STEM success charges up local students mentors

first_imgMentors can play a significant role in education by helping many more students succeed in challenging courses and also by supporting teachers. Southwest Washington’s efforts connecting students with professionals in science, technology, engineering and math — collectively known as STEM — were celebrated Thursday night inside an nLight Corp. warehouse packed with educators, students and professionals volunteering as mentors.The STEM mentoring nonprofit organization called nConnect was founded in 2005 by Scott Keeney, chief executive officer of nLIGHT, a leading manufacturer of semiconductor lasers.“My whole life has changed,” said Reem Sabha, a Mountain View High School junior who is being mentored by an nConnect volunteer in her Advanced Placement calculus class. “I love calculus now, and I want to be an engineer.”Sen. Patty Murray was there Thursday night, lauding the program’s success.“We have an education deficit in this country,” Murray said. “Investing in STEM programs is absolutely critical for our future.”In 2005, Murray attended the nConnect kickoff event at the nLight warehouse. In its pilot program year of 2005-2006, there were seven physicist-mentors from nLight, seven high school physics teachers, 36 students and one intern. In contrast, in 2011-2012, there are 232 mentors, 144 mentor businesses, 100 internships and a total of 1,650 students participating in nConnect’s programs. All students — not just the privileged — should have the opportunity to succeed in these rigorous courses. More rigorous courses are needed in high school if U.S. students are to be competitive in the global economy. 2005-06 pilot year:o mentors: 7o mentor businesses: 1o student internships: 1o students: 362011-12 year:o mentors: 232o mentor businesses: 144o student internships: 100o students: 1,650www.nconnectnw.orgCore beliefs:last_img read more

99 Restaurant To Host Fundraiser For Wilmington Pop Warner On June 27

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA – Looking for an excuse to eat out?Wilmington Pop Warner is holding a “Dining For A Cause” Fundraiser at the 99 Restaurant (144 Lowell Street) on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, from 4pm to 11pm.Bring the flyer below and 15% of your bill will be donated to Wilmington Pop Warner.  Applies to both dine-on AND take-out orders.  (No coupons, discounts or promotions are accepted during the fundraiser.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedWHS Local Heroes Club To Hold Fundraiser To Benefit Veterans At 99 Restaurant On Sept. 11In “Community”99 Restaurant To Host Fundraiser For Cops With Kids For Cancer On June 5In “Community”99 Restaurant To Host Fundraiser For Northside PAC On May 29In “Community”last_img read more

49 celebrities write to PM on lynching

first_imgMumbai: Eminent filmmakers and actors such as Adoor Gopalkrishnan, Mani Ratnam, Anurag Kashyap, Aparna Sen, Konkona Sensharma, Soumita Chatterjee have written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing concern over the growing the cases of lynching. A total of 49 celebrities have signed the letter expressing regret that ‘Jai Shree Ram’ has become a war cry today. The letter also states, “Ram is sacred for the majority community, stop defiling the name of Ram.” Also Read – INX Media case: P Chidambaram’s CBI custody extended for three days till September 2 Advertise With Us Talking about the number of lynching cases witnessed in the country, the celebrities have said, “Over 254 religious identity-based hate crimes. 840 incidents of atrocities against the Dalits. Dear Prime Minister, what action has been taken?” The letter expresses deep concern over the growing trend of lynching by a mob in this country. They also demanded non-bailable, exemplary punishment for those found guilty of the crime. Also Read – Pakistan ISI agents copy most hi-tech feature of Rs 2,000 notes Advertise With Us People like Binayak Sen, director Anjan Dutta and Gautam Ghosh, who have signed the letter, also expressed the tendency of those in power of tagging someone an ‘anti-national’ or ‘urban Naxal’ whenever he or she tries to show dissent against the ruling government. Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy weighs in on the letter written by 49 celebrities voicing concern over lynching and saying that Jai Shri Ram has been reduced to a provocative war cry. Roy tweeted, “I have nothing against their holding such a view and petitioning the Prime Minister. All I ask is, have they said the same thing about ‘Allahu Akbar’? I’m sure they haven’t; and that is proof of their hypocrisy, their malafide intentions, their #DespicableDoubleStandards.”last_img read more

