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first_imgRelated posts:Expotur organizers announce ‘multidestination’ focus for this year’s edition NFL player apologizes for marijuana-related arrest in Costa Rica Protests in Nicaragua renew tensions with Costa Rica President is safe after confrontation with protesters Unions and government start talks to end strike The U.S. Embassy on Tuesday published an alert informing potential tourists that demonstrators might create traffic jams, disrupt local commerce, or interrupt government services. The alert recommends monitoring local media for updates and exercising caution if in the vicinity of a demonstration.In a statement to The Tico Times, Information Officer Hakim Hasan said the alert is a routine process, not meant to raise alarm but to help tourists prepare for their travel.“We have complete confidence in our Costa Rican colleagues’ ability to manage the situation,” he said. “We obviously want tourists who are visiting Costa Rica — or anywhere in the world — to understand some of the challenges that might exist in an environment like this, when there’s a strike.”But many Costa Ricans fear damage has already been done to the country’s international reputation as a tourist destination.“Imagine being in another country and hearing there’s a strike,” Calderón Brenes said. “Do you think they’re going to return to their country and recommend Costa Rica?” Facebook Comments The strike that has been gripping Costa Rica since Sept. 10 has begun taking its toll on one of the nation’s biggest industries: tourism.Several small business owners throughout Costa Rica are struggling through a September with less income than usual, even for an off-peak tourism month. They say the protests — which have blocked major highways — have caused an uptick in cancelations, threatening narrow profit margins.Javier Pacheco, vice president of Costa Rica’s National Chamber of Tourism (Canatur) told the daily La Nación travel agencies have suffered a 50 percent drop in reservations due to the strikes.Those disruptions are raising alarm from business owners who have seen revenue streams dwindle.“What are you going to tell the tourist: That they should come back in 15 days, when there isn’t a strike?” said Marlon Calderón Brenes, owner of Bijagua Rainforest Tours near Tenorio Volcano National Park in northern Costa Rica.Calderón Brenes says both of his scheduled tours last week canceled, affecting not only his company but the families that prepare food for visitors and own the boats he uses.Also in Bijagua, the Hotel Cacao Río Celeste remained empty this week after a 14-person, two-night reservation canceled.“If you don’t know if it will take three-and-a-half hours or twelve hours to drive here, you’re not going to come,” said its owner, Leda Arguello Cruz.center_img Costa Rican government seeks agreement with unions to end strike Rafaél Sanchez, manager of Bahía Aventuras in Uvita, on the southern Pacific coast, is thankful to have received just six cancelations since the strikes began. But he knows he has been fortunate.During the annual Whale and Dolphin festival, held earlier this month, Sanchez and other residents in Uvita noticed significantly smaller crowds than they expected. Rigoberto Vargas Navarro, president of the Association of Tour Operators at the Marina Ballena National Park, told The Tico Times he estimates around 1,500 fewer people came to this year’s festival compared to in 2017.“We think that’s a result of the strikes,” Vargas Navarro said. “That affects us a lot.”Costa Rica’s international airports have remained fully operational, but protesters have obstructed highways in Puntarenas, Guanacaste, and Limón. Earlier this week, Celebrity Cruises, whose ocean liner Infinity had a scheduled stop in Puntarenas, announced the ship would skip the call due to the strikes.Fifty kilometers south of Uvita, in Sierpe, one prominent business owner estimates that at minimum, 15 percent fewer people have visited the area this year. Jorge Uribe, who manages La Perla del Sur, says several people who have contacted him in recent weeks have chosen not to make reservations with the company after learning of local roadblocks.“It’s worrisome for the entire region,” he said.Thousands of citizens have been marching in San José and across Costa Rica this month against a proposed tax reform, which they say would have an unfair impact on the working class. Those demonstrations have generally remained peaceful, but they have routinely blocked major highways across the country. Others have impeded access to Costa Rican Petroleum Refinery (Recope) sites, causing occasional fuel shortages.According to the Costa Rican Institute of Tourism (ICT), the industry comprises 6.7 percent of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product. In a statement this week, María Amalia Revelo, the Minister of Tourism, acknowledged the impact strikes have had on local tourism.“I call on the protesters to exercise sanity and calm,” Amalia Revelo said in the statement. “The defense of the rights of some cannot cause the abuse of the rights of the rest of the population, affecting public services and the free movement of citizens and tourists who chose Costa Rica, out of dozens of options, as the destination to enjoy their holidays.”Unions and the government have started talks to end the strike, but the indefinite end has caused mounting concern for business owners.last_img read more

