first_imgRobredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH 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 Games “Of course, I think all of us were surprised. But maybe, it shows that our hard work is paying off,” Lastimosa said in Filipino. “We’ve been adjusting in the past two conferences, but with the veterans coming in, we’re slowly getting our groove.”The changes have been evident, especially on Sunday when NLEX fought back from a 10-point deficit with eight minutes to play and pulled off a 95-91 squeaker over Phoenix to stay unbeaten.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsLastimosa is one of the big reasons for the Road Warriors’ come-from-behind victory, triggering the late push as he poured in 11 of his 14 points in the payoff period.The 26-year-old slasher said the team is imbibing Guiao’s no-quit attitude. LATEST STORIES Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet Creamline rallies past Perlas to sweep PVL elims “Our attitude comes from coach Yeng, that we won’t give up. Fortunately, we had a good showing in the fourth quarter and we’re able to get the win,” he said.And that may really be the biggest takeaway from this scintillating stretch for NLEX that after two conferences, the team is finally forming in the same mold as the old Guiao teams in the past.But Lastimosa would rather not get too far ahead of himself as the Road Warriors seek to achieve more than just match their total wins in the past two conferences.“We’re not yet satisfied. We still have to prove ourselves to the stronger teams. There’s still a lot of games and we can still get eliminated early. So it’s important that we sustain this,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress MOST READ Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netCoach Yeng Guiao may have his reservations when it comes to NLEX’s 4-0 start, but Carlo Lastimosa is convinced that the Road Warriors are no fluke.But he wouldn’t deny that even he is surprised with how cohesive NLEX has been so far in the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup.ADVERTISEMENT Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’center_img Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo DILG, PNP back suspension of classes during SEA Games Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

first_imgIndian shooter Ankur Mittal clinched the individual as well as the team gold medal in men’s double trap at the 7th Asian Shotgun Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan on Saturday.Mittal shot 71 in the six-man final to finish at the top of the podium.With scores of Sangram Dahiya (43) and Mohammad Asab (34) added to Mittal’s final total, India managed to bag the top prize in the team event too.In the individual event, Dahiya finished fourth, while Asab had to be contend with the fifth position.Mittal, a World Cup gold medallist, shot 137 in the qualification and was behind topper Dahiya (140) as well as Asab (138).Mittal had won a gold medal at the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup in Acapulco, Mexico, earlier this year. Before that, he had bagged a silver in season’s inaugural World Cup in New Delhi.UAE’s Khaled Alkaabi (70) won the silver in men’s double trap event, while Saif Alshamsy (53) finished with the bronze.last_img read more

first_imgNational Fire Prevention Week begins Sunday and Sioux City Fire Rescue will be holding several activities.Fire Marshall Mark Aesoph says there is a special theme for the week:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/PREVENT1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC………….your escape plan. ;14He says you should draw a map of your home, marking exits from each room and a path to the outside, and then practice your home fire drill twice a year:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/PREVENT2.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……….breaks out in your home. :11An open house will be held Sunday at each Sioux City Fire Station with a free lunch and firefighters and citizen’s academy members giving tours and demonstrations.Aesoph says you may also sign up for a SAFE Home Program:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/PREVENT3.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC………refer to at home. :20Sunday’s open houses run from 1p until 4pm.Fire Station 1315 9th St.Fire Station 32630 3rd St.Fire Station 43109 Dearborn Blvd.Hands On Fire Extinguisher TrainingFire Station 54729 Southern Hills DriveFire Station 64203 Morningside Ave.Fire Station 73252 Floyd Blvd.Fire Station 83829 W. 19th St.last_img read more

first_imgThe Wallsend Touch Association and the Cerebral Palsy Alliance will come together on Sunday, 29 September with their inclusive Touch Football knockout day to be held. 24 teams will take to the field at the Wallsend Touch Ovals, with all money raised going to the Cerebral Palsy Alliance. The teams will also have the opportunity to take part in wheelchair Touch Football as well. It is the third consecutive year that the event has been held, with team numbers doubling for the 2013 event. For more information about the event, please visit www.wallsendtouch.com.au or the Wallsend Touch Association Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/wallsend.touchfootball.To find out more about the Cerebral Palsy Alliance, please visit their website – https://www.cerebralpalsy.org.au/. Related LinksWallsend Touch Fundraiserlast_img read more

