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Sky Sports News

Sky Sports News is a British paid television sports news channel run by Sky, a division of Comcast. The channel reports on a range of sports; the programming is presented by two anchors in the studio who read the news or introduce short clips featuring highlights and interviews. Tabs at the bottom of the screen give unrelated information on other sports, while a sidebar shows unrelated league tables or other information; the content of the main studio feed repeats. The live programming is from 6:00am to midnight, it plays the replay edition of Through the Night continuously all night long. On 20 May 2007, SSN broadcast the Conference National play-off Final between Exeter City and Morecambe; this was the first live match to be shown on the channel since certain European games involving British teams were shown to provide exclusivity when competing with the operational OnSports as Sky Sports News was not available at that time via digital terrestrial platforms. This was due to all other Sky Sports channels being occupied by live sport.

This enabled Freeview viewers to watch a live match on Sky Sports. The station had live coverage of Wales v New Zealand on 26 May 2007 and the La Liga tie between Espanyol and Barcelona in December 2007. Sky Sports News launched on 1 October 1998, the launch date of BSkyB's Digital Satellite service, was BSkyB's first digital only channel. On 10 April 2000, SSN relaunched as Sky TV, to tie with the launch of the website. The channel scrapped its ".com TV" look, on 1 July 2001, Sky Sports News launched another graphics change. A major part of this was the standardisation; the channel scrapped its slogan and just paid attention to the fact of the news. From April 2002, Sky Sports News had another face-lift; the channel stayed in the same studio, but with a silver look replacing the old wooden bench, there was a promise of being first for breaking news, along with much more useful information. In 2004, Sky Sports News changed its image, with a more open blue look to the channel.

The titles featured players such as Frank Lampard, Tim Cahill, Thierry Henry and Ryan Giggs passing the football to each other and unveiling the Sky Sports News logo. Programmes such as Ford Sports Centre were dropped, replaced with shows such as Sky Sports Now, Sky Sports Today, Sports Saturday, Sports Sunday, Good Morning Sports Fans, Through the Night, News HQ at 5, News HQ at 6, Gillette Soccer Special, Goals Express, Today's Goals Now and Sky Sports News at Ten; the channel previously used a different piece of music for each news programme, the most well-known of these being Republica's "Ready to Go", "The Time Is Now" by Moloko, "Surface to Air" by The Chemical Brothers, "Shooting Star" by Deepest Blue, "Club Foot" by Kasabian. Sky Sports News was rebranded as Sky Sports News HQ on 12 August 2014; the new studio includes an 18 square-metre video wall. As part of the change the channel moved to Sky channel 401. New graphics were introduced, as part of the launch. Following the rebrand of the Sky Sports channels in July 2017, the channel was once again renamed Sky Sports News.

In August 2014, Sky Sports News was rebranded as Sky Sports News HQ and moved to Channel 401 to be at the forefront of Sky Sports channels. Within this introduction the channel introduced an updated studio including brand new features, overhauled graphics and a new theme. Sky Sports News HD launched on 23 August 2010 on Sky channel 455, transferring to channel 405 several months later; the HD channel offered enhancements such as sharper graphics. A range of new programmes, such as First Fast Now and Sky Sports News at Seven were launched plus new presenters, as well as the extension of existing offerings, such as Ed Chamberlin presenting a regular live Sunday afternoon sports update. Sky backed the launch of the channel with an extensive advertising campaign, including an advert featuring its current presenters, stressing that the new channel would make it the first sports broadcaster to have five high definition channels. Good Morning Sports Fans and views on today's early stories, a look at the back pages, a tip on today's racing and a sporting weather forecast.

