AI in Action E31 Kevin McLaughlin VP Operations at Kitman Labs

first_imgWelcome to episode 31 of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI across the world.Today’s guest is Kevin McLaughlin. Kevin is an ex-Leinster rugby player who is the now the VP of Operations at Kitman Labs. Kitman Labs are the industry-leading sports analytics company who use Artificial Intelligence to increase athlete performance and health through the world’s first Athlete Optimization System.No other athlete optimization system has empowered teams to better results with 41% of fewer days lost to injury, 31% fewer server injuries and 65% fewer season-ending injuries. Over 20 elite sports teams across 35 leagues on five continents rely on Kitman Labs’ powerful insights to put their best team on the field and outperform the competition.In the episode, Kevin will tell you about:Making the transition from playing pro rugby into a career in Data ScienceWhat Kitman Labs is all aboutTheir role with the Irish Rugby TeamThe importance of personalised treatmentsCreating success stories for their clientsExpanding into US Sports, such as Baseball and American FootballHow they help players and coaches manage their dataWhat’s in store for the future at Kitman LabsWhat did you make of Kevin’s podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts so please leave a comment below.If you would like to hear more from AI in Action then please subscribe and don’t forget to like and share with your friends on social media.Subscribe to the AI in Action PodcastiTunes: read more

Egypts Muslim Sisterhood takes lead in protests

first_img Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement CAIRO (AP) – They tirelessly hold rallies, whether at night or under cold rain, chanting for the return of Egypt’s ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. They clash with police, hurling back fuming tear gas canisters and getting dragged by their veils and thrown behind bars. At protests in universities, they get into fistfights with rival female students.Women supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood have stepped into the front line of Islamist protests, one of the few branches of the organization not crushed by a heavy crackdown since Morsi’s removal in a July 3 coup. How men can have a healthy 2019 Sponsored Stories Tarek el-Beshbeshi, a former senior Brotherhood member who defected this year from the group, said the Brotherhood is waging a “war of attrition” with constant protests to wear down state resources. Along with university students, women “are making the biggest impact because they are the most zealous and enjoy a societal immunity from prosecution to some extent.”Still, another ex-Brotherhood member, Ahmed Ban, noted that the heavy sentences against the women were a message from authorities “that there are no red lines in the confrontation. If you wave the women card in my face, I will deal with them as if they are men.”At the same time, the Brotherhood women have at times faced a public backlash during the protests.Sisters at the Islamic Al-Azhar University, including the “Al-Azhar Girls Ultras,” have been among the most aggressive. In past weeks, their protests at the women’s dormitories in the university’s Cairo campus have turned into clashes, with police blasting women with water cannons as girls throw volleys of stones from the dorm balconies. When police fired tear gas, women picked up the smoking canisters and hurled them back. 4 sleep positions for men and what they mean 5 things to look for when selecting an ophthalmologist Comments   Share   New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober Top Stories Sisters are not permitted to marry non-Brotherhood members. A former sister, 42-year-old Azza Afifi, said when her Brother husband quit the group, she was told by Brotherhood officials to either divorce him or quit with him. She chose the latter.“I was very obedient, blindly following them. Unlike my husband, I never argued or expressed opposition,” she said. “They exploit the young women and men. They knew how to press the right buttons … Now I see the women are used.”