Star Support Raises Almost 30000 For Wild Tigers

first_imgStar supporters of the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation’s TigerTime Campaign came together this autumn to help raise almost US$30,000 for tiger conservation in Assam.As a partner of Animal Planet’s annual matched giving campaign ‘ROAR’ the charity urged supporters to donate during September to receive matched giving on their donations and, with bonus prizes for the most unique visitors to the site and the loudest ROAR generating $10,000 each it was an amazing international effort.“Our social media and celebrity reach created a huge buzz for our tiger project in Assam driving traffic to the site and reaching out to almost 15 million people,” says TigerTime campaign manager, Vicky Flynn. “It’s great to see the power of social media transformed into real, conservation benefit for the tiger.”With as few as 3,000 tigers left in the wild the TigerTime Campaign is working hard to fund conservation, education, anti-poaching, community outreach and undercover investigations in India, Thailand and Russia through a growing global social media supporter base. You can find out more at: www.tigertime.info and see the full list of celebrity supporters at here. You can find out more about the project by clicking here.Star tweeters who ROARed for the tiger this autumn included: Actor and blogger Stephen Fry; actor, director Ricky Gervais; singer songwriter Melanie C; best-selling novelist Jane Fallon; business woman Deborah Meaden; footballer and artist Jody Craddock; actor Ayden Callagher; tv broadcaster Kirsty Gallacher; model and actress Lucy Pinder; actor Brian Blessed and Australian media personality Darryn Lyonslast_img read more

Spanish Police Arrest 4 People for Suspected Jihad Links

Madrid – Four people suspected of spreading pro-jihad propaganda and recruiting followers were arrested in the Madrid area, Spain’s Interior Ministry said Tuesday.Civil Guard police arrested two Moroccans in the town of Pinto and one Moroccan and a Spaniard in the town of Ciempozuelos, south of the Spanish capital, the source added in a statement.The statement said the four formed part of an organized group that worked intensely to spread extremist material on the Internet.

Matara school principal arrested for accepting a bribe

The principal of a school in Matara has been arrested for accepting a bribe, the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption said.A Commission spokesman said that the principal of the Thelijjawila Royal College had been arrested for accepting a Rs. 10,000 bribe to admit a child to grade 3. The principal had accepted the bribe through a third party. The principal was arrested at the school premises.Further investigations are underway. (Colombo Gazette)

