Moore to captain GB&I Jacques Leglise team

first_img England boy international Bradley Moore will captain the GB&I team to face the Continent of Europe in the Jacques Leglise Trophy match at Royal Dornoch on August 28 and 29. Moore (Image © Leaderboard Photography) is one of three England players selected for the boys’ match by the R&A, alongside Will Enefer and Marco Penge. Enefer, 17, (Wrekin) was runner-up in the German boys’ open and tied third in the Sir Henry Cooper Junior Master. Moore, 17, (Kedleston Park) won the Carris Trophy recently and has topped the England Golf boys’ order of merit for the past two years. Penge, 17, (Golf at Goodwood) reached the semi-finals of the Boys’ Amateur Championship at Royal Birkdale and has notched up three wins this season, including the Scottish stroke play. Moore and Penge were both members of the team which won the Jacques Leglise Trophy last year, with a 12½ – 11½ triumph at Barsebäck in Sweden. It was GB&I’s 37th win overall compared to ten for the Continent of Europe. The format for the match is four foursomes ties each morning, eight singles matches on the afternoon of Friday 28 August and nine singles matches on the afternoon of Saturday 29 August. The full team is: Ben Chamberlain (18), Padeswood & Buckley, Wales William Enefer (17), Wrekin, England Calum Fyfe (18), Cawder, Scotland Tim Harry (18), Vale Resort, Wales Bradley Moore (17) (Captain), Kedleston Park, England Thomas Mulligan (16), Co Louth, Ireland Marco Penge (17), Golf at Goodwood, England Sandy Scott (17), Nairn, Scotland Thomas Williams (17), Wrexham, Wales For more information on the Jacques Leglise Trophy visit the R&A website. 19 Aug 2015 Moore to captain GB&I Jacques Leglise team last_img read more

Continue Reading

Turba returns to the lead as the wind gets up

first_img Only one other player beat par this morning. Conor Gough (Stoke Park), who won the U14 Reid Trophy last year, had two birdies in his last three holes as he headed towards his 70.  He’s just a stroke ahead of Max Hopkins (Bishops Stortford) who scored an impressive one-under 70 in the winds. Hopkins (image © Leaderboard Photography) went out in level par, balancing an eagle and a birdie with three bogeys, and came home in one-under.  Estonia’s Joonas Turba returned to the lead in the McGregor Trophy this morning when the wind returned to Burnham and Berrow after two days of calm.  Turba, who is celebrating his 16th birthday today, shot three-over 74 in demanding conditions and is two-under for the championship.  20 Jul 2017 Turba returns to the lead as the wind gets up center_img Hopkins is two ahead of James Reed (Exeter) who scored 74, while overnight leader George Young (West Malling) slipped back to two-over after struggling on the way out and eventually signing for 79.  Click here for full scores.last_img read more

Continue Reading

Savage throws 6 TDs, Pitt beats Duke 58-55 in ACC thriller

first_imgby Joedy McCrearyAP Sports WriterDURHAM, N.C. (AP) – Tom Savage tied an Atlantic Coast Conference record with six touchdown passes and Pittsburgh held on for a wild 58-55 win over Duke on Saturday.Savage threw for a career-high 424 yards on 23-of-33 passing with three scoring passes to freshman Tyler Boyd.The Panthers (2-1, 1-1) never trailed and claimed their first ACC victory despite receiving plenty of scares down the stretch from a persistent Duke team.Jamison Crowder scored touchdowns three different ways and Brandon Connette threw for four scores and rushed for 101 yards and two more TDs, including one to bring the Blue Devils (2-2, 0-2) within three points in the final minutes.Connette’s 4-yard scoring run with 3:17 left pulled the Blue Devils to within three. Pitt recovered the onside kick, and Tom Savage’s 15-yard pass to Kevin Weatherspoon on third-and-7 helped the Panthers run out the clock.Tom Savage passes during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Duke in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.  (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)“That’s what you dream for as a quarterback – third down, you can win the game with a first down and (Weatherspoon) came up with a big catch,” Savage said.Savage tied a league record with six touchdown passes – three of them to freshman Tyler Boyd – and finished with a career-high 424 yards on 23-of-33 passing.Duke, which allowed Georgia Tech to throw for four TDs last week, has given up a total 10 touchdown passes in conference play.The teams combined for 1,130 total yards, and the 111 combined points were a touchdown shy of the record set last November in Georgia Tech’s 68-50 win at North Carolina.“Basically, everybody on the offense scored,” Boyd said.“Today was a true test, and I think it was a good indication of where we’re at,” receiver Devin Street said. “Wins and losses come a dime a dozen, but effort can’t be matched, and we had effort out there.”Savage surpassed both of the major career highs he set for Rutgers in 2009 – or, two transfers ago – before halftime of this one while becoming the first ACC player to throw for six scores since Virginia’s Dan Ellis and Florida State’s Chris Weinke both did it on Nov. 13, 1999.He had plenty of help from his big playmakers: Street had touchdown catches of 67 and 21 yards and finished with a career-high 166 yards receiving. Boyd scored on catches of 69, 27 and 14 yards to go along with his season-high 154 yards.“The new sheriff in town,” Street said of Boyd.Follow Joedy McCreary on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/joedyap Pittsburgh’s Tyler Boyd (23) and Manasseh Garner (82) celebrate Boyd’s touchdown against Duke during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.  (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)last_img read more

