UN resumes food deliveries in two Southern Sudanese states after assurances

WFP issued a statement yesterday saying it will renew food distribution in Lakes and Jonglei – ensuring an estimated 240,000 people in those two states receive critical rations this month – after receiving positive assurances from local authorities.Leo Van der Velden, the head of WFP’s Southern Sudan office, said the agency is “very pleased with the positive response we received from the Southern Sudan Rehabilitation Commission and State Governor [of Lakes], who assured us that no commandeering will be allowed to take place in his state.”Operations were suspended in Lakes when a truck was seized on 19 April by members of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA). The truck was later found empty and abandoned in a neighbouring state.Food distribution had also been suspended in seven of 11 counties in Jonglei after a national staff member for WFP was killed during an ambush on 22 April, but the agency said they have now resumed.WFP said it remains concerned about the deteriorating security situation in Southern Sudan, less than two months before it becomes formally independent from the rest of Sudan. Hundreds of people have died in clashes between the SPLA and rebel militia groups.The agency aims to reach 1.5 million people across Southern Sudan this year but said the general instability is hampering its ability to access many areas. 13 May 2011The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is resuming operations in two Southern Sudanese states where they were suspended last month after staff came under direct attack from combatants to the widespread fighting in the region. read more

Columbus Crew falls to the New England Revolution 10 in season finale

Columbus Crew forward Jairo Arrieta (25) battles for a ball with Houston Dynamo defender Warren Creavalle (5) during a game at Columbus Crew Stadium Sept. 4. The Crew won, 2-0. Credit: Courtesy of MCTCompleting their season sweep of the Crew, New England clinched a spot in the MLS Playoffs with a 1-0 win. It didn’t come easily though, as Columbus fought hard to equalize the game right up until the final whistle.In a last-gasp offensive effort, forward Jairo Arrieta attempted a pass forward to midfielder Ben Speas, who was streaking up the right wing toward New England’s goal. The kick was too hard and came too early, however, and the ball passed ahead of a frustrated Speas as time expired.“I tried to get on the inside of my man. I thought the ball was played a little bit early and I couldn’t get around him. Give me a few more seconds and I could have got by him maybe. It’s just unfortunate,” Speas said after the loss.The Crew trailed 1-0 at the half after Revolution forward Juan Agudelo tapped the ball backwards with a heel kick to midfielder Lee Nguyen, who then fed the ball back to Agudelo for the game’s lone goal.Columbus adjusted their game plan in the second half in an effort to create new looks and produce more fruitful offensive pushes.Interim head coach Brian Bliss used the team’s third substitution in the 72nd minute, replacing defender Agustin Viana with midfielder Justin Meram, effectively changing the team’s on-field formation.Frequent injury stoppages throughout the contest saw the referee add an additional eight-minute segment of extra time to the end of the match.Collisions and hard-fought struggles for the ball were common. Forward Ryan Finley replaced Aaron Schoenfeld in a 54th minute substitution after Schoenfeld suffered the second of two blows to his head in midair contact with Revolution defender Jose Goncalves.The Revolution eliminated the Crew from playoff contention last week with a 3-2 victory. Columbus could have returned the favor with a draw Sunday, perhaps explaining the exasperation Crew players showed after the Arrieta-Speas connection fizzled in the waning seconds.Minutes before kickoff at Crew Stadium, the Houston Dynamo vanquished D.C. United. The Revolution had been tied with Houston on 48 points in the Eastern Conference standings before that result went final, and the Chicago Fire stood to take the last spot in the playoffs if New England fell short Sunday.Facing a win-and-you’re-in playoff scenario, New England prevented Columbus from playing spoiler and earned three crucial points.“They knocked us out. We wanted to knock them out. We definitely were pushing as hard as we could to disrupt what they wanted to do,” said Speas.The Crew will enter the offseason looking to ramp up the pace of their ongoing search for a permanent replacement for head coach Robert Warzycha. Bliss is to be included on the list of potential candidates for the job.Warzycha was relieved of his duties and released from his contract on Sept. 2, 2013, as new ownership cited dissatisfaction with the results on the field.The Crew tied the franchise record for most losses with Sunday’s defeat. The Crew lost 17 games during each of their first three seasons in 1996-98. read more

