Stage set for high stakes bypoll to 4 constituencies in Tamil Nadu

first_imgChennai: Polling for the high stakes by-election to four constituencies in Tamil Nadu will get underway on Sunday.While the by-polls to 18 seats were held along with Lok Sabha polls on April 18 in the state, four other assembly segments — Sulur, Aravakurichi, Ottapidaram (SC) and Thiruparankundram go for polls on May 19. The Sulur seat fell vacant in March following the death of AIADMK MLA R Kanakaraj who died following cardiac arrest. Ottapidaram(SC) constituency is represented by disqualified AIADMK MLA Sundararaj while Thirupparankundram legislator A K Bose also belonging to AIADMK died last year. Also Read – Personal life needs to be respected: Cong on reports of Rahul’s visit abroadAravakurichi is represented by Senthil Balaji, a disqualified AIADMK legislator who has joined DMK. According to Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo, a total of 137 candidates are in fray in the assembly constituencies wit Aravakurichi leading with 63 MLA aspirants. A total of 15,939 police personnel have been deployed to maintain law and order. The outcome of the by-polls to a total of 22 seats will decide the future political course in Tamil Nadu as the results would determine the continuance of the two year-old Palaniswami government. Also Read – Firms staying closed 10 days a month due to recession, govt doing nothing: Priyanka GandhiArch rivals AIADMK and DMK have left no stone unturned to ensure victory, with their leaders, Chief Minister K Palaniswami and DMK President M K Stalin embarking on a hectic campaign trail in order to win the race. AIADMK rebel and Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam leader T T V Dhinakaran, Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam, actor-director Seeman’s Naam Tamizhar Katchi have fielded candidates in the four constituencies, making it a multi-cornered contest. The campaign trail turned hot in its last leg, after Haasan stoked a major political row with his Hindu extremist remarks, labelling Mahatma Gandhi’s killer Nathuram Godse as one. He had said “free India’s first extremist” was Godse and that he was a Hindu, drawing strong condemnation from BJP and the AIADMK, even as cases were filed against Haasan. He, however, found support from the Congress’ state unit and rationalist outfit Dravidar Kazhagam. In the 234-member Tamil Nadu assembly with 22 vacancies, the AIADMK has a strength of 113, excluding the Speaker.last_img read more

UN antinarcotics panel urges Uruguay to reconsider draft law on cannabis sale

If adopted, the law would be in contravention to the provisions of the international drug control treaties, in particular the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, to which Uruguay is a party.According to the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), the law would also have serious consequences for the health and welfare of the population and for the prevention of cannabis abuse among the youth. The INCB urged the Uruguayan authorities to ensure that the country remains fully compliant with international law which limits the use of narcotic drugs, including cannabis, exclusively to medical and scientific purposes. Based in Vienna, the INCB is an independent and quasi-judicial monitoring body mandated to implement UN international drug control conventions. “In line with its mandate, INCB has always aimed at maintaining a dialogue with the Government of Uruguay on this issue, including proposing a mission to the country at the highest-level,” the Board said in a news release, calling on the Uruguayan authorities to carefully consider all possible repercussions before taking a decision.It also expressed regret that the Government refused to receive an INCB mission before the draft law was submitted to Parliament for deliberation.The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) also expressed concern over the proposed legislation and said it would continue to follow developments in Uruguay very closely.UNODC spokesperson David Dadge said international drug control conventions remain the foundation of global efforts to curb elicit drug trafficking and provide prevention and treatment for drug users.While he acknowledged that there are challenges that need to be addressed, he stressed that dialogue is need on how to stop drug traffickers and protect the health and welfare of people. “But this dialogue should be conducted on the basis of the agreed conventions, in line with international law.”He noted that next year, the Commission on Narcotic Drugs will hold a high-level review of Member States’ implementation of the Political Declaration and Plan of Action on the world drug problem and said this would be an opportunity for countries to pursue a coherent approach to drug trafficking. read more

Apple Black Friday Sale Gets Teased

first_imgApple! Black Friday! Deals! Are you excited yet? Apple today started teasing its annual Black Friday sale by sending a note to customers bearing the tagline “Wrap it up this Friday.” Apple isn’t giving away the details–odds are it will actually wait until Friday for that–but it has hinted that “You’ll find dozens of great iPad, iPod and Mac gifts for everyone on your list.”AdChoices广告As always, deals will be found both at Apple Stores and online at Apple.com. The sale starts this Friday November 26th, at 8:00 AM.last_img

