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IPL 2016: Justice Mukul Mudgal set to oversee matches at Kotla

first_imgDelhi High Court on Thursday appointed Justice (Retd) Mukul Mudgal as observer to oversee the affairs of the upcoming IPL 2016 matches at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in New Delhi.A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Vibhu Bakhru directed Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) to extend ‘full co-operation’ to Justice Mudgal, who was also a judge of the Delhi High Court before his elevation as the Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. (Full IPL 2016 coverage)”Accordingly, Justice Mukul Mudgal is requested to continue as observer in pursuance to the November 18, 2015 order. DDCA will extend full co-operation to him,” the bench said.On November 18 last year, the High Court had paved the way for DDCA to hold the India-South Africa Test match at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in New Delhi and appointed Justice Mudgal to oversee the affairs of the match.It had also said that his remuneration for the assignment would be decided by him only and DDCA would pay the same to him.The retired judge, who was also an observer for the recently-concluded World Cup T20 matches in New Delhi, had headed the Supreme Court-appointed panel to inquire into the allegations of corruption against former BCCI chief N Srinivasan’s son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan, India Cements, and others and charges of betting and spot-fixing in the 2013 IPL matches.During the hearing on Thursday, advocate Sangram Patnaik, who appeared for DDCA, told the bench that the cricketing body has no difficulty if Justice Mudgal continues as observer for the upcoming IPL matches in New Delhi.advertisementlast_img read more

Croatia, Turkey face UEFA action over crowd trouble

first_imgUEFA said on Saturday it had opened disciplinary proceedings against the soccer federations of Croatia and Turkey for crowd trouble during two games at the Euro 2016 tournament in France this week.They could face sanctions due to fans “throwing objects and setting off fireworks” during Friday’s matches and a hearing into the unrest will take place on Monday, UEFA – European soccer’s governing body – said in a statement. (Full Euro 2016 coverage )Croatia faces additional charges over alleged “racist behaviour”, while Turkey faces charges linked to a pitch invasion by supporters.The incidents took place when Turkey played Spain in Nice and during Croatia’s clash with the Czech Republic in Saint-Etienne, the latest crowd trouble to hit the tournament.Friday’s match in Saint-Etienne was held up for several minutes after Croatian fans threw flares onto the pitch and began fighting among themselves. Eight flares and other objects landed on the pitch near to riot police, who had been deployed in front of the section housing Croatia’s supporters.The trouble broke out in the dying minutes of a game that Croatia were leading 2-1. The final score was 2-2.Croatia, sanctioned three times during the qualifying competition, was already facing a disciplinary hearing on Tuesday after fans threw flares and ran onto the pitch during the team’s opening match at the finals against Turkey in Paris.’ULTRAS’A police official told Reuters on Saturday 11 hardcore fans known as “ultras” – some of them carrying neo-Nazi banners – had been detained in Nice before Friday’s Spain vs Turkey match.advertisementPhilippe Castanet, a deputy prefect for the region, said some of them would be sent home. Inside the stadium, five fans were arrested for the possession and throwing of flares. (Croatia game hit by flares, fighting among their own fans )Police moved in at the Stade Velodrome in Marseille on Saturday ahead of a game between Iceland vs Hungary.”Supporters tried to climb a fence but there was no violence,” a spokesman for regional police said.Supporters in the stands were seen by a Reuters witness making what looked liked a Nazi salute.Euro 2016 has been marred by violence, especially in Marseille last weekend when Russian fans clashed with English supporters before, during and after the Russia vs England game.On Saturday, a Reuters witness saw dozens of Russian fans leave a Marseille detention centre under police escort. Shortly afterward, another witness saw them arrive at Nice’s international airport.In Lyon, two Ukrainian fans were filmed on Thursday during the Ukraine vs Northern Ireland game with tattoos similar to the swastika. The region’s prefect said he had contacted a judge about the matter.Earlier this week, French riot police sprayed tear gas and charged England fans in Lille before the England vs Wales match.France has enlisted more than 90,000 police, soldiers and private security agents nationwide to ensure safety in the face of intelligence agency warnings of potential militant Islamist attacks and the threat of hooliganism.last_img read more

