Armed bandits rob cashier at C&F Mall

first_img…suspected getaway car abandoned in Agricola backdamPolice are investigating a robbery under arms committed on a 22-year-old cashier at the C&F Mall located at Bagotstown Public Road, East Bank Demerara, by two males, one of whom was armed with a handgun.An investigation revealed that at about 10:25h on Thursday morning, the victim was in the cashier cage of the Western Union section of the supermarket which is located on the upper flat of the two-story building, when she was approached by the suspects, one of whom pointed a gun at her and demanded cash. She complied and handed over an undisclosed amount of cash, after which the men exited the building.The victim immediately made an alarm and the owner of the business who was in a nearby office and is a licensed firearm holder responded and gave chase after the bandits who entered a waiting motor car, which sped through Water Street, Bagotstown.During the chase, the licensed firearm holder discharged several rounds in the bandits’ direction. It is not known at this time if the bandits were injured.Investigators have since impounded what is suspected to be the getaway car and are currently processing a vehicle. Police said the vehicle, which was found abandoned in Agricola Backdam, carries a hire car registration number and has several suspected bullet holes at the rear.The Police in a statement said stringent efforts are being made to have the perpetrators arrested and brought to justice.last_img read more

Auto Exhibition returns with “Platinum Auto Expo”

first_imgMainstream auto exhibitions will return to Guyana in a big way as the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club gears up to host its “Platinum Auto Expo” next month.The lucrative competition will allow for mechanics, technicians, graphic designers and vehicle owners (cars, buses and bikes) to show off their prized and fully decked out vehicles.Come August 5, vehicles will be judged in various categories such as graphics, face and sound, just to name a few. The competition currently has a total of 27 categories, all of which will have a trophy or cash prize attached for the winners. In the sound department the organisers are contemplating the use of technology over the human ear, so as to make the competition much fairer.Guyoil, under its Super 95 brand, and ANSA McAL, under its Stag brand, are on board as the major sponsors of the event.“ANSA MCAL believes in innovation and achieving excellence in anything that weThe head table at Tuesday’s launchdo. As such, we believe that Platinum will deliver an exhibition to the highest standard. We expect that throughout the years there will be an increase in qualitative development within this industry and we look forward to cooperation,” ANSA McAL’s Saekwon McGarrell said.For other attractions, the event will feature performances by popular entertainers such as “Granny Ivelaw”, “Chiney Man” and “Chow Pow”. Also, several businesses will have their products and services on display.The organisers have collaborated with the Malteenoes Sports Club, which is adjacent to the GMR&SC. The grounds of Malteenoes will be used for parking, and the organisers have guaranteed that all security measures are in place for those who wish to utilise the facility.The registration fee stands at $1500 and interested persons can contact the organisers on 617-2651 or 627-2369 or register at Golyn and Sons. Registration is currently opened and will remain open until 12:00h on competition day, August 5. Patrons can uplift their tickets at Golyn and Sons locations, A Ally and Son, M&M Snackette and Medicare Pharmacy.last_img read more

Newcastle make formal approach for AC Milan striker

first_imgNewcastle have made a loan offer for AC Milan striker M’baye Niang, according to reports in Italy.The 20-year-old has found himself out of the Serie A club’s first-team plans this season, making just three appearances in all competitions.Niang is reportedly hungry to see more action and as result he has proposed to Milan that he goes on loan for the remainder of the season.And now, according to Sky Italia, Newcastle have made a formal approach for the Frenchman.The Premier League club are willing to take Niang on a six-month loan deal, providing that an option to buy the striker outright at the end of the season is included.Niang has been attracting interest from several clubs and Newcastle will have to fight off interest from Olympiakos and Udinese if they want to secure his signature. M’baye Niang 1last_img read more

ELDERLY WOMAN KILLED AFTER HER CAR CRASHES INTO FENCE

first_imgBREAKING NEWS: A woman has died after the car in which she was traveling crashed into a fence in Bundoran.The accident took place yesterday at The Ross, at approximately 3.50pm yesterday.The 82 year old woman was rushed to Sligo General Hospital but she was pronounced dead en route. The road was closed to allow for a Garda Forensic Examination of the scene.The pensioner’s identity has not yet been released.Gardai are now appealing for anybody who may have witnessed the crash to contact them at Bundoran Garda Station on 071 9841203, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.  ELDERLY WOMAN KILLED AFTER HER CAR CRASHES INTO FENCE was last modified: August 19th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:accidentbundorandeathGardaiwomanlast_img read more

