Virat Kohli admitted that India “were not good enough” with the bat after the home team’s 40-run defeat against New Zealand in the second Twenty20 international at the Saurashtra Cricket Association stadium in Rajkot on Saturday. The victory helped the Black Caps level the three-match series 1-1.Batting first New Zealand rode on Colin Munro’s career-best 109 not out off only 58 balls to post a challenging 196/2. In reply, Indian innings never took off with both Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma falling in the second over, bowled by Trent Boult.Kohli and Shreyas Iyer fought back with a 54-run stand for the third wicket before Munro struck, dismissing Iyer for 23.FIFTY for King Kohli #INDvNZ pic.twitter.com/gWXRMTajuv- BCCI (@BCCI) November 4, 2017Mahendra Singh Dhoni (49) struck three sixes but the mounting run rate prompted Kohli to try to accelerate and he perished in the process.Boult finished 4-34, while spinners Ish Sodhi and Mitchell Santner also bowled tidy overs picking a wicket each.”After 13-14 overs, it gripped a bit. But we have no excuses, we weren’t good enough with the bat. When you’re chasing 200, all the batsmen need to chip in, or one batsman has to score over a strike rate of 200. Tried to do my best. MS was very good at the end. But we were left with a very difficult task. It happens to a lot of batsmen, sometimes you are in good form, but you don’t get enough balls. We back our batsmen though. We back Hardik, and it’s just a little glitch,” Kohli said at the post match presentation ceremony.advertisementKohli credited New Zealand for the victory but praised India bowlers for not letting the visitors breach the 200-run mark.”I thought New Zealand were really good with the bat early on. We didn’t take our chances, yes, but at one stage they were looking to get 235-240 and credit to Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar to pull things back,” he said.The series decider will be played in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday.
Continue Reading Previous SRAM-based processor-in-memory (PIM) AI chip proves speedy AI inference performerNext Eurotech integrates Infineon TPM to enable end-to-end security for IoT Edge Solutions To help the automotive industry meet the upcoming emissions regulations for single- and twin-cylinder gasoline engines, STMicroelectronics, with Arrow Electronics, has released a complete reference design ECU (Electronic Control Unit) for electronic fuel-injection (EFI). The SPC5-L9177A-K02 ECU Reference Design targets small engines for motorcycles, scooters, and three wheelers, which must satisfy upcoming Euro 5, Bharat Stage VI (BSVI), and China IV and beyond, and can also address generators, nautical engines, and agricultural engines equipped with EFI ECU.The reference design key components are ST’s SPC572L Line 32-bit Power Architecture automotive-powertrain microcontroller and L9177A high-integration IC hosting power supplies, interfaces and load actuators, which are specifically designed for the application and market needs. ST’s STGD18N40 IGBT and L9616 CAN interface IC are also included.The board is ready for customers to develop their applications, coming with a full ecosystem, including SPC5Studio Integrated Development Environment (IDE) which includes low-level drivers, a Generic Timer Module configurator for the SPC572L Line, and powertrain libraries for engine crank position sensor and actuations. To overcome the complex challenges associated with electronic fuel injection, a basic application software developed in association with ST Partner eMoticom helps users start and manage a single-cylinder engine. The Reference Design already enabled several customers’ projects ramping up this year.Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Tools & Software
zoom The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its highest month on record in March, moving 2.61 million tons of cargo – a 15.5 percent increase over the same month a year ago.The 349,682-ton increase was powered largely by double-digit container growth. The Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal moved 260,539 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) during the month, up by 28,000 TEUs or 12 percent. Cargo moved by rail accounted for 254,263 containers, or about 19.8 percent of total container volume.