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Lecturer shot dead by student in Sonipat

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first_imgAn ad hoc lecturer was shot dead on Tuesday allegedly by a second year student at Shaheed Dalbir Singh College in Pipli village near Kharkhoda in Sonipat district, the police said. The accused was angry as the lecturer had rebuked him following a female student’s complaint, they added. The deceased, Rajesh Malik, was aged between 35 to 40 years, they said.Four shots fired The accused was identified as Jagmal, a BA II year student, the police said. Jagmal, a resident of a village near Kharkhoda, walked into the college on Tuesday morning and fired four shots at Mr. Malik, the police said adding that the bullets hit him in the chest and arms. He was declared brought dead at a hospital, they said. The accused fled from the spot, the police added.Girl student’s complaintA police officer said that the lecturer had reprimanded Jagmal after a girl student complained that he had harassed her. “That is why he developed animosity against the lecturer,” he said. The police said Jagmal, who belongs to a farming family, was absconding and teams had been formed to nab him. Mr. Malik is survived by his wife and two children.last_img read more

Bangladesh blown away, Pakistan next target for Rohit Sharma

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first_imgIndian opener Rohit Sharma, who played a match-winning innings of 83 runs in the Asia Cup opener against Bangladesh, said T20 cricket is also about getting the basics right.Rohit was dropped by Shakib Al Hasan in the 11th over of the Indian innings but he hardly gave a chance to the rivals in the 27 balls thereafter and tonked the bowlers to every corner of the ground. Also read: Rohit, Nehra star in India’s win against Bangladesh “My key is always assessing the conditions and playing according to the requirements of the team at a given point. I try and play according to that and it is really helping me of late,” Rohit was quoted as saying by bcci.tv on Thursday.”Everything boils down to the basics. You cannot forget your basics even when you are playing T20 cricket. Sometimes you come across a pitch which is not suited for going and playing your shots and you have to bide your time and see what is happening.”The 28-year-old, who has hit a purple patch of late, said he wanted to lay a foundation for his side before changing gears in the later stages of the innings.”It is not always that easy to go about playing shots. You have to create a foundation behind you and pace your innings accordingly. That was my idea — to lay a foundation for my innings and the team. I know, once I have that foundation going, I can play my shots and switch gears. The moment I walked in to bat, I saw the pitch and realised that it wasn’t a 160 kind of a pitch. The idea initially was to get to 140-150, and we knew that we will end up getting more than that if we were thinking about that target,” he said. Also read: Dhoni in awe of fearless Pandya advertisementRohit was ably supported by veteran all rounder Yuvraj Singh and newcomer Hardik Pandya with whom he shared two half-ton partnerships.”Those were two crucial partnerships. We lost three wickets in a hurry and it was important for us to get going and keep the game moving forward. The half-century stand that me and Yuvraj Singh got was also important at that stage. A wicket at that stage would have pushed us down in the game and it would have been really difficult to get back after that. Credit to Yuvraj Singh as well, to come and bat the way he did. Hardik too changed the momentum of the game completely when he walked into bat,” the Mumbai batsman said.India cruised to a 45-run victory and Rohit is pleased that they could start the tournament on a winning note.”It is always important to start the tournament on a fresh and positive note. I am glad that I was able to put up that performance for the team and we could achieve that win. It was an important win because Bangladesh can be dangerous. The way they have played in the past, you never know what is coming from them,” he said.Speaking about his form, Rohit said, “I don’t want to look back too much on my form. I just want to carry it to every tournament I play.””I am not harping on what has happened in the past, I want to look forward. We did pretty well in the T20Is against Australia and Sri Lanka, but for me, it is important that I look forward and not think too much about what has happened before. I am a very positive person and someone who looks as to what is coming next. Pakistan is next and I am looking forward to it.”last_img read more

