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Russ Liquid’s Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test To Feature Members Of Dumpstaphunk, Gramatik & More In NOLA

first_imgIf you’re planning to be in New Orleans to ring in 2017, make sure to get down there a few days early for what’s sure to be an incredible night of electro-funk and glitch-hop mastery at the Howlin’ Wolf. On Thursday, December 29th, the Russ Liquid Test has organized a very special evening, dubbed the “Russ Liquid’s Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test”.Russ Liquid & Andrew Block Dig Deep Into The Debut Russ Liquid Test EP [Interview/Stream]The new Russ Liquid Test live band will feature a rock-solid lineup of Alvin Ford Jr. (Dumpstaphunk/Pretty Lights Live Band), Andrew Block, Jason Hodge, Ken Turner, Jubee, and Emily Nichols. Also on the bill for this massive evening is Marvel Years, Cofresi, and Sky Society. With a stacked lineup, this is sure to be a can’t-miss party for any fan of Pretty Lights, The Revivalists, or Galactic who are looking for something to do in New Orleans on the nights before the main event of New Year’s Eve.A limited number of early bird tickets are on-sale now for $15, before the price jumps to $20. Also of note, this show is 18+. To purchase tickets, click here. You can also find VIP Packages, which includes 1 signed poster, a credential for early soundcheck viewing, a Sky Society T-Shirt, and an assorted sticker pack, right here.Enter To Win Tickets:last_img read more

DPP approves prosecution of former KPA MD Manduku

first_imgHe said there was no prior planning before engaging in the project for the manufacture of the concrete barriers.Also Read  Govt moves to resolve land allocation dispute in East MauHaji said the contracts were awarded to 10 companies which were hand picked by the former MD without following the requisite procurement procedures under procurement law.Also Read  Teachers to report back to school on MondayManduku is also accused of making an overpayment of 244, 837, 908.59 to contractors for works not completed.The payments of the manufacture of the concrete barriers were approved by Juma Fadhili Chigulu, a Works Officer in KPA who is also going to be charged alongside Manduku. Director of Public Prosecution -DPP Noordin Haji has approved the prosecution of former Kenya Ports Authority MD Daniel Manduku over irregular procurement of works at the port.In a statement Haji said that Manduku approved and authorized the procurement of the manufacturing of concrete barriers at the inland container depot at Kilindini port and Makongeni goods shed without an approved budget and procurement plan for the 2018-2019 financial year.Also Read  Cardinal Njue condemns conduct of leaders in the countryAccording to the DPP, the tender for the concrete barriers was commenced through the bill of quantities as opposed to open tendering in contravention of procurement law- PP & AD Act 2015. “There was no requisition made for concrete barriers by the user Department within the KPA as required under the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act, 2015 (PP & and Act, 2015) and the Regulations made thereunder,” said DPP.Get breaking news on your Mobile as-it-happens. SMS ‘NEWS’ to 20153last_img read more

