Perspectives On Spreading the word through social media

first_imgAPTN National newsThis week, APTN National News brings a Perspectives On series on social media.The series will explore how sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube impacts life.APTN National News reporter Shirley McLean brings the first part of this series and begins with a man who changed his life and is using social media in hopes of changing the lives of others.last_img

Bombardier fights back after new duty put on CSeries sales to US

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. accused the Trump administration of overreach by siding with Boeing in its bid to shut the CSeries commercial jet from the world’s largest airline market by effectively quadrupling the price of any of the planes sold in the United States.“It represents an egregious overreach and misapplication of the U.S. trade laws in an apparent attempt to block the CSeries aircraft from entering the U.S. market,” the Montreal-based transportation manufacturer (TSX:BBD.B) said in response to an additional 80 per cent anti-dumping duty.Bombardier said the Commerce Department has ignored aerospace industry realities, noting that Boeing’s own practice of selling aircraft below production costs for years after launch would fail the test used against the CSeries“This hypocrisy is appalling, and it should be deeply troubling to any importer of large, complex, and highly engineered products,” it said.The decision intensifies political pressure on NAFTA negotiators ahead of next week’s resumption of talks among Canada, Mexico and the U.S.The U.S. Commerce Department added 79.82 per cent to 219.63 per cent in preliminary countervailing tariffs it announced last week, once deliveries to Delta Air Lines begin next year.“The United States is committed to free, fair and reciprocal trade with Canada, but this is not our idea of a properly functioning trading relationship,” stated Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.“We will continue to verify the accuracy of this decision, while (doing) everything in our power to stand up for American companies and their workers.”Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said she was extremely disappointed, but not surprised given the “baseless and absurdly high” duties last week.“Boeing is manipulating the U.S. trade remedy system to prevent Bombardier’s aircraft, the CSeries, from entering the U.S. market despite Boeing’s admission that it does not compete with the C Series,” she said in a statement.“Our government will continue to vigorously defend the interests of the Canadian aerospace industry and our aerospace workers against irresponsible and protectionist trade measures.”Several U.S. senators and House members also expressed their unhappiness, calling the decision “shortsighted” because it threatens thousands of jobs across the country supported by Bombardier and its suppliers.The latest duty matches the amount originally proposed by Boeing, before it revised its request to 143 per cent because of Bombardier’s refusal to provide certain information to the Commerce Department.The Chicago-based aircraft giant said it welcomes the decision affirming its view that Bombardier sold the CSeries to Delta at prices below production cost to illegally grab market share in the single-aisle airplane market.“This determination confirms that, as Boeing alleged in its petition, Bombardier dumped its aircraft into the U.S. market at absurdly low prices,” it said in a news release.Countervailing duties target what the U.S. considers unfair subsidies, while anti-dumping tariffs go after the alleged selling of imported products below market value.U.S. aerospace analyst Richard Aboulafia said the high duties will hurt CSeries sales efforts to leasing companies and shut the plane out of the U.S. unless the U.S. International Trade Commission effectively ends the challenge in February.“If the ITC doesn’t find that this damaged Boeing then this whole thing vanishes like a bad dream,” he said in an interview.Aboulafia says the process appears to have been politicized, which requires authorities to detail their reasonings to avoid further damage to the international jetline sector.A Bombardier union said it wasn’t surprised by the new duty given the 48 per cent increase in the number of dumping allegations since the Trump administration took office.“These tribunals are like the right arm of the large corporations of Boeing,” said Dave Chartrand, Quebec co-ordinator of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.He said workers will fight even harder to get the duty reversed.“We will stand up and we will fight.”Boeing petitioned the government in April after its smaller rival secured a deal for up to 125 of its CS100s with Delta in 2016. The firm order for 75 aircraft had a list price of US$5.6 billion, although large orders typically secure steep discounts.Bombardier has repeatedly stressed that Americans will be hurt by the tariffs because more than half the content on the 100- to 150-seat CSeries is sourced by U.S. suppliers, including Pratt & Whitney engines. The program is expected to generate more than US$30 billion in business over its life and support more than 22,700 American jobs in 19 states.Boeing’s complaint has prompted a heavy political reaction from the Canadian government and British Prime Minister Theresa May, who fears job losses at Bombardier’s wing assembly facility in Northern Ireland.Canada has threatened to cancel the planned purchase of 18 Super Hornets to temporarily augment Canada’s aging fleet of CF-18s. read more

