India drop two places to 103 in FIFA rankings

first_imgNew Delhi: The Indian football team slipped two places to 103rd in the FIFA rankings released on Thursday. India lost two matches and drew one in the Intercontinental Cup earlier this month in Ahmedabad. It lost 2-4 to Tajikistan and 2-5 against eventual winners DPR Korea before playing out a 1-1 draw against Syria. India has 1214 ranking points to its kitty, down by five points from the previous chart issued last month. The Indian team now lies at 18th among Asian countries. Iran (23rd) is at the top among Asian countries, followed by Japan (33), Korea (37), Australia (46) and Qatar (62). Also Read – Puducherry on top after 8-wkt win over ChandigarhOverall, Belgium leads the chart, followed by Brazil, France, England and Uruguay. Meanwhile, FIFA Thursday sought an update from the AIFF on the current scenario in India to which the national federation reiterated its stance that it would resolve the impasse surrounding an unified league in a two-three year window. Reacting to a representation made by six I-League clubs — Mohun Bagan, East Bengal, Minerva Punjab, Churchill Brothers, Aizawl FC and Gokulam Kerala — the chief member association officer of FIFA Joyce Cook wanted an update on the present scenario from the AIFF. Also Read – Vijender’s next fight on Nov 22, opponent to be announced later”We would like to obtain an update on the current position of the AIFF as well as any additional information you may be able to provide on the present situation,” Cook wrote in a mail addressed to AIFF general secretary Kushal Das. FIFA also pointed out that its joint report with AFC following an extensive consultation process last year is being discussed now regarding the merger of Indian Super League and the I-League. “The report’s objectives are among others, to provide the AIFF with external expertise and to support your federation and its stakeholders in establishing and implementing a widely-supported, robust medium to long-term strategy,” Cook said. “As you know, the report is therefore a comprehensive review and professional proposal which also contains a series of clear and concrete recommendations for your further consideration,” he added. Later in the day, the AIFF issued a statement without mentioning the FIFA letter. “In the recent days, the AIFF President Mr. Praful Patel in his meeting with the Hero I-League clubs as well as in several recent interviews has broadly taken the same line as was suggested in the above-mentioned report. “Needless to mention that this is precisely the reason that a two-three-year window is required to resolve all contentious issues amicably with all stakeholders,” the AIFF statement read. “The question of Hero Indian Super League not remaining a closed league permanently has been clarified amply enough by the AIFF President, and promotion and relegation eventually would lead to the development of club football in India.” The AIFF said it is committed to engaging with AFC and FIFA as well as all other stakeholders for finding an early resolution to these issues.last_img read more

MPAA chief says Netflix addition makes organization stronger

LAS VEGAS — Motion Picture Association of America Chairman Charles Rivkin says Netflix’s addition to the group makes the entertainment industry stronger.Rivkin’s remarks are a stark contrast to how the streaming giant is usually referenced at CinemaCon, the annual gathering of movie theatre owners and distributors, who generally see the streaming service as a threat to their business model.The MPAA chairman and CEO kicked off CinemaCon Tuesday morning in Las Vegas with his annual state of the industry remarks.Rivkin also touted the record 2018 box office year. The North American box office reached $11.9 billion and the global box office hit $41 billion last year.That growth was helped by an increase in younger and more diverse audiences.Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press