Video Watch the entire WrestleMania 34 event for free courtesy of WWE

first_img Was Vince McMahon Reluctant To Let AJ Styles Join WWE? WWE Still Moving Forward With Crown Jewel Event In Saudi Arabia Google+ Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WWE Clash of Champions Results – 9/15/19 (Rollins vs. Strowman, Kingston vs. Orton) A.J. Styles Live Podcast: Reviewing and discussing WWE Clash of Champions from Charlotte Roman Reigns Daniel Bryan Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next Videos Articles Now Playing Up Next WhatsAppcenter_img Wrestleview Live #65: Reviewing and discussing WWE Clash of Champions from Charlotte Twitter In what is being title as a “birthday exclusive” to help celebrate the fifth year of the WWE Network, last year’s entire WrestleMania 34 event has been uploaded to YouTube.The event, which took place last April in New Orleans, featured Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns for the Universal Championship, AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura for the WWE Championship, the in-ring return of Daniel Bryan, The Undertaker vs. John Cena, the WWE in-ring debut of Ronda Rousey and much more.Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipWWE Still Moving Forward With Crown Jewel Event In Saudi ArabiaVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:34/Current Time 0:00Loaded: 0.00%0:00Remaining Time -0:34 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Now Playing Up Next WWE Lists The Shields Top 10 Wins WrestleMania Could Be Biggest Ever John Oliver Takes On The WWE Videos Articles Pinterest Facebook Now Playing Up Next Videos Articleslast_img read more

Heritage Farm A growing presence in Hazel Dell

first_img Kneeling beside a row of kohlrabi, Dee Rogers tends to a field that may have once saved her life.Rogers is a veteran of the Marine Corps who was once homeless and bouncing aimlessly about the Northwest. A few years back she ended up in a hospital on the coast.“I was really sick,” she says, matter-of-factly. “Drinking too much.”From that hospital visit she connected with veterans’ services, which eventually brought her to Clark County’s Heritage Farm where she got involved with the Partners in Careers program. The group helps veterans learn job skills in agriculture while giving them a serene place to heal.It worked for Rogers, but she’s no longer in the program. Now she’s the program coordinator. Now she helps others heal.“Some things that happen to you can make you feel dead inside,” she says. “This is the opposite.”This spread was once called the Clark County Poor Farm, where the most vulnerable residents could go to get some work, make some money and earn a meal.“I mean, just look at the history of this place,” Rogers says. “It was for the sick and poor. And it still is. I mean, we’re the sick and the poor. In a way, all of us are sick and poor.”Many faces of the farmThis place is all about potential.Every time someone shows up at the Heritage Farm and learns a lesson, or plants a first seed, or harvests a first ear of sweet corn, it is a triumph. Click map to enlargelast_img read more

Car sparks garage fire at Miramar home crews respond

first_imgMIRAMAR, FLA. (WSVN) – Crews responded to reports of a car fire at a house in Miramar, Wednesday night.Fire crews quickly arrived on the scene and had the fire under control within ten minutes, according to officials.The fire started in a car, which was parked inside of a garage attached to a house, located in the 13700 block of Southwest 54th Court, inside a gated community.A 7News viewer launched his drone over the scene of the fire, where heavy smoke could be seen.There was a dog inside the house that has not been located.No injuries have been reported as a result of this fire.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img

