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Olga García, with no place at Atleti

first_imgOlga garcia (27 years) has been one of the great forgotten figures of this season at the First Iberdrola. The Catalan attacker has hardly counted with minutes in Atlético de Madrid, where she has been one of the players that minutes (172 minutes distributed in all competitions) has played. His little shoot seems to push the ex-Barça to search for a new destination in which to find your best level again. In this line appear names of large-caliber equipment such as Real Madrid, who would have set his sights on the Spanish international to profile his first female squad. Remember that Olga garcia was the second top scorer (12 points) from Atleti in the previous campaign, in which he showed his great punch despite being a substitute. However, his great goalscoring nose has not been taken into account by the three coaches who have gone through Atleti this season and not even the lack of goal the team has given opportunities on the green to the Barcelona footballer.Olga García arrived at Atlético in the summer of 2018 after growing up in quarry of Barcelona. The international signed until 2020 with the rojiblancas, however, has not managed to get ownership in the mattress set. Before the rojiblanco club, the Catalan forward spent fourteen successful seasons in ranks of Barça, where he raised two Leagues and four Queen’s Cups. Also played two seasons in Levante, another of the greats of Spanish women’s football, and has been international with the Selection in sixteen games. Without a doubt, his career does not leave anyone indifferent.last_img read more

Evans eyeing special time

first_img “Preparation so far has been good. I am not looking on times that my competitors have done as I am focusing on my own race. Indoors I had one of the slowest times among the competitors, but in the end, I finished my season with a personal best and one of the top times in the world and hoping for the same on Saturday as this will put me in a good position for the National Senior Championships,” she added. “I have competed in two 100 metres races so far this season, doing 11.17 seconds in a positive 2.1 metres per second wind and 11.49 in a massive negative wind, and I am hoping that the conditions will be OK on Saturday so I can post a special time,” she concluded. Evans will face the likes of her countrywomen Kerron Stewart, Christania Williams and Schillone Calvert-Powell, along with the American Allyson Felix, Jenna Prandini and Morolake Akinosun and Trinidad and Tobago’s Michelle -Lee Ahye. AFTER an outstanding indoor season, Sprntec’s Gayon Evans will be hoping to build on her new-found confidence when she lines up in the women’s 100 metres at Saturday”s Jamaica International Invitational meet inside the National Stadium. The former Edwin Allen High student was eighth in the event a year ago and expects to much better this year. “I am looking forward to the expected great competition, and I am hoping to do very well as my confidence is still high coming off a very good indoor season,” she said. Evans thinks she is ready for something special, but declined to predict a time. Good preparationlast_img read more

NEC Ends 3rd Phase 2014 Voter Roll Update

first_imgThe National Elections Commission (NEC) in collaboration with the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) last week concluded its third training exercise in a string of Regional Media Workshops for journalists for the coverage of the Voter Roll Update (VRU) and the pending Special Senatorial Election.The VRU exercise is expected to begin on January 13 to March 5, 2014 and the Special Senatorial Election will subsequently follow on  October 14, 2014.The two-day workshop, held in the Provincial City of Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount County, was attended by 26 journalists from community Radio Stations in Bomi, Grand Cape Mount and Gbapolu Counties.Topics discussed at the workshop include the Legal Basis for the Voter Roll Update exercise and the Special Senatorial Election, Overview of the Voter Roll Update Exercise, Eligibility Criteria for Participation in the Voter Roll Update Exercise and the Role of the Media in the Voter Roll Update Exercise and the Special Senatorial Election and the Role of Stakeholders in the Voter Role Update Exercise and the 2014 Special senatorial Election, among others.Facilitators of the workshop were the Deputy Executive Director for Programs of the NEC, Attorney Nathan P. Garbie, the Director of Communications of NEC, Joey Kennedy, Civic/Voter Education Officer, Paul Wreh-Wilson and Program Associate, Moses Clark, of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES).Participating journalists were drawn from Radio Piso, Radio Salam, Radio Gbapolu, Radio Mawopnet, Radio Bomi, Radio Kpo, Radio Kpongba and Radio Human Rights, among others.The fourth and final phase of the Regional Media Training on the forthcoming Voter Roll Update exercise and the 2014 Special Senatorial Election will be held in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County on November 15 and 16.The first phase of the Regional Media Workshop was held in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County on October 25 and 26 and brought together 35 journalists from Maryland, Sinoe, River Gee, Grand Gedeh and Grand Kru Counties.Participating Community Radio stations at the Zwedru Workshop include Voice of Pleebo, Voice of Grand Kru, Voice of Sinoe, Voice of Webbo, Smile FM, Radio Barrobo and Radio Gee.Others are Radio Harper, Voice of Sasstown, Voice of Konobo, Peace Radio and correspondents from the Liberia Broadcasting System and UNMIL Radio.The second phase of the workshop was held on November 1 and 2 in the Provincial City of Gbarnga, Bong County and was attended by forty journalists from 29 community Radio Stations in Bong, Lofa, Nimba and Margibi Counties.Participating journalists were drawn from Radio Gbarnga, Radio Salala, Radio Gbartala, Radio Nimba, Radio Sehnwai, Voice of Karnplay, Radio Saclepea, Radio Tappita, Radio Kintorma, Radio TambaTaikor, Radio Saboyea, Radio Jorwai, Radio Kergheamahn, Super Bongese, Voice of Gompa, Peace FM, Stone FM, Cuttington University Radio and Vahamu Community Radio.Others are Voice of Tappita, Radio Joy Africa, Radio Life, Radio Saclepea, Radio Totota, radio Kakata, Radio Harleyike, Radio Meinpea, Radio Kwageh, Radio Zota, Sawu FM, Vahun Radio, Atlantic Radio, Gbaisue radio, Radio Jorwah and radio Bong Mines.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Govt has no respect for workers – MP tells Berbicians

