are – Adore (Uh-dohr), Civet (Siv -it) and Tiago (T ee – ah -g oh). These names were suggested in the Fantastico name hunt contest that was run for three days on social media channels.The Fantastico name hunt contest saw engagement of 48 million users in the contest and roughly 37,000 names were suggested. Once again the company has ask the people to choose between the three names and you can do so on their website.The Zica will be powered by the new 1.2-litre Revotron and 1.05-litre Revotorq engines developed by Tata Motors. The car also features Tata’s new IMPACT design language and it sports a prominent shoulder line all the way to the tail lamp.The Zica will be offered with a five-speed manual transmission.last_img read more

first_imgMumbai, Jun 5 (PTI) Boosted by the availability of star striker Sunil Chhetri after his timely recovery from a hamstring injury, hosts India go into the football friendly against lower-ranked Nepal here tomorrow with their confidence high and as the favourites.The international friendly is to be played at the Football Arena in Andheri Sports Complex where Indias dramatic ascension to no. 100 in the FIFA rankings commenced last September with a 4-0 rout of Puerto Rico.The Indian squad has been sweating it out at the same venue for three weeks now with only the players from Bengaluru FC and Mohun Bagan missing for the major part due to their club commitments.With them joining the camp a few days ahead of the friendly against Nepal, which is being used as the tune-up for Indias vital AFC Asian Cup Group A qualifier against Kyrgyzstan next week, national head coach Stephen Constantine would be keen to put his best team on the park and make them jell again as a combination.The players had dispersed to fulfil their respective club commitments after notching up a memorable 1-0 win over Myanmar in the AFC Asian Cup group opener in March end and the main aim will be to reunite in a proper way for the June 13 game against Kyrgyzstan at Bengaluru.”The mood in the team is great. We are all excited to be representing the country again after the long season. The Nepal game is important so that we are set up before the game against Kyrgyzstan,” key midfielder Eugeneson Lyngdoh told reporters on Saturday.advertisement”Its the right preparation (for the game against Kyrgyzstan at Bengaluru) as playing against any team will help us to jell as a team. We are coming back after so many months and its important to get our system right before playing against Kyrgyzstan,” Lyngdoh added.The team will obviously miss the services of winger Udanta Singh, who has picked up a serious hamstring injury and is out of this game as well as the more important one against the Kyrgyz Republic.It was Udanta who had laid the perfect pass for Chhetri to bulge the net in the dying moments of the game against Myanmar in Yangoon on March 28.Coming to the India-Nepal football rivalry, the hosts have not lost to their north-eastern neighbours for 18 years, their last defeat – a 0-4 rout – happening in the 1999 SAF Games.After that reversal, the two South Asian neighbours have met on nine occasions and India has come out trumps on all but two of these encounters which were goalless draws.Their last contest was in the South Asian Football Federation championship in December 2015 and India had emerged 4-1 victors. PTI SSR GKlast_img read more

first_img6th Race: The V.S.Dhanasekar Cup 1000 M6th Race: The V.S.Dhanasekar Cup 1000 MZinfandelle (Mr.C.R.Bala Kumar,Mr.V.Sathish Kumar,Mrs.Yasmeen Akbar) 55 C.Umesh, First.Odalis 61.5 P.M.Bopanna, Second.Fast Car 58 R.Vaibhav, Third.Via Amoris 61.5 Md.Farhan Alam, Fourth. Not Run Referent rest of all ranWon by: 2L 1-1/4L Long NeckTime : One min 15.09 secsTote : Rs.11 for win and Rs.13 Rs.9 and Rs. 8 forplacesWinner trained by: Fazal-Ul-RehmanFavourite: Fast CarSHP: Rs.31Quinella: Rs.439Forecast: Rs.282Tanala: Rs.529 on 13 tickets.(MORE)PTI COR RC RBSlast_img read more