PH bet Eumir Marcial barges into World Boxing championship semifinals

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first_imgEthel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ LATEST STORIES Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue DTI creates Marahuyo, a luxe Filipino fashion brand for global buyers Drilon apologizes to BCDA’s Dizon over false claim on designer of P50-M ‘kaldero’ Becoming his own man Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics FILE – Eumir Felix Marcial (right).MANILA, Philippines—Eumir Marcial continued to carry the Philippine flag after a dominant unanimous decision win, 5-0, over Seyedshahin Mousavi in the quarterfinals of the Aiba World Boxing Championships Wednesday at Expo Centre in Ekaterinburg, Russia.The Filipino middleweight, the lone Filipino left in the competition, earned 30-27 scores across all five judges and booked a slot in the semifinals after employing a methodical approach against Iran’s Seyedshahin.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. This jewelry designer is also an architect Canadian vaping study details danger from ‘popcorn lung’ chemical Marcial turned his offense up notch in the third cracking Seyedshahin’s defense with constant two-punch combinations while also evading his opponent’s attacks.The two-time Southeast Asian Games gold medalist gets a crack at a finals berth on Sept. 20.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSBecoming his own manSPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40Flyweight Carlo Paalam, meanwhile,  crashed out of the tournament after losing to Asian Games gold medalist Amit Panghal, 4-1.Panghal and Paalam are familiar with each other after they matched up in the 2018 Asian Games where the Indian claimed the gold in Indonesia while the Filipino settled for the bronze. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? Magic ‘Dream Team’ jersey among items in sports auction View commentslast_img read more

Ryan Harris named Australia bowling coach for South Africa series

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first_imgFormer Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris has been appointed as the team’s bowling coach for the tour of South Africa.  Harris, who played 27 Tests, 21 One-Day Internationals and three T20 Internationals for Australia, will will work alongside newly appointed assistant coach David Saker. The 36-year-old said: “It’s great experience to learn from David Saker and Darren Lehmann, I’m really just going to sit back and watch and learn.” “Eventually I’d like to work my way to the top and become a bowling coach of the Australian team one day, just like playing you have to earn your stripes and learn the ropes.” (Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood to miss South Africa tour)  Harris is currently the assistant coach of the National Performance Squad in the Quadrangular A Series which also features India A side led by Manish Pandey. “I’m excited to have Ryan on board, a player and person of his calibre will no doubt offer strengths to our national side,” said Australia head coach Lehmann. “It’s a win-win having two experienced coaches in Ryan and David Saker being able to nurture our young group, particularly the up and coming bowlers joining, and we expect a positive response both on and off the field,” he added. Australia will play one ODI against Ireland and five against South Africa on their tour of South Africa which starts with the first game against Ireland on September 27.last_img read more

Yale Hoop Captain Sues School

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first_imgTweetPinShare0 Shares HARTFORD, Conn. — Former Yale basketball captain Jack Montague was expelled over a sexual assault allegation and plans to sue the school, his attorney said March 14.Attorney Max Stern issued a statement saying Montague had a relationship with the woman. He said the dispute is about the last of four sexual encounters, occurring in October 2014.The lawyer said the woman claims she didn’t consent to the sex but Montague said she did and also asserts she later came back to his room to spend the night.Stern said a Title IX official filed a complaint on the woman’s behalf on Nov. 18, a university panel ruled against him and the provost upheld that ruling. Montague was expelled on Feb. 10.Stern said Montague participated in the hearing process.Stern called the decision “arbitrary and excessive by any rational measure” and believes Montague was made a “whipping boy” following a report on sexual assault by the Association of American Universities.That report detailed a survey of Yale students and estimated 25.2 percent of undergraduates had experienced at least one incident that “does not meet Yale’s standard for consent” and 18.1 percent had experienced an incident that involved “force or incapacitation.”“Yale has been oblivious to the catastrophic and irreparable damage resulting from these allegations and determinations,” Stern said.“The expulsion not only deprives Jack of the degree which he was only three months short of earning, but has simultaneously destroyed both his educational and basketball careers.”Yale declined to comment on Montague’s case, but said its process for investigation allegations of sexual assault is thorough and fair.In 2012, Yale settled resolved a Federal complaint over its responses to sexual assaults on campus and set up a system to better handle complaints.That system, in which complaints are resolved by a university committee, includes strict confidentiality requirements.Expulsion at Yale requires a threshold of “preponderance of the evidence” for establishing wrongdoing, lower than any criminal case.“Only about one out of 10 cases ends in expulsion, and the decision to expel a student is made only after the most careful consideration, based on the facts and, when appropriate, disciplinary history,” the school said.Police and the local prosecutor say no criminal allegation has been filed and they are not investigating.Stern said he plans to file a Federal lawsuit in Connecticut within a month.Montague was named captain and played through Feb. 6 despite the allegations against him, averaging 9.7 points per game.The school said it would not remove an athlete from a team based solely on allegations, “unless a student were placed on an emergency suspension and separated from the school.”The team went 7-1 in his absence, finishing the year 22-6 and winning the Ivy League championship with a 13-1 league record. They will play Baylor on March 17 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the school’s first appearance in the event since 1962.The team apologized for wearing warm-up T-shirts during a nationally televised Feb. 26 game against Harvard that featured Montague’s number, nickname and the word “Yale” spelled backward.“Jack’s one of our teammates, our brothers,” forward Justin Sears said. “We’re a team still, no matter what.”Despite uncertainty and lack of details at the time, some groups on campus condemned the basketball team for wearing the T-shirts, putting up posters that accused the team of supporting a rapist. They also used the incident to speak out on wider issues of sexual assault at Yale.Last week, the group Unite Against Sexual Assault Yale invited people to write their feelings in chalk on tiles in front of Sterling Memorial Library. Hundreds did, with messages such as, “The only team I’m cheering for are survivors @ Yale — dismantle men’s athletic privilege.”Organizer Helen Price said the event was not meant to condemn the basketball team or Montague.“We aimed to give people an outlet for the frustration and anger they have felt at Yale’s sexual climate for a long time, the basketball incident was really just a catalyst,” she said.(PAT EATON-ROBB, AP Sports Writer)last_img read more

