A film production’s camera crew is responsible for setting up and using the camera. Here are the responsibilities of each crew member. The camera is the most important tool on set. Without a camera, there is no movie. The director is in charge of a film set. The senior creative crew member after the director is the director of photography, who will achieve the look of the film using the various departments they manage. Among those departments is the camera crew.Director of PhotographyImage: Director of Photography Roger Deakins on set of Skyfall, via filmmakeriq.comThe director of photography (DP or DoP) manages the camera department, lighting department, electrical, and grips. They are the chief of the camera crew. The film’s director will tell the DP how they want a shot to look. They will then work with these departments to choose cameras, lenses, filters, shot composition, light design and setup, and any necessary gear.Camera OperatorImage: Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, via tasteofcinema.comThe camera operator, or cameraman, is the person who actually operates the camera. They are the person behind the lens and controlling the camera. This position varies on every set and for every shot. A director may assume this position for certain shots, but the director of photography is typically the camera operator. When a DP is the cameraman, they are typically referred to as a cinematographer.Cinematographer and director of photography are used interchangeably. The director of photography in the credits is the chief cinematographer. The best DPs are invited to be part of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC).If the DP has assigned another person to run the camera, or if multiple cameras are being used at once, the other cameramen are simply called camera operators.First Assistant Camera (1st AC, Focus Puller, Assistant Cameraman, B Camera)Image: 1st AC Larry Nielsen via NPRThe first assistant camera is in charge of the camera department. During a shoot, the 1st AC is responsible for keeping the camera in focus. This gave rise to the name focus puller. They are in charge of the maintenance and care of all cameras. During pre-production, the 1st AC will go to rental houses to test gear and make sure everything is ready on schedule.On-set, the 1st AC will build the camera, swap lenses, and move it from shot to shot. They are also responsible for updating the dope sheet. The dope sheet is a camera report that lists scenes that have already been shot. If shooting on film stock, the list will also contain the contents of each exposed reel.Most notably, the 1st AC should not look through a lens. They must be able to keep focus by paying attention to the distance between a subject and the camera.Second Assistant Camera (2nd AC, Camera Loader, Clapper Loader)2nd AC Geraldine Brezca on the set of Inglourious BasterdsThe second assistant camera works directly with the 1st AC. The 2nd AC operates the clapperboard at the beginning of each take. They also load film stock into camera magazines if there is no film loader on set. They note when film stock is received, used, and sent for development. The 2nd AC also oversees the transportation of camera equipment from one location to another.The second assistant camera will also tape down camera marks, the points where actors will perform. They update camera reports with camera settings, like aperture and focal length. This is recorded for any future pick-up shots or reshoots.Loader (Film Loader, Digital Loader)Image: Film Loader Milan Janicin on set of Transformers, via Edwards Air Force BaseThe loader is responsible for the actual medium that the camera shoots on, whether film stock or digital cards. Historically, the film loader was responsible for putting film into camera magazines. They would go into a dark room to open light-tight canisters of film stock to load into the magazine. They would then give the magazine to the 2nd AC, who would put it on the camera. When the 2nd AC finished a reel, the film loader would then take the footage back to their dark room or tent. The film loader puts the footage back into the light-tight canister and labels it for transport to the development lab.A digital loader works with memory cards, rather than film stock. Digital loaders manage inventory and back up footage. They work alongside the digital imaging technician to manage the digital data. The position is not very common on set, as 2nd ACs typically manage memory cards and give them directly to the DIT.Digital Imaging Technician (DIT)Image: Digital Imaging Technician Von Thomas, via Digital Tech NYCThe digital imaging technician is responsible for image quality control, on-set color correction, and managing a production’s workflow. The DIT manages all data and file distribution. They receive the camera’s memory cards and immediately dump and backup footage. They then send uncompressed files to the editors and make compressed file dailies for the director. DITs have a deep technical knowledge of all things digital like cameras, codecs, laptops, monitors, and more. Check out the constantly evolving role of a DIT.Steadicam OperatorImage: Steadicam Operator Chris Haarhoff on set of Birdman, via 1070noticias.comThe Steadicam operator is a specific camera operator that uses a Steadicam rig. Steadicam is a trademarked camera stabilization rig; the term should not be used to describe other types of stabilization devices like the MoVI and Ronin. The Steadicam operator wears the system on their body, which allows them to balance the camera while in motion.Camera Production Assistant (Camera PA, Camera Intern, Camera Trainee)Image: Camera PA Benito Sanchez on set of Nebraska, via University of Nebraska-LincolnThe camera production assistant helps the camera crew with any necessary duty. They are on set to learn by assisting every position listed above. Any camera intern will want to learn some camera crew slang, courtesy of Evan Luzi at The Black and Blue.Did you learn anything about camera crew jobs? Interested in more Filmmaking 101 posts like these? Let us know in the comments below!
