World Champion Viswanathan Anand beat Nigel Short of England to enter into joint lead with another Englishman Luke McShane, post fourth round play of London Chess Classic at the Olympia in London on Sunday.Celebrating his birthday in style, Anand threw caution to the winds against former World Championship challenger Short.Englishman McShane yet again survived some anxious moments in the tournament to draw with compatriot Michael Adams to remain in joint lead with the Indian.Magnus Carlsen of Norway and Vladimir Kramnik of Russia also secured victories at the expense of Hikaru Nakamura of the United States and David Howell of England respectively.With just three rounds to go in the eight-player roundrobin tournament, Anand and McShane have eight points each in the football-like scoring system in place at the tournament and they lead Kramnik by a point.Magnus Carlsen is on fourth position with six points while Hikaru Nakamura is sharing the fifth spot with Michael Adams. Howell is on two points, a full point clear of back- ranker Nigel Short.The game against Short saw fortunes fluctuating a few times. The Grand-Prix attack as white against the Sicilian by the English met some original play by Anand and the Indian ace was on top with some finely crafted moves leading to slightly better prospect in the ensuing middle game.Short erred and was saddled with a passive but tenable position and he continued working for counter play that Anand eventually allowed.Short may have been on top towards the end of the game but earlier mistakes had eaten a lot of time on his clock.advertisementThinking that it was winning, Short uncorked a combination with a piece sacrifice that boomeranged in no time as Anand had seen the perfect riposte. Short fell on his sword allowing a checkmate to end matters soon after.Kramnik built up a steady advantage against David Howell who employed the Grunfeld defence with black pieces. The Russian opened up the king side for his rooks to infiltrate and though wasn’t easy to make further progress, Kramnik showcased his deep understanding following a liquidation.In his final execution, Kramnik established his rook on the seventh rank and his bishop started firing too. It was all over pretty soon.McShane made a quiet opening as Adams gradually assumed the initiative. In the middle- game, Adams established his queen and rook on the seventh rank but Luke had a tactical trick to swap the queens and relieve the pressure.Further exchanges were made and the game eventually came down to an oppositecoloured bishop endgame and the draw was a just result.Carlsen opted for the English Opening and faced a sort of Dutch Defence against Hikaru Nakamura. Carlsen parted his Bishop for a knight and it looked as if Nakamura will be safe. However, as the game unfolded, Carlsen’s pressure told on both flanks and through a pretty tactical sequence he won a pawn and brought the game to an end with his immaculate technique.In the open tournament being played simultaneously, Indian International Master Sahaj Grover suffered a defeat at the hands of top seeded Boris Avrukh of Israel.The best Indian bet in the fray, former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta won his game against Rafael Rodriguez Lopez of Spain while Saptarshi Roy Chowdhury played out a draw with lower ranked opponent.- With PTI inputs
Kane Williamson’s gamble to compromise on speed and pick three specialist spinners paid off as New Zealand humbled hosts India by 47 runs in a spin-dominated Super 10 contest of the World Twenty20 on Tuesday. (Scorecard|Photos)Opting to bat first, New Zealand posted 126-7 in the Group Two contest on a prodigiously turning track at Nagpur’s VCA Stadium, seemingly a below-par total against the host nation who are famed for their proficiency against spin bowling. (Here’s how India lost nine wickets to New Zealand spinners in shocking defeat) New Zealand’s three-pronged spin attack, however, ensured it was more than enough as Mitchell Santner (4-11), Nathan McCullum (2-15) and the Indian-born Ish Sodhi (3-18) wrecked the hosts who folded for 79 in 18.1 overs.Williamson said it was not an easy decision to drop the pace duo of Tim Southee and Trent Boult to accommodate the spinners.”Obviously that was tough, they are world class bowlers,” the Kiwi captain said.”But at the same time we are looking to do the best we can in these conditions. Certainly the spinners paid off today. The wicket spun a lot and they bowled very well on it.”The first three balls of the match contained the kind of drama and excitement that fans would be expecting from the sixth edition of the tournament in cricket’s emotional and financial home in India.After Williamson won the toss and decided to set a target, Martin