Companies in this story: (TSX:BLDP) VANCOUVER — Ballard Power Systems, Inc. has signed a deal to provide the power modules for a hybrid ferry in Norway.Financial terms of the agreement with Norled A/S were not immediately available.The Norled ferry will be powered by a combination of Ballard fuel cell modules together with batteries.It will be able to carry up to 299 passengers and 80 cars and is expected to be the first liquid hydrogen fuel cell-powered ferry in commercial operation.Under the agreement, Ballard will provide two 200-kilowatt power modules that will be used to power the ferry planned to begin operating in 2021.The Ballard modules will be designed and manufactured at the company’s facility in Hobro, Denmark. The Canadian Press
In making the announcement, UN spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric highlighted that Dr. Kanem “brings to the position more than three decades of strategic leadership and management in the fields of medicine, public health, international peace and development, human rights and social justice.” Currently serving as the agency’s Acting Executive Director, the new Under-Secretary-General is the fifth Executive Director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA). Prior to that, she was the UNFPA’s Deputy Executive Director for Programmes and earlier, its Representative in Tanzania. She started her career in academia with the Johns Hopkins and Columbia University schools of medicine and public health. While serving as a Ford Foundation Officer from 1992 to 2005, Dr. Kanem helped pioneer work in women’s reproductive health and sexuality, in particular through her position as the representative for West Africa. She then served at the Foundation headquarters, becoming Deputy Vice-President for its worldwide peace and social justice programmes in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and North America.
Members of the OSU women’s volleyball team during a game against Nebraska on Oct. 3 at St. John Arena. OSU won 3-2. Credit: Ed Momot / For The LanternThe Ohio State women’s volleyball team capped off its regular season with a dominating effort on Saturday, steamrolling Rutgers on senior night in St. John Arena.It took only three sets (26-24, 25-7, 25-12) and 74 minutes for the No. 16 team to take down the Scarlet Knights (4-28, 1-19), as the Buckeyes led for nearly the entire match.OSU finished the regular season with an overall record of 23-9 and placed sixth in the Big Ten with a 12-8 mark.Fittingly, senior outside hitter Elizabeth Campbell led all players with 14 kills on a proficient .440 hitting percentage in her final regular-season home game. Fellow senior outside hitter Katie Mitchell added 10 kills at an even better .529 clip.The three other Buckeye seniors saw plenty of action as well. Middle blockers Tyler Richardson and Andrea Kacsits had seven and six kills, respectively, aided by the absence of junior Taylor Sandbothe. Richardson, along with freshman outside hitter Audra Appold, also led her team with three blocks.Freshman Taylor Hughes started and saw the majority of the playing time at setter with 32 assists, but senior Emily Ruetter did contribute four helpers.As the score would indicate, OSU far outpaced Rutgers offensively, posting a .319 attack percentage compared to the Scarlet Knights’ dismal .043 rate.Serving also played a key part in OSU’s commanding win. The Buckeyes racked up nine aces on the night, their second best total of the season.Libero Valeria León led the way with five aces, adding to another solid defensive night for the junior, who had a game-high 18 digs.Although the Buckeyes wound up having an overall impressive night from the service line, the match didn’t start off so well in that regard.Despite Rutgers’ abysmal .105 hitting percentage in the first set, it managed to hang around thanks to four blocks from its defense and four service errors by OSU.The Buckeyes managed to take decisive late lead, 22-17, but a 7-1 run by the Scarlet Knights allowed them to take a 24-23 advantage. Guided by two Campbell kills and a Rutgers error, however, OSU survived its only scare of the evening.Powered by six aces — four from León — the second frame featured the Buckeyes’ most lopsided win in any set this season. Behind a .417 attack percentage (and a brutal minus-.136 rate by Rutgers), the Scarlet and Gray raced out to a 16-2 lead — powered by a 12-0 run — and took an 18-point victory into the locker room for the intermission.It didn’t get any better for Rutgers after the break. With four kills each from Campbell, Mitchell and Kacsits, the Buckeyes attacked .387 for the set, which was more than enough to overpower another lowly percentage (.094) by the Scarlet Knights.While OSU might be done playing at home in the regular season, it could have at least one more match in St. John Arena.The team will now turn its attention to the postseason as it hopes to host the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament by earning a top-16 seed. The Buckeyes will find out their fate when the selection show airs Sunday at 9 p.m.