Joyful, colourful Confed opener

first_img15 June 2009 The 2009 Fifa Confederations Cup kicked off at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday afternoon with an opening ceremony bursting with youthful exuberance and African flair, bringing the tournament’s slogan, “Ke Nako” (It’s Time), to life in spectacular fashion. Over 45&nbps;000 enthusiastic specatators filled the stadium, with a strong police presence in and around the venue, and hundreds of stewards on hand to assist the fans. The vibrant opening ceremony, co-produced by Lebo M, the award-winning co-producer of the Lion King musical, featured world-renowned musicians Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Hugh Masekela, Bhekumuzi Luthuli, Siphokazi, penny-whistling brothers Kwela Tebza. Bodies moved across the stage in colourful costumes representing the people from the east, west, north and south of Africa, and 700 schoolchildren moved in flawless synchronisation to form the words “Ke Nako”, followed by a giant South African flag. Addressing the crowd before the kickoff of the opening match between South Africa and Asian champions Iraq, Fifa president Sepp Blatter thanked the people of South Africa, who he referred to as “brothers and sisters”, for hosting Fifa’s “Festival of Continental Champions”. “The world of football trusts you as you are hosting this event,” Blatter said. President Jacob Zuma welcomed participating countries Brazil, Egypt, Iraq, Italy, New Zealand, Spain and the USA to South Africa. “Today we are making history,” Zuma said. “Today is the day. The time has come. Let us show the world.”SAinfo reporter Would you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo materiallast_img read more

Ramaphosa explores business with Japan

first_img17 February 2016Despite the economic downturn, South Africa remained a country with great opportunities and was an attractive destination for investors seeking sustained returns, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said yesterday.He was speaking at a breakfast meeting with the Keidanren, the Federation of Economic Organisations of Japan, in Cape Town. The meeting was held as part of moves to build closer ties with the Asian country in an attempt to realise the goals of South Africa’s National Development Plan.He said the country had a solid record of prudent fiscal management and sound macroeconomic policies, with a vibrant and resilient democracy.Keidanren is Japan’s most influential business federation, representing the top Japanese multinational companies with the highest volumes of global business. The federation is on a four-day visit to South Africa.“We are an attractive investment destination,” Ramaphosa said. “We are pursuing measures to fundamentally transform our economy, ensuring that it is more productive, more inclusive and more sustainable.“South Africa also has a diversified economic base with developed industries in areas like resources, manufacturing, retail and services; advanced financial and communications infrastructure and extensive road, rail and port facilities.”The country also had a young workforce that was poised to power a new wave of production and growth.The breakfast followed a working visit by Ramaphosa to Japan in August 2015.See more from that visit:He used Tuesday’s meeting to call on the Japanese to explore how investment and trade between the two sides could contribute to key objectives such as job creation, industrial development, human resource development and innovation as part of implementing the National Development Plan.Japan could help emerging black industrialists in accessing markets, skills and technologies, said the deputy president.“We look to Japan to assist our country in the development of a thriving hydrogen economy. We look to Japan to invest in our ocean economy and aquaculture and provide training in boat building and ports management.“We look to Japanese companies to work with our businesses and people to invest in water and sanitation projects, agriculture and agro-processing. Japan’s companies are well poised to work with us in the beneficiation of our mineral wealth.”The government, he added, was already in the process of making it easier to do business in the country.“We are fast-tracking the implementation of the Invest SA initiative, which is a one-stop investment shop to assist investors in meeting all the necessary legislative and regulatory requirements.”This would reduce the cost and complexity of investing in South Africa and would ensure government departments and agencies were more efficient and responsive.South Africa’s growth plan included an injection of new entrepreneurial support for previously disadvantaged groups.“We are supporting the emergence of a new generation of black industrialists. We are using this programme for skills development and improving standards, quality and productivity. We are also providing access to finance and assisting with entry into new markets.In addition to the breakfast meeting, Keidanren will engage with Business Leadership South Africa and Black Business Council within the framework of Japan – South Africa Business Forum, says the Presidency.Japan is South Africa’s third largest trading partner. There are about 130 Japanese companies in South Africa, employing over 150 000 people.During his 2015 visit to Japan, Ramaphosa expressed appreciation for the relationship between the two countries. He invited Japanese businesses to explore opportunities presented by the National Development Plan’s ambitious programme for fundamental economic and social transformation.Source: South African Government News Agencylast_img read more

invisibobble hair ring – Great for curls!