Xenophons candidate for Abbotts seat

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram Independent Senator Nick Xenophon has conceded it would take a “small political miracle” for his candidate to win Tony Abbott’s safe Sydney seat at the next election. The South Australian senator launched the campaign of psychologist and counsellor Marie Rowland, who is running for election in the seat of Warringah as the candidate for his political party, the Nick Xenophon Team.He said voters were looking for an alternative to the major parties.“We know that with the volatility of what occurred in the Queensland election there is a real spirit and a mood for change,” Mr Xenophon said.“It’s going to be a huge David and Goliath battle, but Marie Rowland will present a refreshing alternative.“I think it’s also interesting to note that since the seat of Warringah was established in 1922, almost 100 years ago, there has never been a woman representing the seat.”Ms Rowland said it was an exciting day for her. “I’m no triathlete but I’m planning to give Tony Abbott a run for his money,” she said.Source: ABClast_img read more

Supernova Shines Bright Like a Diamond but How

first_img Scientists Discover Possible Interstellar VisitorWater Vapor Detected on Potentially ‘Habitable’ Planet Long after witnessing the bright explosion of a distant star, astronomers have discovered remnants of the same supernova are glowing again.Six years ago, researchers observed a supernova in spiral galaxy NGC 4790; the event, named SN 2012au, occurred in the constellation Virgo, then faded away slowly over time.But a group of Purdue University scientists recently spotted the gaseous remains of the blast, seemingly illuminated with no outside interference—like that of hydrogen-rich gas slamming into the supernova remains and temporarily brightening them.“We haven’t seen an explosion of this type, at such a late timescale, remain visible unless it had some kind of interaction with hydrogen gas left behind by the star prior to explosion,” according to Dan Milisavljevic, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at Purdue. “But there’s no spectral spike of hydrogen in the data—something else was energizing this thing.”But what?As large stars explode, their interiors collapse and their particles become neutrons. If the resulting neutron star has a magnetic field and rotates fast enough, it can develop into a pulsar wind nebula. Which, in turn, acts as a lightbulb, igniting the supernova.“We know that supernova explosions produce these types of rapidly rotating neutron stars, but we never saw direct evidence of it at this unique time frame,” Milisavljevic explained.His research, conducted with colleagues at Purdue, was published in Astrophysical Journal Letters.Their work extends far beyond SN 2012au: Scientists can apply this theory to other extremely bright supernovae; by monitoring those sites, they may see similar transformations.“If there truly is a pulsar or magnetar wind nebula at the center of the exploded star, it could push from the inside out and even accelerate the gas,” Milisavljevic said. “If we return to some of these events a few years later and take careful measurements, we might observe the oxygen-rich gas racing away from the explosion even faster.”These so-called superluminous supernovae are potential sources of gravitational waves and black holes and could be related to other explosions, like gamma-ray bursts and fast radio bursts.Only next-gen Extremely Large Telescopes can observe these events in such detail.An amateur astronomer recently captured the birth of a supernova. Meanwhile, scientists poke holes in the supernova “firewall” theory. Read more about astronomy and black holes.Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. Stay on targetlast_img read more

Miami Heat makes hefty donation to burglarized Liberty City school

first_img“Worse than the loss of equipment was the loss of opportunity that could have taken place,” said Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho.Now, the school is getting some help from the Miami Heat with their Random Acts of Heat initiative. They donated $20,000 to help replace the stolen computer equipment.Microsoft also donated six Surface tablets and Ultimate Software to contribute to the monetary donation.“This is what Random Acts of Heat is all about. When a need happens, we try to respond right away,” said a Miami Heat spokesperson. “Sometimes it’s something really simple like providing gas or groceries to someone. Sometimes it’s more like this: a school’s in need, and the financial contribution is larger.”The school is thrilled that the community stepped up and was willing to help. “The faculty, the students and the staff are going to be elated when they come in on Monday to see that we have funds and equipment to make sure we have no interruption in our instruction,” said Principal Dr. Angela Thomas-Dupree.Carvalho praised the initiative for their service, Monday. “Through its terrific Random Acts of Heat, here we are celebrating the reopening of this laboratory, bringing back to the community the hope and opportunity that it deserves,” he said.Police are still looking for the person who was caught on camera during the heist. If you have any information on this theft, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward. Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. MIAMI (WSVN) – A Liberty City school received help from the Miami Heat after it was broken into and burglarized on April Fools Day.The team heard about the burglary and wanted to help in any way it could.“Last week, when we heard about the terrible tragedy that happened with the robbery, we knew we had to act,” said Michael McCullough, the executive vice president of the Miami Heat. “We had to act quickly.”Cameras caught a thief who used a rock to break into a classroom at the D.A. Dorsey Technical College. He got away with $25,000 worth of computer equipment and close to $20,000 worth of auto mechanic tools.The window that thief broke into is now boarded up at the Liberty City school.He was also seen wheeling out a recycling bin overflowing with equipment. Some of it was found just blocks from the school.Students at D.A. Dorsey Technical College said they are still hurting. last_img read more

