Toddler 3 found unconscious in swimming pool in Drummondville Que

first_imgDRUMMONDVILLE, Que. – A three-year-old boy is fighting for his life after being found unconscious at the bottom of a pool in Drummondville, Que.Provincial police say family members lost sight of the child during a family gathering on Saturday evening.A young girl found the boy at the bottom of the pool and informed nearby adults, who tried to revive him.The boy was taken to a hospital where his condition was described as very serious.Provincial police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the event.Drummondville is located halfway between Montreal and Quebec City.last_img read more

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Mens Basketball Ohio State moves up to No 13 in AP Top

Ohio State senior forward Jae’Sean Tate (1) drives the lane in the second half of the game against Maryland on Jan. 11 in the Schottenstein Center. Dakich made three of four three point attempts in the first half aiding Ohio State to a 91-69 win. Credit: Jack Westerheide | Photo EditorOhio State continued to ascend up the Associated Press Top 25 Poll, moving from No. 22 to No. 13 Monday. The Buckeyes have not been ranked this high in the AP poll since Dec. 15, 2014, when they were the No. 12 team in the nation.Ohio State is one of four Big Ten teams ranked, joining No. 3 Purdue, No. 6 Michigan State and No. 25 Michigan.Head coach Chris Holtmann extended his unbeaten streak to start conference play to eight games, leading his team to wins versus Northwestern and Minnesota, the former on the road and the latter at a neutral site. Ohio State’s win against Minnesota was the team’s 17th victory this season, matching the total from all of last season. Overall, the Buckeyes are 17-4.With the 8-0 record in the conference, Holtmann has the longest undefeated start in a Big Ten coach’s first season since Sam Barry began his Iowa coaching career with an 11-0 start in 1923. The record is Wisconsin’s Walter Meanwell, who went 12-0 to begin Big Ten play in 1912.The Buckeyes will hope to begin Holtmann’s tenure 9-0 when they host Nebraska at 8 p.m. Monday at the Schottenstein Center. read more

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Official Lichtsteiner joins Arsenal

first_imgArsenal have confirmed the signing of Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free transfer from JuventusThe Switzerland right-back and captain will join the Gunners at the end of this month after his contract at Juventus expires.Lichtsteiner will wear the number 12 shirt for Arsenal, that had previously been worn by Olivier Giroud, and his deal is still subject to the completion of regulatory processes.The 34-year-old becomes Unai Emery’s first signing as the new Arsenal head coach.Franck Ribery, FiorentinaFiorentina owner: “Ribery played better than Ronaldo!” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Fiorentina owner Rocco Commisso was left gushing over Franck Ribery’s performance against Juventus, which he rates above that of even Cristiano Ronaldo’s.“Stephan brings huge experience and leadership to our squad. He’s a player with great quality with a very positive and determined attitude. Stephan will improve us on and off the pitch,” Emery told arsenal.comIn the meantime, Lichtsteiner will now return his full focus to the upcoming World Cup after being named by Vladimir Petkovic as part of the national side’s final squad for Russia.Lichtsteiner made more than 250 appearances for Juventus and played a key role for the Bianconeri in their historic run of seventh successive Serie A titles.last_img read more

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CM asks to crack down on students collecting money for admissions

first_imgKolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has instructed police commissioner Rajeev Kumar to take stern actions against those involved in collecting money for giving admission in colleges.Kolkata Police on late Friday night arrested two persons involved in the racket. Extra police force will be deployed outside colleges where admissions are going on. Outsiders will not be allowed inside the college premises and only merit should be the criterion for admission. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedChief minister Banerjee has urged students to report to police against those who will ask for money.It may be mentioned that in the core committee meeting held at Netaji Indoor stadium recently, Mamata Banerjee had categorically said that no money should be taken from students on the pretext of providing admissions in colleges and stern actions would be taken against those involved in the matter.It was learnt that Chief Minister became furious after reports of students asking for money from freshers to get them admitted in different colleges surfaced in the media. Also Read – Naihati: 10 councillors return to TMC from BJPIt is alleged that a student was asked to pay Rs 65,000 for a seat in Geography in a private college. Another student was asked to pay Rs 16,000 for a seat in English. Even in state-run colleges, freshers are often asked to pay money to get admission. Banerjee had repeatedly warned the student leaders in the core committee meeting about their role and that they should be helping students, rather than extorting money and if any such case is reported, then it will be dealt with seriously. Partha Chatterjee, state Education minister reiterated on Saturday that no one involved in the extortion racket will be spared. He has urged students not to give any extra money and report the matter to the police and the principal of the college against those asking for money. Copies of the complaint may be sent to the Chief Minister’s office (CMO). He said the state government is determined to break the racket and warned stern actions against those involved.For quite a some time, there have been reports of money extortion by students leaders from the freshers assuring them seats in colleges at the undergraduate level. Both Mamata Banerjee and Partha Chatterjee have warned the union leaders to stop this malpractice.Banerjee, who was an active Chatra Parishad leader, said it is the duty of the student leaders to help juniors in studies and improve the academic environment in colleges. But their requests have fallen flat. Partha Chatterjee said the Education department is determined to put an end to this malpractice and the state government will go all out to arrest those involved in the racket.last_img read more

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Tribal affair ministry to felicitate Mary Kom

first_imgMary Kom, the pride of India recently won her 6th Women’s World Boxing Championship gold, breaking all previous records. To celebrate her achievement and dedication, Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED will be honouring her and her family at a function scheduled to be organised at Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi, on November 30, 4:30 pm. The felicitation ceremony will coincide with closing of ‘Aadi Mahotsav’– a celebration of the spirit of tribal culture Also Read – Add new books to your shelfMary Kom is also the brand ambassador for the TRIBES India’s Panchatantra range of products handcrafted by tribal master-craftsmen from across the Country. “Punch” Tantra range is a magnificent collection inspired by Mary Kom and her heroics. The facilitation ceremony will be presided over by Jual Oram, Minister for Tribal Affairs, in the august presence of Ministers of State for Tribal Affairs, Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabor and Sudarshan Bhagat as well as more than 1000 tribal artisans from more than 20 States, showcasing various art, crafts, and cuisines. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveThe tribal craftsmen and women have been showcasing exquisite handicraft and handloom items including Baag, Maheswari, Chaderi, Banarasi, Sambalpuri sarees and much more, to the delight of Delhiites. This has proved beneficial for tribal artisans, who have done the business of Rs 16 crores during the 15-day long event, which includes orders from various organisations including TRIFED. As per the theme of the festival, Delhites truly enjoyed the celebration of the spirit of tribal culture, cuisine, and commerce. A special feature of the festival was Tribal Indian cuisine, recreated and presented in delectable forms to suit urban tastes by special tribal chefs. An attractive stage was raised at the venue to showcase tribal music and dance every evening from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. In line with the national aspiration to go cashless, the tribal merchandise stall accepted payment through credit/debit cards.last_img read more

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