Tax offences failure to pay TDS up to Rs 25L not to

first_imgNew Delhi: Instances of wilful attempt to evade tax, failure to furnish return of income and not remitting TDS in the government exchequer up to the limit of Rs 25 lakh will not be ordinarily filed for criminal prosecution before a court by the taxman, a latest CBDT circular said. The directive is being seen as a major move to cut down tax litigation and will save a number of assessees from legal proceedings. A September 9 CBDT circular said prosecution is a criminal proceeding based upon evidence gathered and the offence of tax evasion has to be “proven beyond reasonable doubt”.last_img read more

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Production begins on Molly McGlynns Mary Goes Round

first_imgAdvertisement Congratulations to writer/director Molly McGlynn (NSI Drama Prize) whose debut feature, Mary Goes Round, has begun production.Mary Goes Round tells the story of an alcoholic substance abuse counsellor who retreats to her hometown to learn her estranged father has terminal cancer.Production in Toronto and Niagara is scheduled to wrap mid-December. Facebook LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Advertisement Twitter By Laura Friesen – NSI-CANADA Advertisement Login/Register With:last_img read more

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Butch Cassidy Film Festival Delights in Helper

Ryan Piccolo (left) and Cindy Lund (right) teamed up to organize the festival.By Andrew HislopTight on the heels of the Sundance Film Festival came the Third Annual Butch Cassidy Film Festival in Helper.The festival opened last Monday, the day after Sundance closed, with “Adventures of Power.” Premiering at Sundance in 2008, the movie was filmed largely in Helper. After his union leader father starts a strike at the coal-fired power plant, Power is discovered at an air drumming competition in Mexico. Sent to Newark to train with “The Jersey Krew,” Power defeats real drummer Dallas Houston and falls in love with a deaf girl who works in a Chinese restaurant.“Believing in one’s self and overcoming obstacles is what the movie’s really about,” said director and lead actor Ari Gold. “Helper is one of the stars of the movie; it just looks amazing.”Tuesday featured documentaries by locals or about locals. First up was “Monumental Memories,” a travelogue directed by a young girl and featuring her family at various locales in Utah and the Albuquerque Balloon Festival. Next were encores of “Long Drives & Bidding Wars” and “How to Save a Life,” two films originally screened at the previous film festival. “Muledalgo,” an hour long movie entered in competition, ended the evening. It chronicles local Jake Hardy’s solo mule trip across The Swell. Starting in Goblin Valley and ending in Wellington, the film stars Jake’s mule Johnny Ringo and his dog Faye Larkin in an eight-day adventure.“This was a piece of his soul, a spirit-type quest,” said his father, Leo Hardy, after the screening. “His production, his photography, his music, his mind.”Day three featured dramatic shorts embracing the themes of life, death, heaven and hell. “Timber,” “Oasis” and “Gather” were all entered in the competition.“Tonight is my favorite night of the festival,” said film festival co-director Cindy Lund on day three. “The theme of the festival is stories of the American West. Butch Cassidy is just one story, what’s yours?”After an encore presentation of “Thorn, Thank You for Coming,” there was a special screening of “Toss of the Coin.” It features Helper actor Morgan Lund as a demon who loses a coin toss to an angel over who takes possession of a dead body electrocuted by Sprat the Cat.“A sense of humor helps a lot when you’re an actor,” said Lund after the short film.Thursday showcased more documentaries of the American West. “The Lan,” “”In the Year of The Dog” and “Del Burke,” a film about a madam in a brothel in Lusk, Wyo., were all entered into the competition.On Friday was horror night. “Don’t bring your children,” advised Cindy Lund.All three films, including shorts “Sawtooth” and “Stone Hollow” along with dramatic feature “Elsewhere,” were entered in competition.At the conclusion of the festival, “Muledalgo” won the prize for best documentary and “Sawtooth” won best drama.A special thanks is extended to co-directors Cindy Lund and Ryan Piccolo as well as all those who helped make the Third Annual Butch Cassidy Film Festival a success. read more

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Womens Lacrosse Ohio State and Detroit Mercy both looking for bounceback wins