AFC Cup final: FC Istiklol v Air Force Club

first_imgAFC Cup AFC Cup 2017 Final: FC Istiklol vs. Air Force Club preview Ashwin Muralidharan Last updated 2 years ago 19:50 11/3/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Istiklol rejoice the-afc.com AFC Cup Istiqlol v Al Quwa Al Jawiya Istiqlol Al Quwa Al Jawiya The second-tier club competition in the continent is all set to culminate with the grand finale on Saturday…. The grand final of the AFC Cup 2017 is here with the West Zone champions Air Force Club of Iraq and Inter-Zone champions FC Istiklol of Tajikistan going head-to-head on Saturday. After intense and eventful journeys, FC Istiklol will welcome the defending champions Air Force Club at Hisor Central Stadium in Dushanbe. Air Force Club are also looking to defend the title they won last year by beating Bengaluru FC 1-0. Only two teams have ever managed to retain the title before and Air Force Club will want to become the third team to do so.  Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player FC Istiklol, on the other hand, are looking to finally land the title after agonisingly falling short in 2015 in the final against Malaysia’s Johor Darul Ta’zim. The Tajik champions are yet to taste defeat in the competition and have had a smooth sailing into the final, beating the likes of Bengaluru FC and Ceres Negros of Philippines in the knockout stages. They have won all five of their home games and the fact that the final is being contested at their home gives them an advantage. Air Force Club celebrateBut, few would bet against Air Force Club winning the final, given that they have reached this stage without being at their very best, showing impressive resilience to defeat their opponents and come from behind on many occasions, with compatriots Al Zawraa and Syria’s Al Wahda edged out in tight games in the knockout rounds.For Air Force Club, Amjed Radhi has popped up with crucial goals while last year’s topscorer Hammadi Ahmed seems to have regained his goalscoring touch. For Istiklol, the threat will come from Maunchehr Dzhalilov. Russian forward Dmitri Barkov has found his scoring form of late and has struck crucial goals in each of Istiklol’s last three games, while captain Fatkhullo Fatkholoev and his midfield partner Nuriddin Davronov orchestrate the play from the centre of the park.Venue: Hisor Central Stadium, HisorKick-off: November 4, 18:00 UTC+5last_img read more

Urban Meyer’s Daughter Posts Heartfelt Tweet After Today’s News

first_imgUrban Meyer with his wife after an Ohio State football game.NORMAN, OK – SEPTEMBER 17: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes walks off the field alongside his wife Shelley after his team won 45-24 against the Oklahoma Sooners at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Norman, Oklahoma. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)Urban Meyer returned to Ohio State’s football program in full-time capacity today. The Buckeyes’ head coach was suspended for the first three games of the season. He returns to the sideline on Saturday against Tulane.Much has been said about Urban Meyer’s return to Ohio State. Everyone seemed to have an opinion on what the head coach said during his near-hour long press conference this afternoon.Shortly after the press conference, Urban Meyer’s oldest daughter, Nicki, posted a heartfelt tweet.“Family is everything.”Family is everything. pic.twitter.com/O9GLUhzDu8— Nicki Meyer Dennis (@Nicki_07) September 17, 2018Of course, there were critics responding to this tweet. Urban Meyer’s other daughter, GiGi, responded to one of them:Praying for you. https://t.co/15YR8itTis— Gigi Meyer (@GG_40) September 17, 2018Urban Meyer will have his family there supporting him when he returns to the Ohio State sideline on Saturday.The Buckeyes are set to kick off at 3:30 p.m. E.T. on BTN.last_img read more

Jamaica Celebrates International Girls in ICT Day on April 26

first_img Jamaica today (April 26) joined 166 other countries in celebrating International Girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Day. In his remarks, Minister of State in the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Alando Terrelonge, said statistics show that by 2020, there will be a gap of approximately 1.4 million jobs in the ICT sector. The initiative, spearheaded by the International Telecommunications Union, aims to create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider careers in the growing ICT field. Story Highlights Jamaica today (April 26) joined 166 other countries in celebrating International Girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Day.The initiative, spearheaded by the International Telecommunications Union, aims to create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider careers in the growing ICT field.It also seeks to enable both girls and technology companies to reap the benefits of greater female participation in the ICT sector.The Spectrum Management Authority marked the day by engaging 40 young ladies from secondary schools in Kingston and St. Andrew through exciting discussions and interactive activities at a function held at the Sagicor Auditorium, New Kingston.In his remarks, Minister of State in the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Alando Terrelonge, said statistics show that by 2020, there will be a gap of approximately 1.4 million jobs in the ICT sector.“We are hoping that some of you young ladies will want to be a part of this renaissance, would want to be a part of the opportunities that will become available. In Europe, for the same period, over 500,000 jobs will become available (and) in Canada over 200,000 jobs will become available. Here in Jamaica, hundreds and thousands of jobs will also become available, because ICT is the future,” he said.Mr. Terrelonge told the students that ICT affords the opportunity for financial independence, while also making a valuable contribution to Jamaica’s development.“A part of the Ministry’s aim is to empower young women and encourage (them) to seek the… jobs that will give them that kind of sustainability,” he added.The State Minister further encouraged the young ladies to take the ICT world seriously as “it could lead you to a wonderful career”.“Ladies you would want to get involved in the ICT world. Get into creating apps… the future is ICT, and we want to see more young girls getting involved. Empower yourselves, knowledge is power and ICT is power,” Mr. Terrelonge said.last_img read more

