Tottenham want to avoid with Kane the mistake he made with Bale

first_imgThink that Daniel Levy He is a great negotiator and he will get a fair price for his sale in case he ends up leaving, but he asks that this money be reinvested with the head to improve the template and not as it was when it was sold to Gareth Bale to Real Madrid: “It’s like what happened to Gareh Bale, but the deal has to be correct. In the past, Daniel Levy has made sure the deals were good and got an excellent amount for his players. The deal should be good for everyone and for a large sum of money that is later reinvested in the staff. “ With the proceeds from the transfer of Bale they arrived Eriksen, Lick, Capoue, Chiriches, Paulinho, Soldier Y Chadli, of which only the first two had a real impact on the team. With many of them money was even lost by letting them go further ahead: “The squad needs to be beefed up. Taking Harry out of the equation would require careful reinvestment of the money. Just look at what happened to Bale.” Premier League* Data updated as of April 7, 2020 Since Harry kane dropped that he would leave the Tottenham to “be top”, the alarms have jumped in the London club offices (interest to Manchester United Y Juventus). Paul robinson, former player of Tottenham and the national team England, spoke about the possibility of selling the striker, as the newspaper reports Express: “It is difficult when a player of that magnitude and quality says that he wants to leave the club.” 9last_img read more

CDC distributes food, water, supplies to Venezuelan migrants

first_imgAs the number of Venezuelan migrants crossing the borders to enter Guyana continues to increase, the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) has been trying to render assistance in the form of food supplies to those seeking refuge.Over the past few days, the Commission said it visited some of the highly populated areas, including the communities of Black Water, White Water, Khan’s Hill, Yarakita, and Jausha Landing in Region One (Barima-Waini).Hundreds of thousands in items were donated to the smiling migrants who were more than happy to collect the food supplies for their younger ones who they brought with them.The Venezuelans, who are living under benab-like structures, had been promised a proper roof over their heads by Citizenship Minister Winston Felix.Last August during the fifth multi-agency coordinating committee meeting, held at the Citizenship Ministry, it was announced that a plot of land in Mabaruma, Region One, has been identified for the establishment of a homestead settlement area or Humanitarian Centre for the registered Venezuelans, who are currently occupying sections in the said region.According to the Minister, the land has been identified due to collaborative effort between the Mayor and Town Council of Mabaruma and his Ministry.Felix back then had said the resettlement area was privately owned and that the Government will initiate efforts to determine what arrangements can be put in place to acquire the land for the establishment of the centre.The Ministry of the Presidency said in a statement that the Minister also said while this process is being undertaken, he has tasked the regional administration to set up a regional coordinating sub-committee, which can take charge of the situation on the ground even as the agencies on the national committee continue to lend the necessary assistance to those in the region.More recently, the Minister at the National Multisectoral Coordinating Committee informed that a special committee is being set up to explore the option of transforming the Papaya Centre, located in Barima-Waini, Region One, into a facility for migrants; noting that “the greater the inflow of migrants, the more pressed we will be to find space”.Additionally, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) will be seeking permission from the relevant authorities to renovate an abandoned hostel at Kumaka, Region One, to house migrants, particularly since this is a region where the inflow is greater.To date, there are 5863 documented Venezuelan migrants in Guyana.Venezuelan migrants waiting to collect food supplies from the organisationlast_img read more


first_imgLandowners who reaped bonanza payments from compulsory purchase orders (CPO) in the Celtic Tiger years can expect a call from the Revenue, a local tax consultant has warned.“Considerable 6 and 7 figure sums were paid out to landowners in recent years when their land was bought under CPOs to build roads and other infrastructure projects. The tax authorities have now started auditing people who received CPO payments to see if they have paid the full amount of capital gains tax due,” said Niall Doherty.Doherty said that whilst some taxpayers may have paid the Capital Gains Tax due in full, others may have returned less than the full amount of Capital Gains Tax due. Additionally, not all taxpayers will have settled the Capital Gains Tax liability on time, and will be exposed to interest on late payment of tax. This interest can mount quite rapidly.Said Mr Doherty: “Nationally, it is believed that 50 audits have already been conducted, with only seven having resulted in a zero tax liability. The investigations have begun in Carlow, Kilkenny, Kildare, Laois, Meath, Tipperary, Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow.“The Revenue has written to the roads managers in all of these counties looking for details of all CPO payments made in recent years. It is likely that given the large number of cases that have resulted in settlements that all Revenue Districts will be reviewing CPOs in the near future.”Niall Doherty Tax Consultants have significant experience in planning for CGT on CPO’s and they are available to meet with anyone who would like to discuss their Capital Gains Tax transactions. Niall Doherty Tax Consultants are located at McKendrick Place Pearse Road Letterkenny. © 2011, all Rights ReservedThe copying, republication or redistribution of Content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited by law.Follow us on us on anything on REVENUE AUDIT CASH FROM COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDERS was last modified: December 16th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:CPOinvestigationRevenuelast_img read more

