No wedding bells for Alia Ranbir yet

October 18, 2019

first_imgMumbai: Rumours have been rife lately that Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor are planning to get married. Alia’s close family members have, however, clarified that the Bollywood couple is not getting hitched anytime soon. The buzz started after some media portals floated unconfirmed reports that Alia has placed an order for a wedding lehenga with ace fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. This, because the Raazi star was spotted outside the designer’s store in Mumbai. Also Read – I have personal ambitions now: PriyankaRecently, Alia’s producer uncle Mukesh Bhatt squashed all such rumours.”This is utter rubbish. Who is spreading these rumours?” Mukesh said. Alia’s step-brother Rahul Bhatt also snubbed the news as fake. “Alia is my step-sister. We don’t stay together. I don’t know much about her life’s development. However, I do like their (Ranbir-Alia) ‘jodi’. If I am invited to the wedding, I will definitely like to be a part of it,” said Rahul, according to a report on Also Read – Salman Khan remembers actor Vinod KhannaThis is second time this year that Alia’s family had to come out to set the record straight on her marriage plans. Back in May, Alia’s mother Soni Razdan junked rumours that she was planning to get married to Ranbir at the beautiful Lake Como. Reports about Ranbir and Alia dating each other first surfaced last year. They have since made several appearances together – be it walking hand in hand at an awards show or shopping on the streets of New York.last_img read more

Toronto neurosurgeon charged in the death of his wife denied bail

October 17, 2019

first_imgTORONTO – A Toronto neurosurgeon charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife has been denied bail.Dr. Mohammed Shamji, 41, showed little emotion as he sat in a Toronto courtroom on Wednesday.Shamji worked at Toronto Western Hospital and was a faculty member at the University of Toronto.He was charged in December 2016 in the death of his wife, Dr. Elana Fric-Shamji.The 40-year-old woman, a family physician at Scarborough Hospital, was last seen on Nov. 30.Her strangled and beaten body was later found in a suitcase by a roadside north of Toronto.Police have said the couple, who were married for 12 years, had three young children.last_img read more

Rudy Blair goes to the Veld Music Festival

October 15, 2019

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Canopy Growth Alimentation CoucheTard partner on London Ont pot store

October 12, 2019

LONDON, Ont. — Cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp. says it’s teaming up with Quebec retail giant Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. to support a privately run pot shop in London, Ont.In a news release Thursday, Canopy says the two companies plan to form a multi-year strategic partnership involving a new cannabis outlet set to open in the city in April.Currently, the only place to buy legal recreational weed in Ontario is through a government-run online outlet, the Ontario Cannabis Store, but private brick-and-mortar shops are set to open April 1.The provincial agency responsible for regulating those stores, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, held a lottery last month to choose the entities that could apply for the initial 25 retail licences.Canopy and Couche-Tard say they have entered into a trademark licence agreement with one of the winners of that lottery to open a store under Canopy’s Tweed brand.The companies say the lottery winner will continue to have “full ownership and control over the London store.”Companies in this story: (TSX:WEED) (TSX:ATD.B)The Canadian Press read more

Garth Brooks joins Amazons streaming service

October 3, 2019

FILE – In this July 8, 2016, file photo, Garth Brooks sings “Ain’t Going Down” during a concert at Yankee Stadium in New York. A week after launching its new paid streaming music service, Amazon announced a deal with one of the streaming music’s biggest holdouts: country superstar Brooks. Brooks, who is the best-selling solo artist in U.S. history, has kept his music off streaming services for his entire career until Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, when select albums and songs will be available on Amazon Music Unlimited. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File) Garth Brooks joins Amazon’s streaming service by Kristin M. Hall, The Associated Press Posted Oct 19, 2016 5:18 am MDT Last Updated Oct 19, 2016 at 9:40 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A week after launching its paid streaming music service, Amazon announced a deal with one of streaming music’s biggest holdouts: country superstar Garth Brooks.Brooks, the bestselling solo artist in U.S. history with 138 million albums sold, has kept his music off streaming services. On Wednesday, select albums and songs will be available on Amazon Music Unlimited.His albums, previously available only through his GhostTunes service, will be sold digitally via Amazon Music.Brooks said he waited until the right partner came along before he was ready to dive into streaming.“I love retail to death, but retail will never tell me what my stuff is worth and will never tell me how to sell it,” Brooks said in a telephone interview from Los Angeles. “That’s the tail wagging the dog for me.”“This is a landmark moment for both Amazon Music and Garth Brooks,” said Steve Boom, vice-president of Amazon Music, in a statement. “Garth Brooks is a legendary country music superstar who continues to shatter industry records and amaze fans three decades into his career. We are honoured to make his music available for streaming for the first time ever, exclusively on Amazon Music.”Brooks entered semi-retirement in 2000 near the height of his popularity to spend more time with his children and wife, Trisha Yearwood. In 2014, he returned with a major tour and a new album, “Man Against Machine.”His upcoming albums, “Gunslinger” and “Christmas Together” with Yearwood, will be added to the streaming service later this year. Two of his bestselling albums, “Ultimate Hits” and “Double Live,” will be available for streaming. They include his popular hits “Friends in Low Places,” ”The Dance” and “The Thunder Rolls.” His current single, “Baby, Let’s Lay Down and Dance,” will also be available on streaming.Amazon Music Unlimited is competing against existing services such as Spotify and Apple Music. It costs $8 per month, or $80 a year, for members of Amazon’s Prime loyalty program, while non-Prime members pay $10 a month.For Brooks, it was its flagship online retail store that made him choose Amazon.“For selling music, they are perfect because they do physical and digital,” Brooks said. “Here comes, out of the blue, a place that says, ‘We can stream and sell and if you don’t want to sell singles, just be an album artist, we’re fine with that. And whatever price you want to put on them, high or low, we’re fine with that, too, because we’re retail.’”Brooks talked with both Spotify and Apple, but said Amazon made a better overall offer with downloads, streaming and physical album sales.Like many artists who have resisted streaming services, Brooks has concerns that songwriters and publishers aren’t adequately compensated. He is on his own independent label, Pearl Records, and he said that allows him to see how the money from streaming music gets back to the songwriters.“For the first time, I am going to get to roll up my sleeves and look under the hood and see what is happening,” Brooks. “But we can’t deny our songwriters are dying. I am getting ready to see if this is a good thing or a bad thing.”___Online: read more

