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Brathwaite shines as Delhi down Narine’s KKR

first_imgNEW DELHI, India (CMC): Twenty20 World Cup hero Carlos Brathwaite once again put his all-round qualities on display with a superb Man-of-the-Match effort as Delhi Daredevils trounced Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 27 runs in the Indian Premier League here yesterday. In his first game in two weeks, Brathwaite belted a whirlwind 34 from a mere 11 deliveries as Delhi stormed to 186 for eight off 20 overs after being asked to bat at the Feroz Shah Kotla. The West Indies all-rounder then returned with his medium pace to claim three for 47 as KKR were restricted to 159 all out off 18.3 overs. Six outings First game Off-spinner Sunil Narine, meanwhile, claimed three for 22 from three overs. West Indies Test and one-day captain Jason Holder finished with none for 35 from four overs in his first game of the season. In reply, opener Robin Uthappa stroked 72 from 52 balls, but Suryakumar Yadav, with 21, was the only other batsman to pass 20, as KKR collapsed. Brathwaite proved the architect of their demise, slicing through the middle order with a potent spell. He removed the dangerous Yusuf Pathan for 10 in his first over – the eighth of the innings – before accounting for Yadav in his third over and Rajagopal Satish for 17 in his final over. For Delhi, the victory was their fourth in six outings and it moved them into second spot on eight points while KKR lost their third in seven games and slipped to third, remaining on eight points. Brathwaite was a vital part of Delhi’s revival after the hosts slipped to 32 for three in the fifth over. Karun Nair top-scored with 68 from 50 deliveries, adding 105 for the fourth wicket with Englishman Sam Billings, whose 54 came from 34 balls and included three fours and two sixes. When Nair and Chris Morris (0) fell in the space of three deliveries in the 17th over, Delhi were stuttering on 137 for five, but Brathwaite and Billings put on a frenetic 37 off just 12 balls to give the innings impetus. The first two deliveries that Brathwaite faced disappeared for boundaries and he followed up by smashing left-arm spinner Brad Hogg over square leg for six in the next over, which leaked 18 runs. In the final over, he slammed the first ball from West Indies teammate Andre Russell over midwicket for six, but fell to the next delivery, caught at short fine leg off a slower ball. Seamer Russell conceded only four runs from the remaining four deliveries to finish with the excellent figures of three for 26 from his four overs.last_img read more

Guardiola: titles key to City stay

first_imgGuardiola ‘Everybody expects that’ – Guardiola admits he must win titles to survive at City Matt Dorman Last updated 2 years ago 06:35 29/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Guardiola - Cropped Getty Images Guardiola Manchester City Chelsea v Manchester City Premier League The former Barcelona boss concedes he will not be afforded a long stay at City if the club does not begin to win trophies Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola accepts the pressure is on to deliver silverware this season if he is to keep his job at the Premier League heavyweights.City have enjoyed a flying start to the season in their bid to build on the titles won in 2011-12 and 2013-14, top of the table ahead of neighbours Manchester United on goal difference.Man City 9/1 to win Champions League Article continues below Editors’ Picks Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. But after failing to land a trophy in his first season in England after arriving from German champions Bayern Munich, expectations are high on Guardiola to deliver this time around.And the former Barcelona boss is clear on what it will take to remain in charge.”I cannot deny it is to win titles. Everybody expects that,” Guardiola told BBC’s Gary Lineker on The Premier League Show.”We are going to be judged on how many titles we win. [Without that], we will be a failure. We know that. “I do not know what is going to happen in the future. I am so happy to be here. But it will depend on the success we have.”At big clubs like Manchester City, if you do not win you cannot stay.” A brilliant Guardiola anecdote and record-breaking Gareth Barry make our Things We Love list this week. #mancityhttps://t.co/lPPsEJiLCg— Manchester City (@ManCity) September 28, 2017Guardiola’s hopes of leading City to glory are boosted by a lethal attack which has already notched four more goals than any other Premier League side.The Spaniard believes his side’s improved quality in the front third is what separates them from the team that finished third last season.”If you ask me the difference, the feeling is wherever we go we are going to score. That is our feeling right now,” he said.”In the past, last season, we did not have that. We created a lot, but we did not score goals and that is so tough.”last_img read more

