Acute shortage of public transport in Delhi Only 5554 buses plying against

first_imgNEW DELHI: Delhi is facing an acute shortage of public transport as only 5,554 buses against the required number of 11,000 vehicles are plying in the national capital. As per the directions of the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court, the total requirement of bus fleet in the city was 11,000 but presently only 5,554 CNG -run buses were being operated in Delhi.The Delhi government claimed that 1275 low floor AC buses, 2,506 low floor non-Ac buses and 1,672 orange colour standard low floor buses were being operated under the cluster scheme, which was introduced in 2011 to replace the erstwhile blue line buses, said a senior Transport official. Also Read – Bangla Sahib Gurudwara bans use of all types of plastic itemsOn a question on new buses for Delhi, the Transport official said, in the next 10-12 months Delhi will have 3,000 new buses on the roads. The buses will start coming this month and 3000 buses would arrive in city by 10-12 months. All these buses will have CCTV installed in them. But in last four years, no any bus has been added to city bus fleets. Reacting on Delhi public Transport, Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari said that the transportation facility of Delhi has been failed completely as the numbers of DTC buses have been halved. “Looking at the population of Delhi, there should be 20,000 buses, but Delhi government has shown a negative approach towards it, rather than increasing the number of buses. In last 54 months, Kejriwal has spent his time in allegations rather than development of Delhi,” said Tiwari. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murderDelhi cabinet had taken a decision in September last year for inducting 2,000 standard fllor buses through procurement of 1,000 buses by the DTC and engagement of 1,000 buses under the cluster Scheme. The Delhi government claimed that a cabinet decision was taken on May 18 to procure additional 2,000 low floor buses which are likely to be procured by May 2020 and the DTC board has also decided to procure 500 low floor CNG buses.last_img read more

LED screen to add to workout fun at Rajnandini Park openair gym

first_imgKolkata: In what may be called a puja gift to the residents of ward 118 on Jyotish Roy Road in New Alipore, councillor Tarak Singh has decided to install a huge LED screen for infotainment of the visitors at Rajnandini Park. The LED screen will be placed at a strategic location so that those sweating out in the open-air gym in the park can it while exercising.”The open air gym in the park that started in February last year has become very popular. Now , we will show films, news, weather forecast , activities of the state government and the Kolkata Municipal Corporation through the LED screen in the park to attract more people Children films and cartoons will also be aired. We want to project the park as a place of relaxation for people of all age groups. We will try to unveil the facilities before the Durga Puja,” said Tarak Singh, councilor of ward 118 who is also the Member Mayor in Council (Drainage) of KMC. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaThe company that has been roped in for installation and projection of the LED screen gave its demonstration on Wednesday evening. It may be mentioned that residents hailing from the weaker sections of the society find it difficult to go to private gyms because of financial stringency and lack of time. Morning and evening walkers , who visit the parks can do some workout if similar arrangements can be made for open-air gym free of cost. Member, Mayor-in-Council (Parks and Gardens) Debasish Kumar has instructed his officials to explore places in parks under KMC where the infrastructure of such a gym can be put into place. Sources in the Parks and Square department said that they. “We will not be able to run gym equipment which are driven by electricity. But we can have some of the machines for light workout like waist twister, multi twister, chest press, twist steeper , health walker etc that do not need electricity,” an official of KMC’s Parks and Gardens department said KMC maintains 720 parks in the city spanning across its 144 wards.last_img read more

Kahnawake council says something stinks about Montreals planned raw sewage dump

first_imgAPTN National NewsAt one minute past midnight Wednesday, the city of Montreal will start to dump eight billion litres of untreated sewage into the St. Lawrence river.The plan to then renovate an already crumbling infrastructure system below ground.But municipalities around Montreal and the Kahnawake council are not pleased with the plan.APTN’s Danielle Rochette reports.drochette@aptn.calast_img