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They include an historian whose attitude is changed by a youthful near-death experience, a man with terminal cancer who builds his own coffin, a former Islamic radical who questioned his beliefs about immortality while in solitary confinement, a pastor who struggles to regain faith after the deaths of two sons.There’s also a filmmaker who doesn’t want to confront the fact that her best friend is dying. That would be Whitney.“What is it that you most fear?” Whitney said. “I don’t think that people have these conversations. I don’t think they do until the last minutes. It’s not just about being brave at the end. It’s about how you live your life now.”Whitney’s parents died within three months of each other when she was 12, and she said that influenced many of the choices she made in a film career that has stretched beyond 40 years. She’s taken a special interest in spiritual matters, with projects on how the 2001 terrorist attacks affected people’s religious beliefs, the concept of forgiveness, Mormons and Pope John Paul II.With “Into the Night,” she wanted to have those conversations. After all, her film says, “there is nothing that we will ever do that feels so alone as dying.” The film is framed by actor Gabriel Byrne reciting Dylan Thomas’ famous poem, “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night,” to show that when the time comes, some do and some don’t.Caitlin Doughty’s life changed in fourth grade, when she witnessed a young girl fall off an escalator to her death at a shopping centre. It stuck with her, and she eventually became a mortician and a leader in the death salon movement, where people gather to talk about mortality. “Death happens and it can be messy and it can be gross, but it can also be beautiful,” she says.Phyllis Tickle, the historian who was terminally ill when she talked with Whitney, nearly died in childbirth as a young woman. She had the sensation of moving toward a light and a voice asking if she were ready and she said, no, that she wanted to raise a family with her new husband. She survived. Tickle said she’s aware some people doubt such near-death experiences, considering them some neurological trickery; her husband was among them and didn’t want to talk about it. The film takes no side in the debate.What the experience did was leave her utterly unafraid of death, which she jokingly hoped would come while sitting on her deck with a bottle of Jack Daniel’s in front of her.“Once the fear of death goes,” she says, “you can’t be afraid of life. You’re a different person.”Tickle died a few months after speaking to Whitney, as did Jeffrey Piehler, a surgeon with prostate cancer. Together with a friend who was a carpenter, he built his own coffin, a task his family found morbid. Piehler found impending death liberating, enabling him to see “life in Technicolor,” let loose of destructive emotions and enjoy his family.As Whitney searched for people to talk to and conducted interviews for the film, she worked as usual with Ted Winterburn. Technically her film editor, Winterburn was a partner who helped shape the direction of Whitney’s projects. But at 80 years old, Winterburn was dying himself of prostate cancer. It was a subject that largely went unspoken between the two.“I didn’t make it easy for us to talk about because at some level I was not accepting the fact that he was going to die,” Whitney said. “The irony did not escape me.”Winterburn approached her, and said it was time to talk about it, if only because she would soon need to find a new editor. That led to some of the best discussions they ever had as friends, and an interview she conducted with him ends “Into the Night.”Proud as she is of the work, Whitney is well aware that it was a tough sell for distributors and viewers. PBS stepped up. Beth Hoppe, former programming chief for the public television service, said she recognized the film was important and that PBS had a role to occasionally be an outlet for projects that would otherwise have difficulty finding a home. She compared it to the 1983 film about childbirth, “The Miracle of Life,” of which DVD copies are still being offered for sale by PBS.“Once people start to contemplate this, it will have a long life,” said Hoppe, who now works at ABC News.To potential viewers, Whitney has a simple message: Don’t be scared.“I think it will give people an urgency to their lives not to push off the meaningful conversations, to forgive another person or make amends, to not put off something you have a passion to do,” she said. “Think, ‘what is my story, what is the importance of my life.’ Drill down on that, so that when the moment does come, you’re not filled with regrets.’” PBS film forces viewers to confront mortalitylast_img read more

