Motorola recently announced the successors of the Moto G5 and G5 Plus aka G5S and G5S Plus. Now, the company is supposedly planning to bring another smartphone into the market, and that is the Moto X4. This is not the first time that we are hearing about the Moto X4. The phone has been subjected to several leaks and rumours already and here comes another one. A few live images of the Moto X4 have been leaked online. The pictures of shows the phone from all angles, and hints that it may come with dual cameras at the back. Earlier rumours also suggested something very similar.The images have come from a Brazilian site called – Tudocelular. A previous leak suggested that the upcoming Moto X4 will feature two cameras at the rear panel. One of the back cameras will come with 12-mgepaixel sensors and the second camera will sport an 8-megapixel sensor. While on the front, the phone is expected to come with a 16-megapixel selfie shooter. Coming back to the newly leaked live images, Moto X4 features a sleek design with a glossy back cover.Also Read: Motorola expected to launch Moto X4 and Moto Z2 on July 25: Everything you need to knowThe leaked images further show that the device will come with a fingerprint sensor below the display. It further shows that the Moto X4 will roughly be around 6.3-inches. This contradicts the previous report which suggested that the phone may come with 5.2-inch display. The live images of the Moto X4 also show that the back camera of the device may come with LED flash, which is seen placed right above the two back sensors. The phone looks pretty curvy from the edges. Further, LED flash is not only placed in the back, but there’s one beside the front camera as well.advertisementPrevious leaks suggest that the upcoming Moto X4 may come with Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 processor, which is also seen in both most of the recent flagship phones. In terms of specs, Moto X4 is expected to run on the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The smartphone is further going to come with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can also be further expanded via microSD card. Another report claims that Moto X4 may come with a 3000mAh battery.Some reports claim that the Motorola may launch the Moto X4 at an event to take place on August 24. However the company hasn’t officially announced it yet.
Ranveer Singh turned a year older on July 6, and being the doting wife that she is, Deepika Padukone flew down to London for his special day. Currently, Ranveer is shooting for Kabir Khan’s 83 in the city.Deepika took to her Instagram account to share a sneak-peek of his birthday cake, and it is completely in line with his colourful personality. She captioned the picture of the rainbow cake, “Sometimes, you can have your cake and eat it too!!! #BirthdayBoysBirthdayCake”.Just a few hours ago, Ranveer shared a gorgeous click of Deepika lounging on an easy chair, flashing her million-watt smile. “High on cake!” he wrote, to which she replied, “High on you!”On Ranveer’s birthday, Deepika wished him in the most adorable way, with a throwback photo. Sharing a childhood photo of him, she wrote, “Sensitive and emotional, caring and compassionate, generous and gentle, funny and intelligent, delightful and faithful…all this and so much more… To my husband, my friend, my lover, my confidante… but more often than not, my child, my infant, my toddler, my dot, my pineapple, my sunshine, my rainbow.””May you forever and always be this way… I love you,” she added. The super-cute picture has garnered nearly 2.5 million likes on the photoblogging site.advertisementOn the work front, Ranveer and Deepika will share screen space in Kabir Khan’s sports drama 83, which is their first film together after getting married. While Ranveer will be seen as legendary cricketer Kapil Dev, Deepika will be seen as his wife Romi Dev.83, which tells the story of the Indian cricket team’s historic victory in the World Cup in 1983, is slated to hit the theatres on April 10, 2020.ALSO SEE | Ranveer Singh gifts fans his look as legendary cricketer Kapil Dev from 83 on birthdayALSO WATCH | Deepika Padukone marries Ranveer Singh in Italy
Nova Scotia artist Tom Forrestall has created two new works to celebrate the life and accomplishments of amateur geologist Eldon George and the Parrsboro Rock and Mineral Shop. “These two original works of art capture so much of the playful, curious, and kind character of Eldon,” said Tim Fedak, curator at the Fundy Geological Museum. “The painting and portrait are wonderful depictions of this important person and place.” One painting is a detailed watercolour of the Parrsboro Rock and Mineral Shop showing it as a playful and interesting location. The shop and the Fundy Geological Museum are important destinations on the Parrsboro Shore, with thousands of people visiting every year. The other print shows Mr. George holding a pewter medallion of footprints of what is known as “the world’s smallest dinosaur” which he found. He is standing in front of the cliff where he found his first fossil when he was a boy. Tom Forrestall was invited to create the work by the O’Regan family as a tribute to Eldon and his important contributions to Nova Scotia and the Parrsboro area. The O’Regans have long maintained their connections with the area, including supporting local projects. The artist spent a week visiting Mr. George and the famous Parrsboro Rock and Mineral Shop. Prints of the two artworks are being sold by the Cumberland Geological Society to raise funds for the Parrsboro Rock Shop Project. Each print is signed by Tom Forrestall and Eldon George. Mr. George, 84, started the Parrsboro Rock and Mineral Shop at the age of 17 in 1948. The Cumberland Geological Society recently purchased the shop to create a permanent exhibit at the Fundy Geological Museum that will pay tribute to Mr. George’s contributions to science and the region. Both Mr. George and Mr. Forrestall are Order of Nova Scotia recipients. Mr. George received the Order of Nova Scotia in 2013 for his contributions to geology and tourism along the Parrsboro Shore. Mr. Forrestall received the award in 2007 as an influential artist who has produced an impressive body of work in painting, drawing and sculpture. More about these prints and project are available at http://ParrsboroRocks.ca
