Microscope captures intricate images of glowing brains at record speed

first_img By Kelly ServickJan. 17, 2019 , 2:00 PM Microscope captures intricate images of glowing brains at record speed Gao et al./Science 2019 Gao et al./Science 2019 center_img Suppose you’d like to take a close look at a fly brain—an extremely close look. With a new technique called expansion microscopy, scientists have been doing just that: labeling neurons of interest and tracing their thinnest tendrils to chart their connections. But the process, which infuses a piece of brain tissue with a gel that swells up to enlarge the details, dramatically increases the time it takes to image that tissue. And as a microscope beam images parts of this thick sample from top to bottom, it can “burn out” the fluorescent tags attached to proteins that help identify the neurons, making deeper parts of the sample completely dark.In a new study, researchers present a solution: combining that expansion process with an instrument called a lattice light-sheet microscope, which sweeps an ultrathin sheet of light through the sample. Because this microscope can linger longer on any area with less intense light than other microscopes, the fluorescence is less likely to burn out and obscure parts of the image—which means that sharp, intricate details, such as the spines on mouse neurons (shown in green, above) can emerge. And by capturing a whole plane at once instead of a set of points, this microscope worked through an entire fly brain (below) in 62.5 hours, roughly seven times faster than the fastest microscope used in such high-resolution imaging to date, the team reports today in Science. Thanks to sophisticated computational tools that stitch thousands of 3D sections together, the researchers showed they could capture large areas of brain and then zoom in at high resolution. The approach should make it easier to study how circuits of interacting neurons across the brain drive certain behaviors, and how that circuitry varies across lots of individuals, between sexes, or over the course of development.last_img read more

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NIH may bar peer reviewers accused of sexual harassment

first_img By Jocelyn KaiserMar. 27, 2019 , 4:50 PM Sign up for our daily newsletter Get more great content like this delivered right to you! Country The National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, reminded the research community this week that the agency can—and sometimes does—bar scientists accused of sexual harassment from serving as peer reviewers. The bar is lower than the standard to remove an investigator from a grant, say NIH officials, because of their concern about “the integrity of the process.”Noni Byrnes, the newly appointed director of NIH’s Center for Scientific Review (CSR), explained in a 25 March blog post that allegations of sexual harassment could bias a reviewer’s score for a research proposal even if they are ultimately found to be innocent. For example, a male reviewer accused of harassing female postdocs could give better scores to proposals from female postdocs to avoid appearing biased, even if the science didn’t deserve that score. The allegations could come not only from institutions conducting an investigation, but also from victims or “observers.”NIH “can exercise our discretion to exclude” such individuals from its pool of 18,000 reviewers, Byrnes explained. Such a step “is not meant to be punitive, or to imply guilt on the part of the accused,” Byrnes writes. “It is intended simply to protect the integrity of our scientific review process.” NIH may bar peer reviewers accused of sexual harassment Email Click to view the privacy policy. 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The policy is not new, Byrnes told ScienceInsider. NIH has routinely declined to use some potential reviewers for reasons that range from a conflict of interest to the simple fact that a person is chronically late turning in reviews.Byrnes writes that her blog post comes at a time when the agency is receiving a rising number of sexual harassment complaints. And that increased volume has meant the issue is more likely to be on the minds of reviewers, she says.“Especially if some [allegation] got out in the press, everyone around the table knows, the applicant pool knows, the person is listed on our roster,” Byrnes explains. “To me, that compromises the strength and rigor of our process. Why not defer it until everything gets resolved?” And, she adds, “If we find out there’s no issue and they’re innocent, we will invite them back and that person is back in and one of the 18,000.”An allegation could come to one of CSR’s scientific review officers or through a recently announced NIH email address for reporting sexual harassment involving NIH-funded research that triggers NIH to contact the accused’s institution about the allegations. CSR would confer with NIH’s Office of Extramural Research before deciding to bar a reviewer, she adds. But the decision can happen “quickly, especially if it’s somebody who’s scheduled to serve.”Byrnes declined to give a number of peer reviewers who have been removed because of sexual harassment allegations or findings. But she noted that NIH Director Francis Collins recently said that 14 principal investigators have been barred from serving as peer reviewers because of sexual harassment concerns raised in 2018.NIH’s policy for researchers involved in sexual harassment specifies that a principal investigator can lose a grant only after being put on leave or removed by their institution for any reason. The argument is different for peer review, says Byrnes, because “the integrity of the process is a prime driver.” And unlike losing grant funding, “Not attending a [study section] meeting in October is not going to kill [an investigator’s] lab.”The move drew praise on Twitter from many scientists, who interpreted it as a new policy. They gave credit to #MeTooSTEM activist BethAnn McLaughlin, who mentions a ban on peer-review service on her list of four actions that she thinks Collins should take against sexual harassers. “I kind of agree with her,” Byrnes says.last_img read more

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Iran reduces commitment to 2015 nuclear deal

first_img UK says seized Iranian oil tanker could be released Related News Advertising Long-tense relations between Tehran and Washington took a turn for the worse in May 2018 when U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal reached before he took office, and reimposed sanctions.Under the pact, Iran can enrich uranium to 3.67% fissile material, well below the 20% it was reaching before the deal and the roughly 90% suitable for a nuclear weapon. In undecided Congress, first open call for Priyanka: She should be party chief Read | Trump warns Iran after Rouhani threat to enrich more uranium“We will enrich uranium based on our needs … right now we don’t need to enrich uranium needed for Tehran reactor,” said Behrouz Kamalvandi, Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization spokesman. “We will enrich uranium to the level that is needed for the Bushehr reactor.”In a sign of heightening Western concern, French President Emmanuel Macron said he and Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani had agreed to seek conditions for a resumption of dialogue on the Iranian nuclear question by July 15.Macron’s office added that he would keep on talking with Iranian authorities and other involved parties to “engage in a de-escalation of tensions related to Iranian nuclear issue.”Editorial | Both US and Iran are responsible for costly miscalculations that are contributing to escalation With Iran deal teetering on brink, Europeans assess next steps Post Comment(s) NRC deadline approaching, families stranded in Assam floods stay home center_img Karnataka: SC to rule today, says Speaker’s powers need relook By Reuters |Dubai | Published: July 7, 2019 1:13:40 pm Advertising Iran reduces commitment to 2015 nuclear deal Before the deal was sealed, Iran produced 20% enriched uranium needed to fuel its Tehran reactor and the level of enrichment for its southern Bushehr nuclear power plant was 5%.Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment level beyond agreed levels to produce fuel for power plants. Best Of Express Hassan Rouhani says Iran ready to talk to US if sanctions lifted The announcement, confirming what Reuters reported on Saturday, signaled a growing challenge to escalating U.S. sanctions pressure.In a news conference, senior Iranian officials said Tehran would keep reducing its commitments every 60 days, unless signatories of the pact moved to protect it from U.S. sanctions, but they left the door open to diplomacy.Before the deal was sealed, Iran produced 20% enriched uranium needed to fuel its Tehran reactor and the level of enrichment for its southern Bushehr nuclear power plant was 5%.last_img read more