Farmers to receive compensation as part of historic NAFTA revamp

first_imgOTTAWA – Canada gave up some access to its dairy, egg and poultry industries but will keep its agricultural supply management system and avoid punishing auto tariffs under the new North American trade deal.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hailed the landmark agreement as a win for everyone and U.S. President Donald Trump did a victory lap at the White House as industries across Canada took stock of the new era in continental trade.“Today we are securing a higher standard of living far into the future for the people of Canada,” Trudeau said during a news conference Monday in Ottawa.The revamped NAFTA deal — dubbed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA — was almost 14 months in the making and has 32 chapters, 11 annexes and 12 side letters. One letter promises Canada will be exempt from any future U.S. tariffs imposed on automobiles and auto parts as a matter of national security.The deal does not, however, address the removal of the steel and aluminum tariffs Trump slapped on Canada last spring or the softwood lumber tariffs imposed in 2017. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday there is no timeline for removing those tariffs.Trump said the tariffs he has imposed — or threatened to levy — may be a key reason he landed an agreement after months of agonizing talks. “Without tariffs, we wouldn’t be talking about a deal.”The agreement includes new rules for the auto sector, such as requiring 40 per cent of car parts be made by workers paid at least $16 an hour, a labour rule Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said was unique in trade agreements and a very progressive way to protect jobs for higher-wage workers.Freeland highlighted Canada’s success in maintaining the dispute-resolution process that sends trade quarrels between countries to an independent binational panel. Keeping that provision, previously known as chapter 19 under NAFTA, was one of Canada’s lines in the sand, though the U.S. initially wanted to eliminate it.The B.C. Lumber Trade Council said retaining the dispute mechanism was “absolutely critical.” As with the steel tariffs, the new trade deal does not undo controversial U.S.-imposed duties on Canadian softwood lumber imports.Other key aspects include lengthening the patents on biologic pharmaceuticals by two years to 10 years from eight, and increasing the amount Canadians can spend online at U.S. retailers without paying duty to $150 from $20.Derek Burleton, deputy chief economist at TD Economics, echoed the sentiment of many in expressing relief at an agreement.“The deal is far from perfect, but other, decidedly more negative potential outcomes — such as Canada’s exclusion from a revised agreement, a ‘zombie’ NAFTA, and steep tariffs on Canadian auto exports to the U.S. — have likely been avoided,” he wrote in an analysis Monday.Benoit Fontaine, the chair of Chicken Farmers of Canada, likewise expressed reassurance that “a year of uncertainty over the future of the agricultural landscape in Canada is over.”Canada increased the amount of duty-free access for U.S. farmers in all five of its supply managed sectors — dairy, eggs, chicken, hatching eggs and turkey.Fontaine says that will mean Americans can sell 12 million additional kilograms of chicken in Canada, which doesn’t make chicken farmers happy, but at lets them know what they’re dealing with now.Dairy Farmers of Canada, however, issued a terse statement saying the deal will have “a dramatic impact not only for dairy farmers but for the whole sector.”Under the USMCA Canada is offering the U.S. a 3.6 per cent share of the dairy market, which is more than the 3.25 per cent it offered under the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Canada is also eliminating a recent pricing assessment for certain types of milk products that was a lightning rod of discontent for Trump.On Monday Trump called dairy a “deal breaker” for him in the negotiations.“Our farmers were not treated properly by Canada,” he said. “Now they’re going to be treated with respect.”Trudeau tried to placate Canadian dairy farmers by promising compensation. The prime minister said he knows there is anxiety for dairy producers but also suggested things could have been a lot worse.“We know full well the American administration targeted the complete scrapping of supply management and what we did with this agreement was to protect supply management for future generations because it is a system that works,” Trudeau said.There are no details yet on how much compensation Canada is willing to provide or what form it will take.Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer called the deal a “failure” by Trudeau to achieve anything new for Canada. Instead, he said, Canada can only brag about what it didn’t have to concede. Scheer said he would have gotten a better deal.NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said Canadians will end up paying more for things like milk and pharmaceuticals under the deal.Notably, the prime minister did not mention Trump in his opening remarks, saying only in answer to a direct question that the relationship with the president has been challenging during the course of tumultuous negotiations.Trump acknowledged relations between himself and Trudeau have been “testy” but added that was simply because of the negotiations. The only thing wrong with Trudeau is that he “loves his people,” the president said.Trump and Trudeau did speak briefly about the agreement by phone Monday. Trudeau also spoke with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto.Trump has been threatening for weeks to lock Canada out of a new trade deal and proceed alone with Mexico. Just six days ago he said he didn’t think Canada was negotiating fairly. But on Monday he was all smiles, calling the deal “historic.”— With files from Mike Blanchfield, James McCarten and Kristy Kirkuplast_img read more