QuASA plans for upcoming semester

first_imgOn Jan. 12, Queer and Ally Student Assembly hosted their spring barbecue in Alumni Park.Catered Hawaiian barbecue awaited attendees on brightly colored tablecloths. The atmosphere was a fun and vibrant one, due to the music that blared loudly from speakers.Rainbow colors · Banners QuASA put up in honor of National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11 still fly proudly over Trousdale Parkway. – Razan Al Marzouqi | Daily TrojanAlec White, a sophomore majoring in political science and a QuASA member, spearheaded the spring barbecue.“QuASA is a great organization, especially for those who are not out yet. We put on events to show our support — to show that they aren’t the only ones who feel a certain way about themselves,” White said.White’s involvement with QuASA is unique as he identifies as straight in an organization of predominantly queer and gay students.“QuASA is here because it’s everyone. It reaches so many different kinds of identities, whether you are queer or straight. Maybe you are Latino or Jewish — we get everyone,” said Becca Grumet, executive director of QuASA.Grumet described how her role in such an active student group on campus serves as her main inspiration.“I love giving people what they want. Once, QuASA brought a couple of famous YouTube bloggers to campus,” Grumet said. “Seeing students shaking when meeting the stars they are obsessed with was so cool. It sounds cheesy, but it’s that feeling of making people’s dreams come true.”According to Grumet, one of the events that are currently in the works for the semester are the Valentine’s Day Sex Carnival and a dodgeball event called Everybody’s Dodgeball.Glenn Young, assistant director of QuASA, is looking forward to the Sex Carnival, in particular.“The Sex Carnival is a fair that will promote safe sex and sexual awareness and awareness of different identities,” Young said. “We plan to bring in food trucks and though I don’t want to compare it to Springfest, we want to make it big like that.”One of QuASA’s signature and most popular events is the Second Chance Prom, which will be held at The Lorenzo this year. In the past, the Second Chance Prom featured themes like “Zombies” and was held at the California Science Center.Within the next two weeks, QuASA has planned a Rainbow Skate Night and a Welcome Back Dance.One of the organizations under QuASA is OUTreach. Its service-oriented projects range from helping the homeless to working with LGBT senior citizens.As QuASA and its member organizations move forward, Co-President Dawson Ray stressed improving the partnership between LGBT students and their allies.“One thing that the USC community could do a better job of is joining the Ally Alliance group. As of right now, I feel like we have two members — the president and vice president,” Ray said. “It was started recently, but I feel like not a lot of people know about it, or those who know about it identify as queer or gay. Getting the word out about Ally Alliance would be great.”last_img read more

Quick learner Halep ready for Slam crown number two

first_imgMelbourne, Australia | AFP | World number one Simona Halep Saturday admitted losing the 2018 Australian Open final was a painful moment, but it taught her how to better handle pressure situations which she has since put to good use.The Romanian was targeting a first ever Grand Slam title in that match against Caroline Wozniacki and looked on track to win before folding in the third set.Halep had won her service game and then broke the Dane to get a 4–3 lead.She served for what would have been a 5–3 advantage but Wozniacki broke then held serve for lead 5–4. The fired-up Dane went on to break again and win 7-6 (7/2), 3-6, 6-4, leaving Halep crushed.“I didn’t want to think that much about that match because it was really painful to lose it,” she said at Melbourne Park when asked to reflect on what went wrong.“But I learned some things from that match. That break (at 4-3) broke me a little bit in that moment.“Now I know how to manage better if that happens again.“She was better at that moment and maybe fresher than me because I played so many long matches before. She was actually less tired than me and deserved to win. She was stronger,” she added. A gutsy Halep took what she learned into the next major of the year, the French Open, and made no similar mistakes, romping through the third set of the final 6-1 against Sloane Stephens to finally clinch her maiden Slam title.“It made a big difference (because) I can say inside myself I did what I wanted to do. I won a Grand Slam finally,” said the 27-year-old.“Now I can say I’m a real number one Before I said without a Grand Slam, you are not a real number one.“I’m happy. I’m enjoying the time. Everything I’ve done last year made me be more relaxed,” she added.– Chill out –The stellar year saw Halep end 2018 as the world number one, despite her season ending early in October when she suffered a herniated disc in her back.She called the injury “very scary” and literally did nothing for six weeks to get over it.But the lay-off means she will start her Australian Open campaign against Estonia’s Kaia Kanepi with limited court time after crashing out of the warm-up Sydney International at the first hurdle.Share on: WhatsApp Pages: 1 2last_img read more

MORE THAN 200 TAKE PART IN DANNY McDAID 15K – WHERE DID YOU COME?

