~ The Million Dollar Kick is being promoted by Sports management company named Sports Mantra-
Kolkata, February 1, 2017: ‘ The Million Dollar Kick’, a unique talent hunt taking place across India to identify aspirants with the potential to be future NFL (National Football League) kickers. This initiative has been curated by the creators of the Million Dollar Arm, and will scout for football talent from Kolkata, a city which has a rich legacy in the sport and has produced some of the finest players in India.
The Million Dollar Kick try out will be held in Kolkata on February 2nd and 3rd at the Maidan ground, Mohammedan Sporting Club Ltd, Kolkata from 9 am to 4pm. Entry for try outs will be available basis spot registration and there are no registration charges on participation .
The NFL is the biggest sporting league in the world and the Million Dollar Kick will provide an impetus for Indians aged 16 or above to try out for the opportunity for a trial with top NFL teams to join their roster as an ‘NFL Kicker’. Just like the Million Dollar Arm’s worldwide recognition and success where an unimaginable cross link between cricket and baseball was drawn; Sports Mantra- the promoting company for The Million Dollar Kick are now exploring a similar east meets west mélange between soccer and American football. The Million Dollar arm initiative was conducted in India to find talent for Major League Baseball where Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel ended up playing for the Pittsburg Pirates in the MLB. This went to become a global story with a Hollywood movie being made on the same by Disney.
“Kolkata is the most football frenzied city in India, we can spot a football match happening in each and every corner of the city, I am really looking forward to the two-day leg of the Million Dollar Kick here and witnessing some cut throat competition amongst the participants as they try their luck to qualify for the NFL tryouts.” said Neeraj Sareen, Owner and promoter of Sports Mantra and Million Dollar Kick.
The top qualifiers from each city gets to take part in the All India finals of Million Dollar Kick in New Delhi on the 10th and 11th of February, All the finalist will enroll in a training camp on the 10th followed by a final culmination of the event on the 11th. Top 5 to 10 kids will win an all-expense paid trip to USA, leading to trials with NFL teams and a possible NFL contract via participation in the draft. The qualifiers are taking place in several cities across the country where brilliant prospects have been scouted.
A man sexually assaulted hundreds of schoolgirls over 12 years. He was arrested once for 6 months but after he got out of jail, he continued raping young girls. Some of them were just 9-years-old. How can we as a society let this happen?
I am a 26-year-old working woman and I feel appalled by the fact that every 20 minutes a woman is raped in India.
Join me in asking the Home Minister and WCD minister to start a National sex offender registry to track those convicted of sex offences.
After the Nirbhaya case, the country was up in arms about the safety of women. In the past 4 years, little has changed. A 6-year-old schoolgirl was raped by a gym instructor in a Bangalore school. A girl was raped by a Uber driver in Delhi who was a repeat offender and was also involved in a rape case for which he spent 7 months in jail.
If there is a list compiled by the National crime bureau with all the records of convicted sex offenders, it will ensure that rapists and sexual assaulters are not employed by schools and are tracked throughout their life.
In countries like the US and the UK, the sex offender registry has been hailed a success. This is because the national register has all details on the convict and tracks every update in his life. Sexual offenders have to report to authorities routinely and keep them informed about their plans.
In India, there is no such centralised record. Having a sex offender registry will make it a lot easier for the police to track and apprehend serial offenders.
Nirbhaya was 23 years old when she was brutally raped and killed in Delhi. We as a nation promised ourselves that we will make our country a safer place for women and children.Sign my petition and ask the government to start a national register to track those convicted of sex offences.
This Friday we’re taking our open letter to Trump straight to the White House.
In this time when politicians are spreading fear and hatred, we can push back with love and hope to show our leaders that people will light the way forward. Take a few minutes to write a message of hope and resistance from the heart — and we’ll have a giant wall of light displaying them outside President Trump’s window.
This is the most signed campaign in Avaaz history! Almost 5 million people from all over the world, united against hate and bigotry — send a message to the wall now and let’s offer our people light in the darkness:
Avaaz is a 44-million-person global campaign network that works to ensure that the views and values of the world’s people shape global decision-making. (“Avaaz” means “voice” or “song” in many languages.) Avaaz members live in every nation of the world; our team is spread across 18 countries on 6 continents and operates in 17 languages. Learn about some of Avaaz’s biggest campaigns here, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.
Jaitley presented scandalous budget yesterday not disclosing any Credible Data in Economic Survey also.
India made huge investment in Power Sector in last 3-5 years next only to China but Power Supply continues to be pathetic, Daily Cuts ranging from 10 seconds to 3-10 hours in Most Capital Intensive BRPL. Can Well Imagine situation in most cities, towns and villages.
Government claims to have ELECTRICIFIED Partly Funded by States just 2% or 11,000 smallest and poorest Villages in 1000 days. Which is nothing compared to Investments in power sector.
This Executive Summary would give an idea that Peak demand in December2016 was 151,000 MW against installed capacity of 310,000 MW round figures, average of only 122,000 MW [91BU/31/24] and minimum load of less than 100,000 MW.
While there is just 5% growth in Conventional Energy is barely 5% and Renewable by 28% which is most expensive – overall growth in demand was 6.38% or 10,000 MW. India invested in 47,535 MW of High Voltage Transformers in just April-December2016 period which could exceed 65,000 MW for FY17. So when Annual Demand Increases by 5.15% or 10,000 MW India will be adding 65,000 MW of High Voltage Transformers, 28,000 of High Voltage Transmission lines. Many-many times MV & LT Transformers & Transmission Lines.