first_imgShikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli have known each other for years, and the duo caught up off the field at the Indian captain’s Delhi reception on Thursday.Kohli tied the knot with Anushka Sharma in a rather intimate affair on December 11 in Tuscany, Italy.After a wedding and exotic honeymoon that had less than 50 guests, Kohli hosted a grand reception in Delhi for all his friends and family who could not attend in Italy. (Virushka Reception Pictures)Kohli is set to throw another reception party in Mumbai on December 26, where all his Indian teammates are slated to be in attendance. Though most of the Indian cricketers will make their presence felt in Mumbai, Shikhar Dhawan made it to the Delhi reception along with his wife and kids.As the Indian captain celebrated his marriage, Dhawan showed the world his dancing skills were as good as his abilities to clear the rope with panache.Heartiest congratulations @imVkohli & @AnushkaSharma! pic.twitter.com/Qmbn5vdCtU- Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) December 21, 2017He took to Twitter to wish the newly wed couple on Saturday.He wrote: “Welcome to this side of the bridge bro! We have one more topic to discuss off the field. Many congratulations to the couple!”Welcome to this side of the bridge bro! �?���?�� we have one more topic to discuss off the field�??? Many congratulations to the couple! @AnushkaSharma @imVkohli pic.twitter.com/qDlCHfNyaH- Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) December 23, 2017Kohli is today the Indian captain and Dhawan happens to be one of his trusted lieutenants as India seek world domination. The 29-year-old India skipper is often in awe of Dhawan’s aggressive strokeplay and the two have shared several key partnerships in the middle.advertisement Several photos and videos from the star-studded reception went viral last evening but some of the most enduring moments were created by Kohli and Dhawan. The two danced, laughed and made merry, days before the team’s departure for a gruelling tour of South Africa.Five years ago, when Dhawan tied the knot with Ayesha, Kohli was one of many cricketers to attend the wedding celebrations.last_img read more

first_img Continue Reading Previous Arduino and MathWorks team up to offer students new Arduino Engineering KitNext TRINAMIC: smart stepper motor drivers enable rapid application development Moxa has launched a new Remote Connect Suite that provides an easier and more secure way to connect to remote machines and equipment for the performance of critical troubleshooting, maintenance, data acquisition, and device management, resulting in faster and smarter support.Designed for Industrial IoT environments, the Moxa Remote Connect (MRC) is a remote connection management platform that includes server and client software along with a hardware gateway to seamlessly bridge the gap between field devices, engineers, and application servers for greater visability and support. Hosted on Amazon EC2, MRC connects Ethernet-based edge devices to the server portal with the security needed in today’s networks. Client software connects the engineer’s laptop to the server portal so that they can manage all devices in realtime through a HTTPS web console.The MRC Auto Configuration function makes installation “plug-and-play” simple with no need for extensive IT knowledge and no requirement to configure VPNs, perform complex firewall settings or reconfigure IP Addresses. MRC provides Smart IP Mapping to avoid IP conflicts and is firewall friendly to comply with existing IT security policies, allowing companies that need secure remote access to minimize the amount of time and effort spent on deployment.MRC is equipped with security features including end-to-end encryption to prevent man-in-the-middle attacks. The Smart Protection function includes an embedded firewall that permits remote access under whitelist control without disrupting local networks. In order to provide an on-demand maintenance service, access to machines is fully controlled by machine operators.MRC is supporting a variety of connections including 1-to-1, multiple-to-multiple, and site-to-site. It empowers companies to remotely manage numerous machines and users at different locations, which makes it an ideal solution as businesses scale to satisfy growing demand.Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Tools & Software last_img read more