Trumps excampaign manager Manafort indicted

first_imgPaul Manafort hides behind his car visor as he leaves his home in Alexandria, Virginia, on Monday morning. — ReutersPaul Manafort, a former campaign manager for president Donald Trump, was indicted on charges of money laundering and conspiracy against the United States, the most serious step yet in a special counsel investigation into Russian links with Trump’s 2016 White House campaign.Manafort, 68, a longtime Republican operative, arrived at the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Washington field office on Monday morning to hand himself in after being indicted by a federal grand jury.Manafort associate Rick Gates was also indicted. He was also due to surrender, the New York Times reported.The 12-count indictment was the first from the investigation by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller into alleged Russian meddling in last year’s campaign to try to tilt the vote in Trump’s favor.Lawyers for Gates and Manafort did not immediately return calls for comment.The Russia investigations by Mueller and by several congressional panels have cast a shadow over the Republican’s nine-month-old presidency and have widened the rift between Republicans and Democrats.Manafort ran the Trump campaign from June to August of 2016 before resigning amid reports he might have received millions in illegal payments from a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine.It was not immediately clear if the charges, some of which go back at least a decade, related to Manafort’s work as campaign manager. Neither Trump nor his campaign were mentioned in the indictment.“Sorry, but this is years ago, before Paul Manafort was part of the Trump campaign. But why aren’t Crooked Hillary & the Dems the focus?????,” Trump said in a Twitter post on Monday morning, referring to his Democratic rival last year, Hillary Clinton.”As it relates to the president, this is nothing,“ a Trump adviser said of the charges, speaking on condition of anonymity. ”It had nothing to do with their tenure at the campaign as far as I can tell,” he said.CONSPIRACY AGAINST USThe indictment contains counts of conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money, acting as unregistered agents of Ukraine’s government, false and misleading statements and failure to file reports of foreign bank and financial accounts, the federal special counsel said.The charge of conspiracy to commit money laundering carries a maximum 20-year prison sentence.Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer called for the Trump administration to avoid interfering with the special prosecutor’s probe.“The rule of law is paramount in America and the investigation must be allowed to proceed unimpeded. The president must not, under any circumstances, interfere with the special counsel’s work in any way,” Schumer said.Trump, who has denied any allegations of collusion with the Russians, has expressed frustration with the Mueller probe and called it “a witch hunt.” He reiterated his denial of any collusion in a Twitter post on Monday.The Kremlin has also denied the allegations of campaign meddling.US intelligence agencies say Russia interfered in the election to try to help Trump defeat Clinton, by hacking and releasing embarrassing emails and disseminating propaganda via social media to discredit her.Wall Street opened lower on Monday, pulling back from a strong rally last week, as investors assessed the fallout of the indictment.Mueller has been investigating Manafort’s financial and real estate dealings and his prior work for that political group, the Party of Regions, which backed former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich.A federal grand jury issued the indictment on Friday and a federal judge ordered it sealed, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters.Gates was a long-time business partner of Manafort and has ties to many of the same Russian and Ukrainian oligarchs. He also served as deputy to Manafort during his brief tenure as Trump’s campaign chairman.Manafort was indicted on nine counts and Gates was indicted on eight counts.last_img read more

Genes may play role in tooth decay gum disease

first_imgHereditary traits and factors such as obesity, education and personality may play a role in tooth decay and gum disease, according to a study. Tooth decay and periodontitis, also known as gum disease, are among the most common diseases around the world but unlike many other well-known diseases knowledge of how genes affect the risk of developing these dental diseases is still limited, said researchers at the University of Bristol in the UK. Two people who eat the same things and take care of their mouth the same way may end up with a different number of cavities but researchers have not been able to explain why until now, they said. Also Read – Add new books to your shelf”The study makes it clear that teeth are part of the body. Among other things, we can see that there seems to be a causal link between risk factors for cardiovascular disease and tooth decay,” said Ingegerd Johansson, from the Institute of Odontology at Umea University, Sweden. Previous research has suggested several genes may be involved but none had been confirmed. This is partly because complex diseases, such as tooth decay and periodontitis, require large studies to draw firm conclusions. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveThe study, published in the journal Nature Communications, combined data from nine international clinical studies with 62,000 participants together with data on self-reported dental health from the UK Biobank including 461,000 participants, making it the largest study of its kind. The analysis involved scanning millions of strategic points in the genome to find genes with links to dental diseases. The researchers were able to identify 47 new genes with connections to tooth decay. The study also confirmed a previously known immune-related gene is linked to periodontitis. Among the genes that could be linked to tooth decay are those that help form teeth and the jawbone, those with protective functions in saliva and those which affect the bacteria found on the teeth. The researchers also looked at the genetic link to cardiovascular and metabolic health factors such as smoking, obesity, education and personality to try and understand connections with dental health. Using a technique called Mendelian randomisation, it appears there may be more than correlation but also a causal link between decay and some cardiovascular-metabolic risk factors. “In the future, studies like this may pave the way to identifying people who are at particular risk of dental problems,” said Simon Haworth, from Bristol Population Health Science Institute. “However, no matter what genes people carry, good oral hygiene and diet are the most important things people can do to reduce the risk of tooth decay and gum disease,” Haworth said.last_img read more