“I’m working on that one,” said the Duke. “You’ll know soon, you’ll know soon.” When he got married in 2011, a mischievous Prince Harry was in charge of his stag do, a teasing speech and a lively after party which has gone down in Royal wedding history.As the Duke of Cambridge prepares to return the best man favour for his younger brother’s wedding, it is little wonder he has only one thing in mind: sweet revenge.The Duke, who was yesterday announced as the best man for Prince Harry’s wedding to Meghan Markle, said he was “thrilled and delighted” at being asked, saying he would be “looking forward” to all of his duties. “Losing our mother at a young age, it’s helped us travel through that difficult patch together. You’re like-minded. You go through similar things, it’s a bond and it’s something you know you’ve tackled together and come out better for it.”Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at Windsor Castle, with the Duke now expected to organise a stag do for his brother, carry the couple’s wedding rings and speak at their reception. On the question of how he had asked the Duke to be his best man, Prince Harry yesterday joked he had “got down on one knee”, clarifying: “He [William] has known for months.”The presence of the Duke, whose attendance saw him leave the Duchess and their three children at home, also gave rise to the question of their four-day-old baby, whose name has not yet been announced. Prince Harry was best man at Prince William’s weddingCredit:Geoff Pugh Prince Harry and Prince WilliamCredit:AFP In a statement, Kensington Palace said: “Prince Harry has asked his brother The Duke of Cambridge to be his Best Man at his wedding to Ms. Meghan Markle.”The Duke of Cambridge is honoured to have been asked, and is very much looking forward to supporting his brother at St George’s Chapel, Windsor on May 19th.” Saying it “feels great,” he added: “Revenge is sweet.”The brothers made an unexpected appearance together last night at the opening of a sports centre for young people in London, working side-by-side in a touching show of solidarity after news of the Duke’s best man role was confirmed. The decision means the Duke, who is President of the Football Association, will not attend the FA Cup final, which is happening on May 19, the same day as the Windsor Castle wedding.The new father-of-three, whose son was born on Monday, also disclosed he is still “working on” the Prince’s name, promising: “You’ll know soon.” Prince William and Prince Harry play polo in 2002Credit:PA Harry and William in Toronto in 1991Credit:PA Prince Harry went on to tease his brother mercilessly during a none-the-less heartfelt best man’s speech at the wedding reception, allegedly wearing a fez, mimicking the lovestruck conversations between a young Kate and William, and ridiculing his bald spot.Royal men have traditionally had “supporters” by their side at their wedding, with both Prince William and Prince Harry now breaking with the convention to use the more modern term of “best man”. The Palace also shared touching photographs of the brothers growing up, including one taken from the personal photograph album of Diana, Princess of Wales, showing Princes William and Harry dressed up as policemen.The Duke has recently spoken about the lifelong close bond he has enjoyed with his brother, saying at a charity event about male mental health in January: “Our relationship is closer than it’s been because of the situation we’ve been through. Asked how he felt about being asked to be Prince Harry’s best man, the Duke said: “It feels great. [I am] Thrilled and delighted obviously.”Revenge is sweet. I’ll be looking forward to it.”The Duke’s own stag do is reported to have been held on a Devon estate, Hartland Abbey, where he and close friends indulged in drinking, clay pigeon shooting, surfing and games. The Duke and Prince spoke as they arrived together at the Greenhouse Centre, which provides sports coaching and safe social spaces for young people. The Princes making mischief in 2003Credit:PA The brothers went on to play table tennis against one another, in a neat showcase of their friendly rivalry. A young Prince William and Prince Harry in borrowed policemen outfitsCredit:PA Prince Harry and Prince WilliamCredit:ITV Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings. Prince William helps his little brother Harry in 1987Credit:PA
EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING,TheJournal.ie brings you the five stories you need to know before you head out the door.1. #ADRIAN DONOHOE: Detectives investigating the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe in Co Louth last month have appealed for anyone who may have information about a child’s car seat, taken from the car used by assailants to escape to contact them. They are also seeking information regarding a mallet-style hammer found at the murder scene.2. #COILLTE: A report published today has warned that the sale of Coillte harvesting rights would lead to the loss of as many as 2,500 jobs. The Irish Timber Council said the sawmill sector accounts for €2.2 billion of the economy annually and that selling off harvesting rights would see the purchaser export all of the available logs.3.#MISSING: Gardaí in Dublin have asked the public for its assistance in tracing the whereabouts of David O’Reilly, a 48-year-old man missing for the past seven days. The Rathmines resident was last seen in the city centre area at about 8.30am on Tuesday, 19 February.4. #BANK GUARANTEE: Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has announced the ending of the bank guarantee scheme for all new liabilities from midnight on 28 March. The minister stressed that the announcement will not impact the vast majority of bank customers as their deposits are covered by the Deposit Guarantee Scheme. However the end to the scheme will remove €73 billion of contingent liabilities from taxpayers.5. #EGYPT: A hot air balloon caught fire and exploded today over Egypt’s ancient temple city of Luxor, killing 19 tourists. It is believed that the tourists were from Korea, Japan and Britain, as well as one Egyptian.
