Vamos Ticos! Costa Ricans run amok after historic World Cup win

first_imgCosta Rica fans celebrate after their team defeated Greece to enter World Cup quarterfinals From the beaches to the capital, Costa Ricans poured into the streets Sunday to celebrate the national team’s historic World Cup victory over Greece that will put the team in the quarterfinals for the first time.Statistical Highlights |  Match Analysis Fans in the capital of San Jose gathered at the Fuente de la Hispanidad, a fountain and traditional celebrating spot, carrying flags, wearing wigs and jerseys, honking and whooping following the team’s win in a penalty shootout.”The country has fallen. There’s been an earthquake,” said restaurateur Teo Prestinary, 43, on the beach in Nosara, where he said it was jammed with countrymen cheering, whistling and singing “Vamos Ticos,” or “Go, Costa Ricans.” “It’s beautiful. It’s historic, emotional.”Maria Mendoza, 33, watched the celebration on television from nearby Santa Ana, said she was, “happy, happy, happy.”Costa Rica reached the match against Greece after defeating Uruguay and Italy and tying England in a division where it was considered the weakest team.It won Sunday in a 5-3 shootout after the game ended 1-1 following extra time.Now Costa Ricans say they could go all the way.”We always had faith,” said Luis Diego Escorriola, 42, who was watching the final game commentary before joining the celebration. “The entire country is going to the streets.”last_img read more


Sydney Olympics hero Karnam Malleswari lauds Sakshi Malik, urges her to start preparing for Tokyo Games

first_imgIndia’s first woman to win a medal in Olympics, former weightlifter Karnam Malleswari, has heaped praise on wrestler Sakshi Malik for winning a historic bronze medal at the Rio Olympics. Malleswari, who was India’s lone medallist at the Sydney Olympics in 2000, said that Sakshi has inspired youngsters of the entire country with her medal-winning feat in Rio.”Sakshi has opened an entirely new route to success in Olympics as wrestling and weightlifting, which was my sport, were always considered as men’s sports. When girls return with a medal, that too ahead of men, they become idol for youngsters and I am sure Sakshi has inspired millions of them,” Malleswari told INDIA TODAY in an interview. (RIO 2016 FULL COVERAGE)The celebrated weightlifter, now a top-notch manager with a PSU, said repeated success of female sportspersons should make the country proud.   “Look at the way Sakshi’s family is celebrating their daughter’s success today. Everyone is dancing in joy. Hope others learn seeing all this. In Haryana, families already support female sportspersons in a big manner. More will celebrate the birth of a daughter now,” said Malleswari.She said that if India has to match China in sports, or USA and Great Britain for that matter, then the preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and 2024 Games should begin right from the start of the closing ceremony at Rio.  “It is true that India still doesn’t have a sports culture to be proud of. Parents focus on a child’s education and don’t realise that sports could also be a good career option. We can definitely match China but have to first build infrastructure like them. Promoting sports at the school, grassroot level, is most important. We need maximum participation. China, I am sure, would’ve finalised their 2020 and 2024 Olympic teams by now. Those kids would be training somewhere right now. They (China) have a plan in place – on how many players will take part in a world championship or nationals or, if someone isn’t going there, for Asian tournaments. If we also plan in a similar way, winning a medal in Olympics won’t be difficult as we have plenty of talented youngsters.”advertisementLike it happens in every big sporting event where India participates, sports federation officials, babus, politicians grabbed headlines for all the wrong reasons in Rio even as the sportspersons struggled to grab the first medal for the country. However, Malleswari says when in their zone, a sportsperson seldom cares about what’s happening beyond the playing arena. (Also read: Rio 2016 medallist Sakshi Malik took up sports because she wanted to fly in an airplane) “As a sportsperson, it does not make any difference if we are travelling economy and officials are in business class or if they are staying at a five-star resort and we in an average hotel. Our focus is just on our performance and medal. A player just wants to give his or her best performance and isn’t bothered by all that happens at the sidelines. I guess that even officials realise that they won’t be there if a player doesn’t perform well or qualifies.”She also hoped that sports federations should from the Indian cricket board instead of always getting involved in the game of comparing and criticising.  “We can’t compare anything with cricket. In fact, I believe that sports federations should learn the art of promoting a sport from the Indian cricket board. Ye rona ki unko zyada publicity aur paisa mil raha hai, yeh hamaari kami hai (cribbing that cricketers get more money and publicity is the real bane).There hasn’t been an Olympic medal for India in weightlifting since Sydney and Malleswari isn’t hopeful about future either. “Weightlifting dominated till 2000, no other sport gave so many medals to the country. It pains me that we were not able to handle it post my medal at Sydney Olympics. There were some controversies including doping which spoiled the image of sport. It’s not an easy sport to pursue, one has to practice for 10-12 hours every day, lifting thousand tonnes of weights. Kids do not choose it easily, especially from affluent families. It’s a poor man’s sport, actually,” said the former Olympian.last_img read more