“A combination of new customers and retail outlets increasing inventory before the busy summer season factored into our success,” said Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “Meanwhile, at our dedicated auto port, we’re seeing an increase in volume as more carmakers choose the Port of Brunswick as their gateway to the Southeastern U.S.”A record number of roll-on/roll-off units – more than 64,000 cars, trucks and tractors – crossed GPA docks in March, a 21 percent improvement over year-ago figures.Strong March cargo volumes built on the previous eight months to deliver a 6.8 percent fiscal year to date increase in TEUs, for a total of 2.31 million. Ro/Ro traffic has seen even stronger growth for the fiscal year to date, reaching 503,091 units for a 7.4 percent (34,452-unit) improvement.The GPA closed the third quarter having moved a fiscal year to date total of 21.8 million tons of freight. An 8.4 percent increase compared to the same period last year added 1.7 million tons for the current total.“This outstanding and sustained level of growth is possible because Georgia’s deepwater ports offer faster and more economical connections to the population centers of the Southeast,” said GPA Board Chairman Robert Jepson. “Delivering better service helps the GPA to retain and win the new business that has such an important impact on the nation’s economy.” gaports, April 11, 2014
zoomIllustration. Image Courtesy: Pixabay under CC0 Creative Commons license Norway-based Tidships has, through a subsidiary, made a NOK 257.7 million (USD 32.2 million) offer to take over compatriot bulk ship operator Belships.The subsidiary, Consensio, has unveiled the voluntary cash offer for all of the outstanding shares of Belships at a purchase price of NOK 5.50 per share.Consensio is a 100% owned subsidiary of Tidships, which owns 5,020,432 or 10.72% of outstanding shares in Belships.The offer price represents a premium of 10% above the closing price for the Belships-share on Oslo Børs, June 12, 2018, and a premium of approximately 8.5% and 7% respectively above the volume weighted average share prices in the three and six-month periods ending on June 12, 2018.Consensio informed that it would reduce the required acceptance level to 67% if the current majority shareholder in Belships (Sonata AS) wishes to continue as a shareholder in Belships with a minority holding.Consensio will, in such event, merge the activities of Tidships and its affiliates in the handymax and supramax segments with Belships and continue the current listing of Belships’ share on the Oslo Stock Exchange.The offer will, in the event Consensio has not publicly announced completion by September 20, 2018, lapse.
Aweek-long vigil to honour the 68,000 Canadian soldiers who died during the First World War will be held in Halifax’s Grand Parade from Tuesday, Nov. 4 to Nov. 11. Each day, beginning at sunset and ending at sunrise, the names of each of the soldiers who died will be projected on to the facade of St. Paul’s church. The Halifax vigil, one of a number to be held in Canada, along with one to be attended by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip at Canada House, in London on Nov. 4, is intended to symbolically repatriate the bodies of those who, by law, had to be buried in Europe. Fredericton, Toronto, Regina, Edmonton and Ottawa will also hold vigils. The Halifax vigil is sponsored by Democracy 250, in conjunction with Canada’s National History Society and Veterans Affairs Canada. The Vigil 1914-1918 project is the brainchild of Canadian actor R.H. Thomson and lighting designer Martin Conboy. “This vigil is not only an act of remembrance, but also a calling into life again of each of the young men who lost their lives during the horrendous battles of 1914-1918,” said Mr. Conboy. These young men are arguably the ones who helped form Canada as an independent nation.” To maximize opportunities for Canadians to see the names of loved ones who died in battle, the Ottawa vigil, from the Canadian National War Memorial, will be broadcast in real-time on www.1914-1918.ca. The website will also provide information on each of the other vigils and a search function to determine the specific time that a soldiers name will appear. Visitors to the site can also leave comments and personal reflections about their vigil experience, or post pictures from other vigil sites across the country. “This year marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of parliamentary democracy in Canada,” Democracy 250 co-chair Russell MacLellan said. “It is also the 90th anniversary of the end of the Great War. We cannot lose sight, and must never forget, that democracy exists today because there were brave, selfless soldiers who stood firm to defend the cause of freedom at home and abroad.
