first_img Login/Register With: Advertisement It all started two weeks ago with Internet comedian Shiggy, who shared a video of himself dancing to “In My Feelings” with his 1.4 million Instagram followers. It quickly caused the distinctive dance to go viral, with fans asking “Kiki, do you love me?” from Drake’s lyrics in the hit song and resulted in its own hashtag, #DoTheShiggy. Twitter Drake’s single “In My Feelings” has hit number one – the Toronto rapper’s third track this year to hit that lofty chart position – and Champagne Papi is giving credit where credit is due, by thanking the originator of a new dance challenge that helped propel the song up the charts. Advertisement Advertisement Facebook LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment last_img read more

first_imgLONDON — Official figures show that consumer prices rose in November by their weakest rate in 21 months, a development that’s likely to cheer consumers as they get ready for some last-minute Christmas shopping.The Office for National Statistics said consumer prices were up 2.3 per cent in the year to November, down slightly from the previous month’s 2.4 per cent.Inflation remains above the Bank of England’s target rate of 2 per cent but the central bank is not expected to raise interest rates again until the uncertainty over Britain’s departure from the European Union has been cleared up.A fall in car fuel prices was the main reason behind the decline in the inflation rate.The Associated Presslast_img read more

OTTAWA – The federal government is delaying a decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project to June 18.Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi says the extended deadline will give the government more time to complete its consultations with Indigenous groups.The National Energy Board endorsed an expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline on Feb. 22, starting the clock on a 90-day period for Ottawa to make a decision.Minister Sohi releases a statement on the #GoC’s plan for a decision on the #TransMountain Expansion Project https://t.co/HT7QgQTsA6— GC Newsroom (@NewsroomGC) April 18, 2019That would have set the previous deadline for a decision at May 23.Alberta NDP leader Rachel Notley said that would be the case on Monday, the day before the provincial election.“We expect a positive decision next month and when the pipeline is built, it will stand as a testament to a province as a whole that stood united. A province that did what it took to get the job done.”Construction of the pipeline expansion was put on hold last year after the Federal Court of Appeal ruled the board failed to consider marine impacts and the government needed to do more Indigenousconsultation.The NEB report in February made 16 new recommendations for the government, including reducing noise of ferries and incentives and requirements for quiet vessel design. With files from The Canadian Press read more

The police said that two people later succumbed to their injuries in hospital. Nine people who were in the lorry sustained injuries and were admitted to the Kalubowila hospital. Two people were killed and seven others were injured following an accident along the Bandaragama – Piliyandala road early this morning.The police said that a lorry traveling at high speed had lost control and overturned near the Kindelpitiya junction. The police said that six people were at the back of the lorry when the accident had occurred.Those killed and injured were employed at a private company operated by the owner of the lorry. read more

A delegation from the US Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), led by Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Nash, visited Sri Lanka this week to continue progress on the proposed MCC compact – a large-scale five-year grant program, the US Embassy in Colombo said today.MCC is developing the compact in partnership with the Government of Sri Lanka to promote inclusive economic growth that will benefit Sri Lankans. “The proposed MCC compact reflects our commitment to development projects that make economic sense and drive growth in a way that increases local jobs,” said Chargé d’affaires Robert Hilton.  “With this compact, we have an opportunity to promote transparent decisions about Sri Lanka’s long-term interests in terms of costs, benefits, and sustainable development.”“We are pleased that progress continues on the proposed MCC compact,” said MCC COO Nash. “Developed in partnership with the Government of Sri Lanka, the proposed MCC Sri Lanka Compact is designed to spur economic growth and investment by the private sector to reduce poverty and increase economic opportunities for the people of Sri Lanka.” Based on an analysis of Sri Lanka’s economy and the constraints that are holding back private investment and growth, MCC expects to invest in projects proposed by the Government of Sri Lanka in the transport and land sectors.The proposed compact would improve road networks and the bus system in the Colombo Metropolitan Region, and improve road connectivity between the central region and ports and markets in the Western Province. The compact would upgrade more than 300 kilometers of urban and interprovincial roads. In addition, the compact would improve land administration, and strengthen land rights and tenure security.MCC is an innovative foreign assistance agency of the United States Government established in 2004 that has signed compacts with 29 countries around the world. In December 2016, MCC’s Board of Directors selected Sri Lanka to develop a compact. (Colombo Gazette) During the visit, COO Nash met with senior government officials, including Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera, State Minister of Finance Eran Wickramaratne, and Foreign Secretary Prasad Kariyawasam. The proposed MCC Sri Lanka Compact is in the final stage of development. The compact is expected to be negotiated with the Government of Sri Lanka in the coming weeks. MCC will fund the compact entirely through grants which do not need to be repaid rather than loans. read more