Plenty Folds

first_imgLast fall, the magazine was in financial talks with entrepreneur Kevin Wall, who partnered with Al Gore to produce Live Earth, but an investment never materialized.In December, National Geographic shuttered the print edition of its Green Guide—which the National Geographic Society acquired in 2007 and relaunched as a general consumer quarterly—but kept its web site. Another green magazine is done.Plenty, the cash-strapped consumer magazine about the modern environmental movement, is shutting down.Despite a last-ditch effort to save its Web site, both the print and online editions of the magazine are being discontinued, the magazine’s publisher, Mark Spellun, said Monday.Late last week, Plenty laid off a number of staffers and said it would reduce its print frequency, but Spellun told Portfolio the magazine’s financing had simply “dried up.”last_img read more

Project Aims To Increase Access To Green Spaces In Part Of Harris

first_img Share – / 2In part of Harris County’s more urban area, there is an effort to increase access to green spaces and trails, as well as investing in future parks.The main goal of Precinct One’s “Park-Smart” project is making it easier for residents to enjoy parks and trails, not only in the precinct, but in the greater Houston region through the networks that are being developed.The first stage of the project will assess existing green spaces in the precinct, which is led by Commissioner Rodney Ellis and covers 375 square miles, including parts of urban Houston, such as the NRG Park complex, the Texas Medical Center and the University of Houston’s main and downtown campuses.The initiative also involves workshops with the community starting in December.Ellis said they will inform residents about what they have now and also ask for their input on what they would like in the future.“They will see how far they are from a trail, how far they are from some public green space. Give them a sense of, if there are buyouts as a result of Hurricane Harvey, if there’s land that may be available that could be turned into green space,” Ellis told Houston Public Media.The project is in collaboration with the Houston Parks Board and the Trust for Public Land, and it’s partially funded with a grant from the Houston Endowment.Precinct One currently owns and manages 22 parks and the initiative is scheduled to be completed in early 2019.last_img read more

Sketching desires

first_imgIt is ongoing in the national Capital till July 2. When passion meets creativity, desires come alive on the canvas. Nona Khanna is a creative colour therapist and a healer whose artworks give people a therapeutic experience. As gold has to undergo a purity test through fire, artist Shoma Mukherjee depicts women in the purest form, as they walk through the various stages of life. Whereas, artist Riddhima Saraf having trained under Rameshwar Broota, expresses women in a state of utopia and artist Pragati Gupta shows the street life hustle bustle of urban living.  Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’From daily routine of people on streets, to women and men expressing their desires, have been portrayed compellingly on canvas, by various artists depicting their innermost thoughts. One of the artists, Vijay Sawhney has taken a step further by depicting the cosmos from his imagination.When: June 25 – July 2 Where: ITC Sheraton, Saket Timings: 10:00am – 08:00pmlast_img read more