About half of voters support unrestricted access to abortion up to 12

September 21, 2019

first_img Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Updated 6pmABOUT HALF OF voters support unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks, according to two opinion polls released today.A poll carried out by Kantar Millward Brown for the Sunday Independent shows that 63% of people are in favour of holding a referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment, with 24% against and 13% undecided or refusing to answer.When asked if there should be unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks, as recommended by the Oireachtas Eighth Amendment Committee, four in 10 people (40%) who took part in the poll said this was ‘about right’, 33% said it ‘went too far’, 19% were unsure and 8% said it ‘did not go far enough’.In December, the committee – which was tasked with examining the Citizens’ Assembly’s recommendations – voted in favour of repealing the Eighth. Cross-party members came to the majority-decision after hearing testimony from medical and legal experts, as well as personal stories, over the course of three months.In a separate poll carried out by Behaviour & Attitudes for the Sunday Times, 48% of people said they support repealing the Eighth Amendment, while 30% don’t, 17% are unsure and 4% said they won’t vote. When you exclude the ‘don’t know’ answers, the Yes vote is 62%.In terms of unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks, 43% are in favour, 35% are not and 22% are unsure. When you exclude the undecided voters, the Yes vote is 55%.‘Work to be done’Despite the latest poll results, Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty this afternoon said that she believes there is “a job of work to be done” if people wish for the referendum on the repeal of the Eighth Amendment to pass.Speaking to RTÉ News, Doherty said that the government has to work towards explaining to people where the 12-week period came from.“If nobody does anything, I don’t think this referendum will pass. We need to sell, as advocates of people who want to see the Constitution changed and the 12-weeks imposed, that needs to be sold to people and the reasons why that 12-weeks figure was come at,” Doherty said.In a separate statement issued later that day, Minister Doherty moved to expand on her remarks, saying:“I believe the referendum can and will pass. I, and members of the Government, will campaign for it. But we can’t be complacent, which is why I said earlier that we have a job of work to do to sell it.Many people aren’t aware of the medical and scientific evidence that was presented to the Citizens’ Assembly, and the Committee on the Eighth, which helped us arrive at the current proposal. We need to help people realise that there is clear medical evidence to support the committee’s recommendations in relation to 12 weeks. By Órla Ryan Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty Image: Leah Farrell via Rolling News Image: Leah Farrell via Rolling News 383 Comments Feb 18th 2018, 11:20 AM 32,379 Views About half of voters support unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty says she isn’t sure if the referendum will pass. That needs to be explained clearly to people with reasons and evidence, so there is a job of work to be done there.‘Compassionate healthcare’ Speaking about the results of the polls, Orla O’Connor of the National Women’s Council of Ireland said: “Few people think about abortion and pregnancy care until for some personal reason they have to.“Yet so many people I talk to are very eager to join this conversation for change. They want compassionate healthcare for women. They know the Eighth is a barrier to this.”O’Connor said the 12-week period is “the minimum for a considerate process where pregnancy can end as early as possible and at the same time ensure that no woman’s decision is rushed”.Meanwhile, Dr Ruth Cullen of the Pro Life Campaign said: “It makes no sense talking about doing away with all constitutional protections for unborn babies through repeal and in the same breath arguing that meaningful protections for the right to life could somehow be provided for in legislation.“The vote on repeal is about whether we introduce abortion on demand or not. It is about nothing else.”With reporting by Hayley HalpinRead: The Supreme Court case that needs to be resolved before the Eighth Amendment referendumRead: Varadkar on changing abortion stance: ‘Things aren’t as black and white as they appear in your 20s’ Sunday 18 Feb 2018, 6:00 PM Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty Share554 Tweet Email Short URL last_img read more

Cancers du sang une forme modifiée decstasy pour détruire efficacement les tumeurs