Football Centre Sky Sports Tonight This evening's top sports news stories. Sports Saturday Rolling live news coverage of everything sport throughout the day. Sky Sports News at 10, A round-up of the day's sports news, featuring highlights and interviews with the players and managers making the headlines. From 2002, Sky Sports News was available free to view on digital terrestrial TV. On Sky's digital satellite service, the channel was made available to the Sports Pack from 1 September 2009, in addition to being available in the News & Events Pack. Sky Sports News was removed from Freeview on 23 August 2010 and replaced with Sky3+1, a one-hour timeshift Sky3. Approval for the DTT change was needed from the regulator Ofcom, which told Sky and multiplex licence holder Arqiva that the move "would not unacceptably diminish the capacity of the services broadcast to appeal to a variety of tastes and interests."Sky claimed that the move back to pay TV allowed them to improve the channel through increased editorial investment.

On 1 March 2007, Virgin Media removed Sky's basic channels including Sky One, Sky Two, Sky News, Sky Sports News, Sky Travel and Sky Travel Extra, from their Television Services after a dispute between Virgin Media and BSkyB caused by the expiry of their carriage agreement and their inability to reach a new deal, after attempts were made to reach an agr

Gandhipuram Central Bus Terminus

Gandhipuram Central Town Bus Terminus popularly known as Gandhipuram Bus Terminus, is one of the bus terminus of Coimbatore City. The Terminus serves For the city buses also. Town buses started operating in 1921 and serve most parts of the city, as well as other towns and villages in the district. A Central Bus Stand was started in 1974 at Gandhipuram, Due to increase in population and vehicular traffic, additional Bus Stands were started in Ukkadam,Singanallur and Saibaba Colony. Now buses bound for north and east directions ply from this Gandhipuram Bus Stand; this bus stand is centrally located in the city. Many Lodges, Cinema Theatres and Town Bus Stand are nearby. Inter-city and intra-city buses that connect Coimbatore operate from different bus stands It is the bus terminal for north-east bound and north buses such as towards Salem,Erode,Dharmapuri,Hosur,Namakkal,Gobichettipalayam, Mettupalayam,Tirupur and east bound buses such as towards Dharapuram and Karur; the number of inter-city routes operated by Coimbatore division is 119 with a fleet of more than 500 buses.

Destinations Tiruppur Tiruppur Erode Salem Cuddalore,Karur Dharapuram Anthiyur Gobichettipalayam Namakkal Rasipuram,Sathyamangalam,Mettupalayam TNSTC Bus Timings from Gandhipurm Central Moffusil Bus Stand Avinashi Every 5 minutes Anthiyur 04.45, 05:50, 06:40 & Every 20 mins one bus from 07:00 to 21:15 Arachalur 08.30, 15.40 Attur 05.30, 12.00, 12.40, 12.45, 14.20, 19:.50 Anaikatti From 04.50 to 20.30 - Every 30 minutes Bathrakaliamman kovil From 05.30 to 17.30 Every 30 minutes one bus Bannari 06.10, 06.30, 07.10, 07.20, 08.50, 09.15, 09.50, 10.45, 11.20, 11.50, 12.00, 14.00, 18.15, 20.40 Bhavani 07.30, 08:40, 10:00, 10:40, 11:10, 11:30, 13:00, 14:20, 15.40, 16:10, 17:10, 17.50, 18:30 Bhavanisagar 16:15 Chennimalai 08.30, 11.15, 15.40, 18.15 Dharmapuri 06:30, 15:00 Erode 00.30, 01.00, 01.15, 01.30, 01.45, 02.00, 02.15, 02.45, 04.00, 04.15, 04.45 Every 5 mins one bus from 05.00 to 00.00 ERO 100 – 08.15, 09.15, 09.40, 13.00, 14.00, 14.30, 17.20, 18.40, 19.10 ERO100 AC Non Stop 08.25, 14.55, 20.37 Gobi Every 40 mins one bus LSS 8.35, 9.20,10.10, 13.15, 15.40, 16.40, 18.35, 20.00 Hosur 07.15, 09.50, 11.15, 12.35, 17.15, 18.35, 22.00 Krishnagiri 12.20 Mettupalayam 05.00 to 23.00 - Every 4 minutes.

