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Taxi driver stabbed to death by 15-year-old

first_img– in BerbiceA taxi driver was on Wednesday afternoon stabbed to death by a 15-year-old passenger on Line Path Public Road in Skeldon, Corentyne, during an alleged misunderstanding.Thirty-seven-year-old Deonarine Laljit of Lot 223 Back Street Hong Kong, NumberMurdered, Deonarine Laljit72 Village, Corentyne, was stabbed once to his neck and face and was pronounced dead on arrival at the Skeldon Hospital.Based on reports received, the victim, who was the brother of a senior Police rank in B Division (Berbice), collected the 15-year-old at No 59 Village and was heading to Line Path when an argument ensued between them.During the argument, the teen reportedly whipped out a knife and stabbed the driver twice and as the car came to a halt, he made good his escape. The injured driver exited his vehicle and walked a few feet before collapsing.Public-spirited citizens immediately alerted the Police who arrived at the scene some time after and began their investigations. The man’s body was subsequently taken to the hospital where doctors on duty confirmed his demise.Acting on information, Police ranks went to an abandoned house at Line Path where the teenage suspect was arrested. He was also found to be in possession of the murder weapon. Guyana Times was told that after Laljit was stabbed, he was relieved of the cash he was carrying and other valuables.The teenager is being further grilled by detectives. When this publication made contact with the dead man’s relatives, his mother-in-law, Mala, explained that they were at home when they received a telephone call informing them that her son-in-law was shot and injured.She noted that without hesitation, the family members rushed to the scene only to find the body of the man covered with a white sheet in a pool of blood. She noted that the Police were at the time conducting their investigations after which his body was taken to the hospital.The woman explained that the now dead man worked as a cane cutter to provide for his family, but after some time, he started to work his car as a taxi to make ends meet. The aggrieved mother-in-law further stated that based on reports gathered, Laljit was stabbed and robbed of his valuables by the teenager who was later arrested.She noted that the now dead man was a kind-hearted individual and would give people a free ride when they did not have money to pay the fare. Laljit was also described as a caring and loving father.He leaves to mourn his wife, two children and three brothers among other relatives. The Police are continuing their investigations into the stabbing incident.last_img read more

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Moore praises young champions after record 5th title win

first_imgBy Clifton RossGuyana Under-19 Head Coach Julian Moore praised his young side for another Regional milestone after the 5-time Regional 50-Over champions returned home of Thursday, following their dominance in this year’s Cricket West Indies (CWI) Championships.Guyana Under-19 cricket team along with Director of Sports Christopher Jones (right) and GCB Secretary Anand Sanasie (right) strike a pose with the Golden Arrowhead following their return home after winning the CWI regional 50-Overs title for a 5th straight yearMoore and his team led by skipper Bhaskar Yadram defeated the hosts Windward Island in their final match on Wednesday at Arnos vale in St Vincent and the Grenadines, to win the coveted limited overs title for the fifth straight year. The Guyanese finished with 27.8 points, 5.5 points ahead of Trinidad & Tobago and Moore told Guyana Times Sport following their arrival at the Eugene Correira Airport on Thursday, that he was proud of his boys despite not retaining the 3-Day title.“Obviously we went with a motive to win both tournaments it didn’t go our way in the 3-Day. We did some soul searching and the guys were pumped up to go and win the one day tournament to redeem themselves and we did just that,” the Coach said.Julian MooreThe stars of the match were Kevelon Anderson who 4-26 with pacers Qumar Torrington 3-26 and Joshua 2-23 helping to mow down Windwards for 105 in 33.5 overs. Kevin Sinclair, the in-form Guyanese stroke maker then hit 39 and shared a third-wicket stand of 63 for the third wicket with Sachin Singh who made 27 not out to help Guyana lift another Regional title.Speaking on the perfromances of the players, Moore was overly excited at the prospects of a few of his players making the future West Indies U19 team after they managed to mature to a championship level during the tournament.“I think a lot of the guys did well, we can point to everyone and say they have a bright future, once we have the right systems put in place. Bhaskar has a long way to go and Joshua Persaud and Ashmead Nedd have played U19 for West Indies before so it’s just about those players transitioning to the senior levels”. Moore explained.The former youth batsman was further pleased on the way his players went about their business, further pointing out that he was confident from the inception with regards to Guyana continuing their dominance at the Regional senior and junior levels. “We got Qumar Torrington, Joshua Jones who took the most wickets for us in the one day tournament. Traditionally Guyana has always been a good bowling side but this year our pacers dominated along with Yadram and Anderson, the especially pacers led from the front so I think we have a lot of talent but we have to nurture it and push it forward.”Concluding his interview, the Berbician said he now plans to continue working with his players while he will also be on a mission to further develop his prowess as a national cricket coach. “It’s always important to win for your country and I’m proud of myself and the guys especially the contributions of the GCB. So I’m satisfied with the run I had so far”, he ended.last_img read more