Money is about more than numbers: emotions are often at play too. Just as you can seek professional help for unhealthy issues in life, financial therapists can help you deal with problems related to money.WHAT IS IT?Financial therapy is the practice of helping people with how they think, feel and behave with money to improve their well-being, according to the Financial Therapy Association.It’s a relatively new niche. The FTA — a professional organization created to set standards for the industry — was established in 2010 and began to offer certifications this year, FTA president Meghaan Lurtz said.The service is generally provided by a financial or mental health professional. The FTA offers varying degrees of certification, which leads to differing degrees of assistance, based on the provider’s level of education and training.Financial therapy could be assistance for people who can’t keep tabs on their cash, or help for couples who regularly fight about money. But it can also include more serious matters like gambling addiction.“We all have stuff that is good and that is bad about our relationship with money,” Lurtz said. “It’s really hard to change a belief or habit if you don’t even know where or why you are doing it.”WHAT DO THEY DO?It depends on who you see and what you are seeing them for.If you are seeing a family and marriage therapist about issues in your relationship and money is a major sticking point, someone with a specialty in financial therapy may be able to better sort through those. If you go to see a financial adviser and they work in the financial therapy space, they may be able to elicit better answers from you on how you feel about retirement or how market volatility makes you feel, and what that means for your financial planning.However, a financial adviser should not be helping you with mental health issues like depression. Part of the training is recognizing when to refer a client to get the help they need. Similarly, a therapist should not be providing financial advice, such as what stock to buy.It is not regulated but people who receive the certification are held to their own licensure and industry standards.People who receive the first level of FTA certification, such as a fee-only certified financial planner, aren’t providing therapy in a traditional sense but do have a more informed position on emotional aspects of money. Only those with some mental health training or who are actively licensed mental health professionals, such as a social worker, psychologist or family and marriage therapist, can receive the higher-tier certification.“My ears are more highly attuned to money issues and I can go into more detail about money,” said Ed Coambs, a certified financial planner and licensed family and marriage therapist who specializes in financial therapy.Coambs recently had a client who is going through a separation, and the ex-husband wasn’t making agreed upon support payments. So while helping the patient deal with grief over the separation itself, Coambs could also recognize and help address some repeat trauma about money from the patient’s childhood.WHO NEEDS ONE?According to financial therapists, everyone could stand to benefit. But in reality, those whose issues with money are interfering with their life or relationships are likely the best candidates.People who are in financial distress — such as hiding purchases, spending compulsively or avoiding their financial statements — definitely should seek help, according to Coambs. But people who have a childhood with a lot of conflict about money or have disorders such as obsessive compulsive disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder may also want to consider if that is impacting their financial wellbeing as well.A therapist or other mental health professional will be able to tie their understanding of the human psyche to the relationship with money, he said. Whereas a financial planner might be using some therapeutic skill in their planning.Sarah Swantner said that in her work as a financial planner, she has often found couples who cannot agree or people who say they want to make changes but cannot. Her firm, Kahler Financial Group, puts an emphasis on understanding and working with the emotional side of money. Ultimately, she went back to school to get a master’s degree in mental health counselling to enhance her work.