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House in Chofu / SNARK

first_imgArchDaily Construction: Japan Houses 2017 Photographs:  Ippei Shinzawa Architects: SNARK Area Area of this architecture project Save this picture!© Ippei Shinzawa+ 20 Share House in Chofu / SNARKSave this projectSaveHouse in Chofu / SNARK “COPY” CopyHouses•Chofu, Japan Area:  75 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project center_img ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/883146/house-in-chofu-snark Clipboard Projects Photographs “COPY” Architect In Charge:Yu YamadaCity:ChofuCountry:JapanMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Ippei ShinzawaText description provided by the architects. The Tokyo prefecture Chofu City where this second-hand condominium is located is a lush green commuter town where close to the Tama river and the municipal park, and access to the central Tokyo well. There is good access to the Japan Alps owing to the proximity of Chofu Interchange on expressway. We designed a house for a couple who loves mountains in a corner suite on the 4th floor.Save this picture!© Ippei ShinzawaFrom there they can view Mt.Takao on the west side on a sunny day. The couple go out to mountains and fields at the every weekend in order to climb mountains, trek river, ski, hunt mushrooms, etc… and they are work in central Tokyo on weekdays. Exaggeratedly, they are living in mountains about a quarter of a year. Of course, they have many outdoor gear, and in the apartment that originally lived, a room called “mountain room” about 9 ㎡ was the gear storage place.Save this picture!Floor PlanIn the renovation this time we took the mountain room to expand, took the place to live three-quarters of the year to small, and adjusted the balance of the size of the room to make the house that will be the base camp connecting mountains and cities.Save this picture!© Ippei ShinzawaThe mountain room was opened as a place to allow various activities such as maintenance of gear, preparation of mountain climbing, gathering with mountain friends, not just a gear storage place by expanding to a size more than double. We chose mortar finish that can easy cleaning in the floor from the entrance to the balcony so that allow to carry dirty gear to the balcony in order to maintenance as soon as come back from the mountain. All furniture that stores the gear were made of lauan plywood with rough details that allow for tough usage and made to induce usage other than storage by keeping the volume down to the waist height Save this picture!© Ippei ShinzawaSave this picture!© Ippei ShinzawaSave this picture!© Ippei ShinzawaThe place to live was gathered compactly that living, dining, kitchen, bedroom. The efficiency of air conditioning is increased without obstructing the line of sight to the opening in three directions with the frame door that separate the place to live with the mountain room. The furniture separating the kitchen and the bedroom was made a little higher than other furniture and arranged so as to enclose the bedroom. In this way, although it is a one-room layout, we planned to adjust the relationships of neighboring places with fittings and furniture to live comfortably.Save this picture!© Ippei ShinzawaWe hope that the base camp connecting mountains and cities will be the start of the couple’s adventure and will be the goal.Save this picture!© Ippei ShinzawaProject gallerySee allShow lessThe Memory House of Shanchuan Town / The Design Institute of Landscape and Architect…Selected ProjectsHVB Complex / 23o5studioSelected Projects Share Year:  House in Chofu / SNARK ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/883146/house-in-chofu-snark Clipboard TANK CopyAbout this officeSNARKOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesChofuJapanPublished on November 09, 2017Cite: “House in Chofu / SNARK” 08 Nov 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogShowerhansgroheShowers – Croma SelectGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ GradationPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Zenith® SeriesWall / Ceiling LightsCocowebLighting – Blackspot LED Barn LightUrban ApplicationsIsland Exterior FabricatorsPublic Safety Answering Center II Envelope SystemCeilingsSculptformTimber Batten Ceiling in All Souls ChapelHanging LampsLouis PoulsenLamp – PH 5 + PH 5 MiniGlazedGrespaniaWall Tiles – Porto PetroThermalSchöckInsulation – Isokorb® Concrete to SteelCeramicsTerrealTerracotta Baguettes in Vork CenterCompositesLamitechPlastic facades PanelexCarpetsHalcyon LakeCarpet – Nobsa GreyMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?长府之家,山与城的连接‘寓’ House in Chofu / SNARK是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