first_imgMore than 200 runners took part in the annual Danny McDaid 15K in Letterkenny today.Danny McDaidChris McGuinness from Foyle Valley AC was the winner in an excellent time of 51.42 followed by Adam Speer of Finn Valley AC in 53.28.Natasha Adams of Letterkenny AC was the first female athlete and third overall in a super time of 53.33. The following is a list of runners and their times.1 80 Chris Mc Guinness m SM Foyle Valley AC 0:51:422 256 Adam Speer m SM Finn Valley A.C. 0:53:283 415 Natasha Adams w SW Letterkenny A.C. 0:53:334 201 Ciaran McGonagle m SM Rosses AC 0:53:435 58 Gavin Crawford m SM 24/7 Triathlon 0:53:526 95 Paul Mc Glinchey m SM Letterkenny A.C. 0:53:577 109 Paul Ward m M45 Tir Chonaill AC 0:53:588 434 Danny Mooney m SM Letterkenny A.C. 0:54:499 1 Michael Black m SM Finn Valley A.C. 0:55:3910 255 Kevin McGee m M40 Rosses AC 0:55:5411 38 Shane Mc Nulty m SM Finn Valley A.C. 0:56:2312 151 Kieran Crawford m SM Letterkenny A.C. 0:56:4613 20 Darren Price m SM Letterkenny A.C. 0:56:5214 110 Paul Doherty m SM 24/7 Triathlon 0:57:0915 113 Kevin Wallace m SM 0:57:2016 237 Simon Ward m SM 0:57:3117 166 Michael Logue m M40 Rosses AC 0:57:4018 30 Bill Duncan m M45 Lifford A.C. 0:57:5219 200 Clint Doherty m SM Finn Valley A.C. 0:57:5420 145 Ciaran Toner m SM 0:58:0321 227 Paul Cullen m SM 24/7 Triathlon 0:58:2922 55 Gerard Bogle m M50 Finn Valley AC 0:58:4123 100 Dara Mc Nulty m M40 0:58:4524 136 Paul Russell m SM 0:58:5125 202 Martin Devenney m SM 24/7 Triathlon 0:59:3926 48 Shaun Boyce m SM 0:59:4227 167 Sean McLaughlin m SM 1:00:3428 56 Brian Rodgers m M40 Dunshaughlin AC 1:00:4929 130 Paul Dillon m SM Newtowncunningham 1:01:1430 67 Marcus McClintock m M40 Letterkenny A.C. 1:01:5131 210 Martin Dunleavy m M45 Foyle Valley 1:01:5532 250 John Daly m M40 24/7 Triathlon 1:03:1133 65 Brendan Boyle m M50 Killybegs 1:03:2334 254 Johnny Lane m SM Craughwell AC 1:03:4435 156 Joe Gallagher m M40 Milford A.C. 1:04:0036 213 Fergus Callaghan m SM Milford A.C. 1:04:1537 49 Darren Wallace m SM 1:04:1538 163 Willie MacGiolla Bhride m SM 1:04:4139 2 Garvin Boyce m M40 Finn Valley A.C. 1:04:4740 221 Seamus Mc Callion m M50 Foyle Valley 1:04:5041 32 Michael Duncan m M50 Lifford A.C. 1:04:5642 114 John McClafferty m SM 1:05:0043 63 Noel McGarvey m M40 1:05:0844 165 Barry Coyle m SM 1:05:1645 133 Paul Cosgrove m M45 Letterkenny A.C. 1:05:2146 40 Gemma Mc Ginty w SW Foyle Valley 1:05:2247 41 Frankie Bradley m SM Foyle Valley AC 1:05:2348 224 Aron Cole m M40 Foyle Valley 1:05:2349 101 Mark Mc Fadden m M40 1:05:2450 226 John McFadden m SM 1:06:1351 423 Sheila Regan w W40 Letterkenny A.C. 1:06:1652 241 Pauric Kelly m M40 Letterkenny A.C. 1:06:3853 242 Margaret Kelly w W40 Letterkenny A.C. 1:06:3854 29 Brendan Meenan m M45 1:06:5155 86 John Paul Wilson m SM Rosses AC 1:07:0956 206 Patrick Trimble m M40 1:07:2157 115 Marie Boyle w SW Letterkenny A.C. 1:07:2758 16 Barry Mackey m M50 Letterkenny A.C. 1:07:3159 3 Gerard Campbell m M50 Lifford A.C. 1:07:3460 248 Eoghan O’Colla m SM Rosses AC 1:07:3661 161 Denis Boner m M40 Rosses AC 1:07:3762 139 Gabriel O’leary m SM Finn Valley AC 1:08:0763 251 Donal Mulholland m M40 1:08:2064 135 Philip Browne m M40 1:08:2165 160 John McCarron m M45 24/7 Triathlon 1:08:4066 217 James Whoriskey m SM Milford A.C. 1:08:5567 128 Damian Murphy m SM Raphoe Road runners 1:09:0068 59 Damian Patton m SM 1:09:0869 140 Sabrina Mackey w W40 1:09:0970 88 Tony Grant m M50 Foyle