Ibrahimovic: Pogba’s time to shine

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first_imgWorld Cup Ibrahimovic: Pogba’s time to shine alongside Messi & Ronaldo Chris Burton 18:01 6/14/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(1) Paul Pogba France 2018 Getty Images World Cup Paul Pogba France v Australia France Australia Argentina Portugal Sweden Kylian Mbappé Zlatan Ibrahimović Lionel Messi Cristiano Ronaldo The Manchester United midfielder is being backed by a former team-mate to light up the 2018 World Cup alongside France colleague Kylian Mbappe Zlatan Ibrahimovic is backing former Manchester United team-mate Paul Pogba to light up the 2018 World Cup alongside stars such as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.The 25-year-old has not enjoyed the easiest of build ups to an international showpiece in Russia, with his club form having faced criticism throughout the 2017-18 campaign.Pogba has since been jeered by his own supporters during a pre-tournament friendly clash with Italy, with debate raging within his native France as to whether or not he should be a World Cup starter. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now Arsenal would be selling their soul with Mourinho move Ibrahimovic believes the all-action midfielder is capable of not only starting but starring, with Kylian Mbappe another member of an exciting Les Bleus squad ready to take a global gathering by storm.The enigmatic Swede told FIFA’s website when asked to pick out players capable of making a major impact this summer: “I think Pogba for sure, who everybody knows is fast and skilful.“Mbappe, an upcoming star who still has more to give to get to the top, but he will for sure arrive there…there are so many players who are exciting at the moment that for sure some other star that nobody has been talking about will dominate.”While looking for Pogba and Mbappe to prove their worth, Ibrahimovic acknowledges that the stage is also set for the world’s best to put in talismanic performances for their respective nations.He added: “Remember it’s not an individual game we are playing, but a team game.“I think Neymar, after being injured and coming back, will have a lot of hunger to play and will lift his team and they will push for him.“I think with Messi, the picture is normal: he is the best and the team follows him. Ronaldo, the same thing. Let’s see what happens.“It’s a long season. Players have been playing for 10 or 11 months and now this is the final stage. Let’s see who is physically and mentally 100 per cent. Those things are very decisive. It doesn’t matter how skilful you are if you are not 100 per cent healthy.”Zlatan Ibrahimovic SwedenThere will be plenty of superstars on show to entertain a global audience this summer, but Ibrahimovic will not be among them after eventually taking the decision not to come out of international retirement with Sweden.He admits that he was never truly close to returning to the fold, but maintains that Russia 2018 will not be the same without him.The 36-year-old frontman added: “It was clear that I was not going to be in the national team playing, but like I said four years ago and I say it again now: the FIFA World Cup without me is not worth watching! I really mean that.“But it is now possible that I will be present anyway, and I will enjoy the World Cup from close up.”last_img read more

10 months agoAgent of Rugani says Juventus never considered sale

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first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Agent of Rugani says Juventus never considered saleby Carlos Volcano10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveThe agent of Daniele Rugani says Juventus have never considered selling him.The centre-back was linked with a massive transfer to Chelsea last summer.”Rugani has never been placed on the market by Juventus and that means he has done something right,” agent Davide Torchia told RMC Radio.“Without doubt he will stay at Juve in January. Rugani is an old-fashioned player, committed to his profession and with above all else the desire to improve himself.“Rugani is a reliable player, someone worthy of Juventus, who ensures he is always ready. A player doesn’t stay at Juventus for four years without deserving it.” last_img read more

a month agoMan Utd keeper De Gea defends inconsistent form: The odd mistake?

