Previewing: Oklahoma State-Kansas State

first_imgOklahoma State will undoubtedly face their biggest test this weekend as the Kansas State Wildcats come to town.What to expect from KSULike the Cowboys, K-State has yet to lose a game, playing a similarly weak schedule. The Wildcats opened up with a shutout against an FCS opponent (South Dakota), cruised past UTSA and needed three overtimes to sneak past Louisiana Tech at home two weeks ago.The Wildcats struggled to defend the pass in that game, letting former Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel carve them up for 312 yards. Bill Snyder’s team showed a weakness for the first time all season after cruising past two lowly opponents. The season got off to a rough start for K-State as starting quarterback Jesse Ertz was lost for the season only two plays in.Joe Hubener has stepped in admirably, throwing for four TDs and no interceptions. Hubener isn’t as mobile as you expect from a quarterback in a Bill Snyder offense, but he’s still a pretty decent runner. For injury purposes (that is, lack of depth), they haven’t let him run as much as normal. The 6-foot-5 junior has only rushed for 105 yards in three games.Kansas State’s passing offense is somewhat limited with Hubener, featuring a lot of balls thrown less than 15 yards. The Wildcats no longer have an elite-level receiver like Tyler Lockett who can stretch defenses. The best thing they have has been Kody Cook who leads the team with 148 yards and two touchdowns. Justin Silmon is averaging 5.8 yards per carry, but like the rest of the Wildcats offense he’s nothing flashy. Mason Rudolph’s turnovers accounted for 14 points being scored by Texas last weekend, but the defense only gave up 13. K- State does not have the type of offense that can put up 50+ points like some Big 12 teams are capable of. I’d be surprised if the defense allows more than 20 points. They should cook up a few more TOs, too.“We say in the locker room that we not only need to keep getting turnovers and continue to do that, but also start scoring off of them,” said DT Vincent Taylor this week. “I think we need to keep doing what we’re doing each week and start getting points.”What about OSUNow to the million dollar question: How will golden-boy Mason Rudolph rebound from his first rough game?Rudolph threw two ugly interceptions against Texas and another clumsy fumble resulting in two defensive touchdowns. Turnovers cannot continue to be a trend if the Cowboys want to improve on last year’s 4-5 conference record.Rudolph will be challenged against a defense that has not given up very many points. However, even against two small schools in the first two weeks, K-State has let each of its three opponents complete at least 60 percent of its passes. The Wildcats also have not yet intercepted a pass in the 2015 season.With Rennie Childs likely out and Chris Carson also banged up, the starting running back duties could be Jeff Carr’s. The freshman has shown good quickness and the ability to catch passes out of the backfield on occasion.However, K-State has been incredibly stout against the run this season, allowing only 2.37 yards per carry. The Cowboys are only averaging 4.12 yards per carry with Childs and Carson, without them could be even worse with some legitimate questions about the offensive line having not been answered yet.How will the game be decided?The strength of K-State this season has been solid run defense and the ability to control the ball on offense. It may take more than on offense for KSU to win this game. Hubener has a strong arm, but he has yet to show it. If he can finally start to stretch the field then K-State has a chance, but a conservative offense will not go into Boone Pickens and win.I think it will be very obvious that OSU will be one-dimensional on Saturday, but Rudolph does have a chance to expose the weakest unit on the field for the Wildcats. If Yurcich’s play-calling gets predictable and KSU can stuff the running game it could be a long one, but I don’t anticipate for struggles for QB1. Ultimately, I don’t see the Cowboys losing this game at home. The Wildcats don’t have an offense that can put up enough on points on Glenn Spencer’s unit, period. That should be the deciding factor in a low-scoring win for the Cowboys. If you’re looking for the comments section, it has moved to our forum, The Chamber. You can go there to comment and holler about these articles, specifically in these threads. You can register for a free account right here and will need one to comment.If you’re wondering why we decided to do this, we wrote about that here. Thank you and cheers!last_img read more

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9 months agoJuventus lodge new appeal for 2005/06 Serie A title removed from Inter Milan