Best AirPods accessories

first_img See It Sarah Tew/CNET Panasonic ErgoFit earbuds Read the Apple AirPods reviewSee the best truly wireless headphones: AirPods and their top competitorsThis article was originally published on March 2. Read full review See All Aug 31 • Verizon vs AT&T vs T-Mobile vs Sprint: Choose the best 5G carrier This accessory solves two AirPod issues with one accessory. AhaStyle’s Earbuds Ear Hooks integrate a sport fin with earbuds and turn the “open” AirPods into a noise-isolating design that helps keep ambient sound out and improves bass performance.You get two fins — small and large — both of which have the same size ear tip, which is on the small side. I wasn’t able to achieve a tight seal with the included ear tip (it would be good if medium and large tips were included) but there was enough of a seal to improve bass performance and the overall sound of the AirPods. It’s also worth noting that a small silicone carrying case is included that you can attach to a keychain. Apple $144 Apple’s new Wireless Charging Case comes with the new AirPods for $40 extra, but Apple also sells it separately for owners of the first-generation AirPods. The only issue is that it costs $79, which seems a tad pricey, especially as no charging pad is included. (The Belkin pictured here is an additional $45.) Read more Share your voice The fidget-spinner craze may have come and gone, but the new $30 ZenPod from Air Vinyl Design may help bring it back.Yes, this is the first spinning case for your AirPods and it’s frankly kind of ingenious. Available in three color options, the ZenPod has precision bearings on each side of the case that give it that spin factor that we’ve all secretly craved.Alas, it doesn’t add wireless charging capabilities to your AirPods case (where is that new case, Apple?), so it’s not totally zen, but who knows — maybe we’ll see that feature in a future version?  $144 Apple Best laptops for college students: We’ve got an affordable laptop for every student. Best live TV streaming services: Ditch your cable company but keep the live channels and DVR. Read more 3:55 EarBuddyz 2.0 Ear Hooks See it ZenPod What do you do if you want to use your AirPods with an in-flight entertainment system or the TV built into a machine at the gym that requires a wired connection? Well, one workaround is buying a relatively inexpensive Bluetooth transmitter that you can plug into any 3.5mm audio jack. There are several transmitters available from TaoTronics and other little-known brands (I tried the TaoTronics). They cost $25-$35.To pair your AirPods with a transmitter you have to turn off the Bluetooth on your phone (or just put it into AirPlane mode), put your AirPods in their case, hold down the Bluetooth button on the transmitter until it goes into pairing mode and then hit the pairing button on the AirPods case.  See at Amazon AhaStyle Earbuds Ear Hooks $144 Apple Wireless Charging Case for AirPods See at Amazon CNET may get a commission from retail offers. Twelve South AirSnap case See at Amazon See at Amazon AirPods (second generation) from all angles PowerPod David Carnoy/CNET Mentioned Above Apple AirPods 2019 (Charging Case) Apple AirPods 2019 17 Photos See at Amazon Aug 31 • iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5 and more: The final rumors See at Amazon Sarah Tew/CNET Catalyst case reading • Best AirPods accessories Best Buy Now playing: Watch this: Sarah Tew Aug 31 • Apple iPhone 11 launches Sept. 10, Disney Plus in big demand Sarah Tew/CNET Read more Tags • See at Amazon David Carnoy/CNET You can find cheaper knockoff versions of Catalyst’s AirPods Case ($25), but the Catalyst is arguably the best AirPods case you can get. Not only does it protect your AirPods’ own case but makes it fully waterproof. Another key feature: The bundled carabiner lets you hook the case onto a belt loop or backpack to help keep your AirPods from getting lost. The case available is available in a few different color options, including a glow-in-the-dark version and special Apple Store only colors for $5 more. See It Mobile Accessories See It See at Amazon TaoTronics Bluetooth transmitter Why do you need an accessory for an accessory? Well, when it’s one of the most popular products around like Apple’s AirPods, it tends to create its own accessory ecosystem, complete with supplementary cases and other add-ons that help overcome minor shortcomings that may be major for some people. Here’s a quick look at some of our top AirPods accessory picks, based on my own hands-on experience with each product mentioned over the past few weeks and months. They’re mostly cases and earbud enhancements, with a few other interesting things I’ve found.I’ll be adding more as new candidates appear.Disclaimer: CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of products featured on this page. Aug 31 • Your phone screen is gross. Here’s how to clean it David Carnoy/CNET AirPods 2nd-generation: Not really 2.0, but definitely… Some people find AirPods fit so securely in their ears they can run with them. But other ears, like mine, aren’t perfect AirPod receptacles. And that’s where silicone cover options come in, including many that feature integrated earhooks or “sport fins.” I’ve used the EarBuddyz, which now come in a version 2.0, but you can find plenty of other similar options, including ones from AhaStyle and others that work with both EarPods and AirPods. They all cost around $10 for two or three sets of hooks.The only issue is that to get the AirPods back in their case you have to remove the fins and store them somewhere. That’s a nuisance, and you might want to invest in case that fits both the AirPods and EarBuddyz. The new AhaStyle ear hooks come with a little carrying pouch for the hooks but not for your AirPods. Why would we put a set of wired earbuds in a roundup of AirPods accessories? Well, if you don’t shell out for a Bluetooth transmitter (about $30), you won’t be able to use your AirPods on a plane to watch in-flight entertainment. Of course, you could ante up for an expensive set of noise-canceling headphones (you can see our top noise-canceling picks here), but it doesn’t hurt to have a cheap, good-sounding pair of wired headphones on hand. We’ve always liked the Panasonic ErgoFit RP-HJE120 earphones, which cost less than $10.  Sarah Tew/CNET Amazon Made of leather and equipped with a snap closing system, as well “loss-prevention” clip, Twelve South’s AirSnap case is a little bit of a different take on an AirPods case. It’s available in three color options for $25.  $159 5 If you don’t want to spend $79 on Apple’s Wireless Charging Case, a cheaper way to add wireless charging to your AirPods is the PowerPod ($30). The AirPods Wireless Charging case is better, but the PowerPod does work — and it protects your AirPods case. Not included: a wireless charging pad. The Belkin is shown here.  Comments Sarah Tew/CNET Review • AirPods 2019 review: King of truly wireless earphones crowned with small enhancements See at Amazon Belkin Panasonic Applelast_img read more

