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Donald Trump disbands business councils after CEOs quit in protest

US President Donald Trump has demolished his two business advisory councils after facing a series of administrative resignations in his “ambiguous” response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville.

Trump created the Manufacturing Advisory Council in January after swearing, while the 16-member strategic and political forum was established in December when he was elected president.

“Instead of pushing the cardboard-making business people and the strategic and political forum, I’ve finished two. Thank you all!” Trump said in a tweet. So far, about 11 CEOs of the advisory boards left.

Most of them have resigned after criticizing the president’s less encouraging reaction to weekend violence in Charlottesville, where a car ran into a crowd protesting peacefully against the white supremacist meeting, killing one woman 32 years old.

Information revealed that most CEOs were likely to leave their presidential council in an apparent protest against Trump over which people on both sides were responsible for the violence in Charlottesville.

Eight CEOs – including Kenneth Frazier of Merck, Brian Krzanich Intel Under Armor’s Kevin Plank and Richard Trumka, president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), left the two Trump Advisory Councils until yesterday.

Earlier in the day, members of the Policy and Strategy Forum in a joint statement said that intolerance, racism and violence have absolutely no place in the country and are an affront to fundamental American values.

Directed by Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman, members of the Policy and Strategy Forum attended JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon, CEO of PepsiCo, Indra Nooyi, CEO of General Motors, Mary Barra, and CEO of Walmart, Doug McMillon.

President of the Strategic and Policy Forum was conceived as a bipartisan group of business leaders called to serve our country by providing independent information and views directly to the President in accelerating economic growth and job creation in the US. Said the members.

“We believe that the debate on participation in the Forum has become a distraction from our well-intentioned desire and sincere help vital political discussions on how to improve the everyday lives of Americans,” they said.

In a joint statement, the Director-General noted that job creation and supporting an inclusive inclusive growth agenda remains important for the country’s progress. “As such, the President and they are to dissolve the Forum. Job creation and support for a growth program compatible with inclusion remains vital to the progress of our country.

As Americans, we are all united in our desire to see our country get ahead, “the Los Angeles Times said in a report. The tips of dissolution mark the strong rejection of the USA. Trump, who rose to the White House while being the CEO’s first president. ”

“Economic and regulatory policies are not sufficient and it does not matter if we do not deal with the divisions in our country. It is the role of leader in business or government, to unite people and not separately,” said Dimon employees.

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Post-GST, calling home Ganesha to cost dearer

Bhopal: House called Ganpatti Bappa can look at our pockets hard this year. Courtesy: GST. The artisans who make ides of Ganesha in claiming the city that the cost of the inputs has increased the application of the tax and, as such, have no choice but to pass the burden to the customers.

The tax on goods and services tax (GST) was launched on July 1 of this year – long before the artisans begin to gather raw materials, including bamboo, wood, mud, paints, fabrics and decorative items , For idols. “There is a general increase in prices every year.

But this year, the prices of all components are much higher. It is no wonder that the final product is more expensive, “said Jitendra Prajapati, an old-town craftsman. Although tradable, as artisans, prices would see an increase of almost 40% this year.

As such, for an idol that was available for 10,000 rupees from last year, customers may have to shell out about Rs 14,000 this year. “The height of these idols varies from one foot to 20 feet.

An idol sold for Rs 3000 to Rs 4000 did not earn us more than Rs 1500. The idols valued above Rs 10,000 Rs 3500 we won, “said the sculptor. However, artisans believe that higher prices can affect their Sales this year.

“With a rise in prices, customers can refrain from buying larger idols. This can affect total sales,” said Arun Prajapati, a Jahangirabad artisan.

The prediction of prajapati echoed the sentiments of the customers. Mohit Sharma Navyuvak Samiti Sudama Nagar said: “The size of the idol depends mainly on the collections we can make.

If the price is at the top, we may have to settle for a minor idol this year. “Another client, Hemant Sen Nehru Nagar, however, is different.

“Idol prices are increasing every year, they should also increase this year,” he said. The 10-day festival will start on August 25th.

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State govt pitches for open prisons

Bhopal: The government of Madhya Pradesh seeking to establish more open prisons in the state over the next year, as they have proved to be reform centers, according to sources.

An open prison is a prison where inmates are trusted to serve their sentence with minimal surveillance and perimeter security and are not locked up in prison cells. They are also allowed to live with their families and move into prison facilities for work.

