EJ Emanuel Sidelined for Remainder of Preseason

Just as Buffalo Bills rookie EJ Manuel established himself as the potential starting quarterback, he injured his knee and will be sidelined for the remainder of preseason, the team announced Saturday.Manuel will undergo a “minor knee procedure,” the Bills said.“He will miss the remainder of the preseason and then be re-evaluated at that time,” coach Doug Marrone said in a statement.Veteran Kevin Kolb, who Emanuel is competing with for the quarterback position, will get the start for the team’s third preseason game next Saturday against the Washington Redskins.Manuel came in the second half of Friday’s win over the Minnesota Vikings. The young player completed 10 of 12 passes for 92 yards and a touchdown. Emanuel was injured in the game, but the team did not announce the injury until Saturday.Throughout two games this preseason, Manuel completed 26 of 33 passes for 199 yards and two touchdowns, and ran four times for 29 yards. read more

Green Sufism

first_imgDivine Social Welfare Society, a Non- government organization organised a Sufi Musical evening with Nizami Brothers on  December 7 at Sri Satya Sai Auditorium for their Campaign Green Hands: Save Earth- Save Future which is directed towards the environmental issues that are prevalent today and their impact on our upcoming generations.It was a fund raising event whose proceeds will be utilized for bearing the expenses of the campaign. Nizami Brothers commenced the evening with Maula Ke Kaul, which according to Sufiana tradition is important to start with. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’These Sufi legends mesmerised all with their powerful voices and magic of qawali. Nizami Brothers presented some soulful poetry and received a huge applause from the audience.The evening saw the soulful performance of Sufi music composed in Urdu, Farsi and Arabi language these included; ‘Saanson Ki Khushboo..’, ‘Khwaja Mere Khwaja..’, ‘Faya Kun..’ amongst few others. They ended the programme with popular song ‘Dama Dam Mast Kalandar..’,During the program B. Kalita (MP and President Assam Pradesh Congress Committee), Mohd. Adeeb (MP), Ashok Tanwar (President Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee were present their to support this campaign. Also Read – Leslie doing new comedy special with NetflixSpeaking about the program General Secretary of Divine NGO Yash Sharma said “In the last 2-3 decades, we have witnessed drastic changes in the environmental scenario which is affecting us in many ways such as Global Warming, Earthquakes, Cyclones, Floods, Landslides, Depletion of Natural Resources etc. “So, we are very much concerned about our next generation with the big question,’ Are we going to leave anything behind for Gen-next?’ To address this question, we have designed a fresh campaign to create as well as enhance awareness amongst the masses and also to find and implement the necessary measures to slow down the degradation of the environment.”  This campaign will also move to other parts of India.last_img read more

Bharati lands in controversy over threat to Keshpur OC

first_imgKolkata: Former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh, who is contesting from Ghatal as a BJP candidate in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, courted controversy on Sunday after she allegedly threatened the Officer-in-charge of Keshpur police station.The district Trinamool Congress will lodge a complaint with the Election Commission in this regard. The TMC leaders said that Ghosh lost her cool as she was grilled by the CID at her house in Ghatal for many hours on Friday. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataGhosh alleged that Trinamool Congress leaders have threatened the local people not to step out of their houses during her campaign. Even the shop owners in the area had downed their shutters. She instructed the OC to take steps so that people come out and threatened to lodge a complaint with the Election Commission against the officer. “Don’t become a statue,” Ghosh allegedly advised the police officer. Controversy seems to not leave outgoing BJP MP from Asansol Babul Supriyo as well, as he has been accused of threatening an on-duty police officer at Kulti police station. Also Read – Lightning kills 8, injures 16 in stateBJP leaders in the West Burdwan district claimed that some police personnel from the local police station had ransacked the house of a BJP leader on Saturday evening. Women were also heckled by the policemen, the party alleged. Following the incident, many BJP leaders and women members of the party gheraoed the police outpost on Saturday night. Supriyo, who is contesting from the same seat, later entered the room of an officer and allegedly threatened him. The police officer told Supriyo that he would respect him and urged him to talk properly. But Supriyo allegedly threatened him and said that he did not seek any respect from the police officer. Supriyo had later told the media that the police have abused the women members of the families of BJP activists and hence they had staged protest demonstration in front of the local police outpost.last_img read more