Di Francesco gives his verdict on Dzeko and Rossi

first_imgEusebio Di Francesco recently revealed Edin Dzeko needs to step up his game and predicted Daniele De Rossi will easily fit in as a Coach.Di Francesco gave his verdict in the recent press conference ahead of their game against SPAL.“We have a very complicated game ahead of us and we mustn’t underestimate SPAL,” he said at a Press conference according to Football Italia.“Lazzari, for example, dribbles more than anyone in this League. They must be treated with caution, but we must play with consistency.“Schick has a little problem, which we’ll assess today. If it doesn’t recover fully, Dzeko will play again.What is wrong with Sampdoria? Taimoor Khan – September 3, 2019 Things just aren’t going the way Sampdoria had planned with the club now having conceded 7 goals in the opening two games of the…“Edin has great power, he just lacks a bit of consistency. I won’t say he disappears from games, but maybe he makes himself less available to his teammates.“That’s all he’s lacking. As for everything else, he’s doing a great job. I hope to have De Rossi and Kolarov back for CSKA.“Pastore will be called up and Luca Pellegrini will play on the left. Perotti injuries? They can create a psychological malaise, but we want him back in his best condition so they stop.“I’m sorry to see it happen because Diego really lives football with love. We’re here to help him.“De Rossi? He’s already a collaborator of mine, he’s very good and I think he’ll become a Coach easily.”last_img read more

Chandrayaan2 Watch a replay of India launching mission to moons south pole

first_img 35 Photos #ScienceGoalsAll three of ISRO’s robotic explorers have different lifespans and will be looking to achieve key science goals in their limited time exploring the moon. Chief among these goals is the ability to understand the composition of the moon, allowing for a deeper understanding of its origin and its evolution.There are 12 payloads on board, with five on both the orbiter and lander and two on the rover. The lander will only operate for a single lunar day (two weeks on Earth). NASA is also hitching a ride on the lunar lander with a laser retroreflector, a device that can help measure the distance between the Earth and Moon.The orbiter will operate for a year in a circular orbit around the poles and carries radar and spectrometers that will enable study of the moon’s surface and exosphere. Predominantly, these instruments should enable a greater understanding of the moon’s water ice deposits. A mapping camera will also provide a 3D map of the terrain.The Pragyan rover, powered by the sun and AI, will cross the lunar surface at the blistering pace of 1 centimeter per second carrying instruments that can assess the molecules present on the moon. Share your voice Comments The GSLV-MkIII launches from Sriharikota in 2017. For the Chandrayaan-2 mission, it will launch a suite of robots to the moon’s south pole. Arun Sanker/AFP/Getty Images India’s exploration mission to the moon shot off to a successful start early Monday. The Chandrayaan-2 mission, aiming to put robots at the lunar south pole for the first time, suffered several delays leading up to lift-off, but finally went off without a hitch. It was originally scheduled for July 14 but the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) postponed the departure less than an hour before launch due to a “technical snag.” The landmark mission departed from India’s Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, north of Chennai, at 2:43 a.m. PT (5:43 a.m. ET), Monday July 22. Unlike the Apollo 11 mission, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this week, India’s mission doesn’t involve human astronauts. Rather, Chandrayaan-2 is carrying three lunar exploration robots that will be able to survey the moon from both the surface and the sky.The payload of Chandrayaan-2 consists of a lunar orbiter, a lunar lander and a lunar rover and will be launched atop the ISRO-developed GSLV Mk-III rocket. That rocket is about half as powerful as the SpaceX Falcon 9 and will put Chandrayaan-2 into what’s known as an “Earth parking orbit” before the module uses its own power to extend that orbit and eventually position itself for a lunar rendezvous.How to watch the Chandrayaan-2 launchDon’t worry if you didn’t manage to tune in to watch the historic launch live — replays are available. ISRO handled livestreaming duties across its social media pages, which means you can relive the event at the ISRO Twitter or check out the agency’s Facebook page. The agency’s YouTube channel also covered the event. Indian public broadcaster Doordarshan broadcast the launch live and you can watch that stream below (lift-off happens around 38 minutes in): Tags Why is this mission called Chandrayaan-2?This is the sequel to Chandrayaan-1, an ISRO mission that launched 11 years ago featuring only a lunar orbiter. That orbiter reached the moon on Nov. 8, 2008, and then fired an impacter that struck the south pole. The material ejected from below the surface allowed ISRO to detect lunar water ice — a valuable resource that could enable future exploration. Chandrayaan-2 will look to build on this monumental discovery from the ground.When will Chandrayaan-2 reach the moon?Provided Chandrayaan-2 launches on time, it’s expected to reach the moon on Sept. 6, 2019. If it can achieve the difficult feat of landing on the surface, India will become just the fourth nation to complete a soft landing in history, following the US, Russia and China, which has the Chang’e 4 rover operating on the far side of the moon.The lander and rover are headed for the lunar south pole, exploring a scientifically important region that has been shown to contain water ice. The lunar lander, known as Vikram, and a rover, known as Pragyan, will set up shop in the south, unlike any previous mission to the moon. The proposed landing spot is between two craters, Manzinus C and Simpelius N.A video of all the moon landing sites — and Chandrayaan-2’s proposed finishing spot — is below:center_img Apollo 11 moon landing: Neil Armstrong’s defining moment Published July 10Update, July 14: ISRO announce launch called offUpdate, July 18: ISRO announce new launch dateUpdate, July 22: ISRO livestreaming details for second attemptUpdate, July 22: Added details of successful lift-off Sci-Tech 2 Spacelast_img read more