Ohio State then-freshman goalie Jillian Rizzo saves a shot against Vermont Credit: Walt Middleton – Courtesy of OSU AthleticsComing off a loss in its season opener, the Ohio State women’s lacrosse team has an opportunity to bounce back in its home debut against Detroit Mercy at 7 p.m. Friday. Ohio State (0-1) fell to No. 10 Navy in a 9-7 road loss its last time out, while the Titans (0-1) were suffered a 21-2 loss to No. 11 Northwestern to open their season. Detroit Mercy was picked to finish fourth in the Southern Conference by the conference’s coaches prior to the season and had the most players picked to the preseason all-conference team.Despite her team’s loss, Ohio State head coach Alexis Venechanos said the team looks strong defensively. “Playing Navy early in the season, I think we were able to kind of see [the areas] that we’re strong in,” Venechanos said. “We feel like right now we did a good job of competing and I feel like defensively we did well.” Leading the defense is sophomore goalie Jillian Rizzo, who had a career-high 17 saves against Navy and held the Midshipmen to a 21-minute scoring drought. Her coach praised her as being one of the main reasons the team stayed in the game against Navy.Rizzo, the only captain who isn’t a senior, has had a positive impact on the team in both games and practice. “She has so much love for her sport, so much confidence and so much joy,” Venechanos said. “She brings it every day at practice, she works hard, and it’s exciting to see her perform like that on the field and her teammates respond so well to her.”Offensively, the Buckeyes look to capitalize behind senior attacker Molly Wood, junior midfielder Baley Parrott and sophomore midfielder Liza Hernandez. Venechanos said the team relies on the trio to be the catalysts for the team’s offense in its upcoming matchup.Hernandez and Parrott led the team in goals against Navy with two each. The collaborative effort provided a triple-threat offense against the Midshipmen. “Molly had some great draw controls. Baley I felt like was the fastest kid on the field … and then Liza was Liza, doing her thing on attack,” Venechanos said. “We’re going to need those performances and also a few more on attack this weekend for sure. “The team is looking to improve by taking advantage of big playmaking opportunities when presented with them. “We’re mindful that we have to execute even though we compete,” Venechanos said. “We talked about that as finishing the play, capitalizing on the shots, capitalizing the ground ball [and] the clears.”The Buckeyes host the Titans at 7 p.m. Friday. read more

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Greeks dipping into savings to get through daily expenses

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram Forty-seven per cent of Greek consumers say they have relied on their savings to cover their needs in the past few months, while 16 per cent were forced to borrow to spend, according to a survey by the Labor Institute of the General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) and the Association of Working Consumers of Greece (EEKE).The reduction of incomes continued in 2015 for more than half of Greece’s wage-earners (53 per cent), though this is markedly better than the 70 per cent rate recorded last September.In terms of expectations for the current quarter, consumers (who responded just three or four weeks after the change in government) said that things could not get much worse: Three in four (75 per cent) said incomes would remain stable (from 57 per cent in September), 16 per cent expected a decline (from 40 per cent five months earlier) and 9 per cent even expected to see their incomes rise.Source: Kathimerinilast_img read more

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TCS Launches Centre of Excellence for NextGen Technology Solutions

first_imgIndia’s largest IT firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced the launch of a new Next-Gen Technology Solutions Center of Excellence (CoE) on Tuesday.The state-of-the-art NextGen Technology Solutions CoE is spread across 10,000 sq. ft. and is located at the TCS Hyderabad Campus. The CoE has a dedicated team of over 200 R&D engineers.The NextGen Technology CoE will focus on the research and development of futuristic technologies, and creation of next-generation products and solutions for its global customers in the Semiconductors, Devices and Networks space.The primary focus of the NextGen Technology Solutions CoE is on emerging communication technologies such as Software Defined Networks (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), 5G and Wireless LAN (WLAN).Another area of focus for this CoE is to create innovative technology solutions for the connected world in areas such as Man-Machine interface, Context-aware systems and resource constrained devices.”NextGentechnologies will play an integral role in our constantly connected world and this center of excellence will work with our customers to co-create new solutions and frameworks to accelerate the product development cycle and create differentiation in the marketplace,” said V Rajanna, Vice President & Global Head of Technology Business Unit at TCS.The NextGen Technology Solutions CoE will participate in various industry forums, standards bodies in defining the future standards.It will collaborate with various partners such as leading Academic Institutes and open source communities to shape up the evolution and adoption of these next-generation technologies.last_img read more

