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Highlights: Sassuolo 3-1 Bologna

first_imgFrancesco ‘Ciccio’ Caputo returned and his impressive brace earned Sassuolo victory over Bologna in the Emilia-Romagna Derby. The Friday night Serie A match saw the Neroverdi take bragging rights from their more illustrious local rivals and surpass them in the standings too. Jeremie Boga also showed his impressive pace and cool head to find the net, while Riccardo Orsolini scored with an unorthodox finish. It was Caputo’s solo effort that stole the show at the Mapei Stadium, though. Click here for the full match report. Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit:

Anil Kumble urges flexibility while selecting bowlers on tour

first_imgFormer captain Anil Kumble had said that the mindset of the Indian cricket team management must change and there has to be a more flexible approach in selecting the bowlers in the playing XI on overseas tours.The performance of the Indian bowlers in the recent four-Test series in Australia, which they lost 0-2, came for severe criticism, and Kumble felt “some portion of the criticism is justified”.”We have the quality of bowlers, it’s just trying to see who can adjust to the Test format and then choosing your best four bowlers who you think can pick up 20 wickets, that’s also been an issue,” Kumble told ESPNcricinfo in an interview.Kumble said that there has to be flexibility in selecting XIs when on tour as it can’t work on the theory of three seamers and one spinner every time.”We have gone into this theory of three seamers and one spinner the moment we sit on an aircraft which travels more than seven hours – that’s the mindset…If your 20 wickets are going to come with two spinners and two fast bowlers, so be it. If it comes with three spinners and one fast bowler so be it,” India’s highest wicket-taker in Test and ODI cricket, pointed out.Citing the example of the Adelaide Test, where on a track known to favour the batsmen and assist spinners from halfway through the Test, India went in with a single spinner in Karn Sharma.”So who got wickets for Australia then? If you look at the top two bowlers, it was one spinner and one fast bowler,” said Kumble.advertisementAustralian offspinner Nathan Lyon was the series’ top wicket-taker with 23 wickets. Kumble said that excess of limited-over cricket, both ODIs and Twenty20s, have led to the Indian bowlers “not being that disciplined in their approach to bowling when it comes to Tests”.”You are constantly thinking of pre-empting a batsman because you think he will play this shot – that’s what you do in one-day cricket. You are always guessing and trying to out-guess the batsman. In Test cricket you need to bowl line and length – it is that simple – and keep repeating the same thing. That will only come with playing more of this format, and that will only come with what kind of an approach (you have) prior to heading off (on tour).”It’s the simple thing that needs to be considered. Test cricket is all about building pressure and how you can sustain it, the longer you can sustain the pressure, the more successful you can be,” explained Kumble.The former legspinner said the Indian bowlers should “not look over their shoulder”.”You can’t be looking over your shoulder and ask which ball should I bowl, what field should I set? At the end of the day you know what balls to bowl and what fields to set, you have to be your own captain, you can’t be saying ‘Okay, set the field and tell me where to bowl and I will bowl’. That’s not how we play cricket. You have to be your own leader.”Stating that the BCCI and team management need to “monitor its 20 best bowlers”, Kumble said, “It is just a matter of managing the top 20 bowlers and trying to follow them during the course of their season, whether they are playing Ranji Trophy or IPL or Test cricket. At home they seem fine, they are pretty used to the conditions, but generally overseas you need to be stronger.”Kumble said the Indian bowling attack for Test cricket overseas can be built by studying which of the bowlers have the capacity to be stronger when playing the longer format in away games.”Not physically stronger, but bowling-wise stronger. People tend to mis-interpret, strength by saying I need to spend time in the gym. That’s not strength. You need to sustain yourself for longer when on tour. How long can you bowl? How effective you are in your last spell, whether you are a spinner or a fast bowler. That’s what matters in the end,” he explained.last_img read more

Italy reveal three-man coaching shortlist

first_imgItaly Conte, Mancini and Di Biagio on Italy shortlist Dom Farrell 22:13 2/28/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) AntonioConte-cropped Getty Images Italy Antonio Conte Milan Chelsea Premier League Serie A Friendlies Alessandro Costacurta wants a big name on the bench as there is a lack of “great talents” on the pitch Italy’s next head coach will be Luigi Di Biagio, Antonio Conte or Roberto Mancini, according to the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) vice-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta.Gian Piero Ventura was sacked as Azzurri boss following November’s play-off defeat to Sweden, a loss that saw the four-time world champions miss out on World Cup qualification for the first time in 60 years.Former Roma and Inter midfielder Di Biagio will step up from his role as Italy’s Under-21 coach to take charge of the senior side on a caretaker basis in next month’s friendly matches against Argentina and England. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Di Biagio is apparently firmly in the running for the full-time post, along with ex-Manchester City and current Zenit boss Mancini, but Costacurta once again naming Conte among his chosen candidates will again raise eyebrows.On Tuesday, he suggested the Chelsea head coach was his preferred choice to take the reins with Italy, having led them to the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 before departing for Stamford Bridge and winning the Premier League last season.Speaking at the FIGC’s Coverciano headquarters, former AC Milan centre-back Costacurta told reporters: “We will appoint the new Italy coach by June. He won’t be a name different by Di Biagio, Conte or Mancini.”Costacurta rowed back on the notion of Conte being his clear preference but insisted a top-class coach was required, offering a withering assessment of Italy’s current crop of players.”I never said I prefer Conte overall,” he added. “I just said that, having already worked with the national team, he has the right parameters. He did well.”Moreover, since there are no great talents at the moment, there is still a need for a very good coach.”last_img read more

a month agoArsenal post new update on Lacazette

first_imgAbout the authorAnsser SadiqShare the loveHave your say Arsenal post new update on Lacazetteby Ansser Sadiqa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveArsenal have posted an update on Alexandre Lacazette.The Frenchman has been recovering from an ankle injury that has persisted since preseason.He has missed the club’s last three games and won’t return until October.A statement on the club’s website said: “Left ankle. Alex continues to rehabilitate the injury to his left ankle and is likely to be back in action in October.” last_img

