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first_imgThe leading pack in tonight’s Churchill 5K. Pic by Francis Diver.Conor Bradley was the toast of Churchill when he won the local 5K.The City of Derry athlete continued his fine form with another superb time of 15.30 followed by his clubmate JP Williamson close behind in a time of 15.49.Local athletes Ciaran Doherty and Ivan Toner were third and fourth respectively.More than 100 runners tok part in the event. Place Bib Name Sex AG Club Time1 110 Conor Bradley m SM City of Derry 15:302 109 Jp Williamson m SM City of Derry 15:493 160 Ciaran Doherty m sm Letterkenny A.C. 16:104 1 Ivan Toner m SM Letterkenny A.C. 17:125 106 Raymond Birch m SM Letterkenny A.C. 17:58The winner of the Churchill 5K Conor Bradley stops his watch after another superb time. Pic by Francis Diver.6 6 Gerard Mc Granaghan m SM Letterkenny A.C. 17:597 119 Stefan Mc Crossan m JM Letterkenny A.C. 18:128 2 Darren Price m SM Letterkenny A.C. 18:149 20 Peter Melarkey m JM City of Derry 18:2710 46 Karol Mc Ginley m JM Finn Valley A.C. 18:3111 24 Anthony Doherty m M40 Milford A.C. 18:3212 104 Aidan Mc Kenna m M40 Letterkenny A.C. 18:4713 73 Martin Dooley m SM 18:5214 103 Shauna Mc Geehin w SW Letterkenny A.C. 18:5817 58 Ciaran O ‘ Donnell m M40 Letterkenny A.C. 19:0115 76 N.N. 76 19:0116 133 P.j. Hagan m SM Milford A.C. 19:0118 16 Niall Mc Gee m M40 Inishowen A.C. 19:1119 112 James Donaghey m M40 Convoy A.C. 19:2620 57 John Taylor m M50 Convoy A.C. 19:3521 8 Sean Mc Fadden m SM Letterkenny A.C. 19:3922 9 Troy Hegarty m SM Letterkenny A.C. 19:4023 53 Willie Mac Giolla Bhride m SM 19:4724 60 Manus Mc Hugh m SM Dungloe AB7 19:5525 118 Patrick Mc Conigley m JM Milford A.C. 19:5626 143 Desmond Fahy m M40 Orange Grove AC 20:0527 7 Monica Mc Granaghan w sw Letterkenny A.C. 20:0628 138 Joe Drian m M40 North Belfast Harriers 20:0629 33 Kieran Murray m SM Milford A.C. 20:0730 21 Sean Melarkey m JM City of Derry 20:0831 29 Rodney Irwin m M40 20:0932 115 Barry Mackey m m50 Letterkenny A.C. 20:0933 136 Michael J Gallagher m M40 Finn Valley A.C. 20:0934 5 Jane Mc Ginley w sw Letterkenny A.C. 20:1235 159 Paddy Ryan m SM 20:2336 153 Allen Mc Clean m SM 20:5037 40 Martin Mc Glinchey m SM Convoy A.C. 20:5838 113 Ciara Finnegan w JW Letterkenny A.C. 21:0339 13 Andy Leighton m M40 Convoy A.C. 21:0440 75 Curly Coyle m M40 Ramelton 21:1041 108 Conor Faul m JM 21:1942 32 Collette Mc Elwaine w W35 Milford A.C. 21:2143 116 John Hughes m M50 Letterkenny A.C. 21:2544 41 James Mc Laughlin m M50 21:3045 121 Patrick Mc Fadden m SM 21:3046 49 Serena Mc Daid w W35 Letterkenny A.C. 21:3147 111 Shaun Mc Devitt m SM 21:3348 142 Paddy Gildea m SM Convoy A.C. 21:3549 132 Pj Lyons m M40 21:5150 161 Paul Sweeney m M40 Letterkenny A.C. 21:5451 39 Kevin Fisher m SM 21:5852 38 Nakita Burke w SW Letterkenny A.C. 22:0053 70 Donnchadh Parkinson m JM Letterkenny A.C. 22:0154 135 Maeve Callaghan w SW Letterkenny A.C. 22:0655 129 Andy Scanlon m M50 Finn Valley A.C. 22:1456 102 Eilis Mc Clafferty w W35 Letterkenny A.C. 22:2157 125 Sean O’ Leary m M50 Finn Valley A.C. 22:2658 101 Adrian Mc Clafferty m SM 22:3359 48 Marian Kerr m W35 Letterkenny A.C. 22:3560 74 Joe Coyle m SM Ramelton 22:4561 37 Josephine Donaghey w W35 Convoy A.C. 22:4663 126 Mary Hippsley w W45 Finn Valley A.C. 22:4862 146 John Mc Elwaine m SM Lifford AC 22:4864 47 Eugene Mc Ginley m M40 22:4965 152 Noel Mailey m SM Convoy A.C. 22:5566 134 Eugene Mc Ginley m M50 Raphoe Road Runners 23:0267 56 Mark Glenn m SM Convoy A.C. 23:0568 163 Peter Gallagher m M40 23:0769 105 Richard Raymond m M60 Letterkenny A.C. 23:1270 61 Brian Doherty m M40 Swanlings 23:2371 35 Christopher Cuskelly m M40 Lifford AC 23:4272 68 John Craig m M40 Lifford AC 23:4273 145 Don Smith m M50 Convoy A.C. 23:4675 17 Sean Mc Devitt m M40 23:5174 18 Imelda Gallagher w W45 Glenties 23:5176 72 Frank Mc Gettigan m M50 23:5477 67 Niall Mc Glinchey m M40 Convoy A.C. 24:0778 120 Niamh Mc Daid w SW Letterkenny A.C. 24:0779 25 Fiona Grier w W35 Milford A.C. 24:1680 156 Liam Mc Laughlin m M50 Rathmullan 24:1981 157 Nancy Mc Namee w W45 Finn Valley A.C. 24:2382 31 Kieran Kelly m M40 Finn Valley A.C. 