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Juventus lodge new appeal for 2005/06 Serie A title removed from Inter Milanby Carlos Volcano9 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveJuventus have lodged a new appeal to have the 2005/06 Serie A title removed from Inter Milan.During the Calciopoli scandal of 2006, Juve had two Scudetti revoked – the 2004/05 title went unassigned, while the 2005/06 title was handed to third-place Inter.This was due to AC Milan, who had finished second, also being docked points in the trial, along with Lazio, Fiorentina, Reggina and Arezzo.Juventus have had several appeals rejected to have the titles returned, or at least the later trophy taken away from Inter.On Saturday, Juve formally lodged another appeal with the Collegio di Garanzia dello Sport tribunal. last_img read more

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9 months agoMan City boss Guardiola tells cheeky Ederson: Don’t change!

first_imgMan City boss Guardiola tells cheeky Ederson: Don’t change!by Paul Vegas9 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveManchester City boss Pep Guardiola was happy with a cheeky piece of play from Ederson during victory over Wolves.The Brazilian registered a clean sheet against Wolves during City’s 3-0 win at the Etihad, but it was a moment in the second half which grabbed the attention of the crowd…Ederson journeyed into midfield just minutes before full-time, passing a number of times coolly and calmly as ever.Speaking after the clash, Pep said: “I’m so pleased because he lives high on the pitch and defends with our back four.”(Adama) Traore is one of fastest payers I’ve ever seen in my life so handle the risk is not easy, our build-up was better and it is what it is.”We love Ederson the way he is!” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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21 hours agoLiverpool make January transfer window call

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Liverpool make January transfer window callby Paul Vegas21 hours agoSend to a friendShare the loveLiverpool expect to have a quiet January transfer window.The Reds have enjoyed a flying start to the new Premier League season, currently sitting six points clear of Manchester City having won eight of their nine matches so far.Liverpool are also on course to make the knockout stages of the Champions League having breezed past Genk with a 4-1 win on Wednesday night.With Jurgen Klopp’s side flying high, the Liverpool Echo says it’s unlikely the Merseyside giants will splash the cash when the transfer window reopens in the New Year.It’s claimed that it will take a ‘huge unforeseen struggle’ for Klopp to delve into the market. last_img read more

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Resource firm planning new NB wells if Tories lift fracking moratorium

first_imgFREDERICTON — A major player in natural gas development in New Brunswick is making plans for new wells if the province’s new Tory government follows through on a pledge to lift a moratorium on fracking.Corridor Resources currently has 32 producing wells in the Sussex area and operates a 50 kilometre pipeline, a gathering system comprising 15 kilometres of pipe, and a natural gas processing facility.The company wants to expand but the previous Liberal government imposed a moratorium in 2014 that prohibits hydraulic fracturing — a process that involves pumping water and chemicals at high pressure to fracture shale rock and release gas.The new Tory government has proposed lifting the moratorium in specific areas, like the Sussex region, if there is public support.In a corporate presentation the company says, if the moratorium is lifted, they would drill five vertical evaluation wells, complete three existing wells, identify “sweet spots,” and drill a second round of up to five horizontal wells.The company says with the impending end of Nova Scotia’s offshore production, natural gas will have to come from outside the Maritimes if the New Brunswick deposit is not further developed.The Canadian Presslast_img read more

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Grande Prairie RCMP Crime Reduction efforts result in arrests

first_imgCharged was 38-year-old Patrick Edens of Red Deer with traffic Safety Act offences as well as a total of 11 Criminal Code offences. Edens appeared in court on September 9.Also charged was a female youth with possession of a controlled substance. The female youth appeared in September 16. GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. – On September 5, at approximately 8:00 p.m., while conducting patrols, the Grande Prairie Crime Reduction Unit located a vehicle with a stolen licence plate.According to RCMP, The CRU unit conducted a traffic stop and as a result of an investigation the driver and one passenger were arrested.During the stop, police seized a small amount of methamphetamine, a loaded restricted firearm with a tampered serial number, $300.00 in counterfeit currency, two cans of bear spray, a machete, two throwing knives and an imitation firearm.last_img read more

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Michigan falls to Louisville in title game