Football Ohio State bounces back from loss defeats Army 387

Ohio State redshirt junior H-back Parris Campbell races to the end zone for a touchdown that was called back due to a holding penalty during the second quarter of the Buckeyes’ game against Army. Credit: Nick Clarkson | Social Media EditorA week after its first loss of the season, No. 8 Ohio State (2-1, 1-0) bounced back with a solid, yet unspectacular performance, defeating Army 38-7 Saturday evening at Ohio Stadium. Both teams took advantage of extended drives, but Army (2-1) dominated the time of possession, despite being outgained 586-278 yards by Ohio State. The Black Knights controlled the ball for 36:57, while the Buckeyes maintained possession for 18:27. The Buckeyes’ offense relied heavily on short throws designed to get playmakers in space to used their superior athleticism. Redshirt senior quarterback J.T. Barrett finished the game 25-of-33 for 270 yards and two touchdowns. He set the record for most career touchdowns accounted for in Big Ten history, surpassing former Purdue quarterback Drew Brees with 107 touchdowns.“I’ve known about the Big Ten Conference for probably 40-some years, and of all the great players that have played here, to say you’re the number one touchdown maker in the history of the Big Ten Conference, that’s awesome,” coach Urban Meyer said. “That’s something that — that’s going to be a hard one to break.”As has been the case since the latter portion of last season, Barrett struggled to connect with receivers on deep passes as the redshirt senior completed three passes for at least 20 yards. After the 31-16 loss to Oklahoma,  Meyer and co-offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson said the offense needed to establish a flow. The Buckeyes did not have a single three-and-out. Ohio State only punted twice and scored on long drives of 13, 12 and eight plays.J.K. Dobbins spurred the Buckeye offense. He had 172 rushing yards on 13 carries in his third career start. On the fifth play of the game’s opening drive, Dobbins took a handoff 36 yards to spark an offense that spread the ball around to its receivers. Barrett finished Ohio State’s first drive with a touchdown, but Dobbins scored a 2-yard touchdown on the next drive.“He’s a perfect tailback,” Meyer said of the freshman. “He’s a space player that we need.”Redshirt sophomore running back Mike Weber entered the game on the second drive and had four rushes for 13 yards against Army. Weber, who has dealt a hamstring injury, did not play until the second quarter last week.After a punt by Drue Chrisman pinned Army at the 1-yard line with 1:02 remaining in the opening quarter, the Black Knights used an 18-play, 99-yard drive to score their first touchdown of the game. The prolonged drive took 9:37 and took Ohio State’s momentum it had accumulated after scoring in two of its first three drives.Three players on Army, which rushed for at least 50 yards. Running back Darnell Woolfolk led the Black Knights in rushing with 74 yards on 15 carries. Army quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw attempted seven passes, but only completed two for 19 yards.In the second quarter, Bradshaw slightly underthrew his target, which allowed redshirt senior safety Erick Smith to lay out and deflect a pass, preventing a touchdown. Smith also saved the Buckeyes from allowing a kick return for touchdown and nearly picked off an errant pass in the third quarter.Redshirt junior wideout Johnnie Dixon did not play for the Buckeyes. He has dealt with multiple injuries during his career, but entered the game second on the team with 77 receiving yards. Redshirt senior middle linebacker Chris Worley exited the game in the first half and was replaced by redshirt freshman Tuf Borland, who led the team with 12 tackles.“Coach told [Borland] earlier in the week, ‘Get ready to play a lot more this week’ because he’s been doing so well in practice,” redshirt junior defensive end Sam Hubbard said. “He’s an instinctive player and he got his opportunity, and he made the most of it.”In an added offensive wrinkle, H-back Parris Campbell lined up at running back, a position he primarily played in high school. Though his biggest carry, a 59-yard rush late in the second quarter, was called back due to a holding penalty, Campbell rushed twice times for 26 yards. He also caught six passes for 54 yards.“It’s a shame Parris had the [59-yard touchdown run] called back; it was a lightning bolt too,” Meyer said.Ohio State will look to win its second game in a row when the Buckeyes welcome UNLV into Ohio Stadium next Saturday at noon. read more

National Trust asks beachgoers to post pictures on Instagram to help monitor coastal

Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. The National Trust is asking beach-goers to post pictures on Instagram to help monitor coastal erosion.A photo stand has been erected at Studland Bay in Dorset, inviting passersby to stick their smartphones into a slot and snap photos.The sign then asks them to post the images on social media using the hashtag #NTshiftingshores.There is just one rule: no zooming or filters.They will then be swept up from social media by the charity and made into a timelapse film showing how the shoreline has changed over time.The National Trust, which manages more than 780 miles of coastlines across Britain, aims to use the data to help plan ahead to protect wildlife, flora, fauna and buildings.Hundreds of people have already posted pictures online, showering praise on the charity for its innovative idea and calling for it to be rolled out across all beaches.One Twitter user captioned their coastal photo: “For anyone who thought the Instagram generation needed to take a break from #social on their days out, why not embrace it and use it to your advantage?! #ntshiftingshores”.Another wrote: “Doing my bit for the National Trust project at Studland Bay #ntshiftingshores”.More than 400 people have published their photos on Instagram, with tourists from America and Thailand among those joining in. Pictures date back as far as June 2016.The National Trust says: “By understanding what is happening to the natural environment around our coast we can make well-informed choices about whether and where to continue maintaining hard sea defences, or to adapt and work with nature rather than against it.”Working with other land owners, communities, beach users and with local government we can create more joined up and better managed stretches of coastline.”The coming years will be critical to the future wellbeing of our coast and we will play our part.”The UK has one of the longest national coastline in Europe, stretching for more than 8,000 miles.Studland Bay is four miles long and has views of Old Harry Rocks and the Isle of Wight.Erosion is when rocks along the coastline are worn away. This can happen when powerful waves smash against them, or pebbles carried by the sea grind down rocks like sandpaper. High winds, rain and flooding can also contribute.This can cause degradation of land and damage to infrastructure, as well as disrupt wildlife habitats.Storms and high tides battered UK coastlines in 2013 and 2014, causing “considerable damage” and levels of erosion that experts would normally see every five to 15 years, according to the National Trust. read more

