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Know your football? Then try National Football Exhibition’s football quiz!

first_imgThe National Football Exhibition are hosting a football themed table quiz and raffle with proceeds going to Cara House, Letterkenny. The quiz, on September 26, is a part of the National Football Exhibition, which is rolling into Letterkenny this month.The Exhibition is a celebration of Irish football and 60 Years of European Championships. Donegal is the fifth of seven venues outside of Dublin hosting the National Football Exhibition. The Exhibition is heading to the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny from September 20-29Register your team of four by clicking here – https://www.fai.ie/domestic/national-football-exhibition-donegal-table-quiz – and payment can be made at the event.For individual registration, please email exhibition@fai.ie.The quiz takes place at Arena 7, Letterkenny, at 9pm on Thursday, September 26. Teams of four cost €35 or entry fee of €10 per person. The free Exhibition, which has attractions for all ages, welcomed a wide variety of visitors to date and has proved a hit for school groups and family outings. The National Football Exhibition App which is available to download from the App Store or Google Play Store has a supplementary audio guide available in English or Irish, which gives visitors an extended insight into some of the items on display.Know your football? Then try National Football Exhibition’s football quiz! was last modified: September 10th, 2019 by Chris McNultyShare 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)last_img read more

Brent Burns’ four assists lead Sharks to preseason win over Flames

first_imgCLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile deviceSAN JOSE — Brent Burns assisted on two goals by Dylan Gambrell and one each by Evander Kane and Tomas Hertl — all in the third period — as the Sharks topped the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Thursday at SAP Center in their next-to-last preseason game.Stationed in front of the Flames’ net, Kane redirected a Burns shot past Flames backup goalie Artyom Zagidulin 3:17 into the third period. Hertl scored at the 10:59 mark before …last_img read more

Measures to curb acid mine drainage

first_img20 December 2010 A team of experts advising the South African government on acid mine drainage has recommended a series of short-term measures to address the problem. The measures are benchmarked against countries that have experienced similar problems, such as Canada and the United States.They include pumping and neutralisation of acid mine drainage, enforcing compliance, regular inspections, and prevention of ingress as short-term measures to maintain water levels at least below the relevant environmental critical level.The government’s inter-ministerial committee on acid mine drainage said in a statement on Friday that it had received an updated report from the team of experts on Wednesday.The scope of the team’s work included assessing work done to date as well as available solutions and technology, and proposing integrated short-, medium- and long-term solutions.It also included assessing costs viability, as well as exploring possible partnerships with the private sector.The committee said the government has acknowledged and accepts that acid mine drainage is a problem that South Africa needs to address urgently.This, the committee said, should be done in a co-ordinated manner between a range of stakeholders that included the mining industry, with the government always play a leading role.The team’s report advocated for the three priority basins (North, Central and Western) to have implementation plans that included pumping and neutralisation of acid mine drainage, enforcing compliance, regular inspections, and prevention of ingress as short-term measures to maintain water levels at least below the relevant environmental critical level.The committee believed the proposals were founded on scientific research and engineering instead of simplistic, quick-fix solutions.Some areas needing revisiting included the liability of polluters and costing of implementation.The recommendations were benchmarked on some countries that had experienced acid mine drainage problems, such as Canada and the United States.The report would be presented to the Cabinet early in January. The Cabinet would then determine the way forward.Sapalast_img read more

