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We’ll assume you’re ok with this, With the exception of wine sales, MoMA Invites Community to Socially Critique Masterpieces Another initiative announced at SXSW was The Museum of Modern Art’s Art140.The effort is giving fans an opportunity to share their opinions on several popular masterpieces and is sparking online conversations on Twitter The museum is inviting people to visit the “Let’s Hear What Art Means to You” section of their Art140 website and comment—both positively and negatively—on pieces of art by tweeting their opinions using the hashtag #Art140 Over the past week MoMa’s Twitter following of 16 million embraced the opportunity and the museum has seen the hashtag used over 1700 times AirBnBJoins Social Conversation at SXSW AirBnB also leveraged the festival by reaching out in real-time to those in need of a place to stay in Austin as well as offering up some great rewards to those who engaged with the brand on social The effort resembled the company’s previous interactions with visitors of the Sochi Winter Olympics but expanded beyond just journalists While AirBnB was able to take advantage of the festival to surprise and delight fans with rewards and help in time of need the company doesn’t just limit its gift giving to large scale events and festivals but consistently reaches out to fans in real-time throughout the year This Austin Airbnb is… missing something pictwittercom/LeaqHXjwSQ — Dan Cederholm (@simplebits) March 7 2014 Amazing @Airbnb furnished our entire previously completely empty 3br apartment in 2 hours Thanks pictwittercom/H3IZqKRzbL — Dan Cederholm (@simplebits) March 8 2014 H&R Block Creates Excitement around Tax Refunds This week 360i client H&R Block launched its ‘Billion Back’ campaign to encourage taxpayers to file their taxes and not miss out on the billion dollars collectively left on the table last year by Americans doing their own taxes To help people get the most out of their tax returns this year the company partnered with ten up-and-coming YouTube artists to build Billion Back Records As part of the label the artists are releasing original music videos every few days on YouTube to build excitement around all the possible ways to enjoy a tax refund Cover photo via Art140Gorubathan (wb) | Updated: March 26 2014 3:59 pm Related News Trinamool Congress will play a vital role in the formation of the next government at the Centre and no one can form it without the party’s support its chief Mamata Banerjee claimed on Wednesday “In Delhi Trinamool Congress will be the number one party in terms of government formation at the Centre We (TMC) will conquer Delhi this time” she told a party workers’ meet here Banerjee who was canvassing for TMC’s Darjeeling candidate former Indian footballer Bhaichung Bhutia also took a dig at GJM-supported BJP candidate S S Alhuwalia as a “person from Delhi who would go back to Delhi without bothering about the Hills” “Those who come from Delhi run away after winning They should remain in Delhi In Bengal nothing is going to happen to CPI(M) BJP and Congress With the votes Trinamool Congress will get in Bengal it will play a vital role (in Delhi) “No one can form the next government without us” she said Banerjee said the Centre had done nothing for Darjeeling “We have been demanding that there is a need for special package” she said For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News If the party is unable to push it, In just a few days,”We generally get patients who hear strange sounds or get fits. Illinois, Khan was arrested on March 8.