first_imgAssistant General Secretary of GAWU, Aslim SinghMember of Parliament, Dr Vishwa MahadeoA section of workers from Blairmont and Albion Sugar EstatesA section of workers from Blairmont and Albion Sugar EstatesMember of Parliament, Dr Vishwa Mahadeo told hundreds of Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corenyne) workers that Government has no respect for workers.The statement was made as he addressed workers at a Labour Day rally organised by the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) held at the Port Mourant Community Centre.Mahadeo said he based his conclusion on Government’s four-year track record, which has been disappointing, adding that one of the first things that Government did after taking office was to abolish the Labour Ministry and to reduce it to a department.“A lot of us thought at that time that it was no big deal, but that was a signal as to how workers will be treated in the ensuing years,” Mahadeo explained.He said the next move that was a slap in the face for workers was when Government Ministers gave themselves hundreds of thousands of dollars in salary increases while public servants and other workers were forced to take to the streets before they received meager increases.“They (workers) were sent home just because they were perceived to be supportive of another political party and in most cases, they were replaced by persons who had no qualifications for the jobs they were employed to do.”That was followed by massive dismissal of workers across. This included the closure of several sugar estates, leaving thousands jobless.The parliamentarian noted that in Guyana’s history, never had there been an instance where over 7000 workers were fired. He added that sending home those workers in both Demerara and Berbice resulted in many in the Private Sector becoming jobless while some businesses have been forced to downsize and also send home workers while others have reduced the amount of days workers earn.Meanwhile, GAWU urged workers to take stock of what is still to be realised.Assistant General Secretary of GAWU, Aslim Singh said workers no longer are seen as important as they should be.Noting that the former Ministry of Labour which has now been reduced to a department under the current Administration, Singh said it is unacceptable and a matter which the trade unions movement has on more than one occasion expressed vexations but sadly it has fallen on the deft ears of those in charge.“Comrades, on this May Day it is simply inexcusable that in the birthplace of trade unionism in the British colonial empire, there is no longer a Ministry of Labour; the Ministry which existed up to May 2015.He told the workers if they stand together they will score many gains and receive the respect they deserve.“As we observe Labour Day 2019, we cannot ignore the heavy burdens of the high cost of living. In recent years, the tentacles of taxation have reached several essential goods and services apart from other impositions that have been levelled and served to mount cost of living.”Over the last year, he added, those burdens became weightier “as we have had to contend with increased water rates and higher public transportation costs. Clearly, our workers are beleaguered and in need of help and reprieve as they struggle to keep their heads above the proverbial waterline. Comrades almost daily, we hear and need about people being victims of banditry, robbery and other forms of crime. It seems to us that crime has been more pervasive and those engaged in such acts have become more brazen.”The situation, the Assistant General Secretary noted, is not a healthy one an ddoes not augur well for the people of this country who are generally terrified at this time.last_img read more

