first_imgIndia have announced a 15-member squad to be led by Virat Kohli for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in EnglandIndia squad: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Vijay Shankar, KL Rahul, Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, R Jadeja, Mohammed Shami.While most members of the squad were automatic selections after their consistent performances over the last few years, the selection committee, headed by Prasad, had to make a crucial call when it came to the No. 4 spot and the fourth pacer for the World Cup team.India had tried close to 10 batsmen at the No. 4 spot over the last two years but found little success. Seasoned Hyderabad campaigner Amabati Rayudu seemed to have sealed the berth with some consistent performances in 2018 but the dip in his form was a huge cause of concern for Virat Kohli’s men.He amassed 392 runs, including a century and three fifties in just 10 innings at an impressive average of 56.00. However, in 2019, Rayudu has scored just 247 runs from 10 matches at a below-par average of 30.87.On the other hand, the decision of whether or not to take a speciallist backup wicketkeeper-batsman for MS Dhoni dominated the narrative in the buildup to the World Cup squad selection. World Cup-winning off-spinner Harbhajan Singh had said there isn’t a need for the extra wicketkeeper in the squad and that KL Rahul is good enough to keep wickets if MS Dhoni picked up injuries at the World Cup.Meanwhile, India begin their World Cup campaign against South Africa in Southampton on June 5. With all 10 teams at the World Cup part of the round-robin group stage, Virat Kohli’s men will play a total of nine matches before the knockout stages, starting July 9. The 2019 World Cup will be held between May 30 and July 14.advertisementIndia also play a couple of warm-up matches in the lead up to the tournament proper. The Asian giants will face New Zealand in London on May 25 and Bangladesh in Cardiff on May 28.Also See:last_img read more

first_img Bahamian heads up Sister Cities International for Bahamas and Caribbean Related Items:#700partnersbahamas, #folkfairwisconsin, #GingerMoxey Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppWisconsin, Milwaukee, USA – November 16, 2017 – HAPPENING NOWis rehearsal for Rake n Scrape group which is set to perform during the Holiday Folk Fair in Wisconsin at the Wisconsin Exposition Center located at the city’s State Fair Park.Thousands attend the fair each year, it is a five day event aimed at encouraging peace and is billed as the largest indoor multicultural festival in America. The Bahamas Rake n Scrape group is largely made up of Cat Islanders, in fact six of the group’s members hail from Cat Island and Cleophas Webb, of Grand Bahama is leader. The Rake n Scrape group boasts four dancers and three musicians.Ginger Moxey, founder of 700 Partners Non-Profit Organization and Bahamas Representative for the International Council of Organization of Folklore Festival and Folk Arts told us the group will give 15 performances over three days.Today, Wisconsin media were thrilled at hearing and meeting the group. The Bahamas reportedly stole the spotlight as journalists enjoyed their hands on experience with instruments that make up the distinctive Rake n Scrape sound, and learned a few steps of authentic Rake n Scrape dancing.Among the sponsors of the expedition are MP for Cat Island, Phillip Davis who chartered a flight for the Cat Island participants into Nassau; the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Investment Facility & Financing Ltd and Immerse Bahamas Ltd which together supported travel arrangements for the Grand Bahama delegation and the International Institute of Milwaukee which ‘graciously sponsored tickets for the Cat Island delegation from Nassau to Milwaukee.’Ginger Moxey said the Holiday Folk Fair provides ample exposure and interaction with other cultures from around the world; ideal for The Bahamas.  Ms. Moxey also explained that the Bahamas’ delegation is excited and eager, despite the 20° and 30° temperatures, to give a show stopping performance, reflecting the richness of our culture.center_img Recommended for you Grand Bahamian among those on PLP Constitutional Committee, new leader readying for 2022 Electionslast_img read more

first_imgThe American Society of Business Publications Editors has launched an ethics advisory program to offer advice on ethical issues in both editorial and advertising to its members via e-mail.Once an e-mail is received, the ethics committee will then review the issue and respond within 10 business days, the society says. Keeping the e-mailer’s identity undisclosed, ASBPE says it will post the response in the members-only section of its Web site.Each ASBPE response will review “relevant factors” and will cite the applicable portions of ASBPE’s Guide to Preferred Editorial Practices, the society says. To e-mail the committee, click here.last_img read more

first_imgMcGovern began his career in publishing in 1959 with a part-time editorial job at Computers and Automation magazine where he ultimately became associate editor and associate publisher.McGovern founded the International Data Corporation in 1964, which is now a subsidiary company of IDG. By 1967 he launched IDG’s flagship publication, Computerworld. And in 1972 he exported the concept to Asia with the launch of Shukan Computer in Japan.His push for global IT is underscored by his investments in the People’s Republic of China where he was recognized with the International Investment Achievement Award at the CCTV 2007 China Economic Leadership Awards.McGovern has also received other honors including lifetime achievement awards from American Business Media, the Magazine Publishers of America and the American Society of Business Publications Editors.IDG will remain a privately held company overseen by its board with Kirk Campbell, president and CEO of IDC and Michael Friedenberg, CEO of IDG Communications Worldwide, remaining at their posts.“Pat always believed that each of IDG’s business units should run like independently managed companies and that structure and process will continue,” says Ted Bloom, IDG’s president and CFO, in a statement. “The best way we can all honor Pat is for us to continue being successful with the structure he set up 50 years ago.”You can view the full IDG announcement of McGovern’s passing here. International Data Group (IDG) founder and chairman Patrick J. McGovern passed away on March 19 at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto, Calif., according to a company announcement Thursday. “IDG has lost a true visionary,” says newly elected IDG Board Chairman Walter Boyd in a statement, “and the IT community has lost one of its most exceptional citizens.”The lauded information technology media pioneer and generous philanthropist spent 50 years developing, championing and expanding IDG’s network of magazines, digital properties and events. Ultimately, he oversaw IDG’s launch of roughly 300 magazines and newspapers, 460 websites, 200 mobile bile apps and 700 events in 97 countries.“Pat’s foremost desire was for IDG to make the world a better place through the medium of information technology,” Boyd says. “We have an outstanding leadership team in place to ensure that the company he created will continue to grow and prosper.”last_img read more

first_img7:38 OnePlus was “inspired by classic geometric progression” for its TV logo. OnePlus OnePlus sought ideas for the name of its smart TV from fans shortly after revealing its plans to enter that market last September. It announced its decision Wednesday in its forum: OnePlus TV. Along with this “simple yet to-the-point” name, the Chinese company opted for a straightforward logo, by adding “TV” to its standard symbol.”We believe there’s no other name that can best represent our value, vision and pride than naming it with our own brand,” a spokesperson wrote.The post didn’t hint at the OnePlus TV’s release date, but The Next Web reports it’ll launch in September. OnePlus didn’t immediately respond to a request for further comment.Earlier this month, MySmartPrice highlighted a Bluetooth SIG listing that refers to OnePlus’ offering as a “unique Android TV” that uses an LED display, rather than OLED, along with hints that it’ll range in size from 43 to 75 inches. We dunk the OnePlus 7 Pro underwater Now playing: Watch this: Share your voice TVs Tech Industry Post a comment 24 Photos Originally published at 3:02 a.m. PT.Update, 3:20 a.m. PT: Adds more detail. 0 OnePlus OnePlus 7 Pro is big, blue and budget friendly Tagslast_img read more