The Caregiver in the Room – Discussions

first_imgWe would love to hear your thoughts about these discussion questions. Do you agree with the responses participants left? Is there any further insight you would add to these questions?Leave your thoughts below in the comment section! This MFLN-Military Caregiving concentration blog post was published on May 5, 2017. Throughout the webinar participants were also asked the following questions:What are ways to protect the face of care recipients and family caregivers?During a recent session, you notice that a family caregiver is showing signs of burnout. What could you say to support him/her without threatening the care recipient’s face?When you encounter distressed care recipients or family caregivers, how do you help them see their situation in a new light? In our most recent webinar, ‘The Caregiver in the Room: Considerations for Providers Working with Families,’ our facilitator, Leanne Knobloch, Ph.D., asked participants to share their experiences and thoughts.Below are two of the discussions from this webinar concerning communicating with care-recipients and ways they face of care recipients is threatened.What would you add to the following discussion questions?What are the challenges of communicating with a care recipient in front of a family caregiver? Family speaking for patient, not allowing patient to talkConfidentialityHonestyThe care recipient is being disrespected or left out of the conversationCare recipient isn’t totally forthcoming due to caregiver involvementOccasionally, the caregiver has asked us ‘Please do not say anything to the care recipient about this….BUT here’s why I’m worried…”The care recipient may be embarrassed about the caregiver sharing/talking in front of themConcern that recipient feeling like a burdenConfidentiality, patient empowermentCaregiver and recipient often have very different perspectives of what’s happening and speaking in front of each other can cause conflict and misunderstanding. Check out the webinar recording to find out what they said! Dr. Knobloch discussed ‘Protecting Face’ and detailed how a ‘face threat’ occurs when someone contests, rejects, or criticizes our desired public image.With that in mind, consider this discussion question.What are some common ways that the face of care recipients is threatened?No one asks them their opinion directlyDesire to fully participate/independenceTreated like their opinion doesn’t matterDisability becomes their perceived imageAutonomy taken awayDependent/powerlessNot respecting their ‘wishes’Revelation of certain behaviors – specific comments or interactions with family – previously ‘private’ or anonymous choicesThey ask but don’t realize care recipient’s mental ability to not answer correctlyWhen talking with family about specific issues that are uncomfortablePeople make judgements on decisions made if it isn’t done the same way they would have chosen to do it. I have couples who each think they do a better job than working together, making each other feel guilty.Fear of being judged or misunderstood.last_img read more

Take judge by air to Rohtak jail to pronounce quantum of sentence against Dera chief: HC

first_img The Dera chief is lodged in the Rohtak jail and the quantum of sentence will be announced on Monday.Large-scale violence and arson followed his conviction, which was pronounced by the CBI court of Additional District and Sessions judge in Panchkula. The violence left 32 dead.An order issued by the Registrar of the Punjab and High Court said, “suitable accommodation for court room etc in the District jail, Rohtak at Sunaria shall be provided and arrangements also be made for the lawyers and parties to have an easy access in court room in the district jail. Further, necessary arrangements for security and safe transport by air of the judicial officer, who has to try the case in the district jail and two of staff members shall also be made.” The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Saturday ordered the Haryana administration to make arrangements to take CBI judge Jagdeep Singh and two of his staff members to the Rohtak district jail by air for pronouncing the quantum of sentence against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who was convicted for rape on Friday.The court notified the jail as a “place of sitting of the CBI court for the purpose of hearing of quantum of sentence”.last_img read more

No Bites at Buffet

first_imgWarren Buffett insurance debut in India is sputtering. The company, which introduced online auto insurance policies in March, sold just 30 policies monthly between April to July.Berkshire India CEO Arun Balakrishnan denied that the company was floundering, telling Business Standard: “The real launch happened only from August. The earlier version of the website was specifically targeted at the event in March. So, in the April-June period, there was no activity on our part. The marketing activity started from August, only after we launched the revamped website,”. Related Itemslast_img read more