(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) A male Brotherhood youth leader from the southern city of Assiut said he and many members are “hibernating” in the face of the crackdown. But he said the group is betting that the public, which largely backed Morsi’s ouster, will eventually turn against the military and interim government under pressing economic conditions. He spoke of the “butterfly” tactic of swift, snap demonstrations organized by the group’s surviving lower cadres.Women and students, he said, play an important role. “The women are hardly harmed because no one knows them. Security authorities don’t have files for them,” he said, speaking on condition of anonymity because of security concerns. Also, women help heal the relationship between the Brotherhood and the public, he added, acknowledging that “the group is hated in the street now.”The attempt to win public sympathies appears to be having mixed success.One win for the group came when 21 women arrested in the October Alexandria protest, including seven juveniles, received heavy sentences of up to 11 years in prison for protesting. The harshness of the sentences _ along with images of the handcuffed women and girls in their white robes in the courtroom’s defendants cage _ shocked even some opponents of Islamists. The sentences were reduced to one-year suspended prison terms on appeal and the women have been released. Speaking to an AP reporter on a recent visit to the campus, one pro-Brotherhood woman, Walaa, recalled with pride how their “steadfastness astonished the world.” The 20-year-old engineering student and several other Brotherhood backers with her spoke on condition they be identified only by their first names for fear of arrest.As they spoke, they were interrupted by other female students angry over the protests. Minna Mohammed, a 20-year-old student with her face covered by a conservative veil, snapped that their protests forced the entire university to stop classes.“I don’t want to skip my classes because you want to hold protests,” she said angrily. “They are cutting the roads, interrupting classes, irritating police. Police warned them several times before firing tear gas but they don’t listen.”Another student, Hanan Mohammed, showed bruises she said were from pro-Brotherhood women who beat her when she flashed a V-for-victory sign from her balcony in support of police cracking down on the protesters. She said the women threw broken glass in the face of her roommate, leaving her bleeding.“Are you from the traitors’ room? Room 106?” a pro-Brotherhood woman, Esraa, shouted at her as she showed the bruises. Former group members say it’s an intentional survival tactic by the Brotherhood, aiming to keep its street pressure alive and betting that security forces are less likely to strike heavily against women _ and that if they do, it will win public sympathy for the Islamists’ cause.It’s a major change in role for the Muslim Sisterhood, as the women’s branch is known. Like the Brotherhood’s male cadres, its women are highly disciplined and undergo years of indoctrination instilling principles of obedience _ often from childhood _ but in the women’s case, they have largely been trained to play a mostly backseat, family-centered part.In daily protests the past months, they have proven determined and ferocious.“We are protecting our religion. I came out for the sake of Islam,” said a slim veiled 13-year-old Souhidah Abdel-Rahman, who was arrested along with her mother during a pro-Morsi protest in October in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria. Abdel-Rahman was immediately released because of her age, but her mother remained in detention.“They want to break our back but we are not going to back off,” she said, speaking to The Associated Press as she visited her mother earlier this month at a prison in the Nile Delta city of Damanhour. Gen. Hani Abdel-Latif, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry, which is in charge of police, said the leading role of Brotherhood women and students show the group is “using its last reserves.”For decades, the Sisterhood played a largely subordinate role in the male-dominated organization. They held weekly meetings to report on potential new recruits and ran charities, schools and kindergartens in the group’s crucial grassroots network, a source of funding and recruits. During elections, they go house-to-house, knocking doors of housewives garnering votes that helped the group score major victories in post-Mubarak elections.As part of their indoctrination, Sisters learn by heart the diaries of Zeinab el-Ghazali, an iconic female Brotherhood member who was imprisoned in 1960s and sentenced to death, though the sentence was commuted to life in prison. In the Sisterhood, she is elevated to near sainthood because of her descriptions of abuses in prison. In her diaries, she says jailers put hungry dogs in her cell to attack her but she survived without shedding a drop of blood and that when they let in mice, the rodents fled from her.But Sisterhood members are not included in the decision-making hierarchy or leadership bodies. While male members have rankings defining their missions, women only hold the titles of “lover” _ as in, of God _ or “Sister.” The founder of the 83-year-old Brotherhood, Hassan al-Banna, underlined that women are for “housekeeping and children” and that extra education is “unnecessary.”last_img read more