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first_imgMan Utd keeper De Gea defends inconsistent form: The odd mistake?by Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveManchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has defended his inconsistent form.De Gea came in for some criticism last season, but the goalkeeper – who’s just signed a new contract – says he was happy with his performances.He told Sky Sports: “I think people, when they look back on last season, they are thinking about the last few months.“If you focus on the season as a whole and, in particular, the first seven months of that season I was quite happy with my form.”“You can say the contract is there in the background – it’s not even in the back of your mind – that’s put to one side. The day-to-day training, going out on the pitch, that’s what you’re focusing on – and helping the team, of course.“Talking about the odd mistake, form can come and go with any player, but you are more under the microscope when you’re a goalkeeper. It’s not easy to keep up very high standards.“I’ve been here for a number of years now and to be on top form all the time it’s tough. There are moments when you feel better in yourself form-wise and moments where you’re not quite so good. Mistakes happen, goalkeeper’s live with them and I’m no different.” TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

Tokyo Olympics medals made of recycled metals from electronic devices

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first_imgTokyo Olympics medals made of recycled metals from electronic devicesThe medals, which are 85 millimeter in diameter, feature Greek goddess of victory Nike in their design along with the Olympic symbol.advertisement Reuters TokyoJuly 25, 2019UPDATED: July 25, 2019 10:44 IST Tokyo Olympics 2020 medals were unveiled on Wednesday (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSIOC president Thomas Bach and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe were present at the unveiling ceremonyTokyo Olympics medals are made from recycled metalsBach reiterated that Tokyo is the best prepared host cityThe medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled on Wednesday with exactly one year to go until next year’s Games.The unveiling of the medals, designed by Junichi Kawanishi, was the main attraction of an extravagant ceremony in the Japanese capital to commemorate the landmark.The event was attended by International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.The medals, which are 85 millimetre in diameter, feature Greek goddess of victory Nike in their design along with the Olympic symbol and are made from recycled metals, collected from 6.21 million electronic devices donated across Japan.Abe said he hoped next year’s Games would have a similar impact as the 1964 Summer Games held in Tokyo.”Sports brings the world together and it affords equal opportunities to all. That is what sports are about,” said Abe. “Fifty five years ago we learned that when we hosted it in Tokyo before.”Next year we want to demonstrate that again and we want this to be an opportunity where we can do that.”Bach reiterated that Tokyo is the best prepared city he has ever seen ahead of an Olympic Games.”It will be a wonderful and unique moment for our gracious Japanese hosts. For you to show the world the best of Japan,” added Bach.Organisers believe they are on track to deliver a world class sporting event next year and with 3.22 million tickets already sold and over 200,000 people applying to be volunteers, engagement in Japan is unprecedented.The only reminder of the issues in the build-up to the Games on Wednesday was the presence of new Japanese Olympic Committee President Yasuhiro Yamashita on stage with Bach and Abe.advertisementYamashita took over at the JOC last month, following the resignation of Tsunekazu Takeda, who is being investigated for suspected corruption related to the Tokyo 2020 bid.Also Read | Hungarian teen Kristof Milak shatters Michael Phelps’ 200m butterfly world recordAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow Tokyo Olympics 2020Follow Thomas BachFollow Tokyo Olympics medals Nextlast_img read more

Two top ex army officers among new envoys

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Both Jayasuriya and Ratnayake played key roles during the war against the LTTE and were appointed Army Commander during the former regime. Jayasuriya was Chief of Defence Staff before he was nominated to the post of Ambassador to Brazil while Ratnayake was Army Commander when the new Government took office. Others nominated as new Ambassadors include former Foreign Secretary Kshenuka Seniviratne who was accused by some members of the opposition of handing over the renovation of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Geneva to a construction company with alleged LTTE links, while she was serving as Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Geneva.The Foreign Ministry however said that Seneviratne had been cleared of allegations raised against her and as a result has been nominated as Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Thailand. Two former army commanders are among nine new Ambassadors nominated by Sri Lanka and who are now awaiting approval from the respective countries.The Foreign Ministry said that former Army Commander Jagath Jayasuriya and former Army Chief Daya Ratnayake have been nominated as Ambassadors to Brazil and Pakistan respectively. The investigation into the allegations found that the person alleged to have had links with the LTTE at the time Seniviratne was Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Geneva, was not an LTTE member as alleged and was not listed as a designated person for terrorism links. (Colombo Gazette) read more

