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PM – Divali reminds us that the darkest room may be pierced by the smallest light

PM – Divali reminds us that the darkest room may be pierced by the smallest light

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says the light of Divali is a message that all citizens can relate to. In his message to mark the occasion, Dr Rowley reminded that the darkest room may be pierced by the smallest light. He adds that on Divali, when homes, streets and communities are filled with the lights of thousands of deyas, we are also reminded that our […]

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October 18th, 2017

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President Carmona –  Divali lessons can help regenerate our society

President Carmona – Divali lessons can help regenerate our society

President Anthony Carmona believes the Divali message is a timeless one that transcends religious barriers. In his message to mark the Festival of Lights, His Excellency says the ultimate goal is a timeless manifestation of doing good and bringing light to even the darkest corners of our world. That essence of Divali he adds, transcends all religions because of that universal message of the triumph […]

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October 18th, 2017

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Opposition Leader – Divali is a festival of hope

Opposition Leader – Divali is a festival of hope

“Good will always be victorious” and “hope and love triumph over darkness and despair”. This is the message from Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar, as the Hindu community celebrates Divali today. She believes Divali is an annual reminder that evil can and will be defeated. She adds however, that effort is required- there must be a willingness to take action because if we do nothing, we […]

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October 18th, 2017

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Police, NCRHA investigating attack on doctor

Police, NCRHA investigating attack on doctor

The NCRHA has launched its own investigation into an attack on a doctor by a patient in Arouca. The incident is said to have occurred at the Arouca Health Centre yesterday afternoon. The NCRHA says initial reports indicate the doctor was providing care to a patient affected by acute conjunctivitis (red eye), when around 6:30pm, a female patient from the public waiting area, stormed into the […]

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October 17th, 2017

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Tech Today: First 5G mobile connection claimed by Qualcomm

Tech Today: First 5G mobile connection claimed by Qualcomm

5G may soon be a reality on mobile phones. Qualcomm has demonstrated mobile internet speeds of 1Gbps using a 5G smartphone chip. The chipset manufacturer claims this is the first working 5G data connection on a mobile device. The fifth generation of the mobile network does not yet exist, but it promises faster data speeds and more bandwidth to carry more web traffic. Qualcomm is […]

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October 17th, 2017

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Police Service issues fireworks warning

Police Service issues fireworks warning

The Police Service is warning against the unlawful use and unauthorized sale of fireworks. It says according to the Summary Offences Act, any person who throws, sets fire to, or lets off any fireworks within any town, is liable to a fine of $1000. The Act names those towns as the City of Port of Spain,  the City of San Fernando, the Borough of Arima, […]

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October 17th, 2017

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FireOne Fireworks CEO: Divali Nagar Fireworks will be ‘epic’

FireOne Fireworks CEO: Divali Nagar Fireworks will be ‘epic’

Tonight’s fireworks display at the Divali Nagar will be epic. The promise comes from FireOne Fireworks CEO Andre Abraham speaking with 103FM News moments ago. He says the company had a test shoot of the display on a computer display software and says a number of new speciality effects will be on display at the culmination of the Divali Nagar. Abraham Fireworks Display Nagar 17 […]

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October 17th, 2017

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PM: Police Manpower Audit report will be sent to Parliament

PM: Police Manpower Audit report will be sent to Parliament

The Police Manpower Audit report will be sent to Parliament. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley made the announcement this morning after receiving the 600 page report from Professor Ramesh Deosaran. The PM’s statement came after Professor Deosaran urged him not to let the recommendations of the report be left on the shelves. He says similar reports have been done before, without any action being taken […]

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October 17th, 2017

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T&T signs Charter of Commitments with Correctional Service Canada

T&T signs Charter of Commitments with Correctional Service Canada

T&T is exploring the possibility of a parole system. Parole is the release of a prisoner before the end of their sentence, on the promise of good behaviour. On October 11th, a Charter of Commitments was signed between this country and Correctional Service Canada, for the advancement of engagement activities between the two. According to a release issued by the Attorney General’s Office, the key aims […]

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October 17th, 2017

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Rough seas expected this week

Rough seas expected this week

Rough sea conditions are expected later this week. According to the MET Office, conditions around Trinidad and Tobago are currently normal to moderate, with wave heights of 2.5 metres in open waters and less than 1 metre in sheltered areas. Conditions however are expected to become more agitated from Thursday. It says winds in the lower levels of the atmosphere are forecast to strengthen over […]

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October 17th, 2017

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