Taxpayers federation says national debt to hit 600B Saturday urges restraint

AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Taxpayers federation says national debt to hit $600B Saturday, urges restraint by The Canadian Press Posted Nov 23, 2012 1:15 pm MDT OTTAWA – The country is about to pass a red-ink milestone that the Canadian Taxpayers Federation says is completely unnecessary.The national debt is set to reach $600 billion just seconds before 11:19 p.m. ET Saturday, says the federation, which has set up a “debt clock” to let everyone view the event online.That works out to nearly $17,200 for each person in the country.It should never have reached that level, said federation director Gregory Thomas, who blamed the Harper government’s economic stimulus and other spending for the historic debt level.The stimulus spending was unnecessary, Thomas told a Friday news conference.“The economy bounced back and … we’re going to be paying those stimulus dollars 20, 30 years from now if we don’t get our act together.”At the current rate, Canada’s national debt is rising by $74.6 million a day, or $863.27 every second.The government says the spending under its so-called economic action plan was necessary to maintain and create jobs during the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.But much of it was wasteful, said Thomas, who took particular aim at the government’s advertising spending.“You can’t sit through a football game without seeing all this propaganda about what a terrific job the government’s doing,” he said.“They’re borrowing money to sell Canadians on themselves.”And the debt will keep climbing as long as the Harper government keeps spending beyond its means, the federation said.The federation did applaud Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s commitment to balance the budget before the next election.Still, Flaherty acknowledged last month that the fallout from the recession will prevent Ottawa from erasing the debt by 2021.The minister said the government continues to search for ways to cut spending as he prepares a 2013 budget.But as with previous budgets, Flaherty has ruled out both tax increases and cuts to provincial transfers. read more

Centerra Gold in talks with Kyrgyz Republic over ownership of Kumtor mine

by The Canadian Press Posted Jun 4, 2013 1:40 pm MDT Centerra Gold in talks with Kyrgyz Republic over ownership of Kumtor mine TORONTO – Centerra Gold Inc. (TSX:CG) says it’s in talks with the government in Kyrgyzstan about a new ownership arrangement for its Kumtor gold mine following violent protests and calls to nationalize the operation.A government company currently owns about one-third of Centerra, the Toronto-based company that operates the mine where protesters blockaded a key access road and cut power last week.Centerra says the two sides are considering a swap to shift ownership of Kumtor from the company to a joint venture with the government.It says the government’s Kyrgyzaltyn JSC would exchange its stake in Centerra for a stake of equivalent value in the new joint venture.Centerra says it expects a “constructive dialogue” but added there’s no assurance that the two sides can reach an agreement.In addition to Kumtor, Centerra owns the Boroo mine and Gatsuurt development property in Mongolia. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

