February 7, 2019 3rd Annual North County Veterans Stand Down Categories: Local San Diego News KUSI Newsroom, Updated: 6:15 PM KUSI Newsroom FacebookTwitter 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsVISTA (KUSI)- The annual 4-day North County Veterans Stand Down is officially underway at Green Oak Ranch in Vista. The event allows homeless veterans receive much needed services in a safe, friendly, drug-free and secure environment. 250 veterans are expected to attend.The event runs through Sunday at noon. You can register at ncstanddown.org. Posted: February 7, 2019
DuJour has announced that Leslie Farrand has joined the company as chief revenue officer. Farrand, whose experience spans the fashion, lifestyle and luxury spaces, comes to DuJour from The New Yorker, where she was advertising director. Marianne Civiletto has been named associate publisher, marketing at Redbook. Civiletto comes to Redbook from Brides where she was executive director, creative services. Atlantic Media announced Wednesday that National Journal editor-in-chief Tim Grieve will be leaving to take a position wth The McClatchy Company. Grieve, whose last day will be October 2, will become McClatchy’s Head of News Strategies. According to a staff memo from National Journal CEO Tim Hartman, Government Executive Media Group editor-in-chief Tom Shoop will become interim editor-in-chief as a search for Grieve’s replacement is underway. Reuters has made a number of promotions and hires to their law reporting team. Tracy Rucinski has been named bankruptcy reporter and Stephanie Russell-Kraft has been named business of law reporter. Rucinski had been Madrid bureau correspondent at Reuters and Russell-Kraft had been senior reporter at Law360. Anthony Lin has been named editor in chief, legal/practitioner insights, at Reuters. He had been Asia editor at American Lawyer. Additionally, Robert Iafolla has been named labor and employment law reporter at Reuters. He’d been a reporter at Bloomberg. Elisabeth Bumiller has been named Washington bureau chief at The New York Times. She had been deputy Washington bureau chief there. Nick Lucchesi has been named news editor at Inverse. He had been senior web editor at the Village Voice. In his own memo to the National Journal newsroom, Grieve says, “It’s been an absolute thrill and honor to work with you, and I’m so proud of the journalism we produced together. Even more than that, I’m proud of the newsroom we built—a newsroom full of people who care about and support each other at every turn. I hope you’re all proud of the role you’ve played in that. You should be.” Here are the rest of this week’s people on the move:
WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington-Tewksbury Chamber of Commerce profiles a different member in the local media each week. In this week’s “Chamber Corner,” the Chamber is spotlighting Robert J. Digilio CPA, who recently moved from Wilmington to Tewksbury.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 email@example.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedCHAMBER CORNER: Meet Assunta Perez Of DaMore LawIn “Business”CHAMBER CORNER: Learn About Michaela Klofac From AFLACIn “Business”CHAMBER CORNER: Learn About Align Credit Union’s Student AccountsIn “Business”
DA case against ex-CMD of United Bank of India Chief Archana BhargavaCreative CommonsThe Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a disproportionate assets (DA) case against Archana Bhargava, former chairperson and managing director of United Bank of India (UBI), for allegedly acquiring assets worth Rs 3.64 crore between 2004 and 2014.The case against Archana Bhargava comes at a time when Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam and the Rotomac case have raised questions about the governance of Indian banks and the involvement of bank officials in them. The CBI alleged that Bhargava acquired movable and immovable assets in her name and in the name of her husband Sunil Bhargava and son Anshuman Bhargava between April 1, 2004, and February 2, 2014, reports Economic Times.Bhargava, who joined the Punjab National Bank as a management trainee in 1997, became a deputy general manager of PNB in 2004 and was eventually appointed the general manager of the bank in 2008. She worked in various portfolios including credit management, human resource management, planning and development, financial inclusion and international banking, reports Bloomberg.Bhargava held the posts of executive director in Canara Bank from April 1, 2011, to April 22, 2013.She joined United Bank of India on April 23, 2013, as chairman-cum-managing director, a position she held till February 20, 2014.Bhargava served as the chairman of the board and managing director of the UBI from April 23, 2013, to February 21, 2014. After which she took voluntary retirement from service in February 2014.According to Bloomberg, Bhargava also worked with firms including Canbank Factors Limited, Canbank Venture Capital limited, Canara Robeco Asset Management Company Ltd and Canara Robeco Mutual Fund.On Wednesday, there were reports that the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) had given permission to prosecute 30 officials from 13 banks and among them, five each are from the PNB and the UBI.