Guptill nonchalantly hit the first delivery from Ravichandran Ashwin over the bowler’s head for a six.advertisementThe off-spinner settled score in the very next ball, trapping the batsman leg before with a delivery that, replay suggested, would have gone over the stumps.New man in Colin Munro reverse hit the next ball for a six but threw his wicket in the next over.As wickets kept tumbling at the other end, Corey Anderson (34) tried to steady the innings and it was Luke Ronchi’s (21 not out) 11-ball cameo that took them past the 125-mark.The Indian fans expected the chase to be a stroll in the park but Santner, who was adjudged man-of-the-match, and McCullum had other ideas.They blew away India’s top order, reducing them to 26-4 in the fifth over to derail their chase.Virat Kohli (23) resisted the onslaught for a while but Sodhi struck a crucial blow with his very first ball to send back the Indian batting mainstay.Home captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni waged a lone battle with a run-a-ball 30 but the celebrated ‘finisher’ could not get his team over the line.New Zealand beat India at their own game with their spinners claiming nine of the 10 wickets but Dhoni insisted the defeat was more down to his team’s careless batting.”It was our batting that let us down,” the home captain said after India’s fifth futile attempt to beat New Zealand in Twenty20 Internationals.”There were quite a few soft dismissals. It was not like the deliveries got a lot of batsmen out. Maybe it was our shot selection… there was no partnership also,” Dhoni rued.
Sportpersons and actors have always been given celebrity status in our country, and it is no surprise that people from one profession dates someone from the other. Living similar lives under the public gaze, the two professions have been drawn to each other for years, from Sharmila Tagore-Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi to Zeenat Aman-Imran Khan.SEE PICS: Virat Kohli celebrates birthday with ladylove Anushka SharmaSEE PICS: Lovebirds Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech on a dinner date A few weeks ago, actor Esha Gupta was snapped with Arsenal football player Hector Bellerin on a dinner date in London, sparking rumours of a romance. Esha, a self-confessed Arsenal fan, cheered for her favourite club from the stands and even took to Instagram to share pictures from the match. But it was her date with Hector that made headlines, with rumour mills going into overdrive about the Rustom actor and Arsenal defender’s relationship. Esha cleared the air to Mid-Day, “I am single and not dating Hector. Everyone knows I am a big Arsenal fan and I was in London to watch a match. After the game, I met Hector and a few other players. We clicked a few photographs. Later, he asked me out to dinner and I said, yes. It was a fun evening and we had a good time together.”Although Esha and Hector may not be dating, here are some other actor-sportsperson couples who are painting the town red.Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli’s love blossomed during the shooting of a shampoo commercial. At the top of their game in their careers, they are one of the most-loved couples. When fans trolled the actor for Virat’s not-so-top-notch performance at the 2016 World Cup, Virat stood up for his ladylove and slammed detractors. The actor-cricketer couple briefly parted ways due to differences, but then decided to give their relationship a second chance. Anushka flew down to Rajkot to be with her man for his birthday earlier this month, and all is well in their paradise.advertisementHazel Keech and Yuvraj Singh Hazel Keech, who has acted in films like Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan-starrer Bodyguard, has found the man of her dreams in cricketer Yuvraj Singh. The two, who got engaged in Bali last year, are set to tie the knot this December. Yuvi revealed on a TV show that he had asked Hazel out, but she was not interested in him back then. He finally got a date with her through a mutual friend, after a year of pursuing. Yuvraj’s mom Shabnam is also all praise for her bahu-to-be, even calling Hazel a reflection of herself. Here’s wishing the hot couple a life of marital bliss!Geeta Basra and Harbhajan Singh Geeta Basra and spinner Harbahjan Singh initially claimed to be only “good friends,” but later came out in the open about their relationship. The couple, who had a hush-hush start in 2007, tied the knot last year, after eight years of courtship. Bhajji revealed in an interview post-marriage that it was love at first sight for him and he wanted to meet The Train actor after seeing her in a song and being smitten by her. The couple became proud parents of a baby girl earlier this year.
