Chadarghat: Japan Karate Association of India conducted 34th national Shotokon Karate tournament at GHMC indoor stadium in Chadarghat on Monday. K Sravya from “Prashanthi Vidyanikethan” in Boduppal stood first in under 14 girls section. Tournament chief Rapolu Sudarshan gave the medal to Sravya. School management congratulated Sravya and Karate master Balu for gaining the award.
Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun has been named the Businessman of 2014 by Forbes Asia.Xiaomi, the upstart company from China, has been able to carve out a market for itself in Asia in a very short time with its affordable, high-end smartphones.”This has been a remarkable year for several Internet companies in Asia, but as everyone involved with the Web these days knows, mobile devices are becoming the keys to the kingdom. No one is transforming the mass market for smartphones, with quality and affordability, more than Lei Jun’s Xiaomi,” Tim Ferguson, editor of Forbes Asia said in a statement.The 45-year-old billionaire founded Xiaomi, which means “small rice” in Chinese Mandarin, four years ago but in a short span of time Xiaomi’s handsets have lapped up a considerable share of Asia’s mobile market competing with bigwigs like Samsung and Apple.Xiaomi has yet to enter the U.S. or European markets but it has emerged as a frontrunner in Asia’s mobile handset market. In fact, Xiaomi’s sales exceeded Apple’s in China for the third quarter of 2014. It also beat older rivals like Lenovo to gain the lion’s market share in the country.It now ranks third after Samsung and Apple in the global mobile market. In the first half of 2014, Xiaomi’s sales exceeded $5.5 billion alone.The man spinning all the magic behind Xiaomi’s success is a hardworking leader, who works 100 hours a week himself. Lei had a vision right from the start.”From the first day I founded Xiaomi, my goal was to make a global company,” he told Forbes in an interview.But Lei’s dreams have expanded. He thought Xiaomi could be a billion dollar company, but today he plans on making it a multi-billion dollar company.”The most important thing is to focus, focus, focus. If I have an IPO today, everyone will be rich, sell their shares, buy a house, buy a car and emigrate,” he said adding that the bigger a company gets, the more managing it will need.At the recent World Internet Conference, Lei said that Xiaomi was poised to become the world’s best smartphone company in the coming five or 10 years. He expects its user base to triple from the current 70 million to 200 million.”I believe that no one thought the Xiaomi from three years ago, which just made its first phone, would later rank as the third largest player. Within five or 10 years, we have the opportunity to become the number one smartphone company in the world,” Lei said at the conference.Lei also has diversification plans for Xiaomi. The company is all set to release its television line in China and has plans of developing networked appliances and other gadgets.Lei Jun has been compared to Apple’s Steve Jobs considering the immense success of Xiaomi. But the CEO, whose net worth is pegged at $9.1 billion as of October by Forbes, said that Xiamoi is different from Apple.”They [Apple] don’t really care about what the users want. They imagine what the users want. Xiaomi is different,” Lei said in an earlier interview with CNN Money.”Xiaomi’s priority is not revenue, not profit, nor market share,” Lei said. “We focus on making the product that makes users scream.” read more
Map of ChapainawabganjA female student disappeared from a study tour in Sonamasjid area of Chapainawabganj district sadar on Sunday afternoon.The missing girl is Stella Badhon Arko, 21, daughter of one Roben Barikdar, from Kalaroa upazila of Satkhira district. Stella is a student of Christian hospital nursing institute in Rajshahi.Quoting the institute’s authority, police said some 180 students of the institute went to the excursion early Sunday.Arko went missing after the lunch session at the historical mosque was over, reports UNB.Nobody could trace the girl and her cellphone was found switched off since then, police said.Arko might have a love affair, inspiring her to elope, said, Shibganj police station officer-in-charge Habibul Islam.“A general dairy was filed in this connection,” he said. read more