State to appeal ruling in landmark surrogate birth cert case

first_imgTHE STATE is to lodge a Supreme Court appeal against a landmark ruling which allowed a biological mother to have her name included on her child’s birth certificate, even though the child was carried and delivered by a surrogate mother.The Department of Social Protection has confirmed that the Registrar General, against whom the original case was taken, will appeal the ruling.The purpose of the appeal is “to clarify a number of points of law of exceptional public importance”, the Department said.In a ruling in April, the High Court’s Justice Henry Abbott ruled that the genetic mother of twins who were born to a surrogate mother could be listed as the mother on each of the children’s birth certificates.The case came after the Registrar General required the children’s birth mother – in this case, the genetic mother’s sister – to be stated as the mother.“The judgement raises important questions about how motherhood may be determined under Irish law and has potentially very serious consequences which could, by linking motherhood exclusively to genetic connection, affect a potentially large number of families,” the Department said.The Department argued that the ruling could also limit the Oireachtas’s ability to legislate, in future, for the complex areas of surrogacy and assisted human reproduction. Legislation in this area was being planned for later this year, it said.“The appeal is therefore considered necessary both to bring certainty to this vital area of law and to ensure that the legislature’s scope to legislate is absolutely clear.”last_img read more

Android 32 heading to Motorola Xoom first

first_imgIf you own a Motorola Xoom tablet then congratulations, Google and Motorola are rolling out Android 3.2 to you first it seems.The main feature update that makes getting 3.2 worthwhile is a new screen compatibility mode. This mode tries to solve the problem of running apps that are not optimized for the larger tablet displays, and were only designed with smartphones in mind.Developers can set their apps to take advantage of the compatiblity mode with a couple of settings changes, or they can work on their app some more and put in larger display support. The second is the nicer of the two options for end users, but some developers won’t want to revisit older apps so Google decided a workaround was necessary.If you don’t own a Xoom there are some other features that may be desirable that make the upgrade to 3.2 worthwhile. The first is improved support for 7-inch tablets with the second being Qualcomm processor support that now includes chips other than those by Nvidia.With the Xoom now getting Android 3.2 it shouldn’t be long before it is rolled out to other tablets. But for the moment, it looks like Xoom owners are the lucky ones. It’s also a tablet that got a little more attractive recently to prospective buyers due to a price drop bringing it inline with the iPad. Motorola should certainly be seeing a sales spike this week because of it.Read more at CNET and Android Developerslast_img read more

