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London leads UK-wide house price slowdown

first_img whatsapp Show Comments ▼ Share More evidence has emerged that suggests London house price growth is set to slow sharply while the national market moderates.Of the UK’s 20 largest cities, 14 are now registering house price in­fla­tion below the national average for the UK, according to data released today by property market analysts Hometrack.Over the past 12 months, London has seen the biggest gain – 17.3 per cent. However, another set of data released today suggests the London market is slowing after a year of boom. In London the proportion of households reporting that the value of their property rose in November was 62.7 per cent, down from 73.3 per cent last month, according to estate agents Knight Frank and financial information firm Markit. “The latest figures indicate the sharpest month-on-month slowdown for just over three years, led by a decisive shift in momentum across London,” said Tim Moore, senior economist at Markit.A house price sentiment index produced by Markit continued to imply growth was slowing. The index decreased to 58.4 in November from 60.7 in October. Any figure above 50 signifies growth, while 50 equals no growth.Figures from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors have shown a sharp drop in buyer enquiries since earlier this year, and the steepness of the drop has been even more pronounced in London.“Despite the economic uncertainty, the slowdown in the UK housing market will be welcome news for policy makers who want to avoid a debt- fuelled acceleration in house prices supported by record low mortgage rates. We expect the rate of house price growth to slow further in the run up to the year end,” said Richard Donnell, research director at Hometrack. Thursday 20 November 2014 8:41 pm Chris PapadopoullosChris Papadopoullos was City A.M.’s economics reporter until February 2016. He is an economist at OMFIF. whatsapp Tags: London house prices UK house prices London leads UK-wide house price slowdown More From Our Partners Russell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orglast_img read more

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Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, February 28, 2018

first_img Laois County Council team up with top chef for online demonstration on tips for reducing food waste Rugby WhatsApp Previous articleAll of this weekend’s CCFL soccer fixtures – and how the tables lookNext articleLaois has one of the lowest disposable incomes in the country LaoisToday Reporter Community Twitter Facebook Ten Laois based players named on Leinster rugby U-18 girls squad Facebook  Mary Callan (née Nolan)Monasterevin, Kildare / Portarlington, LaoisLate of Monasterevin, Co. Kildare & Sycamores, Portarlington, Co. Laois. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family. Predeceased by husband Jim, son Michael and sister Rose. Much loved mother of Linda and Mandy. Sadly missed by her grandchildren, relatives and friends. Reposing at her daughter Linda’s home at Castlecreevy, Corundulla, Co. Galway tomorrow (Sunday) between 4pm and 8pm. Removal on Monday morning to the Church of Ss. Peter and Paul , Monasterevin, Co. Kildare, arriving for 12pm funeral mass. Burial afterwards in Monasterevin Cemetery. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Beechlawn, Portlaoise, LaoisFanning. Beechlawn, Portlaoise 20th Feb. 2018. Peacefully at St. James’ Hosp. Christine beloved wife of Thomas and dearly loved mum to Vincent and Jacquie. Deeply regretted by her loving grandchildren, Katie, Michelle, Natalie, Mark and great-grandchildren Lauren, Tianna, and Scarlet, son-in-law Kevin, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home from 6 pm on Wednesday till 7 pm. Requiem Mass at 10 am on Thursday in SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise followed by removal to Newlands Cross Crematorium.Paul MaherBallymorris Manor, Portarlington, Laois / Ballybrittas, Laois Paul Maher, Ballymorris Manor, Portarlington and late of The Hermitage, Ballybrittas, Co. Laois. Feb 25th 2018. Son of the late Tommy and Elizabeth Maher and brother to Sadie and John. He was a dearly loved dad to Adrian, Lianne and Katie and their mam Caroline, grandchilden Jack, Mason, Lyla . Tomás and Oisin. Also sadly missed by Deborah and Derek, his partner Denise and her daughter Cleo. Deeply regretted by all his relatives neighbours and friends. Rest in peaceReposing at Adrian and Deborah’s residence at Ballymorris Manor from 3 pm on Tuesday with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to arrive at St. John’s Church, Killenard for 12 noon Mass via Jamestown. Interment afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. House private on Wednesday morning please. Council Pinterest Home Deaths Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Deaths Pinterest WhatsApp Twitter SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Laois County Council create ‘bigger and better’ disability parking spaces to replace ones occupied for outdoor dining By LaoisToday Reporter – 28th February 2018 Below are the recent deaths in Laois.Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.Jeremiah FitzpatrickKillasmeestia, Ballybrophy, LaoisJeremiah Fitzpatrick, Killasmeestia, Ballybrophy, Co. Laois. February 25th 2018. Peacefully at St. James’s Hospital, Dublin. Deeply regretted by his brothers Bernard and Thomas, sisters Mary and Winnie, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. R.I.P.Reposing at O’Sullivan’s Funeral Home, Rathdowney, Co. Laois this Tuesday evening from 7pm with rosary at 8pm. Funeral mass in Killasmeestia Church on Wednesday at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Christine Fanninglast_img read more

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Laois hold off Carlow challenge to book Leinster final place