first_imgPremier League Premier League Team of the Week: Man City & Spurs stars lead the way Last updated 2 years ago 04:15 11/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(4) Gabriel Jesus Manchester City 2017 Getty Images Premier League Manchester City Arsenal Manchester United Liverpool Huddersfield Town West Bromwich Albion Chelsea Watford Southampton Tottenham Hotspur Burnley Stoke City Everton Newcastle United Leicester City Brighton & Hove Albion AFC Bournemouth Crystal Palace West Ham United Swansea City Pep Guardiola and Mauricio Pochettino’s sides got the better of Merseyside opposition, and a number of their players were on top form LUKASZ FABIANSKI | SWANSEA CITYLukasz Fabianski Swansea CityDespite suffering defeat to Newcastle, no goalkeeper made more than the seven saves pulled off by the Poland international over the weekend.KIERAN TRIPPIER | TOTTENHAMKieran Trippier Tottenham Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing The full-back laid on Harry Kane’s first goal of the season and completed more passes in the opposition’s half (36) than any player on the pitch during Saturday’s clash with Everton.JOHN STONES | MANCHESTER CITYJohn Stones Manchester CityThe England international completed 98 passes against Liverpool as his return to the side coincided with City keeping their first clean sheet since the opening day of the season.CHRISTIAN KABASELE | WATFORDChristian Kabasele WatfordThe Belgian won all six duels he was involved in as the Hornets kept their third successive Premier League clean sheet during their win over Southampton.BEN DAVIES | TOTTENHAMBen Davies TottenhamDavies created four chances against Everton — the most of any defender across the weekend. He leads the way in that regard for the season with 13 opportunities laid on for team-mates, seven more than any other defender.KEVIN DE BRUYNE | MANCHESTER CITYKevin De Bruyne Manchester CityLaid on two assists against Liverpool in a virtuoso performance — this was the seventh instance of him creating at least two goals in a match since his arrival in the Premier League.N’GOLO KANTE | CHELSEAN'Golo Kante ChelseaAs well as finding the net against his former side, Kante had more touches (81) and completed more interceptions (4) against Leicester than any other player.CHRISTIAN ERIKSEN | TOTTENHAMChristian Eriksen TottenhamAfter his goal against Everton, the former Ajax midfielder is now the joint-highest scoring Dane in Premier League history with 32 goals (level with Nicklas Bendtner).PASCAL GROSS | BRIGHTONPascal Gross BrightonThe summer signing had a hand in each of the Seagulls’ first three Premier League goals, scoring two and laying on the third for Tomer Hemed.GABRIEL JESUS | MANCHESTER CITYGabriel Jesus Manchester CityJesus’ two goals against Liverpool now mean he has been directly involved in 14 goals in his 12 Premier League starts since arriving at City in January.HARRY KANE | TOTTENHAMHarry Kane TottenhamWith August now over, Kane’s opening goal against Everton came from his 25th effort on goal of the season — his second longest such run in the Premier League. Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img read more

first_imgBorussia Dortmund star Mario Gotze has played down reports linking him to a move to Arsenal, as he looks forward to renewing his contract with his boyhood club. Gotze, 27, has been tipped for stardom since his teens and at just 22 scored the winning goal to crown Germany 2014 World Cup champions ahead of final opponents Argentina. Since then, however, he has struggled to follow through on that potential, cutting short a three-year stay at Bayern Munich in 2016 in favour of returning to his old club after failing to establish himself at the Allianz Arena.  Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Last season also started poorly for the forward, who has had to fight injury and illness problems since coming back to Dortmund, but he found his feet towards the end of the campaign and was an important part of the team that took Bayern to the final day in the battle for the Bundesliga title. And while Arsenal are one of the teams said to be interested in his services, Gotze is paying little heed to the rumours. “I always hear these rumours, they come up every year,” he explained to Goal and DAZN.”Everyone has their value and the club has to decide who fits where”.With just one year left to run on his current deal, Dortmund are keen to discuss an extension with Gotze. “Our objective is for Mario to stay with us. He has developed very positively in the last few weeks,” BVB CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke told Bild in May.Sporting director Michael Zorc recently added to the same publication: “At the start of the season we will sit down together. We have good communication with Mario’s father and representatives.””I have a year on my contract and I am comfortable in the Bundesliga,” Gotze explained when asked about a possible renewal.”I am very relaxed, I wanted to play a reasonable season, contributing with my performances and focusing on myself was important for me.”last_img read more

