Palace Hotel Zagreb paid its employees the 13th salary

first_imgPalace Hotel, Zagreb’s first professional hotel, paid its employees the 2017th salary after a successful 13.Last year was very successful for the Palace Hotel, and in 2017 they achieved 11% more overnight stays and an increase in operating revenues by 11%, which amounted to HRK 23,6 million. “To all our long-term employees and new colleagues who were actively part of the Palace team for at least a month in 2017, and who are still with us, and thus contributed to good business results, we decided to pay the 13th salary as a reward, gratitude and stimulation for the upcoming business year ”  said the general manager of the hotel, Mr. Tomislav Kuliš.Palace Hotel Zagreb, in addition to the four-star category, is also the holder of the official category “Hotel Heritage”. As the first professional hotel in the city of Zagreb, which began operating back in 1907, the historical component needed to obtain the category “Heritage Hotel”, Palace Hotel Zagreb has enriched the heritage dishes of old Zagreb. “We are especially pleased with these results, given that during the first four months of 2017 we had investments and works on the renovation of part of the hotel and meeting rooms, which directly affected the large reduction in revenue in that period, making this result even more significant. We are grateful to all employees, members of our team, for their dedicated and professional work. We believe that our team is a guarantee of further growth in the quality of service, offer and overall experience of guests during their stay at the Palace Hotel ZagrebSaid the general manager of the hotel, Mr. Tomislav Kuliš.Palace Hotel Zagreb is located in the city center in a palace built next to the old city park. Today, the hotel combines the comfort of a modern way of living with the warm retro chic atmosphere created by its stylish furniture and Art Nouveau interior.last_img read more

India approves emergency use of remdesivir to treat COVID-19 patients

first_imgThe drugmaker did not immediately respond to an email seeking further details.As of Tuesday, India has 198,706 cases of coronavirus and has recorded 5,598 deaths, health ministry data showed.Gilead Sciences had on Monday reported that remdesivir showed modest benefit in patients with moderate COVID-19 given a five-day course, while those who received it for 10 days in the study did not fare as well.European and South Korean authorities are also looking at remdesivir, with South Korean health authorities last Friday saying they would request imports of the drug. Gilead is yet to gain regulatory approval in either market. Topics : India’s government said on Tuesday it has approved Gilead Sciences Inc’s antiviral drug remdesivir for emergency use in treating COVID-19 patients.Remdesivir is the first drug to show improvement in COVID-19 patients in formal clinical trials. It was granted emergency use authorization by the US Food and Drug Administration last month and has received approval by Japanese health regulators.”[Remdesivir] approved on June 1 under emergency use with condition for five dose administration,” the Drugs Controller General of India said in an email statement.last_img read more

The Power of Connection

first_imgThe message to the women’s basketball team centered on communication and leadership, skills long valued in athletics.What made it unique for the Drake University players was the setting in which it was delivered.As they listened to Larry Zimpleman, the retired CEO of the Principal Financial Group, waves from the Adriatic Sea lapped the shore outside their waterfront restaurant in the city of Rimini on Italy’s eastern coast.Yes, they were a long way from their cozy, familiar campus, in a country none of them had ever visited, experiencing a culture that, until recently, they barely knew.And that was the whole idea…To read “The Power of Connection” in its entirety, click the link below or click ‘Read More’ on the graphic at the bottom of this page.Spark: Drake WBB Visits Italy  Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

