Tesco targets Asda in new price scheme

first_imgSunday 27 February 2011 11:02 pm Tesco targets Asda in new price scheme TESCO will today start a new supermarket price war by introducing £200m worth of reductions. The retailer plans to lower prices on more than 1,000 everyday products including bread, meat, vegetables and fruits, and medicines across all of its UK stores. The key target in Tesco’s latest promotion is rival Asda – owned by US supermarket giant Wal-mart – which last week reported a 1.6 per cent rise in like-for-like sales for the fourth quarter of 2010. Tesco is introducing a “double the difference” scheme designed to combat Asda’s latest campaign, which promises prices that are “10 per cent cheaper than other supermarkets”, or else it will refund the difference. Tesco’s new money-back pledge allows customers to compare prices and, if Asda is cheaper, claim back double the price difference. Customers will be asked to keep a copy of the receipt and report the price increase on its website to receive a voucher which can be used in store. Tesco’s UK chief executive Richard Brasher said the lower prices were designed to help consumers hit by price inflation on basic foods, such as sugar and bread, which has recently reached an annual rate of 6.3 per cent. The retailer’s latest price scheme coincides with the departure of group chief executive Sir Terry Leahy’s departure as Tesco’s group chief executive. Leahy’s replacement Philip Clarke starts today, accompanied by a new management team. Tags: NULL whatsapp Sharecenter_img KCS-content Show Comments ▼ Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndoMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailUndoTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastUndoPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople TodayUndoSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesUndoBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItUndoBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndomoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comUndoautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comUndo Read This NextNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’SportsnautRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe Wrap’Black Widow’ First Reactions: ‘This Is Like the MCU’s Bond Movie’The Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap whatsapplast_img read more

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KXIP vs RCB IPL 2020 Live Score: KXIP climbs to top…