Businessman assaulted for denying puja donation

first_imgKolkata: A businessman was allegedly assaulted by some members of a local club at Byantra in Howrah.According to sources, some local club members had organised Raksha Kali Puja for which they were collecting donations in the locality. It is alleged that they had demanded huge amount of money from local shop owners also. Some had negotiated and gave them money and other gave things needed for the puja. Club members approached Safiulla Qureshi alias Munna, who own a grocery shop located on the Belilious Road in Howrah for donation. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaThey reportedly demand money and a few things. According to sources, Qureshi told the club members that he was not in a position to meet their demands. Hearing this club members allegedly misbehaved with him. Later, they demanded 100 kg sugar for the puja. But, Qureshi again stated that he can’t meet the demands. This time, the club members allegedly abused him and used filthy languages. Qureshi and club members got involved in an altercation. Also Read – Bengal civic volunteer dies in road mishap on national highwayAfter a while, the club members left the place threatening Qureshi. It is alleged that on Saturday night around 40 youths attacked Qureshi with iron rods, bamboo and sticks. He was beaten up badly. When Qureshi was bleeding profusely from his face and nose, miscreants allegedly took about Rs 15,000 from his pockets. Later, Rs 10,000 was taken out from the cash box of his shop. Hearing Qureshi screaming for help, other local business persons rushed to his shop. Sensing resistance, miscreants fled the scene. Qureshi was rushed to a local hospital where he was treated and later discharged. Following treatment, Qureshi lodged a complaint at the Byantra police station against the club members. No one was arrested till Sunday night.last_img read more

At least 10 trains affected

Ariyaratne said that with the 10 train engines being affected, passengers had been stranded with a shortage of trains operating during the day.Last year Sri Lanka faced a similar issue when contaminated petrol affected hundreds of vehicles on the street. Owners of all the damaged vehicles were later paid compensation by the government. (Xinhua) The contaminated diesel was pumped at fuel stations operated by the government owned Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC), Wijeyratne said.He said that some bus operators were now pumping diesel at the Indian owned Lanka Indian Oil Corporation (LIOC) fuel stations hoping that the fuel there is clean. Wijeyratne said his private bus union is to meet over the next day or two to discuss the issue and the possibility of seeking compensation from the government for the damaged buses.Meanwhile the Sri Lankan state owned railway department said at least 10 train engines had been affected so far by contaminated diesel.Sri Lanka Railways General Manager B.A.P. Ariyaratne told Xinhua that the contaminated diesel had forced some trains to stall while others were going at a very slow speed. “The buses started breaking down over the past two days. Most bus owners did not know what the issue was and so they assumed it was a normal breakdown and went and got it fixed. But we now found that more and more buses were breaking down and then it was clear that contaminated diesel was the cause,” LPBOA President Gemunu Wijeyratne told Xinhua. A local private bus union, the Private Bus Operators Association (LPBOA), said that fuel injectors in the bus engines were damaged as a result of the contaminated diesel. He said that a request has now been put forward to the CPC for fresh diesel to operate the trains. Passenger transport in Sri Lanka was hit by contaminated diesel with buses and trains breaking down, officials said on Tuesday.Private bus operators said that more than 70 passenger buses had broken down after running on the contaminated fuel. read more

Wigneswaran insists he is not against Sinhalese

Northern Province Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran insists he is not against the Sinhalese community. Wigneswaran said this when he spoke at the inauguration ceremony of the National Program for Local Food Production, held in Iranamadu today.He said that he believes it is important to ensure unity prevails among all communities in the country. Wigneswaran said that he has a lot of faith in President Maithripala Sirisena and his vision for the country.The Northern Province Chief Minister said he prays that President Maithripala Sirisena will be able to ensure the country is prosperous and stable. (Colombo Gazette) read more