Simple ‘smart’ glass reveals the future of artificial vision On February 17, 2009 over-the-air broadcast television as we know will no longer exist. This is due to Congress ordering the switch to digital to free up public airwaves for other uses, such as for police and fire departments.About 15 percent of U.S. households are still using analog TV sets and will risk their screens going black as analog signals are turned off. Owners of analog televisions must buy a TV converter box to receive a digital signal. The digital transition will not impact TV sets that are connected to cable and satellite service. Local Broadcasters need to educate their viewers as to what they need to do so that they don´t loose the signal on February 17 of next year. Most households will most likely need to purchase new antennas because their existing ones will not pull in the digital signal. Regulators are offering consumers $40 coupons (two per household) to help pay for converter boxes, but there is no plan in place to manage the last minute demand from consumers for the coupons.FCC member Robert McDowell has just returned from a tour in Alaska, Montana & Oklahoma, and he´s seen things, terrible things. Things that have convinced him that the transition on February 17, 2009 “will be messy … but we will get through it” when over the air broadcasts go all-digital.The GAO report said regulators are unprepared for an expected surge in demand for government help from consumers needing to switch over to digital. Citation: Digital TV Transition Will Be Messy (2008, October 16) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2008-10-digital-tv-transition-messy.html Explore further This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. (PhysOrg.com) — The pending mandatory switch of all U.S. televisions to digital will be messy, a federal communications official said on Tuesday, urging broadcasters to step up local efforts to educate the public. read more
The effort of the National Museum Institute (NMI) to work with Ladakhi people to develop inventory on their unique lifestyle has gained renewed vigour with brighter prospects of a string of museums coming up in the high-altitude valley. The ongoing project on ICH (intangible cultural heritage), which has support from the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), aims to safeguard the region’s heritage in the wake of increasing pressures of new-age needs, tourism and globalisation. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’ Dr Venu V, who is Director-General of National Museum noted that the 14-month-old endeavour, overall, has been leading to a growing consciousness in Ladakhis to uphold their heritage.’Museums have a vital role in safeguarding, documenting, communicating and promoting the culture and heritage of a region and community,’ he said.NMI has been informing and equipping monks and curators managing museums in Ladakh’s monasteries to deal with the basics of museum management and preventive conservation. The region preserves its heritage at two levels: community (in the villages) and by monks (in the monasteries). While the material for heritage conservation needed for architectural heritage are stored in monasteries, it is the people at large who own the other intangible assets such as collective memory, legends, songs, dance and rituals. read more
Kolkata: There was tension after 20 packets of carcass meat were recovered from Koikhali off VIP Road on Thursday morning.Locals saw those packets lying near a bush and informed the police. Police seized those packets and said because of regular raids by the civic bodies at hotels and restaurants, some restaurant owner must have thrown them to save arrest and subsequent harassment. The seized item will be sent for analysis. Locals said in the past few years, hundreds of road side hotels and inns have cropped up that are selling non-veg food items particularly Biriyani at a very low price. This raised suspicion of the locals who lodged complaints with the police. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsIt may be mentioned that out of the 33 samples collected by Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation from Salt Lake, Rajarhat and Baguiati, reports of 13 samples have arrived and of these, 8 samples are found to be infested with bacteria. The civic bodies and police will intensify raids at hotels, restaurants, food chains and road side restaurants as it has received reports that carcass meat are being mixed with fresh meat to prepare non-veg items. read more
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Turkish Airlines, with its existing services to Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Bogota, Panama, Toronto, Montreal, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Washington, Boston, San Francisco, Miami and Atlanta, has added flights to Havana and Caracas as its 16th and 17th destinations in the Americas.Starting from December 20, 2016, Havana and Caracas flights would be operated three times per week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays in both directions.Introductory round trip fares from Istanbul to Havana, the capital and the largest city of Cuba, starts at $699, while to Caracas, the capital and the largest city of Venezuela, starts at $699.In addition, for the first six months of operation to these new destinations, there is a special offer for Miles & Smiles members, with a 25% reduction in the miles needed to redeem either award tickets or upgrades. read more