La peur peutelle se transmettre de génération en génération

first_imgLa peur peut-elle se transmettre de génération en génération ?Selon une étude menée par des chercheurs américains, des souris conditionnées à craindre une odeur transmettent cette peur aux générations suivantes.Si vous cherchez à expliquer certaines de vos craintes et en particulier celles liées aux odeurs, commencez par interroger vos parents ou vos grands-parents. Une nouvelle étude menée par des chercheurs de la faculté de médecine de l’Université Emory, à Atlanta, suggère que les sensations provoquées par une odeur, en particulier la peur sont transmises de génération en génération.
Pour en arriver à de telles conclusions, l’équipe de recherche dirigée par Brian Dias et Kerry Ressler a mené une série d’expériences sur des souris mâles. Le protocole a consisté à faire émaner un effluve de parfum (à base d’acétophénone) identique à celui de la fleur de cerisier tout en infligeant aux rongeurs une décharge électrique. De cette manière, les scientifiques sont parvenus à conditionner leurs sujets à craindre cette odeur. Le sperme des souris traumatisées a ensuite été utilisé pour féconder des souris femelles et produire une première génération, puis une seconde dont le comportement a soigneusement été étudié. Les résultats, publiés dans la revue Nature Neuroscience vont dans le sens d’une transmission du traumatisme aux deux générations suivantes.Une peur inscrite dans l’organisme Les descendants montrent en effet des réactions de peur liées à l’odeur des fleurs de cerisier bien que ceux-ci n’aient jamais eu l’occasion de la sentir auparavant. Étrangement, cette sensibilité au parfum s’est accrue chez les générations suivantes. La transmission a été observée à la fois quand c’était la mère qui avait été conditionnée et quand c’était le père des rongeurs.Pour expliquer cela, les chercheurs ont observé le cerveau et l’ADN des souris et de leurs descendants. Ils ont constaté que l’encéphale de ces derniers présentait des modifications structurelles dans une zone cérébrale particulièrement régissant l’olfaction. Plus précisément, ils ont montré une augmentation des neurones qui produisent le récepteur connu pour détecter l’odeur. Mais l’ADN des sujets a également semblé présenter des transformations sur le gène responsable de la détection des odeurs.  Une transmission similaire chez l’homme ?À lire aussiMaladie de Charcot : symptômes, causes, traitement, où en est on ?Pour l’heure, ces résultats sont seulement applicables au modèle rongeur. Davantage d’études sont nécessaires avant que l’on puisse parler de transmission héréditaire des peurs chez l’homme et comprendre davantage les phobies, anxiétés ou troubles post-traumatiques. Toutefois, la découverte a d’ores et déjà provoqué l’enthousiasme des chercheurs qui considèrent qu’il s’agit là d’une nouvelle preuve d’un “héritage épigénétique transgénérationnel”. En d’autres termes, l’environnement pourrait donc modifier la génétique d’un individu, qui pourrait à son tour la transmettre à sa descendance.De leur côté, les chercheurs projettent de poursuivre leurs travaux afin de déterminer notamment si la transmission se prolonge sur les générations suivantes et comment cette réponse peut être éliminée. Le 5 décembre 2013 à 10:01 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more

Homer Man Charged With Sex Abuse Involving Three Teenagers

first_imgFacebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享A Homer man has been arrested and charged with nine counts of sexual abuse of a minor, involving three teenage girls, according to the Alaska State Troopers. An arrest warrant was issued for Koch out of the Homer Court. Bail for the warrant was set at $10,000 and court approved third party. On March 6, Troopers in Anchor Point received a report that a 14 year old female had sexual relations with a 22 year old male. The girls mother reported finding out about the relationship and confronting the girl who admitted to the sexual relationship. The male was identified as Ethan Koch, 22 of Homer, according to an online Trooper dispatch posted on April 2. Troopers identified a total of 3 females ages 14-15 that Koch had engaged in sexual relations with. On April 1, Seward Troopers located Koch and arrested him on the outstanding warrant.  Koch was remanded into the Seward Jail on five counts of sexual abuse of a minor in the 2nd and four counts of sexual abuse of a minor in the 3rd.last_img read more

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Resident Pleads For Sound Barriers Along Route 93

first_imgShare this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedRep. Miceli, Senator Tarr Advocate For Butters Row Bridge Replacement, Route 38 ImprovementsIn “Government”MassDOT Offers Advice To Those Traveling Over Labor Day WeekendIn “Government”State Rep. Ken Gordon Announces He’s Running For Re-ElectionIn “Government” Dear Editor,I have lived in Wilmington for 54 years now.When I moved to Wilmington and bought my home, Route 93 was not built yet. In fact, they took some of my property to build Route 93.Now the master bedroom on my home almost sits on Route 93 and the noise from that highway is just about unbearable.I have been contacting for many years MassDOT in Boston for sound barriers and I think they forgot Wilmington, as I see them going up all over.There are a lot of homes in Wilmington along Route 93 and they are having the same problem as I have talked with many of them.Route 93 can even be heard from residents on Salem St.I cannot see why they could not put sound barriers from Route 125 to Route 62, as it sure would serve a lot of people in Wilmington.Thank you in advance,Ron DeveauLike Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.last_img read more