Blueprint finalists set to make their pitch

The finalists for the Blueprint Pitch have been selected.This year, four student ventures will pitch to six judges and the student crowd at Isaac’s Pub for the chance to win up to $10,000 in start-up funds.Medland Research, Food in a Box, Niagara Screening and Golden Rose Enterprises will present their ideas to judges Don Cyr (Goodman School of Business Dean), Sam Baio (West49 founder), Angelo Nitsopoulos (COO Heart of Niagara Hotels), Larry Maxwell (TD Canada Trust investment advisor), Nick DePietro (Natacor president) and Shannon Passero (head designer and co-founder of Pure and Co.).The event is scheduled for Wednesday, March 5 from 12 noon to 3 p.m.“There are few jobs out there and lots of grads competing for them,” Brock Mentorship Plus Coordinator Jackie Crawford said. “Entrepreneurship has to be seen as a viable career option. Brock students have great ideas and are fortunate to have resources at their disposal. The Blueprint program was designed to help students to develop their ideas into plans and then move towards implementation.”Blueprint, which is run through Career Services in conjunction with several departments at Brock and partners in Niagara, is a program designed to give student entrepreneurs a chance to develop and grow their ideas and businesses.Blueprint is designed for undergraduate students, graduate students and recent alumni (within two years).If a team wishes to submit an application, at least 50 per cent of its members must be Brock students or recent graduates.The ‘pitchers’ are competing for start-up money, mentoring and resources. The judges will decide the distribution of their start-up money on the day – which could amount to upwards of $10,000. read more

Why Women Dont Cycle

For every three men hopping on a bike, just one woman does the same, according to an analysis by BuzzFeed’s Jeremy Singer-Vine, who collected data from the three largest bike-share programs in the United States — New York, Chicago and Boston — and mapped the gender balance in each. Although slightly more women check out a bike on weekends, overall, they still make up only 24.7 percent of riders.This gender gap isn’t unique to bike-share programs or these three cities. The most recent National Household Travel Survey shows that 24 percent of bike trips in 2009 were made by women. The national data also shows that women are slightly less likely to cycle now than they were in 2001; researchers found “the prevalence of any cycling declined significantly for children (by 1.5 percent) and women (by 0.3 percent).” That needn’t be the case: In Germany, 49 percent of cyclists are women. In the Netherlands, that number is 55 percent.Readers were quick to offer explanations for the lack of female cyclers: In fact, most theories fell into one of two categories: fashion or fear.But what’s the evidence for each?For her master’s thesis in urban planning at the University of Washington, Anne Broache examined which influenced women’s decisions about cycling. In 2012, she surveyed 365 women in Seattle — where 28 percent of bike commuters are female, according to the city’s Department of Transportation — about fashion and road safety. One-third of the nondaily riders and one-fifth of daily riders reported general concerns about “grooming issues, bringing spare clothes, helmet hair, and arriving at destinations red-faced and sweaty.” But safety was “by far the leading concern for all riders” — 79 percent of the women cited “distracted driving” as the biggest barrier to them cycling.Although it didn’t ask about fashion, the 2010 Women’s Cycling Survey asked a lot more women about their cycling choices; it, too, found the No. 1 concern was “distracted driving,” which was cited by 73 percent of the 11,453 women questioned.But there’s more to personal safety than the risk of traffic accidents. As @anildash suggests (and Helen Pidd’s personal account on The Guardian’s Bike Blog illustrates), female cyclists might fear sexual assault and harassment. The Women’s Cycling Survey found that 13 percent of women said “stranger attacks” were a concern.And just as fear is a complex issue, so, too, is fashion. Lifestyle barriers affect women’s decision-making around cycling in ways more challenging than footwear or hem length. When the Bikes Belong Coalition surveyed almost 2,000 U.S. adults, they found that women were twice as likely as men to report an “inability to carry children or other passengers” as a factor that discouraged them from cycling. Convenient transport is important for moms, because they spend 3.7 minutes more per day than dads ferrying kids around.Finally, one more reason women aren’t getting on bikes can’t be captured by the fear or fashion explanations; like most lifestyle choices, cycling decisions are affected by wealth. And women earn less than men. As Clarissa Ersoz at the Bicycle Paper explains, “Even a reasonably priced bike is a significant up-front expense for disadvantaged households.” A 2001 report, “The Socioeconomics of Urban Travel,” found that households earning less than $20,000 were no more likely to use bicycles as a mode of transport than those earning $75,000 – $99,999.When it comes to the why of America’s cycling gender gap, the data suggests that fashion really isn’t front of mind for most women. Instead, road safety and practical lifestyle issues are the biggest obstacles to female riders. That makes it all the more disappointing that the recent bike-share data shows that rental systems have been unable to address those concerns.CORRECTION (June 18, 3:59 p.m.): An earlier version of this post incorrectly stated that, according to “The Socioeconomics of Urban Travel,” 13.5 percent of households earning less than $20,000 used a bicycle as a mode of transport. The table in the report actually shows that 13.5 percent of all people who use a bicycle as a mode of transport live in households earning less than $20,000. read more