Rathish killed over wifes extramarital affair RAB

first_imgRapid Action Battalion (RAB) director general Benazir Ahmed at a press briefing at RAB-13 Headquarters in Rangpur on Wednesday. Photo: Moinul IslamThe extramarital affair of Rangpur public prosecutor (PP) Rathish Chandra Bhoumik’s wife was the reason behind his murder.Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) director general Benazir Ahmed said this at a press briefing at RAB-13 Headquarters in Rangpur on Wednesday.Rathish’s wife Snigdha Sarker confessed to RAB that she had an extramarital affair with her colleague Kamrul Islam and they planned to murder Rathish two months ago.Both Snigdha and Kamrul are teachers of Tajhaat High School of Rangpur.Rathish was killed on Thursday night. He was first made unconscious as 10 sedative pills were mixed with his food. They then strangled him to death, Benazir said quoting Snigdha’s confessional statement.The body was then left at the basement of an under-construction building in Mollahat area of Tajhaat with the help of two youths.On Snigdha’s confession, RAB members recovered the body around 2:30am Wednesday, in a drive that started at 8:30pm on Tuesday. The PP’s brother Sushanta Bhoumik identified the body of Rathish. Four including Snigdha and Kamrul have been so far arrested in this connection.Rathish, 55, who represented the state in a case over the killings of Japanese national Hoshi Kunio and Rahmat Ali, khadem (caretaker) of a shrine, went missing on Friday morning.Read More:Missing Rangpur PP found deadlast_img read more

Ready for structured debate Maken on Kejriwal challenge

first_imgResponding to AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal’s challenge to BJP’s Kiran Bedi for a public debate, Maken said, “This will be a healthy tradition. I believe a structured debate should take place in a mutually accepted TV channel or agency moderated by a mutually accepted anchor.”Maken, who is also the party’s Campaign Committee Chief, said a debate will enable the leadership of various parties to spell out their vision to the public by answering “difficult questions”.“I think this is the best way for the leadership to answer difficult questions that are raised and spell out their vision to the public in the age of Internet and social media,” he said, adding that at least “2-4 such debates” should be held.Through a tweet, tagging both Kejriwal and Bedi, Maken said, “Great! I am ready for a structured debate. Let the people of Delhi make a comparative assessment.”last_img read more

Now world of fitness at your fingertips

first_imgHave you been slogging to lose kilos but to no avail and are looking for a health expert? Welcome to the world of fitness apps, wristbands and online services that are helping people achieve health goals straight from the comfort of their homes.It is estimated that “consumers spent more than $200 billion globally in 2014 on health and fitness services”, according to Woody Scal, chief revenue officer of Fitbit Inc, the global leader in the health and fitness market. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’And the trend is fast catching up with fitness enthusiasts in India. “People aspire to improve their health and fitness. At the same time, high rates of health conditions such as obesity, diabetes and cancer are driving individuals to look for innovative ways to gain a fitter body in India,” Scal told this reporter in an email.But with more and more gyms and fitness centres being opened in cities across the country, do we really need fitness on the go? Also Read – Leslie doing new comedy special with Netflix“Unfortunately, not even 20 per cent of these gyms have certified trainers,” said Sri Lakshmi, a strength and conditioning coach at HealthifyMe, an online website and mobile app that gives access to personal trainers and customised plans.With Fitbit and Jawbone coming to India, most of the global players in fitness wearables are making a beeline to enter the wearable health segment. “A recent Accenture’s Digital Consumer Tech Survey found that Indian consumers were most interested in buying fitness monitors (80 per cent) and smartwatches (76 per cent); so we believe this will be a strong market,” noted Scal on India being a viable market in this category. “Though the Indian market is at a nascent stage as compared to the west, the entry of several brands blended with the advent of wearable technology is making this vertical very promising,” noted Anupam Mathur, head (sales and marketing), Timex Group India. The integration of digital technology with health devices have led to many Indian fitness apps and online startups cropping up. SmartRX, a startup which has established its presence in the US, facilitates remote monitoring and offers real-time audio video interaction with health specialists.“This convergence of digital and healthcare has resulted in wearables that track parameters such as heart rate and movement through built-in sensors that provide insights into the wearer’s health,” emphasised Mathur. Depending on the device, one can track movements, workouts, distance, speeds, calories burned, heart rate, blood pressure, skin temperature and the like.“The winning formula will be when the smartphone starts acting as your personal coach, your personal nutritionist and your personal doctor,” Lakshmi added.last_img read more

