Eight Road Sections Being Repaired in St. Elizabeth

October 24, 2019 0 Comments

first_imgWork being done on eight road sections in St. Elizabeth as part of a $7.7 million National Works Agency (NWA) hot mix patching programme, is slated to be completed by August 25.In an interview with JIS News, Community Relations Officer for the NWA’s Southern Region, Howard Hendriks, said most of the roads that have been slated to be patched have been completed.Among the roadways that have received attention are the Park to Mountainside corridor; the Aberdeen to Quickstep roadway; the stretch of roadway from Luana to Sandy Ground and the Southfield to Portsea main road.“The only ones that are not completed right now are Red Gate to Washfoot Gully and Pizgah to Ginger Hill,” Mr. Hendriks said.Repairs to the roadway began on July 27, 2017 and is being undertaken by one of the NWA’s Force Account Teams, through the Road Maintenance Fund.Motorists are being advised to obey the warning signs as well as the instructions of flag persons along the thoroughfares.last_img read more

Chiefs Linebacker Tamba Hali Leaves Generous 1000 Tip at

September 30, 2019 0 Comments

The Kansas City Chiefs are doing everything right on the field, and it shows with their perfect record of 7-0. Now it appears that one player is doing the same off the field.Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali went out to celebrate with 15 friends and family members for their latest win over the Houston Texans on Sunday at Fogo de Chao. Hali and his party found the restaurant empty and proceeded to eat like kings. Needless to say, the party racked up a bill to the tune of $1,800 with an additional $296.69 for the automatic gratuity. Hali took it one step further to show his appreciation to the wait staff for their efforts, adding $1,000 to the bill for good measure—bringing the total bill to $2827.09. Hali generously left an approximately 71 percent tip.Hali must be banking on the saying, ‘What goes around comes around,’ in hopes to continue the amazing run in the season so far. The Chiefs are the only team in the NFL that has not been beaten this season. read more

Update on Kevino Smith murder trial reduced bail for defendants

September 17, 2019 0 Comments

first_img Suspects out on bail in ‘Bah’ Smith murder, Police revives investigation Related Items:#KevinoSmith, #magneticmedianews Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#TurksandCaicos, August 15, 2017 – Providenciales –  After a significant bail reduction for Lamar Griffiths and Conrad Thomas, they were able to make bail and are now released from remand at the prison and are resident outside of Grand Turk as a part of their bail conditions.    The two men are charged with the 2015 murder of #KevinoSmith in Grand Turk.Bail, at $15,000 was set a few months back for the men who appeared in court in March, with an additional surety of $10,000.    Unable to meet the court demand, the duo applied for a variation and it was granted.Magnetic Media is informed that Griffiths made bail at a mere $6,000 with a $10,000 surety; while Thomas made bail at a mere $3,000, also with a $10,000 surety.    It was also a startling development to learn that Levana Griffiths, the wife of Lamar Griffiths was released after her attorney, Lara Maroof-Misick proved the evidence linking the 28 year old woman to the heinous homicide was lacking.    Two other women were previously held in the case and were also let go.Twenty-five year old Bah Smith was found, dismembered and buried in Breezy Brae, Grand Turk in April 2015 after being reported missing by his family in March.   As for the two remaining suspects, they flew out of Grand Turk since August, 4, 2017, according to reports.#MagneticMediaNews Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

Yet another loses hand in road accident

September 3, 2019 0 Comments

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On a Punjab kind of high

August 31, 2019 0 Comments

first_imgThe traditional classical music of Punjab with its characteristic ‘Kheyal bandishes’ wooed the classical music lovers of Delhi as veteran singers Balwant Singh Namdhari and B S Narang opened the two-day festival with heart warming performances.Presented by Delhi government’s Department of Art, Culture & Languages and the Punjabi Academy, the festival was inaugurated by Chief Minister of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit and presided over by Minister of Education, Languages, Social Welfare, Child and Women Development, Prof Kiran Walia. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’The ‘Festival of Traditional Music of Punjab’ that will end on Sunday has brought together some of the most respected names in Punjabi classical music.Punjab has always been renowned for its beautiful bandishes or compositions which have enriched the repertoire of Hindustani classical music. The music is enriched by the words of Shah Sada Rang and Ada Rang, the eminent music composers and artists of the 18th century Mughal era.’We are really happy to put together this festival that will showcase Punjabi Kheyal compositions that have been sung by Hindustani musicians, whether from Punjab or elsewhere, over the last two centuries. It is our effort through this festival to revive an interest in them by encouraging their research and presentation,’ said Rawail Singh, Secretary, Punjabi Academy. Also Read – Leslie doing new comedy special with NetflixIt is worth noting that Punjabi is the only other language apart from Brajbhasha in which Kheyal bandishes have been written over the centuries. Shah Sada Rang and Ada Rang, creators of the Kheyal style of Hindustani classical music, have composed some beautiful bandishes in Punjabi which will be presented in this Festival. Sada Rang was the pen name of renowned Hindustani music composer Niyamat Khan, who served in the court of Mughal ruler Muhammad Shah, who was a great patron of arts. Sada Rang, along with his nephew Ada Rang is created with transforming the Kheyal style of Hindustani music through their compositions. Veteran Punjabi classical singers from Pakistan Ustad Badar-uz-Zaman and Ustad Qamar-uz-Zaman brought alive the Pakistani tradition of the art of Punjabi Kheyal music on the last day of the festival of Punjabi classical music in the national capital. Eminent Punjabi vocalist from India Nivedita Singh gave the Zaman brothers good company as the trio enthralled the Delhi audience with their renditions.The Delhi Administration established the Punjabi Academy in September, 1981 to propagate and promote Punjabi language, literature and culture as an integral part of composite culture of Union Territory of Delhi. Ever since its inception, the Academy has been playing a catalytic role in the proliferation of Punjabi literary and cultural activities, in the spheres of music, folk dances, seminars, symposia, short story, poetry, novel, literary criticism, drama etc. during the last two decades, the Academy has assumed a significant role and status of premier organization in the field of Punjabi language, literature and culture. Department of Art, Culture and Language (Government of Delhi) is the administrative department of Punjabi Academy.last_img read more

Twitpic Gets New Lease on Life Thanks to Mystery Acquirer

August 30, 2019 0 Comments

first_img Free Webinar | Sept. 9: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Going Global Fans of Twitpic can breathe a sigh of relief. The popular photo and video sharing platform will not be closing down on Sept. 25 as reported earlier this month. The company tweeted that it has been acquired and will continue to operate. As of yet, no other details about the deal or the buyer have been released. Twitpic did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Related: The Art of Acquisition Comes Down to 4 Essential VariablesWe’re happy to announce we’ve been acquired and Twitpic will live on! We will post more details as we can disclose them— TwitPic (@TwitPic) September 18, 2014Founder Noah Everett explained in a company blog post on Sept. 4 that the prospect of a prohibitive legal battle with Twitter regarding Twitpic’s trademark application and possibly refusing them access to Twitter’s API was the cause of the initial decision to shut down. Twitpic launched in 2008 and Twitter started hosting photos on its site a year later.  The announcement comes following complaints from members of a volunteer digital archiving organization called the Archive Team, who said that the site was blocking them from downloading and preserving the stored images. Related: Microsoft’s Missed Opportunity: Not Getting Minecraft’s Founders? September 19, 2014 Growing a business sometimes requires thinking outside the box.center_img Register Now » 2 min readlast_img read more