Headon collision kills one Driver identified

first_imgA collision took place on the N11 near the D45 turn-off, just outside Ladysmith, on Sunday morning.Two vehicles were involved, a Toyota minibus and a Toyota Land Cruiser.It is alleged that the two vehicles were travelling in opposite directions and one of them ventured into the lane for oncoming traffic, causing the vehicles to collide head-on.The driver of the minibus sustained fatal injuries, while the other driver was taken to hospital with moderate injuries. One passenger in the front of the taxi sustained serious injuries. He was stabilised at the scene and then rushed to hospital. The deceased has since been identified as Mphumeleli Victor Miya (54). Ladysmith detectives are investigating a case of culpable homicide.Related stories:One dead in head-on collision along the N11Collision between taxi and Land Cruiser on N11Gallery: Head-on collision on N11 leaves one dead WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite last_img read more

Prices Up Sales Down in Windy City

first_img in Daily Dose, Data, Headlines, News Prices Up, Sales Down in Windy City Share Sales of residential homes in the seven-county metro of Chicago followed a pattern similar to January: rising prices, but the pace of sales slower when compared to the same month last year.According to an analysis by RE/MAX, bitter weather and a small inventory of homes for sale were the primary factors causing reduced sales activity. The report commented, “Mortgage interest rates, which remain comfortably under 5 percent for 30-year fixed-rate loans, continue providing stimulus to the housing market.”The median sales price of attached and detached homes sold in the area rose 13 percent to $157,900 when compared to February of the previous year.Homes sold dipped 8 percent to 5,507 units and spent an average of 110 days on the market—33 days less than a year earlier.Foreclosures and short sale numbers dipped slightly compared to 2013, dropping from 49 percent in 2013 to the current figure of 45 percent.Foreclosed properties alone accounted for 33 percent of all February sales. “The median sales price for a foreclosure was $85,000, 9 percent more than a year ago,” the report said.center_img March 17, 2014 457 Views Home Prices Home Sales RE/MAX 2014-03-17 Colin Robinslast_img read more

Second departure added for Tivua Island Day Cruise

first_imgCaptain Cook Cruises Fiji are giving guests twice the chance to explore their beautiful private island of Tivua, after adding a second daily departure for their Tivua Island Day Cruise. From 1 April 2019 the seven-hour Tivua Island Day Cruise will now depart Denarau Marina at 11.30am in addition to the regular 10.00am departure.“We have so much demand for our Tivua Island Day Cruise that we wanted to offer our guests a second, later departure option.” Said Jackie Charlton, General Manger, Captain Cook Cruises Fiji.“Everyone likes being lazy on holidays and Fiji is all about ‘Bula’ time, so we thought an 11.30pm departure would allow guests to sleep in or spend the morning by the pool before heading off on their Tivua adventure.”“The 11.30am departure offers the same inclusions as the 10am departure, including a tropical buffet lunch, all activities and even the option to go diving or have a spa treatment. Both island day cruises are seven hours long and are the same price.” Continues Mrs Charlton.“Tivua Island Day Cruises can also be purchased open dated with free amendments made until 5pm the day prior to departure.“ Explains Ms CharltonThe Tivua Island adventure begins the moment the magnificent tall ship Ra Marama or luxurious sleek sailing catamaran Fiji One sets sail from Denarau for the tiny island of Tivua – an atoll surrounded by a circle of white sandy beach and 500 acres of coral gardens.On the journey over enjoy some morning tea and live Fijian tunes by the friendly Captain Cook Cruises Fiji staff.On arrival at Tivua take part in a traditional welcoming Kava ceremony and then spend the day doing a range of water and land activities or simply relax on the beach and do nothing.Escorted by a marine biologist, view the colourful underwater world on a guided snorkelling trip over amazing reefs and clam gardens or stay dry and see the beautiful coral and sea life from a glass bottom boat guided tour.Try some kayaking or paddle boarding around the island. Play some volleyball, feed the fish or join a guided herbal medicine nature walk.Dive lovers can choose to dive at several sites around Tivua with five-star PADI Diving. From beautiful coral gardens to bommies to its newest dive wreck, ‘Raiyawa’, Tivua has enough to captivate the beginners, reinvigorate the occasional diver, and fascinate the advanced divers.Those who prefer