September 20, 2019

first_imgCancers du sang : une forme modifiée d’ecstasy pour détruire efficacement les tumeursDes chercheurs de l’université britannique de Birmingham ont découvert une forme modifiée de l’ecstasy (MDMA), qui serait 100 fois plus efficace pour détruire les cellules cancéreuses que la drogue elle-même. La trouvaille ouvre alors la voie à une possible application thérapeutique.De l’ecstasy pourrait être utilisé pour détruire les cellules sanguines. C’est ce que suggère des travaux réalisés par des chercheurs de l’université de Birmingham en collaboration avec des collègues de l’université of Western Australia. En réalité, c’est plutôt une forme modifiée de cette drogue qui s’est avérée cent fois plus efficace pour détruire les cellules cancéreuses que la drogue elle-même. Car en effet, ce n’est pas la première fois que les scientifiques mettent en évidence le potentiel de l’ecstasy dans ce domaine. À lire aussiEn donnant de l’ecstasy à des pieuvres, des scientifiques découvrent un lien évolutif avec l’HommeIl y a six ans, des recherches menées avaient déjà montré que la moitié des cancers des cellules sanguines examinées en laboratoire montraient une réaction aux propriétés des psychotropes ayant pour effet une suppression de leur croissance. Ces molécules qui agissent sur le système nerveux central incluent des dérivés d’amphétamines tels que l’ecstasy, mais aussi des antidépresseurs comme le Prozac ou encore des substances amaigrissantes.C’est donc à partir de ces recherches antérieures que l’équipe a démarré ces nouveaux travaux, avec un obstacle majeur en tête. Au vu des précédents résultats, les chercheurs britanniques avait à l’époque, souligné la difficulté de traduire ces résultats initiaux en médicaments, car la dose d’ecstasy nécessaire pour traiter une tumeur aurait été fatale pour le malade. C’est ainsi qu’ils sont parvenus à identifier des formes modifiées d’ecstasy, capables d’attaquer et de détruire les cellules cancéreuses avec une efficacité bien supérieure mais à des doses moindres. Un potentiel pour de futurs traitementsPubliés en ligne vendredi dans “Investigational News Drugs”, ces résultats préliminaires ouvrent la voie à des utilisations potentielles pour les traitements de cancers tels que les leucémies, lymphomes et myélomes. L’équipe espère alors progresser vers des études pré-cliniques. “Nous ne voulons pas donner de faux espoirs aux gens, mais les résultats de notre recherche offrent un potentiel pour améliorer les traitements dans les années qui viennent”, a indiqué le professeur John Gordon, dans un communiqué publié par l’université de Birmingham et relayé par l’AFP.Le docteur David Grant, dont l’association Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research a contribué au financement des travaux, a de son côté indiqué qu’il s’agissait d'”un pas significatif vers le développement d’un nouveau traitement potentiel”. Le docteur rappelle ainsi que : “bien des types de lymphomes (cancers du système lymphatique) restent très difficiles à traiter et nous avons désespérément besoin de médicaments efficaces, avec peu d’effets secondaires”. Le 22 août 2011 à 11:38 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

Tattletail is a 90s Furby Holiday Nightmare

September 20, 2019

first_imgStay on target Review: ‘Fantasy Strike’ Is A Fighting Game That Understands…Game of the Year: Jordan Minor’s Best Video Games of 2018 For too long the definition of “Game of the Year” has been unfairly narrow. How boring is it to see every website shower the same stale AAA games with praise at the end of each holiday season? So at we’re doing what we can to put a stop to this in Game of the Year, a new column celebrating worthy alternative picks for the year’s greatest game regardless of genre, platform, year of release, or even quality. Here, any game can be Game of the Year!It’s no Night Trap, but I do have respect for the mechanically similar and massively more successful Five Nights At Freddy’s franchise. Making a horror game out of the inherently terrifying animatronic animals of Chuck E. Cheese-type places is so obvious yet brilliant it’s crazy it took us this long to figure out it. But what isn’t so brilliant are the legions of awful Five Nights At Freddy’s imitators subsisting off of the terrible cottage industry that is racist children on YouTube pretending to be scared by bad video games.Tattletail initially looks like one of those streamer bait games, which is probably a purposeful sad economic reality. Fortunately, the game actually does enough creative and fascinating things with the formula to suggest Five Nights At Freddy’s is a genre that can evolve, not just one game that can be endlessly ripped off. The game is set in, and was released during, Christmas. But like A Nightmare Before Christmas, Tattletail’s bad Furby fever dream works equally well as a special spooky Halloween Game of the Year.Tattletail fits in nicely with our current nostalgic obsession over all things 1990s. It’s the week before Christmas in 1998, and all you want to do is open your presents. What’s the hottest new holiday toy? The cuddly fantasy pet Tattletail from “WayGetter Electronics.” As someone who was basically this kid at this time, I was completely onboard with the quest to obtain these big-eared furry bundles of joy, this ersatz (unshaved) Furby.But while the child can’t wait to play with Tattletail, the game acknowledges that there is something… off about the toy and really all toys of its type. A cheap and creaking mechanical product speaking in an artificial and distorted baby voice shouting that it loves you is uncanny to say the least. There’s nothing behind its big cute eyes. The grainy recorded VHS advertisements are some of the straight-up scariest found footage you’ll see, despite having no typical jump scares.Tattletail nails this very specific era and atmosphere it’s trying to recreate. It’s like Gone Home. And also like Gone Home, Tattletail’s gameplay revolves exploring a detailed suburban home in defenseless first-person trying to suss out its secrets. However, instead of discovering your sister’s sexuality, you’re discovering the demonic nature of the banned Tattletail mama doll stalking you throughout several nights.You actually get a Tattletail toy fairly early on. But while it is cute, like the toys it is inspired by, the virtual pet is more of a shrill burden. The player must manage its hunger, power, and cleanliness by going to the fridge, recharging it, and grooming it. If players neglect their pet, it will start to make noise, and noise attracts the deadly mama who can leap out of any dark corner to kill you. Your flashlight can keep her at bay, and soothe Tattletail who is afraid of the dark, but you must manage those batteries as well.These constant survival mechanics keep tensions high as you spend each night exploring the house trying to help the good Tattletail toys banish the evil mother. This involves finding various items like Tattletail eggs in the living room, original packaging in the backyard, and haunted VHS tapes down in the basement. You also might be tasked with fending mama off for as long as possible while the Tattletails complete their adorable little Pagan rituals. It’s like The Blair Witch Project as directed by Joe Dante.Tattletail doesn’t overstay its welcome. If you aren’t easily spooked, you can blow through the game in basically one sitting. And even by the end the experience starts to feel a little thin given the great potential of the premise. But for only five pucks on PC, it’s totally worth it. Tattletail doesn’t care if you get it wet or feed it after midnight. This Halloween Game of the Year is coming after you no matter what.Check back next week to read about the next Game of the Year!last_img read more