“If you have a relationship with a client long enough there may be some issues either about anxiety about investing or a life change — like inheritance or divorce,” Swantner said. “We want all our planners to have some listening and solving skills.”It’s not just for those with money problems either. Sometimes people with wealth struggle with how to manage it or have guilt about it. Swantner’s firm offers hourly financial coaching and therapy for non-financial planning clients as well.“Even if we are great with money, we all have feelings that are causing angst somewhere,” she said. “It helps to stop and think about why. How would my life be different if I didn’t believe this – it’s not just for people with ‘problems.’”HOW DO I FIND ONE?The FTA has a searchable database for financial therapists near you.In some cases, you may be better off with another kind of a professional. A licensed therapist or psychologist can help with many emotional and mental health issues. A financial planner (look for a fee-only one) can help you develop a strategy for your finances now and in the future. But non-profit credit counselling services also can provide some money coaching help, which may be a best first step if you are dealing with an overwhelming amount of debt.Sarah Skidmore Sell, The Associated Press
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Organic beverage maker Honest Tea says a Donald Trump quote is being removed from its bottle caps, but not because it has any problems with the leading Republican presidential candidate.For years, the company has put quotes on the bottom of its bottle caps that it says are meant to be inspirational and thought-provoking. On Sunday, an Honest Tea customer tweeted an image of a cap that referenced the Republican presidential candidate: “If you’re going to think anyway, you might as well think big. Donald Trump.”Paul Shapiro, who tweeted the image, said the quote jumped out at him.“I usually don’t think of organic green tea consumers as target demographic for Donald Trump,” said Shapiro, who works for The Humane Society of the U.S.Later, Honest Tea’s Twitter account responded to Shapiro, “We’re in the process of having his quotes removed from our caps,” with a smiley face at the end.Seth Goldman, co-founder of Honest Tea, said the company had already been in the process of phasing out the Trump quote. When Honest Tea was acquired by Coca-Cola in 2011, Goldman said the world’s biggest beverage maker advised Honest Tea that there was less risk of offending people with quotes from people who have been dead for a while.He said the company updates its rotation of quotes about every 18 months, and that the Trump quote was already slated for removal.“There’s nothing objectionable to the thought,” Goldman said of the Trump quote. Honest Tea: Trump quote was already being phased out from bottle caps by The Associated Press Posted Dec 28, 2015 10:28 am MDT Last Updated Dec 28, 2015 at 11:00 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email
References from clients of Cooney were passed to magistrates, including one from a police firearms officer and another from an NHS worker.Cooney – who has no previous convictions – accepted the offer of a drink-driving rehabilitation course which will reduce his ban by 17 weeks. He was fined £246 and ordered to pay prosecution costs of £135 and a £30 victim surcharge. A Mercedes driver who was over double the drink-drive limit caused hours of disruption after blundering onto a tram track in an error his lawyer admitted will “hit him in the pocket”.Maurice Cooney was forced to raise the alarm at an office building after getting stranded on a tram-only section of the Midland Metro, causing five hours of disruption to services and £6,000 of damage to his week-old Mercedes.Birmingham Magistrates’ Court heard that Cooney failed a breath test – which showed a reading of 86mcg, more than double the legal limit of 35mcg – after driving for 100 metres along the tracks at about 7am on Sunday November 6. The car caused disruption to servicesCredit:PA Ms Rashoda told the court: “This is a gentleman entitled to full credit for his guilty pleas.”He went to a nearby building and located a porter and alerted them to the fact that the vehicle was stuck on the tramlines. He told them to call the police.”Before the offence, the court heard, Cooney, who runs a personal training business, had travelled from Shropshire to Birmingham after being invited on a night out with friends. 