PP- Every 20 mins one bus from 05.00 to 22.00 Sirumugai Every 30 minutes Thiruvannamalai 09.00, 11.15, 14.00, 20.20, 21.15, 22.20 Tiruppur Every 5 minutes via both palladam & avinashi Viscose 04.47, 06.27, 07.07, 07.45, 08.06, 09.13, 10.23, 11.22, 11.45, 12.57, 15.30, 17.30, 18.36, 19.45, 20.40, 21.40 The Serves as terminus for intra-city buses and operates buses to other major bus terminus like Singanallur Bus Terminus,Ukkadam Bus Terminus and New Bus stand and to other parts across the city. Inter-city and intra-city buses that connect Coimbatore operate from different bus stands: It operates town buses on 257 intra-city routes; this bus stand is present near Gandhipuram bus terminus. The terminus is serviced by TNSTC,SETC,Kerala State Road Transport Corporation and Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation SETC KeSRTC KaSRTC Timings from Gandhipuram Thiruvallur Bus Stand Alappuzha 14.00 Arthunkal 00.50 Bangalore 09.00, 09.30, 10.00, 10.30. 11.00, 20.30, 21.00, 21.15, 21.45, 22.00, 22.15, 22.30, 22.35, 22.45 Bangalore 07.30, 10.00, 13.00, 21.30, 21.35, 21.40, 21.45, 22.15, 22.30, 22.35 Bangalore 00.20, 22.00, 22.30 Chamarajanagar 08.00 Chikkamagaluru 06.30, 16.30 Chennai 17.30, 18.30, 19.00, 19.30, 19.50, 20.00, 20.30, 21.00, 21.05, 21.30, 22.00, 22.00, 22.25, 22.35, 23.00 Changanassery 22.15 Cherthala 14.30 Devakottai 09:30, 10:15, 21:40, 22:30 Davanagere 19.30 Ernakulam 01.30, 02.30, 02.30, 02.45, 04.00, 09.30, 10.30, 11.30, 23.30 Ernakulam 01.50, 02.15, 05.30, 11.30, 17.30, 23.30 Ernakulam 23.30 Erattupetta 20.00 Guruvayur 00.30, 03.30 12.45, 13.15, 23.00 Guruvayur 10.00, 20.00 Hiriyur 20.30 Hundimala 13.15, 22.30 Kannur 09.30, 20.30 Kanyakumari 18.30, 19.00, 20.00, 21.00 Kothamangalam 16.00 Kottayam 01.25, 15.30, 18.30 Kottarakkara 00.40, 06.00, 08.00, 12.00, 22.00 Kozhikode 01.00 Kozhikode 10.00, 13.40, 16.40 Kuttam 19.00 Madikeri 08.30, 11.00 Mandya 04.30 Mangalore 16.15 Mannarkkad 17.40 Mananthavady 19.00 Marthandam 19.00, 19.45 Mysore 06.40, 08.45, 09.20, 09.40, 11.10, 12.30, 16.00, 21.45 Mysore 01.15, 05.30,10.00, 12.00, 14.00, 15.00, 15.30, 16.00, 18.30, 23.45 Nagercoil 19.15, 19.30, 20.00, 20.30, 22.15 Pala (KeSR

Somalis in Pakistan

Somalis in Pakistan are residents of Pakistan who are of Somali ancestry. They are a small community of students as well as some secondary migrants, most of whom arrived after the start of the civil war in Somalia in the early 1990s; the Somali community in Pakistan is small, comprising around 2,500 immigrants as of late 2012. It comprised 4,000 to 8,000 migrants only a few months earlier, but shrunk in size as Somali immigrants effected a secondary migration to other countries; the majority of Somalis are students pursuing education in various universities across the country. Besides the majority students, 535 refugees and 37 asylum-seekers were at the time legally registered with the UNHCR in Islamabad. Half of them arrived during the height of Somalia's Islamist insurgency between 2006 and 2009. 10 percent were young children and teenagers, two percent were born in Pakistan. They formed the largest refugee group in Pakistan after Afghans. Most Somalis in Pakistan are concentrated in major urban centers like Karachi.

