Members of the Alternative fur Deutschland (AfD) party have said there should be less apology for Germany;s Nazi past and other periods of its history should be celebrated instead. German Chancellor Angela Merkel walks in front of the main railway entrance to Birkenau as she visits the former German Nazi death camp Auschwitz Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland on December 6, 2019. (John MacDougall AFP) Nothing can bring back the people who were murdered here. Nothing can reverse the unprecedented crimes committed here. These crimes are and will remain part of German history and this history must be told over and over again, she said. ;Remembering the crimes ... is a responsibility which never ends. It belongs inseparably to our country,; Merkel said. ;To be aware of this responsibility is part of our national identity, our self understanding as an enlightened and free society, a democracy with rule of law,; she said. Merkel said Auschwitz ;demands that we keep the memory alive;. She expressed Germany;s enduring ;deep shame in the face of the barbaric crimes committed by Germans here; in Auschwitz Birkenau, where a million Jews lost their lives between 1940 and 1945. ;There are no words to express our sorrow,; she said. German Chancellor Angela Merkel commemorates in front of the death wall during a wreath laying ceremony in the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz Birkenau in Oswiecim, Germany, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. Merkel attend an event in occasion of the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Auschwitz Foundation. (Photo Markus Schreiber via AP) Addressing Holocaust survivors present, she added: ;I bow my head before the victims of the Shoah.;The chancellor also addressed a rise of anti Semitic and other hate crimes in Germany in recent years, saying they had reached an "alarming level ".
New Delhi (India), Dec 6 (ANI): In a bid to ensure that children in tribal areas are not deprived of quality education, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that his government will put in place an extensive network of more than 400 new 'Eklavya Model residential schools' by 2022 across the country."We are developing an extensive network of 'Eklavya Model residential schools in the country. By 2022, more than 400 such new schools will be opened," said Prime Minister Modi in his address to the Ekal Vidyalaya Sangathan, Gujarat, through video conference."The Central government is working for the education of tribal children with special emphasis on their skill development. The scholarship schemes for the tribal children have been made more transparent and more opportunity is provided to them for their education," he added.The Prime Minister said that small things are being taken care of in these schools, which are meant for tribal students."We are paying attention to every small thing like holidays are granted in these schools on tribal festivals. As a result, the drop out rate has decreased and the tribal children are also happy," he said."These schools are also being developed to provide them with modern sports facilities," said Prime Minister Modi.Stressing on the need for the government and the society to strive collectively to make the schemes a success, Prime Minister Modi said: "In my view, the government efforts alone are not sufficient. The government and society should collectively strive for making such schemes a success."Prime Minister Modi also shared the idea of pairing private and public schools wherein students from the rural background will learn from their urban counterparts and vice versa, thus boosting the idea of 'Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat'. He also congratulated Ekal Vidyalaya Sangathan for spearheading the 'Ekal School Abhiyan' which aims to promote the education among rural and tribal children, and appreciated the Sangathan volunteers for their role in nation building by imparting education and awareness to more than 2.8 million rural and tribal children who reside in the remotest locations across India and Nepal.Congratulating the Sangathan on reaching the figure of 1 lakh schools across India, the Prime Minister said that working with passion, dedication, and commitment turns an impossible goal into an achievable one. He highlighted the fact that the Sangathan has been awarded the Gandhi Peace Prize due to its commitment towards social service and for being an inspirational role model for the whole country.The Prime Minister noted that the Union Government is also working enthusiastically for better education and skill development in India. Schemes like scholarship for scheduled tribes' children, Poshan Abhiyan, Mission Indradhanush, and school holidays on the occasion of tribal festivals, etc., have helped not only in checking the school dropout rates but also promoted the holistic development of children.The Prime Minister remarked that as India completes 75 years of Independence, the success of Ekal Sangathan will help in realising Mahatma Gandhiji''s ideals of Gram Swaraj, social justice of Dr BR Ambedkar, 'Antyodaya' of Deen Dayal Upadhyay and Swami Vivekananda''s dream of a glorious India.Ekal Vidyalaya is a movement involved in the integrated and holistic development of rural and tribal India and Nepal. The main activity undertaken in this movement is to run one teacher schools, known as Ekal Vidyalayas, all over India, in the remotest rural and tribal villages to take the education to every child. (ANI)
Nearly 750,000 lights synchronized to holiday music light up the area #8212; the largest display of its kind in the Midwest. It also features more than 1,300 feet of garland and a beer keg tree comprised of 225 beer barrels.Holiday Lites shows will take place each Friday and Saturday from Friday, Dec. 6 through Saturday, Dec. 21. Shows run every 20 minutes, beginning at 4:40 p.m. and ending at 9 p.m. at the Miller Visitor Center at 42nd and State.
SpaceX has launched a Dragon spacecraft with more than 2,585 kg of NASA cargo and science investigations, including studies of malting barley in microgravity, the spread of fire, and a group of 40 genetically enhanced "mighty mice" to study bone and muscle loss. Launched on a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 12:29pm EST (10:59pm IST) on Thursday, the spacecraft is scheduled to arrive at the orbital outpost on December 8.
Contrary to expectations, most vegetables are still selling for over Tk 40 per kg, remaining out of reach of common people. Prices of vegetables remain high throughout the year except for winter. Lower income people like us eagerly wait for this time to these delicacies, but the prices are yet to come within our reach this season, said Md Rashed, a rickshaw puller in Chawkbazar Kitchen Market.