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. His lawyer told magistrates: “He felt okay and foolishly made the decision to get up and drive his vehicle home.”Once you are following the Metro line at the back of Snow Hill there is no way of turning back and he had to carry on. The line then rises and that’s where he became stuck. He tried to turn left and right and couldn’t move the vehicle either way.”The vehicle is currently in the garage and it’s going to cost £6,000 to repair. That’s going to hit him in the pocket.” The 33-year-old, of Station Road, Donnington, Telford, Shropshire, admitted drink-driving, having no insurance, and causing a danger or inconvenience by obstructing the tracks near Birmingham’s Snow Hill tram stop. His solicitor Harjit Rashoda told magistrates the no insurance offence was an “oversight” linked to the acquisition of the 66-plate Mercedes. Maurice Cooney admitted drink-driving at Birmingham Magistrates’ CourtCredit:PA The vehicle is currently in the garage and it’s going to cost £6,000 to repair. That’s going to hit him in the pocketHarjit Rashoda, lawyer
Internet : les utilisateurs Français férus des réseaux sociauxFrance – 78% des internautes français sont présents sur au moins un réseau social. La nouveauté de l’année 2010 est le nombre de réseaux rejoints : trois par internaute contre deux l’an passé. Si de plus en plus d’informations personnelles sont livrées, se désinscrire de ces réseaux n’est pas toujours chose facile.25% des internautes présents sur les réseaux sociaux déposent des informations comme leur date de naissance, leur adresse électronique ou leur nom de famille, accessibles à tous. L’étude Ifop qui a été menée démontre que plus l’utilisateur est jeune, plus il laisse d’informations d’ordre personnel.À lire aussiOrage : 11.000 éclairs en 24 heures dans le Calvados (Vidéo)Par ailleurs, sur 43% des internautes ayant délivré des informations et souhaitant sortir du réseau, la moitié n’y est parvenue que partiellement et 14% pas du tout ! 73% des inscrits estiment complexe de s’extraire du réseau une fois inscrits.Pour autant, la notoriété des sites ne correspond pas directement au taux d’adhésion qu’ils recueillent. En terme de réseau, Facebook est le plus connu et de loin. Avec 94% des internautes qui disent le connaître, il n’arrive pourtant qu’en troisième position en termes d’inscrits (43%). En effet, Windows Live et Copains d’avant caracolent en tête avec respectivement 52 et 46% d’inscrits.Dans le classement fait par catégorie de population, Facebook et Copains d’avant sont plus connus des femmes que des hommes. De plus, Facebook est plébiscité par la tranche d’âge des 50-64 ans, qui l’utilise à 98% et à 97% pour les seniors de plus de 65 ans. Les étudiants, eux, sont 99% à connaître ce réseau et Windows Live, tandis que 94% d’entre eux connaissent Copains d’avant, Meetic et Twitter.Le 18 octobre 2010 à 09:54 • Emmanuel Perrin
Facebook WWE posted the following highlights after last night’s episode of NXT. Twitter Google+ Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Wrestleview Live #65: Reviewing and discussing WWE Clash of Champions from Charlotte WhatsApp Live Podcast: Reviewing and discussing WWE Clash of Champions from Charlotte Video: Watch the live WWE Clash of Champions Kickoff Show from Charlotte tonight Pinterest
Jerome Boateng has no plans in giving up his place in the Germany team and sent out a warning to his young rivalsThe Bayern Munich defender was dropped by coach Joachim Low for Germany’s matches over the recent international break.Despite Die Mannschaft being relegated in the UEFA Nations League, the likes of Niklas Sule and Antonio Rudiger starred in Boateng’s absence.The duo aren’t even 25 yet and are already putting Boateng’s Germany future in doubt with 24-year-old Matthias Ginter from Borussia Monchengladbach also threatening.Germany’s 1990 World Cup winner Lothar Matthaus even suggested the national team have seen the last of Boateng.However, Boateng warned: “Quality prevails.”Report: Bayern are held by Leipzig George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Bayern Munich was held to another draw, this time by RB Leipzig.Bayern Munich finds themselves in the unfamiliar position of sitting third in the…Speaking to Sport Bild, he added: “I did not retire.”“Younger players have to get their time, even in my position, but in the end the quality prevails.“You also have to play consistently, you cannot think as a young player after one or two good games ‘Now I have the position permanently’.“I’ve have been playing for years in the national team and for Bayern. I was consistent apart from a few phases in my career where it did not go that way.”Boateng has made 76 appearances for Germany and was a part of the 2014 World Cup winning team.
