VOTE: Fans’ Asian Player of the Week

first_imgAFC Champions League VOTE: Fans’ Asian Player of the Week Last updated 2 years ago 18:02 18/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) VOTE Fans AFC Champions League Guangzhou Evergrande v Shanghai SIPG Al Hilal v Al Ain Urawa Reds v Kawasaki Frontale Al Hilal Urawa Reds Kawasaki Frontale Shanghai SIPG Guangzhou Evergrande Al Ain Alan, Carlos Eduardo or Toshiyuki Takagi – Who should be the Asian Player of the Week? This week saw intense action in the AFC Champions League 2017 with the second leg matches of the quarter-final knockout stage taking place. Among all the stellar performances that we saw, we have picked out three standout performers for the fans to deliberate upon and decide whose contribution was the best of the lot.Our first candidate is the Toyota Player of the Week, Carlos Eduardo of Al Hilal. He was in scintillating form for his side and scored a hat-trick in Al Hilal’s win over Al Ain. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Our second candidate is Goal’s Player of the Week, Alan Douglas of Guangzhou Evergrande. The Brazilian was in inspired form against Shanghai SIPG, bagging a brace and an assist as his team almost overcame a 4-0 deficit from the first leg. Our final candidate for the honour is Urawa Red Diamonds’ Toshiyuki Takagi. The midfielder netted the decisive goal as Urawa Red Diamonds reversed a 3-1 first-leg deficit to Kawasaki Frontale to win 4-3 on aggregate. So, you have all the details. Now get voting and help us determine who came up with the most impressive performance in Asia this week. (If you’re unable to view the poll, click here)last_img read more

Viola Davis Leads Campaign To Provide Five Million Breakfasts To Children In

first_imgEmmy Award-winning actress Viola Davis, the Albertsons Companies Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) have come together to produce the new Hunger Is “Hungry for More” campaign which focuses on the importance of daily breakfast for children, seeking to provide five million more breakfasts this year to children in need.Hunger Is Ambassador Viola Davis supporting the fight to eradicate childhood hunger in the United StatesHunger Is, a joint charitable program of the Albertsons Companies Foundation and EIF, designed to raise awareness and funds to fight childhood hunger in America, will feature this PSA campaign in select Albertsons family of stores during the month of September. The print, broadcast, digital and out-of-home PSA campaign will begin running in August.Shoppers at the Albertsons family of stores — which include Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Shaw’s, Star Market, Tom Thumb, Randalls, ACME Markets and others — will have the opportunity to fight childhood hunger in their communities by giving to Hunger Is during an in-store fundraising campaign the month of September at more than 2,300 Albertsons family of stores across the U.S. Funds raised through the in-store campaign will contribute toward reaching the five million breakfasts goal.The program has seen continued success over the last three years, raising $12.5 million to date, to support local hunger programs. The year-round campaign, which kicks off with the September in-store effort, will encourage individuals and communities to unite with the goal of providing healthy breakfast to kids in their neighborhoods and developing a lasting solution to childhood hunger in America.“I am so thrilled to see our communities coming together to support eradicating childhood hunger in America,” said Hunger Is Ambassador Viola Davis. “The ‘Hungry for More’ public awareness campaign is integral in educating the public on how severe childhood hunger is – in every community – in America. It also demonstrates the importance of children starting off their day with breakfast. They’re able to learn more, achieve greater success and live healthier. I am honored to continue to stand with my friends at the Albertsons Companies Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation while working to put an end to this significant problem in our country.”Funds raised will go towards programs focused on eradicating childhood hunger and improving health-related outcomes for hungry children and their families. In the last two years, Hunger Is has awarded 230 grants that have helped local and regional programs provide breakfast and lunch when school is closed and teach families how to most cost–effectively shop and cook healthy food on their limited food budgets.“When children struggle with food insecurity, they struggle to just enjoy life,” said Christy Duncan Anderson, Executive Director of the Albertsons Companies Foundation. “We are committed to ensuring that children throughout the country can start their day with a good meal and are ready to learn, play and grow.”Hunger Is grant recipients were selected with the help of the Hunger Is Advisory Committee (HIAC), comprised of leaders from the most respected hunger advocacy organizations in the U.S. including Center for Hunger-Free Communities, Drexel University, Feeding America, Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), New York City Coalition Against Hunger, Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, and WhyHunger. The HIAC provides guidance in defining and addressing needs and makes funding recommendations for approval by The Safeway Foundation and EIF Boards of Directors.“We are thrilled to have Viola share her personal story and lend her voice again to this cause that continues to be prevalent in our communities. Her story and passion continues to inspire so many to help put an end to childhood hunger,” said Lisa Paulsen, President & CEO of the Entertainment Industry Foundation. “1 in 5 children in America struggle with hunger every day, and with this new campaign, we’re hoping to change that by providing kids with the breakfast they need in order to grow and succeed all year-long.”More information about the issue is available at, along with simple ways for individuals to get involved and donate.last_img read more