Indian mountaineers scale highest peak in Europe, display 50-ft Indian flag atop summit

first_imgFive young mountaineers from Telangana, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh created multiple records by scaling the Mount Elbrus in Russia, which is the highest peak in Europe at 5,640 meters and displaying a 50-ft Indian tricolour atop the summit.The team consisted of Satya Rao of Bagarampalem (Vishakhapatnam), Raghunadh Reddy of Tadepalli (Guntur), Poorna Malavath, Varsha Rahul of Pune and Vidya of Telangana created this record. While we’re on the subject, Poorna Malavath is a world record holder and the youngest woman to climb Mount Everest at 13 years old!According to Adventure Sports Director R Reddy, on July 27 at 7:30am Moscow time, 17-year-old Poorna Malavath and 16-year-old Sri Vidya from Andhra Pradesh reached the tip of the tallest mountain in Europe. The girls are students from the Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society (TSWREIS).For Poorna, it was the third highest peak in a row!About Mount ElbrusAn inactive volcano standing at 18,560-ft tall, Mount Elbrus is no easy climb even though it is considered the easiest among the Seven Summits. “Mount Elbrus is a dormant volcano and the last explosion occurred about 2,000 years ago. The two summits of Elbrus are, in fact, two craters of volcano. Everywhere on its slopes you can see debris of solidified lava,” Reddy told The Hindu.The expeditionThe team of five began their expedition on July 21 when they flew from Hyderabad to Russia and reached the mountain base on July 22. The next day, they climbed up to 3,200m and stayed the night. The next day, they again climbed 3,500m and stayed the night. Finally, they reached the summit of Mount Elbrus on July 27. After reaching the peak, they displayed a 50ft Indian flag, sang the National Anthem and thanked the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu.advertisementThey will reach Vijaywada on August 1.(Main image source: The Hindu) Interested in General Knowledge and Current Affairs? Click here to stay informed and know what is happening around the world with our G.K. and Current Affairs section.To get more updates on Current Affairs, send in your query by mail to education.intoday@gmail.comlast_img read more