Opinion Difficult draw shouldnt end United States World Cup hopes

United States Men’s National Team defender Clarence Goodson (21) heads the ball away from goal during a World Cup Qualifying match against Mexico Sept. 10 at Crew Stadium. The USMNT won, 2-0.Credit: Shelby Lum / Photo editorFor months, my mind has been singularly focused on this year’s FIFA World Cup. Ever since the calendar turned to 2014 it’s seemed so close, but in truth it’s always been comfortably out of reach. That situation has changed, however, and the world’s greatest sporting event is now right around the corner.The first event announcing that the tournament is imminent – the World Cup herald, if you will – is the naming of the rosters. Competing nations had until Tuesday  to name a provisional squad of 30 players to take to a pre-tournament training camp. Each country has until June 2 to provide FIFA with a final list of 23 players whom it will take to Brazil.Some countries – England, Brazil, Mexico and others – elect to skip the 30-man squad and go straight to the 23. But a majority of the nations still name preliminary squads.One of those countries to name its 30 players this week: the United States.Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann revealed his selection of players on Monday, and while the names didn’t cause shock among the American soccer public, the omission of striker Eddie Johnson did raise a few eyebrows.Johnson scored the winning goal in the U.S.’s 2-0 victory over Mexico on Sept. 10 at Columbus Crew Stadium. Even though his goal effectively clinched World Cup qualification, Johnson’s failure to score in his first eight games of the season with D.C. United is probably the reason Klinsmann decided against selecting him.There’s a very good chance that Columbus will be represented in Brazil with Crew captain Michael Parkhurst included in the preliminary roster. Parkhurst may have been on the outside looking in a year ago, but his performances since then for the national team have been exemplary, and I’d be very surprised if he didn’t wind up with a seat on the plane to South America.Other than that, the squad picks itself – meaning the real test will be seeing who makes the final 23. In my opinion, there are roughly 20 “locks,” while the final three spots will be decided over the coming weeks.The team will gather for the first time on Wednesday at Stanford University. Once there, they’ll participate in a training camp and ultimately compete in three friendlies: against Azerbaijan on May 27 in San Francisco, against Turkey on June 1 in Harrison, N.J., and then with the final roster against Nigeria on June 7 in Jacksonville, Fla.The prize awaiting the players who make the cut? A shot at playing against some of the best players in the world during games against Ghana, Portugal and Germany in the opening round at the World Cup.I’d argue that the U.S. has one of the most talented squads in its history, with an array of talent from the goalkeeping position all the way to the forward line. It may not include a world superstar, but then that isn’t a prerequisite to succeeding in a World Cup – just ask Argentina forward Lionel Messi.The doubters will rightly point to the standard of opposition, a group that deserves it’s moniker as the “group of death.” Germany and Ghana have both overcome the U.S. twice in World Cup play, while Portugal fell to the Americans in 2002 with arguably the most disappointing squad in its history. Thank goodness this year’s World Cup isn’t being played in Panem, because the odds certainly aren’t in the U.S.’s favor.But having said that, I don’t see why many are so quick in writing off the U.S. team’s chances.For starters, having a tough group at the World Cup shouldn’t be a blow to morale. It should be expected. After all, the competition isn’t held in high esteem for nothing. It takes the best teams on the planet and puts them in one place to find an eventual winner.In 2010, it could be argued that the U.S. was handed an “easy” draw against England, Slovenia and Algeria. Even though the Americans navigated that group successfully, it’s not like it came easy. If you’re hoping to face a second-rate, low-quality side at the World Cup, you’ve come to the wrong place.That’s why I think the prospect of facing these talented countries shouldn’t be seen as a doomed exercise. Instead, it should be recognized as a tremendous opportunity to showcase just how far soccer in this country has come since the days when barely any matches were shown on television. The world’s best teams become the world’s best teams because they overcome difficult opposition, and that’s the only way the U.S. is going to move up world soccer’s ladder.The U.S. has never made it out of the group stage in consecutive tournaments, and if that trend continues it won’t necessarily signal a failure, but more of an indication that the national team’s growth still has a long way to go.But if it can reverse that trend, and bury the demons of the past three World Cups against the countries that eliminated them, it will be an epoch-defining achievement.Believing in an outcome like that sounds a lot more fun to me than dismissing the national team’s efforts before they even begin.If you want a place on the bandwagon there’s still time. We’ve got plenty of room. read more

LA Noire to ship on 3 discs for Xbox 360

first_imgLook at most games released on both Xbox 360 and PS3 simultaneously and you’ll have a hard time telling the difference. They will both look great running on a HD display. However, the cracks are starting to show in Microsoft’s decision to stick with an ageing DVD optical drive instead of selecting a higher capacity solution.This is most clear in Rockstar‘s forthcoming game L.A. Noire. The game is huge in terms of scope, and big in terms of detail. What that adds up to is a lot of data that needs to be shipped, way too much data in fact for the Xbox 360 DVD discs even with Microsoft’s gigabyte of extra space they found earlier this year.So while PS3 gamers will be placing a single L.A. Noire 25GB Blu-ray disc into their consoles, 360 gamers will be carrying home a much heavier case containing not one, not two, but three DVDs.The consequences of this are two-fold. On the one hand L.A. Noire will require two disc changes on the Xbox 360 during a full playthrough. Hopefully Team Bondi has managed to include those changes at points where it won’t seem too frustrating.Thankfully, the case-by-case gameplay should make that decision a simple one.The other consequence is that this game is going to cost Microsoft and Rockstar more to release on the format due to the extra discs required and therefore weight of each game. That may seem minor, but scale it up to millions of copies and that becomes a significant additional cost.There is no solution to this for Microsoft with the Xbox 360. It’s too late to adopt a new drive technology and the next console isn’t going to arrive for another couple of years. So this is something developers and gamers will have to get used to. More games for Microsoft’s console are going to require disc changes in order to keep up with PS3’s texture resolutions and as developers build more expansive games.via Kotakulast_img read more