Floods in many parts of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh

first_imgSeveral parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh were reeling from floods on Monday following incessant showers over the past few days.The death toll in rain-related incidents has mounted to 145 across the country. Uttar Pradesh reported the highest number of deaths — 111 since last week. Twenty-five have died in Bihar.The weather department has forecast a long delayed withdrawal of monsoon and more rains for Patna, where several areas still remain submerged due to heavy rainfall over the past three days.Bihar’s Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi, whose own residence was affected by the deluge, was seen doing the rounds of the city clad in a T-shirt and shorts, and issuing instructions to officials.Highest since 1994India recorded its highest rainfall since 1994 this monsoon, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said classifying it as ‘above normal.’ The season officially ended on Monday. However, rain bearing winds still remain active over several parts of the country. Bihar floods: NDRF rescues Deputy CM Sushil Modi from his residence Bihar flood: NDRF rescues Deputy CM Sushil Modi from his residenceVolume 90%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard ShortcutsPlay/PauseSPACEIncrease Volume↑Decrease Volume↓Seek Forward→Seek Backward←Captions On/OffcFullscreen/Exit FullscreenfMute/UnmutemSeek %0-9Live00:0001:1701:17  center_img  Of the 36 meteorological subdivisions of the IMD, two regions — west Madhya Pradesh and Saurashtra and Kutch — recorded precipitation in “large excess.”In Patna, normal life was thrown out of gear, with several schools shut, roads inundated, and many shops, hospitals and houses submerged in knee-deep waters. The State’s disaster management department said the government had urged the Air Force to send a helicopter for dropping food packets and other relief material in affected areas.Though there was a let up in rainfall in the morning, the IMD has predicted showers later on Monday in the Bihar capital.Deficient in DelhiDelhi may witness scattered rains over the next three to four days, according to the weather office. In a year the rest of India witnessed “above-normal monsoon,” the city recorded the lowest since 2014 with a deficiency of 38 per cent, the IMD said. The city recorded 404.1 mm rainfall this monsoon — from June 1 to September 30 — against the 30-year average of 648.9 mm, a shortfall of 38 per cent, an official said.In Ballia, Uttar Pradesh, authorities had to shift about 900 prisoners to other jails after flood waters entered the barracks of the district jail located near the Ganga river.In Jharkhand’s Dumka district, three members of a family died after a wall collapsed on them following heavy rains in the region.As many as 13 deaths were reported on Saturday from Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.In in Rajkot district in Gujarat, three women drowned after their car was swept away at a flooded causeway on Sunday following heavy rains in several parts of the Saurashtra region.last_img read more

San Sebastian humbles Arellano for fifth straight win

first_imgBREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Allen Enriquez had a game-high 15 points to lead the Chiefs. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Every 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIV Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Palace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCP MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Regille Ilagan had a team-high 14 points to lead San Sebastian while lanky forward Michael Calisaan added 11. Stags head coach Egay Macaraya was impressed with how his team recovered from a dismal third quarter to close the game out in the final 10 minutes of the game. FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingArellano turned up the heat in the penultimate period and outscored San Sebastian 27-13. “I can see that they don’t give up, even though we had a lousy third quarter they immediately bounced back in the fourth,” said Macaraya. “It’s like they have this instinct that they will come back no matter what. They know that they can win every game and they believe in themselves.” Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ LATEST STORIES BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Michael Calisaan. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netSan Sebastian notched its fifth straight win in the group stages of the Filoil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup dismantling Arellano, 71-63, Wednesday at the tournament’s namesake arena in San Juan. The Stags are now at 5-1, their lone loss coming in their opener, in Group B while the Chiefs are at a lowly 1-4. ADVERTISEMENT Durant gets chance to follow Lebron’s path to title Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds View commentslast_img read more

All you want to know about CWG opening ceremony

first_imgTHE GRAND OPENINGWELCOME SONGRendered by Hariharan, the song will have Indian classical dance performances by more.VIP ADDRESSESAll about the opening ceremony. Click to enlarge.Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be the first to address the congregation. The British Queen’s message will be read out by Prince Charles and after that the President of India will declare the Games open.FLAG HOISTINGAmidst tunes played by military bands, the CWG flag will be brought into the stadium and hoisted. Immediately thereafter, the National Anthem will be played.MARCHPASTAll the athletes participating in the Games will then walk into the stadium. Soon after, Indian boxer Vijender Singh will bring the Queen’s Baton into the stadium and Beijing Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra will take the oath on behalf of all the athletes.LIGHT & SOUND SHOWThe show of lights and music starts with the first segment named ‘Tree of Knowledge’ which has artistes performing yoga amidst Vedic mantras and music. This will be followed by a segment depicting the real India. The arena will get filled with people from every part of the country, dancing on cycles, Ambassador cars and auto rickshaws. The aerostat will be used to reflect images of India. Colourful puppets from Rajasthan will hang out from it and dance to tunes from across India.GRAND FINALEThe high point of the opening will end with A.R. Rahman singing ‘Jiyo Utho Bado Jeeto’, the theme song of the Games.GETTING THERE1.How to reach Nehru stadium.Metro and DTC buses will give free rides to Games ticket holders2. Metro set to start the Central Secretariat-Badarpur line on Sunday. The nearest stations will be Nehru Stadium & JangpuraadvertisementPARK & WALK1. Deta School ground, Max Mueller Marg: 400 vehicles2. Sister Nivedita Sarvodaya School ground, Lodhi Colony: 500 vehicles3. Blind School ground: 220 vehicles4. DPS Mathura Road ground: 400 vehiclesPARK & RIDE1.Seating arrangementBhairon Marg: 650 vehicles2. Safdarjung airport: 2,500 vehicles3. Central School ground in Andrews Ganj: 300 vehiclesFIREWORKS20 Australian pyrotechnic riggers from the same firm which staged the fireworks at the Melbourne CWG opening ceremony, is expected to repeat their magicCHOPPERSCamera-fitted helicopters will cover the road races of the Games. Plans to have special choppers over the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium for the opening ceremony were scrappedTHE BIG BALLOON (AEROSTAT)–Rs 40 crore has reportedly been spent on making the 80x40x12-metre blimp–30 Metres is the height at which it will hover above the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium–20,000 cubic metres of helium has been pumped into the aerostat, which, put simply, is a giant balloonBesides providing a lighting effect – light fixtures with mirrors have been fixed on the balloon to emit a glow – spectators will also be treated to a feast of high-resolution visual clips, thanks to an attached screenThe aerostat will have a 360-projection, meaning every person in the stadium will have a clear view of the clippingsADVISORYReach venues well in advance at least 3 hours priorYOU CAN CARRYStill camerasMobile phonesNewspapersWHAT YOU CAN’TVideo camerasTiffin/eatables (except baby food)Handbags/briefcase/ladies handbags except of reasonable sizeBackpacksCigarette/bidiChewing tobacco/gutkaLaptopInflammable itemslast_img read more