$106,000 for northeast B.C. adult literacy programs

first_imgVirk points out that more education could mean management jobs later in life when labour is no longer an option, and suggests looking at dual credit programs instead of dropping out. At the same time, the Fort Nelson Family Literacy Drop In Learning Centre and the Dawson Creek CALP received around $22,000 each. All of the funded programs help adult learners with everything from basic literacy to getting their high school diploma. Speaking in Dawson Creek, Advanced Education Minister Amrik Virk maintains that adult education can be just as important as kindergarten to grade 12. “How else can you help your kids through school if you can read well yourself?” he asks. “So this is the skills for that adult learner to help themselves, get that better job, perhaps go back to college, but also to help their kids make do with their own homework.” – Advertisement -Virk is touring Northern Lights College campuses in Fort St. John, Dawson Creek and Tumbler Ridge this week. He’s also taking the opportunity to stress the importance of improving high school graduation rates, especially in the Peace Region, where it can be tempting for teenagers to leave early for a job. “I know there’s sometimes high paying jobs available in industry right away,” he admits. “The money may be good when you’re young, but maybe when you’re 35 or 40 years old you’re going to wish you had taken a little bit more school for when you’re not as tough anymore.” Advertisementlast_img read more


first_imgA CO Donegal man has been sent for trial, accused of giving illegal loans to Sean Quinn’s family which later led to the collapse of the Quinn empire.Willie McAteer, 61, is the former Finance Director with Anglo Irish Bank.Former chairman and chief executive Seán FitzPatrick and the bank’s former Managing Director in Ireland Patrick Whelan, 50, also appeared in court in Dublin today to face the same charges. They have all been charged with unlawfully helping a group of investors, including six members of the Quinn family, to buy shares in Anglo Irish Bank in 2008.Mr FitzPatrick, of Camaderry, Whitshed Road, Greystones, Co Wicklow, Mr McAteer whose address was given as Auburn Villas, Rathgar, Dublin, and Mr Whelan with an address at Rachra, Coast Road, Malahide, were presented with the documents outlining the State’s case against them.They are each charged with 16 offences under Section 60 of the Companies Act, accused of permitting Anglo Irish Bank to give financial assistance to Patricia Quinn, her five children and ten senior clients of the bank, who became known as the Maple Ten, to enable them to buy shares in the bank.Three detectives from the Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation, who had charged the three earlier this year, signed declarations this morning stating that the documents had been served.None of the three former executives spoke during the brief hearing.All were remanded on continuing bail, but the conditions in the case of Mr Whelan were altered to enable him to suspend signing on at a garda station during periods he is out of the country if he notified gardaí.The case against the three is to be listed at the Circuit Criminal Court for mention between now and December.A man who said he was homeless and wanted to hand a letter to Mr FitzPatrick refused garda requests to leave the area and was arrested.DONEGAL MAN SENT FOR TRIAL ACCUSED OF GIVING ILLEGAL LOANS TO QUINN FAMILY was last modified: October 8th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:DONEGAL MAN SENT FOR TRIAL ACCUSED OF GIVING ILLEGAL LOANS TO QUINN FAMILYlast_img read more


first_imgThe draw has been made for the Donegal Senior Championship quarter finals and a number of cracking ties have been drawn out.DonegalTV was on hand for the draw and to get the reaction to a number of mouth-watering ties. Simply click to play the video.DDTV: WE GET THE REACTION TO THE DONEGAL SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP DRAW was last modified: October 13th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Charlie CollinsDDTVdonegalDonegalTVGAASean Dunnionlast_img read more


first_imgGLENSWILLY GAA NOTESLAST REGISTRATION NIGHTThe last registration night takes places this Saturday, March 14th between 6.45pm and 8.45pm in the clubhouse. ALL members and players must register. There has been a very good response so far but there are still a number who have not registered from last season. SENIOR TEAM OUT ON PADDY’S DAYThe senior team will be in action on St Patrick’s Day against our old rivals Termon in the Gaeltacht Championship. Throw-in for this home game is at 1pm. Club members are asked to come along and show their support for the seniors on the day.NO U10 TRAININGThe under 10 training is not on next Tuesday 17 th. It will resume on Tuesday 24th of March. The training will be outdoors on the grass pitch at the clubhouse. As the training is outside wear boots, bring a drink and a gum shield.Please dress your child in appropriate outdoor clothing.Training starts at 6.15pm and the one euro is very much appreciated.UNDER 12sThe Under 12 boys continue to train in the hall on Monday nights between 6-7pm and in the Aura Centre between 7.30pm and 8-30pm on Friday nights. BINGOBingo continues in the hall every Wednesday night starting at 9pm.GAA NEWS: GLENSWILLY FACE TERMON IN GAELTACHT CHAMPIONSHIP was last modified: March 11th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegalGlenswilly GAA noteslast_img read more