first_imgThe Government is to review Jamaica’s foreign affairs and foreign trade policy to strategically align them to the country’s growth and development targets.Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the disclosure today (July 26) to members of Jamaica’s diplomatic community in London at Jamaica’s High Commission in the United Kingdom.The Prime Minister was en route to begin an official working visit in Singapore.Mr Holness told the Jamaican foreign officers that the country’s foreign policy must be taken from a more utilitarian approach.“At the end of the day, the foreign policy must support the economic and social developments of the country. For too long our foreign policy has just been for foreign policy sake. We must get something out of foreign policy. So we have to take a strategic view on who we seek to strike up relationships with,” he explained.He says that the government must go out into the global market of countries and build strategic relationships that will complement the activities in the country.last_img read more

first_imgCalling it her “one-year birthday wish,” ABC’s “Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts is asking people to join the Be The Match Registry® in celebration of the life-saving bone marrow transplant she received last September.This appeal for registry members, captured in a new public service announcement (PSA), is Roberts’ latest effort to raise awareness about Be The Match®, the nonprofit organization dedicated to helping patients with blood cancers like leukemia receive life-saving bone marrow and umbilical cord blood transplants.The new PSA premiered on “GMA” on Sept. 20. It builds on a series of PSAs, outdoor advertisements and more that Roberts has embarked on since partnering with Be The Match in 2012.Roberts began her crusade to recruit bone marrow donors shortly following her announcement on national television that she was battling myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and would need a bone marrow transplant to survive. Though her sister Sally-Ann was a perfect match, Roberts has worked tirelessly to raise awareness, hoping that other patients may find their perfectly matched donors.These efforts have ignited an incredible, and unprecedented, outpouring of support for Be The Match, with tens of thousands of people joining the registry as potential bone marrow donors. To recognize Roberts for all that she has done to help blood cancer patients everywhere, Be The Match recently honored Roberts with its Rod Carew Leadership Award—an award reserved for individuals who have made a profound difference in the lives of patients and their families through their leadership and commitment to Be The Match’s mission.Be The Match Honors ABC’s Robin Roberts with its Rod Carew Leadership AwardCredit/Copyright: PRNewsFoto/Be The Match“I was fortunate to receive a life-saving bone marrow transplant from my sister. But when I learned about the great need for bone marrow donors, especially in the African American community, I knew there was an important message to spread,” Roberts said in accepting the award via video on Sept. 21, during the sixth annual Be The Match Tribute fundraising event in Minneapolis. “I’ve been humbled by those people who’ve gone on to donate after hearing about my experiences, and it’s an honor to receive an award that bears Rod’s name and legacy.”Rod Carew, the baseball Hall-of-Famer, has been a leading advocate for a diverse donor registry since losing his daughter, Michelle, to leukemia in 1996. No one in Michelle’s family could provide a match, and their many efforts to find a suitable unrelated donor were unsuccessful.“Robin is a symbol of leadership and courage. She overcame incredible obstacles and continues to advocate on behalf of blood cancer patients,” said Jeffrey W. Chell, M.D., chief executive officer of Be The Match. “We are grateful for her support, amazed by her grace and honored to present her with the Rod Carew Leadership Award.”Robin Roberts’ Prayer For Protection wristbands at ShopBeTheMatch.org and Sephora – Time Square.Credit/Copyright: PRNewsFoto/Be The MatchIn addition to Robert’s awareness efforts, more than 325,000 “Robin Roberts’ Prayer for Protection” wristbands—designed by Roberts’ friends—have been sold to-date. One hundred percent of the net proceeds support the Be The Match mission to save lives through bone marrow transplants. The wristbands are available for purchase in packs of five for $5 at ShopBeTheMatch.org and two Time Square Sephora locations in New York City. Starting in mid-October, the wristbands also will be available for purchase online on the “Good Morning America” page at the official ABC TV Fan Store.About Be The MatchFor people with life-threatening blood cancers—like leukemia and lymphoma—or other diseases, a cure exists. Be The Match connects patients with their donor match for a life-saving marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant. People can contribute to the cure as a member of the Be The Match Registry, financial contributor or volunteer. Be The Match provides patients and their families one-on-one support, education, and guidance before, during and after transplant.Be The Match is operated by the National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP), a nonprofit organization that matches patients with donors, educates health care professionals and conducts research so more lives can be saved. To learn more about the cure, visit BeTheMatch.org or call 1 (800) MARROW-2.Source:PR Newswirelast_img read more

