No NCAA season 94 basketball games today

first_imgIn fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) management committee chair Frank Gusi of host Perpetual Help announced there will be no basketball games today at Filoil Flying V Centre due to the forecast of inclement weather. As such, the seniors and juniors matches between Letran and Emilio Aguinaldo College, Perpetual and College of St. Benilde, and Arellano and San Beda University will be rescheduled in the latter part of the first round of the double-round elimination.ADVERTISEMENT Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team LATEST STORIEScenter_img ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Pacquiao arrives in Malaysia ahead of title fight vs Matthysse View comments MOST READlast_img read more

Medical aid: minimum benefits to stay

first_imgThe scheme must pay for all prescribed minimum benefit conditions in full and from its risk pool, not from a clients’ savings account. “We are delighted with this ruling,” registrar of medical schemes and CEO of the Council for Medical Schemes, Monwabisi Gantsho, said after Monday’s ruling. Prescribed minimum benefits – the minimum level of diagnosis, treatment and care that a medical scheme is obliged by law to cover – will remain in place in South Africa following a Pretoria High Court ruling. Regulation eight states that medical schemes must pay for the diagnosis, treatment and care of all prescribed minimum benefits conditions in full, or at the price charged by the health care provider. BHF represented a number of medical schemes and administrators and was later joined by the SA Municipal Workers’ Union national medical scheme. The law which prescribed minimum benefits would stand, the council – the first of 13 respondents in the matter – said in a statement. “Prescribed minimum benefits are a cornerstone of the medical schemes act and they were included in legislation for a good reason: to protect beneficiaries against unforeseen ill health that may prove financially catastrophic for them,” Gantsho said. Prescribed minimum benefits are the minimum level of diagnosis, treatment and care that a medical scheme is obliged by law to cover. “As the regulator tasked with looking after the best interests of medical scheme beneficiaries, we are happy that our courts have confirmed the need for such protection in law.” These benefits include 270 serious health conditions such as tuberculosis and cancer, any emergency condition, and 25 chronic diseases, including epilepsy, asthma and hypertension. The ruling came after the Board of Healthcare Funders of SA (BHF) challenged regulation eight of the Medical Schemes Act 131 of 1998 and asked the court to pronounce on it. 8 November 2011 Sapalast_img read more

Aspiring Solar Decathlon Team Takes Aim at 2011 Contest

first_imgParticipation in the Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon is becoming something of a rite of passage for students at many academic institutions that offer programs in architecture, engineering, and interior design.But in many ways the Decathlon also is a tougher contest now than it was when it debuted in 2002. In January 2008, when it announced the 20 teams selected for the 2009 Solar Decathlon, which is scheduled to take place October 8-18 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., the DOE mentioned that the number and caliber of applicants had increased significantly. To paraphrase the movie industry’s Oscar nominees, it is an honor just to be chosen for the competition.One Solar Decathlon 2011 hopeful is the University of Tennessee, whose College of Architecture and Design has assembled a team of faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates that is putting together a proposal – and a building prototype – for what would be its first Solar Decathlon. The UT project includes a summer-session construction course at the college in which a student-designed module for the team’s UT Zero Energy House is being fashioned into a functional prototype. The course ends August 6.A mountain of detailsThe essential criterion for each Decathlon entry is that it is powered exclusively by the sun, but there are, of course, scores of other issues that the UT team must address before it submits its proposal to the Department of Energy. Decathlon judges, for example, score each project on its performance in 10 areas – architecture, market viability, engineering, lighting design, communications, comfort zone (temperature and humidity), hot water, appliances, home entertainment, and net metering – so each applicant has to be attentive to each in developing its proposal.Teams selected to compete are given $100,000 by the DOE to get started, but they also are responsible for whatever fundraising will be needed to complete their project and transport it (and team members) to and from Washington. It is, in other words, a full-fledged design-and-construction enterprise, with the appearance on the National Mall the capper to more than three years of intense work.The UT team has been focused on strategies for keeping material and construction costs as low as possible while still meeting high energy-efficiency standards. Eventually, says UT grad student Neil Parrish, the team would like to see the house go into mainstream production. But that, along with landing a spot in the Decathlon, is requiring extraordinary diligence.“We are finding out it’s a little tough,” Parrish told local TV station WATE Channel 6. “You need lots of insulation, really high-value materials, and good craftsmanship.”last_img read more