first_imgIndian premier leagueIndian premier league 2020 BCCI SGM: BCCI prez Sourav Ganguly chairs special meeting in Mumbai to decide IPL 2021’s fate 14 May 2018Royal Challengers Bangalore10 WicketsIndore Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Cricket 1.25pmWill Chris Gayle play tonight?Chris Gayle didn’t feature in KXIP’s first match which they lost against DC in the Super Over. In an exclusive chat with Insidesport.co KL Rahul revealed that it was a really tough decision to make.Will we see him in action tonight? (Know more)1pmHello guys. Welcome back to Day 6 of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) Day 6. Tonight we have Kings XI Punjab take on Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Banglaore.https://twitter.com/IPL/status/1309017219729416193 28 April 2014Kings XI Punjab5 WicketsDubai 13 April 2018Royal Challengers Bangalore4 WicketsBengaluru 9.41pmJosh Philippe gone; Shami joins the party!Philippe goes fo a 3-ball duck. He has not never played Shami and the ball came in sharply at quick pace, trapping him in front of stumps. Second wicket down for RCB in just the second over of the innings.9.37pmPadikkal gone for 1Cottrell removes Padikkal to get his first wicket in just the first over of the match. Got too big on Paddikal who went on with his pull but ended up being caught at mid on. RCB-2/1 after 1 over9.30pmAaand we are back with RCB chaseCottrell to open the bowling for KXIP. Padikkal to take strike.9.20pm4,6,6;End of 20 oversIt’s Shivam Dube for the 20th over. Karun Nair pulls him for four off the second ball. Rahul on strike for the second half of the over. And he ends with a bang. What a show from KL Rahul as well. KXIP-206/3 after 20 overs Royal Challengers Bangalore 5 May 2017Kings XI Punjab16 RunsBengaluru Previous articleIPL 2020, RCB vs KXIP: KL Rahul scores magnificent century, blasts Virat Kohli’s RCBNext articleIPL 2020, RCB vs KXIP: KL Rahul scripts plethora of records during sensational century against Virat Kohli-led RCB Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. IPL 2021 New Dates: new venue, live streaming, Schedule, CSK, RCB, MI, DC, SRH, KKR, RR, PBKS squad, Point Table all you need to… 11.01pmRCB all out for 109That’s the game for Punjab. They beat RCB by 97 runs, a massive victory for them. Chahal the last man to be dismissed. Fuller from Ashwin, Chahal sweeps but missed and the ball hits the pad, Punjab appeal and umpire raises the finger to finish the game. Punjab collect their first points. An embarrassing loss for RCB! 10.58pmRCB 9 downBrilliant from Ashwin, straighter and sharper, Saini gives it a go with a big swing but misses it, but the ball does not miss the stumps. RCB nine down.10.56pmRoyal Challengers Bangalore need 105 runs in 24 ballsBishnoi completes his spell. What a match this has been from him. When he came on, ABD and Finch targeted him but he came back strongly. He has finished with figures of 3 for 32. RCB- 102/8 after 16 overs 8.52pmDube’s over almost brings a second wicket. Maxwell plays a loose shot and a diving Pawan Negi is just inches of the ball at mid off. Just 4 runs and the 1 wicket in Dube’s over before the second Timeout is taken. Chahal back to bowl his last over in the 15th. Rahul carries on, sweeps for a four against him. KXIP-126/2 after 15 overs8.45pm14 overs gone; KXIP 118/28.39pmPooran dismissed for 17A wicket off his first delivery of the day for Shivam Dube, as Pooran departs for 17 after holing out to ABD at mid off. FOW-114/2 Summary Scorecard Commentary Match Report 16 March 2010Royal Challengers Bangalore8 WicketsBengaluru 18 May 2016Royal Challengers Bangalore82 RunsBengaluru 9.17pmSteyn back in the 19th. Six off the first ball to midwicket. Four off the second ball to third man. 100 for KL Rahul! Off 62 balls. The first 100 of the season. A huge pull off the fourth ball. 95 metres that travels over midwicket. Fifth ball – another six. A carnage from KL Rahul. Steyn has a smile on his face and it looks like a smile of resignation. Four off the last ball. 26 runs off the over. 9.11pmEnd of 18 overs; KXIP-157/3Virat Kohli drops KL Rahul yet again and the KXIP skipper will be seeking to make the most out of it in the last 2 remaining overs9.05pmThat was close!Steyn almost gets rid of Rahul off the final delivery as the Kings XI captain miscues a pull towards deep midwicket, with his opposite number Kohli putting down the chance near the boundary rope. 20 April 2012Royal Challengers Bangalore5 WicketsMohali 14 May 2013Kings XI Punjab7 WicketsBengaluru By Kunal Dhyani – September 24, 2020 6pmWe are exactly 1 hour away from the toss5.50pmHow will KXIP lineup tonight? TAGSKings XI Punjab vs Royal challenger BangaloreKXIP vs RCB liveKXIP vs RCB live scoreRCB vs KXIP SHARE 7.40pmBack to back 4s from KL RahulKL Rahul plays some beautiful looking cricket shots as Dale Stey gets hit for 9 runs. Good start for KXIP. 17/0 after 2 overs7.35pmBoundary off the last ballA good looking over from Umesh but gets hit for a boundary on the last ball by KL Rahul. KXIP-8/0 after 1 over7.30pmAaand we are underway!Here we go! KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal walk out to bat for KXIP. Umesh Yadav to open bowling for RCB.7.12pmPlayers to wear black armbands in Dean Jones honourThe Indian Premier League Governing Council has decided that the players of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will sport black armbands as a mark of respect for former Australia cricketer turned commentator Dean Jones, who passed away in Mumbai after cardiac arrest. (Read More)7.10pmKXIP Playing XIJimmy Neesham makes his debut7.08pmRCB Playing XI YourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDefinitionMost Embarrassing Mistakes Ever Made In HistoryDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPast Factory4 Sisters Take The Same Picture For 40 Years. 