16 days ago​Mustafi annoyed by Arsenal legend Petit: He should know better

first_img​Mustafi annoyed by Arsenal legend Petit: He should know betterby Ansser Sadiq16 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveArsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi is not happy with club legend Emmanuel Petit.The German defender spoke at length about how he felt that he was blamed for defeats, even when they were not his fault.And among those who spoke negatively about him in public, he singled out French World Cup winner Petit for particular criticism.”That annoyed me a lot [Petit calling him the king of blunders],” he told Der Spiegel. “It’s the one thing when fans or media criticise you. But it’s a different story when an ex-player who knows how hard it is on the field sometimes says so.”I expect such players to be more sensitive and realise what this sharply worded critique can trigger. In the past, that might have been in the paper one day, and then people would have forgotten it. Today it’s on the Internet and will haunt me for the rest of my career.”Former players like Petit should not have to make a name for themselves by making condescending comments about current players.” About the authorAnsser SadiqShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

Three Free kids Learn to Fish classes at local Provincial Parks

first_img Swan Lake Provincial Park 5:50 pm to 7:30 pmMeet at the picnic shelterSaturday, July 20th, 2019 Charlie Lake, Beatton Provincial Park 10:00 am to 12:00 pmSunday, July 21st, 2019 Gwillim Lake Provincial Park 10:00 am – 12:00 pmMeet at the boat launchDuring this class, kids will learn the basics of freshwater fishing. This is an opportunity to understand hatchery roles, fish identification, tackle, rod rigging, casting, and hands-on fishing.Luhr Jensen fishing rods providedFree Program; no registration requiredPrograms run rain or shineThe program coordinators share being on time is important. The introductory information on fishing techniques and ethics are key to your participation in the hands-on fishing portion.The coordinators also share they reserve the right to deny entry to those arriving after the program has started.To view more on Freshwaters Fisheries Society of BC; CLICK HERE PEACE REGION, B.C. – There will be three, free kids learn to fish classes being held at Swan Lake, Charlie Lake and Gwillim Lake Provincial Park.Hosted by the Freshwaters Fisheries Society of BC, these 2-hour hands-on class are for kids aged 5 – 15 years with parent supervision.Friday, July 19th, 2019 For more information; visit.summerland@gofishbc.comlast_img read more

Facebook joins top Indian music labels

first_imgMumbai: Facebook on Thursday announced to partner top music labels in India that will let its nearly 300 million users in the country express themselves with music on its platform as well as Instagram. With the partnerships with T-Series Music, Zee Music Company and Yash Raj Films, Facebook will allow the users to include their favourite music in videos, messages, posts, stories and other creative content. “People will now be able to include music in their videos on Facebook and Instagram, opening up more options for more ways to express and sharing memories with friends and family,” said Manish Chopra, Director and Head of Partnerships, Facebook India. Also Read – Spotify rolls out Siri support, new Apple TV app Facebook has partnered with the music community in more than 40 countries. “We’re introducing a new feature: from a song on your profile, we’re making it possible to tap through to Spotify so people can listen to the full song and discover more from that artist. “We’ll be adding other partners in the near future as well,” the company said in a blog post. The Spotify feature, however, is yet to come to India. According to Anand Gurnani, Vice President-Digital, Yash Raj Films, “our association with Facebook offers a chance for audiences to experiment and express themselves through music and share the same with their friends”. “We have one of the largest catalogue of songs. Today’s digitally-savvy consumers are ultra-creative and it will be interesting to see how they re-purpose our music and videos to say what they want the world to hear,” added Neeraj Kalyan, T-Series President and Digital head.last_img read more