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Lukaku, Smalling slam ‘insensitive’ Italian sports daily ‘Black Friday’ front page

first_img“Instead of focusing on a battle between two teams.. Corriere dello Sport comes with the dumbest of headlines I have ever seen in my career,” Lukaku said in a message on Twitter.“You guys keep fuelling the negativity and the racism issue.”Lukaku and Smalling have both taken Serie A by storm since arriving in the summer, with the Belgian striker bagging 10 goals in 14 appearances for title hopefuls Inter and England international Smalling becoming an instant fan favourite in the Italian capital.“It is important that I acknowledge that what occurred this morning was wrong and highly insensitive,” wrote Smalling on Twitter.“I hope the editors involved in running this headline take responsibility and understand the power they possess through words, and the impact those words have.”Both Roma and AC Milan announced on Thursday evening that they would be banning the Corriere dello Sport until the end of 2019 over the headline.“Our players will not carry out any media activities with the newspaper during this period,” the two clubs said in a joint statement. They added that the ban was short because “the actual newspaper article associated with the ‘Black Friday’ headline did portray an anti-racist message”.The article praised the two players for taking “strong positions against racism and are the symbols of the two clubs”, but Roma tweeted “not a single soul” would think the headline a good idea.“The intention of the newspaper article was actually positive but this headline has totally overshadowed the anti-racist message contained within the story,” Roma’s chief strategy officer Paul Rogers told AFP. “Unfortunately, as we’ve seen on social media, more people will see that ill-judged headline on the front page than read the actual article and it creates new issues at a time when we are all trying to tackle the issue of racism in Italian football.”The headline cause uproar in a country where a number of black players have been targeted with racist abuse. Mario Balotelli was racially abused by Hellas Verona fans last month, while AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie was also targeted by Verona supporters and Lukaku was himself abused at Cagliari, also serial offenders.Lukaku’s club Inter Milan said earlier: “football is passion, culture and brotherhood. We are and will always be against all forms of discrimination.”The Corriere dello Sport was unrepentant, saying the headline was “only the praise of difference, the pride of difference, the magnificent wealth of difference”.“White, black, yellow. Denying difference is the typical macroscopic stumbling block of anti-racism racism,” it said in an editorial.“An innocent headline… is transformed into poison by those who have poison inside.”0Shares0000(Visited 39 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Romelu Lukaku has been targeted with racist abuse in in first season in Italy © AFP / Miguel MEDINARome, Italy, Dec 5 – Romelu Lukaku and Chris Smalling on Thursday slammed a renowned Italian sports daily as “dumb” and “insensitive” after it used “Black Friday” in a front page headline about them meeting for the first time in Serie A.Former Manchester United teammates Smalling and Lukaku face off at the San Siro on Friday as Inter Milan look to maintain top spot in Serie A, prompting the Rome-based Corriere dello Sport to publish a headline that has attracted widespread condemnation.last_img read more

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first_imgThe well-known Bank of Ireland building in LetterkennyThe Bank of Ireland building at Letterkenny’s Market Square has been put on the market.DTZ Sherry FitzGerald and Sherry FitzGerald Rainey are looking for in excess of €2,690,000 million for property which is producing €190,000 a year under a 25-year lease that has 21.8 years to run.A strong selling point is the five-yearly rental uplifts for the duration of the lease, with the next increase in September 2016 set to increase the annual income to €218,500. The two-storey bank building extends to more than 836sq m (9,003sq ft) and underwent a complete refurbishment in 2011 when an extension to the rear was also completed.The layout includes a banking hall at ground floor level with offices and staff facilities on the first floor. There are six car-parking spaces to the rear.WELL-KNOWN DONEGAL BANK IS PUT ON THE MARKET FOR ALMOST €2.7MILLION was last modified: October 29th, 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:Bank of Irelanddonegalfor saleletterkennylast_img read more

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Prosecutors make right decision on fires, again

