Miliband braces his would-be cabinet for years of budget cuts

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Premium / Against the odds: Pandemic certainties aren’t risk-free

first_imgBy Mike Weir 12/04/2021 Reset Your Password LOGIN Reset << Go back Subscription required for Premium stories In order to view the entire article please login with a valid subscription below or register an account and subscribe to Premium Please either REGISTER or login below to continue Email* Password* Please Login Premium subscriber LOGIN New Premium subscriber REGISTER Email* Forgotten your password? Please click here Anyone who has ever fallen off a bike will know about that dazed moment where you’re not quite sure if you’ve hurt yourself.It takes a while for the brain to understand the sequence of events, receive any pain signals from extremities, organise all that sensory information into something the conscious mind can process, and to then decide what to do next.Pick up the bike and keep cycling? Or call an ambulance?Lately, it’s felt like the whole planet has fallen off ...last_img read more

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Doogue positive Laois ladies can build on from here

first_img WhatsApp Doogue positive Laois ladies can build on from here Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter TAGSKevin DoogueLaois Ladies Football By Siun Lennon – 27th March 2018 Twitter Laois Ladies manager Kevin Doogue is pleased with the progress his side are making, and says that everything comes down to getting things right for the all-important championship in June.Laois lost to Armagh by six points on Sunday, but Doogue praised the team’s performance.“We played very well. We were down by 5 points at half-time and narrowed the gap to four. We missed a goal chance but Armagh were very well set-up defensively. They got a penalty and point towards the end to seal it.” Doogue also admired the work of some of the younger players work rate during the match.“Ciara Burke played her first full match, then you have Aimee Kelly, Ciara Langton and Shauna Quirke all performing well. Laois County Council create ‘bigger and better’ disability parking spaces to replace ones occupied for outdoor dining Council Facebook Pinterest Previous articleMan suffered ‘significant facial injuries’ in Portlaoise daylight assaultNext articleLithuanian Ambassador to visit Portlaoise tomorrow Siun Lennonhttp://heresosiun.blogspot.ie/2016/09/the-lekkie-piccie-experience.htmlSiún Lennon joined LaoisToday in a full-time capacity after studying Journalism and New Media in the University of Limerick. She hails from Rosenallis and her interests vary from news, sports and politics. “We were very physical, they didn’t step back. They were moving the ball around very well.”Laois’s next test is against Tyrone on Sunday 1 April, a match where Doogue is hoping to get three points.“We are looking for a result against Tyrone. The first three matches were against Cavan, Tipperary and Waterford – all very tough teams.“We’re hopeful to get the result against Tyrone and Sligo now.”Set up for championship Doogue now says that his side are setting their sights for championship. “We’re starting get things right for championship now. It’s 10 weeks away and it’s been great to figure things out now. Everything is geared towards Offaly on June 3 now.”Laois are out next against Tyrone on Sunday April 1 and Sligo on Sunday April 8.SEE ALSO – Laois footballers trip to Croke Park confirmed Rugby Community Laois County Council team up with top chef for online demonstration on tips for reducing food waste Home Sport GAA Doogue positive Laois ladies can build on from here SportGAALadies Football Facebook WhatsApp Ten Laois based players named on Leinster rugby U-18 girls squadlast_img read more

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Revamped propaganda lectures fall on deaf ears