No damage to Grand Turk Cruise Pier Airport Open Island to receive

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppTurks and Caicos, September 14, 2017 – Grand Turk –  Following an initial assessment Carnival engineers have  confirmed that there is no damage to the Grand Turk cruise Pier.  There has been extensive damage to the terminal building which will take approximately one month to repair. Grand Turk has also received regular shipments of water and at the moment has sufficient supply. There are currently teo container shipments of water, food and relief products on it’s way to there as well. Grand Turk Airport is now open for commercial flights, emergency personnel are in the process of mobilising more relief efforts to the nation’s capital. last_img

Gareth Bales decision key to Pochettinos future

first_imgReal Madrid forward Gareth Bale could help determine the future of Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino.The European champions have been tracking Pochettino for the best part of two years and are prepared to match United’s offer for the former Southampton boss. United are believed to be in the race for Pochettino after sacking Jose Mourinho last week. That means that Los Blancos must dig deep in the summer to stand any chance of winning the battle for the former Espanyol boss.Spurs are reportedly looking at least £45m in compensation and Pochettino is expected to get a massive pay rise at Old Trafford. Spurs have first option to buy back Bale on the cheap which could help the Spanish giants secure the services of Pochettino.Certainly, the idea of the Wales international returning to the club he left nearly half-a-decade ago would be a tempting one for Spurs chairman Daniel Levy.Re-signing the former PFA player of the year, even at a reduced price would be a statement of intent for the North London club for the upcoming season.Kieran trippier, Mauricio Pochettino, Tottenham HotspursTrippier and Pochettino try to clear up a war of words George Patchias – September 13, 2019 The apparent war of words between Kieran Trippier and Mauricio Pochettino is thought to be nothing more than a misunderstanding.Trippier was sold by Tottenham…At least, that’s the believe for former Tottenham Hotspur defender Terry Fenwick.He said, according to Daily Star:“The squad is fantastic already but I’m hoping Daniel and Mauricio get their heads together and bring in one or two world-class players.“If they don’t spend I think he will leave.”last_img read more

25 medical students injured in road crash

first_imgMap of CumillaAt least 25 students of a private medical college were injured in a road crash on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Mainamati cantonment in Cumilla on Saturday night, reports UNB.Mainamati Highway police sources said that the accident took place following a triangular collision among a covered van, a goods-laden truck and a bus carrying students of Eastern Medical College, leaving at least 25 students inured.After the accident, the students were rescued and then were admitted to different hospitals.Highway police seized the vehicles.last_img

The winwin situation

first_imgThe advertorial campaign done by Fusion Advertising on Voluntary Compliance Encouragement scheme (VCES), for the Central Board of Excise and Customs has won two of the most prestigious awards in the Ink Awards for Excellence in Newspaper Advertising viz.The Best Direct Response National Award is for effectiveness in communications . The eminent jury was of the opinion that the engagement campaign got into the shoes of the target audience engaged them and worked wonders.  Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’The Best Copywriting Award which is significant as it is for copywriting across all categories-FMCG, Consumer durables, F & B, I.T, Retail, Telecom, Alok Jha, Additional Commissioner, Directorate of Publicity and Public Relations, CBEC and Shyam Bhargava, Managing Director, Fusion Advertising Services received the awards. They thanked the people and the Service Tax team for going ahead with the unconventional ideas. And added that without their approval, we could not have got the awards.last_img read more