a day agoWatford injury chief unsure of Welbeck prognosis

first_imgWatford injury chief unsure of Welbeck prognosisby Freddie Taylora day agoSend to a friendShare the loveWatford’s head of injury prevention and rehabilitation Alberto Leon says the club are waiting on a prognosis for Danny Welbeck’s ankle injury.The striker lasted only a few minutes before being substituted during last Saturday’s draw with Watford”We are waiting on the report from one of the specialists,” said Leon.”We did a first report and it’s not the best news but we are waiting for this opinion. We will decide in a few days what we are going to do with the rehab.” About the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

Prime Minister Holness Encourages Heightened Manufacturing of Exotic Agricultural By-Products

first_img Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says he wants to see samples of exotic products, such as cassava flour and ackee wine, being manufactured on a wider scale in order to add greater value to the agricultural sector.“What I want now is for the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries to take those samples and turn them into widely available commodities that are on the shelves of, not just Jamaica but the entire (Caribbean) region and the world, because that is how we add value and grow our economy,” he said.The Prime Minister was speaking on the final day of the 66th Denbigh Agricultural and Industrial Show in Clarendon on Monday (August 6).Meanwhile, Mr. Holness urged the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) to encourage young people, “who have a greater affinity to technology”, to get involved in agriculture.He noted that they should be encouraged to be innovative by applying technology “to create a smarter kind of agriculture that will add more value to our natural resources, thereby increasing the pace and growth of the Jamaican economy”.The Prime Minister noted, however, that while applying technology in agriculture may not necessarily surmount the competitive economies of scale that larger countries have, it could reposition Jamaica to the point where the island’s agriculture is economically viable and sustainable.He contended that agriculture has, for too long, been regarded as a pastime, and emphasised that “now, we have to see agriculture as a business”.Mr. Holness further noted that the sector can contribute to the growth of the country by continually adding value.The Prime Minister, who toured the Denbigh Show ground earlier in the day, also commended the JAS on the successful staging of this year’s agricultural show, which was held from August 4 to 6. The Prime Minister noted, however, that while applying technology in agriculture may not necessarily surmount the competitive economies of scale that larger countries have, it could reposition Jamaica to the point where the island’s agriculture is economically viable and sustainable. Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says he wants to see samples of exotic products, such as cassava flour and ackee wine, being manufactured on a wider scale in order to add greater value to the agricultural sector. Story Highlights He contended that agriculture has, for too long, been regarded as a pastime, and emphasized that “now, we have to see agriculture as a business”. last_img read more

Group on healing walk across Manitoba motivated by personal tragedies

first_imgMatt Thordarson APTN National NewsA group of walkers from Northern Manitoba has arrived in Winnipeg.They started their 760 km trek on July 3 in the town of Thompson.The aim is to raise awareness about missing and murdered people, both women and men, in the province’s north.The walkers brought with them their personal stories about loved ones who are lost, but not forgotten.last_img