Amazin’ Mets Stun Nationals, 8-7

first_imgWASHINGTON — The Washington Nationals had a six-run lead and needed only nine outs to trim their deficit in the NL East.From that point on, nothing went right.The Nationals’ bullpen gave away the entire advantage in the seventh inning, Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a pinch-homer off Jonathan Papelbon in the eighth and the New York Mets escaped with an 8-7 victory Sept. 8 night to lengthen their division lead over Washington to six games.Afterward, the Nationals had no choice but to look ahead and try to forget this disappointing defeat as soon as possible.“This season is far from over,” Papelbon said. “Everybody’s got to pick up everybody in every count, in every situation. There’s nothing else we can do. We’ve got to keep grinding, go out and win another ballgame tomorrow.”Manager Matt Williams offered a similar spin.“There’s times where things go well. And you understand that there’s times on the other side of that coin,” he said. “So what do you do? You pick yourselves up by the bootstraps and you go. You don’t have a choice at this point.”The Mets erased the deficit with a six-run seventh fueled by six walks — half of them by Drew Storen — and a wild pitch (also by Storen). The big blow was a three-run double by Yoenis Cespedes, who one inning earlier committed an error that allowed three runs to score.Nieuwenhuis gave New York its first lead with a drive to right off Papelbon (3-2), obtained before the July 31 trade deadline to help Washington’s drive toward the postseason. It was Nieuwenhuis’ fourth home run; the other three came in one game against Arizona on July 12.“We’re playing like we don’t have anything to lose, and that’s what we need to do,” Nieuwenhuis said. “I’m just going to enjoy the ride.”Addison Reed (3-2) worked the seventh and Jeurys Familia got three outs for his 38th save. With two runners on, Familia got Yunel Escobar to ground into a game-ending double play.Mets starter Matt Harvey allowed a career high-tying seven runs in 5 1-3 innings.Harvey has thrown 171 2-3 innings this year, his first season since undergoing elbow ligament-replacement surgery in October 2013.He and the Mets want to keep his innings count at around 180-185 for the regular season, so it is possible this was Harvey’s last start until early October or in the postseason.Until that time, the right-hander will have this game to ponder. He came in with a 0.99 ERA against the Nationals, and the seven runs he allowed were one more than in his previous six starts combined.It was 3-1 in the sixth when the Nationals used a single, a walk and a bunt to load the bases. Wilson Ramos struck out before Michael Taylor lined an RBI single to center, and three more runs came home when the ball got past Cespedes and rolled to the wall.That ended Harvey’s night, but the Mets’ comeback prevented him from falling to 12-8.(DAVID GINSBURG, AP Sports Writer)TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more


d’Amico Tankers, Hudson Partners Terminate Letter of Intent

first_img Print  Close 此页面无法正确加载 Google 地图。您是否拥有此网站?确定 d’Amico, March 25, 2014 zoom d’Amico International Shipping S.A. said that its operating subsidiary d’Amico Tankers Limited (Ireland) and Hudson Partners LLC (CT, USA) have decided to not implement the agreed Letter of Intent, announced in May last year.The LOI was signed for the novation of the contract related to the construction of a new ‘Eco design’ product/chemical tanker vessel (Hull S410 – 50,000 dwt Medium Range, the ‘Vessel’), ordered at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co. Ltd.This transaction is driven by the strong demand by Oil Majors, confirming the positive outlook on the market, for such type of ships and therefore the need to increase DIS’s core owned fleet.To finalize this transaction d’Amico Tankers Limited and Hudson Partners have agreed to set the value of the vessel at US$ 35.5 million.d’Amico Tankers Limited Fleet includes 40.5 double-hulled tankers (MR and Handysize product tankers) with an average age of about 5.6 years (of which 21 owned vessels and 19.5 chartered-in vessels), including 4 ‘Eco design’ newbuilding vessels delivered in January and February 2014.d’Amico Tankers Limited has currently a total of 9 new ‘Eco design’ product tanker shipbuilding contracts, which include 5 MR and 4 Handysize vessels, at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co. Ltd. In addition to this, DIS has one further vessel under construction at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co. Ltd., in JV with Venice and Shipping Logistics S.p.A. My locationlast_img read more