24:2783 117 Agnes Ryan w W35 Milford A.C. 24:2884 19 Mary Gallagher w W45 Glenties 24:3185 44 Sean Quinn m SM 24:3986 45 Brian Gallagher m M60 24:4687 151 Jonathon Wilson m SM Swanlings 24:4688 65 Amanda Mc Nulty w W35 24/7 24:5289 138 Joe Drain m m40 North Belfast Harriers 24:5490 139 Siobhan Drain w W45 North Belfast Harriers 24:5691 140 Sean Mc Ginley m JM 25:0592 4 Matthew Price w JW Letterkenny A.C. 25:1693 131 Declan Duffy m SM 25:1994 130 Seamus Mc Ateer m SM Strabane 25:2295 62 Sarah Doherty w SW Convoy A.C. 25:2996 63 Mary Doherty w SW Convoy A.C. 25:2997 141 John Mc Ginley m M60 25:4998 144 Iseult Fahy w JW Orange Grove AC 25:5199 26 Bridgeen Doherty w W35 Run for Fun LK 25:57100 137 Mary Martin w w55 Finn Valley A.C. 26:14101 30 Frank Mc Taggart m M40 26:27102 59 Peter Mc Lean m M50 26:37103 15 Ruairi Mc Fadden m JM Letterkenny A.C. 26:58104 11 Gerry Burke m M50 26:59105 10 Iris Wasson w SW 27:03106 54 John Crawford m 27:05107 147 Stella Mc Cole w W35 27:06108 52 Liam Haughey m M50 27:11109 64 Oisin Boyce m JM 27:14110 79 Denise Anderson w SW 27:15111 123 Fidelma Mullaney w W35 Run for Fun LK 27:15112 27 Mary Hegarty Brogan w W35 Run for Fun LK 27:35113 14 Amanda Mc Grath w w35 Letterkenny A.C. 27:41114 66 Niamh Mc Glinchey w SW Convoy A.C. 27:42115 77 Jean Mc Glinchey w W45 28:08116 23 Bernie O’ Donnell w w35 Milford A.C. 28:13117 36 Alisha Cuskelly w JW Lifford AC 28:15118 34 Olivia Cuskelly w SW Lifford AC 28:17119 82 Evelyn Mc Bride w SW 28:25120 51 Roisin Kenny w SW 28:52121 127 Sarah Gillen w SW Convoy A.C. 29:19122 50 N.N. 50 29:24123 28 Jenny Irwin w W35 29:36124 55 Anthony Gildea m M40 29:48125 128 Roisin Brogan w SW Convoy A.C. 29:56126 155 Norman Irwin m M40 30:28127 162 N.N. 162 30:45128 3 Emma Price m JM Letterkenny A.C. 30:57129 164 Max Gallagher m JM 30:57130 71 Christopher Diver m JM Glenswilly 31:38131 69 Annette Darvy w W45 32:32132 80 N.N. 80 32:35133 158 Desmond Brownlie m M60 Lagan Valley AC 32:39134 124 Elina Mg w SW Run for Fun LK 33:06135 148 Brona Duddy w W45 34:07136 122 Fidelma Mc Brearty w SW Run for Fun LK 34:31137 107 Caoimhe Gallagher w JW 34:33138 150 Aoine Duddy w JW 34:33139 149 Caitriona Duddy w JW 34:34140 165 Seamus Mc Ginty m M60 36:55141 22 Kathy Wilkin w JW 37:24BRADLEY WINS CHURCHILL 5K – WHERE DID YOU COME? was last modified: July 18th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Churchill 5klast_img read more

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first_imgSAN JOSE — Both Joe Pavelski and Joonas Donskoi will be out of the lineup Friday when the Sharks open their second round playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche at SAP Center, coach Pete DeBoer said.Pavelski, who hasn’t missed a playoff game since his rookie season in 2007, suffered a head injury in the third period of Game 7. He did not practice Thursday or take part in the Sharks’ morning skate Friday.Donskoi, who missed Game 7, did skate Friday morning but remains unavailable. …last_img

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first_img 2. Deep ImpactI want to live in a world where Morgan Freeman is president and Frodo rides a motorcycle, even if that world does have to get hit by a comet.   9. After Effects City Destruction TutorialFrom Video CopilotAfter Effects wizard Andrew Kramer created this helpful video tutorial that explains how to composite destruction effects into live-action footage.   4. The Day After TomorrowRoland Emmerich loves to destroy the world. In The Day After Tomorrow, Emmerich forces Dennis Quaid and Jake Gyllenhaal to face every single dangerous weather phenomenon that’s ever existed — ice, floods, tornados — pretty much all at once.  3. The Day AfterThe Cold War was a simpler time. Before global warming, terrorist attacks, and zombie plagues, all we had to worry about was good ol’ fashioned nuclear annihilation. The made-for-TV classic The Day After was so effective in its depiction of nuclear war that it famously depressed Ronald Reagan and made him rethink nuclear proliferation. He wrote about it in his diary! 