A Skyview High School graduate was among the three people killed in a train accident Wednesday in Kelso.Chris Loehr, 28, and another BNSF Railway employee were killed when the shuttle van in which they were riding was struck by a freight train. The shuttle van driver was also killed.A fourth BNSF employee survived the crash and was flown to OHSU Hospital in Portland. He remained hospitalized Thursday night.Loehr graduated from Skyview High School in 2001. He served in the U.S. Army as a section sergeant and truck commander. He served two tours overseas, the first in Iraq in 2005.Loehr only began working for BNSF in January and was a conductor trainee. He recently moved to Seattle, where he was based.“We’ve heard from some of his co-workers, and he just loved the railroad,” BNSF spokesman Gus Melonas said of Loehr.“He loved being a railroader and was thrilled at the opportunity,” Melonas added. “It sounds like he had an extremely bright future.”Melonas said he received emails from people across the country asking about Loehr and expressing their sadness in learning of his death.News of the fatal collision spread throughout BNSF and was on everyone’s minds Thursday, Melonas said.“It’s an extremely tough loss for all of us,” he said. “It’s been a gloomy day.”Tom Kenny, 58, is the other BNSF employee killed in the collision. Kenny was based in Seattle and had been a locomotive engineer for BNSF for 22 years. Coach America employee Steven Sebastian, 60, was driving the shuttle. He lived in Castle Rock.The only survivor in the van, veteran conductor Dwight Hauck of Auburn, remains at OHSU. Hauck, 52, was in critical condition Thursday morning and responding to doctors, Melonas said. Later Thursday, Hauck’s family asked that additional information not be released to the public. A hospital spokesman said Thursday night that Hauck was no longer listed in the hospital’s public directory. As a result, a condition update was not available.
Pansy Ho becomes first Macau casino boss to speak out for Hong Kong government on protests Lack of premium mass strategy begs questions of SJM’s Grand Lisboa Palace launch: analysts RelatedPosts The extensive family of Macau casino industry co-founder Dr Stanley Ho has ranked 17th on a new Bloomberg list of Asia’s 20 Richest Families with combined wealth of US$14.9 billion.The list, which excludes first generation fortunes such as that of Alibaba Group’s Jack Ma as well as those held by a single heir, comprises around US$450 billion of combined wealth from a who’s who of the region’s oil, real estate and technology leaders. Evan Winkler appointed President as Melco Resorts implements latest management overhaul Load More Dr Ho co-founded Sociedade de Turismo e Diversões de Macau, SA (STDM) alongside three associates in 1962 with the company holding a monopoly on casino gaming in the city for the next 40 years. When the government liberalized the industry in the early 2000s, STDM subsidiary SJM Holdings was one of the three companies to initially be granted casino concessions and is one of six concessionaires operating in Macau today.Now 97 years old, much of Dr Ho’s wealth is spread across his many heirs. He has married four times over the years with his fourth wife, Angela Leong, still a key figure within Macau’s gaming industry as Co-Chairperson and Executive Director of SJM. He has also fathered 17 children including Melco Resorts & Entertainment Chairman and CEO Lawrence Ho and MGM China Co-Chairperson and Executive Director Pansy Ho.While the Ho family is the only one on Bloomberg’s list to have made its fortune from gaming, there are a handful of others to hold gaming interests in the region including Hong Kong’s Cheng family (12th at US$18.2 billion), which owns a 9.6% stake in SJM Holdings as well as casino interests in Australia, Vietnam and the Bahamas via its jewellery company Chow Tai Fook.The Henry Sy family in the Philippines, whose real estate firm Belle Corp is the local partner of Melco’s City of Dreams Manila, ranked 8th with wealth of US$20.9 billion.