first_img India Today Web Desk RanchiMarch 7, 2019UPDATED: March 7, 2019 17:21 IST The Indian cricket team at MS Dhoni’s house in Ranchi (Photo tweeted by @yuzi_chahal)HIGHLIGHTSMS Dhoni and Sakshi Dhoni on Wednesday hosted Team India for dinner in Ranchi ahead of the third ODI vs AustraliaLeg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal took to Twitter to thank Dhoni for hosting the Indian teamIndia lead the five-match ODI series 2-0 after victories in Hyderabad and NagpurMS Dhoni and Sakshi Dhoni on Wednesday hosted Team India for dinner at his home in Ranchi ahead of the third one day international against Australia on Friday. India lead the five-match series 2-0 after victories in Hyderabad and Nagpur.Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal took to Twitter to thank Dhoni for hosting the Indian team.”Thank you for last night @msdhoni bhai and @SaakshiSRawat bhabhi,” Chahal tweeted.Thank you for last night @msdhoni bhai and @SaakshiSRawat bhabhi pic.twitter.com/80BOroVvzeYuzvendra Chahal (@yuzi_chahal) 7 March 2019Dhoni has played a total of three ODIs at the JSCA International Stadium in Ranchi, in which India have won one, lost one and rain washed the third match. Dhoni has batted only twice in Ranchi in which he has scored 10 not out (vs England on October 23 of 2013) and 11 (vs New Zealand on October 26 of 2016). In terms of wicket-keeping on his home turf, Dhoni has three catches and a stumping in Ranchi.Dhoni has already collected 301 runs from just eight matches at a staggering average of 100.33 in the ongoing season ahead of the 2019 ICC World Cup. Overall, Dhoni has played 340 ODIs and scored more than 10,000 runs at an average of just under 51.advertisementWho could hit the longest SIX? Here’s a look at #TeamIndia’s fun SIXES challenge at the nets during training in Ranchi #INDvAUS @Paytm pic.twitter.com/syd7YSa3Wu BCCI (@BCCI) March 7, 2019Dhoni also recently joined the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid in an elite list of Indian batsmen to have scored over 13000 runs in List A cricket.In the 1st ODI, Dhoni had also become the most prolific six-hitter for India in one-day internationals as he hit his 216th ODI six to overtake Rohit Sharma.Meanwhile, a humble Dhoni has also declined to inaugurate the pavilion named after him at the Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) Stadium.Just like the Sunil Gavaskar stand at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai or the Virender Sehwag gate at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi, the swanky JSCA stadium will have its very own ‘Mahendra Singh Dhoni Pavilion’.Ranchi braces itself for the 3rd ODI between #TeamIndia and Australia #INDvAUS @Paytm pic.twitter.com/58oTPxLYlFBCCI (@BCCI) March 7, 2019″At the AGM last year, the decision was taken that the North Block stand that comprises media enclosure as well as VIP boxes would be named after Dhoni,” Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) secretary Debashis Chakraborty told PTI on Wednesday.However, Dhoni didn’t agree to inaugurate the stand, said Chakraborty.”We requested him but he said ‘Dada apne hi ghar mein kya inaugurate karna.’ (What’s there to inaugurate in my own house). He is still so humble and down to earth, Chakraborty said.Also Read | Finisher MS Dhoni best suited in lower middle order, says Suresh RainaAlso Read | Your future is as bright as your faith: Ravi Shastri after India’s 500th ODI winAlso Read | Why Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni are in love with Team India’s latest jerseyFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byJepher Nickels Tags :Follow MS DhoniFollow Sakshi DhoniFollow Yuzvendra ChahalFollow Virat Kohli MS Dhoni hosts Team India for dinner at Ranchi home: Thank you bhai, says ChahalIndia vs Australia ODI series: MS Dhoni and Sakshi Dhoni on Wednesday hosted Team India for dinner at his home in Ranchi ahead of the third one day international against Australia on Friday. Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal took to Twitter to thank Dhoni for hosting the Indian team.advertisementlast_img read more