Helloworld Travel LimitedNew Zealand IMAGE: Helloworld Travel Milford, AucklandHelloworld Travel Limited has announced that a number of mid to large sized corporate agencies have joined, or committed to join, its New Zealand retail network, following on from the break-up of the First Travel Group.Gilpin Travel, Barlow Travel and Atlas Corporate, with a combined annual Total Transaction Value (TTV) of NZD$130m, have all now joined the HLO NZ network. The NZ Travel Brokers (annual TTV circa NZD$125m) together with a number of other significant agencies, with a combined annual TTV of a further NZ$46m, have entered into agreements to join from June 2019.“The New Zealand acquisitions and network expansion has given our NZ business the size and resulting economies of scale to assist the Group to achieve our targeted EBITDA to Revenue of 25% in FY20. The team in New Zealand has done an outstanding job of building a strong value proposition which in turn has attracted these new agencies to our networks,” said Andrew Burnes, Helloworld Travel CEO and Managing Director. As announced last week, Helloworld Travel Limited has also purchased outright the business of sports and event travel specialist, Williment Travel.The total combined annualised TTV coming from this expansion, under the HLO NZ networks, is approximately NZD$300m, representing over 65% of the former First Travel Group’s TTV.Discussions are continuing with several other former First Travel Group members. With the addition of these new members to HLO’s New Zealand networks, HLO now has a total of 580 agency members in New Zealand including 280 travel brokers. read more
Go back to the e-newsletter >As the creative minds behind The Flushing Meadows Hotel & Bar, Munich-based architects and gastronomes Sascha Arnold, Niels Jäger and Steffen Werner have long had a finger firmly on the pulse of the city’s social scene. Their latest venture, a bespoke gin distilled exclusively for the Design Hotels member hotel, is sure to be greeted with enthusiasm by Munich natives and visitors alike. Produced and bottled in Bavaria, the gin is smooth enough to be enjoyed straight up, or as part of a cocktail, and can be found in the bar or in the minibars of the top quality rooms. The limited edition bottle will also be available to purchase from the hotel, making for the perfect gift for the gin connoisseur.The Flushing Meadows GinThe natural and unfiltered dry gin is produced and hand-bottled in a distillery in Bavaria and is served as a welcome drink for hotel guests. A bottle of Flushing Meadows Gin also takes pride of place in the private in-room bars of the top category rooms. Hotel co-founder, Sascha Arnold has previous form when it comes to distilling spirits – his herb liquor “URFELDER NO.26” is created by the same Bavarian distillery and can be purchased from The Flushing Meadows Hotel & Bar.Chic interiors and a cozy fireplace make the Flushing Meadows Bar the ideal drinking den for the winter months. On the top floor of the hotel, the bar’s chief mixologist Robin Bruderhofer uses the gin as the base for classic cocktails, alongside contemporary infusions of his own creation. His signature winter cocktail “The Apple” is the perfect tipple for cold nights – based on a classic Ramos Gin Fizz, it contains apple liquor, egg white, lemon and lime juice, cream and cinnamon.The Flushing Meadows Gin has been created as a limited edition of just 100 bottles. It is available to purchase exclusively at the hotel priced at 50 EUR per bottle. Go back to the e-newsletter > read more
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Competitive play Meira Kumar appears keen to project that the Lok Sabha Speakers post is almost on par with that of the vice-president and president There is an element of competitiveness between the three positions Last month Discovery Channel telecast a feature on Rashtrapati Bhavan and Kumar has now ensured that the foreign TV network makes a documentary on the history of Parliament House Discovery Channel hasmeanwhilegained a little insight into how things are done in India For instanceafter a preview of the Rashtrapati Bhavan filmPresident Pranab Mukherjee asked that a quote from his wife be included in the documentary A revised version of the film accommodated Mrs Mukherjee Perhaps this time an interview with Meira Kumar’s spouse will be taken in advance Non-Gandhian way The Ministry of Culture has ordered a review of the alleged misappropriation of funds at the Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti It seems there have been complaints that money to be spent on functions to honour the Mahatma has been utilised elsewhere with a not-so-Gandhian sense of austerity Mellowing Advani L K Advani appears to have thrown in the towel and accepted Narendra Modi’s ascendance He does not even want to put up a fight against a tie-up between B S Yeddyurappa and the BJP EarlierAdvani had spearheaded the move to remove Yeddyurappa from the BJP arguing that the corruption charges against him were