Valley 1:09:2571 142 Catherine Dooher w SW Finn Valley AC 1:09:2572 93 Ton Bangert m M60 Lifford A.C. 1:09:3073 236 Sinead Peoples w SW Letterkenny A.C. 1:09:3374 11 Daniel Hewett m SM Milford A.C. 1:09:4575 61 Trisha Nulty w W45 Milford A.C. 1:09:4676 150 Pat Doherty m SM 1:10:0077 15 Andy Leighton m M45 Convoy A.C. 1:10:0378 112 Martin McCready m M45 Mallusk Harriers 1:10:0379 33 Paula McNamee m M50 Lifford A.C. 1:10:0780 91 Michael Rodger m M50 Rosses AC 1:10:0981 144 Gary Neely m M40 Swanlings 1:10:2282 85 Owen Coyle m M50 Rosses AC 1:10:2483 220 Liam Tinny m SM 24/7 Triathlon 1:10:3384 64 Clara Quigley w SW 24/7 Triathlon 1:10:4085 120 Mark Lafferty m SM 1:10:4686 228 Paddy Hannoigan m M50 1:10:4987 215 John Hughes m M50 Letterkenny A.C. 1:11:0588 90 Michael McClelland m M40 1:11:0989 69 Seamus Ferry m M40 Rosses AC 1:11:2390 121 Niall Griffin m M45 Rosses AC 1:11:2591 212 Benny Barber m M50 1:11:2592 26 Pauric Keenaghan m M40 Tir Conaill 1:11:2693 8 Kevin Greenan m M50 Letterkenny A.C. 1:11:3294 21 Josephine Donaghey w SW Convoy A.C. 1:11:3395 219 Kenneth Moore m M45 Milford A.C. 1:11:3696 102 Edward Wilson m SM 1:11:4297 257 Colin O’Donnell m M40 Letterkenny A.C. 1:11:4398 53 Paul Sweeney m M40 Letterkenny A.C. 1:11:4399 155 Paddy Mc Cambridge m M50 North Belfast Harriers 1:11:48100 107 Ben Holmes m SM Inishowen AC 1:11:59101 214 Hugh Gallagher m M60 Letterkenny A.C. 1:12:07102 45 Claire Flood w W45 Tir Chonaill AC 1:12:39103 223 P. J. Lyons m M40 1:12:45104 238 Martin O’Donnell m M45 1:12:49105 39 Liam Mc Ginty m M45 Finn Valley A.C. 1:12:50106 75 Mary Hippsley w W45 Finn Valley AC 1:12:50107 76 Sean O’ Leary m M50 Finn Valley AC 1:12:52108 74 Martin Anderson m M45 Finn Valley AC 1:12:52109 87 Veronica Caampbell w W45 Foyle Valley 1:12:58110 84 Mark McGinley m M40 Foyle Valley 1:13:01111 164 Brendan Goyvaerts m SM Run LK 1:13:12112 207 Chris Nee m M40 1:13:15113 24 Caroline Spratt w W45 Tir Conaill 1:13:47114 137 Alaistair Hetherington m M40 Speer Performance 1:13:55115 258 Stephen Cunningham m SM 1:13:56116 152 Ita Mc Cambridge w W50 North Belfast Harriers 1:13:58117 153 Conal Mc Cambridge m SM North Belfast Harriers 1:13:58118 244 Damien Daly m SM 1:14:00119 229 Ita McGettigan w W45 Milford A.C. 1:14:07120 148 John Mc Elwaine m SM Lifford AC 1:14:21121 82 Rooney Lindsay m SM 1:14:25122 243 Damian McGoohan m SM 24/7 Triathlon 1:14:26123 54 Barrie Cox m SM 1:14:26124 46 Eilis Mc Clafferty w SW Letterkenny A.C. 1:14:29125 141 Gerard Mc Condall m SM Swanlings 1:14:33126 234 Des Goyvaerts m SM Convoy A.C. 1:14:39127 77 Paddy Gildea m SM Convoy AC 1:14:39128 259 Patrick O’Neill m M40 Star Running Club Derry 1:14:47129 235 Ciaran Liddy m SM Letterkenny A.C. 1:15:02130 119 Pauric McNern m SM Bruckless Road Runners 1:15:07131 246 Pauric Mitchell m M50 24/7 Triathlon 1:15:10132 260 Naoishe Enright m M40 Letterkenny A.C. 1:15:11133 162 Phil Boyle m M45 Letterkenny A.C. 1:15:14134 35 Padraig Mac Phadain m SM 1:15:20135 146 Ian Alexander m M45 1:15:44136 216 Paula Donaghey w SW Convoy A.C. 1:15:45137 253 Philip Nicholson m SM 1:15:57138 116 Chris Ashmore m M50 Run for Fun 1:15:58139 51 Louise Mc Keague w SW 1:16:14140 52 Matt Horner m SM 1:16:15141 247 Packie Boner m M45 1:16:28142 209 Evelyn Boyle m M50 1:16:33143 208 Jack Brennan m SM 24/7 Triathlon 1:16:48144 68 Caroline McNulty w SW Finn Valley A.C. 1:16:50145 143 Hugh Doyle m SM Creeslough Runners 1:16:53146 70 Barry Coleman m