PBA: Phoenix beats Columbian for franchise-best start at 3-0

first_imgPhoenix Pulse grabbed control early and never let up, posting a 108-98 victory over Columbian to notch a third straight win and reclaim the solo lead in 2019 PBA Philippine Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao.ADVERTISEMENT Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte PH sports agencies HypeSportspH, EMBM join forces PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants In a match-up between teams without dominant big men, the Fuel Masters ran every chance they got, playing fluidly throughout and holding sizeable leads to deal the hard-fighting Dyip their first loss in two games.Their third straight victory sealed the franchise’s best-ever start for the Fuel Masters, who are playing with a mission this conference after losing a twice-to-beat privilege to Meralco in the Governors’ Cup quarterfinals just a couple of months back.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsTo its credit, Columbian proved a tough nut to crack, with the Dyip showing that their 124-118 upset of four-time defending champion San Miguel Beer two weeks ago was not a flash-in-the-pan performance. LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town Lacson backs proposal to elect president and vice president in tandem Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations MOST READ View commentslast_img read more

Stump care

first_imgLie on your stomach 3 or 4 times a day for about 20 minutes. Lying on your stomach will help stretch out your hip muscle.Review Date:6/15/2010Reviewed By:C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.last_img

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro with notched display, dual cameras, AI face unlock launched

first_imgThe Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro was finally launched in China on Sunday and it is exactly what weeks of teasers and official renders have told us. The Redmi 6 Pro is Xiaomi’s first Redmi phone to sport an iPhone X-like notch. The budget smartphone also packs a whole bunch of notable specs and features that includes a 19:9 display, dual cameras, a large battery and AI face unlock, among other things. The Redmi 6 Pro was launched alongside the Mi Pad 4 and have been announced only for China as of now.The Redmi 6 Pro comes just days after Xiaomi announced the Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A budget smartphones. What sets the Redmi 6 Pro apart from other Xiaomi phones is that it is the first to sport a display notch to allow for a larger screen-to-body ratio. The phone comes with a 5.84-inch Full-HD+ (1080×2240) display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. As far as everything else goes, the phone looks pretty similar to the Redmi Note 5 Pro. This includes a rear panel that is a combination of metal and plastic with vertically placed dual cameras on the top left corner and a fingerprint sensor.The Redmi 6 Pro sounds like a mix of the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 chipset, similar to the Redmi Note 5. This is coupled with an Adreno 506 GPU and either 3GB or 4GB of RAM. Depending on the RAM variant, you get either 32GB or 64GB of storage, which is expandable up to 256GB via a dedicated microSD card slot. The dual rear camera setup is similar to the Redmi Note 5 Pro as it includes a 12-megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and LED flash, and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor that allows for AI Portrait mode. Up front, you get a 5-megapixel that also supports AI Portrait mode, HDR and AI face unlock.advertisementLike the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro, the Redmi 6 Pro also houses a large 4,000mAh battery, which means the phone should take through a day and then some. The newest Redmi phone brings expected connectivity options like dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, micro-USB and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Redmi 6 Pro runs MIUI 9 on top of Android.The Redmi 6 Pro slots below the Redmi Note 5 Pro and has been priced starting at CNY 999 (approx Rs 10,400) for the 3GB + 32GB variant, and CNY 1,199 (approx Rs 12,500) for the 4GB + 64GB model. The phone will go on sale in China starting 10am on Tuesday and will be available in Black, Blue, Gold, Pink and Red colours. Registrations for the first flash sale is open now. Nothing has been confirmed yet, but you can expect the phone to make it to India in the near future.last_img read more