On Saturday, May 6 from 12-4pm nonprofit A Window Between Worlds (AWBW) will host Art in the Afternoon, their popular annual art festival, at the Venice Skills Center, 611 5th Avenue.Hosted by G. Hannelius, known for her starring role in “Dog with a Blog,” this event brings out multiple teen celebrities, as well as people from across Los Angeles and Southern California in support of AWBW’s healing art programs.Tickets are available at awbw.org/aia. Kids (12 and under) are $15, Teens (13- 17) $25 and Adults $60. You can also sponsor an AWBW program participant’s attendance through the website.Attended by over 700 people in 2016, admission includes free food from In-N- Out Burger (12-2pm), Panda Express, Fresh Brothers and Hubert’s Lemonade. Tickets also include art projects, face painting, chalk art and Hoop it Up Hula Hooping. Color Me Mine and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams will also be there, along with multiple carnival games (with prizes), a bouncy slide for the kids and live and silent auctions for the adults.G Hannelius is thrilled to be involved for the seventh year in a row: “Art has always been a really special part of my life, so I love that this event brings the whole community together to create,” she says.A Window Between Worlds is a nonprofit organization based in Venice with arts programs for survivors of violence and trauma throughout the country. Since 1991, AWBW’s art workshops have offered over 200,000 people the opportunity to express their thoughts and feelings, without fear of judgment, by creating art in a safe environment.Proceeds for Art in the Afternoon will directly benefit AWBW’s network of transformative arts programs through funding scholarships, art supplies, trainings, curriculum development and the launching of new programs.Additional community supporters of Art in the Afternoon include NBC/Universal, Dogeared, Google LA, The Art Institute of CA – Hollywood, ivivva by Lululemon and Hogan Lovells.More info about the event can be found here.
Srinagar: Two IAF personnel including a squadron leader were killed and as many others suffered injuries in a road “accident” early Thursday near the Awantipora Air Force station in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, a defence official here said. “Four IAF personnel met an accident this morning at Malngpora in Awantipora. Two of the injured personnel succumbed to injuries,” the official said, without giving any further details. The deceased personnel are Squadron Leader Rakesh Pandey and Corporal Ajay Kumar, according to the official. The injured personnel — an officer and an airman — have been shifted to a hospital for treatment, the official added. The Indian Air Force will conduct an inquiry into the incident, he said.
New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs has conveyed to the Delhi High Court that it, along with the Ministry of Defence, will abide by any decision of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on the dual control over the Assam Rifles.In an affidavit filed to the Delhi High Court, the MHA has conveyed that the Union Home Secretary had held a meeting with the Defence Secretary on April 4 to discuss the issue. Assam Riffles, the 184-year-old paramilitary force of the country, is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) while the operational control lies with the Ministry of Defence (MoD). Also Read – Uddhav bats for ‘Sena CM’The meeting discussed about a note moved by the MHA for the CCS on March 20 for resolving the issue of dual control over Assam Rifles. The CCS is chaired by the Prime Minister and comprises the Minister of External Affairs, the Home minister, the Finance minister and the Defence minister. It was decided by both MHA and MoD that they will abide by the decision of the CCS, the MHA told the high court in its affidavit. The court is now learnt to have issued a notice to the Cabinet Secretary to inform it as to what decision the CCS had taken on the note forwarded to it by the MHA, an official said. Also Read – Farooq demands unconditional release of all detainees in J&KThe court was hearing a petition filed by the Assam Rifles Ex-Servicemen Welfare Association through lawyer Neha Rathi on the difficulties faced by the retired personnel of the force with regard to the payment of pension due to the dual control of the force. The Assam Rifles came into being in 1835 as a militia called the ‘Cachar Levy’. With approximately 750 men, this force was formed to primarily protect British tea estates and their settlements against tribal raids. Subsequently, all these forces were reorganised and renamed as the ‘Frontier Force’ as their role was increased to conduct of punitive expeditions across the borders of undivided Assam. This force significantly contributed in opening the region to administration and commerce and over time it came to be known as the “right arm of the civil and left arm of the military”.
