CBI yet to take a call on appeal against Talwars

first_imgThe Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was yet to decide whether it should file an appeal against the Allahabad High Court’s judgment acquitting Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case last year.The Talwars were released from jail on October 2017 after the High Court had acquitted them. In murder cases, probe agencies were required to appeal against acquittals within three months of such an order. The CBI had failed to do so in the Aarushi-Hemraj case.“The appeal has not been filed yet. However, the investigating team may approach the court seeking that the delay be condoned, as and when it decides to file the appeal,” said a CBI official.Aarushi was found murdered at her Noida house on May 16, 2008. A day later, the body of domestic help Hemraj was found on the terrace. The case was initially investigated by the Noida Police, which arrested Dr. Talwar for his involvement. It was transferred to the CBI that initially zeroed in on three helps. The agency then investigated the alleged involvement of Dr. Talwar and his wife. However, it filed a closure report on the grounds of insufficient prosecutable evidence. The Special Court refused to accept the closure report and converted it into a charge sheet against the Talwars.last_img read more

Venezuela Turns To India As Sanctions Cut Oil Flow To U.S., Europe

first_imgVenezuela’s oil exports have tapered off and shifted toward India since new U.S. sanctions began January 28 as state-run oil company PDVSA seeks to replace deliveries to the United States and Europe that were disrupted by payment restrictions. Read it at Economic Times Related Itemslast_img

BJP to offer tarpan for ‘slain’ Bengal cadre

first_imgThis Mahalaya, the last day of the Shraadh period of the Hindu calendar, BJP working president J.P. Nadda will, in Kolkata, participate in offering “tarpan” to nearly 78 BJP workers, who, the BJP says, lost their lives in political violence since 2013. It will mark, what party leaders say, a systematic block-level upward plan to combat the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal.“On September 28, Naddaji will be in Balurghat in Kolkata along with family members of around 78 of our party workers who had been slain because of political violence, and will offer ‘tarpan’ for their souls,” Lok Sabha MP and State president of the BJP Dilip Ghosh told The Hindu.The event seeks to push the narrative of not just “widespread violence” against the BJP allegedly by the Trinamool but also that the party is the only one that has the ‘stomach’ to take on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on her turf.Party president Amit Shah held a meeting of office bearers involved in the State a few days ago, and as a starting point has asked that a four-member committee be set up for each Assembly constituency. “Each of these committees will include an MP, a legislator and two West Bengal leaders who will not be local to that constituency, in order that a correct report of the situation in the area be recorded, away from any local prejudices. The committees will be constituted by October 8 and the report handed over to the State core group. All reports will then be reviewed by Amitbhai [party president Amit Shah] in the first week of November,” said a senior source in the party.Political programmes on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill will also be undertaken across the State. “Protests over the ‘appeasement politics’ of the Trinamool in each block of the State, will be undertaken from October 15 onwards,” added the source.The BJP is hopeful that these programmes will not only strengthen the basic organisation of the party down to the block level, but will give a momentum to the campaign for the 2021 Assembly polls.last_img read more

Unfinished business brings Will Gozum back to UP

first_imgGlobe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises “We all eye to make it to the Final Four before we get to what we all want: the championship.” Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netFor Will Gozum, University of the Philippines will always be his home.And a week after making his college commitment, the NCAA Season 93 Juniors MVP has experienced nothing but love in his homecoming to Diliman.ADVERTISEMENT PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games PLAY LIST 03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:29Police 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 Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Read Next John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers AFP official booed out of forum Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC LATEST STORIES “It warms the heart that they accepted me again,” he said in Filipino after spending the better part of the last two years with the Mapua Red Robins.Gozum reunites with former UPIS teammates Javi and Juan Gomez de Liaño as they all seek to complete an unfinished business they built from their days in UPIS.AdChoices广告inRead invented by TeadsFEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutREAD: NCAA jrs MVP Will Gozum commits to UP“Since high school, we’ve always talked about being champions together in college. That was always part of our plan,” the 18-year-old said, baring how big of a factor the Gomez de Liaño brothers had in his decision to join the Fighting Maroons. “Even when I was in Mapua, they were still watching me. Regardless if I had a good game or not, they always motivate me. They really were the reason why I returned to UP.”Gozum’s arrival further boosts the Fighting Maroons’ aspirations of finally making it to the Final Four for the first time since 1997.READ: Perasol not putting too much pressure on prized recruit GozumBut the 6-foot-6 slotman who is part of Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes’ “23-for-23” cadet list is tempering everyone’s expectations but vowed to follow coach Bo Perasol’s orders and work as hard as he can.“We’ll just do our roles. I’ll adjust with the help of our coaches and I know that I should improve my game everyday,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Marinero pounds Wangs-Letran for 1st back-to-back wins View commentslast_img read more