Poll: Is Dublin City Council right to refuse permission for two gigs?>The documents: Here’s exactly why the Garth Brooks gigs were refused permission>‘Guaranteed’ Garth Brooks tickets are ALREADY selling at inflated prices> AIKEN PROMOTIONS HAS cast doubt on whether the three remaining Garth Brooks concerts will go ahead.It follows Dublin City Council’s refusal to grant a license for two of the five nights at Croke Park.Speaking to RTÉ’s Six One News, Peter Aiken said that he “doesn’t know” if the remaining nights will go ahead, but that he hopes they will.“You never know… I’m talking to [Garth Brooks’ management] all the time, trying to come up with answers” he said, “I told them all along the concerts were going to happen.”“[Garth] has said to met, give me a solution to the 160,00 people,” he said, “he doesn’t want to leave the 160,000 people.”He said the process of booking more concerts had become a “runaway train” after the success of the first two nights.Aiken added that it was going to be a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ show, and said it would not be possible to strip down the equipment prepared for the concerts and move it to another venue.Punchestown racecourse has already been offered as an alternative venue, and even Cavan GAA club.Aiken Promotions had publicised and sold out the two cancelled gigs – along with the three that will go ahead on the previous Friday, Saturday and Sunday.Fans affected by the cancellation are said to be considering legal action.Read: Could the Garth gigs be saved? Here are the options…
Monday 3 Apr 2017, 2:00 PM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Image: Somaia Halawa http://jrnl.ie/3321683 Share538 Tweet Email 21,082 Views By Sean Murray The doctor recommended further medical assessments and that Mr Halawa be released to facilitate such tests.Flanagan said that the Irish government had made direct appeals on a number of occasions to petition for Halawa’s release and added that Enda Kenny has again written to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on the issue.The Minister said that Halawa’s case continued to receive “unprecedented attention and resources in Dublin and Cairo” and that the government would continue their efforts to see Ibrahim returned to Ireland “without delay”.Speaking in the Dáil in recent weeks, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said that he was “disturbed” by the reports emerging about Halawa’s deteriorating health.He said: “I read a report where he was reported to be confined to a wheelchair… I am disturbed by this, and we want to have verified from an Irish medical point of view what is the condition of Ibrahim Halawa.”Flanagan has previously urged Halawa not to pursue a hunger strike, or any other actions that would be detrimental to his health.Read: ‘You’re trying to shut down discussion’: Dáil suspended after Bríd Smith raises Halawa caseRead: Judge-ordered report into Cairo protest doesn’t name or identify Ibrahim Halawa Apr 3rd 2017, 2:00 PM 98 Comments Image: Somaia Halawa Doctor recommends Ibrahim Halawa be released from prison for ‘further medical assessments’ Enda Kenny has petitioned the President of Egypt again on the case of Ibrahim Halawa. MINISTER FOR FOREIGN Affairs Charlie Flanagan has said that a doctor sent by the government has visited Ibrahim Halawa in prison, and has recommended that the Irish national be released to facilitate further medical tests.Flanagan also said that the Taoiseach has again written to the President of Egpyt on “this complex and sensitive case”.The Irish national has been held without trial since being arrested at a protest in Cairo in August 2013. His trial has been delayed over 20 times, most recently in late March.In recent months, reports had emerged of Halawa’s deteriorating health in the Egyptian prison in which he is being held which prompted the Irish government to send a doctor to carry out their own tests on him.Speaking on the matter today, Minister Flanagan said that the health of an individual citizen, as well as the exact details of their medical history and treatment, are “private and confidential”.Flanagan said: “I can confirm that the government arranged for a doctor to visit Ibrahim Halawa in prison last week. Short URL