3 workers electrocuted in Jamalpur

first_imgThree workers died and four others injured after being electrocuted while repairing an electric line of Palli in Jamalpur’s Islampur upazila on Thursday afternoon, reports UNB.The deceased were Hasan, 32, hailing from Nurundi of Sadar upazila, and Taher Ali, 30, and Obaidur, 32, hailing from Saghata upazila in Gaibandha district.According to Palli Bidyut officials, an electric wire got snapped and fell in a water-filled paddy field while installing a pole around 4:15am, leaving the trio dead on the spot and five others injured.last_img

Alibabas Youku to Stream World Cup Soccer in China

first_img ×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 The competition this year involves 32 teams. It is being held in venues around Russia from June 14 to July 15.China boast tens, perhaps hundreds of millions of soccer fans, and the national government is keen to make the country a force in the sport at a global level. At local level, Chinese soccer teams teams have spent vast sums attracting leading international players and managerial talent, but the Chinese national team consistently struggles and will not be represented in Russia this year.Dalian Wanda, which has expanded from property into entertainment and sport, signed a deal in 2016 to be a partner of soccer governing body FIFA. That gave Wanda the highest level of sponsorship, and marketing rights to all FIFA competitions, including the next four World Cup tournaments. Youku, the video streaming platform controlled by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has partnered with China Central Television (CCTV) to stream the upcoming soccer World Cup.CCTV is the traditional broadcast home of World Cup soccer in China. The deal with Youku covers live streaming of 64 matches as well as off-game sidelights. Youku will be the only one of the big three streaming players to have the competition. Last summer Youku claimed 325 million monthly active users.The quadrennial soccer tournament is one of the world’s biggest media events and, in many countries, causes schedulers to avoid it or run counter-programming. In countries with large fan bases for soccer, and where competition matches are broadcast in the evening, there is sometimes a negative impact on theatrical box office as well.center_img Popular on Variety last_img read more

NASA Needs Your Origami Skills for Space

first_imgStay on target Hubble Space Telescope Captures Star’s Eerie Gaseous GlowMoon Glows Brighter Than Sun in NASA Fermi’s Vibrant Images Freelancer.com and NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation (CoECI), through NASA’s Tournament Lab (NTL), need your help.The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is calling on the public to submit solutions for three space exploration challenges.A $500 prize is available now to the person who can create a storyboard describing NASA’s REALM program in layman’s terms.RFID-Enabled Logistics Management is a three-phased experimental project based on radio frequency identification tech, with a primary objective to learn to automate logistics management for future missions.Be sure to describe all three phases of REALM, preferably without big-budget car chases and explosions. And try throwing in the official logo before submitting a storyboard and script online.If animation isn’t your style, two additional challenges are “coming soon.”One calls for an expert in origami folding—someone to create a portable radiation shield for use on a Mars transfer vehicle. The winning design will ideally protect spacecraft against galactic cosmic rays, and help guard human passengers against cancer risks.Another harks back to NASA’s In Space Manufacturing project, which, in 2015, made history by sending the first 3D printer to the International Space Station (ISS).To highlight its continued innovation, the agency is now shopping around for a new mission patch that communicates “the key theme of space exploration, recycling of materials, and on-demand manufacturing,” according to an announcement.The chosen graphic will be used during presentations, on team items (apparel, mugs, etc.), and in education and public outreach materials.“We’re calling upon our 24 million users to imagine how robots can automatically prepare the space environment for human arrival, making life easier and more secure for the incoming astronauts,” Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie said in a statement. “NASA represents some of the very best ideas that our planet has to offer, and I’m sure our community will once again show the power of human ingenuity.”In 2015, NTL and Freelancer.com teamed up to crowdsource solutions to complex problems faced by astronauts—including 3D-printed tools and smartwatch applications.All challenges, Freelancer said, are aimed at folks who are “passionate about NASA and space exploration and have a talent for creative ideas and design.”Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.last_img read more