Dikshit concedes her partys defeat

first_imgNEW DELHI: Congress Chief Sheila Dikshit Thursday conceded her party’s defeat in Lok Sabha polls in the national capital, terming the loss “very disappointing”, and congratulated the BJP for its spectacular performance.BJP candidates were leading over their rivals on all the seven seats in Delhi by margins ranging from 1-5 lakh votes. Final results are expected later tonight. “It is very disappointing, we should have won,” said, Dikshit. Dikshit, who herself was trailing by over 3.63 lakh votes against her rival and Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari in North East Delhi constituency, expressed satisfaction that the Congress pushed the Aam Aadmi Party to the third place on most seats. Also Read – Cylinder blast kills mother and daughter in Karawal NagarShe said Delhi Congress leaders will meet in coming days and discuss steps needed in view of the her party’s dismal performance in the election. Congress, which trailed behind AAP in Delhi in elections since 2014, took consolation in the fact that its candidates on four seats managed to force Arvind Kejriwal-led party to the third place in this poll. “That is a very good thing, we welcome it,” she said. Congress candidates on four seats North East Delhi, East Delhi, New Delhi and West Delhi were trailing behind BJP.last_img read more

What to do if you think your datas been hacked as another

first_imgTORONTO — Credit card company Capital One Financial Corp. has announced a major data breach that has compromised information from about six million Canadians, including social insurance numbers for about a million customers.Here’s what you should do if you think your data may have been compromised:First is to try and determine if your data has been stolen or used by hackers.Capital One says it will notify affected customers through a variety of ways, but doesn’t specify how. It does, however, note that it won’t call individuals about it so be wary of any calls about the breach. Also be on guard for emails about it that ask for information or contain links to websites.While waiting for word from Capital One, you should check your financial accounts for any unusual activity, and consider signing up for alerts to track activity in your financial accounts.If you notice any suspicious activity, the Canadian government recommends you immediately report it to the police, contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, and inform Service Canada. You should also report the activity to your bank and creditors by phone and in writing.You should also sign up for monitoring services from Equifax and TransUnion, which Capital One says it will provide for free to everyone affected.Capital One says no credit card numbers were compromised in the breach, but you could consider asking for a new card and number, or even close your account.The federal government, however, does not issue new social insurance numbers if they’re lost or stolen. It may issue a new SIN if there is proof that it was used fraudulently.Customers in the United States also have the option of putting a freeze on their credit reports, but that’s not an option in Canada.Even if your data isn’t compromised, the incident is a good reminder to review your personal data practices, including a review of your online accounts and a possible updating of passwords.Remember that you don’t need to give out your social insurance number when applying for a credit card. In the private sector, you only need to give out your SIN to your employer for income tax and benefits and to financial institutions for accounts that pay interest.The Canadian Presslast_img read more

United Kingdoms Prince Harry visits UNICEF global emergency hub

27 June 2010The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) opened its Emergency Operation Centre this weekend to Prince Harry of the United Kingdom, who got a firsthand look at how the UN agency uses mapping technology to coordinate relief and rescue, such as during the Haiti earthquake in January, from New York. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) opened its Emergency Operation Centre this weekend to Prince Harry of the United Kingdom, who got a firsthand look at how the UN agency uses mapping technology to coordinate relief and rescue, such as during the Haiti earthquake in January, from New York.“In all emergencies, it is children that are the hardest hit,” said Hilde Johnson, Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF, who yesterday accompanied Prince Harry on his visit.In a statement, UNICEF said it had invited Prince Harry to visit the operations centre due to his interest in learning how aid organizations function during emergencies.The Prince is a patron of a non-governmental organization based out of the United Kingdom which provides frequently updated situation maps showing where relief help is more urgently needed. During the tour, Prince Harry met key staff and saw some of the emergency supplies UNICEF sends to children in crises, including the “School in a box” kit which contains emergency learning materials for forty children. UNICEF responds to an average of 200 emergencies every year, and this year has appealed for more than $1.2 billion to continue its life saving work in 28 of the world’s most pressing cities. “Without it, children will continue to suffer. We cannot allow that to happen,” Ms. Hilde added.The Prince’s visit to the UN complex in New York comes one week before his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, is scheduled to address the 192-member UN General Assembly.As the head of State of the United Kingdom and 15 other UN Member States, this will be only the second time that the Queen addresses the General Assembly since 1957. read more