Continue Reading

Consultation to ban plastic bottles taken to Essequibo

first_imgOfficers of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently held their first consultation on the banning of “Single Use Plastic” in Region Two, Pomeroon/Supenaam, at the Regional Board Room at Anna Regina.Following a presentation by Candacie Brower-Thompson, Senior Environmental Officer of EPA, and viewing the effects caused by dumping plastic in the environment, residents were satisfied with the presentation and gave their full support in favour of the ban.Odessa Duncan, another Senior Environmental Officer of the agency, in her presentation, stated that plastic is very dangerous to the environment, and especially to marine life.Plastic is not biodegradable, and remains in the environment for as long as between thirty-five and forty years.The results of a survey done in Georgetown showed that an average of 7000 tons of plastic products are dumped yearly.President of the Essequibo Chamber of Commerce, Suean Seunarayan, has advised that the EPA should work along with the Education Ministry to introduce environmental teaching programmes in schools, especially at the secondary level.Wilfred Jagnarine, proprietor of Lake Mainstay Resort, was in agreement with enforcement of the ban. He said it should be done as soon as possible, and not wait for another three years.He noted that littering has become a norm, and revealed that the shoulders of the main access road to the resort are inundated with garbage, which he deems an eyesore to tourists visiting his resort.Residents are calling for a full time EPA office to be set up in Region Two, so as to deal with the many environmental issues facing the people on a daily basis.They also objected to the location for the prosed garbage site, claiming that it would be unhealthy for farmers in the area.Those in attendance were representatives of the Public Health Ministry, Education Ministry, Guyana Police Force, farmers, Anna Regina Town Council, executives of the Tourism Ministry, officials from the Essequibo Chamber of Commerce, and businessmen and women, among others.last_img read more

Continue Reading

Neymar’s return ‘better than expected’ – Brazil physical trainer

first_img“He has evolved well. He trains every day. I could even say that his development is better than expected,” the trainer, Fabio Mahseredjian, told journalists.Team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar, who led the operation on Neymar in March, said “he’s regaining his usual movements bit by bit. The next step is full group training and then play games. Everything is being done for him to feel at ease.”Neymar will have a chance to get back to match fitness with a friendly against Croatia on June 3 and Austria on June 10. The team opens their World Cup campaign against Switzerland on June 17.Meanwhile, winger Douglas Costa suffered a “minor muscular injury,” Lasmar said, and could miss the friendlies.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Happy returns: Neymar smiles as he trains with Brazil teammate Gabriel Jesus on Wednesday © AFP / Mauro PIMENTELTERESÓPOLIS, Brazil, May 23 – Brazil’s star forward Neymar is returning to training “better than expected,” after more than two months out with a broken foot bone, the Brazilian team physical trainer said Wednesday.The Paris Saint-Germain striker, who was injured in February and underwent surgery in Brazil, is in training with the national team in Teresopolis, near Rio de Janeiro, ahead of the World Cup in Russia.last_img read more

