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Terrorism akin to cancer hurts India and Afghanistan Afghan diplomat

first_imgNew York: India and Afghanistan have been hurt by terrorism which is “like cancer” and threatens peace in the region, a top Afghan diplomat has said while appealing to the international community not to view his war-torn country as an isolated case. Speaking at an event organised at Asia Society here on Monday, National Security Adviser of Afghanistan Hamdullah Mohib said Pakistan talked about brotherhood and historical linkages but hardly shows any cooperation in combating terrorism. Also Read – Imran Khan arrives in China, to meet Prez Xi Jinping “We haven’t seen any cooperation from Pakistan,” Mohib said. Replying to a question on Afghanistan’s estimate of cooperation from Islamabad, the top diplomat said Pakistan is “always very nice, they speak about brotherhood, historical linkages and the likes but then all we see is terrorists coming our way and no brotherhood”. Mohib said India and Afghanistan were hurt by terrorism and both the countries have suffered a great deal. “We understand what the cost is that we are paying,” he said. Also Read – US blacklists 28 Chinese entities over abuses in Xinjiang “But it (terrorism) is not just a threat to India and Afghanistan. Terrorism is like cancer. It is our problem today but it will soon be someone else’s problem once it’s no longer ours,” Mohib said. Referring to the Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS), he said the plan stayed only on paper and did not get implemented. “There hasn’t been any action (on APAPPS) and there is no interest from Pakistan to implement it. There is no cooperation with Afghanistan in any aspect,” he said. Mohib said Afghanistan had diversified its trade from Pakistan, stressing that if it had not done so, the prices of the food items would have skyrocketed this year due to drought. “We have diversified into our northern route through Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan now and through Iran by Chabahar connecting to India. It has opened up opportunities for Afghanistan not only to increase our trade but also to give us more options for import. We had to do that,” he said. Mohib said the easiest and cheapest way for these trade routes for Afghanistan would have been through Pakistan but Islamabad has failed to act. “We have never seen any progress on action. And so until we see willingness to make action, we are not going to buy any more words from Pakistan,” he said. Mohib stressed that it was important that the international community does not view Afghanistan as an isolated case. “It’s an issue that is shared. We are taking the brunt of the issue here and making the sacrifices. If this were to end in Afghanistan – and not in the way that we would want it to be, which is a clear defeat of non-state actors and proxy groups – this precedent could start to haunt other countries in our immediate neighbourhood to begin with,” he said. On the issue of security in the region and terrorism, he said non-state actors were a “dangerous precedents to allow”. “A lot of countries think that because they have not been hit by non-state actors, it’s not their problem. Letting this precedent to be opens doors and opportunities for other groups to operate. “If one of these groups were to be successful, for whatever their objectives may be, it leaves the precedent for many others who are also part of that DNA,” he said.last_img read more

Rhino bone recovered 2 held in Jalpaiguri

first_imgDarjeeling: Two persons were arrested and a bone of a rhinoceros was recovered from their possession in Jalpaiguri district on Monday.Based on a tip-off, the Special Task Force of the Forest department led by Sanjay Dutta, range officer, Belakoba Range, conducted a raid at a location in Fatapukur on National Highway 31 C at around 2 pm on Monday. “We found 3 persons in a huddle beside the road. A deal seemed to be going on. As we tried to surround them, one person managed to slip away. We detained the other two,” stated Dutta. The forest officials found a black school bag in their possession. The bag contained a piece of Rhino bone weighing more than 800g. One of the arrested also possessed two Adhaar cards in the name of Prasanta Sarkar of Fulbari, Ghokshadanga, Cooch Behar. The other card bore the name of Rasidul Islam. The other person arrested is Bharat Roy (24 years) of the same locality as Sarkar. During interrogation, they admitted that they have been involved in wildlife trafficking and smuggling of other contraband items.last_img read more

UN agencies concerned about worsening humanitarian conditions of displaced Iraqis in Kurdistan