Policepublic cooperation necessary to make Safe Drive Save Life a success CM

first_imgKolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday sought police–public cooperation for success of the Safe Drive Save Life scheme.”Like Kanyashree that has bagged international awards, Safe Drive Save Life programme will also earn world recognition someday,” she said while inaugurating Jay Ho, a cultural evening organised by the Kolkata Police at Netaji Indoor Stadium on Friday.She said since the implementation of Safe Drive Save Life programme, the number of road accidents has come down drastically. “It will be a great achievement if we can bring down the number of road accidents even by 1,000. Parents go through unbearable pain when they lose their sons or daughters in road accidents,” she said and added: “We must keep in mind how much efforts parents have to make to raise their children and if road accidents claim their lives, then for them everything comes to a standstill in seconds.” Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeRecalling her interaction with a few journalists who had recently visited Sikkim, she said: “The journalists have told me that they saw the Safe Drive Save Life slogan in Sikkim also. The slogan is written in the Hills to make drivers aware of their responsibility.” She said that recently she met a couple who would go on a world tour to propagate the Safe Drive Save Life slogan to create awareness in different countries.”I was really happy when they told me that they would carry the Safe Drive Save Life slogan along to create awareness.” She urged the owners of television channels to have a programme on the subject to create awareness among the commoners. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedIt may be mentioned that the Chief Minister’s statewide Safe Drive Save Life campaign has helped in bringing down the number of road accidents in the past few years.The state has witnessed 22 percent decline in road accidents in the first quarter of 2018 compared to that of the corresponding period in 2016. Moreover, fatalities due to road accidents have also gone down by 18 percent in the same period of time. In the programme “Jai Ho” of Kolkata Police, this year the theme was “Manusher Sathe” (With the People). There were various programmes based on the theme including a dance performance in which around 39 police personnel participated. Family members of the rank and file of Kolkata Police were present at the event that is organised every year since the change of guard in the state.last_img read more

Posters warning BJP GJM leaders found in Darjeeling

first_imgDarjeeling: Days after BJP leader Mukul Roy had advocated Bimal Gurung’s return to the Hills, posters appeared in Kurseong and Kalimpong on Friday morning daring Roy, Gurung and Roshan Giri to come to the Hills.Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Bimal Gurung had led an agitation in 2017 which had culminated in a 105-day long bandh in Darjeeling and Kalimpong. The agitation witnessed violence, deaths and arson with sporadic clashed between the agitators and security forces. Multiple criminal cases were slapped against Gurung and his men, including Roshan Giri and Prakash Gurung. They are all absconding since then. On Friday, posters written in Nepali and signed by “Janta” (public) appeared at different locations including motor stand and Park Location in Kurseong; Dambar Chowk and Motor Stand in Kalimpong. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeThe posters challenged Mukul Roy to come to Darjeeling before urging Gurung and Giri to return. The posters dubbed Gurung Giri duo as Madan Tamang’s murderers. “How many lives have Gurung ended in the Hills?” read the posters. “Faulty leadership has ruined the Hills. We do not want such leaders anymore. Let Gurung and Giri review their security before returning to the Hills,” read the posters. Incidentally, the BJP had won the Parliamentary elections in 2009 and 2014 backed by the GJM in Darjeeling. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedIn another development, the CID and the police on Friday carried out a court order of attachment of property of Prakash Gurung, a close confidant of Gurung. He has been charged under sections 353/12B/307/3012 of the Indian Penal Code in a case dated 17/10/17. Prakash Gurung has been declared an absconder. A total of 4 truck loads of goods was taken away from his residence at Barahatta under Lhodama police station in the Darjeeling sub division.last_img read more

