Delhi doctor detained in Kanpur kidney racket case

first_imgLucknow: A doctor of a private hospital in Delhi has been detained by the Kanpur police in connection with its probe into a kidney racket, which was busted in February, an official said Saturday. “Dr Dipak Shukla was detained in Delhi on Friday night and has been brought to Kanpur for investigation,” Superintendent of Police (Crime), Kanpur, Rajesh Yadav, told PTI over phone. Shukla is the CEO of a private hospital in Delhi and was detained by a Special Investigation Team, he said, without elaborating on details of the probe. Also Read – Cylinder blast kills mother and daughter in Karawal Nagar Eight people, including the racket’s alleged kingpin Gaurav Mishra, have been arrested in the case till now. The international kidney racket was busted on February 17. People involved in it used to remove kidney of poor people illegally and sent it for transplant into patients, including foreigners. Police have arrested Gaurav Mishra of Lakhimpur Khiri, T Rajkumar Rao of Kolkata, Shailesh Saxena of Badarpur in New Delhi, Saboor Ahmad of Kakori in Lucknow, Vicky Singh of Panki in Kanpur and Shamshad Ali of Chowk in Lucknow, Shyam Tiwari and Ramu Pandey in the case. Going by the investigations, almost all the donors have accused Gaurav Mishra of trapping them.last_img read more

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Gearing up for space war

first_imgWhen the Prime Minister told the nation in a special broadcast on March 27 that India had been able to develop an anti-satellite (A-SAT) missile which had shot down a low earth-orbiting satellite (one of India’s own), the country was in election mode and many thought it was an election gimmick. Few realised that it was not a one-off exercise but the first step in a well-thought-out plan to defend India from space attacks which had become a distinct and dangerous possibility with China developing a wide range of anti-satellite weapons–both kinetic and electromagnetic. Also Read – A special kind of bondBut the recent official announcement that the Integrated Defence Staff (IDS) of the army, navy and air force was going to conduct a two-day drill (named IndSpaceEx) for defending attacks from space on July 25 and 26, makes it clear that India is preparing for space war or rather for defence against attacks from space. This has become necessary in view of China’s growing strength in space defence and counter-space capability. It poses an imminent threat to India. Also Read – Insider threat managementChina has already developed a wide range of both kinetic and co-orbital killer satellites and laser and electromagnetic pulse weapons. These weapons can disable the entire electronic communication system of the country being targeted. They can also damage aircraft, besides jamming India’s communication satellites in the midst of a war. They can interfere in our early-warning system. Usually, gamma-ray emission following a nuclear explosion causes ionisation of air and disrupted electronic communication systems. Star war can achieve the same objective without a nuclear explosion. Space war is a combat that takes place not on the Earth but in outer space, e.g. ground to space war by attacking satellites or in outer space by satellites attacking and destroying enemy satellites. The Outer Space Treaty that was signed on January 27, 1967, prohibits the placing of nuclear weapons in space or on the Moon or on any celestial body. But it does not prohibit non-nuclear weapons being used from outer space. While China is preparing for an offensive space war, India is purely defensive. It wants to protect itself adequately against a surprise space attack from an enemy country. The July drill was meant to identify the nature of challenges and how to deal with them if a war extends into the outer space. At present, the US has unchallenged supremacy in the field of space war, but China is fast emerging as a rival to the US. Once it can do so, other countries can be easily targeted. This is what is of prime concern to India. China last week issued its first defence White Paper in four years, spelling out its policy on developing space weapons. The White Paper recognised that outer space is a “critical domain” in international strategic competition. The US press reported that China admitted it was developing necessary “technologies and capabilities” for safeguarding its satellites and maintaining the “ability to safely enter, exit and openly use space.” As far as India’s strategic security is concerned, there is little to take comfort from the fact that China is not placing nuclear weapons in outer space. China has shown scant regard for international law. Its intransigent stand on the South China Sea is an example. It refused to abide by the decision of the Permanent Court of Arbitration which did not recognise Chinese sovereignty over the whole of the Sea. China refused to take part in the proceedings of the PCA. India took the first step to enter the arena of space wars quite late in the day when it successfully shot down one of its own satellites earlier this year. China did this twelve years ago on January 11, 2007, when it shot down a weather satellite at an altitude of 865 kms. The killer missile was a kinetic vehicle travelling at the speed of eight kms per second. China is far ahead of us and we have to more than double-march to make up for the time lag. There is one difference though. China’s is an offensive space war programme, primarily aiming to be at par with the United States which it considers to be the biggest threat to its security. India is, however, concerned with developing a defensive capability to neutralise any attack from outer space. In a space war, any communication satellite can be hit, even satellites that make the Global Positioning System or GPS may be hit, satellites through which financial transactions are carried out or which keep a twenty-four-hour watch on a hostile country from space can be made dysfunctional. In times of war, communication links between army commands can be effectively snapped, throwing into disarray the coordinated movement of troops in different theatres. All these are within the range of possibility. India has just started to toddle in this terra incognita. It has to stand up and start running. That will take time but eventually, we should be able to develop the capacity to protect ourselves from space attacks. (The views expressed are strictly personal)last_img read more