Virat Kohli may have been Australian cricket’s public enemy No.1 for a while now but experts in the country believe it is time to be nice and friendly to the India captain once the Test series gets underway from December 6.Kohli was involved in two of the most acrimonious Test series between India and Australia. In 2014-15, Kohli and Mitchell Johnson were involved in heated verbal exchanges – Kohli responded with four hundreds in four Tests. Two years later, Kohli was furious with Steve Smith’s decision to seek dressing-room help over the Decision Review System (DRS). Tensions between the two captains remained high throughout the series. By the end of the final Test in Dharamsala, Kohli declared he would no longer want to stay friends with Australian cricketers.However, the feisty India captain later clarified that his comments were reserved for only a couple of Australian players.With Smith and David Warner unavailable to take on India in the four-Test series due to the ball-tampering bans, many former cricketers believe India have the upper hand. Kohli has been in sensational form since the beginning of 2016 and he has a great record in Australia: 992 runs including 5 hundreds in 8 Tests.This series is likely to be played in much better spirit. For starters, a review of Australia’s cricket culture has forced the players to mellow down. Coach Justin Langer wants his men to make Australians proud with their cricket and tone down the verbal assault. Many ex Australia cricketers do not seem to agree with the ‘Be nice, be good’ diktat but Dean Jones believes it would be dangerous to irk Kohli who has promised to retaliate in the event Australia decide to sledge his team.advertisement”Do not talk or provoke him. Make him your best mate,” Jones told the Sydney Morning Herald.Jones said there was no visible weakness in Kohli’s game – the India captain is the leading run scorer in Tests as well as ODIs this year with a string of hundreds in South Africa and England while his other colleagues failed.”Trying to find a weakness in Kohli’s game is like trying to find something wrong with the Mona Lisa. Teams must stop his cover drive and bowl in different areas.”At the start of Kohli’s innings, quicks need to bowl at a fourth-stump line and make him play on the back foot. Do not give him width and length outside off-stump.”Bowlers must try to set him up with short stuff first and then the odd wide ball on the drive to find the edge. Slips and gully stay on high alert.”But then there are others like Kim Hughes, who feel Australia need to get under Kohli’s skin to try and unsettle him.”You are not going to become pussycats. That’s not racially vilifying him (Kohli) at all or anything like that but just a good stare, or a couple of words, that’s part of the Australian way. Most blokes’ nicknames are usually when you have a stuff-up, not when you have a had a glorious moment,” Hughes told the Sydney Morning Herald. “If he (Kohli) is not the best player in the world, he is in the final two or three … I think he is the best player in the world. When you have 1.2 billion people in the world supporting you and expecting you to do well, there is a fair bit of pressure. He is the type of player that you would feel as an opposition that you could get under his skin.”Also Read | Virat Kohli not underestimating Australia without Steve Smith and David WarnerAlso Read | Australia cricketers tend to break fine line between cheating and gamesmanship: GavaskarAlso Read | Michael Clarke wants Tim Paine’s team to ‘play tough Australian cricket’ vs IndiaAlso Read | Less verbals but more bouncers from Australia: Ian Chappell warns Virat Kohli’s India
3rd ODI, Brief Scores: India (244/3) beat New Zealand (243) by 7 wickets to take an unbeatable 3-0 series lead. Rohit (62), Kohli (60), Rayudu (40*). Full ScorecardNew Zealand have recalled Jimmy Neesham and Todd Astle for the final two one day internationals against India later this week. India have already clinched the series after winning the first three ODIs of the five-match series.Neesham replaced fellow all-rounder Doug Bracewell while Astle came in for Ish Sodhi as the leg-spinner for the final two ODIs against India.Neesham played in the three-game ODI series against Sri Lanka earlier this month before missing the one-off T20 International with a grade-one hamstring strain.Astle was included in the ODI squad to play Pakistan in November, but was ruled out of the tour before the first match with a knee injury.”Jimmy Neesham and Todd Astle have been recalled to the BLACKCAPS ODI squad, after proving their fitness in the Burger King Super Smash,” New Zealand Cricket release stated.Selector Gavin Larsen said the selections were in line with the campaign plan as they aim to give opportunities to different players.”Doug and Ish have