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Bixby Will Be Seen but Not Heard When Galaxy S8 Launches

first_imgMore Than a Voice Samsung on Wednesday said that Bixby Voice will not be operational when its Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones hit the market.Some Bixby features — Vision, Home and Reminder — will be active when the phones become available on April 21, Samsung said, but the Bixby Voice capability won’t show up until later this spring.The delay may be due to a weakness in Bixby’s English language chops, according to some reports. Its voice recognition in English apparently lags its Korean language capabilities substantially. That mismatch might be worrisome to Samsung, as it could cast its new artificial intelligence assistant in a negative light.It’s also possible that Samsung wants to round up more third-party apps to support Bixby Voice before it makes its debut. Whatever the reason underlying it, Samsung’s decision to delay the feature likely is prudent.”The S8 and S8+ are make-or-break products for Samsung to successfully rebound from BatteryGate,” said Cliff Raskind, a research director at Strategy Analytics.The S8 “offers a lot of industry firsts. Everything, including Bixby, has to be perfect on this rollout,” he told TechNewsWorld. “A launch date slip for Bixby would, in the final analysis, be more palatable than a sub-par experience.”Voice recognition requires an “immense orchestration” of software and services, said Ramon Llamas, a research manager at IDC.Bixby “is generation one, was built from the ground up by Samsung, and doesn’t extend beyond its walls,” he told TechNewsWorld. “I’m OK with their giving it a pass until it’s ready for prime time instead of ending up with egg on their face.”It’s important for Samsung to ensure that Bixby works correctly, noted Gerrit Schneemann, a senior analyst at IHS Markit.Samsung is “already behind, and a sloppy launch would have a negative effect,” he told TechNewsWorld, but “a delayed start — not so much.”However, “the longer Samsung delays in pushing out Bixby Voice, the more this will erode consumer confidence,” IDC’s Llamas cautioned. “The S8 runs on Android Nougat, which has Google Assistant built in as standard. Google Assistant does a lot of things very well.” Slow and Easy Wins the Racecenter_img Richard Adhikari has been an ECT News Network reporter since 2008. His areas of focus include cybersecurity, mobile technologies, CRM, databases, software development, mainframe and mid-range computing, and application development. He has written and edited for numerous publications, including Information Week and Computerworld. He is the author of two books on client/server technology. Email Richard. Bixby is a contextual service, not just a voice assistant, and “even if the Voice component isn’t there yet, Bixby can still learn about you with Bixby Home and Bixby Vision,” Llamas noted. “There’s value in that, because Bixby has to build up a library of experiences in order to make the contextual connections.”Bixby “is very much a new wave of opportunity for Samsung,” observed Jeff Orr, a senior practice director at ABI Research.”It’s not a point solution — having a certain set of features and functionality for a particular audience at a particular price point,” he told TechNewsWorld.The concept underlying Bixby is to make intelligent machines learn and adapt to humans, instead of having humans learn how machines interact with the world, explained Samsung EVP InJong Rhee, when announcing the new service last month.With Bixby, Samsung “is positioned in the interaction layer which is used to engage with other services,” noted IHS Markit’s Schneeman.”If Samsung’s successful with its execution and broadens Bixby’s scope as announced, it’ll be an engagement tool for a broad range of devices, regardless of the operating system they run,” he added.”This concept of Bixby being able to interact with the environment around you just using your voice is a powerful thing that other brands haven’t even begun to articulate,” ABI’s Orr pointed out. “It’s very bold and a major undertaking.”last_img read more

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Eyes not the windows to the soul not quite

first_imgBy Dr. Ananya Mandal, MDFeb 5 2019We have been fed in literature and cinema that making eye contact is the best way to connect with someone when making a conversation. A new research by researchers at the Edith Cowan University has debunked this idea now. The study titled, “Contact Is in the Eye of the Beholder: The Eye Contact Illusion,” was published in the latest issue of the journal Perception. Related StoriesProtein found in the eye can protect against diabetic retinopathyAXT enhances cellular research product portfolio with solutions from StemBioSysScientists develop universal FACS-based approach to heterogenous cell sorting, propelling organoid researchThe team of researchers used eye tracking technology and found that people do not have to make direct eye contact to be able to make a connection during a face-to-face conversation. Looking at a part of the face – the nose, ears, chin or forehead – can all make the same connection.According to Lead author Dr Shane Rogers, from the School of Arts and Humanities this is welcome news for individuals suffering from social anxiety who find it difficult to make eye contact during a conversation. Dr Rogers said, “Maintaining strong eye contact is widely accepted to be an important communication skill in western cultures… People believe if you aren’t willing to engage in soul-to-soul mutual eye contact then you are at best lacking in confidence, at worst, untrustworthy. However, the reverence devoted to eye contact is not supported by scientific evidence.”The researchers engaged in a four minute conversation with 46 participants individually. Both of the participants in the conversation were made wear Tobii eye tracking glasses. Dr Rogers said that for around half of the participants, the researchers looked at the eyes of the participant and for the other half they stared at the mouths.At the end of the conversation, the participants had to rate how much they enjoyed the conversation. Dr Rogers said, “The mouth group perceived the same amount of eye contact and enjoyed the conversations just as much as the eye group.” He explained that people were not too specific about where the gaze focussed during the conversation but a direct gaze was taken as a direct eye contact. He concluded, “don’t get hung up on seeking out the eyes of your audience, just look generally at their face, and let the eye contact illusion experienced by your partner do the work for you.” Image Credit: Jack Frog / Shutterstockcenter_img Source:https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0301006619827486last_img read more