Alaska News Nightly Monday June 1 2015

first_imgStories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @aprn.Download Audio: Walker Hires Mediator to Help Lawmakers Pass A BudgetAnnie Feidt, APRN – AnchorageGovernor Bill Walker has hired a mediator to help lawmakers reach a deal on the budget.Permanent Fund CEO Abruptly RetiresMatt Miller, KTOO – JuneauThe Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation has announced the abrupt retirement of its chief executive officer Mike Burns.Premera Alaska Files For Another Large Rate IncreaseAnnie Feidt, APRN – AnchoragePremera Alaska is asking the federal government to approve an average rate increase of 39 percent for its Affordable Care Act health insurance plans in the state for 2016. That follows a 37 percent increase the federal government approved for 2015.Rep. Young’s Fisheries Bill Passes the HouseLiz Ruskin, APRN – Washington, D.C.A bill to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Act passed the U.S. House this evening, largely on party lines.North Pacific Council to Vote on Halibut Bycatch LimitsRachel Waldholz, KCAW – SitkaOf the thirty million pounds of halibut caught last year by commercial fishermen statewide, nearly a third was thrown back into the ocean, dead. It were netted accidentally by boats targeting other fish.U.S. House Votes to Sell Midtown Lot to MuniLiz Ruskin, APRN – Washington, D.C.The U.S. House today voted to sell a 9-acre lot in Anchorage to the Municipality, at fair market value. The property at 40th and Denali Street is one of the largest undeveloped lots in Midtown.City Holds Job Fair for Marijuana IndustryZachariah Hughes, KSKA – AnchorageThe state’s first ever job fair for careers in commercial cannabis was held in Anchorage over the weekend.Medicaid Denials May Boot Some Seniors From Assisted LivingQuinton Chandler, KBBI – HomerMany of Alaska’s seniors are in danger of losing their only means of paying for disability services. The state and the federal government partner in funding in-home and assisted living services for the seniors who qualify. Caregivers say the problem is individuals who met the state’s criteria for years are now being let go from the system.last_img read more