VIDEO: The comical pre-season training Conte has brought to Chelsea

first_imgAntonio Conte is considered one of the best managers in world football, and many consider Chelsea as big title contenders for the coming Premier League season.However, for all his brilliance, he may still have a few unorthodox training methods.But judging by the above clip, it is a way to keep his players happy as well as fit.In a recovery session, Conte has his players sitting on big bouncy blue balls, and doing the activity they were built for – bouncing.You can see Diego Costa and Branislav Ivanovic clearly enjoying themselves, and Bertrand Traore almost falling off the ball onto the floor.Watch the rather comical video above…last_img

Hookah Haven

first_imgWhen Tom Meneshian was living on L.A.’s Westside, he was accustomed to using hookah pipes in local restaurants and lounges. After he moved to San Pedro two years ago to open the Copper Room Restaurant & Lounge on Ninth Street, he noticed that none of the local restaurants or bars in San Pedro offered hookah pipes. So, he decided he would be the one to start.“I wanted to do something to set me apart from the restaurants in town,” he said.He began renting hookah pipes to patrons in May, shortly after he reopened the restaurant’s outdoor patio, and he says customers have taken to the practice. “When you’re back here, you don’t feel like you’re in San Pedro,” Meneshian said. He only provides single-hose pipes, but said he plans to offer multiple-hose versions as well.All of his pipes are made of handblown glass and are decorated with brass and stone engravings. Each person is given a sanitary tip to use for inhaling from the shared hose.Some of his customers have either used hookah pipes before or at least seen them in other establishments in L.A. and Long Beach. He said his guests who use the hookah pipes range in age from their early 20s to middle-age folks.Customers unfamiliar with the hookah culture are often intrigued by the pipes they see in the lounge and will ask Meneshian if they can try them, he said. He and his staff are prepared to educate their patrons.“We give our guests a crash course on proper etiquette,” he said.He often lets patrons smell the fruit-flavored tobacco and sets up the pipes so they can be properly used with other guests. Meneshian offers 10 different types of tobacco, such as apple, grape, strawberry, banana and apricot. Patrons can try one or a combination of flavors at a time.The hookah pipes and tobacco are $10 to rent for the first two people, $4 for two additional people and $4 to refill the pipe. There is no time limit on the pipe rental and no reservations are necessary. Customers must be 18 years or older and present identification before they can use the pipes.“We’ve had people come in and they’re not of age,” he said. “We can’t allow that.” Meneshian had that experience a couple of times and watched whole groups leave his restaurant. But he said most customers realize there’s a legal age limit to using tobacco products.Because hookah smoking involves tobacco, the popular social practice is not without controversy. This past spring the American Lung Association warned that the popularity of trendy hookah bars masks the serious health risks of hookah use and warned that the trend is thriving on the widespread but mistaken belief that smoking tobacco through a hookah is harmless or at least a safer alternative to smoking cigarettes. The association also said existing research, although limited, shows that, because a typical smoking session last 40 to 45 minutes, versus five to 10 minutes to smoke a cigarette, exposure to dangerous chemicals may be increased with hookah use. “Quite frankly, smoking a hookah is just like someone deciding to have a glass of wine or martini,” Meneshian “It’s a diverse crowd that comes in,” he said. Meneshian said. “It’s a personal choice.” He is quick to point out that he doesn’t allow the use of hookahs in the vicinity of families with minors. “I have no problem letting someone know that we have dinner guests, and we can’t serve the hookah right now,” he said.But often times, guests who use the patio are also cigarette smokers and don’t mind the additional smoke from the hookahs. Meneshian said so far he has been able to accommodate all of his guests. “It’s a social process,” he said, “and I want people to enjoy it.” local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWhicker: Clemson demonstrates that it’s tough to knock out the champ“It’s been a raving success,” said , who is Armenian. “Smoking a hookah and having a nice cocktail is just really relaxing.”The hookah pipe is part of a Middle Eastern tradition that involves inhaling the smoke from flavored tobacco, which is burned at low heat in a glass water pipe.The pipes are made in single- or multiple-hose forms, which allow more than one person to inhale at once. Since tobacco is burned in the hookah pipes, patrons are only allowed to use them out on the patio. The restaurant’s renovated patio holds 30 people and has bistro-style seating with wrought iron tables and cushioned chairs.last_img read more