first_img News SHARE By Choi Song Min – 2016.02.23 3:16pm NewsEconomy Revamped propaganda lectures fall on deaf ears News AvatarChoi Song Min North Korea Market Price Update: June 8, 2021 (Rice and USD Exchange Rate Only) center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR There are signs that North Korea is running into serious difficulties with its corn harvest News Facebook Twitter North Korea is producing and distributing‘direct lecture’ propaganda that celebrates the success of its purportedhydrogen bomb test and rocket launch in order to draw attention and excitementto the upcoming 7th Party Congress. However, inside sources indicate that theaggressive propaganda push has been substantially ineffective and largely dismissed by the public.In a telephone conversation with the DailyNK on February 18, an inside source from South Pyongan Province said,“Recently, organizations affiliated with the central party Propaganda andAgitation Department at the provincial and local levels have been implementinglectures. The lectures were prepared for them by the central department.Members at the local level are traveling around to factory businesses,schools, and rural areas in order to implement the propaganda lectures and topave the way for a successful 7th Party Congress.” Sources in North Pyongan Province, North Hamgyong Province, and South Hamgyong Province corroborated these developments.He continued, “The propagandalecturers are instructing residents that the international community hasexpressed support and approval over North Korea’s recent nuclear test andmissile launch. They are also showing pictures of the two events as evidence ofthe regime’s success. They are also saying that the 7th Party Congress in Maywill bring about groundbreaking changes in the welfare of the people in orderto gain public sympathy and support.” In the early 1990s, Kim Jong Il issued anorder that the Department of Propaganda and Agitation carry out “public opinionexpansion measures” in places like markets, train stations, parks, and areaswith a high concentration of residences. Although the measures were undertakenin secret–that is, plainclothes propaganda actors posing as ordinary residents–during Kim Jong Il’s reign, they occur out in the open in Kim JongUn’s North Korea. Additionally, there are multiple propagandateams in each area, which has spurred a competition between the factions toimplement the superior lecture. The source also indicated that there is aweekly evaluation of each area’s number of participants, activity patterns, andresident reception.    “Starting in January,there has been a shortage of mass meetings and rallies. Therefore, to make upthe shortfall, there are now nightly lectures and classes carried out by partyleadership in each region. Some lectures are even held for residents after theyfinish their day’s work. Complementing these efforts have been praises of thesatellite launch and the Party Congress on the radio, newspaper, andloudspeakers,” he explained. “The workers complained of harassment by aregime that makes it difficult to properly do their jobs. Elementary, middle,and high school students are being mobilized to street parades and state-runenterprises to perform plays that support the Art Propaganda Squad every day–morning, noon, and night.”   When asked about the residents’ reaction tothe news, the source said, “People are saying things such as: ‘We were sick andtired of the propaganda in the old days. There’s no way we’re believing whatthey say about the nuclear test and rocket launch this time around.’ And, ‘Ifit is true, then the UN is surely going to issue sanctions, no?’ In this way,the residents expressed skepticism about the regime’s depiction of theinternational community welcoming North Korea’s nuclear test and missilelaunch.”    US dollar and Chinese reminbi plummet against North Korean won once againlast_img read more

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CU-Boulder Team Identifies ‘DNA Barcodes’ to Monitor Illegal Trading of Wildlife Products

first_imgShare Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Researchers from several institutions including the University of Colorado at Boulder have sequenced DNA “barcodes” for as many as 25 hunted wildlife species, providing information that can be used to better monitor the elusive trade of wildlife products, or bushmeat.Identifying such DNA barcodes can help wildlife officials crack down on illegal bushmeat trafficking since many animal species are in sharp decline from illegal trade estimated to be worth $5 billion to $8 billion annually, said Andrew Martin, CU-Boulder associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and a study co-author. Barcodes also can help monitor legal harvest of tropical animals as researchers often use the composition of species in markets as an indication of the health of the wildlife community in forests.”It’s a really amazing study in which science brings together cultures and 
people living on separate continents faced with very different challenges,” said 
Martin. “Barcoding is an essential tool for the identification of natural products and is becoming the technique of choice for monitoring wildlife trade. The ultimate goal is to have barcodes for every animal on the planet.”The DNA barcodes generated from the study have been added to an online, open-access repository called the Barcode of Life Data Systems and to the National Center for Biotechnology Information’s GenBank library.A paper of the findings was published in the September online edition of Conservation Genetics.The DNA barcode system is valuable for its precision at the level of species, according to researchers. Without it, processed and prepared meats, hides and other goods are often unidentifiable once they reach the marketplace.Enforcing wildlife laws such as those imposed by the Convention on the International Trade of Endangered Species or the U.S. Endangered Species Act will still be very difficult, or inefficient at best, said Martin. Suspected contraband must be confiscated and sent to a laboratory for gene sequencing, which typically requires days for results.The team of scientists from CU-Boulder, Barnard College and the American Museum of Natural History used a region of a mitochondrial gene known as COX1 to generate DNA barcodes of 25 commonly traded mammal and reptile species in Africa, Central and South America. The study included Old World monkeys, alligators, crocodiles, antelope and wild pigs.The COX1 gene is agreed upon by scientists as a viable segment of the genome to use in barcoding, said Martin. The COX1 gene is a relatively small DNA segment in which mutation is rapid enough to distinguish closely related species but also slow enough that individuals within the same species have similar barcodes.Research took place at CU-Boulder laboratories, the American Museum of Natural History in New York and in the field with the collection of hundreds of blood and tissue samples. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service also provided specimens from confiscations of leather handbags, belts and shoes.Mitchell Eaton, who led the research as a doctoral student at CU-Boulder, said technologies to support rapid or automated DNA barcoding have yet to be developed but the first step is for scientists to build a catalog of barcodes. “This is not something where you can wave a scanner over a piece of meat in an airport to know the animal’s identity, that kind of technology is well into the future.”Eaton is now affiliated with the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center of the U.S. Geological Survey.Monitoring illegal wildlife trafficking is not the only purpose of DNA barcodes. The codes also can furnish information on diversity in ecosystems, invasive species, pathogens in food supplies and the impact hunting by humans has on forest wildlife, according to the researchers.”Much of the wildlife harvest in tropical countries is legal and supports rural inhabitants who have few other options for obtaining protein,” said Eaton. “Because subsistence harvest and the more insidious forms of commercial hunting are both largely unregulated, ecologists and conservationists would like to better understand the extent and impact of the use of wildlife resource in these regions.””Collecting samples for genetic barcoding will provide a means for more accurate species identification and a better understanding of hunting impacts on species abundance and composition,” said Eaton.The DNA barcoding in the study was successful enough to individually identify closely related species that previously had been lumped together, said Martin. The team is hoping to modify the length of barcode sequences to increase the success rate of species identification from processed leather products, which is currently a challenge due to high levels of DNA degradation. Published: Sept. 14, 2009 last_img read more