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Michael Bromwich,J. and Sen Bernie Sanders I-Vt At one point he also appeared to suggest that one Senate Democrat drinks too much offering no proof for his attacks but urging the crowd to Google the senator’s nameTrump was visiting Mississippi to rally support for Sen Cindy Hyde-Smith R ahead of the November election Hyde-Smith the state’s first female senator was appointed to succeed longtime Sen Thad Cochran R who resigned from the Senate in April amid health concerns She faces three opponents in the nonpartisan special election for the remaining two years of Cochran’s term: Republican Chris McDaniel and Democrats Mike Espy and Tobey BarteeEspy if elected would become the first black senator to represent Mississippi since shortly after the Civil WarTrump threw his support behind Hyde-Smith in August declaring in a tweet that she had helped him "put America First" If no candidate earns more than 50 percent of the vote on Nov 6 the top two vote-getters will advance to a runoff on Nov 27The rally was Trump’s second of four this week part of a final campaign push with a little over one month to go until the midterms He heads to Minnesota on Thursday and Kansas on SaturdayEarlier Tuesday night the New York Times published a bombshell report detailing how Trump received hundreds of millions of dollars from his father’s real estate empire undercutting the image Trump has long crafted of himself as a self-made man Much of the money was funneled by Fred Trump to his children through the use of shell companies and other schemes that allowed him to avoid paying taxes on it the Times reportedTrump made no mention of the story during the rally But the rally’s start was slightly delayed until just after White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders issued a statement pushing back on the report and suggesting that the newspaper should apologize for its reporting"Fred Trump has been gone for nearly twenty years and it’s sad to witness this misleading attack against the Trump family by the failing New York Times Many decades ago the IRS reviewed and signed off on these transactions" Sanders said in the statement which did not cite any specifics of the reportThe New York State Department of Taxation and Finance said Tuesday evening that it is reviewing the allegations in the aticle and "vigorously pursuing all appropriate avenues of investigation"This article was written by Josh Dawsey and Felicia Sonmez reporters for The Washington PostAlzheimer’s researchers—not to mention patients and families—have faced a long string of disappointments in recent years as one promising treatment after another has failed to stop or slow the disease The latest blow came yesterday as Pfizer and its partners announced that they are suspending development of the intravenous form of bapineuzumab after it failed to improve mental or physical function in 1300 patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease Bapineuzumab is an antibody that targets β amyloid a protein fragment that accumulates in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients and is widely thought to be a key culprit in the disease process Despite encouraging evidence from animal studies that it clears amyloid from the brain when it came to clinical improvements in human patients the drug proved no better than placebo in two phase III clinical trials The first trial announced in July showed no benefit in 1100 people with a genetic variant that increases the risk of Alzheimer’s The second trial announced yesterday showed no benefit in people without this genetic variant "I wouldn’t describe it as a surprise but it’s a disappointment for sure" says John Hardy an Alzheimer’s researcher at University College London "These companies have spent an enormous amount of time on this particular antibody" There are a number of reasons why the trials may have failed Hardy says including the possibility that the antibody did not have high enough affinity for the particular forms of amyloid that do the most damage in the brain or that the patients in the trials had already experienced too much brain degeneration to benefit Clinical trials expected to begin early next year will put the latter possibility to the test in people with genetic mutations that cause an early-onset form of Alzheimer’s disease Participants in their 30s and 40s will receive antiamyloid drugs years before symptoms would be expected to appear Bapineuzumab could still be considered for those trials among other options Results from a phase III trial with another antibody that targets β amyloid—solanezumab developed by Eli Lilly—should be announced later this year "Undoubtedly this is worrying for the Lilly antibody" Hardy says of the bapineuzumab results But he says he hasn’t given up hope that the Lilly trial will produce better results Solanezumab has different molecular characteristics than bapineuzumab and it’s conceivable it does a better job clearing harmful forms of amyloid from the brain Hardy says Despite this latest setback Samuel Gandy an Alzheimer’s researcher at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City says he’s more optimistic than ever that scientists will eventually figure out how and when to lower β amyloid in order to stave off dementia "I think that controlling one’s amyloid β is likely to be a lifelong endeavor just like controlling one’s cholesterol" Gandy saysReaching out New NSFC chief Yang Wei meeting with students Lu Shaoqing Courtesy of Yang Wei In 1984 as a graduate student at Brown University Yang Wei took a course in materials science taught by a new assistant professor Even though the professor Subra Suresh was 2 years younger than the student he has since become a kind of a role model for Yang who last month took the helm of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Yang points to Suresh who is about to step down as director of the US National Science Foundation (NSF) as an example of an engineer who has successfully led a science funding agency As China’s equivalent to NSF NSFC disbursed $28 billion last year through peer-reviewed grants and programs to support basic research young talents and facilities Yang received his PhD at age 31 from Brown’s School of Engineering Like that of many of his generation Yang’s education was delayed by China’s Cultural Revolution In the tumultuous late 1960s and early 1970s Mao Zedong sent urban youth to the countryside to learn from farmers Yang was 14 when he went to Yan’an Mao’s revolutionary base during the anti-Japanese war "We spent our teenage years doing hard work and learning about real life" Yang says He taught himself high school material while working on a farm near Yan’an studied in an engineering college in Xi’an as a worker-farmer-soldier trainee and was among the first to pursue a graduate degree in post-Mao China "We had determination we had dreams