Police search for Hollywood ear bud thief caught on camera

first_imgHOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) – Police are searching for a shoplifter who stole 41 pairs of ear buds and a back pack from an OfficeMax in Hollywood.Surveillance pictures show this man, who’s thought to be in his thirties, last seen wearing camo shorts and a blue shirt.He came into the store along Oakland Boulevard, Monday night, and stole nearly $600 worth of merchandise.If you have any information on this theft, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $3,000 reward.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img

Perfect skin sinus relief and a Roombalike toothbrush 5 wellness devices youll

first_img Sharon Profis/CNET All the gadgets for getting healthy at CES 2019 Neutrogena’s newest product takes custom-formulated skincare and puts it in everyone’s favorite medium, the sheet mask. MaskID, which will be released this year, is a service that sends you sheet masks shaped and formulated specifically for your face. After scanning your face with a phone, Neutrogena will 3D-print, fill and deliver a sheet mask designed just for you. MaskID will be available “later this year” and pricing is TBD. For now, check out Neutrogena’s Light Therapy Acne Mask and Skin360 app.  21 Photos Tags It’s happening: Beauty and wellness are getting a major dose of technology and it’s going to make us all feel a whole lot better. Major companies like Proctor and Gamble, Neutrogena and L’Oreal are investing heavily in the wellness space, returning products driven by artificial intelligence, 3D printing and devices that quite literally go more than skin deep. These devices and formulations promise precise treatment, taking your money further and realizing results a lot faster. Here are five beauty and wellness products I can’t wait to get my hands — er, face — on in 2019.Read more: I got my face scanned for wrinkles, sun damage and acne scars. The results were mind-blowing Angela Lang/CNET Best laptops for college students: We’ve got an affordable laptop for every student. Best live TV streaming services: Ditch your cable company but keep the live channels and DVR. Neutrogena MaskID custom sheet mask Read more on CNET Procter & Gamble’s freckle-erasing makeup wand is pure… 0 PH is the new skin type Neutrogena If, like me, you apply foundation or concealer and skincare products almost daily, Opté could make your morning routine a lot simpler. Opté, a Procter & Gamble brand, promises flawless (literally, no flaws) skin with minimal product and minimal effort. The device, which is a little smaller than a Clarisonic, uses blue light to “scan” your face for imperfections, like age spots, and immediately applies formula to just the small areas that need it. The best part? It actually works. After seeing the device in action at CES, the before-and-afters were astonishing. The finished look is skin that looks natural, makeup-free and spotless. This device was one of CNET’s top 10 products from CES 2019. Pricing and availability is TBA, but Opté is expected to come out in 2019.  Opté Precision Skincare System La Roche-Posay My Skin Track Editor’s note July 3, 2019: This article was originally published in January 2019 and has been updated with new information about product availability. Effort-free flawless skin If you go to the dentist and get nothing but high praise, this isn’t for you. The rest of the population, however, is probably brushing poorly, not brushing long enough or missing areas of their mouth altogether. This product is for those people.The Genius X, a new smart toothbrush from Oral-B, uses artificial intelligence to give you feedback on brushing. It’ll let you know when you apply too much pressure (bad for your gums and enamel) and which teeth you didn’t brush well enough. It’s like a Roomba. For your mouth. The Genius X will be available in September. Until then, check out our Quip toothbrush review. Oral-B Genius X toothbrush Read more: 4 ways to check for skin cancer with your smartphone center_img Most people define their skin as dry, oily or combination, but La Roche-Posay (a L’Oréal company) is trying to change that. Your skin’s pH — how acidic or alkaline it is — might be a better way to identify skincare needs, according to La Roche-Posay. The skincare maker’s new product, My Skin Track pH, is a small patch that measures your skin’s pH, which should be slightly acidic, but can get out of whack due to diet, lifestyle and hormones. The small, fingernail-sized patch connects to an app that, of course, recommends products based on your pH levels. By making data-backed recommendations, My Skin Track could help take the guesswork out of skincare purchases, leading to faster results. Details about pricing and availability have not yet been shared.  For de-clogging your face Read more: The easiest way to protect your skin from the sun is already on your phone See at Neutragena See at La Roche-Posay Sharon Profis/CNET See at Oral-B A Roomba for your mouth Share your voice Now playing: Watch this: ClearUP Sinus Pain Relief Device Post a comment Andrew Hoyle/CNET See at Tivic Let’s get gross for a second. Your sinuses are supposed to produce mucus, but allergies, a cold or other environmental factors can cause them to get clogged, leading to pain. In most cases, people take medication to relieve their sinus pain, but the ClearUP — a new device from Tivik — could help you take less medication. The small, handheld device uses microcurrent technology to identify and declog sinuses, relieving pain almost instantly. The ClearUP is currently FDA-cleared to treat sinus pain associated with allergies, but after trying the product and feeling my sinuses instantly drain, it’s possible the device does a little more than just that. No word on pricing or availability just yet, but you can sign up for updates on Tivic’s website.  Skincare gets customized 1:14 See at Opté CES 2019 Health and Wellness Wellness Personal carelast_img read more