first_imgHome Sport GAA Laois hold off Carlow challenge to book Leinster final place SportGAAGaelic FootballLaois Senior Football Team By Steven Miller – 10th June 2018 Rugby Pinterest WhatsApp Community Community Laois 0-12 Carlow 0-8Leinster SFC Semi-finalBrought to you in association with 12 Acres BrewingThe Laois footballers are into the Leinster final for the first time since 2007 following a nerve-wrecking win over Carlow in Croke Park this afternoon.In a tight, tense, low scoring game, Laois got the better of their neighbours for the third time this year. The unbeaten run under manager John Sugrue has now extended to 10 games. A final in two weeks time against Dublin (more than likely) awaits.Reminiscent of Donegal against Dublin in 2011, Carlow packed their defence from the start, 14 men in their own ’45 with only Paul Broderick left up front.For the opening five minutes Laois owned the ball, patiently playing it over and back across the field. Although they coughed it up eventually it turned over again and Niall Donoher was fouled in front of goals for Munnelly to tap over a handy free.A brilliant Donie Kingston point put Laois two up after a good Trevor Collins run but Carlow got off the mark from the next kickout when Diarmuid Walsh launched one off the outside of boot into the Davin Stand end.While Laois had plenty of possession, chances were few and far between – but a missed Ross Munnelly free, after referee Fergal Kelly deferred to Hawk Eye, and a Paul Kingston snapshot were all Laois could get.An inspirational Colm Begley score after a fine run and linkup with Kieran Lillis put Laois two clear in the 23rd minute but Carlow responded froma Paul Broderick free after a foul by Mark Timmons on Jordan Morrissey.But Laois got the next two – from Alan Farrell after good work Paul Kingston and Munnelly combined and then from Emo’s Finbarr Crowley after a pass from Niall Donoher.While Laois could point to their handful of missed chances, Carlow did have the best goal chance of the half but Diarmuid Walshe’s effort was blocked by a combination of Damien O’Connor, Timmons and Graham Brody.A second free from Ross Munnelly put Laois four up by the half-hour mark but Daragh O’Brien hit back for Carlow. At half time Laois led 0-6 to 0-3.Laois kicked a couple of wild wides early in the second half and slowly Carlow got a grip on the game. The lively Jordan Morrissey and Darragh O’Brien continued to cause Laois problems and two Paul Broderick frees – either side of an inexplicable miss – had the gap back to one by the 49th minute.A nice score from sub Brian Glynn – after being set up by another sub Benny Carroll – nudged Laois two ahead again but Broderick  hit back from play to leave one in it once more.With Carlow growing in confidence and Laois getting ever more nervous the Laois wide tally was mounting but two quickfire points from Niall Donoher and a Donie Kingston free had Laois 0-9 to 0-6 in the 60th minute. Would it be enough?Broderick and Kingston traded frees and then Laois were let off the hook when a last ditch Mark Timmons tackle denied Ciaran Moran.But Laois weathered the storm and a late John O’Loughlin got them out of danger and Evan O’Carroll wrapped it up in injury time.A Leinster final against the Dubs is next!SCORERS – Laois: Donie Kingston 0-3 (two frees), Ross Munnelly 0-2 (both frees), John O’Loughlin, Niall Donoher, Finbarr Crowley, Alan Farrell, Evan O’Carroll, Brian Glynn and Colm Begley 0-1 each Carlow: Paul Broderick (four frees) 0-5, Darragh O’Brien, Darragh Foley (free), Diarmuid Walshe, 0-1 eachLAOIS: Graham Brody; Stephen Attride, Mark Timmons, Gareth Dillon; Trevor Collins, Colm Begley, Finbarr Crowley; John O’Loughlin, Kieran Lillis; Alan Farrell, Niall Donoher, Damien O’Connor; Ross Munnelly, Donie Kingston, Paul Kingston. Subs: Benny Carroll for O’Connor (41), Brian Glynn for Farrell (46), Evan O’Carroll for Munnelly (53), Darren Strong for P Kingston (63), Gary Walsh for D Kingston (70), David Conway for O’Loughlin (71), Shane Nerney for Attride (blood – 75)CARLOW: Robbie Molloy; Chris Crowley, Shane Redmond, Shane Lawlor; Jordan Morrissey, Daniel St Ledger, Ciaran Moran; Sean Murphy, Eoghan Ruth; Sean Gannon, Darragh Foley, Diarmuid Walshe; Paul Broderick, Darragh O’Brien, John Murphy. Subs: Brian Kavanagh for Gannon (injured – HT), Cian Lawlor for Walshe (57), Sam Doyle for O’Brien (63), Ciaran Nolan for Crowley (70), Danny MoranREFEREE: Fergal Kelly (Longford)SEE ALSO – Property Watch: The five most expensive houses for sale in Portarlington Charlie Flanagan on Electric Picnic: ‘I’d ask organisers to consult with community leaders’ Ten Laois based players named on Leinster rugby U-18 girls squad RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Twitter Previous articleDrugs seizures, the Leaving Cert and party politics – it’s our top stories of the weekNext articleIn Pictures: Laois supporters in high spirits as footballers book Leinster final place Steven Millerhttp://www.laoistoday.ieSteven Miller is owner and managing editor of LaoisToday.ie. From Laois, Steven studied Journalism in DCU and has 14 years experience in the media, almost 10 of those in an editorial role. Husband of Emily, father of William and Lillian, he’s happiest when he’s telling stories or kicking a point. Facebook Laois hold off Carlow challenge to book Leinster final place Twitter TAGSCarlowLaois senior footballersLaois v CarlowLeinster SFC 2018 Five Laois monuments to receive almost €200,000 in government funding WhatsApp Facebooklast_img read more

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WATCH: Absolutely class video showcasing the best that Laois has to offer

first_img GAA Pinterest 2020 U-15 ‘B’ glory for Ballyroan-Abbey following six point win over Killeshin GAA Pinterest WhatsApp WhatsApp This is exceptional!INTERNET IDEAS have teamed up with fellow Laois natives, inspirational Business Leader Louise Phelan and Crewit MD, Gary O Keeffe, to provide support to local agencies in the drive to create high quality jobs in Laois.The Laois Chamber of Commerce event showcased the videos which aimed to show the potential Laois has to offer to international businesses and create a sense of excitement surrounding the county.INTERNET IDEAS PUBLISHING showed two videos at the event titled “Laois for Business” and “Make Laois your Home” which showed scenes from all over the county displaying what Laois is all about – heritage, sport, local business, music and retail and more.Speaking about the initiative, INTERNET IDEAS co-founder, John Fennelly said: “Part of that process was to create a series of videos showcasing some of the best of what Laois has to offer both in terms of a business location for Foreign Direct Investment and also as a place to live.”“It took approximately a week to shoot and we found it to be a very rewarding challenge. As locals we often pass these landmarks and take them for granted and it was a great experience to delve a bit deeper into the bounty on our doorstep,” John explained.“Hopefully it encourages ourselves and others to continue to produce positive and heartwarming content about our beautiful county,” he added.The videos has received a great response online and deservedly so as they show what Laois has to offer.The second video, ‘Laois for Business’ is due to be released soon.Take a look at ‘Make Laois your home’. SEE ALSO – Huge preparations underway for stunning showhouse launch at Mount Stewart Portlaoise this Saturday RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook TAGSINTERNET IDEAS PUBLISHINGLaoisLaois Tourism center_img WATCH: Absolutely class video showcasing the best that Laois has to offer By Aedín Dunne – 3rd October 2019 GAA Kelly and Farrell lead the way as St Joseph’s claim 2020 U-15 glory Twitter Previous articleFirst senior decider for Portarlington referee as Laois GAA announce county final detailsNext articlePortlaoise Panthers National League season up and running with new key players Aedín DunneAedín graduated from University of Limerick with a degree in Journalism and New Media. She is a proud Townie with a passion for all things sports and doesn’t like to speak about the 2016 blip in Portlaoise’s bid to 10-in-a-row. Facebook Here are all of Wednesday’s Laois GAA results Twitter Home News Business WATCH: Absolutely class video showcasing the best that Laois has to offer NewsBusinesslast_img read more

