Warriors, 116, T-Wolves, 108: How Draymond Green set the tone on his first game back

first_img(CLICK HERE, if you are unable to view this photo gallery or video on your mobile device.)Subscribe to the Mercury News and East Bay Times for $40 a year and receive a free Warriors championship coffee table bookOAKLAND — The Warriors’ versatile All-Star admittedly felt like a “kid in a candy store.” So as Draymond Green stepped on the court after missing 13 of the past 15 games because of an injured toe in his right foot, he wanted to taste everything that makes him enjoy basketball.He …last_img read more

Stumph steals game one for Mack

first_imgA pass-ball proved to be the difference in an otherwise — unsurprisingly — close ball game between the Big 5 Conference’s two top teams, Eureka High and McKinleyville.In the seventh inning with no outs and men on first and third, McKinleyville’s Corbin Eichin stepped to the plate looking to delivered a game-winning at bat.Instead, his fellow Panther T-Ryan Stumph stole home on a pass-ball during the at-bat to break a 5-5 tie and give McKinleyville a key 6-5 win in game one of a three-game …last_img read more

From Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj to Nitin Gadkari, lawyers dominate Narendra Modi’s cabinet

first_imgOne-third of the Union Council of Ministers in India are law degree holders while two are doctors and nine graduates in various other streams.Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh are among 12 ministers in the 44-member team who possess Masters degree.As many as 15 who hold law degrees include Cabinet Ministers Sushma Swaraj (External Affairs), Arun Jaitley (Finance), M Venkaiah Naidu (Urban Development), Nitin Gadkari (Road, Transport and Highways), D V Sadanand Gowda (Railways), and Ram Vilas Paswan (Consumer Affairs).Besides them, Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister Ananthkumar and Communication and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also hold law degree, according to their biodatas and self-sworn affidavits.Ministers of State (Independent Charge) Textiles Santosh K Gangwar, Sarbananda Sonowal (Youth Affairs and Sports), Piyush Goyal (Power) and Rao Inderjit Singh (Planning) also have degrees in law.Ministers of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Radhakrishnan P, Kiren Rijiju (Home Affairs) and Krishan Pal (Road Transport and Highways) have completed their graduations in law, according to their affidavits filed while contesting Lok Sabha elections.The two doctors in the Modi ministry are Harsh Vardhan (Health and Family Welfare Minister) and Jitendra Singh (Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Prime Minister’s Office).Minority Affairs Minister Najma A Heptulla has Masters degree in Zoology and is also a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD); Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Kalraj Mishra is a Master of Arts; Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge) Minister Nirmala Sitharaman a Master of Philosophy; Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge) Minister Dharmendra Pradhan possesses a Master of Arts and Minister of State for Rural Development Upendra Kushwaha is a postgraduate from Bihar University.advertisementMinisters of State for Agriculture Sanjeev Kumar Balyan and VK Singh (External Affairs) hold PhD, and MoS for Tribal Affairs Mansukhbhai Dhanjibhai Vasava possesses Master of Social Work, according to their affidavits.There are nine ministers who are graduates — Narendra Singh Tomar (Mines), Radha Mohan Singh (Agriculture), Thaawar Chand Gehlot (Social Justice and Empowerment), Shripad Yesso Naik (Culture), Prakash Javadekar (Information and Broadcasting), Manoj Sinha (MoS Railways), Nihalchand (MoS Chemicals and Fertilizers), Raosaheb Dadarao Danve (MoS Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution) and Sudarshan Bhagat (MoS Social Justice and Empowerment).Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Zubin Irani has done Bachelor of Commerce (Part I) while Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram have diplomas, as per their affidavits.The qualification of six ministers in Modi’s team ranges from Class VIth to XIIth. These include Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati (Class VIth), Women and Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi (Class Xth), Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju (Class Xth), Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Minister Anant Geete (Class Xth), Mines Minister Vishnu Deo Sai (Class XIth) and MoS Civil Aviation G M Siddeshwara (Class Xth), according to their affidavits.last_img read more