SM Swanlings 1:16:54147 222 Lester Dobson m M45 Letterkenny A.C. 1:16:58148 5 Gloria Donaghey w W55 Finn Valley A.C. 1:17:09149 232 Eoghan Gleeson m SM Run for Fun 1:17:28150 252 Stephen McCrory m M40 Lone Wolfe 1:17:30151 134 Joanne Campbell w W45 Finn Valley AC 1:17:34152 79 Carol Mc Guinness w W40 Bolt 1:17:37153 203 Loretta Cullen w W45 Tir Conaill 1:18:23154 47 Thomas Cullen m SM 1:18:24155 73 Anne Mc Gettigan w W45 1:18:29156 23 Martina Coughlin w W40 Tir Conaill 1:18:29157 72 Caroline Mc Guire w W45 Finn Valley AC 1:18:33158 211 Rory Murray m SM KILLYBEGS 1:18:48159 7 Paddy Joe Gallagher m SM 1:18:52160 108 Eileen Ward w W40 Tir Chonaill AC 1:19:16161 83 Andy Griffin m M50 Bolt 1:19:26162 62 Brian Doherty m M40 Swanlings 1:19:26163 249 Michaela Gillespie w W45 Letterkenny A.C. 1:19:35164 117 Jane Murphy w W45 Trim Ac 1:19:37165 27 Bernadette McNeely w W55 Tir Conaill 1:19:43166 34 Eamonn Diver m M45 1:19:48167 105 Bridgeen Doherty w W40 Run For Fun 1:19:56168 233 Siobhan Barrett-Doherty w W40 Milford A.C. 1:20:01169 92 John Cover m M45 1:20:03170 97 Seamus Nallen m SM 1:20:07171 96 Orla Nallen w W40 1:20:08172 230 Bernie Gallagher w SW Milford A.C. 1:20:19173 126 James Gibbons m M50 Milford A.C. 1:20:21174 98 Teresa Winston w SW Milford 1:20:21175 94 Marjan Bangert w W55 Lifford Fit for Life 1:20:23176 36 Philip Connolly m M60 Letterkenny A.C. 1:20:24177 127 Noel Boyd m M40 Rosses AC 1:20:32178 239 Hugo Blake m M50 1:20:37179 430 Yvonne O’Donnell w W40 1:20:55180 99 Fiona Grier w SW Milford 1:20:56181 122 Kathleen Griffin w W40 Rosses AC 1:21:07182 124 Aoife McGill w SW 1:21:25183 125 Mark Hunter m SM 1:21:25184 71 Shaun O’donnell m M50 Swanlings 1:21:28185 78 Kieran Kelly m M45 Finn Valley AC 1:21:34186 118 Lisa McCrudden w SW Bruckless Road Runners 1:21:47187 231 Kieran Murray m SM Milford A.C. 1:21:54188 138 Aine Whoriskey w SW Milford 1:21:54189 66 Daniel McDaid m M40 Rise Running Club 1:21:57190 37 Noreen Lynch w SW Run for Fun 1:23:24191 240 Kevin Blake m M45 1:23:26192 225 Sarah Doherty w SW Convoy A.C. 1:24:41193 13 Paula Jansen w SW Finn Valley A.C. 1:25:10194 147 Wendy Goudie w SW Swanlings 1:25:25195 22 Mary Doherty w SW Convoy A.C. 1:25:52196 18 Stella Mc Cole w SW 1:27:08197 25 Eiane Parke w SW Convoy A.C. 1:27:22198 104 Mary Hegarty-Brogan w W40 Run For Fun 1:27:41199 103 Fidelma Mullaney w SW Run For Fun 1:27:49200 158 Emer Alexander w SW Castlefin running 1:27:58201 245 Noreen Wheelan w SW KCR 1:27:58202 131 Goretti Sheridan w W40 Run For Fun 1:28:10203 44 Annette Sheehy w W40 Milford A.C. 1:28:26204 106 Dessie Kearney m SM Inishowen AC 1:28:49205 204 Wendy Scanlon w SW 1:29:30206 205 Laura Crane w SW KCR 1:30:18207 132 Rosemary Parkinson w W45 Convoy AC 1:30:28208 123 Billy Broderick m M50 Killybegs Swanlings 1:30:35209 14 Nicola Kee w SW KCR 1:30:39210 60 Eileen Toye w SW 1:31:07211 111 Catherine McNulty w SW 1:31:07212 31 Mary Harper w W45 Convoy A.C. 1:31:11213 10 Tanya Hall w SW Convoy A.C. 1:31:11214 149 Cathy Hannigan w W45 1:31:44215 129 Brid McCaffrey w W45 Convoy A.C. 1:32:17216 50 Sophie Gallagher w W45 1:32:27217 89 Tamara Harvey w SW 1:35:15218 218 Hugh Shields m M45 United Health 1:37:19219 159 Aine Doherty w SW 1:42:54220 157 Teresa Browne w SW 1:43:10MORE THAN 200 TAKE PART IN DANNY McDAID 15K – WHERE DID YOU COME? was last modified: August 2nd, 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:danny mcdaid 15kdonegallast_img read more