Longawaited visitor service pavilion opens in downtown Regina

Judith Veresuk, executive director of the Regina Downtown Business Improvement District, stands in Victoria Park. A view of the customer window in the new Downtown Regina Visitor Service Pavilion on City Square Plaza. BRANDON HARDER / Regina Leader-Post TROY FLEECE / Regina Leader-Post Mayor Michael Fougere speaks with reporters about the new Downtown Regina Visitor Service Pavilion on City Square Plaza. BRANDON HARDER / Regina Leader-Post The Downtown Regina Visitor Service Pavilion officially opened in City Square Plaza on Tuesday, a project 10 years in the making.“It’s been a long road, but well worth it,” Judith Veresuk, executive director of the Regina Downtown Business Improvement District (RDBID), said at the launch event.The 526-square-foot visitor centre has two walk-up windows where tourists or residents can get information on programs, events, festivals and activities going on downtown and across the city.Located at the southeast corner of City Square Plaza, it also has a small lending library of sports equipment, a wifi hot spot and a water bottle filling station, and will serve as a meeting point for guided tours.“This is really good news,” said Mayor Michael Fougere. “It’s another element of animation to bring more activities downtown.”Story continues belowThis advertisement has not loaded yet,but your article continues below. The pavilion is one of two that were envisioned for the plaza back in 2009. The second pavilion, which will be located on the east side of the plaza, was originally intended to be a food service pavilion similar to a Milky Way or a coffee stand.Ten years later, Veresuk said that vision has shifted.“We’re finding more demand for public washrooms,” she said. “We’re working very closely with the city on what the future of that pavilion is.”Veresuk said city administration is currently doing research to inform the design of the second pavilion, and she expects a report to go before council by the end of the year. Once that happens, RDBID will work with the city to make that vision a reality as well.“There’s lots of discussion between RDBID and the city, and certainly as mayor I want to see that,” said Fougere. In addition to providing information to tourists and passersby, the pavilion will also help support the summer programming going on in and around the plaza, and will be available to event organizers to use as a green room or headquarters, something Nuit Blanche organizers already have plans to do, according to RDBID.“This gives us a lot of opportunity to program the plaza during cold weather events,” said Veresuk, adding they’d like to make use of it in some way during the NHL Heritage Classic, Grey Cup 2020 and possibly have other event organizers like the Regina Folk Festival take advantage of the space.Originally planned for during the design phase of the City Square Plaza in 2010, a $428,000 price tag saw the welcome services pavilion shelved.The project was resurrected in the summer of 2017 when the construction estimate for the pavilion came down to $300,000 and city council agreed to contribute 50 per cent of the funding up to $150,000 with RDBID paying the other 50 per cent.But bids received in December 2018 after a tender for the project was released were higher than the estimated construction cost, with the lowest of the five bids received coming in at $350,500.In March, the city approved an additional $25,000 for the project, bringing its total contribution to $175,000.The pavilion will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays between Victoria Day and Labour Day and on key dates during the fall and winter read more

UN session on AIDS enters second day amid calls for concrete action

Emphasizing that the disease harms all countries, Benjamin William Mkapa, the President of Tanzania, observed that ” in a globalizing world, in which distances are shrinking and contacts are multiplying exponentially, the impact on rich developed countries is inescapable; and their prosperity is bound to be affected by the economic decline and pervasive poverty that HIV/AIDS, if unchecked, will unleash.” He quoted, in this context, a proverb from East Africa which states that, “If a dead tree falls, it carries with it a live one.” Afflicted countries, he said, “are here to appeal for greater partnership and more help, with new resources – not repackaged existing aid programmes.”Bertie Ahern, the Prime Minister of Ireland, drew links between the spread of HIV/AIDS and poverty and global inequality. “The fight against HIV/AIDS will never be won without improved international terms of trade, an end to the impossible debt burden on poor countries, more development aid and the achievement of the international development targets,” he said. Stressing the need for strong leadership of prevention efforts, he called on political leaders to help people face the “often uncomfortable facts” about the spread of the disease. “They have to overcome the forces of denial, prejudice and fear.” National leadership must be matched by a global partnership, he said, voicing support for the creation of a Global Fund for Health and HIV/AIDS. Bruno Amoussou, the Prime Minister of Benin, said Africa was giving the pandemic the high degree of attention which it warranted, but resources were needed to implement the continent’s programmes to fight HIV/AIDS. He expressed support for Kofi Annan’s initiative in creating a Global Fund to fight the scourge, which affected all regions of the world, particularly the poorest. “The people of Africa expect much of this special session,” he said. “It is up to us to ensure that the end of this gathering should not mark the end of hope to live for millions of human beings.”Nagoum Yamassoum, the Prime Minister of Chad, joined others in highlighting the importance of both leadership and funding in the battle against AIDS. He said the presence of so many national leaders demonstrated that “this fight is not only the concern of specialists.” HIV did not respect national borders. While an international partnership was building, much work lay ahead. A large mobilization of resources would be needed to break out of the vicious circle in which AIDS contributed to poverty, and poverty contributed to AIDS. As such, Chad supported the proposed Global Fund for AIDS and Health. “Bringing together all of our resources and all of our forces, we will win this war,” he said.Peter Mafany Musonge, the Prime Minister of Cameroon, said that with AIDS threatening to plunge Africa “into misery and utter despair,” the time had come for rapid action. Cameroon welcomed the proposed Global Fund and paid tribute to all countries which had already announced contributions to it. In addition, the Government supported all efforts to achieve a significant drop in the prices of medicines to treat AIDS, especially anti-retroviral drugs. He expressed hope that the international community would rise to the current challenge, “which we must absolutely overcome for the harmonious development of the world.” The morning and afternoon plenary meetings of the Assembly, were followed by another session stretching into the evening and involving the participation of high-level representatives from over 70 nations. Addressing the evening meeting last night, the Prime Minister of Burkina Faso, Paramanga Errest Yonli, said that many good intentions had been expressed, and many promises made, but “the words and intentions have not been followed by concrete actions.” He appealed for a new international effort to provide access to all those who were sick with AIDS – with no discrimination – to treatment by antiretroviral drugs and other appropriate forms of care. In addition, he called for debt cancellation for the poorest AIDS-afflicted countries and expressed support for the creation of the Global Fund.Owen Arthur, the Prime Minister of Barbados, underscored the toll taken by HIV/AIDS on the Caribbean, where prevalence rates were second only to sub-Saharan Africa. “Even more ominous,” he said, “HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death among young people in the Caribbean.” The pandemic, however, was above all a global problem which required a global emergency response in support of regional and national programmes to fight HIV/AIDS. That response should involve information campaigns to educate people on how to avoid infection, improved treatment and care for those living with HIV/AIDS, and an intensified search for a cure and vaccine, he said. Guinea-Bissau’s President, Kumba Yala, said countries like his own, which had limited means, required international solidarity in order to fight the epidemic. All people — rich or poor, male or female — were affected by the disease, he said. Poverty and underdevelopment provided favourable conditions for the epidemic’s spread, which was further complicated by conditions of conflict or internal crises. Guinea-Bissau, which had an AIDS prevalence rate of 8-10 per cent of its adult population, found itself unable to provide antiretroviral medicines to those in need. He called for a response on the national, regional and global scale to stop the scourge of AIDS. read more