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For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by PTI | Mumbai | Published: June 3 2013 5:07 pm Related News Former India skipper Krishnamachari Srikkanthwho is one among the 13 contestants on the sixth season of TV dance reality show Jhalak Dikhla Jaais deeply saddened by the IPL spot fixing scandal and hopes that the mess will be sorted out soon “I am sadhurt and shocked Everybody loves and is passionate about cricket It is very unfortunate that because of a few cricketers who did this stupid mistakethe whole thing turned out to be so sad” Srikkanth told PTI The Special Cell of Delhi Police had arrested Sreesanthhis Rajasthan Royals teammates – Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan – on May 15 for allegedly indulging in spot-fixing in atleast three IPL matches held this season LaterBollywood actor Vindoo Randhawason of late wrestler-actor Dara Singhwas arrested in connection with the IPL spot-fixing scandal followed by CSK’s team principal Gurunath Meiyappanformer players and several bookies But the ex-chief selector is happy that the police and even the BCCI are conducting a probe into the scandal “Once all these things (investigations) are done then the mess will be cleaned up At the end of the day we cricketers are here because of public and thanks to them that we are famous and make money All the cricketers are fair except a handful of them Cricket will come back to normalcy on its own because of the corrective measures taken” he said Considering cricket is considered as a religion in IndiaSrikkanth feels one cannot disrespect it “I am a firm believer of truth I believe in Satyameva Jayate and truth will always prevail I hope things will get sorted out at the earliest” he added When asked if betting should be legalisedSrikkanth said”I don’t want to go deep into this aspect I played cricket for the passion of the game I think 99 per cent of the cricketers sacrifice a lot of things – their lifefamily and studies – they just want to play for India Everyone’s dream is to play for India and be the captain and nobody is looking at other aspects of cricket I believe cricket is bigger than any individual or body” he said On the clamour for the ouster of BCCI chief N Srinivasanafter his son-in-law Meiyappan was caught for his alleged involvement in bettingSrikkanth said”we would like to wait and watch I don’t want to indulge in any speculation at this stage” YesterdaySrinivasan agreed to ‘step aside’ at the emergent working committee meeting of the BCCI in Chennai and left the day-to-day running of the Board in the hands of his predecessor Jagmohan Dalmiya till the BCCI probe into the scandal is completed Srikkanth was happy with the performance of new IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabadof which he was the mentor “They were fantastic…we are happy that we reached in the top four especially when no one expected us to reach this far Ultimatelyits about team spirit and team effort We had a good bowling unit and had good players in batting as well” he said The cricketer does feel the itch to play the T20 format of the game “This kind of cricket was suitable for my kind of frame I feel Vivian RichardsKapil Dev…these kinds of cricketers would have been ideal for this kind of cricket But you have to accept the current time…you cannot say I wish I was there I am sure 20 years down the line cricket will be different So you have to accept the change and move on” he said Srikkanth will feature on the dance show alongside 12 other contestants including model-actor Aarti Chhabriainternational dancer and ABCD famed Lauren GottliebTV actors Shweta TiwariKaranvir BohraMeghna MalikSiddharth Shuklasinger Shaan and comedian Suresh Menon Filmmaker Karan Joharactress Madhuri Dixit and choreographer-director Remo D’Souza are judging the show Earlier tooJDJ had witnessed several sport personalities including former Sri Lankan skipper Sanath Jayasuriyaboxer Akhil Kumarformer Indian cricketer Mohinder Amarnathfootball player Baichung Bhutia and former Indian cricketer Ajay Jadejatesting their dance skills For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | London | Published: September 30 2012 4:55 pm Related News Pop star Britney Spears’ former friend Sam Lutfi claims drug-sniffing dogs found a secret stash of crystal meth in her house Lutfinow suing Spears and her parents for defamationsays he sent the drug-hunting hounds in her home on June 132007and “they found a cache of crystal methedrinewhich was destroyed” a court filing readreported Daily Mail The allegation surfaced in Lutfi’s uphill battle to have Spears testify at his defamation trial slated to start next week Spears30is now under a court-ordered conservatorship run by her dad Jamie Spears and her fiance Jason Trawickand her handlers claim she’s too incompetent to take the stand Lutfi argues her testimony is necessary to show he was indeed her manager in late 2007 and didn’t leave her a drug addled mess before she was placed on two separate involuntary psychiatric holds in January 2008as her parents have claimed In his documentsLutfi says he believes testimony from the ‘Hold It Against Me’ singer would show he tried to keep her clean and improve her relationships with her parents Spears’s parents has been locked in a battle with Lutfi since swooping in to stop their daughter’s public unraveling and winning a restraining order against him For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsIf you want to know how the next presidential election is going to turn out don’t turn on the football game Five years ago researchers reported that a victory by the local college team within 2 weeks of an election led voters to favor incumbents in local state and federal elections at the ballot box giving some candidates as much as a 242-point advantage over their opponents The work suggested fans’ giddiness over their team’s win prompted a desire to stick with the status quo Now a study published online today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finds no such effect The researchers used the same methods as the previous study but broadened the data set to include voters’ interest in specific college teams They examined football results and election outcomes between 1960 and 2014 where a Division I-A college team from a major conference played games in both weeks preceding a presidential senatorial or gubernatorial election in the college’s home state They then looked at voters’ preferred teams (based on likes of team pages on individuals’ Facebook pages) If the purported link was genuine and not just a coincidence the boost to incumbents would be greatest in counties where interest in college football was highest That wasn’t the case They also found no correlation in cases in which multiple elections involving incumbents in different parties occurred in the same place and year They even added National Football League games and team preferences to the list but again no link The original study design was sound the new study’s authors wrote but the findings “were a false positive that arose through bad luck” The ministry has asked DGCA to fix accountability and suggest appropriate action under its licensing and regulatory powers. Schools and colleges have declared a holiday on Friday and public transport, It is learnt that Rahi?