A different approach

first_imgP2.5 B shabu seized in Makati sting, Chinese national nabbed Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Recognized by Fiba in the 2014 World Cup in Spain as the world’s best fans, Filipinos went to all forms of media last year, blasting the NBA when it initially refused to allow Clarkson to suit up in the Jakarta Asiad.The SBP, Panlilio earlier said, has already greased the wheels for Clarkson’s appeal. The national basketball federation is also expected to lobby the PBA board to allow Andray Blatche to suit up as an import in the Commissioner’s Cup so Gilas Pilipinas can prepare with him earlier.But like the Clarkson bid, the SBP could face an uphill battle for Blatche, a knowledgeable source told the Inquirer, one that could focus on a single inch.“If at all, Blatche would be subject to the rules governing imports in every conference,” said the source. “That means, even his height will be checked.”The Commissioner’s Cup allows imports no taller than 6-foot-10. Though the league hasn’t officially measured Blatche, the former NBA player is listed as a shade over 6-11.ADVERTISEMENT Lacson backs proposal to elect president and vice president in tandem Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES P2.5 B shabu seized in Makati sting, Chinese national nabbed The SBP is hoping to pair Blatche with Clarkson in the World Cup, which Gilas Pilipinas recently booked tickets to in the last window of Fiba’s Asian qualifiers.But with Clarkson granted only naturalized status despite his Filipino lineage, that pairing cannot materialize without a successful appeal. Clarkson acquired his Philippine passport after the required Fiba cutoff of 16 years old.“We have committed to do our best (in seeking reconsideration from Fiba),” he said. “There are no assurances of guarantees. It’s up to them.”The NBA will be out of the way in the Clarkson case in the coming World Cup with its season long concluded by the time China hosts the event in eight cities from Aug. 31 to Sept. 15.Blatche, on the other hand, has just a few more games in China before he flies home to the US. If he is allowed to play as import, he will head here.But not having obtained a passport before he was 16 years old disqualifies Clarkson from playing as a Filipino, and this is something that the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas and president Al Panlilio will appeal.“I don’t think there’s a single Filipino who doesn’t want Jordan Clarkson to play (with Gilas),” national coach Yeng Guiao said. “All of us want him. But it’s up to the process and what we can do about it.”Guiao, incidentally, doesn’t want his squad to be satisfied by just making the main draw.The mercurial coach is hoping for a favorable draw come March 15 in Shezhen, and have “photo ops” with powerhouse the United States later to be able to make the next round of the 32-nation conclave.“(If we get) bracketed with the US (in the first phase), then we can do nothing about it but have photos taken with them,” Guiao said with a smile in a press conference at Meralco. “But if we can get wins to advance, we’ll take that.” Kaya settles for draw in Vientiane Trump campaign, GOP groups attack Google’s new ad policy 1 dead, 3 injured in Quezon road crash SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte National coach Yeng Guiao (left) addresses the media during a presscon hosted by the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas where telecommunications tycoon and Gilas Pilipinas patron Manny V. Pangilinan and SBP president Al Panlilio (right) gave updates on the national squad. —AUGUST DELA CRUZWith the clamor for Jordan Clarkson to play as a Filipino for Gilas Pilipinas in the World Cup later this year as loud as it could get from this cage-crazy nation, the country’s top basketball patron on Thursday said that the best approach at this time would be “a quiet one.”Telecommunications chief Manny V. Pangilinan, a member of the powerful central board of the international cage body (Fiba), knows exactly how the ruling committee behaves and wants the appeal for Clarkson to follow a more toned-down process.ADVERTISEMENT Hong Kong tunnel reopens, campus siege nears end “Certainly, we would do our best to persuade them (Fiba, to allow Clarkson to play),” Pangilinan said. “Probably, the best approach would be a quiet one rather than create some noise.”It is a tack different from the one that got the NBA to release Clarkson for national duty in last year’s Asian Games, where a very vocal Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) and a public clamor that dominated social media drew a favorable response for the Philippines.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesBut does that mean that Pangilinan would want what Fiba had said was the world’s greatest fans to be quiet?“No, not at all,” said SBP president Al Panlilio. “What he means is that as a federation, we (the SBP) would want an approach that is not head-on.” View comments Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss MOST READlast_img read more