Bakery Canada Bread Co to pay special dividend of 8 per share

TORONTO, Ontario — Canada Bread Co. Ltd. said Tuesday that it will pay a special dividend of $8 per share.The bakery, which is 90% owned by Maple Leaf Foods Inc., said the payment will be made Jan. 6 to shareholders of record on Dec. 30.Canada Bread recently closed the sale of Olivieri Foods, its fresh pasta and sauce business, to Spanish-based Ebro Foods S.A. in a deal valued at $120 million.Trading in Canada Bread shares was halted pending the dividend announcement.Shares in the company were up seven cents at $74 on the Toronto Stock Exchange before the halt was imposed. read more

No jail time for pediatrician convicted of sexual assault

Disgraced pediatrician Daniel Marshall was free to walk out of court after his sentencing hearing today. In December, Marshall was found guilty of the sexual interference and sexual assault of a 15 year old patient in 1991. Even though it’s Marshall’s second conviction for sexual assault, he won’t be spending any time behind bars.Supreme Court Justice James Ramsay issued him a $5000 fine, instead of any jail time. Before the decision, crown attorney Jeffrey Levy questioned forensic psychiatry expert Dr. Graham Glancy about the risk Marshall would pose to the community if he were released. Glancy testified that Daniel Marshall was a low risk to re-offend. Stating “it is rare for sexual offenders to commit a sexual offense after the age of 60” and “there is no conclusion medically why he committed the crimes.”The crown argued that Marshall has shown no remorse for his crimes and they’re concerned he will re-offend. They asked for a sentence of 9-12 months to show doctors that if they abuse patients, there will be significant consequences. In making his decision, Justice James Ramsay considered the effects on Marshall’s medical career, his livelihood and the shame he’ll face in the community.Ramsay admitted it’s rare to impose a fine for a crime like this, but he felt this is that rare case. He said:“There is not much wrong with him psychologically, he just needs to behave himself, which he has for the last 23 years.”Daniel Marshall was told he must submit DNA and blood samples as a condition of his sentence. Marshall had previously served part of an 8 month sentence for sexually assaulting a different teenage boy. The Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons has not set a date yet for their penalty phase. It’s expected Marshall’s currently suspended medical licence will be revoked for good. read more

Gem Diamonds says Letšeng diamond mine unaffected by Lesotho troubles

first_imgGem Diamonds, owner and operator of the Letšeng diamond mine in Lesotho, released a statement on Monday saying it did not anticipate any impact on operations from the political crisis in the tiny land-locked nation. “Gem Diamonds Ltd (GEMD) has seen media reports of army activity in Maseru, Lesotho but, at this stage,  our management in Lesotho report that Maseru is calm and there is no disruption whatsoever at the company’s Letšeng mine which is situated some 4 hours from Maseru in the mountains. It is not anticipated that there will be any impact upon operations at Letšeng nor upon any of the company’s sales and marketing operations in respect of the Letšeng production.”Prime Minister Thomas Thabane fled Lesotho for South Africa on Saturday after the military in Lesotho disarmed police in the capital, Maseru, in what the prime minister called a military coup.Talks between the different factions mediated by South African President Jacob Zuma appeared to have some success with Lesotho’s leaders agreeing to a roadmap with a “clear timeline” to re-open parliament.Since it took control in 2006 the mine the company has produced four of the top 20 largest white gem quality diamonds on record.The Letšeng mine, located in the Maluti mountains in the Kingdom of Lesotho at an average elevation of 3 100 m above sea level, is one of the highest diamond mines in the world. The mine has achieved the highest average dollar per carat of any kimberlite diamond mine in the world, with its regular production of large, top-quality diamonds.In August 2011, a 550 ct white diamond, the Letšeng Star became the fourth major recovery at Letšeng since Gem Diamonds’ 2006 takeover. It was preceded by the 478 ct Leseli la Letšeng (‘Light of Letšeng’) white diamond in 2008, the 603 ct Lesotho Promise white diamond in 2006, and the 493 ct Letšeng Legacy white diamond in 2007. Add the 601 ct Lesotho Brown, recovered in 1960, and Letšeng has produced five of the 20 largest documented rough white gem diamonds on record.GEMD acquired Letšeng in July 2006. The Group owns 70% of the mine in partnership with the Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho, which owns the remaining 30%.Letšeng processes ore from two kimberlite pipes, Main and Satellite, both bearing extremely low grade ore (under 2 ct/100 t), as well as from existing stockpiles. Since its acquisition, Letšeng’s annual production has risen from 55,000 ct in 2006 to 95,053 ct in 2013, with a peak of 114,350 ct produced in 2012.last_img read more