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Time out also called.10.17pmFifty for RCBBishnoi continues. And just when things were looking good for RCB, one more wicket goes down, their fourth, in form of Finch, who was done in by a brilliant leg spinner from Bishnoi. Washington Sundar joins ABD in the middle. Five and a wicket off the over. KXIP-53/4 after 8 overs10.15pmBowled’em! Bishnoi gets Finch, lovely leg spinner, turns a little off the pitch and hits the top of off. Finch has to go, he goes back for 20.10.09pmRCB-48/3 after 7 overs10.06pmEnd of Powerplay; 15 off the overRavi Bishnoi, right-arm leg break, comes into the attack. He is being put under pressure from Ball 1. Finch goes down the ground to get four. Bishnoi strays down the leg stump line too much and gets hit for one more boundary by ABD. Comes back well with two dots. Needs to target the off stump more often. RCB-40/3 after 6 overs10pmDe Villiers signals his intentions as Cottrell bowls the fourth over. A six over long on sets the fake crowd noise going ‘ABD, ABD’! Might need to set it to default if ABD gets going. A four through the covers later in the over. 14 runs off the over – the first sign that RCB are not going down tonight without a fight. RCB-25/3 after 5 overs9.56pmShami continues. Both the pacers getting great movement off the pitch. DRS saves Finch for caught behind. Shami continues to bring it in to him. Finch has had his issues with the one that comes in sharply from outside the off stump line. Just 6 off the over. RCB-11/3 after 4 overs9.53pmRCB look to wake up from the nightmare they find themselves in. Shami gets one wrong, bowls a full toss. Finch swings and gets a four. Next ball, there are hige appeals. Finch is given out caught behind. He Reviews. No bat. Check for Lbw. Not out on that count too. Finch survives.9.52pmDRS saves Aaron FinchDecision reversed. Aaron Finch survived. He knew it straight away that he hasn’t hit it. It was on length from Shami, came back in sharply, got Aaron Finch into a complete tangle, the ball hit his pads and lobbed straight into keeper Rahul’s hands. The umpire raised his finger but replays showed there was no bat involved and the ball would also go on to miss the stumps. RCB 11/3 after 4 overs.9.50pmKXIP-5/3 after 3 oversCottrell continues. Superb from him. Three dots to start the over and then removes Kohli on the fourth. Second wicket for him and the salutes are back. AB de Villiers joins Finch as RCB are in deep, deep trouble. Just 1 and one wicket in the over.9.46pmVirat Kohli departs for 1Kohli gone! Huge one this for Punjab. Three dots created pressure on RCB captain and Kohli tried to pull, the ball went up in the air and Ravi Bishnoi took a safe catch. IPL 2021: DC’s Rishabh Pant receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine Cricket 9 May 2014Kings XI Punjab32 RunsBengaluru Cricket 3.15pmHear what KXIP coach Anil Kumble’s thoughts are about today’s match 17 May 2011Kings XI Punjab111 RunsDharamsala DateWinnerWon byVenue 2 May 2012Kings XI Punjab4 WicketsBengaluru 12 May 2008Kings XI Punjab9 WicketsMohali 6 May 2013Kings XI Punjab6 WicketsMohali Sep 2407:30 PM KXIP vs RCB IPL 2020 Live Score: KXIP climbs to top of table after massive 97 runs win against RCBcenter_img 6 May 2015Royal Challengers Bangalore138 RunsBengaluru IPL 2021 Phase 2 in UAE: Grounds in UAE in high demand as Emirates Cricket Board scrambles to accommodate BCCI, PCB & ICC BCCI 6th Match, Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai Cricket Indian premier league 10.45pmUmesh gone; RCB 7 downWild swing from Umesh, wrong’un from Bishnoi does the trick as the batter misses it completely. Bishnoi has his second wicket. RCB seven  down. 10.40pmMaxwell bowls a faster one and catches Dube off guard on back foot, misses the connection and the ball hits the middle stump. RCB lose their sixth.10.36pmShami returns in the 11th over. Sundar takes a swipe at him and the ball lands just short of third man. Murugan Ashwin looks to have done enough to stop the four, but replays show his feet touched the rope. Four to start off but just three singles in the rest of the over. Neesham continues in the 12th over. Dube picks up a short ball and smashes a six to midwicket. RCB-80/5 after 12 overs10.32pmRCB-70/5 after 11 oversShami comes back into the attack. Gets hit for a boundary on the first ball but comes back well to give just three singles and bowl two dots. Royal Challengers Bangalore need 137 runs in 54 balls.10.27pmIt’s been KXIP all the way today. At no point of the match has RCB been on top of this match. Sundar and Dube happy to play out Murugan’s over without incident. A first look at James Nessham in the 10th over as KXIP decide they can take their foot off the gas for a bit. RCB-63/5 after 10 overs 9.04pmDale Steyn returns; goes for 14 runsDale Steyn returns as the innings heads into the slog overs, and bowls much better in the first four deliveries, keeping Rahul and the new batsman Nair to the ones and twos. Concedes a wide off the fifth delivery while attempting a slower yorker, and is smacked for a six next ball. KXIP-146/3 after 17 overs8.58pmAnother over from Shivam Dube, another breakthrough. This time it’s Glenn Maxwell, who holes out to Aaron Finch standing at extra cover to depart for another single-digit score. KXIP-132/3 after 16 overs8.55pmMaxwell gone for 5Another disappointment for Maxwell as he perishes while trying to accelerate, cutting the ball straight to his Aussie captain Aaron Finch at extra cover. FOW-128/3 Cricket 24 April 2019Royal Challengers Bangalore17 runsBengaluru 8.30pmRahul and Pooran decide against attacking the in-form Chahal, who had foxed Agarwal earlier today, opting instead to keep the scoreboard ticking with the ones and twos. Four off the over, with Rahul one short of his fifty at the moment. KXIP-95/1 after 11 overs8.29pmCatch KXIP skipper KL Rahul in an exclusive chat with Insidesport.co as he speaks about his plans for KXIP and IPL 2020 campaign.8.25pmMassive over for KXIP, Umesh goes for 20Umesh returns to the attack after