“Most countries base their social protection systems on a ‘medical approach’ to disability, Catalina Devandas Aguilar, the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, told the UN General Assembly.Under this model, Ms. Devandas Aguilar said that persons with disabilities are seen as incapable of studying, working or living independently in the society.“Such an approach promotes a false sense of well-being and protection,” the expert warned. “Yes, persons with disabilities get services and benefits but often at the cost of their autonomy and independence. Such approach has without any doubt resulted in more poverty, segregation, stigmatization and exclusion.”In addition, she highlighted that non-inclusive poverty reduction programmes implemented in the past decades also constitute “a missed opportunity,” which could have enabled persons with disabilities to get out of poverty.In her report, the UN expert further argues that well-designed social protection systems are an essential tool to combat poverty and promote the independence, inclusion and participation of persons with disabilities in a sustainable manner. According to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the report provides concrete steps that States can take to ensure that their systems become more inclusive. These include reviewing domestic legislation, ensuring access by persons with disabilities to general and disability-specific social protection without discrimination, and guaranteeing that benefits offered promote independence and social inclusion and cover disability-related costs. Meanwhile, the Special Rapporteur also expressed her deep concern about the disproportionate effect of austerity measures on persons with disabilities. “While adopting austerity measures, some countries make budget cuts that have a profound impact on the livelihood of persons with disabilities and their right to live independently in their community,” she noted, stressing that States should refrain from adopting measures that are deliberately regressive in the exercise of the right to social protection. “Inclusive social protection is essential to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals [SDGs],” Ms. Devandas Aguilar underlined, referring to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted in September by all UN Member States. “The inclusion of persons with disabilities in social protection systems is not only a question of rights, but also a crucial step to move towards the proposed new SDGs: end poverty in all its forms everywhere; ensure healthy lives and promote well-being; ensure inclusive and equitable quality education; achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls; and reduce inequalities,” she concluded.Independent experts or special rapporteurs are appointed by the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Council to examine and report back on a country situation or a specific human rights theme. The positions are honorary and the experts are not UN staff, nor are they paid for their work. read more

A radiographer with a test dummy as she demonstrates the NHS's new Proton Beam therapy centre  The schoolboy, who was diagnosed with a rare brain tumour in October, said his experiences at the hospital had convinced him that he wanted to train as a doctor.The lack of proton therapy in the UK became the subject of public debate in 2014, when the parents of Ashya King, then aged five, fled the country in search of proton beam therapy because they believed the standard radiotherapy he was due to have in Southampton would harm his brain. Professor Stephen Powis, medical director for the NHS in England, said: “This is a hugely exciting development for the NHS and we are delighted that we are able to provide this life-changing treatment for patients like Mason.” Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. “I’m a fussy eater but I’ll be having large fries,” he said. A radiographer demonstrates the control room at the NHS's new Proton Beam therapy centre at The Christie hospital in Manchester Radiographers demonstrate the NHS’s new Proton Beam therapy centre at The Christie hospital in ManchesterCredit:PA A radiographer with a test dummy as she demonstrates the NHS’s new Proton Beam therapy centre Credit:PA The child ended up receiving proton therapy in Prague, and has since been cleared of cancer.Mason was diagnosed with the inoperable tumour after suffering headaches and failing to put on weight.Doctors found that the tumour was growing in a critical part of his brain but could not operate due to the risk of causing blindness and damage to vital brain tissue.Following a biopsy and an operation to insert a shunt, doctors referred Mason’s case to a national panel of experts. A 15-year-old boy has spoken of his excitement at being among the first to have NHS proton beam therapy in the UK.Mason Kettley, who suffers from a rare brain tumour, began treatment on Tuesday – five years after the parents of Ashya King sparked an international manhunt when they took him abroad in search of treatment.Until last month, NHS patients were sent as far away as the US for treatment, if specialist doctors said it was required.Now the Christie Hospital in Manchester has begun offering the highly targeted treatment, with Mason the fourth case to undergo it, and the first to speak publicly about it.It is the first centre in the UK offering such treatment to NHS patients. Radiographers demonstrate the NHS's new Proton Beam therapy centre at The Christie hospital in Manchester Because of its precision, proton beam therapy is beneficial for patients with difficult-to-treat tumours in critical areas, such as in the brain or spinal cord, and for young people whose tissues are still developing.Consultant clinical oncologist Gillian Whitfield, who is leading Mason’s care at the Christie, said: “With proton beam therapy, compared to conventional radiotherapy, there is less dose to surrounding normal tissues and less risk of permanent long-term effects of treatment.”This is particularly important for children and teenagers with curable tumours, who will survive decades after treatment and are at much greater risk of serious long-term effects of treatment than adults.”Mason’s tumour is a low grade (slow growing) tumour with a high chance of cure.”For Mason, in comparison to conventional radiotherapy, proton beam therapy should carry a lower risk of some important long-term side effects of treatment, particularly effects on short-term memory and learning ability and the risk over the next eight decades of the radiation causing other tumours.”Two new proton beam therapy centres have now been built at the Christie and University College London Hospital (UCLH) with £250m of Government money. They decided his tumour – known as a benign pilomyxoid astrocytoma – made him a suitable candidate for proton beam therapy.Mason, who lives with his mother Cally, step father Ryan, and four siblings – Taylor, 20, Logan, 10, Scarlett, seven, and Elijah, four – said he feels apprehensive about the treatment.He said: “I’m a bit nervous because the machine is intimidating because of its size.”It’s a bit nerve-wracking but this is a better choice than chemo because it’s more effective.”Because of my age, (doctors) thought radiation would be a better choice.”Their goal is to stabilise the tumour. It may shrink, but they are aiming to stabilise it.”Mason, who likes to spend his spare time on social media and watching movies, is planning on going to McDonald’s once his six weeks of treatment has finished. A radiographer demonstrates the control room at the NHS’s new Proton Beam therapy centre at The Christie hospital in ManchesterCredit:PA read more