“Most displaced families have already been forced to move multiple times within Kurdistan and the increase in population is putting strain on Kurdistan’s already limited resources and host communities,” said Jane Pearce, Representative and Country Director of WFP in Iraq in a news release issued by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).She added that the conflict has already forced most people to be uprooted several times and are now struggling to find work to feed themselves or their families.OCHA said that over three million people have been displaced throughout Iraq, including an estimated one million within Kurdistan and the neighbouring areas of Ninewa and Diyala governorates, due to the Iraqi crisis, which is now well into its second year.“Where farmers have had their equipment and harvests destroyed, crop production has plummeted and markets are ruined. Price fluctuations, reduced water supply and insecurity have devastated overall food production across the country and put more strains on the 2.4 million food-insecure Iraqis.” said Dr. Fadel ElZubi, FAO Representatives in Iraq.According to the rapid assessment, which surveyed internally displaced Iraqis living in and out of camps as well as local communities, high unemployment rates have driven displaced families to increasingly rely on negative coping mechanisms such as skipping meals, eating smaller portions and spending their savings, in order to meet their basic food needs.The assessment warned that due to high unemployment rates and many IDP families, especially in camps facing severe shortage of funding, additional shocks could have an impact on their ability to afford enough food.Alternatively, amid increased displacements and a severe lack of funding, WFP has been forced to reduce food rations by up to 50 per cent, resulting in many families, who previously had sufficient access to food, now facing the risk of food insecurity.Lastly, OCHA warned that continued conflict, reductions in WFP food assistance and disruptions to the Public Distribution System, a Government-run social protection programme that provides food to all Iraqis, could push more people to cope by selling assets, eating fewer meals and eating less nutritious food, which would in turn cause levels of nutrition to fall further as winter sets in. read more

NBA Finals Preview LeBron vs Curry vs Everybody Else

In the NBA, superstars command so much attention — and affect their teams’ fortunes so deeply relative to other sports — that it’s difficult to resist advertising a playoff series as Star A versus Star B, with teammates and coaches taking lesser billing. Sure enough, this year’s finals bout between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers is already being touted as a struggle between Stephen Curry and LeBron James.That’s usually not a terrible prism through which to view things. Since 1985, the star — defined as the best player available to a team for the series in question, according to wins above replacement (WAR) during the regular season — with the better individual numbers1As measured by leveraged points above replacement. in the playoff series itself has carried his team to victory about two-thirds of the time.In other words, as go the stars, very often so go their teams. But even if James outplays Curry, this series could land in the other third — with a Warriors win — because Golden State has such an edge in the supporting cast department.To judge the delicate balance between star power and sidekick strength, I used’s playoff data going back to 1985, looking at how much of any given series’s outcome can be explained by the quality2According to a multiyear Statistical Plus/Minus talent projection. of a team’s leading man and that of his supporting cast. According to relative importance, the difference in talent suiting up alongside each star in a series is roughly 2.2 times as important to the series result3Including the margin of games by which the series was won or lost. as the talent disparity between the stars themselves.How well does that mean James will need to play to offset the difference between his Cavs teammates and Curry’s Warriors? If each team followed the distribution of minutes used to generate our Real Plus-Minus series projection (see table above), James would need to put up numbers in the 99th percentile of all single-series star performances for Cleveland’s win probability to overcome the quality of Curry’s teammates and break even against Golden State.It’s a tall task, although one James is certainly capable of. Since 1985, he owns four of the 10 best star turns in a playoff series, all of which would be enough to help the Cavs topple the Warriors. (And that doesn’t even factor in the possibility that Curry could be held below his usual numbers, in which case a brilliant series from James would be even less necessary.) But it may well take an individual effort of that magnitude from James for Cleveland to snap its long pro sports title drought. read more