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Anupriya Goenka accuses Panchali web series makers of wrongfully make her shoot

first_imgAnupriya GoenkaInstagramThe makers of web series Panchali that is streamed on ULLU app and its actress Anupriya Goenka are having a nasty fight. Both the parties have been making serious allegations against each other.After the makers of Panchali accused Anupriya of being unprofessional for not promoting the web series, the actress now charged the other party of cheating her in regard to some intimate scenes on the show.Anupriya alleged that while the makers had earlier promised her that the intimate scenes will be shot in dim-light and will not extend 30 seconds, but those were shot and released with full light, extending up to three to four minutes each.”The first three intimate scenes were to be shot in silhouette and dim light and no scene of any intimate nature was to extend beyond 30 seconds each. During the shoot of the first 3 scenes, as if was fully lit, I was once again reassured that in post the scenes would be dimmed and on edit the scenes wouldn’t extend beyond what discussed. Again to realise that once again I was manipulated and as each scene was released for a duration of 3 to 4 minutes in bright light,” Spotboye quoted her as saying.She further said that she was told that Panchali is a short film, but later they released it as a web series. Anupriya added that despite all these alleged anomaly, she was ready to promote the series but she did not receive much support from the team.”I felt let down and admit did not want to promote the project at all, but after having a talk with Mr. Sushant Singh (CINTAA HEAD), I agreed to go promote the series. My PR team, in fact even followed up with their PR team for PR strategy, dates, constantly. Asked for details of interviews they planned with journalists but nothing was ever shared with us. They only wanted me to have a picture with the CEO of Ullu to put on medianet in TIMES. In spite of all the bad blood I was willing to promote the series, but I can’t be made to promote a channel in particular or act as their brand ambassador,” she said.last_img read more

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How Venezuela turns its useless bank notes into gold