first_imgPrice tag /qty is a minimal out of balance but wonderful for my lil babby’s thick extended hair, absolutely she’ll enjoy the relieve of using these in lieu of ‘brittle’ rubber bands.These are the most effective bobbles i have ever experienced. Really don’t know how i ever managed devoid of them. They do extend out slightly after to start with use but can be squashed again into shape. This will not truly bothere me as normal bobbles which i would acquire extend out in any case. I have definitely extensive hair so i like to snooze with my hair tied up and made use of to wake up with earache and headache in a morning. These are so a great deal additional cozy than a typical bobble – my ponytail feels limited and and secure when i touch it but feels like i have no bobble in through the day.Features of invisibobble hair ring – BrownIt doesn’t leave a kink in the hair. Preventing headachesStrong grip. Avoids split ends and hair breakageWater- and sweat-repellent. Prevents uncomfortable tugging and pulled hairInnovative styling tool. Antiallergic. Compatible with every hair typeActually good grips hair but does not hurt the head, i use them all the time in particular for operate where by my hair requires to be tied back again.Really durable very little hair rings. They do perform and retain your pony tail up even with thick hair like mine. Not seriously for working and sport like that as they will fall down but for do the job and day to day they’re best – and they glance interesting when on your wrist.They are very a lot more costly than other selections so i am not sure that i built a good choice. I will finally update my remark. Strange, i have posted a a bit negative critique and amazon boycoted it but if we are only meant to put up beneficial kinds what is the level?. In any case, in this article it goes all over again, i attempted these hair rings but i am not absolutely sure that they will get the job done in the lengthy run as i get the perception that they will turn into wider in no time (i have only utilised it 2 times so much). I also experienced problem untangling it just after using it from my hair. They are really much more high-priced than other options so i am not absolutely sure that i made a great option. I will ultimately update my comment.Boight these for a buddy and she loves them. She has rather thick and extended hair and just just one of these bobbles retains her hair in place without complications and traces.I enjoy these, they leave no marks in your hair. The vendor was fab arrived actually speedily.My hairdresser encouraged these as i have obviously curly hair and typical bobbles seem to hold my hair way too limited and squash the curls. I’ve received brownish hair so they really are rather invisible when surrounded by curls. They practically keep where i set them, no slipping at all. I’m not positive how they’d operate for straight hair but fantastic for curls.I wrestle to obtain bobbles that i like and never pull my hair when i place it. I wrestle to find bobbles that i like and you should not pull my hair when i set it up so when i came throughout these i imagined i would give it a test and i am so joyful i did i can not dwell without my invisibobble. They are terrific i hugely advocate it to any lady. They are so cozy and nearly invisible in your hair :).Was speedy supply and the product or service is a complete match changer for mei was seriously shocked by the smaller size of them when they arrived, but they really worki can have my hair tied up all day and it feels secure. They never snag or pull hair when taking away and they you should not go away the bump/ridge in my hair that a normal hair band does.Terrific they are smaller sized and thinner than the very clear types i buy and may perhaps not very last as very long but greater for my goddaughter fine hairbrush.Does what it claims on the box. When they arrived they were a large amount scaled-down than what i expected as i had previously purchased some hair bands comparable and they were more substantial in sizing. I have employed 1 band several periods now it is however intact and goes back again to size in a number of hours leaves minimal or no kink it varies. I would advise these to a buddy. Very good product or service even for extremely thick hair. I have incredibly thick hair (hairdressers are often shocked when they see the extent of its thickness) but i like to dress in it as a pony but sadly ordinary sizing bobbles can’t just take the pounds permit on your own in good shape properly and scrunchies reduce elasticity around time. Can be a bit tangly to get out and meant to ‘spring again to shape’ but more than time mine are having difficulties to do so. They return again to a circle but hardly ever have absent back to as little as when comes. Would undoubtedly advocate for thick hair.Always on my wrist or in my hair. Started out off with the pink ones but believed id get brown for my brunette hair.I have shoulder length obviously extremely curly hair, and observed this bobble to be the greatest matter because sliced bread. It holds my curls back again in a unfastened ponytail, but in contrast to scrunchies, this does not tumble out midway through the day. My hair has hardly ever felt so securely held, even though also emotion as if there was almost nothing in it.The invisibobble does specifically what it suggests holds hair securely with out pulling hair, leaves no ‘dents’ when taken out, and would not rip out hair when you take away it. I was concerned with the style and design that my curls would get tangled in it, but it came out quite effortlessly. I even slept in one particular, and the future day when taken out, my hair seemed as superior as it did the evening prior to, no awful mark wherever the bobble had been, and no straightened curls from being pulled again far too tightly. I am guessing this will also work properly with straight hair, while if it is good you may perhaps have to have to double it over.Can’t live without them!!!Good product even for extremely thick hairWon’t cut into the hairDoes what it says on the boxGreat for curls!Great for curly hair!last_img read more