first_imgJerusalem: Israel began voting in its second election in five months Tuesday that will decide whether to extend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s term as the country’s longest-serving prime minister despite corruption allegations against him. Polls opened at 7:00 am (0400 GMT) and were due to close in most areas at 10:00 pm. At one Jerusalem polling station, a trickle of voters arrived to cast ballots just after opening time. The stakes could not be much higher for the 69-year-old right-wing leader who, as in April polls, faces a strong challenge from ex-military chief Benny Gantz and his centrist Blue and White alliance. Also Read – Saudi Crown Prince ‘snubbed’ Pak PM, recalled jet from US Ex-defence minister Avigdor Lieberman, Netanyahu’s former right-hand man turned rival, could play a kingmaker role with his campaign to “make Israel normal again.” Some 6.4 million people are eligible to cast ballots. The first exit surveys will be released just after polls close, while official results are not expected until Wednesday. Opinion polls have indicated another tight race, showing Netanyahu’s Likud and Blue and White winning around 32 seats each in the 120-seat parliament. Also Read – Record number of 35 candidates in fray for SL Presidential polls Both Netanyahu and Gantz paid a last-minute visit Monday night to Jerusalem’s Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews are allowed to pray. Netanyahu enters the election after having suffered one of the biggest defeats of his political career following the April vote. His Likud along with its right-wing and religious allies won a majority of seats, leading Israeli President Reuven Rivlin to task the premier with forming a new government. But following weeks of discussions, Netanyahu failed, leading him to opt for an unprecedented second election rather than risk having Rivlin choose someone else. The danger for Netanyahu extends beyond remaining prime minister, a post he has held for a total of more than 13 years. If he wins, many believe he will seek to have parliament grant him immunity from prosecution while facing the possibility of a corruption indictment in the weeks ahead. Israel’s attorney general has said he intends to indict Netanyahu for fraud, bribery and breach of trust pending a hearing expected only days after the election in early October. A final decision would come later. Netanyahu would not be required to step down if indicted, only if convicted with all appeals exhausted. Recognising the stakes, Netanyahu spent the final days of the campaign seeking to appeal to right-wing nationalists — key to his re-election bid — and to boost turnout among his base. Those efforts have included a controversial pledge to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank, a third of the territory. He has issued unfounded warnings that the vote could be stolen by fraud in Arab communities, leading critics to accuse him of racism. But Netanyahu has also highlighted the country’s growing economy and his relationships with world leaders such as US President Donald Trump. He has tried to label his main opponents “weak” and “leftist” despite their security credentials. “This is the choice that is open to you: their left-wing government or a strong right-wing government led by me,” he said Monday. Gantz has campaigned by presenting himself as an honourable alternative. He has repeatedly spoken of Netanyahu’s willingness to form a coalition with far-right parties that could help him seek immunity. Gantz says his alliance, which includes three former military chiefs of staff, wants a unity government that the vast majority of Israelis would support.last_img read more

first_imgInFocusThe raising of Nazi and Confederate flags in a yard in small town Saskatchewan raised  the ire of a First Nations man who drove to the town to take them down and burn them live on social media last weekend.While more than 30,000 people have viewed the video that inspired a hashtag in support of the flag-burner, it also re-ignited racial tensions in a province that sees flare-ups too often.“Its always been there, its always below the surface,” said Coun. Fabian Ironeagle of the Pasqua First Nation, surrounded by Saskatchewan’s grain belt.“Everything we do, where ever we go, there are certain situations we’re put in as a First Nations person where you can actually feel it sometimes, where people don’t like you.”(The Nazi flag flying in Saskatchewan)Eleanore Sunchild is a Cree lawyer from Thunderchild First Nation in the central part of the province.She said traveling elsewhere in Canada feels much different than living as a First Nations person in her home province.Just three years ago, Colten Boushie, a young Cree man, was shot dead by a farmer for trespassing on his property near Biggar.The farmer, Gerald Stanley, walked free.“There are parts of Saskatchewan where you don’t go,” Sunchild said. “And a lot of those areas are the rural areas, just because its not safe, especially in the wake of what happened to Colten.“It gave people a permission to be more open with their racism,  and they are, as you by this display of the Nazi flag.”Kamao Cappo of the Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation agrees the racial tensions are more openly displayed“(After Stanley’s acquittal) it become more obvious and people feel they have more permission to do what they like,” said Cappo, who filmed himself being thrown out  of a Canadian Tire store in Regina in 2017, after being racially profiled as a thief. He was in the store buying a chainsaw.Sunchild said there are allies in the province but they’re too few and too quiet.“Maybe they feel ‘it’s not my fight’ so I’ll stay silent but how will it change if we’re all silent,” Sunchild said.Meanwhile the flag burner, Caleb Pelletier, 21, told APTN InFocus he stands by his decision to take action when the town and the police, refused to.“I’d rather stand up than shut up,” Pelletier said.infocus@aptn.calast_img read more