to simply just relax can lay on the beach on a comfy beanbag under a hut, take a leisurely swim, sleep on a hammock or indulge in a spa treatment from Senikai Spa.A complimentary Captain Kid’s Club is available for 90 minutes during the day and includes special fun activities like Treasure Hunts, Sand Castle building and a sports programme.Guests can indulge in a delicious tropical buffet lunch including fish, chicken, sausages, salads and fruit. With beer, wine and soft drinks available all day while on the island.Cruise back to Denarau and enjoy a coconut demonstration, basket weaving, afternoon tea and more music and entertainment.The Tivua Island Day Cruise departs daily from Denarau Marina at 10.00am returning at 5.00pm or at 11.30am returning at 6.30pm. Adults are priced at AUD$153 and children (3-15 years) are AUD$89.Currently a special is available where one child 3-9 years is only AUD$57 with every paying adult.Senikai Spa treatments and diving are an additional cost.For further information and bookings visit: www.captaincookcruisesfiji.comFor further high res images: Captain Cook Cruises on T: +61 9126 8160 or from within Australia: 1300 To Fiji (86 3454), Email: or visit www.captaincookcruisesfiji.comFor media enquiries contact: Brooke Tolar, Captain Cook Cruises, M: 0411 553 246, Email: pr@captaincookcruisesfiji.comThe post Second departure added for Tivua Island Day Cruise appeared first on Discover the South Pacific.Source: Bloglast_img read more

AirAsia Group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes unveiled

first_imgAirAsia Group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes unveiled his book – Flying High – at Marini’s On 57 in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. The man himself said his memoir reflects on his journey from a young boy growing up in Malaysia, and a homesick British boarding school student, to his time at Warner Music and finally as AirAsia chief, and is ‘a story about the power of dreams.’ “When I first started AirAsia with Datuk Kamarudin, everyone thought we were crazy. They said we had no business running an airline and it wouldn’t work. If we had listened to them, we would have given up before we even started and this book wouldn’t exist,” he recalled at the launch.“This book is proof that dreams do come true, and I hope it will encourage others to pursue their true passion. Believe the unbelievable, dream the impossible and never take no for an answer. Even if you fail, it doesn’t matter because at least you’ve tried and you can do it again, so trust in your gut feeling, don’t listen to anyone else’s advice and go ahead – write your own incredible story.”If you want to know what drives Tony Fernandes, and the moments that shaped him – including a chance encounter with Virgin Group founder, Sir Richard Branson, that eventually led to Fernandes’ first job out of university –grab a copy of Flying High.Retailing at RM86.95 (inclusive of GST), Flying High is available now at all major bookstores, on board AirAsia flights, and on from 6 November 2017.last_img read more

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first_imgGo back to the e-newsletterEtihad Airways’ much-anticipated A380 touched down in Melbourne last week, beginning a new era of luxury travel on the Melbourne-Abu Dhabi and Melbourne-London routes.The A380 features The Residence, the world’s first three-room private suite on a commercial aircraft, as well as modern innovations in all cabins.The inaugural Abu Dhabi-Melbourne A380 flight – EY460 – departed Abu Dhabi Airport at 10.15pm and was scheduled to arrive at Melbourne Airport at 5.45pm on 2 June. The aircraft, in the airline’s eye-catching Facets of Abu Dhabi livery, was welcomed to the Victorian capital by a traditional water cannon salute.The flagship superjumbo will operate one of the airline’s twice-daily flights between Melbourne and Abu Dhabi. It will replace one of the three-class Boeing 777-300ER aircraft currently deployed on the route.Etihad Airways Senior Vice President of Marketing, Shane O’Hare, said: “Today marks another major milestone for Etihad Airways in Australia.“With Melbourne joining our A380 network, Australia is the only country in our global network with daily A380 services to two cities – Melbourne and Sydney. Deploying our latest technology aircraft and class-leading product and service to Australia recognises its importance to our business and the strong demand from Australian travellers for premium travel experiences.