first_imgRosses ACA huge thanks to all who helped and those who supported the recent carwash despite the weather. Special thanks to Anne and Paul McDevitt for all their help in running this – much appreciated. The Glenveagh 5K was run on Sunday and well done to Fionnuala Diver from Meenaleck who won the race with great runs  by Nicola Doherty in 5th place and Helen Mc Cready in 7th place. A number athletes travelled to Dublin at the weekend to compete in the Great Ireland Run in the Phoenix Park today including Fiona Mc Ginley, Fergal Mc Gee, Liam Mc Fadden, Dónal Curran, Denis Forker, Valerie Mc Ginley. A number of athletes competed in the Tír na nÓg 5k Gortahork with Michael Logue (2nd), Nicola Doherty, Maghery (1st Lady), Seamus O Donnell, Aidan Mc Ginley, Marie Timoney, Sinead Sweeney, Ann Marion Sweeney.This weekend sees the Ardara 10k charity fun run/walk on Saturday with a 2pm start.ATHLETICS: ROSSES AC CLUB NEWS was last modified: April 18th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ATHLETICS: ROSSES AC CLUB NEWSlast_img read more

It’s all downhill from here

first_imgNearly 100 competitive mountain bikers from across the state gathered Saturday, September 8 just outside of the Blue Lake Hatchery to compete in the 1st annual Mad River Enduro, hosted by the Redwood Coast Mountain Bike Association.Reilly Hohman took first place in the Open/Pro Men division with an overall event-low time of 15:54.09. Hohman, an Arcata native, said it was “cool to race on the new trails,” adding that he had a bit of an edge. “I definitely had some home field advantage here, it …last_img

Boks escape with draw against Pumas

first_img27 August 2012The Springboks produced a disappointing performance in Mendoza on Saturday, drawing 16-16 with Argentina in the Castle Rugby Championship. It was contest they could easily have lost and with it their unbeaten record against the South American side.Spurred on by a passionate crowd, the Pumas took the game to South Africa and were able to disrupt and slow down the Boks’ ball at ruck time despite the South Africa featuring a big pack, including the sizeable loose forward trio of Willem Alberts, Marcell Coetzee and Jacques Potgieter.It was a reflection on the fact that a good number of the Argentinians ply their trade in the northern hemisphere where the rucks are more vigorously contested than they are in the Super Rugby competition.Argentina on topIn the second half, the Boks were able to secure better ball, but it never came easily and the exchanges at ruck time belonged to Argentina. It also served to underline what South Africa lost when Bismarck du Plessis, a superb ball winner, was injured in their opening Rugby Championship test at Newlands.Jean de Villiers and company tried to spread the ball wide, but they tended to throw skip passes to do so, which allowed the Argentinians to shift their defence with the ball, without being required to tackle the skipped player, thus nullifying any overlaps the Springboks might have created.There were precious few angled runs and flat passes, which also made it relatively easy for the Pumas to cope with South Africa’s attacking forays.LineoutsThe lineouts, which were for so long a strength of the Springboks with Victor Matfield ruling the roost, were poor, with a number of throw-ins conceded. Andries Bekker, who was a tower of strength at Newlands, failed to impose himself this time around.By the same token, referee Steve Walsh failed to take any action against the Pumas’ throw-ins, which were time and again on the outside shoulder of the Argentinian forwards; then again, you get away with what you can get away with.It was, all in all, a very tepid, unimaginative and uninspiring performance from South Africa.