There will be civil war and bloodbath: Mamata

first_imgWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday delivered a loud and clear message that “India needs a change in 2019”.Speaking at a conclave organised by the Catholic Bishops Conference of India on the theme of “Love your neighbour”, Ms. Banerjee said the ruling party’s diktats on “what to eat, what to wear, where to stay” could not be tolerated.“India needs a change and that change has to happen in 2019,” the Chief Minister said. She cautioned the government that there would be a civil war and blood bath in Assam where 40 lakh people had not made it to the final draft list of the National Register for Citizens and faced an uncertain future.“What is going on in Assam? It is not only the Bengalis — it is the minorities, it is Hindus, it is Bengalis, it is Biharis … more than 40 lakh people who voted for the ruling party have suddenly been made refugees in their own country,” Ms. Banerjee said in her 20-minute address.Ms. Banerjee said even members of former President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed’s family had not been included in the NRC. “We can’t let them die,” she said.Against divisions“If Bengalis say Biharis can’t stay in Bengal, South Indian people say North Indians can’t stay there and North Indians say South Indians can’t stay here, what will be [the] state of this country,” she wondered.Referring to the several incidents of lynching across the country, Ms. Banerjee said “I am not that liberal to love people who lynch. I am with the people. If tribals, Dalits and minorities are isolated, it may lead to civil unrest,” she said.Speaking to presspersons, Ms. Banerjee responded sharply to a question on the BJP’s assertion that it would carry out the NRC exercise in West Bengal too. “Who is Amit Shah? Who is BJP? Are they West Bengal’s guardians? Let them first come to power in the State,” the Chief Minister said. (With PTI inputs)last_img read more

Ram temple: why don’t you bring down Narendra Modi government, Uddhav Thackeray asks RSS

first_imgShiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on November 2, 2018, said the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) should bring down the Narendra Modi government if it felt the need to launch an agitation for the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya.Earlier in the day, the Sangh said it would not hesitate to launch an agitation on the issue, if needed.Speaking to journalists at the Sena headquarters in Mumbai, Mr. Thackeray said the Modi government ignored the entire agenda of the Sangh. “The issue of Ram temple was sidelined after the Modi government assumed office. When the Sena took up the issue and decided to insist on the construction of a temple, the RSS now feels the need for an agitation to press the demand.” “If you [the RSS] feel the need for an agitation despite having a strong government in place, why don’t you pull down this government,” he said.Bhaiyyaji Joshi’s commentSpeaking to media after the conclusion of a conclave of the Sangh earlier in the day, RSS general secretary Bhaiyyaji Joshi said the organisation “will not hesitate to launch an agitation for Ram temple if needed” but “there are restrictions” as the matter is before the Supreme Court.Mr. Thackeray said the BJP came to power at the Centre due to the hard work of the RSS, but the Sangh’s entire agenda, including the construction of a Ram temple, the scrapping of Article 370 of the Constitution that accords special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and enacting a uniform civil code, is now shelved.“After we took up the issue of Ram temple and I announced my plan to visit Ayodhya on November 25, others too have started talking about the issue,” Mr. Thackeray claimed.last_img read more

Meralco cuts off Ginebra

first_imgTrending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:33Leo Austria, SMB wary of ‘more experienced’ Hotshots ahead of PBA Finals rematch01:02Fajardo predicts there will be no sweep in PBA Finals01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Acquired at the start of the season as Meralco shored up its roster following a spate of injuries on the likes of Ranidel de Ocampo and Cliff Hodge, Ballesteros finished with seven points and 16 rebounds as the Bolts pulled level with TNT KaTropa and Blackwater with a 4-6 record for ninth spot.More importantly, the Bolts gave themselves a chance of catching the last bus to the quarterfinals with a victory against the same team that handed them a Game 7 loss in the Governors’ Cup finals last year.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutBallesteros was at the right place at the right time for the putback off a Chris Newsome miss with 35 seconds remaining. He stood his ground against Japeth Aguilar and came up with his last rebound before drawing a foul with 17 seconds left.It was Kevin Alas’ turn to shine for NLEX in the other game. MOST READ Ancajas gains foreign fans after explosive US showing Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH PBA IMAGESBOCAUE—Returning to the site of one of the most painful losses in the history of its franchise, Meralco got some measure of revenge while staying alive in the playoff race in the PBA Philippine Cup.Journeyman center Jason Ballesteros scored on a putback and split his free throws at crunch time as the Bolts hacked out a thrilling 84-82 victory over the Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings at Philippine Arena Sunday night here.ADVERTISEMENT Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena stingcenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers Read Next John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Alas continued his inspired play as NLEX turned back Blackwater, 93-90, for its fourth straight victory that also propelled the Road Warriors to a playoff spot.Alas sizzled in the final period with 16 of his career-best 25 points as the Road Warriors climbed to 6-4 for a tie of fourth spot with Alaska.Rookie Kiefer Ravena also knocked in four triples on his way to 23 points.“Kevin Alas saved the day for us,” coach Yeng Guiao said of the former Letran star.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES AFP official booed out of forum View commentslast_img read more