How the Cloud Could Huff and Puff and Blow Your Business Down

first_img 6 min read Enroll Now for Free Free Workshop | August 28: Get Better Engagement and Build Trust With Customers Now Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Creating a software-as-service company these days is easy and cheap. Code libraries and open-source projects for a company to piggyback on abound. Ready-to-use payment gateways are plentiful, and computing infrastructure is available from many public cloud providers.One might think that with the lowering of startup costs, the playing field is level. Not quite so fast.Read on to avoid some pain and walk through some lessons I’ve learned.Related: The Downsides to Cloud StorageBuild to scale. For cloud-based companies, the back-end infrastructure is what counts. I am not bashing public clouds like Amazon Web Services, Rackspace or Microsoft’s Azure, just to name a few, and not advocating that every company should build a private cloud for its needs (putting the company’s hardware in a data center and being responsible for managing it).Rather, executives should understand the type of business they have, how fast it’s growing and their company’s moment in its life cycle. Previously when I served as the head of operations for a public company, my staff and I built our whole compute infrastructure using a public cloud provider. It was a great way to start and keep down costs.As the company grew, we could deploy more “compute instances” to handle the load and pay only for what we used. (An “instance” refers to the allocation of computer processing units, memory and storage that the public cloud provider reserves for customer use, much like how in the physical world more servers are deployed to handle a workload.)There was no need to worry about purchasing hardware, connecting the different components of the network or fine-tuning the processing throughput. The biggest benefit of the public cloud is not having to worry about anything — at least not initially.Then we launched a new product that became hugely popular and the company’s traffic spiked; thousands of new users signed up weekly. We had to deploy hundreds of new compute instances in the public cloud. We had to hire more people to manage the deployment of new instances, moving different instances across various zones and a ton of other things related to running and maintaining systems online.When something crashes (as it will in a public cloud environment), someone has to be alerted to take action. What a company pays for in additional computing power to keep its business running can quickly skyrocket.It’s not that a company can’t scale properly with use of a public cloud; it’s just that managers need to seriously consider the costs.At my former company, we eventually decided to move everything to a private cloud. This meant adopting the traditional data-center model, in which we owned the hardware. The whole thing was configured to our specifications and we had better control. We saved millions of dollars annually and the improvement to our service was tremendous. We could finally handle the traffic increase without breaking the bank or inconveniencing the people we needed to support.Related: 10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Cloud ProviderA fable of three clouds. For understanding the different types of cloud operations, The Story of the Three Little Pigs offers an apt analogy. The first pig built its house from straw. The structure was constructed quickly, providing space and cover from the outdoors but pretty flimsy when the big bad wolf lurked nearby.The same is true for most public-cloud deployments. If a company faces a huge increase in transactional compute power and needs to deploy multiple instances, the public cloud may fail and leave the firm running for help.The second pig built its house from sticks, somewhat bigger and stronger than the straw one. That’s similar to the route taken by some companies after realizing that the public cloud may not be best or deciding that their firms have reached an inflection point such that they should build their own infrastructure. And so companies opt fo the data center available at the best cost, put in hardware and hope everything will be fine.Since the second pig used better materials and a different strategy, it assumed it would not meet the same fate as the first pig. But it, too, failed to consider the project carefully enough and ultimately did not survive.While having a private cloud might seem better initially, companies failing to take the proper precautions will meet the same fate as those using a public cloud — or worse.That’s why companies’ constructing a really well-built private cloud is like the third pig’s building a house of bricks. A well-planned deployment of a private cloud can save companies money and allow them to scale as needed.This is the route that my current company, Axcient has taken. My staff and I decided we had to build a solid foundation, which meant spending time and money to create our own cloud infrastructure. This is not cheap, but we’ll be able to scale, manage everything more easily and have complete control over the hardware, software and cloud orchestration. (We recently dhanged the way storage components interact with our servers and how our software talks to the back end, resulting in a fourfold increase in storage and a 66 percent plunge in power consumption. Such fine-tuning can’t be done with a public cloud.)Some company managers are surprised to learn that public cloud infrastructures require a ton of work: Managers still must manage the different instances, constantly monitor and correct failures and hire people to care for the infrastructure. Small mom-and-pop shops or life-style businesses can be fine accessing a public cloud provider. But other companies need to carefully weigh the options. Cloud-based companies that scale fast may reach a point when their infrastructure won’t be able to support them. Waiting too long to make a change could be fatal. Managers should realize sooner than later when it’s time to make a move.Related: Making the Cloud Work for Your Business April 30, 2014 This hands-on workshop will give you the tools to authentically connect with an increasingly skeptical online audience.last_img read more

The 5 Takeaways from the Coyotes introduction of

first_img The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Top Stories 0 Comments   Share   Below is the official Week 17 injury report for the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers.The two teams will meet Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