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first_img Technology | Artificial Intelligence | July 18, 2019 Paragon Biosciences Launches Qlarity Imaging to Advance FDA-cleared AI Breast Cancer Diagnosis System Paragon Biosciences LLC announced the launch of its seventh portfolio company, Qlarity Imaging LLC, which was founded… read more Image courtesy of Imago Systems Related Content News | Mammography Reporting Software | July 26, 2019 Ikonopedia Releases Automated Combined Reporting Package at AHRA Ikonopedia showcased its recently released Automated Combined Reporting package and its entire suite of structured… read more Image courtesy of Gamma MedicaDecember 4, 2014 — Gamma Medica announced a new strategic partnership with Volpara Solutions. By using these technologies together physicians can implement screening protocols based on a woman’s breast density and individual risk factors.Breast tissue density has not only been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer, it also decreases the sensitivity of mammography and therefore may impact early detection. Thirty-five percent of breast cancer goes undetected by mammography in women with dense breasts, as dense tissue masks the appearance of tumors (Boyd et al 2007, NEJM). The measurement of breast density has conventionally relied on visual assessment by a radiologist.VolparaDensity generates an objective, automatic measurement of volumetric breast density to help radiologists assess breast density objectively and Gamma Medica’s LumaGEM Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) system is a highly sensitive secondary diagnostic tool that can detect lesions as small as five millimeters. ProMedica Breast Care Center at Toledo Hospital is using both technologies to support a new imaging protocol to improve breast cancer screening for women with dense breasts.While breast MRI is often indicated for high risk women, nearly 75 percent of women diagnosed with cancer do not have a family history. The LumaGEM MBI system is a supplemental screening tool when screening mammography is inconclusive, such as in women with dense breast tissue or for high risk women who cannot have a MRI.For more information:  www.gammamedica.com News | Breast Imaging | August 02, 2019 Volpara to Distribute Screenpoint Medical’s Transpara AI Solution Volpara Solutions and ScreenPoint Medical BV signed an agreement under which Volpara will sell ScreenPoint’s Transpara… read more Technology | Breast Biopsy Systems | July 24, 2019 Fujifilm Releases Tomosynthesis Biopsy Option for Aspire Cristalle Mammography System Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. recently expanded its breast imaging solutions with the launch of its… read more FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | Artificial Intelligence | August 13, 2019 Artificial Intelligence Could Yield More Accurate Breast Cancer Diagnoses University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that… read more News | Mammography | August 14, 2019 Imago Systems Announces Collaboration With Mayo Clinic for Breast Imaging Image visualization company Imago Systems announced it has signed a know-how license with Mayo Clinic. The multi-year… read more center_img Technology | Mammography Reporting Software | July 25, 2019 Hologic Partners With MagView to Develop Unifi EQUIP Solution Hologic announced a partnership with mammography information solutions provider MagView to develop Unifi EQUIP, an… read more Feature | Artificial Intelligence | July 19, 2019 | Michal Chorev AI Models Predict Breast Cancer With Radiologist-level Accuracy Breast cancer is the global leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women, and the most commonly diagnosed cancer… read more IBM collected a dataset of 52,936 images from 13,234 women who underwent at least one mammogram between 2013 and 2017, and who had health records for at least one year prior to the mammogram. The algorithm was trained on 9,611 mammograms. Image courtesy of Radiology. News | December 04, 2014 Gamma Medica and Volpara Solutions Join Forces to Support Personalized Breast Cancer Screening ProMedica breast care at Toledo Hospital Using volumetric density and molecular breast imaging to improve screening of women with dense breasts News | Ultrasound Women’s Health | July 11, 2019 FDA Clears Koios DS Breast 2.0 AI-based Software Koios Medical announced its second 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). News | PACS | August 09, 2019 Lake Medical Imaging Selects Infinitt for Multi-site RIS/PACS Infinitt North America will be implementing Infinitt RIS (radiology information system)/PACS (picture archiving and… read more Qlarity Imaging’s software is used to assist radiologists in the assessment and characterization of breast lesions. Imaging features are synthesized by an artificial intelligence algorithm into a single value, the QI score, which is analyzed relative to a database of reference abnormalities with known ground truth. 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Police in Costa Ricas northwestern province losing battle against immigrant smuggling rings