“From the product and service innovations in every cabin to our inspired approach to hospitality, the Etihad Airways A380 offers touches of luxury to every guest and sets the benchmark for inflight comfort, entertainment, connectivity and service. As an added bonus for guests whose destination is London, we now offer the convenience and class-leading comfort of an all-A380 service all the way.”The A380 will increase the total number of two-way seats on the Melbourne-Abu Dhabi route by 26 per cent to more than 11,500 seats per week.Mr O’Hare said this would ease the capacity constraints on the Melbourne-Abu Dhabi, particularly for business and premium leisure travel.“Our Abu Dhabi to Melbourne services generate very high seat load factors year-round. The A380, with 70 seats in business class, enables us to better meet the demand we have for our premium cabins and will boost our market share of this important segment.”Lyell Strambi, CEO Melbourne Airport, said: “We are delighted to welcome Etihad’s flagship service, the Airbus A380, to Melbourne Airport. Our partnership with Etihad continues to go from strength to strength since the airline’s arrival to Melbourne Airport in 2009. Last year we were thrilled by the introduction of a second daily service between Melbourne and Abu Dhabi and a new Premium Lounge opened at Melbourne Airport last month. Now, capacity has been increased again with the upgauge to an A380, replacing one of the airline’s daily 777 services.“Entrenched in Melbourne life, particularly in our sporting culture, Etihad’s name looms large over our city’s second biggest stadium and the airline is the principal partner of the Melbourne City Football Club. The Melbourne to Abu Dhabi route is an important connector for Victorians to Europe with this market already experiencing considerable growth since Etihad’s second daily service commenced last August.“The arrival of Etihad’s A380 is a great show of commitment to Melbourne and Victoria by this important airline partner and plays an important part in meeting our expected growth in passenger numbers.”Etihad Airways’ A380 carries 496 passengers in a four-class configuration: The Residence, First Apartments, Business Studios and Economy Smart Seats.The Residence, an ultra-exclusive private three-room suite, is unique to Etihad Airways. Measuring 11.5 square metres in total area, it is located on the forward upper deck of the A380 and is available for single or double occupancy.Features include a living room, separate en suite shower room and a double bedroom. It has a large 32” LCD monitor in the living room and a separate 24” version in the bedroom.Its exclusive hospitality offering includes a personal Butler, trained at the world-renowned Savoy Butler Academy in London and dedicated to meeting the needs of discerning guests. An on board Chef complements the Butler service, offering a bespoke, made-to-order dining experience.There are nine First Apartments in First Class. These are private living spaces featuring a reclining lounge chair and an ottoman, upholstered in the finest quality Poltrona Frau leather. The ottoman opens up to become a separate 80.5” long fully flat bed. In addition, each First Apartment has a 24” LCD TV monitor, a chilled mini bar and personal vanity unit. A fully equipped shower room is available for the exclusive use of First Apartment guests.Seventy Business Studios are located on the upper deck of the A380, all offering direct aisle access, a fully flat bed of up to 80.5” long, and an increase of 20 per cent in personal space. Upholstered in Poltrona Frau leather, the Business Studio is equipped with an in-seat massage and a pneumatic cushion control system.The Lobby, a luxurious lounge located between the First Class and Business Class cabins, features two comfortable leather sofas and a staffed bar serving a selection of snacks and refreshments.Guests in all cabins enjoy the latest Panasonic eX3 entertainment system with more than 750 hours of on demand entertainment, live TV news and sport channels, improved gaming, and high definition screens across all cabins. The A380 has full mobile and Wi-Fi service, with USB and power points at every seat.The airline’s hospitality offerings include services such as Flying Nannies and onboard Food and Beverage Managers.A Flying Nanny, trained by the Norland College in the UK, is on board every B787 Dreamliner flight to provide assistance to families travelling with young children.Food and Beverage Managers guide guests in Business Class through the extensive à la carte and dine anytime options and provide recommendations on the ideal beverage to accompany their meal choice.Etihad Airways’ twice-daily service from Melbourne provides travellers from Victoria access to more than 900 weekly connections in 50 markets across the Gulf region, the Middle East, Africa and Europe.Within Australia and to New Zealand, Etihad Airways codeshares on Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand flights from Melbourne to Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Christchurch, Coffs