giving the party a bad name A close associate of YeddyurappaLehar Singhcalled on Advani recently to discuss mending of fences Embassy land When India became a republic back in 1950huge chunks of land in exclusive Chanakyapuri were handed out at throwaway prices to foreign embassies to build their offices and residences But newly independent nations who came to New Delhi later were not so fortunate They have been searching for years for suitable land for embassies Some suggested that they be granted land on a reciprocal basisbut the Ministry of External Affairs was not swayed since land prices in the Capital are much higher than elsewhere The ministry has now developed 39 plots in Dwarka for sale to embassies The plots are being sold at prevailing prices which are steepeven though Dwarka is hardly the best address in town For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: August 28 2017 1:40 am Saina Nehwal won a bronze medal at World Championships (Source: Reuters) Related News PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal will receive cash rewards from the Badminton Association of India (BAI) after their medal winning performances in the World Badminton Championships in Glasgow The BAI announced that Sindhu will receive Rs 10 lakh while Nehwal will receive Rs 5 lakhs This is the first time that India had won two medals at the same World Championships Sindhu played the final but lost to Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 19-21 22-20 20-22 and had to settle for a silver medal Nehwal had a chance to reach her second final of World Championships but was beat by the same Japanese player in the semi-finals Congratulating the players for their exceptional performance in the tournament BAI president Himanta Biswa Sarma said “I would like to congratulate both the girls for their great performance It has been a great journey and I am sure the performance of the players will only get better from here” (With PTI inputs) For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Shivangi Jalan | New Delhi | Published: June 15 2017 5:25 pm Lagaan: Once Upon A Time in India completes sixteen years of success Related News Sixteen years back this day marked the memorable release of Aamir Khan’s legendary sports epic Lagaan the movie that shook Bollywood out of its accustomed feel-good family dramas and love stories Not only did the film win numerous accolades in home ground but it also went on to be nominated for the prestigious Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Film category Looking back at its success it seems like Dangal is not the first Aamir film which is breaking and setting new records Here’s a list of some unknown record-breaking facts about this 2001 superhit: 1 Aamir Khan Productions is known to give some incredible hits to Bollywood like Taare Zameen Par Talaash and Dangal But little do people know that Lagaan was the first film made under the banner Even though Khan had promised himself that he would never produce a film he obliged director Ashutosh Gowariker who was unable to find a producer for the film 2 Lagaan is the first Indian film to have a nationwide release in China and it was also released in the United States France Germany Japan Malaysia Hong Kong South Africa and the Middle East with specific subtitles breaking all geographical barriers 3 Lagaan became the first Hindi film to be shot using sync sound which means that dialogues and sounds were recorded live during the shoot itself Most Indian films of the time were actually dubbed in the studios 4 Lagaan also happens to be the first hit sports epic of Bollywood paving the way for Chak De India Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal and Sultan Intertwining cricket the Independence struggle and Bollywood in the legendary classic was definitely one of the factors that made this Ashutosh Gowariker film a genius project 5 Lagaan became the third Bollywood film to make it to the short list of Oscars in the Best Foreign Language Film category Earlier Mother India (1957) and Salaam Bombay (1988) made it to the elite club Well it seems like what makes Lagaan a ‘hatke’ movie in Bollywood is not just its unique rural setting and theme but the iconic vision that the makers had while filming this movie For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Gita Sen | Published: November 25 2014 12:47 am If population momentum is the main contributor to growth we ought to pay greater policy attention to reducing it The best ways to reduce momentum are by better birth-spacing methods or raising the age at which young women begin child-bearing Top News The aftermath of the terrible deaths of women who underwent sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh has been full of stories about what actually happened Spurious drugs and an overenthusiastic doctor who cut corners on ensuring quality vie for immediate blame Beyond these many have spoken about pervasive biases of gender