Big guns chase maximum points in Bundesliga

first_imgDefending champions Bayern Munich needed extra time to overcome Hertha Berlin in the DFB Pokal on Wednesday, so there is a strong likelihood that boss Robert Kovac will ring the changes to keep the Bavarians fresh for the visit of Domenico Todesco’s Schalke.Though the visitors have turned the corner following a nervous start to the campaign, Bayern Munich are overwhelming favourites to garner maximum returns.At Borussia Park, Dieter Hecking’s resurgent Borussia Moenchengladbach expect to continue their stellar home record when they confront Hertha Berlin. The 1970s behemoths are in the midst of their best league season in four decades and find themselves in second place, above Bayern Munich on goal difference, courtesy of a string of gutsy displays that have seen them garner all available points since the Bundesliga resumed after the winter break.At the Red Bull Arena, Ralf Ragnick’s Leipzig battle Eintracht Frankfurt fully aware that the game will have a strong bearing on which team clinches the fourth and final Champions League berth available to Bundesliga sides.Leipzig talisman Timo Werner is poised to return from injury to help counter Frankfurt’s fabled front three of Luka Jovic, Sebastian Haller and Ante Rebic.The Fixtures:FRIDAY: -Mainz v Bayer Leverkusen @10:30pmSATURDAY:-Hannover v Nuremberg @5:30pm-Borussia Dortmund v Hoffenheim @5:30pm-Gladbach v Hertha Berlin @5:30pm-Red Bull Leipzig v Eintracht Frankfurt @5:30pm-Freiburg v Wolfsburg @5:30pm-Bayern Munich v Schalke @8:30pmSUNDAY:-Werder Bremen v Augsburg @5:30-Fortuna Dusseldorf v Stuttgart @8pmComments Bayern lost 3-1 to Leverkusen last week (Agency Photo)Title chasing Borussia Dortmund defend a seven point advantage atop the Bundesliga table when they welcome unpredictable Hoffenheim to Signal Iduna Park Saturday afternoon.Lucien Favre’s Black and Yellows are in a mini slump by their high standards as on Tuesday they followed up last week’s one-all draw with Eintracht Frankfurt with a penalty shootout loss to Werder Bremen in the German Cup.Swiss tactician Favre isn’t overly concerned because title rivals Bayern Munich fell 1-3 at Bayer Leverkusen, allowing his pacesetters to extend their advantage atop the table by a solitary point.Besides, Dortmund come up against a Hoffenheim side that has mustered just one victory in their last eight league outings. Tags: Allan SsekamateGerman Bundesligatoplast_img read more

Success: The World of Military and Farming Colliding

first_imgFarming has a mission-driven focus, similar to the focus of the military – it is driven by the mission rather than the time clock. ~ Not Forgotten Outreach FarmAcross the nation, more and more veterans and their families are transitioning from the military world into the agriculture world by becoming farmers.Farming resonates with veterans for many reasons, here are a few reason why:A sense of purpose: veterans desire to continue doing something meaningful and that will have a positive impact on the community around them when they leave the military service. They are mission-minded and have a powerful work ethic, having physical and mental endurance and perseverance.Risk and reward: uncontrollable variables can cause setbacks, requiring resolutions and resilience. The rewards are tangible when the daily tasks are done right.The therapy of living things:  farmers are surrounded by landscapes of plants and animals, engaging in nature and it’s life cycle as an integral part rather than a spectator.  Studies show that engagement with nature reduces anxiety and a host of other benefits.Cooperative Extension and their land-grant colleges and universities are helping to support our veterans who are making this transition into agriculture by providing resources and research-based education programs, workshops, and projects specifically for farming.UF/IFAS Extension – Small Farms & Alternative Enterprises Program provides programs to ensure farms remain vital to communities in a way that is socially, environmentally and economically sustainable.Purdue Extension – their Beginning Farmers program provides a page on their website with programs provided specially for farmer veterans Homegrown by Heroes, Farmer Veteran Coalition, NCAT Armed to Farm, and AgrAbility Resources for Veterans.UMD Extension –  Beginning Farmer Success Progam provides new farmers the  tools and education to explore, refine, develop and implement farm businesses. After completing the Beginning Farmer Program, beginning farmers looking to diversify their current farm operation can then take a agricultural entrepreneurship training course called Farming: Pencil to Plow.MSU Extension – started in 1977, Farmweek is a locally-produced agricultural television news show. They also have a radio show called Farm and Family where experts and agricultural officials are interviewed about timely topics related to Mississippi agriculture.UMN Extension –  Small Farms Program provides education in crop and livestock production, natural resources conservation, and business management to enhance the sustainability of a small farm. The Small Farms Program has a YouTube channel where you can watch instructional videos and bite-sized, self guided introductions to a variety of farming topics called Farmbytes.NMU Extension – a collaborated program, Not Forgotten Outreach Farm teaches veterans the basic skills and best practices for sustainable farming as a business or hobby and gain from its significant therapeutic and community benefits.OSU Extension – farming program aimed for women, Annie’s Project is a series of workshops that seeks to empower farm women to be better business partners.last_img read more

