Related Articles Over 60 billion losses,corruption : SC orders complete audit of Pakistan Railways 4 hours ago 13 policemen in fresh Taliban attacks in Afghanistan 4 hours ago Syria intercepted most of missiles launched by US, allies: Russia 4 hours ago WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Queens), Tom Suozzi (D-L.I./Queens), Joe Crowley (D-Queens/Bronx), Greg Meeks (D-Queens), Hakeem Jeffries (D-Brooklyn/Queens) and Kathleen Rice (D-L.I.), members of the Congressional Quiet Skies Caucus, announced today that they have secured a provision in the newly enacted omnibus appropriations bill which directs the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to examine new methods of measuring aircraft noise in order to reduce the impact of excessive airplane noise over their districts. The provision directs the FAA to continue evaluating alternative metrics to the Day-Night Average Sound Level (DNL) 65, the current national standard at which the agency determines acceptable … [Read more...] about New York quiet skies caucus members secure provision in Omnibus bill
Headquartered in New York, BMF Media’s new office puts people first. From a yoga studio to a rooftop work area, the marketing agency wanted to create a homely feel for their 70 employees in New York. —– Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://cnb.cx/2wuoARM Subscribe to CNBC Life on YouTube: http://cnb.cx/2wAkfMv Like our Facebook page: Follow us on Instagram: Follow us on Twitter: … [Read more...] about BMF Media’s New York office
From 14 to 16 June, Libreville moves to the beat of the second New-York Forum Africa. The success of the first forum, in June 2012, looks set to be repeated. With an ambition: to celebrate the marriage of private initiative and the development of public infrastructure; investing both in business and in the conditions for future development. The presence of six African heads of state on Friday 14 June in Libreville showed this new horizon for African development. … [Read more...] about New-York Forum Africa: going forward
At a debate on "independence" in Africa during the second edition of the New York Forum Africa 2013 in Libreville, Gabon, the Rwandan minister for foreign affairs, Louise Mushikiwabo, called into question the role of the International Criminal Court. The chief prosecutor of the ICC, Fatou Bensouda, tried to defend the judicial institution that she directs. … [Read more...] about New York Forum Africa 2013: The ICC, judicial colonialism in Africa?
The advocacy group, the Bring Back Our Girls Movement, #BringBackOurGirls has announced activities lined up to mark the four years anniversary of the abduction of 276 girls from their school in Chibok, Borno State by the insurgent group, Boko Haram. In a statement on Thursday, the group which has been at the vanguard of the demand for the release of the Chibok girls from captivity said the Year Four Global Week of Action will be marked in Abuja, Lagos, and New York with different activities. In Abuja, one of the major events to mark the global week of action is a lecture to be delivered by Lagos based cleric, Pastor Tunde Bakare, with the theme, "TOWARDS A JUST AND GOOD SOCIETY: RENEWING OUR COMMITMENT TO THE GIRL CHILD IN NIGERIA". The organizers said the theme was chosen to ensure that Chibok Girls, and now, Dapchi Girls and other abductees, and all out-of-school girls in Nigeria are the focus the annual Chibok Girls Lecture. The lecture, scheduled to hold on … [Read more...] about ChibokGirls: Pastor Bakare To Deliver 4th Year Anniversary Lecture, Events To Hold In Lagos, New York