Friday, December 2, 2016

Vani claims her seventh title

Noida, 2nd December 2016: Vani Kapoor carded 1 over 73 in the final round to win the 17th and final leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2016 at the Noida Golf Course here on Friday. In a nail biting finish, Vani overcame a strong challenge from Smriti Mehra who finished second with a score of 223, to claim her seventh title of this season. This win also keeps her at par with Smriti Mehra who previously held the record for most wins in a season. The INR 6,00,000 event culminated today.
Delhi’s Vani Kapoor had an indifferent start, carding a birdie less front nine with bogeys on the 6th and 9th holes. She stepped up her game in the back nine, carding birdies on the 11th and 17th holes while dropping a shot on the 12th. She finished with a total score of 221 after 54 holes.
Kolkata’s Smriti Mehra started with aplomb, carding birdies on the 1st and 2nd holes. She went on to card birdies on the 7th and 8th holes while dropping shots on the 3rd and 9th in her front nine. However, she could not replicate her front nine performance and undid the good work carding bogeys on the 10th,12th,15th and 18th holes, with her lone birdie on the 13th. She finished in second position with a score of 223.
Noida’s Vaishavi Sinha finished third with a total score of 226 after the final round. Her card on the day included a birdie less front nine with bogeys on the 2nd,3rd and 9th holes, and also a double on the 4th. In her back nine she made an impressive comeback and carded birdies on the 13th,15th,17th and 18th holes while dropping a shot on the 16th. Panchkula’s Amandeep Drall carded five over 77 in the final round to take the fourth position. Her card included a lone birdie on the 17th hole, with bogeys on the 1st,3rd,4th and 15th. She also carded a double bogey on the 9th.
Kolkata’s Neha Tripathi took the fifth position with a score of 230 after the final round, carding birdies on the 11th,14th and 17th holes. She dropped a shot on the 15th and carded a triple bogey on the 7th. She was followed by Hero MotoCorp sponsored Sharmila Nicollet who took the sixth position with a total score of  231 after 54 holes.

Terra Techcom an earthquake early warning system.

Terra Techcom an earthquake early warning system. This joint venture with Germany-based company- Secty Electronics GmbH brings to the South Asian countries, the first ever earthquake Onsite Early Warning and security System (EWS).This onsite EWS is developed to detect the primary (P) waves of an earthquake and to warn people by triggering indoor/ outdoor alarm.This onsite EWS is the only available device in the world equipped with all in one security features and connect to a building management system(BMS).
Department of revenue and disaster management, Government of Haryana has already approved this technology and recommended to its various departments to consider in its building bye-laws.

Ex-minister Montebourg launches Socialist bid for French presidency

Former French economy minister Arnaud Montebourg has formally entered the presidential race. Montebourg announced his candidacy Thursday in the presidential primary France’s Socialist party has scheduled for January. The 54-year-old Montebourg’s politics are firmly left-leaning. He lost his cabinet position in 2014 because he denounced president Francois Hollande’s pro-business shift. Montebourg says he favors a strong state to protect France’s industry from “foreign interests.” Another former economy minister of Hollande’s, centrist Emmanuel Macron also is seeing the presidency but without taking part into a primary. Macron advocates free market policies. Hollande must say whether he will stand for re-election before a December 15 deadline.

Trump: ‘Companies won’t leave US without consequences’

President-elect Donald Trump has vowed “consequences” for companies if they try to move their business to a foreign country, as he spoke on a deal that his team reached with Indiana-based air-conditioning manufacturer Carrier. The president-elect did not elaborate, but mentioned that those firms leaving the United States “will be taxed heavily at the border,” while he promised the “lowest” corporate taxes at home. “We will be a very strong border,” he added. “They can leave from state to state, but leaving the country would be very, very difficult.” Trump wants to bring taxes for businesses down from 35 percent to 15 percent, so that there is “no need for them to leave anymore.” As a side note, Trump also mentioned his campaign to build a wall along the Mexican border, saying: “Trust me, we are going to build the wall.”

S. Korean opposition to hold vote on President Park’s impeachment on Dec. 9

South Korea’s opposition parties have announced they will vote on a motion to impeach President Park Geun-hye on December 9, with a spokesman for the main opposition Democratic Party saying impeachment will be pursued through “close cooperation and without wavering,” Reuters reported. Two-hundred “yes” votes in the 300-seat parliament are needed to move ahead with impeachment. The three opposition parties and anti-Park independent lawmakers have a total of 172 seats, meaning they will rely on dissenters from Park’s Saenuri party in order for impeachment to take place. If the motion passes, the Constitution Court has 180 days to approve or reject it. If approved, a new election must be called within 60 days. Park, whose approval rating is hovering at a record low of four percent, is embroiled in a corruption scandal involving a personal friend who has been indicted for abuse of power.

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