Buckeye fans won’t have to worry about their archrival celebrating a national championship in basketball this season. The Michigan Wolverines fell Monday night to the Louisville Cardinals, 82-76, in the national championship game. Louisville became the eighth school to win three, or more, national championships and coach Rick Pitino becomes the first coach in history to win a national title at two different schools. In a fast-paced game that saw a combined 158 points, the game came down to the fight in the paint. Louisville’s sophomore forward Chane Behanan made a big impact during the second half, with 12 rebounds that eventually wore down a perimeter oriented Wolverine team. Coming into the game, it was thought that standout freshman forward Mitch McGary would handle the inside for Michigan. However, it was the Cardinals who played with an increased physicality, including eight rebounds and three blocks from junior center Gorgui Dieng. It can also be said that the game was won by the Cardinals well before the second half as they withstood an Wolverine run from an unlikely source. Freshman point guard Spike Albrecht averages 1.8 points per game and saw sporadic playing time during the tournament, but the young guard exploded with a bevy of threes and dropped 17 points in his first 16 minutes of play to give Michigan a 12-point lead at 33-21. With 11:09 to play in the first half, Michigan sophomore guard Trey Burke was hit with his second foul. Michigan coach John Beilein made a crucial decision to sit his star point-guard for the remainder of the first half. The Cardinals capitalized on Burke’s absence by turning up the pressure and going on a run of their own. Louisville junior guard Luke Hancock hit four 3-pointers down the stretch of the first half to whittle the Michigan lead down to one. Louisville carried the momentum through the second half to bring the national title back to the Bluegrass State for a second consecutive season after Kentucky won the national championship last season. The Wolverines were not able to bring the Big Ten a national championship on a year where the conference was considered by many to be the strongest in college basketball. Some Buckeye fans reluctantly pulled for the Wolverines in a display of conference pride, but the Cardinals were just too tough and experienced for their opponents. Hancock was named Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four after two breakout performances. The transfer from George Mason dropped 20 much needed points in the national semifinal against Wichita State, before adding another 22 off the bench in Monday’s title game. read more

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Unsworth pleased with Everton performance

first_imgEverton U-23s manager David Unsworth has revealed his delight after an inexperienced U-23 team battled Brighton & Hove Albion U-23 team to a draw.The Toffees U-23 team played out an eventful 2-2 draw with the young Brighton team in the Premier League International cup opener.Unsworth promoted several players from the Everton U-18s team and they stood toe-to-toe with the high-flying young seagulls who are top of the Premier League 2 table.A penalty from Bassala Sambou gave Everton the lead before two quickfire goals from Ben Barclay and James Tilley turned the game in favour of Brighton.A goal from Ellis Simms who was promoted from the U-18s to the U-23s gave Unsworth’s team a well-deserved point and the manager revealed his delight at his team’s performance.I’m really proud of the players, although when you get in that position, you want to win the game,” he said, according to the club’s official website.Everton still keen on signing Juve’s Moise Kean Obinna Echi – July 28, 2019 Everton are still pushing for the signature of Juventus striker Moise Kean despite the Italian champions insisting they’d only sanction the deal with a…“Brighton played their strongest team tonight, while we gave a chance to some of the players that haven’t been playing.”“We also gave some of the Under-18s who have been playing well the opportunity to step up and produce a performance and they certainly did that.”“I’m delighted for Ellis Simms. He’s a great lad and he’s done a great job tonight. We wanted to give him an opportunity, he has been scoring a lot of goals last season and certainly this season.”“He does the hardest thing in the game, which is putting the ball in the back of the net. Kyle John had half a game and was very good – unfortunately he got a little injury – and Ryan Astley was absolutely magnificent at centre-back. Anthony Gordon did well, too.”“There were so many positives to take.”last_img read more

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How Denis Suarez deal impacted Sven Mislintat exit – Sheth

first_imgEnglish side Arsenal are reportedly trying to speed up the transfer of Denis Suarez from Barcelona before the transfer window shuts, following the departure of Sven Mislintat.Mislintat is set to leave the club in February after he announced earlier in the week that he is exiting his role as the head of recruitment at the Gunners.“Totally involuntary!” Modric claims Suarez stamp an accident Andrew Smyth – August 18, 2019 The sent-off Luka Modric insists his stamp on Denis Suarez was an “accidental action” after becoming the first victim of La Liga’s new rules.The position is expected to be changed into a “director of football role or a technical director” role.The changes will be overseen by Arsenal’s director of football Raul Sanllehi and their chief executive Vinai Venkatesham, claims Dharmesh Sheth – host of Transfer Talk podcast.“I spoke about the restructure with Sanllehi and Venkatesham taking on the lead roles. “It seems the structure will take on what is described as a director of football role or a technical director,” Sheth was quoted by  Express. Sheth claims a factor in Mislintat leaving Arsenal was because he wasn’t being considered for the new position.last_img read more