Reliance Foundation Young Champs Win Inaugural Vedanta Youth Cup

first_img Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time. Sirsaim: Reliance Foundation Young Champs beat JSW Bengaluru FC 2-1 in the final to win the inaugural Vedanta Youth Cup here on Monday.Zidan and Nemil scored for the Young Champs while the Bengaluru side reduced the margin through captain Bekey Oram. Tata Football Academy finished third by defeating hosts Sesa Football Academy 2-0.Muhammed Valiyattil of the Young Champs was chosen the best player of the tournament while Jagoi Wungshungam of Tata FA got the highest scorer’s award.A brainchild of Sesa Football Academy, Vedanta Youth Cup is a tournament which brought together the best corporate football academies of India.Annanya Agarwal, President of Sesa Football Academy, said, “Vedanta Youth Cup Goa 2019 has set a benchmark in terms of competition and youth development in the country. All the teams have delivered a stellar performance on the pitch.”Sauvick Mazumdar, CEO of Vedanta Sesa Goa Iron Ore Business, said, “We take great pride in contributing to the development of grassroots football. I would like to congratulate all the participant teams, coaches for making this event a grand success. bengaluru fcfootballIndiaindian football First Published: September 30, 2019, 8:56 PM ISTlast_img read more

Photos – The Stephanie Rice Story

first_imgAdvertisementStephanie Louise Rice, OAM (born 17 June 1988) is an Australian former competitive swimmer.She won three gold medals at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, and was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia on 26 January 2009.On 9 April 2014, she confirmed her retirement.Rice was the gold medallist in the 200-metre individual medley at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia, where she defeated Olympians Brooke Hanson and Lara Carroll to claim the gold medal in the event in a time of 2:12.90, a personal best by 1.19 seconds.She also won the 400-metre individual medley.At the 2007 Melbourne World Championships she won a bronze medal in the 200-metre individual medley in a time of 2 minutes 11.42 seconds, breaking the previous Australian record by a second.American Katie Hoff won the gold in 2:10.13, with Kirsty Coventry of Zimbabwe in second place.Rice once again placed third, earning her second bronze medal in the 400-metre individual medley final.In a new personal best time Rice finished in 4:41.19, taking 0.54 of a second off her previous best.Rice won bronze in the 200- and 400-metre individual medleys.In the 200-metre final, she recorded a time of 2:11.42, a second below the previous Australian record, behind American Katie Hoff in 2:10.13, and Kirsty Coventry of Zimbabwe, who claimed second place.In the 400-metre final, Rice recorded a new personal best time of 4:41.19, shaving 0.54 of a second off her previous best.Image Courtesy – Stephanie Rice (Instagram)Advertisementlast_img read more

Sports leaders predict at least 220 gold medals for Philippines in SEA Games

first_imgOnyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics PLAY LIST 00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games00:50Trending Articles03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games Athletes from contact sports are expected to bring in majority of the haul with arnis projecting at least 15 golds out of 20 events while fighters from judo, kickboxing, jiu-jitsu, sambo, wrestling are confident they can contribute at least five victories each.A reliable source told the Inquirer that these fearless forecasts came out during the coordination meeting of the NSAs with Team Philippines chef de mission and Philippine Sports Commission Chairman Butch Ramirez.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40SPORTSSan Miguel suspends Santos, Nabong, Tubid indefinitely after ‘tussle’ in practiceThe national boxers, a perennial multiple-gold performer, and wushu fighters have not declared their medal prospects as well as the taekwondo jins and dragonboat paddlers, but are certain to deliver based on their track records in previous SEAG editions, especially on local turf.There were apprehensions whether the NSAs can really pull it off, but sports leaders have high hopes that a repeat act of 2005, the last time Team Philippines hosted the 11-nation biennial tourney and won its first-ever overall title, is completely doable. Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ MOST READ MANILA, Philippines—Leaders of national sports associations individually made a bold gold-medal prediction on Friday that collectively resulted in an astounding figure never achieved by Team Philippines in the Southeast Asian Games.According to 45 out of the 56 NSAs which will see action in the Nov. 30-Dec.11 meet here in the country, at least 220 gold medals can be won by Filipino athletes, enough to secure the overall title in the biggest edition of the Games.ADVERTISEMENT Dancesports have projected at least 10 gold medals, athletics and gymnastics are convinced they can capture a minimum of nine golds each and skateboarding, which features Asian champion Margielyn Didal, are targeting to sweep the eight-event competition.The sportsfest to be held in scattered venues across Metro Manila and Southern Luzon, Subic and New Clark City in Capas, Tarlac, will see 1,115 Filipino athletes from 56 sports participating in 530 events plus 753 coaches and officials.Also anticipated to produce the needed golds are archery, billiards, bowling, chess, cycling, fencing, golf, ice skating, karatedo, muay, pencak silat, sailing, sepak takraw, shooting, tennis, triathlon, weightlifting and windsurfing.Team sports will likewise contribute to the golden collection with baseball, basketball, ice hockey, rugby, softball and polo foreseen to emerge triumphant.ADVERTISEMENT Duterte officials’ paranoia is ‘singularly myopic’ Rice industry paralysis Drilon apologizes to BCDA’s Dizon over false claim on designer of P50-M ‘kaldero’ Priority legislation in the 18th Congresscenter_img What’s behind the display of Chinese flag in Boracay? New import for SMB LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? View commentslast_img read more