Breaking news! Mystery at the Museum

first_img SharePrint RelatedMystery at the Museum FAQJune 25, 2019In “News”Breaking news: Opening night at the Teague-Ulmer MuseumAugust 27, 2019In “News”Inside Geocaching HQ Transcript (Episode 26): Mystery at the Museum, Virtual Rewards 2.0 update, 20th Anniversary Celebration, geocaching etiquetteJune 24, 2019In “Podcast” From July 11 to August 11, find clues to track down the stolen jewels. Once you have found the jewels, return them to the vault using the hidden code changed by the thieves.In exchange for your investigative help, you will be rewarded with four new souvenirs.Here’s what we know so far: Two thieves gained entry to the museum. They left behind footprints, fingerprints, and their shadows were caught by a security camera inside the museum. After eighty-one minutes, they left the museum with fifteen priceless jewels including sapphires, rubies, emeralds, topaz, and diamonds. Local authorities are now asking for the community’s help to solve the Mystery at the Museum. Are you up for the challenge?To learn more about the Mystery at the Museum, visit the FAQ’s.Share with your Friends:More The heist at the Teague-Ulmer Museum in Waldenburk is being named the biggest jewel theft in history and one of the great unsolved mysteries of the museum world. Many theories have surfaced as to where the stolen jewels have been hidden, but investigators have still not retrieved them. New evidence has recently revealed itself and the authorities need your help to find the stolen jewels. Watch the video to learn more.last_img read more

How Monsanto protects crops with artificial intelligence

first_imgMonsanto, the leading producer of genetically modified crops (GMOs), has announced a partnership with Atomwise. The controversial corporation will use Atomwise’s artificial intelligence expertise to discover molecules that could protect crops quicker.Atomwise uses deep learning algorithms to discover molecules that might have the desired effect, rather than look at every individual molecule. The program has not been active long, but already has partners at Stanford University and UC San Diego.See Also: How artificial intelligence will transform IT operations and devopsIt takes 11 years and $250 million for the typical crop protection to come to market, according to Monsanto. Atomwise could reduce the time and cost, while also improving the chances of finding multiple ways to protect a crop from disease or pests.“Each growing season, farmers around the world are challenged with yield-robbing pests and diseases, yet the average crop protection product takes up to 11 years and more than $250 million to commercialize,” said Jeremy Williams, Monsanto’s agricultural productivity innovations lead. “Discovering new solutions is critical, and this collaboration will help bring much-needed crop protection solutions to farmers faster.”Artificial intelligence is being deployed in all sorts of ways to speed up the discovery process in medicine. Technology companies believe the deployment of deep learning and big data could significantly reduce the time spent looking into cures for diseases, while also potentially preventing another outbreak like ebola or AIDS. The Ultimate Checklist on Ways to Prevent IoT D… David Curry Tags:#Agriculture#AI#artificial intelligence#Atomwise#Big Data#crops#Deep Learning#GMOs#Monsanto How IoT Will Transform Cold Chain Logistics For…center_img 5 Industries Destined for Technological Disruption Related Posts Electronic Design is Utilizing AI-Enabled Solu…last_img read more

RED’s 19-Year-Old Underdog Prodigy

first_imgImage via Abandon VisualsThe Underdog is the final result. Jonny Mass and the crew at Abandon Visuals really put together a stunning boxing short, one that has great callbacks to films like Creed — while totally standing on it’s own as a short film.The film was shot on the WEAPON with the Helium 8K S35 sensor and Leica Summicron-C lenses. Jonny Mass took over as director, collaborating with cinematographer Jared Fadel.Image via Jarred Land/REDIn total, the crew had 20 members and only 24 hours. See what went into the production in this behind-the-scenes video. You’ll see the crew use a ton of gear from Freefly Systems, including the MoVI, Alta 6, and Tero. They also relied on the Easyrig for the walk-around shots.Over on the Abandon Visuals blog, the crew went in-depth on the gear they used. Their DIT station included an Apple Mac Pro with a Dell 27″ P2715Q monitor and a 32TB G Technology G Speed Shuttle XL with two EV series MINI-MAG Readers. According to Edward Khoma, “It took about 35 minutes to transfer 480GBs, which was really impressive for the speed.”Image via Abandon VisualsBe sure to check out their whole write-up on their experience with the Helium 8K, and all that went into the edit. The president of RED Digital Cinema loaned his personal Helium 8K to a 19-year-old filmmaker for 24 hours. Watch the stunning short film, and see how it was made.Top image via Abandon VisualsRED Digital Cinema President Jarred Land took to his Facebook account to announce he had loaned his brand-new Helium 8K to an up-and-coming teenage filmmaker.So. Last week I met this guy Jonny Mass on Facebook. He is 19 years old. He sent me some incredible things he has been shooting with his Scarlet-W. I really liked him. So much Passion. In it for all the right reasons. So I sent him my personal Helium8K for 24 hours this week. Just a few days ago. Not sure how he did it.. but somehow… he managed to get an incredible crew together, some talent, some locations and he shot a little thing. Shot in a day and edited, colored and finished it in 8K a day later.This is why we do what we do. For filmmakers like this. Thank you Jonny for reminding me what it’s all about.last_img read more