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):9:35 a.m.Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology and health care companies.Microsoft rose 1.2 per cent in the first few minutes of trading Friday, and Boston Scientific rose 1 per cent.Kraft Heinz plunged 27 per cent after disclosing a federal investigation into the company’s procurement operations and slashing the value of its Oscar Mayer and Kraft brands.The S&P 500 index rose 7 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 2,782.The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 102 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 25,956. The Nasdaq added 24 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 7,485.Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.66 per cent.The Associated Press

3 September 2009Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged restraint by all parties to avoid an escalation of tensions in Gabon, where disturbances have been reported in some parts of the country following last weekend’s presidential elections. Opposition activists have reportedly clashed with security forces just hours after it was announced that Ali Ben Bongo, son of late president Omar Bongo Ondimba, won the 30 August election.Mr. Ban, who took note of the preliminary results announced by the country’s electoral authorities, urged “calm and restraint” by all concerned so that tensions do not escalate.“He calls on the Gabonese political leaders to refrain from any action which could jeopardize the peaceful conclusion of the electoral process,” his spokesperson said in a statement. “The Secretary-General urges all the presidential candidates and their supporters to resolve any electoral grievances through legal and institutional channels, and calls for any such complaints to be reviewed and adjudicated in a fair and transparent manner,” the statement added.In a message earlier this week, Mr. Ban implored all Gabonese to continue supporting the democratic process and to “ensure the will of the people is respected.” read more

Ticketmaster and its parent company Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. allegedly used a deceptive practice known as drip pricing that saw customers pay sometimes more than 65 per cent above the advertised price, says the Competition Bureau.The law enforcement watchdog said in a statement Thursday that it has filed an application with the Competition Tribunal, asking it to end the alleged practice and make the companies pay an administrative monetary penalty.Findings from its investigation allege that Ticketmaster’s advertised prices deceived consumers by adding more mandatory costs — like service fees, facility charges or order processing fees, depending on the ticket — later on in the purchasing process.This so-called drip pricing allegedly caused consumers to pay much higher prices than advertised — often more than 20 per cent higher and sometimes more than 65 per cent more, the bureau said.Transparency“Ticketmaster remains committed to getting tickets into the hands of fans and has long practised transparency to enable informed purchasing decisions,” the ticket sales and distribution company said in a statement.The company added it is working closely with provincial governments to enhance consumer protection.Live Nation did not immediately responded to a request for comment.In July, the bureau asked sports and entertainment ticket vendors to review their marketing practices and display the full price up front.“Together, these actions send a strong signal to online retailers: consumers must have confidence that advertised prices are the ones they will pay,” Commissioner of Competition John Pecman said in a statement. read more

The Simcoe fairgrounds will look a little bit different during this year’s Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show.The horse show area within the track is getting a facelift leading into the 2019 fair.George Araujo, the general manager of NCF, said the project has been in the works since the end of last year’s fair but construction had to be rescheduled.The wet weather in recent months has pushed the renovations back until now.The plan is to upgrade from the previous singular pen to a new double pen for the horses. This will make the warm-up area more similar to the actual show area.“It’s all part of our horse show rejuvenation,” said Araujo. “We can have a proper warm-up area that is exactly like our show area, or we can use them both as a show area as the show grows.”This will make it so more than one show event can be going on at the grounds at one time.These upgrades began in November 2018 when they cut down three mature trees to clear the land for the pens. The value of this upgrade is marked at $100,000. Since 2017 more than $300,000 has been invested in improvements to the horse barns, facilities, equipment and the new double paddock construction.Last year one of the horse barns was completely renovated, which marked the beginning of the rejuvenation process.There will not be any additional horse shows added for this year’s fair, but there is the possibility for more shows in coming years.“We’re one of the largest outdoor shows in Canada already so we’re pretty excited,” said Araujo.The goal is to grow the horse show that takes place during the fair week, and also to attract new shows to the area.Any future shows that would like to use the newly updated fairgrounds as their facilities are being asked to contact Araujo to schedule a time.astaylor@postmedia.com read more