.Vehicular movement on Banani-Airport road resumed after five hours of blockade since morning as police dispersed the agitators after 4 pm on Monday, news agency UNB reports.Police swung into action around 3:40 pm as they continued their blockade despite repeated requests by the authorities of Shaheed Ramiz Uddin School and College.The police chased the students through Shewra Bus stand where the angry students vandalised 8-10 buses.Earlier, Ummey Kulsum, a teacher of the college, urged the agitators to withdraw their blockade programme as two drivers and two helpers of three buses of ‘Jabal-e-NoorParibahan’ were arrested by members of the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab).”The authorities concerned informed us that Jabal-e-Noor won’t operate any bus on Mirpur-Uttara road. Besides, a footbridge and a speed-breaker will be set up in front of the college,” she told agitating students.”Student representatives, college Principal, a joint commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police and representatives of Dhaka Cantonment held a joint meeting in this regard. And they assured us of bringing the offenders to justice,” Ummey Kulsum added.Defying her repeated requests, the agitators chanted slogans to continue their protest programme, prompting the police to swing into action and dispersed them, witnesses said.Meanwhile, the train communications between Dhaka and other parts of the country were suspended for about two hours on Monday as students from different schools and colleges put up a barricade on rail tracks near Dhaka Cantonment, protesting Sunday’s accident on Airport Road that left two college students dead.Mozammel Hossain, stationmaster of Cantonment Railway Station, said the students took position on the rail track near Sheora level-crossing around 1:30 pm, forcing the authorities concerned to suspend the train services from Kamalapur Railway Station.However, the train communications resumed around 3:20 pm, said officer-in-charge of Kamalapur Railway Station Yasin Faruk.Earlier in the day, the students staged demonstrations in different parts of the city to protest the death of their two fellows, causing widespread traffic chaos.Diya Khanam Mim and Abdul Karim Rajib, students of Shaheed Ramiz Uddin School and College, were killed as a bus ploughed through some students in front of Kurmitola General Hospital on Airport Road on Sunday.Witnesses said several hundred students of Shaheed Ramiz Uddin School and College took to the streets around 10:30 am on Monday and put up barricades, disrupting traffic on the busy road.The unruly students also chanted slogans saying ‘We want justice’.Besides, students of different schools and colleges, including BAF Shaheen College, Kurmitola, Government Science College, NawabHabibullah Model School & College, Bangabandhu College and BananiBidyaNiketan School and College joined the road blockade programme expressing solidarity with the demand.Earlier, students of Shaheed Ramiz Uddin School and College formed a human chain in front of their college around 10 am demanding justice.On information, police went to the spot and removed them from the college premises.They staged a sit-in near Radisson Hotel around 10:15 am, disrupting traffic.As police obstructed them from staging demonstrations near the hotel, they brought out a rally from there protesting the death of their two fellows and put up a barricade on the Airport Road.Around 10:30 am, several hundred students gathered near the footbridge of Cantonment Railway Station and blocked the road in front of Shaheed Ramiz Uddin School and College.Besides, students of different colleges, including City College, blocked roads adjacent to Science Laboratory area in the morning, protesting the death of the two students, halting vehicular movement on the busy road.On information, police rushed in and tried to disperse them, triggering a chase-and-counter-chase between the students and the police.However, the traffic on the road returned to normalcy around 12:30 pm following police intervention at Science Laboratory area.