Homeowners hire historians to discover interesting facts about their properties to increase

Estate agents are including the details of a property’s past to add interest to historic buildings amid a surge in public curiosity about the provenance of their homes. Now sellers keen for a good price are hiring historians to discover interesting facts about their properties in order to sell them for a higher price. Many homeowners bake bread, brew coffee, prepare flowers and cut the lawn to entice potential buyers into purchasing their house. Details such as the plan form of a historic house and the materials used in its construction can raise… Specialists are adding value to homes by discovering how their occupancy, architecture and purpose have changed over time through archival research. read more

Man accused of assaulting setting pit bull on Police granted bail

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedMan accused of stealing motorcycle granted bailJuly 18, 2019In “Court”Taxi driver accused on stealing $6M granted bailNovember 19, 2016In “Court”Miner accused of stealing raw gold granted bailJune 28, 2017In “Court” Accused: Sherwin La RoseA Guyhoc Garden resident who allegedly set his dog (a pit bull) on Police ranks who swooped down at his property to arrest him in relation to an offence was on Wednesday before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court to answer to the allegations.The two charges slapped against 37-year-old Sherwin La Rose were denied by him.Magistrate Fabayo Azore read the first charge which alleged that he on May 28, 2018 at Guyhoc Garden, La Rose assaulted Jamal Watson, a Police Officer, who was at the time executing his duties.It is being further alleged that La Rose willfully attempted to obstruct the course of justice by losing his dog in his bid to escape from the Police.Police Prosecutor Simone Payne who disclosed that the case file is still incomplete did not read the facts of the matter.She however, had no objection to bail and same was granted in the sum of $75,000.La Rose is schedule to make his second Court appearance on June 27, 2018. read more

GIA acquired by Atlas Copco

first_imgAtlas Copco has agreed to acquire the underground business of GIA Industri from Vätterledens Verkstad AB. With the acquisition, Atlas Copco broadens its offering with products including electric mine trucks, utility vehicles and ventilation systems. GIA Industri was founded in 1884 and has been owned by Vätterledens Verkstad since 1994. The GIA headquarter and production facility is located in Grängesberg, Sweden. The acquired business has 113 employees and annual revenues of about SEK 230 million. The seller will retain the operations of GIA that are not related to mining.“The acquisition of GIA is a good strategic fit for Atlas Copco. We are entering new market segments and will be able to serve customers with an even broader product portfolio,” said Bob Fassl, Business Area President for Atlas Copco Mining and Rock Excavation Technique. “We especially look forward to offering our customers the Kiruna electric haulage truck with its strong environmental profile, and see great opportunities in leveraging Atlas Copco’s global sales network for this and GIA’s other products.” GIA’s products also include locomotives and shuttle car systems for underground transportation, charging and service trucks, scaling and cable bolting equipment, digging arm loaders (Häggloader) and complete ventilation systems. GIA is mainly represented through distributors.last_img read more

Footage of Greek Easter liturgy becomes viral

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram For most Greek Orthodox Christians, the most popular time to be in Church is on the night of Holy Saturday, when the Easter Divine Liturgy culminates in celebratory chanting and fireworks.But for the parishioners of the Church of Panagia Evangelistria in Chios, nothing beats the Holy Saturday morning liturgy, when the ‘first announcement’ of the Holy Resurrection is celebrated, with the customary tossing of laurels to the parishioners. This is largely due to the colourful personality of local vicar, Father Christophoros Gourlis, who is known for his enthusiastic performance of the custom.This time round, a crew from Australia flew in to document the event, and Father Christoforos did not disappoint. After the reading of the Epistle, he stormed out of the Holy Sanctuary, leaping towards the congregation and throwing around bunches of laurels, while the other members of the church were shaking the chandeliers and making loud banging noises to celebrate the Resurrection of Christ.Smart phones in hand, churchgoers made sure to record the performance and share it through social media, making it viral in no time.But the event was not all flash and joy. Father Christoforos took time to remind the congregation of the two soldiers who remain in captivity in Turkey and asked all present to join him in a solemn prayer.THROWING CLAY JUGS IN CORFUThe crew filming Father Christoforos in Chios was not the only Australian media outlet focusing in Greek Easter customs.The ABC website run a feature story on one of the country’s most iconic traditions – the throwing of water-filled clay jugs in Corfu.The event takes place on Holy Saturday, after the first announcement of the Holy Resurrection, in the centre of Corfu town, where families gather in their balconies and throw red clay jugs, filled with water down to the streets, which are roaring with the thunderous sound of collective clay-breaking.Thousands of tourists gather each year to observe this tradition and get sprayed with water and shards of broken clay. Some even take home pieces of the broken jugs, as they are considered to bring good luck.The exact origin of the custom is not known. Some think it dates back to Ancient Greece, though most believe that it hails from the days of Venetian occupation and stems from the Venetian custom of throwing away old things on New Year’s eve.last_img read more

