Canadian woman killed in deadly Jordan attacks

(Courtesy Google Maps) (Courtesy Google Maps)A Canadian woman was one of ten people killed when a gunman ambushed Jordanian police in a series of attacks on Sunday.Canada’s global affairs spokesman, John Babcock, told The Associated Press the woman killed was Linda Vatcher, 62. Babcock said her son Chris was also injured.Two local civilians and seven police officers were also killed and at least 34 people were injured in one of the bloodiest attacks in Jordan in recent years.After the attacks, the Canadian embassy in Amman tweeted a warning to Canadians, saying “we advise against all travel to #Karak city until further notice due to security incident, be safe!”Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion expressed his condolences to the families of those killed and called the attacks “heinous.”1/2 Our thoughts+deepest sympathies w/ family+friends of Canadian victim + to all those affected by heinous attack in #Jordan today.— Stéphane Dion (@MinCanadaFA) December 18, 2016 2/2 Our embassy in #Amman providing consular assistance to Canadians affected during difficult time + is in contact w/ local authorities.— Stéphane Dion (@MinCanadaFA) December 18, 2016 read more

UN Special Adviser on Genocide Prevention visits Rwanda

Juan E. Mendez was appointed two years ago to provide early-warnings to the Secretary-General and the Security Council about potential situations that could develop into genocide, and to make recommendations to the Council about how the UN can prevent these events.His appointment made good on Mr. Annan’s pledge to designate an official to help prevent genocide from ever happening again, made around the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the Rwandan massacres, which targeted ethnic Tutus and Hutu moderates.Meanwhile, a new investment guide for Rwanda, introduced Wednesday in Geneva by UNCTAD, said there are plenty of business opportunities in the country for foreign investors that are obscured by lingering associations of the violence a dozen years ago.The guide, produced in conjunction with the International Chamber of Commerce, said the country suffered from a “misleading image as unsafe place,” when in fact crimes rates – and corruption – are low.The UNCTAD investment guide said Rwanda presented untapped opportunities in agricultural production, importation and that there is a “large upside” to the beginnings of a revived tourism industry, with the country’s “unique mountain gorillas” as a potential attraction.The government, which has adopted business-friendly policies, is focused on attracting investors in information and communication technologies, which could locate in a TechnoPark, being set up near the capital, Kigali. The report acknowledged though that the supply and dependability of electricity remains a problem. read more

DuPont post strong 4Q profit though strong dollar cuts into sales big

FILE – This Jan. 23, 2012, file photo, shows the Dupont logo on sheets of Tyvek insulation covering the outside wall of a home under construction in Springfield, Ill. DuPont Co. reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File) AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email DuPont post strong 4Q profit though strong dollar cuts into sales; big share buyback plan by Randall Chase, The Associated Press Posted Jan 27, 2015 4:41 am MDT DOVER, Del. – Changes to DuPont’s portfolio and improved productivity boosted fourth-quarter earnings and helped to offset the negative impact of a stronger dollar.The company, based in Wilmington, Delaware, boosted its estimated costs savings from operational redesigns by $300 million, to at least $1.3 billion by 2017DuPont also plans to return most if not all of an estimated $4 billion in dividend proceeds to shareholders from the spinoff of its performance chemicals unit into a separate company called Chemours. It will do that, it said, through a share repurchase program.The company has been under pressure from activist investor Nelson Peltz to reward investors.“In 2015, we remain focused on generating superior returns for our shareholders, including through return of capital from the expected Chemours dividend, while positioning DuPont for our next stage of growth,” said CEO Ellen Kullman.For the quarter, the company reported net income of $683 million, or 74 cents per share, up from $185 million, or 20 cents per share, for the fourth quarter of 2013. The latest results included a one-time, pretax restructuring charge of $299 million, which was partially offset by a one-time gain of $240 million on the sale of copper fungicides and land management businesses within DuPont’s agriculture unit. The company also reported a one-time gain of $210 million from insurance recoveries involving customer claims related to the use of its discontinued Imprelis herbicide.Adjusted earnings for the quarter were 71 cents per share, up from 59 cents and meeting the consensus estimate of Wall Street analysts surveyed by FactSet.Sales for the quarter totalled $7.4 billion, down from $7.75 billion for the final quarter of 2013. Analysts expected revenue of $7.8 billion.Sales were down across all of DuPont’s business segments, mostly due to portfolio changes and negative currency effects, but volumes were up in all regions except Latin America and in all business units with the exception of electronics and communications.For the full year, DuPont earned $3.6 billion, or $3.92 per share on sales of $34.7 billion, down from $4.8 billion, or $5.19 per share on sales of 35.7 billion. The company attributed the 3 per cent decline in sales to weak agricultural markets, portfolio changes and negative currency impacts.Operating earnings for the year increased from $3.88 per share to $4.01 a share, meeting analyst estimates. read more