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — With time running out, tens of thousands of people fled Friday from the path of an increasingly menacing-looking Hurricane Harvey as it took aim at a wide swath of the Texas Gulf Coast that includes oil refineries, chemical plants and dangerously flood-prone Houston, the nation’s fourth-largest city.Texas Gov. Greg Abbott warned that the monster system would be “a very major disaster,” and the forecasts drew fearful comparisons to Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest ever to strike the U.S.“We know that we’ve got millions of people who are going to feel the impact of this storm,” said Dennis Feltgen, a spokesman and meteorologist for the National Hurricane Center. “We really pray that people are listening to their emergency managers and get out of harm’s way.”Fueled by warm Gulf of Mexico waters, Harvey grew rapidly, accelerating from a Category 1 early in the morning to a Category 4 by evening. Its transformation from an unnamed storm to a life-threatening behemoth took only 56 hours, an incredibly fast intensification.Landfall was predicted for late Friday or early Saturday near Rockport, a fishing-and-tourist town about 30 miles northeast of Corpus Christi.If it does not lose significant strength, the system will come ashore as the fiercest hurricane to hit the U.S. in 13 years and the strongest to strike Texas since 1961’s Hurricane Carla, the most powerful Texas hurricane on record.Aside from the winds of 130 mph (201 kph) and storm surges up to 12 feet (4 meters), Harvey was expected to drop prodigious amounts of rain — up to 3 feet. The resulting flooding, one expert said, could be “the depths of which we’ve never seen.”
New Year’s Eve safety with Chief Nisleit KUSI Newsroom, 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – If you’re celebrating New Year’s Eve in San Digeo, you can rest assured that San Diego Police will be working hard to keep everyone safe!It’s up to each of us to make the right choices to stay safe, too.San Diego Police Chief David Nislet joined us Saturday morning with more. Updated: 3:07 PM Posted: December 29, 2018 December 29, 2018 KUSI Newsroom Categories: Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter
Mary P. Forkner was found this afternoon and reunited with her family. Vancouver police are asking the public to help them find a 70-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s Disease who left central Vancouver this morning.Sometime between 6 and 8:45 a.m. today, Mary P. Forkner drove away from the 3500 block of Northeast 102nd Court in central Vancouver near Royal Oaks Country Club. She was driving a green 1997 Ford Explorer with Washington license plates 661XVV. She has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and gets lost easily, according to the Vancouver Police Department.Forkner is described as 5 feet 2 inches tall, about 180 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She wears glass, and may have left this morning wearing blue stretch pants and a purple University of Portland windbreaker. Anyone who sees Forkner or her vehicle is asked to call 911 with the location.
Kajol, Nysa DevgnInstagramIf social media can turn someone from a ‘nobody’ to an ‘overnight sensation’, it can also give sleepless nights to many. The virtual army of trolls is known for being especially mean and nasty towards many of the celebrity kids. While they can’t stop gushing over Taimur Ali Khan, they can’t stop bullying Kajol and Ajay Devgn’s daughter – Nysa Devgn.Time and again, Nysa has been subjected to criticism for her fashion statements and outdoor appearances. Ajay Devgn has revealed that he and his family don’t pay attention to trolls who make such comments using fake identities. “Jo bhi yeh karte hain, unka mindset bakwaas hota hai (The mindset of people who do these things is rubbish). So we too, don’t bother about all that, nor do we pay any heed to such nonsensical comments made through fake identities,” Devgn had revealed in an interview with Deccan Chronicle.”Honestly speaking, those people don’t really matter. But I feel bad sometimes when my kids go through such harsh trolling. She (Nysa) used to get upset over trolling earlier, but now she doesn’t care about it anymore. She knows how to deal with it. She has accepted that there will be some people who will keep judging no matter what,” Devgn told IANS.Ajay Devgn’s Total Dhamaal failed to gain any critical appreciation. Ajay, who was last seen playing an extended special appearance in Simmba, has received massive applause his latest offering – De De Pyaar De. Starring Tabu and Rakul Preet, the film has collected huge moolahs at the box-office.Ajay Devgn is currently busy shooting for Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior and would also be seen in SS Rajamouli’s RRR. Due to numerology, later, the name of the film was changed to Tanhaji from Taanaji.