Bus and coach registrations continue growth in February

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Bus and coach registrations grew 14.9% in February 2015, reaching 409 units.Year-to-date values also saw a rise, up 34.3% compared with the same period in 2014.Demand for converted buses and purpose-built coaches fuelled this growth, increasing 22.9% and 40% respectively. “This second month of growth in 2015 is a positive indicator for the future stability of the bus and coach sector going forward,” said Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive. “However, due to the variable nature of the market, we will be watchful of how the sector develops over coming months.” Click through to download the full February 2015 bus and coach news release and data table. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)

Cardinals Levi Brown Traded To Steelers

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Arizona Cardinals’ Levi Brown, 29, is leaving the team for the Pittsburgh Steelers according to The Associated Press.An anonymous source with knowledge of the deal says Brown is being traded for a conditional draft pick. Once Brown passes a physical, the deal should be final.Brown was the fifth overall pick in the 2007 draft by the Cardinals, but failed to live up to expectations. After being moved to different positions; missing all of 2012 season with a torn tricep; and giving up three sacks in their season opener, head coach Bruce Arians lost all faith in the big man.The Associated Press reports that he will be replaced by Bradley Sowell, claimed off waivers from the Indianapolis Colts on Sept. 1. Sowell played in 10 games for Indianapolis as an undrafted rookie last season while Arians was offensive coordinator, then interim head coach.The Steelers’ next game will take place in New York  against the Jets on October 13. read more