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BJP may need allies to reach majority mark Ram Madhav

first_imgNew Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary Ram Madhav has forecast that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led front will require the support of allies to form the next government at the Centre, according to a report by Bloomberg. “If we get 271 seats on our own, we will be very happy,” Madhav said in an interview with Bloomberg on May 4. “With NDA (National Democratic Alliance), we will have a comfortable majority,” Madhav added. BJP president Amit Shah and other senior leaders have repeatedly said the saffron party will get a full majority on its own. Also Read – 2019 most peaceful festive season for J&K: Jitendra SinghMadhav told the publication that the party will make up for expected losses in the northern states by gaining seats in the Northeast and eastern states of West Bengal and Odisha. He said the BJP government would pursue pro-growth policies if it returns to power, adding that it had not shifted to populist cash handouts from its focus on economic reforms. “We have expanded in eastern India very well — if similar effort had been put into south India also, probably we would have been more comfortable,” Madhav said. “As politicians, we must remember that what we achieved last time, we may not repeat because of anti-incumbency,” he added. Also Read – Personal life needs to be respected: Cong on reports of Rahul’s visit abroadIn the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the Modi-led party swept through the Hindi-speaking belt. Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Chandigarh and the National Capital Region (NCR) of Delhi have a total of 226 parliamentary seats. The BJP won 191 of these seats in the previous parliamentary election. Its partners from the NDA won 11 seats there. However, in December 2018, Congress was able to wrest Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan from the BJP in one-on-one contests in the assembly elections, largely banking on local anti-incumbency and agrarian distress.last_img read more

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Hollywood Having Mohammed as Lead Actor Wont Get a Film Financed

Rabat – In an interview with US Variety Magazine, British director Ridely Scott has unveiled that tackling Islam-related topics in Hollywood will not get a film financed.Promoting his upcoming movie Exodus: Gods and Kids, which tells the story of Moses, the director of Gladiator responded to criticism online stemmed from his decision to cast white American, European and Australian actors in most of the key roles in his films.Even in his newest high-profile religious film, actor Christian Bale stars as Moses while Australian actor Joel Edgerton plays the role of Moses’ adoptive brother-turned-nemesis Ramses. Asked about his choice of actors, Ridely Scott said: “I can’t mount a film of this budget, where I have to rely on tax rebates in Spain, and say that my lead actor is Mohammed so-and-so from such-and-such.”“I’m just not going to get it financed. So the question does not even come up,” he added.Scott’s new movie Exodus was made at a cost of $140 million (closer to $200 before European tax credits) and it is due to be released during the holiday season. read more