MatSu student selected as youth delegate

first_imgA Matanuska-Susitna Borough high school student has been selected as one of two delegates to the U.S. Senate Youth Program by state Education Commissioner Mike Hanley.Lucas Arthur, a junior at Mat-Su Career & Technical High School, serves as his school’s student body president. He is a two-time state Science Olympiad champion, a state Tsunami Bowl champion, and a National Science Bowl competitor. He is recipient of his school’s Spirit of Youth award, too.Arthur says he’s excited about the trip to the nation’s capitol, and was surprised to receive the honor. Arthur says he’s got his sights set on the stars, as far as career goals go“For me, always the most interesting thing has been astrophysics. So I’d like to pursue a double major in astrophysics and economics and see where that takes me.”Arthur says he benefits from Mat-Su schools in many ways.“In addition to my classes, I am able to take or participation in a number of extracurricular activities, that really, I can put in as much time as I have or as much as I want to, and I can reap the benefits of that time and do as much as I want and continue to learn and make myself competitive. ”He’s got his college sights set on CalTech in Pasadena or Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Ketchikan High School senior Kiera O’Brien will serve as the second delegate. She is her school’s senior class secretary, is the student director of her school pep band, represented Alaska at Girl’s Nation, and coordinates her church’s Operation Christmas Child program.The two delegates will spend a week in March in Washington, D.C., where they will hear policy addresses by senators, cabinet members, and meet a Supreme Court justice. They each will receive a $5,000 scholarship.last_img read more