A few hundred live in Lahore. Islamabad's G-10 sector is home to several Somali businesses and residents, is known as "Somali Street"; the Somali community in Pakistan consists of students, as well as some secondary migrants who arrived after the civil war in Somalia broke out in the early 1990s. They are a young, educated community, supported by their parents who are based in the Middle East. Others receive remittances directly from relatives in Somalia; the secondary migrants moved to Pakistan with the ultimate aim of emigrating to North America and Australia. As of mid-2012, most of the former were registered with the UNHCR in Islamabad; the agency offered skills-training programs in English, primary education courses, as well as provisions to cover basic amenities and living expenses. Members of the community sought to improve the quality and consistency of these services by raising their concerns with the relevant authorities. Additionally, the UNHCR issued Proof of Registration Cards to the secondary migrants in conjunction with NADRA.

Others wielded a National Aliens Registration Authority Card. A section of the younger generation among this group was raised in Pakistan; the expiration of the POR Cards in December 2012 saw a more expedited movement of the transient migrants from Pakistan to other countries. Somali pupils in Pakistan study engineering and pharmacy, they return to Somalia after having completed their studies due to a lack of employment opportunities for migrants in Pakistan, as well as a desire to contribute to the post-conflict reconstruction process in their home country. Others have moved on to other nations, drawn by the possibility of better work options. Somali students pursue higher studies in Pakistan due to entry restrictions and the higher cost of education in the Western world, they do so through the auspices of the local Somalia embassy. The embassy provides scholarship opportunities to the pupils those in the field of engineering. Students studying medicine pay tuition costs ranging from $1,500 to $3,000 for a five-year term.

A third tier of Somali pupils arrived through individuals and private offices, like many other foreigners. These parties specialize in visa requirements. Additionally, other Somali students and foreigners in general travel to Pakistan for Tabligh purposes, they migrate for da'wah and receiving religious instruction. Most such students attend local Islamic universities or seminaries with free tuition or low instruction fees. Somalis in Pakistan are diplomatically represented by the Somalia embassy in Islamabad. Various Somali-run organizations serve the community. Among these are the Somali Students Union and the Somali Forum. Pakistanis in Somalia Pakistan–Somalia relations

MacRobertson Miller Airlines

MacRobertson Miller Airlines, callsign "Miller", IATA code "MV", was established in Australia in late 1927, by pilot Horrie Miller with the backing of chocolate millionaire Sir Macpherson Robertson. The airline's initial services were between Broken Hill; the airline grew and in 1934 transferred its main base to Perth, after winning a Commonwealth Government contract for air services to the north-west of Western Australia and the Northern Territory. The airline has had to endure hardship and cope with long distances in the vast state of Western Australia. Early aircraft used by the airline included Avro Ansons, de Havilland DH.84 Dragons, Lockheed Model 10 Electras and Douglas DC-3s. Aircraft included the Fokker F27 Friendship turboprop, a leased Vickers Viscount turboprop, a Douglas DC-9 twinjet leased from Ansett, Piaggios, de Havilland of Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter STOL turboprops, Fokker F28 Fellowship and British Aerospace BAe 146 jet aircraft; the airline's Fokkers were amongst the hardest working in the world with some of the highest utilisation rates in the world.

MMA's F28s flew the world's longest twinjet route at one stage, the world's longest F28 flight, Perth to Kununurra. MMA flew one of the world's shortest scheduled air services, from Perth to Rottnest Island flying the Douglas DC-3 and the Fokker F-27 Friendship turboprop airliner. MMA's first Fokker F28 Fellowship was leased from Braathens SAFE of Norway and returned to Fokker as PH-ZAH after the first of the ordered aircraft arrived. VH-FKD was purchased for Ansett division Airlines of New South Wales but transferred to MMA when it proved uneconomical on the NSW intrastate routes; this aircraft returned to Airlines of New South Wales service several years later. The first F27, VH-MMS, RMA-SWAN, was the 39th of the Fokker production line, but the first F27 in the world to reach 10,000 hours; this aircraft flew an average of 15 hours a day, five days per week to some of the most remote places in the world. VH-FKA, RMA Pilbara, was the first Fokker F28 Fellowship in the World to exceed 30,000 hrs and was re-commissioned by Airlines of New South Wales before returning to Perth.