the strategic timeout. Pooran, meanwhile, gets going with a boundary off the second delivery as he creams the ball through the covers. From there it just keeps getting worse. KXIP-90/1 after 10 overs8.16pm1st Strategic TimeoutKL Rahul and Pooran shoulder the KXIP innings. The skipper has looked in good form so far, playing some excellent cricketing shots. Is KXIP on course for a big total tonight? KXIP-70/1 after 9 overs8.11pmWashington Sundar bowls the 8th. Steyn misfields to give Rahul another easy four to third man. Nicholas Pooran comes in at 3. Gets off the mark in IPL 2020. KXIP-65/1 after 8 overs8.06pmChahal gets the breakthroughMayank Agarwal’s stumps broken as the Chahal change works once again for RCB. Agarwal’s undone by a googly from Chahal, and RCB get the first breakthrough! The batsman was playing for the turn and tried to drive it through the covers, but was beaten completely. FOW-57/18pmEnd of Powerplay50 up for KXIPJosh Philippe dives to his left and saves four byes as Saini bowls a big wide down leg side. Philippe had a disappointing first game behind the stumps, there’ll be a lot of attention on his show today. Saini applauds Philippe’s collection. Saini bowls another wide, then a full toss, Mayank drives it for an easy four. KXIP-50/0 after 6 overs 5.15pmWill we see the duo in action tonight? 1 May 2009Royal Challengers Bangalore8 RunsDurban 4.45pmFormer Aussie cricketer and commentator Dean Jones passes away in Mumbai Jones was in Mumbai as part of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) broadcast set-up, and was learnt to be absolutely fine before he suffered a sudden collapse. (Read More)4.25pmRCB’s director of Cricket Mike Hesson speaks about RCB’s bowling lineup ahead of today’s match 4pmProbable Playing XIsKings XI Punjab: KL Rahul (c & wk), Mohammed Shami, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, K Gowtham, Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, Deepak Hooda, Ravi Bishnoi, Chris JordanRoyal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal, Navdeep Saini, Parthiv Patel (wk), Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Aaron Finch, Dale Steyn, Moeen Ali3.40pmWill we see Chris Gayle in action? 24 April 2009Kings XI Punjab7 WicketsDurban Cricket 6.30pmMilestone alert!– Chris Gayle is 142 runs away from 1000 IPL runs for KXIP-Virat Kohli needs 74 runs to complete 5500 IPL runs-Dale Steyn needs 3 wickets to complete 100 wickets in the IPL-AB de Villiers is 54 runs away from 4500 IPL runs6.14pmKXIP vs RCB head-to-head in IPLKings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore have locked horns 24 times. Both Punjab and Bangalore share the honours with 12 matches in their kitty each. The last time they met, RCB beat KXIP by 17 runs, courtesy of AB de Villiers 82 runs blitzkrieg. 13 May 2015Kings XI Punjab22 RunsMohali uixk wi 11.05pm CSK vs DC in IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals’ Steve Smith reveals hilarious secret about coach Ricky Ponting; Check video 2.55pmDesert storm incoming!!Will we see the Kohli-AB Storm tonight? 231211 Cricket 7pmToss ResultsVirat Kohli wins toss and elects to bowl first. IPL 2021: MI one of the most prolific teams but our record is very good against them, says Stokes 7.55pmChange of ends for Steyn in the penultimate over of the powerplay. Singles collected off each of the first two deliveries, before Agarwal pulls the third over midwicket for his third boundary, forcing Kohli to make a shuffle in the field towards the leg side. A dot and two singles off the last three deliveries. KXIP-41/0 after 5 overs7.50pmNavdeep Saini brought into the attack in place of Dale Steyn, with a slip in place. Barring getting hit for a boundary off the fifth delivery that is the result of some exquisite timing on Rahul’s part, Saini keeps it tight, giving away three runs off the remaining deliveries. KXIP-33/0 after 4 overs7.46pmUmesh continues in the 3rd. Mayank manufactures room and goes inside out over covers for a four off the first ball of the over, Finch beaten by the ball in the chase. Mayank times it to square leg for another four off his pads as Umesh again strays down leg. KXIP-26/0 after 3 overs7.42pmRahul goes past 2000 IPL runs; fastest Indian to do soKL Rahul breaks Sachin Tendulkar’s eight-year-old record and he crosses the 2000-run mark in IPL.A cut off Dale Steyn for a four and KL Rahul has gone past 2000 IPL runs. Follows it with another boundary, albeit not timed as well. 8.34pm50 for KL RahulHis 17th in the Indian Premier League! Has been a refreshing knock from the skipper today so far, his strike rate touching 140 at the moment, and he’ll hope to anchor the innings from hereon and help them finish on a total that’s hopefully out of RCB’s reach. KXIP-100/1 after 12 overs 4.59pmFinal touches for Kings XI Punjab Cricket Facebook Twitter Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL 2021: Punjab Kings Shahrukh Khan to InsideSport.co, ‘Comparison with Kieron Pollard great but want to create my own identity’ IPL 2021: Gavaskar questions Warner’s sacking by SRH, asks why can’t coaches be treated the same? 10 April 2017Kings XI Punjab8 WicketsIndore PBKS vs DC IPL 2021: Punjab Kings all set to drop Pooran from playing XI after his most embarrassing record ever in IPL RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR PlayedWon by KXIPWon by RCB Kings XI Punjab 13 April 2019Royal Challengers Bangalore8 WicketsMohali by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeIPL 2020: Bad news for Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Jonny BairstowUndoIPL 2020 : Srikanth and fans slams MS Dhoni, says ‘wasted 15 Cr on Jadhav & Chawla’UndoFree Fire Redeem Codes for April 13th, Best ways to Redeem themUndoThat’s it from here guys. Thank you for joining us. See you again next time!11.03pmKXIP climbs to top of table IPL 2021: MS Dhoni 8 interesting facts that shows why he is Captain no. 1 in the Indian Premier Leaguelast_img read more

