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WCD partners with Amazon Saheli to encourage female entrepreneurs

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WCD partners with Amazon Saheli to encourage female entrepreneurs

ITANAGAR, Nov 24: A workshop on ‘Integration of Women with Technology’ was recently organized by the Department of Women and Child Development (WCD), Itanagar, in collaboration with Amazon Saheli at the Dorjee Khandu Convention Center here.

Amazon Saheli is an Amazon initiative to showcase locally made products from female entrepreneurs in India. It is a program to empower women to become successful sellers on Amazon. Under Amazon Saheli, women entrepreneurs/craftsmen receive the necessary logistical support and capacity building training to sell their products online through the e-commerce platform.

WCD director TP Loyi addressed participants from different districts of the state and asked them to take advantage of the online platform, which she says will enable them to bring their local products worldwide through the slogan ‘Make local, think globally’ keep in mind.

Amazon India source and program manager, Bangalore, Bidyut Das presented a live demonstration on how to start selling online in Amazon through Amazon Saheli and its benefits, enabling sellers to showcase their products and make them available to larger consumers as Amazon has PAN India.

Some of the benefits of Amazon Saheli include a subsidized referral fee, personalized training for a quick start, account management support, imaging and cataloging support, and increased customer visibility.

Later, an open house discussion and an interactive session was held between the participants and the source person.

The participants who came from different parts of the state included solo female entrepreneurs, women-led small businesses and organizations supporting women’s empowerment, NGOs and self-help groups. They also showcased their creations and products that were made and produced locally.

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The warm weather will last all weekend

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Saturday Weather 12-4-21

This evening: Increasing clouds and local fog with a very small chance of rain of 10%. Low: 64.

Wind: light from the south at 5 o’clock.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with warm temperatures and a persistent 10% chance of rain. High: 81.

Wind: S 10-15 mph.

Comprehensive forecastMonday through Saturday: Highs in the 70s warm up quickly at the end of the week to the lows of the 80s by Friday, lows ranging from the 50s to the mid-60s. Count Monday with the frontal passage scattered showers and thunderstorms. Tuesday there is a small chance of rain, Wednesday a slightly higher chance of rain with the passing of the second front. A quick warm-up on Thursday and Friday with continued light rain chances, then a stronger front is expected on Saturday with a chance of showers and thunderstorms with drier and cooler air behind the front.

Short content: Monday’s front strengthens again as a warm front and a coastal trough moves over our area, with light rain chances on Tuesday. With the second front, the chances of rain increase slightly for Wednesday. Humidity and temperatures are increasing rapidly for Saturday’s front, with the chance of light rain continuing. Saturday’s front appears to be stronger than Wednesday’s front, with models still working on the time of arrival. Behind the front, cooler and drier air returns to the area. ~ Scott

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Weather: West Coast’s SH6, near Harihari, closed due to flooding

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The Wanganui River at Harihari on the west coast.  State Highway 6 near Harihari is closed due to flooding (File photo)

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The Wanganui River at Harihari on the west coast. State Highway 6 near Harihari is closed due to flooding (File photo)

State Highway 6 on the west coast has been closed at Harihari due to flooding, as a cold spell engulfing the country is causing heavy downpours in many areas.

MetService issued a series of warnings and warnings for heavy rain on Sunday, as well as a severe thunderstorm for Canterbury.

At around 3pm, police and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency confirmed that State Highway 6, near Harihari, was closed due to flooding. Motorists are advised to avoid the area, which is approximately halfway between Hokitika and Franz Josef.

A cold front is expected to move northward across the South Island on Sunday and into the lower North Island on Monday, where it will move slowly, MetService says.

Ahead of this front is a humid northern airflow that will bring heavy rainfall to parts of central and southern areas. This is then followed by a cooler southerly flow which can also cause heavy rain in places, MetService says:.

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The main areas that can see rain are parts of the west coast and northern areas of the South Island, and lower parts of the North Island, which extend as far as Mount Taranaki. While Canterbury also expect thunderstorms on Sunday.

Heavy rain is on the way to much of western and central New Zealand on Sunday and Monday.  (File photo)

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Heavy rain is on the way to much of western and central New Zealand on Sunday and Monday. (File photo)

Thunderstorms are coming

AN watching a storm is in place for the Canterbury Plains and Canterbury Uplands on Sunday afternoons, between 3pm and 8pm.

Thunderstorms in parts of Canterbury are expected during the afternoon and evening, with heavy local rain and strong winds between 90 km/h and 110 km/h.

The national forecaster says there is a moderate risk of severe thunderstorms south of Rakaia, with the possibility of damaging winds in excess of 110 km/h, as well as the risk of a small localized tornado.

Gusts of this strength can cause structural damage, including trees and power lines, and make driving dangerous. If tornadoes do occur, they will only affect highly localized areas, MetService says.

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Sunday and Monday there will be a change to cooler weather to all places south of Taupō, but further north, warm and humid weather will continue.

Heavy rain warnings in place

Heavy rain warnings are in effect for Mount Taranaki and the Tararua Range from 9:00 PM Sunday to midnight Monday. Between 120 and 180 mm of rain is expected in these areas, especially on Monday morning.