In this video tutorial, learn how to improve your editing workflow with precise edits using Premiere Pro’s Trim Mode configuration.Many editors might not even know that Premiere’s Trim Mode exists, mainly due to the fact that it’s so well hidden. Nevertheless, this helpful display will allow you to quickly and precisely adjust an edit point, using a variety of different trim tools along the way. Use it to tweak dialogue scenes, change the pacing of an action sequence, or simply wow your colleagues. Let’s take a closer look at what you can accomplish in Premiere’s Trim Mode. Trim Mode ConfigurationIf you want to fine-tune an edit point, you can put the Program monitor into Trim Mode configuration. To do this, select Sequence > Trim Edit, or simply use keyboard shortcut T. Once open, the playhead on the timeline will snap to the closest edit point, and the Program monitor will switch to a two-screen display. These two screens show you the In and Out points of the adjacent clips along with their source timecode.Playback will loop when Trim Mode is active, giving you the opportunity to view changes to the edit point as you make them. Several buttons are available in this mode, including trim forward/backward options and an apply default transition button. Change the amount of frames in the trim forward/backward buttons in Preferences > Trim. Trimming in Trim ModeThe great thing about Trim Mode is that you can trim by clicking and dragging directly on the display. As you move your mouse over the panel, various trim tools become active, including the Rolling and Ripple edit tools. Use these tools by clicking and dragging on a particular window in the Program monitor. Again, the left display shows the Out point of the previous clip, while the right shows the In point of the upcoming clip.For more precise controls, use the trim forward/backward buttons or use Ctrl+Left to trim backward and Ctrl+Right to trim forward (use the Option modifier key on a Mac). To perform a Slip edit, first select the In and Out points of your clip with the Ripple Tool. Next, enter Trim Mode and adjust the clip accordingly. For a Slide edit, select the Out point of the previous clip and the In point of the next clip, open up Trim Mode and adjust accordingly.Looking for more Premiere Pro tips? Check out these articles.Shutterstock’s Free Plugin Brings 8 Million+ Clips to Premiere Pro15 FREE Camera Shake Presets for After Effects and Premiere ProImprove Your Edits with Better Audio in Premiere ProAudio Mixing in Premiere Pro’s Clip MixerOrganize Your Interviews Using Subclips in Premiere Pro
Opener David Warner will be selected for Australia when they launch their World Cup campaign against Afghanistan on Saturday, captain Aaron Finch said on the eve of the match.”Dave is fine, he will play tomorrow. No doubt about that,” Finch told a news conference on Friday.But Australia are still pondering over their final selection for the game at Bristol.”In terms of the 11, we will name it at the toss. Everyone is in the mix. We are very close to an 11, but we are not going to name it yet.”Everyone’s been in really good form… in the practice games, and the three games we played against New Zealand,” the captain added, leaving questions about who bats at No.3 – either Usman Khawaja or Shaun Marsh.Warner underwent a fitness test on Thursday after concerns that an upper leg injury might rule him out of Saturday’s game. The 32-year-old missed the defending champions’ final warm-up match against Sri Lanka on Monday and was unable to train on Wednesday.Warner, who scored 345 runs at an average of 49.28 in Australia’s run to the title four years ago, returned to the national set-up last month after serving a one-year ban for his part in a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.Finch said both Warner and Steve Smith, who was also suspended after the scandal and stripped of the captaincy, had slotted back into the team easily.”When you are world-class players, you adapt again really quickly and you get up to speed.advertisement”Having them play 13 games each in the IPL (Indian Premier League) is really important. It is a high standard of cricket so that gets you back up to as close to international competition as you can.”I think Steve will be one of the all-time greats by the time he will have finished the game. There is no question about his batting ability. So when you are great, you get the game quicker, things just happen quicker, so there is never any issue about how he’ll bounce back.”The same with Davey. They are both so competitive. They have both got great records. So there was never any doubt about how well they would come back.”Also Read | World Cup 2019: Justin Langer urges fans not to boo Steve Smith and David WarnerAlso Read | World Cup 2019: Australia fret over Warner’s fitness ahead of opener vs Afghanistan
PASADENA, CA – JANUARY 01: Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer celebrates winning the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2019 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)Former Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer, who retired following the 2018 season, has landed a new job.The three-time national title-winning head coach is stepping into television. Sporting News reported earlier this week that Meyer is close to an agreement with Fox Sports, where he’ll become a lead college football analyst.“Fox just wrapped its most-watched college football regular season ever. The network envisions Meyer as the kind of big-time coaching name/TV talent who could potentially put its “Fox College Football Pregame” show on par with Kirk Herbstreit’s “College GameDay” at ESPN,” Sporting News writes.Meyer maintains that he won’t be coaching again, though news of this television job has sparked some memories for Florida football fans.The former Gators’ head coach, of course, stepped down from his job in Gainesville, Fla. Shortly after that, he took a television job with ESPN. Less than a year later, he was back on the sideline, coaching Ohio State.A lot of fans now believe that Meyer will be doing the same thing. Some are speculating that he’ll end up back on the sideline in 2020, coaching at USC.A temp job until USC hires him— Star Baker Jason Hollywood (@jtwashin) January 17, 2019Of course they are. Hmmmm….seeing a familiar pattern here. Will be coaching again in two years. Bye bye, FOX?— MoMo (@momofraney) January 18, 2019Meyer’s wife, Shelley Meyer, maintains that he’s retiring from coaching.“Retiring from COACHING, not living. He isn’t ready to lie around the house. A lot less intensity in the duties he has now. LOTS. Did I say LOTS? All good,” she writes.Right…Retiring from COACHING, not living. He isn’t ready to lie around the house. A lot less intensity in the duties he has now. LOTS. Did I say LOTS? ??All good.— Shelley ❌eyer (@spinnershells) January 18, 2019Meyer on FOX could be a lot of fun to watch, especially if he ends up calling some Ohio State games.