6. Tornado VFX – After Effects FumeFX – BreakdownFrom Martin Mirol’aAbout creating this effect, Mirol’a said, “small tornado i created in 3Ds Max 2011 and FumeFX. Compositing in After Effects CS5.5 with some footage from Action Essentials 2 and my own stock footage.”  7. KnowingIn this 2009 crypto-techno-supernatural thriller, Alex Proyas directed Nicolas Cage in a plot about time capsules and past and future natural disasters and then some aliens show up… Admittedly, I’m a little unclear on the specifics. But Knowing does have a couple of fantastic scenes of large-scale destruction!center_img Here are a few more clip collections that we’ve rounded up in the recent past:Look Away! Practical Horror Effects in Classic FilmsRoundup: The Quirky Themes of Wes AndersonThe Old School Practical Effects of the Star Wars UniverseWhat’s your favorite end-of-the-world movie? Hasn’t the Statue of Liberty been through enough? Let’s talk about it in the comments below! 5. TwisterSpeaking of tornados, even though the destruction in Twister is a little less widespread, the film still helped usher in the golden age of big screen disaster flicks – Also known as the 90s. San Andreas proves that the blockbuster tradition of urban destruction is alive and well. Check out these classic scenes from big-budget disaster movies!It’s the summer blockbuster season, and that can only mean one thing: At least one major metropolitan area is going to end up in rubble before autumn arrives. This year’s bringer of big city disaster is San Andreas and the film’s release spells bad news for the California coast. Of course, as most of the clips below will show, the folks of the Golden State have dealt with this kind of thing before.Since we all know that nobody is watching these movies for the rich character development, we’ve just singled out “the good parts” for your enjoyment. And if you’ve ever wanted to create your own apocalypse from the comfort of your home, we’ve thrown in some appropriate video tutorials that will allow you to do just that.1. ArmageddonThough some would argue that the biggest disaster in Armageddon is the “animal cracker scene” between Liv Tyler and Ben Affleck, there are still plenty of other big booms to found in the 1998 megahit.  8. 2012Major Tough Guy Action Star John Cusack (?) must dodge volcanos, earthquakes, flooding and more in a movie that found Roland Emmerich trying to top his greatest competitor in the end-of-the-world business: Roland Emmerich.last_img read more

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first_imgConsidering the threats coming from China and also, considering the killings of jawans on Pakistani border, India needs, a full time Defence Minister, said Congress Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik in a letter e-mailed by him to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Mr. Naik’s strongly-worded letter, which was released here on Saturday, further said to the Prime Minister, “And your focus in celebrating GST tax regime and fool the people just as the government did during demonetization, will not help the nation.”“Chinese threat is looming on Indo – China border, Indians have been denied permission to visit Kailash Mansarovar and, dangerous construction activities are going on Indo-China border. Chinese are reminding us of 1962 war in order to focus on the alleged failure of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s policies, just as BJP leaders are doing in India,” Mr. Naik’s letter said and added, “Unfortunately, BJP leaders in India and Chinese, appear to be on same page”.Absence of a full time Defence Minister, with one bureaucrat, Mr. Ajit Doval, running the Defence Ministry, has further encouraged the Chinese to believe that India cannot do anything beyond empty rhetoric, Mr Naik says.Mr. Naik, in his letter also blamed former Defence Minister and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar for his public statements over Defence and appealed to the Prime Minister to refrain his former Defence Minister from playing into the hands of the enemy by making statements in Goa such as, “Defence Ministry was in shambles before I took over”. “Situation , on both China and Pakistan borders, is going to worsen further if we do not have a full-fledged Defence Minister as, in case of any further encroachments on China border or increase in killings of our army jawans at the hands of Pakistanis, the present Defence Minister will have an easy excuse that he was extremely busy managing GST tax regime, but, nation will, undoubtedly suffer,” Mr Naik warned.last_img read more