“We realized that a person does not choose illegal activities after leaving an open prison,” said one official. So far, the state has a single open to Hoshangabad jail.

Another Satna prison must be presented within a year, and a proposal to create an open prison in Ujjain is under preparation.

Maharashtra and Rajasthan have a number of open regime and Madhya Pradesh study their model to present the same in the state.

A member of the team could soon visit these states, an official said, adding that it is economically viable.

In general, those sentenced who have one or two years of sentencing or finished the third quarter of the 10-year sentence were transferred to an open prison to help them pass the final stage of their punishment with their families.

It also helps them rehabilitate after long years in prison. The general director of the prison (CEO) said Sanjay Choudhary in open regime is still a convicted with his family and understands the importance of family life.

“The prisoner is also beginning to win. Because of these factors, it is believed that a person will not resort to crime after being released from prison,” he said.

Authorities said there was no eligibility criteria for the selection. A prisoner who has served more than 10 years in prison with good behavior transferred to an open prison is considered.

With a capacity of 25 inmates, Hoshangabad Prison, founded in 2010, is flooded with candidates who request a transfer to an open prison. Prison authorities still have about 50 applications for executions throughout the state.

According to the authorities, the unique concept of open prison allows detainees to live in a “canton” where they can move freely.

The prisoners are apartments type I – they have two bedrooms, a kitchen, bathrooms, kitchen gas, utensils, among other things. Prison Hoshangabad even has a playground and a garden.

Open prisons are likely to be established in other cities in the state including Bhopal and Indore, according to authorities.

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MP local body poll results: Ab tak 26 for BJP, Congress increases tally

BHOPAL: BJP has retained 26 seats in municipal and local elections, the results of which were announced on Wednesday. The congress won 14, increasing its score, but at the price of the independents rather than the ruling party. Three entered the independents.

The score is crucial, in the wake of farmers’ turmoil and the deaths of five farmers in the police, less than eight weeks before the elections. While BJP came out unscathed, Congress seemed enthusiastic about its gain in seats, although it lost Dabra, in the district of Jyotiraditya Scindia, by an enormous 10,000 votes.

In an interview with YOU, when the count was over, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said confidently that BJP would win 26. “I will not update yet, but we will keep 26 seats,” he said. “He said, excluding the possibility for farmers’ agitation having an impact on the polls.

“There is no impact of the agitation of the farmers because it was led by a handful of congress workers who tried to spread the troubles,” said Chouhan. In the 2012 election, where 37 seats were to be won, BJP had won 25, six with six candidates for Congress and independent candidates, said the State Election Commission.

The vote was high in a number of seats due to the right of recall in the Gadarwara and Shamshabad by-elections. It is a process whereby the majority of companies can address a collector without motion of confidence to the current chairman of a board.

Initially, recall rights were proposed in four districts – Kurawar, Shamshabad, Sabalgarh and Gadarwara and by elections. But the elections in Kurawar and Sabalgarh were suspended and refused by the court when the vote was held at the other two places.

Congress retained the four. “BJP retained 25 seats despite the fact that the Electoral Commission postponed the vote in Barwani and Dhar due to difficulties in submerged areas of the Sardar Sarovar dam and the agitation of certain groups.” BJP seized more seats than In previous elections “.

Excited by the results, Congress described it as “a sign of change in the state”. Congress spokesman K K Mishra stressed that not only the number of congresses has increased, but in at least four seats, the margin between BJP and Congress was only a few hundred votes.

“The administration worked in favor of BJP, because of which the candidates in Congress lost,” he said. BJP won Shahdol and Dindori while Jhabua, Alirajpur and Mandla went to Congress.

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Wasn’t even a sarpanch when I was made CM: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Bhopal: In a candid admission on the eve of the visit of the national president Amit Shah Wednesday, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan told TOI that he was ready to fulfill any responsibility given by his party, remembering the BJP high command had made head of government Despite knowing that he had no administrative experience.

In an exclusive interview with TOI, he said: “Mein BHI kabhi nahin a raha sarpanch (I have never been a sarpanch) I never thought I would become a head of government one day I was .. suddenly questioned at the board meeting Parliamentary one day to take responsibility.It raised a lot of eyebrows.But once I arrived, there was no turning back.

