Estela, the Madrid CFF Police: “We are working in complete madness”

first_imgThe quarantine for Madrid CFF players has one major exception. Your player Estela Fernández Pablos will not be able to carry it out as she has to fulfill her other profession, that of the National Police. The Madrid footballer, who becomes one of the few players in the First Iberdrola who is not justly complying with confinement, confesses to AS that she is working “in complete madness.” The white attacker has been combining football for three years with her career as a National Police, a profession that he shares with his father, who also instilled in him a passion for soccer. “My father has been an example of life and since he was little he took me to watch his games. While he was playing I took my first steps with the ball,” Estela said. Estela, who also has a law degree, relates in statements to AS that her day to day in this health crisis is being a non-stop, interspersing his Police shifts with the physical training they have given him from Madrid CFF to stay in shape as an athlete. The player, who works at the Parla Police Station, also explains to this newspaper the security measures she is taking to protect herself from COVID-19. “I try to follow the recommendations of the Ministry of Health: mask, hand hygiene, protect our eyes, wash our clothes well, or shower as soon as the shift is over. We do not know if it will be enough or we will already be contaminated, but we do what we can,” he says. Estela, which adds: “They are complicated days in which many emotions come together but everything happens and the end is getting closer and closer.”It is not the first hole that the midfielder with an offensive profile of the Madrid CFF, team in which he ended up two seasons ago from Rayo Vallecano. Estela has suffered an injury this course that affected her regularity at the beginning of the course. Already recovered, she was pursuing her best level, the one that led her with ten goals to become top scorer for the Madrid team in the previous campaign. “Soccer is medicine for the head and, of course, this would be something else if I could vent myself with a ball. Now I have to settle for my gym attempt and team video calls, “she highlights about how she is carrying her quarantine, in which she has become yet another heroin to fight COVID-19.last_img read more

National Steering Committee on Swadesh Darshan and PRASAD schemes of MoT meet

first_imgThe Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge), Tourism (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr Mahesh Sharma chaired the meeting of the National Steering Committee (NSC) of the Mission Directorate on Swadesh Darshan & PRASAD Schemes of the Ministry of Tourism in New Delhi. The meeting was held to step up inter-ministerial cooperation and coordination for speedy implementation of the two schemes. Officials from 12 Ministries participated in the meeting & gave their views on how their ministries can help to promote tourism in India through expansion of Infrastructure, Road & Transport Facilities, Railways, Civil Aviation & Skill Development training among others.Speaking on the occasion, Dr Mahesh Sharma said that if the various ministries coordinate and work hand in hand, then Indian tourism can grow by leaps and bounds. Dr Sharma took suggestions from the representatives of the 12 ministries on tourism promotion and assured that the Ministry of Tourism will act on the suggestions. Some of the important suggestions by officials included connecting important destinations of the Buddhist circuit like Gaya and Varanasi by helicopter services, special coach for tourists in trains to important tourist destinations, training local people, especially women as tourist guides to help generate employment, and improving basic infrastructure facilities like transport and accommodation in tourist areas among others.The Secretary Tourism, Vinod Zutshi sought the support of various ministries to make the schemes and initiatives of MoT a successlast_img read more