Womens Hockey No 6 Ohio State heads back on road for rematch

Ohio State then-freshman goalie Andrea Braendli (30) prepares for a shot in the game against Minnesota State on Oct. 11. Ohio State won 4-0. Credit: Wyatt Crosher | Assistant Sports EditorThe Ohio State women’s hockey team is set and ready to go for a road trip after a bye week of preparation.No. 6 Ohio State (11-5, 7-3 WCHA) last played Nov. 17 when it swept Minnesota Duluth at home in a top 10 matchup. This week, the Buckeyes face conference opponent Minnesota State (7-5-2, 2-5-1 WCHA), a team that they swept earlier in the season at home. The last time Ohio State played on the road, it lost twice to then-winless Bemidji State. After the week off, Ohio State head coach Nadine Muzerall said the team took the bye to make the necessary improvements.“Although it was a bye week, it wasn’t really,” Muzerall said. “We took that as a training week. It was a bad road weekend the last time against Bemidji, but we can’t keep looking in the rearview mirror. We’ve moved on from that and we bounced back incredibly against Duluth in the following weekend. Now we know what’s at stake.”Minnesota State has not had a winning season since the 2003-04 season and currently rides a three-game winning streak. Continuing that streak with a statement win against a top 10 team such as Ohio State would certainly attract attention. Muzerall said the key to beating Minnesota State again is getting to its freshman goaltender Abigail Levy early. “Last time we played them, we only won by a goal, but we dominated the game,” Muzerall said. “What that told me is that they have a very good goaltender, and she is. So, we just got to rattle her early and get on the board early. If we don’t, then the key is not to panic. You just keep getting shots on net, crashing the net and the end result may not be pretty, but it still shows on the scoreboard.” Ohio State also has an impressive goaltender of its own in freshman Andrea Braendli. Braendli won WCHA Rookie of the Week for her play against Minnesota Duluth, saving 48 shots over the two games, the second time of the season Braendli received rookie of the week honors. The first time she won the award was when the Buckeyes played the Mavericks. Braendli feels very confident that she and her fellow Buckeyes will come out on top in the goaltender matchup. “Those successes are always an honor to receive. It’s a big confidence booster as we go up to face the Mavericks,” Braendli said. “The last two games we played against them were my first two WCHA games and I know I can do even better in these games. I know Levy is really good, but I think I’m better. I’m not focusing on her. I have to focus on myself, so I can be prepared.” Braendli said another key for an Ohio State win is to continue playing its aggressive style of play.“Buckeye hockey is how we succeed. We’re unique in that our hockey is a very interesting play style,” Braendli said. “We plan to be ready from the first shift and we expect them to come out hard and fast. Our Buckeye hockey means that we will pressure back. Our hockey is fast and aggressive and when we play like that, I believe that we are the better team.” The Buckeyes play two games this weekend on Friday and Saturday against Minnesota State. Friday’s game is set to start at 7 p.m. and Saturday’s game is set for 3 p.m. read more

DECR hosts event to honor environmental stewards

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, June 30, 2016 – Forty Environmental stewards were honored for contributing their time, equipment and finances to the Department of Environment and Maritime Affairs, DEMA throughout the year. These individuals were both residents and visitors who promoted the observation and helped to create an environmentally sustainable TCI.The Department of Environment and Coastal Resources (D.E.C.R.) hosted the annual Environmental Stewardship Awards at the beginning of the month.  DECR Director, Dr John Claydon said The Turks and Caicos Islands is very fortunate to have so many people committed to protecting its wonderful natural environments.  He added that, together, the efforts of the honored individuals help keep TCI “beautiful by nature.”Dr. Claydon went on to thank the recipients for their generosity and assistance and encourages the TCI community to sign up and get involved.  You can see the list of those honorees at MagneticMediaTV.com, follow, like, link or subscribe. Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:last_img read more