India lose four Tests in a five-match series for first time since 1991

first_imgIndia suffered a heartbreaking loss against England in the final Test match on Tuesday as the hosts clinched the five-match series 4-1 at The Oval.England had the upper hand in the Test match for nearly four successive days before India staged a brilliant comeback through KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant.The duo added 204 runs for the sixth-wicket to keep India in the hunt in their 464-run chase till the final session but once Rahul departed after a well-made 149, the innings just crumbled.Oval Test: England overcome Rahul, Pant tons to beat India and clinch series 4-1Pant fell soon after Rahul for 114, his maiden hundred which he actually brought up with a six, and from the there on it all went downhill for the number one Test team in the world.Virat Kohli rues missed opportunities after 4-1 series defeat to EnglandPant’s audacious way of reaching triple figures saw him become the fourth Indian batsmen to score a maiden Test hundred with a six after Kapil Dev, Irfan Pathan and Harbhajan Singh.KL Rahul slams fifth hundred on final day of India-England Test seriesIt’s also the first 50+ score for Pant in Test cricket. His previous best was the 24 not out that he scored on his debut, which would famously be remembered for the six he hit to get off the mark.Alastair Cook elated after fairytale farewell from Test cricketThe 20-year-old now also holds the record for the highest score for an Indian wicket-keeper in the 4th innings. Pant left former captain MS Dhoni behind to achieve the feat. Dhoni had held the record for the 76 not out he scored against England at Lord’s in 2007.advertisementAnderson surpasses McGrath to become 4th highest wicket-taker in Test cricketPant’s 114 is also the highest Test score by an Indian keeper in England. The previous best of 92 was also scored by Dhoni at the same ground in 2007.Before Pant, Rahul also scored his fifth Test century. Rahul’s hundred is the second highest score by an Indian opener in the fourth innings in England. Sunil Gavaskar has the highest score of 221 at this very ground way back in 1979.The final day’s play saw James Anderson dismiss Mohammed Shami to end the match. It was 36-year-old Anderson’s 564th Test wicket in 143 matches, moving him ahead of Australian great McGrath. He is now fourth on the all-time list behind a trio of spinners; Muttiah Muralitharan (800), Shane Warne (708) and Anil Kumble (619).Anderson received a standing ovation as he walked off with Alastair Cook, England’s most-capped player and record Test run scorer who marked his 161st and final match on Monday with an emotional century.On Day 4, Cook became the fifth player in the history to score a century on debut and in the last Test match when he made 147 runs off 286 balls, his 33rd ton in the format.Before Cook, Greg Chappell, Reggie Duff, Mohammad Azharuddin and William Ponsford scored a century in their debut and final Test matches. Cook had started off his career with a 106 against India in Nagpur in the second innings after an impressive 60 in the first innings.The knock also saw him surpass Kumar Sangakkara to become the fifth highest run-scorer in Test cricket. Cook bows out of international cricket as the most successful left-handed batsman in Tests with 12472 runs from 161 matches at an average of 45.35 with 33 hundreds and 57 fifties.Meanwhile, India suffered a new low with the Oval Test loss as this is the first time since their 0-4 defeat against Australia in 1991-92 that they have gone down four times in a five-match Test series. India now have lost six of their last eight Test matches away from home.The fifth Test also saw debutant Hanuma Vihari pick up two wickets off successive deliveries in England’s second innings. He is only the second Indian bowler to achieve this feat after Balwinder Singh Sandhu, who did it against Pakistan in Hyderabad in 1983.During the final innings, India captain Virat Kohli got out for a golden duck which is only the third instance in Test cricket after Melbourne (2011) and Lord’s (2014).Despite his duck in the final knock, Kohli ended up as the highest run-scorer from either side by a comfortable margin. His performance with the bat in the tricky conditions in this series has definitely helped him reassert himself as the best batsman in the world.In 5 Test, Kohli scored 593 runs at an average of 59.30 including two centuries. What Kohli also managed was not get out to James Anderson even once in the series.advertisementThe fiercely competitive rivalry between Anderson and Kohli began during the 2014 when the fast bowler got him out on 4 occasions.While the battle between the two players belonged to Anderson in 2014, Kohli emerged as the winner in 2018.last_img read more