Junji Ito Returns to Scare Readers to Death With New Compilation Shiver

September 20, 2019

first_img The master of horror manga, Junji Ito, returns with a new compilation of stories that’ll chill you to your very core. While technically not a “new” collection per se since these stories have been published previously in Japan, Shiver gathers some of Ito’s best one-shots in this large, gorgeous volume for a cavalcade of creepy. These nine stories were hand-picked by Ito himself, with commentary following each story and bound together in one seriously attractive package.While the volume is overall excellent, there are more than a few standouts. They’ll stick with you long after you’ve finished the book, much like some of Ito’s most popular works, such as Uzumaki and Hellstar Remina. The party kicks off right with a particularly unsettling tale in the form of “Used Record,” where a record long thought to have been a myth is discovered by a student, who apparently stole it from a record store. Hardly any time passes before people are literally dying to get their hands on the record to hear it.The titular “Shiver” is one of the best selections in the book, recounting the story of a figure made out of jade that dooms anyone who finds it to see holes sprouting up all over their body. Eventually, there are so many holes in your body that you perish. With a terrifying doctor slinking around looking to get in your business and the bizarre disease going around that makes you look like Swiss cheese, it’s a bleak and fairly unsettling story, but even this isn’t the most terrifying story in the entirety of the volume. If you can believe that, there’s still more to be found throughout this tome that will shake you to your very core. Most of them aren’t as terrifying due to their content, but due to their accompanying artwork as well.Consider tales like “The Long Dream,” where a young girl is in the hospital, and she’s afraid to let go and die. There’s a male in the hospital as well who’s starting to experience bizarre dreams, and his body is changing as he deals with longer and longer dreams. It’s a particularly unsettling story, and if you weren’t already afraid of dealing with the hospital (like yours truly), you might find yourself with a strong aversion to them going forward.Shiver may not feature the most recognizable tales from Ito’s chronology, like the amazing one-shots that eventually spiraled into their own tales, but it’s a collection any self-respecting Ito fan (and those who make sure to collect all his works) add to their burgeoning bookshelves at once. There’s an awful lot here to digest, and you’ll want to make sure you do it on a bleak winter day, a delicious cup of hot chocolate at your side, and an open mind ready to devour some of the darkest stories this side of, well, the rest of Ito’s catalogue. Then move onto his meatier works, because you’re certainly going to want to. Stay on target Toy Tuesday: The Best ‘My Hero Academia’ Toys11 Manga Series That Should Never Be Live Action Movies center_img Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.last_img read more

September 17, 2019

Chelsea not planning to sign Kovacic

first_imgChelsea Football Club are reportedly not looking to sign Mateo Kovacic on a permanent basis after his loan deal expires next summer.Kovacic joined the Blues on a season-long loan move from Spanish giants, Real Madrid earlier in August and has largely impressed in the colours of Chelsea.Chelsea failed to insert a permanent clause in Kovacic’s loan deal and the club hierarchy are not currently planning to sign him on a permanent basis next summer, according to the Daily Star.Maurizio Sarri’s team already boasts a number of top class midfielders in their ranks, with Ross Barkley and Ruben Loftus-Cheek joining N’Golo Kante, Jorginho and Cesc Fabregas as genuine options to manager Sarri.Barkley has scored in each of his last three games for Chelsea, while Loftus-Cheek scored a hat-trick in the UEFA Europa League last month.Tammy Abraham, ChelseaChelsea hat-trick hero Tammy Abraham hopes for more Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Tammy Abraham hopes this season will be his big breakthrough at Chelsea after firing his first hat-trick for the club in Saturday’s 5-2 win at Wolves.“It’s too early for these questions. I am here and very happy,” Kovacic said when asked about his long-term future.“[Playing regularly] is good. I’m a little bit tired. I was not used to playing every three or four games and here it is very tough football.”“You can’t relax against anybody so it’s a little bit difficult but I really enjoy it. We have a great team, great fans and the city is nice. I like it a lot here.”Kovacic will be hoping to retain his place in the Chelsea lineup when Crystal Palace visit Stamford Bridge on Sunday.last_img read more