Dreams of Planetary Oceans Dry Up

first_imgAstrobiologists like oceans.  The vision of life evolving on Earth in a primordial soup drives the quest to find liquid on other worlds.  It doesn’t have to be liquid water: just liquid that stimulates the imagination with visions of exotic life.  Two solar system bodies once considered prime candidates for ocean front property, though, have recently dried up substantially, reducing their value as astrobiological real estate.Titan:  A JPL press release painted a rosy picture for realtors looking at Titan’s lakefront property, after Nature1 wrote up the scientific results of a July flyby by Cassini (see also the comments by Christophe Sotin2).  Though Sotin boasted “Titan’s lost seas found,” those who know the history of the region must sigh over the long-lost global ocean that was once thought to exist on this huge Saturnian moon (see Science 12/16/1983).3  In 1983, Titan expert Jonathan Lunine and team “proposed that Saturn’s satellite Titan is covered by an ocean one to several kilometers deep consisting mainly of ethane.”  Cassini found, on the contrary, that the bulk of Titan is crisscrossed by sand dunes (05/04/2006).  Scientists are pretty sure now that the lakes, only found between the 70th and 83rd parallel north, have some liquid in them.  As to what happened to the vast oceans of liquid ethane and methane thought to have accumulated over 4.5 billion years, they can only speculate that it went underground or glommed onto solid particles (10/18/2006).  Cassini is incapable of directly confirming that possibility.Mars:  Few probably heard the whimper about Mars water expressed in Science last week.4  In the heyday of early science results from the Mars Exploration Rovers, scientists trumpeted the possibility of extensive and persistent oceans of water in the Martian past (12/20/2004, 08/06/2004, 04/12/2004, 01/03/2004).  These days?  Here’s what was overheard about “a nastier early Mars” at last month’s meetings of the American Geophysical Union (AGU):When the Opportunity rover sent back signs of water early in martian history, the usual descriptor was “shallow salty seas.”  Sounded nice and cozy for any early martian life.  But at a press conference at the meeting, rover science team leader Steven Squyres of Cornell University made a point of spelling out the team’s best current understanding of early Mars, which is much less encouraging.  “At the surface, this was primarily an arid environment,” he said.  Only occasionally, here and there, would puddles of salty, acidic groundwater form between dunes of salt sand.  As the team’s latest paper puts it, “dominantly arid, acidic, and oxidizing” environmental conditions would have posed “significant challenges to the origin of life.”  (See 10/30/2006).  Best the Martian realtors can advertise now are small, localized waterparks (12/06/2006).Jupiter’s moon Europa remains as a prime candidate for a vast under-ice ocean that might harbor exotic life.  The other large Galilean satellites might have deep water, but it’s probably too deep to encourage astrobiologists.  The geysers of Enceladus might not require liquid water (see 12/15/2006, last par.).  As waterfront real estate shrinks, the stakes for astrobiology marketing skyrocket.1Stofan et al., “The lakes of Titan,” Nature 445, 61-64 (4 January 2007) | doi:10.1038/nature05438.2Christophe Sotin, “Planetary science: Titan’s lost seas found,” Nature 445, 29-30 (4 January 2007) | doi:10.1038/445029a.3Lunine et al., “Ethane Ocean on Titan,” Science 16 December 1983: Vol. 222. no. 4629, pp. 1229 – 1230, DOI: 10.1126/science.222.4629.1229.4Richard A. Kerr, “FALL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION: Snapshots From the Meeting,” Science, 5 January 2007: Vol. 315. no. 5808, p. 37, DOI: 10.1126/science.315.5808.37a.Liquid water is a rare and beautiful substance.  If you want to float your life boat, better do it here.(Visited 7 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more