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Moroccan Embassy Takes First Step in Repatriating Migrants Stranded in Libya

By Sana ElouaziRabat – A delegation from the Moroccan embassy in Tunis paid a visit to the Zouara detention center in northwest Libya, on Tuesday, November 28, to take the fingerprints of about 235 migrants detained in the center and verify their identity, reported the news outlet Telquel.This is a major step forward taken by the government towards the repatriation of Moroccans stranded in Libya. Representatives of the Moroccan embassy in Tunis crossed the Tunisian-Libyan border to reach Zouara, as was confirmed by the director of the detention center, Anouar Abu Dib and by the migrants in Libya themselves.In addition to the fingerprints taken, passes will be given to those who did not or no longer have passports.However, repatriation will not be immediate, according to the director and the migrants.In August, during the previous repatriation operations, it took 20 days for authorities to obtain these documents.Also, for safety and security reasons, it is necessary to verify their identities given that Moroccan authorities fear the infiltration of jihadists and radicals into Moroccan territory.This initiative comes after King Mohammed VI gave his instructions to speed up the procedure.On Monday, dozens of families of Moroccan migrants stranded in Libya protested in front of the Ministry of Foreign and International Affairs in Rabat, before being received the next day by the Minister Delegate in charge of Moroccans Living Abroad (MRE) and Migration Affairs, Abdelkrim Benatiq.A member of local association told Telquel that no visit has been made to date in the other centers of Tripoli and Misrata, where more than 700 Moroccan migrants are still detained.The large group of Moroccans have been stranded for months in Libya after their attempts to cross the Mediterranean to Europe failed. They found themselves the subject of human trafficking by smugglers before being detained by Libyan forces in Tripoli and the center of Zouara near the Tunisian border. read more

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De Havilland brand preps for takeoff after Bombardiers Dash 8 sale to

MONTREAL — The De Havilland brand will take flight once again, as its parent company announced the re-launch of the Dash 8 aircraft program following its newly minted purchase from Bombardier Inc.Longview Aviation Capital Corp. unveiled the de Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd., its new subsidiary that will operate the turboprop family following the Monday close of Bombardier Inc.’s Q Series sale to Longview for about $250 million after liabilities, fees and closing adjustments.The sale also includes the de Havilland trademark and Bombardier’s full Dash 8 program, composed of the 100, 200 and 300 series.David Curtis, chairman of the B.C.-based Longview — whose subsidiary Viking Air Ltd. makes turboprop aircraft such as the Twin Otter — said in a statement de Havilland Aircraft would take on board more than 1,200 employees from Bombardier.Bombardier, which bought de Havilland Canada in 1992, said the Q400 will continue to be manufactured at its Downsview facility in Toronto under Longview’s management. Curtis has previously pledged to keep all manufacturing already in Canada within the country and to maintain supply chains for the Q400 series that currently stretch from China to Ireland to Mexico.Bombardier manufactured roughly 28 to 30 Q400 aircraft annually at its Downsview property north of Toronto, land that the company sold for $817 million last year to the Public Sector Pension Investment Board. Under a lease agreement, the Montreal-based company was slated to continue to operate from Downsview for up to three years after the deal closes, with two optional one-year extension periods.The Downsview airfield was built in the late 1920s to test aircraft made by de Havilland, a corporate name that dates back nearly a century with roots in Britain’s early aviation history.Companies in this story: (TSX:BBD.B)The Canadian Press read more

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Senior beaten in Acton

Halton police are looking for a man who attacked an elderly man in Acton. Investigators say it was an unprovoked attack. Last Monday afternoon a man was walking his dog across Mill Street East near Main Street North when a vehicle sped up forcing the man to pick up his dog, rush across the street and into a nearby store.Police have released surveillance video showing the man following the senior into the store. He then yells at him and pushes him to the ground. The senior suffered bruising and cuts and some muscle damage. Police are looking for a man who is in his late 30’s, about six feet, 190 pounds with black shoulder length hair and a muscular build. He was driving a grey minivan, possibly a Dodge Caravan.Anyone with information’s asked to call Halton Regional Police at 905-825-4747 x2415, or Halton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Cell phone users can also text ‘tip201’ with your message to 274637. read more