Subtropical storm Andrea first named of the season

first_imgThey report Andrea is slowly moving toward Bermuda at 9 km/h (6 mph) with an anticipated turn toward the northeast by this afternoon. By Wednesday, Andrea is expected to take another turn northeast and remain south-southwest of Bermurda for a day or two before dissipating. Andrea is the third weather system of the season, but the first named storm. 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 WhatsApp (Opens in new window) The Atlantic hurricane season does not officially begin until June 1, however, the National Hurricane Center says they issue weather outlooks during the off-season as conditions warrant. The subtropical storm named Andrea, is located approximately 300 miles southwest of Bermuda and is not expected to develop more over the next five days. According to the National Hurricane Center, there is no coastal warnings or watches in effect regarding the storm, however, they say they will continue to monitor Andrea. The third weather disturbance of the season has turned into a named storm after officials spotted the system off the coast of Bermuda Monday. last_img read more

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first_img News | Radiation Therapy | October 29, 2018 RaySearch Demonstrates New Machine Learning Applications at ASTRO RaySearch exhibited its latest advances in oncology software at the 2018 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO… read more Technology | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | July 13, 2018 RaySearch Releases New Version of RayCare OIS RaySearch has released RayCare 2A, the latest version of its flagship oncology information system (OIS). RayCare is… read more Related Content Example of Intellispace Oncology Patient Dashboard at HIMSS19Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:22Loaded: 12.17%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:22 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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News | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | April 25, 2019 Philips Unveils IntelliSpace Radiation Oncology at ESTRO 2019 Philips announced IntelliSpace Radiation Oncology, an intelligent patient management solution to manage complexity,… read more Videos | ASTRO | November 08, 2018 VIDEO: Editor’s Choice of the Most Innovative Radiation Oncology Tech at ASTRO 2018 ITN Editor Dave Fornell took a tour of some of the most innovative technologies on display on the expo floor at the  read more Technology | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | July 15, 2019 RaySearch Releases Version 3A of RayCare Oncology Information System RaySearch has released RayCare 3A, a new version of the next-generation oncology information system (OIS). RayCare is… read more Feature | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | October 04, 2018 | By Pratik Kirve Improving Cancer Care with OIMS Research advancements related to usage of radiation oncology in breast cancer and emphasis on quality care along with… read more Technology | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | October 04, 2018 RaySearch Releases Version 2B of RayCare Oncology Information System RaySearch Laboratories AB has released RayCare 2B, the latest version of its oncology information system (OIS). RayCare… read more May 4, 2011 – The most recent release of Via Oncology Pathways from D3 Oncology Solutions now includes decision support for advance care planning to encourage early discussions between oncologists and their patients about the disease, treatment intent and likely outcomes. Recent articles on appropriate palliation and hospice have demonstrated positive effect that attention to planning end of life care can offer. One such study in oncology, a New England Journal of Medicine article by Temel JS et al, demonstrated over two months survival benefit to patients receiving less aggressive care in combination with symptom palliation in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. Advance care planning can be an increasingly difficult conversation for physicians, patients and family members as the disease progresses, balancing the benefit of continued aggressive treatment with a realistic appraisal of the benefit. Via Oncology Pathways raises the topic of advance care planning early in the process before treatments begin to ensure the patient has the best chance to make well-informed and thoughtful decisions.The addition of the advance-planning feature prompts the oncologist to record whether the intent of a patient’s treatment was curative or non-curative, and whether that intent was discussed with the patient. Additionally, for all patients with late stage disease, hospice or palliative care is prioritized as a pathway consideration each time the physician sees the patient. The oncologist, however, always maintains control with respect to when and how to broach the conversation with a patient make choices for end-of-life care. Currently, D3’s Via Oncology Pathways cover more than 85 percent of cancer diagnoses and include chemotherapy and biologics, radiation therapy, prognostic testing, supportive care treatments and advance care planning. All aspects of the pathways are delivered through a Web-based, patient-specific, point-of-care decision support tool that integrates into the practice’s other information technologies. Additionally, advance care planning support is seamlessly built into the software to support the physician’s workflow.For more information: www.d3onc.com FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 Technology | Radiation Therapy | July 26, 2018 New RayCare and RayStation Releases on Show at AAPM RaySearch will exhibit its latest advances in radiation therapy treatment planning at the 60th American Association of… read more Videos | Artificial Intelligence | February 27, 2019 VIDEO: Example of AI-assisted Oncology Patient Record Dashboard Here is an example of new artific… read more Technology | May 04, 2011 Advance Care Planning Decision Support Included on Oncology Pathways News | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | April 20, 2018 Elekta Expands Mosaiq Oncology Information System With PalabraApps April 20, 2018 — Elekta announced that it is making a strategic investment in PalabraApps LLC to advance the developm read morelast_img read more