Chouhan, who is the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh longer said that his only goal was to improve the lives of others. “After becoming the prime minister, my only goal was to help those in need and to focus on state growth, which has been achieved largely through the implementation of programs such as Ladli Lakshmi, Kanya Vivah and Medhavi Chhatra” , I was told. Whatever the responsibilities of his party, he has fulfilled expectations, he added.

While awaiting the visit of party leader Amit Shah, as part of the energy before the 2018 Assembly elections, he said: “He turned out to be an excellent leader. Under his leadership, the party has become the most “Shah has been in the state four to five times, but this is the first time he will stay for three days, he said, adding: We all hope to visit. ”

Asked about the fact that the agitation of farmers will have an impact on the polls of the meeting, he said. “Without exception, Ratlam and Mandsaur, violence does not spread to other parties, including Bundelkhand, Chambal and Gwalior Mahakoshal.” A handful of Congressional workers tried to take advantage of the situation, but failed, and we have taken steps to mitigate the problems of farmers We buy onions and even pulses and soybeans.We will continue to guarantee farmers a fair price for their products.

“The death of the farmers (in police murders in Mandsaur) hurt me,” he said. “Dard Toh chest hua”. In his first entry, which has given the order to neutralize the feared dacoit Lalit Patel, Chouhan said: “He had burned three living men I said, it is me or he will not be .. there are no thieves in Madhya Pradesh. Put an end to his regime of terror and the police shot him. “Nothing is lost when a criminal is killed. But the death of the farmers hurt me. The government of the Deputies has always been at the forefront of the welfare of farmers. ”

Chouhan said his government has launched an application – the only one of its kind in India – allowing farmers. “With the Girdavari implementation, farmers will be able to check and verify the amount of crops saved by patwari, only then they will be recorded in the land records, which will lead to transparency,” he said.

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The Chief’s Strategy

In India, as part of the first-step electoral system, electoral strategies often take a perverse form and end with the fragmentation of society. Lately, some professional bodies have emerged, which have data already made in the caste lines and facilitate an easy operation of the fragmentation of society by the politics of the bank of votes.

In this context, when BJP President Amit Shah uses a unifying strategy, while providing visible representation for all major sectors of society, in the selection of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections in UP in 2014 and , Again, to Vidhan Sabha in 2017, who doubt Many wondered if it was going to work.

But Shah had the last word. The BJP played at home with a resounding victory in both elections, which justifies the vibro Shah strategy. Today, there is no denying that the shrewd manipulation Shah this strategy has led the BJP to become a meeting point for all non-Yadav OBC communities. He gave the party an insurmountable advantage in the UP.

Shah created a large amount of registration in Gujarat, winning almost every assembly election with a record margin. He has a penchant for setting goals that may seem implausible to some, but motivation for many others. This led his colleagues to “think big” and try to achieve the goal.

Struggle to win was the Shah’s mantra. It is known to take the elections seriously. He likes to take on difficult challenges. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is not resting, and also refused to rest the other.

In UP, before the elections of Lok Sabha in 2014, he had traveled in almost all areas of Tehsil, staying in government retirement homes. When executives see their fight against the leader of all seriousness and sincere sincerity, also refrain from avoiding responsibility.

It is more than convinced that whatever the role of popular perception of winning elections, there is no alternative to strengthening cabin-cab units. The great victories of the BJP in the UP in 2014 and 2017 are credited to the Sha of emphasizing the establishment of a committee of 21 members in almost every stand.

He made sure that the cabin committees remain active throughout the year. In fact, the party has ordered that at least six of the major celebrations are held programs of each post, and in the process, guaranteed a live match organization in the Underlying.

This has also made the choice more centered karyakarta and proportionately less dependent satraps. If the choice Amitbhai literally burning the eyelashes. A tab is maintained in each department.

Evening meetings to discuss the situation on land and tomorrow assessments are the routine media during the election campaign. Alert to the gradual deployment of the situation on the ground, Shah believes in a strategy meeting to gather.

Each rally has a personalized message and the relevant points where the rally is held. What is remarkable is their understanding of the strengths and limitations of the media and advertising. He is known for his skill in selecting the right media for the right message.

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Trinamool Congress Set to Sweep West Bengal Civic Polls, BJP A Distant No. 2

CALCUTA: Prime Minister Trinamool Congress Mamata Banerjee leads in seven municipal governing bodies for which elections were held on Sunday.