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Turkey slams EU for backing Cyprus in drilling dispute

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey is rejecting European Union condemnation of its efforts to drill for gas in waters off the coast of Cyprus and says the bloc cannot be considered an impartial mediator for the divided island.The Turkish Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that Turkey will press ahead with efforts to safeguard Turkish Cypriots’ rights until they are included in the island’s decision-making mechanisms, including concerning the sharing of the island’s resources.Cyprus says Turkey is encroaching in waters where the east Mediterranean island nation has exclusive economic rights, and the European Union has threatened sanctions.The Turkish Fatih ship started drilling last month 42 miles off Cyprus’ west coast. A second vessel, Yavuz, has now sailed to an area off the Karpas peninsula on Cyprus’ east coast.The Associated Press read more

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Syria UN Security Council condemns terrorist attacks in Aleppo

“They [Council members] expressed their deep sympathy and sincere condolences to the families of the victims of these heinous acts and to the people of Syria,” added Ambassador Gert Rosenthal of Guatemala, which holds the Presidency of the Security Council for the month of October, in a statement he read out to the media at UN Headquarters in New York.In the press statement, the Council noted that Jebhat al-Nusra – an Islamist militant group affiliated with the Al-Qaida terrorist group – had claimed responsibility for the attack.According to media reports, at least two car bombs exploded on Wednesday in Aleppo’s main Saadallah al-Jabiri Square and another bomb exploded a few hundred metres away, killing at least 48 people. “The members of the Security Council reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to international peace and security, and that any acts of terrorism are criminal and unjustifiable, regardless of their motivation, wherever, whenever and by whomsoever committed,” Ambassador Rosenthal said in the press statement.In addition, the Council members reiterated their determination to combat all forms of terrorism, in accordance with its responsibilities under the UN Charter. They also reminded States that they must ensure that measures taken to combat terrorism comply with all their obligations under international law, in particular international human rights, refugee and humanitarian law. read more

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Britishbuilt engines enjoy 130 July growth in exports

UK engine production remains steady in July, increasing by a modest 1.0%.Exports growth outweighs domestic decline, up 13.0% in the month and 14.5% year-to-date.Almost 1.7 million engines built in the UK in first seven months of the year. Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said,It’s good to see previous significant investment into British engine technology and facilities continue to pay dividends, with strong and growing global demand for our high quality, cutting-edge products. To ensure future growth, it is critical we maintain the free and frictionless trade we currently enjoy with the EU and other key international markets.Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) read more

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The Note 10 amps up your photo powers with new stylus controls

first_img Related Links There’s a lot you can do with your photos with the stylus.  Sarah Tew/CNET At Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 Unpacked event, as part of the new Galaxy Note 10 and Tab S6, the company revealed new features for its S Pen — the Note’s signature feature. Along with gesture controls, the embedded stylus can trigger your phone’s camera with the press of a button. There’s also an augmented reality feature that lets you use the pen to draw on top of photos and videos with three-dimensional AR doodles — to amp up your social media posts on Snapchat and Instagram Stories. samsung-unpacked-2019-event-100Samsung demonstrated the fun you can have with AR Doodle.  Sarah Tew/CNET To work with the S Pen camera feature, you set up the Note 10 on a tripod then hold down the S Pen’s button to open your phone’s camera. You can use the S Pen’s new gesture function to scroll through modes, zoom in and out and then snap a photo by pushing the button on the stylus. All this is done without touching your phone. samsung-unpacked-2019-event-062The new S Pen features make taking a selfie way easier.  Sarah Tew/CNET The new Note 10 LTE is $949 and the 5G is $1,049 in the US. The Note 10 Plus starts at $1,099 and the 5G model starts at $1,299. Both the Note 10, 10 Plus and the Tab S6 go on sale Aug. 23. (See how to preorder a Note 10 here.) The new Galaxy Watch Active 2 will be available Sept. 13, and Samsung’s newest laptop, the Galaxy Book starts at $999. You can catch all of the announcements from the Note 10 event here. Galaxy Note 10 and 10 Plus: Samsung’s two new phones kill the headphone jack Samsung has a new insanely thin laptop Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G will cost $1,300 and start as a Verizon exclusive Everything unveiled at Samsung Unpacked Full coverage of Samsung’s event Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus look incredible Share your voice Galaxy Note and Note 10 Plus are here to wow you 62 Photos Phones Post a comment Now playing: Watch this: 0 Samsung Event Tags 10:55 Samsunglast_img read more