first_imgNicolas Maduro. Reuters File PhotoVenezuela’s most successful financial operations in recent years have not taken place on Wall Street, but in primitive gold-mining camps in the nation’s southern reaches.With the country’s economy in meltdown, an estimated 300,000 fortune hunters have descended on this mineral-rich jungle area to earn a living pulling gold-flecked earth from makeshift mines.Their picks and shovels are helping to prop up the leftist government of president Nicolas Maduro. Since 2016, his administration has purchased 17 tonnes of the metal worth around $650 million from so-called artisan miners, according to the most recent data from the nation’s central bank.Paid with the country’s near-worthless bank notes, these amateurs in turn supply the government with hard currency to purchase badly needed imports of food and hygiene products. This gold trade is a blip on international markets. Still, the United States is using sanctions and intimidation in an effort to stop Maduro from using his nation’s gold to stay afloat.The Trump administration is pressuring the United Kingdom not to release $1.2 billion in gold reserves Venezuela has stored in the Bank of England. US officials recently castigated an Abu Dhabi-based investment firm for its Venezuela gold purchases, and have warned other potential foreign buyers to back off.The existence of Maduro’s gold program is well-known. How it functions is not.To get a glimpse inside, Reuters tracked Venezuela’s gold from steamy jungle mines, through the central bank in the capital of Caracas to gold refineries and food exporters abroad, speaking with more than 30 people with knowledge of the trade. They included miners, intermediaries, merchants, academic researchers, diplomats and government officials. Almost all requested anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly, or because they feared retribution from Venezuelan or US authorities.What emerges is the portrait of a desperate experiment in laissez-faire industrial policy by Venezuela’s socialist leaders. US sanctions have hammered the nation’s oil industry and crippled its ability to borrow. The formal mining sector has been decimated by nationalization. So Maduro has unleashed freelance prospectors to extract the nation’s mineral wealth with virtually no regulation or state investment.The Bolivarian Revolution now leans heavily on ragtag laborers such as Jose Aular, a teenager who says he has contracted malaria five times at a wildcat mine near Venezuela’s border with Brazil. Aular works 12 hours daily lugging sacks of earth to a small mill that uses toxic mercury to extract flecks of precious metal. Mining accidents are common in these ramshackle operations, workers said. So are shootings and robberies.”The government knows what happens in these mines and it benefits from it,” said Aular, 18. “Our gold goes into their hands.”Maduro has also received a crucial assist from Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, a fellow strongman who has likewise sparred with the Trump administration.Venezuela sells most of its gold to Turkish refineries, then uses some of the proceeds to buy that nation’s consumer goods, according to people with direct knowledge of the trade. Turkish pasta and powdered milk are now staples in Maduro’s subsidized food program. Trade between the two nations grew eightfold last year.But scrutiny is intensifying as Venezuela’s politics reach the boiling point. In recent days, many Western countries have recognized Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido as the South American nation’s rightful president.Maduro’s adversaries have called on foreign buyers of Venezuela’s precious metal to stop doing business with what they say is an illegitimate regime.”We are going to protect our gold,” opposition legislator Carlos Paparoni told Reuters in an interview.Gold FeverThe gold road begins in places like La Culebra, an isolated jungle area in southern Venezuela. Here, hundreds of men labour in crude mining operations that would be at home in the 19th century. They excavate mineral-laden dirt with picks in hand-dug tunnels, hauling it out with pulleys and winches.Their activity is laying waste to fragile forest ecosystems and spreading mosquito-borne diseases. Miners complain of shakedowns by military forces sent to guard the region, whose homicide rate is seven times the national average. Venezuela’s ministries of defence and information did not respond to requests for comment.Miner Jose Rondon is used to hardship. Now 47, he arrived in 2016 from northeast Venezuela with his two adult sons. His bus driver’s salary could not keep pace with Venezuela’s hyperinflation, which the International Monetary Fund projects will hit 10 million percent this year.The three men net roughly 10 grams of gold monthly from backbreaking work. Still it is roughly 20 times what they could earn back home.”Here I do much better,” said Rondon, resting in a crude bunkhouse strung with hammocks.Gold in hand, miners head to the town of El Callao to sell their nuggets. Most buyers are unlicensed, small-scale traders working in cramped shops fitted with alarms and steel doors.”The state is buying gold, everyone is buying gold, because it’s what is doing well,” said Jhony Diaz, a licensed wholesaler in Puerto Ordaz, 171 kilometers (106 miles) north of El Callao. Diaz says he buys gold from traders and resells every three days to the central bank.Because Venezuela’s currency, the bolivar, is worth less every hour someone holds it, the state pays a premium over international prices to make it worthwhile for those who could smuggle gold out of the country to exchange for dollars.Traders who sell to Diaz end up with bricks of cash to carry back to El Callao and other gold-rush towns to pay miners, who use it to buy food, supplies and send whatever is left to their families.Gold purchased by the government is smelted in the nearby furnaces of Minerven, the state-run mining company, according to a high-ranking employee. It is then transported to the vaults of the central bank in the capital Caracas, 843 kilometers (524 miles) away.The gold does not stay there long. The central bank’s gold reserves have plummeted to their lowest levels in 75 years. Venezuela is selling the artisan metal as well as existing reserves to pay its bills, according to two high-ranking government officials.The main buyer these days is Turkey, the officials said.Turkish AllianceMaduro’s gold program has developed in tandem with his deepening relationship with Turkey’s Erdogan. Both leaders have been criticized internationally for cracking down on political dissent and undermining democratic norms to concentrate power.A Nov. 1 executive order signed by US president Donald Trump bars US persons and entities from buying gold from Venezuela. It does not apply to foreigners. Ankara has assured the US Treasury that all of Turkey’s trade with Venezuela is in accordance with international law.Venezuela in December 2016 announced a direct flight from Caracas to Istanbul on Turkish Airlines. The development was surprising given low demand for travel between the two nations.Trade data show those planes are carrying more than passengers. On New Year’s Day, 2018, Venezuela’s central bank began shipping gold to Turkey with a $36 million air shipment of the metal to Istanbul. It came just weeks after a visit by Maduro to Turkey.Shipments last year reached $900 million, according to Turkish government data and trade reports.Venezuela’s central bank has been selling its artisan gold directly to Turkish refiners, according to two senior Venezuelan officials. Proceeds go to the Venezuelan state development bank Bandes to purchase Turkish consumer goods, the officials said.Gold buyers include Istanbul Gold Refinery, or IGR; and Sardes Kiymetli Madenler, a Turkish trading firm, according to a person who works in Turkey’s gold industry as well as a Caracas-based diplomat and the two senior Venezuelan officials.In an interview with Reuters, IGR CEO Aysen Esen denied the company has been involved in any Venezuelan gold deals. In a written statement, she said she met with Venezuelan and Turkish officials in Istanbul in April to offer her views on compliance with international regulations.Esen said she advised the Turkish government that working with Venezuela “would not be right for leading institutions or the state.”As for Sardes Kiymetli Madenler, no one at its Istanbul offices responded to inquiries from Reuters.Turkish consumer products, meanwhile, are making their way to Venezuelan tables. In early December, 54 containers of Turkish powdered milk arrived at the port of La Guaira near Caracas, according to port records seen by Reuters.The Istanbul-based shipper, Mulberry Proje Yatirim, shares an address with Marilyns Proje Yatirim, a mining company that signed a joint venture with Venezuela’s state mining firm Minerven last year, according to filings with a Turkish trade registry gazette in September.The companies did not respond to a request for comment.Even Maduro’s critics acknowledge he has pulled off a neat trick of alchemy: By compensating hard-pressed citizen miners with inflation-ravaged bolivars and obtaining precious metal in return, he has found a way to spin straw into gold.Venezuelan economist Angel Alvarado, an opposition lawmaker, said “dark operations and unusual mechanisms of commercial exchange,” are among the few tools Maduro has left.”There is a desperation to stay in power at all costs,” Alvarado said.last_img read more