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! When authorities determined that a 9-year-old boy playing with matches had inadvertently started the Buckweed Fire, they declined to press charges. And now that they have concluded that five partying young men inadvertently started the Malibu fire over Thanksgiving, they have charged them with felonies. In both cases, authorities made the right decision. Unlike the boy who caused the Buckweed blaze, the men in Malibu were all adults. Moreover, they all knew, or should have known, that starting fires in the cave above Corral Canyon is illegal. Doing so during a dry season of hot Santa Ana winds only compounded the infraction. So did failing to report the fire to authorities. That recklessness caused $100 million in damages. Those responsible should be held accountable, if for no other reason than as a warning to others who could make the same horrible errors in judgment. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWhicker: Clemson demonstrates that it’s tough to knock out the champlast_img read more

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Jose Mourinho has his say on England after World Cup semi-final defeat

first_imgJose Mourinho says England have every reason to cry after their World Cup semi-final defeat to Croatia, but have also made the country proud.The Manchester United boss declared the Three Lions should be disappointed having been within touching distance of football’s greatest prize. Mourinho has previously stated he would be open to managing England in the future Mourinho told Russia Today: “England have reason to cry because they were so close, but they also have reason to be optimistic.“The team improved a lot in relation to previous appearances.”The nation reached their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years at Russia 2018, despite limited expectations.However they ultimately fell to Croatia, losing 2-1 after extra time.Looking forward to the future, the Special One added: “It’s a young team, the majority of the players will play in the next World Cup with more experience at club level.“If I was in charge of the FA there would be no doubt that I would keep Gareth Southgate and Steve Holland in their jobs and give them the chance to take the team to the next Euros and the next World Cup.“The players and the squad, everybody involved in the World Cup, have a reason to come back home with pride after giving everything and making the country proud.”THE THIRD PLACE PLAY-OFF AND WORLD CUP FINAL WILL BE LIVE ON talkSPORT, JULY 14 AND 15.center_img 1last_img read more

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PSG winning run halted: Action you may have missed in Europe’s top League