Larry Johnson Reportedly Made A Decision On His Future At Ohio State

first_imgLarry Johnson gives speech to Ohio State.With Urban Meyer’s impending retirement, there will be questions about some of Ohio State’s assistant coaches sticking around under Ryan Day. Defensive line coach Larry Johnson will reportedly stick around.Johnson isn’t one to jump jobs, as many other college football assistants do.Johnson coached at Penn State from 1996-2013 as defensive line coach, only leaving after Bill O’Brien’s departure to the NFL. He then joined Urban Meyer’s staff in where he’s coached since.Sophomore Ohio State defensive end Chase Young says that Larry Johnson has assured players he’ll be back for next year.He spoke to Eleven Warriors‘ Dan Hope, and revealed what Johnson said.Forget the teens, Ohio State’s biggest recruiting win this year might be landing a 66-year-old veteran coach for another season.Folks, Larry Johnson is coming back.“He told me he’s going to be back,” Chase Young said on Wednesday, according to my esteemed and beloved colleague Dan Hope. “If y’all know who coach Johnson is, he’s a man of his word. So he’ll be back.”Eleven Warriors hinted that it could have a big impact on the decision of five-star defensive end Zach Harrison, the local prospect who may be leaning towards Michigan over the Buckeyes.Even if it doesn’t seal the deal there, Johnson has long been known as an ace recruiter. Keeping him on campus is a huge win for Ryan Day.[Eleven Warriors]last_img read more

Traffic Advisory Pictou County

first_img -30- PICTOU COUNTY: White Hill Road White Hill Road will be closed to traffic on Thursday, April 27, and Friday, April 28. Please use the alternate detour route via Middle River Road and E. Fraser Road. There will also be a one-lane closure varying in length and location during ongoing work on the White Hill Road. Work is expected to continue until Thursday, Aug. 31. Local area office: 902-396-8426 Fax: 902-755-7184last_img

Brock students sleep outside to raise awareness of youth homelessness in Niagara

Monica Gola-Macdonald has never been homeless, but she has a lot of compassion for those who are.The first-year Brock University accounting student is part of a group who will be sleeping outside this week as part of the national 5 Days for the Homeless campaign to raise funds and awareness for homelessness, particularly among at-risk youth.“A lot of people walk by homelessness and don’t think about it but we’re trying to bring to their attention how prevalent of an issue this is in our community,” Gola-Macdonald said.Students participating in the campaign give up necessities and comforts such as shelter, proper sleeping arrangements, access to food (except what is donated to them), heat, lighting and showers.With the exception of using technology for homework and sharing their experience on social media to promote the 5 Days for the Homeless campaign, students will give up their smartphones and laptops while continuing to attend class throughout the week.“These students are willing to give up their luxuries to help us raise awareness on campus of these issues and we’re so grateful to them for stepping up to participate,” said Karen Lau, a fourth year business student and the Vice President of Human Resources for the Goodman Business Students’ Association (BSA) who is taking a lead role in planning Brock’s involvement in the campaign.“Youth homelessness is real and it’s not something that should be overlooked. People often do not realize how fortunate they are to live under a roof and to have meals every single day,” she said. “Sometimes we have to take a step back from our own situation in order to help a cause like this that is very real in our community.”The Goodman Business Students’ Association partners annually with Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold on 5 Days initiative, which saw donations of more than $7,500 last year. This year’s team has set a fundraising goal of $10,000.The student group is collecting donations — both monetary and non-perishable food — to support Community Care’s Housing Help program, which Catherine Livingston says will have a big impact on the local community.“Any initiative to bring awareness to the public is vital and has significant impact,” said Livingston, Manager of Housing Help for Community Care, St. Catharines and Thorold. “Youth homelessness is on the rise, so the discussion and the issues need to be kept in the forefront.”“The awareness created by this initiative articulates the issue of homelessness nationally,” said Betty-Lou Souter, CEO of Community Care, St. Catharines and Thorold.“Having these young people tell the story of homelessness through their eyes is very impactful. I commend their concern and commitment to community.”Students will be set up outside along McKenzie Chown A Block starting at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 20 and will be accepting non-perishable food and cash donations from March 20-24. Online donations are also being accepted at throughout the month of March.There is a Music Trivia Night at 6:30 p.m. on March 20 and Karaoke Night on March 22 at 8 p.m. in support of the initiative. Both events will take place at Skybar Lounge. read more