Rabat – Addoha Group has successfully obtained a lease of 10,000 hectares of land in the communes of Dodel and Demette in the Podor department of northern Senegal. The real estate giant now conquering Africa paid “only” 2 billion FCFA (nearly MAD 31 million) to benefit from this over 40 year-long lease for a rice project, reported the local press, which relayed that a wave of protests among the local population have accused Addoha of land grabbing.According to the daily Senegalese AS, the land is intended for the production of rice. However, Addoha director Anas Sefrioui, a billionaire listed on Forbes magazine, had built his company’s reputation in promoting social housing in Morocco and cement production in West and Central Africa. For the populations of Fouta-Toro in northern Senegal, the pill is hard to swallow. While the Senegalese government confirmed it had signed a 40-year lease agreement with the Moroccan group previously active on the Senegalese real estate market, the real estate company will have to disburse only 2 billion FCFA, “an unfit amount that feeds accusations of land grabbing,” reads the local press.The question remains: what was the process used to determine these prices? And out of the 2 billion FCFA Addoha will have to pay, what are the shares returned to the two rural communities and those allocated to the landowners?And while the leased land shall be used for the production of rice, many local observers question Addoha’s ability to carry out this project in a field where it has no experience. Sefroui’s group had already acquired the site of the former bus station “Pompiers” in the heart of Dakar, where it is building a residential property development called “Cité de l’Emergence”, 2000 hectares of which the Moroccan group promised to allocate to the villagers.
Mr. Banbury will be responsible for developing policies and strategies that help United Nations personnel perform effectively, as well as overseeing day-to-day operations in its 16 peacekeeping missions around the world.Prior to this appointment, Mr. Banbury served for six years as the Asia Regional Director for the World Food Programme (WFP), where he led and managed the operations in 14 countries with an overall annual budget of $3 billion.He takes over the position from Jane Holl Lute, also from the US, and brings more than 20 years of experience in political, peacekeeping and management roles across several different regions and organizations to this role.In his new post Mr. Banbury will report to Susan Malcorra, Under-Secretary-General for Field Support. 17 April 2009Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today that that he will appoint Anthony Banbury of the United States as Assistant Secretary-General for Field Support.
14 December 2009Talks resumed at the United Nations summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, today after African nations briefly suspended negotiations over the future of the Kyoto Protocol, currently the only legally binding pact on climate change. Many industrialized countries are hoping to merge the Protocol and the outcome of the Copenhagen meeting, which entered its second and final week today, into a single agreement.However, their developing counterparts, among the least responsible for greenhouse gas emissions, want to extend the Protocol past 2012, when its first commitment period ends, and hammer out a separate agreement this week in Copenhagen.“I think this is not just an African concern,” Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), told reporters today. “I think that the vast majority of the countries here want to see a continuation of the Kyoto Protocol.”To this end, informal consultations kicked off in Copenhagen today, he said, with the Kyoto Protocol topping the list of discussion topics.Mr. de Boer said that talks are halfway up the hill whose summit is an agreement reached by world leaders at the end of the two-week Copenhagen meeting.“I think we’re queuing up for the cable car, but the rest of ride is going to be fast, smooth and relaxing,” he noted.One of the remaining challenges, the official pointed out, is “how to capture countries’ commitment, countries’ willingness to act in a final agreement at the end of this week.”The ministerial portion of the conference, to be attended by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, will kick off tomorrow, while the high-level segment – which will see the participation of 115 heads of State – will begin later this week.Mr. Ban, who departs for Copenhagen today, emphasized at his end-of-year press conference in New York today that “decades of effort will come down to this one critical week” in the Danish capital.“Seldom in history has a choice been so clear,” he said, exhorting negotiators to redouble their efforts and make the final push towards a new agreement.“If everything is left to leaders to resolve at the last minute, we risk having a weak deal – or no deal at all,” the Secretary-General said. “And this would be a failure of potentially catastrophic consequence…“As we depart for Copenhagen, I am confident that a fair deal is within our reach – a deal that can be embraced by all nations, large and small, rich and poor.”