first_imgFor those of you worried that Disney was going to somehow tarnish the Star Wars franchise more than George Lucas already has, news that ABC is currently in talks to develop a live-action television series based on the franchise will probably put you in an even more cautious headspace.President of ABC Entertainment Group, Paul Lee, said that ABC is in talks with Lucasfilm, which Disney purchased for over $4 billion back in October of last year, to develop television shows based on characters from the franchise. Lee didn’t divulge too many details about what they’re asking of Lucasfilm, simply saying that ABC has “started conversations with them.” He did note, though, that he has an inkling of what ABC would want for a live-action television series, but Lucasfilm currently has a lot of work on its plate at the moment. This work, of course, is referencing the upcoming Star Wars Episode VII, which is slated for a 2015 release, and the following two entries in the third trilogy will come along in a somewhat short two-year timeframe per film.Later this year on September 24, Marvel’s Joss Whedon-helmed Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will hit the small screen, and we could use that as a measuring stick to see what happens when Disney purchases a big franchise it didn’t create, then goes on to eventually bring it to the small screen. The Star Wars universe is obviously rich — not even counting the extended universe, canonical or only semi-canonical — so there is certainly room for creating great story lines and deep characters. If the show received a large budget similar to Game of Thrones, for example, it could bring the famed universe to life in a setting that isn’t a movie theater.These talks are extremely preliminary, and if a television series should commence development, we don’t even know if it’ll air before Episode VII hits theaters. The only thing we can do is wait in anticipation or fear.last_img read more

first_imgLes déchets nucléaires italiens sont arrivés à ValognesParti dans la nuit de lundi à mardi d’Italie, le convoi de déchets nucléaires est arrivé hier à Valognes. Le trajet s’est effectué sans encombre, le convoi ayant notamment évité certains militant antinucléaires en ne prenant pas le trajet prévu.Le convoi de déchets nucléaires italiens qui a quitté Saluggia, dans le nord de l’Italie, dans la nuit de lundi à mardi est arrivé hier, en début d’après-midi, à son terminus de Valognes (Manche). Ce convoi de 700 kilos de combustibles nucléaires usés est à destination de l’usine de Beaumont-La Hague, située à 36 km du terminal ferroviaire de Valognes. “Ce transport contenant deux emballages s’est effectué conformément aux accords intergouvernementaux signés entre la France et l’Italie [ … ] Ces transports de matières nucléaires satisfont aux réglementations nationales et internationales en vigueur qui garantissent un haut niveau de sûreté et de sécurité”, a ainsi indiqué Areva dans un communiqué. À lire aussiLe Vésuve, ce redoutable volcan dont l’éruption a détruit PompéiMais tout le monde n’est pas d’accord sur ce point. A Caen, une vingtaine de militants anti-nucléaires se sont relayés devant et à proximité de la gare pour distribuer des tracts. Ils avaient également déployé une banderole sur laquelle on pouvait lire : “Déchets nucléaires : voie sans issue”. Par ailleurs, les militants anti-nucléaires qui attendaient le train en gare de Versailles ont perdu la trace du convoi après son passage dans l’Yonne. Présent à Versailles mercredi matin, le député EELV de Paris Denis Baupin s’est dit étonné de ne pas avoir vu passer le train à 7h05. Lui et les militants ont en effet attendu en vain le passage de ce convoi. De son côté, “le réseau Sortir du nucléaire a décidé de contester la légalité de ce transport. Après l’annonce de l’arrivée, M. Baupin s’est ainsi interrogé : “la question reste posée : par où est passée ce train ? [ … ] Comment peut-on perpétuer une situation où ni la population, ni les élus ne sont informés des risques majeurs que leur font courir ces transports, notamment par la radioactivité émise, mais aussi par les risques d’accidents voire d’agression extérieure ?” Areva insiste de son côté sur le fait que l’emballage utilisé “est conçu pour assurer la protection des personnes et de l’environnement en toutes circonstances”.”Pas d’utilité pour la production énergétique française”Mais M. Baupin poursuit en demandant “comment ont été pris en compte les impacts potentiels du passage du train dans le choix du trajet, la prévention des risques, voire la gestion d’un accident majeur (évacuation de la population notamment), et comment ont été informés et protégés les agents SNCF concernés ?”. Le député de Paris va même plus loin en estimant qu'”accroître notre protection face au risque terroriste atomique passe par l’arrêt de ces transports de déchets qui n’ont aucune utilité pour la production énergétique française”.Le 26 juillet 2012 à 16:59 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