Demandes acceptées à un programme pour petites entreprises

first_imgLe gouvernement accepte maintenant les demandes des petites entreprises au Programme de bons pour la productivité et l’innovation. Ce programme aide les petites entreprises à élaborer un nouveau produit ou service et à le mettre en marché, en leur donnant accès aux conseils et à l’appui d’experts des universités et des collèges de la Nouvelle-Écosse. « Le programme provincial de bons inspire les efforts conjoints entre l’industrie et leurs partenaires en enseignement postsecondaire, a dit Wayne St-Amour, directeur général de l’innovation et de l’entrepreneuriat et doyen de la recherche appliquée au Nova Scotia Community College. Le programme nous permet d’appuyer des projets dans la communauté grâce à notre expertise collective en matière de technologies novatrices de résolution de problèmes. » « Nous avons l’occasion d’aider les entreprises à prendre leur idée et en faire une application commerciale. » Plus de 240 entreprises ont reçu des bons depuis le lancement du programme en 2008, dont 51 l’année dernière. L’une des entreprises ayant reçu un bon l’année dernière est Scotia Weather Services Inc. de Dartmouth. « Nous sommes toujours à la recherche de nouvelles méthodes et technologies pour améliorer la façon dont nous présentons l’information météorologique à nos clients, a dit Malcolm MacLeod, président de Scotia Weather Services. Le bon nous a permis de faire appel aux services d’un expert du NSCC ayant une vaste expérience en matière de systèmes d’information géographique pour évaluer la capacité d’un progiciel visant à élaborer de nouveaux produits pour nos clients, afin de leur permettre de prendre des décisions liées aux conditions météorologiques. » « Nous avons déterminé que ce logiciel peut nous aider à améliorer nos produits, ce qui nous aidera donc à élargir notre entreprise de service de renseignements météorologiques. » Le programme offre deux types de bons. La première série de bons offre jusqu’à 15 000 $ en services et conseils d’experts dans des domaines tels que la recherche appliquée, les essais sur chantier, le prototypage, les services d’ingénierie, la conception de produits et les études de faisabilité. La deuxième série de bons offre jusqu’à 25 000 $ aux entreprises qui ont déjà reçu des bons, leur permettant de miser sur le travail déjà accompli avec le projet initial. « L’établissement de liens entre les petites entreprises et toute l’expertise qui est à notre portée dans nos universités et nos collèges aidera les entreprises à devenir plus concurrentielles et plus rentables, a dit Michel Samson, ministre du Développement économique et rural et du Tourisme. Grâce à ce programme, les petites entreprises peuvent obtenir des conseils et du soutien d’experts pour faire avancer leurs idées novatrices. » Pour être admissibles, les entreprises doivent être inscrites en Nouvelle-Écosse et doivent compter moins de 100 employés au moment de la demande. Les entreprises peuvent obtenir plus d’information et les formulaires de demande au (en anglais seulement). La date limite pour les demandes pour la première série de bons est le 10 octobre, et pour la deuxième série de bons, le 17 octobre.last_img read more


Three US children dead northeast of Calgary after SUV collides with truck

first_imgHANNA, Alta. – RCMP say three children who died when a semi-trailer truck collided with an SUV northeast of Calgary Wednesday were all from the United States.“The family is from Washington State,” said RCMP Cpl. Laurel Scott. “The parents are both in hospital in Calgary and they’re in stable condition.”The crash happened at a highway intersection near Hanna, about 200 kilometres northeast of Calgary.Chris Kalyn with Alberta Health Services said paramedics were dispatched to the crash at a highway intersection around 5:45 p.m.“We had three children, an 11-month-old and two children in their mid teens, that were deceased on scene,” Kalyn said.The adults in the SUV have not been identified, but RCMP say they are a 44-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman. The driver of the truck was treated for minor injuries.Scott said the investigation into the accident is ongoing.“We had a collision analyst out at the scene Wednesday night so right now what we do is wait for his report,” she said.“He does a very comprehensive investigation. He looks at any factors that contributed to this collision and he puts together a report. So until we see that report I’m not in a position to make any comments or speculation about what happened there.”Scott said she has spoken to officers who were at the scene who were traumatized but her deepest concern is for the family.“The focus here is not our members. It’s this family, so telling this family and dealing with the family is hard because we can only imagine the nightmare for the parents.”last_img read more