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UCF Daffodil Raffle Success

first_imgUCF Daffodil Raffle Success Nearly 10,000 people took part in this year’s Ulster Cancer Foundation Daffodil Raffle which raised £236,00, the highest amount ever. This was UCF’s 18th Daffodil Appeal and this year’s money was specifically raised to support their work on bowel cancer prevention. The raffle was conducted by phoning people and asking them to take a number of raffle tickets to sell. The telemarketing is outsourced. The figure raised was an increase on previous years and the charity is soon to run another similar raffle which will raise money for breast cancer. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 7 June 2006 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  24 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Irelandlast_img read more

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Conservation projects in online vote to secure €120k in funding

first_img  73 total views,  1 views today Tagged with: environment Funding Conservation projects in online vote to secure €120k in funding AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 The European Outdoor Conservation Association has launched its latest online public vote to help it allocate funding to conservation projects. The Switzerland-based organisation runs two online votes a year to help it distribute its grants. In the current vote over 5,000 votes were made in the first four days.Three categoriesThe Association creates a shortlist of funding applications before presenting them for a public vote. Projects address a threat to a species or a habitat and have a link to the outdoor user. The three categories are:Nature projects are those projects concerned with the conservation of a specific species or habitat.Outdoor projects are those projects which are located in places where people go to walk, bike or enjoy water activities.Alpine projects are those projects located at higher altitudes.Voting for the first two categories runs from 1-22 March 2016, and voting for alpine projects runs from 8-22 March.The next public vote will take place in October 2016.In the UK conservation charity Trees for Life is on the shortlist and is hoping to receive a grant for its Rewilding the Highlands project. This would help it secure habitat creation for rare and endangered wildlife such as golden eagles and Scottish wildcats, the planting of 50,000 trees and provide a boost for wildlife tourism. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  74 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 How to applyNonprofit organisations can apply to the Association for grants of up to €30,000 to implement a conservation project in any country around the world except North America.Members of the European Outdoor Conservation Association can nominate up to three projects. The next application round runs from 1-31 July 2016. Howard Lake | 8 March 2016 | Newslast_img read more

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Louise Michel and the Paris Commune of 1871