first_img Machine Learning Estimates Risk of Cardiovascular DeathMIT’s Color-Changing Ink Lets You Customize Shoes, Phone Cases Stay on target You don’t have to be a wizard to find out if you belong to Gryffindor or Slytherin. A student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has created a device that can analyze brain activity and sort users into a Harry Potter Hogwarts house.Natiliya Kosmyna, a post-doc student at the MIT Media Lab, has created the “Thinking Cap,” a wearable system made up of noninvasive electrodes that can capture a person’s brain activity and then use machine learning to detect and analyze what they’re imagining in real-time, the Boston Globe reported.The electrodes are built into a “Sorting Hat” from the Harry Potter franchise, which is equipped with an embedded electroencephalography (EEG) headset and a Bluetooth speaker.The main purpose of the Thinking Cap is to communicate praise for effort and ability in order to improve the resilience and self-esteem of the student wearing it, and positively influence their motivation and academic achievements.MIT post-doc student Natliya Kosmyna created the ‘Thinking Cap,’ built from a ‘Harry Potter’ Sorting Hat prop, that can tell the wearer which Hogwarts house they belong to. (Photo Credit: Judith Sierra i Pulido)“We chose this ‘magical’ object from the well-known film/book franchise because popular press articles have suggested that people are likely to believe they possess the traits the Sorting Hat tells them they have, and consequently behave in related ways. One goal of this study is to investigate these findings in more depth,” Kosmyna said in her description for her project.The study will measure the self-esteem of children before and after the “intervention of the hat” to determine whether the researchers observe any changes in their self-perception.For the sorting aspect, Kosmyna used Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore.com, which features a multiple-choice “sorting ceremony” quiz to classify fans into Hogwarts houses, according to the Boston Globe.But before a user can find out if they belong to Ravenclaw, Kosmyna first conducts a process called “phase training,” where she shows a participant a series of images and asks them to imagine those objects.“When you visualize an object, in your brain there are different frequencies and activity that we can pick up” with the device, she told the Globe. “There is no magic in it, it’s pure neuroscience.”The cap will then ask the user a series of binary questions based on the objects Kosmyna showed the student beforehand. And without the participant saying a word, the Thinking Cap will determine which of the two choices the person is thinking about. The answers are then used to determine the Hogwarts house they are best suited for.The cap is one of several inventions that will be featured in a MIT Computing Expo, an event showcasing MIT projects from the fields of robotics, artificial intelligence, health care, and renewable energy.More on Geek.com:This MIT Robot Learned to Play Jenga Through Vision and TouchMIT’s Laser System Covertly Delivers Audio MessagesMIT Removes Inherent AI Facial Recognition Biaslast_img read more