been two of the brighter spots of the ODI series so far and we’ve been encouraged by their performances against a quality Indian side.”It’s great to welcome back the all-round skills of Jimmy and Todd and we’re looking forward to seeing what they can bring to the series.”We’re still looking to keep our options open with selections at this stage and ensure we continue to learn as much as we can about our players.”advertisementBracewell and Sodhi will be available to play for the Central Stags and Knights respectively in the upcoming rounds of the Super Smash.New Zealand ODI squad for 4th and 5th ODIs: Kane Williamson (c), Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham (wk), Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ross TaylorAlso Read | India are teaching us a lesson: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson after series defeatAlso Read | Scott Styris trolls New Zealand after Virat Kohli’s India win ODI seriesAlso Read | Mark Waugh calls Brendon McCullum a lucky c**t on live TV. Here’s what happenedAlso Watch:
Liverpool boss Klopp: All the way from Norway to ask me that?by Paul Vegas6 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveLiverpool boss Jurgen Klopp insists Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer doesn’t need his advice.Klopp was asked by a reporter from Dagbladet if he had words for Solskjaer as United continue to struggle.The German replied: “Hahahaha! Do you really think you can fly over from Norway and ask about it? Wow.”He doesn’t need it. Come on. He has been in the club for a total of 10-15 years. He knows everything about it. He has experience as a manager in football. He knows what he needs to do. It just has to work. That’s it for all of us. “That’s why so many managers get fired at some point, because some internally loses patience. Then you have to go.”From my point of view it looks like he sits there safely. They all knew it was going to be a difficult job.”I don’t think you have to worry about Ole. He is in a good position.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say
Next India Today Web Desk ManchesterJune 15, 2019UPDATED: June 15, 2019 18:27 IST ICC World Cup 2019, India vs Pakistan: Virat Kohli said he is not focussed on individual competition (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSVirat Kohli spoke to the press on the eve of India vs Pakistan in ManchesterKohli said he doesn’t focus on individual competition with opposition playersMohammad Amir has been in good form in the lead up to india vs PakistanIndia captain Virat Kohli refused to get drawn into talks over rivalry with Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir on the eve of the much-anticipated ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 match between the two neighbors.Speaking to the press in Manchester on Saturday, Kohli said he is not going to say anything sensational about Mohammad Amir for “TRPs or exciting news” and added that he is always willing to respect a good bowler’s skillset.Virat Kohli was dismissed by Mohammed Amir during the final of Champions Trophy 2017 between India and Pakistan in London. Kohli’s early dismissal pegged India back in their chase of 339. India eventually lost the big final by 180 runs.Amir is expected to play a big role for Pakistan when they take on India in Manchester in their 7th World Cup meeting. Amir hit peak form just ahead of the India match when he broke the back of Australia’s middle order and picked up 5-wicket haul vs the defending champions on July 12.In what is expected to be overcast conditions in Manchester on Sunday, Pakistan would be hoping Amir will recreate the magic of the Champions Trophy final.”I am not going to say anything for different for TRPs or for exciting news. You have to respect every bowler’s strength. I just focus on the white ball or the red ball, regardless of the bowler. You have to respect a good bowler’s skillset. I said this even before the South Africa match about Kagiso Rabada,” Virat Kohli said when he was asked to comment on Mohammad Amir.advertisementKohli added: “Impact bowlers are there in world cricket. We have to be wary of their strength but at the same time focus on my strength to score runs.”It’s not like if he [Amir] takes a wicket or I score runs, the match result is going to be decided. There are going to be 10 other players. All of them have to play well. I don’t think I am in a competition with anyone, that’s all talks from the outside. This kind of competition doesn’t even cross my mind. If you play badly against a bowler, you will get out. It’s that simple for me.”Pakistan have a potent pace attack that has Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, and the young left-arm pacer Shaheen Afridi. Speaking to India Today ahead of the World Cup 2019 match between