‘We were not good enough’Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer was in no doubt that his charges had failed to deliver anything near their best. After the game, he paid credit to Argentina, before saying: “We were not good enough and they played very well, but we let our country and ourselves down tonight.”Looking back on the Springboks’ slow start, he added: “We always knew they were going to come out hard at us and that it was going to be very tough, but you can’t afford to give away all those penalties we did early in the game. That was unacceptable.”He identified the breakdown as a problem area, saying that the Boks struggled to get quick ball from those exchanges. When they did manage to win quick ball, he added, it was not used as well as it should have been.Loose trio questionMeyer is known to favour big forwards, but his admission might mean he is willing to consider a smaller ball winner in the loose trio. Maybe a recall for Heinrich Brussouw?The final whistle told a story; both teams were visibly disappointed, but the reasons were vastly different. Argentina knew an opportunity had slipped through their fingers to record a first ever win over South Africa. The Springboks knew they had underperformed badly.South Africa had the first chance to score points on Saturday when the Pumas were blown up for entering a ruck from the side in the second minute. Francois Steyn took a shot directly into the breeze from inside his own half, but his effort passed just to the right of the uprights.Argentina aheadThe Pumas soon had an opportunity to level the scores through fullback Martin Rodriguez, but he didn’t have enough distance on his kick. In the tenth minute, though, the home team hit the front as Rodriguez succeeded with his second shot at goal.The Springboks were struggling in the rucks as Argentina competed strongly, often forcing the men in green and gold to commit more players to the breakdown than the opposition did.TryJust after the quarter-hour mark, the Pumas extended their lead. Good, quick passing took them into the South African 22 where tighthead prop Juan Figallo handed off neatly to centre Santiago Fernandez as two players tackled him. The sleight of hand went unseen by the Springbok defenders and Fernandez burst clear to crash over near the uprights.Rodriguez added the extras to make it 10-0 to the hosts, much to the delight of the crowd.Buoyed by their try, the Pumas continued to take the game to the Boks, who looked out of sorts and seemed stunned by the ferocity of the Argentinians’ challenge.Rodriguez was presented with a further chance to add to his team’s score when the Pumas won another penalty at the breakdown, but he was wide of the mark.First Springbok pointsAfter the Springboks’ first decent attacking play of the match, flyhalf Morne Steyn had a shot at goal from a penalty, but his kick passed left of the posts. Three minutes later, in the 33rd minute, he scored South Africa’s first points of the game with a penalty.Argentina’s lead was soon back up to 10 points when Rodriguez nailed an easy penalty four minutes from the break. The teams turned at 13-3 in favour of the hosts.The first scoring chance of the second half, like in the first half, went the way of Francois Steyn, who had another long range shot at goal without success. His namesake, Morne, however, landed a penalty after eight minutes to bring the Springboks within a converted try of the Pumas’ score. It seemed they should have been far further adrift.The ineffective Andries Bekker was replaced by Flip vand er Merwe only 10 minutes into the half, but the Bulls’ lock immediately conceded a penalty, which cost South Africa three points as Rodriguez converted his kick at goal to make it 16-6 to the Pumas.The Springboks, though, replied quickly with a Morne Steyn penalty after referee Steve Walsh pinged the Argentinians for not rolling away at the ruck quickly enough.Charge downWith 15 minutes remaining, the Boks benefitted from a charge down by Francois Steyn on the Argentina 22-metre line. The ball rebounded towards the try line and the big South African centre won the race to it, scooped it up and dived over for a try. Morne Steyn’s conversion levelled the scores at 16-16.South Africa looked more assured in the final 10 minutes of the contest and managed to put some phases together as they sought a winning score, but the Pumas stood firm.A final attack ended, appropriately, with a steal by the Pumas from a ruck. The ball was safely cleared and the match ended in a draw that neither team enjoyed.Would you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo materiallast_img read more