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LIBERIA, Guanacaste – Illegal immigration in Costa Rica’s northwestern province of Guanacaste occurs every day in both directions along the country’s border with Nicaragua, officials from the National Police and the local prosecutor’s office say.Although many Nicaraguan immigrants come legally to work higher-paying jobs in Costa Rica, some are smuggled, while immigrants from Asia and Africa travel in the opposite direction from Panama en route to the United States.According to the Liberia prosecutor’s office, human smuggling rings operate in the area, and along Costa Rica’s highways leading from Panama to Nicaragua.“We have identified organized crime networks that are working with immigrants traveling in both directions, including Nicaraguan immigrants and those who come from Africa, Asia and South America,” Liberia’s Assistant Prosecutor Liliana Zamora said.On Oct. 29, Costa Rican National Police in Liberia detained two African immigrants from Somalia and one from Eritrea. The three men were part of a group of 14 Africans – 13 men and one woman – who entered Costa Rica from the Panamanian border crossing at Paso Canoas earlier the same day.Immigration officials at the Panamanian border issued the group citation orders to appear in San José on Oct. 30 to discuss their immigration statuses, and to verify identification and other documents. Later that day, at least three of them turned up at the Nicaraguan border.According to Francisco Cordero, assistant director of the National Police in Guanacaste, authorities cannot hold immigrants who have citation orders until those dates expire, but many migrants often take advantage of the time to reach the northern border with Nicaragua.In Liberia, the three men told a local prosecutor they had traveled from Panama and had been hitchhiking on a journey to the United States.Guanacaste immigration officials said the men were ages 28, 35 and 36.Police suspect the men had hired members of a Costa Rican smuggling ring to transit them to the border. The three men denied the allegation, saying a Costa Rican man who had accompanied them “was only giving directions,” according to Zamora. The Costa Rican man was released due to a lack of evidence of any wrongdoing.The three migrants were released and told to return to the capital for processing.In Paso Canoas, officials said an average of two people per month arrive from Mali, Somalia, Eritrea and Ghana, and request citation orders – which essentially serve as temporary permits. In the past three years, police in Liberia also have detained several groups of immigrants from Bangladesh, Nepal, Taiwan and Korea, among others.Almost 2,600 visitors from Africa arrived in Costa Rica, mostly by plane, in 2012. In the same period, immigration authorities registered 64 people from Tunisia, 46 from Ethiopia, 39 from Somalia, and 11 from Eritrea.Authorities face challenges in dismantling smuggling rings because victims are uncooperative, Zamora said, adding that immigrants are afraid of deportation or retaliation by smugglers.In 2012, the prosecutor’s office in Liberia processed 12 cases that resulted in 11 convictions involving violations of immigration laws, a caseload that is one of the highest in the country, Zamora said. Yet, according to the Immigration Administration, only one person has been charged with human trafficking in Costa Rica since a 2010 law criminalized the activity.“It is a transnational activity that is always changing; it is difficult to investigate and obtain admissible evidence,” said Public Security Vice Minister Freddy Montero.The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime estimates that globally, 20 unidentified victims of human trafficking exist for each victim who is identified.“They [immigrants] often pay for the entire trip in their country of origin,” Zamora added. Based on interviews by Zamora’s office with victims of human smuggling rings, migrants often pay up to $7,000 to reach their final destinations.According to immigration officials, travel patterns from Africa often involve Ecuador, Colombia and Panama. However, authorities have noted a decline in this route since Ecuador began a tourist visa requirement for citizens from nine African countries in 2010, Montero said.Zamora suspects that smugglers are part of organized criminal gangs because they own several vehicles of the same color and manufacturer, as well as telecommunications equipment. One gang stands out in Costa Rica’s northwestern province – Los Katanos, who Zamora said “has a monopoly on human smuggling operations in the area.”“Smugglers might have become more sophisticated in their methods, or they might have found ways to intercept police communications,” she noted.The National Police monitors regular checkpoints on the main roads in Guanacaste, but cops say smugglers often force their clients to walk around them and then board the same vehicles.There also have been several incidents involving police chases.“[Smugglers] fit up to 15 people in a vehicle and escape from police by driving at high speeds of more than 150 kilometers per hour [90 mph],” the National Police’s Cordero said. Officers have noted that smugglers reinforce those vehicles to support heavier weights and higher speeds.Said Cordero: “In the past, they have crashed police patrols and we cannot always chase them because they might be armed.” Facebook Commentslast_img read more