5 Things You Can Do to Learn the Most From Your Mentor

first_imgWhether it’s through my day job working in communications and public relations at FCB Global or my post as an adjunct professor at New York University, I’m constantly impressed by the ambitious young people I encounter — people with diverse backgrounds who are pursuing careers in varied fields. They inspire me and fuel my own aspirations.I’m proud to be a mentor for many incredibly talented individuals seeking professional guidance. While no one mentor-mentee relationship is the same, I will say that I am extremely selective when choosing mentees. I focus on offering my time to individuals who are ambitious and willing to work hard to make me proud.So, how do I identify these people? And, once I do, how do they continue to foster a positive mentor-mentee relationship? Over the years, I’ve distilled a handful of traits of superb mentees. Here they are.1. Don’t Ask to Be MentoredI handpick most of my mentees, and rarely do I take on a mentee who simply asks. A mentee should prove him or herself before a beneficial relationship is formed. One of my mentees, DuJuan Chowning, was completing an internship when I joined the communications team at CBS in 2010. He simply asked me to have lunch with him. DuJuan impressed me at lunch by sharing his long-term career vision. And, before asking for anything in return, he shared his own insights. Our relationship taught me new techniques and strategies to excel in my day-to-day role and career. As a result, I was eager to offer my assistance. Today, DuJuan is at Facebook, and it’s an honor to watch him soar.Bosses Reveal: 10 Things That Will Help You Get Promoted in 20182. Seek Out FacetimeOne of my mentees, Ja’han Jones, was an NBC Page (which is, in itself, an impressive accomplishment because it’s such a competitive program). Ja’han is a young Black man, and he sat outside of my office during one of his early assignments with another group. One day, I looked at him and said, “Why don’t I know who you are?” At this point, I didn’t even know his name. At first, Ja’han looked at me confused, but after a second, he knew exactly what I meant. I told him to come see me in my office so we could touch base. The rest is history. Ja’han calls, texts and emails me all the time, and he’s now an editor at HuffPost. If I had never reached out to him, we never would have connected and it would have been a shame. It’s crucial to introduce yourself and make your presence known. One of my mentors taught me early on that it’s my job for people to know who I am, not the other way around. Now, I echo the same advice to all of my mentees.3. Give as Much as You GetI truly believe that all relationships should be mutually beneficial. Every relationship, including the one you have with your mentor, should be “give” (be a blessing) and “take” (accept a blessing). When I offer to help someone, I give them my all. A mentee should not only contact me when they need something. They should contact me to say hello or comment on industry news that impacts my company or my role. In fact, one of my mentees recommended me for my current graduate teaching role at NYU.4. Ask Those Potentially Awkward QuestionsEveryone is different when it comes to discussing finances, but one of my mentors taught me early in my career that you must discuss salary, especially as a person of color. Beyond trusted websites, it’s the most accurate way of knowing that you’re receiving what you deserve. Compensation should be a topic discussed among mentors and mentees. I wouldn’t expect my mentees to ask me how much I make, but I do give them ballpark ideas of appropriate salary, based on position. If I invest myself heavily in someone, I want him or her to be comfortable speaking to me about all facets of his or her career.Get Your Free, Personalized Salary Estimate5. Live by the Ripple EffectA mentoring relationship doesn’t start and stop with the mentor. I place my mentees in contact with successful individuals in the career that they’re striving to work in. After they meet and impress that person, they should thank them and ask if there’s anyone else that person thinks they should meet. And if they’ve impressed them (which, hopefully, I’ve prepared them to do), that person always has someone else to connect them to. There should be a continuous ripple effect of my mentees building their network: Meeting, thanking, connecting.This article originally appeared on The Well, Jopwell’s digital magazine. The Well is the digital magazine of Jopwell, the career advancement platform for Black, Latino/Hispanic and Native American professionals and students. Subscribe to receive weekly stories and advice in your inbox.Browse Open Jobs 2.6★ 23 hours ago 23h 23 hours ago 23h Masters Level Outpatient Therapist Kaleidoscope Family Solutions Inc Millsboro, DE 23 hours ago 23h Therapist – Mental Health Christian Children’s Home of Ohio Ashland, OH 23 hours ago 23h 3.4★ 23 hours ago 23h Maintenance Worker- Relief/Temp Clinical Support Options Northampton, MA 2.2★ Adolescent Substance Abuse Therapist – Jeffersonville *Sign on Bonus LifeSpring Health Systems Jeffersonville, IN Line Cooks – Start at $11+ per hour! 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The Best Ways to Show Skills on Your Resume