Protesters clash in Patriot Prayer demonstration on Vancouver waterfront

first_imgTwo people were arrested, and a driver who drove a pickup nearly through several protesters was detained, following a rally thrown by local conservative activist Joey Gibson at the Vancouver waterfront.Around 4 p.m., after the rally, counterprotesters had begun to disperse, heading downtown and toward Esther Short Park, some to follow and continue to engage with people leaving Gibson’s event.A driver in a pickup and protesters along Columbia Street, near the entrance to the Vancouver Convention Center, apparently goaded each other, and protesters started kicking the truck.The man driving then reversed, prompting the crowd around the pickup to scatter.Shortly after, the pickup — a black, lifted Chevrolet Silverado with two American flags flying from its hood — swung back around to Sixth Street.Some in the crowd tossed rocks and water bottles at the pickup.The driver pulled past three vehicles waiting in front of him and accelerated through the Washington Street light at Sixth Street. A police officer immediately stopped and detained the man driving.The driver’s identity was not immediately clear. Vancouver Police Department spokeswoman Kim Kapp said the man was not arrested.The Vancouver police said officers arrested two people: Shawna L. Gonzalez, 34, was arrested on suspicion of reckless endangerment. Kapp said Gonzalez tossed chunks of wood at a crowd. Gonzalez’ residence was not available.last_img read more

AP govt must give clarity on state capital Kanna

first_imgGuntur: Ryots under the banner of Amaravati Rajadhani farmers met the BJP State President Kanna Lakshminarayana at his residence at Kannavarithota in Guntur city on Friday and expressed fears over the statements of Minister for Municipal Administration Botsa Satyanarayana, Vijayawada MP Sai Reddy on shifting of the state capital. The farmers felt that there is no need to shift the capital and what is the need to shift the state capital from Amaravati. They demanded the Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to make a statement on the state capital. They also submitted a memorandum to Kanna Lakshminarayana. Also Read – TDP to open shelters for victims of attacks Advertise With Us Speaking on this occasion, Kanna Lakshminarayana said, “BJP is against the shifting of the state capital from Amaravati. I demand the government to announce its policy on state capital. I will tour the state capital very soon and hold a meet with the farmers who gave their lands to the farmers. So far, the government has spent Rs.3,000 crore for the construction of the state capital. It is not correct to create confusion on the state capital and said the farmers had sacrificed their valuable lands.”last_img read more

Nasdaq up for seventh straight session

first_imgNasdaq up for seventh straight session1.1K viewsNasdaq up for seventh straight session1.1K views00:00 / 00:00- 00:00:0000:00Nasdaq up for seventh straight session1.1K viewsBusinessThe Nasdaq rose for the seventh straight session, driven by biotech stocks. The Composite getting closer to the 5,000 mark. But stocks mostly ended in the red zone amid uncertainty over the prospectsVentuno Web Player 4.50The Nasdaq rose for the seventh straight session, driven by biotech stocks. The Composite getting closer to the 5,000 mark. But stocks mostly ended in the red zone amid uncertainty over the prospectslast_img read more