first_imgPSG dropped their first points of the season on Sunday (Photos by Agencies)PSG’s lead at the top of Ligue One was cut to 14 points this past weekend as Tomas Tuchel’s side drew 2-2 away to Bordeaux on Sunday night. Neymar put the reigning champions in front in the first half before Jimmy Briand pulled the home side level 8 minutes into the second. PSG thought they had won it with Kylian Mbappe’s 12th goal of the season but Bordeaux’s Danish export-Andreas Cornelius had other ideas, scoring with 6 minutes on the clock to ensure that the defending champions lose their first points of the season.Montpelier are the side who cut PSG’s lead at the top to 14, coming from a goal down to defeat Thierry Henry’s Monaco 2-1 on Saturday. Yoeri Tielemans put Henry’s side in the lead just before half time but two goals in the last 9 minutes from Montpelier pair of Gaetan Laborde and Petar Skuletic were enough to inflict a 9th loss of the season on Monaco.Elsewhere, high flying Lille surrendered a 2-0 lead to draw 2-2 at home to Lyon. First half goals from Loic Remy and Nicholas Pepe put the home side on their way but could not stop Lyon from coming back thanks to Betrand Traore and Mousa Dembele. The draw means that both sides slip behind Montpelier into 3th (Lyon) and 4th (Lille).For Marseille, they succumbed to their second draw of the season as they were held goalless at home to Reims on Sunday. Despite the draw, they (Marseille) remain 5th on the log.In Germany, Dortmund moved 7 points clear at the top of the Bundesliga thanks to a 2-0 victory over Freiburg on Saturday. Unlike the free scoring fluid attacking brand of football normally exhibited at the Signa Induna Park, Lucian Favre’s side were made to work for the points this time round scoring towards the end of both halves through Marco Rues (40’) and Paco Alcacer (89’).Reus (right) scored the first of Dortmund’s two goals in the win over FreiburgThe chasing pack hard mixed results over the weekend with Borrusia Monchengladbach losing 2-0 away to RB Leipzig. Timo Werner was the hero of the day with a brace in front of him crowd taking his tally for the season to 8.For Eintracht Frankfurt, they were subjected to a first loss in 8 league games, losing 2-1 at home to Wolfsburg on Sunday evening. Admir Mehmedi and Daniel Ginczek put Wolfsburg 2-0 up inside 68 minutes and despite Luka Jovic scoring a late goal for Frankfurt, they could not continue their unbeaten run.Elsewhere, Bayern Munich returned to winning ways, registering a first triumph in four league games as they defeated Mainz 2-1 away from home. Serge Gnabry’s double either side of Yuri Osako’s strike did the magic for the Bavarian’s who remain 9 point behind leaders Dortmund.In Italy, Roma and Inter Milan played out a thrilling 2-2 draw at the Olimpic Stadium in Rome on Sunday night. Keita Balde and Mauro Icardi were on target for the visitors while Cengiz Under and Alexander Kolarov struck for Roma who now slip into 7th on the table.Kolarov scored from the spot for Rome in their 2-2 draw at home to InterFor leaders, Juventus, they continued their march towards a 7th consecutive Scudeto with a comprehensive 3-0 victory away to Fiorentina. Rodrigo Bentacur, Giorgio Chiellini and Cristiano Ronaldo scored the goals for Maximiliano Alleigri’s side who temporarily move 11 points ahead of Napoli. Napoli travel to Atalanta on Monday night.Elsewhere, Gennaro Gattuso’s Milan came from a goal down to defeat Parma 2-1 in Sunday’s lunch time kick-off. Roberto Inglese put Parma in the lead on 49 minutes before Patrick Cutrone and Frank Kessie struck to earn the Rosseneri a hard fought victory at the San Siro.At the Stadio Marc’Antonio Bentegodi, home side-Chievo Verona held Lazio to a 1-1 draw on Sunday afternoon. Sergio Pellissier gave Chievo the lead on 25 minutes but Ciro Immobile equalised for the visitors with 24 minutes of the 90 to play.In Spain, only Barcelona and Real Madrid registered victories amongst the top seven. Barca defeated Villareal 2-0 at the Camp Nou thanks to goals from Gerrald Pique and teenager-Charles Alena while an own goal by Daniel Wass and a Lucas Vazquez strike did the damage for Real as they overcame Valencia by the same score-line at the Santiago Bernabeu.Barca defeated Villareal 2-0 on SundayFor second placed Sevilla, they were held to a 1-1 draw by Deportivo Alves at the Estadio de Mendizorroza. Jonny gave the home side the lead in the first half before Wassim Ben Yedder equalised for Sevilla with 12 minutes on the clock.At the Estadi Municipal de Montilivi, Atletico Madrid required a late Ramalho goal to salvage a draw away to Girona on Sunday. Christian Stuani had given Eusebio Sacristan’s side the lead at the stroke of half time via the spot.In Getafe, 6th placed Espanyol were thumped 3-0 by the home town side. Jorge Molina, Jamie Mata and Antunes were all on target for Getafe who climbed into 8th on the log.All results from the French Ligue One:-Saint Etienne 3-0 Nantes-Lille Metropole 2-2 Olympique Lyon-Guingamp 0-0 Nice-Monaco 1-2 Montpellier-Angers 1-0 Caen-Nimes 3-0 Amiens-Toulouse 2-2 Dijon-Marseille 0-0 Reims-Bordeaux 2-2 Paris SG-Rennes 1-4 StrasbourgAll Results from the German Bundesliga:-Fortuna Dusseldorf v Mainz-Dortmund 2-0 Freiburg-Werder Bremen 1-2 Bayern Munich-Hannover 0-2 Hertha Berlin-Stuttgart 1-0 Augsburg-Hoffenheim 1-1 Schalke-RB Leipzig 2-0 Borussia Moenchengladbach-Eintracht Frankfurt 1-2 WolfsburgMonday.-Nuremberg v Bayer Leverkusen @10:30pmAll Results in the Italian Serie A:-SPAL 2-2 Empoli-Fiorentina 0-3 Juventus-Sampdoria 4-1 Bologna-AC Milan 2-1 Parma-Frosinone 1-1 Cagliari-Sassoulo 0-0 Udinese-Torino 2-1 Genoa-Cheivo 1-1 Lazio-Roma 2-2 Inter MilanMonday:-Atalanta vs Napoli @10:30pmAll Results in the Spanish La Liga:-Rayo Vallecano 1-0 Eiber-Celta Vigo 2-0 Huesca-Real Valladolid 2-4 Leganes-Getafe 3-0 Espanyol-Real Madrid 2-0 Valencia-Real Betis 1-0 Real Sociedad-Girona 1-1 Atletico Madrid-Barcelona 2-0 Villareal-Deportivo Alaves 1-1 SevillaMonday.-Levante vs Athletic Bilbao @10:30pmComments Tags: European Footballtoplast_img read more