Legends of Tomorrow Makes Zombies Feel New and Fun Again

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first_img DC TV Comes to NYCC, Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker Grin & More DC NewsOur Favorite TV Superheroes Ranked Stay on target After last week’s boring, predictable trip to feudal Japan, Legends of Tomorrow needed a fast-paced, fun and just a little ridiculous episode like this to bounce back. The fact that it reminded us that zombies can still be fun, even after years of abuse from The Walking Dead is a nice bonus. We see another time traveler, a pirate, communicating with someone named Dontar about a heist he pulled off in 2235. He says they were able to smuggle the “TX-90” out, but one of his crew mates got infected and killed everyone. His ship crashes into Civil War-era America, where Confederate soldiers are pointing guns at him. They tell him not to move, but he begins to turn into a zombie.On the Waverider, Martin and Jax are listening to the message from future Barry Allen again. It says that war is coming. Sarah calls them into the library, where they’ve found the time pirate’s message. They tracked him to Mississippi in 1863, apparently the bloodiest year in American history. Sarah instructs the now-powerless Ray to stay behind. Martin expresses concern that Jax may face some harsh racism in this time period. Jax says he can take care of himself and reminds Martin that there isn’t a time they could go to where he wouldn’t be subjected to some kind of racism.They find the time pirate’s escape pod and Mick blows it up with his heat gun. They rescue a dispatch named Henry Scott, a freed former slave stealing secrets for the union, from some Confederate soldiers. The soldiers seem to survive Heatwave’s blast and as they get closer, are revealed to be zombies, which Martin has an irrational fear of. They fight off the zombies, but Scott has fallen onto a bayonet during the fight. He asks Jax to finish his mission for him.Martin (Victor Garber) and Ray (Brandon Routh) try to cure Mick (Dominic Purcell) of his zombie infection. (Photo: Screenshot via CW)Back on the Waverider, we learn that the TX-90 is a futuristic bioweapon that makes zombies. Mick collapses, and Ray finds out that he’s been bitten. He begins to work on a cure while Nate discovers that the South has now won the Civil War. Jax says it’s probably partially because Scott never got to carry out his orders. Ulysses S. Grant had charged him with stealing confederate troop movement orders that help win the Battle of Champion Hill.They go back to Mississippi and split up into two groups. Sarah and Nate go to warn the Union Army about the Confederate zombies. They’re captured as they get too close to the camp. Sarah and Nate are taken to Ulysses S. Grant, who accuses them of being confederate spies. Nate introduces himself as Colonel Sanders, and Sarah tries to explain what a zombie is. When Grant doesn’t get it, she returns with the still-living head of a zombie. She says a whole hoard is less than a mile from the camp.When the soldiers spend most of their ammo, and there’s still a whole host of zombies attacking the camp, Sarah sees a box of nitro glycerin and comes up with a plan. When the zombies attack the camp, the soldiers put out all the fires and Nate distracts them with a torch. The zombies all run after him, and he leads them to the case of nitro in the middle of the field. He turns himself into steel so the bites can’t hurt him and ignites the box, killing all the zombies. When the blast clears, they find Nate alive under a pile of zombie guts.Citizen Steel (Nick Zano) saves the Union. (Photo: Screenshot via CW)Meanwhile, Jax and Amaya plan to sneak into a plantation house and steal the plans. While they’re waiting until dark so they can sneak in, they see a slave, a young woman, being beaten. Amaya wants to help, but Jax stops her. He says if they blow their cover now, they won’t be able to steal the plans and the South will win the war.At night, Jax follows Scott’s plan to dress up as a slave and infiltrate a cotillion. Amaya isn’t happy about the plan and stays behind to communicate with him. As Jax searches for the plans, he bumps into a woman and is taken to the barn by the slave owner he saw earlier. He’s chained to a pole and punched, knocking his communicator loose. He speaks with the slaves in the barn and hears about the horrors they face every day. They tell him that the reason they don’t go insane is because that’s what their owners want them to do.Still a better southern zombie show than The Walking Dead. (Photo: Screenshot via CW)Amaya gets tired of waiting and walks into the party herself. She has no time to pretend to be a slave, and one of the plantation owners takes her to the barn too. She knocks him out and frees Jax, who insists on freeing the rest of the people chained up in the barn. They’re about to escape the barn but are met by a hoard of zombies. Amaya takes most of the slaves to safety and Jax runs back into the house to look for the plans. After a satisfying moment where the plantation owner is eaten by zombies, one of the now-former slaves leads Jax upstairs. He grabs a lamp, and drops it down the stairs, lighting the house and the zombies on fire. They escape with the plans. Jax delivers the plans to General Grant and tells him his name is Henry Scott.Back on the Waverider, Ray makes a serum for Mick. Before he can fully inject the serum, Mick wakes up. Now there’s a zombie on the loose inside the Waverider and Ray and Martin are trapped in the galley. Ray climbs through the vents to retry the injection, but Mick ends up right behind him and knocks him out. Martin has to confront his fears and try it himself. Mick ends up on top of him, but Ray’s serum kicks in. Mick is himself again, but very confused as to why he’s on top of Martin. Once everything is back to normal, Ray tells Mick he doesn’t feel himself without his suit. Mick thanks Ray for getting him back to normal by giving him Captain Cold’s old gun. Ray will become Heatwave’s new partner.This episode was certainly a step up from last week. The team being split up and unable to help each other added some tension and there was a lot of great character development. While the horrors of slavery were mostly glossed over, there were a couple of scenes that dealt with them in a way that felt honest without being heavy handed. Those scenes also made it much more satisfying to watch the plantation owners be eaten by zombies before their house went up in flames. Sarah also makes a great captain, which makes the dynamic between the Legends more fun to watch. Ray being the new Captain Cold should also make things interesting. Definitely want to see where that goes next week.last_img read more

Teen Drops FBomb During Blue Hills Arrest

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first_img Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Nearly 100 Haitian migrants caught by TCI Police Marine division Eagles win again at InterHigh Championships Related Items:clement howell high school, royal turks and caicos police force Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppRoyal Turks & Caicos Islands Police Force Press ReleaseWednesday, 01st October 2014 8:08AM – Police have arrested a 17 year old male after a police Sergeant was alledgely assaulted at a school in Blue Hills yesterday.At approximately 2:40PM (Tuesday 30 September 2014), police attached at the said school received information that a male who is not a student of that school allegedly trespassed on school property. Police and security officers approached the said male and he began to run away. A police Sargent gave chase and upoun catching up with the male, the officer arrested him on suspicion of Trespass.While taking the said male back to the school, it is alledged that the Sargent was punched several times to his head, which resulted in a wound above his left eye. Officers nearby on patrol assisted the Sargent and subdued the male. The teen was arrested for Wounding, Malicious Damage to Property, Trespass and Resisting Arrest. He was taken to Chalk Sound Police Station and remains in police custody pending further investigations.The injured male officer was taken to Cheshire Hall Medical Centre for treatment of a head injury and later released.About 3:05PM, while officers were still on scene, it was observed by at least one of the officers that a fifteen year old student of the said school in Blue Hills was throwing stones at a marked police vehicle. Officers observed that the said vehicle had a dent on the front right door frame. The accused was then arrested on suspicion of Malicious Damage to Property and Throwing missiles. He was taken to Chalk Sound Police Station and later given police bail to return on a later date while investigations continue. Clement Howell High get their hands dirty for World Wetlands Day 2016last_img read more