Hukum Singh’s daughter is BJP’s candidate in Kairana bypoll

first_imgThe BJP on Tuesday announced that Mriganka Singh, the daughter of late MP Hukum Singh, would be its candidate for the Lok Sabha bypoll in Uttar Pradesh’s Kairana. The Kairana Lok Sabha seat fell vacant due to the death of BJP MP Hukum Singh in February. The Rashtriya Lok Dal has fielded Tabassum Begam, who is likely to emerge as a joint candidate of the opposition, to take on the BJP in Kairana. The BJP also announced that Avani Singh, the wife of late MLA Lokendra Chauhan, will be its candidate from Noorpur in the state. Madhav Lal Singh will be the party’s candidate from Gomia in Jharkhand, Munni Devi from Tharali in Uttarakhand and Sujit Ghosh from Maheshtala in West Bengal. The names for one Lok Sabha seat and four state assembly seats were finalised in the party central election committee today, the BJP said in a statement.last_img read more

Gandhi On Top

first_imgMahatma Gandhi topped Time magazine’s list of all-time “Top 25 Political Icons.” He was followed by Alexander the Great, Mao Zedong and Winston Churchill. South African leader Nelson Mandela was the highest ranking living icon, ranking seventh on the list. He was followed by Abraham Lincoln, the top ranking American on the list. Adolf Hitler, Che Guevara and Ronald Reagan also made the list, as did the Dalai Lama and Akbar the Great.  Related Itemslast_img

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Strike by junior doctors enters second day

first_imgThe strike by junior doctors at government-run medical colleges and hospitals in the State entered the second day on Wednesday. Junior doctors refused to withdraw their strike despite a series of meetings held by senior health officials. The protests started late on Monday night after two interns at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata were assaulted by the family members of a patient who passed away during treatment. Soon, doctors from other government hospitals in the city and districts joined the stir. During the day, Burdwan Medical College and Hospital witnessed violence between family members of patients and junior doctors. The hospital had kept its OPD and emergency shut.last_img read more

Maliksi’s scoring prowess delivering results for Blackwater

first_imgLATEST STORIES Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf PLAY LIST 01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games The former NBA veteran offered high praise for Maliksi, whom he also credited for his big fourth quarter production.“”He keeps the defense honest. That fourth quarter, I was able to get a lot of one-on-one and I feel like I could score on anybody,” said Walker, who finished with 19 points in the final frame.“In the end, it was just fitting that the new game that came in and giving us that new weapon, he put it in and it was a great shot. I felt more happy about that than any of my points,” he added.The 29-year-old Walker marveled at Maliksi’s demeanor even in the pressure-packed situations.“Just how calm he was, he was ready. He’s just cool and confident. He’s never out of character and he’s always under control. He’s just a scorer.”ADVERTISEMENT Read Next Source: Wade to sign with Cavaliers, reunite with LeBron E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad  Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC View comments LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong Citycenter_img PBA IMAGESAllein Maliksi has made a name for himself as a reliable scorer—never gun shy and always ready to shoot.And Maliksi has been everything the Elite had hoped for him to be when they acquired him from Star in a four-player trade a little over two weeks ago.ADVERTISEMENT Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  MOST READ “Maliksi is indeed a big help on the offensive end. Only in his third game, still getting confused on our set plays but he’s a fast learner and we expect him to blend with the other players as we play more games,” Blackwater head coach Leo Isaac said after the Elite stunned the Meralco Bolts, 92-91, at the start of the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup quarterfinals Tuesday.Since his arrival at Blackwater, Maliksi has been averaging 22 points per game through three outings, including a 29-point debut in a victory over GlobalPort.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutMaliksi scored 15 points in the upset victory over the Bolts, delivering his team’s last four points in the final 33 seconds, none bigger than his game-winning jumper with 9.5 ticks left.Maliksi and import Henry Walker came up big in the fourth quarter. Walker scored the Elite’s first 18 points in the period while Maliksi provided the finishing touches. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fightlast_img read more