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first_imgThe Supreme Court’s decision to postpone hearing in the Ayodhya title suit case on Monday resulted in the Sangh Parivar and its affiliates demanding that the Union government bring in an ordinance for the construction of a Ram Mandir on the disputed site. Right-wing groups indicated that they would intensify their movement for the temple, triggering speculation if the issue would dominate discourse in the build-up to the Lok Sabha election.The Opposition parties, while reposing faith in the court, targeted the BJP for “attempting to politicise the issue”.Vishwa Hindu Parishad working president Alok Kumar said the adjournment fortified its stand that the solution to the “Ram Janmabhoomi issue is not eternally waiting for the hearings of the appeals pending now for several years”.The VHP will intensify its campaign for the enactment of a law in the winter session of Parliament, Mr. Kumar said.Arun Kumar, RSS prachar pramukh, said that if the SC could not immediately decide the case, the Centre should bring a law to “remove the obstacles and hand over the Ram janambhoomi to Shri Ramjanambhoomi Nyas.” “We have supported all the decisions of Pujay Sant and Dharam Sansad regarding the movement for construction of the temple and will do so in future,” said Mr. Arun Kumar.Union Minister Giriraj Singh said, “The patience of Hindus is coming to an end. I do not know what will happen if they lose patience.”AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi dared the Modi government to bring in an ordinance, even as he lashed out at the BJP-RSS for politicising the issue and speaking in different voices.“Why don’t they bring it? Let them do it.Every time they are threatening that they will bring an ordinance.You are in power, I challenge you to do it,” said Mr. Owaisi.The Hyderabad MP also poked fun at Mr. Giriraj Singh’s remark, saying the Modi government should appoint him attorney-general. “The nation cannot be run on the whims and and desires of an individual or religion. It is run by the Indian constitution,” he said. Congress leader P. Chidambaram accused the BJP of raking up the issue before every election to try and ‘polarise views’ on the Ram Mandir. “This is a familiar story. The Congress party’s position is that the matter is in the SC, everyone should wait until the SV decides questions before the SC. I don’t think we should jump the gun,” said Mr. Chidambaram.Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav also walked the middle-path and said that his party and the people had full faith in the SC. “People honour the decision of the SC. And those don’t follow the SC, they don’t believe in democracy,” said Mr. Yadav.Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said a lot of people wanted an early hearing. He also said the BJP also did not link the Ram Mandir issue to politics.UP deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya said the SC decision did not send a good message.Zafaryab Jilani, member of the AIMPLB, said the SC decision was an “eye-opener” to those who think they can influence the court decision.last_img read more