first_img“All you need to land an interview is a good set of skills.”If only that were true! Besides possessing skills, you have to present them in a way that gets noticed and shows that you are right for the job. Which skills should you showcase? What are the best ways to show skills on your resume? Let’s find out now.What Skills to Put on a ResumeWould you say that you should list all your capabilities on your resume?Alesia Benedict, a certified professional resume writer, warns that recruiters are turned off by an onslaught of skills. “Recruiters do not have time to wade through a resume loaded with irrelevant information such as hobbies, ancient work history, out-of-date skills or reasons for leaving prior positions.” Therefore, even though you might be proud of how good you are with tongue twisters, it probably doesn’t belong on your resume for an accountancy position.How do you decide which of your various talents are relevant? Resume expert Natalie Severt suggests getting the information directly from the employer. No, you don’t have to call or email the company. The key skills, the most valuable qualities to the hiring manager, are usually embedded in the job description.Take a look at some of the items listed in the qualifications section of this job listing for an educational administrator:Knowledge of MS Office programs (especially PowerPoint)Comfortable with Google DocsTech-savvy and quick to learn new programs; experience with Learning Management Systems is idealPassion for education and ability to connect with studentsExcellent written communication skillsExperience with electronic file keeping and reportingHighly organized, but able to adapt as needs and programs evolveCan you see all the clues provided by the potential employer? If you have technology skills, written communication skills or organizational skills, you should highlight them if you want a good chance at being hired for this job.Rewriting Your Resume? Don’t Forget These 7 Impressive SkillsHow to Present Your Skills on a ResumeIn most cases, job seekers set aside a section of the resume for their skills. You can simply label the section “Skills.” However, if a particular aptitude is valuable in your trade, you could be more specific. For instance, if you’re a computer technician, you might focus on technical or computer skills. If you’re applying to an out-of-country position, you might list relevant language skills.Using the job listing from earlier, can you think of some ways to show your computer skills?Extensive experience with Microsoft Office productsFamiliarity with cloud-based apps, including Google DocsKnowledge of OpenOfficeBesides these phrases, you might try “expert with,” “able to” or “proficient at.”Now that you know which skills to feature (i.e., those that are directly related to the position to which you are applying), where on your resume should they appear?Not every resume expert agrees on the exact placement of this section, but most of their advice centers on one fact: The resume skills, along with the summary, should be the most visible parts of the document. If you use a template, find one that puts qualifications in a place that will get noticed. You might also get some feedback from friends. Ask them, “Which heading of my resume does your eye go to first?”How to Prove Your SkillsExpert is a strong descriptor. You should support your assertions with solid evidence. The Huffington Post shared at least two ways to demonstrate that you can do what you say you can.1: Mention tools that you know how to use in the skills section or elsewhere in your resumeProject Management with Basecamp2: Share completed certificationsFluent in French DELF-certified Level B2If you don’t present your skills well on a resume, it won’t matter how talented you are. Are you showing your skills in their best light? The job requirements provided by employers can help you decide which skills belong on your resume for each opening. If you tailor your resume today, a perfect job might be waiting for you tomorrow.This article was originally published on Grammarly. It is reprinted with permission.last_img read more

Brighton join battle for Man City goalkeeper Willy Caballero

first_imgBrighton have joined the battle for released Manchester City goalkeeper Willy Caballero.Newcastle and Brighton are in for goalkeeper Willy Caballero.His agent says the goalkeeper, who is also wanted at Chelsea, isn’t heading to Argentina.“We have some offers from England, he wants to stay in England,” Adrian Faija told Goal.com.“Newcastle is cold but pretty and the beaches in Brighton are beautiful as well and easily accessible from London.“There isn’t an offer from Boca. To analyse it, first, we need an offer. It needs be real first [before we consider Boca].”last_img read more

Girona delegation in England for Man City talks over SEVEN loan signings

first_imgA Girona delegation is in England today for talks with Manchester City.AS says Girona sports chief Quique Carcel and coach Pablo Machin will enter talks with Premier League partners City about SEVEN loan signings next season.Having reached the LaLiga, Girona are seeking 15 new additions this summer, with seven targeted from City.It is assumed that Pablo Maffeo will return to Girona and management want him joined by Jason Denayer, Aleix Garcia, Paolo Fernandes, Brahim Diaz, Marlos Moreno and Patrick Roberts.Girona hope the chance to play in Spain’s top-flight will convince the likes of Denayer and Roberts to make the move.last_img read more

​Sporting CP set asking price for Tottenham target Silva

first_imgTottenham Hotspur knows what they will have to pay if they want to sign Sporting Lisbon midfielder Adrien Silva.That is according to the Daily Star, who reports that Spurs are desperate to sign the 28-year old this summer.Silva has made 165 appearances for the club since 2007, scoring 36 goals and accumulating 18 caps for Portugal during that time. The Portuguese giants are believed to be lenient on Spurs meeting Silva’s £39.5m release clause and could let him go for just £28m.last_img