The Latest Pennsylvania health company restoring network

The Latest: Pennsylvania health company restoring network NEW YORK, N.Y. – The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times EDT):6:20 p.m.A Pennsylvania health care system says it is taking steps to restore its computer network after being hit by a ransomware attack that was carried out globally.Heritage Valley Health System says the attack Tuesday affected its two hospitals west of Pittsburgh as well as satellite operations.Patients reported on social media that some surgeries had to be rescheduled. A hospital spokeswoman would say only that operational changes had to be made.A Wellsville, Ohio, woman was at one of Heritage Valley’s hospitals to have her gallbladder removed when she heard a voice over a loudspeaker directing staff to come to a command centre.Brenda Pisarsky told The Associated Press she noticed computer monitors were off and saw nurses scurrying around with stacks of paperwork.She says she had already been prepped for surgery so doctors were able to go through with her operation. But she said she was told some other patients’ procedures had to be rescheduled.___5:15 p.m.A series of tweets issued by Ukraine’s cyberpolice unit says the ransomware that has caused global havoc may have first spread through a rogue update to a piece of Ukrainian accounting software called MEDoc.Several vendors — including Kaspersky Lab and Cisco — have already identified MEDoc as a likely vector for the initial infections. Ukraine’s cyberpolice said Tuesday that the rogue update occurred around 10:30 a.m. local time, seeding the infection to an undisclosed number of organizations across the country. Then, just as a few dropped matches can feed a forest fire, the ransomware spread rapidly from there.In a lengthy statement posted to Facebook, MEDoc acknowledged having been hacked but said it was not responsible for having seeded the rogue program.Ukraine’s cyberpolice unit acknowledged the company’s statement but stood by its analysis. It stressed that it was not attributing blame to the company.___4:45 p.m.The German company whose email service was used to help co-ordinate payments linked to the latest surge of ransom software says it pulled the plug on the account before news of the outbreak became widely known.In a blog post, the Posteo service said it blocked the email address “immediately” after learning that it was being used as a point of contact for the ransomware’s presumed creators. The post said the block happened around midday in Germany, well before reports began circulating about problems linked to its spread.While the block prevented the hackers behind the ransomware release from capitalizing on the explosive infection rate, it may also strand victims with no obvious way of retrieving files scrambled by the rogue program.Posteo, based in Berlin, did not return an email seeking further comment.___4:30 p.m.How the ransomware was first spread isn’t known for sure, but several experts singled out Ukrainian accounting software called MEDoc, which in a brief message posted to its website acknowledged having been hacked.In a lengthier statement posted to Facebook, however, the company said that it was not responsible for having seeded the rogue program.“We can say that the MEDoc system cannot infect your computer with viruses when it updates,” the company said.___3 p.m.The head of a top Ukranian cybersecurity firm says it’s too early to say if his country was singled out as the prime target but that its institutions, long a target of Russian hackers, may have been compromised through attrition.Victor Zhora, CEO of Infosafe IT in Kyiv, says he believes the ransomware, which attacks Microsoft operating systems from Windows XP to Windows 10, was previously seeded and time-activated.“It seems the virus is spreading all over Europe and I’m afraid it can harm the whole world,” he said. Zhora’s firm did triage on a well-co-ordinated attack blamed on pro-Russian hackers that tried to thwart the country’s May 2014 election.Zhora said the current ransomware, which propagates across networks, demands $300 in Bitcoin. He says it’s too early for official confirmation of the targets in Ukraine but local media are reporting ATMs and some gasoline distribution to filling stations have been affected.Cyberattacks blamed on pro-Russia hackers have twice taken down sizeable portions of Ukraine’s power grid.___2:30 p.m.Security experts say Tuesday’s cyberattack shares something in common with last month’s WannaCry attack: Both spread by using digital break-in tools purportedly created by the U.S. National Security Agency and recently leaked to the web.Security vendors Bitdefender Labs and Kaspersky Labs say the NSA exploit, known as EternalBlue, is allowing the malware to spread inside an organization’s network. Other than that, the latest malware is different from WannaCry.Organizations should be protected if they had installed a fix that Microsoft issued in March.But Chris Wysopal, chief technology officer at the security firm Veracode, says that’s only the case if 100 per cent of computers were patched. He says that if one computer gets infected, the new malware has a backup mechanism to spread to patched computers within the network as well.Wysopal says the attack seems to be hitting large industrial companies that “typically have a hard time patching all of their machines because so many systems simply cannot have down time.”Organizations hit include the Russian oil company Rosneft and the Danish oil and shipping company AP Moller-Maersk.___2:15 p.m.A hospital and health care system based in western Pennsylvania says it is dealing with a widespread cyberattack.A spokeswoman for Heritage Valley Health System says the attack Tuesday is affecting the organization’s entire health system and employees are working to ensure safe patient care continues.Heritage Valley is a $480 million network that provides care for residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties, in Pennsylvania; parts of eastern Ohio; and the panhandle of West Virginia.It wasn’t immediately clear if the cyberattack was related to the outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software that appears to be causing mass disruption across Europe Tuesday.Also affected is New Jersey-based Merck, the second-largest drugmaker in the United States with extensive operations in the Philadelphia area.Merck confirmed its computer network was “compromised” as part of the global attack.___Previously datelined Kyiv, Ukraine (all times local)7:10 p.m.The second-largest drugmaker in the United States is confirming it’s been affected by a cyberattack.In a message sent using its verified Twitter account, Merck confirmed Tuesday that its computer network was “compromised” as part of a global attack.Officials said the Kenilworth, New Jersey-based company was investigating the incident but provided no further details.Merck has global locations including in Ukraine, where a new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software causing mass disruption across Europe appeared to be hitting especially hard.Company and government officials reported serious intrusions at the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices, where one senior official posted a photo of a darkened computer screen and the words, “the whole network is down.”Dutch-based transport company TNT Express, which was taken over last year by FedEx, also said Tuesday that it is suffering computer disruptions. Spokesman Cyrille Gibot says that “like many other companies and institutions around the world, we are experiencing interference with some of our systems within the TNT network. We are assessing the situation and are implementing remediation steps as quickly as possible and we regret any inconvenience to our customers.” He declined further comment.___5:45 p.m.Ukraine’s prime minister says that a cyberattack affecting his country is “unprecedented,” but “vital systems haven’t been affected.”A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard.Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman also said on Facebook that “our IT experts are doing their job and protecting critical infrastructure … The attack will be repelled and the perpetrators will be tracked down.”Company and government officials reported serious intrusions at the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices, where one senior official posted a photo of a darkened computer screen and the words, “the whole network is down.” Russia’s Rosneft oil company also reported falling victim to hacking, as did Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk.___4:35 p.m.Hackers have caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard.Company and government officials reported major disruption to the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices. Russia’s Rosneft energy company also reported falling victim to hacking, as did shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk, which said every branch of its business was affected.Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko on Tuesday posted a picture of a darkened computer screen to Twitter, saying that the computer system at the government’s headquarters has been shut down.There’s very little information about who might be behind the disruption, but technology experts who examined screenshots circulating on social media said it bears the hallmarks of ransomware, the name given to programs that hold data hostage by scrambling it until a payment is made. by The Associated Press Posted Jun 27, 2017 2:53 pm MDT Last Updated Jun 27, 2017 at 4:40 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