State Bank of Travancore is hiring sports personnel (Football)

first_imgThe State Bank of Travancore has invited applications for recruitment from outstanding football players (Men) for appointment in the clerical cadre of their Bank in Kerala.Post name: Clerical Cadre (for Football Player)Eligibility criteria:Qualification: Candidates applying for this post should have passed Class 10. The applicant should have represented the state/district in national/state level event or an Inter-university with distinction, or should be a member of the combined university team as a player in the respective football events.Age limit: The candidates applying for the post should be between 18 and 28 years as on June 1, 2014.Selection process: Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their achievements in the past. Thereafter, candidates will be called for a selection trial to be held at Thiruvananthapuram and if found qualified in the trials, they will be called for an interview.Application fee: The candidates are required to pay an application fee of Rs 200 through demand draft in the favour of “STATE BANK OF TRAVANCORE” and payable at Thiruvananthapuram.How to apply: In order to apply, the candidates are required to send their duly filled application forms to The Deputy General Manager (HR), State Bank of Travancore, Sports Board, Head Office, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 012, Kerala State.last_img read more

See what Coffs Harbour has to offer

first_imgWhile you’re in Coffs Harbour for the X-Blades National Touch League, make sure you experience the many other activities on offer in the area. Besides sampling the beautiful Coffs Coast and several patrolled beaches, there’s plenty of exciting adventure sports from bare-knuckle action such as white-water rafting on the Nymboida River to scuba diving in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Take a cycling trip from Dorrigo along quiet country roads surrounded by lush green countryside or check out surf-rafting at Coffs Harbour or a tandem skydive on to the beach.Find out more by clicking on the following link of Coffs Coast tourist delights and see ‘Where Memories are Made’:  http://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/north-coast/coffs-harbour-area?utm_source=eventreferral&utm_medium=banner&utm_campaign=xblades  Related LinksCoffs Harbourlast_img read more