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first_imgMumbai, Aug 25 (PTI) A nation-wide inter-schools table tennis team event is to be conducted on August 29, the birthday of hockey wizard Dhyan Chand which is celebrated as the national sports day, across 27 states. Depending on the number of entries, the event would be carried on for two more days to identify the particular states schools champions, it was announced today by former national champion Kamlesh Mehta, director of 11Even Sports which is organising the event under auspices of the respective state bodies and the Table Tennis Federation of India. The winning inter-school champion of each state would progress to the national inter-state finals, set to be organised between December 9-11 at a venue to be finalised by the middle of next month. “In all probability Indore would play host to the event,” said Mehta who explained that while the north eastern states of Nagaland, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura will not be represented in this unique venture, Kerala and Meghalaya would conduct it at a later date. “The idea is to do it every year. We will be supplying balls, T-shirts etcetera,” said three-time Olympian Mehta at the Khar Gymkhana, venue for the event in Maharashtra. “Our aim is to provide school children the opportunity to play table tennis at a competitive level. We also want to spread awareness of the game among school children and provide a platform for young champions,” said the eight-time national mens singles champion. “11Even Sports and TTFI are working towards encouraging and supporting all state associations and to make table tennis the most played sport in schools,” the 56-year-old former national coach said. Events would be held for senior boys and girls and junior boys and girls but restricted to those students currently in the VIII, IX and X standards, according to Mehta. All the teams who qualify for the inter-state schools nationals would be provided with accommodation, food and local travel for the entire duration of stage 2 of the event. PTI SSR GK SSC SSC SDMadvertisementlast_img read more

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first_imgSharing a case study at Apollo, Vohra says, “Social mediaSharing a case study at Apollo, Vohra says, “Social media is also triggering relationship breakdown in many cases. A 17- year-old girl came to us after she was harassed by her ex- boyfriend over Facebook. So much so that the girls family had to file a police complaint against the boy, who has become obsessed with her.”He says besides triggering anxiety, depression and self- destructing tendencies, social media platforms have also led to people suffering from “body dysmorphic disorder”.”So we had a 21-year-old girl who was brought to us, who insisted that her nose was imperfect and tried rhinoplasty despite the fact it was alright. Constant bombardment of images on social media, peer pressure and selfie-culture has engendered this narcissistic behaviour that borders on psychological disorders,” Vohra says.Ganga Ram Hospitals Kumar says she gets “cases where young people especially adolescents come to me complaining they have suicidal tendencies and ask what they should do. After going through their history, one realises that many of them had some sort of harassment or bullying on social media.”A 24-year-old Delhi-based professional, who did not wish to be identified, says, “There is this culture of unwanted tagging with nasty posts on Facebook and trolling on Twitter that the social media culture has spawned. I myself have been its victim, so I know.”Though I think social media is a tool to network and be in touch with people who are far off, but excessive use of it is affecting people in a bad way.”advertisementVohra says “social media also has become a platform for catharsis for the youth.”It is an open and free forum, and many of them see this virtual place where they can let out their pent-up emotions or rent anger. Many also post suicide notes on Facebook before claiming their lives, so, it has both pros and cons. And one has to use it judiciously.”Sagar at AIIMS says, the only way forward is to educate the youth when they are in school. “Just like we do it for cigarettes and alcohol use, I think there should be an education and counselling programme in schools for social media too. Since, we are living in a digital era, we cannot say we should divorce ourselves from social media, but we can learn to adapt it the right way.”The World Mental Health Day theme by the UN this year is –Dignity in Mental Health — Psychological & Mental Health First Aid for All.”Social media has taken over real socialisation. Playgrounds are shrinking and children are more into internet gaming then outdoor sports which is a cause of concern… Majority of mental health patients dont seek treatment, just about 10-15 per cent do. That is mostly because of the stigma attached to it,” Sagar says. PTI KND ZMN RCJlast_img read more