first_img Source: Kevin Healy./Twitter ATTEMPTS TO FREE a cargo ship after it ran aground at the mouth of the River Boyne in Co Louth have been unsuccessful.A spokesperson for the Coast Guard said it was hoped that the ship, the Arklow Ruler, would be freed from the bank during high tide last night.However, it failed to raise the boat sufficiently, and another attempt will be made later this evening.The 80m ship, which ran around yesterday morning, is carrying eight crew members and no hazardous cargo.No pollution has been spotted by sea rescue helicopters.The Coast Guard said the ship is currently in no danger.Read: Lifeboat crew save four as boat gets stuck in mud in Lough Mahon>Video: Watch the Costa Concordia being pulled upright> Ship aground at mouth of River Boyne the 2nd from this company in recent years! pic.twitter.com/vPp5OHZBWu— Kevin Healy. (@kevinhealy5) May 24, 2014last_img read more

first_imgCOMPELLING NEW EVIDENCE has indicated that a drug used to treat osteoporosis can help young people with cystic fibrosis who are not benefiting from standard treatments.The first randomised trial to investigate the treatment of low bone density in young people with cystic fibrosis (CF), published in The Lancet medical journal, showed that alendronate, a drug used to curb bone loss, is safe and can help increase bone mineral density (BMD) in young patients with CF after standard treatment with calcium and vitamin D has failed.Recent medical developments have increased the life expectancy of people with CF to about 40 years, however this has put them at high risk of long-term complications like bone fractures and osteoporosis.Treatments to prevent osteoporosis in younger patients include calcium and vitamin D but these are not always enough to maintain BMD. Treatment with bisphosphonates is recommended in adults with CF but, until now, they have not been tested in clinical trials of children and adolescents.The first randomised trial involved 171 young people in Italy (aged 5–30 years) with CF and low BMD, who received counselling to increase their dietary calcium intake to the daily recommended allowance plus a daily dose of vitamin D (calcifediol).Researchers at the Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS in Milan measured changes in BMD of the lumbar spine using dual energy x-ray absorptiometry and changes in serum and urine bone markers every 3–6 month; they found that, after 12 months of calcium and calcifediol, BMD had increased by 5 per cent or more in just a quarter of patients (43). That marked that the minimum annual increase expected for patients of this age range.The second stage of the trial randomly assigned the 128 patients not responding to calcium plus calcifediol treatment after one year to a daily dose of oral alendronate or placebo for a further year. In this timeframe, BMD increased by 16.3 per cent in those taking alendronate compared to 3.1 per cent in those given placebo. Importantly, a third of young people attained a normal-for-age Z-score (a measured BMD value to the average value obtained from a healthy population of the same sex and age as the patient) after just 12 months of alendronate treatment.Maria Luisa Bianchi, who led the study, said the study show bisphosphonates can be “prudently used” in young patients, when other and simpler measures (eg, calcium and vitamin D) have failed – but said further research is needed to assess the effects of bisphosphonates on fracture risk.Read: Negotiations underway over new CF drug deemed ‘too expensive’Read: St Vincent’s to provide two extra rooms for Cystic Fibrosis patientsRead: Committee seek clarification on St Vincent’s Cystic Fibrosis unitlast_img read more

first_imgNEW YORK — Thousands took to the streets Saturday across the United States as demonstrations against President-elect Donald Trump continued in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and beyond.Protesters rallied at New York’s Union Square before picking up steam and taking their cause toward Trump Tower. Police set up barricades in front of some of the most expensive stores in Manhattan as the group made its way along Fifth Avenue.“I just can’t have Donald Trump running this country and teaching our children racism, sexism and bigotry,” said Noemi Abad, 30, a fashion designer, as she marched down the famous road. “Out of his own mouth he made this division. He needs to go — there’s no place for racism in society in America.” Trump’s comments — particularly a 2005 recording of him making lewd comments about women — sparked outrage during his campaign. That spilled over into a fourth day of demonstrations following an election that ended with half of U.S. voters choosing the other candidate, Hillary Clinton. In Los Angeles, several thousand people marched through downtown streets Saturday to condemn what they saw as Trump’s hate speech about Muslims, pledge to deport people in the country illegally and crude comments about women.last_img read more