Lady Gaga Launches Ultimate MeetAndGreet Experience For Charity

first_imgDo you live and breathe all things Gaga? IfOnly, an experiential marketplace that donates a portion of its proceeds to charities, is offering The Ultimate Little Monster Experience at artRAVE – a behind-the-scenes all-access meet and greet at Lady Gaga’s ARTPOP Ball Tour that will benefit her Born This Way Foundation.Designed by Lady Gaga herself, the Ultimate Little Monster Experience is the first of its kind being offered to the public, and fans will only have the opportunity to meet her at these sold-out concerts with all-access tickets by purchasing via“We will not be responsible if Gaga fans faint when they learn that IfOnly is offering these totally unique meet and greet opportunities on behalf of Born this Way!” says Trevor Traina, Founder and CEO of IfOnly. “Artists are rarely as charitable as Gaga and we salute her.”On sale starting May 27th, for the first time ever, Lady Gaga’s most dedicated fans can get an in-depth look at the inner workings of a Lady Gaga concert at several of the stops on her tour. The Ultimate Little Monster Experience includes:• Backstage meet and greet with the Queen of Pop • Group photo opportunity • Premium concert ticket with optimal stage viewing • Backstage tour of the wardrobe area, stage access, sound booth and more • Gourmet dinner including appetizers and drinks, prepared by a local chef • $100 Uber gift card to arrive in styleThe first IfOnly Ultimate Little Monster Experience at artRAVE kicks off in San Jose on June 3 and will continue in the following cities: • July 11th: Chicago • July 14th: San Antonio • July 16th: Houston • July 17th: Dallas • July 21st and 22nd: Los Angeles • July 30th: Phoenix • August 6th: Denver“Born This Way Foundation and Lady Gaga are thrilled to offer this experience to our most devoted fans and to further support the mission of Born This Way Foundation, which is to connect young people with the skills and opportunities they need to build a kinder, braver world,” said Cynthia Germanotta President and Co-Founder of Born This Way Foundation.The intimate package is $5,000 per person and available in very limited quantities. A portion of proceeds from the sale of tickets will benefit the Born This Way Foundation.Source:IfOnly.comlast_img read more


In Guatemala UNICEF chief urges increased nutrition and justice for children

In a press statement released during his visit to the Central American nation’s capital, Guatemala City, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake voiced concern for the welfare of an estimated 5,800 children still languishing in institutions throughout the country with little or no access to their families or alternative care. “All children need the love and nurturing only a family can give no matter how good and caring the institution. And while it’s encouraging to see the signs of progress in both nutrition and protection, if we fail to sustain it, we leave a generation at risk,” Mr. Lake declared. “We cannot let the immensity of the problems discourage us from making progress – nor let the progress create complacency. We must accelerate it,” he added. Mr. Lake, however, pointed to “encouraging signs of progress,” including the creation of special courts to hear cases of violence and abuse in high crime regions of the country. Moreover, he noted that an increasing number of children were leaving institutions and being reunited with their families. “There is greater agreement to resolve adoption cases with clear targets and to prevent children being institutionalized,” a news release issued by UNICEF confirmed. During his trip to Guatemala, Mr. Lake also visited the city of Totonicapán, where he witnessed first hand ongoing efforts to reduce the country’s levels of malnutrition. According to UNICEF statistics, Guatemala has the sixth-highest malnutrition rates in the world, with 49 per cent of children under five chronically malnourished or stunted. In meetings with the President of Guatemala, Otto Pérez Molina, the Executive Director praised the country’s efforts to reduce its chronic under-nutrition by 10 per cent by 2015, adding that the UN would help the country accelerate its progress and build “robust child protection systems.” “Food alone is not a guarantee to being well nourished,” said Mr. Lake. “Good nutrition lies at the heart of progress. Simple, cost-effective packages like breastfeeding, micro-nutrients and hand-washing can unleash the potential of children to learn and earn and for a nation to succeed.” read more