Gibson confident Steyn, Rabada will be fit for South Africa’s World Cup 2019 opener

first_imgSouth Africa’s premier pace duo of Dale Steyn and Kagiso Rabada could be fit to play in their high-voltage World Cup opener against hosts England, according to coach Ottis Gibson.Perennial underachievers South Africa lock horns with tournament favourites England on May 30, and the Proteas are expecting their two best pacers to return to full fitness before the opening game.Both Steyn and Rabada’s IPL campaigns were cut short by injuries, but the latter had picked 25 wickets by then for Delhi Capitals.”There was an issue with KG (Rabada) and there was an issue with Dale, but we feel that those guys are on track,” Gibson told reporters on Tuesday.”There’s nothing that people should be alarmed about. They’re going to both make full recoveries and be able to take their place at the World Cup.”The squad converged in the city and took a hike up Table Mountain, and the 50-year-old Gibson, a former West Indies pacer rom Barbados, seemed buoyed by his two pacers’ recovery and “excellent” mood in the camp.”We’ve been away from each other, all over the world and so on,” he said.”To have everybody back is awesome. The fact that the guys who played in the IPL final also turned up in good health is also very nice.”One thing I really enjoy about this group is, when we come together, we really come together. There was all sorts of ‘bromance’ and hugging and people connecting with each other going on last night.advertisement”We waited for the IPL guys to get off the plane about 4 O’clock yesterday, and we had a nice little session. We went for a team meal last night and got together and started our conversations around how we’re going to approach the World Cup journey.Also Read | Arjun Tendulkar shines with all-round show in T20 Mumbai League openerAlso Read | 3rd ODI: Bairstow hits hundred as England chase down 359 runs in 45 overs vs PakistanAlso Seelast_img read more

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

first_imgTouch Football Australia (TFA) is proud to affirm its commitment to ending racism on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. TFA has joined forces with some of Australia’s leading businesses, sporting bodies and NGO’s to support the “Racism. It stops with me” campaign, which is being led by the Australian Human Rights Commission. The campaign emphasises the importance of taking a stand against racism whenever it happens.One in seven Australians said they had experienced discrimination because of their colour or background in 2011, a figure that has been increasing steadily in recent years.TFA Chief Executive Officer, Colm Maguire, says TFA is full of support for the cause. “As a sport we are proud of our inclusive approach to participation. Diversity is one of our core values and we embrace all people that choose to play the sport of Touch Football.”Looking at our demographics at all levels, it is very clear that we are a leader in this area.”The International Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1966, to coincide with the date in 1960 when police killed 69 people in Sharpeville, South Africa at a peaceful protest against apartheid laws. The theme for the International Day in 2013 is “Racism and Sport”.For more information about the ‘Racism: It Stops with Me’ campaign, or to find a range of anti-racism resources, go to: http://itstopswithme.humanrights.gov.au/ Or follow the campaign on Twitter @ItStopsWithMe. Related LinksRacism. It Stops With Melast_img read more

The PostHanjin Era Freight Rate Truce Is Over

first_imgzoom It has taken a whole year for all of the idle ships of South Korean defunct shipping company Hanjin Shipping to be fully removed from the idle fleet following the company’s demise, according to Alphaliner.The former South Korean shipping giant was officially declared bankrupt by the Seoul Central District Court on February 17, less than six months after it first filed for court receivership.Hanjin’s departure from the liner trades in September last year brought the idle fleet to 1.6 million TEU, as 0.6 million TEU was added from Hanjin’s ex-tonnage.As explained by Alphaliner, the majority of these ships were pulled from the idle fleet in April this year when the new East-West Alliance services resulted in a surge in vessel demand.Six of Hanjin’s former ships were sent to scrapyards, while the others were taken over by other carriers, leaving only one ship from the fleet idle-the 1,647 TEU Orion, owned by Alpha Ship.“However, the capacity discipline and rate stability that followed Hanjin’s departure have also been eroded as the container shipping market steps into the post-Hanjin era,” Alphaliner said.Since September 2016, over 1 million TEU has been added to the active fleet amid ramping up of deliveries of ULCVs. Hence, the fleet currently stands at 20.44 million TEU, up by 5.7 percent year-on-year.Alphaliner believes that the onset of the slack winter season from October will put further pressure on freight rates.“The rate truce that carriers have largely abided by since Hanjin’s sudden exit one year ago, now appears to be crumbling. Rate slashing just ahead of the October holidays in China points to further rate instability as carriers continue to jostle for market share,” Alphaliner pointed out.“The Shanghai Containerised Freight Index (SCFI) has recorded six consecutive weeks of declines and, despite strong peak season demand, carriers in August and early September failed to push rate increases through. This is a clear sign that rate cutting is starting to take hold once again.”A new rate war is being predicted as carriers post black figures for the second quarter of this year heralding fairer winds when compared to the horrendous second quarter of 2016.Ten carriers posted black figures in the second quarter of 2017, while only two reported losses for the quarter, those being Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), which booked a loss of USD 81.8 million, and Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL), which recorded a loss of USD 55.1 million.last_img read more