Ohio State redshirt junior forward Keita Bates-Diop (33) attempts to block a shot in the first half in the game against Radford on Nov. 12. Credit: Jack Westerheide | Photo EditorAfter coasting through its first two wins of the season, Ohio State (2-0) will look to keep its momentum up against Texas Southern (0-2) at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Schottenstein Center.Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann said his team has spent a lot of time preparing for the Tigers by watching film and gearing up for a “really talented” team.“They’re athletic. They’re explosive offensively,” Holtmann said. “It’ll be one of the better nonconference teams we’ll play. It’s clearly the best we’ve played up to this point. So our focus is on getting better and preparing for them.”Texas Southern lost its leading scorer from last year, Zach Lofton, when he transferred to New Mexico State in the offseason. Sophomore point guard Demontrae Jefferson has filled the offensive void, averaging 21 points and 3.5 assists per game. He has shot 50 percent from 3-point range in the first two games of the season. Holtmann referred to the 5-foot-7 guard as one of the Tigers’ “dynamic playmakers.”Averaging nine points and 11 rebounds per game, redshirt junior center Trayvon Reed represents a tall task for the Buckeyes. Ohio State has outrebounded opponents 48 to 27.5 on average to begin the season, but have not encountered the size and strength presented by the 7-foot-2 center.Ohio State redshirt junior forward Keita Bates-Diop, who leads the Buckeyes with 20.5 points and 10.5 rebounds per game, understands his team must account for the threat Texas Southern poses inside. He said the team has been emphasizing the importance of playing physical in practice.“A lot of box-out drills,” Bates-Diop said. “A lot of just making sure we’re hitting guys and checking guys and knowing where guys are at least on the defensive boards.”Texas Southern redshirt senior guard Donte Clark also has been a force for the Tigers. The 6-foot-4 guard averages 17.5 points and 2.5 steals per game, along with 11 rebounds per game.Ohio State redshirt senior Andrew Dakich, who serves as junior C.J. Jackson’s primary backup at point guard, noted he and Jackson will have to expand their responsibilities to deal with an aggressive backcourt.“That’s been harped about from the point guard position because we don’t normally have to block out just because our guy’s getting back on defense,” Dakich said. “So that’s kind of been an area of improvement where C.J. and I have to go block someone out all the time, so we can get extra possessions and eliminate their extra possessions.”Whichever team wins the rebounding battle and earns more possessions will put itself in a good position to win the game. Extra possessions lead to extra shots, and Texas Southern has shown some weakness defensively through two games. Texas Southern has struggled defending the 3-point line, allowing 13 3-pointers per game at a 36.6 percent clip. While Ohio State has made only 6.5 3-pointers per game on 28.9 percent shooting, Bates-Diop, Jackson and redshirt senior guard Kam Williams have combined for five made 3s per game at a 41.6 percent rate.The Buckeyes will need to keep the Tigers off the glass and win the physical battle in the paint to have success. Holtmann’s team will also look to capitalize on its opportunities from the perimeter in order to defeat Texas Southern. Holtmann said the Tigers are well-coached and use their combination of size and explosiveness to exploit defenses.“They have kind of matchup issues all over the floor,” Holtmann said. “And with their ability to dribble, pass and shoot — spread you out — makes it a challenge.”Correction: An earlier version of this story inaccurately said Texas Southern has averaged a rebounding advantage of 51 to 39.5 on average in its first two games. In fact, it was out rebounded 45-44 by Washington State and 57-35 by Gonzaga.
A few yellow stars. How provocative. It’s quite right that people’s sensibilities were protected from such an overt and provocatively dangerous statement. https://t.co/ZVbyrdBrBr— Benedict Nelson (@ennobledinsect) March 25, 2019 When members of the public bought tickets to a rousing celebration of the world’s best-loved classical music on Saturday night, they were promised indoor fireworks, thundering cannons and can-can girls in the aisles.They were probably not expecting the stage of the Royal Albert Hall to become a political battleground, after a soprano donned the colours and flag of the European Union for her turn in the spotlight.Anna Patalong, who spent Saturday at the London protest march to demand a second referendum, wore yellow and blue with a distinctive necklace of stars, in what appeared to be a defiant message to the electorate through the prism of classical music.And as concert organisers, determined that the night not be hijacked by disagreements over Europe, asked her to change back into the dress she had worn for the previous performances, her husband took to social media to complain about her mistreatment.The concert, called Classical Spectacular and advertised as the “UK’s most popular classical show”, has been running for 30 years at the Royal Albert Hall, loved by its fans for celebratory, flag-waving atmosphere not unlike the Last Night of the Proms. Ms Patalong, a British singer who has Polish and Irish heritage, had attended Saturday’s People’s Vote march in London and tweeted a picture of herself with MPs Anna Soubry and Chuka Umunna. Its programme includes highlights from Handel, Bizet, Strauss, Vaughan Williams and Verdi, with a grand finale featuring Jerusalem, Rule Britannia!, Nessun Dorma, Land of Hope and Glory and the 1812 Overture. So proud of my wonderful wonderful wife who, faced with a sea of Union Jack wavers at the Albert Hall, reconfigured Rule Britannia to the tune of Ode to Joy. She’s my hero. #PeopleVoteMarch #Brexit pic.twitter.com/7FBCboQGy2— Benedict Nelson (@ennobledinsect) March 23, 2019 Anna Patalong joins Anna Soubry and Chuka Umunna at People’s Vote March Credit:@Anna_Patalong In a series of tweets beginning on Sunday, her husband, baritone Benedict Nelson, criticised the decision to ask her to change.”Yesterday a man was ejected from the ROH for wearing a pro EU T-shirt. Today my wife was asked to change her dress from yellow and blue at the RAH as the colours were too provocative,” he tweeted.”Two artistic venues people. Anyone who knows their history knows what that sounds like.”Quoting George Orwell’s notion that “the opinion that art should have nothing to do with politics is itself a political attitude”, he added: “If you can’t enjoy a three hour concert because a performer wears some visible gold stars for 3 minutes of it, you need to have a word with yourself.” She also accepted praise for what she termed “my tiny bit of civil disobedience” after a video showing her momentarily reconfiguring Rule Britannia to the tune of Ode to Joy at the Royal Albert Hall was shared by her husband.Anthony Findlay, CEO of the show’s producers Raymond Gubbay, said the soprano had not been asked to change mid-show, but encouraged to go back to her original outfit for the following evening’s performance. Performers including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra are joined by dancers, lighting and indoor fireworks lending to the atmosphere of fun.On Saturday night, Ms Patalong chose to wear a striking yellow dress, complete with blue sash and yellow stars, in an outfit choice she announced on Instagram as “rocking some EU colours for tonight’s concert”.She was afterwards asked to revert to the red dress she had worn on previous nights for the Sunday show, after organisers raised fears that the evening would be misunderstood as being an appropriate space for such a political statement. 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.
Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedGuyana set to host first ever ICAO Air Transport conferenceMarch 20, 2018In “latest news”Guyana attends ICAO 39th General Assembly in CanadaOctober 11, 2016In “latest news”Aviation authority places more focus on safety regulationsJanuary 9, 2018In “latest news” The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has selected Guyana as one of twelve Member States to receive its Council President Certificate for 2016 in recognition for the significant progress it has made in resolving their safety oversight deficiencies and improving the effective implementation of ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices, according to a GINA.The Council President Certificates are issued once each calendar year in recognition of States that have met the criteria during the previous year.According to GINA, the eligibility criteria used for the recognition are objective and transparent and are based on the results of ICAO Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme Continuous Monitoring Approach (USOAP CMA) activities, including audits, ICAO Coordinated Validation Missions (ICVMs) and off-site validation activities. They include:a) Effective Implementation over sixty (60%) per cent, that is, States must have achieved an overall Effect Implementation of sixty (60%) per cent or greater;b) Effective Implementation improvement over fifteen (15%), that is, States must achieve at least fifteen (15%) increase in the overall Effect Implementation compared to their last USOAP audit, andc) No Significant Safety Concern (SSC), that is, States with an outstanding SSC will be excluded from consideration until their SSC is resolved.The States selected for their achievement in 2016 are: Bolivia, Egypt, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Paraguay, Republic of Macedonia, Togo, Uruguay, Vietnam, ZambiaThe Guyana Civil Aviation Authority will be presented the Council President Certificate at the earliest opportunity.
Carlson Machine Control says “one sensor is all you’ll need with the new MC Pro Vx5 3D machine control sensor. Combine it with [the] CBx5 control box console, the next generation ruggedised, touch-screen control box, and get true simplicity of operation, installation and portability.” Both are available exclusively from Carlson Machine Control and authorised MC dealers. The MC Pro Vx5 offers six components integrated into one compact, rugged and easy-to-use unit that provides efficient machine control operations. The CBx5, which is designed for use in heavy equipment used in mining operates with an industry-standard Intel Atom 1.6GHz processor and includes MS Windows 7.The MC Pro Vx5 is just 66.85 cm by 20.90 cm by 12.19 cm and weighs just 2.3kg, making the sensor completely portable and easy to install. The rugged IP69K unit provides GPS plus GLONASS L1/L2 high precision positioning and heading – up to 20Hz, along with dual axis slope.“The MC Pro Vx5 was developed to provide total simplicity of operation, yet to have the most advanced features,” says Randy Noland, V.P. of Carlson Machine Control. “It easily mounts to a dozer, excavator, drill, scraper shovel and more and it connects with just one cable.”In addition to the GPS and GLONASS capabilities, the Carlson MC Pro Vx5 also has a RTK UHF radio built-in, meeting all new FCC regulations with additional World Radio options available. The CBx5, one of the most advanced systems available today, has communication ports that ensure future sensors and application features will be supported and the unit has a scalable option for integrated GPS+GLONASS. The CBx5 also supports all of Carlson’s machine control application software, such as MineRoverTM, Landfill RoverTM, Basic EarthmoverTM, and DredgeRoverTM.“The CBx5 is a powerful control box,” notes Noland. “The clarity of the 10.4-in color touch-screen display is excellent, even in direct sunlight. Whether combined with the MC Pro Vx5 3D machine control sensor or others on the market, the CBx5 offers true simplicity of operation,” he adds. “With the Vx5, the system can be connected with just one cable and, depending on application, can have a GNSS board integrated inside the control box.”Look for the Carlson MC Pro Vx5 and the CBx5 to be introduced at the Carlson Software and RDO Integrated Controls booths at MINExpo.