Senators seethe at IHS blunders

first_imgMichael Weahkee, a Public Health Service offers, is the acting head of the IHS. He was on the hot seat at a Senate hearing Wednesday. (Image from hearing video on Trump proposes to cut the Indian Health Service budget by $300 million, and the head of the IHS had trouble defending that 6 percent cut at a Senate hearing Wednesday. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who chaired the hearing, said the IHS is already failing Native communities in the Lower 48. She wasn’t the only senator outraged by the state of IHS, and it goes well beyond the budget.Michael Weahkee, the acting IHS director, would have had a rough hearing anyway. Chairman Murkowski and other members of the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee have spent years shaping the IHS budget. Some represent large Native populations. They weren’t likely to welcome cuts to drug treatment, mental health services, clinics and hospitals in their states.But just last week, the Wall Street Journal put a spotlight on the agency’s dire faults.Murkowski said she was horrified to read the Journal’s accounts of fatal misdiagnoses, under-treatments, over-treatments and inept staff at IHS facilities in the Great Plains.“Because this is our IHS. These are our facilities that are supposed to care for our first people,” Murkowski said. “And the stories that were detailed were shocking ”(Murkowski said she’s normally laser-focused on home-state issues, but Alaska’s Native health facilities are run by tribes, under contract to the IHS, so their problems aren’t the same.)Sen. Steve Daines, a Montana Republican, suggested changing the name of IHS to “Indian Health Suffering.”“These are real families – single moms, single dads, aunts, uncles, elderly tribal leaders -that are suffering greatly,” Daines said. “It’s a tragedy.”Weahkee acknowledged none of this in his statement at the hearing. He portrayed the proposed cut to his agency as small.“Which will allow us to maintain and address our agency mission to raise the physical, mental, social and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaskan natives to the highest level,” Weakhee said.Murkowski was incredulous.“I know that your job is to defend this budget but I just I just have to say ‘wow,’” Murkowski said. “After listening that, I would think that we don’t have a problem within the IHS system”Several senators were frustrated IHS didn’t provide data on Medicaid reimbursements, the revenue IHS gets when it treats a Medicaid recipient. Murkowski said the information is important, because senators are supposed to vote soon on a health care bill that would cut Medicaid, and they won’t know the effect it would have on IHS.Sen. Jon Tester, D-Montana, was among those who nearly begged Weahkee to advocate for his agency’s needs. Tester sounded calm when he started the questioning, but he noticed a pattern of non-answers.“Were you told not to answer any questions here, by the way?” Tester asked.Weahkee said no.“OK,” Tester said. “Because I think it’s absolutely unbelievable that you can’t separate how much Medicaid has helped you with third-party billing.“Tester spent a long time trying to get the acting director to answer one specific question: “What does this budget do to your ability to hire staff?”“We have a lot of efforts under way,” Weahkee said.Tester calmly persisted: “Is there an increase in dollars for hiring staff or decrease?”“We prioritized maintaining direct-care services,” Weahkee said.Tester asked at least six times and grew furious with the opaque responses.“I’m going to tell you something. Indian Health Service is in a crisis!” Tester said, by then shouting. “And if you have served in Indian Health Service for 10 years and you have answered the questions in Indian Health Service like you have today, it’s no wonder that it’s in crisis! I cannot believe what has transpired in this hearing today! All I want is some damn answers!The White House hasn’t yet nominated anyone head IHS permanently. Health Sec. Tom Price said at his confirmation hearing he was aware of problems at IHS and wanted to fix them.last_img read more

Man Charged in Shooting of Giants Draft Pick and Teammate

first_imgBy The Associated PressAn 18-year-old Kansas man has been charged in the April attack that wounded New York Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine and killed one of his Washburn University teammates, Dwane Simmons.Francisco Alejandro Mendez was charged July 12 with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and five counts of aggravated battery in the April 28 attack, the Shawnee County district attorney’s office said in a news release.This May 2019 photo shows Corey Ballentine of the New York Giants NFL football team. An 18-year-old Kansas man has been charged in the April attack that wounded Ballentine and killed one of his Washburn University teammates, Dwane Simmons. (AP Photo)Mendez is being held on a $1 million bond. His case doesn’t appear yet in online court records, and his attorney, Victoria Chundak-Gallaway, in an unrelated criminal case didn’t immediately reply to a phone message left July 13 at her office.The two Washburn defensive backs were outside of an off-campus house party hours after the Giants selected Ballentine in the sixth round of the draft when someone opened fire from a vehicle, killing Simmons and wounding Ballentine, who has since recovered.Washburn football coach Craig Schurig told the Topeka Capital-Journal that he called Ballentine on July 12 to inform him that Mendez had been charged.“You could tell there was a relief in his voice,” Schurig said. “It just helps — it helps to know that the people responsible are starting to get caught. And this is a big step. It was nice to be able to communicate with him some really good news.”Schurig said he exchanged texts with Dwane Simmons’ father, Navarro Simmons, earlier July 12.“You can’t imagine what the Simmons family is going through, but today is a very good day,” the coach said.Ballentine, who was shot in the rear end, missed the Giants’ rookie minicamp in early May while he recovered. He played in 46 games as a cornerback for Washburn, finishing with 186 tackles, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and five interceptions. In his final season, he won the Cliff Harris Award, which goes to the small college defensive player of the year.last_img read more