Gambhir says possess only one voter ID; hits back at AAP

first_imgNew Delhi: Hitting back at the AAP, cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir Sunday asserted that he possessed only one voter identity card, adding that the ruling party in Delhi was making baseless allegations against him as it did not have any vision for the people. Gambhir is fighting against AAP’s Atishi from the East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency this general elections. “I have only one voter ID card from Rajender Nagar. I used to live with my maternal grandparents as a child at Ramjas Road (in Karolbagh), but I never voted from or applied for any voter identity card from there,” he told PTI. Also Read – AIIMS, Health Ministry launch mobile app for oral health info The BJP candidate was responding to Atishi’s claim that he had two voter identity cards from Rajender Nagar and Karolbagh constituencies. He alleged the AAP candidate was making allegations against him as she had nothing to talk about with voters during campaigning. “When you have no vision for the people or nothing else to talk about, you make allegations like these,” Gambhir said. Meanwhile, a Delhi court had on Friday decided to hear Atishi’s criminal complaint against Gambhir in this regard on May 1. Also Read – Odd-Even: CM seeks transport dept’s views on exemption to women, two wheelers, CNG vehicles The AAP candidate had filed the complaint against Gambhir for allegedly enrolling as a voter in more than one constituency in violation the Representation of the People Act(RPA). She had also raised objection over the nomination papers filed by the former cricketer which were rejected by the returning officer of the polls. Gambhir said he believed in “positive politics” and would campaign with a vision to make East Delhi one of the best Lok Sabha constituencies in Delhi, and avoid indulging in blame game with his opponents in the polls. Congress has fielded former Delhi minister Arvinder Singh Lovely from the seat.last_img read more

Sobeys head Marc Poulin to lead Empire Co as Paul Sobey announces

TORONTO — Empire Co. Ltd., the Nova Scotia-based conglomerate that owns Sobeys, has plucked its new leader from the supermarket chain. The company says Sobeys president and CEO Marc Poulin will become head of operations later this year, as Paul Sobey plans to retire.Poulin has worked for the company for more than 16 years and was head of the company’s Quebec operations for 11 years.Sobey, whose great-grandfather opened a butcher shop that would eventually become one of Canada’s largest grocery businesses, has held various positions at Empire for 32 years.Earlier this year he played a key role in securing a deal to take over of 213 Canadian Safeway stores.The company says Sobey will remain a director after he retires on Dec. 11. read more