Fairmont has royal wedding fever unveils new events packages

first_img TORONTO – Save the date! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are set to tie the knot on May 19, and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is adding to the festivities with special offerings and celebratory events.“For more than a century, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has welcomed members of the British Royal Family as cherished guests,” said Sharon Cohen, Vice President, Fairmont Brand Management. “For all of our guests, whether royalty, celebrities or simply intrepid and worldly explorers, Fairmont hotels create rich emotional connections and are often chosen to celebrate memorable and momentous occasions. For guests gathering to toast Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, our hotels offer a remarkable sense of place, a feeling of being part of history and a link to something meaningful, important and enduring – everything a Royal Wedding promises.”Here’s an overview of how Fairmont plans to commemorate the Big Day:ON THE BIG SCREEN:Fairmont Royal York, Fairmont Le Château Montebello, Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu and Fairmont Palliser will offer indoor luxury screening events of the wedding.Fairmont Jakarta is also planning a week-long wedding celebration starting May 14 with a signature afternoon tea menu, flower arrangement workshops, fashion shows and a live streaming viewing party.The Plaza, A Fairmont Managed Hotel is taking it up a notch with live streaming in the Palm Court that includes a ‘royal’ breakfast and a panel of experts on wedding planning, etiquette and the English royal family.More news: Carnival Cruise Line enhances HUB app for families and youthROYAL TEA:Fairmont Banff Springs has created a signature Royal Wedding Tea menu served on weekends for the month of May.Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I in Barcelona is celebrating with a month-long Royal Tea throughout May complete with two glasses of Veuve Clicquot Rose and a mini wedding cake in honour of the Royal Couple.Fairmont Singapore will host an exclusive daily Royal Afternoon Tea beginning May 14 at the famed Anti-dote Lounge, presented in a white leather jewellery chest with a choice of a royal-inspired cocktail.The Savoy’s Royal Afternoon Tea begins on May 1 along with ‘The Royal Welcome’, a signature cocktail to mark the occasion. The Royal Welcome features an aromatic blend of Italicus Rosolio di bergamotto, Bombay Sapphire gin, Champagne syrup, yuzu, peychauds bitters and English sparkling wine.Fairmont St Andrews promises a day to remember with a royal afternoon tea and a live screening of the wedding in the Atrium Lounge, where the centrepiece will be an oversized wedding cake flavoured with lemon elderflower. Guests will be able to take a slice home with them in a branded box.Fairmont Empress will host an exclusive tea throughout May featuring Meghan Markle’s favourite tea – a special blend of licorice and green tea. The hotel will also offer signature cocktails in the Q Bar paying homage to the happy couple.ROYAL PACKAGES:Since opening its doors in 1907, Fairmont San Francisco has carried on a storied tradition of receiving royalty from around the world. It will offer guests an exclusive Prince & Princess Penthouse Package, featuring a one-night stay in the 6,000 square-foot Penthouse suite. The hotel has even partnered with sister property, The Savoy, to provide its esteemed butler service straight from London.Fairmont Copley Plaza will host a ‘Royal Wedding Viewing Party Breakfast’ on May 19 where guests are encouraged to dress in their royal best. They’ll also have the chance to win a stay at sister property The Savoy.Fairmont Washington D.C., Georgetown has created a two-night ‘Royal Wedding Guest Package’, including roundtrip airfare from anywhere in the U.S. for two guests and two canine companions, with accommodation in the hotel’s Royal Suite with a personal chef and an invitation to the Royal Garden Party.For those looking to host their own Royal Wedding, Fairmont Peace Hotel has created the ‘Royal Wedding Package’, complete with two nights in the Sassoon Presidential Suite, private set dinner and afternoon tea in the suite, spa treatments, royal attire, styling services and more.More news: Save the dates! Goway’s Africa Roadshow is backROYAL HONEYMOONS:For newlyweds looking for adventure, Fairmont Zimbali Resort has created a ‘Honeymoon Package’.Couples looks to honeymoon in style can also book the ultra-luxe ‘Royal Princess Spa Package’ at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess.For more information go to fairmont.com/meetings-weddings/weddings/. Tags: Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Posted by Fairmont has royal wedding fever, unveils new events & packages Friday, April 13, 2018 center_img Travelweek Group Share << Previous PostNext Post >>last_img read more