Explore further Nokia launches latest handset: Nokia 6125 What Ainoa Is About:Ainoa 3G is about connectivity and quick and easy access to content via your PC, Playstation 3, a built-in 8.1 MP digital camera, video, music files, movie clips, social networking and in some regions TV. Ainoa has a 3-inch 432 x 240 pixel screen with 16,777, 216 color TFT, 55 MB internal memory with an 8-GB SanDisk micro-SD card slot, with compatibility to the full range of Sony memory cards. The sleek .06-inch depth and stylish 4-inch futuristic design has a retractable keypad, control wheel, an intuitive touch UI in media mode with easily navigable launch buttons for switching to various modes. The Question Is—What Can’t Ainoa Do?Ainoa Media Go allows users to keep up to date with the latest music and videos. Media Go transfers, plays and organizes all your music, photos, videos, podcasts by WiFi directly from your PC. PlayStation 3 owners may control and access media content on the Ainoa handset’s 3-inch vibrant screen any where and any time using Remote Play. Users may opt for local network connections or utilize the Internet with the built-in WAP 2.0 XHTML or Web feed from anywhere world-wide. Sony Ericsson announced the integrating and scintillating new smarter phone, Ainoa also spelled Aino in London on May 28, 2009. By smarter, I mean the future of communications is exemplified by the 4.1-inch x 2.0-inch x .06-inch, 4.7-ounce Obsidian Black Ainoa phone. Ainoa 3G with UMTS HSPA 850/1900/2100, UMTS HSUPA 850/1900/2100, GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 will hook you up on every device you own, dream of owning or is on the drawing board in a R&D lab. The future is now. Sony Ericsson Ainoa 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. Citation: Sony Ericsson Ainoa Smarter Phone: Access All Media Content Any Time–Any Where (2009, May 31) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2009-05-sony-ericsson-ainoa-smarter-access.html I will highlight some interesting features of Ainoa, for a full list see the following link. Ainoa has an 8.1 MP digital camera with a digital zoom up to 16x, picture blogging, geo tagging, image stabilizer, video blogging, picture fix, face detection, photo flash/light, video recording, red-eye reduction and touch or auto focus. As an entertainment device, Ainoa has FM radio with RDS, tracker, video streaming, video viewing, JAVA, motion gaming, 3D gaming and more. Ainoa music capabilities include shake control, Track I.D., MP3, AAC, MegaBass, Bluetooth Stereo A2DP, Media Player and stereo speaker capabilities. Connectivity is Ainoa’s middle name. Ainoa features PictBridge, WiFi, USB support, USB mass storage, synchronization, a modem, Bluetooth technology, DLNA certified, Google Maps and a GPS. Ainoa has all the organizing features one would expect, a calendar, flight mode, timer, world clock, notes and a touch screen. Ainoa’s communications and messaging features include, sound recording, predictive text input, instant messaging, picture messaging, text messaging, exchange active sync and email. As a phone, Ainoa features video calling, vibrate alert, speakerphone and polyphonic ringtones. Ainoa is currently advertised by Sony Ericsson in their Americas web site. It will be available in Mexico, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela and Western Europe and eventually world-wide. The current price for the USA is not available nor is the release date. Historically speaking, Ainoa Times refer to the era in Hawaiian history post-Western influence noted for being an era of mixed blessings, marked by the introduction of new diseases and exceptional adaptation to new circumstances.© 2009 PhysOrg.com Sony Ericsson Ainoa
Bluewaters, the latest island destination and home to Ain Dubai, is now openBluewaters, the latest island destination, is now openSince Ain Dubai, the world’s largest observation wheel, first made its appearance off the coast of Dubai Marina, it has captured the imagination of the city. Making its presence felt, this new landmark-in-the-making has drawn attention to Bluewaters, the island destination by Meraas that has opened its doors to visitors.Channelling a distinct vibe that blends island calm with urban buzz, Bluewaters boasts residential, hospitality and lifestyle and leisure and entertainment spaces set to offer new vantage points and a stunning addition to Dubai’s skyline.Connecting it to the mainland is a sophisticated network of roads, including a direct link to Sheikh Zayed Road, pedestrian access from The Beach opposite JBR and water transport by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).His Excellency Abdulla Al Habbai, Group Chairman of Meraas, said: “Dubai has always had its eye on the future. As the city develops in line with the vision of the UAE’s leadership, we are constantly striving to achieve greater heights. Meraas has been mindful of this, while also being focused on the nation’s emphasis on its people’s happiness and quality of life. We are set to achieve many engineering feats at Bluewaters and are delivering a destination which will establish a new benchmark for