first_imgParis, March 18, 1871. The National Guard, the workers’ militia that was defending Paris from the besieging Prussian Army, rang the alarm at dawn. But it wasn’t the Prussians who were attacking. It was France’s regular army, following orders from the capitalist-monarchist Parliament sitting in the Parisian suburb of Versailles.Louise Michel in her military uniform.Louise Michel was among those in the hills of Paris’s Montmartre district who were defending the cannons under the people’s control. One can imagine the gray-haired Michel, a 50-year-old schoolteacher who was to become the outspoken leader of the Women’s Union for the Defense of Paris and Aid to the Wounded — l’Union des Femmes — hurrying from block to block, mobilizing her forces.August Thiers headed the 1870-1871 government that had replaced Louis Napoleon’s Empire. Thiers had been prime minister of France back in June 1848, when he ordered the army to crush a workers’ uprising in Paris that had terrified the French capitalists. His priority in March 1871: disarm the National Guard and leave the workers’ organizations at the mercy of the Prussians.Before dawn, Thiers sent 40,000 troops to collect the 300 cannon in Paris. The whole operation aimed at provoking a battle with workers that would lead to the mass arrests of their leaders.In her memoirs, Michel wrote:“The soldiers of the reactionaries captured our artillery by surprise, but they were unable to haul them away as they had intended, because they had neglected to bring horses with them.“Learning that the Versailles soldiers were trying to seize the cannon, men and women of Montmartre swarmed up the Butte [hill] in a surprise maneuver. Those people who were climbing believed they would die, but they were prepared to pay the price.”At 8 a.m., the people, and especially the women, begin to fraternize with the troops sent in by the Thiers government. At first, there was mutual fear. Then recognition. Soon there was to be solidarity.Michel continued: “The Butte of Montmartre was bathed in the first light of day, through which things were glimpsed as if they were hidden behind a thin veil of water. Gradually, the crowd increased. The other districts of Paris, hearing of the events taking place on the Butte of Montmartre, came to our assistance.“The women of Paris covered the cannon with their bodies. When their officers ordered the soldiers to fire, the men refused.”Gen. Boulle, who commanded these regular troops, repeated his order. The troops again refused and the crowd moved closer.  The general, now shaking with anger tinged with fear, gave his order a third time. Again the troops refused. And in another giant step, they pointed their weapons at the general, taking him prisoner.Franco-Prussian WarWhat set the stage for these events was the war between France and Prussia. France’s Emperor Louis Napoleon, who had ruled since 1852, declared war on Prussia in the summer of 1870. Otto von Bismarck’s Prussian soldiers quickly trashed the French army, and 200,000 French troops were taken prisoner.By the beginning of 1871, a siege of Paris by the victorious Prussian army and the ensuing collapse of the French economy had driven the already poor population into near starvation.  With ruling-class arrogance, the monarchists and capitalists ruling France from the town of Versailles, outside Paris, actually demanded that the already destitute tenants and small shopkeepers pay up their rents.The only serious defenders of Paris against the Prussian invasion during this period were the troops of the National Guard. This was an army of volunteers, especially strong in the districts with the poorest workers, many of them unemployed, and the impoverished shopkeepers.At around 10 a.m. on March 18, the Thiers government learned that the troops of Gen. Faron had also fraternized with the people and abandoned their weapons to them. At 1 p.m., Gen. Claude Lecomte was grabbed by the celebrating crowd and by his own soldiers. Gen. Jacques-Léon Clement-Thomas, who commanded the troops that had buried in blood the workers’ uprising of June 1848, was also captured.At about 3 p.m., the revolutionary National Guard was marching en masse past the ministry where the heads of the government were meeting. Frightened by the power of the armed masses, Thiers decided to leave Paris for nearby Versailles and ordered all the troops to retreat from Paris and all the government officials to leave also.The victorious people, furious over the presence of the hated generals, stormed the post where the generals were being held. They executed LeComte and Clement-Thomas. Most of the bullets came from the rifles of the mutinous regular army soldiers. Before midnight, the uprising had seized the National Guard headquarters, the central police headquarters and Paris City Hall. It held most of the city.Military mutiny gave birth to workers’ powerWhile at dawn on March 18 the central committee of the National Guard had merely set out to defend themselves from a military coup, by midnight they had, de facto, seized power. This was Day 1 of the 72 days the Paris Commune existed, the democratic rule of the poor, led by the working class.This uprising of Parisian workers was the essential prologue to the European revolutions of the twentieth century. It was the first revolution in a European capitalist society where the wage workers — the working class or modern proletariat, those who live by selling their labor power — succeeded in setting up their own government and their own state. And this Paris Commune burst into existence through a soldiers’ mutiny in the army of the French Empire.The Commune could exercise its power only within the city of Paris, which was the capital, largest city and largest working-class center in the centralized capitalist state of France. Commune rule arose in some of the other major cities, like Lyon and Marseille, but could not sustain itself outside Paris. And conversely, without support from the provinces, the Paris Commune was unable to control the destiny of France. Nevertheless, the historical lessons from this first workers’ revolution allowed revolutionary leaders to prepare to carry out revolution in the next century.The theoretical leader of the International Workers Organization, Karl Marx — who with Friedrich Engels had written the “Communist Manifesto” in 1847 — saw in the Paris Commune the first historical experience of how the working class could overthrow the capitalist ruling class and begin to run society in the interest of all the oppressed classes.The living experience of the Commune showed that it was impossible for the working class and oppressed sectors of the population to simply win over Parliament and start building a new social system. The old government, bureaucracy and armed forces were tied by innumerable strings to the old ruling class, and only by destroying this old state and building a new one, bound to the working class, could society be changed.By the end of the day on March 18, 1871, most of the 50,000 rank-and-file troops of France’s regular army who had been in Paris had either changed their allegiance to the National Guard, deserted or been withdrawn from the city, while most of the French soldiers outside Paris were prisoners of the Prussians.This meant that within Paris, the National Guard was both the political body directing the Commune and the armed force keeping order in Paris.  The National Guard constituted the new state, which defended the unemployed, the workers, and the small producers and shopkeepers, all of whom saw the Commune as their government.Marx, Lenin analyzed lessons of the Commune Marx wrote of this in his pamphlet, “The Civil War in France,” published in 1871. Marx’s pamphlet became the basis for key chapters of the pamphlet “State and Revolution,” which the revolutionary communist leader V.I. Lenin wrote in the summer of 1917, on the eve of the Russian Revolution, an event which was to shape 20th-century history.Lenin’s pamphlet provides as clear as possible an explanation of why it was necessary to smash the old state, which enforced capitalist rule, and replace it with a new state based on the rule of the working class. Only then could one change society.For anyone seriously interested in a revolution that frees the downtrodden and oppressed, these two works are indispensable.The Commune lasted only 77 days, but they were great days, during which laws were passed protecting the workers, poor and women — always defended by Louise Michel’s organization — and establishing a popular democracy.The French ruling class and its government in Versailles responded with what — from the point of view of any French patriot — would have to be considered a “treasonous” deal with the Prussian generals. It ceded to the Prussians the province of Alsace-Lorraine; the Prussians, in return, released the French prisoners of war, whom Thiers used to drown the Commune in blood.These troops had been held as prisoners far from Paris, far from the revolutionary Parisian workers. They came mostly from rural areas and remained brainwashed by the lies of the rulers in Versailles. In May, these troops obeyed their officers. They slaughtered the Communards who dared to defend Paris, including many of the women fighters of L’Union des Femmes, who were the most resolute defenders of the Commune.Some 30,000 Communards were massacred and 43,000 more imprisoned or exiled to the French-held, South Pacific territory of New Caledonia (called Kanaky by the Indigenous people).Louise Michel, who fought alongside the women and men defending the Commune, escaped the first wave of arrests. She turned herself in only after finding out the authorities were holding her elderly mother hostage.In court, Michel refused to submit to the reactionaries or promise to hold her tongue in the future, demanding instead that they shoot her. This the rulers feared to do. Michel was among those sent to New Caledonia.Epilogue: Uprising in Kanaky In subsequent years, the Kanak Indigenous people of that island staged an uprising. Unfortunately, French imperialism was able to use many of the imprisoned Communards to fight against the Native uprising. Not Louise Michel, however. She distinguished herself as a revolutionary leader by standing in solidarity with the Indigenous uprising against French rule.Here is an excerpt from what Michel wrote about the Kanak revolt of 1878:“The Kanaks were seeking the same liberty we had sought in the Commune. Let me say only that my red scarf, the red scarf of the Commune that I had hidden from every search, was divided in two pieces one night. Two Kanaks, before going to join the insurgents against the whites, had come to say goodbye to me. They slipped into the ocean. The sea was bad, and they may never have arrived across the bay, or perhaps they were killed in the fighting. I never saw either of them again, and I don’t know which of the two deaths took them, but they were brave with the bravery that black and white both have.”A large square in Paris is named after Louise Michel, and this revolutionary woman anarchist certainly earned this honor.Source of the quotes: Maclellan, Nic. “Louise Michel,” Ocean Press, 2004.  This article is adapted from a chapter in John Catalinotto’s forthcoming book, “Turn the Guns Around: Mutinies, Soldier Revolts and Revolutions.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Supply and Demand Imbalance Leads to a lot of Dumped Milk…