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CU-Boulder-created app first to use gesture for language learning

first_imgA screenshot from the Nano Nano app. (Courtesy of Inherent Games) Categories:AcademicsEducation & OutreachCampus CommunityNews Headlines Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Published: Jan. 29, 2015 center_img “There’s a huge amount of overlap between linguistic cognition and motor cognition,” said Kevin Gould, a co-creator of Nano Nano and doctoral student in linguistics at CU-Boulder. “In fact one of the language centers in the human brain evolved from an area that used to be dedicated to motor planning and action. A lot of research demonstrates that because language and gesture are so closely intertwined on a neurological level, gesture can help people acquire language more quickly and easily.” While you might think a person shaking her phone or tablet from side to side is having issues with the device, she might actually be playing a game that has her mimicking a steering wheel motion as part of a language lesson.The game Nano Nano for mobile devices, created by two University of Colorado Boulder graduate students and released last week, is the first app to incorporate gesturing with language learning — for good reason.“There’s a huge amount of overlap between linguistic cognition and motor cognition,” said Kevin Gould, a co-creator of Nano Nano and doctoral student in linguistics at CU-Boulder. “In fact one of the language centers in the human brain evolved from an area that used to be dedicated to motor planning and action.“A lot of research demonstrates that because language and gesture are so closely intertwined on a neurological level, gesture can help people acquire language more quickly and easily,” he said.With this in mind, and capitalizing on the ability for modern digital devices to detect motion because of built-in gyroscopes and accelerometers, Gould and co-creator Steve Duman — also a CU-Boulder doctoral student in linguistics –invented Nano Nano.“I think people will be a little blown away by how different this game is,” said Duman. “It’s unlike anything out there and it’s definitely not what people expect.”As a game-style language app that’s currently available in Spanish, Nano Nano is unique because it’s devoid of the ubiquitous language-learning flash cards and drills.“We didn’t want to do the same old thing,” said Gould. “We wanted to develop a new, fun way to learn language because fun motivates people. Tedious exercises and anxiety-filled quizzes and tests do not.”The hero of the story-based Nano Nano is Beta. With the game-player as her partner, she cruises in her car and rescues words that are disappearing — being taken away by “Nanobot” creatures — from people and signs. It’s her job to put them back in their place.For instance, when she comes across a blank stop sign, she goes to her bank of terms and selects alto, the Spanish word for stop, sliding it to the sign and restoring the important information.If language help is needed, Beta has translation goggles that her player-partner can turn on momentarily to translate Spanish words into English.Throughout the game, which includes amusing graphics and music, players are prompted to gesture by pulling their devices toward them to embody the motion of grabbing, drawing their devices toward their mouths to imitate the motion of eating and air-swiping their devices to simulate making a purchase with a credit card, for example. There’s even a prompt to ¡salta! or jump.While the app works only on Apple devices, Gould and Duman — who received a $150,000 Small Business and Innovation Research grant from the National Science Foundation for the project — hope to design another version for Android devices.They also plan to eventually offer Nano Nano in other languages. It could easily be converted into Mandarin, French, German, Portuguese and Japanese, among other languages, said Gould.A potential addition to the game would be a competitive element that allows people, or even students in a classroom, to play against each other — as long as it follows the chief rule of being fun, said Gould, who grew up in the late 1980s playing video games on devices like Super Nintendo and Sega.One of his favorite games back then was Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego, which taught geography through a detective character.“So in a lot of ways, Carmen Sandiego is a great example of inspiration,” said Gould. “It was a good game first, and you just happened to learn geography along the way.“What we’re trying to do is provide a good game first, and the player happens to learn language along the way.”To download the app visit https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nano-nano-learn-spanish/id917320724?mt=8. For more information about Nano Nano visit http://www.inherentgames.com/.Contact: Kevin [email protected] Steve [email protected] Elizabeth Lock, CU-Boulder media relations, [email protected]last_img read more