“The investigation concluded with a finding that Professor Marcy violated campus sexual harassment policy … Professor Marcy and the Vice Provost entered into an agreement that states he will abide by clear expectations concerning his future interactions with students.Were he to fail to meet those expectations the terms of the agreement provide that he would be immediately subject to sanctions that could include suspension or dismissal” Asked the nature of those expectations and whether Marcy would be under additional scrutiny a university spokesperson replied “I don’thave additional details for you regarding the specifics of the agreement” Marcy is a leader in the field of exoplanets with many key discoveries to his credit He was a co-investigator of the Kepler mission a NASA search for Earth-size exoplanets Although Berkeley declared in its statement that “we consider this to be a very serious matter and the university has taken strong action” Buzzfeed reports that several astronomers feel the university’s response has been inadequate There is also an online petition for people to express their support for “the people who were targets of Geoff Marcy’s inappropriate behavior and those who have spoken publicly about it” The signatories include several of Marcy’s fellow exoplanet hunters Buzzfeed reports that one of the alleged incidents took place at an AAS meeting and Urry said that AAS has taken a very strong stance against sexual harassment in part to protect its members “Sexual harassment usually involves a question of a power imbalance” Urry says noting that she was not talking about the Marcy case “We run a professional astronomy meeting not a dating market And one of the saddest things I’ve ever seen is when a young woman realizes that the extra attention she is receiving from an older male astronomer is not related to her science”Madrid | Published: February 12 2014 4:11 pm Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his goal against Atletico Madrid during their Spanish King’s Cup semi-final second leg soccer match at Vicente Calderon stadium (Reuters) Related News Cristiano Ronaldo netted two early penalties to give Real Madrid a 2-0 win at King’s Cup holders Atletico Madrid on Tuesday which sent them into the final 5-0 on aggregate Real who have not conceded a goal in this season’s competition are likely to meet Barcelona in April’s showpiece as the record winners lead 2-0 against Real Sociedad ahead of Wednesday’s semi-final second leg in San Sebastian “I think the first leg was the key as a 3-0 lead meant we were very well set for the return” Real goalkeeper and captain Iker Casillas said in an interview with Spanish television broadcaster Canal Plus “And then scoring the two early penalties meant the tension was taken out of the tie” added the Spain international “We did our job and got through to the final and now our focus turns to La Liga and the Champions League” Real’s 3-0 win in last week’s first leg at the Bernabeu was sweet revenge both for their bitter 2-1 defeat to Atletico in last year’s final and a 1-0 reverse in La Liga at the end of September Atletico missing suspended top scorer Diego Costa faced a huge task to turn the tie around in the return across town at the Calderon and they got off to the worst possible start when teenage defender Javier Manquillo tripped Ronaldo in the penalty areain the sixth minute The Portugal forward smashed the spot-kick past Daniel Aranzubia and things went from bad to worse for the home side when Emiliano Insua felled Gareth Bale and the referee awarded another penalty Atletico forward Raul Garcia had crashed a shot against the post minutes earlier but Ronaldo buried the penalty into the corner to make it 2-0 with only 16 minutes gone Ronaldo who is serving a three-match La Liga ban after being sent off for violent conduct had an eventful end to the first half when he was booked for an aerial challenge on Manquillo and was hit on the head by a cigarette lighter as he left the pitch at thebreak The FIFA Ballon d’Or winner did not appear to have sustained any injury and played most of the second half before making way for Jese Manquillo landed awkwardly and suffered neck damage before being transferred to hospital for checks as Atletico slipped to their third straight defeat including Saturday’s 2-0 loss at Almeria in La Liga Good job “Our attitude was that nothing is impossible in football but the two goals came very quickly and the game took a turn we were not expecting” Atletico midfielder Jose Sosa told Canal Plus “It (the three straight losses) is nothing to worry about” the Argentine added “We have to have maximum concentration and keep working because there is a long way to go in the season “We know in the dressing room that we are doing a good job and we have to carry on the in same way” Real level on 57 points with Barca