Plan to overhaul Army physical fitness test gains support from House lawmakers

House lawmakers on Wednesday backed plans to revise the Army’s fitness standards for troops in combat duty, mirroring plans adopted by senators last week that could alter how the services assess soldiers. troops to ensure they are prepared for the rigors of the battlefield. The proposal, included in the House Armed Services Committee’s markup of … Read more

Crash drill and rescue exercise at Nausori Airport

Nausori Airport held its large-scale aircraft emergency exercise, codenamed Crash Exercise 2022, earlier this week as Fiji Airports says it has no plans to let its guard down when it comes to preparedness. for aircraft emergencies. The simulated exercise allowed Fiji airport staff, ground handlers, airlines and government agencies to test the robustness of their … Read more

Sarona Ventures launches a new $20 million fund with investments from private investors

The Sarona Ventures Fund, under the Sarona Partners Group, has announced a new $20 million fund that only includes investments from private investors and wealthy families. The fund’s focus is on early-stage investments in Israeli entrepreneurs and startups in the Seed and Series A stages. Several major investors have joined the fund, including several unicorn … Read more

Diabetes and me: the game, not the player

Writing about the money for Diabetes and Me last week got Megan Whelan thinking: why is this all so difficult? As people work harder and harder, the bandwidth they have to do things like cook from scratch decreases. Photo: RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King I had chicken nuggets this week. I needed to make room in … Read more

Pattern Beauty founder Tracee Ellis Ross talks entrepreneurship and takes pride in her hair

Pattern Beauty Founder Tracee Ellis Ross Talks Entrepreneurship Taking Pride in Her Hair | skip to content top navigation Close this dialog window Explore Close this dialog window share more Close this dialog window View image Tracee Ellis Ross on her entrepreneurial journey, supporting African-American businesses, and “pride” in her hair this link … Read more

ReturnGO Completes $6.5 Million Seed Round for Ecommerce Returns and Exchanges

Israeli startup ReturnGO announced on Thursday the completion of a $6.5 million Seed round. The round was led by the TPY Capital fund, along with other funds such as Cresson, GoodCompany, SeedIL and Aristagroa. Leading angel investors like Yuval Tal, Dan Adika, Benny Schneider and Haim Bar-On also joined the round. ReturnGO has developed a … Read more

ROCH Ventures to invest €20 million in Israeli travel and tourism startups

European venture capital fund ROCH Ventures has announced the launch of a €100 million fund for travel and tourism start-ups, of which €20 million will be invested in Israeli companies. The fund is headed by French entrepreneur Bobby Demri, founder of the GOV app and former director of software innovation at the Boston Consulting Group, … Read more

COVID in WA: State records lowest daily count since mid-March

WA has recorded its lowest number of daily COVID infections in three months. Monday’s figures showed 4,802 new cases, bringing the state’s active infections to 38,693. The tally hasn’t been this low since March 14 when 4,037 new cases were recorded in WA. The latest report included two new deaths dating back to June 5. … Read more

The Duke of Rutland’s plan to sell a £19m painting to keep the castle locked down by No 10

The intervention comes after the duke’s trustees previously sold two similar paintings by Poussin for £19m, one of which was sent to an art gallery in Texas. The DCMS decision blocks the plans of Rutland Settlement, whose representatives told the Telegraph: “After careful consideration, the Trustees have made the difficult decision to sell a Rutland … Read more