Canadian dollar moves lower amid uncertainty over fiscal cliff talks

by Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press Posted Nov 29, 2012 4:36 pm MDT Canadian dollar moves lower amid uncertainty over fiscal cliff talks TORONTO – The Canadian dollar closed lower Thursday with sentiment whipsawed on varying assessments on how negotiations are going in clinching a deal that would avert the so-called fiscal cliff.That’s the term used for the looming imposition of big spending cuts and tax hikes next year under U.S. law if politicians don’t negotiate an alternative. The U.S. economy would likely fall back into recession if the fiscal cliff can’t be avoided.The loonie was down 0.09 of a cent at 100.73 cents US following a gain of about one-third of a U.S. cent on Wednesday.House Speaker John Boehner expressed disappointment with the pace of talks with the White House to avoid going over the fiscal cliff.Following a Thursday meeting with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Boehner said Republicans have put concessions on the table, but president Barack Obama still has to outline the spending cuts he’s willing to make.“We have a debt crisis, it’s the spending that is out of control,”Boehner told reporters following the meeting.Shortly after, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid chimed in, saying president Obama is still waiting for a serious offer from Republicans.“We need Republicans to come forward with something,” he said.Every day seems to bring a new assessment of where negotiations stand. Traders were reassured Wednesday after Boehner said he was optimistic that a deal can be reached with Obama.Meanwhile, traders also took in better-than-expected Canadian trade data and an upward revision of third-quarter U.S. economic growth.Statistics Canada reported the country’s current account deficit increased $500 million to $18.9 billion in the third quarter. The agency said the deficit grew as exports declined at a faster pace than imports fell.And the U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 2.7 per cent in the third quarter, higher than the original reading of two per cent.Commodity prices were also higher as January crude on the New York Mercantile Exchange rose $1.58 to US$88.07 a barrel.March copper gained seven cents to US$3.61 while February bullion was ahead $10.70 to US$1,727.20 an ounce. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

Goldcorp beats expectations with US170M net income on lower costs

Goldcorp beats expectations with US$170M net income on lower costs by The Canadian Press Posted Apr 26, 2017 3:57 pm MDT Last Updated Apr 26, 2017 at 5:00 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email VANCOUVER – Goldcorp (TSX:G) beat expectations in first quarter results with profits rising to US$170 million despite a drop in production as it drove costs down.The net income, amounting to US$0.20 per share, was well ahead of an analyst consensus complied by Thomson Reuters of US$44.2 million, or US$0.08 per share.Earnings were also higher than the US$80 million the company took in for the first quarter of 2016, despite producing substantially fewer ounces.The Vancouver-based gold miner said it produced 655,000 ounces of gold at an all-in sustaining cost of US$800 per ounce in the first quarter, compared with 784,000 ounces at US$836 per ounce for the same quarter in 2016.Goldcorp has targeted a 20 per cent reduction in sustaining costs over the next five years, with a $250 million annual sustainable efficiency program it says is well underway.The company reaffirmed its 2017 production guidance of 2.5 million ounces at an estimated US$850 per ounce all-in sustaining cost. read more

New John Lewis Bohemian Rhapsody advert has viewers looking to Christmas

Laura Jayne Lines said: “OMG has anybody seen the new @jlandpartners advert. Absolutely fantastic, was smiling all the way through it! Well done!”Not everyone was impressed though, thinking the department store was just being a little premature with its Christmas advert.Lyndsay Lloyd tweeted: “Got rather confused at the new John Lewis advert. Fell asleep in September and it felt like I woke up in December #nomorenaps.”Another Twitter user wrote: “So that John Lewis advert: does Brexit mean we are having Christmas in September?”View latest offers from John Lewis Anyone else sat there mesmerized by the John Lewis/ Waitrose advert on channel 4? 😂 #GBBO #WhatIsGoingOn pic.twitter.com/hmqgVs39Ru— Bethany Callbutt (@BethanyCallbutt) September 4, 2018 In June, John Lewis warned that its half-year profits will be “close to zero”, while profits for the full year will come in “substantially” lower than last year, raising alarm over its trading.The store declined to put a price on the production but its budget in previous years saw the firm spend around £1 million on putting each campaign together and another £6 million on television slots.One Twitter user said: “An hour behind everyone on catchup but WOW! Paid more attention to the advert than I have been to #GBBO”. Absolutely love the new #JohnLewis Ad, who needs Christmas ad wars when they just knock an ad like that in September 🙌🏼 Clever marketing, Queen & cute kids, what’s not to love 💞 @waitrose #waitrose #JohnLewisAndPartners #johnlewisadvert— Vicky Miller (@Millerbird78) September 5, 2018 Janice Birch posted: “Waitrose & John Lewis advertisement! Set quite a challenge for all school drama & music teachers: fab classic.”Caroline Greenwood wrote: “John Lewis are pretty much peaking on the ad front right now … what an earth are they gonna do for Christmas?!” Another said: “Good luck topping that at Christmas without getting the actual Queen involved #nothingbeatsbohemianrhapsody.” A new advert from John Lewis to mark its major rebrand melted the hearts of viewers on Tuesday night as many took to Twitter to praise the incredibly detailed 90-second clip.But some were left scratching their heads as to whether the Christmas advert had come early when it aired during a break in The Great British Bake Off on Channel 4.It took five days to film the advert, which had 82 children in the cast and 11 adults.The advert celebrated the rebrand the veteran department store has undertaken in a bid to boost its fortunes during a difficult period for all high street traders.It sees the John Lewis department store chain and supermarket Waitrose dubbed John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. read more