Mureed Abbas was shot over a personal dispute on July 9.FacebookA Pakistani news anchor was shot dead on Tuesday, July 9, over a personal dispute at Khayaban-e-Bukhari area in Karachi. Mureed Abbas, who worked with Bol News, and his friend Khizar Hayat were killed at a local café in the city’s Defence area. Sharjeel Kharal, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police South, said that Abbas’s friends informed the police that he had a monetary dispute with someone, reported Dawn. SSP South Sheraz Nazir told Geo News that they are investigating the element of personal enmity as the deceased had filed a police complaint against some individuals.Abbas was brought dead to the hospital, said the executive director of Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre (JPMC) Seemin Jamali. She added that the journalist had multiple bullet wounds on the chest and abdomen.Khizar Hayat was rushed to a private hospital and later succumbed to injuries.The assailant has been identified as Atif Zaman, who opened fire at Abbas and Hayat from a white-coloured car, according to Geo News.Kharal said that the police raided the residence of the assailant and caught him attempting suicide. “The suspect shot himself in the chest,” he said, adding that he was admitted to the hospital and was in a critical condition.The incident has been noted by the Sindh Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kaleem Imam, who directed the DIG to furnish a report. He also directed officials to conduct a forensic examination of the murder site.
Kolkata: State Home Secretary Atri Bhattacharya on Tuesday wrote to the Railways including the Metro, requesting them to make necessary arrangements to ensure normal running of trains.The letter was sent to the General Managers of Eastern Railway, South Eastern Railway and Northeast Frontier Railway, as well as the General manager of Metro Railway.The letter further stated that the district and government Railway Police have been instructed to ensure that there is no interruption or stoppage of train movement due to squatting on railway tracks or similar types of blockades. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeThe Home Secretary’s letter assumes significance as train services of SER, particularly in the Kharagpur division, was badly affected on Monday till Tuesday afternoon, due to blockade by an umbrella organisation of the Adivasis, who demanded official recognition of their language.According to Nabanna sources, the state administration was displeased with the efforts of the railway police in removing the protesters who had encroached on the tracks at places like Nekusini, Khemasuli, Balichak and Salboni, where the encroachment continued till Tuesday afternoon. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedPassengers at Howrah Station were deeply inconvenienced due to the series of cancellations. “I had to take my sick father for treatment. I waited for so many hours but to no avail,” a passenger said.A number of passengers who arrived at Howrah Station in the late afternoon, complained of scarcity of food and water as they remained stuck for several hours.As many as six long distance trains were cancelled by SER on Tuesday. The Howrah–Secunderabad Falaknuma Express, the Howrah–Bhubaneswar Jan Shatabdi Express, Howrah-Yesvantpur Duranto Express and Haldia-Asansol Express were cancelled for want of link rake. The Shalimar-Bhubaneswar Examination Special and the Santragachi-Paradeep Express were also in the cancel list. A number of trains that were rescheduled, included the Shalimar-Chennai Central Express that left Shalimar at 18.30 hrs instead of 12.10 hrs, the Howrah-YesvantpurHumsafar Express that left Howrah at 20.55 hrs instead of 12.40 hrs and the Howrah-Purulia Express that left Howrah at 19.15 hrs instead of 16.50 hrs.A spokesperson of SER said that some passenger special trains were pressed into service by SER that included Howrah-Kanniyakumari Specialfrom Howrah at 16.10 hrs and Santragachi-Puducherry Special from Santragachi at 15.50 hrs.