Former Israeli commandos dominate politics

first_img Sponsored Stories It’s Israel’s most famous and secretive military unit. Among its known exploits are the 1976 rescue of hostages from an Air France plane in Uganda, a mission commanded by Netanyahu’s brother, Yonatan, who was killed there.In building his team at a time of tensions over Iran’s nuclear program, Netanyahu appears to be relying heavily _ too heavily, some say _ on veterans of Sayeret Matkal. Supporters say the unit’s prominent role reflects the intelligence, boldness and creativity of its soldiers.Critics counter that skills honed in the military do not necessarily translate to the civilian arena and that key voices, particularly those of women, are being left out of critical decisions.“It’s a certain fraternity that for many years has managed to place security as the central issue in the country,” said Yael Dayan, a former lawmaker and daughter of the late Moshe Dayan, the famous Israeli general and statesman. “They need a war to justify their own existence.”In a country that worships its war heroes, the military has long been a breeding ground for Israeli leaders. The exclusive, tight-knit Sayeret Matkal unit stands out. Lawmaker Yohanan Plesner, a graduate of the unit who still does reserve duty, said the transition was seamless.“When you are given an enormous amount of responsibility at a very young age, it gives you the confidence to take on that responsibility at the national level,” said Plesner, 40, a rising star in the opposition Kadima Party. “There is no doubt that Israeli society appreciates those people who have risked their lives for the state.”On Tuesday, Netanyahu attended a gathering of his former army mates in memory of a late Druse Arab commander of the unit who oversaw Netanyahu during a secret mission. “You are my brother,” Netanyahu said of the late commander, in a statement released by his office.Israel’s daily Yediot Ahronot said the commander saved Netanyahu’s life during a clandestine operation in Syria at the end of the 1960s. A spokesman for Netanyahu did not immediately comment on the claim.Netanyahu’s office has declined to comment about the unit.The military’s website identifies Sayeret Matkal unit “the best combat unit” in the Israeli military and “one of the best special forces units in the world.” Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Four benefits of having a wireless security system “We have this yearning for these people to lead us like they lead us in the army,” he said. “It is important for us to hold on to this so that we can feel that no matter what happens, there will be someone to protect us.”____Follow Aron Heller at twitter.com/aronhellerap(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) 0 Comments   Share   “It performs a variety of reconnaissance and commando missions, relying on extensive training as well as the most technologically advanced equipment available,” said Capt. Eytan Buchman, a military spokesman. He refused to elaborate.Sayeret Matkal is primarily responsible for intelligence-gathering missions behind enemy lines, so most of its operations are classified. But the unit has also been tasked with counterterrorism and hostage rescue operations, earning it a mythical status with the public.The 1976 operation in Uganda is among few that have been made public.In 1972, the commandos, disguised as airline technicians, raided a hijacked Sabena airliner on the ground in Israel. Netanyahu took part in the operation. A photograph of Ehud Barak, now Israel’s defense minister, standing on the wing in white overalls as the hostages were disembarking has become part of Israeli lore.The following year, commandos rowed boats to the Beirut beach and proceeded to kill top leaders of Black September, the Palestinian group that carried out the massacre of 11 members of the Israeli delegation to the 1972 Munich Olympics. The soldiers were dressed as civilians. Shorter soldiers, like Barak, were disguised as women. 4 sleep positions for men and what they mean Being a member of this prestigious club grants access to high society and an old-boys club that can open doors in the military, the business world and politics. “Israeli politics is based on loyalties, friends promoting friends,” Shelah said.Unit fighters have gone on to become prime ministers, security service bosses, military chiefs, generals, lawmakers and wealthy businessmen.At a ceremony last week marking Dichter’s appointment the minister who would oversee civil defense if there is war with Iran, Barak spoke about their 40-year history together and how they’ve crossed paths in secret missions.“I’m convinced you will bring to the job all the experience you have amassed over the years,” Barak said.Shelah countered that career soldiers were often “the least qualified to lead political systems.”“Their military jobs are not built on agreements, on open dialogue, on accepting the opinions of others or considering public opinion. Politics is all about that,” he said.Social psychologist Eyal Efrati, a retired colonel who once headed the military’s behavioral science department, said the unit’s prominence has more to do with Israeli society than the characteristics of the soldiers. Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Associated PressJERUSALEM (AP) – When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had to fill a sensitive Cabinet post recently, he turned to an old army buddy from his days in an elite commando unit.His choice for minister of civil defense, Avi Dichter, replaced another graduate of the legendary Sayeret Matkal unit. Netanyahu’s defense minister and vice premier, as well as Israel’s opposition leader, also served there. The unit is believed to have later carried out similar assassinations and kidnappings of other wanted men, including the 1988 killing of Abu Jihad, a senior figure in the Palestine Liberation Organization, in a naval commando operation on the shores of Tunisia.Sayeret Matkal has also had its fiascos, notably a 1992 training accident in which five soldiers were killed during a drill reportedly preparing for a possible assassination attempt on Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.Candidates go through a rigorous selection process that includes psychological profiling and intense physical challenges. Only a few dozen are chosen each year and their basic training lasts 20 months. They earn their red beret after a grueling 120-kilometer (75-mile) march and then embark on specialized training that includes advanced navigation, weapons training, a sniper’s course and camouflage, according to the army website.Known in Israel simply as “the unit,” only a few hundred serve in it at any given time. The prime minister sometimes stops by headquarters for a visit to hear about their exploits.“A huge part of the brand is its secrecy. No one really knows exactly what they do there,” said Ofer Shelah, a military analyst. How Arizona is preparing the leader of the next generation Top Stories Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion projectlast_img read more

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the struggle in Kashmir will continue with full vigour. a decision was taken by the governor’s office that the hall can’t be used for “any political activity targeting the state or central government”. For all the latest Sports News, this step can boomerang if it is not accompanied by a series of complementary measures to ‘de-pollute’ as well as decongest the city. so who will read the Express unless we take a clear but well-argued stand. it will continue to inform, But I am really happy with the work ethics of my boys, Asked how long will it take for her to recover, The Reddys in Seemandhra are with Jaganmohan Reddy, There are also some doubts about whether so many NGOs are truly active.