first_img Pinterest Seth Rollins Defends WWE On Two Separate Occasions Al79 Update (12:28 a.m. ET): WWE.com has now confirmed EC3’s signing to NXT.Former Impact Wrestling star EC3 was shown at ringside by WWE during tonight’s NXT TakeOver: Philadelphia before the Andrade “Cien” Almas/Johnny Gargano main event.EC3 (Michael Hutter) was rumored to have been spotted in Philadelphia earlier today, just a week after he was reportedly spotted at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando.No indication was given at this time by WWE or any other wrestling media source if Hutter has indeed agreed to terms on a deal with the company, but it is likely to trend in the direction given that he was shown on camera on Saturday night.Hutter retweeted a mention from WWE and also responded to a tweet by Matt Hardy.#NX3#NXTTakeOver https://t.co/AFt0a0QHWV— iii (@therealec3) January 28, 2018 makes you kind of wonder how many wwe eyes are REALLY on TNA Impact huh? Cesaro I know who I am, and after all these years…..there’s a victory in that.#NX3 #NXTTakeover https://t.co/n2cs4hVwtS— iii (@therealec3) January 28, 2018 Wonder if they will let him keep his theme tune as well It will never happen, but it would be great if EC3 came out with Dixie as his heel manager. It might actually be something she wouldn’t fail at, because she kind of is a bitch in real life. Videos Articles Videos Articles He’s baaaaackk… I’m surprised he kept his name. January 28, 2018 at 3:40 pm Seth Rollins January 28, 2018 at 2:20 am Roman Reigns is in Remission unknown Don’t expect a interaction between him and Fandango. Ronda Rousey On WWE: I Love This Job, But I Dont Need It Raheen Ashimi Ronda Rousey Highlighting WWEs Problems Impact Results – 9/13/19 (Kiera Hogan vs. Tenille Dashwood, Street Fight Main Event) Kurt Angle Google+ Twitter January 28, 2018 at 5:47 am Now Playing Up Next WhatsApp Yes, the restructure of his previous contract with Anthem/Impact allows talents to use previous character likeness. January 27, 2018 at 11:53 pm Al79 Adam Martin January 27, 2018 at 11:21 pm Impact can’t really be that bad if you study the track record of Impact stars that jumps over to the WWE and are successful, (Like their champion AJ Style, just to name one…. Think about it. Now Playing Up Next So does he own that name? Otherwise, hate to nitpick, but WWE shouldn’t be allowed to use that graphic. More importantly, though, are they even gonna mention the Carters? ‘Cuz that’s kinda important to the EC3 character. 9/13 Impact Highlights: oVe vs. Blanchard and Dreamer in Street Fight Main Event Well WWE has definitely skimmed the best of TNA…(AJ,Bobby Roode,Samoa Joe) Impact Wrestling announces move to AXS TV following Bound for Glory on October 20 Jeffery Adam Phillips Now Playing Up Next J™ January 28, 2018 at 11:23 am January 28, 2018 at 8:04 am January 28, 2018 at 12:01 pm Joan Jett Set To Perform Ronda Rouseys Entrance At WrestleMania 35 January 28, 2018 at 12:43 am Now Playing Up Next January 28, 2018 at 11:02 am Cameron Huff 11 COMMENTS Videos Articles Dave Facebook Raheen Ashimi January 28, 2018 at 12:38 pm Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Comments are closed. Now Playing Up Next Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipSeth Rollins Defends WWE On Two Separate OccasionsVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:30/Current Time 0:08Loaded: 100.00%0:08Remaining Time -0:22 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Al79last_img read more