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Reportedly Asked Staff to Research George Soros

first_img Popular on Variety ×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 Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is under fire following a New York Times report alleging she asked Facebook staff to conduct research into philanthropist George Soros.The Times cites three sources who say Sandberg asked Facebook’s communications staff, in an email in January, to look into Soros’ financial interests after Soros spoke out against tech companies. According to the Times, the email came days after Soros gave a speech excoriating tech giants like Google and Facebook at the World Economic Forum and calling for their regulation. The goal of Sandberg’s inquiry was to find out whether Soros would benefit financially from the attacks.The news comes on the heels of the revelation that Facebook hired the Republican-linked firm Definers Public Affairs to conduct campaign-style opposition research into organizations Soros had backed. The organization reportedly distributed a theory linking Soros, who has been a frequent target of right-wing conspiracies, to Freedom From Facebook, a coalition calling for Facebook’s fragmentation.center_img In a statement to the Times, Facebook said the research into Soros began before his World Economic Forum speech.“Mr. Soros is a prominent investor and we looked into his investments and trading activity related to Facebook,” the company said. “That research was already underway when Sheryl sent an email asking if Mr. Soros had shorted Facebook’s stock.”last_img read more

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Fire TV Stick Gets Voice Control Upgrade

first_img Popular on Variety Amazon announced at CES that Fire TV devices, including streaming adapters and Fire TV-based TV sets, now have over 30 million monthly active users. This announcement came just days after Roku revealed that it had 27 million monthly active households in Q4. Amazon is giving its Fire TV streaming stick a no-cost upgrade: The company will include its Alexa voice remote with device controls with the Fire TV stick going forward, while keeping the price at $39.99.The new remote, which was previously only available with the slightly pricier Fire TV 4K stick, includes both a power button and a volume rocker, which can be used to directly control most TV sets.Amazon previously sold its Fire TV Stick with a more basic remote control, and offered users interested in voice and device control the ability to upgrade by purchasing the voice remote separately.This is still an option for users who bought a Fire TV Stick in the past, and Amazon is even giving these users another incentive to make the jump: The company is selling the voice remote for just $14.99, which is half off from its previous price, while supplies last.center_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 Mogul04:350.5x1x1.25×1.5x2xLive00:0002:1502:15last_img read more