Nova Scotia’s main streets will be lined with new flower beds or a freshly painted bench as part of the province’s community revitalization program, Mainstreet 2.0, announced today, July 26. Mainstreet 2.0 is a companion to the First Impressions program that is part of the province’s tourism strategy. Both aim to support the development of attractive, distinctive and visitor-friendly downtowns and main streets. “Nova Scotians have great pride in their communities and the original main street program was a great success helping make a few small improvements with big impact,” said Public Service Commission Minister Marilyn More, on behalf of Communities Culture and Heritage Minister Leonard Preyra. “By having a balanced budget the province is now able to look to the future and support initiatives that help make life better for families and their communities.” Mainstreet 2.0 will provide grants of up to $1,000 to help community groups and municipalities beautify their main streets. Total funding will be $1.5 million dollars a year. “Our main streets are the first thing to greet families and visitors,” said Ms. More. “A town could use a grant to purchase flower beds, hanging plants or a new coat of paint for doors or benches. The province is pleased to stand with local communities and bring this program back.” “Our downtowns represent the heart and soul of our communities and are crucial to the economic and cultural success of the province as a whole,” said Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities president Russell Walker. “Reinstating the Mainstreet Program demonstrates the province’s commitment to maintaining and reinvigorating our downtowns.” “I am excited to see these grants will be available here and across the province.” says Dartmouth resident Derek Simon. “I’ve been involved in small-scale grants like these and they make a big difference for community projects. These are exactly the kind of initiatives government should be supporting.” Program applications will be available this winter and grants will be approved in the spring.
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WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve signalled its confidence Wednesday in the U.S. economy by raising a key interest rate for a third time this year, forecasting another rate hike before year’s end and predicting that it will continue to tighten credit into 2020 to manage growth and inflation.The Fed lifted its short-term rate — a benchmark for many consumer and business loans — by a modest quarter-point to a range of 2 per cent to 2.25 per cent. It was its eighth hike since late 2015. The central bank also stuck with a previous forecast for three more rate hikes in 2019.In a statement after its latest policy meeting, the Fed dropped phrasing it had long used that characterized its policy as “accommodative” — that is, favouring low rates. The Fed had used variations of that pledge in the seven years that it kept its key rate at a record low near zero and over the past nearly three years in which it’s gradually tightened credit.By removing that language, the Fed may be signalling its resolve to keep raising rates. In a news conference after its meeting, though, Chairman Jerome Powell said the removal of the “accommodative” language did not amount to a policy change.“Our economy is strong,” Powell declared at the start of his news conference. “Growth is running at a healthy clip, unemployment is low. The number of people working is rising steadily, and wages are up. Inflation is low and stable, all of these are very good signs.”The chairman added, though: “That’s not to say everything is perfect. The benefits of this strong economy have not reached all Americans. Many of our country’s economic challenges are beyond the scope of the Fed.”The Fed’s actions and its updated economic forecasts Wednesday had been widely anticipated. Initially, there was little reaction in the stock or bond markets. But later in the afternoon, stocks sold off, and major indexes closed modestly lower.“The Fed stuck to script today, pushing ahead with another rate hike,” said Michael Pearce, senior U.S. economist at Capital Economics.But Pearce added, “Our view is that officials are still underestimating just how quickly the economy is likely to lose momentum next year.”He said he expects the Fed to suspend its rate hikes by mid-2019 — and then feel compelled to cut rates by early 2020 to support the economy.In its updated outlook Wednesday, the Fed foresees one final rate hike after 2019 — in 2020 — which would leave its benchmark at 3.4 per cent. At that point, it would regard its policy as modestly restraining growth. The Fed seeks to slow the economy when it reaches full employment to prevent a tight job market from raising inflation too high.During a late-afternoon news conference in New York, President Donald Trump said he was “not happy” about the Fed’s latest rate hike. In a highly unusual move for a president, Trump has publicly complained that the Fed’s rate increases could blunt his efforts to boost growth through tax cuts and deregulation.Earlier, Powell said during his news conference that such outside criticism would have no effect on the Fed’s use of rates to try to maximize employment and stabilize prices.