Students honoured as Math and Sciences best brightest

Just a few days shy of his 19th birthday, Matthan Condez was given several more reasons to celebrate.The second-year Biochemistry Co-op student was honoured with five awards at the Nov. 25 Faculty of Mathematics and Science Celebration of Student Excellence.Condez said he was “extremely humbled” by the recognition. He was named to the Dean’s Honour List, and received the Ontario Paper Thorold Foundation Scholarship in Science, Brock University Science Mentorship Award, the Brock University Science Fair Scholarship and a Brock University Entrance Bursary.“There is so much that goes on behind-the-scenes to maintain a good GPA: a good social life, good personal health, all while striking a balance,” he said. “I’m grateful to my colleagues and the people who have helped get me to this point.”The Niagara Falls native was among 150 students, family members, faculty and staff who filled the Sean O’Sullivan Theatre for the 10th annual awards celebration.Nicolas Sardella, right, received three awards, presented by Interim Dean Alan Castle, during Friday’s Faculty of Mathematics and Science Celebration of Student Excellence. His awards include CIBC Brock Leaders Citizenship Society Award, Dean’s Honour List – Year One and PenFinancial Credit Union Community Leadership Scholarship.Held every November, the event celebrates the academic excellence of mathematics and science students. This year’s celebration recognized undergraduate students named to the Dean’s Honour List, and saw more than 50 donor-funded scholarships and awards presented.From scholarships and bursaries to memorial and program-specific awards, many students were honoured for their efforts and achievements. Twenty-five students received three or more awards during the night. The highest number of awards  — six in total — was presented to Computer Science student Pawel Jocko.For Condez, the path to success at Brock began with a unique opportunity in his final year of high school when he joined 20 other local students to participate in the University’s long-running Science Mentorship Program. The program, which links gifted senior secondary school students to Brock mentors from various disciplines, provides participants with the opportunity to pursue a real-life scientific investigation under the supervision of a faculty or staff member in a university laboratory environment.With the help of Holly Galinec, a classmate from St. Michael’s High School, Condez worked to design a system that used a webcam to detect distracted driving. Mentored by Tom MacDonald, who works in Brock’s electronics shop, the two created their Distracted Driving Awareness System, teaching themselves the required coding along the way.The project earned the pair a bronze medal at the Niagara Regional Science and Engineering Fair.Organizers of the Faculty of Mathematics and Science Celebration of Student Excellence, from left, Academic Advisor Heather Bellisario, Interim Dean Alan Castle, Graduate Administrative Assistant Beulah Alexander and Associate Dean Research and Grad Studies Mike Bidochka gathered during the Nov. 25 celebration.An early glimpse into university life and the chance to meet and work with like-minded people prompted both Galinec and Condez to pursue STEM degrees at Brock. Galinec, who also received several awards at Friday’s event, is currently studying computing and solid-state device technology.Condez was quick to note that Brock’s generous donors and extensive pool of scholarships and awards was another reason he chose to study at the University.Brock’s Student Awards and Financial Aid application, OneApp, which makes it easy for students to apply to hundreds of awards and bursaries at once, was a key factor.OneApp made education “much more feasible for me financially,” Condez said. “Using this system, I was able to win many scholarships, making tuition and auxiliary fees more affordable.”The University environment has also played a role in Condez’ success, as it has nurtured his passion for science.“Meeting like-minded people at Brock really made me feel integrated in the university culture,” he said. “Having discussions about science, discussing theories, future aspirations, struggling together and getting through it all made me thoroughly enjoy my first year.” read more

Scores and Schedule

Friday’s Games(All times Eastern)NHLPhiladelphia 4, N.Y. Rangers 0Buffalo 3, Montreal 2, OTMinnesota 4, Winnipeg 2Anaheim 2, Edmonton 1, OTWashington 3, Detroit 1N.Y. Islanders 4, New Jersey 3, OTVegas 2, Calgary 0Columbus 4, Toronto 2Tampa Bay 4, Chicago 2Carolina 4, Florida 1Boston 2, Pittsburgh 1, OTSt. Louis 6, Nashville 2Dallas 6, Ottawa 4Colorado 5, Arizona 1San Jose 4, Vancouver 0—AHLHartford 3, Bridgeport 2, SOMilwaukee 3, Grand Rapids 2, SOSyracuse 5, Binghamton 3Toronto 6, Cleveland 5, OTLehigh Valley 6, Hershey 2Springfield 4, WB/Scranton 3, OTUtica 5, Rochester 4Chicago at Rockford, 8 p.m.Manitoba 4, Iowa 3, OTSan Antonio 4, Texas 1Colorado 4, San Jose 3, OTBakersfield 4, Ontario 2Stockton 6, San Diego 5—NBAMinnesota 112, Brooklyn 102L.A. Clippers 112, Memphis 107, OTDetroit 116, Houston 111, OTBoston 114, Atlanta 96Cleveland 121, Philadelphia 112New York 114, New Orleans 109Toronto 125, Washington 107Miami 103, Chicago 96Oklahoma City 109, Charlotte 104San Antonio 111, Indiana 100Phoenix 116, Milwaukee 114Denver 112, Orlando 87Golden State 125, Portland 97L.A. Lakers 90, Utah 83—Saturday’s Games(All times Eastern)NHLWashington at N.Y. Rangers, 2 p.m.Columbus at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.Winnipeg at St. Louis, 7 p.m.Buffalo at Detroit, 7 p.m.Chicago at Florida, 7 p.m.Boston at Montreal, 7 p.m.Philadelphia at Toronto, 7 p.m.Carolina at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.Dallas at Colorado, 9 p.m.San Jose at Vegas, 10 p.m.Vancouver at Los Angeles, 10 p.m.—AHLIowa at Manitoba, 3 p.m.Laval at Charlotte, 6 p.m.Belleville at Utica, 7 p.m.Rockford at Milwaukee, 7 p.m.Hershey at WB/Scranton, 7:05 p.m.Providence at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m.Rochester at Binghamton, 7:05 p.m.Syracuse at Springfield, 7:05 p.m.Bridgeport at Hartford, 7:30 p.m.Grand Rapids at Chicago, 8 p.m.San Antonio at Texas, 8 p.m.San Jose at Colorado, 9:05 p.m.Tucson at Bakersfield, 10 p.m.—NBAHouston at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.Chicago at Minnesota, 8 p.m.Denver at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.New Orleans at Washington, 8 p.m.Boston at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.Sacramento at Golden State, 8:30 p.m.San Antonio at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.—The Canadian Press read more

Coyle fights through injuries to lead Buckeye field hockey

This week, junior midfielder Aisling Coyle was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week after scoring five goals in two games against Robert Morris University (Pittsburgh, Pa.) and Indiana University. Coyle leads the Buckeyes’ field hockey team with 14 goals, scoring in 10 of 11 games. Coyle has faced much adversity since her arrival at Ohio State in 2007 from Glasgow, Scotland. “Freshman year was pretty hard because I had to take almost a year (off). I tore my ACL, so I redshirted,” Coyle said. Coyle came back in the spring of 2008, shortly after finding out she had compartment syndrome, a compression of nerves and muscles, commonly in the lower leg. “It was weird not playing (field) hockey for a year,” Coyle said. “I’ve been playing since I was 7 and never missed that much time,” Coyle rebounded from her injuries and earned Second-Team All-Big Ten honors as a redshirt freshman in 2008 and First-Team All-Big Ten honors as a sophomore in 2009. OSU field hockey coach Anne Wilkinson said Coyle’s experience is what makes her a special player. “She has played internationally at a lot of different levels,” Wilkinson said. Another important trait Coyle brings to the team is her leadership skills. This season, Coyle’s teammates voted her team captain for the second year in a row. “She’s really stepping up; she’s a real strong leader for us,” Wilkinson said after the team’s win over Robert Morris. OSU is 9-3 and holds a 1-1 Big Ten record. Coyle said she believes the team can finish strong. “Winning both the regular season and tournament for the Big Ten is not unrealistic for us. Hopefully from there, we can get a good seed in the NCAA Tournament, make a run to the final four and take it one game at a time after that,” Coyle said. The Buckeyes play at home at 3 p.m. Thursday against Miami (Ohio). read more