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The 10 Cutest Puppy Pokemon

first_img We love dogs. They’re the best. I own a cat (and I love Pixel), but dogs are still the best. That extends to Pokemon. There are dozens of sickeningly cute Pokemon out there, but the cutest ones are puppies. And here are the cutest ones!FurfrouSo fluffy! Furfrou is literally the Poodle Pokemon. It looks all kinds of soft and silky and furry by default, but you can take it to the groomer in Lumiose City and give it different haircuts! I’m not kidding, that was a feature in Pokemon X/Y.GrowlitheThe original good boy Pokemon from Gen 1. Look at how regal it is. Muzzle upturned and proud. Chest fluffy and scritchable. Fire type so extra warm when you hug it. And it’s literally called the “Puppy Pokemon.”HerdierHerdier is the best dog Pokemon. They’re all great, but Herdier is the best. Grumpy little terrier with a mustache. Little stubby legs. Wagging tail. Evolves from an adorable puppy (Lillipup) and turns into a proud, fluffy old man dog (Stoutland).HoundourWho’s a good little metalhead dork puppy? Houndour is! How can an angry doberman-looking Pokemon be so cute? Well, give it a weird skull thing on its head and dumb cuffs around its ankles, and then make sure it has a little triangular tail that you know will wag even when it’s trying to look tough.LillipupThis is the puppiest puppy Pokemon, and the first form of Herdier/Stoutland. Just a little, cute fuzzy dog Pokemon. Pure puppy. Tiny. You could put him in a teacup and feed him snacks.PoochyenaDark doesn’t mean bad, and the Dark-type Poochyena is definitely a good boy. It looks more like a wolf cub (or, perhaps, a hyena) than anything else, but wolves are just more badass dogs who don’t get hugged enough. So hug Poochyena. Its evolved form is Mightyena, and while it becomes less cute, it gets much more silky fur. I’m naming my next Poochyena Haida-kun.RioluLucario is basically the Knuckles of Pokemon, but its pre-evolution form is adorable, and even more blatantly a dog. Sure, Riolu is a bipedal dog, but that’s still a dog. Look at those floppy ears!RockruffOkay, I stand by what I said about Herdier, but… Rockland? HNNNGH! The fluffiest tail you’ll see on a Rock type Pokemon, with droopy little ears. And his neck fluff makes it look like he’s wearing a fancy collar!SnubbullPink bulldog. Specifically, a pink bulldog that looks like it’s grumpy because its owner put it in a little dress, but that’s just the Pokemon design. Check out those bulldog jowls. This is easily the second best bulldog on this list.StoutlandHerdier evolves into Stoutland, which looks like a bigger, older, and sterner dog. And that’s adorable, because it’s absurdly fluffy and has a hilariously long mustache that undermines any kind of gruffness it tries to muster. This is a dog Pokemon you have for years, who knows exactly where his spot on the couch is, and who doesn’t even bother to beg for treats because he knows you’ll give him a few after you pet him anyway.FreddieFreddie isn’t a Pokemon. He’s my friend’s bulldog, and he’s cuter than anything The Pokemon Company or Game Freak can come up with. Fight me Mint-Condition Set of Pokemon Cards Sold For $107KNew Trailer ‘Pokemon Sword and Shield’ Reveals Team Yell Punks Stay on targetlast_img read more

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Debnath inaugurates 12th Banglar taant er haat

first_imgKolkata: Demonetisation had harmed the Taant industry in West Bengal, alleged minister of state for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Swapan Debnath, while inaugurating the 12th ‘Banglar taant er haat’ at Central Park mela ground in Salt Lake on Friday. He also informed that the event will be held at Salt Lake instead of Milan Mela ground from now on.”The sales in the fair has increased a lot since 2011. In 2016, the amount was Rs 4.32 crore. In 2017, the amount increased to Rs 5.85 crore. It is expected that the amount will go up this year as well,” said Debnath. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeAccording to the officials connected with the event, the fair has been organised keeping the upcoming Durga Puja festival in mind. The fair will go on till September 23. “Before puja we Bengali’s usually buy new clothes for ourselves and our family members. Keeping the fact in mind, we selected the date,” said an official from the MSME department.Apart from this, the organisers have thought of some unique steps. Three credit/debit card transaction kiosks have been installed at the mela ground. If any trader with a stall does not posses a card swiping machine, then the kiosks will be there to help them. The customer will be accompanied by a employee of the trader to a kiosk with a valid purchase bill. Operators at the kiosk will swipe the credit/debit card for payment. The amount will be credited to a government-owned account, which will be transferred later to the trader’s account.During the inaugural programme, Debnath unveiled five designer sarees manufactured by Tantuja. He said: “In this year’s fair, 270 stall have been installed. We need to provide more platforms to our taanti brothers and sisters, as instructed by our Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.”Plastic carry bags have been banned at the fair. Instead of plastic, traders are using bags made of jute and other eco-friendly materials.last_img read more

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Meet the BombProof FlyBag That Could Suppress an Explosion on an Airplane