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Saina Nehwal stayed in hunt for a fourth title at Syed Modi International World Tour Super 300 while Sameer Verma also stayed in course for title defence in Lucknow on Friday.Sameer, along with title defence, is also looking to qualify for the BWF World Tour Finals in Guangzhou in December.Apart from Saina and Sameer, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa entered the mixed doubles semi-finals. The two also partnered Chirag Shetty and N Sikki Reddy in men’s doubles and women’s doubles, respectively, to enter the last four.Sameer, who won the Swiss Open and Hyderabad Open this year, eked out a 21-18, 16-21, 21-11 win over China’s Zhou Zeqi and will square off against Indonesian Chico Aura Dwi Wardoyo in the men’s singles semi-final. Sameer Verma has won two titles on the BWF World Tour so far this season. (@BAI_Media Photo)Saina, who claimed a second gold at Commonwealth Games and an Asian Games bronze this season, beat former national champion Rituparna Das 21-19, 21-14 to set up a meeting with Indonesia’s Ruselli Hartawan.In men’s doubles, Satwik and Chirag defeated Chinese combination of Ou Xuanyi and Ren Xiangyu 15-21, 21-19, 21-17 to set up a semi-final clash with London Olympics silver medallists Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen of Denmark.Also read – Chirag Shetty credits doubles coach Tan Kim Her for change in mindsetThe Indian duo has lost four times to the celebrated Danish pair in close matches.Satwik also paired up with Ashwini to outclass Indonesia’s Ronald and Annisa Saufika 20-22, 21-17, 21-11 in the mixed doubles quarter-finals. The duo will face Chinese pair Ou Xuanyi and Feng Xueying next.advertisement Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa will be playing two matches each on Saturday. (Reuters Photo)Ashwini also combined with her women’s doubles partner Sikki to prevail 19-21, 21-8, 21-18 over Indonesia’s Tania Oktaviani Kusumah and Vania Arianti Sukoco. The duo will square off against Russian pair of Ekaterina Bolotova and Alina Davletova.However, there was disappointment in store in men’s singles as former two-time champion Parupalli Kashyap and 2017 Singapore Open champion B Sai Praneeth bowed out after suffering contrasting defeats.Kashyap went down 16-21, 19-21 to eighth seeded Thai Sitthikom Thammasin, while Praneeth’s fight ended with a 10-21, 21-19, 14-21 loss to sixth seed Lu Guangzu of China in another quarter-final. Parupalli Kashyap lost in three games in the quarter-final at Syed Modi International. (@parupallikashyap Photo)Young Sai Uttejitha Rao Chukka also showed the stomach to fight as she went down 9-21, 21-19, 12-21 to former Olympic champion Li Xuerui of China in a thrilling contest.Among other Indians, Kuhoo Garg and Ningshi Block Hazarika lost 6-21, 14-21 to fifth seeded Russian pair of Ekaterina and Alina, while B Sumeeth Reddy and Pooja Dandu suffered a narrow 18-21, 21-16, 19-21 loss to fourth seeded Indonesian pair of Rinov Rivaldy and Pitha Haningtyas Mentari.(With PTI inputs)Also watch – read more

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first_imgThe term “backpack” has its origin in U.S. dating back to 1910, but you might remember using one in college, high school or before. But today, backpacks are a go to staple for so many men.  Whether you’re headed to the work, gym, a day out and about, on the open road or weekend away, a backpack comes in all shapes, sizes, colors, materials and functions. Which bag fits your needs and personality?J. Press York StreetTrimmed with leather and antiqued brass buckles closures, this durable and stylish bag is made of washed cotton canvas.  It features a very useful interior pocket with the same antiqued brass buckle closure.  Pops of color, from bags to ball caps, Finally, Spring is here!Herschel Supply Co.First generation scouting bags were the design inspiration for the Survey backpack.  