Harbour, Darwin, Gold Coast, Hamilton Island, Hobart, Kalgoorlie, Launceston, Mildura, Newcastle, Perth, Queenstown, Sunshine Coast, Sydney, and Wellington.Etihad Airways commenced daily services to Melbourne on 29 March 2009. It added a second daily flight to the route on 1 August 2015, making it the only airline with double daily nonstop services between Melbourne and the United Arab Emirates.The commencement of A380 services to Melbourne complements the airline’s recently opened Premium Lounge at Melbourne Airport. The 800-square-metre space is the airline’s largest airport lounge outside its Abu Dhabi home base. It also features a separate private lounge for the exclusive use of guests travelling in The Residence.Go back to the e-newsletterlast_img read more

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firstverify whether the 600 sq feet illegal structures wereconstructed by residents or builders It is difficult tobelieve that people will construct 600 sq feetstructures I think it is the builders who had set up oneBHK flats of less 600 sq feet and brazenly violated thenorms” said Maruti Bhapkar activist-turned-politician Sena MP Shrirang Barne said Pimpri-Chinchwad actually has large number of people who have constructed illegal structures on 1000 sq feet land “The government order does not waive off penalty on such residents and this will be unfair BJP came to power in Pimpri-Chinchwad on the promise that it will waive off penalty tax completely Now it is doing a volte-face” he said NCP Pimpri-Chinchwad president Sanjog Waghere said BJP was taking people for a ride “They should keep their promise of full waiver and not take half-baked decisions once their purpose of winning the election is served” Another NCP leader Yogesh Behl said the decision regarding full waiver was taken by NCP during its rule “However the Fadnavis government had refused to approve it And now they have taken an incomplete decision” he said Behl however refused to accept Sena’s contention that it would benefit builders “Builders can get small violations regularised by paying compounding fees” he said Civic activist Shridhar Chalkha said “With Rs 400 crore PCMC could purchase over a lakh computers for its over 50000 school students It does not make sense to waive off tax on those who brazenly violate the norms” Another activist R Sathyan said “The decision is politically motivated Nobody who set up illegal structures should go unpunished Some concession should be given but not full waiver” Chalkha said the PCMC is already facing a cash crunch to implement development projects and therefore “Rs 400 crore is quite a lot Therefore it is certainly a big blow to Pimpri-Chinchwad” For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Published: August 4 2016 2:47 pm The South Block building (Express photo by Renuka Puri) Top News A parliamentary panel this week has said something that has been known to most in the diplomatic community for quite some time now As the panel expressed concern over the “deterioration” in the quality of recruits to the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) it said that unlike in the past when only those with the highest ranks in civil services exam were taken into IFS it is a “matter of surprise” that even low-ranked candidates are able to enter the service “This development is both a symptom and a reason for the erosion of prestige in the IFS” said the committee South Block has been aware of “development” for some years as the quality of recruits has dipped appreciably However it was hard-pressed since it was also concerned about the “quantity” of officers available to conduct diplomatic activities At present the numbers are as follows: as against a sanctioned strength of 912 there are only 770 IFS officers The challenge posed by the quality and quantity problems is the result of something which almost all government services are facing: that there are now better career avenues in the non-governmental sector which many people choose to opt for While that argument exists and has led to the Indian Foreign Service being one of the smallest in the world– as compared to its size and the growing global profile — what has not been addressed is the issue of “lateral entry” into the IFS While the idea of lateral service has been floating around – and has been talked of at umpteen seminars and conferences for at least a decade now – there has been hardly any serious attempt so far to do anything about it The IFS zealously guards its turf and does not give any crucial posting to an officer from any other service A railway service official is posted for executing the railway projects in a neighbouring country or a commerce ministry official is posted to a foreign country where