“We’ve been given a really important job to do on behalf of the American people,” Powell said. “My colleagues and I are focused, exclusively, on carrying out that mission.”The Fed’s latest forecast predicts that the unemployment rate, now 3.9 per cent, will reach 3.7 per cent by the end of this year and then 3.5 per cent next year. Not since the late 1960s has unemployment fallen that low.The central bank expects unemployment to begin rising to 3.7 per cent at the end of 2021. It foresees the economy growing 3.1 per cent this year before slowing to 2.5 per cent in 2019, 2 per cent in 2020 and 1.8 per cent in 2021. The Fed sees the economy’s long-run growth at a 1.8 per cent annual rate — far below the Trump administration’s projections for a sustained rate of 3 per cent.Many analysts think the economy could weaken next year, in part from the effects of the trade conflicts Trump has pursued with China, Canada, Europe and other trading partners. The tariffs Trump has imposed on imported steel and Chinese goods, in particular, complicate the Fed’s decision-making.That’s because the tariffs — and the resulting retaliation from America’s trading partners — could weaken the U.S. economy. The Fed would normally respond to weaker growth by cutting interest rates. But tariffs, which are an import tax, can inflate prices. And the Fed typically counters higher inflation by raising rates.Megan Greene, global chief economist at Manulife Asset Management, said she thought the tariffs were more likely to slow the economy than to accelerate inflation.“The real risk of trade wars,” Greene wrote last week, “is a hit to growth, not a boost to inflation.”Indeed, the Fed’s regional banks have reported that some businesses are delaying investments until they see some resolution to the trade hostilities. In his news conference, Powell said some companies have told Fed officials that the tariffs have raised fears that supply chains will be disrupted and raw materials will cost more.Powell said he had yet to see evidence that the administration’s tariffs have raised prices for many consumers. But he said rising inflation remains a threat resulting from Trump’s trade policies.“It’s a concern,” Powell said. “It’s a risk. You could see prices moving up. You don’t see it yet. But you could see retail prices moving up. The tariffs might provide a basis for companies to raise prices in a world where they’ve been very reluctant to and unable to raise prices.”___AP Economics Writers Josh Boak, Paul Wiseman and Christopher Rugaber contributed to this report.
Rabat – A city in China’s mainly Muslim Xinjiang province has banned residents form wearing the burqa in public, Chinese state media reported.Legislators in Urumqi, a city of 3.1 million people in the far western region of Xinjiang, barred women from wearing the garment in “an effort to curb growing religious extremism.”“Burqas are not traditional dress for Uighur women, and wearing them in public places is banned in countries such as Belgium and France,” Xinhua, China’s official news agency, wrote in brief article about the ban. The ban on burqas was introduced by local legislators in December, and passed over the weekend.Last summer, another Xinjiang city banned people wearing Islamic-style clothing and large beards from riding public transportation during a provincial state event, according to state media.Around 13.4 million of Xinjiang nearly 22 million residents are Muslims, according to the 2010 census.Xinjiang authorities banned students and civil servants from fasting during Ramadan, the Muslim holy month.People under the age of 18 are also banned from entering mosques in Xinjiang.Amnesty International has said that Muslim Uyghur face discrimination in employment, housing and educational opportunities, as well as curtailed religious freedom and political marginalization.
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and mission chief, Ambassador Juan Gabriel Valdés, commended the Brazilian contingent of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) for its work on the Pétionville municipal school for 1,200 students and 30 teachers.After undergoing the $14,000 renovation, the school’s name was changed to Duque de Caxias, an army leader during Brazil’s 19th century Second Empire. Alexandre Pétion was a leader and hero of Haiti’s independence war nearly 200 years ago.The SRSG said MINUSTAH’s objectives included “the improvement of the living conditions of the population through security measures, humanitarian actions and economic development.”