Diesel cars marketed as cleanest in history still belching out dangerous levels

first_imgAlthough car companies have not broken the law, campaigners said they were misleading customers by claiming their vehicles were greenCredit:Tobias Schwarz REUTERS Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Paul Morozzo, Greenpeace Clean Air Campaigner, said: “Carmakers, backed by the industry lobby, are yet again knowingly misleading their customers and the public at large by marketing new Euro 6 diesels as the ‘cleanest in history’.“Their own data shows that more than half of the very newest, top selling, Euro 6 diesel cars pollute far above the latest standards.“They’re still dirty and they’re still putting peoples’ health at risk. It’s time the industry took responsibility and stopped investing in diesel.”The data also showed that some manufacturers had managed to produce diesel cars well below the limit such as  Opel/Vauxhall’s 2 litre Grandland-X which recorded overall NOx emissions of no more than 35.5mg/km.Almost all of the strongest performers were fitted with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology, which converts nitrogen oxides into nitrogen and water by injecting urea into the exhaust. However experts said most companies would choose to simply ditch diesel in future rather than adopt expensive methods for lowering emissions.Dr James Tate, Associate Professor at the Institute for Transport Studies , at the University of Leeds, said: “It is evident that controlling NOx emissions from diesel cars is challenging and expensive, with only a handful of manufactures of new models currently being found to emit NOx at a lower level.“The result is most manufacturers are already stepping away from manufacturing smaller diesel cars, with Fiat Chrysler declaring they’ll ditch diesel altogether from all its cars by 2022, and all Volvo cars launched from 2019 onwards will be partially or completely battery-powered.”Fiat declined to comment on the investigation. Renault said all but two of its diesel vehicles now fell within the new nitrogen oxide levels, while Opel/Vauxhall said the cars highlighted in the report did not need to meet September levels.center_img Diesel cars marketed as the ‘cleanest in history’ are still belching out more than four times the legal limit of harmful nitrogen oxide, an investigation has found.A study of the newest models of the greenest Euro 6 diesel cars on sale across Europe by Greenpeace investigators found half of cars recently approved for sale would not be allowed on the market if tested today.Although car manufacturers were ordered to clean up their emissions following the Volkswagen ‘dieselgate’ scandal in 2015, limits for nitrogen oxide did not come in until September last year.When campaigners tested cars between April 2016 and September 2017 they found half emitted nitrogen oxide gas above the new legal limit of 168mg/km NOx.The worst results were for the 1.6 litre Fiat Tipo, which recorded overall emissions of 561mg/km – 3.3 times the current legal limit – and 753mg/km in urban driving – 4.5 times the limit.Other cars with poor results for emissions include the Renault Scenic Energy dCi 95 which was 2.4 times over the limit and  Opel/Vauxhall’s 1.6l Crossland-X at 2.3 times the limit.And because they were tested before the new limit came into effect, manufactures are able to label their cars as Euro6 – the greenest category. Although car companies have not broken the law, campaigners said they were misleading customers by claiming their vehicles were greenlast_img read more


Bojana Popovic becomes a mother

← Previous Story Hassan Moustafa to open WWCH 2013! Next Story → Tonje Larsen pregnant, but still thinks about handball Legendary handball player who ended proffesional career after the Olympic Games in London, Bojana Popovic (34) becomes a mother two days ago! Montenegrian player and sports director of ZRK Buducnost Podgorica got a daughter, so she won’t be able to help her NT during the WWCH 2013 in Serbia, but reason can’t be more beautiful!Congratulations to family Popovic!


Wii U expected to be sold out through March

first_imgIf you are planning on waiting until you can just walk into the store and pick up a Wii U, you’ll probably have to wait at least until March. The console is expected to remain sold out, with customers likely to still be lining up outside the door for new shipments until the spring of 2013.That is the prediction from outspoken gaming industry analyst Michael Pachter. He has a mixed track record about gauging the near future of the industry, but he did correctly predict that the Wii U wouldn’t gain the critical acclaim that Nintendo was hoping for. Instead, the system’s launch was plagued with criticism for the arduous setup process, the need for an immediate firmware update, and the lack of video streaming services.Nevertheless, the Wii U is the first new video game console in six years. Never before in the modern gaming era has there been that kind of gap in between consoles, and as a result the fervor is inevitable.That being said, there is a marked difference in the climate surrounding the Wii U than there was for the Wii, or even the Xbox 360 or PS3. Back then, video game consoles were king. They were the coolest things around. Now, they have to share that attention with iPads and Kindle Fires.In other words, the Wii U is going to do exceptional during the first several months — just because that’s the way this industry works — but its staying power is what’s really in question.via Now Gamerlast_img read more