Brazil’s Trump: Bolsonaro is the ‘biggest threat’ to COVID response

first_imgMothers on May 31 carry photos of their sons and others killed by Brazilian police.On May 9, The Lancet medical journal, in assessing the COVID crisis in Brazil, wrote that “perhaps the biggest threat to Brazil’s COVID-19 response is its president, Jair Bolsonaro.” When questioned by journalists about the country’s high rate of infection, Bolsonaro had answered — this is a direct quote — “So what? What do you want me to do?” This is a politician who takes great pride in being compared to U.S. President Donald Trump.Now Bolsonaro’s Trump-like response to the pandemic has contributed to Brazil  having the second-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world —the highest being the U.S. As of June 1, almost 515,000 Brazilians are known to be infected and over 29,000 have died.Bolsonaro has also parroted Trump’s denial of climate science. He has deliberately allowed climate-related fires to destroy wide swaths of the Amazon rainforest, displacing Indigenous communities and threatening the “lungs” of the planet.None of this has endeared Bolsonaro to the Brazilian masses. On May 25, when he stepped outside his home in Brasilia to buy a hot dog from a vendor — without a face mask and deliberately flouting social distancing guidelines — residents banged pots and pans and hurled insults at him: “killer,” “assassin,” “fascist” and “garbage.”“We are in the midst of a pandemic,” said Antônio Carlos Costa, an activist pastor in Rio de Janeiro. “People are dying in packed hospitals, and you don’t see him shed a single tear.” (Guardian, May 24)Widespread condemnation of Bolsonaro’s “so what” attitude began before the infection numbers skyrocketed. Several Brazilian scientific and human rights organizations sounded the alarm with an April 7 manifesto titled “Pact for Life and for Brazil.” Organized by renowned Brazilian photojournalist Sebastião Salgado, artists, intellectuals, scientists and celebrities from around the world signed a May 3 open letter warning of a health catastrophe.Death toll: legacy of colonialism and imperialismBeyond Bolsonaro, Brazilians face enormous obstacles to containing the spread of the coronavirus. Poverty is widespread, with 13 million people living in crowded ghettos known as favelas, where social distancing is nearly impossible. In 2018, 19 percent of the population — almost 40 million people — were officially poor. Things like adequate food, health care and clean drinking water — needed to resist and recover from infection — are out of reach for many. This situation worsened after the illegal coup which removed President Dilma Rousseff in 2016. Hospital overcrowding has reached disastrous levels since the first cases of COVID-19 were identified. Conditions are especially difficult for Afro-descendant and Indigenous communities — for whom Bolsonaro shares Trump’s racism. Brazil’s 100 million people of African ancestry, many of whom live in favelas, have higher than average poverty rates. And among Brazil’s 900,000 Indigenous people, the COVID-19 death rate is twice the national average. (CNN, May 24)On May 31, favela residents held a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Rio de Janeiro, chanting “I can’t breathe” in solidarity with George Floyd. They read out the names of residents murdered by Rio’s police — some 1,546 last year alone. They clashed with Bolsonaro supporters carrying what were described as neo-Nazi flags. Brazil’s poverty and discrimination are not homegrown problems. They are the product of centuries of colonialism, imperialism and neocolonialism — first imposed by the Portuguese colonialists and then by U.S. capitalists.Other countries in Latin America are in similar dire straits — and for the same reason. Going back to the 19th century’s Monroe Doctrine, U.S. imperialism has viewed the conquest of Latin America as its “manifest destiny.” Monroe’s legacy is the rising rate of COVID-19 infection in countries like Mexico, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia, as well as Brazil.By contrast Cuba, which has been a liberated socialist country since 1959, is sending doctors all over the world to help defeat the pandemic.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Learn Shrimp Farming in One-Day Workshop