Van der Sar was hoping for Ajax Juve pairing

first_imgEdwin van der Sar admits he was expecting an Ajax vs. Juventus pairing in the last 16 of the Champions League and further explained he had good memories in TurinVan der Sar spent two seasons as Juve’s No 1 but did not truly convince between the sticks and was replaced in the summer of 2001 by Gianluigi Buffon, who arrived from Parma in a then-world record deal for a goalkeeper.“It’s always a pleasure to come back to Turin,” he told Football Italia after Ajax drew Real Madrid on Monday.What a draw @AFCAjax playing against @realmadrid in the next round @ChampionsLeague. Brings back memories to our match in November 1994 when we won 0-2 in Santiago Bernabéu. #UCL #ajarea ❌❌❌— Edwin van der Sar (@vdsar1970) December 17, 2018David de Gea, Manchester United, SpainDavid de Gea is replaceable at Man United, says Van der Sar Andrew Smyth – September 13, 2019 Former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar insists the club’s current number one David de Gea isn’t irreplaceable amid doubts over his future.“I had a good time at Juventus, before my transfer to Fulham and then Manchester United.“Matthijs de Ligt is an important player, who came through our youth system. He’s our captain today and we’re happy with him.“All the teams are great in the last 16. It’s a shame that we didn’t get Juventus as I’d have liked to face them as my former club.”last_img read more

Nissan IMs Concept is a selfdriven Detroit moonshot

first_img Jan 22 • Our highlights of the 2019 Detroit Auto Show Concept Cars Electric Cars Crossovers Sedans Nissan IMs blends sedan, SUV virtues into a Detroit Show star 2020 BMW M340i review: A dash of M makes everything better Feb 7 • Chevy’s full-scale Lego Silverado is plastic fantastic in Chicago 2020 Kia Telluride review: Kia’s new SUV has big style and bigger value 2020 Hyundai Palisade review: Posh enough to make Genesis jealous Share your voice May 14 • History of the Toyota Supra, a Japanese sports car legend Detroit Auto Show 2019 Nissan 0 See All 87 Photos On some level, even humble economy cars are industrial works of art. Perhaps because of that fact, it’s not surprising that when we think of new car designs — especially concept cars — we envision their appearance as being the result of someone who set pen to paper, hand to clay or pixel to screen. And while all of those processes still happen, nearly all of today’s car designs have their genesis in a very different process: customer research. Take this Nissan IMs Concept that just debuted at Monday’s 2019 Detroit Auto Show. Its sexy fastback form, its 22-inch wheels and its clever lighting all look sufficiently organic that it seems as if it were born of a single mind. The truth is, the Nissan IMs electric show car is the result of exhaustive research. The Japanese automaker surveyed thousands of people to see the way automobiles are being used, how their habits are changing and where technology will enable car design to go in the future. The IMs Concept isn’t just an artistic vision, in other words. It’s rolling thesis. In this case, that thesis is a Level Four autonomous sedan with a raised ride height and seating position, the latter realized in a novel reconfigurable cabin that’s loaded with futuristic tech.So, how does one get from reams of questionnaires and discussions about marketplace “white space” to a sleek, pillarless four-door sedan with 483 horsepower, 590 pound-feet of torque and a 115-kWh battery good for 380 miles of range? Back in late September, I got the chance to find out: Nissan gave me a deep dive into the genesis of this concept car, including the chance to sit in on a number of presentations and have an early look at a full-scale mockup in Nissan’s design studio in Atsugi, Japan. Detroit Auto Show 2019 Certainly, there’s an agenda at work here: Nissan’s Leaf was the first modern EV to hit the market, and the company has been pushing its Intelligent Mobility platform, which has put ProPilot Assist Level 2 partial automation driving tech in the hands of more drivers than perhaps any other brand. It’s no coincidence that the IMs’ buildout hinges upon both electric drive and even higher levels of automation promised for the not-too-distant future.To that end, the automaker started by surveying motorists and owners of other Nissan products about unmet needs, and it looked at how car preferences are evolving over time, in part by examining the company’s back catalog of research. That same sort of research previously led to the creation of the Leaf EV itself, along with left-of-center models like the love-it-or-hate-it Juke, a model that was massively successful worldwide.In this case, an ideal customer profile was created, and that help set the framework for the IMs Concept. That theoretical ideal customer, known as the “Sharp Optimist,” is a fictional man named Hugo, about 50 years old, who is a successful and well-read person keen to discreetly show off his status. Hugo buys a lot of new technology, trusts autonomous products and wants to minimize his environmental footprint. Nissan posits that Hugo may presently own something like an Audi A7, but to my ears, Hugo also sounds an awful lot like a typical Tesla customer.Enlarge ImageThe IMs features dynamic pulsing exterior lights that glow blue while the car is in self-driving mode. Nissan No matter how closely you hew to Nissan’s theoretical ideal customer’s age, hobbies or income level, to my eyes, I’m betting many of you will find the IMs Concept attractive. The company calls the IMs an “elevated sport sedan,” with the idea that Hugo and friends enjoy the commanding view afforded by an SUV, but they don’t necessarily want that vehicular genre’s typically boxy (and now common) form.Some automakers have tried lifted sedans before, including Volvo’s short-lived S60 Cross Country and Subaru’s lumbering Legacy SUS and Outback Sedan, but whereas those production models felt like regular sedans with some SUV costume jewelry tacked on, the IMs looks more holistically executed. Though to my eyes, it also doesn’t feel as brand-new an idea as Nissan seems to think it is.If the idea that this so-called “neo sedan” was born out of market research comes across as cold, know that it doesn’t feel that way in person, nor does this seem like a rote exercise on behalf of the designers. Alfonso Albaisa, senior vice president for global design, calls the IMs a “sleek bullet space capsule, and indeed, throughout its gestation, the IMs was internally codenamed “Moonraker” in honor of the 1979 James Bond film, and the aim was to capture some of that film’s interstellar feel and general 007 suaveness.The IMs spans 190 inches long — about 2 inches shorter than a 2019 Maxima — yet it rides on a much longer 114-inch wheelbase (nearly half a foot longer than the Max). That, along with an adaptive air suspension, helps provide a cushier ride and more interior space.Nissan IMs conceptEnlarge ImagePiilarless doors reveal a reconfigurable interior including a rear “Emperor’s chair.” Nissan While the exterior is sharp, it’s the IMs’ inside that feels the most futuristic. Drawing inspiration from Japan’s avant-garde hotels, there are show car touches everywhere you look, including a dashboard that features a latticework-like visible substructure produced by 3D printing. The geometric supports (which surely would be a royal pain to keep clean in the real world) are echoed in patterns found on the glass roof, yoke-style steering wheel and pedals, among other places.The cabin theme was said to be inspired by Kumiko, a traditional Japanese art form that uses wood slats to create intricate designs without nails. Nissan’s chief designer, Alfonso Albaisa, tells me that these elements, along with the entire interior’s aesthetic, is informed by the Japanese concept of ‘Ma’ (間) which roughly translates to “the space between things” — basically, negative space. In this case, the gaps in the geometric forms help define how we feel about the cabin as much as the structures themselves.Nissan IMs conceptEnlarge ImageA deployable wheel emerges for manual driving. Note the 3D-printed lattice-like dashboard endcaps. Nissan The IMs’ interior’s configuration is also dictated by the car’s Level Four hardware. There’s a standard manual mode wherein the driver can use the aforementioned wheel and pedals, as well as a novel dual-layer gauge cluster, to pilot the car. When the vehicle is set in fully autonomous mode, the steering wheel goes flush to the dashboard, and the cabin can be reconfigured in a delta-like pattern, with the front seats turning inward to encourage communication.In this setup, the second row center seat becomes the best in the house, with the center “Premier Seat” or the “Emperor’s Chair” turning into something of a lounge chair, complete with a fold-out ottoman for relaxation. The seats themselves aren’t stitched in the usual leather, they’re covered in a futuristic — dare I say, ’70s spacey — fabric with gold threads.In a bit of flight-of-fantasy tech, Nissan says the IMs also includes an augmented reality avatar to assist with things like navigation directions, and it features some of the “Invisible to Visible” technology that Nissan recently highlighted at ImageThe IMs may be a sedan, but it’s mixed with an SUV-like ride height and seating position. Steven Pham/Roadshow For the moment, Nissan isn’t saying that the IMs has any sort of production future, and officials demurred when I asked if an execution like this could form the basis for a future Maxima replacement (after all, traditional sedan sales have been cratering as buyers flock to crossovers). That said, Albaisa did confirm plans to offer a production version of the IMX electric SUV concept, which was shown at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. The production IMX will be one of eight new EVs that Nissan will debut by 2022.If anything, the IMs Concept’s size and upscale ambition may hew a little too closely to that of Nissan’s Infiniti brand, but that doesn’t seem to bother Albaisa and Company. Perhaps there’s enough “Ma” between Nissan’s current range and the company’s premium division in order to bring something like this to showrooms, but sadly, doing so feels like a bit of a moonshot to me. 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Delhi assures Dhaka of help in Rohingya repatriation