How to dispose of your trash during the Pikitup strike

first_imgWebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite Residents around Johannesburg are in an uproar as 4 000 Pikitup striking workers face disciplinary action this week following an unprotected strike.City of Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau held a press conference yesterday (29 March) to address the issue that has been plaguing Johannesburg for a few months. He said that the illegal Pikitup strike would no longer be tolerated.The City has a mandate to keep the streets clean and protect the health of residents against disease but the mayor said that the money that has been paid to contractors who have stepped in, is too much.#Pikitup Tau says hearings have started we can’t preempt outcome of dismissals. @KayaNews pic.twitter.com/2LwFA0RsS2— KhayelihleKhumalo (@KhayaJames) March 29, 2016Residents still have to pay for the services of Pikitup even though this has been the fourth strike since December. This is how they responded on twitter:Here are six ways you can dispose of your trash during the strike:Organise a group collection for your trashMany people around Johannesburg have come together to collect their trash in groups. Some community entrepreneurs have taken it upon themselves to collect people’s trash at a low cost. Neighbours can come together, create a small fund to pay someone with a truck who can collect the rubbish and dump it at any of the 12 waste management depots strategically located throughout the city. Most schools and communities have depots where you can dispose of the trash.Take trash to a landfillThere are four landfills around Johannesburg. The landfill is a popularly used method of waste disposal. If you take your trash to any of the landfills in Johannesburg, the waste is buried in the land and the process used also eliminates the odours and dangers of waste before it is placed into the ground. This is not the most responsible waste management system because of the numerous landfill gases and methane presence.Dump trash at incineration/combustion centresThere is one incineration or combustion disposal method in Johannesburg. This method burns waste to convert it into residue and gaseous products reducing the volume. Thermal treatment where solid waste materials are converted by incinerators into heat, gas, steam and ash. Here are a few places that manage waste in Gauteng.  RecycleSeparating your trash into glass, metals, plastic and compost makes it easier to take to different recycling centres around Johannesburg. There a few recycling centres around Johannesburg but you have to pay for their services:Lonehill Kerbside Recycling Programme is a pilot project of the Lonehill community to recycle waste at source. Bring banks garden refuse sites are also used for the recycling of glass, paper, cans and plastic. Glass Recycling Company also makes it easy for people to recycle their glass materials at their designated glass banks.Ecomonkey’s collection service operates in Johannesburg in the following suburbs:DouglasdaleLonehillJukskei ParkMagaliesigDainfernOlivedaleSharonleaJukskei ParkJohannesburg NorthNorthwold, Kya SandsHoneydewMama She’s Waste Recyclers offer a kerbside collection service. They operate in the following areas:LonehillMagaliessigFourwaysDouglasdaleNorscotFourways GardensCedar LakesChartwell Country EstatesWitkoppen Ext. 3Elma Park- EdenvaleSunninghillPaulshofEdenburgRivoniaBedfordviewIn Northern suburbs, Whole Earth collects for a monthly fee but they provide bags and bins for recyclables and do fortnightly collections.Create your own garden compost heapThere are 33 garden refuse sites around Johannesburg. You can create your own garden compost heap by collecting perishable items such as egg shells, fruit and vegetables. Buy a compost bin and place it in a good drainage spot and let the worms do all the work.Take trash to buy-back centresAt Buy-back centres, waste materials with an economic value are bought from the community and resold to markets outside for a small profit. To utilise these waste sorting facilities you would have to separate your recycled materials at home before dropping them off at a Buy-back centre or Pikitup garden sites.Remade is one of the companies operating in Johannesburg that caters to 1000 street hawkers who make a living through collecting recyclable material and selling it to the buy-back centres. It operates in Germiston, Johannesburg, Springs, Pretoria and Northern Suburbs. Other companies include:Collect-a-canMondiPlastics SAMy WasteWaste PlanWastemanlast_img read more