first_imgADC on Wednesday designated eight communities as “Great American Defense Communities,” a recognition of the unique contributions cities, counties and regions that host military installations make to improve quality of life for service members, veterans and their families.The association launched the Great American Defense Communities initiative in conjunction with the House and Senate Defense Communities Caucuses last year to showcase the efforts communities take to support installations and their personnel. The 2017 class, along with the neighboring installations, includes:Alamo – San Antonio region, Texas (Joint Base San Antonio);Charleston region, S.C. (Joint Base Charleston);Christian County, Ky. (Fort Campbell);Fort Hood – Central Texas region (Fort Hood);Hampton Roads, Va. (multiple installations);Maricopa County, Ariz. (Luke Air Force Base);Sierra Vista, Ariz. (Fort Huachuca); andSoutheastern Connecticut Council of Governments (Naval Submarine Base New London, U.S. Coast Guard Academy and other Coast Guard and National Guard facilities).“All eight in the 2017 class of honorees truly embody the ideals this initiative was designed to celebrate — making host communities for our nation’s military installations ‘Great Places to Call Home,’” said ADC President Mike Cooper.This year’s honorees join 10 communities recognized last year under the initiative.Over the next six months, each community will host a local event recognizing its selection and celebrating the efforts of the individuals and organizations responsible for helping their communities gain the Great American Defense Communities designation. These events will culminate in a special reception and a congressional breakfast during the Defense Communities National Summit in Washington in June.This 2017 class was selected by a panel of defense community advocates and experts from dozens of nominees based on the broad range of efforts each area carries out on behalf of military personnel and their families, covering factors such as education, job opportunities, housing, family support during deployments and community appreciation. This year’s program is made possible through the support of USAA and the National Math + Science Initiative. Dan Cohen AUTHORlast_img read more

first_img Facebook NETWORK ERRORCannot Contact ServerRELOAD YOUR SCREEN OR TRY SELECTING A DIFFERENT VIDEO Feb 14, 2016 – 9:03 pm Andra Day: Excited To Perform With Ellie Goulding Listen: Ellie Goulding Sings “O Holy Night” Listen: Ellie Goulding Sings “O Holy Night” listen-ellie-goulding-sings-o-holy-night The track came as a surprise to fans considering the GRAMMY nominee hasn’t released an album since 2015’s Delirium. Not to mention, the singer/songwriter hasn’t publicly said anything about the cover. But we’ll be thankful for the unexpected gift nonetheless.Grab some hot cocoa, turn down the lights and take a listen to Goulding’s rendition of the beautiful holiday tune below.Mariah Carey, 98 Degrees Bring Holiday Cheer To Adult Contemporary ChartRead more Email The GRAMMY nominee adds her own spin to the classic holiday tuneRenée FabianGRAMMYs Dec 8, 2017 – 12:16 pm Ellie Goulding is getting in the holiday spirit, and we are all the winners. On Dec. 8 she released her own version of the classic holiday tune “O Holy Night.” Twitter News last_img read more

first_imgEnlarge ImageThis cute lil guy is Ford’s first Chinese-market electric SUV and it’s called the Territory EV. Ford China Ford is getting ready to launch a new small electric SUV in China and not only does it look cool, but it will also do a claimed 224 miles per charge, according to an announcement Thursday from Ford China.The SUV in question is called the Territory EV, and if that doesn’t sound familiar at all, that’s because it’s not something we get in the US. In fact, it’s a badge-engineered version of Ford’s Chinese partner Jiangling’s Yusheng S330 SUV.The Territory EV is set to hit the streets of the Middle Kingdom by the end of 2019, and it’s significant because it’s the Ford’s first purely electric vehicle to be sold there, and according to its press release, it will come with unlimited charging in major Chinese cities.”We will combine Ford’s global new energy strategy, inject Chinese genes and Chinese wisdom, and fulfill the promise of ‘more Ford, more China,'” Chen Anning, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company China, said in a statement.The Territory EV can be considered an opening salvo in a planned barrage of more than 30 new Ford and Lincoln models destined for the world’s largest market for cars. The whole plan is part of the aptly named Ford China 2.0 initiative.Unfortunately, the likelihood of the Territory EV coming to the US is pretty slim, owing to its badge-engineered Chinese joint-venture nature. That means that if you’re smitten by this little charmer, you’ll have to start working on your VISA paperwork now. 2016 Ford Explorer review: Go road-tripping in Ford’s updated, EcoBoost-powered SUV 2020 Ford Escape brings car-like looks to New York Share your voice 3:36 Tags Electric Cars Crossovers 2019 Ford Edge steers to the middle of the road 26 Photos Ford 2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered first drive: Almost Super Trouper Ford Now playing: Watch this: Comments 2019 Mercedes-Benz S560e: Luxury cruising with an electric edge More From Roadshow 4last_img read more