OTTAWA — A mandatory review of the country’s largest seniors benefit program is predicting all-time highs in spending over the coming years with waves of baby boomer retirements — spending levels that could have been even higher if not for changes to the public pension program.The report is the first glimpse into how the CPP expansion, phased in over the next 40 years, will affect old age security.The country’s chief actuary writes in his report that program spending is projected to hit about $247 billion by 2060, an almost five-fold increase from planned spending this year, as more Canadians hit retirement and live longer, meaning more beneficiaries drawing payments for longer periods of time.The projected increase is expected to be cushioned by ongoing economic growth.Over the same projection period, Canada Pension Plan benefits will increase.The extra money to be doled out through CPP, funded by an increase in employee and employer premiums, is expected to reduce the number of low-income seniors — meaning $3 billion less in spending on the guaranteed income supplement in 2060 — and reduce overall spending on old age security benefits, which are scaled back as incomes rise.Paul Kershaw, an associate professor in the school of population and public health at the University of British Columbia, said the report shows that the country is expecting younger adults to rely less on old age security down the road by paying more into CPP, while simultaneously asking them to pay for increases in spending for today’s aging population, noting they are often parents and grandparents.“Younger generations will (hopefully) gladly do this. But they will be much happier doing so if their aging parents and grandparents contribute to an honest conversation about the fact that today’s aging population didn’t prepay for OAS like they did for their CPP, and that this is having substantial implications for the public resources that are available to spend on all age groups — including their kids and grandchildren,” Kershaw, the founder of the group “Generation Squeeze,” which seeks to engage young people in politics, said an email.The most recent census figures showed the ranks of seniors grew by the fastest rate in 70 years, with Statistics Canada projecting there could be 12 million seniors by 2061. Declining birth rates mean that without increases in immigration levels, there will be fewer younger workers to replace coming waves of retirees.The previous Conservative government raised the age of eligibility for old age security by two years to 67 from 65 to save on costs and prod people to work longer. The Liberals reversed the decision in their first budget, but have stuck by the need to keep older Canadians in the workforce longer.A spokesman for Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos said the Liberals knew reversing the age of eligibility back to 65 would have an impact on program cost, but noted that the parliamentary budget watchdog has reported that spending is sustainable in the long-term.“Without the changes proposed in Budget 2016, the most vulnerable Canadian seniors would have lost up to $13,000 per year,” Mathieu Filion said.“We think that it was the best decision to take for our seniors.”A February presentation to a group of deputy ministers said that if the retirement age stays fixed at 65, and life expectancy increases, there will be relatively more people claiming pension benefits for longer, and fewer people working and paying income taxes.“Younger generations may be required to pay higher taxes to compensate for higher spending commitments and lower tax revenue,” one slide reads.“This could create disincentives to work and for firms to invest, and in turn lead to a fall in growth and productivity.” read more

Today, SMMT released figures for November pre-registrations in the UK new car market. The data shows the number of cars disposed of by vehicle manufacturers in November 2016 that were defined as pre-registrations.CLICK HERE: Download the November 2016 release.Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)