first_img SHARE Facebook Twitter Learn Shrimp Farming in One-Day Workshop By Gary Truitt – Jan 6, 2016 Previous articleDietary Guidelines to be released ThursdayNext articleSoy Checkoff Continues Work on SDS Gary Truitt SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News Learn Shrimp Farming in One-Day Workshop Facebook Twitter Purdue Extensionand the Indiana Aquaculture Association are offering a one-day workshop on raising marine shrimp. The workshop will be Feb. 10 at the Indiana Soybean Alliance offices, 8425 Keystone Crossing, Suite 200, Indianapolis. The 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. event is open to anyone thinking about starting a shrimp operation, as well as current producers.“The meeting will be invaluable for anyone interested in starting or operating an intensive shrimp operation using biofloc technology in temperate climates” said Robert Rode, aquaculture research lab manager for the Purdue Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, and organizer of the workshop.Presenters are Tzachi Samocha, aquaculture consultant, and Andrew Ray, assistant professor in agriculture, food science and sustainable systems at Kentucky State University.Topics include intensive shrimp raising practices, environmental regulation in shrimp production buildings and the economics of the shrimp industry. There will also be a question-and-answer session with the presenters.Registration deadline is Jan. 20.Cost is $50 for individuals, $75 for couples and $15 for students. Lunch is provided. Enrollment is limited.For more information, or to sign up, go to https://www.indianaaquaculture.com/shop.last_img read more

ICRYPEX: Sponsorship Agreement Paid out in Bitcoin

first_img WhatsApp Facebook TAGS  Previous articleSerena Williams tops Halep at Australian Open; Osaka nextNext articleEpidemiology Forecast on Excessive Daytime Sleepiness to 2030 – Risks, Burdens and Unmet Needs of EDS – ResearchAndMarkets.com Digital AIM Web Support Twitter Pinterest By Digital AIM Web Support – February 16, 2021 WhatsAppcenter_img Twitter ICRYPEX Cryptocurrency Market blazed a trail around the world and signed a sponsorship agreement, making the payment in Bitcoin. ICRYPEX: Sponsorship Agreement Paid out in Bitcoin Facebook Pinterest Local NewsBusinesslast_img read more