Le mystère demeure sur le bolide qui a traversé le ciel françaisGrâce aux témoignages qui se multiplient de plus en plus sur la Toile, les spécialistes en savent un peu plus sur le mystérieux objet qui a illuminé le ciel nocturne vendredi soir. Mais le mystère demeure quant à la nature du phénomène. “Vendredi à 21h09, nous avons vu passer au dessus de Bagnolet ce fameux objet non identifié. C’était une énorme boule de feu jaune au centre et bleu à l’extérieur, suivie d’une immense queue enflammée. L’objet paraissait très bas et se déplaçait très très vite”. “Nous l’avons également vu en Basse Normandie du coté de Vire ! Une étoile filante qui s’est transformée en boule de feu d’Ouest en Est”. Tout comme beaucoup d’internautes, vous avez été nombreux ce week-end à décrire sur Maxisciences le spectacle auquel vous avez assisté vendredi soir. Un mystérieux objet semblable à un météore en pleine combustion a survolé la France aux alentours de 21H avant de disparaitre complètement dans le ciel étoilé. Or, si les observations divergent quelque peu d’un témoin à l’autre, le recoupement de celles-ci a permis d’en savoir bien davantage sur l’objet, qui a même pu être filmé et photographié. Visible pendant près de dix secondes selon certains observateurs, le bolide aurait emprunté une trajectoire allant du nord-ouest au sud-est, avant de se séparer en deux à trois morceaux distincts. Des précieuses données dont s’est rapidement emparé le Groupe d’Etude et d’Information des Phénomènes Aérospatiaux Non-identifiés (GEIPAN) du Centre national d’études spatiales (CNES). Mini-astéroïdes ou bouts de satellites ? “Pour l’instant, nous n’en sommes qu’au recueil de témoignages. Hélas, nous n’avons pas encore identifié l’origine du bolide”, ont précisé les scientifiques du GEIPAN cité par Ciel et espace. Depuis samedi, les hypothèses se multiplient donc sur la Toile. Si plusieurs s’accordent sur une désintégration d’un météoroïde, d’autres évoquent des restes de satellite. Néanmoins, une chose est sûre : il ne s’agit pas de fragments provenant du satellite ROSAT qui est retombé plus tard et vers l’océan Indien. À lire aussiSpaceX : un satellite d’Elon Musk manque d’entrer en collision avec un satellite de l’ESAAutre hypothèse évoquée par Jean Dumont, le fondateur de l’association d’astronomie Montluçon-Commentry cité par le journal La Montagne : le phénomène pourrait être lié au lancement de la fusée Soyouz et des satellites Galileo. “Les étages de la fusée se détachent et retombent dans l’atmosphère, cela peut-être une explication”, a estimé ce spécialiste. Si le mystère demeure, on devrait en savoir encore un peu plus dans les prochains jours. Néanmoins, la vitesse relativement lente du bolide pourrait laisser penser, d’après Ciel et espace, qu’il s’agirait plutôt d’un objet d’origine artificielle, “un petit satellite ou un morceau de fusée”. Si vous l’avez manqué, découvrez en vidéo le passage du bolide filmé depuis le May-sur-OrneLe 25 octobre 2011 à 13:24 • Maxime Lambert
Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission will begin its four-day public hearing on Monday on the proposals placed by different entities for hiking gas prices as per instruction of the government, reports UNB.The hearing will begin at the city’s TCB auditorium at 10:00pm.According BERC officials, different consumer right groups and individuals have already enlisted their names with the commission to participate in the open hearing to oppose the government’s move.The hearing will continue for four consecutive days and each day will have two sessions where the gas transmission and distribution companies, including their mother body Petrobangla, will place their respective proposals for public debate.The energy watchdog has convened the public hearing as per the BERC Act 2003 in response to the appeals of the Petrobangla and its subordinate bodies for raising gas prices for different consumer groups.Official sources said the gas transmission and distribution companies have proposed nearly doubling the average tariff to Tk 12.19 per cubic metre from Tk 7.35.The BERC officials said the hearing will begin with the presentation from state-owned Petrobangla on 11 March and it will conclude with the submission of proposal by Pashchimanchol Gas Company Ltd (PGCL) on 14 March.The companies that made their appeals to the BERC are Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd (TGTDCL), Bakhrabad Gas Distribution Company Ltd (BGDCL), Jalalabad Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd (JGTDCL), Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Ltd (KGDCL) and the PGCL.The BERC officials said all the companies made their appeals maintaining uniformity in their demands for gas price hike for different consumer groups.They proposed raising the price for household single and double burners to Tk 1,000 and Tk 1,200 per month respectively from the existing Tk 750 and Tk 800 per month respectively.The similar proposals were placed before the BERC last year. But after the hearing, the appeals were rejected by the watchdog.