It made its final revenue flight Perth-Port Hedland on 26 May 1995 after over 60,000 hrs. VH-FKA was scrapped at Tullamarine Airport, Melbourne in January 1996. During 1919, Captain Horatio ‘Horrie’ Clive Miller purchased Armstrong Whitworth F. K.8 G-AUCF from the United Kingdom and launched the Commercial Aviation Company, in Rochester, Victoria. On 8 October 1920, he registered the Commercial Aviation Company. In 1927, the Commercial Aviation Company commenced weekly Adelaide-Mount Gambier services, using Airco D. H.9 G-AUHT. During late 1927, the MacRobertson-Miller Aviation Co Pty. Ltd. was founded by Horrie C. Miller & Sir MacPherson Robertson, the millionaire confectionery manufacturer, it was not registered until 28 May 1928. In October 1934, MacRobertson-Miller Aviation transferred its main base to Perth, after it won the Commonwealth Government's contract for North-West services operated by West Australian Airways In 1955, MacRobertson-Miller Aviation Co. Pty. Ltd. & Airlines Ltd. were merged, to form MacRobertson Miller Airlines Ltd. at the request of the State Government.

MacRobertson Miller Airlines Ltd. began operations. On 19 April 1963, Ansett Transport Industries. Purchased MacRobertsons Pty Ltd's 62% share in MMA, plus some 8% of MMA owned by Horrie Miller, via Miller Investments Pty Ltd, to give it 70.49% of MMA shares, after MMA, in desperate need of funds for new Fokker F27 Friendship aircraft and planned new jet aircraft, approached Ansett to purchase a major share. On 1 June 1963, MacRobertson Miller Airlines. Was renamed MacRobertson Miller Airline Services. In 1968 the airline adopted the Ansett "Delta" livery for its company image, introducing the new scheme on its leased Fokker F28 Friendship substituting the name MMA for Ansett on aircraft and stationery. MMA was renamed Airlines of Western Australia in 1981 using a new red and green colour scheme and a stylised kangaroo paw logo; this scheme was adopted with the introduction of the first of the new Fokker F28 Fellowship 4000 series after Peter Abeles and Rupert Murdoch acquired control of the Ansett Group, as part of a restructuring of the local divisions.

Airlines of Western Australia was renamed Ansett WA in 1984 and once again it adopted the parent companies livery and image. It was briefly named Air WA prior to naming it Ansett WA, although this only appeared on a single BAe 146 aircraft, repainted Ansett WA before entering line service. In 1993 the division was absorbed by Ansett, any connection with its Western Australian heritage vanished. On 14 September 2001 Ansett collapsed. By the time it became an integral part of the Ansett group, it was Australia's oldest continually-operating domestic airline, one of the oldest airlines in the world. MMA was affectionately referred to by the West Australian locals as "Mickey Mouse Airlines". MMA operated out of Perth Airport; the main road leading into Perth Airport's International Terminal 1 is named after Horrie Miller. MMA named its aircraft after Western Australian rivers, the last letter of the aircraft registration reflected this i.e. Fokker F27 "RMA SWAN" had VH-MMS, "RMA ROBE" VH-MMR etc. One exception was Fokker F27 VH-MMU, "RMA MABUHAY", leased from Ph