Suffolk Hires Iraj Ghaemi as VP, National Transportation in West Region

first_img Twitter Suffolk Hires Iraj Ghaemi as VP, National Transportation in West Region Local NewsBusiness TAGS  Pinterest SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 22, 2021– Suffolk, one of the most innovative and successful real estate and construction enterprises in the country, has announced it hired Iraj Ghaemi as Vice President, National Transportation in the West Region to expand the firm’s expertise in the transportation sector nationally and specifically in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. In his new role, Mr. Ghaemi will be responsible for driving business development, leading growth strategies, transportation project oversight, and client relationship management in the transportation sector. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210222005145/en/ Suffolk hires Iraj Ghaemi, seasoned executive with experience managing sophisticated aviation projects and policy planning, to expand its presence in the sector. (Photo: Business Wire) “We’re thrilled to welcome Mr. Ghaemi to the Suffolk team as we continue to diversify our portfolio into new sectors in the west region,” said Sam Sleiman, Executive Vice President, National Transportation at Suffolk. “As the transportation sector continues to navigate the impact of the pandemic, we believe it is vital for builders to have a profound understanding of client needs and the necessary experience to guide them through the construction process. With the addition of Mr. Ghaemi to our team, Suffolk is well-positioned to be a major player in the transportation sector on the west coast and nationally.” Mr. Ghaemi has 40 years of experience in transportation and aviation construction and policy enactment. Before joining Suffolk, Mr. Ghaemi served as Vice President, Aviation Sector Manager at SNC-Lavalin, where he directed and oversaw the firm’s assignments, activities, and resources. In that role, he collaborated with federal, state, and local agencies; managed client relations and financial performance; and ensured quality control and safety for various aviation projects. Prior to his tenure at SNC-Lavalin, Mr. Ghaemi spent 21 years at the San Diego Regional Airport Authority, where he was the Director of Facilities Development and oversaw the planning and implementation of the Capital Improvement Program, managed workforce planning, funding allocation, contractor interaction, job scheduling, and quality controls. He also oversaw the Centralized Receiving and Distribution Center (CRDC) planning and implementation of the first Public-Private Partnership (P3) project at the San Diego Regional Airport Authority. Mr. Ghaemi currently serves as National Past-Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Brigham Young University (BYU). About Suffolk Suffolk is a national enterprise that invests, innovates, and builds. Suffolk is an end-to-end business that provides value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging its core construction management services with vertical service lines that include real estate capital investment, design, self-perform construction services, technology start-up investment, and innovation research/development. Suffolk is a national company with $4.0 billion in annual revenue, 2,500 employees, main offices in Boston (headquarters), New York, Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Estero, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. Suffolk serves clients in every major industry sector, including healthcare, science and technology, education, gaming, transportation/aviation, and commercial. Suffolk is privately held and is led by founder, chairman, and CEO John Fish. Suffolk is ranked #23 on the Engineering News-Record list of “Top 400 Contractors.” For more information, visit www.suffolk.com and follow Suffolk on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram. View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210222005145/en/ CONTACT: Dan Antonellis, 617-517-4232 [email protected] KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ARCHITECTURE COMMERCIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY BUILDING SYSTEMS URBAN PLANNING OTHER CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY INTERIOR DESIGN RESIDENTIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE SOURCE: Suffolk Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 02/22/2021 09:00 AM/DISC: 02/22/2021 09:01 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210222005145/en Previous articleIn Israel and beyond, virus vaccines bring political powerNext articleJuniper Research: Smart Traffic Management to Significantly Reduce Congestion and Emissions; Saving Cities $277 Billion by 2025 Digital AIM Web Support Twittercenter_img By Digital AIM Web Support – February 22, 2021 WhatsApp Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest Facebooklast_img read more