Continue Reading

MAN ON CARNDONAGH DRIVING CHARGES CLAIMS HE WAS VICTIM OF SEX ATTACK IN PRISON

first_imgA prisoner with hundreds of previous convictions has claimed he was the victim of a sex attack behind bars.William McCarthy, (29), told a judge via video link at Letterkenny District Court yesterday that he needed to be freed to receive counselling after the incident.McCarthy, who has 352 previous convictions faced further charges of driving a car in Co Donegal last year whilst disqualified. He was living in Carndonagh at the time. He was also charged with providing a false name to gardai when they stopped a car he was driving near Buncrana.Inspector David Kelly said when McCarthy was stopped on June 28, 2012, he gave gardai a fake name.Judge Kelly was told that the previous offences related to stealing cars, burglary and various motoring offences.McCarthy then told Judge Kelly via video link: “I’m sorry.“I would ask you not to jail me again. I was sexually assaulted at Cloverhill prison last year by two Travellers.“I should not have been put in prison with sex offenders and I was.“I’ve spoken to the Gardai and they cannot find them now and I am not dropping the charges.”McCarthy, who had been due for release in eight days’ time, asked to be released from jail to attend counselling.Judge Kelly asked what McCarthy was doing in Donegal at the time of the offences.McCarthy said he had been living in Carndonagh at the time and had been there for three months.Judge Kelly said the previous offences were the most that he had seen during his time on the bench.He sentenced McCarthy, who was due for release on July 23, to a further three months in prison.MAN ON CARNDONAGH DRIVING CHARGES CLAIMS HE WAS VICTIM OF SEX ATTACK IN PRISON was last modified: July 17th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Continue Reading