September 17, 2019

Candeias accused of being disrespectful

first_imgRangers Football Club winger Daniel Candeias has been accused of being disrespectful by St. Mirren goalkeeper Craig Samson.The Rangers winger was shown blowing kisses towards St Mirren fans during the team’s 2-0 defeat to Rangers on home soil, that caused a rift between Samson, Candeias and Saints defender, Anton Ferdinand.Referee Willie Collum showed the Portuguese midfielder a second yellow following an exchange with Ferdinand, a decision branded ’embarrassing’ by Rangers boss, Steven Gerrard.However, Samson shed some light on the events leading up to the dismissal when he suggested Candeias had shown a lack of respect towards a St. Mirren side sliding towards their seventh straight defeat.“When they scored the second goal he ran past and gave Anton (Ferdinand) a bit of stick, telling him to ‘shoosh’ and blowing him kisses,” said the 34-year-old keeper, according to Daily Mail.Rangers is still behind Celtic: John Hartson Manuel R. Medina – September 3, 2019 According to the former Celtic player, there’s still a massive gap between his ex-club and Rangers in the Scottish Premier League.“So when he ran past me I just sort of grabbed him and said: “Look, there’s no need to be so disrespectful … you’ve won the game so just go and celebrate with your team-mates.”“He agreed with me, and he apologised.”“But Anton wasn’t very happy with what was happening. I don’t know what happened between the two of them but I just thought Candeias was lacking a wee bit of class in doing what he was doing.”last_img read more

September 15, 2019

PBSO seeks help in locating missing Lake Worth teen

first_imgLAKE WORTH, Fla. (WSVN) — The Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing teenager.Sixteen-year-old Kimberly Paknik was last seen on July 6, near the Bryant Park area in Lake Worth.Kimberly is said to be 5 feet 4 inches tall, has blonde hair and blue eyes and was last seen wearing a yellow hoodie with camo shorts.Due to Kimberly’s mental state, authorities consider her to be an endangered teen.If you have any information on Kimberly’s whereabouts, you are urged to contact PBSO Dispatch at 688-3400 or the nearest law enforcement agency.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