Michael Dyer To Enroll At Little Rock Junior College

Former Auburn and Arkansas State running back Michael Dyer has landed at a junior college near his home in Little Rock, Arkansas, but football won’t be in his immediate future.The former offensive MVP of the 2011 BCS National Championship Game has enrolled at Arkansas Baptist College, but will be working towards an associate’s degree rather than playing football for the Buffaloes.The move is the latest for Dyer, who wore out his welcome at Auburn last fall before transferring to Arkansas State this past January and quickly running amiss with authorities there as well.Arkansas Baptist College president Dr. Fitzgerald Hill, a former San Jose State head football coach, confirmed the news during an interview with a local radio station.“There have been growing pains and bad decisions,” said Dyer’s uncle, Andre Dyer. “So much attention and so many influences from so many decisions. I just want him to be the young man he was when he left Little Rock.”Dyer was an immediate sensation at Auburn during the 2010 season, rushing for 1,093 yards and five touchdowns to help the Tigers claim the national championship. That total easily eclipsed Bo Jackson’s single-season freshman record of 892 yards set in 1982.Dyer followed up that initial success up by chewing up 1,242 yards and 10 touchdowns last fall, only to be suspended indefinitely by Auburn coach Gene Chizik for violating unspecified team rules prior to the Chick-fil-A Bowl.The first-team All-SEC pick soon followed former Tigers offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn to Arkansas State, but the NCAA denied his request to be eligible right away to play for the Red Wolves.Malzahn, who had helped recruit Dyer to Auburn, later dismissed the running back from the team in late July following a traffic stop in March in which a gun and marijuana were found in his car.Dyer will be eligible for the 2013 NFL Draft, meaning it’s unlikely he’ll play collegiately for anybody else. read more

Vancouver man who forced flight diversion will be released to parents custody

first_imgThe incident was investigated by the FBI, Transportation Security Administration, Homeland Security Investigations and Tulsa International Airport authorities. TULSA, Okla. — A Vancouver man whose screaming and threatening a flight attendant aboard a Delta Air Lines flight prompted an emergency landing in Oklahoma will be released to his parents pending trial.Court documents show 29-year-old Bolutife Olorunda of Vancouver pleaded not guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Tulsa to interference with flight crew members and attendants.The Tulsa World reports a federal magistrate said Olorunda will remain in custody until his parents take him to their home in Indiana. He must surrender his passport and stay away from airports.Jail records show Olorunda is still in custody Thursday.An affidavit alleges Olorunda was loudly singing and screaming during a May 30 flight from Portland to Atlanta. During the flight, Olorunda acted erratically and was disruptive, and ignored directions from a flight attendant. The captain decided to divert the flight to Tulsa, Okla., International Airport, a news release said. Two federal air marshals who were on the flight handled the situation until the aircraft landed. Tulsa International Airport Police then removed Olorunda from the aircraft and detained him. last_img read more

QBs Blaine Gabbert and Drew Stanton chat during an

first_imgQBs Blaine Gabbert and Drew Stanton chat during an OTA practice June 1. (Photo by Adam Green/Arizona Sports) Top Stories 4 Comments   Share   Gabbert joined the Cardinals this offseason after spending 2016 with the 49ers. The former first-round pick, now going into his seventh season, kicked off last season as the starter, but a 1-4 record resulted in him being demoted to the backup.With two guys behind Palmer that have plenty of experience, ESPN’s Field Yates puts the Cardinals backup quarterback situation as the ninth-best in the NFL.In Drew Stanton and Blaine Gabbert, the Cardinals have a clearly defined hierarchy behind Carson Palmer. Stanton has served as Palmer’s backup since 2013, going 6-3 in starts. Former first-round pick Gabbert began the 2016 season as San Francisco’s starter but lost his job after going 1-4 while throwing five touchdown passes and six interceptions. He can be a suitable third-string QB while Arizona searches for the long-term successor to the 37-year-old Palmer.The other quarterback on the Cardinals training camp roster is Trevor Knight. The rookie undrafted free agent out of Texas A&M isn’t likely to make the Cardinals’ final 53-man roster but should see extended time during the Cardinals’ five preseason games. The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Carson Palmer is 37-years old. In the last three years alone, he has bruised a nerve in his shoulder, tore his ACL, dislocated his right index finger and sustained a concussion.With a prevalent injury history and his future unknown, the guys playing behind him could be vital.Those backups, as of now, are Drew Stanton and Blaine Gabbert.Stanton has been Palmer’s backup since 2014 and has shown to be more then capable of coming in right away and winning games. In 2014, Palmer’s injuries resulted in Stanton starting eight games, coming out with a 5-3 record. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