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Hojbjerg speechless after Southampton defeat

first_imgThe Saints were defeated 2-1 by Cardiff City in the English Premier League, leaving them in the bottom three of the table.Southampton FC couldn’t defeat Cardiff City, and just two minutes after tying the match, they ended up losing 2-1 after Kenneth Zohore scored the winning goal for the Bluebirds in the last play of the game.After this result, Southampton is now in 18th place of the table, out of 20 teams, with only 24 points after 26 matches.They have won only five times, drawing nine, and losing 12 matches.And for Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, this defeated left him “speechless.”“I’m speechless. I don’t quite know the words to put in,” he told the club’s official website.“The only thing I can say that makes sense right now is that we, as a group, as a team and as a club, need these days to get together and analyze our small mistakes and details.”“Then we’re going to improve, do better, work harder and come back as a stronger side,” he added.Harry Maguire, Manchester UnitedLiverpool legend Nicol slams Harry Maguire’s Man United form Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Steve Nicol believes Harry Maguire has made some “horrendous mistakes” recently, and has failed to find his best form since joining Manchester United.“They (the coaches) prepared everything for us, we just had to put it into play. We did all right and in some parts of the game we created what we had to.”“You have to give credit to Cardiff for keeping believing because in this case, you have to believe until the end,” he continued.“We’re going to work on what we have to work on and come back stronger – that’s what this club is about, that’s what the players are about and that’s what the coaches are about.”“We have a big potential, but we still have to put it into excellence. This is what we will work on,” the footballer concluded.Skipper Pierre-Emile Højbjerg says #SaintsFC must bounce back stronger after a painful #PL defeat to #CardiffCity:— Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) February 9, 2019last_img read more

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Bahamas DPM responds to Opposition statement on Moodys review

first_img#MagneticMediaNews#TurnquestRespondsToCoopersMoodyComments Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppcenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppBahamas, July 13th 2017: Sheer amazement and disappointment, is how DPM and Finance Minister Peter Turnquest is describing the latest comments from the PLP camp on the Moody’s review. Turnquest in responding to the comments called it “the wrong statements at the wrong time”, and says there is a growth strategy in place, contrary to what the Exuma MP is saying. Chester Cooper released a statement on Tuesday, offering an olive branch to work with the current administration in bringing down debt levels, while offering words of advice on how to handle the current fiscal situation.Turnquest immediately discredited Cooper’s words, saying “these words have no place in the current debate on the Country’s fiscal challenges”. He went on to say it was no secret to both credit rating agencies, Standard and Poor’s and Moody’s, that the economy had been driven to the ground by the previous administration. The finance minister adds his administration was elected on a promise of transparency, and had a duty to come clean and not mislead the country, while undertaking the daunting task of putting in place the necessary reforms to stabilize public finances. Casting blame on the previous administration, Turnquest says “had they been more transparent, more honest and more responsible, the country would not have been facing these challenges”.last_img read more

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Governor Walker Talks Optimism In State Of The State Address

first_imgOne of the Governor’s other key priorities this year is to permanently change the way work is done in the Capitol by enacting his proposed budgetary reforms and transparency measures – including his legislation that would enact pay freezes if they ever push the state to the brink of a government shutdown again. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Governor Bill Walker, gave his fourth State of the State Address, on Thursday evening. During the address Governor Walker called on lawmakers to enable Alaska to control its own destiny by resolving our fiscal challenges during the legislative session that is now currently under way. Walker: “We make nothing on oil discovered but left in the ground. Access and production are key. We are now working to develop toll roads so exploration can take place 12 months a year rather than just in the winter months.” This year, the state saw the highest dollar bids on North Slope lease sales in over 20 years. Governor Walker also highlighted some highlights for the upcoming year including the AK LNG project. The State leads the project for the first time, and the Joint Development Agreement – signed with the presidents of the U.S. and China at the table – puts the project the closest to reality it’s ever been. Governor Walker: “Even with the challenges ahead, I remain the eternal optimist, and there is good reason for optimism. We have all the tools to control our own destiny and build a safer, smarter, stronger Alaska.” According to Walker one key primary focus of the legislature this year is to provide the infrastructure to develop our resources. “This is the customary role of government.” Governor Walker: “Passing a budget on time is not complicated. Other states do it on time. So can we.” Story as aired: Audio PlayerJennifer-on-State-of-the-state.mp3VmJennifer-on-State-of-the-state.mp300:00RPdlast_img read more