Natural Bridge State Resort Park sign LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Seven Kentucky State Parks were recognized in Kentucky Living magazine’s “Best in Kentucky” Awards on Thursday. They are My Old Kentucky Home, Cumberland Falls, John James Audubon, Green River Lake, Dale Hollow Lake, Natural Bridge and Barren River Lake.- Advertisement – “We’re proud of all of our Kentucky State Parks and the people who work there,” Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland said. “We appreciate being recognized by our guests.”My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown received first place in the historic site category. The centerpiece of the park is Federal Hill, a mansion completed in 1818 by the Rowan family. Related Article: 1 rescued after car becomes stuck in high water in Taylor CountyTours of the home and special events are offered throughout the year. The park also has a golf course and campground.Cumberland Falls State Resort Park near Corbin received two 2nd place awards for long weekend getaway and day trip. Cumberland Falls is the home of a beautiful waterfall, 125-feet wide and 65-feet high, that also produces a “moonbow” during a full moon. The park has a lodge, cottages, restaurant, campground, hiking trails and many other recreational activities.Other Kentucky State Parks recognized were:-John James Audubon State Park in Henderson received 2nd place for museum.-Green River Lake State Park near Campbellsville received 2nd place for camping spot.-Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park near Burkesville received 3rd place for golf course and for houseboating lake.-Natural Bridge State Resort Park at Slade got 3rd place for place for adventure.-Barren River Lake State Resort Park at Lucas received a 3rd place award for public hunting/fishing area.For more information about these and other Kentucky State Parks, visit www.parks.ky.gov
More: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | RSS If you’re a fan of our podcasts, be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts and leave a rating/review. That helps spread the word to other listeners. And get in touch by email, on Twitter or in the comments. Tell us what you think, send us hot takes to discuss and tell us why we’re wrong. Welcome to this week’s episode of Hot Takedown, our podcast where the hot sports takes of the week meet the numbers that prove them right or tear them down. On this week’s show (Sept. 8, 2015), we offer a preview of this year’s NFL season now that Tom Brady is playing a full slate of games. Plus FiveThirtyEight’s Walt Hickey helps launch our newest crowdsourcing project — challenging you to win the Super Bowl using his avatar in Madden. Then we bring you the latest in our U.S. Open mini-podcast, Baseline, with host Carl Bialik. And to close out the show, a Significant Digit on the weirdness of this year’s Premier League season.Stream the episode by clicking the play button, or subscribe using one of the podcast clients we’ve linked to above. Below are links to some of the articles we discussed on the show.FiveThirtyEight’s comprehensive NFL preview coverage, rolling out all this week.Walt Hickey and Neil Paine go behind the Madden ratings.Want to win Madden with Walt as your quarterback? Here’s how to take part in our crowdsourcing project.The full archive of Baseline podcasts from Carl Bialik.Significant Digit: 0.8. Soccer journalist Michael Caley recently created an “Early Season Weirdness Rating” for the Premier League. This year’s early weirdness is only 0.8 standard deviations above the average weirdness at this point in the season. In other words, just a little bit weird! Video: Win the Super Bowl with Walt as your QB Hot Takedown
The Nvidia-powered Asus ME370T that was shown off at CES 2012 was a nice enough tablet, but who wants to pay $249 for a quad-core tablet when you can pick one up for just $199? Nvidia boss Jen-Hsun Huang said they were coming this year, and VP of Investor Relations Rob Csonger has reiterated that sentiment at the company’s annual stockholder meeting.Right now, it’s tricky enough to find a dual-core tablet that isn’t the Kindle Fire (or an unknown Shanzai brand) for under $200. According to Csonger, the Nvidia Kai platform will make it possible for OEMs to break that pricing threshold. To make that happen, Csonger told investors that Kai utilizes “a lot of the secret sauce that’s inside Tegra 3.” He also speaks about reduced power consumption and lower-cost components helping to drive costs down.Those last bits go without saying, and they’re not just true for Kai. Everywhere you look in the industry, new products are benefiting from more efficient displays — and sliding component prices over time has always been an industry trend.What remains to be seen is when OEMs will actually deliver a a $199 quad-core Kai device. The ME370T has yet to hit the streets, and it might be the closest thing we’ve seen to Kai at this point. There are, however, rumors that it could wind up being the Google Nexus Tablet and that it will be unveiled at Google I/O — which is just around the corner. It seems like a given that Google and a hardware partner will unveil another awesome Android device at the event, but taking the wraps off a sub-$200 quad core tablet would have geeks everywhere chomping at the bit.More at The Verge
Kadthal: In spite of rising incidents of wild attacks by Cheetah against the cattle and other livestock in Ekwaipally village of Kadthal mandal in Ragareddy district, the forest officials are staying mere spectators without taking any initiatives to contain the wild cat attack against the scores of cattle like cows, buffalos and calves since past two months in the village. Also Read – Golden 90’s Music Superstars – Alka Yagnik & Kumar Sanu LIVE in Concert will be performing together for the very 1st time in the city of pearls,… Advertise With Us Earlier a few weeks ago, the wild cat had devoured a cow calf of Yedla Yadaiah and killed it. And now once again it has attacked a Calf of a farmer Jengala Mallaiah in his farm land on Saturday. According to the villagers of Ekwaipally, during the past 2-3 months the wild cat had killed more than 300 domestic animals like Sheep, Goats, Cow Calves and buffalos. Also Read – Warrant issued against Renuka Chowdhury in cheating case Advertise With Us