India and Pakistan, batting great Sachin Tendulkar had said India need to wary of Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz threat on Sunday.”Rohit [Sjharma] and Virat are the 2 more experienced players in the lineup and Pakistan would be focussing on getting them early without any doubt as that opens the game for them. Amir and Wahab Riaz will definitely target their wickets early on. But Rohit and Virat should also be looking to play long innings. the plan should be that the rest of the guys play around them,” Sachin Tendulkar said.Also See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow Virat KohliFollow ICC Cricket World Cup 2019Follow India vs PakistanFollow Mohammad AmirFollow India national cricket team Virat Kohli on rivalry with Mohammad Amir: Not focussed on individual competitionICC Cricket World Cup 2019, India vs Pakistan: India captain Virat Kohli on Saturday said the thought of competition with opposition bowlers doesn’t even cross his mind and he is focussed on executing his plans.advertisement
When you put an investment banker and an art curator together, you are bound to get a well executed and well designed luxury brand.So is the story with handvaerk (yes it is meant to be lower case you heathen!). In Danish the term means ‘Hand Crafted’, and all of the products in this new, well received line are produced in family-owned and operated workshops in Peru.Partners Esteban Saba (from Lima, Peru) and Petra Brischnacova (from Prague, Czech Republic) were very focused on creating a thoughtfully curated, timeless wardrobe for both sexes with a well edited selection of garments including a sweatshirt, henley, t-shirts, intimates and scarves. Esteban’s grandfather’s company imported luxury fabrics from England and Italy to South America and his mother owned a well-known knitwear company in California for three decades. Needless to say, Saba knows what he is doing.The duo sources the finest Pima cotton from the northern coastal valleys of Peru to Scotland for the best Mongolian cashmere and superfine merino wool. More than a statement of their devotion to the highest standards of craftsmanship and quality, handveark aims to update the definition of “luxury” with thoughtful design, premium materials, and with how each product is made. Speaking of premium materials, take the piqué polo for instance, they hand harvest their cotton to preserve fiber length and pureness, maintaining its unmatched softness and natural luster. Hand harvest!Why the Danish name on the brand? Simple – the couple is obsessed with midcentury modern Danish furniture.Since it is the season of giving, handvaerk is giving away one wool scarf to a lucky reader of The Manual. Check our FaceBook page for more details!The retail price for handvaerk men’s collection ranges from $45 (intimates) up to $475 (cashmere scarf) and is exclusively available at www.handveark.com. What to Wear on a Red-Eye Flight: Fashionably Comfortable Apparel for the Long Haul 14 Scandinavian Clothing Brands You Need to Know Are Fermented Pizzas a Trend to Watch? We Asked a Pro to Find Out The Ultimate Pillow Guide: The 6 Best Pillows for All Sleepers 9 Best Spirits For Spiked Apple Cider Editors’ Recommendations
zoom An ultra large container vessel (ULCV) owned by the UAE-based United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has run aground off Port Klang, Malaysia, according to Marine Traffic data. The 13,500 TEU UMM Salal is currently located in the Malacca Strait, the ship’s AIS data shows.The boxship, built by South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) in 2011, is deployed in UASC’s Asia/Gulf Express 1 (AGX1) service.Featuring a length of 365.9 meters and a width of 51.2 meters, UMM Salal flies the flag of Malta.World Maritime News contacted UASC for more details on the incident, however, the company is yet to reply.World Maritime News Staff
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APTN National NewsA Mohawk doctor from Kahnawake, Que., was given the P.H. Bryce award Wednesday for his work in the health field.The award was presented by the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society.The award honours individuals for excellence in public health advocacy for First Nation, Metis and Inuit children.APTN National News reporter Danielle Rochette has this story.
00:00:00 | 00:00:00::Projekktor V1.3.09 Large convenience store chains are calling on the government to allow them to sell beer and wine.The Liberal government says it isn’t interested in the request from the Ontario Convenience Stores Association, which includes 7-11, and Mac’s, as well as Petro-Canada and Canadian Tire.Finance Minister Charles Sousa says the Liberals’ plan is to put LCBO outlets in some grocery stores, but won’t allow sales of beer and wine in corner stores.