Martin Engineering India acquires Clean Cat Conveyors

first_imgMartin Engineering, a global supplier of systems and services to improve the handling of bulk materials, has taken another step in its expansion into India with the acquisition of an Indian manufacturer of conveyor components and systems, Clean Cat Conveyors of  Goa.  The acquisition of Clean Cat Conveyors follows closely on the heels of Martin Engineering’s announcement in February of the opening of a business unit, Martin Engineering Company India in Pune, India. Martin Engineering India’s managing director Jibananda “JS” Samal, formerly of Larsen & Toubro, will lead combined operations.  The acquisition was finalised April 5, 2011. During the transition, Pranesh Dhond, former owner of Clean Cat Conveyors, will assist in the introduction of Martin Engineering products to the Indian market.“This acquisition is a rapid entry to the important India marketplace with Clean Cat’s existing and loyal customer base, ” said Ron Vick, Chief Financial Officer for Martin Engineering. “This will provide a firm basis to further establish our rapidly-growing Martin Engineering India.”Clean Cat Conveyors is a manufacturer and supplier of steel conveyor idlers, belt cleaners, vulcanising machines, sealing and skirtboard systems and other conveyor accessories. The Clean Cat Conveyors facility in Goa will operate as a branch of the Martin Engineering India operation, and continue to offer products through its existing sales channels. Martin Engineering India is a full-service supplier of bulk material handling systems and services to the cement, steel, power and mining industries of India. Product offerings include conveyor belt cleaners and transfer point sealing systems, air cannons, engineered vibration, and dust management systems.  The business unit is opening a facility in Pune, and expects to place sales offices near Calcutta, Delhi and Chennai.last_img read more

BlackBerry perd son monopole dans ladministration américaine

first_imgBlackBerry perd son monopole dans l’administration américaineLa série noire continue pour Research In Motion (RIM). Le General Services Administration, qui gère les télécommunications, les technologies de l’information et des programmes fonciers, souhaite casser le monopole des BlackBerry. Depuis plusieurs années, en réalité depuis que BlackBerry est devenu le leader des téléphones professionnels, RIM possédait un juteux monopole avec l’administration américaine. Le GSA, qui fournit tous les fonctionnaires du pays en terminaux de communications a toujours affiché une préférence pour les appareils de la firme canadienne, pourvus d’une infrastructure ultra-sécurisée. En effet, 95% des employés des administrations et agences américaines sont équipés de BlackBerry et ainsi connectés aux serveurs de la firme.À lire aussiMaladie de Charcot : symptômes, causes, traitement, où en est on ?Mais depuis jeudi 16 février, le GSA, à la tête d’un budget de 500 milliards de dollars (385 milliards d’euros), a confirmé son intention de s’ouvrir à d’autres écosystèmes comme iOS, Android ou Windows Phone. En effet, ces systèmes ont fait de nets progrès en matière de sécurité, s’élevant au niveau de BlackBerry OS. Et avec de plus en plus de fonctionnaires travaillant à partir de leurs propres smartphones et pérennisant la tendance “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD), le GSA a dû revoir ses priorités. Désormais, RIM n’est plus le fournisseur privilégié du gouvernement. D’apres le site Tom’s Guide, Casey Coleman, directeur de la communication de la GSA, a affirmé que “5% des terminaux des 17.000 employés ne viennent pas de chez RIM”. Avec une telle ouverture à d’autres plateformes, RIM perdrait un contrat énorme. Déjà de nombreuses entreprise ont décidé de ré équiper totalement l’ensemble de ses employés, faisant une croix sur les BlackBerry. L’entreprise pétrolière Halliburton a déjà troqué ses Blackerry contre 4.500 iPhone. Une nouvelle difficulté à gérer pour RIM. Cependant, le BlackBerry devrait rester majoritaire au sein de l’administration américaine pendant encore quelques années… Le 16 février 2012 à 12:54 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

Brush fire burning in Pembroke Pines

first_imgPEMBROKE PINES, FLA. (WSVN) – Firefighters are battling a brush fire in Pembroke Pines, Friday night, that has already burned at least 35 acres, as of 9 p.m.The Florida Forest Service responded to the fire near US 27 and Johnson Street, in the same area as one that eventually burned thousands of acres across South Florida.RELATED: Everglades brush fire contained after burning 6,800 acres in Broward, Miami-DadeNo structures or highways are threatened, according to FFS. Officials have not determined a cause.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img