Apollo Tyres ties up with Chennaiyin FC as principal sponsor

first_imgNew Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) Apollo Tyres today said it has associated with Chennaiyin FC soccer team as its principal sponsor for the 2017-18 Hero Indian Super League season.The association is Apollos first partnership with Indian football team, after having established a successful alliance with various top brands in world football.”This association with one of Indias leading football clubs allows us to engage with the large fan following of this growing sport, especially the youth,” President of Apollo Tyres for Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA) Satish Sharma said in a statement.Chennaiyin FC with its strong following in Tamil Nadu, and an ever growing fan-base, provides the company an opportunity to have a greater visibility for its brand across the country, he added.Chennaiyin FC co-owner Vita Dani said: “They (Apollo) have already been associated with football through various clubs around the world, and we are now happy to welcome them to Indian football.”Apollo Tyres is currently the global tyre partner for two current English Premier League clubs — Manchester United and Crystal Palace.Apollo Tyres also has a presence in the German Bundesliga, with its association with Borussia Monchengladbach.The tyre manufacturer aims to further build on this reputation through the new partnership with Chennaiyin FC. PTI MSS SBTlast_img read more


first_imgNew Delhi, Jul 7 (PTI) Following are the highlights at 1700 hours:TOP STORIES:DEL6 JK-FIRING3 civilians killed in alleged firing by security forces in J-K Srinagar: Three civilians were killed allegedly in firing by security forces during clashes with stone-pelting protesters in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.DEL14 MHRD-EXAMSNTA to conduct NET, NEET, JEE (Mains) examsNew Delhi: Newly formed National Testing Agency (NTA) would- now conduct the national- level examinations — NET, NEET, JEE (Mains) — that were organised by the CBSE, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.CAL2 BH-RAPE-PRINCIPALBihar girl raped for months by principal, two teachers and 16 studentsChapra (Bihar): A class 9 girl has alleged that she was raped and blackmailed by her school’s principal, two teachers and 16 students in Bihar’s Saran district, police said today.LGD4 DL-COURT-LD PUSHKARSunanda death: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor granted regular bailNew Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was today granted regular bail by a Delhi court in a case relating to his wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death almost four years ago in a luxury hotel here.FGN13 NEPAL-INDIAN PILGRIMSAll stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated from NepalKathmandu: All the 1,430 stranded Indian pilgrims who were stranded while returning from the Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet have been airlifted to safety with the evacuation of the last batch of 160 people from Nepal’s mountainous regions today, the Indian embassy here said.NATION:DEL13 RJ-PM-CONGSeveral Congress leaders are on bail, party is a ‘bail gaadi’: PM Jaipur: Launching a scathing attack on the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the party is now being called a bail gaadi as several of its leaders are out on bail.advertisementDES9 BANGLADESH-INDIA’Pro-Pak, pro-China BNP should not be allowed to operate in India’New Delhi: A close aide of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today described the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) as “pro-Pakistan and pro-China” and urged India not to allow it to operate in the country.DEL2 POL-JK-MADHAVBJP for continuing with Governor’s rule in J&K: Ram MadhavNew Delhi: BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav today rejected reports that his party was working to form a government in Jammu and Kashmir with rebel PDP MLAs and said that it was for continuing with Governor’s rule in the state in the interest of peace, governance and development.BUSINESS:DCM12 BIZ-RIL-AMBANIMukesh Ambani gets another 5 yrs as Reliance ChairmanNew Delhi: Shareholders of Reliance Industries have approved giving Mukesh Ambani another five years as the Chairman and Managing Director of the company.FOREIGN:FGN11 UK-SCIENTIST-VISAUK launches new visas open to Indian scientists, academics London: The UK has launched new visas that will be open to overseas scientists and researchers, including Indians, to encourage the growth of the country’s research sector.FGN12 US-LD THAPARAmul Thapar not in Trump’s shortlist for US SC justice: reportWashington: Prominent Indian-American judge Amul Thapar has failed to make it to the shortlist of the three candidates from which President Donald Trump is likely to pick his replacement for retiring US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, a media report said today.SPORTS:SPF9 SPO-IND-KOHLIEngland tackled Kuldeep well and it made difference: Kohli Cardiff: England could level the series since they came well-prepared to effectively tackle wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav, India captain Virat Kohli said after they lost the second Twenty20 by five wickets.SPF13 SPO-DHONI-BIRTHDAYPapa you are getting older, daughter reminds Dhoni on 37th birthday Cardiff: Ringing in his 37th birthday sporting a thick, grey beard, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was reminded that he was “getting older” through a song by none other than his toddler daughter Ziva. PTI SNESNElast_img read more