BNP to stage protest if gas prices hiked Fakhrul

first_imgBNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir. File PhotoBangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday warned that their party will not accept any gas price hike as it will only inflict sufferings on people, reports UNB.”Our position is clear about the government’s move to hike the gas prices. Neither we nor the country’s people will accept it,” he said.Fakhrul issued the warning at a press conference at the party’s Naya Paltan central office after a joint meeting of BNP and its associate bodies.He also said their party will take all-out protest programmes if the government increases the gas tariffs.About the Bangladesh part of US State Department’s annual country report on human rights practices, the BNP leader said it has depicted the real scenario of the country’s human rights condition and 30-December polls.The US 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices released on 13 March said unlawful or political killings, forced disappearances, life-threatening prison conditions, limitation of freedom of speech, negative government pressure on and fear of reprisal by press and media, and impunity for security force abuses were the most significant human rights problems in Bangladesh last year.On elections and political participation, the report termed the 30-December parliamentary elections a “lopsided” one and said it was considered to be marred by irregularities, including ballot-box stuffing and intimidation of opposition polling agents and voters.Fakhrul said not only the US State Department but also all other global media outlets, including CNN, BBC and Al Jazeera, The Guardian and The Washington Post clearly said it was not an election at all on 30 December, 2018. “They also said people’s opinion and desire were not reflected in the election as they couldn’t cast their votes.”Even, the BNP leader said Indian media depicted what happened in the election.He alleged that Bangladeshi media could not properly report on the election due to a serious censorship on them. “Still, they’re vocal about it as much as possible for them””We’re very respectful to the media, and we thank them for the role they’re playing in such an adverse situation,” Fakhrul said.He alleged that the government has indulged in enforced disappearance, extrajudicial killing and arrest of its opponents to establish one-party rule.”One-party rule has been established in the country. Now people have no security and they don’t get justice. We’ve been witnessing for nearly 10-12 years that whom the government doesn’t like are being killed and made disappeared,” the BNP leader observed.last_img read more

Capitol Hill Briefing Explores Role of Interventional Radiology in Healthcare

first_img News | Interventional Radiology | July 03, 2019 Varian Purchasing Embolic Bead Assets from Boston Scientific Varian announced it has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire the Boston Scientific portfolio of drug-loadable… read more May 9, 2018 — The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), in conjunction with Rep. Mia Love (R-Utah) participated in a panel discussion in the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, D.C., exploring how the toughest medical challenges can be treated by interventional radiologists.In the panel discussion, three interventional radiologists — Theresa M. Caridi, M.D., MedStar Georgetown University Hospital; Arshad A. Khan, M.D., FSIR, MedStar Washington Hospital Center; and Venu Vadlamudi, M.D.,, Association of Alexandria Radiologists and Inova Alexandria Hospital — explained how they treat conditions as varied as stroke, fibroids, postpartum hemorrhage, cancer and pain, using advanced imaging, a small incision and innovative devices.Jeannie Franklin, an interventional radiology patient, participated in the panel to describe how her quality of life was restored thanks to an interventional radiology treatment for uterine fibroids called uterine fibroid embolization (UFE).“This briefing highlighted the urgent need to ensure that an adequate number of interventional radiologists are trained to meet the needs of patients,” said SIR Executive Director Susan E. Sedory, who moderated the panel. “This is why SIR supports Rep. Love’s bill, H.R.1167, the Enhancing Opportunities for Medical Doctors Act, which will reallocate currently unused federally funded graduate medical education training slots to rural hospitals, new medical schools and new specialties, like interventional radiology, to ensure our nation’s medical community is keeping up with the demand for services.”“We are at a critical point in healthcare in this country. I believe we must do everything we can to encourage innovation and workforce development in the medical field,” said Love. “I’m excited at such advancements in interventional radiology and am proud that my bill would make a difference in making these things happen.”Watch the briefing on SIR’s Facebook pageFor more information: www.sirweb.org Technology | Interventional Radiology | August 16, 2019 Profound Medical Receives U.S. FDA 510(k) Clearance for Tulsa-Pro Profound Medical Corp. announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to… read more Henry Ford Hospital’s ViewRay MRIdian linear accelerator system allows real-time MRI-guided radiotherapy. Shown is the support staff for this system. In the center of the photo is Benjamin Movsas, M.D., chair of radiation oncology at Henry Ford Cancer Institute. Second from the right is Carri Glide-Hurst, Ph.D., director of translational research, radiation oncology. News | Interventional Radiology | June 19, 2019 Merit Medical Acquires Brightwater Medical Inc. Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced it has acquired Brightwater Medical Inc., based in Temecula, Calif. Brightwater… read more FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 Technology | Information Technology | June 20, 2019 DOSIsoft Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Planet Onco Dose Software DOSIsoft announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market Planet… read more News | Interventional Radiology | July 31, 2019 International Multidisciplinary Group Publishes Recommendations for Personalized HCC Treatment With Y90 TheraSphere New consensus recommendations for personalized treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with BTG’s TheraSphere have… read more News | Interventional Radiology | May 09, 2018 Capitol Hill Briefing Explores Role of Interventional Radiology in Healthcare Society of Interventional Radiology participates in panel discussion supporting House bill to reallocate currently unused federally funded graduate medical education training slots Technology | Interventional Radiology | August 14, 2019 FDA Clears NvisionVLE Imaging System for Pancreatic and Biliary Applications August 14, 2019 — NinePoint Medical Inc. announced it has received U.S. read more Videos | Interventional Radiology | June 26, 2019 VIDEO: How Alexa Might Help During Interventional Radiology Procedures Kevin Seals, M.D.,… read more Image courtesy of NinePoint Medical News | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 24, 2019 WVU Medicine Installs First Alphenix 4D CT in the U.S. The West Virginia University (WVU) Heart and Vascular Institute is the first hospital in the country to acquire the… read more Technology | Interventional Radiology | June 24, 2019 Mentice and Siemens Healthineers Integrate VIST Virtual Patient With Artis Icono Angiography System Siemens Healthineers and Mentice AB announced the collaboration to fully integrate Mentice’s VIST Virtual Patient into… read more VIDEO: How Alexa Might Help During Interventional Radiology ProceduresKevin Seals, M.D., is working on a research project using smart speakers such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home to create a new method for accessing information on device technologies in real time in the interventional radiology (IR) lab.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 4:47Loaded: 3.40%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -4:47 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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How to prevent errors while using utilities for loading data in Teradata