Man who supplied girlfriend with drugs at English music festival found guilty

first_img 34,173 Views Short URL A MAN WHO supplied his girlfriend with drugs at a festival in England has been convicted of her manslaughter by gross negligence. Musician Ceo Broughton (29) did not seek medical help for six hours for his girlfriend Louella Fletcher-Michie (25) after she suffered a dangerous reaction to the drug 2CP at the Bestival music festival in Dorset on 10 September 2017.The court heard how Broughton – who was serving a 24-week suspended sentence at the time of the incident – failed to take urgent action at the time. Medical experts said if he had taken action it would almost certainly have saved Fletcher-Michie’s life.The pair were only 400 metres away from the onsite hospital. During the trial, the jury were shown footage that Broughton himself had taken over the course of the six hours which showed Fletcher-Michie in a highly distressed state. The jury also heard how he reportedly ignored desperate requests from her family to seek help and referred to her as a “drama queen” as she was suffering from the effects of the drug.Fletcher-Michie was the daughter of Holby City actor John Michie.Winchester Crown Court also saw texts which showed Broughton attempted to cover his tracks. “If the fam asks, say a ra don (sic) gave us 2C-P,” he texted to a friend. When the friend told him to seek medical help for Fletcher-Michie, he replied: No Comments Ceon Broughton arrives at Winchester Crown Court. Image: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire/PA Images Image: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire/PA Images Thursday 28 Feb 2019, 11:03 PM Ceon Broughton arrives at Winchester Crown Court. Man who supplied girlfriend with drugs at English music festival found guilty of her manslaughter The court heard how Ceo Broughton failed to take urgent action at the time. Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Feb 28th 2019, 11:03 PM I can’t get bagged.“This case represents every parent’s worst nightmare. When Louella’s parents became aware their daughter was not well they did everything they could to help her, immediately making the trip from their home in London to the Festival in Dorset,” Simon Jones of the Crown Prosecution Service said following the conviction. “Tragically, when they arrived at the site, Louella, their much loved daughter, had already died. The next day Louella should have been celebrating her 25th birthday. He failed to take reasonable care of Louella and the jury’s verdict today reflects that this failing was a substantial contribution to Louella’s death. Broughton is due to be sentenced tomorrow.   Comments are closed for legal reasons  Share1 Tweet Email2 By Cormac Fitzgeraldlast_img read more


BRAZILIANS BACK Officers made to let them go

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:5 Brazilian women detained at south dock center, brazilian women to be released tonight from detention center in TCI, officers forced to release detainees Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, September 8, 2016 – Magnetic Media is TONIGHT told that five Brazilian women who are currently at the Detention Center will be released to allegedly go and work in a local bar.Reports to us are that the five arrived today and were detained when they admitted to Immigration Officers that they have no money and came to go to the bar and are due to leave tomorrow.The Border Control workers found the explanation of the women suspect and ordered that they be detained.That discretionary move is overturned though and the women will be allowed to leave the South Dock road facility in minutes.  Currently there is a Integrity Commission investigation ongoing into matters of suspected support or allowance of prostitution and sex trafficking.Brazilians are not required to have a TCI visa for legal entry.last_img read more


GOOD NEWS BAD NEWS Wilmington Home Values WAY UP Average Homeowner To

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA – It was announced at Monday night’s Wilmington Board of Selectmen Meeting that the average single family annual tax bill in town is set to increase by $290.74, from $6,335.69 to $6,626.43.The town’s tax rate will actually DECREASE, from 14.41 to 13.75, but bills will rise due to a significant increase in property values. The average single family home value in Wilmington has SKYROCKETED by $42,249 in just one year, from $439,673 to $481,922.“We aren’t building new ranches in town. We’re now building $700,000-$800,000 colonials,” Principal Assessor Karen Rassias told the Board of Selectmen. “That affects what are average assessed value will be.”Rassias also noted that the debt exclusion for the new nigh school accounts for 3.74% ($247.82) of the average tax bill.As it does each year, the Board of Selectmen unanimously voted to approve a maximum tax classification shift of 1.75% per the recommendation of Rassias and the Wilmington Board of Assessors.“This is the most favorable scenario for the residential taxpayer,” explained Rassias.As a result of the shift, homeowners will only be responsible for 60.014% of the tax levy despite the fact that residential properties make up 77% of the town’s value. (Without any shift, the residential tax rate would increase to 17.68 and the average tax bill would rise by $2,608.78.)In comparing Wilmington’s residential taxes to all the other communities in Middlesex and Essex counties, Rassias pointed out that Wilmington has the 32nd lowest (“best”) ranking, out of the 82 cities and towns.“This is certainly one of the most important votes we take every year and, from my perspective, it’s one of the easiest,” responded Selectman Greg Bendel.  “Whatever we can do to lessen the burden on residents and shift that obligation to the commercial side.”“I’ve always supported the maximum tax shift on the commercial, which gives residents the most bang for their buck,” said Selectman Mike McCoy. “We don’t have user fees, school bus fees, or fees for trash.”“One thing I do hear over and over, however, is senior citizens and taxes,” continued McCoy. “I don’t know what we can do for these folks. The best I can tell them is that the value of their homes went up. I don’t have a magic answer, but I hear it a lot. I think it’s something, long-term, we need to think about.”Rassias encouraged seniors to apply for any and all exemptions they qualify for.Selectman Jonathan Eaton noted he would like to see the town and state make adjustments to the various exemptions’ thresholds so more seniors would qualify. He would also like to see the town expand its Senior Citizen Tax Work-Off Program.The average commercial/industrial tax bill will see an increase of $2,176.71, while the tax rate decreases from 32.46 to 30.94Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedSELECTMEN NEWS: Property Taxes To Increase 6.34% For Average Single Family HomeIn “Government”BREAKING: Wilmington Property Taxes To Increase 3.7% ($210) For Average Single Family HomeIn “Government”SELECTMEN NEWS: How Much Are Taxes Going Up?In “Government”last_img read more