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first_imgMusic Review: ‘Western Stars’ new path for Bruce Springsteen FILE – In this Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, Bruce Springsteen performs at the 12th annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. Springsteen’s new studio release “Western Stars” breaks fresh ground for the veteran rocker, who turns his back not only on the blistering sound of the E Street Band but also abandons the haunting acoustic moods pioneered on “Nebraska” and fine-tuned on later solo efforts. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File) by Gregory Katz, The Associated Press Posted Jun 10, 2019 6:35 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Bruce Springsteen, “Western Stars” (Columbia)Bruce Springsteen’s new studio release breaks fresh ground for the veteran rocker, who turns his back not only on the blistering sound of the E Street Band but also abandons the haunting acoustic moods pioneered on “Nebraska” and fine-tuned on later solo efforts.After the soul-searching, confessional tone of his bestselling autobiography and sold-out Broadway show, Springsteen’s “Western Stars” relies on an unfamiliar orchestral approach that somewhat masks the singer and is devoid of driving beats, sax solos and rock ‘n’ roll tropes.Instead, he draws on the rich tradition of California-styled, pre-Beatles pop. There are hints of Roy Orbison’s soaring vocals and Brian Wilson’s pocket symphonies, but the lyrics are pure Springsteen. Beneath the glossy sheen are the taut narratives, introspection and ambiguous moments familiar to longtime listeners. His storytelling skills are as strong as ever, just presented in a different way.He’s paying homage to an era when the single reigned, and radio airtime went a long way to determining an artist’s success or oblivion, but Springsteen is not looking for No.1 hits with easy hooks. “Western Stars” is understated, without over-the-top orchestration or hyperbole. Each song stands alone as a self-contained story; taken as a whole it’s a panorama of loneliness and heartbreak. The protagonists are mostly men, and mostly beaten down, but there are occasional whiffs of freedom, usually tied to the joys of the open road, that most enduring of American myths.It is no accident that the album opens with “Hitch Hikin’” and this straightforward image of a loner in perpetual motion: “Thumb stuck out as I go/I’m just travelin’ up the road/Maps don’t do much for me, friend/I follow the weather and the wind.” It’s a recurring image dating back to the days of Woody Guthrie.There are other fully-formed characters from Springsteen’s imagination: the failed country music songwriter, his lyrics rejected at every turn, the busted up B-movie stuntman held together by rods and pins, even a rundown hotel with an empty swimming pool with dandelions pushing up through the cracked concrete takes on a life of its own as a character in “Moonlight Motel.”But it’s not all heartbreak. There are small celebrations, too, notably in “Sleepy Joe’s Café,” where working men and women can find solace on the dance floor when weekend comes. It’s a dreamy place where Monday morning is far, far away, and Springsteen has placed it in the context of the postwar economic boom that powered America for decades: “Joe came home in ’45 and took out a G.I. loan/On a sleepy little spot an Army cook could call his own/He married May, the highway come in and they woke up to find they were sitting on top of a pretty little gold mine.”It’s a nostalgic vision, yes, but those roadhouses still exist. You just have to drive a bit.Gregory Katz, The Associated Presslast_img read more