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Maharshi 4th song Padara Padara released Lyrical video is about Mahesh Babus

first_imgMaharshiThe makers of Maharshi have released the lyrical video of its fourth song Padara Padara on YouTube and it is expected to talking of speak about superstar Mahesh Babu’s new farming methods in the film.The producers have already released three songs from Maharshi and they have received wonderful response from the audience. These three lyrical videos have together registered around 20 million views on YouTube alone. As the film nears its release date, all eyes are now set on the release of its next soundtrack. The director revealed its fourth song Padara Padara would hit the net on Wednesday.Vamshi Paidipally tweeted, “#PadaraPadara tomorrow at 4:05 p.m. Thank You @Shankar_Live Sir for Your words.. Your voice made this Song much more Inspiring..A Grt Composition by @ThisIsDSP & Amazing lyrics by @ShreeLyricist. Superstar @urstrulyMahesh #Maharshi4thSingle #Maharshi.”The makers have released some photos from the song of Maharshi, which show Mahesh Babu busy with farming activities, which has raised a lot of curious among the viewers, who feel that it may talk about farming methods. Vamshi also released a video who shows Shankar Mahadevan talking about the song, which he describes as most amazing Telugu song. His words have doubled the music lovers’ expectations. MaharshiTwitterIn this video, Shankar is seen saying, “I got an opportunity to sing a song called Bollywood Balarajudu for superstar Mahesh Babu’s first film Rajakumarudu. And now it is a historical moment. When we are all celebrating his 25th film Maharshi, I again got an opportunity to sing a song for it. I think it’s one of most amazing songs in Telugu and it is composed by my dear friend Devi Sri Prasad and written by Srimani.”Shankar Mahadevan adds, “The song is called Padara Padara, which is such an inspirational, strong and emotional song. I really feel previleged to get an opportunity to sing this one, because this one is very difficult and moving song and it is most imporant song in the film. I would like to congratulate director Vamsi and wish him for this historical film, the most expected film, which is releasing in May.”last_img read more

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East Houston Hospital Closes From Storm Damage

first_imgTwitter via @HoustoninformerThe 131-bed East Houston Regional Medical Center took on six feet of water during Hurricane Harvey — damaging more than the hospital can afford to repair. The hospital said closing the site is simply the safest option for their patients.“That particular hospital has been vulnerable to flooding on multiple occasions,” said Darrell Pile of the South East Texas Regional Advisory Council. The group helped evacuate the hospital during Harvey. “It is always sad when a hospital closes, in this particular case it seems to be a wise decision since the cost of closing and reopening can become exorbitant and unwise,” he said.Pile said other medical centers in east Houston have seen an increase in patients — he believes they’re able to pick up the slack.In a letter to the Texas Workforce Commission, the hospital said 497 people would be laid off. A hospital spokesperson told the Houston Chronicle that many of those employees will actually be reassigned at different facilities. Sharelast_img read more