Can Man United turn it around after the 3-0 loss to Spurs? What history tells us

first_img Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window) silverware 6 Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Manchester United players react during the 3-0 loss to Manchester City. Manchester United players look dejected during their 3-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur. 6 REVEALED no dice possible standings Immediately after the win against he Hammers, Moyes’ men were dispatched at home by their noisy neighbours. An Edin Dzeko double and a Yaya Toure effort were enough to down the Red Devils.But once again the response was immediate with a 4-1 victory over Aston Villa giving Moyes some light relief before his eventual sacking one month later.So how will Manchester United react this time as they visit Burnley on Sunday? Can Sean Dyche inflict further misery on Jose Mourinho or will the Red Devils bounce back? shining Topics Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener smart causal 6 Manchester United’s defeat to Tottenham Hotspur was just the seventh time in the Premier League the club have lost by three or more goals at Old Trafford.Usually a fortress, they were undone by a spritely second half performance by Spurs, who bullied their weak defence. With their visitors attempting to win their first ever Premier League title, the Red Devils were rocked at Old Trafford as two Steven Gerrard penalties and Luis Suarez strike put them to the sword.Luckily for David Moyes, Robin van Persie hit a hat-trick in the Champions League to give them a 3-0 win, and an aggregate victory Olympiakos.And a Wayne Rooney double at Upton Park got them back to their best in the league.But…6. Manchester United 0-3 Manchester City – March 22, 2014 huge blow 1. Manchester United 0-3 Everton – August 19, 1992In the second game of their first Premier League title defence, the Red Devils were soundly beaten by Howard Kendall’s Toffees at Old Trafford, with Peter Beardsley, Robert Warzycha, and Mo Johnston getting the goals.Even Sir Alex Ferguson took a game to lift the malaise, though, with his side subsequently drawing 1-1 with Ipswich when Denis Irwin levelled following a Chris Kiwomya opener.They then got their first win of the campaign a match later, away at Southampton, thanks to Dion Dublin’s last minute winner.2. Manchester United 0-3 Chelsea – December 1, 2001 Rio Ferdinand and Dimitar Berbatov look disappointed during the loss to Liverpool. The pressure is now mounting on manager Jose Mourinho to turn it around, especially with the transfer window closed, leaving him without the ability to bring in new options.Can he get his team back on track despite the heavy loss on home soil? talkSPORT.com takes a look back at the previous six times it happened and the way Manchester United reacted.center_img Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers talks with David Moyes. 6 How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures Chelsea star Mario Melchiot celebrates scoring against Manchester United.After a promising start to the campaign, the Red Devils’ season imploded between October 20 and Decemeber 8 as they only won one Premier League match in seven.The defeat was comprehensive with Mario Melchiot, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, and Eidur Gudjohnsen netted against a side with Laurent Blanc and Roy Keane at centre-back.Sir Alex Ferguson got a reaction in their next game, with a 3-0 win over Boavista in the Champions League but, in the Premier League, Jermain Defoe condemned them to another Old Trafford defeat with a 64th minute goal.A 5-0 win over Derby County on December 12, though, got them back on track, sparking a nine game winning streak.3. Manchester United 1-4 Liverpool – March 14, 2009 6 Manchester United gameday Latest Premier League News England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes 6 ALTERED Mario Balotelli celebrates his famous goal against Man United in Man City’s 6-1 victory. REVEALED A game remembered by many for Fernando Torres’ complete humiliation of Nemanja Vidic, it breathed life into the title race, allowing Liverpool to gain a vital three points at Old Trafford, with Andrea Dossena’s sumptuous lob finishing off the hosts.Things didn’t get any better for Man United though as they then lost 2-0 to Fulham a week later with Danny Murphy and Zoltan Gera downing them at Craven Cottage.Their next victory was one which went down in history, mind you, as Federico Macheda netted in added time to seal a 3-2 comeback victory against Aston Villa on home soil, helping them regain composure on the way to title glory.4. Manchester United 1-6 Manchester City – October 23, 2011 Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Why always him? This was a defining moment in Man City’s arrival as Premier League title contenders as they thrashed the reigning champions in their own backyard, with Mario Balotelli, netting a double and revealing his famous undershirt.But this time the Red Devils managed to get themselves back on track immediately as they beat Aldershot Town in the League Cup and then Everton in the league.Unfortunately, though, despite taking it to the final day of the season, they lost the title in astonishing fashion thanks to Sergio Aguero’s stunning added time goal against Queens Park Rangers.5. Manchester United 0-3 Liverpool – March 16, 2014 Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card .Website Building | Search AdsDon’t Know To Code? Fret Not. See Search Results For Website Building.Website Building | Search AdsSponsoredSponsoredUndoSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted Links.Healthinsurance.comSaving for the Future? Affordable Health Insurance.Healthinsurance.comUndoMacy'sCheck Out These Macy’s Deals for WednesdayMacy’sUndoSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted Links.Cars8 Incredible New 2020 Cars Under 20K! Search For Luxury CarsCarsUndoAuto Enthusiast | Search Ads8 Cars So Loaded It’s Hard to Believe They Cost Under $20kAuto Enthusiast | Search AdsUndo.Cruise Deals | Search AdsTravel Tuesday Deals To Make That Holiday Happen! Search For Best All Inclusive Cruise Deals.Cruise Deals | Search AdsSponsoredSponsoredUndoWatch astonishing moment heavyweight out on his feet turns tables and floors prospecttalkSPORTUndoSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksEvery current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decadetalkSPORTUndoSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted Links’His punch power is 10 out of 10′ – What it’s like to take a Deontay Wilder punchtalkSPORTUndoSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted Links.Phone | Search AdsThese Phones Ruled 2019. See Search Results For Best Cellphone Offers.Phone | Search AdsUndoSolar Estimate QuotesThe Truth About Buying Solar In California – By Solar Industry Expert Andrew SendySolar Estimate QuotesUndo‘I’ll get him’ – Liverpool fans loved Robertson getting revenge for Mane in Club World Cup finaltalkSPORTUndoSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted Links.Car Donation | Search AdsDonating Your Car Is Fast & Easy. Search For Top Car Donation Charity.Car Donation | Search AdsSponsoredSponsoredUndoSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted Links.Year UpHow Tech Jobs Can Lead To The Middle ClassYear UpUndoPlarium I Vikings: Free Online GameMen over 40 Would Consider This Game a Must-TryPlarium I Vikings: Free Online GameUndoSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted Links.Private Island Vacations | Search AdsAffordable Private Island Vacations That Are Simply Astonishing!Private Island Vacations | Search AdsUndoYahoo SearchThe Early Signs Of Type 2 Diabetes. Search Type 2 Diabetes TreatmentsYahoo SearchUndo.CruisesYou’ve Never Seen Luxury Like This On A Cruise Ship. Search Luxury CruisesCruisesSponsoredSponsoredUndoLiverpool update ‘Champions Wall’ after ending 2019 as European and world championstalkSPORTUndoSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksGerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaostalkSPORTUndoSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksBritish champion admits he may have won title with two broken hands in painful videotalkSPORTUndoSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted Links.Senior Living/Assisted LivingLuxury Senior Living Near Emeryville Is Actually Affordable. Search For Senior Living CommunitiesSenior Living/Assisted LivingUndoAncestrySave $40 On AncestryDNA® for the holidays. Offer ends 12/31.AncestryUndoLukaku lauded for brilliant gesture which denied him chance of Inter hat-tricktalkSPORTUndoSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted Linkslast_img read more