Vive Kielce wrote a history in Blaugrana – 2828

The Polish champion, Vive Targi Kielce, draw with the best handball team ever, F.C Barcelona – 28:28 (12:15) in famous “Blaugrana” and that is considering as the best achievement in the history of rising Polish handball giant.  Boys of Bogdan Wenta showed a class performance against TOP opponent and also a fact that they can play also very good at away matches.With this point, Kielce’s aim to find their place in TOP 16 phase is much more realistic. Decisive game will be against Celje Pivovarna Laško in “Zlatorog”.28 – BARCELONA (15+13); Sjostrand; Rocas (1), Igropulo (6), Oneto (-), Sarmiento (2), Iker Romero (9, 3p.), Ugalde (2), Jernemyr (-), Sorhaindo (1), Noddesbo (2), Raúl Entrerríos (1), Nagy (-), Víctor Tomás (1) y Juanín (3).28 – TARGI KIELCE (12+16); Cleverly (Kotlinski, p.s); Dzomba (2), Zoltak (1), Grabarczyk (-), Knudsen (5), Podsiadlo (1), Nat (1), Stojkovic (4), Rosinski (3), Zaremba (6), Juricek (3), Jachlewski (1) y Kuchczynski (1).Rhein Neckar Lowen – THW Kiel 30:30Celje Pivovarna Laško – Chambery 35:27Standing:1. Kiel 6 – 102. Rhein Neckar Löwen 6-83. Chambery 6-64. Barcelona 6-65. Celje PL 6-46. Kielce 6-2 ← Previous Story Celje Pivovarna Laško has the best official website on the Balkan Next Story → Hospital at Baltic Sea – THW Kiel in trouble read more