Man held for attempt to break ATM machine

first_imgKolkata: A man was arrested by Chatterjeehatpolice in Howrah for allegedly trying to break a State Bank of India (SBI) ATM machine early on July 16 morning in Belepole area. The youth, identified as Kamalakanta Jana, used to work as a food delivery boy. According to police, on July 16 around 3:20 am, Jana entered the SBI ATM kiosk in Belepole with an iron rod to break the ATM machine. After breaking the frontal portion of the ATM machine Jana understood that it is impossible to break the machine with just an iron Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari Pujaroad and so he left the ATM kiosk. In the morning, some local residents saw the machine in broken condition and informed the concerned SBI branch. Later, an official from the bank lodged a written complaint at the Chatterjeehat police station. After police initiated a probe, they found that the CCTV camera inside the ATM counter was not working. Police faced problems during investigation as they didn’t have the a picture of thief. Late, it was identified that there were two CCTV cameras installed by the Howrah Police traffic department and Chatterjeehat police station. Also Read – Bengal civic volunteer dies in road mishap on national highwayAfter the scrutiny of footages from these CCTV cameras, it was seen that a person had entered the ATM counter and came out it after seven minutes. It was also identified that the person was wearing a red T-shirt, a red helmet and arrived at the ATM kiosk on a blue scooter. Officers checked the mobile service providers to ascertain how many mobile numbers were active in that area at that point of time. After getting the mobile number and information from sources, the police came to know about Jana. Later, police also came to know that he resided in Sankrail area in Howrah. On Tuesday night, Jana was arrested. While searching his place, police seized a 9 mm pistol and a round of bullet. “After arresting him we came to know that he was under huge debt and thus he needed money to repay it. He used to work as a food delivery boy for past three years. After preliminary investigation no past criminal record of Jana was found,” said Swati Bhangalia, Deputy Commissioner, South, Zone II.last_img read more

BarrettJackson to Auction President Bush 43s Ride Other Unique Vehicles for Charity

first_imgBarrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, will continue its long-standing tradition of bringing the “who’s who” of buyers together with a diverse collection of custom and rare collector vehicles during its 15th Annual Palm Beach Auction, April 6-8, 2017, at the South Florida Fairgrounds.George W. Bush’s personal ’09 Ford F-150 King Ranch Super Crew Pickup from his Crawford, TexasLong-heralded as South Florida’s premier automotive lifestyle event, this year’s auction will not only host an unprecedented gathering of world-class prequalified bidders with virtually unlimited buying power, but also five exceptional vehicles that will cross the block to benefit charitable causes across the nation.“To date, Barrett-Jackson has helped raise over $93 million in support of charities whose influence reaches around the world,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “No other collector car auction company has helped raised more funds for important causes benefiting children, veterans and medical research than Barrett-Jackson. We are honored and astounded by the bidder turnout for our Palm Beach Auction, and are thrilled for the charities who will benefit from the sale of these extraordinary vehicles.”The winning bidder of Lot #3002 will receive the rights to the FIRST retail production of the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 LE, with 100 percent of the hammer proceeds benefiting United Way. The ZL1 LE features a 650-horsepower, supercharged LT4 engine backed by a 6-speed manual transmission, rounding out an incredible performance package.A workhorse that’s simply “presidential,” Lot #3004 is a ‘09 Ford F-150 King Ranch Super Crew Pickup once owned and used by former President George W. Bush on his Texas ranch. Both the original title and right airbag panel feature Bush’s signature, and the entire hammer price will benefit the Community Foundation of Cleveland and Bradley County, Tennessee.Built by the next generation of auto specialists, Lot #3001, a ’96 Ford Mustang, was designed and fabricated by students at the Jordan Vocational High School in Columbus, Georgia. Winner of the national 2016 Quaker State Best in Class Competition, the vehicle is powered by a 3.8-liter engine with automatic transmission and sports a new suspension and more.Encompassing the spirit and enthusiasm of the students who built it, the car’s hammer price will go to Jordan Vocational High School.The sixth of only 50 built by Sanderson Ford, a ’07 Ford Mustang GT Custom Fastback (Lot #3003) showcases meticulous craftsmanship that shines throughout every vehicle detail, including custom body panels, tribute signature seats and carbon-fiber trim. The sale of this remarkable beauty will benefit The Darrell Gwynn Chapter of the Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis.Sporting only 58,000 original miles, Lot #3000, a ’69 International Travelall, will cross the block in support of the Boy Scouts of America. Unique in the market and ahead of its time, this Travelall is powered by the optional V8 engine.The 15th Annual Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Auction will be broadcast on Discovery, Velocity and Velocity Canada during the three-day auction. For more information on becoming a bidder, click here.last_img read more