Continue Reading

What the Trump Presidency Could Mean for Science

first_imgEditorial: a rising tide of economic prosperity could lift science, too, as long as it is honest science serving the citizenry.The morning after Donald Trump’s historic upset, his opponents in Big Science are strangely silent. They may be in shock. Some science news sites, like the BBC News, are panicking, worried what this will mean for global warming treaties. One guy on The Conversation is blaming Twitter bots for the victory. Mike Wall on Space.com is already telling Trump what he needs to do for space science. Science reporters will be analyzing the historic election for days and weeks, wondering what it portends for their interest group.There’s no question that scientific institutions were uniformly and shamelessly anti-Trump, as we reported (10/16/16). But the clear victory not only of President-elect Trump but the prospect of all three branches of American government leaning Republican, coupled with that election-night image of a red American map with just a few pockets of Democrat blue, should counsel the wise of the loyal opposition to avoid strident remarks at this time. Anti-Trumpism is impolitic right now for those hoping to get in the good graces of the populist revolution.Let’s consider some ways in which scientific institutions can be glad Trump won. His theme, “Make America great again,” if successful, will include science. The slow recovery over the last eight years, with its high taxes and unprecedented debt, has put a damper on everything. It’s not just coal miners and manufacturers who have been suffering. Science funding needs a robust economy that can generate tax revenue. When the gravy is plentiful, there’s more to go around. Big Science should welcome a strong American economy. Think of all the rhetoric about America falling behind in science. It’s not because of creationism, as Bill Nye is wont to complain. The whole country has been plodding along for nearly a decade. If you want strong science, make America prosperous again.Science has also suffered along with everyone else because of insecurity and instability over the past decade. You can’t have science without security. Will your lab fall victim to the next terrorist attack? Will violent student protests hit the science building? Can you have your next science conference without fear? The clearest responsibility of government is the safety of its citizens, and Trump has made the rule of law a priority. Law enforcement agencies are all on his side. If you want strong science, make America safe again.Honesty will help science. The journals have been fretting about fraud for years. Today on The Conversation, for instance, Marilyn McMahon called for tougher action on fraud. The ethics of a society flow from the top down. According to exit polls, the dishonesty of Hillary Clinton weighed heavily on voters’ minds. It seemed that political insiders could get away with things that would land ordinary citizens in jail. If she had won, her unscrupulous habits might well have tempted many a scientist to cheat, thinking that if our leaders can do it, we can do it. If you want strong science, make America honest again.Many conservatives feel chains dropping off after this election. Now that the pollsters, the pundits and the naysayers were proven wrong, there’s freedom in the air to say what one believes. Political correctness is trending downward. A light was switched on. The thought police look like pretenders in cheap Halloween costumes, less of a threat, less able to enforce conformity. How will that help science? Well, thought control tends to backfire on its enforcers. Science thrives on transparent, free exchange of ideas. Let’s talk. Let’s debate. Let’s listen to each other. If you want strong science, open up the marketplace of ideas.Trump is no scientist, but neither was Clinton. She said she “believes in science,” but she couldn’t tell a protein from a proton. What matters for researchers are the policies of the two candidates. Trump has promised to get rid of stifling regulations. While this will undoubtedly help small businesses, the air of individual liberty (under law) will have spillover effects on science. Excessive regulation hurts universities and research labs that, like businesses, have to spend inordinate amounts of money reading, understanding and complying with piles of paper orders written in incomprehensible legalese emanating from unelected bureaucrats. Imagine having more time and money to actually do science. If you want strong science, make America free again.We expect the secular Darwin-loving scientists to be fretting about a resurgence of creationism. No worries; if it happens, it won’t be because Trump pushes it. Most evangelicals had deep concerns about Trump’s paganism anyway. The President-elect hardly knows anything about the issue, although Vice President Pence might. Trump’s mind is focused on liberty and prosperity for all. The only possible challenges for evolutionists will be (1) needing to justify the expenditure of money on Darwinian research, (2) needing to defend Darwinism instead of assuming it. Trump’s call for school choice will, if implemented, decentralize schools and create more competition in the way science is taught. Public schools will still be guided by science standards adopted by state governments. But what if home schools and charter schools leave public school science education in the dust? Will the Darwin lobby retain the power to dictate what teachers must say about origins? Will a renewal of religious liberty empower Darwin skeptics to articulate their views more in public?We call on Darwinians to enter the debate. They may not be able to rest on their presumptive authority much longer. The consensus could shift in the new era of transparency (see 10/31/16). This is nothing to fear for a true scientist. Any theory that has to rely on consensus looks weak. If Darwinian evolution is solid, it can withstand scrutiny. Make your case. Show people the evidence. Give it your best shot. Good luck.For scientists who supported Hillary Clinton, have a good cry for a day, then think about these points. There’s no reason to fear. There’s every reason to embrace the future. If America is great again, science will be great again.—David Coppedge, EditorNature let loose with unmixed venom already. In a piece by Jeff Tollefson, Lauren Morello and Sara Reardon, the rag presumes to speak for all science by saying, “Donald Trump’s US election win stuns scientists.” Scientists? What scientists? All scientists? Some scientists? Globalist socialist UK scientists? Come on, that’s a very unscientific sample. We find out right away what they mean: scientists who push global warming agendas. One observer quoted thinks, “China could emerge as the global leader on climate change.” Wonderful. More power to them. Since they commit most of the pollution, let them clean up their act first. Then let them kill their economy by letting globalists tell them how to run their country.The editorial is also unscientific by calling him “the first anti-science president” as if Trump is opposed to capillary action, gravity or DNA. Good grief; this over-the-top hit piece is a slap in the face to the millions of Americans who voted for him. They quote only the most vicious Clintonians and Obamaniacs: “This is terrifying for science, research, education, and the future of our planet,” tweets a postdoc who wants to go back to Europe after the election. Please go, María Escudero Escribano. We’ll buy your ticket.Nature had none of the grace and humility that Trump showed in his acceptance speech. Even Hillary Clinton was magnanimous in defeat, calling all citizens to support Trump and give him a chance to succeed. Nature was nasty! Those pinko globalist materialists need to keep their grimy socialist claws out of American politics. They do not speak for all scientists. If science funding soars in a roaring Trump economy, we hope they will come trembling back like meek little kittens. In the meantime, an educational tour of their version of utopia would do them good. Venezuela. (Visited 44 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more