For Ohio State mens basketball Illinois a chance to right your wrongs

Despite a midseason stretch that figured to knock the No. 14 Ohio State men’s basketball team out of the race for the Big Ten crown, the Buckeyes find themselves in a familiar position: on the cusp of their fourth-straight regular season championship. After a four-game winning streak, highlighted by wins against No. 2 Indiana and then-No. 4 ranked Michigan State, OSU (22-7, 12-5 Big Ten) is set to take on Illinois in its regular season finale Sunday at the Schottenstein Center. For the Buckeyes, it might be also be a chance at revenge after the Illini (21-10, 8-9 Big Ten) dominated the Buckeyes, 74-55, on Jan. 5 in Champaign, Ill. “The benefit of playing a team twice is you get to play smarter basketball,” said senior forward Evan Ravenel at a Friday press conference. “You get an opportunity to right your wrongs.” That opportunity comes three weeks after what might’ve been OSU’s lowest point-a 22-point loss against then-No. 20 Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. Despite the setback, OSU coach Thad Matta left his lineup and rotation virtually unchanged. “I think the biggest thing is we didn’t handle that situation well,” Matta said, reflecting on the Wisconsin loss. “We couldn’t stop the ball from rolling.” OSU, though, finds itself with a chance at yet another league title. The game also serves as Senior Day for the Buckeyes’ lone senior, Ravenel. “It’s going to be a bittersweet feeling. I really enjoyed my time here,” Ravenel said. “My time here at Ohio State has been wonderful.” A win Sunday could put the Buckeyes in position to be crowned Big Ten regular season co-champions. Indiana hits the road to take on No. 7 Michigan Sunday and if the Wolverines and Buckeyes win, it would result in a four-way tie for first place in the conference. Ravenel says the team isn’t letting the game in Ann Arbor, Mich., detract from his attention on Illinois, though. “I’m not focused on what everybody else does. I’m just focused on what we do at 12:30 (Sunday’s tipoff),” Ravenel said. Win or lose, the result could carry over positive or negative momentum into the Big Ten tournament, which starts Thursday. As such, Matta said consistent play is the key for a team competing for not just the league’s tournament championship, but also a potential national title. “Slip ups cost you,” Matta said. “The last couple of years we’ve had a bad half of basketball that cost us our season.” OSU is set to take on the Fighting Illini Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at the Schottenstein Center. read more

BBC accused of insulting Jews for employing Corbyn cheerleader on Rise of

The BBC was accused of being “downright insulting” to Jews by selecting a Corbynista who endorsed anti-Israel graffiti in the Warsaw ghetto as an expert in a documentary on the Nazis. Leading figures in British Jewry lined up to condemn the choice of Ash Sarkar to participate in BBC2’s flagship, three-part series Rise of the Nazis. Sir Simon Schama, the historian and broadcaster, said  it was “really appalling” that Ms Sarkar appears in the documentary. Marie van der Zyl, Board of Deputies’ President, said: “We would ask the BBC to explain why someone who defended the desecration of a memorial to the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising has been invited to speak on a programme about the rise of the Nazis. …

Is the Irish accent actually the sexiest in the world

first_imgWE’RE ALWAYS BEING told that an Irish accent is one of the sexiest in the world.What does it have that the rest of the world wants so bad? Let’s break it down.It’s time to get to the root of just why our beautiful brogue is SO DAMN SEXY.1. It’s not what they think it isWe’re more complex and enigmatic than the rest of the world gives us credit for. And nothing is sexier than a bit of enigma, right?They think we all walk around saying “Begorrah” and “Top of the morning to ya”. But then they arrive here and we DON’T. We’re so much more than that.Source: Flickr/Rachel Voorhees2. There’s a lot of them for such a small islandThe fact that an Irish accent is nigh-on unbearably sexy is unarguable, but it leaves out that our little island houses so many different twangs. A Donegal accent is totally different from a Dublin one, and worlds away from a Corkonian twinge or Galwegian burr.Source: Google Maps3. Often imitated, never beatenWe’re often confused with Scotland and then there are those imitators over in Newfoundland. Leave it to the pros, lads. Leave it to the pros. Source: timobolling4. Our amazing vocabularyAccent aside, we do have a wonderful and inventive way with words. If if an Irish person was slagging you, you’d walk away with the impression that you’d just been told a beautiful, nearly incomprehensible short story.Source: Shutterstock5. We say it best…When we say nothing at all. Or, at the very least, when we’re lost for words. How many ways can an Irish person say sweet nothing?“Em… That yoke… Ara… C’mere…Ah sure…Well…”6. The soft Irish TGate becomes Gaysh. DART becomes Darsh. Best not to analyse this one too closely and just conclude it makes us irresistible to highly-trained ears from foreign soil.(And we are ALL occasionally culprits, not just those from south of the Liffey.)Source: Flickr/Informatique7. It’s not always what it seems“I will, yeah.” The forceful positive that actually means a negative. We’re not sure how this makes us sexy, but it might have something to do with playing hard to get. Source: Peter Morrison8. And finally…Remember this ad from 1999? Source: meadowsirlOh well, never mind. We still think our accents are sexy. And that’s all that matters.Read: 5 videos of non-Irish people attempting Irish accents>Read: 11 ways to tell if you’re Irish… according to you>last_img read more