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placeholder amount used to calculate registration fees Wall Street analysts believe Alibaba could eventually top Facebook’s 2012 $16 billion IPO which set a record as the largest technology stock offering in history Alibaba has yet to decide whether to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange or the Nasdaq Alibaba aims to sell a 12% stake to the public according to Bloomberg which could generate as much as $20 billion in new capital for the company In the coming months Alibaba will embark on a “road show” designed to woo Wall Street investors Demand for a piece of the IPO is expected to be intense because Western investors are eager to gain exposure to China’s massive and fast-growing e-commerce market Alibaba could eventually have a market valuation of between $150 billion and $200 billion according to Jeffries technology analyst Brian Pitz who estimates that Alibaba accounts for about 75% of Yahoo’s valuation along with other Asian assets and cash holdings Yahoo owns 226% percent of Alibaba and is expected to sell a 9% stake which could generate more than $10 billion for the purple-hued Silicon Valley pioneer depending on the final price of the IPO At $200 billion Alibaba would be worth more than US tech titans Facebook and Amazon but it would still trail Apple and Google the world’s two most valuable technology companies Last year Alibaba handled $248 billion in online transactions according to the company’s IPO filing more than Amazon and eBay combined Alibaba’s meteoric growth has been powered by economic and demographic trends in China including the ongoing emergence of a large tech-savvy middle class In its IPO filing Alibaba cited China’s population of 135 billion people including 618 million Internet users The company said there are 500 million mobile Internet users and 302 million Internet shoppers in China Alibaba said its logistics partners delivered 5 billion packages last year substantially more than UPS which delivered 43 billion packages globally “There is less of a retail culture in China ie ‘Let’s go shopping on Sunday’” Paul Sweeney of Bloomberg Industries told PBS Newshour “They don’t necessarily have that as much and as a result e-commerce has actually grown much faster in China than it has in a lot of the Western markets” “The Alibaba opportunity there is tremendous” Sweeney added “US and Western investors recognize that There are very few ways for Western investors to invest in this growth story Alibaba will be by far the largest most liquid and arguably safest investment vehicle” Last month Yahoo reported tepid results for its core business but the company’s stock jumped 8% based on Alibaba’s revenue which soared 66% from the year before The companys net income was $16 billion more than double the previous year Yahoo shares moved 1% higher in after-hours trading on Tuesday following Alibaba’s IPO filing “The bottom line is that Yahoo’s stock continues to be driven by Alibaba results” Macquarie tech analyst Ben Schachter wrote in a recent note to clients “With its reaccelerating revenue growth and high margins Yahoo will continue to reap the rewards of its Alibaba holdings” Investment banking giants Credit Suisse Deutsche Bank Goldman Sachs JP Morgan Morgan Stanley and Citi are listed as underwriters for Alibaba’s stock offering Contact us at editors@timecomEverything about the International Space Station (ISS) is built to wow It’s almost exactly the size of a football field has as much habitable space as a six-bedroom house orbits 230 miles overhead required 115 space flights to build and carries a solar panel array with a surface area of one acre The offices of TIME magazinelocated on the slightly less glamorous Avenue of the Americas and 51st St in New York City and with about as much habitable space as um an office can hardly compete But on July 9 the two worlds will briefly collide as TIME chats via video downlink with the ISS There are currently six crewmen aboard the station and we’ll be talking to three of them: commander Steve Swanson and flight engineer Reid Wiseman both of NASA as well as flight engineer Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency Like all space station crews this one has been tending both to matters celestial (conducting biomedical engineering and materials science experiments as well as maintaining the station itself) and matters terrestrial most recently their eye-in-the-sky observations of Hurricane Arthur Other matters down on Earth concern the crew too It may have been fun and games when Gerst’s native Germany bested the US in the first round of the World Cup but the dust-up between Russia and the US over Ukraine is awfully hard to ignore when the other three members of the crew are Russian cosmonauts TIME will be chatting with the crew about these and other mattersand would like to hear your suggestions Consider what you’d like to ask three men in a million-pound machine flying over head at 17500 mph if you had the chancebecause now you do Photos: A look back at Expedition 41 Astronaut Alexander Gerst participates in an mobility excercise at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston James Blair—NASA Astronaut Reid Wiseman participates in an extravehicular activity in the Johnson Space Center in Houston Lauren Harnett—JSC/NASA Reid Wiseman’s seat liner for the Soyuz being casted to his body Reid Wiseman—NASA Reid Wiseman a member of the International Space Station crew waves to his daughters from a bus before departure for a final pre-launch preparation