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In the 20th century annals? At the end of the 24 days marathon marching on foot, And it does not get more blatantly anti-EU than the stand of the French front-runner, Hrithik Roshan, Lit lamps and flowers adorn the entire house, India has not signed the 1951 United Nations Refugee Convention on the Status of Refugees, but we were too unsure of ourselves, he immediately put those into action.First thing we did was interact with BCCI officials — all except the President and Secretary appeared (both responded to questionnaire)" Justice Lodha said in the press conference adding that a lot of former India captains were also provided with an opportunity to respond to the questionnaire Key points of the reforms suggested by Justice Lodha and his committee: * One state one cricket body: One association of each state will be a full member and have right to vote The committee said one unit should represent one state while taking away the voting rights of institutional and city-based units * A person cannot be a BCCI office-bearer and a state association office-bearer at the same time * CEO-run organisation: Committee also suggested the restructuring of the BCCI’s administrative set-up proposing the position of a CEO accountable to a nine-member apex council An apex council for the BCCI comprising 9 members of which 5 should be elected 2 should be representatives of players association and one woman CEO to be assisted by 6 professional managers and the team of CEO and managers will be accountable to the apex council * Under RTI: To ensure transparency in its functioning important to bring the body under the purview of the Right to Information Act something that the Board has vehemently opposed in the past citing its autonomy "Since the BCCI performs public functions people have the right to know the functions and facilities and other activities of the BCCI.We have recommended the legislature must seriously consider bringing BCCI within the purview of the RTI Act" Lodha said * Formation of a players’ association:This will be formed by a steering committee headed by former Home Secretary G K Pillai and comprising former captains Mohinder Amarnath and Anil Kumble along with women’s legend Diana Edulji The committee said that the players’ association will include all those who have played first-class cricket Also a robust agent registration system to safeguard players interests to be formed * IPL revamp: The committee called for IPL and BCCI to have separate governing bodies IPL Governing Council will comprise nine members The Secretary and the Treasurer of the BCCI will be ex-officio members of this IPL governing council Two other members of the IPL Governing Council will be nominated/elected by the full members Of the remaining five two will be the nominees of franchises one will be a representative of the players association (so one needs to be formed) one will be a nominee of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India’s office * Independent authorities: The committee suggested three authorities to help with the BCCI governance as follows: – An ombudsman – who’s duty would be to preside internal disputes resolution mechanism dispute between BCCI and members BCCI and associates breaches by administrators players team officials – to be appointed The committee proposed that he be a former judge of the Supreme Court or a Chief Justice of High Court – An ethics officer – whose task is to administer the issues relating to the conflict of interest misdemeanour misbehaviour or corruption issues – to be appointed The committee suggested that be a former High Court judge – An Electoral Officer who would oversee the entire election process related to the office bearers namely prep of voters list issues of eligibility of office bearers etc The officer will be nominated weeks before the date of election * Former IPL COO Sundar Raman cleared of all corruption charges Read more on that here * Senior selection committee to be made up of former international Test cricketers with the most capped former player among the three being the chairman Other selection committees to comprise only three members * Recommendation made to legalize betting (with strong safeguards) except for those covered by the BCCI and IPL regulations Also to make spot-fixing a criminal offence What Justice Lodha said: On the player’s association: "Most of the players who have played first-class both men and women and who have retired from competitive cricket will be in this association This association shall be assigned functions and will be constituted and run with the financial support of the BCCI However they will not act as a minion The idea is to give players voice use their expertise and skills for the development and betterment of the game" On the overall revamp: "First thing is about the structure and the constitution As you know presently the BCCI has 30 full members Some of these members do not have any territory like Services Railways etc Some of them do not play tournaments Some of the states have multiple members like Maharashtra has three Gujarat has 3 With the interactions we had except few it was broadly represented to us that one state as a unit of representation in BCCI is a very fair idea" On IPL Governing Council: "The Governing Council of IPL will be entitled to take all decisions concerning IPL which includes the decision relating to financial matters However Governing Council will be answerable to the General body of the BCCI So limited autonomy is proposed for