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3rd Annual Chuck Brown Day

first_imgD.C.-area residents will remember Chuck Brown at the 3rd Annual Chuck Brown Day at Chuck Brown Memorial Park, 20th and Franklin, NE on Aug. 19 from 3 p.m.-7p.m. Join the We Are One Tribute Band, EU feat. Sugar Bear and closing out the day is the Chuck Brown Band crankin’ all of the Chuck favorites. The free event is being hosted by Chris Paul and will include food trucks on site, a kids’ activities area, and The Chuck Brown Foundation will be giving out free backpacks for the kids.3rd Annual Chuck Brown Day at Chuck Brown Memorial Parklast_img read more

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Gunmen Who Murdered Man In Front of Witnesses Gets Life Plus 33

first_imgBy Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, syoes@afro.comA man who brazenly gunned down his victim in front of witnesses in 2016, will serve life plus 33 years in prison.Carrington Sturgis and Frank Barnett were sentenced this week for their roles in the murder of William Johnson in July 2016. Sturgis and Barnett were convicted by a Baltimore jury in February. Sturgis was found guilty of first degree murder and several gun crimes and Barnett was sentenced to 18 years for various gun charges.The Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. Courthouse (Courtesy Photo)According to the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office, Sturgis and Barnett entered Johnson’s home around 6:30 a.m., July 10, 2016, in the 600 blk. of E. Patapsco Ave., in South Baltimore and demanded money from Johnson. When Johnson replied he didn’t have money and would have to get the money to the men later, witnesses testified that Sturgis and Barnett began to beat Johnson with fists and guns. The pair also attempted to rob the witnesses, but they didn’t have any money.According to court testimony, Sturgis took Johnson to the rear of the house and attempted to shoot him twice, but the gun didn’t discharge. Subsequently, Sturgis took Johnson back to where the witnesses were located and shot Johnson in the head at point blank range. Sturgis then fled the location, while Barnett stayed and forced one of the witnesses to drive him to another location.Eventually, one of the witnesses went to a business in the area and called 911, while another witness flagged down a police officer to tell him about the homicide.“Although a life was lost, the public was able to deliver justice to the victim’s family by coming forward,” said State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby. “Those courageous individuals who witnessed this horrific attack have earned my deepest respect and appreciation for standing up to these cowards.”last_img read more

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As a Boss Theres Much More to Digital Communications With Your Team