Even though the villagers had lodged their complaints with the forest officials no action has been taken yet and still the killer wild cat is roaming loose, causing fear among the villagers. “The Cheetah has been roaming in the surrounding hilly areas since past 3-4 months. We have earlier spotted it many times and also informed to the forest officials, but till now no action has been taken up. As many as 40 calves have been killed by the wild cat since past 3 months. We are demanding the forest officials to take action and capture the wild animal and protect us and our animals,” said Mallaiah. Advertise With Us The forest officials who are already aware of this, are also helpless as they have attempted many times to capture it but failed. “We are not able to spot the exact location and area of the wild cat. This is roaming from one habitat to the other, though we tried to capture it, it is not falling to our baits,” informed a forest officials. Not just in Ekwaipally, similar incidents of Cheetah attack are also witnessed in Ippalapally village of Nagarkurnool district. “A Cheetah is on the prowl in Ippalapally village, we have already lost a buffalo and we under fear that the Cheetah may also attack humans and we are not coming out of our homes during nights. We are seeking the protection of the forest department officials, however no one has come forward to assure protection from the wild life,” said a resident of Ippalapallly. However, the forest department officials said that the people of the village must be alert and advised them to keep their cattle and other live stock indoors so that no such incidents repeat again.
Representative ImageReutersThe US military announced that it test-fired ground-based cruise missile in San Nicolas Island in California. The launch marked the first military demonstration since the United States withdrew from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF).The Pentagon issued a statement saying the missile with a range of more than 500 km was fired on Sunday at 2:30 pm Pacific Daylight Time. “The Department of Defence conducted a flight test of a conventionally-configured ground-launched cruise missile at San Nicolas Island, California,” the Pentagon said.Earlier this month, the US officially withdrew from the 1987 treaty with Russia, triggering concerns about regional security.The treaty, signed by then US President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, was withdrawn by President Donald Trump’s administration in February, following allegations that Moscow violated the terms. NATO also supported the position of the US.The six-month withdrawal process was initiated after Russia’s Novator 9M729 cruise missile violated the treaty, which bans all land-based missiles with a range between 500 and 5,500 kilometres to be stationed in Europe. Russia has denied the claims and insisted that the country had followed the treaty’s norms.Withdrawal from the treaty allows both countries to develop their military assets in comparison to Chinese military capabilities. The bilateral treaty between the US and Russia slowed down US weapons development, especially in intermediate-range nuclear missiles, something that China was able to develop over the years.Russian lawmaker Frants Klintsevich on Monday responded to the US missile launch and called it a mockery of the international community.”The testing by (the) US military of a land-based missile banned under INF treaty two weeks after the official termination of this treaty is a blatant cynicism and mockery of the international community,” reported RIA news agency.He also said that Russia had no intention to enter into an arms race. “We, of course, will do our best in the shortest period of time to ensure that the United States does not have superiority in these types of weapons,” he said.Russian President Vladimir Putin at a press conference with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron said it was the US and not Russia that withdrew “unilaterally” from the INF. The country had no intentions to deploy “intermediate- and shorter-range missiles where the US has no similar weapons.””We are unilaterally undertaking obligations. If the United States produces such offensive systems, we will also do so,” he added. Close US And NATO Accuse Russia Of Violating Arms Treaty IBTimes VideoRelated VideosMore videos Play VideoPauseMute0:00/1:31Loaded: 0%0:01Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVE-1:31?Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedSubtitlessubtitles settings, opens subtitles settings dialogsubtitles off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window. COPY LINKAD Loading …
Poorva Suhani Aayi Re is a Hindi serial which tells how a village girl Poorva, an illiterate, but highly motivated woman who through her courage and commitment gives a voice to her fellow villagers and makes them aware of the benefits of various welfare schemes and policies and helps them to improve their living standards. Poorva is married to the son of a wealthy, influential zamindar. The Zamindar was the chief decision maker and pradhan of the village. When the Government implemented fifty per cent reservation for women in the panchayats, this panchayat – Chaubeypur- also comes under reserved category. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’The Zamindar, to protect his interests to maintain his domination, appoints his daughter-in-law – Poorva- as pradhan, thinking that his superiority and hegemony would continue using her as an ‘angootha chaap’. Initially, Poorva, had to play in the hands of her husband and father-in-law. But gradually she comes in contact with the doctors, social activist and the community radio boy and she slowly understands the actual problems of the people and the reality in the village/ panchayat. Also Read – Leslie doing new comedy special with NetflixThe serial takes the viewers how slowly she plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of the village/ panchayat, fight for people’s rights and empowering the voiceless.The serial is to be telecast in 52 episodes at 10 PM every Wednesday and Thursday, starting from 8 August on DD National. Poorva Suhani Aayi Re is bringing out a picture highlighting the rapid transformation towards development and will be a good treat for the viewers, especially in the rural areas.