We were the better team – Lopetegui

first_imgReal Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui insists his team were by far the better team during their goalless draw against rivals Atletico Madrid.Both Jan Oblak and Thibaut Courtois stood out in goal for their respective teams but Lopetegui is adamant his team were the better side on the night.Real Madrid went into the game against Diego Simeone charges on the back of a disappointing 3-0 loss away from home to Sevilla on Wednesday and might have suffered a similar fate if not for the heroics of Courtois in goal.The Belgium international was on hand to deny Atletico Madrid duo of Antoine Griezmann and Diego Costa when both players were put through on goal, one-on-one win the goalkeeper.Madrid gained some control over the game in the second half, and were much the better side but failed to create meaningful openings to score a goal.Jose Mourinho, Lionel MessiMourinho: “Lionel Messi made me a better coach” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho believes the experience of going up against Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi at Real Madrid made him a greater coach.“We were the better team by far, but if you don’t score a goal, then, obviously, you can’t win,” he told reporters, according to Goal.“The goals will come, I don’t have any doubts about that. We created a lot of chances, and if we keep doing that then I’ve no doubt the goals will flow.”“Atletico are a great team. They have joined the elite with some magnificent signings, they’ve a spectacular squad.”“They are contenders to win everything, so I’m happy because we were better than a great team.”The result means Los Blancos have now gone 229 minutes without scoring a goal.last_img read more

Danny Huang steps down as Chairman of Rich Goldman Holdings

first_imgMacau junket investor Rich Goldman Holdings has a new Chairman of the Board after Danny Xuda Huang stepped down from the role on Wednesday.In an announcement, Rich Goldman revealed that Huang had resigned as an executive director and Chairman in order to handle unspecified family affairs. RelatedPosts Suncity to apply Macau law to operations in all jurisdictions: Alvin Chau Load More Macau Court voids ruling against man claiming HK$17 million from Wynn-Dore junket theft   Alvin Chau fights back: initiates legal action against Australian media outlet The Age for “false reporting,” seeks full retraction and claims “significant monetary damages” His place has been immediately filled by Andy Lin Chuen Chow, who has also been appointed Chairman of the Nomination Committee. Chow is one of two executive directors on the new-look Rich Goldman board alongside Ms So Wai Yin.last_img read more

Backstage Acquires Musicians Job Board Sonicbids

first_img“Sonicbids is kind of like Backstage but for musicians and it’s like LinkedIn for musicians,” says Amato. “Sonicbids is the number-one platform for bands and some DJs to find gigs. If you were a band you would use Sonicbids to find your next show—it’s a job platform for creative artists.”Backstage has long been used as a resource guide for the acting and modeling community. When the magazine announced the re-launch of its publication in April, and rolled out its redesigned properties in August, a heavy emphasis was placed on career utility. Amato says this type of job board compliments the existing Backstage structure and also expands its scope.“Our goal at Backstage is and always has been to help performing artists get gigs, educate themselves and manage their careers—this is an extension of that,” he says. “We were very narrowly defining performing artist as model, singer and dancer. Now we include musician and that’s really what extends our platform and scale.”The joint reach of the two companies includes 600,000 registered users, with about 60,000 of them being paying subscribers. Amato says that in addition to audience growth and scale, the acquisition helps Backstage stay current among its existing demographic who look toward celebrity culture overall instead of specific niches.“It’d be different if we bought a company that helped scouts find professional athletes. It’s not out of the question, and I am looking at these companies, but (Sonicbids) is the most adjacent business,” adds Amato. “We’re buyers—if it makes sense—so we’re looking at everything. I think that’s a general strategy of the Guggenheim and Backstage family: We’re interested in aggressively pursuing growth.” Stay updated on the latest FOLIO: news, follow us on Facebook & Twitter! Backstage, the niche magazine for the acting and modeling community, is expanding its scope with the acquisition of Sonicbids, a social music marketing platform that connects bands, promoters, consumer brands and music fans. This is the first major deal since the parent company of Backstage, Guggenheim Digital Media, changed its name from Prometheus Global Media and tapped former Yahoo! exec Ross Levinsohn as its CEO earlier this month.According to The New York Times, the deal is estimated to be worth $15 million—a number John Amato, chairman and CEO of Backstage Media, declined to confirm.last_img read more