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Santa Ema Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and Kaiken Ultra Malbec Named in…

first_imgHome Industry News Releases Santa Ema Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and Kaiken Ultra Malbec Named in Wine…Industry News ReleasesWine BusinessSanta Ema Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and Kaiken Ultra Malbec Named in Wine Spectator’s Top 100 Wines of 2017By Press Release – December 7, 2017 121 0 Linkedin Share Email Twitter Previous articleSmall but Mighty: BC Wineries Fight for Canadian Wine for AllNext articleEnd of Year Wine and Grape Market Trends Press Release Pinterest Facebook AdvertisementFull List Unveiled at WineSpectator.comWoodland Hills, CA (Dec. 4, 2017)—Wine Spectator, the world’s leading authority on wine, has announced the Santa Ema Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (91 points) has been named the #29 wine and Kaiken Ultra Malbec (90 points) has been named #45 in this year’s list of the Top 100 Wines. The full list of the Top 100 Wines can be found online at http://top100.winespectator.com.“The Top 100 is our selection of the most exciting wines reviewed by our editors this year,” said Thomas Matthews, executive editor, Wine Spectator. “These wines are the comeback stories, the rising stars, the amazing values and the new benchmarks. They mark the wine world’s most impressive achievements in 2017, and we are thrilled to share them with our readers. Each and every winery should be proud.”Alex Guarachi, Founder and CEO of Guarachi Wine Partners said, “We are thrilled that 2 of our premiere brands have been given this prestigious honor by one of the top wine publications in the world. It shows the level of quality and winemaking that go into both the Santa Ema and Kaiken brands and make them stand out as some of the best wines from Chile and Argentina.”The winning bottles were selected from a pool of nearly 17,000 wines reviewed by Wine Spectator editors in the magazine’s blind tastings. Selections are based on four criteria: quality (represented by score), value (reflected by price), availability (based on the number of cases either made or imported into the U.S.) and what Wine Spectator calls the “X-factor”—or, in other words, the excitement generated by the wine.An annual highlight since 1988, the Top 100 list presents a diverse group, ranging from emerging labels and regions to traditional estates exploring new directions. The list is a guide to wineries to watch in the future—a reflection of the producers and wines that Wine Spectator’s editors are most passionate about. The full Top 100 list will be featured at http://top100.winespectator.com and in print, with profiles for each wine, in the magazine’s December 31 issue, on newsstands November 28.About Wine SpectatorWine Spectator is the world’s leading authority on wine. Anchored by Wine Spectator magazine, a print publication that reaches around 3 million readers worldwide, the brand also encompasses the Web’s most comprehensive wine site (WineSpectator.com), mobile platforms and a series of signature events. Wine Spectator examines the world of wine from the vineyard to the table, exploring wine’s role in contemporary culture and delivering expert reviews of more than 16,000 wines each year. Parent company M. Shanken Communications, Inc., also publishes Cigar Aficionado, Whisky Advocate, Market Watch, Shanken News Daily and Shanken’s Impact Newsletter.About Guarachi Wine PartnersFounded by Chilean wine visionary Alex Guarachi in 1985, Guarachi Wine Partners is committed to representing the best wines of the world. GWP is a leading producer, importer and marketer of fine wines, and relies on enduring connections with national supplier, distributor and retail partners to enrich the consumer experience. They were one of the first importers of Chilean and Argentine wines and today represent brands from around the world. Including Black Ink (California), Surf Swim (California), tenshƏn (California), Tensley (California), Santa Ema (Chile), Kaiken (Argentina), Bodega Norton (Argentina), Nobilissima (Italy), Deor (Italy), and Castillo de Monseran (Spain). www.GuarachiWinePartners.comAdvertisement ReddIt TAGSConsumerGuarachi Wine PartnersKaikenSanta Ema Winery last_img read more