first_img Facebook Twitter By NAFB News Service – Jun 15, 2020 Home Indiana Agriculture News Supply and Demand Imbalance Leads to a lot of Dumped Milk in… Supply and Demand Imbalance Leads to a lot of Dumped Milk in April COVID-19 has hit the U.S. dairy industry hard in 2020. Amanda Durow is a Vice President and Dairy Specialist with CoBank, as well as an active dairy producer. She says the one-two punch of milk dumping and panic buying made some unique news headlines.“COVID-19 has caused a very unique dilemma in the dairy industry. On the same day that you could find headlines that dairy farmers were dumping tanker loads of milk, grocery stores were limiting consumers in how many gallons of milk they could buy. Why did this happen? The dairy industry supply chain could not evolve fast enough. The dairy industry is both unique and complicated. Milk is always being dumped at some level, every month. Dumping milk is not a new headline.”She says the imbalance between supply and demand was a key part of the COVID challenge.“There is some imbalance in our milk supply and demand due in part to the seasonality of milk production, and then layer in the limitations of our processing plant capacity. Four of the 11 Federal Milk Marketing Orders report how much milk is used for animal feed or disposed of, which we’re calling ‘dumped milk.’ The four federal orders comprise approximately 55 percent of our U.S. milk supply. The amount of milk dumped in April 2020 is unprecedented and was nearly three times the historic amount.”U.S. dairy farmers dumped a lot of milk in April, especially in the Northeast U.S.“The volume of milk in April specifically was 187 million pounds, or 22 million gallons, and I would point out that the northeast federal order reported dumping about 15 million gallons of milk in the month. But the 22 million gallons of milk dumped only represent about two percent of April’s milk production from these four federal orders.”The dumped milk cost U.S. producers a lot of money. Dairy farmers are still feeling the impact of COVID-19 even today, thanks to continued cutback orders from some processors.“The impact of dumping milk was felt widespread across the industry. Most dairy producers had a COVID deduction in their May milk checks, with some seeing a $2 per hundredweight decrease. Furthermore, many cooperatives and processors are asking their dairy producers to cut milk production. In an environment of volatile dairy prices, dairy farmers are being asked to voluntarily cut their paycheck up to 15 percent. I know no one that would like to give up two months of their salary like dairy farmers are being asked.” SHARE SHARE Facebook Twitter Previous articleIndiana Corn, Soybean Growers Focusing on ReplantingNext articleThe Load is Heavy for Indiana Meat Inspectors and Processors NAFB News Servicelast_img read more

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Appeal court upholds 11-year jail term for Kurdish journalist

first_img June 9, 2021 Find out more Iran is stepping up pressure on journalists, including foreign journalists, in run-up to election Receive email alerts Call for Iranian New Year pardons for Iran’s 21 imprisoned journalists News June 11, 2021 Find out more News IranMiddle East – North Africa His lawyer, Nasrin Sotoudeh, told Reporters Without Borders he would refer the case to the head of the judicial system, Ayatollah Hashemi Shahroudi, after which there would be no further legal recourse.“The national security charges brought against Kabovand are baseless,” Reporters Without Borders said. “It is absurd to regard the defence of human rights as an attack on national security. This is just a clumsy pretext for silencing a journalist who had for long time been writing about discrimination against minorities in Iran.”The press freedom organisation added: “This journalist’s most basic rights have been flouted, beginning with his right to appropriate medical treatment. The Iranian authorities are responsible for the health of their detainees. Kabovand urgently needs to be allowed out of prison for a medical examination.”Kabovand, who has been held in Tehran’s Evin prison since July 2007, is suffering from prostate pains and has not yet been granted permission to receive treatment outside the prison. His wife, Parinaz Hassani, told Reporters Without Borders that she has not been allowed to visit him since 24 September.In its ruling, issued on 23 October, the appeal court upheld Kabovand’s conviction on a charge of “activity against national security” but dismissed a second charge of “publicity against the government.” It did not however reduce the sentence he received in June.In an unrelated case, 10 journalists who were about to leave for the United States to cover the 4 November presidential election were detained on 25 October at Tehran international airport. Their passports were confiscated and they were ordered to report to the ministry of intelligence.Read more about Mohammad Sadegh Kabovand:24.06.2008 – Kurdish journalist gets 11-year prison sentence, Tehran daily closed for criticising Ahmadinejad A Tehran appeal court has upheld the 11-year prison sentence that was imposed on journalist Mohammad Sadegh Kabovand for creating a human rights organisation in Iran’s Kurdish northwest. Under Iranian law, sentences of more than 10 years in prison cannot be the subject of appeals to the supreme court. Help by sharing this information to go further News Organisation Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 News RSF_en IranMiddle East – North Africa Follow the news on Iran October 30, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Appeal court upholds 11-year jail term for Kurdish journalist March 18, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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Take a Seat