Ariana Grande drops new song God Is A Woman and the gays

first_imgGAYSTARNEWS- mood since 12am @ArianaGrande #godisawomantonight— ♡ (@fuIIyimprinted) July 13, 2018 Ariana Grande just dropped her new single God Is A Woman and the gays are going wild for it. Ariana Grande releases new song God Is A Woman. | Photo: Disney | ABC Television Group / Flickr — linda hande (@Linda_Hande) July 13, 2018 eTN Chatroom for Readers (join us) me after listening to god is a woman— jason (@lighhtiscoming) July 13, 2018— Asaf (@asafshb) July 13, 2018 Taking to Twitter last night, the Dangerous Woman singer wrote: ‘God Is A Woman out now.’In the lead up to releasing the song, she also tweeted a special message to her fans. She wrote: ‘jus want u to know how much i love n appreciate every one of u. thank u for the love u show me n joy u bring.‘i’ll never be able to fully express my gratitude and you’ll truly never know how much u actually mean to me. i cherish nights like this sm. mmmmk,’ she tweeted.As soon as the single dropped, the internet couldn’t handle it.Forbes quickly called it the ‘song of the summer’ and the gays took to social media to agree wholeheartedly.Ariana: God is a womangays:— Sam Lansky (@samlansky) July 13, 2018One fan of the song joked: ‘Pope Francis is currently listening to “God Is A Woman” by Ariana Grande’Another tweeted: ‘The song is already a true masterpiece so imagine with the video’Another wrote: ‘Ariana Grande is a feminist, LGBT ally, activist so much more than just a pretty face. She is the best celeb in the music industry including Harry Styles you can’t convince me otherwise’One fan even went to their local Apple Store and loaded the song up on different iPhones around the store.we out here promoting ariana’s best single @ArianaGrande— mark (@bigtitsariana) July 13, 2018See more of the most hilarious reactions:.@ArianaGrande: God is a womanMe: #godisawoman What’s that? You don’t think god is a woman?? Have you heard of ariana grande’s new song? Oh well this picture says otherwise…— RyansAverageLife (@RyanAbe) July 13, 2018The music video drops at midday today (13 July).Grande just released new single with Nicki Minaj called Bed. She also has a recent song with gay singer Troye Sivan called Dance To This.Got a news tip? Want to share your story? Email us . live footage of ‘god is a woman’ climbing the charts— zach (@nyczach) July 13, 2018 Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… This gay icon is the voice of god in Ariana Grande’s new videoWatch Ariana Grande’s inspiring tribute to Aretha FranklinIs Ariana Grande engaged to Pete Davidson? This is all we knowRead the full article on Gaystarnews:  : read more

