Visible, credible and responsive presence: Defense Minister on Navy in Indian Ocean

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By Trend Highlighting Indian Navy’s contribution to India’s maritime security, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday hailed the naval forces for the visible, credible and responsive presence in the Indian Ocean Region, Trend reports citing Business Standard. Rajnath Singh addressed the Senior leadership of the Indian Navy on the concluding day of the Naval Commander’s Conference on Thursday. Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt, Defence Secretary and other senior Defence Ministry officials were also present. Stating that he has interacted extensively with officers and sailors of the I… Read More “Visible, credible and responsive presence: Defense Minister on Navy in Indian Ocean”

Morocco, OPEC Fund signed document on gas pipeline project – news agency

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By Trend Moroccan authorities and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) signed the document on $14.3 mln funding for the second phase of the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline (NMGP) project, Maghreb Arabe Presse (MAP) news agency reported, Trend reports citing TASS. The study co-funded by the Islamic Development Bank comprises preparation of documents for the implementation of the NMGP project and completion of the related technical, financial and legal analysis, the news agency said. “The project is intended to be a catalyst for the economic development of the North-West African regio… Read More “Morocco, OPEC Fund signed document on gas pipeline project – news agency”

As nationwide teacher shortage worsens, some say inadequate pay is to blame

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Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — With the steep shortage of teachers across the U.S. leaving school districts scrambling to staff their classrooms during the lingering COVID-19 pandemic, officials at the nation’s largest teachers union said this week that insufficient pay is fueling the growing crisis. A recent release of the National Education Association’s data on educator pay and school funding coincided with Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s signing into law a slate of measures this week intended to address the teacher shortage in Illinois, including simplifying the licensing process, lowering licensing fees and easing restr… Read More “As nationwide teacher shortage worsens, some say inadequate pay is to blame”

Twitter: Why Elon Musk Will Struggle to Fulfill A Big Promise

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The Street

By Ellen Chang Eliminating bots means legitimate users could also get banned. Billionaire Elon Musk wants to purge bots on Twitter ( (TWTR) – Get Twitter, Inc. Report), making the claim as part of his $44 billion bid for the social media company. His acquisition of Twitter has come under scrutiny as Musk sold $8.5 billion of Tesla ( (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc Report) stock to pay for the takeover that has been approved by the board, but is waiting on a shareholder vote. Twitter users have complained for several years about the number of bots attacking accounts for economic, political or personal r… Read More “Twitter: Why Elon Musk Will Struggle to Fulfill A Big Promise”

May Day is a reminder that solidarity must defy borders

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It feels appropriate to start a commemoration of May Day where it began – in the United States. 136 years after the inaugural May Day processions in 1886, the US is experiencing a new wave of labour militancy. In the space of a few months, workers at Starbucks have successfully unionised 41 stores across 15 states, with dozens more in the process of voting over the coming weeks. At the same time, Amazon workers at a warehouse in Staten Island, New York, made history by voting in favour of the newly formed Amazon Labor Union. The site became the first (but potentially not the only) union in Ama… Read More “May Day is a reminder that solidarity must defy borders”

Weekly review of Azerbaijan’s precious metals market

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By Trend An ounce of gold in Azerbaijan has decreased by 16.2095 manat (0.49 percent) this week, Trend reports. The average price of one ounce of gold amounted to 3,230.5049 manat, down by 104.0332 manat (3.12 percent) compared to the previous week. The price of an ounce of silver in Azerbaijan has dropped by 0.7019 manat (1.74 percent) this week. The average price of an ounce of silver totaled 39.9427 manat, reducing by 3.0019 manat (6.99 percent) compared to the previous week. The price of an ounce of platinum in Azerbaijan has increased by 3.8385 manat (0.24 percent) this week. The average … Read More “Weekly review of Azerbaijan’s precious metals market”

Azerbaijani civilian dies from heavy injuries following mine explosion in Lachin

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By Trend Azerbaijani worker, 30-years-old Parvin Salahov, who was heavily injured following an anti-personnel mine explosion in Lachin district and placed in the Main Clinical Hospital of the Armed Forces in Baku, has died, Trend reports. The mine explosion took place on April 29 in the district’s Safiyan village liberated from Armenian occupation [in the 2020 second Karabakh war]. — Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz Read More “Azerbaijani civilian dies from heavy injuries following mine explosion in Lachin”

Shanghai marks COVID milestone, Beijing on edge

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By Brenda Goh and Min Zhang SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) -Shanghai said on Saturday it had detected no new daily COVID-19 cases outside quarantine areas, marking a milestone in its battle to contain the virus, which has paralysed the city of 25 million and put residents in the capital Beijing on edge. Streets in Beijing were eerily quiet at the start of a five-day Labour Day break, with residents anxious that authorities would impose further restrictions during a holiday when many typically travel or socialise. “You look at a city that used to be crowded and now is void. You wonder how these peo… Read More “Shanghai marks COVID milestone, Beijing on edge”

2022 Season Preview: Detroit Tigers – Schedule, Tickets, Roster, Odd

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Following a 77-85, third-place AL Central finish in 2021, the Tigers are projected for three fewer wins (74-88) and just 9.9% playoff odds. GET DEALS ON DETRIOT TIGERS TICKETS To avoid its sixth consecutive losing season, Detroit made some big acquisitions over the winter: Javier Baez, Eduardo Rodriguez, Michael Pineda, Andrew Chafin, and Tucker Barnhart, to name a few. Also, Casey Mize and Tarik Skubal will anchor the rotation. Once the most feared hitter on the planet, the 39-year-old Miguel Cabrera will begin his penultimate season in MLB—he’s signed through 2023 plus two option years, whic… Read More “2022 Season Preview: Detroit Tigers – Schedule, Tickets, Roster, Odd”

FaZe filing sheds light on risks ahead of intended SPAC merger

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Esports Insider

Riley Principal 150 Merger Corp. (BRPM) has submitted an amended filing to the SEC that includes details on its proposed business combination with FaZe Clan. The SPAC merger — initially announced in October 2021 — would result in FaZe becoming a publicly-traded company on the NASDAQ stock exchange. What’s in the filing?In the amended S-4/A filing, BRPM indicated that FaZe fell short of EBITDA (Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation) projections by $9.74m (~£7.75m). BRPM pointed to higher than expected costs for original programming, additional executive hires and chang… Read More “FaZe filing sheds light on risks ahead of intended SPAC merger”