ACLU 911 children split at border since 2018 court order

first_img AP AP, ACLU: 911 children split at border since 2018 court order July 30, 2019 SAN DIEGO (AP) – The American Civil Liberties Union says more than 900 children have been separated from their families at the border since a judge ordered last year that the practice be sharply curtailed.The group said in a court filing Tuesday in San Diego that 911 children had been separated from their families since the court order. They include 678 whose parents faced allegations of criminal conduct. Other reasons include alleged gang affiliation, unfitness or child safety concerns, “unverified familial relationship,” or parent illness.The ACLU says about one of every five children separated is under 5 years old.In June 2018, the judge ordered that the practice of splitting families at the border be halted except in limited circumstances, like a parent’s criminal history or concerns about a child’s safety. Posted: July 30, 2019 Categories: California News, Local San Diego News, National & International News, Politics FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

Legislature Sends SB 91 Repeal To Governors Desk

first_imgSenator Peter Micciche (R-K-Pen): “HB 49 is headed for the governor’s desk, and he has told me it far exceeds his expectations. Through HB 49 we are prioritizing public safety, protecting Alaskans, and the law abiding first.”  Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Alaska Legislature on Tuesday voted to repeal and replace Senate Bill 91, strengthen the state’s sex crime laws, and provide police and prosecutors with new tools to fight crime. House Bill 49 is the product of a compromise reached by a House-Senate conference committee that repeals the harmful portions of Senate Bill 91 and takes crucial steps to improve public safety. House Bill 49 passed the Senate 18-0 and the House 36-2, for a combined vote of 54-2. The bill is now on its way to Governor Mike Dunleavy’s desk for his signature.center_img The governor posted to Facebook shortly following the vote: “I am pleased that the Senate today joined the House in passing House Bill 49 – this legislation repeals the failed SB 91 and replaces it with common sense crime laws that all Alaskans can trust. During my State of the State I urged legislators to join me in making public safety a priority, and with the passage of HB 49 we have done just that. Thanks to the actions of Legislators and my public safety team we are turning the corner to a safer tomorrow.” The crime package is seen as a further rollback of a 2016 criminal justice overhaul that could swell the state prison population and lead to the re-opening of the prison in Palmer.last_img read more

An32 crash IAF recovers the remains of 13 victims

first_imgIAF informed that there are no survivors from the crash of An 32 aircraft.Twitter/ANISix bodies and remains of seven others were recovered from the crash site of An-32 in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday, June 20. The bodies and the remains will be taken to the Indian Air Force base in Jorhat.The wreckage of the missing aircraft was located by a Mi-17 helicopter of the IAF on June 12.The aircraft’s cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and the flight data recorder or the black box were also recovered. The black box has suffered damage and an investigation by the Air Force to find out the actual cause of the crash may take more time, a defence spokesperson was quoted as saying in several media reports.The IAF had confirmed on June 13 that there were no survivors in the crash site of its An-32 aircraft. Taking to Twitter, the IAF had tweeted: “Eight members of the rescue team have reached the crash site today morning. IAF is sad to inform that there are no survivors from the crash of An-32.”The Russian-origin An-32 aircraft went missing after it took off from Jorhat air base in Assam at 12.25 pm on June 3 for the Mechuka Advance Landing Ground in Arunachal Pradesh. The plane’s last contact with ground agencies was at around 1.00 pm on the same day, within 33 minutes of taking off.Total 13 members, including eight aircrew and five passengers, were on board the aircraft.Those killed in the crash were identified as Wing Commander GM Charles, Squadron Leader H Vinod, Flight Lieutenant MK Garg, Flight Lieutenant S Mohanty, Flight Lieutenant A Tanwar, Flight Lieutenant R Thapa, Warrant Officer KK Mishra, Sergeant Anoop Kumar, Corporal Sherin, Leading Aircraftman SK Singh and Leading Aircraftman Pankaj.IAF had deployed a Sukhoi-30 aircraft in addition to a fleet of C-130J and An-32 planes and Mi-17 and ALH choppers for the operation. The ground forces included troops from the Army, Indo Tibetan Border Police and state police.last_img read more