first_imgHyderabad: In a tragic incident, a man brutally killed his wife in Balaji nagar under Jawaharnagar police station limits on Thursday morning. According to police, the accused Vijay ,30, killed his wife Shanti,28, by stabbing with a scissor in her throat in his house and absconded from the spot. After receiving the complaint, police rushed to the spot and are investigating the case.last_img

first_img.The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Friday demanded inclusion of the party chairperson’s personal physicians in the medical board formed by the government for the treatment of Khaleda Zia, reports UNB.“Our leader’s (Khaleda’s) personal physicians were not kept in the medical board formed by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). It has exposed government’s vindictive attitude,” said BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi.Speaking at a press conference at BNP’s Naya Paltan central office, he said their party sent the names of Khaleda’s five personal physicians as per the verbal message of the jail authorities.The BNP leader alleged that the government did not include them in the medical team as it is ‘unwilling’ to ensure proper treatment of Khaleda Zia. “I, behalf of our party, like to say our leader’s personal physicians must be included in the medical team,” he said.Referring to their senior leaders’ meeting with the home minister on 9 September, Rizvi said Asaduzzaman Khan assured the BNP team of keeping their chairperson’s personal physicians in the medical team.He also alleged that the medical board was formed with physicians who are ‘loyal to the ruling party’.Earlier on Thursday, the government formed a five-member medical board for examining Khaleda’s health condition and ensuring her treatment.Meanwhile, at a discussion, BNP vice-chairman AZM Zahid Hossain alleged that Khaleda’s medical team was formed dropping seniors of BSMMU at the behest at the government.“Senior doctors who could provide good suggestion about Khaleda’s treatment were not kept in the medical board. It was formed with those doctors who are loyal to the government and will work as per its directives,” he said.Zahid, also the general secretary of Doctors Association of Bangladesh, came up with the allegation at a programme arranged by Bangladesh Youth Form at the National Press Club.last_img read more

first_img If one of your holiday traditions is to walk around your neighborhood and soak in all of the holiday lights and various decorations, you might want to pay attention. Google is going to make it easier than ever for joyous holiday visitors to check out the ultimate displays –Fifth Avenue!Google has teamed up with over a dozen retailers for Window Wonderland; a special virtual reality experience meant to bring the lights, sights and sounds of the season to homes across the country via Google Cardboard or Google’s VR headset Google View.The tour, which is available now, will allow users to zoom in on special displays around the area with special audio guides from those who actually put up the displays themselves. Google’s Art, Copy & Code projects team is responsible for putting it all together, having documented the decorations with hundreds of high-resolution photos at over 18 retailers like Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s and more.While you’ll get the most out of the decorations and displays if you utilize a VR headset like Google Cardboard or Google View, you can still explore via your desktop computer, which allows you to walk along the displays as if you were actually on foot. While you’re doing so, you can also engage in some shopping — there are links to several of the brands displayed in the window units of items to purchase.This is a pretty awesome project for anyone who loves taking in all the sights that the holidays bring, especially in the big city. And they do it up right there in New York City. If your heart is longing for more of New York, New York, make sure you make it a priority to give Winter Wonderland a thorough exploration. British Airways Tests VR Entertainment on Select First-Class FlightsGeek Pick: HP Reverb Is Clear-Eyed Virtual Reality Stay on targetlast_img read more