Also for the Westland, between Otira and Haast, a warning for heavy rain applies all Sunday and until 8 p.m. Between 120mm and 180mm of rain is expected to fall across the ranges on top of what has already fallen, bringing rain totals for the event to 400mm – 500mm or possibly more, MetService said. Coastal areas can expect an additional 60 to 90 mm of rain.

A further warning is in effect for the headwaters of Canterbury’s lakes and rivers around and south of Arthur’s Pass all Sunday until 8pm. An additional 100 to 150mm of rain is expected around the canyon and 50 to 70mm within 15km east of the canyon.

Heavy rain is forecast for central New Zealand on Sunday (file photo).

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Heavy rain is forecast for central New Zealand on Sunday (file photo).

Where the heavy rain watches are

Some rain is set to fall at the top of the South Island, with heavy rain forecast for Tasman, west of Motueka, between 4pm Sunday and 3am Monday.

There is another watch for the Richmond and Bryant ranges, including the Rai Valley and the northern parts of the Marlborough Sounds, between 6pm Sunday and 11am Monday.

There is a watch for Buller all Sunday, until midnight.

Wellington and Wairarapa, south of approximately Greytown, can expect some possible heavy rain Monday morning. There is a watch on Monday between 3:00 AM and 9:00 AM.

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Live Score: 2021 AAC Championship Match

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UH sophomore receiver Nathaniel Dell warms up ahead of the Cougars


UH sophomore receiver Nathaniel Dell warms up for the Cougars' showdown against Cincinnati in the AAC Championship Game.  |  Sean Thomas/The Cougar

UH sophomore receiver Nathaniel Dell warms up for the Cougars’ showdown against Cincinnati in the AAC Championship Game. | Sean Thomas/The Cougar

No. 21 Houston and No. 4 Cincinnati will face each other in the 2021 American Athletic Conference Championship Game on Saturday afternoon at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Follow our live score updates during the game:

Final: Houston 20, Cincinnati 35

Cincinnati closed the game and won the AAC Championship for the second consecutive season.

Ford was the highlight of the night for the Bearcats as he amassed 187 yards on 18 rushes and two touchdowns, while Knight finished the game with 11 completions for 190 yards and three touchdowns.

Tune finished the game with 17 completions for 250 yards and two touchdowns with one interception, while Dell registered nine receptions for 152 yards and one touchdown.

Fourth Quarter (6:06): Houston 20, Cincinnati 35

After going scoreless in the third quarter and first half of the fourth quarter, the Cougars came back on the scoreboard with a 13-play, 90-yard drive capped by a 7-yard touchdown pass from Tune to senior wide receiver Jake. Herslow to narrow the deficit to 35-20 with 6:06 left in the game.

Third Quarter (7:38): Houston 13, Cincinnati 35

After forcing the Cougars to pedal, the Bearcats kept their foot on the pedal and scored on the third play of the drive when Ford broke out on a 42-yard touchdown rush for Cincinnati’s third touchdown in the last five minutes to to place the Bearcats. to 35-13.

Ford’s second touchdown marked his fifth multi-score game of the season and the first since his four-touchdown appearance against UCF.

Third Quarter (11:04): Houston 13, Cincinnati 28

After Tune was intercepted deep in UH ​​territory by graduate linebacker Joel Dublanko, Cincinnati capitalized 58 seconds after the final score when Ridder hit senior wide receiver Alec Pierce for a 21-yard touchdown pass to extend the lead to 28-13.

Pierce has now caught a touchdown in each of his last three games and has eight on the season.

Third Quarter (12:02): Houston 13, Cincinnati 21

After no scores between the two teams in the final 14:38 of playing time, the Bearcats took the first score of the second half when Ridder found senior tight end Leonard Taylor on an 8-yard touchdown pass to extend their lead to 21- 13 .

Taylor’s touchdown reception is his fourth of the season and his second in back-to-back games.

Second Quarter (11:40 AM): Houston 13, Cincinnati 14

After UH drove into enemy territory with as many possessions for the third time, the Cougars settled on a 46-yard field goal from Witherspoon to narrow the deficit to 14-13.

First Quarter (4:06): Houston 10, Cincinnati 14

On the first game after the UH score, Cincinnati came right back 17 seconds later when junior running back Jerome Ford was released on a 79-yard touchdown run for a Bearcats 14-10 lead.

The scoring game was the seventh time this season where Cincinnati scored on the first game of a drive.

Ford’s score matched his longest run of the season and was his 18th touchdown this year for the Bearcats.

First Quarter (4:23): Houston 10, Cincinnati 7

After bringing his first offensive possession to a halt, UH found the endzone on its next drive when junior quarterback Clayton Tune found sophomore wide receiver Nathaniel Dell in the center on a 16-yard touchdown pass to regain the lead at 10-7 .

Dell now has 12 receiving touchdowns on the season.

First Quarter (9:38): Houston 3, Cincinnati 7

Cincinnati’s response was immediate as it stormed 82 yards through the field in five plays, finishing the drive with a 25-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Desmond Ridder to sophomore wide receiver Tyler Scott for the Bearcats’ first game lead.

The score was Scott’s fifth touchdown of the season.

First Quarter (11:55): Houston 3, Cincinnati 0

On UH’s first possession of the game, the Cougars capped off a seven-play, 50-yard drive with a 37-yard field goal by senior kicker Dalton Witherspoon to put the Cougars first on the board with a 3-0 lead.

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