Continue Reading

Why scrap final NRC after taking credit of draft: Tarun Gogoi

first_imgVeteran Congress leader Tarun Gogoi on Friday asked the BJP-led Central government to make it clear why the final NRC would be scrapped, when the saffron Party had taken all the credit and promised to deport 40 lakh illegal immigrants after its draft was published. Mr. Gogoi, former Chief Minister of Assam, also alleged that Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s announcement to carry out the National Register of Citizens (NRC) process across India is a tactic to divert people’s attention from the real issues of the country. “The Centre should clarify on what basis the updated final NRC in Assam will be scrapped. When the first draft of the NRC was published, the BJP had taken all the credit and promised to detect and deport 40 lakh illegal foreigners,” he told a press conference here. The part publication of draft NRC was done on the midnight of December 31, 2017, and the complete draft was published on July 30, 2018. The names of 40.07 lakh applicants did not find a place in that document. The exercise was carried out under the supervision of the Supreme Court. The updated final NRC which validates bonafide Indian citizens of Assam was released on August 31 this year excluding names of over 19 lakh applicants in the State. Amit Shah on Wednesday announced in the Rajya Sabha that the NRC would be updated again in the State along with the rest of the country. On the same day, senior Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the State government has requested Mr. Shah to dismiss the NRC in its current form. “It is just another tactic of the BJP government to divert the attention of the people from the real issues such as unemployment, economic slowdown, inflation, black money, corruption, Rafale deal and even electoral bonds which is nothing but a scam,” Mr. Gogoi claimed. He said the BJP-led government has failed to work out an error-free NRC in a small State such as Assam with a population of only 3 crore. “How can the people expect that Mr. Shah will be able to prepare an NRC for entire India with a population of 130 crore?” the three-time Chief Minister of Assam asked. “The NRC will become a futile exercise once the BJP enacts the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. The Assam Accord will also become null and void. So, instead of preparing a fresh NRC in Assam, they can rectify the mistakes in the final NRC,” Mr. Gogoi said. Debabrata Saikia, leader of the Opposition in Assam Assembly and a Congress leader, on Thursday claimed that the BJP wants a fresh NRC update without the supervision of the Supreme Court, as it wants to exclude a section of genuine Indian citizens from the religious minority community and include illegal migrants from a linguistic minority group. Assam, which had faced an influx of people from Bangladesh since the early 20th century, is the only State having an NRC, which was first prepared in 1951.last_img read more

Continue Reading