Digital Editors Significantly OutEarn Those at Print Magazines

first_img Editor-in-chiefManaging editorAssociate editor Methodology This could partially be the result of a pair of well established industry trends: editors being asked to take on additional responsibilities without a commensurate bump in compensation, and companies eschewing older, more experienced editors in favor of the younger, cheaper, and more digitally minded. At every level, editors who reported working more than 50 hours per week saw considerably smaller year-over-year increases in compensation than those working 50 hours or less per week. Click through the slideshow for a detailed breakdown of the results, or simply click the thumbnails below. When looking past the financial data and purely examining the number of respondents in each sub-category — bearing in mind that there were 15.4 percent fewer participants in the survey this year than last year (1,060 in total) — editors-in-chief and managing editors are, in general, younger and less experienced than they were a year ago. While not as pronounced at the managing editor level as the others, the most frustrating determining factor of editorial salaries continues to persist: gender. Male editors-in-chief, for example, outearned their female counterparts by an average of nearly $14,000 in 2016 — $94,000 to $80,200, a difference of 17.2 percent. It’s worth noting, perhaps, that the gender gap has narrowed slightly since last year at every level, especially among managing editors, where the difference is down to 6.2 percent in total compensation. Similarly, editors who report working for magazines that primarily publish on the web significantly outearn editors who say their magazines are still primarily read in print, a trend that is magnified at the editor-in-chief level. Participants in the survey self-identify their primary platform as either print or digital, and, unsurprisingly, a greater share of survey respondents identify as primarily digital editors with each passing year. As with previous years, at every level, editors of mass consumer magazines, as well as those based in the New York City area, far out-earn their counterparts in the B2B and niche sectors, and those based elsewhere in the country, although both of these trends appear far less pronounced in entry-level positions. Prev1 of 4NextUse your ← → (arrow) keys to browse According to Folio:’s annual editorial salary survey, conducted over the course of 2016 in partnership with Readex Research, top-level editors earned slightly less last year than they did in 2015 — $86,000 in median base salary, a decrease of 3.3 percent from the year prior. Moving down the hierarchy, while base salaries increased significantly for editors at the managing or associate levels, fewer bonuses meant increases in total compensation were more modest: 2.3 percent for managing editors, and 7.4 percent for associate editors. Amid increased turnover and tightening budgets begotten by an ever-challenging financial situation, editorial salaries in the magazine industry remained more-or-less stable in 2016 compared to the year before, while female editors continue to be undercompensated, on average, compared to their male colleagues. Data for the 2016 Folio: Editorial Salary Survey was collected via online survey over a period of three months in 2016 in conjunction with Readex Research, who tabulated the results. In total, 1,060 magazine media professionals completed the 41-question survey. The margin of error based on the tabulated responses is +/- 3.1 percentage points at the 95 percent confidence level. Prev1 of 4NextUse your ← → (arrow) keys to browselast_img read more

Indian green card visa holders multiplied 4 times in 2 years may

first_img(Representational Image)Indian passportReutersThere has been a significant increase in the number of Indians in the United States receiving EB-5 visas in the past two years. The visa, also known as ‘cash for green card’ visa is for non-US citizens promising to invest in the country and create jobs. After 21 months, the visa holders can apply for permanent residence in the country. However, it is applicable only if they fulfill the conditions the visa comes with.According to a Times of India report, with only 161 EB-5 visas issued to Indians in 2016 and a massive 585 such visas issued in 2018, there has been a 293 per cent surge in a span of two years. One of the reasons for this increase could be the stricter norms to obtain the more common H1-B visa.The EB-5 visa requires the holders to invest at least $1 million in the country and create at least 10 jobs. According to the report, in areas with high employment, the visa holders are allowed to invest $500,000. The investment limit differs from one region to another. The holders prefer to invest the money in real estate rather than setting up a company. A protester holding a placard shouts slogans at a rally to call for visa grants for asylum seekers in Japan, in central Tokyo, September 9, 2015.Reuters”Extension of H-1B visas are also being subject to the same rigorous scrutiny with denial rates on the rise. Also boosting the demand is the fact that work authorisations available to certain category of H-1B spouses will be rescinded. Children of several H-1B workers, especially those who are in the queue for a green card under the employment category, are also ageing out. Post 21 years, they can no longer hold the dependent H-4 visa, but need to migrate to another visa (say student visa) or self-deport to India,” Mitchell L Wexler, a partner at Fragomen, a global immigration law firm was quoted as saying by TOI.The report goes on to state that currently 10,000 EB-5 visas are issued with seven per cent allotted to each country. When the number of visas issued to a country massively increases, it faces a retrogression. China and Vietnam are currently facing this with applicants waiting for at least 14 years for the visa. It is predicted that India too will face retrogression in a matter of months. At the moment, the wait for the visa is only 18 to 30 months. The wait time is expected to increase to a few years. However, it will not be as long as that of China or Vietnam.The State Department in the US has also released the number of pending applications. As of September 30, 2018, China has the maximum pending applications with the figures standing at 8,180 and India trails far behind with 1,633 applicants.last_img read more