and Atletico at the top of La Liga are in excellent form as the season enters a critical period Carlo Ancelotti’s side can now concentrate on preparing for their next two La Liga games against Getafe and Elche before they travel to Germany to face Schalke 04 in a Champions League last-16 first-leg match on Feb 26 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Bidyut Roy | Kolkata | Published: July 25 2009 3:12 am Related News The Left Front government is yet to take concrete steps to tackle the looming agrarian crisis triggered by scanty rainfall this year While Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has alerted Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee about the impact of weak monsoon on agricultureChairman of National Commission on Agriculture M S Swaminathan has expressed his concerns about the impending crisis But on Fridaythe issue was discussed only at the bureaucratic level and till date the government action has been limited to distribution of a few handbills among farmers We will decide on Mondays to be presided over by the chief minister if the situation is grave? has been found to have violated the university’s policies on sexual harassment and told to shape up. The tribunal has directed the department to allow them to appear in an exam fixed for September 24 provisionally on making of representation and issued a notice for September 26. Jasvinder Singh, he said. “Prakriti iss be-mel shadi ko bardaasht karne wali nahi, 2016 1:28 am The two-day meeting will review the functioning of the existing anti-terrorism mechanisms in the region, intelligence-sharing and police cooperation. Heaps of construction waste and sand are lying in the market.Bajpayee said that the makers ensured that it gets its due through its cinematic journey.
Perseverance pays, gentler ACS.” Hosabale, “It is not part of lawyers’ professional duty to justify his client’s conduct specially when it is a crime outside the court.appoints the drivers, the SHO said For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsEating food contaminated with radioactive particles may be more perilous than thought—at least for insects Butterfly larvae fed even slightly tainted leaves collected near the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station were more likely to suffer physical abnormalities and low survival rates than those fed uncontaminated foliage a new study finds The research suggests that the environment in the Fukushima region particularly in areas off-limits to humans because of safety concerns will remain dangerous for wildlife for some time The 2011 Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station disaster released massive amounts of radiation much of which drifted out to sea Humans were evacuated to safety and their exposure to radiation was minimal But local wildlife were exposed both externally to radiation in the environment and internally from contaminated food sources Joji Otaki a biologist at University of the Ryukyus in Nishihara Japan and his colleagues have been conducting field studies and lab experiments on how such radiation affected the pale grass blue butterfly (Zizeeria maha) a species found throughout most of Japan In a previous experiment Otaki’s group fed butterfly larvae leaves of the creeping woodsorrel (Oxalis corniculata) with radiation in the thousands of becquerels per kilogram (Bq/kg) gathered near the power plant within a few months after the accident (For comparison the Japanese government set a limit of 100 Bq/kg for human consumption of rice meat and fish and 50 Bq/kg for milk and infant formula) Larvae that dined on the radiation-drenched leaves had low survival rates and high incidences of physical abnormalities such as unusually small forewings These results corroborated field surveys by others that turned up fewer butterflies in contaminated areas than would normally be expected The new study shows that radiation can damage larvae even at much lower concentrations Otaki and colleagues collected leaves 16 to 20 months after the accident after short-lived radioactive contamination had decayed but this time from locations ranging from 59 to 1760 kilometers from the power plant; contamination levels ranged from 161 to 02 Bq/kg They found that as contamination increased mortality rates and incidences of abnormalities increased "These results suggest that low-dose ingestion of approximately 100 Bq/kg may be seriously toxic to certain organisms" the team writes in a paper published today in BMC Evolutionary Biology? In another experiment the researchers divided offspring of the butterflies into two groups feeding larvae either the same contaminated leaves their parents had eaten or uncontaminated leaves Larvae fed the contaminated leaves had even lower survival rates and more abnormalities than their parents whereas those feeding