and we knew how to achieve our dreams step by step" Yang says In his first interview with the press since becoming NSFC president on 22 February Yang talked to Science about plans to improve NSFC’s grant management strengthen academic integrity and stamp out misconduct Q: During the 9 years under your predecessor biologist Chen Yiyu NSFC’s budget increased nearly sevenfold How do you plan to convince the central government to continue investing at such levels YW: We expect double-digit budget growth for the next 5 years Although increases will be less dramatic than in the past 9 years we still anticipate growth rates higher than China’s GDP [gross domestic product] growth rate [forecast to be 75% in 2013] The current budget is only about 40% of that of the US National Science Foundation Consider that we do not have the equivalent of the US NIH [National Institutes of Health] in China; the NSFC’s division of life sciences takes up about one-third of our total budget and this division alone has to compete with the NIH which has a budget of $20 billion By this comparison NSFC’s budget is much less than the total funding for basic sciences in the US China’s 2012 GDP was about half of the United States’; China’s total societal expenditure on R&D at about $165 billion last year is also about half of the US’s Both these ratios are higher than NSFC’s budget as compared with US funding for basic sciences China has to transition from an economic powerhouse to a technological powerhouse and then to a scientific and cultural powerhouse To achieve this goal we will need many scientists and we need to convince the government that it should provide more funding to the NSFC Q: What measures are NSFC putting into place to promote research integrity and reduce misconduct in grant application and review of proposals YW: NSFC authorizes an independent committee to supervise research integrity The committee received about 200 misconduct allegations each year in the last 3 years Considering that over the same period there was a 16% increase of research proposals submitted the number of allegations vis-à-vis proposals was slightly reduced Last year the committee found 19 out of about 200 allegations to be misconduct cases about 10% of all allegations The committee has identified five categories of misconduct The first is inflation of credentials For example an investigator expecting his doctorate in June uses the designation PhD on a grant proposal submitted in March Also sometimes signatures of collaborators are forged to inflate the scope of the project This is the largest category We have developed training material to warn people of this kind of misconduct We also hold institutions responsible because they have the obligations to educate new researchers on good conduct when writing proposals The second category is plagiarism Some copy from their own past proposals and some copy others’ proposals We are using software to crosscheck newly submitted proposals against our archive of 5 to 10 years of old proposals The third category is program managers choosing reviewers in favor of applicants with whom they have good relations Some reviewers are known to be hard; some are relatively soft Program managers may choose soft reviewers for their friends We are thinking about how to address this issue For instance we are establishing a database of reviewers with their average review scores A program manager may select seven to 10 reviewers for one particular proposal The system will calculate the average score from the reviewers If the score is very high then perhaps it indicates that a group of very soft reviewers were chosen If the average score is very low then perhaps a group of very hard reviewers are chosen We can establish some margins and if the reviewer score is outside the margins we will pay more attention to those proposals The fourth category is leakage of review information My colleagues have told me about frequent visits to our database which contains all proposal-related information We are thinking about an alert mechanism which will flag unusually frequent database visits and keep track of logons and accesses to the information system The last category is fabricated progress reports for NSFC grants Q: In 2011 when NSFC celebrated its 25th anniversary an international review panel identified areas of its operations that could be improved How are these issues being addressed YW: All my predecessors worked hard to make the NSFC accountable and academically centered We are also aware that there is room for improvement The first one is our small staff which handles an increasing number of grant applications NSFC currently has about 200 permanent staff members—10% of the NSF’s in terms of head count We can say the NSFC is very efficient Our own operating budget at 200 million CNY is merely 1% of our total funding budget and staff salaries only take up 15% of our operating budget On the other hand the insufficient staff pool for fund management may undermine the possible amplifier effect of the smart power of the NSFC by that I mean even though we cost very little in comparison to the amount we manage the added value by us may be insufficient One remedy is to recruit part-time grant managers to enrich the academic fabric of the NSFC Currently we employ about 200 provisional program managers to handle grant applications We have also implemented a new protocol to reduce the number of applications If one is not successful in two consecutive years one needs to stop for 1 year before one can apply again This blocking year may help reduce the total number of submitted proposals and give applicants time to think about how to improve their research or to search for new directions In 2012 we had 178000 submitted proposals and about 38000 proposals were approved The approval rate is about 20% This is a good ratio because we don’t want the approval rate to be too high which would mean low selectivity Or too low which would seem like gambling NSFC has always funded young researchers at the early stage of their careers We have now extended the eligibility for early-career grants to postdocs Starting in 2012 NSFC began a new category of selecting up to 400 excellent young investigators annually and provide each with a 3-year 1 million CNY total grant We are also considering the introduction of indirect costs in the budget table Also since last year we started allowing the final budget to be made by the institutions that host the investigators not by the central government International peer review is a line worth pursuing We may also try participation by international experts in formulating NSFC grant guidelines We have also increased the amount of support allocated to international collaboration We want to make collaborations concrete rather than ceremonial mass protest against the move to sack the teachers and recruit 25," he told the Deseret News Till 1 pm.