With radicals out of Jammu and Kashmir stonepelting steeply drops

first_img Close Jammu & Kashmir’s First Eid Celebrations Amid tensions Protesters pelt stones on security personnel during a separatist-called shutdown in support of Article 35A that gives special powers to the state legislature, in Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir on Aug 5, 2018. The separatist conglomerate, Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), called for a complete shutdown for two days in support of the Article that has been challenged in the Supreme Court.IANSAs security agencies rounded up separatist and radical trouble makers from the Kashmir Valley, incidents of stone pelting have drastically fallen despite escalating tensions between India and Pakistan over the axing of Article 370. In the past 48 hours, the Valley has been more or less calm barring few sporadic incidents of stone-pelting in Soura and downtown areas of Srinagar.In a security exercise stretching over a couple of months, Jammu and Kashmir’s Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh and his team of handpicked officers identified scores of separatist and key radical leaders who were instrumental in orchestrating stone-pelting incidents in the Valley.”In a swift move, we picked up these pro-Pakistani radical elements from their dens on (and after) August 5 and shifted them out of the state to various central jails in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and other northern states,” said a senior IPS officer of the Jammu and Kashmir cadre.”At least a month in advance, we visited jails in Agra, Bareilly, Lucknow and other places and chalked out an effective plan to raid, arrest and shift these elements out of the Valley.”According to the officer, an exhaustive list of radical elements, trouble makers and agents of Pakistan was prepared by the state with the help of Central agencies.”For instance, Qasim Fakhtoo, husband of Asiya Andrabi and the mastermind behind launching violent stone-pelting attacks, was shifted with his key aides outside the state. Another potential trouble maker, Mian Qayoom, President of the J&K Bar Association and kingpin of stone pelter groups, was airlifted from Srinagar to an Agra prison. This ‘isolation strategy’ has really made the change and worked for us,” he added.There is mild relaxation of curfew in Srinagar during the evening, mostly between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. when residents are allowed to pick grocery items.Vegetable and fruit kiosks are also allowed to open in the evening. However, restrictions were stricter in downtown localities while on the outskirts of the state capital grocery shops were mostly open during day time.Hospitals, ambulances and emergency services are functioning smoothly. At the Lal Ded Maternity Hospital, Wazirbagh, relatives are being freely allowed to meet the patients.At the Badami Bagh children hospital, parents are seen moving in and out during the day.One of the doctors told IANS: “Medicines, drugs and other pharmacy items were stored in advance. Still, there is no dearth of medicines as chemist shops are allowed to function.”The administration is also lenient with people who are visiting hospitals. During the curfew, security forces allow people and patients to move to hospitals after checking their ID cards.As the curfew seems to continue for an indefinite period, the mood of the people is a bit tense as they are worried about the schooling of their wards.Business, especially tourism, has also been hit hard. Local residents are sceptical of getting government jobs due to the scrapping of special status to the state.On Saturday, Governor Satya Pal Malik assured the residents that preference will be given to the domicile in government jobs. Amid such anxiety, property dealer appears to be optimistic.They feel that scrapping of Article 370 will now appreciate rates of property.”The investment will certainly come. I hope the property rates will go up. We will have more buyers and this means more money for the land,” said Ghulam Hasan Bhatt, a leading property dealer in Srinagar.As of now, the Valley is calm. But the one big regret in seems to be the snapping of all phone lines.Local residents are requesting authorities to restore communication as it was seriously affecting their daily life.Even during Eid on Monday, a majority of Kashmiris failed to greet their distant relatives and friends. Eid for the first time here was limited to one’s own home and street.center_img IBTimes VideoRelated VideosMore videos Play VideoPauseMute0:00/0:42Loaded: 0%0:01Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVE-0:42?Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedSubtitlessubtitles settings, opens subtitles settings dialogsubtitles off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM

first_imgBoris Johnson, a leadership candidate for Britain`s Conservative Party, leaves his office in London, Britain on 22 July .Photo: ReutersBoris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain’s governing Conservative Party and the country’s next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his “do or die” pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time.Johnson and his rival, foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt, have spent the last month crisscrossing the country seeking to win over the less than 200,000 Conservative Party members who will choose Britain’s new leader.Voting closed at 1600 GMT on Monday and the result is due to be announced on Tuesday morning. The winner will formally take over as prime minister on Wednesday afternoon, succeeding Theresa May, who stepped down over her failure to get parliament to ratify her Brexit deal.Johnson, a former London mayor who resigned as foreign minister a year ago over May’s Brexit plans, is the clear favourite to replace her, with several polls putting him on around 70 per cent.He will inherit a political crisis over Britain’s exit from the European Union, currently due to take place on 31 October. Johnson must persuade the EU to revive talks on a withdrawal deal that it has been adamant cannot be reopened, or else lead Britain into the economic uncertainty of an unmanaged departure.The only deal on the table has been rejected three times by parliament and many lawmakers – including pro-EU rebels in the Conservative Party – are also vowing to block Johnson trying to take Britain out of the EU without a deal.He has said he would ramp up preparations for a no-deal to try to force the EU’s negotiators to make changes to the accord.”We will of course be pushing our plan into action, and getting ready to come out on October 31st, come what may…do or die, come what may,” Johnson told TalkRadio last month.Johnson is not likely to start announcing key ministerial appointments until Wednesday, but his victory in the leadership contest is expected to prompt several resignations in the deeply divided Conservative Party.Two junior ministers have already quit over Johnson’s willingness to leave the EU without transition arrangements and finance minister Philip Hammond and justice minister David Gauke have both said they plan to resign before they are sacked.Brexit without a divorce deal – as anti-EU hardliners would like – would abruptly wrench the world’s fifth largest economy away from the bloc. Critics say this would undermine global growth, buffet financial markets and weaken London’s position as the pre-eminent international financial centre.last_img