More copy masters in Sarod

first_imgThere are more “copy masters” and fewer trendsetters among those playing the sarod these days, laments maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, saying the focus for performers today is the “shining, glittering” world of television and social media. “Since they have access to content and recordings especially on YouTube, it’s easy for them to imitate any sarod player. So, now we have lots of copy masters in the country. The trendsetters are very, very rare,” the 72-year-old music guru said. Also Read – Add new books to your shelf”Globally, there are about 500 sarod players. Unfortunately, instead of learning and understanding the depth of Indian classical music, every sarod player has a very strong opinion,” he further explained being very sad about the present state. “The focus is only to perform because of the glittering, shining world of television and social media where you can post anything and say anything,” the sarod virtuoso maintained. Khan is sixth in the lineage of a family devoted to Indian classical music’s Senia Bangash Gharana. The 2001 Padma Vibushan recipient first performed when he was just six years old. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveKhan, who was trained by his father, Gwalior court musician Hafiz Ali Khan, said he couldn’t think of doing anything other than playing the sarod as its sound had a global appeal. “It was my duty, my pleasure, my passion to carry on the family tradition,” he said, referring to the work of the generations before him and his ambition to take it forward. “I wanted to make the canvas much larger, much bigger, and be more expressive on the Sarod,” the widely-heard musician added. He also pointed to the differences between his learning days and the present day. “I didn’t have access to tape-recorders because there was no money to buy them. There was no television; One could only hear music through All India Radio. “There used to be a very important programme on Saturday night which I heard, called the National Programme of Music,” he recalled. On teaching his own sons, Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash — themselves established names in the field of sarod — the Ustad said that it was a big responsibility.”Teaching my own sons was not my decision. They showed interest and positive signs, and then I shared everything with them,” he said. “I tried to introduce music to Amaan, my elder son, from his very early days. I tried interesting methods to teach so that he doesn’t find it difficult.” Ayaan, his younger son, soon followed in his footsteps, and as per the music maestro, both of them are on the “right track” in life. After rendering the National Anthem on sarod, they recently turned to the bhajan “Vaishnav Jan To”, which Mahatma Gandhi held close to his heart. They rendered it an an HCL concert, part of a monthly series, here last week. His association with Gandhi goes back to his 125th birth anniversary, when he played an improvised ‘Baapu Cause’ ‘raga’ at a Unesco commemoration in Paris.IANSlast_img read more

New Whitmer commission wastes time money LaFave says

first_img08Jun New Whitmer commission wastes time, money, LaFave says Categories: LaFave News State Rep. Beau LaFave today said he was disappointed in Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to squander more taxpayer dollars on Line 5 studies, rather than continue negotiations to reach a deal with Enbridge.“I am deeply disappointed that in addition to wasting precious time during peak construction season when significant progress could be made getting Line 5 off the Straits’ floor and safely into a tunnel underground, Gov. Whitmer now sees fit to waste taxpayer dollars on a sham closed-door commission that will undoubtedly be packed with her own political allies,” said LaFave. “A study of this exact issue was already conducted in 2017 that showed an energy pipeline underground is the safest—I repeat, safest—and cheapest way to deliver the energy resources all Michiganders are counting on, whether it’s to heat their homes or to transport and produce the commodities they use every day.”The study, conducted by Dynamic Risk, evaluated six possible alternatives to the current Line 5 and ultimately concluded that housing the tunnel 100 feet below the floor of the Straits inside a utility tunnel was the safest option.“The governor can’t simply toss out facts she doesn’t happen to like,” LaFave added. “Other methods, like trucking, would put the stress of 2,150 additional tanker trucks on our roads. In addition to denial of these realities, a commission unilaterally controlled by the governor’s office is completely lacking in transparency.”LaFave noted he has asked the governor for a meeting for months, and she has refused to meet.LaFave also said he was disappointed in Whitmer’s failure to offer decisive leadership on the issue when Whitmer walked away from negotiations earlier this week.last_img read more

