Tamangs widow to go on indefinite fast

first_imgBharati Tamang, widow of slain All-India Gorkha League (AIGL) leader Madan Tamang, has threatened to go on an indefinite fast to press for immediate arrest of the 23 Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders against whom a court in Kolkata issued a warrant of arrest.Bharati made the threat on Tuesday, but till this date no action has been initiated after the issuing of arrest warrant, AIGL General Secretary Pratap Khati said today. Also Read – Need to understand why law graduate’s natural choice is not legal profession: CJI”No stay order has been issued as yet against the warrant of arrest. So why is the CBI delaying?” he wondered and gave the apex probe agency a 24-hr deadline to initiate the arrest.”The court has directed the execution of the warrant of arrest. We do not know why the CBI is delaying in making the arrest. Since there are no other options with us, I have decided to go on fast onto death,” Khatin quoted Bharati Tamang as saying.  The AIGL has also written to the CBI director and joint director to apprise them about the delay and gave the agency 24-hour time failing which the fast will begin.last_img read more

Dekho Re to return on weekends at Lal Dighi from today onwards

first_imgKolkata: The musical extravaganza ‘Dekho Re’ at Lal Dighi will be back on every weekend from October 28 onwards, with more features including heavy discounts on available MSME products.It may be recalled that “Dekho Re” is the brainchild of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, created to develop Lal Dighi as one of the favourite weekend destinations in the city. It was named by the Chief Minister as well.This will be a programme held on every Saturday and Sunday, in which music, food and handicraft goods are available at the one place. Moreover, the beautiful decoration and lighting arrangement will create an atmosphere altogether that no one would want to miss. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal life’Dekho Re had started in April 2017, but remained suspended for the past few months due to the monsoon. It is going to start again from October 28, sources said.A high-level meeting was held in this connection on Thursday, in which Mayor Sovan Chatterjee, Minister of State for Tourism Indranil Sen, senior officials of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation and state Information and Cultural Affairs department were present.Sources said that a proposal has come up in the meeting, on whether discounts can be given on MSME products that will remain available for sale at Lal Dighi during the programme of. KMC is the nodal authority to organise the programme. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedA letter would be sent to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and Textiles department in connection with the matter related to giving discounts on the products that get sold from stalls during the programme on weekends.A senior official said that the initiative will make ‘Dekho Re’ more attractive and at the same time, it will also help in promotion of the MSME products.Moreover, initiatives will also be taken to make different products of Haringhata Meat available at Lal Dighi during the programme.Haringhata Meat is an undertaking of the Animal Resources Development (ARD) department. There will be a talk in this regard with the top brass of the ARD department.With the initiation of ‘Dekho Re’ from October end, people from different parts of the city and its surrounding areas will get another place of attraction in the city in winter.last_img read more

Microsoft Adobe and SAP share new details about the Open Data Initiative

first_imgEarlier this week at the Adobe Summit, world’s largest conference focused on Customer Experience Management, Microsoft, Adobe and SAP announced that they’re expanding their Open Data Initiative. CEOs of Microsoft, Adobe, and SAP announced the launch of the Open Data Initiative at the Microsoft Ignite Conference in 2018. The core idea behind Open Data Initiative is to make it easier for the customers to move data between each others’ services. Now, the three partners are looking forward to transforming customer experiences with the help of real-time insights that will be delivered via the cloud. They have also come out with a common approach and a set of resources for customers to help customers create new connections across previously siloed data. Read Also: Women win all open board director seats in Open Source Initiative 2019 board elections “From the beginning, the ODI has been focused on enhancing interoperability between the applications and platforms of the three partners through a common data model with data stored in a customer-chosen data lake”, reads the Microsoft announcement. This unified data lake offers customers their choice of development tools and applications to build and deploy services. Also, these companies have come out with a new approach for publishing, enriching and ingesting initial data feeds from Adobe Experience Platform into a customer’s data lake. The whole approach will be activated via Adobe Experience Cloud, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Office 365 and SAP C/4HANA. This, in turn, will provide a new level of AI enrichment, helping firms serve their customers better. Moreover, to further advance the development of the initiative, Adobe, Microsoft and SAP, also shared the details about their plans to summon a Partner Advisory Council. This Partner Advisory Council will comprise over a dozen firms including Accenture, Amadeus, Capgemini, Change Healthcare, Cognizant, etc. Microsoft states that these organizations believe there is a significant opportunity in the ODI to help them offer altogether new value to their customers. “We’re excited about the initiative Adobe, Microsoft and SAP have taken in this area, and we see a lot of opportunity to contribute to the development of ODI”, states Stephan Pretorius, CTO, WPP. Read Next Microsoft introduces Pyright, a static type checker for the Python language written in TypeScript Microsoft announces: Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac, a fully automated DNA data storage, and revived office assistant Clippy Microsoft brings PostgreSQL extension and SQL Notebooks functionality to Azure Data Studiolast_img read more

ANZs newest nonstop route works with connections from YYZ YOW YUL

first_img Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Posted by Share Tags: Air New Zealand, Chicago, New Routes, New Zealand AUCKLAND — Air New Zealand’s push into the Canadian market continues with the carrier’s newly announced nonstop, year-round service from Chicago to Auckland.The new route is scheduled to take off Nov. 30, 2018 in partnership with United Airlines with nonstop, three times weekly service. Flight time will be approximately 15 hours northbound and just over 16 hours southbound.“We expect the addition of Chicago to our network to be an attractive option for Canadians keen to explore New Zealand and Kiwis wanting to visit Chicago or head on to other North American destinations,” says Air New Zealand CEO Christopher Luxon.“This new route offers greater choice and flexibility for Canadian customers, especially those connecting through to New Zealand from key eastern markets such as Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal with just one stop.”Canadian demand for travel to New Zealand continues to rise with visitor arrivals up 11.4% for the year ending February, he added.More news:  Consolidation in the cruise industry as PONANT set to acquire Paul Gauguin CruisesThe new Auckland – Chicago route forms part of the airline’s alliance with United Airlines on flights between New Zealand and the mainland U.S. The alliance launched in 2016 and has opened up more travel options for New Zealand and U.S. travellers.The route will be serviced by Air New Zealand’s new configuration B787-9 Dreamliners with Business Premier (27 seats), Premium Economy (33 seats), Economy (215 seats) and Economy Skycouch (13 rows) seating options.Air New Zealand also flies nonstop to Auckland out of Vancouver. In 2017, marking the route’s 10th anniversary, Air New Zealand announced it was bumping up its Vancouver service by nearly 20% from January – July 2018, with more frequencies.The flights went daily beyond the peak months of December and January into the shoulder season of February, and increased to five services a week in March and April (up from four). From May to mid-June 2018 the carrier will offer four weekly flights out of Vancouver, up from three.center_img ANZ’s newest nonstop route works with connections from YYZ, YOW, YUL Travelweek Group << Previous PostNext Post >>last_img read more