Over the past week the Arizona Cardinals have bee

first_imgOver the past week, the Arizona Cardinals have been linked to quarterback Carson Palmer should he be released by the Oakland Raiders.But according to’s senior NFL writer Peter King, Steve Keim and Co. might not wait for the former Pro Bowler to hit the open market.In his weekly Monday Morning Quarterback column, King wrote that Arizona would likely have to give Oakland a fourth or fifth-round pick to complete a deal for Palmer, and that it could happen as early as Monday. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling 0 Comments   Share   Still, King doesn’t seem to think the addition of the former Heisman Trophy winner would do much to improve the Cardinals’ chances of winning the division next season.Does that mean Arizona will contend? I doubt it sincerely. The leaky offensive line must be significantly better to give the immobile Palmer a chance to play well. But of all the quarterbacks on the market or in the 2013 draft, Palmer gives the Cardinals the best chance to be competitive as the fourth-best team in a suddenly very good NFC West.Under his current deal with the Raiders, Palmer is owed $13 million in 2013, however he has previously turned down Oakland’s request to take a paycut. Should a trade between Arizona and Oakland come to fruition, King noted that he doesn’t see a new contract being an issue for Palmer, after all who wouldn’t welcome the chance to throw passes to Larry Fitzgerald for a living? The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Palmer’s numbers (8-16 as a starter, 35 touchdowns and 30 interceptions) with the Raiders over the past two seasons weren’t reflective of the quarterback he was earlier in his career in Cincinnati, but King seems to believe reports of his demise have been greatly exaggerated.Let’s not be delusional about Palmer. You can’t say he’s a premier player anymore, but you also can’t say he can’t play. He threw for 4,018 yards, and his interception percentage (14 picks on 565 attempts, 2.5 percent) was lower than that of Drew Brees and Eli Manning. He wants to play the Arians way. I believe Arians is the best coach in the league for Palmer. I also believe Palmer wouild buy in totally to Arians’ plan, and I hear he’s excited about a chance in Arizona. A move would allow him to stay close to his southern California home, and to play in a system that wouldn’t be a reach for his game. And Palmer would have the kind of reliable deep-threat receiver in Larry Fitzgerald that few quarterbacks have at their disposal.The Cardinals currently have four quarterbacks (Drew Stanton, Brian Hoyer, John Skelton and Ryan Lindley) under contract, but Palmer would certainly fit the kind of big-armed quarterback Bruce Arians wants to run his offensive system.last_img read more