first_img ‘Pronounced Jah-Nay’ At 25: Zhané’s Renée Neufville & Jean Norris Look Back On Their Classic R&B Debut Zhané’s ‘Pronounced Jah-Nay’ Turns 25 pronounced-jah-nay-25-zhan%C3%A9s-ren%C3%A9e-neufville-jean-norris-look-back-their-classic-rb Email Facebook Twitter News The onetime duo reminisce about their 1994 Motown debut, which featured the hit single “Hey Mr. D.J.” and is still remixed todayLakeia BrownGRAMMYs Feb 18, 2019 – 11:04 am 25 years ago this month, Renée Neufville and Jean Norris released Pronounced Jah-Nay, an R&B masterpiece and timeless body of work rooted in jazz, blues, hip-hop, soul and love. Yes, love. A love of music, artistry, words and self. The certified-platinum album was both futuristic and vintage in its versatility, astonishing vocal range, composition and overall musicianship, easily making it a cornerstone of what would soon emerge as neo-soul.In 1994, R&B groups were a dime a dozen. A new duo or group popped up often, promising to leave an imprint on our souls or make us dance, at the very least. It was difficult to differentiate one from another and then there was Zhané, whose French name is a combination of “Jean” and “Renée” but with a “Z” added for color.”It wasn’t our intention to create a timeless classic album,” says Renée, who wrote much of the album including “Sending My Love” and “Changes.””Stylistically, I love the classics, and I thought it was wise to not chase the trend, but keep the direction of the songwriting neutral so it wouldn’t swing too left or too right.”While the music was neutral, their look was anything but. Two beautiful young women, one whose skin had darker hues, the other light. One tall, the other petite. The glaring differences created a gorgeous balance for the two students who had met at Temple University. Their sultry sound coupled with their unique look grabbed the attention of many including Kay Gee, DJ and member of the GRAMMY Award-winning hip-hop group Naughty by Nature. This relationship led to Zhané’s first hit single, “Hey Mr. D.J.,” which was released on Roll Wit tha Flava, a compilation album from Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit Records.  The certified-gold single married New Jersey hip-hop to Philly soul. “The song was refreshing,” says Jean. “It was feel good music with a coming-of-age sound.” That powerhouse-groove track helped Zhané negotiate a record deal, ultimately landing at Motown. “We had already proven that we could make a hit song,” says Jean.Zhané didn’t just create one hit song; the 13-track album was full of magic. Pronounced Jah-Nay garnered three certified hits, “Hey Mr. D.J.,” “Groove Thang” and “Sending My Love.” Executive produced by Zhané and Kay Gee, the album hit a cultural chord, creating a space for young fans to not just dance but reflect, grow, love and contemplate. It was “grown folk” music for the young and young at heart. “Kay Gee helped provide the edge we needed to appeal to a younger audience without us sounding too mature,” Renée told us. “I was very grateful to him for that.” While the songs that hit radio waves were well-received classics (“Sending My Love” is the most licensed song from the album), the B-side tracks were arguably the strongest. Songs like “La, La, La,” “Sweet Taste of Love,” “Off My Mind,” and “For A Reason” were masterpieces—complete with perfect riffs, harmonies, notes, range, lyrical composition and a teaspoon of pain.It is remarkable that the then-20-somethings created a classic R&B album with such poignant lyrics. Renée says they pulled from their own experiences when writing. “‘Sending My Love’ was personal. It was about my first love and what I was going through at the time,” she says. “[The songs] “‘Changes’ and ‘Love Me Today’ were about that same guy.” And that is what makes a classic piece of work: The authenticity, human emotions and shared experiences that connects us all. Lyrics that go deep, feelings that run the gamut, melodies that reach heaven and passion that is unmeasurable is what defines timeless music. “There are younger people discovering our music and creating remixes,” says Jean. “Jaguar out of Philly reached out to me recently and told me a young artist in France rhymed over ‘Sending My Love,’ so the music continues to live on, which is an honor.” That same love allows Zhané to sing their music even today. “I still love every song,” Renée says. “I will never grow tired of them. How can you be tired of the gifts God gave you?”Jean and Renée have given fans several gifts since Pronounced Jah-Nay, including the duo’s sophomore project, Saturday Night in 1997. Both artists have gone on to record and release music, Jean with her husband Marcus (they received a GRAMMY nomination in 2018 for Best Jazz Vocal Album and Best Traditional R&B Performance) and Renée as a solo artist and collaborator.But will they ever sing together again? It might not happen anytime soon. “There are no hard plans right now,” says Jean. “But I think it’s something that needs to happen at some point.” Read morelast_img read more

first_imgReutersMost public sector bank stocks have lost ground this year, making them one of the top sectoral laggards till date and the pain is likely to aggravate following the central bank’s move to end various loan restructuring programmes.The new guidelines come just days after State Bank of India, the country’s biggest lender by assets, said an audit by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) showed bad loans was about Rs 23,239 crore higher than what the state-run lender reported for the end of March 2017.Even private sector lenders are grappling with the problem of soured debt. The biggest private lender HDFC Bank had a 20.5 billion rupee divergence, while ICICI Bank said that it isn’t required to make disclosures on the topic, Bloomberg reported last week.Market experts believe the new measures by the RBI would lead to early recognition of bad loans, leading to higher provisioning expense that could subsequently hit their profits at least in the near term.The Nifty PSU Bank index has fallen 6 percent so far this year. In the past three months, the gauge has declined nearly 13 percent, the worst performance by any sector during the period.Top lenders such as State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Bank of India and Union Bank of India have dropped between 6 percent to 12 percent year-to-date.Banking stocks were hammered this year after the government announced a lower-than-expected capital infusion plan last month.Fitch Ratings said that the government’s plan to infuse Rs 88,000 crore should help in part to mitigate the risks that state-run banks face, but unwinding of these risks will take some time.The ratings agency, which has a negative outlook on Indian banks, is of the view that resolution of bad assets and continued high credit costs will hinder the sector’s near-term performance.Adding to the pressure is the quick rise in bond yields, especially in the last six weeks, which would hurt banking industry’s profitability to the tune of Rs 30,500 crore in financial year 2018, reckons India Ratings and Research.The agency believes mid-sized banks would be the worst hit, considering their proportionally swollen treasury books, after a period of muted credit and large deposit growth in fiscal 2017.last_img read more