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RBI Freezes Salaries Cuts 7 Percent of Workforce

first_imgReed Business Information today said that it has reduced its overall workforce by 7 percent in association with the company-wide reorganization it announced last week. In addition, the publisher has instituted a hiring and salary freeze for 2009.The layoffs and salary freeze are “in response to the impact tough economic conditions,” a spokesperson wrote in an e-mail to FOLIO:. “If the financial outlook materially improves in subsequent quarters, the company will revisit its decision.”According to the New York Times, one of those laid off is Publishers Weekly editor-in-chief Sara Nelson. The RBI spokesperson declined to comment on specific layoffs.Last week, RBI reorganized into market-focused groups: business media, entertainment, construction and BuyerZone, a lead generation business. The reorganization, RBI said, was a result of Chicago division president Jeff Greisch’s announcement that he is leaving the company at the end of the first quarter. A company spokesperson declined to discuss layoffs at the time of the announcement.last_img read more

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Google plagued by data and privacy issues still rakes it in

first_img Privacy Google Apple Alphabet Inc. Google has also been the target of intense scrutiny in Washington, DC. Several prominent Republicans, including President Trump, have accused Google of an anticonservative bias. In August, Trump tweeted that Google’s search results are “rigged,” saying the company is “suppressing voices of Conservatives.” In December, when Pichai faced the then-GOP controlled House of Representatives, he fielded questions from angry Republican lawmakers about what they considered liberal leanings by  Google’s workforce. And last week, the search giant felt the wrath of Apple. Google misused an App Store program to distribute an app called Screenwise Meter to consumers. The app, first released in 2012, invited users outside the company to earn gift cards in exchange for letting Google monitor and analyze their data. (Facebook was doing something similar with an app called Facebook Research.)After the news coverage, Google shut down the app for iOS devices on its own, but Apple still punished Google by blocking its ability to distribute internal apps. The outage only lasted a few hours, but underscored the tremendous power Apple has over Google. The YouTube factorOn Monday, Pichai also indicated that YouTube, which Google owns, had a strong quarter. The company, however, doesn’t break out YouTube’s revenue. “In the long run, I think for me, YouTube is a place where we see users not only come for entertainment,” Pichai said on the call. “They come to find information. They’re coming to learn about things. They’re coming to discover, to research.”That isn’t surprising. YouTube is the world’s largest video site, with more than 1 billion visitors a month. But it also underscores the need for Google to invest in security and safety, and fight abuse and disinformation. The site is still reeling from coordinated campaigns that used it to try to influence the 2016 election, as well as problems with extremist and objectionable content. Pichai was also asked by an analyst if he’s reconsidered the 30 percent cut that Google takes from software developers when they distribute their apps on the company’s Play store. Pichai said the cut is an industry standard (Apple takes the same percentage on its iOS App Store), and noted that there are infrastructure and engagement benefits to being on the Play store. “So I think we’ll continue down that path, but obviously, always adapt to where the market is,” Pichai said. First published Feb. 4 at 1:08 p.m. PT.Update, 3:34 p.m. PT: Adds information from Alphabet’s conference call. Apple’s clash with Facebook and Google: Here’s what you need to know.The Smartest Stuff: Innovators are thinking up new ways to make you, and the things around you, smarter. Google employees protest tech giant’s handling of sexual… Aug 31 • iPhone XR vs. iPhone 8 Plus: Which iPhone should you buy? reading • Google, plagued by data and privacy issues, still rakes it in • Comments Tags Now playing: Watch this: Share your voice Tech Industry Aug 31 • Your phone screen is gross. Here’s how to clean it See All Apple 2 Aug 31 • Best places to sell your used electronics in 2019 Google headquarters in Mountain View, California Stephen Shankland/CNET Google’s list of problems is no joke: Its own workers have publicly risen up against the company in protest over sexual assault allegations and its work with the military. CEO Sundar Pichai was dragged in front of Congress in December to answer for privacy and censorship scandals. And just last week, the search giant angered Apple for violating the terms of its App Store while distributing a market research app. One thing is still golden for Google, though: It’s making a ton of money. In the last three months of the year, Google’s parent, Alphabet, tallied $39.27 billion in sales, beating analyst estimates of $38.94 billion, the company said Monday. Earnings per share were $12.77. Analysts on average had expected $10.82 per share, according to Thomson Reuters.”More than 20 years in, there is still tremendous opportunity for Google to help people save time, learn new things, grow their businesses and build stronger communities,” Pichai said during a conference call with analysts on Monday. Traffic acquisition costs, or the fees the company pays to partners to make sure its search results are seen, rose to $7.4 billion from $6.4 billion over the same period last year. That came to 23 percent of Google’s total advertising sales. The company also said it’s spending more money on its “other bets,” which include projects like Waymo’s self-driving cars and Verily’s medical technology. The operating loss for those initiatives was $1.3 billion in the fourth quarter, up from $784 million the year before. Shares fell about 3 percent in after-hours trading on those higher expenses.Facing controversies  The just-ended quarter capped off arguably the toughest year of Google’s existence. In November, Google workers made history when more than 20,000 employees and contractors from cities around the world walked out of their offices to protest the company’s handling of sexual assault accusations against top executives. The walkout marked the peak in a year of protests by Google employees, who spoke out against the company’s work with the Pentagon and Google’s plans for a search project called Dragonfly in China. 1:45 Sep 1 • iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5 and more: The final rumorslast_img read more