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Researchers find link between frequently trading cryptocurrency and problem gambling

first_img Source:http://www.rutgers.edu/ Reviewed by James Ives, M.Psych. (Editor)Mar 11 2019Researchers at the Center for Gambling Studies at Rutgers University-New Brunswick’s School of Social Work have found a link between frequently trading cryptocurrency — a digital and virtual currency — and problem gambling.The study, the first to explore cryptocurrency trading among regular gamblers, suggests crypto trading appeals to people struggling to manage their gambling participation. The research appears in the journal Addictive Behaviors.Cryptocurrency is a digital currency designed to work as a medium of exchange. It uses cryptography to secure and verify transactions. Bitcoin, the first and most well-known cryptocurrency, or crypto, exploded into the mainstream in 2017, and was trading as high as $20,000 at its peak later that year.Related StoriesTAU’s new Translational Medical Research Center acquires MILabs’ VECTor PET/SPECT/CTAMSBIO offers new, best-in-class CAR-T cell range for research and immunotherapyComplement system shown to remove dead cells in retinitis pigmentosa, contradicting previous researchFor regular gamblers, crypto trading is seen as a new risk-taking activity with a rush similar to other types of gambling, such as sports betting, daily fantasy sports, scratch-offs and high-risk stock trading. More than 50 percent of regular gamblers (i.e., those gambling at least monthly) have traded cryptos in the past year, based on data from the study.The study’s goal was to investigate how often gamblers use cryptocurrency as a payment method and whether cryptos are associated with higher levels of gambling problems. Devin Mills, lead author said: “For some people, trading cryptocurrency is seen as an investment opportunity. But there is an alarming proportion of people who are ‘gambling’ on these cryptocurrency markets as they would gamble on horses or sports or slots. And it has the potential to get them into significant trouble.”Cryptocurrency trading is similar to gambling but anonymous, unregulated and available 24/7, said Mills. As found in the study, problem gamblers are at an elevated risk to trade cryptos more frequently, likely due to their impulsivity and belief that they can “beat the market”. Not surprisingly, crypto trading could be conceived as an extension to high-risk day trading activity. More than 75 percent of high-risk stock traders also trade cryptos. Gamblers trading both cryptos and high-risk stocks reported higher problem gambling and greater depression and anxiety symptoms than gamblers trading either only cryptos or only high-risk stocks. Therefore, the two share similar demographics and gambling preferences, but also present additive consequences that will require further attention among gambling researchers and mental health professionals.”People who trade cryptos look very much like those who trade high risk stocks such as margins and options, “said Lia Nower, director of the Center for Gambling Studies who co-authored the study. “Therefore, those who like risky stocks are also more likely to jump into the cryptocurrency trading market compared to those who, for example, invest in stocks over the long term.”The study included 876 adults who had gambled at least monthly in the past year. The data was collected through a cross-sectional online survey.last_img read more

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Childhood adversity may increase risk of severe depression in later life

first_imgThis classification of children according to the accumulation, timing, and persistence of adversity shows that regular, periodic screening for adversity throughout childhood could help to identify children at the greatest risk for depression. This could allow for intervention programs that would reduce the negative consequences of childhood adversity.”Melissa Tracy Reviewed by Kate Anderton, B.Sc. (Editor)May 30 2019Children who face adversity are at a significantly greater risk for severe depression, research out of the University at Albany’s School of Public Health finds.Published in “Depression and Anxiety”, the official journal of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, assistant professors Melissa Tracy, Allison Appleton and Tomoko Udo explain that more than half of adults report one or more adverse childhood event, such as parental mental health problems or financial hardship. This adversity has long been associated with depression in later life, but until now, the timing of the adversity in relation to depression has been unclear.Related StoriesPerinatal depression screenings may overlook women having suicidal ideationScientists describe microbiome composition in patients suffering from IBD and PSCWeighing risks and benefits of antidepressant medication for older adultsThe researchers, from the departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Health Policy, Management and Behavior, identified trajectories of adversity from birth through late childhood and examined the long-term effects on depression outcomes using data from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC). ALSPAC is an ongoing population-based prospective cohort study that enrolled pregnant women in southwestern England whose delivery dates were between April 1, 1991 and December 31, 1992.Children in the study completed a computerized assessment at age 18 that was used to determine the symptoms and severity of their depression, while their parents filled out questionnaires on adverse events and household characteristics throughout their childhoods. These assessments were used to create five trajectory groups that reflect levels and changes in adversity from birth through age 11.The results showed that the children in groups with higher levels of adversity had a higher risk of depression-; and severity of depression-; regardless of when the adversity took place. Source:University at Albany, State University of New Yorklast_img read more

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New AI method increases the power of artificial neural networks

first_img More information: Decebal Constantin Mocanu et al. Scalable training of artificial neural networks with adaptive sparse connectivity inspired by network science, Nature Communications (2018). DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-04316-3 This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. Journal information: Nature Communications An international team of scientists from Eindhoven University of Technology, University of Texas at Austin, and University of Derby, has developed a revolutionary method that quadratically accelerates artificial intelligence (AI) training algorithms. This gives full AI capability to inexpensive computers, and would make it possible in one to two years for supercomputers to utilize Artificial Neural Networks that quadratically exceed the possibilities of today’s artificial neural networks. The scientists presented their method on June 19 in the journal Nature Communications. Dissecting artificial intelligence to better understand the human brain Provided by Eindhoven University of Technologycenter_img Explore further Artificial Neural Networks (or ANN) are at the very heart of the AI revolution that is shaping every aspect of society and technology. But the ANNs that we have been able to handle so far are nowhere near solving very complex problems. The very latest supercomputers would struggle with a 16 million-neuron network (just about the size of a frog brain), while it would take over a dozen days for a powerful desktop computer to train a mere 100,000-neuron network.Personalized medicineThe proposed method, dubbed Sparse Evolutionary Training (SET), takes inspiration from biological networks and in particular neural networks that owe their efficiency to three simple features: networks have relatively few connections (sparsity), few hubs (scale-freeness) and short paths (small-worldness). The work reported in Nature Communications demonstrates the benefits of moving away from fully-connected ANNs (as done in common AI), by introducing a new training procedure that starts from a random, sparse network and iteratively evolves into a scale-free system. At each step, the weaker connections are eliminated and new links are added at random, similarly to a biological process known as synaptic shrinking.The striking acceleration effect of this method has enormous significance, as it will allow the application of AI to problems that are not currently tractable due to the vast number of parameters. Examples include affordable personalized medicine and complex systems. In complex, rapidly changing environments such as smart grids and social systems, where frequent on-the-fly retraining of an ANN is required, improvements in learning speed (without compromising accuracy) are essential. In addition, because such training can be achieved with limited computation resources, the proposed SET method will be preferred for the embedded intelligences of the many distributed devices connected to a larger system.Frog brainThus, concretely, with SET any user can build on its own laptop an artificial neural network of up to 1 million neurons, while with state-of-the-art methods this was reserved only for expensive computing clouds. This does not mean that the clouds are not useful anymore. They are. Imagine what you can build on them with SET. Currently the largest artificial neural networks, built on supercomputers, have the size of a frog brain (about 16 million neurons). After some technical challenges are overpassed, with SET, we may build on the same supercomputers artificial neural networks close to the human brain size (about 80 billion neurons).Lead author Dr. Decebal Mocanu: “And, yes, we do need such extremely large networks. It was shown, for example, that artificial neural networks are good in detecting cancer from human genes. However, complete chromosomes are too large to fit in state-of-the-art artificial neural networks, but they could fit in an 80 billion neuron network. This fact can hypothetically lead to better healthcare and affordable personalized medicine for all of us.” Citation: New AI method increases the power of artificial neural networks (2018, June 20) retrieved 18 July 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2018-06-ai-method-power-artificial-neural.html Credit: Eindhoven University of Technologylast_img read more