The experts, Michael Sharp of the United States and Zaida Catalan of Sweden were abducted in the country on 12 March. Their remains were found outside the city of Kananga in the DRC’s Kasaï-Central province by UN peacekeepers two weeks later. In a statement read out by Ambassador Sebastiano Cardi of Italy, which holds the Council’s presidency for the month of November, the 15-member body also encouraged the Group of Experts, of which Mr. Sharp and Ms. Catalan were members, to consider, within its current mandate and in cooperation with relevant actors, including national authorities, issues related to illicit financial activity, including money laundering operations, supporting the activities of armed groups and criminal networks involved in destabilizing activities in the African nation. “In that regard, the Security Council welcomes the decisions of the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region [in October] on the fight against illegal exploitation of natural resources in the Great Lakes region and encourages member States to further increase cooperation in fighting illegal exploitation and trade of natural resources, including gold or wildlife,” read the statement. The Security Council further encouraged the Group of Experts to work with UN Member States and relevant international organizations, such as the UN International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), so they can produce recommendations to streamline and enhance the control of unwrought gold transported in carry-on luggage. Also in the statement, the Council warned against attacks on the UN Mission in the country (known by its French acronym, MONUSCO), UN entities, and their associated personnel, including the Group of Experts, and reiterated its readiness to designate individuals and groups responsible for attacks for sanctions.
INTERNATIONAL NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news…Protester Colm Reddy (centre) joined a non party picket calling for the immediate release of Margaretta D’Arcy from prison and an end to the use of Shannon airport as a military hub for the US military took place today outside the Department of Justice on St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin. (Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland)IRELAND Armed robbers made off with cash after a cash-in-transit robbery in CastleknockThe first meeting about the new Junior Cycle Student Award took place today and while the Education Minister was happy, unions weren’t as keenIt was announced that local authorities would be given €10 million to finish ghost estates A woman in her 30s was killed after being hit by a jeep in Balbriggan in DublinMinutes of the CRC meeting that agreed Paul Kiely’s €742,000 pension were made publicSaverio Bellante was remanded in custody in connection with the murder of Tom O’GormanA transgender woman was awarded €5,000 after AIB refused to recognise her new nameThe BAI upheld a complaint that said Newstalk had ‘attacked’ Taoiseach Enda KennyA new regulator for charities will be set up by Easter, the Justice Minister saidTwo traveller women won a discrimination case against a Killarney bar Volunteers help in the search for missing three year old Mikaeel Kular in the Granton area of Edinburgh. (David Cheskin/PA Wire)#SPYING: US President Barack Obama today scaled back some of the powers of the NSA. Obama, who has been dogged by the controversy surrounding the US government’s spying regime said that it was “not enough to say “we’re the government, trust us””.#SCOTLAND:Police in Edinburgh have said that the disappearance of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular ‘may have been a criminal act’. Police say they have had a positive response to the appeal.#PUTIN: The Russian President Vladimir Putin today said that gay people should not fear persecution at the Winter Olympic Games, but said that gay people should ‘leave children alone’.#THAILAND: Dozens of people were injured when a bomb went off in the Thai capital of Bangkok. The attack occurred in the middle of an opposition protest march. INNOVATIONGot BitCoins? Love basketball? If you fit into this incredibly narrow group, you’re in luck. The Sacramento Kings NBA franchise has announced it is to begin accepting the crypto-currency as payment for tickets and merchandise. The drawback? The Kings are terrible. [Geek.com]Google has developed a contact lens that can keep track of a diabetic person’s blood sugars, telling them when thy need to eat or take insulin. [TheJournal.ie]PARTING SHOTIt has been cold in Ireland lately. But not this cold. Norwegian state broadcaster NRK reports that water near the island of Lovund froze so quickly that thousands of fish ‘had no chance’. The resulting pictures are spectacular.