4 Smart Objects That Have Earned the Name

first_img Register Now » We know, we know — plenty of “smart” objects out there are pretty dumb. (Parents don’t need a sensor-laden diaper to know when their baby needs a change; a baby can sound that alarm on her own.) But the industry is evolving. “The problem isn’t delivering solutions as much as discovering opportunities,” says Nick Jones, an industry analyst at Gartner. Sensors, processors and networking chips are now fairly cheap, and the opportunities for thoughtful entrepreneurs are countless. Says Jones: “This space is more limited by imagination than by technology.” These four products hint at our smarter future.Related: What’s Ahead in 2017? Six Experts Share Predictions.Eko Core Digital StethoscopeFor centuries, doctors relied on hollow, sound-amplifying tubes in stethoscopes to hear a patient’s heartbeat. The Eko Core Digital Stethoscope streams the sound waves to the cloud, where they become part of a larger database of medical records, helping doctors detect patterns and abnormalities. Related: Trends 2017: Opportunities Entrepreneurs Are Chasing NowJune Intelligent OvenThe June Intelligent Oven looks like a high-tech Easy-Bake Oven, but it functions like a souped-up computer. The cavity contains a scale, a camera and a smart thermometer. Pop a tray of cookie dough inside and the oven’s bank of algorithms and preloaded recipes can decipher what it is and how to best cook it. Replacing home-cooked meals with home-programmed meals might sound like culinary sacrilege, but hey, it’s still better than Seamless! Related: 4 Experts on The Trends They Hope Are Nearly OverCatFiThe CatFi cat feeder uses facial-recognition technology to identify your cat (versus your neighbor’s pesky cat). The idea is still in beta testing, but a fully realized model would also include a scale to assess exactly how much food your cat needs, based on weight. “Complex and sophisticated pet feeders appeal to owners willing to spend a lot of money on their pets,” says Jones, who is a fan of the smart feeders. “The Internet of Things is enabling all sorts of new gadgets that never existed before.”Ember MugIt’s a fact of life: Coffee gets cold — unless it’s poured into an intelligent mug designed by a thermal engineer. Ember can keep coffee hot for two hours via a heating-and-cooling storage system hidden in the mug’s walls, which communicates with temperature sensors and a microprocessor. At $150, it’s a pricey way to drink coffee — but if it takes off and the tech becomes more accessible, expect future versions to cost less.  This story appears in the December 2016 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » Attend this free webinar and learn how you can maximize efficiency while getting the most critical things done right. November 30, 2016 3 min read Free Webinar | Sept 5: Tips and Tools for Making Progress Toward Important Goalslast_img read more

Python governance vote results are here The steering council model is the

first_imgThe election to select the governance model for Python following the stepping down of Guido van Rossum as the BDFL earlier this year has ended and PEP 8016 was selected as the winner. PEP 8016 is the steering council model that has a focus on providing a minimal and solid foundation for governance decisions. The vote has chosen a governance PEP that will be implemented on the Python project. The winner: PEP 8016 the steering council model Authored by Nathaniel J. Smith, and Donald Stufft, this proposal involves a model for Python governance based on a steering council. The council has vast authority, which they intend to use as rarely as possible, instead, they plan to use this power to establish standard processes. The steering council committee consists of five people. A general philosophy is followed—it’s better to split up large changes into a series of small changes to be reviewed independently. As opposed to trying to do everything in one PEP, the focus is on providing a minimal and solid foundation for future governance decisions. This PEP was accepted on December 17, 2018. Goals of the steering council model The main goals of this proposal are: Sticking to the basics aka ‘be boring’. The authors don’t think Python is a good place to experiment with new and untested governance models. Hence, this proposal sticks to mature, well-known, processes that have been tested previously. A high-level approach where the council does not involve much very common in large successful open source projects. The low-level details are directly derived from Django’s governance. Being simple enough for minimum viable governance. The proposal attempts to slim things down to the minimum required, just enough to make it workable. The trimming includes the council, the core team, and the process for changing documentation. A goal is to ‘be comprehensive’. The things that need to be defined are covered well for future use. Having a clear set of rules will also help minimize confusion. To ‘be flexible and light-weight’. The authors are aware that to find the best processes for working together, it will take time and experimentation. Hence, they keep the document as minimal as possible, for maximal flexibility to adjust things later. The need for heavy-weight processes like whole-project votes is also minimized. The council will work towards maintaining the quality of and stability of the Python language and the CPython interpreter. Make contribution process easy, maintain relations with the core team, establish a decision-making process for PEPs, and so on. They have powers to make decisions on PEPs, enforce project code of conduct, etc. To know more about the election to the committee visit the Python website. Read next NumPy drops Python 2 support. Now you need Python 3.5 or later. NYU and AWS introduce Deep Graph Library (DGL), a python package to build neural network graphs Python 3.7.2rc1 and 3.6.8rc1 releasedlast_img read more