AP Photo/Eric GaySanta Fe students takes part in a roundtable discussion in Austin, Texas, Thursday, May 24, 2018, hosted by Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott to address safety and security at Texas schools in the wake of the shooting at Santa Fe, Texas.This year, Texas schools have ramped up efforts to keep students safe, especially since the school shooting in Santa Fe. A new measure from several advocacy groups tries to make sure those efforts don’t ignore students’ rights.Students may wonder if they can be questioned without their parent or guardian, if they can videotape police on their cell phone. And what happens if they get charged with a misdemeanor at school?These are all questions answered in the new online toolkit called “Make My School Safe” from Texas Appleseed, Disability Rights Texas and the Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Policy at Texas Southern University. “Often what’s missing in the school safety conversation is the impact that a lot of the so-called solutions will have on students and schools and sort of their everyday interactions with each other and with adults in their schools,” said Morgan Craven, who directs the school-to-prison pipeline project at Texas Appleseed.Craven said that many ideas for school safety aren’t actually proven to reduce school violence. But, she said that research does show how positive relationships on campus can reduce those incidents.“The thing to do to protect students is to really build those strong relationships,” Craven said, citing studies by the Secret Service, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Education and other experts in the school safety field. Share
Popular on Variety Gabrielle Carteris Re-Elected as SAG-AFTRA President Wednesday’s SAG-AFTRA Election to Cap Bitter Battle Between Gabrielle Carteris, Matthew Modine SAG-AFTRA said Saturday that the end of the strike stemmed from a recent favorable ruling from an administrative law judge in response to its filing of an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board.SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris said, “We’re pleased that BBH has returned to their longtime status as a SAG-AFTRA signatory. Since the inception of our relationship nearly 20 years ago, we have partnered effectively to provide the best talent in the world to BBH clients while ensuring fair compensation and safe working conditions for SAG-AFTRA members. It has been and will continue to be an extraordinarily productive relationship delivering value to the entire industry. Now, with our new 2019 Commercials Contracts we are thrilled that BBH can take full advantage of the transformative compensation models in this groundbreaking agreement to better compete in the constantly evolving advertising industry.”Brett Edgar, managing director of BBH NY, said, “Our goal from the start was to produce high-level, cutting-edge creative work for our clients on a level playing field in a fast-evolving industry. We lost the battle, will respect the ruling and move on. We thank our clients for their unrelenting support throughout this process.” Related SAG-AFTRA has ended its 10-month strike against Bartle Bogle Hegarty after the advertising agency agreed to sign the union’s new commercials contract.The union instructed its 160,000 members in September not to accept any work for BBH, which had been signed to SAG-AFTRA’s commercials contracts since 1999. The strike came two weeks after BBH publicly announced that it had withdrawn from the contract, asserting that the agreement was outdated and accusing the union of being inflexible.The union held dozens of rallies against BHH, including one in January that drew nearly 1,000 supporters next to the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles.BBH is owned by Publicis Groupe, a multinational communications and marketing company that owns several ad agencies including SAG-AFTRA signatories Saatchi & Saatchi and Leo Burnett. The agency has produced commercials for Audi, Absolut, Ikea, Samsung, and Virgin Media. ×Actors Reveal Their Favorite Disney PrincessesSeveral actors, like Daisy Ridley, Awkwafina, Jeff Goldblum and Gina Rodriguez, reveal their favorite Disney princesses. Rapunzel, Mulan, Ariel,Tiana, Sleeping Beauty and Jasmine all got some love from the Disney stars.More VideosVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9Next UpJennifer Lopez Shares How She Became a Mogul04:350.5x1x1.25×1.5x2xLive00:0002:1502:15
Hands-On: ‘New Super Lucky’s Tale’ Is Your Next Xbox Game on SwitchPlayStation 5 vs. Xbox Project Scarlett: Everything We Know Stay on target Last fall, after over a year of teasing, Microsoft finally released the Xbox One X, its “Most Powerful Console Ever.” As to be expected, the upgraded console also launched alongside a revamped version of the Xbox Live software and interface. But one part of the Xbox experience got left behind in this great leap forward… until now. Microsoft is preparing to overhaul its Avatars, and a leaked video provided more details.ResetEra forum users first found the YouTube video, uploaded by a former Microsoft designer, showing the new Xbox Avatar Editor in action. The original video has been removed but there’s still a lot we can glean off of screengrabs and snippets uploaded to Twitter.A look at the #NewAvatars@JamieMoranUK @Rand_al_Thor_19 @BeastFireTimdog @Mooch1978 @JezCorden @The_CrapGamer pic.twitter.com/htVGQ1xg29— IdleSloth (@IdleSloth1984) April 17, 2018The video shows off the expanded range of body customization options as well as new clothes and objects you can equip on your Avatar. The original Avatars, created in response to the more abstract Mii characters of Nintendo Wii, have always looked like slightly more realistic cartoons. But these new editing tools for coloring your fingernails or getting just the perfect 1950s greaser hair are practically The Sims. They’re so different that objects purchased for old Avatars actually aren’t compatible with these new ones, powered by the Unity Engine.We’ve known new Xbox Avatars have been coming for a while. As far back as 2016 Microsoft was showcasing new diverse Avatar options like wheelchairs and artificial limbs. We got a new trailer for them during this past E3, and apparently they were originally slated to launch alongside the Xbox One X last fall. But we shouldn’t be waiting too much longer now since testers should be getting these tools sometime this month. And like so many of Microsoft’s modern gaming initiatives now, the new Avatars works across Xbox One and Windows 10.People are diverse, that’s great, and our virtual avatars should reflect and express that. So the more Xbox Live Avatar options the better. Gotta use that 4K power for something.Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.