The brains trust

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram A chance meeting between two Greek Australian professors spawned not only a breakthrough in the way autism is diagnosed but a realisation that two brains are better than one. Professor Stan Skafidas and Professor Christos Pantelis have combined their knowledge to enable them to uncover new discoveries that required novel ways to look at the problem. By joining Professor Skafidas’ understanding of neural engineering with Professor Pantelis’ psychiatric expertise, these medical minds – along with their teams – have the capacity to unlock many secrets of the brain. “I think the coming together of expertise from two centres with different areas of expertise is a fabulous way forward,” explains Professor Pantelis. As it stands, medical research is usually conducted in a vacuum of independent discipline. Both professors champion this new style of research. “Working together in this way hasn’t happened very much until now, but I think it has to be the way forward if we are going to understand a complex structure like the brain. When expertise from many disciplines comes together in this way, we can see the problem in new ways and this can lead to new findings,” said Professor Skafidas. “By working together, they have identified an early genetic test to predict a child’s risk of autism. This is the first known blood test of its kind to indicate whether or not a child is likely to develop autism. This way, doctors can detect those at increased risk for autism and potentially start treatments earlier. But the professors are keen to point out that the test is not diagnostic; rather, it gives clinicians an index of level of risk for autism and therefore has to be used in conjunction with traditional diagnostic measures. The test came about organically as the professors were focused on first understanding the genetic causes of autism. “We know that autism can affect a number of members of one family. We also know that in identical twins there is a very high likelihood that both will have the disorder if one is affected. This tells us that genes are important, but we also know that one gene isn’t enough to cause autism.” The professors decided to embark on a study to examine how lots of genes came together to cause autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Together, they examined the genes of over 8,000 people, including those with ASD, their relatives and others not affected, to see if they could correctly identify who had the disorder based on their genetics. And they succeeded. “Most people have been looking at these disorders with the idea to find the ‘magic’ gene that explains this disorder but what’s unique with what we’ve been doing is saying well we know that these groups of genes are important for a particular function and let’s test them as a group in order to try and understand which functions are actually potentially contributing to the disorder,” Professor Skafidas told Neos Kosmos. Using data from 2,599 individuals with ASD and 2,587 of their relatives from Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) and Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) as well as 2,930 unaffected individuals from the Wellcome Trust Birth Cohort, the researchers identified 237 genetic markers (SNPs) in 146 genes and related cellular pathways that either contribute to or protect an individual from developing ASD. The discovery of the combination of contributing and protective gene markers and their interaction helped to develop a very promising predictive ASD test as the test is based on measuring both the risk and protective genetic markers of ASD. As the risk markers increase the score on the genetic test also increased, while the protective markers decrease the score, therefore, the higher the overall score the higher the risk of ASD. “[The test] gives us a measure of the level of risk, and that I think will be helpful to clinicians when they are assessing young people,” Professor Pantelis points out while emphasizing that this test assesses the risk for ASD and it is not a diagnostic test. The exciting aspect for the professors is the ability to link the two disciplines to uncover more research and breakthroughs such as this genetic test for autism. In the future, the professors want to do what they have done for autism for other mental disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, attention deficit disorder, depression, and more. Professor Pantelis wants to start with looking at the area of schizophrenia, as it also has a high genetic component like autism. Schizophrenia is an area that interests Professor Pantelis and his team. As the Scientific Director of the Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, he leads a team of researchers that have been undertaking neuroimaging and neuropsychological work in schizophrenia and psychosis, and other psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders since 1993 after returning from 10 years working in London and Washington DC. His work has focused on brain structural and functional changes during the transition to psychosis. His group was the first to describe progressive brain structural changes at psychosis onset. As the Director for Centre for Neural Engineering, Professor Skafidas has led NICTA’s research into the development of next-generation retinal stimulation prostheses – put simply, the bionic eye. Just about to start human trials, Professor Skafidas has been part of a team researching the possibility of combining wireless technology and ophthalmics to overcome macular degeneration, the single biggest cause of blindness in the developed world. Together, these two Greek Australian professors are leading the way in neural research and paving the way forward to show that in medical research two brains are well and truly better than one. “That’s a really important piece in the puzzle,” says Professor Pantelis. “What we want to do is try and supervise and nurture young people in this space between the disciplines were they can learn both psychiatric research, biological research and engineering research and bring the two together and understand the language of both to try and create something which we couldn’t do otherwise.”last_img read more

Les scanners cérébraux pour anticiper lAlzheimer

first_imgLes scanners cérébraux pour anticiper l’AlzheimerPlusieurs études distinctes ont conclu que des scanners cérébraux permettraient de détecter des années plus tôt la maladie d’Alzheimer chez une personne. Un appareil capable d’établir ce type de diagnostique devrait être au point dans les douze prochains mois.Des chercheurs ont réussi à mettre au point une technique qui permettrait de prévoir quelles personnes sont susceptibles d’être atteintes de maladies débilitantes dix ans avant que les premiers symptômes n’apparaissent. Grâce à cela, il serait possible de mettre en place un traitement et de se préparer avant que les effets dévastateurs ne se manifestent.À lire aussiScanner cérébral avec ou sans injection : définition, déroulement et risquesThe Telegraph rapporte que plusieurs équipes de recherches à travers le monde travaillent sur l’utilisation possible des scanners obtenus grâce au PET (pour “positron emission tomography”), un matériel d’imagerie de pointe. De nouvelles études réalisées par les universités américaine et australienne du Texas et de Melbourne viennent d’être publiées. Celles-ci affirment être parvenues à une technique performante.Le principe consiste à contrôler le développement de la bêta-amyloïde, une protéine connue comme étant liée aux démences et aux maladies cognitives. Elle serait potentiellement à l’origine des blocages entraînant des problèmes dans les processus de réflexion. Les études menées ont également pu mettre en évidence, avec dix ans d’avance, la présence d’images cérébrales qui rendent les scientifiques capables de prédire une maladie d’Alzheimer future.Le professeur David Brooks du Collège impérial de Londres s’enthousiasme : “S’il y avait une manière de traiter la protéine amyloïde, cela serait vraiment prometteur”. Car utiliser les images des scanners permet non seulement d’anticiper sur le diagnostique et donc sur la prise en charge, mais permet également d’apporter des indications sur ce qui est en train de se dérouler au sein du cerveau lorsque la maladie est déclarée.Le 13 juin 2011 à 18:29 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more