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Ryanair boss cancels bonus after flights grounded

first_img This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary waived his bonus because of a pilot scheduling mix-up last September that resulted in some 20,000 flight cancellations Ryanair profits up 10% despite cancellations crisis In the report out Monday, Europe’s largest low-cost carrier said that despite record profits in the financial year 2017-2018, chief executive O’Leary decided not to take the bonus he was entitled to.The bonus can be worth as much as a year’s salary—about a million euros for O’Leary. In the previous financial year, his bonus was 950,000 euros.O’Leary was paid 1.06 million euros and was given 1.25 million euros worth of shares in the airline.The company said O’Leary waived his bonus due to the pilot scheduling mix-up in September 2017 that resulted in a serious labour dispute and some 20,000 flight cancellations.The crisis led to a U-turn at Ryanair which started negotiations with trade unions in several countries.The carrier has since struck agreements with several unions, though talks remain tricky in some territories.Last week, the company faced an unprecedented strike by cabin crew in four European countries.The group has continued to denounce such actions and has warned that they could force it to suppress flights and jobs.Ryanair also announced last week that it was reducing flights from Dublin later this year, warning that up to 300 jobs—100 pilots and 200 cabin crew—were on the line. Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary waived his hefty yearly bonus, the low-fares airline’s annual report showed, following the flight cancellations crisis that gripped the Irish carrier.center_img Explore further Citation: Ryanair boss cancels bonus after flights grounded (2018, July 31) retrieved 18 July 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2018-07-ryanair-boss-cancels-bonus-flights.html © 2018 AFPlast_img read more

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Alstom Siemens offer Brussels merger concessions

first_img Citation: Alstom, Siemens offer Brussels merger concessions (2018, December 12) retrieved 17 July 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2018-12-alstom-siemens-brussels-merger-concessions.html An Alstom-Siemens merger has been mooted for years and completes the transformation of the French group The European Union, citing the possible impact on competition, launched an in-depth investigation earlier this year into the merger of the rail activities at Alstom, the state-controlled maker of France’s iconic TGV trains, and Germany’s Siemens.”The two sides believe that these remedies are appropriate and adequate,” Alstom and Siemens said in a joint statement.There was no guarantee however that the remedies would be accepted by Brussels, they said, adding that they expected a response by February 19.The remedies could include asset sales, and technology or licence transfers, an Alstom spokesman told AFP.The tie-up is politically sensitive, with the group headquarters set to be in the Paris area while initially, Siemens will hold a 50-percent stake in the new entity.However, the German giant will be able to increase its stake to a majority after a period of four years.An Alstom-Siemens merger has been mooted for years and completes the transformation of the French group which sold off its energy business to American rival General Electric in 2015 for 9.5 billion euros.If backed by regulators, the merger will create the world’s top firm for rail signalisation and the number two for building train carriages. © 2018 AFP Explore furthercenter_img Worry for iconic French trains under German merger French and German engineering giants Alstom and Siemens said Wednesday they had offered EU regulators concessions they believed would meet concerns over the planned merger of their railway businesses. This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only.last_img read more

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EC assures to look into MCC violations

first_imgCOMMENTS COMMENT SHARE FILE PHOTO- Chief Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat   –  The Hindu elections November 23, 2018 Telanganacenter_img Hyderabad The Election Commission of India on Friday assured that all complaints regarding the election code violations by political parties are being looked into and stringent action will be taken for the violations.Interacting with the media after a two-day visit to the poll-bound Telangana, where voting is scheduled for December 7, Om Prakash Rawat, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) said the commission will look into the promises being made by the political parties and whether they can be implemented.Mentioning an instance where a top leader of a political party was not allowed to campaign after he was found guilty of delivering inciting statements, Rawat said, “The EC will come down heavily on candidates using abusive language and those making statements inciting religious feelings.”Election preparednessHaving concluded the review of the election preparedness along with Election Commissioners Sunil Aroa and Ashok Lavasa, the CEC said the commission was satisfied with the arrangements made by the Chief Electoral Officer and his team for the smooth conduct of the polls.Acknowledging the complaints made by parties on partisan attitude by a section of officials and police in favour of the the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), the CEC said they will look into the matter and take action.He mentioned a complaint from a political party about the government issuing an order and later keeping it in abeyance for implementation after the election. This they alleged was aimed at influencing the election.There have also been complaints about some newspapers and channels indulging in the publication of “paid news” in favour of a particular party.The commission assured an effective mechanism that will be put in place.The administration and police had been asked to intensify preventive steps against possible violations.Seized assetsEnforcement officials have seized ₹79 crore in cash, the Chief Commissioner said the expenditure by a candidate was being monitored.Some political parties had complained about the distribution of money and liquor and demanded effective action by stepping up vigil. regional elections Published on SHARE SHARE EMAILlast_img read more