Telefónica saw its global TV subscriber base grow

first_imgTelefónica saw its global TV subscriber base grow by almost half last year to over five million. The telco saw TV numbers over all the territories in which it operates grow by 48% in organic terms to reach 5.1 million.The figure compares with 17.7 global broadband subs, up 138,000 in the course of the year. Fibre broadband homes numbered 1.8 million in December up two and a half times over the course of the year.In Spain, Telefónica had 1.9 million TV subscribers, a threefold increase on the 2013 figure. The 2014 figure included the addition of 131,000 ‘TV Mini’ customers in the second quarter. Multi-play penetration increased, with Movistar Fusión offers attracting 3.7 million homes, up 27%. However, overall fixed access revenue generating units dipped by 1% to 41.2 million due to the disconnection of inactive mobile subscribers.Elsewhere, Telefónica saw pay TV numbers in Brazil rise by 20% to 770,000, while TV numbers from Telefónica Hispanoamérica – covering Spanish-speaking America – grew by 14% to 2.4 million.Fibre, mobile contract and pay TV now form the three main pillars of Telefónica’s strategy, helping it to consolidate its position in Spain.Overall, full year revenue amounted to €50.4 billion, while operating income was €15.5 billion.last_img read more

Over the past month gold has seen a considerable

first_imgOver the past month, gold has seen a considerable decrease in price, dropping almost 15% since the beginning of May. If this trend continues, gold will have its first losing year since 2000. This has led many investors, from the housewives of China to the bankers on Wall Street, looking for a bargain in gold prices. However, what they don’t realize is that there is already a bargain available – in uranium. Despite being the source of 20% of electricity in the United States and 35% in the EU, its price remains at multiyear lows. Yes, gold has dropped a lot in the past month, but an ounce of gold can still buy almost 35 pounds of uranium at today’s prices – that’s much more than the historical average of 22 pounds. In fact, back in 2007, an ounce of gold would only net you about five pounds of uranium. What does this mean? If you consider paper fiat money to be worthless and gold as real money, then the fact that you can buy more of uranium with gold means that uranium is cheap. Right now, we are clearly in the territory of “uranium is cheap relative to gold.” Since these types of ratios have a way of going back to their historical averages, this means that in a gold bull environment, uranium is set to increase even more. Still not convinced about uranium? Watch our free online video event, The Myth of American Energy Independence, to learn more about the future of nuclear power, energy security in the US, and the uranium sector as a whole. Some of the most knowledgeable experts in the field, including former US Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham and emeritus chair of the UK Atomic Energy Authority Barbara Thomas Judge, will provide their insights and forecasts for the future of uranium. Watch it today so that you can be optimally prepared to profit from the uranium bull market that’s ahead.last_img read more