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IHW Council concludes ‘Gratitude Week – A Tribute to Health Guardians’

first_img By EH News Bureau on July 8, 2020 WHO tri-regional policy dialogue seeks solutions to challenges facing international mobility of health professionals Heartfulness group of organisations launches ‘Healthcare by Heartfulness’ COVID care app Related Posts Add Comment Menopause to become the next game-changer in global femtech solutions industry by 2025 News Phoenix Business Consulting invests in telehealth platform Healpha The Council proposes to create memorial for health workers that will remind people supreme importance of health as well provide opportunity to share information, discuss, remember work, sacrifice of these heroesEchoing the sentiments of his colleagues in the government and other lawmakers, Ramdas Athawale, Minister of State, Social Justice and Empowerment, attending the ‘Gratitude Week – A Tribute to Health Guardians’ by Integrated Health and Wellbeing (IHW) Council said that the memorials for healthcare workers who are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic at the frontline should be set up in every state capital as well as in the national capital.“The suggestion of dedicating a national memorial for our doctors, nurses and all other healthcare workers who are saving our people risking their own lives is noble and appreciable. I thank IHW Council for their suggestion. These corona warriors are doing selfless service to humanity and are protecting our country against this pandemic. I will write a letter to Union Health Minister and all the chief ministers to dedicate a memorial for these heroes in the national capital and in all the state capitals,” said Athawale who was the Chief Guest at the concluding ceremony of the seven-day long initiative to pay tribute to the health workers.The 60-hour-long Gratitude Week by the IHW Council is a first-of-its-kind initiative to bring together all stakeholders of the critical health ecosystem to facilitate greater collaboration for an all-round fight against the COVID-19 pandemic as well as several other diseases that are taking a heavy toll on the lives and productivity of our people. It has also initiated the process of crowdsourcing tributes for all healthcare workers and information about all doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals who have fallen to the deadly Coronavirus. The Council proposes to create a memorial for health workers that will remind people the supreme importance of health as well provide an opportunity to share information, discuss and remember the work and sacrifice of these heroes.During the week long confluence of doctors, industry captains and policy makers, the idea of setting up National Gratitude Memorial for Health Workers has been strongly supported and endorsed by Ashwini Kr Choubey, Minister of State for Health, Shripad Y Naik, Minister of State for AYUSH, Meenakshi Lekhi, MP, Parliamentary constituency, New Delhi, who have vowed to discuss it within the government and the Parliament.Kamal Narayan, CEO, IHW Council said, “We began this virtual event on Doctor’s Day to pay tribute to all the healthcare workers who are serving tirelessly in this pandemic. This Gratitude Week is our humble way to highlight their contribution and sacrifices. We see memorials of wars, war heroes, martyrs, and leaders and commemorating celebrations on relevant days. IHW Council strongly believes that the phenomenal work done by the medical community during this raging pandemic and their sacrifices can be compared to the sacrifices made in wars. The Council initiated an online petition campaign in this regard and we are very fortunate to receive the support of key lawmakers and members of the Parliament in this journey.”During the closing ceremony, 18 eminent doctors were awarded ‘The Guardians of Health’ for their exemplary contribution to the health of people before and during the pandemic. The awardees included Prof MV Padma Srivastava, Head, Neurosciences Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi; Dr Jeyaraj Durai Pandian, Principal & Professor of Neurology, CMC Ludhiana & Vice President, World Stroke Organisation; Dr Alpesh Gandhi, President, Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India; Dr Hema Divakar, Founder & Medical Director, Divakar’s Specialty Hospital, Bengaluru.Among the other recipients were Prakriti Poddar, Managing Trustee, Poddar Foundation; Prof Debashish Danda, Founder, Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology, CMC Vellore & President-Elect, Asia Pacific League of Association of Rheumatology; Dr Shuchin Bajaj, Founder & Director, Ujala Cygnus Hospital; Dr HS Chhabra, Medical Director, Indian Spinal Injuries Centre; Dr Sanjay Pandey, HoD, Andrology & Reconstructive Urology, Kokilaben Hospital; Dr Arun Dewan, Senior Director (Critical Care) & Associate Director (Internal Medicine), Max Smart, Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital; Dr Hrishikesh Pai, Medical Director, Bloom IVF; Dr Sudeep Gupta, Director, Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer & Professor of Medical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai; Dr TS Kler, Chairman, PSRI Heart Institute; Dr PP Mohanan, President-Elect, Cardiological Society of India & Director & HoD, Cardiology, Westfort Hi-Tech Hospital; Dr Madan Gulati, Former Deputy Director (AYUSH), Chandigarh Administration; Arunima Patel, Founder and Managing Director, iGenetic Diagnostics; and Sanjiv Navangul, Managing Director & CEO, BSVL.  MaxiVision Eye Hospitals launches “Mucormycosis Early Detection Centre” IHW Council concludes ‘Gratitude Week – A Tribute to Health Guardians’ Comments (0) Read Article The missing informal workers in India’s vaccine story Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals releases first “Comprehensive Textbook of COVID-19” Share Corona WarriorsCOVID-19 pandemicdoctors dayGratitude Week – A Tribute to Health GuardiansIHW Council last_img read more