How to optimize MySQL 8 servers and clients

first_imgOur article focuses on optimization for MySQL 8 database servers and clients, we start with optimizing the server, followed by optimizing MySQL 8 client-side entities. It is more relevant to database administrators, to ensure performance and scalability across multiple servers. It would also help developers prepare scripts (which includes setting up the database) and users run MySQL for development and testing to maximize the productivity. The following excerpt is taken from the book MySQL 8 Administrator’s Guide, written by Chintan Mehta, Ankit Bhavsar, Hetal Oza and Subhash Shah. In this book, authors have presented hands-on techniques for tackling the common and not-so-common issues when it comes to the different administration-related tasks in MySQL 8. Optimizing disk I/O There are quite a few ways to configure storage devices to devote more and faster storage hardware to the database server. A major performance bottleneck is disk seeking (finding the correct place on the disk to read or write content). When the amount of data grows large enough to make caching impossible, the problem with disk seeds becomes apparent. We need at least one disk seek operation to read, and several disk seek operations to write things in large databases where the data access is done more or less randomly. We should regulate or minimize the disk seek times using appropriate disks. In order to resolve the disk seek performance issue, increasing the number of available disk spindles, symlinking the files to different disks, or stripping disks can be done. The following are the details: Using symbolic links: When using symbolic links, we can create a Unix symbolic links for index and data files. The symlink points from default locations in the data directory to another disk in the case of MyISAM tables. These links may also be striped. This improves the seek and read times. The assumption is that the disk is not used concurrently for other purposes. Symbolic links are not supported for InnoDB tables. However, we can place InnoDB data and log files on different physical disks. Striping: In striping, we have many disks. We put the first block on the first disk, the second block on the second disk, and so on. The N block on the (N % number of-disks) disk. If the stripe size is perfectly aligned, the normal data size will be less than the stripe size. This will help to improve the performance. Striping is dependent on the stripe size and the operating system. In an ideal case, we would benchmark the application with different stripe sizes. The speed difference while striping depends on the parameters we have used, like stripe size. The difference in performance also depends on the number of disks. We have to choose if we want to optimize for random access or sequential access. To gain reliability, we may decide to set up with striping and mirroring (RAID 0+1). RAID stands for Redundant Array of Independent Drives. This approach needs 2 x N drives to hold N drives of data. With a good volume management software, we can manage this setup efficiently. There is another approach to it, as well. Depending on how critical the type of data is, we may vary the RAID level. For example, we can store really important data, such as host information and logs, on a RAID 0+1 or RAID N disk, whereas we can store semi-important data on a RAID 0 disk. In the case of RAID, parity bits are used to ensure the integrity of the data stored on each drive. So, RAID N becomes a problem if we have too many write operations to be performed. The time required to update the parity bits in this case is high. If it is not important to maintain when the file was last accessed, we can mount the file system with the -o noatime option. This option skips the updates on the file system, which reduces the disk seek time. We can also make the file system update asynchronously. Depending upon whether the file system supports it, we can set the -o async option. Using Network File System (NFS) with MySQL While using a Network File System (NFS), varying issues may occur, depending on the operating system and the NFS version. The following are the details: Data inconsistency is one issue with an NFS system. It may occur because of messages received out of order or lost network traffic. We can use TCP with hard and intr mount options to avoid these issues. MySQL data and log files may get locked and become unavailable for use if placed on NFS drives. If multiple instances of MySQL access the same data directory, it may result in locking issues. Improper shut down of MySQL or power outage are other reasons for filesystem locking issues. The latest version of NFS supports advisory and lease-based locking, which helps in addressing the locking issues. Still, it is not recommended to share a data directory among multiple MySQL instances. Maximum file size limitations must be understood to avoid any issues. With NFS 2, only the lower 2 GB of a file is accessible by clients. NFS 3 clients support larger files. The maximum file size depends on the local file system of the NFS server. Optimizing the use of memory In order to improve the performance of database operations, MySQL allocates buffers and caches memory. As a default, the MySQL server starts on a virtual machine (VM) with 512 MB of RAM. We can modify the default configuration for MySQL to run on limited memory systems. The following list describes the ways to optimize MySQL memory: The memory area which holds cached InnoDB data for tables, indexes, and other auxiliary buffers is known as the InnoDB buffer pool. The buffer pool is divided into pages. The pages hold multiple rows. The buffer pool is implemented as a linked list of pages for efficient cache management. Rarely used data is removed from the cache using an algorithm. Buffer pool size is an important factor for system performance. The innodb__buffer_pool_size system variable defines the buffer pool size. InnoDB allocates the entire buffer pool size at server startup. 