​Barcelona legend Xavi endorses Man City move for Daniel Alves: ‘He’s still the best right-back in the world’

first_imgBarcelona legend Xavi has backed Daniel Alves to continue his career at Manchester City.The Brazilian bid farewell to Juventus via Instragram on Tuesday, and it is expected that he will sign with the Sky Blues soon.”Age is not everything,” said Xavi. “For me, he’s still the best right-back in the world.”Barcelona missed him this season – and he’s just had an incredible season with Juventus.”He is a good friend, I know how hard he works, I know how well he looks after himself.”He’s in great condition and can play at the top level for some more years yet.”You’re not just getting a great player – you’re also getting great experience.”He’s won many league titles across Europe, Champions League titles and has played in all the big games with Brazil.”He’s a big character and he’s very important in the locker room. He has a great relationship with Pep – there’s a lot of mutual respect – they had a lot of success together at Barcelona.”last_img read more

A Breakthrough in mHealth: The First SIM app for Global Health!

first_imgPosted on June 7, 2011June 20, 2017By: Raji Mohanam, 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 email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)The MHTF has long been a proponent of mobile health (mHealth) technology and its potential to improve maternal health outcomes.  A MHTF-supported project undertaken by Medic Mobile announced a breakthrough this week at the mHealth Summit in Cape Town. Medic Mobil has developed the world’s first SIM application for global health!Medic Mobile is building a more connected network of community health workers through a SIM application that can be used on a range of phones, including the most inexpensive kinds which are widely used in the developing world. So now, a simple cell phone can enable improved communication, education and collaboration between clinic-based doctors, health care workers and their patients in remote locations!For all the details read the full press release here.  Also take a look at a dedicated landing page with an overview of the application here.Share this: ShareEmailPrint To learn more, read:last_img read more

Experts Gather to Discuss New Methods for Measuring Obstetric Fistula

first_imgPosted on July 25, 2014November 2, 2016By: Vandana Tripathi, Deputy Director, Fistula Care Plus, EngenderHealthClick 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 email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)EngenderHealth, which leads the USAID-supported Fistula Care Plus (FC+) project, and the Maternal Health Task Force recently co-convened two meetings on obstetric fistula in Boston, from July 8-11. The first meeting examined recent research and emerging research priorities in fistula prevention and treatment. The second meeting dug deeper into the issue of how we measure the burden of fistula globally, and was attended by epidemiologists, demographers, fistula surgeons, midwives, and other researchers.Mary Nell Wegner of the Maternal Health Task Force has described how the rarity and stigma of obstetric fistula contribute to difficulties in understanding how many cases there are. Additionally, the very women most likely to be living with obstetric fistula are also the most likely to be in hard to reach places with limited access to health services and, possibly, less access to media and other messages about fistula services. Without good numbers on how many women are affected by fistula, it is very difficult for health systems and policymakers to plan and organize fistula services. For example, where should fistula treatment centers be located and how can referral systems to these sites be improved? How many surgeons need to be trained in fistula repair? Where should emergency obstetric care transport services be strengthened to prevent fistula through timely C-section?At the Boston meeting, experts from around the world talked about different approaches to understanding how many women are living with fistula and how many new fistula cases occur each year.Kimberly Peven from the DHS Program reported that more than 25 countries have used the obstetric fistula module of questions in their national DHS Surveys, documenting the proportion of women of reproductive age living in households who have heard about obstetric fistula or who have fistula symptoms, specifically continuous incontinence. Next, Ozge Tuncalp of the World Health Organization and Alma Alder, formerly of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), described innovative ways of using community outreach and key informants to identify women with fistula in need of treatment, in Nigeria and South Sudan. Also, Saifuddin Ahmed from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health discussed statistical models that use information about related topics, such as the general fertility rate and percent of deliveries that occur in health facilities, to estimate the number of fistula cases in a particular country. Caitlin Shannon of EngenderHealth described a LSHTM study of self-reported morbidities among pregnant and recently-delivered women in Ghana, providing insights into measurement of fistula incidence. Lastly, I reported on the increasing number of countries including fistula indicators into national Health Management Information Systems or piloting surveillance systems to report cases of fistula as they occur.Meeting participants generally agreed that population-based household surveys focusing specifically on fistula are not the best or most-cost effective way to measure the prevalence of fistula, given the rarity of this condition, the rural locations in which it often occurs, and the fact that women with fistula may not be living in family homes. The high cost of such surveys may also pose an ethical issue in terms of the allocation of scarce resources that may otherwise support prevention or treatment. Through a fruitful and lively discussion, the participants identified research studies that might help strengthen other ways to measure or estimate the burden of obstetric fistula. For example, a strong interest emerged in validating interview-based diagnostic tools so there could be more confidence that self-reports and survey responses are actually measuring the prevalence of fistula, rather than other types of incontinence or even other uro-gynecological conditions.The results of the prior Fistula Care project were achieved in large part due to strong collaborations with partners at the global and country levels. We are pleased to count the Maternal Health Task Force among our partners in FC+ and grateful for the enthusiastic participation of experts from so many global and country institutions at these two meetings. We look forward to continuing to work with partners to identify the best ways to tackle the problem of fistula measurement and estimation and address the other pressing research concerns identified during the Boston meetings. Reports from both meetings will be coming soon, and we will share them with interested colleagues.Click on the link to see this post at EngenderHealth.Share this: ShareEmailPrint To learn more, read:last_img read more