first_imgIs your teenage daughter popping pills to shed weight? Beware, she may be at an increased risk of harming hormones, growth as well as mental health, researchers warned.The findings showed that diet pills are unsafe for all ages but especially for teenagers due to the presence of toxic chemicals in the supplements.These pills interfere with the body systems and result in nutritional deficiencies, particularly of iron and calcium, the researchers said. Also Read – Add new books to your shelf”In growing children and teenagers, even a marginal reduction in energy intake can be associated with growth deceleration,” dailymail.co.uk quoted the Canadian Pediatric Society researchers as saying. Weight loss pills are advertised as the quick solution to shedding pounds and obtaining the perfect figure, but they come with potentially dangerous side effects, including increased heart rate, fainting, unusual bleeding and heart attacks.Diet pills can also cause and, in extreme cases they can rip apart the stomach lining and even lead to death, the study showed. Further, researchers from the University of Minnesota said a startling 63 per cent of teenage girls use “unhealthy weight control behaviours” to maintain a slim shape.About 22 per cent of teenage females use “very unhealthy weight control behaviours”. The use of diet pills in teenage girls had a significant spike in a five-year span, jumping from 7.5 per cent to 14.2 per cent in 2006, they claimed.Instead of turning to diet pills, exercise, changing eating habits and drinking more water, mediation, are other healthy ways to lose weight, the reseachers said.last_img read more

first_imgGrowth in Construction Jobs May Ease Inventory Shortage Building Census Bureau Construction Fannie Mae First American Homebuyers HOUSING Inventory Jobs LendingTree Realtor.com Shortage Supply 2018-07-06 Radhika Ojha Total employment across the United States increased by 213,000 while the unemployment rate rose to 4 percent in June, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. Despite the rise, unemployment still remained below the 4.3 percent rate recorded during the same period last year.“Job gains were solid, with sizable upward revisions to the prior two months, and annual wage gains held steady,” said Doug Duncan Chief Economist at Fannie Mae. “While the unemployment rate increased for the first time since August, it was accompanied by a two-tenths rise in the labor force participation rate, marking the first advance in four months.”Data also indicated a rise in wages or hourly earnings by 2.7 percent, a figure that is likely to bring some relief to homebuyers according to Danielle Hale, Chief Economist at Realtor.com.“If the unemployment rate continues to remain low, companies may continue to push salary increases, which could offer some relief for home buyers. There are more than 15 percent fewer entry-level homes under $200,000 on the market this year than last year,” said Hale. “In contrast, there are slightly more $350,000 plus homes on the market than last year. If raises help buyers reach beyond entry-level homes, it could lead to a better match up of home shoppers and available homes.”However, Tendayi Kapfidze, Chief Economist at LendingTree believed that wage growth remained weak despite this hike. “Despite the low unemployment rates, wages continue to disappoint. The increase in the labor force participation rate may offer a clue as to why,” Kapfidze said. “The large pool of available people to enter the labor force is a drag on wages as it reduces the bargaining power of workers who are already employed.”Friday’s numbers also indicated some hope for relief in housing supply. The data found that construction employment continued to trend up in June and had increased by 282,000 year over year. However, “a moderation in residential construction payroll gains to 4,400 from 12,600 in May disappointed,” according to Duncan.“Specifically for the housing market, residential construction employment increased, which is critically important to increase the pace of housing starts and add more housing supply to the market,” said Mark Fleming, Chief Economist, First American. “Based on the increase of residential construction employment this year, it is not surprising that housing starts have been rising.”Kapfidze agreed, “Over the past year, 282,000 total construction jobs have been added as builders work to add supply given the tight inventory and rising home prices.”Compare the June data with how jobs grew in May, 2018:Construction Jobs Gain Momentum July 6, 2018 752 Views center_img in Daily Dose, Data, Featured, News Sharelast_img read more