India’s first Railway University and the third in the world after Russia and China will be a “smart campus” complementing the transport-related education, multidisciplinary research and training programs. Proposing a Net-Zero Campus, the entire project will foster the concept of energy efficiency for the University. There would also be a designated area to accommodate series of solar farms that would support in meeting the energy demands within the Campus. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfDelhi-based renowned firm, CP Kukreja Architects has been assigned to design the entire plan, the site for which is located in Vadodara, Gujarat. Spread across 110 acres, the designing will flag off from January 1, 2019 and would be accomplished by January, 2020. Designed as per the GRIHA 5-Star Ratings, the campus will be a Centre for research having facilities for labs like Mobility Labs, Intelligent Transport System Labs, and High-Speed Rail Labs with latest cut-edge technologies provided by the Indian Railways. The University will have the infrastructure to accommodate 3,000 full-time students. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveUpon entering the Campus, one would be able to feel the transition between the spaces, welcomed by an extended row of sky-high columns, reminiscent of the arched forms of the railway bridges, spanning through the entire drive-way. The meandering pavements take inspiration from the railway-tracks and spread across the course of the Campus, providing a harmonious ensemble to the site. Speaking on executing this first of its kind project in India, Dikshu C Kukreja, Principal Architect, CP Kukreja Architects said, “It’s an honor to be a part of creating history for one of the world’s largest rail networks. This is an exceptional move by the Modi government by coming up with such a concept which will undoubtedly bring in a thrust to the Indian Railways. Through the design, the Campus will be able to reflect the pride and legacy established by the Railways through the course of the years. The overall design is a contemporary take on the Classical Style of architecture, subdued in its look, but imposing in its character.” The buildings will have a sense of connection and would reflect the demeanor of the Indian Railways’ design ideologies. The Library is being designed as an iconic landmark in the University’s Campus, which would serve as the nucleus for students across various backgrounds of research and academia to participate in interactions and discussions. The University will follow an interdisciplinary approach for research of transport systems by bringing together academicians, scientists and engineers from different fields, and plans to leverage its academic and industry partnerships and collaborations.
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We’re also on Facebook – your must-see news, features, videos and pictures throughout Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire & South Cheshire. 18:55Heavy traffic on Waterloo Road from Cobridge Traffic Lights towards Hanley Town centre (Vale Place). 17:54One lane closed and slow traffic due to accident, a lorry and a car involved on M6 Southbound before J15 A500 (Stoke-On-Trent).Lane one (of three) is closed. The sensors and cameras show that he accident is just prior to J15. 17:48Diversion in place in KingsleyTraffic from Cheadle, towards Hanley, is being routed through the car park of Jones and Shuff plumbing centre causing slow traffic and a tailback of around one mile.Traffic from Hanley is being forced to turn left at the junction towards Froghall. 17:45Accident in Kingsley MoorPolice are at the scene of this crash on the A52 Leek Road in Kingsley Moor. No injuries reported in the incident and recovery of the vehicle has been requested. Picture taken by Sentinel SnapperSquad member Ian Slade.The scene in Kingsley Moor17:27Queuing traffic on Brownhills Road / Davenport Street / Newcastle Street between A500 (Porthill Bank) and Tunstall. Travel time is seven minutes. 17:27One lane closed due to broken down vehicle on M6 Northbound between J12 A5 (Gailey) and J13 A449 (Stafford South). Traffic is coping well.Lane one (of four) is closed. There is also a separate break down on the opposite carriageway. 17:26UPDATE: A38 RTC NB near Wychnor: female has been freed from the vehicle and now in the care of @OFFICIALWMAS pic.twitter.com/IA4geYaV0g— Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service (@StaffsFire) October 15, 201816:52Crews from #Burton #Lichfield and #Longton are currently at a road traffic collision on the A38 Northbound near the Barton turn. There are reports that a car has gone down the embankment and there may be one casualty trapped. Please avoid this part of the road. pic.twitter.com/DDken2VJsd— Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service (@StaffsFire) October 15, 201816:00Heavy traffic on A5020 University Way Northbound at the roadworks at A534 / Hungerford Road (Crewe Green Roundabout). 15:46Waterloo Road busy but moving from Cobridge Traffic Lights towards Hanley Town centre (Vale Place). 