modern design. However, we are proudest of the fact that it will bring people together and create enriching experiences to support the growth of Dubai as a global hub.”Bluewaters features several courtyards, intimate pedestrian spaces and scenic walkways that boast a green and lush landscape. Central and Sunset Avenues gently separate the three zones, while North and South Walks allow pedestrians to stand at the water’s edge and gaze out at the sea, or the city beyond.Urban buzz at The WharfThe Wharf, Bluewaters’ lifestyle retail area set against the backdrop of Ain Dubai, will have 132 retail and dining outlets dotted across the boulevard in low-rise structures. Walkways crisscross the district, shaded by trees, palms and visually striking light features.Food and beverage at The Wharf range from licensed fine-dining concepts at the waterfront to quirky eateries, and an eclectic mix of cafés, restaurants and intimate bistros that serve a wide range of global cuisines. More concepts and stores will be opening gradually over the coming couple of months.Central Avenue borders the landside of The Wharf, while North Walk and Wharf Avenue edge the waterfront, circling Ain Dubai Plaza beneath the observation wheel. A 265-metre pedestrian bridge, The Wharf Link, connects this area to The Beach on the coast of mainland Dubai. Bluewaters Wharf Station will serve as a dock for water transport. It also boasts over 2,000 parking bays, spanning basement and podium levels.Statement residences with a viewBluewaters Residences comprises 10 elegant mid-rise towers featuring 698 apartments, four penthouses and 17 townhouses, set over a podium that offers stunning views of the sea or Ain Dubai. With the initial wave of handovers set for December 2018, the island should welcome its first residents by Q1 2019.Each penthouse enjoys unparalleled 360-degree views of the Arabian Gulf, Dubai Marina, Ain Dubai and Dubai’s skyline, and offers a generous indoor and outdoor space with five bedrooms, en-suite bathrooms and expansive living areas.The interiors at Bluewaters Residences are finished to the highest standards, with a neutral palette and a minimalist style that combines the warmth of Scandinavian wooden floors with the opulence of soft metallic fixtures. Designed for a contemporary lifestyle, the open-plan kitchen features state-of-the-art Italian appliances and seamless worktops. With floor-to-ceiling windows, all apartments offer sweeping views of Ain Dubai, the sea, the greenery or a boulevard.Residential amenities include gymnasiums, swimming pools, landscaped gardens, basketball courts and children’s play areas, in addition to a mosque built in a contemporary style. The residential zone also features a central landscaped podium that fosters community living, and dedicated basement-level parking bays. In addition, the buildings host 32 retail outlets for the convenience of residents.Hotels exuding Bluewaters’ island luxe vibeMeraas aims to pull out all stops to deliver Bluewaters’ unique promise of an island luxe vibe, with unparalleled experiences brought to the region for the first time at the Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai, The Residences at Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai and Caesars Resort Bluewaters Dubai. These five-star accommodations comprising 495 luxury rooms and 80 serviced apartments will be flanked by a 500-seat theatre, The Rotunda, at one end and a state-of-the-art conference centre, Caesars FORUM, at the other. Complementing the glamorous hospitality offerings will be Cove Beach Dubai, a stunning private beach club. The exclusive 194-key Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai – the world’s second Caesars Palace – will feature an outdoor swimming pool, the wellness concept Qua Spa and a fitness centre with stunning views of Ain Dubai as well as six cutting-edge restaurants. The Residences at Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai will offer an additional 80 premium serviced apartments, ideal for contemporary living. The second hotel, Caesars Resort Bluewaters Dubai, will comprise 301 rooms, two outdoor swimming pools, six unique restaurants, three meeting rooms equipped to provide business services, and a 750-square metre event hall.Home to Ain DubaiFor visitors keen to get up-close to Ain Dubai and marvel at the spectacular engineering feat that forms the destination’s centrepiece, Bluewaters will provide access to awe-inspiring sights at its base. At 250 metres, it is taller than the 167-metre High Roller in Las Vegas and the 190-metre New York Wheel planned for Staten Island. Ain Dubai will carry up to 1,400 passengers at a time in its 48 double-glazed capsules, offering unforgettable 360-degree views of Dubai. Each leg of the observation wheel stands at a height of 126 metres and is long enough to fit 15 London buses.An international tourist destinationA world-class island destination built to Meraas’ exacting standards in terms of magnitude, design and aesthetics, Bluewaters will add to Dubai’s competitive advantage among global cities. Apart from the spectacular Ain Dubai, it provides comprehensive residential, retail and hospitality options, making Bluewaters a leading tourist destination, as well as a preferred place to live, work and play.Bluewaters is right across Jumeirah Beach Residences and a 20-minute drive from City Walk. Both Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum Airport can be reached in 30 minutes while Abu Dhabi Airport is just 45 minutes away. Source = Bluewaters
