Live updates: Warriors vs. Mavericks, Saturday at 5:30 p.m.

first_imgClick here if you’re unable to view the gallery on your mobile device. Join us for live news and analysis Saturday at 5:30 p.m. as the Warriors try to rebound from a loss in Utah when they take on the Dallas Mavericks at Oracle.The Warriors (21-11) were dealt a 108-103 defeat by the Jazz on Wednesday as Golden State couldn’t contain Utah’s long-distance shooting — the Jazz hit 16 3-pointers on their way to victory.Golden State is also looking to redeem itself after losing to Dallas …last_img read more

49ers at Washington: 5 keys to staying undefeated

first_imgSANTA CLARA – For the fourth time in six games, the 49ers are on the road. It seemed like a brutal opening act when the schedule was unveiled in April, especially knowing their recent road history.“I know we didn’t win a single road game last year, preseason or regular season, so those plane rides were not very fun,” tight end George Kittle recalled.New year, new results.As the undefeated 49ers (5-0) go to visit Washington (1-5), they are not spooked by an away game. Of course it helped …last_img read more

Attitude Checklist

first_img Essential Reading! Get my 3rd book: Eat Their Lunch “The first ever playbook for B2B salespeople on how to win clients and customers who are already being serviced by your competition.” Buy Now You get to choose your attitude. You get to decide who you will be when you engage with other people. Print this list. Put it somewhere you’ll be reminded to choose wisely.☐ Depressed☐ Angry☐ Bored☐ Tired☐ Unresourceful☐ Impatient☐ Uninterested☐ Intolerant☐ Adversarial☐ Helpful☐ Happy☐ Engaging☐ Enthusiastic☐ Courageous☐ Energetic☐ Playful☐ Confident☐ Resourceful☐ Inspiring☐ Nonjudgmental☐ Interested☐ Passionate☐ Thoughtful☐ Grateful☐ Collaborative☐ Determined☐ Caringlast_img read more

Gorakhpur tragedy: CM Adityanath raised caution flag during previous visits

first_imgUttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his Ministers have claimed that officials did not discuss the crisis in oxygen supply during his visit to the BRD medical college hospital in Gorakhpur on August 9.While the minute details of his interaction with the doctors there are unknown, during his visit Mr. Adityanath inspected the Japanese Encephalitis/Acute Encephalitis Syndrome ward.Mr. Adityanath had also cautioned doctors that no patient should die due to lack of medical care. “He instructed doctors that patients should receive better treatment and no patient should die due to lack of medical care [upchaar ka abhaav],” said the government statement issued on Wednesday evening.Nine children died in the hospital that day, including two in the AES ward. Twenty-one children died on August 7 and 8, including five in the AES ward, prior to his visit.The figure took a big jump on August 10 when 23 children died. The government admitted that the supply of oxygen was interrupted on the night of August 10 but stressed that no deaths were caused due to this or during the period when oxygen supply was hit.Inspections conductedOn Wednesday, Mr. Adityanath conducted a bed-to-bed inspection of the wards, unveiled a 10-BED ICU and six-bed CCI wards. He also inaugurated a CCU ward for critical children affected by JE and AES.According to the government, Mr. Adityanath had also inspected the emergency ward, infant ward, and ICU and checked on the availability of medicines.Mr. Adityanath later conducted a review meeting with health officials and doctors from Gorakpur and Basti divisions. Incidentally, he had made another visit to the hospital on July 9.last_img read more

Forest fires threatening Odisha’s flora and fauna

first_imgOdisha had registered a sudden jump in forest fires across the State resulting in massive damage to flora and fauna.As many as 5,332 fire spots had been noticed since November 1 last, the beginning of forest fire season, in the State. The month of March had alone registered 4,495 fire spots. As per statistics generated by SNPP (Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership) satellite, only 385 fire spots were recorded February while in January, only 55 fire incidences were detected.Southern Odisha looked red in the map provided by Forest Fire Geo Portal of Forest Survey. In Koraput, the southernmost forest circle in Odisha, 2,809 fire spots had been detected since November. It was followed by Bhawanipatna with 622 fire incidences and Berhampur (601). Rourkela and Sambalpur division had relatively lower incidences with 416 and 355 fire spots detected during the same period. The month of April started with 11 fires on Monday as detected by Moderate resolution Imaging spectro-radiometer (MODIS) with a resolution of 1 km.Forest divisions mappedThough forest department claimed to have mapped the forest divisions prone to fire and maintained more than 6,000-km long fire line in different forests ahead of the fire season, forests continue to be gutted. Given the vastness of forest areas and gigantic task, number of fire watchers engaged in fire-fighting appears to be too little.“Apart from causing a huge loss to the timber and other fruit and leaf bearing trees and creepers of the forest, fires also destroy wildlife and their habitat. Nests and eggs of ground dwelling birds are lost. Reptiles also lose their young ones due to forest fires,” said Biswajit Mohanty, former member of the National Board for Wildlife.Fire could only be tamed at the initial stage before it became a conflagration preventing anybody from even approaching it due to the intense heat generated, Mr. Mohanty said demanding it should be monitored from the office of Principal Chief Conservator of Forest.last_img read more