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7 Sales Management Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

first_imgMissed your number? Struggling? Here are seven sales management mistakes. It’s likely that a combination of a few of these are what ails you.Not building a hunter’s culture. If you are a sales leader, you need to create a healthy culture. That healthy culture needs to celebrate prospecting and opportunity acquisition. It needs to reject order-taking behaviors. You aren’t going to make a difference for people if they don’t know who you are and how you create value. You need more opportunities.Not inspecting activity at all. You need to measure outcomes. But that doesn’t mean that there is no place for managing activity. Too many sales managers have decided that the long sales cycle, complex sale doesn’t require any measurement of activity. You need more activity.Not helping your salespeople improve the value they create. Your salespeople don’t come to you with everything they need to succeed. You can’t pretend they do. They need to learn to create greater value, meaning they need more business acumen and situational knowledge. Without it, they will not reach the level of success of which they are capable. You need to create more value.Not spending time in the field with your reps. I get it. We’re all spread out. We use GoToMeeting. You will never know how to help develop your salespeople if you don’t go and see for yourself how they do with prospects and clients. You need to see for yourself.Not selling the value of the sales process. Your sales process isn’t perfect. But it’s better than a sharp stick in the eye. Your salespeople skip whole stages of your sales process, and by doing so they don’t create value for your prospects or gain the commitments they need. You need to sell them on the process. Then you need to coach to the process. You need to follow the process.Spending too much time serving the organization. The organization you serve prevents you from doing the one thing that will serve them more than anything else: spending time with your sales force. If you have to make a trade off, trade time with your people for time in meetings and on conference calls. No one will miss you if you tell them you need to miss a call because you and your rep are in front of your dream client. You need to spend time with your team.Not providing enough air cover. Your company is going to make some serious blunders in the name of better sales results. If you don’t provide your sales force with air cover by arguing against bad ideas–killing as many as you can–then you are missing a crucial component of your job. You need to protect your team. But once a decision is made, you march with no complaining. You need to protect your team.Maybe these questions will help you build an action plan.QuestionsWhat is keeping you from having more success with your team?Which of the above list are you guilty of? On which are you completely clean?Which two or three of these, if corrected, would likely get you back on track? Essential Reading! Get my first book: The Only Sale Guide You’ll Ever Need “The USA Today bestseller by the star sales speaker and author of The Sales Blog that reveals how all salespeople can attain huge sales success through strategies backed by extensive research and experience.” Buy Nowlast_img read more

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Indian-Origin Man Gets Stuck at Delhi Airport After Another Passenger Takes His Handbag

first_imgAn American citizen of Indian origin who works in Bahrain was stuck at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport for the last three days after his handbag, which carried his passport, was taken away by another passenger by mistake. The other passenger was heading to Canada.Satyendra Singh arrived in Delhi from Lucknow, where his parents live, on Jan. 13, and he was in transit for Bahrain. Little did he know that he would be spending three days at the airport before being able to head back.“The queue was long so I put my handbag in the scanner. By the time I reached for check and crossed it, I could not find my bag. I informed the security, who checked the CCTV footage and found that another passenger took the bag and boarded the Air Canada flight. The flight had already departed by then,” Singh told the Hindustan Times.The passenger on Air Canada took Singh’s bag and left his behind by mistake. Singh was left with no money or clothes and spent the night sleeping at the terminal. He was not allowed to leave the terminal since his immigration check had taken place in Lucknow. Neither could he return. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) said he could not be allowed to return unless he had a passport, according to protocol.“I informed my family and they said they will send some money so that I could buy food. But there was no way they could have contacted me. Finally, on Sunday, Air India shifted me to the lounge and I am currently here. Besides the passport, my handbag had my medicines,” he added.He received his bag on Jan. 15 evening after Air India contacted Air Canada. He was given accommodation and food at the Air India lounge at the Delhi International Airport and “we helped him getting the passport back,” a spokesperson for Air India said, the publication reported. Related ItemsAviationIndian AmericanNew Delhilast_img read more

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Spanish Women Footballers to Strike Over Pay and Conditions

first_img Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time. Barcelona: Top-flight women footballers in Spain are going on strike indefinitely from Nov. 16 over a disagreement about pay and conditions, the Association of Spanish Footballers (AFE) said on Monday.Last week, 93% of players employed by 16 first division clubs voted to go on strike and after a meeting between the AFE, other unions and the Association of Women’s Football Clubs (ACFF) failed to resolve the issue the plans were announced. “There has been no agreement with the Association of Women’s Football Clubs and, therefore, an indefinite strike of first division matches has been called, which will begin the weekend of Nov. 16-17,” said the AFE in a statement.The main point of conflict between the clubs and players is part-time contracts, with the AFE asking for a minimum of 12,000 euros net a month for players on a part-time salary, while the clubs offer 8,000.”We are 100% football players, every hour of the day,” said Ainhoa Tirapu, vice-president of the AFE women’s football committee and the Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper, last week.The women’s top flight is run by the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF). An RFEF source said the governing body was following the matter with concern although it was an issue between the clubs and the players.The ACFF did not immediately respond to a request for comment. footballpayspainWomen First Published: October 29, 2019, 6:08 PM ISTlast_img read more

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