Cathay Pacific counts down to Hong Kongs biggest party

first_imgCathay Pacific counts down to Hong Kong’s biggest partyGet ready!  One of Hong Kong’s biggest sporting events, The Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens, is only six months away – kicking off on 8 April 2016 and running until 10 April 2016. As the official airline and shared naming rights sponsor, Cathay Pacific is offering special Rugby Sevens packages with great return fares from Australia and match passes for the entire three-day event, starting from just $1,569 per person*.Internationally known by rugby fans as one of the most fun and memorable events of the year, The Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens is considered the premier tournament of the IRB Sevens World Series. It draws fans from the world-over into Hong Kong transforming the city, and there is an incredible atmosphere over the weekend as it reaches fever pitch for the grand final match.With the event held conveniently over the weekend, why not take advantage of Hong Kong’s famous hospitality and add on a couple of extra days to explore the city when it’s at its best.  And best of all, you can now book your accommodation directly with Cathay Pacific – just see the hotels link on the homepage or visitwww.cathaypacific.com/cx/en_AU/destinations/hotels-in-hong-kong.html.Available for departures from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide or Cairns to Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Sevens flights and event ticket packages start from $1,569 for Economy, $2,687 for Premium Economy and $6,556 for Business Class per person (based on Adelaide departure)*.Source = Cathay Pacificlast_img read more

Iran offers skiing opportunities in the Middle East

first_imgIran has started promoting skiing possibilities in the Middle East. There are lots of huge mountains with high peaks and appropriate slopes, a terrain most suitable for different types of skiing. Ski resorts have been built for the skiers who love this sport.The highest peak of Iran is Damavand with 5671 m above sea level, located in north-east Iran on the Alborz range and can be seen from inside Tehran in Sunny days. The burnt out volcano is characterised by snow on top, all year round.  Along the same mountain range and close to Tehran, there are possibilities of skiing at different ski runs. Dizin, Tochal, Shemshak and Darbandsar are such places for Iranians as well as foreign enthusiasts.Dizin is the largest skiing field in the region with Dizin Ski Resort in a fantastic geographic location, near Tehran. One of the advantages of Dizin skiing pist is that it has different ski runs, for beginners and professional skiers, so that one can ski in different styles one after another. There are several villas, hotels, cottages, restaurants, etc at Dizin.Shemshak is the second largest ski area in Iran after Dizin including two ski lifts, three dish teleskis and two Hammer teleskis. The resort includes two main slopes each with a chair lift that apex at the top and several lifts. There are also lighting facilities for night skiing.Tochal peak is right on the north of Tehran and at a perfect condition for skiing in Middle East. Access to the location is possible by cable car that starts from the north of Velenjak district in Tehran. A modern hotel has recently been constructed up at the peak for the skiers so that they can stay in a well-equipped accommodation. One can bring one’s ski gears or rent them in Iran at stalls located close to the ski pists.last_img read more

Metro Home Prices Surge Forward in Tight Market Conditions

first_imgAn uptick in home sales coupled scarce supply levels kept home prices on the rising path in the majority of metro areas during the first quarter of the year.The National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) latest quarterly report found that the median existing single-family home price increased in 87 percent of measured markets, or 154 out of 178 metros, in the first quarter compared to the first quarter of 2015. Only 24 areas, or 13 percent, saw home prices decrease.According to the NAR, more markets experienced home price gains in the first quarter of this year compared to last quarter’s gains in 81 percent of metro areas. Double-digit increases were observed in 28 metro areas (16 percent) in the first quarter, down from 30 areas in the fourth quarter of 2015 and 51 areas in the first quarter of 2015.Lawrence Yun, NAR Chief Economist said, “The solid run of sustained job creation and attractive mortgage rates below 4 percent spurred steady demand for home purchases in many local markets. Unfortunately, sales were somewhat subdued by supply and demand imbalances and broadly rising prices above wage growth. As a result, the path to homeownership so far this year remains strenuous for a segment of prospective buyers in the most competitive areas.”NAR’s five most expensive housing markets in the first quarter were the San Jose, California, metro area, where the median existing single-family price was $970,000; San Francisco, California, $770,300; Honolulu, Hawaii, $721,400; Anaheim-Santa Ana, California, $713,700; and San Diego, California, $554,300. Meanwhile, the five lowest-cost metro areas in the first quarter were Cumberland, Maryland, $67,400; Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio, $77,500; Decatur, Illinois, $83,300; Wichita Falls, Texas, $95,200, and Rockford, Illinois, $95,800.The report showed that the national median existing single-family home price in the first quarter was $217,600, up 6.3 percent from the first quarter of 2015 when the median price was $204,700. Existing-home sales also rose 1.7 percent to an annual rate of 5.29 million in the first quarter from 5.20 million in the fourth quarter of 2015, and are 4.8 percent higher than the 5.05 million pace during the first quarter of 2015.Inventory levels were at 4.3 months supply in the first quarter, down from 4.6 months a year ago, NAR reported. There were 1.98 million existing homes available for sale in the first quarter, which was below the 2.01 million homes for sale at the end of the first quarter in 2015.”In spite of deficient supply levels, stock market volatility and the paltry economic growth seen so far this year, the housing market did show resilience and had its best first quarter of existing-sales since 2007 (5.66 million),” Yun stated. “The demand for buying is there, but unless the stock of new and existing-homes for sale increases significantly–especially in several markets in the West–the housing market will struggle to reach its full potential.”Click here to view the full report. in Daily Dose, Data, Headlines, Market Studies, News May 9, 2016 541 Views Metro Home Prices Surge Forward in Tight Market Conditionscenter_img Inventory Metro Home Prices NAR National Association of Realtors 2016-05-09 Staff Writer Sharelast_img read more