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 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 News | Enterprise Imaging | June 27, 2019 Ambra Health Announces Integration With Box Ambra Health announced an integration with Box to enable the sharing of medical imaging directly from within Box’s… read more News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 02, 2019 Konica Minolta Healthcare Partners With DiA Imaging Analysis for AI-based Cardiac Ultrasound Analysis DiA Imaging Analysis has partnered with Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. to expand analysis capabilities of… read more 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 May 19, 2009 – DR Systems will announce their Canadian Medical Device License for Unity RIS/PACS and feature its latest Unity release 8.2 software during the upcoming 2009 International MUSE Conference, from May 26-29, at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. The license will allow product distribution into Canada and is issued in accordance with Medical Devices Regulations, Section 36. The new software contains innovations in interoperability with or the replacement for a legacy PACS, and enhanced cost savings with server virtualization capabilities. Special features include: – Unity access via enterprise-based and physician office EMRs (electronic medical records). – CS Series Workstation provides facilities with the ability to use the full range of Unity PACS software features on client-supplied hardware. – Multiple volume support is a capability providing greater system scalability, while increasing data safety, configuration flexibility, and system availability. – Improved Sentinel remote monitoring of real-time performance of the PACS to enable proactive customer support from DR Systems. Sentinel looks for errors and processing delays in queues; and tracks the flow of medical images and text reports. DR Systems will also highlight these works-in-progress: – Operation of the Unity PACS in a virtualized server environment. – Interoperability capabilities utilizing advanced DICOM connectivity of its Unity PACS to show cross-platform capability. – The new ZDA (Zero-Download Ambassador), Web browser-based clinical review application. – Server virtualization designed to reduce hardware costs, operating costs and service interruptions. For more information: www.dominator.com FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | PACS | July 02, 2019 Laurel Bridge and 3M M*Modal Partner to Improve DICOM Structured Reporting July 2, 2019 — Laurel Bridge Software announced an expanded relationship with 3M M*Modal, a provider of clinical docu read more Technology | Enterprise Imaging | July 05, 2019 Hyland Healthcare Adds ImageNext Imaging Workflow Optimizer to Enterprise Imaging Suite Hyland Healthcare is launching ImageNext, a vendor-neutral imaging workflow optimizer that combines intelligent imaging… read more News | PACS | June 26, 2019 Mini-PACS Solution for Image Management and Workflow Optimization ImageGrid Mini is a feature-rich, reliable and cost-effective image management and workflow optimization solution, pr read more 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 Feature | Information Technology | June 27, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr Smart Algorithm Extracts Data from Radiology Reports Radiology reports may contain information essential to figuring out a patient’s condition. read more Related Content News | May 19, 2009 DR Systems’ Unity v8.2 Gets Canadian License
Why can’t there be a minimum area to a school that will keep these kids in their own neighborhood?com. Aside from forecasting the weather, have been taking advantage of how much further their own currencies will go in the UK since the June Brexit referendum The Guardian reports Tax-free shopping company Global Blue reported a 7% year-on-year increase in UK international tax-free shopping in July The biggest leap in sales came from Japanese tourists who spent 96% more in the UK compared to July 2015 US visitors average spending in the UK rose 22% from July 2015 to July 2016 to 734 The Financial Times reported that Swiss watch exports to the UK were more than 13% higher in July than a year earlier also due to international shoppers taking advantage of the weaker pound – a sharp contrast with falls in exports to other countries Nick Hayek chief executive of Swatch whose brands include Omega Breguet and Blancpain told the Financial Times last month that the UK "Brexit" vote had "produced fantastic results" in the UK He added that in the first few weeks after Brexit sales at Omega stores had increased by between 25% and 132% compared with a year earlier Overall retail sales rose by 14% in the UK between June and July Write to Kate Samuelson at katesamuelson@timecomA British man who spent 5 months at sea has become the first person to swim 1780 miles around the island of Great Britain Ross Edgley 33 set off from Kent on the southeast coast of England on June 1 After swimming 1780 miles he arrived back on shore Sunday for the first time For 157 days Edgley swam between six and 12 hours a day taking breaks for sleeping and eating on an accompanying boat (He ate more than 500 bananas during the trip to keep his energy up) The author of a fitness guide The World’s Fittest Book Edgley had to endure freezing conditions vicious storms and jellyfish attacks during his extraordinary journey His list of injuries makes for grim reading; salt water exposure caused the partial disintegration of his tongue his feet are bruised and misshapen and blisters speckle his skin from wetsuit chafing Despite all this Edgley is still "not quite bored of swimming" he told the BBC In April 2016 the adventurer completed the worlds longest ever rope climb for which he pulled himself up 8848 meters (29029 ft) the height of Mount Everest Four months earlier he had finished a marathon while pulling a small car And in 2017 he attempted to swim 25 miles from Martinique to St Lucia in the Caribbean while tied to a tree trunk When strong currents forced him to stop he resolved to do what no one had done before and circumnavigate Great Britain "The adventurer in me had unfinished business" he said Contact us at editors@timecom sits amongst a makeshift memorial for the victims in Orlando, It’s often difficult and can take months or even years to find the right drugs to treat the heterogeneous mood disorder. We are the light of freedom in a dark world.
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