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Bustamante High Honours 22 Persons for Long Service

first_imgAdvertisements RelatedBustamante High Honours 22 Persons for Long Service FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Bustamante High School, Lionel Town, Clarendon has honoured 22 persons for long service to the institution.They were honoured on Wednesday (December 16) at a ceremony at the Juici Patties Banquet Hall, Clarendon Park, Clarendon, as part of the school’s 40th Anniversary celebrations.The honourees served the school for between 15 and 37 years, in various areas including academics, administration and ancillary.Minister of Health Hon. Rudyard Spencer, noted that the institution carries the name of one of Jamaica’s greatest sons The Right Excellent Sir Alexander Bustamante, who fought for the upliftment of its people and the betterment of the working class.He suggested that, as the school reflects on the work of Sir Alexander, recognition must also be given to those who have served the institution over the years.“Sir Alexander Bustamante was a courageous advocate for the poor and the powerless, an unrelenting voice of the downtrodden and, as we seek to reflect on this great man, it must be done against the background of what is happening in our society today and this is where we must recognise the service given by these stalwarts,” he said.He urged Bustamante High to create for itself an iconic presence on the education landscape. He also implored the school community to go back to the drawing board and seek to chart a “bigger, brighter” future for the school.He said that the school must also stand as a beacon of hope for Lionel Town and the parish of Clarendon, and that the rest of the country must see it as an example of discipline and scholarship.Gladys McDonald, replying on behalf of the honourees, said that they have reflected on the many significant achievements of the school and, as stakeholders, have pushed themselves to accept only the best in spite of the challenges they faced.“We reflected on events such as improved passes in CXC examinations, achievements in sports and national competitions and also successes in cultural and social programmes and fundraising exercises,” she said.She added that the years of service with the school have changed their lives significantly. RelatedBustamante High Honours 22 Persons for Long Servicecenter_img Bustamante High Honours 22 Persons for Long Service EducationDecember 18, 2009 RelatedBustamante High Honours 22 Persons for Long Servicelast_img read more

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New study could offer helping hand for picky parrots

first_imgNew study could offer helping hand for picky parrots New research has shown just how picky the iconic superb parrot is about the types of tree hollows they nest in, with the discovery potentially key to protecting the threatened species.One of the lead authors of the study, Dr Dejan Stojanovic from The Australian National University (ANU), says while the superb parrot is a much-loved Australian bird, until now, little was known about what kind of habitat it needs.“Understanding the type of hollows animals need, and how abundant they are, is a critical step for conservation,” Dr Stojanovic said.“Superb parrots like hollows in large tree limbs that have deep chambers, wide entrances and enough space on the floor for a big family.“This particular combination of traits is especially rare, and only 0.5 per cent of tree hollows in a woodland actually fit these criteria.”The paper showed that very few mature trees have suitable hollows for the picky parrots. The researchers say this reinforces the need to protect their nests.“Baby parrots must be delicious, so they like to nest in hollows where the chicks are harder to reach by predators. This is why good hollows are critical for threatened species recovery,” Dr Stojanovic said.Superb parrots are listed as vulnerable, and potential shortages of suitable tree hollows may limit their populations in landscapes where large trees are rare.This study is part of a partnership between ANU and the Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate.Dr Laura Rayner, Senior Ecologist from the ACT Parks and Conservation Service, and a lead author on the study said: “These results will help us identify and protect these very rare and valuable nesting trees.“Land managers, like ACT Parks and Conservation Service, use practical information based in strong science like this report to help us protect superb parrot habitat.“This research will be used alongside the Government’s ACT Native Woodland Conservation Strategy, which guides the protection, restoration and management of our precious woodlands-and the plants and animals that live in them-for the next 10 years.”The research is published in the journal Forest Ecology and Management. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Act, Australia, Australian, Australian National University, authors, Canberra, conservation, Discovery, ecology, environment, Government, planning, research, science, species, sustainable, universitylast_img read more

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Resources Sector Rocks On With More Growth

first_imgResources Sector Rocks On With More Growth VIC PremierVictoria’s resources sector has continued its strong growth with high demand to meet the Andrews Labor Government’s big infrastructure agenda delivering record production and more jobs across the state.Minister for Resources Jaclyn Symes updated Parliament today on the sector’s continued strong performance in minerals exploration expenditure and quarry production.The Earth Resources Regulation 2019-20 Annual Statistical Report reveals that quarry production has now grown by twenty-five per cent over the last six years – providing over sixty-three million tonnes of sand, rock and gravel last financial year to help deliver new housing and infrastructure development.Minerals exploration spending in Victoria has grown – according to Australian Bureau of Statistics data expenditure increased by a third in 2019-20 compared to the previous year. Over the same period, gold mining expenditure also increased by a third and gold production by nearly forty per cent.World-leading geoscience has underpinned this minerals boom. The Geological Survey of Victoria estimates that around 75 million ounces of gold is yet to be found. The news of Victoria’s exploration and mining potential has sparked an increase in minerals licensing, total applications for 2019-20 up seventy-five per cent to 154.This track record of growth has raised Victoria’s profile globally as a hub for resources production. Melbourne will again be on show when it hosts the 2021 International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC), Australia’s largest annual mining and resources event.IMARC 2021 will take place from 25 to 27 October at the Melbourne Showgrounds, allowing organisers to include an outdoor exhibition space into its program for the first time.An extra $1.1 million was provided in the recent Victorian Budget 2020/21 to process the unprecedented number of applications and ensure the sector can ramp up its works to help the state’s economic recovery.Earth Resources Regulation has undertaken significant reform through the actions identified in Getting the Groundwork Right: Better regulation of mines and quarries report. Action has been taken to support the growth of the sector with safeguards in place to better protect public safety and the environment.As stated by Minister for Resources Jaclyn Symes“Minerals and quarry products play an essential role in our everyday lives – they make up the houses we live in, the train tracks we ride on, and the computers we work from. Our resources sector helps us all.”“The resources sector has kept going all throughout this pandemic – supporting jobs and our everyday needs. IMARC 2021 will be a fantastic chance for those businesses to reconnect and celebrate this continuing, strong success.” /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Andrews, AusPol, Australia, Australian, conference, Earth, environment, Exhibition, exploration, Government, infrastructure, Melbourne, parliament, production, regulation, statistics, Victorialast_img read more