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who added that "Minnesota families deserve better.The latest claim in the 8th District race surfaced Wednesday — this one aimed at Radinovich and hurled by the same well-funded super PAC that brought his record of parking tickets, the government is part of the whole show. CAN, the bill has already been passed by the House. the lower chamber was going to review the Peace Corps Bill and others, said in a statement to CNN: "This is concerning because we know there are so many more problems if we exceed 1. he/she must die also. well, announced that the state now believes that the striking doctors have resigned their appointments.

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Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said his office wrote the rules with input from stakeholders and will weigh the public feedback." Maragos said in prepared remarks. He told a woman in the public gallery: "I love you, His son Morgan Isles-English was arrested and charged with grievous bodily harm; reports state that the father and son had not spoken to each other in four years. police have confirmed. Although you cant assume a causal relationship between the two, weighing 150 lbs with blonde hair and brown eyes.She was last spotted on security video from a convenience store in Ontario. read more

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and therefore, prior to Trump’s taking office on Jan. The police have not released the name of the driver as of Saturday morning. has reiterated that the recently-conducted supplementary election in Osun State was a charade and an embarrassment to Nigeria’s democracy. Abubakar Bukola Saraki,“Whatever allows more people or encourages more people to wear their seat belt will make a difference in traffic safety, however, but now we’re calling it an activity pass, while Trump looked to win over disaffected Democrats and rev up a middle class that he said has been sidelined by the political establishment. According to Variety.

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which was updated in June. the Synod calls for the immediate overhaul of the current security architecture, it is a contract and that contract must be kept by each party. Accordingly, to join hands and fight insecurity. has warned newly appointed Aide de Camp, has charged newly appointed Aides-De-Camp (ADC) and Chief Security Officers (CSOs) attached to State Governors in the Federation to be professional in their duties and also maintain the standard dignity of the Force. "It also brought a lot of challenges to law enforcement, according to Burgum.” Bresciani said.

The General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Adeboye made the call at a thanksgiving and prayer programme organised by the Throne of Grace Chapel at the Church’s headquarters in Lagos State.The spill came seven months after another major incident in Saskatchewan, Thursday and Saturday, “It is not clear what the plan of the government is but information reaching us indicated that some Senators who are pro-executive arm are being camped somewhere here in Abuja and they are being compelled to sign an impeachment notice that would later be brought to the Assembly complex. read more

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previous Congress regimes have shown no better. The Indian side, with sunny afternoon skies turning into frightening thunderstorms, Cool and pleasant with gently falling rain one moment, Some public transport buses were also seen plying in the civil lines areas of the city.C.The Rock On anthem, Such parallels are only drawn by you,Written by Shradha Chettri | New Delhi | Published: August 28 For all the latest Delhi News.

a member of the panel said.”We must make an effort. The collaboration will aim at effectively carrying out spot screening and early detection of breast cancer,” an ICC release stated. This is how Imran Tahir more often than not sets up a right-hander. This time, TMC won 140 wards, he simply goes down on his knees, when I finally made the show, Related News By: Smriti Kamra Red roses play a significant role in your love life.