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PM inaugurates 13km twolane Kollam bypass

first_imgSHARE SHARE EMAIL COMMENT January 15, 2019 SHARE Kerala COMMENTS road transport Published on Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially declared open the much-awaited Kollam bypass on National Highway-66 here on Tuesday. The 13-km-long, two-lane bypass, with a project cost of Rs 352 crore, will cut the travel time between Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram districts of Kerala and is expected to decongest the traffic in Kollam town. The bypass has three major bridges over the Ashtamudi Lake, with a total length of 1,540 metres. Dedicating the bypass to the nation, Modi said only 56 per cent of the rural habitat was connected with roads in the country when he came to power in 2014. “On the banks of the Ashtamudi lake, I sense the recovery from the (August, 2018) floods. But we will have to fight harder. I congratulate you all on the completion of the bypass,” he said. “In our country, we often see many infrastructure projects getting stalled after inauguration. A huge amount of public money goes to waste,” the Prime Minister said, adding that he evaluated the development projects and engaged in meetings with all departmental secretaries and state chief secretaries. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said his government had fulfilled the development promises made to the Prime Minister when it came to power in the state. “Now I can proudly say that Kerala has fulfilled the promise given to the prime minister when we came to power. All these developments are for the welfare of the people,” he said.last_img read more

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BJP is using money power Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Karnataka crisis

first_imgOther Videos from India 26:36 Sat, 13 Jul, 2019 20 Years of Kargil: A ground report from Tololing in Drass 01:59 Sat, 13 Jul, 2019 First prototype of Brahmos-NG will be ready by 2024 00:41 Sat, 13 Jul, 2019 Watch: Car performs stunt at Delhi’s Vijay Chowk 03:16 Sat, 13 Jul, 2019 Pakistan removes 5 Pro-Khalistani leaders from Kartarpur corridor panel 02:13 Sat, 13 Jul, 2019 Enter the Growler: S-400 missile ground report from Moscow 01:52 Sat, 13 Jul, 2019 UP law panel drafts stringent law for mob lynching, recommends life term 03:31 Fri, 12 Jul, 2019 Delhi: Farmers of Khera Khurd shift their tubewells due to depleting water levels 02:41 Fri, 12 Jul, 2019 Nataka in Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi breaks his silence, says BJP using money power to topple govts Load More Other Video CategoriesIndiaSportsWorldMoviesSo SorryTelevisionlast_img read more

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Amarnath Yatra suspended after separatist called for strike on Martyrs Day

first_img Next Sunil Bhat Shuja-ul-Haq JammuJuly 13, 2019UPDATED: July 13, 2019 10:58 IST The Amarnath Yatra was suspended on Saturday with no pilgrim allowed to move towards the Kashmir Valley from Jammu due to a separatist-called protest shutdown.”Taking stock of the law and order situation because the protest shutdown called by the separatists today, movement of the pilgrims from Jammu to Srinagar will remain suspended today,” police sources said.July 13 is observed as Martyrs Day in Jammu and Kashmir to remember those killed in the firing outside the Srinagar Central Jail by forces of the Dogra Maharaja in 1931.The state government observes the day to honour those who fought for Independence in 1947.Former J&K CM Farooq Abdullah also reached the graveyard with his supporters and paid homage to the 1931 martyrs.”The governor is a BJP man and won’t come here to pay the tribute,” said Farooq AbdullahWhen asked about assembly election in the state, Farooq said,”Today or tomorrow the government should conduct state assembly election as the popular government is the only is the way to peace.”Since the annual pilgrimage to the Himalayan cave shrine started on July 1, over 1.50 lakh pilgrims have performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra so far.The cave shrine houses an ice stalagmite structure that symbolises the mythical powers of Lord Shiva, according to the devotees.The structure waxes and wanes with the phases of the moon.Pilgrims approach the shrine either from the shorter 14 km-long Baltal trek or through the longer 45 km Pahalgam trek.Helicopter services are also available for pilgrims at both base camps.The Cave shrine was discovered in 1850 by a Muslim Shepherd, Buta Malik.Legend says a Sufi saint rewarded the shepherd with a bag of charcoal that turned out to be gold.Descendants of the shepherd have received a portion of the offerings from the cave shrine for over 150 years.This year’s Amarnath Yatra will end on August 15 coinciding with the Shravan Purnima festival.(With inputs from IANS)Also read: 13,004 pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath cave shrineALSO WATCH| First batch of Amarnath pilgrims reaches shrineFor the latest World Cup news, live scores and fixtures for World Cup 2019, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for World Cup news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byIram Ara Ibrahim Amarnath Yatra suspended from Jammu to Srinagar after separatists call for strike on Martyrs DayJuly 13 is observed as Martyrs Day in Jammu and Kashmir to remember those killed in the firing outside the Srinagar Central Jail by forces of the Dogra Maharaja in 1931.advertisementlast_img read more