first_imgIndia`s home minister Amit Shah greets Bangladesh`s home minister Asaduzzaman Khan in New delhi. Photo: TwitterIndia’s home minister Amit Shah has assured Bangladesh of helping in Rohingya repatriation process so that the Rohingya people can return to their place of origin in Myanmar’s Rakhine State quickly and safely.The promise came during the 7th Home Minister-level bilateral talks held in New Delhi on Wednesday evening.Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan, on behalf of prime minister Sheikh Hasina and the people of Bangladesh, thanked the Indian government for extending humanitarian support to Rohingya in four phases since 2017.Bangladesh is now hosting over 1.1 million Rohingyas, most of whom entered Bangladesh since 25 August 2017.Bangladesh foreign minister AK Abdul Momen earlier hoped that Rohingya repatriation would begin before the UN General Assembly this September.The bilateral talks between home minister Khan and his Indian counterpart Amit Shah began at 6:30pm in New Delhi, an official told UNB.They had broader discussions on bilateral security co-operations during the meeting.Issues related to stronger border management, counterterrorism, capacity building and increased cooperation between security agencies, as well as countering illegal activities like fake currency, drug and human trafficking were discussed at the meeting, officials said.The two ministers expressed satisfaction over the border management as the two countries are working closer than ever before in all sectors including security and border management, according to Bangladesh Home Ministry. They laid emphasis on combating crimes along the border.At the beginning, minister Khan expressed deep shock at the demise of former Indian external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj.Home minister Khan invited his Indian counterpart to visit Bangladesh.The home minister led the Bangladesh delegation, comprising secretary to Public Security Division, Ministry of Home Affairs Mostafa Kamal Uddin,Bangladesh high commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali and representatives from relevant ministries and agencies.Syed Muazzem Ali hosted dinner in honour of home minister Khan and railways minister Nurul Islam Sujan, who is also visiting India, on Tuesday evening.Earlier in the day, railways minister Sujan and union minister for Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal held bilateral talks in Rail Bhavan, New Delhi.Bangladesh home minister is likely to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday morning, according to his tour schedule.Former Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh co-chaired the 6th meeting of India-Bangladesh Home Minister-level talks with his counterpart Asaduzzaman Khan here in July last year.last_img