Fuchse Berlin sign lineplayer Kresimir Kozina

Fuchse BerlinKresimir Kozina ← Previous Story VIDEO: Kielce’s fans and freak show Next Story → PSG Handball win third place in Cologne The IHF Super Globe winners – Fuchse Berlin signed a one-year contract with Croatian line-player Kresimir Kozina, finds out Balkan-Handball.com. The 26-years old member of SG Flensburg family in this season will change the club at the end of the season.Kozina, who won bronze medal with Croatia at Men’s EHF EURO 2016 in Poland, came to Flensburg from Austrian champions Alpla Hard.Previously, he played at RK Nexe Našice. read more

Michael Noonan to discuss Troika exit with head of eurozone bailout fund

first_imgFINANCE MINISTER MICHAEL Noonan will meet with the head of the eurozone’s permanent bailout fund, Klaus Regling, in Dublin this morning.The head of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) is in the capital for talks on Ireland’s exit from the EU-IMF bailout with the issue of using the bailout fund for retroactive recapitalisation of Ireland’s banks not on the formal agenda, but likely to be discussed.A spokesperson for the minister said that the meeting will be mainly about an update on current events including the departure of the Troika and the recent bond issue by the NTMA, where Ireland secured €3.75 billion of borrowing on the open market at rates of around 3.5 per cent.While the use of the ESM to retroactively recapitalise Ireland’s two main pillar banks, AIB and Bank of Ireland, is not on the main agenda, a spokesperson said that the position on the issue hasn’t changed and that “nothing will happen on it until later this year”.Ireland has been pushing for the use of the ESM to retrospectively recapitalise its pillar banks which received billions of euro in State funding at the height of the financial crisis and wants EU leaders to honour an agreement in June 2012. Regling has previously indicated that such recapitalisation using the fund that he heads “doesn’t seem very likely”.European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso has also appeared to rule out any use of the new eurozone bailout fund retrospectively last December, while the Taoiseach Enda Kenny admitted he had missed his own deadline to secure a deal.Noonan and Regling are due to brief the media on their discussions at midday.Read: Taoiseach admits his own deadline on bank debt deal will be missedRead: ‘Ireland wasn’t a victim of the Euro, the Euro was a victim of Ireland’s banks’- Barrosolast_img read more

Largest offshore survey to commence to attract oil companies to Ireland

first_imgRolf Ronningen, CEO Polarcus said the massive vessel is equipped with the latest seismic technologies and environmental systems to ensure these operations are conducted to the highest safety and environmental standards.Last week, Rabbitte announced that the State will increase the tax-take for all future commercial oil and gas discoveries in Irish waters.Read: Losses mount at O’Reilly’s Providence Resources>Read: Ireland will receive more taxes from oil and gas exploration under new terms> THE LARGEST OFFSHORE 3D survey of Ireland is to commence shortly.The Polarcus Amani vessel was welcomed to the port of Ringaskiddy, County Cork by  the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Riabbitte over the weekend.The vessel is tasked with producing high resolution images of the sub-surface geology that will attract domestic and international oil companies to look closer at the potential investment opportunities offshore ahead of the 2015 oil and gas exploration licensing round.Good newsRabbitte said the extensive 3D seismic survey is “good news for Ireland” in terms of deepening understanding of the hydrocarbon potential of our vast offshore.“Momentum in exploration interest in our offshore is building. Recent evidence includes the conversion to Frontier Exploration Licences of 11 of the authorisations granted under the 2011 Atlantic Licensing Round and a very busy year in 2013 in terms of new seismic acquisition,” said Rabbitte.He said that 2014 is set to see that momentum continue and the Polarcus survey about to commence will be an important part of this year’s activity. Licences“The survey will inform exploration being carried out under existing exploration licences and will also cover unlicensed blocks that can be licensed in the 2015 Licensing Round,” he said.Ireland needs this type of investment so that the industry can make decisions on exploration drilling informed by the best technical information.   I wish the survey well and hope that it will help us to realise the true potential of our indigenous oil and gas resources.last_img read more