first_img This story originally appeared on Reuters Free Webinar | Sept. 9: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Going Global A controlled explosion in the luggage hold of an aircraft was successfully contained by a bomb-proof lining developed by an international team of scientists. The technology shows how a plane’s luggage hold may be able to contain the force of an explosion if a device hidden in an item of luggage detonates.The Fly-Bag is made from multiple layers of fabrics and composites that have high strength and impact, and heat resistance. The fabrics include Aramid, a heat-resistant and strong synthetic fiber used in the aerospace industry, as well as in ballistic body armor.The lining’s flexibility increases its resilience in containing an explosion and any blast fragments, said Dr. Andrew Tyas, of the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, who is leading the research at the University of Sheffield. The Fly-Bag, he added, acts as a pliable membrane instead of a rigid-walled container that could shatter on impact.Leading British security consultant Matthew Finn said the Fly-Bag could be an ideal fail-safe in the event that somebody is able to smuggle an explosive device aboard an aircraft.”The risk that we always have in aviation security is can someone get something on board an aircraft. So a lot of our time and attention has been focused on mitigating the risk of people getting things on an aircraft. What the Fly-Bag does is it actually accepts that there maybe an instance where somebody is successful in getting something on board an aircraft. And therefore, the next question becomes how can we mitigate the effect of an explosive device detonating at altitude in an aircraft,” he said.The need for some way of mitigating an explosive device on an aircraft was heightened on October 31 when a bomb ripped apart a Russian passenger jet over Egypt, killing all 224 people on board. Islamic State claimed they were responsible for the attack, releasing a photograph of a Schweppes soft drink can it said was used to make an improvised bomb that brought down the Russian airliner.Explosives experts said it was feasible the device shown in the photo could bring down a plane, depending on where it was located and the density of explosives in the soft drink can. The most vulnerable locations include the fuel line, the cockpit or anywhere close to the fuselage skin.The attack drew parallels with the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 by Libyan nationals over the Scottish town of Lockerbie in 1988. An investigation showed a palm-sized explosive in a cassette recorder in a bag in the luggage hold had ripped a 50 centimeter hole in the fuselage and decompression caused the plane to break up in mid-air.Finn, managing director for security consultants Augmentiq, which offers advice to enhance security at airports, ports and international borders, said the Fly-Bag deserves to be seriously considered as a way to mitigate such explosives on aircraft.”I think it has the capacity to transform how we look at hold baggage. We’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the reconciliation of passengers and their bags; since 1988, since the Lockerbie Disaster, that’s been a big focus of the airline industry. What the Fly-Bag does is look to those situations where there may be the device on board and how do we contain that. I think it’s a really interesting development and I’d like to see it deployed more widely” he said.The Fly-Bag is being developed by a European consortium including Blastech, a spin out company from the University of Sheffield, as well as partners from Greece, Spain, Italy, Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands. 4 min read December 14, 2015 Growing a business sometimes requires thinking outside the box. Register Now »last_img read more

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a synopsis of how they compare with the rest of the myPersonality user population With Kosinski’s help the app became a viral hit with more than 4 million people signing up and using it so far It also became a scientific gold mine In a 2013 analysis of the myPersonality data published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) a team led by Kosinski showed that the pattern of people’s likes on Facebook is enough to predict their personal traits such as gender race political persuasion and even sexuality The paper was one of the year’s most blogged about and cited Computationally judging whether people on the Internet are gay or straight based on their Facebook likes is one thing but determining those people’s personalities more accurately than a human seemed far-fetched Wu admits Experiments have shown that "people are very good at judging each other" she says One of the standard methods for assessing personality is to analyze people’s answers to a 100-item questionnaire with a statistical technique called factor analysis There are five main factors that divide people by personality—openness conscientiousness extraversion agreeableness and neuroticism—which is why personality researchers call this test the Big Five People can accurately predict how their friends will answer the Big Five questions "For example I got a 45 out of 5 on extraversion based on my answers about myself" Wu says "and my friend got a 44 out of 5 based on his answers about me" Wu Kosinski and Stillwell focused on 86220 people who took the Big Five personality test through the myPersonality Facebook app during the past 2 years The researchers used those results and the people’s Facebook data to create a statistical model that predicts personality based on Facebook likes To compare the computer’s accuracy with human judgment they analyzed results from 17622 friends of those participants who filled out the 100-item questionnaire based on how they thought their friends would answer Those people "liked" thousands of things on the Internet—everything from David Bowie and atheism to Rush Limbaugh and smiling If you really can predict personality from Facebook likes these items should combine into fingerprints for different personality types Computers aren’t yet as smart and sultry as the one in Her but armed with your Facebook data they can accurately judge your personality in a fraction of a second Compared with humans predicting their friends’ personalities by filling out the Big Five questionnaire the computer’s prediction based on Facebook likes was almost 15% more accurate on average the team reports online today in PNAS Only people’s spouses were better than the computer at judging personality So what do our Facebook personality fingerprints look like Some of the patterns make intuitive sense For example the "openness" factor ranges from liberal to conservative loosely mapping onto political tendencies and indeed liberal people tended to like 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