98 of Small Businesses Claim to Protect App Users Data But Most

first_imgNearly All Small Businesses Claim to Protect Their App Users’ Data, but Most Fail to Meet Adequate Security Standards Such as Requiring Strong Passwords or Encrypting Data. the Majority of Small Businesses (84%) Invest in Social Media or Messaging Features for Their Mobile Apps, While One-Third (33%) Invest in AI FeaturesThe majority of small businesses (98%) claim to protect their app users’ data, but most companies do not implement the basic measures required for online security.Less than half of small businesses (41%) require a strong user password for their mobile app, while only 40% of small businesses encrypt their user data or implement two-factor authentication. These actions leave users’ data vulnerable.This data comes from a survey published by Clutch, the leading B2B ratings and reviews company. The report analyzes the app features and security measures developers prioritize in 2019.Features such as encryption are vital to mobile app security.“It’s very important to protect your app code with encryption; you want the code to be hard to read and secret,” said Clare Bittourna, a marketing designer at Codal, a mobile app development company based in Chicago.Marketing Technology News: SetSail Introduces Machine Learning-Powered Incentives to Enhance Sales Behavior and Accelerate PerformanceSmall Businesses Prioritize Social Media and Messaging Integration in Mobile AppsSmall businesses prioritize mobile app features that encourage community engagement. Nearly all small businesses (84%) use social media integration or messaging features.Broken down, almost half of small businesses (44%) incorporate social media into their mobile apps while 40% use messaging features.“Businesses prefer to integrate…social sharing because it motivates new users to download the app and use it,” said Joana Kelly, chief operating officer of Small Planet, a mobile app design and development company.Small businesses can easily integrate social media into their app using a software development kit (SDK), which streamlines users’ login process. By incorporating an SDK, small businesses allow people to use their mobile app by simply connecting to their social media account.Marketing Technology News: IAB Tech Lab Announces Two New Technologies to Build More Transparency & Trust in the Programmatic Supply ChainSmall Businesses Recognize Value of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Mobile AppsSmall businesses invest in AI and augmented reality (AR) to create more personalized and automated services for their mobile apps.One-third of small businesses (33%) integrate AI into their mobile apps. Small businesses can use AI to analyze data and personalize users’ experiences.AI powers machine learning, which allows applications to learn and grow as users interact with them. “[Machine learning] always leads to better and stickier experiences for our customers, which is the name of the game at the end of the day,” said Dary Merckens, chief operating officer of Gunner Tech.Approximately the same number of small businesses (30%) incorporate AR in their mobile apps.AR features can increase an app’s marketing capabilities. For example, the IKEA Place app allows user to see how a product would look in their own home before purchasing it.Clutch’s 2019 Small Business Mobile App Survey included 529 small businesses across the USMarketing Technology News: Claritas Unveils Next-Generation Consumer Segmentation Tool for the Financial Services Industry: P$YCLE Premier AIAugmented RealityClutchMarketing TechnologyMobile App DevelopmentNewsSoftware Development Kit Previous ArticleTrustpilot Partners with Promo.com to Integrate Customer Reviews Into VideosNext ArticleUrban Airship Streamlines Name And Unveils New Brand To Reflect Dramatic Growth Of Its Customer Engagement Solutions 98% of Small Businesses Claim to Protect App Users’ Data, But Most Lack Significant Security Measures PRNewswireApril 17, 2019, 8:58 pmApril 17, 2019 last_img read more

Study Children with autism are more likely to be overweight obese

first_imgReviewed by James Ives, M.Psych. (Editor)Oct 19 2018A new study by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), the University of Pennsylvania and six other centers reveals that children with developmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are up to 50 percent more likely to be overweight or obese compared with the general population.The findings were published online by The Journal of Pediatrics.This is the first large study to demonstrate that young children with ASD or developmental delays are at an equally high risk of developing obesity. Among children with ASD, those with a higher degree of impairment and more severe symptoms were found to be at even greater risk of developing obesity by age five.The study included nearly 2,500 children between the ages of two and five years old. This age group is especially relevant, since it is an important window for early obesity prevention.The research was conducted as part of the Study to Explore Early Development (SEED). The multisite study analyzed 668 children with ASD, 914 children with developmental delays or disorders and 884 children from the general population who served as controls. Children’s heights and weights were measured during clinical visits, and ASD severity was measured using the Ohio State University Global Severity Scale for Autism.The study showed that children with ASD were 1.57 times more likely to be overweight or obese than the general population. Children with developmental delays were 1.38 times more likely to be overweight or obese. The risk for obesity was even more pronounced in children with severe ASD symptoms, as they were 1.7 times more likely to be classified as overweight or obese than children with mild ASD symptoms.”These findings make it clear that monitoring these children for excess weight gain at an early age is critical, and that prevention efforts should be expanded to include not just children with ASD, but those with other developmental diagnoses, as well,” said Susan E. Levy, MD, MPH, the study’s lead author and medical director of the Center for Autism Research at CHOP.Related StoriesNew curriculum to improve soft skills in schools boosts children’s health and behaviorGuidelines to help children develop healthy habits early in lifeRepurposing a heart drug could increase survival rate of children with ependymomaAlthough increased obesity in children with ASD has been reported in other studies, this study is the first to examine if children with other developmental disabilities are also at increased risk for developing obesity. Also, the researchers examined connections between excess weight gain and the presence of other medical, behavioral, developmental, or psychiatric conditions.”We need more research to understand why these children are more likely to develop obesity, and which children are at the highest risk,” said Levy. Other medical conditions are especially common among children with ASD, and the authors note that these may play a role in excess weight gain. Possible factors include endocrine disorders, genetic disorders, gastrointestinal symptoms, medication-associated side effects, sleep disturbances, or rigid food choices, among others.The research findings may shed light into possible mechanisms underlying the increased obesity risk in children with ASD, which may offer targets for early intervention. The authors suggest that clinicians monitor children who receive a diagnosis of ASD or developmental delays/disorders for signs of excess weight gain, and that they provide specific guidance for their parents in an effort to prevent obesity. Parents should discuss with their medical caregiver any concerns they have about their child who may be showing signs of obesity.Source: https://www.chop.edu/last_img read more