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Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains

first_imgExecutive Order on America’s Supply Chains The White HouseBy the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy. The United States needs resilient, diverse, and secure supply chains to ensure our economic prosperity and national security. Pandemics and other biological threats, cyber-attacks, climate shocks and extreme weather events, terrorist attacks, geopolitical and economic competition, and other conditions can reduce critical manufacturing capacity and the availability and integrity of critical goods, products, and services. Resilient American supply chains will revitalize and rebuild domestic manufacturing capacity, maintain America’s competitive edge in research and development, and create well-paying jobs. They will also support small businesses, promote prosperity, advance the fight against climate change, and encourage economic growth in communities of color and economically distressed areas. More resilient supply chains are secure and diverse — facilitating greater domestic production, a range of supply, built-in redundancies, adequate stockpiles, safe and secure digital networks, and a world-class American manufacturing base and workforce. Moreover, close cooperation on resilient supply chains with allies and partners who share our values will foster collective economic and national security and strengthen the capacity to respond to international disasters and emergencies. Therefore, it is the policy of my Administration to strengthen the resilience of America’s supply chains. Sec. 2. Coordination. The Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (APNSA) and the Assistant to the President for Economic Policy (APEP) shall coordinate the executive branch actions necessary to implement this order through the interagency process identified in National Security Memorandum 2 of February 4, 2021 (Renewing the National Security Council System). In implementing this order, the heads of agencies should, as appropriate, consult outside stakeholders — such as those in industry, academia, non-governmental organizations, communities, labor unions, and State, local, and Tribal governments — in order to fulfill the policy identified in section 1 of this order. Sec. 3. 100-Day Supply Chain Review. (a) To advance the policy described in section 1 of this order, the APNSA and the APEP, in coordination with the heads of appropriate agencies, as defined in section 6(a) of this order, shall complete a review of supply chain risks, as outlined in subsection (b) of this section, within 100 days of the date of this order. (b) Within 100 days of the date of this order, the specified heads of agencies shall submit the following reports to the President, through the APNSA and the APEP: (i) The Secretary of Commerce, in consultation with the heads of appropriate agencies, shall submit a report identifying risks in the semiconductor manufacturing and advanced packaging supply chains and policy recommendations to address these risks. The report shall include the items described in section 4(c) of this order. (ii) The Secretary of Energy, in consultation with the heads of appropriate agencies, shall submit a report identifying risks in the supply chain for high-capacity batteries, including electric-vehicle batteries, and policy recommendations to address these risks. The report shall include the items described in section 4(c) of this order. (iii) The Secretary of Defense (as the National Defense Stockpile Manager), in consultation with the heads of appropriate agencies, shall submit a report identifying risks in the supply chain for critical minerals and other identified strategic materials, including rare earth elements (as determined by the Secretary of Defense), and policy recommendations to address these risks. The report shall also describe and update work done pursuant to Executive Order 13953 of September 30, 2020 (Addressing the Threat to the Domestic Supply Chain From Reliance on Critical Minerals From Foreign Adversaries and Supporting the Domestic Mining and Processing Industries). The report shall include the items described in section 4(c) of this order. (iv) The Secretary of Health and Human Services, in consultation with the heads of appropriate agencies, shall submit a report identifying risks in the supply chain for pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients and policy recommendations to address these risks. The report shall complement the ongoing work to secure the supply chains of critical items needed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including personal protective equipment, conducted pursuant to Executive Order 14001 of January 21, 2021 (A Sustainable Public Health Supply Chain). The report shall include the items described in section 4(c) of this order. (c) The APNSA and the APEP shall review the reports required under subsection (b) of this section and shall submit the reports to the President in an unclassified form, but may include a classified annex. (d) The APNSA and the APEP shall include a cover memorandum to the set of reports submitted pursuant to this section, summarizing the reports’ findings and making any additional overall recommendations for addressing the risks to America’s supply chains, including the supply chains for the products identified in subsection (b) of this section. Sec. 4. Sectoral Supply Chain Assessments. (a) Within 1 year of the date of this order, the specified heads of agencies shall submit the following reports to the President, through the APNSA and the APEP: (i) The Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the heads of appropriate agencies, shall submit a report on supply chains for the defense industrial base that updates the report provided pursuant to Executive Order 13806 of July 21, 2017 (Assessing and Strengthening the Manufacturing and Defense Industrial Base and Supply Chain Resiliency of the United States), and builds on the Annual Industrial Capabilities Report mandated by the Congress pursuant to section 2504 of title 10, United States Code. The report shall identify areas where civilian supply chains are dependent upon competitor nations, as determined by the Secretary of Defense. (ii) The Secretary of Health and Human Services, in consultation with the heads of appropriate agencies, shall submit a report on supply chains for the public health and biological preparedness industrial base (as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services). The report shall complement the work conducted pursuant to section 4 of Executive Order 14001. (iii) The Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the heads of appropriate agencies, shall submit a report on supply chains for critical sectors and subsectors of the information and communications technology (ICT) industrial base (as determined by the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of Homeland Security), including the industrial base for the development of ICT software, data, and associated services. (iv) The Secretary of Energy, in consultation with the heads of appropriate agencies, shall submit a report on supply chains for the energy sector industrial base (as determined by the Secretary of Energy). (v) The Secretary of Transportation, in consultation with the heads of appropriate agencies, shall submit a report on supply chains for the transportation industrial base (as determined by the Secretary of Transportation). (vi) The Secretary of Agriculture, in consultation with the heads of appropriate agencies, shall submit a report on supply chains for the production of agricultural commodities and food products. (b) The APNSA and the APEP shall, as appropriate and in consultation with the heads of appropriate agencies, recommend adjustments to the scope for each industrial base assessment, including digital networks, services, assets, and data (“digital products”), goods, services, and materials that are relevant within more than one defined industrial base, and add new assessments, as appropriate, for goods and materials not included in the above industrial base assessments. (c) Each report submitted under subsection (a) of this section shall include a review of: (i) the critical goods and materials, as defined in section 6(b) of this order, underlying the supply chain in question; (ii) other essential goods and materials, as defined in section 6(d) of this order, underlying the supply chain in question, including digital products; (iii) the manufacturing or other capabilities necessary to produce the materials identified in subsections (c)(i) and (c)(ii) of this section, including emerging capabilities; (iv) the defense, intelligence, cyber, homeland security, health, climate, environmental, natural, market, economic, geopolitical, human-rights or forced-labor risks or other contingencies that may disrupt, strain, compromise, or eliminate the supply chain — including risks posed by supply chains’ reliance on digital products that may be vulnerable to failures or exploitation, and risks resulting from the elimination of, or failure to develop domestically, the capabilities identified in subsection (c)(iii) of this section — and that are sufficiently likely to arise so as to require reasonable preparation