first_imgEVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena 39 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Subscribe Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News Make a comment Herbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyBet You Didn’t Need Another Reason To Stay Coupled Up This SeasonHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Signs Your Perfectionism Has Gotten Out Of ControlHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat Is It That Actually Makes French Women So Admirable?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThink The Lost Weight Won’t Be Regained If You Stop Eating A Lot?HerbeautyHerbeauty Business Newscenter_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Cover Story Take a Seat Sharp Seating does their work sitting down By EDDIE RIVERA, Community Editor Published on Monday, October 12, 2015 | 11:38 am Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  First Heatwave Expected Next Week More Cool Stuff They are like the swallows of San Juan Capistrano, returning every year, or flowers blooming in early winter. But these flowers only bloom on Orange Grove Avenue and Colorado Boulevard. They are the grandstands that grow on these streets along the route of the annual Rose Parade, officially known as The Rose Parade presented by Honda.Sharp Seating, who builds the grandstands, have been the official seating company for the parade almost as long as there’s been a parade. They begin building the grandstands the first weekend of November, and they’re gone again by the second week of January.“We bought this company about 30 years ago from Dave Sharp,” explained daughter and owner Sindee Riboli. “He was retiring, and my father, Mike Brown, had built grandstands for him for about 20 years or more.”Sindee was working in Upland at a division of Toshiba more than twenty years ago, in their accounting department, when her father asked if she wanted to come and join the team at Sharp Seating.“I was a little nervous because my background has really been accounting,” Riboli explained. “I said I will come for one year and if I don’t like it, you will not be upset if I leave and go back to accounting and he said absolutely not.”She is obviously still there, and as she says, “I’ve never looked back, because we are part of putting on the Rose Parade for the world, and it’s just so much fun. It’s a serious business and it can be intense, but at the end of the day, we have this beautiful production on January 1st each year.”Riboli has, of course, seen countless parades over the years, and naturally has pockets full of stories of people affected by the magical yearly event.“There was a young man who had been in Desert Storm,” she recalled, “and he was diagnosed with cancer. He was in his 20’s and his mother wanted to take him to see the Rose Parade because that was his wish. So of course, we treated them to the most fabulous peek at the parade.“Then there’s the two little ladies from the Midwest who told me that every year, they would turn their television on and spray Avon rose perfume, so it smells like roses and they would sit and watch the parade together.“One day, their husbands told them that if they went hunting with them, that they would send them both to the Rose Parade! So they came in to my office like two little giggling girls and bought parade tickets.“We have had all kinds of interesting and fun and exciting stories that make us feel like there’s a value to all of this that’s a little deeper than a parade,” said Sindee. “It’s more than a parade, it really is.”And in case you’re wondering about seats and tickets, they’ve been on sale since February 2 of this year. The company takes January off, and then the magic starts all over again.Sharp Seating Company, American United Sales Corp., 1737 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, (In The Back) (626) 795-4171 or visit www.sharpseating.com. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Top of the News Community Newslast_img read more

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Donegal Deputy Thomas Pringle confirms endorsement for Right2Change policies

first_img Google+ Facebook 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Homepage BannerNews WhatsApp Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Donegal Deputy Thomas Pringle has confirmed he is endorsing the Right2Change policies.Pringle, along with 5 other TDs, Mick Wallace, Clare Daly, Joan Collins, Seamus healy and Tommy Broughan are supporting the Right2Change movement.Sinn Fein are also strongly endorsing the movement.Deputy Pringle says he made the decision on the basis that if elected into government, he would adhere to similar policies.He is also stressing that endorsing the policies by no way means he will be entering any kind of voting pact with other parties:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/pringl1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsAppcenter_img Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Donegal Deputy Thomas Pringle confirms endorsement for Right2Change policies Twitter Pinterest Previous articleMilford win All-County League Division 3 TitleNext articleAlmost 200 social housing offers rejected in Donegal last year admin Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal By admin – November 2, 2015 Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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Drill sparks active-shooter panic, lockdown at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

first_imgALERT – ALERT – ALERT1434, UPDATE: Please be aware that all gates are closed until further notice.1420, UPDATE: First responders are on scene and initial reports indicate there are no signs of an active shooter. We will continue to post updates as we get information.— NSABethesda (@nsabethesda) November 27, 2018 It was at least the second time this year that a drill prompted real-life panic at a U.S. military base.On Aug. 2, a training exercise at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, caused an emergency active shooter response, prompted a lockdown, the evacuation of a hospital and led one security force member to open fire on a locked door to get it open. Officials at Wright-Patterson AFB issued an all-clear notice roughly two hours after security forces were put on high alert, writing on Twitter, “There was no real world active shooter incident on Wright-Patterson AFB and base personnel remain safe.”Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. The U.S. Navy tweeted that it was an “ad hoc drill.”We’ve been given the all clear at Walter Reed – at no point was there any indication that this was a drill.— Dutch Ruppersberger (@Call_Me_Dutch) November 27, 2018 ALERT – ALERT – ALERT1434, UPDATE: Please be aware that all gates are closed until further notice.1420, UPDATE: First responders are on scene and initial reports indicate there are no signs of an active shooter. We will continue to post updates as we get information.— NSABethesda (@nsabethesda) November 27, 2018Lt. Col. Audricia Harris, a spokesman for the Department of Defense, confirmed, “It was a drill.” iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A drill sparked active-shooter panic and prompted a lockdown at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, Tuesday afternoon, multiple sources told ABC News.Military police tweeted an alert about 2:15 p.m. of a possible active shooter and were searching through buildings, and calling in the Montgomery County Police to help.A large contingent of police swarmed the hospital, as the facility’s gates were closed and people were asked to shelter in place.But just after 3 p.m. the Department of Defense confirmed that it was only a drill. A source told ABC News that the exercise was mistaken for an actual threat and initiated emergency procedures.last_img read more

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