A man was going about his business in his kitchen when he unexpectedly became a witness to an ant-on-ant homicide.The human took video of the one ant picking up the other ant and chucking him off the table like Jimmy “The Gent” taking out a late paying bookie. Maybe the ant didn’t die, either way, message sent.Only the strong survive, even if you’re an ant. This video is incredible, it’s like A Bug’s Life meets Goodfellas.On an unrelated note: Dude, clean your damn kitchen.If this isn’t the funniest ant sacrifice you’ve ever seen you’re lying?? pic.twitter.com/uEwUpilnaa— Mike Sanchez (@MikeJsanchez_) June 12, 2017video via @MikeJsanchez_
If you’re planning to upgrade to a new smartphone, there are plenty of options available. There are some pretty solid choices to opt for and each smartphone boasts its own set of unique qualities. Today, we have a new list of phones available at amazing discounts. If you’re up for it, we have the Vivo NEX, Xiaomi Black Shark, Mi 8 and more on our discount lost today. So let’s dive in to see some more details on the deals.Limited Time Discounts: Xiaomi Mi 8, Black Shark, Mi Mix 2S, Pocophone F1 And MoreAs we have mentioned earlier, there are quite a handful of smartphones available at a discount. However, do take note that the discounts are being offered only for a limited time. Henceforth, we would advise you to act fast before the prices revert back to their original model.Vivo NEXVivo NEX is a popular Android smartphone with an all-screen bezel’less design. The best part about the smartphone is that it does not feature a notch at the front, which is quite popular these days. Instead, the company has opted for a pop-up camera solution. The device houses 8GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage capacity.If you’re interested in getting it, the Vivo NEX is available at a hefty discount of 27 percent coming down to $619.99. Use the code: GBMPNEX to avail the discount. Head over to this link to get it.Xiaomi Black SharkIf you’re looking for a gaming phone while not making a move that would hurt your wallet, the Xiaomi Black Shark is the phone you need. Featuring 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage capacity, the Black Shark is plenty powerful.The Xiaomi Black Shark is available at a discount of 15 percent dropping the price to $489.99. Use the code: GBblackshark1 to avail the discount. Head over to this link to get it.Xiaomi Mi 8Xiaomi Mi 8 is the company’s latest flagship offering with powerful internals and a new design approach with a notch. It features 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage space and runs MIUI 9. You can’t go wrong with the device in any department.If you’re interested in getting it, the Mi 8 smartphone is available at a discount of 20 percent, coming down to just $419.99. Head over to this link to get it.Huawei Honor PlayHuawei Honor Play lands in the sweet spot between a budget and a high-end smartphone. This is due to the fact that it is available at a budget price yet featuring all of the major flagship features. It features 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage space.If you’re up for it, you can get the Huawei Honor Play at an amazing 16 percent discount making the price come down to $349.99. Head over to this link to get it.Xiaomi Mi Mix 2SXiaomi Mi Mix 2S is one of the most popular devices on the market. Featuring an all-screen design without a notch, the smartphone scrams quality, and innovation. It features 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage capacity.If you’re interested in getting it for yourself, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is available at a 33 percent discount, coming down to $409.99. Head over to this link to get it.Xiaomi Pocophone F1Xiaomi’s Pocophone F1 has made its name in the market with powerful internals and a budget price tag. It features Snapdragon 845 with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage capacity. The device competes against the OnePlus 6 directly while also beating other mid-rangers in terms of performance.You can get the Xiaomi Pocophone F1 at a 9 percent discount, coming down to just $385.99. Head over to this link to get it.This is all for our list, folks. Do take note that the smartphones are only available at a discount for a limited time in limited quantity, so act fast. Also, be sure to know that the discounts are offered on Gearbest’s own list prices and original prices may vary.Share your views with us in the comments. Are you willing to get one for yourself? Share Tweet Submit
Images of regions of interest (colored lines) in the white matter skeleton representation. Data from left and right anterior thalamic radiation (ATR) were averaged. Image courtesy of C. Bouziane et al. 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The study found that 19 percent of the imaging tests ordered were for defensive purposes. Defensive imaging was responsible for $113,369 of $325,309 (34.8 percent) of total imaging charges for this patient cohort, based on Medicare dollars. The overall cost of these tests was 35 percent of all imaging ordered because the most common test was an MRI, an imaging test which costs more than a regular X-ray.One piece of this problem to remember, Flynn said, is that the legal environment that drives physicians to order additional tests has an effect on patients too, in a way that involves more than costs. “Patients are sometimes put through tests that maybe otherwise would not be ordered.”The finding from this research that surprised Flynn the most was that surgeons were more likely to practice defensively if they had been in practice for more than 15 years.”This was counterintuitive,” he said. “I thought that young doctors would come out of medical school immediately after training, be less confident because they weren’t experienced, and order more defensive tests. Then, as they become more comfortable and confident after 10 or 20 years in practice, they would order many fewer tests.””In fact, the opposite was true. 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