Maria Photiadou dies

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which could destabilise the whole region. fading in the third set when it mattered most. "And now the international community is ignoring us. coaches, Finally, forcing her to avoid the dribble since her antagonist was ready to intercept or tap it.she was required to stand in front of a running train with her hands tied to the sides.companies don’t want to go through ordeal of a regulatory?wasteful subsidies?as if there are any other types What this meansthenat a macro-economic levelis that Indias savings rates arent going to come back in a hurry from 368 per cent of GDP in 2007-08they fell to 316 per cent in 2011-12and primarily because of the sharp fall in public sector savingsfrom 5 per cent in 2007-08 to 17 per cent in 2010-11 (2011-12 numbers are likely to be lower) The losses the oil PSUs have to sustain add up to around 1 per cent of GDPfor instance Sounless this is fixedsavings cant rise and without thatsay goodbye to the 8 per cent growth of the past As for 9 per centgood Afghan poppy is the only solution At a time like thisgetting investors in both Indian and foreign has to be the top-most prioritythough without savings risingthere is a limit to how much investment can rise Yetover the past year or morethe government has systematically gone after so many large projects it isnt funnyranging from Cairn-Vedanta to Qualcomm to Antrix-DevasUTI-TRowePriceand so many more in the case of telcos who paid Rs 68000 crore for 3G spectrumafter having said in writing that intra-circle roaming (Airtels subscribers in Delhi can use Vodafones 3G network in Delhifor instance) was allowedthe government is in the process of levying fines for this If the 2G scam finally looked like it had been laid to rest with the Supreme Court cancelling 122 licencesthe government wants to now ask the Supreme Court ifgoing by the same logic of auctions-are-bestthe government should also cancel licences issued between 2003 and 2008 Montek Singh Ahluwalia has pointed out that this is just creating a crisis for the sake of itsince the Supreme Court has not asked the government to cancel the licences issued between 2003 and 2008but he seems to be fighting a losing battle with the likes of Kapil Sibal If this wasnt bad enoughyou have the retrospective tax amendments of the budget To justify thisthe finance ministry has been trotting out all manner of examples of other countries doing it China was one example till Ajay Bahl of the law firm AZB pointed out that the Chinese retrospective tax amendments cited were about as authentic as the Sino-Ludhiana cuisine that passes for Chinese food in India In January 2008the Chinese brought in a law that said offshore transactions (of the Vodafone type) that involved Chinese assets would be taxed in China In December 2009a circular was issued to say that the January 2008 law needed to be complied with With the law in place from January 2008needless to say no investor felt ambushedas has happened in the case of Indiawith the amendment going all the way back to 1962 With China no longer availablethe finance ministry is now citing UK examples Even if you assume the UK did do retrospective amendmentsand experts argue the example is as specious as the Chinese onehow does it matter India needs investments; the UK may have thought it was doing well enough In any caselets keep in mind thatin 2011-12India gave tax exemptions of Rs 529432 crore (thats around half the total tax collections) foramong other thingsencouraging firms to invest more So its not as ifas is made outIndias tax laws are uniform and tax all transactions routinely What makes this all the more curious is how the finance minister has said investments through P-Notes will not be taxed The government has the right to tax FIIsbut if FIIs are to be taxedwhy say the P-Note portion of FII inflows will not be taxed It doesnt have anything to dodoes itwith the popular belief that P-Notes stand for Politicians-Notes The dust hasnt even settled on the budgetand the PMO/coal ministry go and mess up on Coal India by forcing the PSU to commit to selling coal to power producerseven though it has no hope of producing it Given how Coal Indias production has fallen compared to even the thrice-lowered targetits directors were against thisso a presidential directive has been issued to it As to what it does to the case being fought by The Childrens Initiative (TCI) fund of the UKthe coal minister has said thatin a poor and socialist country like oursTCI should have known no PSU can be run on purely commercial lines Since this probably applies to oil PSUs like ONGCwhich lose a lakh crore rupees each year because of subsidieswhy not just delist the PSUs Otherwise hapless investors buy into them in the belief they will be run along oh my god commercial lines Every possible indicator you can think of is screaming red the fiscal deficit and the current account deficit are back to where they were just before the 1991 crisis when India had to sell its gold andas Crisil has pointed outcorporate default rates have touched a decadal high There are mitigating factors such as higher forex reserves and higher GDP growthbut no crisis repeats itself in exactly the same manner as the last time Can someoneanyonetake chargeor are we going to be on auto-destruct till the next election The writer is opinion editor? India strongly objects to the US request of 19 December 2017.

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