New Delhi: Fresh from securing an Olympic quota at the World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, a jet-legged Sanjeev Rajput on Thursday headed for the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range to get a feel of the place ahead of the national selection trials. Rajput won a silver in the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions in the ISSF World Cup to secure India its eighth quota for the 2020 Tokyo Games. Rajput was one of the two shooters to have won an Olympic quota in Rio, the other being Yashaswini Singh Deswal in the women’s 10m air pistol. The shooters, including 10m air pistol gold medallist Abhishek Verma, mixed team air rifle gold winner Deepak Kumar and bronze winner Divyansh Singh Panwar, arrived in the capital to a warm welcome. The Indian shooting contingent made the country proud in the recently-concluded International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup by winning 5 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals.
Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppBahamas, August 1, 2017 – Nassau – In order to meet fiscal targets, Bahamas Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister told Rotarians last Thursday that The Bahamas Government will now be run like a private company. “… the business case for expenditures must be made. This is a practice in the private sector that will be strengthened within the public sector as we take and encourage our internal stakeholders to take an entrepreneurial view to Government business and services provided to our clients [namely] you the public.”The comments come following the National Address by Prime Minister Hubert Minnis, where it was explained there will be a 10% across the board cut in an austerity move to revive the economy of the country. The DPM explained that every little bit helps as he outlined a reduction in emoluments and less travel and smaller travel delegations.“We will ask our Permanent Secretaries in their roles as Chief Financial Officers and our Directors, in their technical role, to review the services and programs that are offered and to look for areas of wastage, duplication, low-level priorities and extravagance.”On the earning side, the Finance Minister explained, “We expect to ramp up our investment promotions to jumpstart the economy over the coming months.” DPM Turnquest said the Government is also in the process of developing fiscal responsibility legislation inclusive of consultation with the International Monetary Fund and the Inter-American Development Bank that will provide a legal framework for reducing government debt to prudent levels.Deputy Prime Minister, Peter Turnquest was speaking on Fiscal Reform & Accountability in Government Finance during a meeting of Rotary Club of West Nassau at Poop Deck Sandyport.#MagneticMediaNews#DPMTurnquestspeakstoRotarians#BahamasGovernmenttoberunlikeabusiness Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:#BahamasGovernmenttoberunlikeabusiness, #DPMTurnquestspeakstoRotarians, #magneticmedianews read more
Everton manager Marco Silva insists he is not surprised by the interest of other clubs in midfielder Andre Gomes.Silva believes the reported interest in the Portuguese midfielder, who’s on loan from Barcelona, will not affect the club.Reports in the English press claim Tottenham Hotspur want to challenge Everton and permanently sign the former Valencia star.The Everton manager said he was not surprised to see other clubs linked with a move for the 25-year-old, who told insists he is “really happy” at Goodison Park.Regarding the reports, Silva said, according to Sky Sports: “I think zero [in terms of] how it will affect us. Nothing changes in our way of what’s in our mind as well.”“When you have good players in your squad, that means other clubs are looking at them as well. That’s normal in football.”Premier League Betting: Match-day 5 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Going into the Premier League’s match-day five with a gap already beginning to form at the top of the league. We will take a…“At the right moment, we’ll have time to talk about the situation and let’s see what we can do to keep him or not.”On the January transfer window, Silva added:“My job is to work with the players we have, to give them the conditions to grow as a player.”“Of course, we’ll see what we can do to improve in the market, but our focus is on the next game.” read more
Guingamp manager Jocelyn Gourvennec has revealed he’s struggling to make sense of his team’s triumph over Paris-Saint Germain.Guingamp traveled to the Parc Des Princes to face the defending champions, and recorded a shock a 2-1 victory, thanks to two late penalties.Guingamp missed an early chance to take the lead after Marcus Thuram missed a penalty in the 61st minute, and were made to pay when Neymar put the hosts ahead a minute later.Neymar can win the Ballon d’Or, says Ander Herrera Andrew Smyth – September 13, 2019 An “excited” Ander Herrera believes new Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Neymar is a contender for the Ballon d’Or alongside Kylian Mbappe.Yeni Ngbakoto leveled the scores for Gourvennec’s side in the 81st minute from the penalty spot before Thuram made amends for his earlier miss with a penalty goal three minutes into added time.“We never know what to expect here, they often put up heavy scores and very quickly,” Gourvennec said, according to Goal.“With Guingamp or [my former club] Bordeaux, it’s always been complicated here for me. I don’t really know what happened. We managed to get them into trouble.” read more