Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Poland :EU actions on constitutional tribunal are ‘premature

European Commission’s actions on Wednesday with respect to the issue of Poland’s constitutional tribunal are premature and expose the Commission to a risk of losing its authority, the Polish foreign ministry said on Wednesday. The Commission urged Poland on Wednesday to apply over the next three months measures to protect the powers of the Constitutional Tribunal, stepping up pressure on Warsaw’s eurosceptic government.“With respect to the today’s decision of the European Commission we hereby say that the actions of the Commission prior to the coming into law of the law on the Constitutional Tribunal are decisively premature,” the ministry said.

Michelle Obama, Sanders support Hillary Clinton

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Shri Ramanlal Vora & Shri Gautam Shah flag off The Great India Run

Shri Ramanlal Vora & Shri Gautam Shah flag off The Great India Run
Icon Runner, Milind Soman to run 570 Kms from Ahmedabad to Mumbai via Silvassa
27th July 2016, Ahmedabad: Early on Wednesday morning, the banks of Sabarmati River were peppered by the footsteps of a person who could be considered the country’s most famous runner. It was in fact Milind Soman and his entourage, who commenced their run from Ahmedabad to Mumbai via Silvassa, as part of “The Great India Run.” Flagged off by Shri Ramanlal Vora, Social Justice & Empowerment Minister of Gujarat and Shri Gautam Shah, Mayor of Ahmedabad at The Waterfront at NID Paldi, this is the third Leg of The Great India Run conceptualised by ProSportify in association with MobieFit Technologies which started from New Delhi on the 17th of July. Simultaneously, a 5k fun run was also flagged off till the Vallabh, Sadan Riverfront Route that saw people of Ahmedabad city come out to celebrate the joy of running.
Icon Runner Milind Soman arrived in the city yesterday to run for the cause of fitness advocated by the country’s first ever multi-city marathon. He is going to cover a stretch of 570 kms in nine days traversing through the scenic town of Silvassa. Alongside him are Nasir Kakar and Ritu Joshi. Dinesh Heda would be joining them a day later from Vadodara. Milind along with the group of ultra runners would reach Mumbai from their respective routes on the 4th of August 2016, two days ahead of the earlier scheduled date.
“Great India Run is a celebration of the sport, and a way for runners of all ages and abilities to share their passion for running and inspire others to get moving. I look forward to promote a healthy lifestyle and facilitate runners to display their best sportsmanship.” Said Milind Soman, Icon Runner for The Great India Run, just minutes before embarking on his journey for Mumbai from Ahmedabad via Silvassa.
The aim of The Great India Run is to promote fitness in the country, and the route which began in Delhi traversing through parts of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Maharashtra apart from Delhi attempts to do just that. At its major pit stops, the run has also organized 5k runs to involve the local community in the sport of running. The fun runs were held in Ghaziabad, Delhi, Gurugram, Jaipur, and today in Ahmedabad. Silvassa, which is the next destination, will see both a 5k and 21k run, while the end point of Mumbai will see a 5k run. Keeping the spirit of sport in mind, proceeds from the fun runs will go to the “Go Sports Foundation” in order to help future Olympians make a mark in the sporting world.
The Ultra Runners, who are running from Delhi to Mumbai are also well on their way to completing The Great India Run two days ahead of schedule. Aiming to finish the run by the 4th of July rather than the 6th, they’ve been spurred on by a pleasant change in the weather. The contingent consists of Arun Bhardwaj, Siddarth Choudhary, David Bredo, Yuri Esperson, Meenal Kotak, Ranjana Deopa, Melanie Delaney, Joginder Chandna, Sreekanth Reddi, Pia Hansson, Shweta Sharma, Sunil Sharma, Dhanaee Kumar and Kaushal Chauhan along with two Ambulances, a Nutrition vehicle and a nutritionist, three physiotherapists, and two masseurs with a support staff of 40.
The noble and philanthropic aim of The Great India Run has seen sponsors drive support for the event. Tata Salt, the all-conquering salt giant has been roped in as the title sponsor while Aquaguard has backed the event as well. Adidas, the elite sports apparel brand is outfitting the athletes during this tough excursion. NewsX, the iTV owned and operated 24hour news channel is on board as producer of the run, and will telecast live the most crucial moments of the race.
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  1. Search for missing IAF aircraft continues by Ships and Aircraft of the Indian Coast Guard, Indian Navy, Indian Air Force and assets of other resource agencies for the sixth consecutive day.

  1. A total of 12 ships (02 ICG + 10 IN) are presently carrying out search in the designated areas. In Addition, 10 air sorties (02 ICG, 02 IN , 06 IAF ) are planned for undertaking sea-air coordinated search on 27 Jul 16. Despite unrelenting efforts of the search units, nil debris/survivors has been sighted till this press release.

  1. Dedicated efforts are continuing to search and locate the missing IAF aircraft continues.

T M Krishna, Bezwada Wilson win Ramon Magsaysay Award

Two Indians, Carnatic musician TM Krishna and human rights activist Bezwada Wilson have been conferred the Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2016. While the Chennai-born Carnatic vocalist Krishna has been awarded for ensuring social inclusiveness in culture, Karnataka born Wilson has been lauded for his efforts towards asserting the inalienable right to a life of human dignity.
The Magsaysay Award is an annual award, named after former Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay, to honour greatness of spirit in selfless service to the peoples of Asia. AIR correspondent reports other winners are Conchita Carpio-Morales from Philippines, Dompet Dhuafa from Indonesia, Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers and Vientiane Rescue from Laos.
Bezwada Wilson is the national convenor of the Safai Karmachari Andolan. He has been named as an awardee for asserting the inalienable right to a life of human dignity. 50-year-old Wilson, born into family involved in manual scavenging in Kolar Gold Fields township in Karnataka, was the first in his family to pursue a higher education. He spent 32 years on his crusade to eradicate manual scavenging.
The other Indian awardee, 40 year old Carnatic musician Krishna has been hailed in the citation as showing that music can indeed be a deeply transformative force in personal lives. He was born in Chennai, and trained from the age of six in the Carnatic music under masters of the form. Though he earned a degree in economics, Krishna chose to be an artist and quickly rose to become a highly-admired concert performer.

Hillary Clinton wins Democratic nomination for president

Hillary Clinton has made history by clinching the Democratic White House nomination, becoming the first woman to lead a major party in the US Presidential race. Clinton, who has been Secretary of State, First Lady and Senator from New York, secured her nomination at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia after a majority of the 4,764 party delegates formally backed her.
Her rival from the primaries, Bernie Sanders moved a resolution for her nomination when the roll call got to his home state of Vermont — sending out a vital message of unity for a party struck by deep divisions. Moments later, the Democratic delegates nominated Clinton as the party’s presidential candidate, setting up a high-stakes showdown with Republican Donald Trump.
Clinton’s nomination was proposed by Congresswoman Barbara A Mikulski, the first Democratic woman elected to the Senate, and the first woman to chair the powerful Senate Committee on Appropriations. After clinching the nomination, sixty-eight-year old Clinton tweeted one word: History. She will accept the nomination in a speech tomorrow. The US Presidential elections are scheduled to take place on 8th of November this year.

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