first_imgIn today’s tutorial we will assist you to overcome the errors that arise while loading, deleting or updating large volumes of data using Teradata Utilities. This article is an excerpt from Teradata Cookbook co-authored by Abhinav Khandelwal and Rajsekhar Bhamidipati. This book provides recipes to simplify the daily tasks performed by database administrators (DBA) along with providing efficient data warehousing solutions in Teradata database system. Resolving FastLoad error 2652 When data is being loaded via FastLoad, a table lock is placed on the target table. This means that the table is unavailable for any other operation. A lock on a table is only released when FastLoad encounters the END LOADING command, which terminates phase 2, the so-called application phase. FastLoad may get terminated in phase 1 due to any of the following reasons: Load script results in failure (error code 8 or 12) Load script is aborted by admin or some other session FastLoad fails due to bad record or file Forgetting to add end loading statement in script If so, it keeps a lock on the table, which needs to be released manually. In this recipe, we will see the steps to release FastLoad locks. Getting ready Identify the table on which FastLoad is been ended prematurely and tables are in locked state. You need to have valid credentials for the Teradata Database. Execute the dummy FastLoad script from the same user or the user which has write access to the lock table. A user requires the following privileges/rights in order to execute the FastLoad: SELECT and INSERT (CREATE and DROP or DELETE) access to the target or loading table CREATE and DROP TABLE on error tables SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE are required privileges for the user PUBLIC on the restart log table (SYSADMIN.FASTLOG). There will be a row in the FASTLOG table for each FastLoad job that has not completed in the system. How to do it… Open a notepad and create the following script: .LOGON 127.0.0.1/dbc, dbc; /* Vaild system name and credentials toyour system */.DATABASE Database_Name; /* database under which locked table is */erorfiles errortable_name, uv_tablename /* same error table name asin script */begin loading locked_table; /* table which is getting 2652 error */.END LOADING; /* to end pahse 2 and release the lock */.LOGOFF; Save it as dummy_fl.txt. Open the windows Command Prompt and execute this using the FastLoad command, as shown in the following screenshot: This dummy script with no insert statement should release the lock on the target Table. Execute Select on the locked table to see if the lock is released on the table. How it works… As FastLoad is designed to work only on empty tables, it becomes necessary that the loading of the table finishes in one go. If the load script is errored out prematurely in phase 2, without encountering the END loading command, it leaves a lock on loading the table. Fastload locks can’t be released via the HUT utility, as there are no technical lock on the table. To execute FastLoad, the following are some requirements: Log table: FastLoad puts its progress information in the fastlog table. EMPTY TABLE: FastLoad needs the table to be empty before inserting rows into that table. TWO ERROR TABLES: FastLoad requires two error tables to be created; you just need to name them, and no ddl is required. The first error table records any translation or constraint violation error, whereas the second error table captures errors related to the duplication of values for Unique Primary Indexes (UPI). After the completion of FastLoad, you can analyze these error tables as to why the records got rejected. There’s more… If this does not fix the issue, you need to drop the target table and error tables associated with it. Before proceeding with dropping tables, check with the administrator to abort any FastLoad sessions associated with this table. Resolving MLOAD error 2571 MLOAD works in five phases, unlike FastLoad, which only works in two phases. MLOAD can fail in either phase three or four. Figure shows 5 stages of MLOAD. Preliminary: Basic setup. Syntax checking, establishing session with the Teradata Database, creation of error tables (two error tables per target table), and the creation of work tables and log tables are done in this phase. DML Transaction phase: Request is parse through PE and a step plan is generated. Steps and DML are then sent to AMP and stored in appropriate work tables for each target table. Input data sent will be stored in these work tables, which will be applied to the target table later on. Acquisition phase: Unsorted data is sent to AMP in blocks of 64K. Rows are hashed by PI and sent to appropriate AMPs. Utility places locks on target tables in preparation