More Testimonies on November 11 Massacre

More Testimonies on November 11 Massacre

first_imgBy Yankuba JallowAbdoulie J. Darboe of Jarra Pakaliba has on Tuesday the 26th February 2019 given testimony before the TRRC about the mass killing of soldiers by the AFPRC members and their soldiers in the alleged 11th November 1994 alleged coup d’état.He said he was born on the 21st June 1968 in Jarra Pakaliba and joined the Gambia National Army on the 25th August 1991. He told the Commission that he was not aware of the November 11 attempted coup. He inferred that the coup was not planned because the soldiers who were allegedly involved were the brains of the GNA and that there was no way that they could have failed.He said Alagie Kanyi who is currently a divisional immigration commissioner was the one who shot Lieutenant Basirou Barrow and ‘Dot Faal’ on their foreheads who were lying on a truck.He said Sanna Sabally asked him to carry the dead body of Lieutenant Basirou Barrow from the truck to the Guard Room in the Yundum Barracks. He said thereafter, Sabally threatened to execute him if he does not produce the document that he saw in his possession. He added that he told Sabally that he had no document in his possession.He said afterward, Sabally ordered RSM Papu Gomez who is now a Lieutenant General in the GAF to bring a pickaxe and a spade and dig a ditch. He said Sabally told him that he will be buried alive although he was not buried. He said Sabally left after receiving a call, and he was detained alongside Private Mafuji Sonko. He said some soldiers were also brought into the cell where he was detained as a detainee.He said Sanna Sabally later came for Gibril Saye, Cadet Sillah, and other soldiers and took them away. He said they later came back and he heard Alagie Kanyi uttering the following words: “today I have bastard people”.“I saw Alagie Kanyi washed his hands at a tap because they were stained with blood,” he said.Whilst under detention, he said he heard a soldier crying saying ‘EM Ceesay, EM Ceesay, EM Ceesay’ who was also killed during the execution. He named Sergeant Seedy Marong, Warrant Officer Class 2 Trawally, Private Kairaba Trawally, Corporal Mballow Saidy, Couporal Abdoulie Jallow, Corporal Yaya Dampha, Private Baba Manneh, and Lance Corporal Modou Njie, who was bleeding heavily.He said Lance Corporal Njie told him that he was shot by Peter Singhatey. He added that after two to three weeks, he was transferred to Mile II and released in March 1996. He said after his release, he was dismissed from the GNA and paid his outstanding salary.He said when Sabally and Sadibou Hydara were brought to Mile II as detainees, Alagie Martin tortured them.His RecommendationHe recommended the politicians should not interfere in the army and the security sector should be reformed. He opined that the Commission should recommend for proper regimentation in the army. He called on the government to consider the security sector as very important.Sittings continue today.last_img read more

April Business Forecast

April Business Forecast

first_img Posted: April 16, 2019 Categories: Local San Diego News, Politics FacebookTwitter 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – President and CEO of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, and former San Diego Mayor, Jerry Sanders joined KUSI News to discuss April’s business forecast. April 16, 2019 KUSI Newsroom center_img April Business Forecast KUSI Newsroom, Updated: 8:40 PMlast_img read more