Radicalised Remainers are now attacking old men in Aldershot. A very popular man with the local community, many are very angry about this. Thoroughly disgusting. The politics of the mob. pic.twitter.com/7JiZhowvrB— (((Dominic Farrell))) (@DominicFarrell) May 23, 2019 But his personal story also belies any stereotype of a ‘Brexit bigot’. Born in Canada he migrated to Britain as a young man and married a Jamaican woman of Chinese descent. Nigel Farage was attacked in Newcastle 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. “He walked up to me, took a look at my Brexit Party rosette and gave me the finger. I started laughing and he began hurling abuse at me. I couldn’t make out what he was saying, but I suppose it must have been political,” he said.“I carried on laughing and he walked off, then came back 10 minutes later, rushed up to me and threw the milkshake which he must have bought nearby all over me. Again I just burst out laughing and he ran away, shouting more abuse.” “I’m not anti-migrant. I am one and I never want to leave the UK,” he said. “But we can’t take in everybody. It’s as simple as that.”As he spoke passers by continued to come up to him, proffering new shirts, and even trousers. Lucy Youd, 24, a local resident, said: “It’s no way to treat someone who served in the military. And I bet the person who threw it won’t even vote.“I just wanted to buy him a new shirt for his troubles. This isn’t about who you support. I voted Tory. This is about respect for people.”It comes after a spate of incidents in recent weeks in which candidates campaigning in the European Elections have been targeted by protestors throwing milkshakes.Earlier this week a 32-year-old man from Newcastle was charged with common assault and criminal damage after throwing a salted caramel milkshake over Brexit Party leader, Nigel Farage, as he campaigned in the city.A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said: “We received a report at 10.06am from a third party about an assault on a man in his 80s at North Lane, Aldershot.“We are investigating the incident and are trying to make contact with the victim.” Mr MacNaughton, 81, said that although there were few people around at the time of the attack locals had been quick to offer their support, including a Labour councillor for the area who described it as “outrageous”.He added: “It was a shallow, silly thing to do. I think he was copying that fella who threw milkshake over Nigel Farage. It’s appallingly un-British and it just shouldn’t happen.”The old soldier, who has also published two novels on a military theme – They Stood in the Door and They Stayed a Soldier – said he supported the Brexit Party because of his fears over the prospect of ever-closer European union, particularly the possible creation of a European army, and the EU’s lack of financial transparency. A retired army veteran and Brexit Party supporter refused to abandon his post outside a polling station after he was attacked with a milkshake.Don MacNaughton, 81, who served with the Paras for 22-years was covered in the strawberry drink by a “yob” who spotted his Brexit Party rosette.But the former soldier, who served in hot-spots all around the world, laughed off the attack saying strawberry was his favourite flavour.Widower, Mr MacNaughton, who had been campaigning for Nigel Farage’s party in his hometown of Aldershot, also refused to go home and change his soiled clothing following the incident on Thursday morning.He told the Telegraph: “I’m not going anywhere and I’m not going to change out of these clothes, even though lots of people have offered me clean shirts. These are my war wounds and I’m keeping them on. And I’ll be here till the polling station shuts. It’s my duty.”“It was a strawberry milkshake, my favourite flavour,” he said, adding that he would not be pressing charges should the thug who targeted him be caught. “The police took a statement and searched the bins to find the milkshake carton, they did a grand job. It’s an assault, but I won’t be taking it further. His punishment is to have his silly actions plastered all over the place by the media.” Mr MacNaughton, who joined the Parachute Regiment in 1960 and went on to serve in Cyprus, Berlin and Northern Ireland during the worst years of  the Troubles, as well as being a member of the Red Devils display team, described how the assailant struck shortly after the polling station opened at 7am. Nigel Farage was attacked in Newcastle read more

David Duckenfield, the police officer who was in charge during the Hillsborough disaster, will face a retrial over the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool fans, it has been announced.Judge Sir Peter Openshaw  revealed the ruling during a hearing at Preston Crown Court after a jury failed to reach a verdict following a ten week trial earlier this year.The new trial is due to start on October 7.Around ten family members were in court to hear the ruling which followed a legal hearing on Monday.The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) sought a retrial after a jury was discharged in April.The application to bring a retrial was resisted by lawyers for the 74-year-old retired chief superintendent.The judge said: “I authorise a retrial of defendant David Duckenfield.”Ninety-six men, women and children died in the crush on the Leppings Lane terrace at the FA Cup semi-final on April 15 1989.Under the law at the time, Duckenfield was not charged over the death of the 96th victim, Tony Bland, as he died more than a year and a day after the disaster. 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. read more