Casa Angelina on Italys Amalfi Coast has announce

first_imgCasa Angelina on Italy’s Amalfi Coast has announced exclusive offers for Australian guests wishing to stay at the boutique hotel during the European autumn in 2017.Casa Angelina overlooks expanses of the Mediterranean Sea from a cliff-edge perch in the quiet and picturesque Campania village of Praiano, which is only a 10-minute drive from Positano and 15 minutes from Amalfi.The property, which welcomes many Australians to enjoy all the magnificence and splendour of the Amalfi Coast and its surrounds during the beautiful European spring and summer months, operates seasonally and will be available in 2017 for bookings from 5 April to 27 October. Children from 12 years of age are welcome to visit.The special offer for Australian guests applies to autumn bookings confirmed by 15 October 2017 for minimum two-night stays from 1 October to 27 October 2017.Exclusive inclusions are:10 per cent discount on best available ratesEarly check-in or late check-out (subject to availability)20 per cent discount on dinner at Un Piano Nel Cielo RestaurantComplimentary bottle of Casa Angelina Champagne and in-season fruit platter in room upon arrivalCasa Angelina room rates are from EUR380 per night excluding 10 per cent VAT and City Tax for two people in a Classic Room with lateral sea view, inclusive of buffet breakfast, parking, return scheduled shuttle bus service to Positano, Wi-Fi internet connection in guest rooms and public areas, use of gym and sauna and access to La Gavitella Beach via hotel elevator and 200 steps.last_img read more

Related Wizz Air implements web checkin at Europe

first_img RelatedWizz Air implements web check-in at European airportsWizz Air implements web check-in at European airportsWizz Air introduces two new Budapest routesWizz Air will be expanding its operations out of Budapest Airport with new routesWizz Air to launch flights to Bologna ForliThe continent’s largest low fares airline will begin three-times-weekly flights to the Italian airport Passengers travelling on Wizz Air’s cheap flights from Romania are starting to benefit from the airline’s online check-in service.The carrier is deploying the service across its Romanian airports, with web check-in soon to be available at Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara and Tirgu Mures.Online check-in is being introduced across the eastern European country over the coming weeks and Wizz Air expects it to be fully deployed by April 1st.The service is available at the airline’s website, between seven days and three hours from a flight’s scheduled take off.It does not affect how passengers board their aircraft, with customers expected to be present at the boarding gate no later than 30 minutes before the timetabled departure time.To encourage take-up of the service, Wizz Air will introduce an airport check-in fee of €5 (if booked in advance, €10 if purchased at the airport on the day of departure) on April 1st.On May 14th, the airline will launch flights to Venice Treviso from Lviv, a city in western Ukraine.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Maplast_img read more

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A super PAC supporting Jeb Bush released an ad Thursday attacking former ally Marco Rubio over his Senate voting record alleging that White “repeatedly sexually harassed her and forced his authoritarian management style on her for over seven years. spin doctors from both the Verma and Asthana camps are trying to outrun each other by leaking various reasons for the sudden move by the government, " Mandavi told PTI. The arrested were handed over to the Churachandpur police.

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