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Vidya Balan film may not open in Pakistan

Vidya Balan film may not open in Pakistan

Vidya Balan has been receiving praise for her role as the madam of a brothel in the movie “Begum Jaan”. The film is a Hindi adaptation of the National Award-winning Bengali film, “Rajkahini”, and is set in the backdrop of the India-Pakistan partition. According to reports, that underlining plot – the Partition – is the reason why this film may not see the light of day […]

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March 29th, 2017

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Changes You Need To Make In Your 30’s

Changes You Need To Make In Your 30’s

Sam Walton founded Walmart at age 44; Julia Child published her first cookbook at 60. Your best years may be way ahead of you. It’ll depend a little on luck and a lot on how you behave in the next decade or so — i.e. not procrastinating, overspending, and wallowing in self-pity. Over on Quora, hundreds of people have shared the best ways to spend your 30s in order to lay the […]

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March 29th, 2017

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Afghanistan to play West Indies in the Caribbean in June

Afghanistan to play West Indies in the Caribbean in June

The West Indies will play three Twenty20 and three One-day International matches against Afghanistan in June this year. This will be the first time the Afghans play the Windies in a series on Caribbean soil. All three Twenty20 matches will be played at Warner Park in St Kitts on June 2nd, 3rd and 5th. And all three ODIs take place at the Daren Sammy Ground […]

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March 29th, 2017

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Rally On, Sports Fans

Rally On, Sports Fans

It’s not easy being a local sports fan. Cricket-wise, West Indies coach Stuart Law has been left ruing missed opportunities as the West Indies slipped to a 3-0 series defeat against England and a thrashing at hands of Pakistan in the 1st T20 International. Theyare losing games by crushing margins, and Head Coach Stuart Law feels his side could take inspiration from the way in […]

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March 29th, 2017

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Policeman critical after accident along PBR in Macoya

Policeman critical after accident along PBR in Macoya

A policeman is in a critical condition today, following an accident along the Priority Bus Route in Macoya. Around 1pm, PC Jasanie Davis was riding a motorcycle which collided with a red band maxi taxi in the vicinity of Constantine Park. The maxi driver escaped with minor injuries. The officer, attached to the Court and Process Branch, is currently warded at the hospital in Mount […]

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March 28th, 2017

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Minister promises action regarding Lifeguards’ issues

Minister promises action regarding Lifeguards’ issues

The National Security Minister will meet with lifeguards next Monday, to discuss a number of issues, including a lack of uniform and equipment, low salaries and no job security. A protest was held yesterday outside the Ministry’s Head Office in Port of Spain to highlight these concerns. Speaking in the Senate today, Minister Edmund Dillon assured that a plan of action is now in motion. […]

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March 28th, 2017

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Parents of sick child advised to apply Children’s Life Fund

Parents of sick child advised to apply Children’s Life Fund

No application has been submitted to the Children’s Life Fund Authority for 3 year old Shannen Luke. Little Shannen has a blood related disorder called Thalassemia Major, which results in severe anaemia, fragile bones and an enlarged liver. She currently requires a monthly transfusion, and only a bone marrow transplant can help. This surgery can be done in Italy, but expenses for it amount to […]

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March 28th, 2017

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Minister outlines CT scanner issues

Minister outlines CT scanner issues

The Health Minister says a shipping error has delayed repairs to the CT Scanner at the San Fernando General Hospital. The machine at that facility has been out of commission for a while, as are the machines at the Sangre Grande and Port of Spain hospitals. During today’s Senate sitting, Minister Terrence Deyalsingh revealed the status of efforts to fix the scanner. AUDIO: Deyalsingh Sando Machine […]

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March 28th, 2017

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Soldier injured in shooting incident at Cumuto barracks

Soldier injured in shooting incident at Cumuto barracks

An investigation has been launched into a shooting incident at the T&T Regiment barracks in Cumuto. Around 9:50 this morning, a soldier was found in a slumped position in his quarters. He was treated immediately by medics stationed at the 1st Engineer Battalion, Cumuto and is currently warded at the Eric Williams Medical Complex. The extent of his injury has not been revealed. The Regiment […]

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March 28th, 2017

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Dillon: Police Station coming in Enterprise, Chaguanas

Dillon: Police Station coming in Enterprise, Chaguanas

A Police Station is expected to be constructed in Enterprise, Chaguanas to deal with gang warfare in the area. National Security Minister Edmund Dillon says Government is “not comfortable” with the current state of murders in the country, particularly the issues in Enterprise. He adds that based on present assessment and analysis, they believe a more direct approach is needed. CUE: Dillon Station 28 03 17 […]

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March 28th, 2017

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