It is expected that the BJP to be the second in the majority, which the party will support as proof that he is now the main opposition party in West Bengal, where there was almost no presence in recent years.

Elections were held during seven local city agencies are five municipalities, one notified authority and municipality.

The votes are counted today. The Trinamool decision has won the municipality of Dhupguri by pocketing 12 of the 16 seats.

Sunday’s elections took place in the midst of violence, especially in Durgapur and the BJP and CPM have both demanded that the ballot boxes be canceled, claiming that the Trinamool decision resorted to violence and the booth to seize elections and “simulated democracy “.

Today’s results continue with Mamata Banerjee’s winning streak in his state, which swept past last year’s election meeting to win a second term as prime minister.

His party has dominated local body elections ever since, winning four of the seven municipal bodies for which elections were held in May this year, including a victory in Mirik in the Darjeeling Hills, a bastion of years Ally BJP, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM).

BJP’s steady growth in state, Congress and CPM price, also marked a party leader Amit Shah is setting the target of winning the maximum parliamentary seats in Bengal during the 2019 national election.

After the group reached the second Trinamool earlier this year during a partial election in the Kanthi Dakshin West Bengal seat set and has increased its voting share substantially over a year since the meeting’s elections,

M. Shah thanked voters for making BJP “the main opposition party” in the state. The BJP had won two seats in the Lok Sabha of Bengal in 2014, increasing its participation in the vote from four to 17 percent.

Trinamool won 34 of the state’s 42 seats in parliament. Last year, when Mrs. Banerjee’s party swept the elections to the assembly, the BJP won four seats, the best performance of the party in the state….

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Chinese State Media Video Mocks India In Bizarre Propaganda On Doklam

NEW DELHI: China’s official Xinhua attack on India two months of deadlock and Doklam alleges “seven deadly sins” in a video that added a bizarre twist to the rhetoric of the Chinese media.

The Indians are parodied in the video by a man in a fake beard playing an unconvincing Sikh with a strange accent.

Entitled “7 Sins of India: It’s Time for India to Confess its SEVEN SINS”, the video features an anchor summarizes Beijing’s perspective of the border impasse.

“Did not your mama tell you, never violate the law? … How does it feel to stamp your foot?” she asks.

By stating that “the whole world is trying to awaken India from its impetus, it says,” China realized that it is impossible to awaken a guy who claims to fall asleep. ”

Misspelled subtitles accompany the comment. “You negotiate with a thief who had just broken into your house …

No, you call 911 … “, she says, who speaks a lot about the target audience. 911 is an emergency line only in the US and – thanks to movies and TV shows – is the symbol The most recognized internationally of an emergency.

Video calls India a “bad neighbor” asserting that “Indian troops carrying weapons and driving bulldozers have illegally crossed the border bounded within China UNDISPUTED”.

The seven sins that the woman alleged to India are committed: “To violate a bilateral agreement, trampling international law, confuse right and wrong, stop the victim divert a small neighbor and knowingly engage in an error.”

To explain the “hijacking of a small neighbor”, the video features a “Bhutanese man” who mistrusts the “Indian” shaking a pair of scissors. Xinhua is the most important and influential media organization in China.

The impasse in Doklam near Sikkim, began in June when Indian soldiers entered the plateau Doklam – who is a distant and inhabillé territory claimed by both China and ally of India in Bhutan – to prevent the Chinese army from building a road that

Delhi said it was a serious security concern because it changed the status quo at the border triangle of India, China and Bhutan.

India proposed that both sides withdraw the troops to engage in dialogue, but China has refused this option. China has repeatedly asked India to withdraw the troops unilaterally.

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‘Sixth extinction’ of wildlife faster than feared

'Sixth extinction' of wildlife faster than feared

‘Sixth extinction’ of wildlife faster than feared

The sixth mass extinction of life on Earth is developing faster than previously feared, scientists warned.

Over 30% of animals with a backbone – fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals – are declining in both the range and population, according to the first comprehensive analysis of these trends.

“This is the case of a biological annihilation occurring globally,” said Stanford professor Rodolfo Dirzo, a co-author of a study published Monday in the US journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

About a decade ago, experts feared a new planetary extinction of species would be in sight.

Today, most agree that it is under way, but the new study suggests that death is already increasing.

It provides much needed data on the threat to wildlife, mapping the decline in ranges and populations of 27,600 species. For 177 mammals, the researchers collected data covering the period 1900-2015.