Black Knight Inc Expedite Close Lenders Lending Transaction Real Estate Transaction Servicers Solution Streamline technology 2018-02-05 Radhika Ojha in News, Technology February 5, 2018 700 Views Florida-based Black Knight Inc., a software, data, and analytics solutions provider for the mortgage and real estate industry, announced on Monday that the first phase of its new solution LoanSphere Expedite Close would be available this year. The solution provides an electronic closing fulfillment process, enabling seamless and secure online interactions between the real estate agent, lender, settlement agent, and consumer from contract through the closing.“In a real estate transaction process, roughly a third of real estate transactions don’t even involve a loan. [Expedite Close] is a little different from its peers in that we are looking to bring together all participants of a transaction, be it the consumer, the realtor, the broker, the settlement agent or closer, and all the way through the investor and servicer,” Andy Crisenbery, SVP and Managing Director of Black Knight’s Lending Solutions Division told MReport.The solution includes enhanced workflow and decisioning capabilities as well as increased automation to support the full closing process. It provides a common workspace for all the participants of a transaction and allows the data and supplementing artefacts to follow along each particular of the transaction. “We allow access to the workspace to either read data and documents out or to provide data and documents directly from source systems, depending upon who that person is in that transaction,” said Crisenbery. Expedite Close is capable of integrating with existing systems and technologies to enhance and streamline them. “We are not looking to change the technology that already may be in place. Instead, we are looking to integrate those technologies together so that all parties have an agnostic view or approach to access the data,” Crisenbery explained. “For example, in case of a lending transaction, if the lender already has an established consumer portal then that consumer portal can have access to the data and document artefacts in the system through Expedite Close.”The first phase of the solution will be available in Q12018. “We already have obligations and commitments to provide the first phase, that is the Hybrid Close, in the first quarter of 2018. Our future phases to extend these partnerships and include vendor capabilities will be in place by Q2 and Q3 of 2018,” Crisenbery said. Now, a New Solution to Streamline Real Estate Transactions Share
A driver was arrested after he was tested for alcohol and found to be six times over the legal limit in Paphos on Monday evening.The 48-year-old man, a resident of Paphos, was stopped by police on the Tombs of the Kings avenue.A breathalyser revealed he had 160mg instead of the allowed 22mg in his bloodstream.When he was asked to undergo a final check to confirm the result he resisted and was arrested, police said.You May LikeThis magazineFoods against bad breath which really workThis magazineUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoMedical AlertsMedical Alerts That Might Be Covered by Your Medicare PlanMedical AlertsUndo House rejects presidential veto over repossession lawUndoAt least 20 killed, 50 injured in attack on VP candidate’s office in KabulUndoBrazil prison riot kills 52, with 16 decapitatedUndoby Taboolaby Taboola
Do you remember when that CTO map of Cyprus was all we had? It was so good, you’ve probably still got a copy in your car somewhere, even though you’ve been using Google Maps and GPS for years. However, if you’ve lived here for any length of time you’ll know that both pale in comparison with the roadside yiayia: possibly the most accurate form of navigation ever to exist. When it comes to tracking down something in a village your best bet is still just to drive there and ask. Which just proves the value of native knowledge.It’s this local expertise that’s the premise behind the latest map of Cyprus. A mine of information, it’s packed with interesting detail, fascinating facts, and stuff only a long-time local would know. Hand-drawn and gorgeously illustrated, it’s also the first of its kind in terms of local cartography. Because this, unlike every other map of the island, is aimed at your kids…“The idea of a kids’ map came when my granddaughter came to visit us and we had to think about what activities – besides the beaches – were suitable for children,” explains the map’s author, Christiane Sternberg, a writer and journalist who, although originally from Germany, has lived in Cyprus for over a decade. Known for her off-beat projects (she’s one of the authors behind the graphic novel Aphrodite – The Naked Truth) and her passion for the island – “it’s been a long relationship, but I’m still in love!” she laughs” – Christiane teamed up with graphic designer Marcos Gittis and illustrator Nicolas Rivero to bring cartographical Cyprus to life: an undertaking that, she explains, fills a real gap in the market.