Top ten signs that your summer is over (freelancers edition)

first_imgYour impending deadlines cause you to break into a cold sweat whenever you hear a Back-to-School commercial featuring the word “homework”. You find yourself silently judged for eating ice cream in public. The change in temperature means you can no longer lord it over your more conventionally-employed friends with your “I get to wear shorts to work everyday” mantra. When a project has you particularly stressed out and you find yourself steeped in despair, you step outside, take a deep breath of cool, crisp air, look at the glorious leaves changing colors before your very eyes, and think to yourself “Everything’s dying.” You shift seamlessly from not caring about baseball to not caring about football. Hashtag #Pumpkinspiceeverything.center_img Your EAD (Election Anxiety Disorder) kicks into high gear. Much of your creative energy now spent coming up with elaborate reasons to not attend holiday functions (which CAN’T be countered by the question “But you make your own schedule, right?”). There comes a day when you just instinctively know that it’s time to turn the smiling sun wearing sunglasses on your dry-erase calendar into a smiling ghost wearing sunglasses. It is not spoken of. It simply occurs. Your GPPD (Guilty-Pleasure-Procrastination-DVD) of choice is now “Hocus Pocus” (formerly “Grease 2”, soon to be “Love Actually”).last_img read more

12 useful apps for remote working

first_imgEvernoteA robust and hugely popular notebook and productivity program that functions as a paperless office. Integrates well with productivity systems based on Getting Things Done.DropboxGet to all your files from anywhere, on any device, and share them with anyone.  Save files on your computer, then access them on your phone from the road. Everything you keep in Dropbox is synced automatically to all your devices.MeldiumMeldium automatically logs you in to your favorite apps and websites without typing usernames and passwords.  You get instant access with extensions for your browser, or with apps on iOS and Android.AsanaAsana is the easiest way for teams to track their progress and get results.  With tasks, projects, conversations and dashboards, Asana enables teams to move work from start to finish.VoxerVoxer combines the power of live voice with text, photos, and videos all in one smartphone app.TrelloTrello’s boards, lists, and cards enable you to organize and prioritize your projects in a fun, flexible and rewarding way.SkypeVideo or voice call, along with chat, with anyone in the world for free.Freelancers, what are your favorites?Founder of Venture with Impact, Ann is an avid traveler, having visited or lived in over 40 countries in 5 continents. She is currently venturing and working remotely in Perú, Colombia, and Thailand with participants of Venture with Impact. This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think will help a fellow freelancer out, feel free to send your blog post to us here.Working remotely can be extremely rewarding and beneficial. You can work from anywhere.  Your job is flexible. However, not being in close proximity with co-workers can cause its challenges.With the help of these apps, working remotely can be easier than ever!Below are a few apps that Venture with Impact participants and staff use frequently:SlackThe cool new kid on the block, Slack’s already achieved a devout following. There’s a ton of integrations to make it easier to streamline your project management and communications. Use it to brainstorm, collaborate, share files, and provide everyone with a transparent view of everything that’s going on.YammerThis “Facebook for business” messaging service is an easy way to message large groups and quickly post team updates. It gets a bit clunky between individuals, so use it primarily for one-to-many communications.Google HangoutsConnect with the people that make your business run via HD video, voice or text. You can save money and time on travel, but still get all the benefits of face-to-face contact.  It has everything from large business meetings to group and individual chats.Google DriveWith Google Drive, you can share and upload files, collaborate on documents, and “star” the important folders or files you need quick access to.ThoughtflowCreatives, this one’s for you! If you prefer working visually, this tool lets you create moodboards and add project notes so there’s never any miscommunication about what style and approach to take on a client’s project.last_img read more