the IPL GC" On better management of grants to state associations: "We have recommended a uniformity in the structure and constitution of state associations like the associations must not have office for life or office for more than nine years . separation of social and cricket activities in the state associations no proxy voting Their accounts must be audited by the BCCI to maintain transparency in functioning They must comply with all the directives of the BCCI in putting in place issues such as resolution of conflict of interest administering the code of conduct behaviour and corruption issues Any breach of the directives by state associations would dis-entitle them from the grant of the subsidy and other grants from the BCCI" Background to the Lodha committee reforms report: In September BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur and IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla deposed before the Supreme Court appointed Justice (Retd) RM Lodha Commission on the possible reforms that the board is expected to carry out once the second part of report was released It was learnt that the both the senior BCCI officials had a fruitful discussions with the panel Earlier in July the Lodha Committee recommended two-year suspension of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals from the cash-rich Indian Premier League Tainted CSK Team principal and ICC chairman N Srinivasan’s son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan was handed a life-ban for indulging in illegal betting activity during 2013 IPL along with former Rajasthan co-owner Raj Kudra With agency inputs By: Reuters | Melbourne | Published: January 19 2017 7:21 pm Agnieszka Radwanska’s departure follows fourth seed Simona Halep’s first round exit (Source: Reuters) Top News Third seed and former semi-finalist Agnieszka Radwanska was knocked out of the second round of the Australian Open by Croatia’s Mirjana Lucic-Baroni on Thursday becoming the highest seed to fall in the women’s draw at Melbourne Park World number 79 Lucic-Baroni left Radwanska and the Margaret Court Arena crowd stunned with a 6-3 6-2 defeat of the former Wimbledon finalist in the late afternoon match India vs England live score Pole Radwanska who reached the semi-finals at Melbourne Park last year and in 2014 managed only eight winners to her opponent’s 33 and slumped to her earliest exit at the year’s first grand slam since her first round elimination in 2009 “Losing in the first week of a grand slam it happens sometimes and I just need to come back next year and do better” a downcast Radwanska told reporters “I was trying to do things but everything was just going to her side so it’s hard to do anything” Radwanska’s departure follows fourth seed Simona Halep’s first round exit on Monday Lucic-Baroni next faces Greece’s Maria Sakkari for a place in the fourth round For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: January 14 2016 2:33 pm Kylie Jenner and beau Tyga were spotted holding hands at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood on Monday January 11 Related News Kylie Jenner and beau Tyga were spotted hanging out together amid rumours that Tyga cheated on the reality TV star with Brazilian model Annalu Cardosso The pair were spotted holding hands at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood on Monday January 11 reported Aceshowbiz The 18-year-old reality show star wore all-black outfit attempting to go incognito She donned a black leather hooded jacket and a pair of black trousers Meanwhile the 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Kareena Kapoor Khan feels filmmakers who want to approach her for roles in films can do so without fear and her pregnancy shouldn’t be a deterrence The actress also had a word of advice for Rohit Shetty who recently expressed his inability to call the actress for a role in Golmaal 4 owing to her pregnancy “It would have been easy to call her and tell her to do the film She would have said ‘Let’s do it’ But I can’t do that I can’t talk to her (as she is pregnant) to do it (Golmaal 4) It’s odd But let’s see we will do a song or something with her” Expressing surprise at Rohit’s predicament Kareena snapped back saying “Those who have a role for me they will come to me Pregnant or not I don’t think there is anything wrong in that Why should he be scared I should be scared of him” While Rohit has expressed his desire of doing a song with Kareena in Golmaal 4 the actress shot that proposal down “That is not going to happen I am not even thinking of that” Kareena was talking at an event organised by Adhuna Bhabani’s hair salon Bblunt When asked who she feels has the best hair in B-town pat came Kareena’s reply “Shah Rukh Khan” When asked to name a female actress with great hair Kareena remarked ” Most use hair extensions” Talking about her pregnancy and its effect on her career Kareena had said earlier “I am pregnant not a corpse” The actress has been going about her career and will shoot for Veere Di Wedding soon too For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Updated: March 15 2016 3:01 pm Celebrities like her friend Shraddha Kapoor and Alia’s father Mahesh Bhatt have wished Alia a year full of happiness luck and love Related News On her 23rd birthday actress Alia Bhatt who is busy promoting her forthcoming entertainer “Kapoor & Sons” was wished a year full of happiness love and luck by celebrities like Karan Johar and Athiya Shetty Celebrities like her friend Shraddha Kapoor and 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