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Santa Flora man electrocuted by Petrotrin installations

A 38 year old villager of Santa Flora was electrocuted yesterday. Around 5:45pm, Kerry Louis died after an unauthorized interaction with Petrotrin’s installations, near an oil well in the area. The company stated that as a precautionary measure, the power supply was then isolated from Petrotrin’s electrical distribution network in that area while investigations continue. Petrotrin is reminding all citizens to avoid unauthorized interactions to […]

Amrit Maharaj

June 10th, 2016

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Opposition members stage walkout during Parliament sitting

Opposition members stage walkout during Parliament sitting

Members of the Opposition bench in the Lower House walked out of the Parliament Chamber this afternoon, after two motions brought for discussion were denied. Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar raised two motions described as of urgent national importance, and which needed immediate discussion. One was the failure of the Government to address the increase in murders since the start of 2016. The other was the […]

Amrit Maharaj

June 10th, 2016

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World T20 winning wicketkeeper says confidence is key to success

World T20 winning wicketkeeper says confidence is key to success

One of T&T and the West Indies’ champions of women’s cricket says confidence is key for young girls to be successful in their respective fields. Wicket-keeper Merissa Aguilleira was speaking about Always’ “Like a Girl TT” initiative, which is aimed at empowering young females. According to Business Unit Head for Proctor and Gamble, Alston’s Marketing Company, Evangeline Kalloo-Ramdwar data shows the need to help these […]

Amrit Maharaj

June 10th, 2016

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T&T World T20 cricketer: A women’s CPL would benefit local cricket

T&T World T20 cricketer: A women’s CPL would benefit local cricket

A T&T world champion says a women’s version of the Caribbean Premier League would greatly benefit the sport. World T20 winning wicketkeeper Merissa Aguilleira was responding to questions during a visit to 103FM earlier today. Aguilleira Women’s CPL 10 06 16 A women’s version of the tournament is something that has been called for before.

Amrit Maharaj

June 10th, 2016

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SPORTT denies funding for Gymnastics Federation

SPORTT denies funding for Gymnastics Federation

The T&T Gymnastics Federations has been denied funding from SPORTT for the upcoming National Championships. In a release by SPORTT, it says that sporting bodies must submit requests for funding at least six weeks before tournaments. However, it claims that the TTGF submitted their funding request less than two weeks before the Championships which start today. It also noted that for funding to be available, […]

Amrit Maharaj

June 10th, 2016

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Oval fixtures pulled down from CPL website

Oval fixtures pulled down from CPL website

The Queens Park Oval fixtures for the 2016 CPL have been taken off the tournament’s website. Yesterday 103FM reported that the website showed 4 home games for T&T. But today, the scheduled showed all the other fixtures for the T20 competition. The venue for the playoffs and final are still missing from the website. You can view the remaining fixtures at www.cplt20.com/fixtures.

Amrit Maharaj

June 10th, 2016

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Nine of the Coolest James Bond Cars that Aren’t Aston Martins

Nine of the Coolest James Bond Cars that Aren’t Aston Martins

James Bond will forever be associated with Aston Martin, but 007 drove plenty of other interesting cars in the franchise’s long history. Some were lackluster, while others were inspired. These nine are the latter. 1. Sabaru Alpine – Dr. No Dr. No might be the first-ever Bond film, but no one seems to remember the car he drove in it, a pretty Sunbeam Alpine. The […]

Web Master

June 10th, 2016

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A Google Co-Founder Is Secretly Building Flying Cars

A Google Co-Founder Is Secretly Building Flying Cars

Google co-founder Larry Page has been secretly bankrolling companies working on flying cars, according to a new report. Page, now CEO of Google parent company Alphabet, has contributed over $100 million on secretive personal aviation startup Zee.Aero, Bloomberg reports. He has separately funded another similar startup, called Kitty Hawk, an apparent reference to the site of the Wright brothers’ first flight. Page did not return […]

Web Master

June 10th, 2016

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2016 Women’s League Football kicks off on Saturday

2016 Women’s League Football kicks off on Saturday

The Trinidad and Tobago Women’s League Football will kick off its first set of matches this weekend. The Super League kicks off on Saturday with newly promoted Queen’s Park Cricket Club playing Club Sando at 3:30pm on CIC Grounds. In other fixtures, the Mahaica Oval will see Petrotrin face the 2014 Champions, St. Ann’s Rangers at 5:00pm and Pt. Fortin Pioneers square off against 2015 […]

Amrit Maharaj

June 10th, 2016

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Part of Ariapita Avenue closed off for fashion show

Part of Ariapita Avenue closed off for fashion show

From 5pm today, Ariapita Avenue – between Alberto and Fitt Streets – will be closed to vehicular traffic. This according to the Port of Spain Corporation is to facilitate an event: ‘Fashion and Mas Rock the City’. The event will take the form of a street carnival with a number of local and regional designers being featured. The mini parade comprises traditional and contemporary carnival […]

Amrit Maharaj

June 10th, 2016

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