Astronomers have spotted a 40 billion solar mass black hole in the Abell 85 cluster of galaxies. They found the behemoth using spectral observations with the Very Large Telescope (VLT.) There are only a few direct mass measurements for black holes, and at about 700 million light years from Earth, this is the most distant one.
In the #MeToo era, a song about a man pressuring a woman to stay with him isn;t seen as so cheery by some. On The Voice on Tuesday night, John Legend and Kelly Clarkson performed their new cover of the song, in which he sings about being supportive of whatever decision she makes, with lines like ;It;s your body and your choice; and ;I want you to stay, it;s not up to me.;And yet, the new version has also become controversial, among people who thought the song didn ''t need editing. Sharon Osbourne said it ''s "not right " to change "an innocent lyric, " which she argued is akin to trying to covering up nudes in classic works of art.
Ski alpinisme A cinq mois de sa 22e dition qui se d roulera du 27 avril au 3 mai prochain, Daniel Jolliet voque la Patrouille des glaciers dont il a pris le commandement le 1er juillet 2018. Le Fribourgeois s est pli au jeu des questions r ponses, vendredi dernier au Centre mondial du cyclisme Aigle, l issue d une soir e d information qui a r uni des conf rences d anciens laur ats et des sp cialistes du monde m dical. Plus de 400 athl tes inscrits y ont particip pour acqu rir les connaissances n cessaires et ainsi se pr parer au mieux pour la course.
Little Leaves centers provide evidence based Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) to help children ages 1 to 6 reduce their symptoms of autism. Run in a pre school like setting, the program is specifically designed to help children improve their communication, play, social and school readiness skills, as well as build independence. Little Leaves clinical staff partner with each child s family to develop and implement individualized therapeutic plans.The new Little Leaves location also provides employment opportunities for jobseekers in the community. Once fully operational, the center will create over 50 new positions for board certified behavior analysts (BCBAs) and behavior technicians. Currently accepting new clients, the center will have the capacity to serve up to 40 clients once it moves from its temporary location to its permanent space, which is still under construction.
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@NonsenseC UAAMicrosoft has pushed an update to its communications and work management app, Microsoft Kaizala on iOS. Taking the app to Version 1.140.112274012, the update brings support to two more Indian languages, Malayalam and Kannada.
One of the new entrants in the Indian market, Kia Motors India Ltd, has become a leader in the mid size sports utility vehicle segment in November, just three months after launching its first product, Seltos. During the month, the South Korean vehicle manufacturer dispatched 14005 units of Seltos.According to a press release issued by company, wholesales of Seltos is almost double that of the nearest competitor.
American Airlines bumped more than 3,400 passengers due to overbooking between July and September 2019, more than all other US airlines combined, according to data from the US Department of Transportation.During the same period of time, Southwest Airlines bumped just 314 passengers, United Airlines bumped only 14, and Delta Air Lines bumped no passengers.
Bareback riding: First round: 1. Cole Goodine, 85.5 points on C5 Rodeo ''s No Show Jones, $1,361; 2. Jacob Stemo, 84, $1,021; 3. Ty Taypotat, 82, $680; 4. Spur Lacasse, 80.5, $340. Second round: 1. Cole Goodine, 85.5 points on C5 Rodeo ''s Tombstone, $1,361; 2. Ty Taypotat, 85, $1,021; 3. Kody Lamb, 82, $680; 4. Dantan Bertsch, 81.5, $340. Third round: 1. Pascal Isabelle, 84.5 points on Franklin Rodeo ''s Not This Time, $1,361; 2. (tie) Kody Lamb and Dantan Bertsch, 83.5, $850 each; 4. Jacob Stemo, 82.5, $340.Steer wrestling: First round: 1. Brendan Laye, 3.8 seconds, $1,361; 2. Stephen Culling, 5.3, $1,021; 3. Cody Cassidy, 5.9, $680; 4. Layne Delemont, 6.1, $340. Second round: 1. Cody Cassidy, 4.2 seconds, $1,361; 2. Layne Delemont, 4.6, $1,021; 3. Curtis Cassidy, 4.8, $680; 4. Jacob Gardner, 6.2, $340. Third round: 1. (tie) Curtis Cassidy and Layne Delemont, 4.9 seconds, $1,191 each; 3. Stephen Culling, 5.1, $680; 4. Cody Cassidy, 5.6, $340.
Zachary Clark, 40, of Brooklyn, New York, was arrested in the borough on Wednesday and was expected to appear before Magistrate Judge Robert W. Lehrburger in Manhattan federal court on the same day.Clark was charged with one count of attempting to provide material support to ISIS, and one count of distributing information relating to explosives, destructive devices, and weapons of mass destruction, and faces up to 40 years in prison.
Brazil was the first non European destination for Spanish fruit and vegetable exports during that period, with 83,040 tons, 72% more than in the same period last year and 76 million euro ( 62%). The products that have grown the most in vegetables were onion and garlic; in fruits, the products that grew the most were orange and stone fruits, especially plum with 12,230 tons ( 32%).The second non European destination for Spanish exports was Canada, with 49,966 tons ( 18%) worth 50.5 million euro, ( 7%). Fruit exports accounted for the bulk of shipments, especially Citrus fruits and plums, with 2,055 tons. In vegetables, the strong rise in cabbages with 3,417 tons ( 142%) and pepper with 2,284 tons ( 446%) can be highlighted.