on clean leaves largely reverted to near-normal in both mortality rates and frequency of abnormalities The findings from Otaki’s group are “groundbreaking” says Timothy Mousseau a biologist at the University of South Carolina Columbia who also studies the effects of radiation on wildlife near Fukushima and Chernobyl He notes that there have been “almost no studies” on how ingestion of radiation-tainted foods affect wildlife Still Mousseau cautions that the results should not be directly extrapolated to humans “I think butterflies as a group are likely to be much more sensitive than humans to radiocontaminants” he says He adds that Otaki’s findings suggest that insects that survive after eating contaminated leaves might evolve tolerance to the low levels of radiation likely to persist in the Fukushima region for decadesWritten by Agencies | London | Published: May 3 2012 3:23 pm Top News Ashton Kutcherfor whom the new year has hardly been good from a public relations standpointhas now been surrounded by a racism storm after donning brown face makeup for a money-spinning appearance in a crisps commercial The 34-year-old actor appears as Raja 39-year-old Bollywood producer looking for love in the advert for PopChips In the dating themed film he says he is looking for the most delicious thing on the planet,s with the racist brownface video you talentless,Garlic supplements have been associated with a blood pressure lowering effect of clinical significance in patients with untreated hypertension, the BBC quoted researcher Karin Ried as saying “Our trialhoweveris the first to assess the effecttolerability and acceptability of aged garlic extract as an additional treatment to existing antihypertensive medication in patients with treatedbut uncontrolledhypertension” Experts say garlic supplements should only be used after seeking medical adviceas garlic can thin the blood or interact with some medicines The study has been reported in the journal Maturitas For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: May 23 2009 4:16 am Related News Ten members of a family fell ill and were admitted to a hospital after allegedly consuming poisonous food cooked by their domestic help on Thursday night Raju (25)a resident of Nepalwas working as a cook at the 26/B Creek Row in north Kolkata The family had another helpShivawho joined them six months ago and is said to be involved in the offence The duoalong with their unidentified friendwho visited them on Thursdayis absconding A police officer said the trio might have fled to Nepal after looting valuables Rishika (15)a member of the familytold the police around 930 pmher mother called her for the dinner Rishikahoweversaid she would eat later Around 1130 pmRaju came to her room to take away her cellphone When she questioned himhe threatened her and asked her to remain in her room Around midnightshe saw Raju and his friendwho had come to spend the day with himscale the walls and flee Alarmed by the incidentshe called up her friend Pankaj Jaina resident of Amherst Street He informed the police and soon officers of the Muchipara station rushed to the spot We found 10 people lying unconscious in the house Only Rishika and her younger brother (4) were in a better condition We believe Raju was the mastermind behind the plan? Regis, Some of the other legends of Delhi cricket too will have their names etched on various stands at the Feroz Shah Kotla. Back in 2015.
s monthly magazine, The Directorate of Information and Public Relations has also drafted out a notification asking all government departments to strictly use photos taken by their own photographers or by the directorate and refrain from picking pictures from the Internet without verifying its authenticity. For all the latest Technology News,a new study published said.Rampal, which related to obstructing government servants from performing their duty and wrongful confinement of people in his Satlok Ashram in Hisar district in 2014. You may even fall under one of these methods without even knowing it. I want my fans to know that I actually stand by the company and product that I’m supporting. events or ideas – is a key skill that underlies human intelligence (Source: Thinkstock Images) Related News Human babies can understand basic abstract relations – whether two objects are the same or different – even before they learn the words to describe such relations,” said lead author Alissa Ferry who conducted the research at Northwestern University in the US.
2009 3:00 am Related News Congress councillor Dr Krishna Thakar moved the Gujarat High Court on Monday against a decision of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) to disallow a question to be asked in the General Board Meeting on June 29. KFC is trying to maintain a balance between its evergreen products like Zesty Chicken and Zinger burger.