No matter what kind of house, home is where the smart is

first_imgRelated Posts Surveillance at the Heart of Smart Cities Tags:#Google#Internet of Things#IoT#Nest#Smart Cities#smart city#smart home#StratIS#Zigbee#ZWave James is a marketing, communications, and PR professional specializing in B2B and B2C software in healthcare, software, and technology.He is an innovative and proactive builder focused on bridging C-level business demands with the creative side of marketing with product and content marketing. Technology changes how things are built.  Single family homes used to have the monopoly on smart home products. In 2017, you no longer have to live in a single family home to use and take advantage of the great benefits of smart home products. Smart apartments used to be a futuristic concept only seen on cartoons like the Jetsons. However, the advancement of the Internet of Things (IoT), smart cities, ZWave and ZigBee technology, and an explosion of mobile technology and startups have all paved the way for the current day smart apartment. Today, home is where the smart is.See also: Winks at smart home investment, drops $38 millionSmart technology in apartments can save property managers and residents time and money.Andrew Livingstone, is Executive Managing Director at GreyStar, the largest property management company in the U.S. and possibly the world. The company manages about 425,000 apartments across 45 U.S., with operations in the UK, the Netherlands, Mexico, and soon to be expanding into Asia Pacific.“We are an apartment company, that is our niche our expertise and what we exclusively do,” Livingstone said. “At Greystar we do three things, we manage apartments, mostly for third party owners, but we also manage apartments that we own ourselves. We also are a developer and construction company of apartments. We have about 6 billion dollars of development going on right now so domestically we are the largest developer of apartments. We are also an investment management company. We call that the three legs of the stool and that is what we do and how we do it.”Moving into smart multi-familyAccording to Livingstone many of the technologies that apartments are implementing feel like they are starting from the single family market.“We are seeing so many of those features very quickly being adopted into apartments,” he said. “We are seeing technologies like Nest thermostats and ecosystems which are being developed by Google. Where you have a Nest thermostat and some of the additional features that can be controlled with your smartphone device within the unit. Whether it is the locks, camera or security feature, we are seeing a lot of interest in those.”According to the National Multifamily Housing Council, 35 percent of the U.S. population  — 112 million residents — rent vs. own. Historically speaking these people tend to live in urban areas and the demographics trend younger in age. That demographic is also more likely to want technology as an amenity, a phrase coined by StratIS CEO Felicite Moorman when describing the the adoption of the StratIS SaaS platform in multifamily properties and campus communities across the U.S.“More and more multifamily is going to play a bigger more dominant role in all cities,” Livingstone said. “So to really advance what smart cities are all about, multifamily is going to play a huge role.”He explained that there was a time when most people viewed apartments as a pit stop on their final destination towards home ownership.“I am not so sure that is at all in the life plan of so many in the younger generation today,” he said. “So that means multi family is an asset class of choice and not just one that is a temporary place but in fact, they are looking to have that as a key part of their life. They want flexibility and amenities without having all of the responsibilities and risk of home ownership. I don’t see that changing over the next few decades.”A big inflow of investmentSteve Duggan is a licensed real estate salesperson at Citihabitats in New York City. Duggan is noticing a heavy investment in smart technology.“I am seeing investors who do renovation work or value add projects as well as current landlords looking to be more efficient, increasingly looking at technology to boost their operating income,” he said. “The use of an Energy Star-certified thermostat like Nest, smart locks, and customized removable insulation jackets to prevent heat loss, are being increasingly employed to reduce costs.”Duggan says that in some cases, for instance for removable insulation jackets, utility providers such as National Grid will offer incentives for landlords to install the more efficient removable jackets to cut down on heat loss on building components.“Tenants especially under 30, have a very positive reaction to smart locks and key fobs versus traditional metal keys,” he said. “The added security and convenience is definitely appreciated.”The team at Greystar is actively gathering data from its enormous network of residents. The companies email surveys receive a 28 percent response rate, which translates on a monthly basis to about 70,000 responses.“We have a massive amount of data about what people are really valuing and what people really want, and again three years ago we didn’t do that,” he said. “So I ask myself companies that aren’t doing that how do you really know what your residents really want.”Livingstone said Greystar doesn’t necessarily think about tech as an amenity first, but it is absolutely on their radar.“I think we are usually looking at number one, is the technology in demand, do people think it will have an impact on their experience,” he said. “And if we think it is a technology that is going to be in demand we then focus on how can we make that technology work well, because a lot of technologies have promised that they will work, but just really don’t work well in multifamily.”Livingstone says that there are a lot of challenges with making technology more commercially viable in multifamily as opposed to single family.“You would think theoretically if you have 300 units there are a lot of opportunities to drive revenue, but actually getting it to work seamlessly and smoothly have proven to be very difficult,” he said. “For example, we can get 1G speed to a building, that is not that hard. It is really difficult to get 1G speed to a unit and that is much more difficult. Can you get 1G to a house, absolutely, but you don’t have to then parse that into 300 channels. The challenge is real.” How Connected Communities Can Bolster Your Busi… James Calder How IoT Will Play an Important Role in Traffic … For Self-Driving Systems, Infrastructure and In…last_img read more

Lalu Prasad awaits verdict in another fodder scam case

first_imgA special CBI court is likely to pronounce its verdict in another fodder scam case on Wednesday in which 56 persons are accused, including Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad and former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra.The fodder scam case, RC 68(A) / 1996 pertained to the fraudulent of ₹33.67 crore from Chaibasa (now in Jharkhand) district treasury during 1992-93.Out of the total 76 accused in the case, 14 have died during the trial, three became approvers, two pleaded guilty while one is absconding. Of the 56 facing trial, six are politicians, three former IAS officers, six animal husbandry department officials, a treasury official and 40 suppliers to the department.The court of special CBI judge SS Prasad is likely to pronounce its judgment on Wednesday, said CBI counsel BMP Singh.Prasad is currently lodged in the Birsa Munda Jail in Ranchi after being convicted for 3.5 years in RC 64(A) / 96 on December 23, 2017. The case pertained to the Deoghar treasury.The quantum of judgment was pronounced on January 6, 2018 in the case by the CBI special judge Shiv Pal Singh. Prasad has appealed to the Ranchi High Court against his conviction in the case.Earlier, Prasad’s first conviction in another case of the fodder scam on September 30, 2013 for five years had barred him from contesting elections for a period of six years. Later, he got bail from a higher court in the case.Prasad is facing trial in a total of six fodder scam cases.last_img read more