50 to 75 percent of system memory is recommended for the buffer pool size. With MyISAM, all threads share the key buffer. The key_buffer_size system variable defines the size of the key buffer. The index file is opened once for each MyISAM table opened by the server. For each concurrent thread that accesses the table, the data file is opened once. A table structure, column structures for each column, and a 3 x N sized buffer are allocated for each concurrent thread. The MyISAM storage engine maintains an extra row buffer for internal use. The optimizer estimates the reading of multiple rows by scanning. The storage engine interface enables the optimizer to provide information about the recorded buffer size. The size of the buffer can vary depending on the size of the estimate. In order to take advantage of row pre-fetching, InnoDB uses a variable size buffering capability. It reduces the overhead of latching and B-tree navigation. Memory mapping can be enabled for all MyISAM tables by setting the myisam_use_mmap system variable to 1. The size of an in-memory temporary table can be defined by the tmp_table_size system variable. The maximum size of the heap table can be defined using the max_heap_table_size system variable. If the in-memory table becomes too large, MySQL automatically converts the table from in-memory to on-disk. The storage engine for an on-disk temporary table is defined by the internal_tmp_disk_storage_engine system variable. MySQL comes with the MySQL performance schema. It is a feature to monitor MySQL execution at low levels. The performance schema dynamically allocates memory by scaling its memory use to the actual server load, instead of allocating memory upon server startup. The memory, once allocated, is not freed until the server is restarted. Thread specific space is required for each thread that the server uses to manage client connections. The stack size is governed by the thread_stack system variable. The connection buffer is governed by the net_buffer_length system variable. A result buffer is governed by net_buffer_length. The connection buffer and result buffer starts with net_buffer_length bytes, but enlarges up to max_allowed_packets bytes, as needed. All threads share the same base memory. All join clauses are executed in a single pass. Most of the joins can be executed without a temporary table. Temporary tables are memory-based hash tables. Temporary tables that contain BLOB data and tables with large row lengths are stored on disk. A read buffer is allocated for each request, which performs a sequential scan on a table. The size of the read buffer is determined by the read_buffer_size system variable. MySQL closes all tables that are not in use at once when FLUSH TABLES or mysqladmin flush-table commands are executed. It marks all in-use tables to be closed when the current thread execution finishes. This frees in-use memory. FLUSH TABLES returns only after all tables have been closed. It is possible to monitor the MySQL performance schema and sys schema for memory usage. Before we can execute commands for this, we have to enable memory instruments on the MySQL performance schema. It can be done by updating the ENABLED column of the performance schema setup_instruments table. The following is the query to view available memory instruments in MySQL: mysql> SELECT * FROM performance_schema.setup_instruments WHERE NAME LIKE ‘%memory%’; This query will return hundreds of memory instruments. We can narrow it down by specifying a code area. The following is an example to limit results to InnoDB memory instruments: mysql> SELECT * FROM performance_schema.setup_instruments WHERE NAME LIKE’%memory/innodb%’; The following is the configuration to enable memory instruments: performance-schema-instrument=’memory/%=COUNTED’ The following is an example to query memory instrument data in the memory_summary_global_by_event_name table in the performance schema: mysql> SELECT * FROM performance_schema.memory_summary_global_by_event_nameWHERE EVENT_NAME LIKE ‘memory/innodb/buf_buf_pool’G;EVENT_NAME: memory/innodb/buf_buf_poolCOUNT_ALLOC: 1COUNT_FREE: 0SUM_NUMBER_OF_BYTES_ALLOC: 137428992SUM_NUMBER_OF_BYTES_FREE: 0LOW_COUNT_USED: 0CURRENT_COUNT_USED: 1HIGH_COUNT_USED: 1LOW_NUMBER_OF_BYTES_USED: 0CURRENT_NUMBER_OF_BYTES_USED: 137428992HIGH_NUMBER_OF_BYTES_USED: 137428992 It summarizes data by EVENT_NAME. The following is an example of querying the sys schema to aggregate currently allocated memory by code area: mysql> SELECT SUBSTRING_INDEX(event_name,’/’,2) AScode_area, sys.format_bytes(SUM(current_alloc))AS current_allocFROM sys.x$memory_global_by_current_bytesGROUP BY SUBSTRING_INDEX(event_name,’/’,2)ORDER BY SUM(current_alloc) DESC; Performance benchmarking We must consider the following factors when measuring performance: While measuring the speed of a single operation or a set of operations, it is important to simulate a scenario in the case of a heavy database workload for benchmarking In different environments, the test results may be different Depending on the workload, certain MySQL features may not help with performance MySQL 8 supports measuring the performance of individual statements. If we want to measure the speed of any SQL expression or function, the BENCHMARK() function is used. The following is the syntax for the function: BENCHMARK(loop_count, expression) The output of the BENCHMARK function is always zero. The speed can be measured by the line printed by MySQL in the output. The following is an example: mysql> select benchmark(1000000, 1+1); From the preceding example , we can find that the time taken to calculate 1+1 for 1000000 times is 0.15 seconds. Other aspects involved in optimizing MySQL servers and clients include optimizing locking operations, examining thread information and more. To know about these techniques, you may check out the book MySQL 8 Administrator’s Guide. Read Next: SQL Server recovery models to effectively backup and restore your database Get SQL Server user management right 4 Encryption options for your SQL Serverlast_img read more