for their occurrence; (v) the resilience and capacity of American manufacturing supply chains and the industrial and agricultural base — whether civilian or defense — of the United States to support national and economic security, emergency preparedness, and the policy identified in section 1 of this order, in the event any of the contingencies identified in subsection (c)(iv) of this section occurs, including an assessment of: (A) the manufacturing or other needed capacities of the United States, including the ability to modernize to meet future needs; (B) gaps in domestic manufacturing capabilities, including nonexistent, extinct, threatened, or single-point-of-failure capabilities; (C) supply chains with a single point of failure, single or dual suppliers, or limited resilience, especially for subcontractors, as defined by section 44.101 of title 48, Code of Federal Regulations (Federal Acquisition Regulation); (D) the location of key manufacturing and production assets, with any significant risks identified in subsection (c)(iv) of this section posed by the assets’ physical location; (E) exclusive or dominant supply of critical goods and materials and other essential goods and materials, as identified in subsections (c)(i) and (c)(ii) of this section, by or through nations that are, or are likely to become, unfriendly or unstable; (F) the availability of substitutes or alternative sources for critical goods and materials and other essential goods and materials, as identified in subsections (c)(i) and (c)(ii) of this section; (G) current domestic education and manufacturing workforce skills for the relevant sector and identified gaps, opportunities, and potential best practices in meeting the future workforce needs for the relevant sector; (H) the need for research and development capacity to sustain leadership in the development of critical goods and materials and other essential goods and materials, as identified in subsections (c)(i) and (c)(ii) of this section; (I) the role of transportation systems in supporting existing supply chains and risks associated with those transportation systems; and (J) the risks posed by climate change to the availability, production, or transportation of critical goods and materials and other essential goods and materials, as identified in subsections (c)(i) and (c)(ii) of this section. (vi) allied and partner actions, including whether United States allies and partners have also identified and prioritized the critical goods and materials and other essential goods and materials identified in subsections (c)(i) and (c)(ii) of this section, and possible avenues for international engagement. In assessing these allied and partner actions, the heads of agencies shall consult with the Secretary of State; (vii) the primary causes of risks for any aspect of the relevant industrial base and supply chains assessed as vulnerable pursuant to subsection (c)(v) of this section; (viii) a prioritization of the critical goods and materials and other essential goods and materials, including digital products, identified in subsections (c)(i) and (c)(ii) of this section for the purpose of identifying options and policy recommendations. The prioritization shall be based on statutory or regulatory requirements; importance to national security, emergency preparedness, and the policy set forth in section 1 of this order; and the review conducted pursuant to subsection (c)(v) of this section; (ix) specific policy recommendations for ensuring a resilient supply chain for the sector. Such recommendations may include sustainably reshoring supply chains and developing domestic supplies, cooperating with allies and partners to identify alternative supply chains, building redundancy into domestic supply chains, ensuring and enlarging stockpiles, developing workforce capabilities, enhancing access to financing, expanding research and development to broaden supply chains, addressing risks due to vulnerabilities in digital products relied on by supply chains, addressing risks posed by climate change, and any other recommendations; (x) any executive, legislative, regulatory, and policy changes and any other actions to strengthen the capabilities identified in subsection (c)(iii) of this section, and to prevent, avoid, or prepare for any of the contingencies identified in subsection (c)(iv) of this section; and (xi) proposals for improving the Government-wide effort to strengthen supply chains, including proposals for coordinating actions required under this order with ongoing efforts that could be considered duplicative of the work of this order or with existing Government mechanisms that could be used to implement this order in a more effective manner. (d) The APNSA and the APEP shall review the reports required under subsection (a) of this section and shall submit the reports to the President in an unclassified form, but may include a classified annex. Sec. 5. General Review and Recommendations. As soon as practicable following the submission of the reports required under section 4 of this order, the APNSA and the APEP, in coordination with the heads of appropriate agencies, shall provide to the President one or more reports reviewing the actions taken over the previous year and making recommendations concerning: (a) steps to strengthen the resilience of America’s supply chains; (b) reforms needed to make supply chain analyses and actions more effective, including statutory, regulatory, procedural, and institutional design changes. The report shall include recommendations on whether additional offices, personnel, resources, statistical data, or authorities are needed; (c) establishment of a quadrennial supply chain review, including processes and timelines regarding ongoing data gathering and supply chain monitoring; (d) diplomatic, economic, security, trade policy, informational, and other actions that can successfully engage allies and partners to strengthen supply chains jointly or in coordination; (e) insulating supply chain analyses and actions from conflicts of interest, corruption, or the appearance of impropriety, to ensure integrity and public confidence in supply chain analyses; (f) reforms to domestic and international trade rules and agreements needed to support supply chain resilience, security, diversity, and strength; (g) education and workforce reforms needed to strengthen the domestic industrial base; (h) steps to ensure that the Government’s supply chain policy supports small businesses, prevents monopolization, considers climate and other environmental impacts, encourages economic growth in communities of color and economically distressed areas, and ensures geographic dispersal of economic activity across all regions of the United States; and (i) Federal incentives and any amendments to Federal procurement regulations that may be necessary to attract and retain investments in critical goods and materials and other essential goods and materials, as defined in sections 6(b) and 6(d) of this order, including any new programs that could encourage both domestic and foreign investment in critical goods and materials. Sec. 6. Definitions. For purposes of this order: (a) “Agency” means any authority of the United States that is an “agency” under 44 U.S.C. 3502(1), other than those considered to be independent regulatory agencies, as defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(5). “Agency” also means any component of the Executive Office of the President. (b) “Critical goods and materials” means goods and raw materials currently defined under statute or regulation as “critical” materials, technologies, or infrastructure. (c) “Critical minerals” has the meaning given to that term in Executive Order 13953 of September 30, 2020 (Addressing the Threat to the Domestic Supply Chain From Reliance on Critical Minerals From Foreign Adversaries and Supporting the Domestic Mining and Processing Industries). (d) “Other essential goods and materials” means goods and materials that are essential to national and economic security, emergency preparedness, or to advance the policy set forth in section 1 of this order, but not included within the definition of “critical goods and materials.” (e) “Supply chain,” when used with reference to minerals, includes the exploration, mining, concentration, separation, alloying, recycling, and reprocessing of minerals. Sec. 7. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect (i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or the head thereof; or (ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals. (b) This order shall be implemented consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of appropriations. (c) This order is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person.JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR.THE WHITE HOUSE,February 24, 2021. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. 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All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:america, american, communications, emergency preparedness, executive order, Federal, foreign investment, Government, health, Human Services, infrastructure, International trade, manufacturing, personal protective equipment, secretary of state, Security Council, United States, White Houselast_img read more

