Indian trailblazing gymnast Dipa Karmakar and wrestler Sakshi Malik on Thursday received the coveted Padma Shri Award from President Pranab Mukherjee in the national capital.Karmakar, hailing from Agartala, missed the bronze medal by 0.150 points as American gymnast Simone Biles won her third gold medal at the Rio Olympics last year.The 23-year-old had created history when she became the first Indian gymnast to enter the final on her debut at the quadrennial multi-discipline games after finishing eighth in the qualifying round.She had initially come to spotlight after winning a bronze medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, thus becoming the first Indian female gymnast to achieve the feat.Sakshi, on the other hand, won the bronze medal in the 58 kg category at the 2016 Summer Olympics.With the win, Malik became the first woman wrestler in India to win an Olympic medal and fourth Indian woman athlete to clinch the coveted medal after Karnam Malleshwari, Mary Kom and Saina Nehwal.Meanwhile, discus thrower Vikas Gowda and Paralympian Mariyappan Thangavelu were other notable winners of the prestigious award.ALSO WATCH:
Transfers U.S. youth international Joshua Perez loaned to Serie C club Last updated 2 years ago 07:33 9/1/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Transfers Fiorentina Serie A The 19-year-old, who played alongside Christian Pulisic at the U-17 World Cup in 2015, has left Fiorentina on a one-year loan to AS Livorno Calcio United States youth international Joshua Perez has been loaned to Serie C side AS Livorno Calcio from Fiorentina.Perez, the nephew of former U.S. midfielder Hugo Perez, finalized the one-year loan move at Thursday’s transfer deadline.With @Joshua_Perez26 at @acffiorentina finalizing his 1 year loan to @LivornoCalcio. Excited for the season ahead #DeadlineDay #Italy pic.twitter.com/u7QbgdUPpS— Lyle Yorks (@Lyle_Yorks) August 31, 2017The 19-year-old forward signed a four-year deal with first-division side Fiorentina in February, but will be moving down to get valuable playing time. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Perez made one appearance for Fiorentina, playing 15 minutes in a 4-1 loss to Inter Milan last November.Perez was on the U.S. squad alongside Christian Pulisic at the 2015 Under-17 World Cup.
APTN National NewsIn Nuanvut, some Idle No More protesters made their point under some dark and chilly conditions.APTN National News reporter Kent Driscoll speaks with one of the organizers about the movement in Nunavut.
Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppBahamas, May 30, 2017 – Nassau – ALIV, The Bahamas’ newest telecommunications company, is pleased to announce today that it has signed on to become the official telecommunications partner for the Abaco Chamber of Commerce over the next three years“We are excited and pleased to be able to work with ALIV for the benefit of the Abaco Chamber of Commerce and its membership,” said Abaco Chamber President, Vado Bottle. “During the three year agreement, we will be working with ALIV to introduce new programs and benefits specifically for Chamber members with a view to making their businesses more competitive and cost effective as it relates to their communications needs.ALIV Chief Officer, Damian Blackburn is excited about the partnership and hopes it fosters more corporate relationships not only on the island of Abaco but throughout the country.“ALIV is happy that the Abaco Chamber of Commerce is committed to delivering value for the Bahamian business community as we are fully committed to corporate diversity,” Mr. Blackburn said. “This will also allow us to offer the chambers’ members the latest technology as well as providing support for businesses in Abaco.”The Abaco Chamber of Commerce will be announcing the new benefits at a special ‘ALIV Chamber Mix n’ Mingle’ to be held on June 16 in front of the ALIV office in the Abaco Shopping Centre from 3:00pm to 7:00pm.For more information on the Abaco Chamber of Commerce, visit http://www.abacochamber.org/PHOTO CAPTION: L to R: Ken Hutton Chamber Director, Shara Aliv Rep, Greta Pintard Chamber Director and Vado Bootle Sr. President of the Abaco Chamber. Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp
KUSI Newsroom Students win statewide engineering competition with robotic hand May 8, 2019 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Three students from Fallbrook High School recently won first in place a highly competitive statewide engineering technology and design competition.Lianna Arnold, 16; Kyle Bequette, 17 and Nick Holemo, 18; created the “Handinator 3000” in their Biomedical Engineering/Advanced Engineering class.The robotic prosthetic hand, which is entirely student designed and created, has full mobility and control, as well as the ability to sense and relay pressure to its user.With the most recent win, the Fallbrook High School team is now planning a trip to compete in the national-level competition at the end of June in Louisville, Kentucky. KUSI Newsroom, Updated: 8:20 AM Categories: Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Posted: May 8, 2019