and caste that wreak havoc on the lives of poor women and also of family planning policies and programmes that appear to have gone back to the bad old days of the Emergency Each of these explanations has more than a grain of truth Reports in the press (‘Pharma firm was blacklisted 2 yrs ago govt still bought drugs from it’ IE November 15) about the so-called factory of Mahawar Pharma in Raipur (from which the government sourced the antibiotics now suspected to be spurious and of poor quality) point to a repackaging outfit that had been reported as far back as 2012 by the health minister to the state legislative assembly as selling spurious drugs Curiously the state drugs controller gave the firm a “good medical practice” certificate last year a required quality assurance for the government to buy its drugs again What if any changes the company had made in the interim in its production practices and quality standards are unknown The state government’s immediate response to the deaths was to offer compensation to the bereaved families and to suspend the director of health services the state family planning nodal officer the block medical officer in Takhatpur the operating surgeon and the Bilaspur CMHO Partial responsibility seems to lie at the door of both the doctor and other suspended authorities A single surgeon conducting over 80 surgeries in a private hospital in the space of four to five hours is in complete violation of Supreme Court orders (Devika Biswas vs Govt of India 2012 and Ramakant Rai vs Govt of India 2005) One surgeon is not supposed to do more than 10 sterilisations in a day and overall no more than 30 operations should be done in a day with two separate laparoscopes and only in government facilities But is this all While compensation is needed many women’s groups and other civil society organisations have raised multiple questions about the deep and serious malaise in the country’s family planning policy and programme The troubled history of the programme began when it went from a clinic-based approach in the 1950s to a vertical programme by the late-1960s separated from health and focused on contraceptive method-specific targets Targets disincentives and incentives for health providers and other government functionaries created distortions including serious challenges of coercion poor quality and lack of accountability While the period of the Emergency is notorious for the forced sterilisation of men in fact the family planning programme both before and since has overwhelmingly focused on female sterilisation All this appeared set for a major change when the government committed itself to implement a new national population policy in 2000 that turned away from coercive population control removed targets from the family planning programme and called for an approach focused on promoting health and protecting and fulfilling human rights especially of girls and women This was greeted with approval from women’s organisations other civil society organisations and many demographers and population scientists However proponents of family-planning-as-population-control said India’s fertility rate would spiral out of control as would population growth if targets were removed In fact the birth rate has continued to fall all over the country A large number of states are already at or below replacement level fertility Demographic projections about population growth by the year 2100 tell us that only around 6 per cent of that growth will come from women wanting more than two children About 24 per cent will be due to the fact that people don’t have access to quality contraceptives or because the government’s family planning programmes are of poor quality or coercive The rest nearly 70 per cent will come from the phenomenon of population momentum that is the extent to which a population will continue to grow because of a young-age structure even if its overall birth rate falls to replacement level Even in states like Chhattisgarh Bihar or Uttar Pradesh momentum will contribute over half of the total population growth If population momentum is the main contributor to growth we ought to pay greater policy attention to reducing it Indeed the best ways to reduce momentum are by better birth-spacing methods or by raising the age at which young women marry and begin child-bearing This approach would meet the needs of health and choice and protect and fulfil women’s human rights while reducing population growth without coercion Because the family planning programme’s policymakers and implementers changed from those who had been responsible for the more enlightened national population policy of 2000 to others who did not fully understand or accept the health needs or human rights of poor Dalit lower-caste and tribal women targets and coercion began to seep back into the programme after a brief period of experimentation with the target-free approach First targets came back in the guise of expected