State plans to sell Sheldon Jackson Museum in costcutting efforts

first_imgThe Sheldon Jackson Museum and the neighboring former Stratton Library may be sold by the Division of Alaska Libraries, Archives in Museums in an effort to cut state expenditures by the Dunleavy administration. (KCAW Photo/Enrique Pérez de la Rosa)Sitka Senator Bert Stedman has one word for the governor’s plan to sell of the state-owned Sheldon Jackson Museum: Crazy.The state Division of Alaska Libraries, Archives, and Museums announced late last week that it is looking to sell the Sheldon Jackson Museum. That’s after Governor Mike Dunleavy ordered state agencies to dispose of underutilized properties in an effort to reduce state spending.In total, the state owns over 1,800 structures with a booked property value of about $7 billion, according to the administration. Selling non-essential or under-utilized properties could mean savings in utility and upkeep costs.The Sheldon Jackson Museum was established in Sitka in 1895 by Presbyterian missionary Sheldon Jackson, who had traveled the Alaska territory as the General Agent of Education. It is the oldest museum collection of indigenous culture in the state. It was placed on the National Historic Register in 1972, and later acquired and merged with the Alaska State Museum.In a press conference, Senator Bert Stedman said he is not interested in selling any state museums. He says the artifacts kept by the Sheldon Jackson Museum are invaluable.“The history of Alaska is extremely rich and we need to preserve that for future Alaskans and hand it down to our children and our children’s children, not liquidate stuff,” he said.Stedman is the Chair of the Senate Finance Committee and represents Sitka, Ketchikan, Petersburg, Wrangell and many village communities. Although the future of the artifacts housed in the museum is unclear, he told reporters he assumed sale of the museum would include the artifacts inside.“There is no way we are selling state artifacts and our museums,” Stedman said. “This is crazy. This is crazy stuff. We can fix our budget problems with the marine highway and education and all this other stuff and still keep our society intact.”In addition to selling the Sheldon Jackson Museum, the state is listing the former Stratton Library located next door.Already this year, Senator Stedman has expressed opposition to the proposed sale of the Mt. Edgecumbe High School Aquatics Center. The $26 million pool facility has not yet opened to the public but is already being utilized by students of the state-run school.“They can sell the pool with me in it when they sell the governor’s mansion with him in it,” Stedman said in an interview with KCAW in February.last_img read more

Sylhets rail link with Dhaka Ctg cut off

first_imgMoulvibazarTrain communication of Sylhet with Dhaka and Chittagong remained suspended following the derailment of an intercity train in Kulara upazila in Moulvibazar on Thursday morning, reports UNB.Nurul Islam, TI of Kulaura railway station, said one of the compartments of the Sylhet-bound Jalalabad Express from Chittagong veered off the tracks around 9:45 am, halting the train communication on Sylhet-Dhaka and Sylhet-Chittagong routes.On information, a salvage train from Akhaura junction is on way to the spot to rescue the derailed compartment.last_img read more

Jeff Bezos Reveals 3 Strategies for Amazons Success

first_img Growing a business sometimes requires thinking outside the box. Register Now » 3 min read Free Webinar | Sept. 9: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Going Globalcenter_img “It remains Day 1.” That’s how Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, signed off in his 2018 letter to shareholders. He’s been propagating the “day 1” mantra for decades, and it’s meant as a reminder that Amazon should never stop acting like a startup — even though the company now boasts more than 560,000 employees and more than 100 million members of Amazon Prime, the company’s paid service for free shipping on select items.Here are some of the most useful nuggets of wisdom Bezos shared in his letter and during a recent onstage interview.1. Standards are contagious.Bezos says he believes high standards are teachable rather than intrinsic. “Bring a new person onto a high standards team, and they’ll quickly adapt,” he writes. “The opposite is also true.”If a company or team operates with low standards, a new employee will often — perhaps even unwittingly — adjust their work ethic accordingly. He also says that high standards in one area don’t automatically translate to high standards in another — it’s important for people to discover their “blind spots.” Try making a list of your duties, then ask trusted colleagues to tell you which responsibilities are your greatest strengths. If certain things from the list don’t come up during the conversation, it might be useful to think about how you can up your personal standards in those areas.Related: 22 Weird Things We’ve Learned About Jeff Bezos2. Set clear, realistic expectations.If you’re looking to raise your standards in a particular area, the first course of action is to outline what quality looks like in that area. The second is to set realistic expectations for yourself — or for your team — regarding how much work it will take to achieve that level of quality.Exhibit A: You won’t find a single PowerPoint presentation at an Amazon company meeting. Instead, teams write six-page narrative memos to prepare everyone else for the meeting. Bezos says the quality of the memos vary greatly because writers don’t always recognize the scope of the work required to reach high standards.“They mistakenly believe a high-standards, six-page memo can be written in one or two days or even a few hours, when really it might take a week or more!” Bezos writes. 3. Stay involved with the people you’re serving.Whether you’re selling a product or service, it’s a good idea to make sure you never lose touch when it comes to the people you’re serving — no matter how high up the ladder you climb.Bezos says he still reads emails from his public inbox ( as a way to keep his finger on the pulse of what’s happening with Amazon customers. He says he believes focusing on what customers are saying is much more important for success than focusing on what competitors are doing, and he often compares customer feedback to company data to see where they misalign.“When the anecdotes and the data disagree,” Bezos said at a recent leadership forum at the George W. Bush Presidential Center, “the anecdotes are usually right.”Related: 16 Incredible Amazon Prime Facts and Stats April 23, 2018last_img read more