Weinstein accuser details sexual assault allegation in testimony

first_imgKuzma/iStock(NEW YORK) — One of two women that Harvey Weinstein is on trial for sexually assaulting took the witness stand on Monday to describe how the Hollywood producer violently sexually assaulted her and explain why she returned to him within a month and endured a second unwanted sexual encounter.Miriam “Mimi” Haleyi is the second of six women expected to testify that the disgraced Hollywood mega-producer sexually assaulted them, following dramatic testimony last week from Sopranos actress Annabella Sciorra.Weinstein is charged with performing a forcible sex act on Haleyi in 2006 and with raping an unnamed accuser in a Manhattan hotel room in 2013. The rest are being called in support of prosecutors’ efforts to demonstrate a pattern of sexual predation. Weinstein has pleaded not guilty to all charges and has denied ever engaging in nonconsensual sex.Haleyi, who testified that she recently began using the last name “Haley” to avoid being forever linked to this case, said she first met Weinstein in 2004 and approached him two years at the Cannes Film Festival looking for work in the industry, after her mentor, legendary London producer Michael White, had suffered a stroke and lost his business. He invited her to meet him at his company’s hotel suite. She said that Weinstein offered her a temp job on Project Runway, which The Weinstein Company then produced.But then “it turned into him asking me if I did massages, and if I could give him a massage,” Haleyi testified. She offered to call down to the front desk for a masseuse. He offered to give her a massage, and, she said, “I basically left, shortly after, and I didn’t think anything would come out of that meeting.”Haleyi worked as a Project Runway production assistant for several weeks, being paid in cash as her visa didn’t allow her to work in the U.S.After shooting wrapped, she reached out to Weinstein to thank him for the opportunity and he invited her for a drink. They had a “very pleasant” meeting in June 2006 at the lobby of the Mercer Hotel, she testified, where he “was very respectful, even charming.” He offered to have her return to Project Runway the next season.The next day, he gave her a ride home after a meeting and invited her to fly on a private jet with him to Paris the following week to attend a fashion show with him and stay at The Ritz. She declined but he wouldn’t take no for an answer, she said.She testified that she had no intention of doing so, but in an effort to be “polite,” she said she’d let him know. Weinstein called her repeatedly and then showed up at her apartment for the second time that day, she said.He “barged” into her apartment, she said, and again asked about Paris, despite her declining.She said she told him, “‘You know, you have a terrible reputation with women, I’ve heard.’ He got offended by that. He stepped back and said, ‘What do you mean? What have you heard?’”“He backed off after that,” she said.Haleyi maintained contact with his office, trying to navigate a “professional-slash-social” relationship.“I wasn’t interested in him sexually or romantically, but I wanted him to like me,” she testified.Haleyi said she accepted an invitation from Weinstein to fly her out to California for the premiere of Clerks 2 in July 2006 as her friend was expecting a baby in Los Angeles.On July 10, 2006, the day before she was scheduled to fly to L.A., she said Weinstein invited her to his Soho, New York, loft apartment and sent a car for her in the late afternoon. Her personal calendar, which was admitted into evidence, shows that day marked with a “P,” which she said signified was the day her period started.A driver escorted her to his apartment, she said, and left. She and Weinstein talked, “having normal conversation,” and then he suddenly “lunged at me, trying to kiss me,” she claimed.She claimed he backed her into a bedroom, where she fell onto a bed and he pushed her down. She said she told him “no,” that she didn’t “want this to happen,” and that she was on her period, all in attempts to “make him stop.”After deciding no one would hear her scream and that she couldn’t sprint for the elevator or get out of the apartment in any way, she said, she “checked out.”“That was the best thing I could do,” she said. That is when she claims he performed a forcible sex act on her.When she got home, she testified, she told a roommate what happened but “decided that going to police was not an option for me” due to her off-the-books work on Project Runway.“Obviously, Mr. Weinstein has a lot more power and resources and connections and so forth,” Haleyi said. “I didn’t think I would really stand a chance.”The next day, she flew to Los Angeles as planned, but skipped the movie premiere, prompting angry calls from Weinstein, she testified.When she returned from L.A. to New York City about two weeks later, she said Weinstein invited her to the Tribeca Grand Hotel for a drink and she agreed, saying he “was very persistent and insistent.”“I was still trying to make sense of what had happened, why it had happened — and I felt very trapped in not being about to do anything about it,” Haleyi testified.She said she felt like she was “trying to regain some sort of power,” until she walked in to meet him on July 26, 2006, wearing a battered pair of vintage shoes, with little money and no family in the U.S.“I just felt like some sort of hobo,” she said.On July 26, Haleyi testified, she arrived at the Tribeca Grand Hotel and was directed to Weinstein’s room, where she claims he took her hand and pulled her toward a bed.“I just went numb,” she said, explaining that she realized Weinstein trapped her again. “I just felt like an idiot.”In the courtroom, Haleyi trembled and wept with her head in her hands.This time, she claimed, she didn’t tell anyone what happened, saying “it was deeply embarrassing” and that she blamed herself “that time.”“The first incident was deeply embarrassing, but I didn’t blame myself,” she said, referring to when Weinstein allegedly forcibly performed oral sex on her at his Soho apartment.Asked whether she blamed herself for the encounter at the Tribeca Grand Hotel, she said, “for that time? Yes, I did.”In opening arguments, prosecutor Meghan Hast has described the July 26 encounter as a “rape,” but did not explain why Weinstein wasn’t charged for it in this case.On cross examination, defense attorney Damon Cheronis — who has taken a more prominent role than expected in cross examining some of the female witnesses — focused Haleyi on the July 26, 2006 incident at the Tribeca Grand.Cheronis sought to clarify the nature of the encounter and Haleyi acknowledged that she wasn’t “forced” to sleep with Weinstein.“On the 26th of July you had sex with Harvey Weinstein, correct?” Cheronis asked.“There was sex with Harvey Weinstein, yes,” she replied.Shortly afterwards, Cheronis asked her, “He didn’t force you to have sex, did he?”“I didn’t physically resist,” she replied.“Do you remember testifying before the grand jury that [the sex] wasn’t forced?” Cheronis asked.“Correct, because I didn’t resist,” Haleyi said.Cheronis also challenged her recollection of being called a “bitch” and a “whore” by Weinstein, noting that she hadn’t recounted that aspect of the July 26 encounter in initial interviews with prosecutors or in front of a grand jury in early 2018.“I think that is something I remembered later,” she said.Cheronis suggested that she had fabricated that detail, and Haleyi grew visibly frustrated, at one point uttering, “He called me a bitch and a whore because he thought it would turn him on during sex.”Cheronis continued to hammer on the point, eventually asking her if she fabricated the epithets.“Mr. Weinstein never called you that, did he, ma’am?” Cheronis said moments later, challenging her.“He did!” she insisted.Cheronis also zeroed in on Haleyi’s ongoing interactions with Weinstein after July 2006.Under cross-examination, Haleyi acknowledged that she had sought out Weinstein after that period, for matters including pitching a TV show idea to him, looking for work and seeking movie premiere tickets from him for the Cannes Film Festival.Haleyi acknowledged that during a press conference she held in fall 2017 to announce her accusations, she did not disclose the July 26 sexual encounter or the subsequent contacts she initiated with Weinstein to pitch a TV show and seek work.“What you told the world was what your lawyer referred to as ‘her truth,’” Cheronis said to her. “You did not tell the world in December 2017 the rest of the story, did you?”“It wasn’t really relevant to the message that I was there to share,” she replied.Haleyi later said under re-direct that “because I did not resist, I did not recognize that as an assault.”If you or someone you know experienced sexual assault and is seeking resources, call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673). 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India: Passing Out Parade at Naval Academy