Strike on east Syria killed 38 proregime fighters

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first_imgAt least 38 foreign fighters allied to Syria’s regime were killed in an overnight bombing raid near the country’s eastern border with Iraq, a monitor said on Monday.The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strike on the town of Al-Hari was one of the deadliest on forces allied with Syria’s government, but could not immediately identify who carried it out.Syrian state media reported the attack overnight and accused the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group, saying a number of people were killed.last_img

Maryland Men in New Exhibit Seeing the Modern African American Male

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first_imgSons: Seeing the Modern African American Male is on view Nov. 2, 2016 – Jan. 15, 2017 at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture. The exhibit asks visitors to compare their perceptions of black men to reality. Examples of the subjects include Harry William Holt, father, professor, and VP of Bithgroup Technologies; Juan Antonio Nance, father and Baltimore City Teacher of the Year, and Kofi Kwaw, a father, engineer, educator, and coach.  For more information call 443-263-1800 or visit lewismuseum.org.last_img

Research team finds way to simulate graphene Dirac points

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first_imgMovement of the Dirac points. Image (c) Nature, doi:10.1038/nature10871 Citation: Research team finds way to simulate graphene Dirac points (2012, March 15) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2012-03-team-simulate-graphene-dirac.html In an interesting turn of events, another team taking a completely different approach has also managed to find a way to show the existence of Dirac points and to manipulate them as well by synthesizing a form of graphne and arranging it in the familiar chicken-wire lattice on top of a conducting substrate and then manipulating it with a tunneling microscope. They have also published their results in Nature.Finding ways to show how Dirac points can be manipulated will help to find ways of using graphene in real world applications that could result in new exotic materials with unique electronic properties, leading to end products that in some cases can’t even be imagined yet. Explore further The secrets of tunneling through energy barriers Now, Tilman Esslinger and his fellow researchers at the Institute for Quantum Optics at ETH Zurich have found a way to do just that by simulating graphene and its properties using a laser created lattice filled with potassium-40 atoms. They report on their findings in the journal Nature.The experiment began by cooling potassium-40 atoms, leaving them lethargic so they wouldn’t move away from within the lattice. Their role was to serve as stand-ins for electrons moving in graphene. Then, to create the lattice, the team fired one laser perpendicular to another causing the two to interfere with each other. A third laser beam with a slightly different wavelength was then added to create a standing wave. In this scenario, the square lattice that resulted could be adjusted by adjusting the third beam. The team then tested the lattice for Dirac points by speeding up the atoms and measuring their trajectories and found two of them by noting the momentum between the lattice cells didn’t slow, meaning there wasn’t any gap. Better yet, the team found that by adjusting the lattice they could manipulate the Dirac points, moving them around or even causing them to disappear completely. The density distribution of the potassium atoms measured after acceleration through Dirac points (left and centre), and without Dirac point (right). The upper row shows the corresponding regions of the calculated bandstructure. (Image: Tilman Esslinger’s Research Group / ETH Zurich)center_img © 2011 PhysOrg.com More information: Creating, moving and merging Dirac points with a Fermi gas in a tunable honeycomb lattice, Nature 483, 302–305 (15 March 2012) doi:10.1038/nature10871AbstractDirac points are central to many phenomena in condensed-matter physics, from massless electrons in graphene to the emergence of conducting edge states in topological insulators. At a Dirac point, two energy bands intersect linearly and the electrons behave as relativistic Dirac fermions. In solids, the rigid structure of the material determines the mass and velocity of the electrons, as well as their interactions. A different, highly flexible means of studying condensed-matter phenomena is to create model systems using ultracold atoms trapped in the periodic potential of interfering laser beams. Here we report the creation of Dirac points with adjustable properties in a tunable honeycomb optical lattice. Using momentum-resolved interband transitions, we observe a minimum bandgap inside the Brillouin zone at the positions of the two Dirac points. We exploit the unique tunability of our lattice potential to adjust the effective mass of the Dirac fermions by breaking inversion symmetry. Moreover, changing the lattice anisotropy allows us to change the positions of the Dirac points inside the Brillouin zone. When the anisotropy exceeds a critical limit, the two Dirac points merge and annihilate each other—a situation that has recently attracted considerable theoretical interest but that is extremely challenging to observe in solids10. We map out this topological transition in lattice parameter space and find excellent agreement with ab initio calculations. Our results not only pave the way to model materials in which the topology of the band structure is crucial, but also provide an avenue to exploring many-body phases resulting from the interplay of complex lattice geometries with interactions.Press release (PhysOrg.com) — As researchers continue to study graphene and its unique attributes, they find themselves fixated on different areas of its properties. One of those properties is that because of its lattice structure, graphene is a “zero-gap” semiconductor. This means that its conduction and electron valance bands actually touch each other at certain points, which means there is no energy gap between them, as is the case with current semiconductor materials. And this means that the momentum and energy association is very much like that of photons, which implies that electrons could move at speeds approaching the speed of light. These parts of graphene’s structure are known as Dirac points. Up until now though, no one has been able to see any real world evidence of such points, much less manipulate them. Journal information: Nature 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.last_img read more