Afghan forces also suffer from insider attacks

first_imgTo counter such attacks, the U.S. military earlier this year stopped training about 1,000 members of the Afghan Local Police, a controversial network of village-defense units. U.S. commanders have assigned some troops to be “guardian angels” who watch over their comrades even as they sleep. U.S. officials also recently ordered American troops to carry loaded weapons at all time, even when they are on their bases.Then, after a string of insider attacks, Allen this month restricted operations carried out alongside with small-sized Afghan units. Coalition troops have routinely conducted patrols or manned outposts with small groups of Afghan counterparts, but Allen’s directive said such operations would no longer be considered routine and required the approval of the regional commander.For their part, Afghan authorities have detained or removed hundreds of soldiers as part of its effort to re-screen its security forces. The Ministry of Defense also released a 28-page training booklet this month that advises soldiers not to be personally offended when foreign troops do things Afghans view as deeply insulting.The booklet urges them not to take revenge for foreign troops’ social blunders, such as blowing their noses in public, stepping into a mosque with their shoes on, walking in front of a soldier who is praying or asking about their wives. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Afghan Army Sgt. Habibullah Hayar didn’t know it, but he had been sleeping with his enemy for weeks.Twenty days ago, one of his roommates was arrested for allegedly plotting an insider attack against their unit, which is partnered with NATO forces in eastern Paktia province.Afghan soldiers and policemen _ or militants in their uniforms _ have gunned down more than 50 foreign troops so far this year, eroding the trust between coalition forces and their Afghan partners. An equal number of Afghan policemen and soldiers also died in these attacks, giving them reason as well to be suspicious of possible infiltrators within their ranks. “Most of the coalition members are interested to share pictures of their families. It is not a big deal for them. If someone asks you about your family, especially the females in your family, don’t think they are disrespecting you or trying to insult you,” the booklet says.“That is not the case. By asking such questions, they are trying to show that they want to learn more about you. You can very easily explain to them that nobody in Afghanistan would ask, especially about wives or females in the family.”___Associated Press writers Amir Shah and Rahim Faiez in Kabul contributed to this report.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) “It’s not only foreigners. They are targeting Afghan security forces too,” said the 21-year-old Hayar, who was in Kabul on leave. “Sometimes, I think what kind of situation is this that a Muslim cannot trust a Muslim _ even a brother cannot trust a brother. It’s so confused. Nobody knows what’s going on.”The U.S.-led coalition said a NATO service member and an international civilian contractor were killed on Saturday in the latest such insider attack. The coalition said in a statement on Sunday that Afghan soldiers were also killed or wounded, but provided no other details about the attack in eastern Afghanistan.Insider attacks are taking a toll on the partnership, prompting the U.S. military to restrict operations with small-sized Afghan units earlier this month.The close contact _ with coalition forces working side by side with Afghan troops as advisers, mentors and trainers _ is a key part of the U.S. strategy for putting the Afghans in the lead as the U.S. and other nations prepare to pull out their last combat troops at the end of 2014, just 27 months away.The U.S. military also has shown increasing anger over the attacks.“I’m mad as hell about them, to be honest with you,” Gen. John Allen, the top commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, told CBS’ “60 Minutes” in an interview scheduled to be broadcast on Sunday. “It reverberates everywhere across the United States. You know, we’re willing to sacrifice a lot for this campaign, but we’re not willing to be murdered for it.” Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement In at least one instance, an Afghan police officer with alleged ties to militants, killed 10 of his fellow officers on Aug. 11 at a checkpoint in southwestern Nimroz province. An Afghan soldier also was killed on April 25 when a fellow soldier opened fire on a U.S. service member and his translator in Kandahar province, the southern birthplace of the Taliban.Last year, a suicide bomber in an Afghan police uniform blew himself up May 28 in Takhar province, killing two NATO service members and four Afghans, including a senior police commander. And just a week before that, four Taliban fighters wearing suicide vests under police uniforms attacked a government building in Khost province, triggering a gunbattle that left three Afghan policemen and two Afghan soldiers dead. On April 16, an Afghan soldier walked into a meeting of NATO trainers and Afghan troops in Laghman province, blew himself up, killing five U.S. troops, four Afghan soldiers and an interpreter.“It’s difficult to know an attacker from a non-attacker when everybody is wearing a uniform, Hayar said.The attacker was one of seven people rounded up earlier this month from various units within the Afghan National Army Corps 203, Hayar said. The corps covers the eastern Afghan provinces of Paktia, Paktika, Ghazni, Wardak, Logar and Khost. Top Stories “He was together with me in my room with some of my other colleagues. He had a long beard. We didn’t know anything about him. We were living together, sleeping together,” said Hayar, who has been in the Afghan army for 2 1/2 years.He said the suspected infiltrator was identified after a Taliban militant arrested in Logar told his Afghan interrogators that members of the fundamentalist Islamic movement had infiltrated the corps and were planning imminent attacks. That prompted Hayar’s superiors to start questioning soldiers in various units.Hayar said his roommate’s uneasy reaction raised suspicion, and investigators found Taliban songs saved to the memory card of his cell phone. He was then detained by Afghan intelligence officials and confessed he was a member of the Taliban and planned to stage attacks.Hayar says he assumes his former bunkmate was probably going after foreign forces, but it makes him uncomfortable nevertheless.“It’s very hard to trust anybody _ even a roommate,” he said. “Whenever I’m not on duty, I lock my weapon and keep the key myself. I don’t put my weapon under my pillow to sleep because maybe someone will grab it and shoot me with my own weapon.” Arizona families, Arizona farms: working to produce high-quality milk Comments   Share   So far this year, at least 52 foreign troops _ about half of them Americans _ have been killed in insider attacks. The Afghan government has not provided statistics on the number of its forces killed in insider attacks. However, U.S. military statistics obtained by The Associated Press show at least 53 members of the Afghan security forces had been killed as of the end of August.A U.S. military official disclosed the numbers on condition of anonymity because he said it was up to Afghan officials to formally release the figures. An Afghan defense official who was shown the statistics said he had no reason to doubt their accuracy.Overall, the statistics show that at least 135 Afghan policemen and soldiers have been killed in insider attacks since 2007. That’s more than the 119 foreign service members _ mostly Americans _ killed in such attacks since then, according to NATO.Typically, foreign troops are the main targets, but Afghan forces also have been killed by comrades angry over their collaboration with Westerners and many more get killed in the crossfire, Defense Ministry spokesman Gen. Zahir Azimi said. He said the ministry did not have a breakdown of how many had been targeted or killed in gunbattles during the attacks. Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Arizona families, Arizona farms: providing the local community with responsibly produced dairy Sponsored Stories Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix 5 ways to recognize low testosteronelast_img read more