first_img India: Passing Out Parade at Naval Academy Back to overview,Home naval-today India: Passing Out Parade at Naval Academy Share this article November 28, 2013center_img Training & Education At an impressive Passing Out Parade (POP) held at the Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala on 23 Nov 13, 399 cadets of the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard passed through the portals of the INA, on successful completion of their training.This POP marked the commissioning of the cadets of the second B Tech graduate course (85th Indian Naval Academy Course) into the Indian Navy.The passing-out cadets belonged to the four passing-out courses of the Autumn Term 2013, viz., the 85th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC), the 85th Integrated Cadet Course (ICC), the 16th Naval Orientation (Extended) Course and the 17th Naval Orientation (Regular) Course. Also graduating and marching shoulder to shoulder with their male counterparts were 28 female cadets from the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard.The parade was reviewed by the Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM, ADC. After the ceremonial review, Admiral Joshi awarded medals to several meritorious cadets. The Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command, Vice Admiral Satish Soni, PVSM, AVSM, NM and, the Commandant, INA, Vice Admiral Pradeep Chauhan, AVSM & Bar, VSM, were also present at this momentous occasion. All the Passing-Out cadets took an Oath of Allegiance to the Constitution of India, which was administered by the Deputy Commandant and Chief Instructor, INA, Rear Admiral G V Ravindran. The Passing-Out Parade was witnessed by the proud parents and guardians of the successful cadets, as well as by a large number of dignitaries, including several Defence and Naval Attaches of friendly foreign countries.The ‘Presidents Gold Medal’, for the cadet adjudged first in the overall order-of-merit of the INAC course was awarded to Squadron Cadet Captain Kiran T Anil, ‘Chief of the Naval Staff Gold Medal’ for the cadet adjudged first in overall order-of-merit for the Naval Orientation (Extended) Course was awarded to probationary Sub Lieutenant Avijit Mishra. Probationary Sub Lieutenant Kritika Sharma was awarded the ‘Chief of the Naval Staff Gold Medal’ for the cadet adjudged first in overall order-of-merit for the Naval Orientation (Regular) Course and also the ‘Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (South) Gold Medal’ for being adjudged the best female cadet of the course.The glittering ceremony culminated with the successful cadets forming up in two columns, and marching, with their gleaming swords held in salute, past the Academy’s Saluting Dias (known as the Quarterdeck), in Slow March, to the traditional notes of ‘Auld Lang Syne’, the poignant farewell tune played by all Armed Forces of the world when bidding adieu to colleagues and comrades. Naval and Coast Guard Donier aircraft flew past in perfect synchronization with the Passing-Out Drill.On completion of the parade, the ceremony of ‘Shipping-of-Stripes’ was conducted. The proud parents/guardians of the passing out cadets shipped the Naval (or Coast Guard) epaulettes, popularly known as ‘Stripes’ on the shoulders of their children/wards, thus symbolizing their transformation from ‘cadets’ into full fledged Naval or Coast Guard Officers and leaders. The Chief Guest and other dignitaries present congratulated the trainees on their successful completion of the rigorous course. On completion of the training at the Indian Naval Academy, the officers will proceed to various Naval and Coast Guard ships/establishments, to consolidate their training in specific fields.[mappress]Press Release, November 28, 2013; Image: Indian Navylast_img read more