Westin Hotels Resorts has unveiled its first glo

first_imgWestin Hotels & Resorts has unveiled its first global brand campaign in more than five years, with a $30 million dollar, integrated advertising campaign – Let’s Rise – that the brand says communicates Westin’s commitment to the wellbeing of its guests before, during and after their stay.The campaign is inspired by wellness travel trends, articulated in a new global study conducted in partnership with StudyLogic that surveyed travellers in North America, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Germany, the United Arab Emirates and China. The results showed a shift in the way today’s travellers prioritise their wellbeing. With less time and more disruptors on the road, the study says travellers are reinventing business and leisure travel to put things like fitness first, as they pursue mindfulness and adventure. Nearly 3 in 4 travellers report they have trouble maintaining their routine on the road, over 60% say they sleep less, 65% say they exercise less, and 15% report increased stress levels on holidays.Thirty percent of those surveyed in Germany and more than 20% in U.A.E. say wellbeing enables them to feel more in control, while nearly 15% globally say it reduces their stress levels. Almost one in four of those surveyed in Germany and North America say wellness allows them to be better in business; in Mexico and the U.K., 1 in 4 say wellness enables them to feel happier.The Let’s Rise campaign will be featured in broadcast, digital, radio and out-of-home channels, with print placements to follow later this year. The Let’s Rise mantra will also serve as an anchor for the wellness programmes and partnerships that roll out for guests and associates throughout the year.Westin continues to evolve its programs with the increasing global demand for wellbeing and the holistic role it plays in peoples’ lives. This year, hotels around the world will unveil updates to the signature 24/7 WestinWORKOUT® fitness studios, reflecting how people are exercising today with more stretching, strength and core equipment.The brand will continue to grow its Gear Lending partnership with New Balance, giving guests access to workout gear without the hassle of packing it, and introduce additional RunWESTIN™ Concierges, who encourage runners of all levels to grab a running map and join them on scenic routes through cities, along beachfronts and amid rural landscapes.Westin will also introduce a complimentary Sleep Well Lavender Balm bedside amenity, infused with the calming essential oils of lavender and chamomile. This is the latest in a series of sleep offerings that promise a better slumber for travellers, including the iconic Westin Heavenly® Bed.Image: Westin Mumbai Garden City wellnessWestinlast_img read more

Heathrows new Terminal 5 experienced considerable

first_imgHeathrow’s new Terminal 5 experienced considerable teething problems on its opening day – and passengers are now being informed that further flights could be subject to delays and cancellations.British Airways (BA) has confirmed that some 20 per cent of flights in and out of the new base would not be operating today (March 28th) with problems still to be rectified.Baggage handling security problems left many people unable to take hold luggage with them on their travels yesterday – and the airport has claimed that despite continuing delays and cancellations today, no passengers will now be boarding flights without their luggage.It was announced that all of today’s cancellations will be for short-haul destinations. Passengers were advised to contact the airline on 0800 727800 or go to for updates.The airline claimed that “teething problems have included car parking provision, delays in staff security screening and staff familiarisation with the terminal,” and hopes to iron out the disruptions by the end of today.BA claimed transferring its operations to the new terminal was a complex process, with more than 1,000 vehicles, 27 short-haul aircraft and 2,500 ground staff moved across between 11pm in the evening and 4am the following morning.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map RelatedBA confirms T4 to T5 long-haul transfer delayBA flyers may benefit from the delay as it gives the airline breathing space to restructure more gradually.T5 welcomes first flights and soaring expectationsHeathrow’s long-anticipated Terminal 5 has opened to passengers today.Industry ‘tackling’ transfer baggage handling problems but ‘needs RFID’Mislaid suitcases at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 opening have dominated recent news.last_img read more