1st container movement on inland waterways to begin

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first_imgKolkata: Marking a new chapter, the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) will transport container cargo belonging to food and beverage giant PepsiCo (India) from Kolkata to Varanasi on river Ganga (National Waterway-1).The country’s first container movement on inland vessel post Independence is scheduled on Tuesday October 30. Secretary (Shipping) of the union government Gopal Krishna along with Chairman, IWAI, Pravir Pandey, and other senior government officials will flag off the vessel carrying the consignment in presence of PepsiCo representatives from Kolkata. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal life”It will prove to be another testament for waterways being the preferred transport modal choice among cargo owners owing to its cost effectiveness and environment friendliness,” a senior IWAI official said. The flag off will also coincide with IWAI’s first foray into Public Private Partnership (PPP) model when IWAI will hand over the operation and management of its terminals in Kolkata to M/s Summit Alliance Port East Gateway (India) Pvt Limited (SAPEL) on a supply, operate and maintain (SOM) model. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedAccording to an IWAI official, PepsiCo will move 16 containers — equivalent to 16 truckloads — filled with food and snacks in the vessel MV RN Tagore which will reach Varanasi in 9-10 days. The vessel will make its return journey with fertilisers belonging to IFFCO that will be procured from its Phulpur plant near Allahabad. Container cargo transport reduces the handling cost, allows easier modal shift, reduces pilferages and damage and enables cargo owners to reduce their carbon footprints.last_img read more

Yet to get my due in Bollywood

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first_imgActor Brijendra Kala, who features in the new season of web series ‘Aam Admi Family’, says he may have acted in several films, but feels he is yet to get his due in Bollywood. Starting from 2003, Brijendra has appeared in films like Jab We Met, Mithya, Agneepath, Paan Singh Tomar, Ankhon Dekhi, PK, Tubelight and Batti Gul Meter Chalu, to name a few. Talking about his career in the entertainment industry, Brijendra said: “Honestly speaking, I do not want to crib about the fact that I have no work because by the grace of God, I am working every single day and that is a big deal for actors like me who is only offered a few scenes in so-called ‘big films’. But that cannot be a factor to satisfy me and go easy.” Also Read – Add new books to your shelf”My desire to do the best role, deliver the best performance is yet to come because the film industry is yet to give my due as a performer,” he further added. After dabbling in theatre for more than 17 years, Brijendra decided to make a move to cinema and he never felt disheartened by doing small character roles in films. He reflected: “By the time I entered the industry, I was married and I had the responsibility to run my kitchen. I did not want to join TV shows because that looks like a job. In TV series, I will live with one character for years and that is not creatively challenging for me.” Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsive”So instead of refusing small roles, I decided to take them up and make them my own, so that the audience can notice me as an actor,” he added. The 50-year-old actor currently features on TVF’s Original show ‘Aam Admi Family Season 3’, which began streaming on MX Players from June 14. The story of the five-episode show revolves around a middle-class family, and Brijendra plays Mr. Sharma, a father. Asked if there is any sense of insecurity he faces while playing character roles, the veteran actor narrated an incident. “I was playing an important negative character in the Ranbir Kapoor starrer ‘Besharam’ and I wrote my character in the film alongside director Abhinav Kashyap. After finishing the shoot of 10 days, when I went on set, I was told that I am not in the film any more. I was supposed to shoot for 20 days, but I was thrown away from the film. They gave me a remuneration of 10 days and asked me to leave.” “I really had a high hope with that character and the film, but yes the character was removed from the story. Such things happen with us… Of course, I was disheartened but it did not break my spirit,” added the actor.last_img read more