Riverdale Buries Jason Blossom but the Mystery Remains

first_imgStay on target This week, Riverdale finally got around to burying Jason Blossom. It seems like it’s been a little long since his body washed up in the river, but I guess a murder mystery will delay a memorial a bit. As the episode began, we learned that it would take place at the Blossom mansion, which Jughead describes as the creepy old house the kids stay away from.Though it appears that the scariest thing about it might be how the Blossom family treats each other. Cheryl is in Jason’s old room, having fallen asleep writing his eulogy. After a particularly terrifying dream where Jason comes back from the dead to haunt her, Cheryl awakens to an even scarier sight. Her mother. After telling Cheryl not to sleep in her brother’s old room, Penelope Blossom then refuses to let Cheryl speak at Jason’s funeral. She might say something to embarrass the family. So maybe there’s a reason she treats other people the way she does.Things aren’t going well for anyone in Riverdale, despite the town ridding itself of a child molester last week. Archie still blames himself for Grundy’s departure and is burying all his feelings in football. In his mind, football will lead to scholarships, which will allow him to study music. That’s what he’s telling himself anyway. As it has been with most weeks, Archie’s storyline was the weakest subplot this week. There are so many interesting things going on in Riverdale; it’s hard to care about the guitar-playing football star’s problems.KJ Apa as Archie Andrews (Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW)Alright, let’s get through this. Val sets Archie up with a very strict music teacher who isn’t all that impressed with Archie’s music. That makes Archie doubt himself until Val reminds him he doesn’t need any permission to play. The coach sets up a competition between Archie and Reggie to see who gets to be captain. They both play hard, but ultimately, Archie’s decision to retire Jason Blossom’s number and give his Jersey to the family seals it. Archie is made captain but turns it down because he needs to focus on his music. The end. Can we give this kid something interesting to do now? The only decent part of this arc was the budding relationship between Archie and Val. They actually have decent chemistry together, and after the Grundy business, it’s nice to see him with someone his own age.Over at the more interesting part of the show, Veronica is still one of the few decent people in town. Realizing that Cheryl may be acting especially mean because she’s burying her brother at the end of the week, Veronica makes a peace offering. In return, Cheryl invites her for a sleepover the night before the memorial. Cheryl says she doesn’t want to be alone that night. Given what we learn about her parents this episode, I wouldn’t blame her for not wanting to be alone with them ever. One of the many creepy things about them: Everyone they’ve invited to the memorial is someone they see as a murder suspect.Speaking of murder suspects, remember how someone trashed the sheriff’s investigation board last week? Kevin has done his best to recreate it in the school newspaper office. He, Betty and Jughead decide they’re going to use their journalistic powers to figure out what exactly happened to Jason. On a date with one of his old friends, Betty asks some probing questions about what Jason was like in the weeks leading up to his death. She learns Jason started blowing off plans and started selling drugs, trying to get as much money together as possible. All this started just a few weeks after Jason and Polly began dating. To answer the question of why a rich kid would need so much money, Jughead suggests they sneak into Jason’s room during the memorial.Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge (Photo: Diyah Pera /The CW)The night before the memorial arrives, and Cheryl’s sleepover is just about as awkward as you could imagine. Veronica, it turns out, is the only one Cheryl invited. She tries to focus on her dinner while Cheryl’s parents make passive aggressive comments towards their daughter. It’s probably the most uncomfortable the show has made me so far, so congrats on that, I guess. After dinner, though, Veronica and Cheryl begin to form something like a real friendship. After hearing that Cheryl is forbidden from giving a Eulogy, Veronica vows to help Cheryl no matter what consequences it brings.The next day, we get to see the strangest, most tense funeral in history. When Archie gives Jason’s old jersey to Penelope, she talks about how much Archie looks like Jason. Then, she caresses his face, which might be the creepiest moment in this episode. Penelope is taken aback when Cheryl gives her eulogy, but Veronica reminds her that stopping Cheryl will only make things worse. The eulogy isn’t accusatory or embarrassing. It’s pretty much what you’d expect someone who lost a teenage brother to say. Still, Penelope drags Cheryl off and slaps her, threatening to send her to a boarding school somewhere.Betty and Jughead break off from the funeral to explore Jason’s room. They don’t get too far before Jason’s grandmother appears behind them. She was just sitting alone in the shadows, apparently. Can anyone in this family not be creepy? Thinking Betty is her sister, Polly, Grandma Blossom asks Betty about the engagement ring Jason gave her. That news is enough to make Betty drag her father home from the memorial and ask a few questions. It turns out her dad knew about Polly and Jason’s engagement but wasn’t happy about his daughter becoming a Blossom.Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper (Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW)He reveals, in the most serious of monologues, that Betty’s great grandfather used to be in business with Jason and Cheryl’s great-grandfather. What business is that? Maple syrup. Apparently, the maple syrup business was so good the Blossoms’ great grandfather was willing to kill the Coopers’ great grandfather for the profits. That’s why the Blossoms live in a mansion, and the Coopers live in a… still very nice house. Ever since then, the Coopers have hated the Blossoms, and Betty’s dad wasn’t about to let the Blossom’s take one of his daughters too. All that over maple syrup. It’s this kind of pure, distilled, unadulterated melodrama that makes Riverdale so special. As Betty brings everything she’s learned back to Jughead and Kevin, she figures out who must have destroyed Sheriff Keller’s investigation board. It was her dad.After last week’s episode ended with a dud, this week felt like the show was getting back to the weirdness that made us love it in the first place. There is something seriously wrong with the Blossom family, and I don’t think we’ll find out what that is for a while. Maybe it’s a constant sugar crash from all that maple syrup? This is the kind of thing I’d like to see more of from Riverdale. This melodramatic, unabashed strangeness that separates it the teen soap operas of the past. We also have a new murder suspect in Betty’s father, but I’d be surprised if it actually turned out to be him. It’s a little early in the show’s run to reveal the real culprit. Something is definitely going on, though. Sooner or later, we’ll have to see what really happened to Polly, and I don’t think it’s going to match up with the story the Coopers are telling. 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Five injured in clash between suspected BJP TMC supporters

first_imgKolkata: At least five people were injured in a clash between two groups of people allegedly belonging to the Trinamool Congress and the BJP over a blood donation camp in the city’s Behala area, police said Monday. The incident happened around 10 pm on Sunday when the groups scuffled over a minor issue pertaining to the camp, a senior officer of Behala Police Station said. Security has been beefed up in the area to thwart any untoward incident, the officer said. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: Mamata TMC supporters had blocked a stretch of Roy Bahadur Road on Sunday night in protest against the alleged attack on two of its partymen, leading to traffic snarls, he said. The blockade was withdrawn after about two hours, following the intervention of local TMC councillor andIC, (Sewerage and Drainage), Tarak Singh. “We have requested the police to take proper action against the culprits, who are trying to disturb peace in this area. “I have heard there was a clash but I have no clue about who were involved in the incident. A few of our men have been attacked,” Singh said. Local BJP leader Dipankar Banik, who claimed to have organised the blood donation camp in his personal capacity, said he was also attacked. “We want immediate action against those involved in the attack,” Banik added.last_img read more