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but he gets inside the line,seems interested in wooing a girl ?Investigations have revealed that another paper had also been leaked, Haroon Rasheed recently held a meeting to finalise the list of players who will be invited to the training camp for the Sri Lanka series.Unfortunately the selectors and Arthur still feel that Umar needs more time to convince them he is ready for a national comeback” a source said The source reportedly also said with the retirements of senior batsmen like Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq the selectors have pinned their hopes on the youngsters “They are a couple of other young players the selectors are keeping an eye on like Imam-ul-Haq the nephew of chief selector Inzamam ul Haq for the camp while it has been decided to also give a try to off-spinner Bilal Asif in Test and ODI formats” the source added It may be recalled here that Umar Akmal was initially picked in the Champions Trophy squad but later sent back home from England after failing a fitness test Earlier Akmal was also omitted from the list of players who have been awarded central contracts for the year 2017-2018 “I don’t blame anyone I am to blame for not getting the contract I am now taking my fitness and training very seriously as I want to get back into the national team stronger and fitter” he said while talking to Express Tribune For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Priyanka Sharma | Mumbai | Updated: February 27 2017 9:54 am Shah Rukh says he could have done one more film with Yash ji Related News Trust Shah Rukh Khan to turn around any dull ceremony with his eloquence and wit which by now has become his middle name of sorts At the 4th National Yash Chopra Memorial Award ceremony just when the audience had enough of Shatrughan Sinha’s amusing attempt to turn the event into a political rally and Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu governor Vidyasagar Rao’s “suggestions” to Bollywood came the Raees star’s turn to speak and he proved the adage save the best for the last true From admitting that he was attracted to veteran actor Jayaprada flirting with Rekha to sharing his sentiments about filmmaker Yash Chopra and the Hindi film industry Shah Rukh’s words ended the evening on an exhilarating note More from the world of Entertainment: Here are some of the memorable things that the winner of the National Yash Chopra Memorial Award Shah Rukh Khan said: I had the hots for Jayaprada Jayaprada heaped praise on Shah Rukh while recalling an incident of when he came to meet her regarding a movie that ultimately didn’t happen SRK quipped that he visited her because he found her “extremely good-looking” “I have to say as inappropriate as it may sound all my young life I had the hots for you I never got the opportunity to say that You have recalled sweet and good things – about me coming to your house… But I found you extremely good looking I am getting carried away Governor sahib is here so I shouldn’t say this” Shah Rukh said as the audience erupted into laughter Watch |Shah Rukh Khan Receives 4th National Yash Chopra Memorial Award It’s the saddest moment of my life to get rakhi tied from Rekha As he received the award by the Governor Rekha who was the recipient last year made him wear a gold bracelet as a part of the ritual The diva also recounted one of her memories with Shah Rukh when they were travelling together for a show and the young excited actor woke her up and asked her to see the sunset from the window of the plane It’s the saddest moment of my life to get rakhi tied from Rekha said Shah Rukh Khan Returning the compliments that Rekha showered on him Shah Rukh with his trademark sense of humour said “This is a very special night for me and I will start by saying that this is the last thing that I expected – to get a rakhi tied by Rekha This has to be the saddest moment of my life When she was recounting that I woke her up in the plane saying that please watch the sunset I wanted to tell her ‘Kaun namakool sunset dikha raha tha jaaneman aapko Hum aapse baat karna chah rahe the aapki shakal dekhna chah rahe the I wasn’t showing you the sunset baby not at all Today God has punished me As much as I didn’t want you to see the sunset but chat with me and allow me to look into your eyes and tell you how much I love you you have tied rakhi to me” I could have done one more film with Yash Ji Moving on Shah Rukh narrated a few of his personal episodes with Yash Chopra with whom he had the most successful partnership on screen Yash Chopra was also a father figure to him Shah Rukh shared that during one of the shoots outdoor with him the filmmaker told him something which has always stayed with him “He told me ‘The way an actor behaves on an outdoor shoot says a lot about his or her nature You don’t get to know about them while shooting in Mumbai You are quite sincere on outdoor schedules’” When the actor asked his director the reason behind the praise Yash had said ‘You come really late to shootings in Mumbai in outdoors at least you come on time’ Yash Chopra made you feel loved on the sets recalls Shah Rukh Khan The 51-year-old actor also spoke about how he never went to Kashmir until Yash Chopra asked him to as Jab Tak Hai Jaan was supposed to be shot there Shah Rukh’s reason for not visiting Kashmir was personal his father had told him not to visit the valley ever without him but the actor couldn’t say no to his director “My father’s mother was a Kashmiri He always said that if there’s one place he didn’t want me to go without him it was Kashmir So I never went to Kashmir Even when the former Chief Minister of J&K asked me I turned him down But I finally went there for the shooting of Jab Tak Hai Jaan So I feel I finally went there with my ‘father’” While Jab Tak Hai Jaan was Yash Chopra’s last film as a director and three weeks before his demise he had even announced his retirement from direction Shah Rukh believes had he been alive they would have worked on at least one more project “He hinted to me about his retirement on the last day of the shoot of Jab Tak Hai Jaan and then he finally announced But I somewhere in my heart know that I could have done at least one more film with him We all could have watched at least one more film of his” Shah Rukh said before remembering how the filmmaker used to serve his cast and crew paranthas on the sets and take good care of them “In fact just a day before I was talking to Anand L Rai about how Yash Chopra made you feel loved on the sets how Yash