Know the secrets of amla juice for diabetes

first_imgDiabetes is a disease of disturbed carbohydrate metabolism where sugar levels in one’s body increase at a much higher rate crossing the normal level. Poor diet and hectic schedule have contributed to diabetes, which in turn, has wrecked havoc to many people’s lives worldwide. As a consequence, the diabetic patients face innumerable restrictions as far as their food habits are concerned. Nature has blessed us with amla, which is a great fruit that can keep you from diabetes miles away. Also Read – Add new books to your shelf Amla is low-sugar and fibre-rich fruit. It stimulates a group of cells that secrete the hormone insulin, thereby reducing the blood sugar level in diabetic patients. The fruit helps in proper absorption of insulin which simultaneously reduces the level of high sugar level among the diabetics. Researchers and clinical dieticians demonstrate that amla is endowed with chromium, which has therapeutic value for the diabetic patients. Chromium promotes the effect of Beta-Blockers needed for improving cardiovascular health and reducing the LDL cholesterol content in the body. The presence of antioxidants Polyphenol that helps in regulating and maintaining glucose level in the blood. One of the ways to control diabetes is to drink amla juice mixed with turmeric twice a day. Its consumption along with other diabetic medicine will not be harmful.last_img read more

Apple Sued Over Alleged Employee Poaching

first_img This story originally appeared on Reuters Free Workshop | August 28: Get Better Engagement and Build Trust With Customers Now Electric-car battery maker A123 Systems has sued Apple Inc for poaching top engineers to build a large-scale battery division, according to a court filing that offered further evidence that the iPhone maker may be developing a car.Apple has been poaching engineers with deep expertise in car systems, including from Tesla Inc, and talking with industry experts and automakers with the ultimate aim of learning how to make its own electric car, an auto industry source said last week.Around June 2014, Apple began aggressively poaching A123 engineers tasked with leading some of the company’s most critical projects, the lawsuit said. The engineers jumped ship to pursue similar programs at Apple, in violation of their employment agreements, A123 said in a filing earlier this month in Massachusetts federal court.”Apple is currently developing a large-scale battery division to compete in the very same field as A123,” the lawsuit read. The suit was reported earlier by legal website Apple nor A123 immediately responded to requests for comment and Apple has not responded to the allegations in the complaint. The company also sued five former A123 employees, who could not be reached for comment.A123 Systems is a pioneering industrial lithium-ion battery maker, which was backed by a $249 million U.S. government grant. It filed for bankruptcy in 2012 and has been selling off assets.Lithium-ion is a battery technology that can be used in applications from computers to airplanes, but A123 specializes in big batteries that can be used in big machines, including cars. A123 did not say what specifically the engineers worked on.It said in its lawsuit that the engineers who left were of such caliber that the projects they had been working on had to be abandoned after their departures. It also accused one of the five defendants, Mujeeb Ijaz, of helping Apple recruit among its ranks.”It appears that Apple, with the assistance of defendant Ijaz, is systematically hiring away A123’s high-tech PhD and engineering employees, thereby effectively shutting down various projects/programs at A123,” according to the lawsuit.”They are doing so in an effort to support Apple’s apparent plans to establish a battery division that is similar if not identical to A123’s, in competition with A123.”In its complaint, A123 said it believed Apple was looking to hire other battery engineers from companies including LG Chem Ltd, Samsung SDI Co Ltd, Panasonic Corp, Toshiba Corp and Johnson Controls Inc. None of the companies immediately responded to requests for comment.A123 added that former executive Ijaz also contacted its battery partner SiNode Systems on behalf of Apple. Ijaz’s outreach to SiNode “confirms that his work on behalf of Apple is at least substantially similar (if not identical) to his work at A123,” the filing said.SiNode did not respond to a request for comment.Trying to build an actual car would mark a dramatic shift for the maker of the iPhone and iPad. Apple often researches projects which are then discarded, but has so far mainly stuck to its core expertise in mobile and electronic devices.Whether it will build and release an electric car or a more evolved autonomous vehicle remains to be seen, the source told Reuters last week. But evidence is mounting that the maker of smartphones and other mobile gadgets is, like Google Inc, researching and developing next-generation car technologies.Silicon Valley is competing to create software to run self-driving vehicles, as well as services associated with autonomous driving, such as mapping, car-sharing and car recharging services.Data on LinkedIn, the professional networking site, shows that Apple has been siphoning up automotive engineers and experts, many with expertise in autonomous driving technology, at a significant pace.A search of LinkedIn profiles turns up more than 60 former Tesla employees now employed by Apple, including dozens of hardware, software, manufacturing and supply chain engineers. There are also a variety of ex-Tesla recruiters, retail or sales specialists, attorneys and product managers.Apart from the five defendants, at least six other ex-A123 engineers had moved over to Apple, according to their LinkedIn profiles, though with titles like “Technical Program Manager,” their duties at Apple are unclear.(Additional reporting by Sarah McBride; Editing by Peter Henderson, Lisa Shumaker and Stephen Coates) 4 min read This hands-on workshop will give you the tools to authentically connect with an increasingly skeptical online audience. February 19, 2015 Enroll Now for Freelast_img read more