Man fatally shot by sheriffs deputy near MiraCosta College pulled out gun

first_img OCEANSIDE (KUSI) — A man fatally shot by a sheriff’s deputy this week in a residential area near MiraCosta College brought about the lethal use of force by pulling a gun on the lawman, a police spokesman said Thursday.The shooting happened Wednesday afternoon following a road chase that began in Vista and ended in a neighborhood north of state Route 78 and east of College Boulevard in Oceanside, said Gabe Jimenez, a sergeant with the latter’s city’s police department.Abandoning his car in the 3100 block of Camarillo Avenue, the fleeing man — a suspect in a hit-and-run crash — ran off, and a deputy got out of his cruiser and gave chase on foot, Jimenez said. Moments later, the suspect allegedly pulled a pistol, prompting the patrolman to open fire on him.The suspect collapsed in the front yard of a home and died. His name and that of the deputy have not yet been made public.No other injuries were reported.A woman who had been riding in the suspect’s car during the pursuit was detained for questioning and then released, the sergeant said. KUSI Newsroom KUSI Newsroom, Posted: December 21, 2017 Categories: Local San Diego News Tags: MiraCosta College, Oceanside, San Diego Sheriff’s Department, Shooting FacebookTwitter Man fatally shot by sheriff’s deputy near MiraCosta College pulled out gun December 21, 2017last_img read more

Kids take on Dilli stage

first_imgLaunched in 1998, Jashn-e-bachpan — the national theatre festival for children — is back. The festival is presented by the Sanskar Rang Toli, an outreach programme for children created by the country’s premier theatre school, National School of Drama (NSD).NSD, in order to contribute to the growth and development of children’s theatre across the country, hosts the festival which promises a blend of fantasy, history, comedy and social issues.Announcing the 11th edition of the festival recently at a press conference, National School of Drama director Anuradha Kapur said the focus of the festival this year was on theatre by special children, with three performances from Assam, Bengal and Delhi. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting”We live in our own world, but we don’t understand what happens in another’s world. The troupe from Bengal is made of children with speech and hearing impairment, but they have performed a play by Rabindranath Tagore so beautifully that it is an inspiration,’ Kapur said.The 10 day festival will feature 17 plays in nine different languages performed by children. It will showcase plays from all over the country. Three plays will be performed by them including Rabindranath Tagore’s play Also Read – Leslie doing new comedy special with Netflix Dakghar which is the opening performance.  Dastaan-e-Dilli, another performance by special children, will mark the end of the festival. The play narrates a  story of Krishna and his childhood experiences on the banks of the Yamuna river. It will end with a panorama of Dilli seen today and tomorrow through the eyes of special children.’Interactive sessions with play directors and artistes will take place at the festival with the aim to absorb energies, skills and processes in order to gain inspiration for future works through these sessions,’ Kapoor added. The festival will see performances directed by Dadi D Pudumjee, Feisal Alkazi and Radhika Alkazi, Swatilekha Sengupta, KG Krishnamurthy, Bhagirathi, Susanta Mondal, Kiran Bhat and Dr Sripad Bhat, N Jadumani Singh, Jaimini Pathak, Mandya Ramesh, Anurupa Roy, Krishna Bhuyan, Saggherr Loadhii, Kannan, Manish Saini, Rajiv Krishnann and Bijon Mondal.The participating groups at Jashn-e-bachpan 2012 are from different regions of the country and will perform in various Indian languages at Abhimanch, Sammukh and Shri Ram Centre. The plays will be performed in Hindi, Bangla, Assamese, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Nepali, Manipuri, Tamil and English and most of the plays have subtitles.Watch out for it.last_img read more