Bestselling Books Week Ending 93018 HARDCOVER FI

first_img Bestselling Books Week Ending 9/30/18HARDCOVER FICTION1. “Vince Flynn: Red War” by Kyle Mills (Atria)2. “Juror ?3” by Patterson/Allen (Little, Brown)3. “An Absolutely Remarkable Thing” by Hank Green (Dutton)4. “Lethal White” by Robert Galbraith (Mulholland)5. “Transcription” by Kate Atkinson (Little, Brown)6. “An Absolutely Remarkable Thing (signed ed.)” by Hank Green (Dutton)7. “Shadow Tyrants” by Cussler/Morrison (Putnam)8. “In His Father’s Footsteps” by Danielle Steel (Delacorte)9. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Della Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)10. “Leverage in Death” by J.D. Robb (St. Martin’s Press)11. “Christmas Cake Murder” by Joanne Fluke (Kensington)12. “Texas Ranger” by James Patterson and Andrew Bourelle (Little, Brown)13. “The Forbidden Door” by Dean Koontz (Bantam)14. “The Outsider” by Stephen King (Scribner)15. “The President is Missing” by James Patterson and Bill Clinton (Little, Brown)HARDCOVER NONFICTION1. “Fear” by Bob Woodward (Simon & Schuster)2. “Girl, Wash Your Face” by Rachel Hollis (Thomas Nelson)3. “Whiskey in a Teacup” by Reese Witherspoon (Touchstone)4. “Cravings: Hungry for More” by Chrissy Teigen (Clarkson Potter)5. “In Pieces” by Sally Field (Grand Central)6. “The Dichotomy of Leadership” by Willink/Babin (St. Martin’s)7. “Together” by Hubb Community Kitchen (Clarkson Potter)8. “Chris Beat Cancer” by Chris Wark (Hay House)9. “This is the Day” by Tim Tebow (WaterBrook)10. “Leadership” by Doris Kearns Goodwin (Simon & Schuster)11. “Magnolia Table” by Joanna Gaines and Marah Stets (William Morrow Cookbooks)12. “The Deep State” by Jason Chaffetz (Broadside)13. “These Truths” by Jill Lepore (Norton)14. “AI Superpowers” by Kai-Fu Lee (HMH)15. “Educated” by Tara Westover (Random House)MASS MARKET PAPERBACKS1. “Deep Freeze” by John Sanford (Putnam)2. “The People vs. Alex Cross” by James Patterson (Grand Central)3. “Vampires Like It Hot” by Lynsay Sands (Avon)4. “Why Not Tonight” by Susan Mallery (HQN)5. “The Romanov Ransom” by Cussler/Burcell (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)6. “Haunted” by Patterson/Born (Grand Central Publishing)7. “A Snow Country Christmas” by Linda Lael Miller (HQN)8. “Origin” by Dan Brown (Anchor)9. “The Christmas Room” by Catherine Anderson (Berkley)10. “A Tall, Dark Cowboy Christmas” by Maisey Yates (HQN)11. “Hot Winter Nights” by Jill Shalvis (Avon)12. “Echoes of Evil” by Heather Graham (Mira)13. “Choir of Angels” by Debbie Macomber (Mira)14. “The Crooked Staircase” by Sean Koontz (Bantam)15. “Vince Flynn: Enemy of the State” by Kyle Mills (Pocket)TRADE PAPERBACKS1. “The Tatooist of Auschwitz” by Heather Morris (Harper)2. “The Fallen” by David Baldacci (Grand Central)3. “Elinor Oliphant is Completely Fine” by Gail Honeyman (Penguin)4. “Instant Pot Miracle” (HMH)5. “Rich People Problems” by Kevin Kwan (Anchor)6. “Less” by Andrew Sean Greer (Back Bay)7. “A Simple Favor” (movie tie-in) by Darcey Bell (Harper)8. “The Winner” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)9. “Sapiens” by Yuval Noah Harari (Harper Perennial)10. “Sleeping Beauties” by Stephen King (Gallery)11. “How to End the Autism Epidemic” by J.B. Handley (Chelsea Green)12. “The Dutch Wife” by Ellen Keith (Park Row)13. “The Sun and Her Flowers” by Rupi Kaur (Andrews McMeel)14. “Season of Wonder” by RaeAnne Thayne (HQN)15. “Letters to the Church” by Francis Chan (David C. Cook)Copyright 5/8 2018 Publishers Weekly, powered by NPD BookScan 5/8 2018 NPD Group. by The Associated Press Posted Oct 4, 2018 2:04 pm PDT Last Updated Oct 4, 2018 at 2:40 pm PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Bestsellerslast_img read more