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Battle Ground offers reduced utility rates for senior citizens with low income

first_imgName*Email*Website Battle Ground offers reduced utility rates for senior citizens with low incomePosted by ClarkCountyToday.comDate: Thursday, November 21, 2019in: Community Newsshare 0 Qualifying senior citizens will receive a 25 percent reduction on their water, sewer and stormwater drainage utility bills BATTLE GROUND —The Battle Ground City Council recently took action to enact a Utility Rate Reduction Program for senior citizens with low income.  The new program will begin in January of 2020.Qualifying senior citizens will receive a 25 percent reduction on their water, sewer and stormwater drainage utility bills. To qualify for the program, a person must be 62 year of age or older, reside within the city of Battle Ground, is the head of household, and has an annual income that, when combined with the annual income of all household members, meets the standard for the program.The income standard for the program is based on limits set annually by the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.  In Battle Ground for 2019, those limits are $30,800 for a 1-person household, $35,300 for a 2-person household, $39,600 for a 3-person household, and $43,950 for a 4-person household.  The qualifying income levels continue to increase with additional household members, up to $58,050 for an 8-person household.Program eligibility is also dependent on the customer’s average monthly winter (December through March) water usage, which must remain at 6-units (approximately 4,500 gallons) or less. Customers who register for the program will realize an average monthly savings of $24.70 a month.  The city estimates that about 230 customers are eligible for the discount.The city will begin accepting applications for the program on Dec. 2. The application, as well detailed information on qualifications and how to apply, are available online at www.cityofbg.org/801/Rate-Reduction-for-Seniors-with-Low-Inco or by request from the Utility Department customer service desk at Battle Ground City Hall located at 109 SW 1st Street in Battle Ground.  Utility Department staff are available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to assist customers with questions. They can be reached at (360) 342-5002.  Information provided by city of Battle Ground.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textTags:Battle GroundClark Countyshare 0 Previous : Opinion: Washington, Oregon governors have the wrong priorities when it comes to I-5 Bridge Replacement Next : Op-ed: ‘Why would anyone object to a medically up-to-date (sex ed) curriculum?’AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Name*Email*Website I allow to create an accountWhen you login first time using a Social Login button, we collect your account public profile information shared by Social Login provider, based on your privacy settings. We also get your email address to automatically create an account for you in our website. Once your account is created, you’ll be logged-in to this account.DisagreeAgree Subscribe Connect with LoginI allow to create an accountWhen you login first time using a Social Login button, we collect your account public profile information shared by Social Login provider, based on your privacy settings. We also get your email address to automatically create an account for you in our website. Once your account is created, you’ll be logged-in to this account.DisagreeAgreeNotify of new follow-up comments new replies to my comments I allow to use my email address and send notification about new comments and replies (you can unsubscribe at any time). center_img guestLabel guestLabel 0 Comments Inline FeedbacksView all commentslast_img read more

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IISc completes ICU-grade ventilator prototype

first_img By Press Trust of India on June 2, 2020 Add Comment Read Article Comments (0) Heartfulness group of organisations launches ‘Healthcare by Heartfulness’ COVID care app WHO tri-regional policy dialogue seeks solutions to challenges facing international mobility of health professionals IISc team took about 35 days to go from the drawing board to a proof-of-concept system, and then to build a working prototype in another two weeksThe Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has successfully completed the prototype of an indigenously developed Intensive Care Unit grade ventilator in about two months.Supporting both invasive and non-invasive ventilation, it uses only components made in India or easily available in domestic supply chains and was developed by its PRAANA team, IIsc said.The team took about 35 days to go from the drawing board to a proof-of-concept system, and then to build a working prototype in another two weeks.About Project PRAANA, IISc said it was started by IISc faculty members Gaurab Banerjee, Duvvuri Subrahmanyam, TV Prabhakar and Pratikash Panda, Bengaluru-based engineer Manas Pradhan, and retired IISc professor HS Jamadagni.Many volunteers helped in the project, including physicians Dr Supreet Khare, Dr Sriram Sampath and Dr Krishna Prasad.“We are now actively exploring options to collaborate with an industry partner to further co-develop the prototype into a field-ready product, Subrahmanyam said.The project received internal support from IISc, external funding from the office of the Principal Scientific Adviser, Government of India, and a Corporate Social Responsibility contribution from the State Bank of India Foundation.Narayana Health, Bengaluru, provided medical testing equipment for verification of the ventilator performance, the IISC said. Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals releases first “Comprehensive Textbook of COVID-19” Related Posts IISc completes ICU-grade ventilator prototype MaxiVision Eye Hospitals launches “Mucormycosis Early Detection Centre” Menopause to become the next game-changer in global femtech solutions industry by 2025 News BengaluruIISc BengaluruNarayana Healthventilator Phoenix Business Consulting invests in telehealth platform Healpha The missing informal workers in India’s vaccine story Sharelast_img read more

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Portlanders turn out for tree lighting ceremony

first_imgPortlanders turn out for tree lighting ceremony Local GovernmentDecember 18, 2010 RelatedPortlanders turn out for tree lighting ceremony FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Scores of Portlanders braved unusually cool weather to participate in the annual carol service and Christmas tree lighting ceremony in the Port Antonio Town Square on Wednesday, December 15.The two-hour ceremony, which was organised by the Portland Parish Council, featured the singing of carols by a choir comprising students from a number of schools in the parish.Residents of Portland turn out for the annual carol service and Christmas tree lighting ceremony in the Port Antonio Town Square on Wednesday, December 15.Mayor of Port Antonio, Councillor Floyd Patterson, in his address, reminded the audience of the need to focus on the life of Jesus Christ, as they celebrate the Christmas holidays.He appealed to them to be careful and exercise moderation in their indulgences during the season, and to be respectful of others.Pastor of the Port Antonio Gospel Hall, Rev. Michael Bunsie, who delivered the sermon, called on Portlanders to make a special effort to ensure that the true meaning of Christmas is highlighted during this holiday season.Stating that there is a tendency for some Jamaicans to become indisciplined at Christmas and indulge in undesirable activities, Rev. Bunsie stressed the importance of persons allowing their lives to be guided by Jesus Christ if the country is to overcome the social ills, and successfully confront the economic challenges it faces. Advertisementscenter_img RelatedPortlanders turn out for tree lighting ceremony RelatedPortlanders turn out for tree lighting ceremonylast_img read more