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first_imgGo back to the enewsletterConstellation Journeys is a relative newcomer to the Australian luxury travelscape, with the Melbourne-based company having only recently hosted its first itinerary: a three-week round the world itinerary using a chartered Qantas 747 for 250 passengers, no less.The business is operated by Dan Kotzmann, the former Managing Director at Captain’s Choice, who set up Constellations Journeys in February 2017. This week, LATTE spoke exclusively with Kotzmann to hear how the maiden tour went and to find out what’s next for the company. What are some of the business goals of Constellation Journeys?We want to make places that are perceived to be a bit challenging to visit as comfortable, simple and convenient as possible. It’s cliché, but ‘taking the hassle out of international travel’ is what we’re all about – and in some cases it’s allowing people who are a bit apprehensive to enjoy these experiences knowing they are very well cared for. What about the Africa journey?One of the key elements of the Africa tour is the mode of transport. We’ve privately chartered an ATR42 turboprop aircraft which removes any concern people may have about schedule and reliability of air travel in Africa. It gives us the escape to fly where we want and when we want on direct flights. One of the tricks to this was finding the right sized aircraft – we wanted it to be large enough to be comfortable on the longer sectors but small enough that it can land on airstrips in the game parks. The ATR42 is as big as you could go before you get too big. It will provide us with direct, easy, convenient access into and out of every place that we want to go and is entirely within our means of control.The combination of places the Africa itinerary travel to is also unique. It’s not just mainstream Africa, game parks and Victoria Falls. To have Zanzibar in there and also to build in Ethiopia and Lalibela to visit a Christian Coptic Church built into stone is another point of difference for Constellation Journeys.’ So you’re very hands-on with the business?I place a great deal of importance on personal involvement in all aspects of the business.  I plan the itineraries, do the site inspections and I go as the journey leader for each trip. I visit travel agents personally and get involved in the detail of our cooperative marketing with agents. I even answer the 1300 number in our office whenever I’m there and if a client comes in to see us I will always meet them if I’m available. It’s hands-on and personal for me and we don’t want our business to grow too big – we want to keep it personal. What are some of the itinerary highlights?Regarding Europe, we will have some really special gala dinners. In Moscow, we’ve arranged access to Turandot restaurant where we’ll have exclusive use of the location. It features the most stunning period décor, it’s like being inside a golden mirrored palace and that’s the welcome dinner. We’ve got a dinner in an underground salt mine outside of Krakow, another dinner in a castle outside of Prague.We also provide guests with “A La Carte” options – which is numerous choices in most cities where people can pick and choose whatever they want to do. And they are all included. There’s no extra costs for anything. We provide a really high degree of flexibility in the sightseeing – including all the highlights in destinations and then there’s a bunch of other options and choices.Usually, in each city, there is one choice of multiple different restaurants – sometimes venues within the hotel, and one or two outside the hotel to provide a local flavour. The nature of the target market is that there are some people who are very adventurous and want to experience and try local things, while others are conservative and want to try and have an earlier night and grab a quiet meal in the hotel. Now you’ve got the runs on the board, what is next for Constellation Journeys?We soft launched two new itineraries to Africa and Eastern Europe to guests who were on our Qantas tour in April/May. We had a pre-release flyer for the trips and we received a strong response including quite a number of preregistrations. A few weeks ago that we finalised full brochures for those tours. We have Africa in April next year which will be available for a maximum of 40-odd guests. Then we have a Europe trip in June that will take somewhere between 100-120 guests. What is unique about these new itineraries?The European itinerary from Moscow to Berlin is based on an exclusively chartered train where guests will travel by daylight aboard a luxury locomotive and stay in hotels by night. Using my experience with various different train operators and train charter brokers over the years in Europe I’ve negotiated access to a train owned and operated by Russian Railways. It normally operates as an international First Class sleeper service from Moscow into Berlin, Paris, Nice and other European hubs. While it is a sleeper train, we won’t use it overnight.In many ways, the European itinerary is like the Qantas tour. It’s two or three nights in each city, and travel by day in a unique form of chartered transport. It’s just that it’s a train rather than a plane.The tour is 22 days roundtrip from Australia, flying with Singapore Airlines into Moscow and coming out of Berlin through either Munich or Frankfurt on Lufthansa and connecting with SQ back to Australia. Having successfully operated your first itinerary under the Constellation Journeys banner in April and May, can you tell LATTE readers what was the response in the build-up?In the early stages of launching the business, then promoting and selling the tour, there were people saying “You’re brand new”, “What are you about”, and I guess there was an element of caution for a new operator.For the first few months, it was pretty much just me just answering the phone which had it’s advantages as I was able to talk to everyone that called and able to share a bit of my background.Working closely with Qantas was really a significant advantage for us. To be able to use that brand gives people confidence and trust in the reputation of what we are doing as well. And what about post tour? Have you received much feedback?We have received so many messages back saying it was a “trip of a lifetime” and a “life-changing experience”, which is just unreal. We want to create really memorable experiences for our guests and it gives me a great deal of pride when I read those.Many guests have forged tight friendships, and in fact last Saturday there was a lunch organised in Sydney by several participants who wanted to keep in touch. It wasn’t a Constellations Journeys event, it was run by guests who wanted to spend time together and share memories. In a couple of weeks time, we’re going to a winery outside Brisbane put on by one of the couples who came on the trip and own a winery are throwing open the doors open to those in that part of the world should they wish to get together. There’s been a real camaraderie built up which is fantastic.The people who travelled in First and Business class, by virtue of the price point, typically were fairly frequent international travellers. They were the kind of guests who have a good couple of holidays every year overseas and they are used to the finer things in life.With a lead-in price point of $19,500 for three weeks travelling in Qantas Economy and absolutely everything included, guests can go through the entire tour without having to put their hand in their pocket at all. While that sounds like a lot of money it actually represents incredibly good value for what’s included.We found a lot of people who were not as regular travellers were blown away by the experience when they were exposed to some of the fun, gala evening entertainment and dinners, special venues and sites. They couldn’t quite believe it. It was probably more those people that found the whole trip incredible and many of them are the ones who are saying it was a life changing experience. Are you getting many international travellers?We’re focused on the Australian and New Zealand markets, and international markets aren’t the priority. What is your trade approach?We’re not big enough and don’t have the resources to visit every travel agent in the country.  But we are committed to, 1. Paying a full commission to all agents and 2. Investing our resources (time and money) in partnering strongly with any agent who is serious about a cooperative marketing plan.We have a number of real success stories with agents who have booked multiple passengers on this year’s tour – and on the back of that success, I even have one small independent agent who now has five passengers booked on our Eastern Europe tour next year.Go back to the enewsletterlast_img read more