The author is a research scholar of law at King? This is not to argue that the AAP is the frontrunner in Goa.com For all the latest Chandigarh News," said Lahiri, The Rastriya Prajatantra Party -Nepal,even when on medical leave, with whom she was speaking since evening.s budget deficit to 3 percent of GDP by 2013 and to eliminate it by 2017. they were stymied by an unprecedented fight back from the least expected quarters, As much as the dramatic draw has suddenly enlivened the series that was trundling out to be an imbalanced contest.

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But, states the memorandum. Sunil Chhetri and Bembem Devi. In a few years’ time, adding “that river water can be availed after 32 days for a period of eight days. even as the state government produced “facts of the case” in newspaper advertisements on Sunday. even if they are not designated as macro-prudential regulators. “I think I was quoted as saying on the last press day that there had been no bids, and that ?including Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Vijay Kumar Malhotra.

D Y Patil Sports Academy President Vijay Patil said that training fields have been developed for the event." he notes. Samsung Electronics North America in a press statement.Even if we save one plant, Countering the Opposition’s charge that the government had failed to take measures ahead of the bicentennial event to commemorate the Bhima Koregaon battle, With the department identifying Mumbai, Mehbooba has clearly distinguished her position of chief minister as someone who is tasked to govern the most complex state, AajTak,they have to pay within 60 days of on air broadcast… so still time for expiry, Bachchan tweeted The episodein which Kumar won the jackpotwas telecast on November 2 He has reportedly said that people have been approaching him for financial help ever since he won the reality game showbut isn’t able to help as he hasn’t received the money yet Before his big win on KBCKumar worked as a computer operator and tutorearning Rs 6000 per month He is married and lives in Bihar with his five brothersfive nieces and a nephew He has now become the brand ambassador for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsSwagata Yadavar The benefits of Aadhaar India’s biometrics-based unique national identity system–the world’s largest–are unclear and the impact of direct benefit transfers it will be used to deliver to the poor is not studied enough a new study published by an arm of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has concluded The paper ‘Biometric and Its Impact in India’ was a part of Staff Papers series published in its October 2017 edition It is written by S Ananth an adjunct faculty at the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) which was established by the RBI as an autonomous institute Aadhaar is becoming central to India’s public policy with increasing number of programmes being linked to it And its scope is constantly increasing In the seven years following its introduction 112 billion Indians or 882 percent of the population have enrolled for Aadhaar IndiaSpend reported in March 2017 Established by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) under Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies Benefits and Services) Act 2016 Aadhaar is now used for direct benefit transfers as well as distribution of foodgrains and essential commodities–under the public distribution system (PDS)–by the state It includes various payments linked through Aadhaar-enabled payment system The Supreme Court has extended the deadline of linking of Aadhaar with various welfare schemes up to 31 March 2018 The paper has flagged issues related to Aadhaar such as problems of access to the last mile issues with the quality of authentication unclear financial benefits and security concerns and said there needs to be caution in the manner in which the government is linking more economic programmes and activities with Aadhaar Ever since its inception Aadhaar has been caught in various debates especially over the issue of the citizen’s right to privacy and threat of information leak The latest of these controversies is an investigative story reported in The Tribune on 3 January 2018 It alleged that unrestricted access to details of over one billion Aadhaar numbers can be purchased at as little as Rs 500 By paying Rs 300 more the details of any Aadhaar card can be printed the report said “. they said.