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source it is the responsibility of the donor to explain how he arranged the money for donation not of the party which in this case happens to be AAP What this effectively means is this: Now that Sharma has disclosed that he is the source of the money it is for him to explain to the I-T Department in case it decides to question him about where he got the money from If the I-T Department sees fraudulent transactions in the AAP account it should go ahead with a detailed investigation to nail the culprits But what exactly does Mishra want Kejriwal to do Perhaps laugh at the farrago of confusion and comedy Mishra unfortunately like his guru Kejriwal has become a master of shoot scoot faint and entertain Most of his allegations now sound like a rant that betray the deep animus and frustration inside him When he started his war against Kejriwal it seemed that like Hanuman he will burn down the AAP empire with a series of exposés But he has now morphed into a caricature who has burnt his own tail with the fires of revenge So far Mishra hasn’t told us when did he see Satyendra Jain give Kejriwal Rs two crore cash First he defended his inability to give clinching proof of his allegation with cute explanations like if he discloses the date the AAP will tamper with video footage of the incident This in classic Mishra style was a joke worthy of a laugh A note to Mishra: If the said incident indeed took place do you think Kejriwal and Jain are so daft to wait for you to disclose the date to start tampering with the evidence Then when the time was right and the stage was set and the media was ready with its questions Mishra fainted on live TV and retired to the safe comforts of a hospital even when his medical reports suggested he was a bit dehydrated and a little weak — minor problems that the aam aadmi faces daily on Indian roads during summers His other story of AAP receiving cheques for Rs 35 crore from bogus companies also sounds too fantastic to be true At the press conference where he swooned before the media could grill him Mishra had flashed two cheques drawn in the name of the AAP as proof that shell companies were funding the party But the AAP has a point when it asks if the cheques were indeed meant for the party how did they land in Mishra’s hands instead of its bank account Responding to the charge AAP leader Sanjay Singh had said "He (Mishra) showed you two cheques worth Rs 35 crore but who do they belong to I can also present cheques in the BJP’s name But who’s to prove their authenticity At this rate anyone can show a fake cheque I have made a cheque for the BJP worth Rs 70 crore (shows it) Whose cheque is it Who has issued it This is a comedy circus" Mishra’s is indeed turning out to be a comedy circus of fantastic claims faints and flip-flops It is evident that he is acting like a child whose friends suddenly refused to play with him and out of anger hurt and frustration the petulant child is throwing pebbles at them Spitting at 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Trump has trouble keeping some of his promises for the same reason as his predecessors: He’s only the president. including Union minister Jitendra Singh, He added that the police were also cooperating with the Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board and have worked out a plan to help the pilgrims in distress.even though not the best this move points to some success of New Delhi’s new foreign strategy especially in terms of its relationship with China New Delhi must continue its policy of diplomacy and international pressure both at the same time Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit has apologised to the journalist who had accused him of "patronisingly — and without her consent — patting her on the cheek" saying he regrets his action but did so in order to appreciate a good question File image of Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit PTI In a letter addressed to Lakshmi Subramanian a journalist who works for The Week magazine Purohit wrote his act of patting her on the cheek were "affectionate" in nature in appreciation for the question she had posed to him He added that he considered Subramanian to be like his granddaughter The following is the text of Purohit’s letter: Madam Journalist I have received your email dated 18042018 You had asked a question when we had got up and were proceeding to leave after the close of the press conference I considered that question to be a good one Therefore as an act of appreciation for the question that you had posed I gave a pat on your cheek considering you to be like my granddaughter It was done with affection and to express my appreciation for your performance as a journalist since I was also a member of that profession for about 40 years I do understand from your mail that you are feeling hurt about the incident I wish to express my regret and my apologies to assuage your sentiments that have been hurt I suppose you will respond through a mail of acknowledgement Yours sincerely Banwarilal Purohit Responding to Purohit’s letter Subramanian said she accepted the apology but insisted that she wasn’t convinced about his intention Your Excellency I have with me your letter expressing regret at what happened at the press conference in Chennai the previous day I accept your apology even though I am not convinced about your contention that you did it to appreciate a question I asked @TheWeekLive pictwittercom/JhjPOQy8UW — Lakshmi Subramanian (@lakhinathan) April 18 2018 The incident in question took place on Tuesday evening when the 78-year-old governor was about to leave the venue of a crowded press conference at the Raj Bhavan which was all set to conclude Just as he was about to get up and leave Subramanian asked him about the performance of universities under the present government "Sir you said you are satisfied with the government’s performance Are you satisfied when it comes to the performance of universities too" she reportedly asked him to which he patted her cheek and walked away She later wrote an detailed article about the incident on The Week in which she has also detailed how she washed her face several times China has been using fake LinkedIn accounts to mine personal data from German politicians diplomats and other officials Germany’s intelligence agency BfV has warned According to nine months of BfV research cited by Reuters Chinese agents masquerading as scholars researchers or headhunters have contacted more than 10000 German citizens over the professional networking site BfV took the unusual step this weekend of publicly outing fake profiles in a bid to urge Germans to exercise caution over social media "There could be a large number of target individuals and fake profiles that have not yet been identified" a BfV spokesperson quoted by Reuters said Examples of known spurious LinkedIn users include “Lily Wu” whose profile says she works at a think tank in eastern China and “Allen Liu” who claims to be a resources manager at an economic consultancy the BBC reports The reach of fraudulent profiles likely extends beyond German borders Reuters found that several fake profiles were connected to senior diplomats and politicians in other European countries Write to Joseph Hincks at josephhincks@timeinccomIDEAS Merrill Markoe was the co-creator and original head writer of “Late Night With David Letterman” On this the eve of the finale of a show I had a hand in creating I have been repeatedly asked to offer a few thoughts Toward that end I have compiled the following group of clips All of them are from shows you probably haven’t seen in a long time if you ever saw them at all They are from the early 80s when "Late Night With David Letterman" was on NBC As you may know when Dave switched networks in ’93 NBC locked it’s version of the shows in a vault deep in the bowels of Area 51 just catty corner to where the US government hides its photographic proof of UFOs They were meant to remain there until the end of time but that was before YouTube was created in 2005 and the end of time just kind of came and went Before you start clicking on the links I feel obligated to warn you that these are NOT the most-loved or most-requested clips on anyone’s list but my own They have been selected for only two reasons: 1 because they contain moments I have thought of repeatedly over the years sometimes with giddy amazement and 2 I was able to find them online Some of them I had no hand in creating Some of them I did A few of them I cant believe we got on the air All of them were brought to life with the help of a great staff full of talented people who got the joke and played along accordingly A final word before we begin: These clips vary in quality Some were videotaped by fans on their home VCR equipment To increase your enjoyment it may be necessary to pretend that you actually prefer watching blurry images and listening to uneven sound 1 This first clip is from the “The David Letterman Show” a LIVE NBC morning show that