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AT&T branches out in retail

first_imgHome AT&T branches out in retail Author Diana Goovaerts Tags Previous ArticleMotorola confirms Z3 Play detailsNext ArticleEx-Qualcomm execs launch 5G venture XCOM AT&T pushes cybersecurity to public sector Amazon reels in MGM Related US chip funding tipped to top $150B Diana is Mobile World Live’s US Editor, reporting on infrastructure and spectrum rollouts, regulatory issues, and other carrier news from the US market. Diana came to GSMA from her former role as Editor of Wireless Week and CED Magazine, digital-only… Read more AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 06 JUN 2018 AT&T debuted its first pop-up store in a move to diversify its distribution strategy and reach customers not served by its existing retail footprint.Pop-up stores are temporary, requiring less construction and wiring than traditional brick-and-mortar locations and so can be launched more quickly. The operator also plans to use mobile stores at AT&T-sponsored events across the country.An AT&T representative told Mobile World Live (MWL) the launches are part of a broader plan to add 1,000 new points of distribution by the end of 2019, comprising traditional sites and the new formats.Ray Aguirre, AT&T’s assistant VP of retail sales and distribution, said in a statement the new approaches will allow the operator to be “nimble and quick to adapt in how we serve our customers”.The first pop-up store opened in Dallas and AT&T is evaluating “several” additional markets: its goal is to launch stores within 60 days of signing a site lease.AT&T’s move follows announcements by T-Mobile US and Sprint to expand retail coverage as they extend their networks, and could help bridge a gap to T-Mobile, which MoffettNathanson in April noted had surpassed AT&T as the operator with the second-largest retail footprint in the US. AT&Tdistributionstorelast_img read more

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Blizzard launches Heroes Of The Dorm 2016

first_imgBlizzard launches Heroes Of The Dorm 2016Studio mixes eSports and educationRachel WeberSenior EditorThursday 28th January 2016Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleBlizzardBlizzard has brought back its Heroes of the Dorm eSports competition which offers students from the United States and Canada the chance to earn their college tuition competing in Heroes of the Storm. Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games “Last year’s Heroes of the Dorm was an amazing experience for the students playing and everyone watching, and we’re excited to again offer college athletes an epic opportunity to team up and compete for scholarships in 2016,” said CEO Mike Morhaime.”It’s inspiring to see players from last year’s championship team, the UC Berkeley Golden Bears, now thriving in pro eSports careers-we look forward to seeing how this year’s competitors shape the future of competitive gaming.”Registration is open now and closes on February 18 and part of the competition will be shown on ESPN3 and ESPN2, Twitch and YouTube. Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesBlizzard moves to block Fox’s Diablo trademarkThe TV network applied to register Diablo as a trademark for use on glassware, dinnerware and pet food in relation to its animated series HouseBrokenBy Marie Dealessandri 8 days agoJeff Kaplan leaves BlizzardOverwatch game director and 19-year veteran of the studio steps down; Aaron Keller to take over roleBy Brendan Sinclair 21 days agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img read more

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Beliefs you need to unlearn now

first_imgWe need to unlearn things. Unlearn the limiting beliefs of ourselves. Unlearn that we are not capable of doing things we think of. Unlearn every societal belief and pressure we are living under. Unlearn everything that no longer helps in our growth.But till this time, when we are busy trying to push ourselves to do things, with all are limited beliefs, unaware of the term “unlearn”, makes it more difficult to even reach 1% of your higher self. We know what to do, but we don’t know how to do it!Before going any further in detail, let me tell you if you’re reading this and after this, if you try to unlearn things, your brain will blame you for doing this because from decades you’ve been training your mind to just think the shorter image of yourself, But Believe it or not, this is another way in the list of ways to think of your higher self.You’re doing absolutely good for yourself, keep going. Because sometimes it all needs unlearning.Now here are the most common beliefs we all have to leave or unlearn:I am not enough, I can’t do things!At times, when we are on the edge of losing our hopes and believe in ourselves, we end up having this false belief, often seems true because we are not getting what we want. But we never see, that if we already dare to face it until now, then we also have the courage to give it one more try. You might fail again, but what, try again and again.But doing things with your mind saying to you, again and again, you can’t do it, then you can’t, you can never be. The mind is the best friend, what you’ll feed it will make sure you get that. So feed it with confidence, belief, and say again and again to yourself “I am enough, I am capable of doing anything I can think of”.We have to have a successful careerIt is true to some people but there’s a secret in it too. You’ll only be successful in your career if you’re winning on your life every day. Now, from every day it means you have to work on your every field, whether it’s your health, daily routine, mindset, happiness, etc. Success in a career you dream about is connected to every other thing in your life.But it does not mean at all if you don’t have a job you’re losing. Turning your thought from ‘not having it right at this moment to It will come to me on time’ is the way to lead you to your deserving path. Everybody is successful in some area of their lives and you’ll be too.Thinking of the circumstances based on your decisionsThis is what everybody just do naturally and easily, but we can’t control what will happen. But we can always control what better decisions we can make and just ready to face what next. And when we just sit and think of circumstances, which might not even exist in the future, it leads us to not even take action on our decision anyway and because of not achieving your short term goal we start to think it’s not the right decision. We have to unlearn “to not think how”.If you know what you want to do then Follow your ‘what’ and it will automatically lead to ‘how’. Do not limit yourself to what other people will think and are doing. It is called self-criticizing yourself for not doing the same. You’re unique and you’ve unique abilities. Do it now, what you’re planning for years.You’ve to be happy all the timeIt is good to be happy all the time only if you can do it all the time! But can you do it all the time? Robots nowadays can’t do this, they too have emotions. Then how can we limit ourselves to stay happy all the time? The best thing the humankind has ever received is the ’emotions’.Just Flow. Be you.We can show emotions and we are absolutely fine while showing our other emotions, can be sad, can be sensitive, just accept the moment, take your time to figure it out, and do the next thing.Follow every advice we are givenWe have been told that advice is good for our selves. The advice can be good at some moments of life, but it sure does not gonna work if our heart and mind are not ready to accept it and be happy with that. Sometimes we get just so influenced by other people’s success and money and health that their advice almost seems good to us to follow. But remember it’s your life, and your life is not similar to theirs, everybody’s life is different.Therefore, following the advice and learning from the person on the path as of you, can be helpful. And in the end, it’s always ‘your choice’ to follow it or not. Listen to what other people have to say, but do what your mind and heart and your intuition would say.Failure is not acceptableHow can you fail at something? How can you don’t know what to do? We usually ask ourselves these questions, before anybody asks us.These types of thinking and beliefs are the first thing to unlearn in the unlearning journey. The person who is curious enough to learn, unlearn and relearn the things they might know or not is the one who can win any path they’re on.We are failing at so many things in our daily lives, we don’t even bother to recognize, but suddenly when someone reaches higher we tend to feel like a failure and we are not ready to accept it. But doing is only going to block your ways to your higher selves. Failure is the only way to put you on your deserving path, accept the process of growth it puts in your way, and be a superhero to the next right thing.Hence, unlearn the mentality of seeing yourself as zero, rather see it as an opportunity. The more the doors will close, the more you will be clear about your path.Money is everythingMoney can help us in some ways, but God is there to help the poor too, so what are we afraid of? Money can get you things, if you’re earning whether enough or more, to believe money is everything is not true, unlearn this. We can think it like happiness is everything. But even if you’re not earning, believe that everything will come to you on time, just keep hustling and trust God’s plan.When we choose happiness over money, the money will find its way.I hope this will be helpful for you, share this with your favourite person, and earn the reward of helping them, what other beliefs you think of people should unlearn?last_img read more