for the application phase to apply rows in target tables. Application phase: Changes are applied to target tables and NUSI subtables. Lock on table is held in this phase. Cleanup phase: If the error code of all the steps is 0, MLOAD successfully completes and releases all the locks on the specified table. This being the case, all empty error tables, worktables, and the log table are dropped. Getting ready Identify the table which is getting affected by error 2571. Make sure no host utility is running on this table and the load job is in a failed state for this table. How to do it… Check on viewpoint for any active utility job for this table. If you find any active job, let it complete. If there is a reason that you need to release the lock, first abort all the sessions of the host utility from viewpoint. Ask your administrator to do it. Execute the following command: RELEASE MLOAD ;> If you get a Not able to release MLOAD Lock error, execute the following Command: /* Release lock in application phase */RELEASE MLOAD in apply; Once the locks are released you need to drop all the associated error tables, the log table, and work tables with it. Re-execute MLOAD after correcting the error. How it works… The Mload utility places a lock in table headers to alert other utilities that a MultiLoad is in session for this table. They include: Acquisition lock: DML allows all DDL allows DROP only Application lock: DML allows SELECT with ACCESS only DDL allows DROP only There’s more… If the release lock statement still gives an error and does not release the lock on the table, you need to use SELECT with the ACCESS lock to copy the content of the locked table to a new one and drop the locked tables. If you start receiving the error 7446 Mload table %ID cannot be released because NUSI exists, you need to drop all the NUSI on the table and use ALTER Table to nonfallback to accomplish the task. Resolving failure 7547 This error is associated with the UPDATE statement, which could be SQL based or could be in MLOAD. Various times, while updating the set of rows in a table, the update fails on Failure 7547 Target row updated by multiple source rows. This error will happen when you update the target with multiple rows from the source. This means there are duplicated values present in the source tables. Getting ready Let’s create sample volatile tables and insert values into them. After that, we will execute the UPDATE command, which will fail to result in 7547: Create a TARGET TABLE with the following DDL and insert values into it: ** TARGET TABLE**create volatile table accounts(CUST_ID,CUST_NAME,Sal)with dataprimary index(cust_id)insert values (1,’will’,2000);insert values (2,’bekky’,2800);insert values (3,’himesh’,4000); Create a SOURCE TABLE with the following DDL and insert values into it: ** SOURCE TABLE**create volatile table Hr_payhike(CUST_ID,CUST_NAME,Sal_hike) with dataprimary index(cust_id)insert values (1,’will’,2030);insert values (1,’bekky’,3800);insert values (3,’himesh’,7000); Execute the MLOAD script. Following the snippet from the MLOAD script, only update part (which will fail): /* Snippet from MLOAD update */UPDATE ACCFROM ACCOUNTS ACC , Hr_payhike SUPDSET Sal= TUPD.Sal_hikeWHEREAcc.CUST_ID = SUPD.CUST_ID;Failure: Target row updated by multiple source rows How to do it… Check for duplicate values in the source table using the following: /*Check for duplicate values in source table*/SELECT cust_id,count(*)from Hr_payhikegroup by 1 order by 2 desc The output will be generated with CUST_ID =1 and has two values which are causing errors. The reason for this is that while updating the TARGET table, the optimizer won’t be able to understand from which row it should update the TARGET row. Who’s salary will be updated Will or Bekky? To resolve the error, execute the following update query: /* Update part of MLOAD */UPDATE ACCFROM ACCOUNTS ACC ,( SELECTCUST_ID,CUST_NAME,SAL_HIKEFROMHr_payhikeQUALIFY ROW_NUMBER() OVER (PARTITION BY CUST_ID ORDER BYCUST_NAME,SAL_HIKE DESC)=1) SUPDSET Sal= SUPD.Sal_hikeWHEREAcc.CUST_ID = SUPD.CUST_ID; Now, the update will run without error. How it works… Failure will happen when you update the target with multiple rows from the source. If you defined a primary index column for your target, and if those columns are in an update query condition, this error will occur. To further resolve this, you can delete the duplicate from the source table itself and execute the original update without any modification. But if the source data can’t be changed, then you need to change the update statement. To summarize, we have successfully learned how to overcome or prevent errors while using utilities for loading data into database. 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