Alibaba has purchased an 8% stake in the Chinese online video platform Bilibili, the official Xinhua news agency reported.Bilibili is one of China’s top video streaming and entertainment platforms, with about 92 million monthly active users and 450 million page-views per day. Founded in 2009, it was listed on the NASDAQ last March. Alibaba’s Taobao e-commerce retail platform now owns 24 million shares.“I believe our cooperation can further unleash Bilibili’s commercial potential. I hope our collaboration will bring the creativity of the young Chinese to the world,” said Jiang Fan, vice president of Alibaba Group and president of Taobao, according to Xinhua’s report Thursday. It also cited Bilibili CEO Chen Rui as saying that the enormous Taobao platform would help more people discover Bilibili content. Popular on Variety Alibaba’s investment comes on the heels of a deal struck with the platform in December to find new, interactive ways of connecting users to content creators and merchandise. Bilibili is particularly popular with post-’90s Generation Z users — a key demographic for content-driven e-commerce.Alibaba rival Tencent is the second-largest shareholder of Bilibili, making the video platform one of China’s rare companies to have both tech giants as investors. In October, Tencent and Bilibili announced a partnership to mutually create and host more content in the anime, comics and games space. ×Actors Reveal Their Favorite Disney PrincessesSeveral actors, like Daisy Ridley, Awkwafina, Jeff Goldblum and Gina Rodriguez, reveal their favorite Disney princesses. Rapunzel, Mulan, Ariel,Tiana, Sleeping Beauty and Jasmine all got some love from the Disney stars.More VideosVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9Next UpJennifer Lopez Shares How She Became a Mogul04:350.5x1x1.25×1.5x2xLive00:0002:1502:15
Kolkata: The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to give “interest subsidy with regard to long term loans” to farmers from cooperatives.At present, farmers in the state get interest subsidy with regard to short term crop loans from cooperatives.The State Level Monitoring Committee for Cooperative Sector had recommended interest subsidy for long term loans as well. The state government has decided to accept the recommendation.According to a senior official of the state government, the step will be helpful for the farmers in the state, as they won’t have to worry anymore before taking a long term loan for the purpose of agriculture. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flights”It will be of immense help to farmers and it will ensure further development of the state in the agriculture sector,” said the official.It may be mentioned that the Mamata Banerjee government has given a new lease of life to the state’s agriculture sector. Starting from waiving tax on agricultural land to helping farmers with modern tools, it has ensured an increase in the yield and Bengal has won Krishi Karman award for five consecutive years.At the same time, steps have also been taken to give old-age pension to as many as 1 lakh farmers above the age of 60 years. At present, a total of 69,000 aged farmers get the benefit. But the Chief Minister has now decided to bring in another 31,000 aged farmers under the project. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedThe amount of the pension has also gone up. Earlier, the aged farmers used to get Rs 650 to Rs 750 per month as pension. The “pro-peoplegovernment” has now decided to increase the amount toRs 1,000 per month.The state government has also taken steps to set up 2,000 farm machinery hubs, through the best performing Primary Agriculture Cooperative Sector (PACS). Around 1,000 such hubs will be developed in the 2018-19 financial year and the rest of the same will be developed in the next fiscal. Setting up of the machinery hubs was taken up following recommendation of the committee.According to a communique of the state government, “The committee has also made a few other recommendations, relating to activities other than banking, undertaken by PACS. These will be examined and necessary steps will be taken by the concerned departments.”
Kolkata: Expressing her deep concern over the ATM fraud cases recently happening in Kolkata, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stated that she would direct her party’s MPs to raise the issue in Parliament on Tuesday.She also questioned the role of the Finance Ministry in this connection and maintained that it should “seriously inquire” about the matter.While leaving the state Secretariat, Nabanna, on Monday evening, Banerjee said: “What action is the Finance Ministry taking? It (Finance Ministry) should have seriously probed the incident. Our MPs will be raising the issue in Parliament on Tuesday.” Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeThe Chief Minister also mentioned an advertisement that got an immense promotion just after demonetisation of high-value notes was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to promote the digital transfer of money.Banerjee also slammed the Centre for its stress on the use of “plastic cards” when there is no bank in several villages in the country. She added: “How can the plastic economy become successful in a country where there is an inadequate number of banks?” Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killed”India is a country of simple people. Here the maximum number of people likes to lead a simple life and most of them are from the unorganised sectors. Hence plastic economy can be successful only if its nitty-gritty is properly known,” Banerjee maintained.The Chief Minister was the first one to criticise the “anti-people” move of the Modi government of demonetising high-value notes and had stated that it would leave an adverse effect on the economy of the country. A high-level meeting with the top brass of a number of nationalised and private banks and officials of Kolkata Police’s Detective department, who have been involved in the probe of the ATM money siphoning case, took place on Monday. A top official from the Reserve Bank of India, who attended the meeting, said that they are working upon fresh guidelines for the banks to prevent such ATM frauds in future.It may be mentioned that more than 76 cases of unauthorised withdrawal of money from bank accounts after collecting data by skimming ATM cards have come to light in Kolkata recently. Involvement of foreigners has also come up during the probe undertaken by the Kolkata Police that had set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to address the menace.