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Bernie Leonard

first_img Bernie Leonard, age 80 years of West Union, Ohio passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Bernie was born Sept. 5, 1940 in Manchester, Ohio to the late Olen and Bessie (Hatfield) Leonard. Survivors include his wife Dolly Leonard of Winchester; one son, Patrick Alan Leonard of Cleveland; one brother, Harry Leonard and Jane of Winchester; three sister-in- laws, Miriam Leonard of West Union, Alice Leonard of West Union, and Dorothy Roush of Mt. Orab; brother-in- law Tim Ingels of Georgetown; special nieces, Madena Leonard of Manchester and Vicki Leonard of Manchester.Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 1 p.m. at the Thompson-Meeker Funeral Home in West Union with Tom Claibourne officiating. Burial will follow in the Kirker Cemetery. Visitation will be held the day of the service from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. HomeObituariesBernie Leonard PreviousSenior Living – April, 2021NextDusty Joseph Around the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterThis Weird Method Can Restore Your Vision Naturally (Watch)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Bernie LeonardApril 28, 2021Mark CarpenterObituaries0 Top Searches Top Searches TrickTreaThat Powered By 10 Sec How to Slice & Mince Vegetables Like a Pro NextStay How to Slice & Mince Vegetables Like a ProNOW PLAYINGHow to Cook Scrambled EggsNOW PLAYINGHawaiian Roll Ham SlidersNOW PLAYINGApple Pie Bites With Caramel SauceNOW PLAYINGApple Pie BitesNOW PLAYINGHomemade Caramel SauceNOW PLAYINGPerfect Bacon Every TimeNOW PLAYINGOld Fashioned Soft and Buttery Yeast RollsNOW PLAYINGHow to Chop an Onion PerfectlyNOW PLAYINGHow to Chill a Drink in 2 MinutesNOW PLAYINGHow to Peel Hard Boiled EggsNOW PLAYINGHow to Peel TomatoesNOW PLAYINGCream Cheese Cake Mix CookiesNOW PLAYINGHow to Carve a Whole ChickenNOW PLAYINGHow to Make the Ultimate Light and Fluffy Mashed PotatoesNOW PLAYINGSweet Alabama PecanbreadNOW PLAYINGPumpkin Cream Cheese BarsNOW PLAYINGHow to Core and Slice a PineappleNOW PLAYINGHow to Knead DoughNOW PLAYINGHow to Use a Meat ThermometerNOW PLAYINGSlow Cooker/Crock Pot HintsNOW PLAYINGHow to Quarter a ChickenNOW PLAYINGHow to Clean Garbage DisposalsNOW PLAYINGHow to Clean Stainless Steel SinksNOW PLAYING5 Easy and Delicious Crock Pot Meatball Appetizer RecipesNOW PLAYING Arrow Left #1 Icon Created with Sketch. Arrow right #1 Icon Created with Sketch. last_img read more

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TransAlta to acquire Canadian Hydro Developers

first_img Previous articleVogt signs deal to supply HRSGsNext articleReport: North America to install 40,000 wind turbines by 2015 chloecox Related articleTransAlta offers $1.5bn for Canadian Hydro Developers Twitter Linkedin Facebook RenewablesHydroelectric Voith Hydro supplying pumped storage equipment to pair with Idaho combined solar-wind project No posts to display Avista Utilities’ 2021 electric IRP includes upgrades to existing hydropower Facebook By chloecox – Twitter 10.5.2009 TransAlta to acquire Canadian Hydro Developers RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Hitachi ABB Power Grids to modernize 1.2-GW Chinese hydropower plant 5 October 2009– TransAlta Corp will buy Canadian Hydro Developers for $1.6 billion (US $1.49 billion), or $5.25 (US $4.89) a share in cash. The amended offer is subject to certain conditions, including the acquisition of at least 66 2/3 percent of the outstanding Canadian Hydro common shares. The Boards of Directors for both companies have said that the deal is fair and has recommended that shareholders accept the agreement.Goldman Sachs and RBC Capital Markets are TransAlta’s financial advisors and Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer is TransAlta’s legal advisor. Canadian Hydro’s financial advisors are FirstEnergy Capital Corp. and Societe Generale while their legal advisor is Blake, Cassels & Graydon.TransAlta and Canadian Hydro will have net combined generation capacity of 8,657 MW in operation. The renewables portfolio will include 1,900 MW in operation. In addition, there are 543 MW under construction and nearly 500 MW in advanced-stage development.Want the week’s news delivered to your inbox? Subscribe to the FREE electronic newsletter! Linkedin TAGSBCHydro last_img read more