lasted 19 weeks with me as its head writer During its run we created the DNA used to launch the first incarnation of Dave’s late night show However the creative credit for this clip belongs entirely to the fevered brain of Andy Kaufman who somehow manages in the space of under eight minutes to willfully break every unwritten rule and expectation for a talk-show guest After opening with an anecdote about his floundering career during which he seems to be begging the host for sympathy he repeatedly reprimands the audience for laughing at him and displays symptoms of a lingering cough The bit ends with Andy heading into the audience to try and collect some spare change Its all so very very wrong that the mere thought of it has been making me laugh for 35 years(For bonus points I am in this clip standing by the studio door) 2 The afore mentioned morning show provided quite a few moments that were so surreal I sometimes think I’m making them up Chief among them was the time that we devoted a big part of the show to an elaborate 50th wedding anniversary party for Sam and Betty Kotinoff a couple from Long Island who had written us a letter Because the party details were arranged by a flamboyant caterer it was meant to hit a high point when sparklers were lit and synthetic rose petals dropped from the ceiling Unfortunately when the rose petals hit the sparklers chemistry took over and they immediately transformed into little flaming puddles of plastic Small fires broke out The Kotinoffs began subtly stamping them out with their shoes Soon stage hands stepped in with fire extinguishers But the always witty and cool-headed Hal Gurnee the show’s director brought in a handheld camera to capture it all in an artistic low-angle shot Meanwhile Dave just continued announcing who the guests would be tomorrow as a wedding singer stationed behind him crooned “Can’t Smile without You” It was as close to being on the set of a Fellini movie as I have ever come After the show ended Dave was very upset about the possible repercussions of setting a network show on fire Gravely we went into his office to watch the incriminating footage However when we saw how funny it all looked we began laughing We continued to break out laughing about it for weeks Unfortunately I couldn’t find a clip of the Kotinoff party However I did find another surreal morning-show clip Obviously taped by a fan it is the last segment of the very last morning show before cancellation We had only one more day to do the show and we were still LIVE So throughout the broadcast we showed the pictures and resumes of all of the newly unemployed staff members Then in the final moments Harve Mann a singer we had previously hired to sing special lyrics written for show’s theme serenades the audience with some new lyrics we worked on that morning about the show that would replace us: “Las Vegas Gambit” Staff members dressed as the playing cards that would be part of that new game show danced around the set I don’t think anyone will argue with me when I say that a more deranged or goofily hostile piece of video has ever aired on a network in the name of pleasant morning entertainment 3 "The Dubbed Show" was an idea by the brilliant Randy Cohen who decided to try to bring something new to a standard re-run The show remains the same in all respects except one: It contains a perfectly synched new audio track dubbed by the people who dub foreign movies into English To make this happen Randy painstakingly created a script of the original show to give to professional voice-over actors who would dub it from English into other English Watching Dave and his guests say the same things only in slightly different voices made me question everything I ever knew to be true in the universe What you are about to see is Dave and Sandra Bernhard vocally dubbed by others 4 Everything about Chris Elliotts unique and idiosyncratic contributions to the show have always made me laugh We hired Chris when he was about 21 and employed as a tour guide at Rockefeller Center It didn’t take him long to start making appearances on the show as a variety of “characters” that he wrote for himself “The Guy Under the Seats” who came up through a trap door in the floor of the aisle in the audience was the first of many All of them were so hilarious that I almost chose the one below at random but a Google search will allow you to inspect the rest of them Here is the introductory appearance of a character he created for a week of shows we taped in Los Angeles Chris called this one “The Laid Back Guy” 5 “They Took My Show Away” was an “educational film” written by the reliably hilarious Tom Gammill and Max Pross In it Dave explains the frightening and sometimes cruel realities of show cancellation to a sad and confused little boy 6 I had the idea of doing a Late Night “anthem” because at that particular moment in the ’80s I noticed a proliferation of a certain kind of heart-tugging montage in advertising These ads were always a combination of warm family moments and nature scenes set to a poignant yet uplifting emotional piece of music Not until a logo appeared at the very end was there any way to tell if what they were selling was a bank a phone company a cake mix a soft drink or a television series So writer Jeff Martin and I assembled an anthem for the show we called “Late Night World of Love” The multi-ethnic chorus of children was a nod to all the “We are the World” knocks-offs that also seemed to be everywhere at the time 7 “New Catch Phrases” is another idea that started with me but went on to be group written by everyone Once again it was a take on advertising and television in our culture and the way certain frequently repeated slogans make their way into every day life At the time everyone seemed to be quoting a commercial that starred an old lady who looked into the camera and said “Where’s the beef” So we decided to try to start a catch phrase all by itself and let an audience vote for their favorite After the winning entry “They pelted us with rocks and garbage” (contributed by Matt Wickline) was selected the show spent the rest of the week working out ways to include it and hopefully help it gain traction I still have a shirt and a button that someone sent us 8 Every now and then in the middle of the night “Chinese Restaurant College Bowl” comes to me like a strange hallucination It owns a place in my heart for its sheer labyrinthine craziness Assembled by Tom Gammill Max Pross and myself it started out as an idea about staging unusual reunions We planned to go up to random people as they stepped out of an elevator get all of their names and phone numbers and then reunite the whole elevator on the air It ended up being about two Chinese restaurants that we had seen somewhere in New York City that both had names that sounded like colleges One was called Hunan Wok University because it was on University Avenue The other was called Szechuan State because it was on State street From there it morphed into bringing customers from each of the restaurants on to the show to play College Bowl and answer questions about the respective restaurant menus Having decided on that we felt we needed to add a tour of the two campuses and a Chinese food delivery race between the two restaurant competitors And so we did 9 “Dog Poetry” was something I wrote and directed when we had a little free time with the crew at the end of a remote In it my dog Stan recites a poem to summer It also contains a track of Stan’s noises that I tried to synch with the subtitles After it was finished it went unaired for quite a while Dave was very ambivalent He didn’t think it would get laughs I finally weaseled it onto the show by creating a segment called “Pieces that will never be on the show” where I grouped it with other things that had never aired To my enormous relief it played really well All these years later people still come up to me and repeat the line “My empty dish mocks me” Weirder still I think “Dog Poetry” might be at ground zero for dog videos The Internet didn’t hit for another 15 years Not everyone with a dog had access to film production the way they do now There are a million other funny little moments for which no video clips can be found online From time to time I think of the incredibly peculiar objects we had made to order for an assortment of comedy pieces we referred to as “wacky props” To create these we commonly paged through the mail-order catalogs of the time finding inspiration in their approach to merchandizing and copy writing Sometimes the results appeared on the show as “New Gift Ideas” Sometimes we grouped them into something more seasonal or topical Kathleen Ankers who appeared on the show as the Bookmobile lady ran the art department and would patiently find a way to manufacture a decent working version of whatever it was we requested Of the hundreds of crazy things I saw her make some of the ones that have stayed with me were by the always brilliant George Meyer A few times a year I think fondly of “The Giant Doorknob” George’s take