trade negotiations are complex or a defence official has been posted for defence transactions in a major supplier country But hardly anyone has been given the opportunity to grow into the service and for lack of opportunities these officials even if they want to grow in the IFS have had to leave the IFS and return to their parent service Thus these officers “on deputation” can hardly be called as “lateral entry” Two there is hardly any attempt to encourage those from academia or the think-tanks to be absorbed and given key positions in the MEA Unlike in the US where the “revolving door” system is a fairly advanced way of getting outside perspectives and to promote “out of the box” thinking within the Establishment – the Indian bureaucracy does not think of very highly of the think-tanks and academics – when it comes to practising diplomacy Three most outsiders – from think tanks or academia – who would like to serve in the IFS would like to have postings of their choice That means the meatier postings where the political activity is high and that would mean the IFS officers left to choose from the crumbs left No IFS wants to be left in that position Given these challenges the government needs to think hard about how to deal with the quality and quantity dilemma in the IFS because the country deserves better For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Published: August 21 2017 12:37 am Jhulan Goswami’sWorld Cup semifinal winning jersey will now adorn the walls ofFanattic Sports Museum (Source: AP) Top News Indian bowler Jhulan Goswami’s World Cup 2017 semi-final jersey would be put on the walls ofFanattic Sports Museum The Mithali Raj-led side marched their way into the final of the World Cup after beating Australia in semi-final match and the fast bowler said “a lot of memory is attached with this jersey” Talking about the final match’s jersey Goswami told that the jersey she donned in the final against England is at the Lord’s “The jersey I wore in the final is at the Lord’s along with (captain) Mithali Raj’s I have heard the museum has an amazing collection so hope this sporting memorabilia will inspire youngsters to take up sport” she added The women’s cricket team rode on Harmanpreet’s emphatic century to compile a total of 281/4 in 42 overs and in reply the bowlers did the job to bundle out the Australians for 245 runs India won the match by 36 runs While they made a berth into the final of a women’s World Cup for the second time unfortunately India lost the final at the hands of England At 191 for the loss of three wickets India were the favourites to chase the 229-run target and win their first World Cup title But a stunning collapse which saw them lose seven wickets for 28 runs and were bowled out for 219 in 482 overs as England clinched their fourth World Cup title after the nine-run win in the final at Lord’s thanks to a six-wicket haul from pacer Anya Shrubsole who ran through the India tail and win the final for England For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Published: August 20 2017 10:59 pm Usain Bolt ran his last competitive race at the World Athletics Championship Related News Usain Bolt and his friends spent a staggering? 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There were expectations." a former BCCI office-bearer with experience of attending ICC meetings told PTI on conditions of anonymity." chairman Shashank Manohar has written in his column for the ICC website. On the other hand,they have already staggered their opening and closing timings to ease the traffic congestion? For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi | Published: February 11 2014 2:25 am Related News With the future of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government hanging in balance both the BJP and the Congress said they were prepared for re-elections But senior Congress leaders said the situation was unfortunate as the AAP had failed to fulfill any of the promises it had made before forming the government Leader of the Opposition Harsh Vardhan said the BJP would be prepared for re-election but refrained from commenting on whether the government would fall Senior BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi however said the onus of deciding the fate of Delhi was with the Centre “It is the Centre’s prerogative and they have two options — impose President’s rule or give the the administrative powers to the Lieutenant-Government Our actions will be decided after the Centre’s decision” Mukhi said said Senior Congress leaders said in case the AAP government fell the party would be prepared to go for re-elections “There’s no question of supporting the BJP and no other party can form a majority So we’ll go for re elections But the situation is unfortunate AAP