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Gold smuggling Customs GST officials arrested in Bengaluru

first_imgFor representational purposesReuters/Leonhard FoegeThree central government officials and a Bengaluru-based businessman have been charged by the Central Bureau of Investigation for illegally smuggling gold. The accused include a GST official named Rajnish Kumar Saroh and two customs officials – Shiva Kumar Meena and Sudarshan Kumar. The businessman was identified as NT Jamsheer, who owns Bestway Supermarket.They have been booked under section 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code. If they are found guilty, they could face seven-year jail time. An additional charge was also filed under various sections of Prevention of Corruption Act.They had procured gold from western Asia and smuggled it through the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru, reports The Times of India. The report also states that they had been managing the racket for over a year.The cover of the four men was blown when customs officials at KIA stopped six international smugglers carrying 11 kilograms of gold worth Rs 3.7 crore. The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, through questioning the smugglers, discovered that they were just carriers and had to give the gold to the receivers in India.How did the men commit the crime?The gold was smuggled into India by carriers in paste form under their belts. The operation was going on from August 2017 to August 2018.Jamsheer, who was said to operate the racket, had contacts of carriers in Dubai. He chose the carriers in such a way that no one suspected anything amiss. The details procured by Jamsheer from the carriers were sent to Saroh, who in turn sent them to Shiva Kumar Meena and Sudharashan Kumar, who were posted as customs officers at KIA.Meena and Kumar would then check the list and the smugglers’ credentials to make sure that there was nothing in there which would arouse any suspicion, states TOI. The smugglers would then pass through customs and give the material to the receivers in pre-planned areas outside the airport.Jamsheer paid Rs 75,000 to Saroh to make sure that the smugglers faced no hassle while travelling. Saroh, in turn, paid Meena and Kumar Rs 25,000 each for their role.last_img read more

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Medical students block DhakaMymensingh highway

first_imgStudents of Tairunnessa Memorial Medical College block Dhaka- Mymensingh highway on Saturday. Photo: UNBStudents of Tairunnessa Memorial Medical College blocked Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Gazipur on Saturday morning protesting at the death of a physician in a road crash on Thursday, reports UNB.Salehuddin Ahmed, assistant superintendent of Gazipur district Traffic police, said that doctor Shammir Shakir Prokash was killed after being hit by a BRTC bus in KuniaTargach area on Thursday evening.The students of the medical college put up barricade in front of the college around 9:00am to meet their three-point demand including punishment of the driver, halting vehicular movement on the highway.Following the assurance of police, they withdrew their blockade around 10:15am.last_img