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first_imgA woman reacts as she reads a board showing the Real-U.S. dollar and several foreign currencies exchange ratesSGX Nifty, an early indicator of the Nifty 50’s trend in India, signals a positive start for the domestic markets after the benchmark Sensex declined 286 points or 0.84 percent to close at 34,010 on Friday.Here are some of the stock recommendations by analysts for Monday:1. Multi Commodity Exchange of IndiaMotilal Oswal recommends ‘Buy’Target Price: Rs 1,100Current stock price: Rs 742About the company: Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited is an independent and de-mutualized exchange. The bourse has permanent recognition from the Indian government for facilitating online trading, clearing, and settlement operations for commodity futures markets across the country.Stock Performance: The stock has lost 33 percent in an year and has a P/E ratio of 30 times forward earnings. MCX has a market capitalization of Rs 37 billion.2. Tata Consultancy recommends ‘Buy’Target Price: Rs 3,050Current stock price: Rs 2,933About the company: Tata Consultancy Services, a division of Tata Sons Limited, is a global IT services organization that provides a comprehensive range of IT services to its clients in diverse industries.Stock Performance: The stock has gained 24 percent in an year and has a P/E ratio of 22 times forward earnings. TCS has a market capitalization of Rs 5.6 trillion.3. Glenmark PharmaceuticalsNomura maintains ‘Buy’Target Price: Rs 825Current stock price: Rs 521About the company: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals develops generic drugs for inflammation, metabolic disorders, and pain.Stock Performance: The stock has lost 45 percent in an year and has a P/E ratio of 16 times forward earnings. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has a market capitalization of Rs 147 billion.4. Century Textiles & recommends ‘Sell’Target Price: Rs 1,180Current stock price: Rs 1,195About the company: Century Textiles manufactures cement, cotton textiles and cotton yarn. It also makes denim, shirts, suits, fabrics and dress materials, among others.Stock Performance: The stock has advanced 30 percent in an year and has a P/E ratio of 127 times forward earnings. Century Textiles has a market capitalization of Rs 133 billion.5. United SpiritsKotak Securities recommends ‘Buy’Target Price: Rs 3,450Current stock price: Rs 3,245About the company: United Spirits manufactures and distributes a variety of alcohols and spirits, including whiskey, brandy and rum. The company’s well known brands include “McDowell’s No. 1 Whiskey,” “McDowell’s No. 1 Brandy,” “McDowell’s Diplomat Whiskey” and “McDowell’s Signature Whiskey.”Stock Performance: The stock has gained 37 percent in an year and has a P/E ratio of 459 times forward earnings. United Spirits has a market capitalization of Rs 471 billion.Disclaimer: The recommendations provided by the research analysts are their own, and not that of the website or its management.last_img read more


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