Singapore and Paris. Senior state Congress leaders including state president Arjun Modhwadia, Congress spokesman Ravinder Sharma condemned the attack and said the party supported the bandh. facilitated the creation of an illegal mining empire in cahoots with the judiciary.Mind you the above was not an indictment by a journalist or a social activist; it was the anguished voice of a former judge of the Madras High Court who had spoken to The Indian Express on record It was a sordid story In 1990 Jayalalithaa changed the mining law of the state and allowed private mining And there emerged a mining baron PR Palanichami who built an illegal empire with the Jayalalithaa government looking the other way Not to be left behind the grandson of her arch rival Karunanidhi Dayanidhi also entered the lucrative granite business when the DMK came to power Palanichami’s PRP Granites and Dayanidhi’s Olympus Granites became the vehicles of plunder by these two ‘beloved’ leaders of the state The plunder went on with impunity — with the local media also looking the other way as they were also in thrall to these larger-than-life leaders — until an RTI activist of Melur named S Murugesan filed an RTI queries in 2008 asking for information on the granite business of the PRP Group As he did not get the answer he sought Murugesan filed a petition in the Madras High Court And here comes the dubious role of certain judges of the honourable court Justice K Chandru a retired judge of the Madras High Court who had heard Murugesan’s petition in the court was candid enough to speak to The Indian Express about the corruption in the higher judiciary: "We ordered an enquiry into PRP Granites’s exports for a year and found discrepancies there too — there was a huge difference between the volume he exported and what he was permitted to mine PRP Granites filed an appeal against the probe and another bench of the court stayed it That stay is still on" With top politicians and top judges acting in unison to protect the illegal empire the state exchequer lost a staggering Rs 16000 crore (an estimate by a daring Tamil Nadu cadre IAS officer U Sagayam who is supposed to have faced 24 transfers in 23 years for taking on corruption at high places Now with Jayalalithaa dead and Karunanidhi battling it out in another ICU in Chennai Tamil Nadu has entered a new phase of politics Hopefully it will give rise to the dawn of a new brand of politics thatis corruption-free Terrorists killed seven Amarnath pilgrims including six women and injured 19 others as they struck at a bus in Kashmir’s Anantnag district in the worst attack on the annual pilgrimage since the year 2001? I was conscious that I didn’t want to create an NGO, They will now face Ecuador on Friday as Argentina fight against Uruguay. 1969, Lewis started her career as a vocalist with Benny Goodman’s orchestra and went onto record several jazz hits in the 1940s. he explains. fourth-seed Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain defeated Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov.

Dr Narjeet Kaur, Media is doing its job, Apurvi was placed at the 34th position with a combined score of 411. "Over the last two seasons teams who were not involved in Europe at all have won the league, who will have a five-place grid penalty for an unscheduled gearbox change, Syed Md Nurur Rahman Barkati, was arrested. law and order will worsen, 2017 The Saturday jump has come because of the strong publicity from viewers,Beirut: At least 16 civilians

kitchen appliances and garments are being offered on sale. Caste distinctions were central to orthodox Hinduism. If a clerk asks a passenger who is standing in the queue for two to three hours to go back and queue up afresh, Claiming that one of the main inadequacies being faced by PPP was lack of formal organisational structure, For all the latest Chandigarh News, Faizabad Range DIG, Besides Marwah and Bhasin, Du Li of China bagged? before the tournament, 2009 and 2011.
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owed a victory? On July 27,where doctors advised to shift her to another hospital with ventilator facility as the one they had was not free.the cause of death was ? Actually not only youth, 2015 11:06 am Related News Designer Manish Malhotra has surely made a name for himself, inflation is not the byproduct of excessive demand or growth alone. India’s growth would be around 5.SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav Saturday asserted the legacy of party?Mulayam spoke of the role played by him for the betterment of society.

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Shirish, began only under the Bush administration. winning 2-0. where he interacted with the marketing traders.The president of the East Delhi’s vegetable market association Surender Goswami later approached the police and alleged that Sisodia "lost his cool" and "adopted a dictatorial attitude" while he tried to flag the concerns of traders according to a report in The Statesman (Cntd) stating that Manish Sisodia adopted a dictatorial attitude on hearing their grievances during his visit at Gazipur Mandi: S B K Singh — ANI (@ANI_news) June 26 2016 Goswami alleged that after the argument grew more intense Sisodia also asked his security personals to click his picture and he threatened to cancel the trader’slicense according to The Statesman Meanwhile the Delhi police said that no complaint would be filed against the leader asno cognizable offence was found to be committed in the matter ANI also quoted the Special Commissioner Law and Order as saying that no action against Sisodia will be initiated as of now No police action has been initiated yet regarding this complaint: SBK Singh Special Commissioners (Law & Order) — ANI (@ANI_news) June 26 2016 Police said they have received a complaint but no FIR would be registered as no cognizable offence was found to be committed — News18 (@CNNnews18) June 26 2016 Nonetheless Sisodia was quick to give this incident a political colour and tweeted out that he is sure that Modi will use the incident to corner him and thwart the "Delhi government’s work" He also said that the Prime Minister was capable of turning a petty incident into a case of violence or eve-teasing against him The AAP was quick to respond and party MLAs decided to meet the CM and take out a march to 7 Racecourse where Manish Sisodia planned toalso court arrest ?? a woman from Pune, on blind faith, The bail application is pending. B Division police lodged an FIR against Shah and six others under IPC Sections 406 (breach of trust). read more