at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on May 28 2014 Shamil Zhumatov—Reuters The Soyuz TMA-13M rocket is launched with three astronauts inside on May 29 2014 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Joel Kowsky—NASA Astronaut Alexander Gerst enjoys the view of Earth from the windows in the Cupola of the International Space Station A blue and white part of Earth is visible through the windows ESA/NASA Photographed from the Destiny laboratory NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman is in the Harmony node of the International Space Station ESA/NASA In the International Space Station’s Harmony node NASA astronaut Steve Swanson harvests a crop of red romaine lettuce plants that were grown from seed inside the station’s Veggie facility ESA/NASA Astronaut Alexander Gerst floats frrely in the Columbus laboratory of the International Space Station NASA/SIPA Astronaut Reid Wiseman equipped with a bungee harness exercises on the Combined Operational Load Bearing External Resistance Treadmill (COLBERT) in the Tranquility node of the International Space Station ESA/NASA Astronaut Alexander Gerst shaves the head of NASA astronaut Steve Swanson in the Unity node of the International Space Station Gerst used hair clippers fashioned with a vacuum device ESA/NASA The airlock within the International Space Station Reid Wiseman—NASA Australia’s north shore as seen from the International Space Station Reid Wiseman—NASA Glacial flows near the Straits of Magellan seen from the 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ROLL NUMBER and send it to 56263 or 56070 or 58888 or 5676750 Where to collect your mark sheet The board had earlier advised schools to collect mark sheets and other relevant documents today from their respective distribution camps from 1030 am onwards and distribute them to students on the same day Students are advised to check with their schools for time and date for distribution of mark sheets Charles Koch is known for his activism on conservative and libertarian causes but a new report reveals that he’s also given more than $1 billion to civic and philanthropic groups Forbes magazine got that number after tallying lifetime donations for the first time as part of its annual list of the world’s richest individuals published Wednesday With a $535 billion fortune Koch was at No 7 on that list tied with his brother David “I do not believe ‘sum total’ is the most effective measure for evaluating my philanthropy” Charles Koch told TIME in a statement “Those results which are real and measurable are the true indicator of my philanthropy” Koch advisers say the overwhelming bulk of the donations has gone to civic and philanthropic groups not the political ones he’s better known for Last year 95% of his personal giving went to educational programs and community groups that deal with persistent poverty In the statement Koch specifically highlighted an addiction recovery program that blends counseling with Crossfit-styled exercise programs and a separate program in New Yorks Sing Sing Prison that works with inmates to reduce recidivism Long criticized from the left for their work building and funding organizations like Americans for Prosperity that promote small-government ideas Charles and David Koch have started inching away from politics Charles Koch announced David Kochs retirement earlier this year in a letter to employees of Koch Industries the Kansas-based conglomerate that produces everything from Stainmaster carpet to Dixie cups Lycra cloth to industrial goods And in a move that angered some donors his aides said they would no longer automatically have the backs of politicians simply because they have an “R” after their name Those around Charles Koch say his greater interest has long been changing the culture of the country “We’ve become deeply concerned with the degree to which society has become polarized” said Sarah Ruger the director of free expression at the Charles Koch Institute That’s one reason why they say Charles Koch is also funding almost 1000 scholars at more than 300 colleges and universities For instance Charles Koch is intensely interested in the research of Carrie Pettus-Davis a professor at Florida State University who last year received a $1 million grant to identify the best ways to reduce recidivism looking at experiences in Florida Louisiana Pennsylvania and Texas Much of Pettus-Davis research has been used within the Koch political network to convince skeptics that there can be meaningful changes to the criminal justice system Elsewhere the Koch-controlled philanthropies are funding free speech programs at the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University a reboot of debate societies at Historical Black Colleges and Universities that were the basis of the film “The Great Debaters” and a new project from StoryCorps to collect oral histories between neighbors who have different political views Officials insist they do not fund projects based on politics but do look for proposals that can help their communities "Theres not a screen for ideology Theres a screen for vision" Ruger said adding theyll sign the contract in short order if "thats a vision that we support and that person has a realistic path to achieving that impact" Off-campuses Koch checks are being used right now to fund a year-long study and series of conferences about combating extremism using last years deadly protests and counter-protests in Charlottesville Va,shiksha. then they still need to come to the test site.

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