MegaUpload : qui va payer pour la récupération des fichiers ?La MPAA (Motion Picture Association of Amrica) a assoupli sa position sur la récupération des fichiers depuis MegaUpload. Mais cette récupération coûte cher et les autorités américaines refusent de payer l’addition.Depuis la fermeture du site en janvier, les utilisateurs espèrent pouvoir récupérer leurs fichiers stockés légalement sur la plateforme de MegaUpload. C’est notamment le cas d’un journaliste américain, Kyle Godwin qui utilisait le site pour stoker ses reportages. Ce dernier, soutenu par l’Electronic Frontier Foundation, avait porté plainte en mars après avoir perdu une grande partie de ses données.À lire aussiMaladie de Charcot : symptômes, causes, traitement, où en est on ?Mais pour les autorités américaines : “le gouvernement des Etats-Unis n’est pas en possession des biens de M. Goodwin, et ne cherche pas à les confisquer. En deux mots, les autorités américaines ne considèrent pas la saisie de MegaUpload par le FBI comme responsable de la perte des données. Cette dernière serait dûe aux pratiques commerciales de MegaUpload et Carpathia. « La raison pour laquelle la perte financière ne constitue pas un préjudice irréparable, c’est que M. Goodwin a un recours juridique pour les récupérer » explique Neil MacBride, le procureur général en charge du dossier. « Si MegaUpload (en ne préservant pas les données sur les serveurs loués) ou Carphathia (en mettant fin à la location et en choisissant de bloquer l’accès aux serveurs) n’ont pas respecté leurs contrats avec M. Goodwin, il peut les poursuivre pour obtenir compensation. » Cette récupération de données prend donc des tournures compliquées. D’autant plus que Carpathia aimerait pouvoir effacer les 25 pétaoctets de données. En effet, ces dernières lui coûtent actuellement 9.000 dollars par jour à préserver et ce depuis que MegaUpload n’a plus les moyens de racheter les 1.013 serveurs sur lesquelles elles sont stockées.Le 12 juin 2012 à 16:15 • Maxime Lambert
Hyderabad: Telangana government will be taking the help the of Hong Kong-based world-renowned consultancy AECOM to promote Hyderabad a global city. This company will provide specialised designs for city development and remedies to the growing problems mainly traffic congestion, revival of lakes and development of parks in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC). Also Read – Hyderabad: Intermediate student dies of cardiac arrest in class Advertise With Us It may be mentioned here that good number of lakes have been encroached by several people, including some big realtors. How the government would tackle this problem remains to be seen. The AECOM delegation led by its president Sean CS Chiao on Friday met Chief Secretary SK Joshi. Following the discussions, the team had with the chief secretary and the MAUD Secretary Arvind Kumar, Chiao is said to have agreed to help the state government in preparing the designs for the development of the city. Also Read – Vemulawada school seized after road accident Advertise With Us AECOM will give proposals on issues like traffic management, employment generation, beautification of lakes, civil infrastructure, architectural designs and transportation system. The company official said that Hyderabad has every potential to grow on a faster pace and compete with other cities in the world. The Chief Secretary requested the company to suggest reforms that were needed to bring institutional changes to put the city on the world tourism map and as one of the best destinations for investments. Officials said that the company will prepare the designs and submit to the government in six months’ time. The government is keen to develop a master plan in consultation with the company aiming to achieve desirable goals in the improvement of infrastructure in a time-bound manner.
For those of you who enjoy the occasional drink but can’t seem to find the appropriate time, today is perfect because it’s World Vodka Day!So pour yourself a shot (or two) of vodka, be it a martini or with lime and lemonade (very refreshing), and sip away as you read the following not-so-well-known facts about this “white spirit”:A teaspoon of sugar with a few drops of vodka helps keep flowers fresher for longer.Vodka is lighter than water. 1 litre of water weighs 1000 grams, while 1 litre of vodka weighs 953 grams.The most expensive vodka in the world, Billionaire Vodka, costs $3.75 million a bottle. It’s filtered through ice, Nordic birch charcoal and sand made from crushed diamonds and gems.Vodka soothes a jellyfish sting. It helps disinfect the wound and alleviate some of the pain.Ripping off a Band-Aid is a lot easier when it is soaked in vodka! The vodka helps dissolve the adhesive.Moisten a soft, clean cloth with vodka to shine chrome, glass and porcelain fixtures.Adding vodka to your shampoo is supposed to make your hair healthier and shinier. So you see, vodka is not just good for drinking, but has so many other uses!Also good to know: when drinking vodka, you get less fat than when drinking water!So whether you’re taking off a plaster or keen on giving your hair that salon look, or just want to have a drink, VODKA is what is recommended for you today!DID YOU KNOW?Click on the words highlighted in red to read more on this and related topics.If you are reading this on your cellphone and there are telephone numbers provided in the text, you can call these simply by clicking on them.To receive news links via WhatsApp.For the latest news, visit our webpage or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Join us there! WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite
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