Spend More to Save More: 3 Home Improvement Items That are Worth the Splurge

first_imgHow much do you pay for heating? Depending on where you live, it’s a good chunk of money during the wintertime. Even though we live in the South (in lovely Raleigh!), we’re not immune to getting some cold weather.   With winter coming… Full Story,Tips to help turn those homebuying dreams into reality. From outstanding credit card debt to massive student loans, financial difficulties are barring more and more millennials from becoming homeowners. While the vision of buying a first home may seem hopelessly… Full Story,When most people imagine buying a house, they think about how many bedrooms they need or what kind of porch they want. When they think about homebuying costs, they decide how much to put down and what their maximum home… Full Story,One of my favorite shows is Sex and the City. Those women lived glamorous lives I could only dream about. And, Carrie, a writer, was living my dream life as a famous writer in Manhattan. One of the storylines that… Full Story,Last year, my husband and I were packing up our Denver apartment to prepare for our move back to his home state of Indiana. We’d put an offer in on a house and had only given ourselves a couple of… Full Story,A few years ago Dave Munson and his family decided to move from their 5,600-square-feet, 8-bedroom house in the city of San Antonio, Texas, to a smaller, unique living situation: tents. Well, fancy, upscale tents that total 2,000 square feet… Full Story,It’s a well-known fact that your personal environment affects your mental health. If you live in a beautifully decorated home with plenty of plants and green space nearby, your risk for anxiety and depression is lower. If you spend your… Full Story,My husband and I were so excited to buy our house. We’d been renting since college and were eager to have our own place. Finally, no one could tell us how many dogs we could have or how many posters… Full Story,Last summer, I was forced to relocate out of my cozy, bungalow-style apartment in West L.A. Living in one of the most unaffordable rental markets in the U.S., I was resigned to the fact that, to enjoy my ideal setup… Full Story,When you buy a home, you’re making an investment in yourself and your future. You’re building  financial stability, equity, and experience. You have a place to call your own and you can customize the space just how you want. As… Full Storylast_img read more

5 Tips to Save for College Tuition

first_img Post navigation Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related College can be expensive: according to the College Board, a private four-year college costs an average of $32,410 a year. Four years comes out to nearly $130,000!While it’s hard to argue against the value of a college education, no one says you have pay the full freight without trying to find ways to save. Fortunately, there are some clever strategies you can use to make college tuition less expensive so you don’t graduate with student loans that rival some mortgages.Public College is Far CheaperA private four-year college is by far the most expensive academic option for those going to school after high school. The best way to save on college tuition is to go to a public college or university instead. Private colleges are not, by definition, automatically better or worse than public institutions. Take a look at your area of study or interests and see where the best schools align because many of the best institutions are public.Stay In-StatePublic colleges charge you based on your state of residency, while private schools charge the same for in-state and out-of-state students. If you are a resident of the state you plan to attend college in, you pay far less for public school than if you are considered an out-of-state student. The average public four-year college will charge an out-of-state student $23,890. An in-state student will pay an average $9,410: a staggering difference of $57,920 over four years!Establish a Domicile in the StateIf you are attending a public school and are considered out-of-state, establishing residency in the state will allow you to pay the in-state tuition rate. However, you should confirm the rules of residency with your college since they will determine your rate. For example, at the University of Pittsburgh, a minor (which they define as under the age of 22 for the purposes of establishing domicile) is presumed to have the domicile of his or her parents. Unless you prove financial emancipation, it’s very hard to prove you’re a resident of Pennsylvania if your parents are not. The rules for your college may differ, so be sure to check them thoroughly.Get Basic Credits at Community CollegeThe most affordable colleges are community colleges. Many people have saved a tremendous amount of money by taking basic credits at a community college and then transferring to a more expensive, four-year institution later. There are also many two-year colleges that offer transfer programs with four-year colleges. Keep in mind: it’s very important that you make sure the credits you earn at a community college will transfer to the four-year college, so you can start there as a junior. There may be a grade requirement as well, so you may need to get an A in a class for the credits to transfer. You do not want to retake a class and pay for it twice!Take advantage of scholarshipsThere are a lot of scholarships available to students and any “free money” you earn can be applied towards tuition. Try looking for obscure scholarships that fewer people are applying for so you face less competition. If you can’t find obscure scholarships that apply to you, consider looking at local scholarships. I won a $500 scholarship awarded only to students in my high school, an award many others didn’t even know existed!Get Education Tax Benefits at Tax TimeWhen it comes time to do your taxes, make sure you take advantage of education tax credits and deductions you’re eligible for: like the American Opportunity Tax Credit worth up to $2,500 per student or the Lifetime Learning Credit worth up to $2,000 per tax return. (You can take only one!) Also, if you racked up student loans, you can deduct up to $2,500 in student loan interest.Don’t worry about knowing about these tax benefits. TurboTax will ask you simple questions and give you the credits and deductions you deserve based on your answers.last_img read more