Live News traffic and weather updates for North Staffordshire South Cheshire on

first_imgDad slams ‘disgusting’ hospital window Hello and welcome to StokeonTrentLive’s breaking news service bringing you all the latest updates from Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire on Tuesday, July 30. Our team of reporters will be updating this live service with all the latest on the traffic and travel and weather updates – as well as news and entertainment through the day. We’ll be bringing you the very latest updates in our live news feed below. For the latest news and breaking news visit Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you. Read MoreTop stories on StokeonTrentLive Driver named following fatal collision Police search for missing womancenter_img Punter found hiding in bushes Follow StokeonTrentLive Download our app – You can download our free app for iPhone and iPad from Apple’s App Store , or get the Android version from Google Play .  Follow StokeonTrentLive on Facebook – Like our Facebook page to get the latest news in your feed and join in the lively discussions in the comments. Click here to give it a like! Follow us on Twitter – For breaking news and the latest stories, click here to follow SOTLive on Twitter . Follow us on Instagram – Featuring pictures past and present from across Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire & South Cheshire – and if you tag us in your posts, we could repost your picture on our page! We also put the latest news in our Instagram Stories. Click here to follow StokeonTrentLive on Instagram . 22:12Accident on A50One lane closed due to accident on A50 Eastbound from A518 Derby Road (Water Bridge roundabout, East Staffordshire) to A515 (Sudbury). Traffic is coping well.Lane One (of Two) is closed.18:35Accident on M6 near Stoke-on-TrentA Highways England spokesman said: “Lane 1 (of 3) is closed between Junction 15 #Stokeontrent and Junction 14 #Staffordnorth Southbound M6 due to a Collision. #Trafficofficers are on scene. #Freerecovery are en route 18:15Accident in EllenhallA5013 partially blocked, slow traffic due to accident, one vehicle involved around Walton Hall Academy.Officers are managing traffic as they await the arrival of recovery.16:59Accident reported on the A521A521 Uttoxeter Road in both directions partially blocked, slow traffic due to accident from Caverswall Road to Tesco Express.15:22Stranded caravan on the M6A Highways England spokesman said:Lane 3 (of 3) is closed between Junction 16 Crewe to Junction 15 Stoke-on-Trent Southbound M6 due to a Stranded Caravan. Traffic Officers are en route .”15:17Broken down vehicle on A500A500 D Road Southbound lane closed on entry slip road, slow traffic due to broken down vehicle at A5271 Porthill Road (Porthill Bank).Lane one (of two) is closed. 14:37Man suffers serious head injury following assault on Stoke-on-Trent streetFive people – two women and three men – have been arrested following the incident. More here14:37Fire service ask motorists to take care as heavy rain forecast for StaffordshireWeather warnings for thunder and rain are in force over the coming days – with the county’s fire service saying they expect the worst weather from 5pm. More here.14:36Police praise youths who found missing six-year-old boy in parkThe youngsters found the boy and kept him safe until his family arrived. More here12:43Slow in Brindley Ford Slow traffic on A527 Biddulph Road coming from Brindley Ford Southbound at A5272 High Lane roundabout. 12:21Weather updateAs well as the #thunderstorms (#weatheraware) it’s quite a blustery day today, especially across southern England. We could see local #gales with gusts to around 50mph affecting English Channel coasts, roughly east of the Isle of Wight— Met Office (@metoffice) July 30, 201911:48Accident on M6Two lanes closed and slow traffic due to accident on M6 Southbound from J14 A34 (Stafford North) to J13 A449 (Stafford South).Lanes one and two (of four) are blocked. 11:35Slow traffic through Hanley A5272 Chell Street busy but moving at A5272 Merrick Street / B5047 Hulton Street (Providence Square). 11:21’Suspicious’ geese on M62We have had reports of 2 suspicious geese on the hard shoulder of The M62 near to jct 9, Not sure what why the reported as suspicious, Possibly undercover flying squad but @highwaysengland en route to have a ganger— North West Motorway Police (@NWmwaypolice) July 30, 201911:19Busy on Vicky RoadHeavy traffic on A50 Victoria Road at A5007 City Road. 10:31Two lanes now closed on M6Two lanes have now been closed on the #M6 southbound between #J17 (#Sandbach) towards #J16 (#Nantwich) to allow us to complete the emergency repairs on the carriageway.— Highways England (@HighwaysNWEST) July 30, 201910:29Busy through Smallthorne A5272 Hanley Road / High Lane busy but moving around Moorland Road (Smallthorne Roundabouts). 09:22Accident in Hanley Reports of slow traffic due to accident on B5047 Hulton Street Southbound from A5272 Merrick Street to Town Road. 09:17Delays on M6There are 30 minute delays on the approach to this #M6 incident (above usual journey times) spanning 7 miles back to J2. Average speeds on the approach to J3A are 9 mph.— Highways England (@HighwaysWMIDS) July 30, 201908:48Lanes open on M6All lanes now open, van has been recovered on #M6 Southbound between J14 #StaffordNorth and J13 #StaffordSouth— Highways England (@HighwaysWMIDS) July 30, 201908:03Busy at the Meir TunnelA50 Westbound busy but moving from Meir Tunnel towards the A500 D Road (Sideway Roundabout). 08:03Slow going in Werrington RoadSlow traffic on A52 Werrington Road Westbound before A52 Leek Road (Lime Kiln Traffic Lights). Travel time is four minutes. 08:03Breakdown near Stafford…Lane 1 (of 3) is blocked on #M6 Southbound between J14 #StaffordNorth and J13 #StaffordSouth due to a broken down van. #TrafficOfficers and recovery are making to scene.— Highways England (@HighwaysWMIDS) July 30, 201907:57Emergency roadworks on M6Please be advised that one lane will remain closed on the #M6 southbound between #J17 (#Sandbach) towards #J16 (#Nantwich) for emergency roadworks. This is likely to remain closed for the morning into the afternoon.— Highways England (@HighwaysNWEST) July 30, 201907:49Debris on motorwayAll traffic being temporarily held due to debris on road on M6 Northbound from J14 A34 (Stafford North) to J15 A500 D Road (Stoke-On-Trent).Traffic was held from 7.35am. 07:34Getting busier on the D-RoadHeavy traffic on A500 D Road Southbound before M6 J15. 07:34Congestion in Smallthorne Usual congestion on B5051 Moorland Road / Ford Green Road at A5272 High Lane (Smallthorne Roundabout). 07:11Queues near AudleyQueuing traffic on A500 D Road Westbound at Alsager Road (Audley Turn Off). 07:10Warnings are in placeGood morning! Heavy and thundery downpours expected across most parts of the UK, with hail possible. Some sunny breaks are likely between showers, especially across Scotland and NE England. Windy in the south, with coastal gales possible. Latest: ^Sophie— Met Office (@metoffice) July 30, 201907:05This is vital…Water safety is a vital life skill for children – and we have FREE lessons for 8-14-year-olds covering:✅Open water dangers ✅Cold water effects✅How to rescue yourself or someone else ✅Beach flags✅Currents✅Emergency help + more #SwimSafer— Stoke-on-Trent CC (@SoTCityCouncil) July 30, 2019last_img read more