August 29, 2019

Space Insurance Market 2019 Emerging Trends by Global Key Player Analysis

first_img5.3 Restraints ManufacturingPre-launchLaunchingOn-orbitOther For product type segment, this report listed main product type of Space Insurance market For end use/application segment, this report focuses on the status and outlook for key applications. End users sre also listed. 5.5 Threats The key countries in each region are taken into consideration as well, such as United States, China, Japan, India, Korea, ASEAN, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, CIS, and Brazil etc. 1.The report provides key statistics on the market status of the Space Insurance manufacturers and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the industry. 3.The report presents the company profile, product specifications, capacity, production value, and 2013-2018 market shares for key vendors. North AmericaSouth AmericaAsia & PacificEuropeMEA (Middle East and Africa) 3.2.3 Assumptions The information for each competitor includes: For competitor segment, the report includes global key players of Space Insurance as well as some small players. At least 15 companies are included: AIG, Allianz, USAIG, Hallmark Financial Services, Marsh Inc, Chinalife. 2.The report provides a basic overview of the industry including its definition, applications and manufacturing technology. Contact us: BusinessSantific ResearchMilitaryOther About Us: Global Space Insurance Market Report 2019 – Market Size, Share, Price, Trend and Forecast is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Space Insurance industry. Satellite launch and space insurance is a niche segment of the insurance market that includes the insurance of man-made satellites and space launch vehicles (LVs) and covers the manufacturing to the in-orbit operations phases. The growth driving of Space Insurance market is the rising number of satellite launches. The demand for satellite-based services such as EO, climate monitoring, and reconnaissance from the telecommunication industry is growing in several countries. Advances in satellite technology and the development of low-cost small satellites and nanosatellites have also increased the demand for new satellites. Several countries and private spaceflight companies are planning to increase their number of satellite launches during the forecast period 4.1 Market Overview 6.2.3 Market Channel Analysis 3.2.2 Secondary Sources 5.The report estimates 2019-2024 market development trends of Space Insurance industry. Get a Discount of Space Insurance Market research report @ More report about of this report: 6.2.1 Technology Analysis OR 97220 United States Table of Contents   Big Market Research recently introduced new title on “2019-2024 Global Space Insurance Market Report” that provides an in-depth overview of industry and competitive landscape, covering multiple market segments and elaborates market outlook and status to 2024. Chapter 3 Preface Chapter 1 Executive Summary 3.2.1 Primary Sources Email Chapter 6 Industry Chain Analysis Chapter 2 Abbreviation and Acronyms 6.Analysis of upstream raw materials, downstream demand, and current market dynamics is also carried out 6.2.2 Cost Analysis For geography segment, regional supply, application-wise and type-wise demand, major players, price is presented from 2013 to 2023. This report covers following regions: 4.The total market is further divided by company, by country, and by application/type for the competitive landscape analysis. 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Chapter 5 Market Trend Analysis 7.The report makes some important proposals for a new project of Space Insurance Industry before evaluating its feasibility. 6.2 Space Insurance Analysis There are 4 key segments covered in this report: competitor segment, product type segment, end use/application segment and geography segment. 3.1 Research Scope Reasons to Purchase this Report:Estimates 2019-2024 Space Insurance market development trends with the recent trends and SWOT analysisMarket dynamics scenario, along with growth opportunities of the market in the years to comeMarket segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and policy aspectsRegional and country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market.Market value (USD Million) and volume (Units Million) data for each segment and sub-segmentCompetitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the new projects and strategies adopted by players in the past five yearsComprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players1-year analyst support, along with the data support in excel format.Any special requirements about this report, please let us know and we can provide custom report. 5.1 Introduction 6.3 Downstream Buyers/End Users Chapter 4 Market Landscape Big Market Research has a range of research reports from various publishers across the world. Our database of reports of various market categories and sub-categories would help to find the exact report you may be looking for. 5.2 Drivers Space Insurance, Space Insurance market, Space Insurance, Space Insurance Sales, Space Insurance Market Share, Space Insurance Market Size, Space Insurance Analysis, Analysis, Business, corporate, Demand, Development, Forecast, foreign, markets Growth, growth Drivers, Industrial, news, Industry analysis, Industry Outlook, Industry Size, Industry Trend Market, Forecast Market, Growth Market, Outlook Market, Overview Market, Report Market, Share, Market Size, Market Trend, Market News Release, Outlook, Presses Release Research, Research Report Sales, Scenario Share Size, Statistics Stats, Reports strategies Strategy, Summary of market research The key insights of the report: 3.2 Research Methodology Mr. Abhishek Paliwal 4.2 Classification/Types Toll Free:+1-800-910-6452 6.1 Upstream/Suppliers Analysislast_img read more

August 19, 2019

Blood bodies bullets turn heart of France into war zone

first_imgRelated posts:World leaders express outrage over attack on Paris publication In the wake of attack on Paris newspaper, extremists take to Twitter to celebrate Publication attacked in Paris has history of bold satire French security forces tighten net on massacre suspects PARIS – Pools of blood, shattered glass and bodies in the street — this was the day when the heart of France turned into a war zone.As commandos assaulted a Paris supermarket to free hostages Friday, sending locals running in terror, more special forces stormed a building in a small town nearby, killing two Islamist hostage-takers.The kind of violence that seemed unimaginable in the City of Light concluded more than two days of terrible tension as police hunted the Islamist gunmen who had massacred 12 people at a satirical weekly magazine Wednesday.In eastern Paris, police stormed the Jewish grocery store where at least one gunman had earlier taken several people hostage. Explosions rocked the neighbourhood — one lighting up the shopfront in a fireball — and shooting erupted as the commandos burst in.“It’s war!” screamed a mother as she dragged her daughter from the scene.In the aftermath, an AFP reporter saw a body sprawled by the cash till, surrounded by broken glass. Blood was everywhere. Another corpse was in a bodybag in the street, one of five people killed, including the gunman.Several others hostages fled from the firing into the arms of waiting police.But four people were critically injured. Ambulances raced to the scene, joining a jam of police vans and other emergency vehicles, all under the whirr of helicopters.“There were police officers running in every direction,” said Virginie Handani, 35, who lives two floors above the supermarket.Moments before, other special forces assaulted a printers’ business in Dammartin-en-Goele outside the capital, where the two main suspects in the Charlie Hebdo massacre had holed up with one hostage.Explosions thundered and smoke poured from the roof of the building. The two brothers inside, who had led thousands of police on a wild manhunt for more than 48 hours, ran out in a desperate last stand and were gunned down. The hostage was saved. A screengrab from an AFP TV video shows a general view of members of the French police special forces launching an assault at a kosher grocery store in Porte de Vincennes, eastern Paris, on Jan. 9, 2015. Gabrielle Chatelain/AFPTVFinal battle The fiery denouement came at the end of a day when the abrupt arrival of huge numbers of elite police both in the capital and in Dammartin-en-Goele made the likelihood of a final battle appear inevitable.“It happened very, very quickly. We saw helicopters and suddenly we saw CRS [elite police] all around us. We started to panic a bit,” said Stephane, 45, who works in a hazardous materials business in Dammartin-en-Goele, as he described his frightening morning.“They just gave us enough time to grab something warm to wear outside,” he said.Police snipers set up on rooftops in the non-descript town and van after van of reinforcements deployed. Masked and helmeted troopers with automatic weapons could be seen peering out of a blue police helicopter hovering overhead.They didn’t have long to wait before going into action.Meanwhile, at the Hotel Ruisseau in the French capital, opposite the Jewish supermarket, the shock and suddenness of events was just as intense.Guests were tucking into lunch when gunfire broke out across the street — the moment that a hostage-taker seized the store, spreading the country’s terror nightmare back into the capital.“We heard shooting, it all happened very fast. Police deployed very quickly,” hotel manager Pascal told AFP by telephone. Members of the French police special forces evacuate hostages after launching an assault at a kosher grocery store in Porte de Vincennes, eastern Paris, on Jan. 9, 2015. Thomas Samson/AFPThe grocery store hostage-taker later told French BFMTV by telephone that he had coordinated his action with the brothers responsible for the Charlie Hebdo massacre, with security sources confirming he was also wanted for killing a policewoman just south of the city on Thursday.He said he was acting in concert with Said and Cherif Kouachi, who had themselves called reporters at the same TV station from the besieged printworks to claim responsibility for the killings in the name of Al-Qaeda in Yemen, who Cherif Kouachi said financed them.Police had fanned out across the neighborhood on Paris’ eastern edge and closed off streets, shutting down traffic on the city’s vital ring road, which runs close by.“They ordered us to stay hidden inside and to close the curtains,” Pascal said.There, also, the waiting did not last. In a flurry of fire and lead, the drama ended.In a telling final detail, revealed by BFMTV, the supermarket attacker did not hang up the phone properly, allowing the police to overhear him.And it was as he knelt to do his evening prayer that they stormed the building. Facebook Commentslast_img read more