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5 trillion won.855 candidates are in the fray for 849 general seats of Pakistan’s national and provincial assemblies in the 25 July elections after the completion of scrutiny process, Their accomplishments… The body of work represented on this stage is staggering. I’d still love the baby but it would change my life forever. Those people were administered third-degree torture and were told to confess.If the CBI comes in is there any way the culprit will be safe You must have seen criminal cases If a CBI inquiry happens the innocent people will be released and culprits will be arrested and the victim will finally get justice The victim’s uncle meanwhile has said the family is scared of moving back to its village fearing retaliation from the accused The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) declared the results for itsBachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery(MBBS) entrance exam today (18 June 2018) according to media reports Candidates can check their results on the AIIMS official website- aiimsexamsorg Representational image PTI Results for MBBS entrance exam for eight other AIIMS in Patna Bhopal Jodhpur Bhubaneswar Rishikesh Raipur Guntur (Andhra Pradesh) and Nagpur (Maharashtra) has also been declared As many as 2649 candidates have been deemed qualified for the first round of centralised counselling The cut-off percentile was 9883 percent for the general category 9701 percent for OBC (NCL) and 9365 percent for SC/ST category reported NDTV It wasfor the first time that the MBBS exam was conducted on two days 26 and 27 May In 2017 the results were declared on 15 June and Nishita Purohit from Gujarat topped the exam with a percentile of 100 Here is how you can check your results: -Go to aiimsexamsorg -Click on the link for ‘MBBS Entrance Exam Results 2018’ -In the page that opens enter your roll number and date of birth (in DD/MM/YYYY format) -View the result -Download and print it out for future reference Geneva: FIFA’s disgraced ex-president Sepp Blatter has said he will go to next year’s World Cup in Russia at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin despite being banned from football "I will go to the World Cup in Russia I received an invitation from President Putin" the 81-year-old said in an interview Blatter said Michel Platini the ex-UEFA president who is banned from football over corruption had also been invited to the tournament by Putin File image of Sepp Blatter Getty Images But according to one of his close allies Platini "hasn’t received an invitation from Putin to go to the World Cup and doesn’t know what he will be doing next summer" Blatter who led world football’s governing body for 17 years was thrown out of the sport in 2015 at the height of a massive corruption scandal FIFA’s ethics committee has suspended him from all football-related activities for six years after finding him guilty of accepting an improper 2 million Swiss franc ($21 million 18 million euros) payment from then-UEFA chief Platini But the ever-defiant Blatter said he had no plans to miss the World Cup an event he has habitually attended since going to work at FIFA in the 1970s "I don’t know how long I will go for whether I will be there for the opening match or the final" he said during the interview in Zurich "Because I can’t work in football and I don’t have an assignment to do maybe I will only make a short visit" Blatter is also the target of an investigation by Swiss prosecutors over alleged criminal mismanagement at FIFA and the infamous Platini payment Switzerland has ongoing probes into the 2018 World Cup including possible bribery and corruption that may have led to Russia winning hosting rights "I’m sure that World Cup 2018 will be a great World Cup Russia has to show that it can welcome the whole world It’s a big challenge" Blatter said It was not immediately clear how the FIFA ban would impact Blatter’s attendance at matches or events Platini banned from football for four years was allowed to attend Euro 2016 matches in his native France provided he played no official role US President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that a top North Korean official is headed to New York for talks attempting to salvage an upcoming summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as diplomatic efforts also accelerated in Asia File image of Donald Trump and Kim-Jong-un AP Trump said in a tweet that Kim Yong Chol was traveling to New York as part of ongoing meetings between the two countries to revive a summit on the future of North Korea’s nuclear weapons The two had been set to meet June 12 in Singapore but Trump announced last week that he had decided "to terminate the planned Summit" following a provocative statement from the North Trump has since suggested the meeting could be back on South Korean media had reported earlier that Kim Yong Chol’s name was on the passenger list for a fight Wednesday from Beijing to New York Kim was seen in the Beijing airport on Tuesday by Associated Press Television "We have put a great team together for our talks with North Korea" Trump tweeted Tuesday morning "Meetings are currently taking place concerning Summit and more Kim Young Chol the Vice Chairman of North Korea heading now to New York Solid response to my letter thank you" Kim Yong Chol is a former military intelligence chief and now a vice chairman of the North Korean ruling party’s central committee He would be the highest-level North Korean official to travel to the United States since 2000 when late National Defense Commission First Vice Chairman Jo Myong Rok visited Washington South Korea’s Unification Ministry said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has traveled to Pyongyang North Korea’s capital twice in recent weeks for meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and has said there is a "shared understanding" between the two sides about what they hope to achieve It remains unclear whom Kim Yong Chol will meet in the United States Meanwhile a team of American diplomats involved in preparatory discussions was seen leaving a Seoul hotel on Tuesday but it was unclear whether they went to Panmunjom a village that straddles the border inside the Demilitarized Zone to continue talks with their North Korean counterparts following their first meeting on Sunday The US officials are led by Sung Kim the US ambassador to Manila who formerly was the US ambassador to Seoul and a top negotiator with North Korea in past nuclear talks South Korean media also reported that a North Korean delegation arrived in Singapore on Monday night for likely summit preparations with US officials South Korea’s Foreign Ministry said Washington and Pyongyang were engaging in "working-level" talks to arrange the possible summit but said it couldn’t confirm specifics Ministry spokesman Noh Kyu-duk also did not say whether Seoul knew of any US plans regarding Kim Yong Chol’s visit such as whether he and Pompeo would meet Trump withdrew from the planned summit with Kim Jong Un last Thursday citing hostile North Korean comments but has since said the meeting in Singapore could still happen as originally scheduled on June 12 "We are having very productive talks with North Korea about reinstating the Summit which if it does happen will likely remain in Singapore on the same date June 12th, That is why I say that the 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