Logicalis Healthcare Solutions Forges Strategic Partnership with Ascendian Healthcare Consulting

first_img Videos | Cardiac Imaging | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: The History of CT Calcium Scoring Arthur Agatston, M.D., clinical pro read more “To healthcare CIOs, medical imaging is just something that should work,” said Shawn McKenzie, Ascendian’s president and CEO. “It’s not something the IT team wants to deal with because it’s complex and requires an array of specialized skill sets. This isn’t just about radiology or cardiology – imaging is about anything that produces a diagnostic object which means the amount of images being collected is staggering. Savvy healthcare CIOs know they’re going to be held accountable for managing this mountain of information, and many have begun to recognize the pain points – they’ve seen the writing on the proverbial hospital wall. This is real. Medical imaging is the next big summit that healthcare IT professionals will absolutely have to scale, and it’s not something they can afford to overlook any longer.”According to both organizations, there are seven reasons healthcare CIOs avoid thinking about medical imaging: News | PACS | August 08, 2019 NetDirector Launches Cloud-based PDF to DICOM Conversion Service NetDirector, a cloud-based data exchange and integration platform, has diversified their radiology automation options… read more Technology | Cybersecurity | August 07, 2019 ScImage Introduces PICOM ModalityGuard for Cybersecurity ScImage Inc. is bridging the gap between security and functionality with the introduction of the PICOM ModalityGuard…. read more Demand for ultrasound scans at U.S. outpatient centers could grow by double digits over the next five years, according to a speaker at AHRA 2019. A variety of factors, however, could cause projections for this and other modalities to change. Graphic courtesy of Pixabay Videos | AAPM | July 23, 2019 VIDEO: Bridging Diversity in Medical Physics to Improve Patient Care Cynthia McColl… read more Feature | August 05, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor Most Popular Radiology and Radiotherapy Topics in July 2019 August 5, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Imaging Technology New (ITN) magazine website fr read more News | PACS | August 09, 2019 Lake Medical Imaging Selects Infinitt for Multi-site RIS/PACS Infinitt North America will be implementing Infinitt RIS (radiology information system)/PACS (picture archiving and… read more Related Content News | Radiology Business | August 01, 2019 Philips Completes Acquisition of Carestream Health’s HCIS Business … read more July 17, 2015 – Logicalis Healthcare Solutions, the healthcare-focused arm of Logicalis US, announced formation of a strategic partnership with Ascendian Healthcare Consulting, specializing in medical imaging. Together, the two companies will combine their talents and resources to help healthcare information technology (IT) professionals tackle medical imaging obstacles.Medical imaging is complex, largely unmanaged, and a hurdle healthcare chief information officers (CIOs) are often unprepared to tackle, yet it plays a pivotal role in the well-being of each patient’s diagnosis as well as both short- and long-term care. The challenge is that tremendous numbers of clinical images are captured by a wide array of disparate devices, and many are shared in unpredictable and often unsecured ways throughout a spectrum of specialties within the medical field. Even when these invaluable diagnostic images are appropriately captured within a patient’s electronic health record (EHR), they are rarely organized in such a way that physicians can quickly locate the information they need when they need it most. News | Enterprise Imaging | July 29, 2019 Philips Announces 10-year Enterprise Informatics Agreement With Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire de Nancy Philips and Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire (CHRU) de Nancy, a leading academic hospital in the Grand Est… read more center_img Feature | Radiology Imaging | July 29, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr Imaging Market in U.S. Could Rise In Coming Years The coming years may be good for the medical imaging community in the United States. But they will not be easy. read more Arthur Agatston explains the history of CT calcium scoring Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 9:54Loaded: 1.67%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -9:54 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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For more information:, FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: New Advances in CT Imaging Technology Cynthia McColl… read more Imaging’s complexity is often misunderstood: Imaging is far more than pictures created by radiology or cardiology; there are a host of other image-producing service lines that significantly raise the bar in gathering, storing, securing, and providing efficient access to these images in both a patient-centric and physician-approved way.Imaging has its own language: Even the most sophisticated healthcare IT organizations often find themselves lacking the right skill sets to develop and execute a pervasive imaging strategy. Turning to outside experts is not only prudent, but could save millions of dollars in the long run by avoiding costly mistakes.Imaging requires a strategy: Imaging is not a one-time project. It is an enduring effort that will be part of the continuum of care on an everyday basis from here forward. If you haven’t started, you’re behind. You need a well-thought-out imaging strategy, and the one you implement must both optimize your patients’ electronic health records and enable your physicians’ workflow today and tomorrow.Disparate storage must be minimized: Do you have a legacy picture archiving and communication system (PACS)? A vendor-neutral archive (VNA)? What model best suits your organization – as well as those you share patient files with? While minimizing disparate storage systems will help solve interoperability issues internally, it is also crucial to consider how you will effectively, efficiently and safely move images between your organization and external agencies.Imaging requires security: Doctors and patients alike are accustomed to using the technology they have in their hands. Patients are increasingly texting images to doctors via their smartphones, for example, widening the potential for security vulnerabilities as these communications grow.  Nonetheless, medical images, acquired via any means, must be routed to the appropriate patient files and protected according to regulatory guidelines.Today’s plan must include tomorrow’s mergers and acquisitions (M&As): Astute healthcare CIOs know their organization is likely to grow both organically and through mergers or acquisitions, something that has to be taken into account when planning an imaging strategy. If M&A activity is a likelihood, a phased approach may be the best way to introduce an imaging strategy throughout the enterprise.HIEs require regional participation: If you need to demonstrate value in the health information exchange (HIE) space, you’ll need a strategy that incorporates workflows at the regional level where you are exchanging information. 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News | Information Technology | July 17, 2015 Logicalis Healthcare Solutions Forges Strategic Partnership with Ascendian Healthcare Consulting Healthcare IT solution providers reveal seven reasons healthcare CIOs avoid thinking about medical imaging “We need to get to a place in medicine where HIT is regularly helping physicians make clinical decisions,” said Kim Garriott, principal consultant, healthcare strategies for Logicalis Healthcare Solutions. “Today’s physicians have to sort through all of the clinical content in a patient’s EHR simply to find the information they need. By creating a thoughtful approach to acquiring, storing and surfacing medical images, we can envision a future where, based on the patient’s clinical history, the specialty of the provider, and the physician’s past behavior, we will be able to predict which imaging studies and lab reports a physician will need to review and present a package of pertinent information to the physician upon entering the patient’s room.She continued, “It’s not just about the technology, though. It’s also about the clinician’s workflow; if it’s difficult or time-consuming for physicians to locate the relevant images, they may not use them or, at best, they will be very frustrated.  It has to be intuitive and work well within the flow of their day and the amount of time they dedicate to each patient to be meaningful and useful in the clinical setting.”last_img read more