Menswear designers favor summer coats despite heat

August 18, 2019

first_imgAP Fashion WriterMILAN (AP) – In a muggy, scorching Milan, it’s hard to imagine a summer of lightweight coats and leather jackets.That’s the look, however, that designers are forecasting for the summer of 2013 after three days of preview presentations on the Milan runway.From Ferragamo to Prada, from Jil Sander to Gucci, almost every label has its version of the non-belted raincoat, once a must for a rainy day in the 1960’s. Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family Armani also paired his shorts with lightweight trench coats, soft leather jackets and see-through pullovers. He used new technical procedures to turn classic tweeds into super-light summer look-alikes. Colors belonged to the traditional Armani palette: gray, beige, brown and blue, with military green being a new entry.Footwear came in extra sturdy leather running shoes, which doubled for classic lace-ups. Big bags were carried by hand with a shoulder strap option. Armani also offered a small iPad carrier, a very popular item this round.At the end of the show Armani sent out a parade of male and female models dressed in swimsuits, with a huge photo of the Olympic circles in the runway’s backdrop.Armani is the official designer of the Italian team’s uniforms for the London Olympics.___MISSONIThe Missoni summer man likes to travel in style and comfort. He wears a safari suit complete with matching hat, carries a large patterned bag and sports Missoni-patterned desert boots.The models at the Missoni menswear show for the summer of 2013 presented Monday walked down a colored sandy runway worked into a Missoni pattern to underline the vacation mood of the collection.The safari suit came with Bermuda shorts _ popular this round of menswear _ or casual trousers cuffed at the ankle. If he prefers, the Missoni man can don patterned sneakers instead of desert boots. Blazers and bomber jackets, also big items for next year’s warmer weather, completed the Missoni summer suitcase. The result has been highly successful. And her latest menswear collection Monday for the summer of 2013 was no exception.Next summer’s Gucci palette is a burst of Mediterranean energy from sea blue and green to turquoise, terracotta, raspberry, orange, lemon and pistachio. These bright colors can be used for a suit, a pair of pants or a sweater. When mixed together, they create cheerful prints for silk shirts and slacks.The new Gucci blazer in cotton jersey is double breasted and fitted around the waist, creating the slim effect favored by 1960s “Dolce Vita” playboys. Trousers are classic but on the skinny side. Loosely knit pullovers, net-stitched polo shirts and printed foulard shirts add casual chic. Summer raincoats, a popular look on the current Milan runway, also come in bright shades.The latest Gucci bag is roomy and colorful. Styles range from the canvas shoulder bag to the crocodile weekend bag.The leitmotif of the warm weather collection is the classic Gucci loafer.___EMPORIO ARMANIGiorgio Armani’s Emporio menswear collection was elegant, classy and focused on single theme: a simple pair of summer shorts.For his second-line summer 2013 collection, which was presented Monday, Armani paired cuffed shorts with single or double breasted jackets to create a spiffy warm weather blazer-and-pants effect. At times, the designer added a white shirt and tie _ complete with tie pin _ for extra sophistication. Quick workouts for men New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths Colors for next summer, which in general promise to be particularly bright, started at Missoni with sandy beige, dark olive and ink blue, and then burst out into poppy red, saffron yellow and emerald green.In the knit department, designer Angela Missoni offered a series of pullovers and cardigans, which like most Missoni knitwear never goes out of style.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates The vintage leather jacket _ from blazer to bomber to wind breaker and crafted out of super soft leather and suede _ also makes a comeback for next summer.Designers have also made men happy with the introduction of open-necked shirts for the warmer months. Mostly in white, these shirts come in crisp cotton and have a wide collar, unbuttoned just below the neck. Cool and comfortable, they easily pass the without-a-tie elegance test.For the stuffier crowd, a few designers showed the shirts with ties worn under a see-through pullover, another popular item this season.From the very start one message has come across bright and clear: next summer is all about color.The Milan shows end Tuesday with Giorgio Armani’s signature collection.___GUCCICreative director Frida Giannini has brought a whole lot of Mediterranean pizazz to Gucci.It was no easy task following in the footsteps of American superstar Tom Ford, who turned the once-staid company into one of the sexiest labels in fashion before leaving in 2004. But the Rome-born Giannini decided to see fashion her own way _ and that was somewhere between “La Dolce Vita” and the Mediterranean seaside, with a bit of Anglo-American rock thrown in. 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August 10, 2019