The modern interpretation of this “rucksack” remains true to its heritage roots, yet still embracing today’s functional needs. With two padded straps, this bag can fit far more than one would imagine.  It is fully lined with their signature coated cotton-poly fabric, and an inside sleeve pocket and magnetic closures.CoachThe Thompson Leather Sling Pack is inspired by the well traveled street in SoHo.  Minimalist and modern, this one-shoulder sling style is created to be lightweight, sporty and compact. It is the perfect size for your wallet, mobile device, and/or iPad Mini.  This might be ‘the’ bag for the guy on the go !Graf & LantzThe combination of east and west and ancient and modern are the basis and influences for their collection.  When asked about their new backpack, designer Holger Graef answered:“In regards to inspiration and design concept, it’s rather simple, light and bright.  Naturally we wanted to do a backpack in felt.  When we looked at the market we noted that although there are some out there in felt, for the most part they are in dark earth tones and consequently they have a kind heavy look. We decided that the novelty of our design should rest on the materials and in the colors so we kept the design and silhouette very basic and very familiar. In other words, we wanted people to think they knew what they we looking at regarding the shape then let the difference of the colors, texture and lightness surprise them.”BoblbeeAn excellent backpack that stands up to the highest demands for back protectors and gives all the benefits of a versatile backpack. The aerodynamic dome gives extra water protection, and helps airflow,and was specifically developed with motorcycle riders in mind. Oru’s Origami-Inspired Inlet Kayak Will Be the World’s Most Portable Watercraft Editors’ Recommendations 8 Sling Bags That Are More Than Just Man Bags 12 Best Travel Backpacks to Take With You on the Road 9 Best Backpacking Tents for Your Next Adventure, from Budget to Ultralight Backpacking Checklist: 10 Essentials to Bring on Every Adventure last_img read more

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first_img Reacting to the news, Prime Minister Andrew Holness expressed sadness and condolences to the Government and people of Japan. The Government of Jamaica has expressed regret at the death of hundreds of persons due to widespread floods and landslides in Japan. “The Government and people of Jamaica extend sincere condolences to the Government and people of Japan following widespread floods and landslides which have led to the tragic loss of so many lives, the dislocation of thousands of persons and severe damage to property.” Story Highlights The Government of Jamaica has expressed regret at the death of hundreds of persons due to widespread floods and landslides in Japan.Reacting to the news, Prime Minister Andrew Holness expressed sadness and condolences to the Government and people of Japan.In a note to the Government of Japan, the Prime Minister said:“The Government and people of Jamaica extend sincere condolences to the Government and people of Japan following widespread floods and landslides which have led to the tragic loss of so many lives, the dislocation of thousands of persons and severe damage to property.”The Prime Minister reiterated the need for greater collaboration in combatting climate change and its effects.“Extreme weather events and catastrophic natural hazards of this nature remind us of the need to strengthen our collaborative efforts to combat climate change and its impact. We are confident that the people of Japan will respond with resilience and a sense of community,” said Prime Minister Holness.In the meantime, Prime Minister Holness wished the nation a speedy a recovery.“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time, as you engage in the various activities related to assisting the injured and to restoring normalcy. Please accept, Excellency, our best wishes in your on-going efforts at recovery and restoration,” expressed Prime Minister Holness.last_img read more

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