APG tapped to represent Oman Air

first_imgTags: People VANCOUVER — Oman Air has appointed APG as its General Service and Sales Agent representative in Canada.APG will be providing full sales and marketing services as well as ticket booking facilities through its call centre and sales offices in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver.Founded in 1993 and the flagship carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, Oman Air has seen massive growth and has played a major role in making Muscat an important traffic hub in the Middle East, says APG.Oman Air now operates a network of 35 destinations in 20 countries, with a modern fleet. It took home the ‘Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East’ award at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2017.“Oman Air is delighted to launch our new cooperation with APG in the Canadian market,” said Mourad El Haj, Manager Offline Sales & Global Contracting of Oman Air. “Together with Air Canada, Oman Air connects the Canadian market with The Sultanate of Oman and other interesting destinations in the Middle East, Africa, the Indian-Subcontinent and the Far East smoothly through Europe. The potential demand for Oman as a destination and Oman Air as a leading carrier in Canada has rapidly increased and enables our new GSA APG to offer our network, award winning product and service and the Omani hospitality to our Canadian guests.”More news:  Carnival Cruise Line enhances HUB app for families and youthAPG partners with over 200 airline clients through its offices in almost 180 countries. APG’s services include not only airline representation but also interline e-ticketing solutions, fare filing and BSP support services. Posted by Friday, October 6, 2017 Travelweek Group center_img APG tapped to represent Oman Air << Previous PostNext Post >> Sharelast_img read more

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