Video: Did Michigan State Get Away With A Foul On Melo Trimble’s Last Second Heave?

first_imgMelo Trimble "fouled" at the end of Michigan State game.Vine/Andy WittryMaryland struggled down the stretch this season, but played Big Ten favorite Michigan State very tough in today’s conference semifinal. With 0.8 seconds left, down 64-61, the Terps had a chance at a long Melo Trimble heave to tie the game, and on the play it appears that he may have been fouled by Michigan State’s Eron Harris while shooting. A call would have put Trimble, an 86-percent free throw shooter, on the line with a chance to tie the game, but the referees swallowed their whistles, giving Sparty the win.Was it the right call? You decide:Last shot by Maryland. Close call on if it’s a foul or not. Michigan St. wins and will play Purdue tomorrow https://t.co/lCScEB2jwb— THE MAIN MANN™ (@JacobMann_1) March 12, 2016Twitter certainly doesn’t have a consensus.Don’t think that was a foul on Harris but WHY IS HE THERE???— Seth Davis (@SethDavisHoops) March 12, 2016That was a foul on the last shot but #Terps had their chances.— Zachary Cohen (@ZcohenCNN) March 12, 2016LOL Maryland got screwed on the last play. Clear foul.— Peyton Manning GOAT (@mranieri17) March 12, 2016Maryland didn’t deserve a foul at the end. They got too many of them the first 15 minutes of the 2nd half. So no, Terp fans can’t complain— Adam Ruff (@AdamMRuff) March 12, 2016Terps nation: dont complain about the “foul” at the end. Complain about the coach that doesn’t prepare our team or make any adjustments— DLee (@dmvDLEE) March 12, 2016At any other point in the game that’s a foul. Basketball is dumb— Alyssa Goins (@AlyssaGoins) March 12, 2016“I swear to god I didn’t see it” as CBS shows him losing it because it was clearly a foul— Anthony Valle (@Ant_Films) March 12, 2016That was probably a foul at the end of the Maryland-Michigan State game, but a referee is never going to call that.— Justin Howard (@JustinHoward44) March 12, 2016At the same time, if you’re stupid enough to contest a 3/4-length shot and make contact, you should probably be punished with a foul.— Jesse Yomtov (@JesseYomtov) March 12, 2016“If that was a foul, I will tell you some other ones on our side that were fouls.” -Tom Izzo #goat #V4MSU #bigtentournament— Jerry VanDorpe (@JDVanDorpe) March 12, 2016That is 100 percent a foul.— Andrew Holleran (@andrewjholleran) March 12, 2016Calling a foul there would be very rough, but Harris can’t put himself in that position. Michigan State might’ve gotten a little lucky today.More: The 10 CFB Teams That Could Go Undefeated In 2016 >>>last_img read more

Ahead of IDay Delhi power discoms issue advisory related to kiteflying

first_imgNew Delhi: Power distribution companies in the national capital on Friday issued an advisory for kite-flying related precautions to prevent electrocution and trippings due to use of metal-coated thread (manjha). Flying of kites picks up on the occasion of Independence Day in Delhi.”It has been observed in the past that during the monsoon season, specifically around Independence Day, a large number of people fly kites. It has also been noticed that many people use metal coated Manjha to make it stronger. When this metal coated manjha comes in contact with live wires it causes tripping resulting in blackout of the area fed by the affected line and can cause serious injuries to the kite flyers or even may result in death of the person,” said Delhi Transco CMD Padmini Singla . Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murder”The metal coated manjha used to fly kite can lead to trippings and even electrocutions. Tripping of a single 33/66 KV line can disrupt power supply to over 10,000 consumers and takes about two hours to repair the fault,” a BSES discoms spokesperson in the city said. Disrupting power supply and causing damage to power equipment is punishable under the law. “Each year, there are several instances of kite-flying related trippings. Last year, there were 12 instances of kite-flying related trappings in BSES’ area.” he said. Also Read – Two brothers held for snatchingsElders and parents are requested to inform and counsel children not to enter barricaded electrical installations to retrieve kites because life is more precious than a kite of a few rupees. Any carelessness can lead to a major power failure, and even electrocutions, said the spokesperson. The BSES discoms have adopted multi-pronged campaign, including social media messages and a short film on tips for safe kite flying, he added.last_img read more