Rohingya seek better life in Malaysia but reality is stark

first_img Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia has been a sort of promised land for Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar. The tens of thousands who endured perilous journeys to get here find more work opportunities than in Indonesia and a more Muslim-friendly environment than in Thailand.But in the 25 years since Hamid Hussein Abul Khair arrived, that promise has been worn away by the statelessness and poverty that have never left him. Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober Check your body, save your life Hamid and his family have put in for resettlement in the U.S. or a third country through the UNHCR, but haven’t heard anything back. He holds out hope that his children might be granted citizenship in Malaysia.“I have spent half of my life here. I love Malaysia but after 25 years, what do I get? It’s OK for me, I am growing old but what about my children? I don’t want them to suffer like me,” he said. “Our hope now is to go to America where they can be citizens and get higher education.”Hamid’s views are echoed by many Rohingya families in Malaysia, who initially didn’t view resettlement as an option but now see it as the only way for their children to escape an impoverished future.Globally, only 80,000 refugees are resettled each year, with the U.S. taking about 70 percent of them. Refugees from Myanmar make up the largest group, followed by Iraq, Congo and Somalia. But many of those from Myanmar are ethnic Chins who are Christians and English-speaking.Apart from the U.S., most other countries are not eager to take in Rohingya Muslims amid concerns that they could not integrate successfully because of religious values, community structures and language issues, said Towle of the UNHCR. “Rohingya have not featured very significantly in numbers in resettlement programs apart from the last few years but the numbers are increasing,” he said.Towle urged Malaysia to consider giving Rohingya protected status and work permits, which could help plug gaps in the workforce.“If you allow people who are going to be here anyway the right to work, you will flush them out of the gray economy and they will be more dignified contributors to Malaysia,” he said.But Malaysia fears that allowing refugees to stay permanently will just encourage more to come.Hamid said his family cried when they watched scenes of the scrawny Rohingya boat people on television. He said he has told his relatives in Myanmar not to come to Malaysia, mainly because of the risks of the sea journey and mistreatment by traffickers.“Many people have died at sea due to being beaten, starvation or illness. It’s suicidal to come here,” he said. “It’s better to die in your homeland than at sea.”Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Rohingya face a tenuous existence here, unable to legally work because Malaysia, like Thailand and Indonesia, doesn’t recognize asylum seekers and refugees and has not signed the U.N. Refugee Convention. They mostly scrape by on dirty or dangerous jobs shunned by Malaysians, live in squalid conditions and have no access to free health care and state-run schools.For many Rohingya, even living on the margins of Malaysian society is a step forward. But those who have been here for years yearn for something better — at least for their children.“God willing, we can make a living here. We are thankful to Malaysia but what future do we have? My children can’t get citizenship, they have no formal education and they can’t get proper jobs,” Hamid, 54, said in his austere apartment on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur.Denied citizenship by Myanmar and chased off their land in repeated outbreaks of communal violence, the 1.3 million Rohingya there have been identified by the U.N. as one of the world’s most persecuted minorities. Some 140,000 have been displaced from their homes, and many live in camps. Myanmar regards them as illegal migrants from Bangladesh, even though many have lived in the country for generations. In this May 21, 2015 photo, Azimah Mohd Jalil, 15, a Rohingya girl, poses for a photo outside her classroom at a Rohingya Education Center in Klang, Malaysia. With more work opportunities than Indonesia and a more Muslim-friendly environment than Thailand, Malaysia has long been the destination of choice for Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian) Sponsored Stories The desperation of the Rohingya has been highlighted in recent weeks by boatloads of people from Myanmar and Bangladesh stranded in Malacca Strait waters after their traffickers abandoned them near the end of risky 1,700-kilometer (1,000-mile) voyages amid a clampdown by local authorities. Some 3,500 came ashore in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, but many of those now at shelters say their goal was to get to Malaysia.Nearly 46,000 Rohingya in Malaysia have been registered as refugees by the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR, and there are an estimated 40,000 more whose status has yet to be assessed. Obtaining a U.N. refugee card generally protects people from arrest.The economic prosperity, Islamic culture and the large population of Rohingya in Malaysia are all pull factors.“Malaysia is a modern Muslim urban society, with a booming construction business and economy. As a place of income, it’s many times better than where they come from. In terms of security, although it’s not easy with risks of arrests and exploitation, it’s still significantly better than what they have left behind,” said Richard Towle, the UNHCR representative in Malaysia.Refugees from Myanmar make up the biggest chunk of the more than 150,000 asylum seekers and refugees in Malaysia, one of the highest numbers in Asia, according to the UNHCR. The country has no refugee camps, so they live as “urban refugees” in shantytown settlements, cramped low-cost flats or isolated houses where they work on construction sites, restaurants, factories and plantations. Comments   Share   New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Top Stories 5 things to look for when selecting an ophthalmologist Nurjan Nur Mohamad, an 18-year-old Rohingya woman who arrived in Malaysia two months ago after a dangerous boat journey, said that while she is afraid of getting arrested, she is also extremely relieved to have left behind the threats and violence of Myanmar.“I live in fear of the police here, but there is peace and I get enough food. It’s so much better than in the village,” she said. She hopes she and her new husband can win refugee status from the UNHCR to get some protection.When he first arrived in Malaysia at age 29, Hamid also was constantly afraid of getting caught by police. He took up various odd jobs and then set up a small food stall selling roti canai, a popular Indian flatbread, and potato samosa. Later, his wife joined him in Malaysia and they had four children. Life became more tolerable when they were recognized as refugees by the UNHCR, but the future was — and is — still murky.He worries most about his children. The younger two attend a community school for Rohingya refugees funded by a local Muslim group. They learn to speak the Malay language, Islamic studies and other subjects. His 11-year-old son wants to be a doctor and youngest daughter a professor, he said. 4 sleep positions for men and what they meanlast_img read more