All Invited to Dedication of Mark Soifer Park

first_imgEverybody is invited to a brief ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday (April 16) to dedicate Mark Soifer Park.  The park is located across from City Hall at the intersection of Ninth Street and Asbury Avenue and honors Ocean City’s long-time public relations director, who will retire at the end of the year after a 45-year career. The dedication takes place before the noon Doo Dah Parade, one of the many events Soifer brought to Ocean City. The ceremony will include a short tribute to Soifer and the unveiling of a new sign and plaque. Please encourage anybody who knows Mark to come out and thank him for his dedication to America’s Greatest Family Resort.last_img read more

St. Joseph County Police K9s Farkas, Odin receive donation of body armors

first_img Pinterest IndianaLocalNews Twitter WhatsApp Pinterest Google+ Facebook (Photo supplied/St. Joseph County Police) St. Joseph County Police Department’s K9s Farkas and Odin have received bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.The vests were sponsored by Lourdes Findley of Orlando, FL and embroidered with the sentiment “Born to Love-Trained to Serve-Loyal Always”.Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c(3) charity located in East Taunton, Massachusetts, whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States.The non-profit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially lifesaving body armor for their four-legged K9 officers.Since its inception, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provided over 3,830 U.S. made, custom-fitted, NIJ certified protective vests in 50 states, through private and corporate donations, at a value of $6.9 million dollars.The program is open to dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies who are certified and at least 20 months of age. New K9 graduates, as well as K9s with expired vests, are eligible to participate.The donation to provide one protective vest for a law enforcement K9 is $960.00. Each vest has a value between $1,744 – $2,283, and a five-year warranty and an average weight of 4-5 lbs.There are an estimated 30,000 law enforcement K9s throughout the United States. For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 508-824-6978. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provides information, lists events, and accepts tax-deductible donations of any denomination at www.vik9s.org or mailed to P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA 02718. By 95.3 MNC – April 8, 2020 0 239 Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Google+ St. Joseph County Police K9s Farkas, Odin receive donation of body armors Previous articleBethel University offering academic, sports summer campsNext articleISDH: IN over 200 dead, recovery data hopefully soon 95.3 MNCNews/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel is your breaking news and weather station for northern Indiana and southwestern Michigan.last_img read more

Phil Lesh’s House Just Hit The Market For A Cool $10 Million

first_imgWant a piece of Grateful Dead history? If you have $10.35 million to spend, you might want to consider buying the house currently owned by Phil Lesh. The Grateful Dead bassist just put his home in Marin County (outside of San Francisco, CA) up for that asking price, according to the New York Post.According to the report, Lesh bought the house in 2002 for $9.35 million. It was first built in 1906, but has since been updated, and features seven bedrooms and six bathrooms. Not too shabby!If you want to peek inside Phil Lesh’s home of the last 14 years, check out a couple images of the property posted on Zillow. There are more images available on their website as well.last_img read more

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