Jerry Rice, NFL experts see improvement coming for the 49ers

first_imgIt appears the 49ers will report to training camp on July 26 with the wind at their backs.Or is that hot air?Yes, it’s easy to take shots at the 49ers. They’re coming off five consecutive non-winning seasons, two under head coach Kyle Shanahan.But authoritative voices are warming to the 49ers. John Clayton, for instance. The veteran NFL observer now with ESPN radio in Seattle had kind words for the five-time Super Bowl champions during an appearance on KNBR. Acknowledging that …last_img read more

CWG: CBI charges Suresh Kalmadi, 9 others in TSR scam

first_imgThe Central Bureau of Investigation has filed its first charge-sheet in the Commonwealth Games scam case, naming nine accused, including former chairman of the CWG Organising Committee Suresh Kalmadi. Besides Kalmadi, CWG Organising Committee’s former Secretary General Lalit Bhanot and former Director General V.K. Verma have also been named as accused in the 36-page charge-sheet.  Two companies have been named in the charge-sheet filed in a Delhi court. The CBI described Kalmadi as a “main accused” in a corruption case relating awarding a Games-related contract to a Swiss firm. The agency has accused Kalmadi as the key person with all the powers to take decisions regarding award of contracts.  According to the charge-sheet, the accused allegedly awarded the lucrative contract to the Swiss firm to install a Timing-Scoring-Result system for the Delhi Games at an exorbitant cost, causing a loss of over Rs 90 crore to the exchequer. Kalmadi, who was arrested on April 25, is now in Tihar jail. The CBI had registered 11 FIRs in the cases related to the Games scam. Special CBI Judge Talwant Singh took the charge-sheet into record and fixed it for taking up the issue of congnisance on it on May 23.last_img read more


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Mueller report is No 1 politics book on Amazon

first_img Amazon Facebook Google Twitter Donald Trump The report, the culmination of a nearly two-year investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller, examines the role of Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election. It also provides details of how agents of the Internet Research Agency, a Kremlin-backed operation, used Facebook, Twitter and Google platforms to spread disinformation during the campaign. The group spent $60,000 on Facebook ads, $6,000 on Instagram ads and $18,000 on Twitter.The investigation joins other reports, like the 9/11 Commission report and the Starr Report investigating President Bill Clinton, as federal probes that captured more mainstream fascination.  More on the Mueller report The facts on the Trump-Russia case How to read the Mueller report for free AG says no evidence of Trump collusion in report Findings will be delivered to Congress on CD, says report Memes all about being redacted for your amusement Post a comment Tagscenter_img Share your voice The Mueller report was released to the public Thursday. Alex Wong / Getty Images The Mueller report caused a frenzy among journalists and politicians from the moment it was released to the public on Thursday.Turns out readers more broadly are interested in diving into the roughly 450-page, redacted report, too. As of this writing, a version of the report called “The Mueller Report: The Final Report of the Special Counsel into Donald Trump, Russia, and Collusion” tops Amazon’s bestseller list in the category of Political Conservatism & Liberalism. Right behind it is a Kindle version of the same book. Another version of the report also takes the No. 6 and 7 spots. The Mueller report takes the top four spots on Amazon’s US History bestseller list, too. It’s also available to download for free from the US Department of Justice website.  Politics 0last_img read more

After AndhaDhun Ayushmann Khuranas next Article 15 is inspired by true events

first_imgAyushmann KhurranaPR HandoutAyushmann Khurrana, who has delivered worldwide blockbusters AndhaDhun and Badhaai Ho recently, has an upcoming next, ‘Article 15’ which is inspired by true events.There has been 4 true events, which the director Anubhav Sinha had thoroughly researched upon.The movie tales from events of real relevance to bring to the screen an investigative drama for the audience.With the success of AndhaDhun and later Badhaai Ho, it is likely that Ayushmann’s next would also be a promising story.The actor has won praise from across the quarters- audiences, filmmakers, critics, alike for his performance.Ayushmann starrer ‘Article 15’ is set to get a world premiere at the tenth edition of the London Indian Film Festival.The investigative drama will be the opening night film. London Indian Film Festival is South Asia’s largest festival.The film also stars Isha Talwar, M Nassar, Manoj Pahwa, Sayani Gupta, Kumud Mishra and Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub . ‘Article 15’ has been helmed and produced by Anubhav Sinha and Zee Studios.last_img read more