first_img Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. My friend Karen told me about a scenario that arose at her startup the other day. The team was onboarding a new team member, Bill, and on his first day, team members were welcoming him in a public chat channel.Related: Why Your Emails Could Use an Exclamation Point (or Three)Lena, a team member, wrote in the channel offering to give Bill a demo of the product. Bill did not immediately reply to Lena’s offer. Several messages later in the same channel, another team member, Brian, also offered to give Bill the demo. Bill eagerly accepted Brian’s demo offer.There are many ways to explain the scenario above — for example, maybe all other team members were in a meeting at the time Lena sent her message — but the outcome could have real consequences for Lena’s feeling of belonging on her team.If you were managing this team, how would you handle this scenario?Like it or not, with the rapid adaption of workplace communication platforms like Slack, the way managers give and receive feedback is dramatically altered. How can managers most effectively navigate digital relationships with their direct reports?Related: It’s Not Only OK for Your Employees to Engage Through Digital — It’s a MustHere are four tips for channeling strong management skills in your digital communication:1. Use digital platforms to provide real-time recognition and feedback, but don’t use them as a replacement for face-to-face time.Recognition remains one of the top human motivators, and is a well-known management tool for motivating employees.However, providing frequent praise is harder than it looks, particularly when output is created by a team, or day-to-day progress is incremental. Digital chat and productivity platforms can be a big asset here.Use the messaging capabilities of these tools to show employees that you appreciate their everyday good work, not just their big wins. A quick “good job,” “nice work,” or thumbs up emoji goes a long way! But, 1:1s are still important for building a relationship with your direct reports. Don’t forget to keep a normal schedule, and stick to it.2. Think before you type.Productivity tools of today provide the immediate benefit of communicating with those sitting floors (or miles) away from you. However, without the aid of body language, the tone of digital communications — particularly those rattled off in a stream of consciousness — can be easily misconstrued.Just as you would think before you speak, take a second to think before hitting send on your next email. Consider how the contents and wording of your message will land with your team member.Ask yourself: “Is my message clear? Would I say this in person?” If the answer to either of these questions is no, consider re-wording or taking the conversation offline.Related: 10 Tricks for Using Slack to Execute Your Business Strategy Like a Pro3. Create team norms around digital communication after hours.One great benefit of digital tools is that they empower individuals to work when it is most convenient for them. However, this increased flexibility raises new challenges with respect to after-hours communication.In a 2015 study on workplace flexibility, 65 percent of employees reported that their manager expects them to be reachable outside of the office. Left alone, a plugged-in company culture can become a costly problem in terms of negative side-effects for employees, including low engagement and burnout.Clearly communicate norms around after-hours communication and when employees are expected to reply, and set an example for your team by adhering to them.4. Don’t forget to create an inclusive environment in your digital spaces.Public chat channels and email chains can be a great team bonding tool.However, it is important to be aware of the voices that are dominating the dialog in these contexts. Notice that your team’s #random channel has become an ode to the Philadelphia 76ers? Consider the team members who can’t participate in these conversations, and how that exclusion might impact their feeling part of the team.Digital dialog can also provide a valuable tool for understanding unconscious biases that might be affecting your team culture.Related: Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.Back to the example from my friend Karen’s startup. Remember that Lena seemed to be ignored in the group thread only to have Bill accept the demo invitation from Brian? What are the consequences for Lena? At best, she might feel a little weird. At worst, she might feel that her ideas are not valued on the team.As a manager, these seemingly small bits of conversation can add up to issues in team dynamics. If you notice situations like this, be proactive. Take the time to speak to all parties privately, and offline.Remember, managers account for 70 percent of the variance in employee engagement. So, while digital communication platforms at work can make collaboration easier, the importance of managers in the digital age is just as critical. Free Webinar | Sept 5: Tips and Tools for Making Progress Toward Important Goals 5 min read May 21, 2018 Register Now » Attend this free webinar and learn how you can maximize efficiency while getting the most critical things done right.last_img read more

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first_img Comments   Share   According to a recent blog on, Fitzgerald is a no-brainer to be the next Cardinal to reach Canton, Ohio.ESPN Cardinals beat writer Josh Weinfuss points out that some think the next Cardinals Hall of Famer should be safety and five-time Pro Bowler Adrian Wilson. But Weinfuss believes Fitzgerald, the eight-time Pro Bowl receiver who holds the team record for career yards from scrimmage, should be the next Hall of Fame inductee.Other notable names on the list to make it to Canton include San Francisco 49er great Roger Craig, who became the first player in the league to rush for 1,000 yards along with 1,000 receiving yards in a season. Craig played a key role on the 49ers’ Super Bowl teams of the 1980s that also included Hall of Famers Joe Montana and Jerry Rice.Quarterback Brett Favre of the Green Bay Packers and receiver Randy Moss of the Minnesota Vikings are also on the list. So is linebacker Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens and former San Diego running back LaDainian Tomlinson, who is fifth on the all-time NFL rushing list, behind of Hall of Famers, Emmitt Smith, Walter Payton, Barry Sanders and Curtis Martin. Top Stories The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retirescenter_img Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling It’s a ritual that comes every August, marking the start of the football season by paying tribute to its past.But as the Pro Football Hall of Fame welcomes a new class Saturday, it’s never too early to look ahead and see who might be the next hall of fame player from your favorite team.For Cardinals fans, the choice may be an obvious one in current wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald. Entering his 12th season with the Cardinals, Fitzgerald has racked up 12,151 reception yards on 903 catches with 89 of them going for touchdowns. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

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