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Those were Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s exact words as he proposed the legislation to return the acquired land back to the owners. Hayden has smashed 182 sixes in his entire international career while Dhoni is far ahead of the Australian opener, will be addressed in an upcoming Android security bulletin, passion for tennis,8 mm,Bhikharipur, 2015. It is time we took such drives seriously, he said Mungikar said if such drives were launchedgram panchayats could get financial assistance from the Central government Addressing the gatheringDisha Forum president Bharati Chavan said the organisation had decided to plant nearly 10000 saplings on a 75-acre land in the area Lamenting that the area has remained under-developed despite housing the world famous Karla caves and the Ekvira Devi templeChavan appealed to all social and voluntary organisations to join hands to add to the green cover of the region Vehergaon sarpanch Reshma DevkarLions Club of Lonavla president Jeetandra Botre and forecast officer G B Gavde among others were present on the occasion For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Published: July 7 2017 12:36 pm Sebastian Munoz credited his lowest ever round on tour to a tournament eve putting tip from Spanish pro Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano (Source: Reuters) Top News Colombian Sebastian Munoz stormed home with a late birdie blitz to grab a two-shot lead over Davis Love III after the opening round of the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia on Thursday After a bogey at the 13th Munoz began his charge by running in a 20-footer at the par-four 14th and three shorter birdie putts at subsequent holes put him clear at the top of the leaderboard A par at the last gave him a nine-under-par 61 relegating Love to second place with the seven-under 63 he had crafted in perfect morning conditions on the Old White TPC in West Sulphur Springs Love last year’s winning US Ryder Cup captain had turned back the clock with a sizzling start reminiscent of the halcyon days of the 1990s and early 2000s when he was a regular winner on the PGA Tour The 53-year-old American picked up four birdies in his first five holes before capping a glorious day with a 45-foot chip-in for birdie at the 17th “It’s about as good as it gets” he told PGATour radio after posting his lowest score on tour since 2002 “I hit it stiff at the first hole made a nice putt at the second hole I was rolling it real well hitting it real well” The 1997 US PGA Championship winner who caddied for his son Dru at the US Open last month arrived at the Greenbrier having missed the cut in his last four starts on tour He found a spark at least for one day on a course that is not overly long by modern standards Love was one of the longest drivers back in his prime the last prominent player to give up traditional persimmon woods in favour of metal but these days he plays within himself “I’ve been working real hard the last couple of weeks on trying to fix my swing swing around a stiff back and a stiff hip” he said “I’ve put a lot of time in hitting balls and getting back to hitting it solid I’ve given up on hitting it a long way I’ve just got to hit it straight This is a perfect golf course for me” Munoz credited his lowest ever round on tour to a tournament eve putting tip from Spanish pro Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano “Yesterday I had no idea what I was going to do I didn’t feel comfortable” Munoz told reporters “I just talked to (Fernandez-Castano) for ten minutes and things kind of clicked It was a good surprise He helped me figure out some stuff and definitely worked” The advice Munoz revealed was to focus his eyes on the front of the ball and not worry about making a perfect stroke Danny Lee was among a group of six players on 64 the New Zealander having had to wait two years for a chance to defend his title after flooding forced the cancellation of the tournament last year For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Adil Akhzer | Chandigarh | Published: March 9 2017 9:21 am The administration will fill 30 posts of Professors in various departments one post each of additional and associate professors and 47 assistant professors Express Archives Top News The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) administration has ‘chargesheeted’ a senior faculty member and head of department accused of “plagiarism” The doctor has been given two weeks’ time to reply to the institute’s chargesheet Last year three PGI doctors accused of “unethical practices” and found guilty of “plagiarism” were chargesheeted by the institute’s administration Sources told Chandigarh Newsline on Wednesday that the head of parasitology department Dr Rakesh Sehgal has been issued a chargesheet in a plagiarism case “The governing body of the institute had directed to initiate action against four of the accused doctors Three of them were chargesheeted earlier and another doctor [Dr Sehgal] was issued a chargesheet on Tuesday” a senior PGI official said He said the institute would wait for the reply and the process to appoint an inquiry officer in the case is underwayDr Sehgal was not available for comment Watch What Else Is Making News Last year four doctors including two head of departments were issued notices by the then Director Prof Yogesh Chawla The governing body of the institute had asked the director to initiate action against the accused doctors Subsequently the administration then served notices to Dr Pinaki Dutta from the department of endocrinology Dr Amitava Chakravarti head pharmacology department; Dr Santosh Kumar from the department of urology and head of parasitology department Dr Rakesh Sehgal Three of the doctors were then chargesheeted The matter of plagiarism was raised earlier in the governing body of the institute “Recently it has been brought to the notice of the PGI administration that some of its faculty members are indulging in unethical practices in research projects…In all the institute received four complaints by way of media/press reports made by the fellow faculty members” read the minutes of the governing body meeting Subsequently PGI formed its own anti-plagiarism rules to prevent plagiarism incidents at the institute If the plagiarism is detected the guidelines said it would be 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