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inspiration behind many of the projects nominated for the Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) awards which are being showcased at the ongoing India International Science Festival (IISF) The fest which began Friday is being held at IIT-Delhi till December 8 Pramodh K R a Class X student from Kolar Karnataka draws the attention of people who stop at his booth to the image of the late president on his wall before he plunges into an explanation of his model Called ‘Vision 2020 Bangarpet’ it is a model of a scientifically developed nation and advocates the use of alternate resources such as solar energy and wind power to solve problems of water scarcity pollution electricity and traffic Based on Kalam’s India 2020 the project hopes to make his dream a reality A few stalls down Kalam’s picture appears once again this time at A Ganesh’s booth The Class X student says the “great scientist” was the inspiration behind his saltwater battery A resident of Andaman and 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measures “Before seeing what measures are to be taken have you consulted any expert After what has happened it is necessary to employ proper measures” said the HC The corporation meanwhile said that it had consulted the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) after the incident The court has questioned the exact purpose for which NEERI was appointed and asked the BMC to submit the institute’s report on the case Share This Article Related Article The HC was hearing a matter pertaining to solid waste management sites in the city The security measures taken or to be taken by the corporation includes deployment of security officers for guarding the dumping ground covering the ground with earth and appointing a consultant for instance IIT for the possible construction of gas wells to reduce chances of fire due to release of methane and having a rapid fire action force to look over the dumping ground According to the BMC over 110 guards have been hired through a private agency “The corporation has decided to cover the dumping ground with earth so as to prevent fires It is expected that once the said area is covered the said area will not be utilised for further dumping… but considering the area of the dumping ground which is approximately 120 hectares of which 55 to 60 hectares will be required to be covered by earth the same is likely to take some time” stated the affidavit The BMC added that the construction of the entire broken compound wall and its strengthening would be completed within four months The advocate appearing for one of the intervenors Raj Kumar Sharma who is a resident of Chembur pointed out that similar assurances had been made by the BMC in 2009 The BMC pointing out that they were doing their best said that maximum garbage was generated by slums “If slums are removed less garbage will be generated” said Kamdar mumbainewsline@expressindiacom For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Ifrah Mufti | Chandigarh | Updated: September 11 2015 10:53 am Preparations in full swing in Chandigarh ahead of Narendra Modi’s visit (Source: Express photo) Related News All schools in Chandigarh will remain closed on Friday due to the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi The exams that were to be held will be rescheduled As per the orders issued by the UT Education Department on September 10 all the schools — government government-aided and private — will remain closed on September 11 due to the PM’s visit The orders also say that the examinations scheduled by the schools to be held on this day will be rescheduled by the head of the school concerned at his/her level However there are no such orders for the schools in Mohali and Panchkula Share This Article Related Article Director Public Instructions (Schools) Rubinderjit Singh Brar said “The decision has been taken only after the orders of Advisor Vijay Kumar Dev so that the school students do not have to face any kind of inconvenience while coming or going to school since some routes will be blocked and there will be traffic issues” Since the first summative assessment (SA) exams are going on in all the schools these will have to be rescheduled Kavita Das principal of St John’s School Sector 26 said “It will be inconvenient for the students since the exams will have to be extended a little longer The problem will be for the parents who must have scheduled or already planned something after their children’s examination Otherwise it is a wise decision since PM’s visit is a big event for the city and there will be a lot of traffic issues everywhere on the roads” However some of the parents said that the PM’s visit was not planned on Thursday that the administration issued the orders a day before his scheduled visit “My daughter’s exams were technically ending on September 20 but now because of one exam which will be rescheduled the remaining papers will have to be adjusted accordingly” said Gunja a parent of a class 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shutting tomorrow in Chandigarh showed the value accorded by the Prime Minister and his HRD minister to education For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related News ?

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