Chopra served you paranthas on the set I am going to miss him” said the actor who is gearing up to work with Rai in his next I didn’t have a family was adopted by the film industry Finally while acknowledging the contribution of the filmmakers actors and his colleagues from the Hindi film industry in his 25 years of acting career which is still going strong Shah Rukh said that the Indian cinema not just gave a Delhi boy work but also a family to someone who lost his parents at an early age “I have been working for the past 25 years and there’s nothing else that I know but to wear makeup and go to work Sometimes I get it right more often than not wrong But when I came to Mumbai I had lost my mother and father and my sister wasn’t well I had no family and before I knew it everyone adopted me So much that today I have a family of a billion people So thank you so much This is one of the most important evenings of my life The people present here recalling such wonderful things about me showing me a documentary where I have seemed to have achieved a lot… None of this was possible if it wasn’t for all the beauty and the kindness and the enthusiasm everyone showed me” SRK concluded his acceptance speech by saying “I am not well mannered I have just been well brought up by the Indian film industry” Also read |Shah Rukh Khan receives Yash Chopra Award calls it his life’s best honour see pics Other guests present at the 4th National Yash Chopra Memorial Award ceremony were Pamela Chopra Padmini Kolhapure Simi Garewal Shashi and Anu Ranjan and Subbarami Reddy For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 26 2017 3:20 pm Social activist Anna Hazare (File photo) Top News Activist Anna Hazare who was the face behind the anti-corruption movement on Wednesday attacked the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) saying therewas a difference between their ‘speech and action’ as reported by news agency ANI Anna’s remark comes at a time when trends in MCD election 2017 indicate an impressive win for BJP with AAP trailing way behind The AAP is expected to finish second BJP crossed the halfwaymark of 136 to win a majority in MCD with AAP and Congress finishing on second and third positions respectively Anna Hazare has been critical of Delhi CM and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal on several occasions in the past Both of them were part of the core team that spearheaded the India Against Corruption campaign in 2012 Meanwhile AAP MLA Alka Lamba has also offered to resign from her post taking responsibility of the losses suffered in three wards that fall under her constituency BJP on the other hand has demanded a resignation from Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari said Kejriwal should take responsibility for AAP’s defeat and step down Rajya Sabha MP and senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy went a step ahead and stated that the President should ‘dismiss Delhi government and order fresh elections’ ANI reports “There are a total of 272 wards in three Delhi MCDs and elections on two wards were postponed because of the death of candidates The polling took place on April 23 and a little over 53 per cent of the electorate cast their vote For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Published: August 17 2017 8:44 pm Philippe Coutinho is targeted by Barcelona Top News Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho who is a target for Barcelona has not recovered from a back injury and will miss Saturday’s Premier League match against Crystal Palace manager Juergen Klopp said Coutinho who submitted a transfer request last week according to British media reports missed Liverpool’s 3-3 draw at Watford last Saturday and the first leg of their Champions League playoff a 2-1 win over Hoffenheim on Tuesday “Phil is not available Not in training so far” Klopp told reporters on Thursday adding that he had nothing negative to say about the player’s attitude Barcelona’s sporting manager Pep Segura said on Wednesday that the Spanish club were “close” to signing Coutinho despite Liverpool’s manager and owners saying the 25-year-old is not for sale Klopp said on Thursday that nothing had changed with their stance “I don’t know why other people are saying what they’re saying (about Coutinho moving to Barcelona) I don’t even know him (Segura) I have never met him” Klopp said “We are not silly we know it is a very difficult situation – but there’s nothing new to say It’s not always easy for me to say the 100 percent truth… But this time this is the situation” Liverpool have had a relatively quiet transfer window compared to many of their rivals signing defender Andrew Robertson winger Mohamed Salah and striker Dominic Solanke They have been linked in British media with moves for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk and midfielder Naby Keita from RB Leipzig but both players’ clubs have said they are not for sale at any price Fans have expressed frustration with Liverpool’s failure to invest further in a squad that finished fourth in the Premier League last season but Klopp said that he was happy with the players he has already “The whole market is difficult” Klopp said “If the transfer window had ended yesterday we already have a team I like The transfer window is a very important time but it’s also important what we do with the actual team” The manager said striker Daniel Sturridge who sustained a thigh injury in pre-season is fit to return for Liverpool’s first home game of the season which could prove a tough encounter Palace who lost their opening match 3-0 at home to promoted Huddersfield could become the first side to win four straight Premier League matches at Anfield “I am really looking forward to Anfield It’s our place It’s been a long time since we played there” Klopp said “We know it is a tough game Probably both teams not overly happy (with their first games)” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: March 13 2013 3:52 am Related News IPS officer Nazrul Islamwho took on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on various issueshas now taken his battle right into the Chief Ministers Office by putting Gautam Sanyalsecretary to the CM and considered to be the most powerful bureaucrat in the state administrationin the dock In response to the chief ministers letter wishing him on his birthdayIslamonce favourite of Mamatain his reply wrote that Sanyal had told him to leave the Writers Buildings saying the CM did not want to see me here.

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