Cecelia Joyce

Cecelia Nora Isobel Mary Joyce is an Irish former cricketer. A right-handed batsman and leg spin bowler, she played 57 One-Day Internationals for the Ireland cricket team, she played in her final match for Ireland in November 2018, during the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20 tournament. Joyce made her ODI debut for Ireland against Australia on 14 July 2001, in the second match of a series, she played in the third match of the series, against Scotland in the European Championship. She next played in 2003 IWCC Trophy, held in the Netherlands in July 2003; the following year, she played three ODIs against New Zealand in Dublin and in 2005, played in the World Cup in South Africa. She played against Australia and in the European Championship in 2005, she played four ODIs in two each against India and the Netherlands. In June 2018, she was named in Ireland's squad for the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament. In October 2018, she was named in Ireland's squad for the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies.

Joyce comes from a cricketing family. Her twin sister Isobel has played Test and ODI cricket for Ireland, whilst her three brothers Dominick, Ed and Gus have all played for the Ireland men's team. Ed has played for England. In 2009–10, together with her sister Isobel, Kate McKenna, Emer Lucey and Nicola Evans, Joyce was a member of the Railway Union team that won the Women's Irish Hockey League title. ESPN Cricinfo Profile

Matt Kramer (wine writer)

Matt Kramer is an American wine critic since 1976. He is a columnist for The Oregonian, was a columnist for The New York Sun before its demise in 2008, for Los Angeles Times, since 1985 is a regular contributor to Wine Spectator, he has been described as "perhaps the most un-American of all America's wine writers", by Mike Steinberger as "one of the more insightful and entertaining wine writers around", by Hugh Johnson as "an intellectual guerrilla among wine writers". Among his publications are the books Making Sense of Wine, Making Sense of Burgundy, Making Sense of California Wine, Making Sense of Italian Wine and Matt Kramer on Wine. Kramer describes in Making Sense of Wine how he began his career as a wine writer in 1976 a food writer of a weekly paper, in a meeting with his publisher; as the advertising department had altered the food page contents to include a "wine of the week" column, to the advertisers' approval, Kramer was told that he would write this new column. Kramer resisted, saying, "But I don't know anything about wine", but the publisher replied, "That's all right.

Neither does anyone else". Considered an advocate of the concept of terroir, Kramer is credited with defining the term as a wine’s "somewhereness", a quoted definition. Kramer has, like Allen Meadows, expressed concern on what they consider over-reliance among California Pinot noir growers on using limited variation series of Burgundy clones from Dijon in their practice, citing this as one reason that so many California pinot noirs have similar taste and lack complexity, have urged growers to aim for a more varied mix of clones. On the debate on wine cellar humidity, Kramer states in Making Sense of Wine, "the precept that a home cellar should be humid is a relic of the past" due to the inherent humidity within the bottles themselves, are "impervious to moisture or humidity-laden air", concluding, "humidity in the home cellar is an irrelevancy". Kramer was the target of criticism by Australian wine writer James Halliday who stated Kramer was "even more misguided than Robert Parker". Halliday spoke in reaction to what he perceived to be "Kramer's suggestions of big company taste fixing", which he called "farcical".

Reacting to a statement by Jancis Robinson who reported the result of a PROP test that suggested she might be a supertaster, a following admission by Robert Parker that he does not care for mildly spicy or seasoned food, lead Kramer to criticize wine critics in his New York Sun column, pointing to "almost desperate attempt by some of today's wine tasting potentates to bolster their credibility by suggesting a physical superiority". Kramer summarized that, "suggesting a linkage of taste buds to wine judgment is like confusing eyesight with insight". Robinson addressed the issue in an article that suggested Kramer may not have read Robinson's own account before publishing his column, stressing that to suggest physical superiority "was the last thing was attempting". Making Sense of Wine Making Sense of Burgundy Making Sense of California Wine Passion for Piedmont Matt Kramer's New California Wine Matt Kramer's Making Sense of Italian Wine Matt Kramer on Wine: A Matchless Collection of Columns and Observations by America's most original and lucid Wine Writer List of wine personalities Matt Kramer articles in The New York Sun Matt Kramer articles in The Oregonian