could have avoided this scenario had they not been in a hurry They should have eased into the role of governance and the Congress was and continues to be willing to give them support for their mandate” Mateen Ahmed senior Congress leader said Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely said “The AAP government wasn’t making good use of the support extended to them by the Congress Instead they kept trying to cover up their failures through the misuse of democratic institutions We’ll not back an unconstitutional bill We want a strong and effective Jan Lokpal” The Congress said the AAP government had failed to come through on their promises — 700 liters of free water to every household halving electricity tariff rates and the regularisation of contractual employees “AAP is playing some political drama or another They’ve back-tracked from their agenda” Lovely said For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi:The 12-nation Kabaddi World Cup kicks off this week in India with a row over a decision to bar arch-rivals Pakistan from competing threatening to overshadow the tag-wrestling sport’s showcase event Formidable Iran clash with newcomers the United States in Friday’s opening round of the competition that also includes top sides from Australia South Korea England Poland Kenya and Argentina With the World Cup last staged nine years ago teams are relishing the chance to compete in the two-week event being held in India’s western city of Ahmedabad Representational image Reuters But the traditional South Asian sport that mixes tag and wrestling and is growing in popularity has been hit with controversy over a decision to exclude highly fancied Pakistan International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) chief Deoraj Chaturvedi who is from India said Pakistan has been denied entry because of a spike in tensions between the two nuclear-armed nations "This is not the right time to engage with Pakistan" Chaturvedi told AFP "Pakistan is a valuable member of the IKF but looking at the current scenario and in the best interest of both the nations we decided that Pakistan must be refrained from the championship" Pakistan accused the IKF of unfairly targeting the country saying both rival nations should have been excluded if there were security concerns "We have called a meeting to discuss this issue but let me tell you that a Kabaddi World Cup is no world cup without Pakistan" said Pakistan Kabaddi Federation secretary Rana Muhammad Sarwar "This is just like a football world cup without Brazil" Sarwar told AFP Pakistan captain Nasir Ali said his players had been favourites to clinch the cup after defeating India at the six-nation Kabaddi Cup held in Pakistan in May and last month’s Asian Beach Games in Vietnam "We were hoping to win the world cup in India by beating India" Ali told AFP adding that fans were being denied matches between the top two sides Hostilities between the nations have flared after India said last week it conducted military strikes inside Pakistan against militants sparking fury from Islamabad The strikes came after gunmen staged the deadliest attack on an Indian army base in more than a decade which an enraged New Delhi blamed on Pakistani-based militants New lease of life The World Cup comes as the ancient game played in sandy parks across India for generations and once tagged with a dowdy image is enjoying a new lease of life The Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) launched in India in 2014 with live television coverage corporate sponsors and brightly coloured lyrca strips has proved hugely popular and drawn players from Iran and South Korea Iran’s skipper Meraj Sheykh who has played in the league’s last three editions said his side had grown stronger by playing in India and other international tournaments "We have more young players playing for us now and they have the experience of playing in India" Sheykh told the Times of India newspaper Kabaddi requires yoga-like breathing skills as two seven-member teams send a raider into their enemy’s half of the court to tag an opponent before returning —in just one breath Attackers chant "kabaddi kabaddi" to prove they are not inhaling The game is played in around 35 countries but it is dominated by India where it originated Iran who lost to India in the previous two world cup finals in 2007 and 2004 have a relatively easy first match against first-timers USA An opening-day double header will also see India lock horns with South Korea A round-robin tournament the top two sides from the pools will qualify for the semis with the final on 22 October An outlet of Gloria Jeans, Police have arrested 12 people in connection with the incident. ?sample and buy bonsais. 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