The mammal species that were monitored have lost at least a third of their original habitat, the researchers found.

Forty percent of them – including rhinoceros, orangutans, gorillas and many large cats – survive on 20% or less of the land they once wandered.

Biodiversity loss has accelerated recently.

“Several species of mammals that were relatively safe one or two decades ago are now in danger,” including cheetahs, lions and giraffes, the study showed.

Around the world, mass death, considered the sixth in the last 500 million years, is the worst since three-quarters of life on Earth, including non-avian dinosaurs, was annihilated 66 million years ago By a giant Impact of meteors.

On average, two species of vertebrates disappear each year.

Tropical regions have recorded the highest number of declining species. In South and Southeast Asia, large-bodied mammal species have lost more than four-fifths of their historical ranks.

Loss of habitat

While fewer species are disappearing in temperate zones, the percentage is as high or higher.

Up to half the number of animals that once shared our planet are no longer here, a loss that the authors described as “a massive erosion of the greatest biological diversity in Earth’s history.”

There is no mystery as to why: our own constantly expanding species – which has more than doubled in number since 1960 to 7.4 million – is eating, crowding and polluting its planetary peers of existence.

By comparison, only 20,000 lions remain, less than 7,000 cheetahs, 500-1,000 giant pandas and about 250 rhinos in Sumatra.

The main causes of declining wildlife are loss of habitat, over consumption, pollution, invasive species, disease, and poaching in the case of tigers, elephants, rhinos and other large animals appreciated for their body parts.

Climate change is poised to become a major threat in the coming decades, with some animals – the most famous polar bears – already declining due to rising temperatures and changing weather patterns.

“The massive loss of populations and species reflects our lack of empathy with all the wild species that have been our partners since our origins,” said lead author Gerardo Ceballos of the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

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The United States space agency has to land Mars on humans a priority of its exploration programs and the bipartisan legislation promised in 2010 to develop the ability to send humans to the planet by 2030.

But it remains a major problem between humanity and the red planet: money.

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The head of NASA’s space exploration program, William Gerstenmaier, said Wednesday that with its current budget, the agency simply can not afford the cost of propelling a spacecraft to Mars.

“On this horizon, in the 2030s, I can not put dates on humans on Mars,” Gerstenmaier said Wednesday in response to a question during a propulsion meeting of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics in Georgia.

More: Rigid space suits are the order of the day for astronauts hoping to survive life on Mars

“At the budget levels we have described, this is about an increase of about 2 percent, 100 that do not have surface systems available for March, this entry, landing and landing is a big challenge for us to Mars. ”

NASA landed several unmanned exploration vehicles on Mars in the past. The Curiosity rover, which landed at Marsh in August 2012 and will soon hold its fifth anniversary exploration of the planet, costs about $ 2.5 billion.
Gerstenmaier said an intelligent Mission to Mars would weigh about twenty times what previous Rover weighed. “So this is an increase of twenty times,” he said, which probably means a much higher cost.

Legislators attribute the NASA budget to $ 19.5 billion for fiscal year 2017, which is less than half of one percent of the total federal budget.

The agency did not give a specific figure for the cost of the manned mission to Mars, and estimates vary depending on the source. In 2012, the head of NASA’s Propulsion Laboratory Brent Sherwood, estimates that the project could cost up to $ 100 billion in 30 or 40 years.

Most recently, Pascal Lee, director of the Mars Institute, a nonprofit research group funded in part by NASA and based on a NASA research center in Silicon Valley, said in May that a human mission to March could cost up to $ 1 billion over 25 years.

Private organizations working on their own missions to Mars have estimated lower costs. Mars One, a Dutch-Swiss organization to establish a permanent settlement on Mars, plans to bring four people to March at a cost of $ 6 billion. SpaceX founder Elon Musk, who said he wanted to send humans to Mars in the early 2020s, estimated the cost at $ 10 billion per person by 2016.

Landing on Mars poses many threats to a manned mission. The spacecraft must tilt its entrance into the atmosphere of Mars correctly: if it is too rigid, the machine can burn, and if it is too low, the machine can completely lose the planet.

Astronauts must use reverse and parachute to slow down the ship so it will not be destroyed by impact on the surface. The machine must also locate a safe landing surface on the rough terrain of Mars, whose parts are emerging gigantic craters.