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first_img FILE – In this March 4, 2018 file photo, Miley Cyrus, left, and Liam Hemsworth arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Though Cyrus and Hemsworth lost their home in the deadly wildfire blazing California, they are donating $500,000 to The Malibu Foundation through Cyrus’ charity, The Happy Hippie Foundation. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, FIle) Cyrus, Hemsworth donate $500K after losing home in wildfire AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by Mesfin Fekadu, The Associated Press Posted Nov 13, 2018 11:04 am PDT NEW YORK — Though Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth lost their home in a deadly California wildfire, they are donating $500,000 to The Malibu Foundation through Cyrus’ charity, The Happy Hippie Foundation.“Miley and Liam lost their home but are very grateful to be safe along with their animals! Their community and state are very special to them and they want to give back to the place that has created so many beautiful memories for themselves and others,” a representative for Cyrus said Tuesday in a statement to The Associated Press.The couple’s home was in Malibu and the statement said they hope their donation can “restore Malibu’s magic.” Fires have been burning swaths of southern California since Thursday, forcing evacuations and threatened thousands of homes.“These funds will be used for those in financial need, emergency relief assistance, community rebuilding, wildfire prevention and climate change resilience,” the statement read.Mesfin Fekadu, The Associated Presslast_img read more

August 9, 2019

Four fires extinguished in Paphos area on Saturday

first_imgThe fire service extinguished four fires set by individuals in Paphos on Saturday, authorities said.The fires hit an area between Peyia and Kathikas, two areas in Chlorakas, and the industrial area in Paphos, on Saturday morning, the fire service said.The largest fire was in Peyia and Kathikas, where flames burnt 4,000 square metres of fields with wheat, 1,000 square metres of brush, and 5,000 square metres of carob trees.  The fire service said that it managed to put out the fire before it reached a forest area and homes in Kathikas.The two in Chlorakas and the one at the industrial zone burnt brush.The first indications showed that the fires seemed to have been caused by people.On Friday, crews snuffed out several fires in the Limassol area.  The fire service spokesman, Andreas Kettis said that two of the blazes near the Limassol and Paphos tunnel may have been a malicious act.Another fire in Vouni, Limassol was caused when a man parked his car on dry grass.  It seems that the overheated exhaust of the car sparked the fire when it came into contact with the grass and a result, the car was destroyed. The fire spread and burned around 4,000 square metres before it was put out, Kettis said.The service later issued an appeal to the public to avoid lighting fires outside, unless it was a designated area, and be cautious where they park their cars.It also urged people to report any suspicious activity to the authorities.You May Likeshoetopia.comSee the latest in women’s shoe trends at awesome prices!shoetopia.comUndoFittors20 Gorgeous Hairstyles To Make You 10 Years YoungerFittorsUndoDroneXProBig Drone Companies Are Furious Over New “Selfie Drone” Released OnlineDroneXProUndo Greece to overturn law that made universities no-go zone for policeUndoMorphou bishop now claims gay men have a ‘nasty smell’UndoCompanies must use buying power to root out slavery, says UK officialUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

August 9, 2019

Three new cases of infant meningitis not related health ministry says

first_imgThe health ministry said on Wednesday that three unrelated cases of meningitis in babies and children have been recorded but are not connected to a fatality that occurred last week.All three were responding well to treatment, a written statement said.The ministry said the three cases were not associated nor “are they connected with last week’s incident.”All three cases received the appropriate treatment and were in good general condition, improving on a daily basis, the ministry said.“The health ministry is monitoring the situation closely and there is no cause for concern.”A nine-month-old baby died from meningitis last week in a case that sparked controversy after two state pathologists refused to perform an autopsy citing the risk of contagion. You May LikeDr. Marty ProPower Plus Supplement3 Dangerous Foods People Feed Their Dogs (Without Realizing It)Dr. Marty ProPower Plus SupplementUndoLuxury Crossover SUV I Search AdsThese SUVs Are The Cream Of The Crop. Search For 2019 Luxury Crossover SUV DealsLuxury Crossover SUV I Search AdsUndoUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementAdd This One Thing To Your Dog’s Food To Help Them Be HealthierUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementUndo Concern over falling tourism numbersUndoTurkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoIsraeli rape suspects freed, woman who alleged assault arrested (Updated)Undoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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