BRPL is special – BRPL connected load is over 10,000 MW, Peak Load of about 2800 MW, average of 1600 MW and minimum of 600 MW. Almost no Contribution of Costly & Unreliable Renewable, still FREQUENT Power cuts.
Even 10 Second Cut Disrupts Power Supply to Computers, iPADs and all gadgets and consumers had to invest on UPS, Invertors or Generators, Power Conditioners, Emergency Lights etc, Even Power Distribution Switchgear is IMPACTED and 2-3 hour cut means Generators Polluting Air and Spoilage of Perishable Foods in Refrigerators. BRPL not investing in Maintenance Programs and Equipments, Engage Unqualified Staff.
Ravinder Singh, Inventor & Consultant, INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES AND PROJECTS
Can we build a robust and effective digital learning platform for a readily accessible technology, like mobile phones, to improve learning outcomes in India? How can open source content and freely available digital tools help the education and skills ecosystem to develop and deliver learning to the diverse range of learners across languages, geographies, age and proficiency levels? Can we make it possible for learners of all ages to engage in anytime, anywhere learning? Is it possible to create a learning platform that makes it possible for a government school teacher in rural India to make it their own and serve their needs as much as it would the needs of a NGO focused on remedial education or a school system to address learning challenges in their environment?
The EkStep platform supports collaborative creation of interactive learning content for mathematics and language for primary level learners (teaching lessons, worksheets, games and assessments with varying concepts, pedagogies, templates). It enables the sharing of expertise, reusability of content, configuring content to learner’s contexts and will make usage data accessible to anyone (educationists, organisations, teachers, writers, schools, parents).
In this talk, Shankar Maruwada, CEO EkStep Foundation, will explore what it means to build a Digital Spine for education infrastructure that will pivot efforts to increase access to learning opportunities by amplifying ecosystem capabilities.
About the Speaker: Shankar Maruwada is the CEO and Co-founder of EkStep Foundation. Shankar is passionate about addressing social problems at scale through technology based tools. He is an entrepreneur and marketing professional with a wide range of experience working on large scale projects such as the AADHAAR, India’s national identification program, where he was the Head of Demand Generation and Marketing. Shankar pioneered data analytics in India through Marketics, a company he co-founded. He is an investor in startups and a mentor to entrepreneurs. He is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad and Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur.
(live-PR.com) – Migration is security problem in Eurozone due to Syrian wars and radicals force the peaceful citizen to move to safer zone in search of better future.But with Elections in German,France and Italy the natives would like their preference in opportunities.Thus a globalisation has taken a backseat and the nationalism is the catch election issue for most of the most advance zones of Europe,Migrants are entering from North Africa ,Arab, Central Asia to Western Asia.Thus in order to put strong vetting and other measures are being framed for the entry of migrants.
In US the US Donald Trump is also attacked by US media and other cosmopolitan and human right group for his strict adherence of vetting for migrants even to the Green card holders is creating chaos for the time being.However the Americanisation or nationalism is still to stay vanguard instead of Internalism.zones of Europe,Migrants are entering from North Africa ,Arab, Central Asia to Western Asia.Thus in order to put strong vettings and other measures are being framed for the entry of migrants.
Media reports thus for europe’s are:
Italy set up a fund to help African countries better seal their borders in a bid to keep migrants from boarding flimsy and often deadly rubber boats bound for Europe, the foreign minister said on Wednesday. Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano’s announcement of the €200-million ($216 million) fund comes two days before EU leaders meet in Malta to discuss their plan to stop African immigrants from arriving in Europe. A record 181,000 migrants reached Italy over the Mediterranean last year, most of them leaving from Libya where people smugglers operate with impunity. At the moment, Libya, Tunisia and Niger are the three “strategic” partners for the fund, Alfano said, but Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt and Ethiopia could be future partners.
EU envoys agreed on Wednesday to extend emergency border controls inside the bloc’s free-travel zone for another three months to mid-May. The Schengen zone of open borders collapsed as about 1.5 million refugees and migrants arrived in the bloc in 2015 and 2016, leaving the EU scrambling to ensure security and provide for the people. Germany, Austria, Sweden, Denmark and Norway started imposing the emergency border controls from September, 2015, and got the go-ahead on Wednesday to keep them in place for longer. Germany is all but certain to seek further extensions beyond that in the build-up to September 24 national elections.
President Donald Trump’s travel ban imposed on citizens of seven mainly Muslim countries was a sovereign decision for the US and not directed at any religion, United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdallah bin Zayed said Wednesday. Speaking at a joint news conference with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Abdallah also said the idea of safe zones in Syria would be welcome if they we re to be temporary and for humanitarian purposes under international auspices. But he said Abu Dhabi wanted to hear more details from Washington before subscribing to the idea.
israeli police moved into an outpost in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday to remove settlers who Israel’s Supreme Court ruled have been living illegally on privately owned Palestinian land. Settlers and dozens of pro-settlement activists who flocked to the Amona outpost to protest against the evacuation burned tires and piled makeshift barricades at its entrance. There was no immediate violence as columns of unarmed police walked towards prefabricated homes where some 330 settlers live. Hours before the police operation, Israel announced plans for 3,000 more settlement homes in the West Bank, the third such declaration in eleven days since US President Donald Trump took office.
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