“If you’re on the forums, you know the same questions are always asked: ‘I’m coming to Cyprus with my kids’, or ‘My grandchildren are coming to visit me. What can we do?’ The answers and suggestions were always the same few things,” she reveals, “and yet I knew from my own experience that there was far more to Cyprus than just waterparks! Plus,” she adds, “there are ways to make what is there more interesting and accessible to kids: when my own grandchildren visited the Paphos Archaeological Park, we came home and created our own mosaics; it made the visit more entertaining and provided an engaging learning experience at the same time.”To this end, Cyprus for Kids is more than just a map. Yes, one side is a gorgeous topographical representation of the island, dotted with fun activities and places to visit, eye-catching illustrations of treasure chests and flamingos, and interesting factoids. But the other is a cornucopia of information on the high points of each district, perfectly pitched for kids between the ages of four and 12.“There’s just so much to explore on the island, and though we knew there were booklets and brochures aimed at the younger generation, there was no map specifically for children,” says Christiane. “At the same time, many of the parents themselves will be unfamiliar with maps – they’re probably in the region of 30 to 35 years of age, and may have grown up using satnav or GPS. But an actual map gives you so much more… No longer are you just going from point A to point B; with a topographical map you can see the bigger picture: the surrounding sites and attractions, the mountains and rivers, beaches and lakes, rather than just the roads. And that, I think, opens up new possibilities for spontaneity and discovery. And,” she adds, “kids love the colour and the illustrations. They like finding the symbols from the key. They enjoy being involved in the decision-making process. When you can see that the mountains are just 20 minutes from Limassol, it opens up new worlds…”While this allows older kids to explore the island semi-autonomously, and suggest places they might want to visit, Christiane suggests that it’s also of value to younger children. “I imagine the parents and kids reading the map together, discussing their upcoming trip to Paphos, for example, and working out what there is en route that the kids themselves might find fun to do.”Then, of course, there are the follow-up activities, and as a writer, ex-teacher and grandmother herself, Christiane is only too aware of the hands-on involvement and local titbits that fascinate the young. Intriguing factoids on Name Days, Wishing Trees, the Evil Eye, and Why Cypriot Kids Stay Up Later Than You all feature in the text, along with suggestions as to why the local sea turtles are so special, and how to make your own carob bar. Included in the scores of activities, we’ve got Segway Tours of Nicosia (so much more interesting for kids than just walking down Ledra!), Chocolate Workshops, a secret maze, and a mermaid cruise.While Christiane wrote the text (aided by Mark Fields, who helped with the editing), and Marcos worked on the graphics, it’s Nicolas Rivero who hand-drew the whole thing. “He’s an incredible illustrator with a real feeling for what works for kids,” Christiane explains. “We sent him the text, asked him to be creative, and got back this wonderful, imaginative invention that will really appeal to children. Even the map scale is kid-appropriate,” she laughs. “You know how you’re on a journey, and the children keep saying ‘are we nearly there yet?’! Well, our scale is measured in time, not distance… so now the kids can work out for themselves how long the journey will take!“With ‘Cyprus for Kids’ we’ve really tried to be of service to children,” she concludes. “We all remember what it was like to be a child on holiday in a foreign country, many of us have children and grandchildren ourselves. So we’ve accessed that, along with our local knowledge and a great deal of research, to create something that will make any trip to and round Cyprus as interesting and exciting as possible!” Cyprus For KidsIn English, German or Russian, is available from the Mouflon Bookshop in Nicosia, as well as at many kiosks round the island, and on Amazon UK at the price of €4.95You May LikeAmiraspantry.comGARLIC DIP (TOOMEYAH), so delictable specially with grilled meat/chickenAmiraspantry.comUndoFlipopular30 Gorgeous Stars Of The 70s Then And NowFlipopularUndoJobs in USA | Search AdsFinding a Job in The USA From India Might be Easier Than You ThinkJobs in USA | Search AdsUndo Britain preparing for a no-deal BrexitUndoProperty owners price themselves out of the marketUndoFilm review: Child’s Play ***Undoby Taboolaby Taboola
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