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first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Below are recent articles about Wilmington — published online between November 11, 2018 to November 18, 2018 — that residents should consider reading:Wilmington Town CrierMurray sings for ‘Thank a Caregiver Campaign’ by Lizzy HillRobertson excited to begin working for residents of Wilmington and Tewksbury by Cassia BurnsWilmington Has Talent: Holiday edition on Nov. 25 by Sheryl WalshWilmington Town Crier sports stories can be read HERE.Wilmington AdvocateNoneWilmington PatchNoneLowell SunHeilind Electronic expands Wilmington HQ by Kori TuittMobile meals a hit at Shawsheen Tech by Elizabeth DobbinsLowell Catholic event centers around PFC LandryAnxious times for community-access TV by Kori TuittLike Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedWILMINGTON AROUND THE WEB: The Best Stories From Wilmington’s NewspapersIn “Community”WILMINGTON AROUND THE WEB: The Best Stories From Wilmington’s NewspapersIn “Community”WILMINGTON AROUND THE WEB: The Best Stories From Wilmington’s NewspapersIn “Community”last_img read more

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first_imgWashington: In an unprecedented move, a US Congressman has apologised to Indian Americans for not consulting them before writing a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to express his concerns on human rights situation in Kashmir after India scrapped the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. Congressman Tom Suozzi in a letter to Pompeo on August 9 said that the the action by the Indian government in Kashmir “risks provoking mass social unrest…” Also Read – Watch: Donald Trump says Florida faces absolute monster hurricane Advertise With Us “These new restrictions on the autonomy of the state and the rights of Kashmiris could also embolden extremists and terrorists to act,” Suozzi said in his letter after India scrapped Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated the state into two Union Territories. Agitated over the letter, several Indian Americans, who constitute a significant part of Suozzi’s Congressional District in New York and had played a key role in his election and fund raising, flooded the office of the Congressman with angry messages. Also Read – Pakistan test-fires 290-km range missile Advertise With Us Suozzi called an emergency meeting of Indian Americans, which was attended by more than 100 Indian community members, who demanded the lawmaker to withdraw his letter. Suozzi in a statement said, “On Sunday, I met with 100 of my Indian-American constituents regarding my recent letter to Secretary Pompeo expressing my concerns about recent developments in Kashmir.” Advertise With Us “Based upon my meeting it is clear that it was a mistake to not consult with some of my Indian-American friends and supporters before I sent the letter. I should have. I am sorry. If I had met with them before sending the letter, I would have framed my concerns differently, Suozzi said. He said that throughout his career in public service, he has been an ardent supporter of India, their sovereignty, and have always stood with them in their fight against terrorism. The US-India relationship will be one of the most important over the next 50 years and beyond, he said, adding that he has spent his time in Congress promoting and elevating this relationship and will continue to do so. “India, the world’s largest democracy, remains critical for regional security and peace. The current situation in Kashmir presents some very serious challenges. The US should seek to be helpful in securing safety and peace for all people, Suozzi said. Moving forward, I will make sure to solicit the input of all of my constituents who have a vested interest in Kashmir and work towards a peaceful region that roots out terrorism and corruption as well as respects human rights. It is my hope, that recent developments in the region will eventually lead to this,” Suozzi said. Indian Americans said this was a statement in the right direction, and sought a follow up letter from him to Pompeo. It is a statement in the right direction, said Jagdish Sewhani, the President of the American India Public Affairs Committee. If any letter is requited, Congressman Suozzi needs to write to Secretary Pompeo about the nefarious actions of Pakistan and asking to take decisive and irreversible action against terrorist organisations, Sewhani said.last_img read more