Insight into Egypt reveals desire to travel in 2010

first_imgWhile a number of travel agents reported that Egypt represents up to 20 percent of their overall sales; just six percent of respondents agreed that Egypt is a large to very large market out of Australia. However, when asked if they thought the Egyptian market was growing, almost three quarters of the respondents (67 percent) answered in the affirmative. Lorraine Sharp, managing director, Insight Vacations said, “The discrepancy between the industry’s perception of the Egyptian travel market, and actual consumer interest, can largely be attributed to the effect the GFC had on travel in general. “Subsequently, the return of consumer confidence that we are now starting to see explains the trade community’s strong belief that the market is growing.” The survey also revealed the potential for agents to tap into the surrounding destination markets, with 50 percent of travellers revealing that they would like to add a visit to Greece onto a holiday to Egypt, followed by the UK/Europe (47 percent), Turkey (41 percent) and Jordan (34 percent.)52 percent of respondents revealed that safety was the most important factor to clients booking a holiday to Egypt. According to the survey, the second most important factor was itinerary (31 percent) , while price was listed as the least important factor (just 9 percent).Ms. Sharp said, “With safety and a details itinerary so high on the list of consumer holiday priorities, it’s hardly surprising that over 90 percent of agents recommend escorted holidays to their clients.“Travelling be escorted tour ensures clients are well looked after by an experienced tour director, who understands the cultural landscape of Egyptian society and has knowledge of the local area.“It also guarantees that clients will receive a well-rounded experience in Egypt, encompassing all the best sights and highlights, plus optional extras for optimum flexibility.”Insight’s 2010 Ancient Civilizations program offers 27 itineraries to Egypt and its surrounding regions. 86 percent of consumers expressed their desire to travel to Egypt in Insight Vacations’ 2010 Insight into Egypt survey. The company report surveyed 697 travel agents to examine their knowledge of Egypt as a travel destination, their clients’ needs and their opinions of Insight Vacations’ range of holidays in Egypt. Jen and Lorraine from Insight Vacationscenter_img Source = e-Travel Blackboard: C.Flast_img read more

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The hosts then got of to a flying start with the ball with Bhuvneshwar Kumar dismissing Keaton Jennings in the second ball of the very first over.” said a railway officer. while approving the Western Railway’s (WR’s) request to raise platform height, Looking to keep pace with six-time champions Juventus after a Paulo Dybala hat-trick pushed the Turin giants to a 4-2 comeback win over Genoa on Saturday, to the National Award-winning movie Eega,5 million loan backed by the ranch and investment firm Colony Capital took over Neverland in 2008, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Press Trust of India | Los Angeles | Published: May 29,the young Narendra Singh ?the employees tried to intervene; this led to a struggle, said inspector Suresh Sakpal Sex determination row: Notice to activist BMC is probing allegations that actor Shah Rukh Khan conducted sex-determination test on his reported surrogate baby Activist Varsha Deshpandewhom Jaslok Hospital has served a notice tois expected to meet additional municipal commissioner Manisha Mhaiskar For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: May 14 2013 12:48 am Related News MOHALI: Students of Golden Bells Public School brought laurels to the institution by picking up 25 medals in the All India Open table soccer championship held at Banur from May 10 to 12 As many as 38 students took part in the event They claimed eight gold11 silver and six bronze medals and also bagged the overall winners’ trophy Summer junior golf camp from June 1 CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh Golf Association will conduct summer junior golf camp from June 1 to 10where the trainees will learn the basics of the game The camp will be in the morning from 9 am to 10:30 am every day Mahesh KumarClass A teaching professionalwill conduct the camp Alsothere will be a competition on the last day of the camp For details contact Mahesh Kumar at 9876119536 Hockey trials tomorrow CHANDIGARH: Hockey India is going to organise 3rd Hockey India Junior National hockey championship for boys at Sonepat from June 3 to 13 and 3rd Hockey India Senior National hockey championship at Pune from May 28 to June 10 Hockey Punjab will hold trials for the selection of the state teams at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium on May 15 at 9 am Players born on or after 1-1-1994 are eligible for the trails The players should bring their date of birth certificates in original at the time of trial For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMumbai | Updated: January 17 2014 5:35 pm The 98-year-old leader was the 52nd ‘dai’ of Dawoodi Bohras Related News Dawoodi Bohra community’s spiritual leader Dr Syedna Mohammad Burhanuddin passed away in Mumbai after a prolonged illness on Friday The 98-year-old leader was the 52nd ‘dai’ of Dawoodi Bohras He will be succeeded by heir-apparent Syedi Mufaddal Bhaisaheb Saifuddin Syedna last made a public appearance on January 13 to mark the tenth-day of Moharram discourse called Ashura at Saifee Masjid in Bhendi Bazaar Last year the community had celebrated his 102nd birthday as per the Muslim calendar He was credited with transforming Dawoodi Bohras? 45.

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