levels of achievement Then sterilisation camps returned in recent years with their doubtful quality poor follow-up and assembly-line approach to sterilising women Despite some pilot programmes to improve the quality of services the family planning programme overall has never focused on meeting quality standards The result — the Bilaspur deaths Many fear that more Bilaspurs are waiting to happen especially in areas where poor women live Even in new government initiatives such as the one to introduce post-partum IUDs there is little sign of serious attention to ensuring quality or non-coercion at a time when a woman is likely to be at her most vulnerable immediately after giving birth In 1991 Deepa Dhanraj’s film Something Like a War graphically documented the failure of India’s family planning programme to respect women’s most basic reproductive rights The film features a doctor rather like the one reported from Bilaspur who boasts of the large number of assembly-line sterilisations he has performed Apparently this war on the country’s poor women hasn’t ended Bilaspur is both shameful and inexcusable The health ministry should immediately remove targets disincentives and incentives and any form of coercion in family planning and stop the camp approach to sterilisation More positively it should take the needed steps in a time-bound manner to bring quality choice and reproductive rights into the programme Agencies such as the WHO and UNFPA have both the capacity and the responsibility to support the government to do so The writer is a retired professor of the Centre for Public Policy IIM Bangalore For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Shimla | Published: April 16 2012 3:19 am Related News A host of awards were distributed by Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal as part of the 65th Himachal Day celebrations in Bilaspur district on Sunday Civil Service Awards were conferred on the principal secretary (Home)P C Dhiman and secretary (Health) Ali Raza Rizvi besides Rakesh KanwarNHRM project director and Umesh Bhartithe state coordinator of the free ambulance project under the Atal Swasthya Seva Principal secretary (revenue) Deepak Sanan was also awarded for his work on simplifying revenue procedures; Manisha Nandaprincipal secretarytourism and Arun Sharmadirector of tourism and civil aviation also received awards for the launch of the Har Gaon Ki Kahani tourism promotion scheme Excise and taxation commissioner Jagdish Sharma and assistant commissioner N C Beakta were also given awards for simplifying the excise and taxation system in the state Dhumal conferred the Prerna Strot Award on S Royadditional chief secretary and Nagin Nandasecretaryenvironment and pollution control for the launch of the AGISAC in the state Later addressing the function after an impressive march pass paradethe chief minister traced Himachals development and claimed that the four-year BJP rule had set a record for new initiatives and faster development Claiming that a number of educational institutionsamong them a Central Universityan IIT and a Technical Universityhave opened in the state during the last four yearsDhumal said steps were being taken to make Himachal Pradesh an educational hub He added that under the ‘Atal School Uniform schemestudents in government schools from classes 1 to 10would be given free uniformstwice in a year Dhumal also took credit for passing the Himachal Pradesh Public Service Guarantee Act-2012which seeks to provide services in a stipulated period of time He added that the Himachal Pradesh Special Courts (Attachment and Confiscation of Property) Bill 2011 has been passed in the Vidhan Sabha and has been sent for the Presidents approval For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: June 26 2013 1:09 am Related News A 36-year-old US national has alleged that she and her roommatea Russian womanwere sexually assaulted by their 35-year-old landlord in South Delhi’s Shahpur Jat area on Monday morning The landlordwho runs a travel businesshas been arrested According to policethe woman claimed that sheher husband and the roommate had returned home late Sunday night after a party with the accusedwhen there was power cut The woman and her husband were asleep in one room while her roommate was asleep in the other Around 430 amRajiv Panwar walked into the room and sexually assaulted the US 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It has been a first half that few would have expected would pan out in this manner but it has.On one hand, events across the country would also be addressed by Union Ministers,(GST) on Tuesday,” Neil Snowball, Annotations and hand-written notes are automatically saved to the internal memory, Alongside one picture of young children she simply wrote: “Striking a Pose in Kibera!Jagtap started blackmailing the complainant with dire consequence if the money was not paid. read more
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