The DMKs only power centre

first_imgRELATED SHARE August 07, 2018 COMMENT After a bitter power struggle with M Karunanidhi in the DMK, VR Nedunchezhian (lleft) crossed over to MG Ramachandran’s ADMK.   –  THE HINDU  MGR, as Ramachandran was popularly known, gained popularity as an actor, and in the DMK’s early years, had been instrumental in popularising its philosophy through his movies. MGR’s growing popularity led to an initial cold war with Karunanidhi, which later developed into open rivalry between the two.Karunanidhi introduced his elder son, MK Muthu, as an actor, and got him the kind of roles that MGR did. Movie buffs of the early 1970s still recall how Muthu aped MGR in make-up, hairdo, apparel and choice of do-gooder roles. But he faded away after a few movies.In 1972, after MGR was expelled from the DMK, he floated the Anna DMK (later the All India ADMK). The ADMK captured power in 1977 and held government till 1988. The AIADMK is, till date, the DMK’s single-largest rival and both parties have alternately been in power in the State.Vaiko’s expulsionAnother landmark exit was that of Vaiko, who was expelled in 1993. Vai Gopalsamy, as Vaiko was known then, floated the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, a political party which ate into the DMK’s support base and has been a thorn in its flesh ever since, although it has never had the success of the AIADMK. The popular perception at the time was that Vaiko’s growing popularity and strength within the DMK was emerging a threat to the growth of Karunanidhi’s son, MK Stalin, who is now the Working President of the DMK. The MDMK website spells this out clearly.But Karunanidhi’s costliest ever mistake could be closer, within his family: his inability to resolve the power tussle between sons Stalin and Alagiri. Stalin worked his way up the ranks to first become the DMK’s Youth Wing Secretary, its Treasurer, Deputy General Secretary and now Working President. In 2009, he was even made deputy CM. Alagiri is believed to wield significant power in the southern districts. Both are in a running battle though they do not acknowledge it.A frustrated Karunanidhi even tried expelling Alagiri from the DMK after he became overtly defiant. But Karunanidhi stopped short of categorically announcing a transition of power to Stalin. COMMENTS SHARE SHARE EMAIL Published oncenter_img Indefatigable politician PM mourns Karunanidhi’s death; will be in Chennai tomorrow M Karunanidhi would brook no competition. Early in his political career, power centres within the party were edged out. But on two occasions this proved costly for the DMK. One of Karunanidhi’s earliest moves was to out-manoeuvre VR Nedunchezhian, a strong contender to take over the DMK and the chief ministership from CN Annadurai, who died in office.Though Nedunchezhian stayed on with the DMK for over a decade, he exited in 1977 and subsequently joined the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), which had been floated by MG Ramachandran, who, too, had left the DMK after a clash with Karunanidhi. death state politics Tamil Nadulast_img read more

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