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LAMP Official Cites Success of Titling Initiative

first_imgAdvertisements RelatedLAMP Official Cites Success of Titling Initiative RelatedLAMP Official Cites Success of Titling Initiative LAMP Official Cites Success of Titling Initiative TransportAugust 20, 2010center_img FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Senior Land Tenure Specialist with the Land Administration and Management Programme (LAMP), Lisa Campbell, has said that the land titling initiative is helping persons to own their homes.Miss Campbell, who was addressing the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Mandeville at the Golf View Hotel on Tuesday (August 17), said that the programme, geared to fast tracking the processing of land titles, was expanding the housing stock in many communities.“If you look at the number of houses that are going up in the communities that we are operating in, it results from the fact that we have helped persons with their titles and that has given them the opportunity to benefit from NHT and other mortgage institutions,” she told the meeting.President of the Rotary Club of Mandeville, Keith O’Gilvie (left), looks on as Senior Land Tenure Specialist With LAMP, Lisa Campbell, addresses the weekly meeting of his organization, on Tuesday (August 17) at the Golf View Hotel, Mandeville.The LAMP programme was first instituted in the parish of St. Catherine then moved to St. Elizabeth and Manchester and will be expanded to other parishes. It benefits persons who could not afford the fees to process their titles.LAMP recently opened an office in Junction, St. Elizabeth and will soon open another in Santa Cruz.“We title land, we replace lost titles, we modify covenants and we settle estates. Everything concerning land development, we will do for you” Miss Campbell stated.Under LAMP, all land surveys and legal matters are dealt with in one place. The Government has waived its taxes and fees such as Transfer Tax, Stamp Duty and registration fees, so that it costs less to register or update titles. A payment plan is also available. RelatedLAMP Official Cites Success of Titling Initiativelast_img read more

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Orange calls for different tack in 6G development

first_imgHome Orange calls for different tack in 6G development AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 25 MAR 2021 Orange Labs VP of ambient connectivity research Eric Hardouin (pictured) offered insight into services a 6G technology might enable, revealing advanced holograms and massive-scale digital twin technology were among early ideas being researched.During Orange’s 2021 Research Exhibition, Hardouin said a sharp acceleration in work to define the technology over the past 18 months should begin to bear fruit in the next two years, as the industry moves towards initial deployments in 2029 or 2030.Current research should provide the industry “a good idea of the major technical directions” for 6G, he said adding Orange Labs’ focus on holographic and twinning services are “representative of what we could see in the future”.Holographic technology offers clear potential for immersive telepresence services, but Hardouin noted it could advance beyond this to enable “holoportation, where the idea is to be able to convey the five senses. So not just sight and sound, but also touch and even smell”.Large-scale digital twin technology, meanwhile, could optimise the operation of cities to benefit urbanites.Both scenarios would entail the transmission and processing of massive amounts of data, requiring network capabilities beyond those enabled by 5G, he said.To achieve this, researchers are exploring network optimisation improvements using AI, and how specialised “reconfigurable intelligent surfaces” panels could create passive massive MIMO-like radio systems.He explained Orange believes development of 6G should differ from 5G by relying on more input from the public, and considering environmental and digital inclusion factors among others. Subscribe to our daily newsletter Back Diana Goovaerts Las grandes operadoras europeas ponen condiciones a las RAN abiertas Author Orange makes secure cloud pact for French market Español center_img OrangeResearch 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 Tags Related Previous ArticleAT&T, Missouri university team on 5G use case researchNext ArticleChina Mobile highlights 5G gains Orange Ventures injects €30M into new fundlast_img read more

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