Banks others may lose Rs over Rs 90000 crore as Videocon sinks

first_imgMumbai: The beleaguered Videocon Group has admitted to stupendous outstandings to various lenders – public and private – amounting to over Rs 90,000 crore, making it perhaps the biggest corporate bankruptcy case in Indian banking history, official sources said on Thursday. The two main group companies – Videocon Industries Ltd (VIL) and Videocon Telecommunication Ltd. (VTL) – owe Rs.59,451.87 crore and Rs.26,673.81 crore, respectively or a staggering Rs.86,125.68 crore to Indian banks, led by the State Bank of India (SBI). Also Read – India gets first tranche of Swiss bank a/c details Besides, 731 other Operational Creditors have made separate claims of Rs.31,117, 971,029 (VIL) and Rs.12,669,978,507 (VTL) for a total of over Rs 90,000 crore, the sources said. Interestingly, even the Group promoters – Venugopal Dhoot, Pradipkumar Dhoot and Rajkumar Dhoot – have also filed claims of Rs.57,823.24 crores on the basis of personal guarantees provided by them for various facilities availed/guaranteed by VIL, which are under evaluation. Also Read – Tourists to be allowed in J&K from Thursday The VTL has also claimed Rs.17,86,94,69,659 from VIL on which there is no dispute and has been accepted in toto. This and other data has been uploaded by the company’s Resolution Professional (RP) on its website today for varing periods ranging from November 2018 to January 2019. Industry sources say this will be the biggest private sector bankruptcy in India after the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code was introduced in 2016 for debt resolution – with wide-ranging ramifications for both the corporate world and the banking sector. Last year, the company was sent by the SBI to the National Company Law Tribunal after the Dhoot-family owned company defaulted on its loans. As per the IBC regulations, the company’s board of directors has been suspended and a RP appointed to manage its routine daily operations. Revealing the figures of claims, VIL has named a whopping 54 Indian and foreign banks, financial institutions and even a cooperative bank to whom it owes a staggering Rs 59,451.87 crore. Against this, claims of Rs.57,443.62 crore have been admitted while claims of Rs 1,149.57 crore have been rejected and those worth Rs.782.24 crore are being verified. There’s the ICICI Bank with a claim of Rs 3,318.08 crore on VIL and another Rs 1,439 crore on VTL. It may be recalled that in January this year, the CBI had booked the then ICICI Bank Managing Director and CEO Chanda Kochhar, her husband Deepak Kochhar, VIL’s Venugopal Dhoot and others, in an alleged quid pro quo loan scam, for criminal conspiracy and cheating. Later that month, Chanda Kochhar quit but in a drastic action, she was sacked by the bank which also revoked all her entitlements and appointed a new COO, Sandeep Bakshi, in her place. On January 31, the Justice B.N. Shrikrishna Committee appointed to probe the scam found her guilty of flouting the ICICI Bank’s Code of Conduct as she failed to discharge her fiduciary functions to rescue herself to avoid any conflict of interest. Among the claims of VIL’s 54 lenders are 34 banks with SBI making the biggest claim of Rs.11,175.25 crore; from VTL’s total 34 lenders, SBI has claimed the highest amount of Rs 4,605.15 crore. From VIL, the second highest claimant is IDBI with Rs 9,561.67 crore crore. From VTL, the Central Bank of India is the second biggest claimant with Rs 3,073.16 crore. From VIL, the Latur Urban Cooperative Bank (Maharashtra) is the lowest claimant with Rs 33 lakh and from VTL, the lowest claim has been submitted by Bank of Maharashtra for Rs 21.13 crore.last_img read more