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A Fifth Boy Is Reportedly Rescued From Thai Cave After Being Trapped

first_img Share Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty ImagesPolice and military personnel use umbrellas to cover a stretcher as it is carried to a helicopter from an ambulance at a military airport in Chiang Rai, Thailand, on Monday, as rescue operations continue for those still trapped inside the cave in Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in the Mae Sai district.Emergency crews in Thailand have reportedly brought another member of a soccer team to safety, weeks after 12 boys and their coach were trapped in a flooded cave network. The Associated Press reports an ambulance was seen leaving the area on Monday.The apparent rescue comes one day after the first four members of the team were saved, in a complicated and hours-long process that includes the use of multiple divers and a system of air tanks stashed along the escape route.The boys, ranging in age from 11-16, have been trapped in the cave system since June 23, after heavy rains flooded the network. Authorities say they want to get them out now, with the threat of more rain looming.“All conditions are still as good as they were yesterday,” Chiang Rai acting Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn said, as relayed by the AP. “The boys’ strength, the plan — today we are ready like before. And we will do it faster because we are afraid of the rain.”A deluge could overwhelm efforts to lower water levels in the caves – more than 32 million gallons of water were pumped out after the boys were found last Monday.Giving an update on the four boys who were pulled from the cave on Sunday, Narongsak said, “This morning they said they were hungry and wanted to eat khao pad grapao” — a popular Thai rice dish of meat stir-fried with basil and chili peppers.Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.last_img read more

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These MultiFlavored Potato Chips Arent Really RainbowColored

first_imgStay on target Looking at this colorful, rainbow bag of chips, you’d think the delicious potato snacks inside would be red, orange, yellow, blue, etc. in keeping with the theme of the bag. But alas that isn’t the case. These chips, native to discount Don Quijote stores in Japan, are only rainbow-colored on the outside. But that doesn’t keep them from being interesting and awesome on the inside, right?Don Quijote has had a special partnership with Japan’s biggest potato chip company, Calbee, ever since five years ago in 2013. The store has sold lots of different limited edition snacks like Butter shrimp crackers, Shrimp with Rich Mayonnaise chips, and Scallops with Soy Sauce. These Rainbow Potato Chips are the latest flavor, with a gorgeous bag and colorful advertisement, but plain-looking chips underneath it all.Luckily, the chips taste anything but plain, with a special broth with seven different ingredients, including shrimp, clams, oysters, scallops, shiitake mushrooms, kelp, and bonito. The “rainbow” of different colors gives the chips their unique flavor, so if you’re curious, that’s where the color part plays into things. According to Don Quijote and Calbee, it’s a flavor that “everyone” can enjoy, but personally I think it sounds pretty disgusting and fishy.AdChoices广告But you might not! I’m a bigger fan of the bag than I would be of the actual chips, but maybe that’s just how most people would be. I would have preferred a bunch of colorful chips like that strange Heinz ketchup that launched in colors like purple, blue, and green a while back. It tasted like ketchup (a little bit off, to be fair) but it was a lot more fun because it was colorful. That’s probably how these chips are, right? You have to get them only in Japan, or be lucky enough to nab them on eBay. Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.center_img How AMC’s ‘The Terror’ Uses American History to Delive…33 Killed in Suspected Arson Attack on Kyoto Animation Studio in Japan last_img read more

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BJP booth level leader shot dead in West Bengal

first_imgBurdwan(WB): A BJP booth level leader was shot dead and a party worker seriously injured when unidentified miscreants attacked them in West Bengal’s Paschim Burdwan district, police said Monday. The BJP booth level president, Sandip Ghosh and party worker, Jaidip Banerjee, were returning home after attending a meeting when they were attacked by the miscreants at Malandighi Saraswatigunj area of the district on Sunday night, they said. Banerjee has been admitted to a private hospital in Durgapur, they said. Bijay Ghosh, the father of the deceased, said his son had told him that he was going to attend a picnic. The BJP alleged that Ghosh was killed by TMC goons. Denying the allegations, a Trinammol Congress district leader said that BJP’s internal party rivalry was responsible for Ghosh’s death.last_img read more

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