15:28Slow traffic on A34 Stone Road Southbound at B5041 London Road.Near The Black Lion Pub.14:31Police launch attempted murder investigationDetectives are this afternoon continuing to question a 28-year-old man after an OAP was attacked at a retirement complex.Staffordshire Police have revealed they have launched an attempted murder investigation following yesterday morning’s incident at Gloucester Grange, in Clayton.Read the full story here.13:34More than 600 homes without power in NewcastleSupplies are all expected to be restored by 4pm. More here.12:57Trespassers causing delays on railway stationDelays of up to 15 minutes on Virgin Trains West Coast and East Midland Trains at Stoke-on-Trent due to trespass incident. 12:52Accident on the M6 SouthboundOne lane closed and slow traffic due to accident on M6 Southbound between J15 A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) and J14 A5013 (Stafford North). In the roadworks area.Lane one (of three) is closed.12:35Girl, 13, dies after accident on Staffordshire roadShe was taken to hospital with serious injuries but died a short time later. More here.10:00Congestion in BucknallUsual congestion on A52 Werrington Road Westbound before A52 Leek Road (Lime Kiln Traffic Lights).08:57Accident in BurslemSlow traffic due to accident on Adelaide Street between A50 Waterloo Road and B5050 Nile Street. (Image: Inrix)08:54Duke and Duchess of Sussex expecting babyPrince Harry and Meghan Markle got married earlier this year. More here.Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (Picture) Chris Jackson/PA Wire08:46Royal Baby expected The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are “very pleased” that Meghan is expecting a baby in the spring of 2019, Kensington Palace said. 08:34One lane shut on M6One lane closed and slow traffic due to broken down vehicle on M6 Southbound from J13 A449 (Stafford South) to J12 A5 (Gailey).Lane one (of four) is closed.07:55Traffic released at junction 11aTraffic has now been released following an earlier accident on the M6 Northbound at Junction 11a07:47Traffic held on M6 northbound at junction 11 due to accidentA Highways England spokesman said:M6 Northbound at J11a. Traffic has been stopped to clear vehicles involved in a collision to the side of the road. Traffic should be released shortly. “07:46Slow traffic in Longport Brownhills Road / Davenport Street / Newcastle Street busy but moving between A500 (Porthill Bank) and Tunstall.07:31Heavy traffic on A50 heading into Stoke-on-TrentHeavy traffic on A50 Westbound from Meir Tunnel towards the A500 D Road (Sideway Roundabout). (Image: Inrix)07:30Slow traffic around Crewe Green roundaboutHeavy traffic on A534 Haslington Bypass before the roadworks at A5020 University Way (Crewe Green roundabout).07:27Slow traffic on the A34Slow traffic on A34 in both directions at A51. In the roadworks area. (Image: Inrix)07:11A500 busy but movingA500 D Road Southbound busy but moving before M6 J15. (Image: Inrix)06:32A50 busy but moving near UttoxeterA50 busy but moving at B5030 Ashbourne Road (Little Chef roundabout) through the roadworks near Uttoxeter. (Image: Inrix)06:30Good morningTom here to bring you the latest traffic and travel news from across the region this morning. 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The affected stretch of the A518 (Image: Inrix) A police spokesman said: “We are currently at the A518 Haughton at an incident with Staffordshire Police. Road closed. Please avoid the area.” A photograph from the scene also confirms West Midlands Ambulance Service and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have attended the incident. We have no further information on how many vehicles were involved in the accident, or if anyone has been hurt. It is also unclear when the road will reopen at this stage. We will bring you an update on this story when one becomes available. Read MoreMan charged after £2,100 of drugs found at address Want to tell us about something going on where you live? Let us know – Tweet us @SOTLive or message us on our Facebook page. And if you have pictures to share, tag us on Instagram at StokeonTrentLive. Get the biggest Daily stories by emailSubscribeSee our privacy noticeThank you for subscribingSee our privacy noticeCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailA major Staffordshire road remains closed following an accident earlier tonight. The A518 Castle Bank is shut in both directions due to a collision between Haughton and Stafford this evening (Saturday January 12). Inrix, the traffic data company, reports the accident has taken place between Bradley Lane (Haughton) and Sundown Drive (Castle Bank) – with the closure affecting drivers between Stafford and Haughton. A 20-year-old man involved in the collision has died in hospital. Read MoreMotorcyclist dies in hospital after serious two-vehicle crash The road is believed to have shut shortly after 6.30pm, with Inrix confirming it remain closed at 10.30pm. Police from the Central Motorway Police Group’s Collision Investigation Unit confirmed they were at the scene earlier tonight.