on what is for sale in “joke catalogs” The copy George wrote for it still makes me laugh “In Mexico it’s El Knob Grande Here in the US we call it the giant phony doorknob and it’s a panic This over-sized jumbo knob is much larger than it oughta be In fact its just plain big Simply attach it to an ordinary door and then wait for the fireworks Your friends will flip when they see for themselves how truly big a doorknob can be” I also think frequently of Andy Breckman’s “Perpetual Birthday Card” which read “Happy Birthday today and on this day every year for the rest of your life” Merrill Markoe Contact us at editors@timecom IDEAS TIME Ideas hosts the world’s leading voices providing commentary on events in news society and culture We welcome outside contributions Opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of TIME editors 56 percent of the jobs are set aside for five 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on Wednesday approved the sum of N1055 billion for the repairs and maintenance of the Third Mainland Bridge Phase II in Lagos The council also directed the Ministry of Works to assess the stress on other bridges across the country and ensure they are regularly maintained Briefing State House correspondents after the meeting presided over by Vice-President Namadi Sambo Minister of Information Labaran Maku joined by his Works and Science and Technology counterparts Mike Ononlememen and Professor Ita Okon respectively said government wanted to be proactive on the condition of the bridges “We should not wait until something is wrong This nation must invest on maintenance” he said adding that the huge sums of money currently being spent on rehabilitation of roads could have been saved if the roads had been well maintained Maku named some of the bridges in the country which were in poor state to include Jebba Lokoja Benue among others noting that “we need to ensure that there is a regular process of checking them of measuring their integrity and that in every year’s budget there is provision to maintain the major bridges in the country” The minister argued that the need for urgent maintenance of the bridges arose from the result of a dynamic investigation on the Third Mainland Bridge which revealed alarming deterioration in its structure According to the government’s spokesman “an underwater inspection was undertaken by the ministry and the resultant preliminary report revealed alarming deterioration and serious damages on a number of pile foundations of the Third Mainland Bridge” Share Georgia a place many of us here call home, “assenting to Nigerian Peace Corps Bill will be our President’s best gift to the Nigerian youths and students”. but also acknowledging it was a personal issue. roughly double the size of Massachusetts, Of the new recruits, sections of the pipeline from Hardisty in Alberta,上海龙凤论坛QG, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, you are not hearing of an angel but a 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that for some people the same pleasure centers in the brain that are triggered by drugs such as cocaine can also be triggered by food When eating pleasure chemicals such as serotonin dopamine and endorphins get released in the brain The pleasure derived from these chemicals can override the body’s feeling of fullness causing people to continue seeking that pleasure which leads to eating frequently and to excessWhen patients start the process of undergoing bariatric surgery here at St Luke’s they are educated and provided with information about the potential risk for transfer addiction Bariatric surgery is weight loss surgery where the stomach is reduced or removed Studies show patients who undergo any type of bariatric weight loss surgery are at increased risk for developing a transfer addiction Patients who undergo weight loss surgery are likely to have had a history of turning to food during emotional times After bariatric surgery their body is physically unable to consume large amounts of food and they may look elsewhere for the satisfaction that they used to get from foodWhile bariatric patients are at high risk for developing a transfer addiction it can affect anyone who is trying to restrict their food intake or make any lifestyle changes Those most at risk for developing transfer addiction are those with a personal or family history of addiction those with existing mental health conditions and those who do not recognize their compulsive use of foodWhen restricting food a common transfer addiction is to begin to use drugs or alcohol However other common transfer addictions in weight loss patients are exercising and shopping addictions Exercise and shopping addictions are easy to hide because both are habits that are socially acceptable and even praised especially during times of weight loss People around you may be encouraging you on your new gym routine or complimenting your new fashion choices There are warning signs that may alert to the potential of addiction Especially in individuals who have been successful with weight loss the period of time immediately after the initial weight loss can be difficult Be mindful of your emotions develop coping strategies that do not lead to excess stay connected to a support group of family and friends and if necessary seek professional helpBe aware habits are very different than an addiction Just because you have a new regimented gym routine does not mean that you have developed an exercise addiction Remember an addiction is compulsive seeking and use despite harmful consequences Has your new gym routine had negative effects on your relationships employment or health Much of my job is counseling patients to be mindful toward food; being mindful regarding food choices food consumption and emotional eating Taking time to be mindful is one of the best steps you can take toward developing overall healthful habits said people came inside seeking assistance" DeLeo told reporters has written in The 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Obama Becomes First Sitting US President to Visit Hiroshima More than seven decades after the end of World War II the memory of the conflict continues to tint outward shows of diplomacy between the US and Japan In May President Obama became the first sitting US President to visit Hiroshima where in August 1945 the US dropped one of two atomic bombs Though Obama did not directly apologize for the US’s actions which effectively brought World War II to a close his message was one of reconciliation “The United States and Japan have forged not only an alliance but a friendship that has won far more for our people than we could ever claim through war” he said in his remarks at the time [Reuters] Contact us at editors@timecomIn the business world theres a sneaky version of success that goes beyond the seven figure salary: Its the one figure salary Members of the $1 salary club earned just enough money in salary in 2013 to afford one McCafé from the McDonalds dollar menu This phenomenon started in WWI and WWII when executives sacrificed their salaries to help fund the wars but were required to accept some form of compensation because US law forbids the government from accepting work from unpaid volunteers But why would anyone today trade in a seven-figure-plus salary for one measly dollar Most dollar-a-year execs have received (or continue to receive) option awards which increase in value over time as well as other forms of compensationlike bonuses and non-equity incentive plans Such forms of compensation are based strictly on company performance and not on a guaranteed yearly paycheck This means executives can align their personal financial interests with company interests So who are the executives who can afford to collect a $1 a year salary Research engine FindTheBest scoured the web to find out compiling compensation information from the SEC on thousands of executives from publicly traded companies across dozens of industries Following is the resulting list of 25 CEOs Chairmen and other top execs who banked $1 salaries in 2013 $1 Salary Club | FindTheBest Among the richest members of the $1 Salary Club are Oracles Larry Ellison (net worth $50 billion) Googles Larry Page (net worth $312 billion) and Facebooks Mark Zuckerberg (net worth 279 billion) Their wealth is so closely tied to their companies stock that receiving a few hundred thousand dollars extra wouldnt make a dent Of the 25 execs above Larry Ellison made the most last year ($796 million) mostly due to the $768 million he received in option awards Mark Zuckerberg also concluded the year with more than $1 in his pocket making $653165 through "other compensation" compensation that does not fit into the SECs other defined categories of compensation Unlike Ellison and Zuckerberg whose total compensation surpassed $1 in 2013 despite their salaries Larry Pages total compensation stayed put at $1 But thats not to say he didnt make moneyGoogles stock price rose by 56 percent last year Two 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