first_imgA Donegal community is winning a battle with crime-gangs after an astonishing 300 people signed up to become the eyes and ears for law and order.Some of the huge crowd which turned out to discuss break-ins across Donegal recently.Concerned residents in the Manorcunningham, St Johnston, Raphoe, Carrigans, Convoy and surrounding areas came together to launch a fight-back against burglars in recent weeks.The move followed nightly raids on the homes of pensioners. A meeting called almost a month ago was attended by more than 1,500 people looking at ways of beating the crime gangs terrorising pensioners.Now a follow-up meeting saw an incredible 300 people sign up to run an early warning Text Alert system.Businessman Tony Morning, who initially called the meeting to combat the crime-gangs, said the community has pulled together and shown great local spirit.“I never thought there would be this level of community co-operation. It has been fantastic,” he said. “We had 300 people here signing up to take part in and run the Text Alert system. We will have people in every town land and it is spreading to other parts of the county.“I honestly believe that local people realised that Enda Kenny and his Government were not going to help us so we had to help ourselves and our elderly.“We had more than 1,500 people at our first meeting. That’s 3,000 eyes on the look-out for people acting suspiciously.“People are being much more vigilant now and ensuring that these elderly people can rest safer in their beds at night,” he said.At present the group are continuing to sign people up for the text alert scheme and continuing to fit and install alarms and sensor lights for elderly people at cost price thanks to help from local security companies. Local people are also checking on elderly neighbours at all hours to reassure them of their support.REVEALED: 300 PEOPLE VOLUNTEER TO TAKE ON CRIME GANGS was last modified: March 5th, 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)last_img read more

IPL 2019: Chennai Super Kings crush Kolkata Knight Riders to reclaim top spot

first_imgChennai Super Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 wickets for their 5th win in six matches in the 2019 Indian Premier League to reclaim the top spot in the points table.Deepak Chahar destroyed the KKR top-order with 3 wickets in his first 3 overs while Harbhajan Singh and Imran Tahir took 2 wickets apiece for the Super Kings.Chasing 109, Chennai Super Kings lost Shane Watson (17) and Suresh Raina (14) to Sunil Narine inside the first 5 overs. But KKR had too little on the board for their bowlers to mount a serious challenge for CSK in their fortress.Andre Russell’s unbeaten 50 meant KKR finished with 108 for 9 after being reduced to 79 for 9. They were in danger of folding for their second lowest total in the IPL but Russell’s second half-century of the season helped the Knight Riders get into triple digits.Deepak Chahar was britlliant with the new ball. He trapped Chris Lynn lbw in the first over of the match before Harbhajan Singh dismissed Sunil Narine in the second over.And then you back it up with a brilliant catch#KKR 8/2 after 1.5 overs IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 9, 2019The KKR openers had smashed Rajasthan Royals on Sunday and CSK were thrilled to see them off both early.KKR still had plenty of batting left but Nitish Rana and Robin Uthappa fell to Deepak Chahar in his next 2 overs and they slipped to 24 for 4 off 4.4 overs.KKR skipper Dinesh Karthik played some good looking shots but fell to Imran Tahir for a 21-ball 19.Wicket No.2 for Imran Tahir.The @ChennaiIPL are on a roll here as the #KKR are reduced to 47/6 in 10.1 overs. IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 9, 2019Shubman Gill failed to pick up a googly from Tahir and MS Dhoni completed the stumping. In 10.1 overs, KKR were 47 for 6 and only a special from Andre Russell could have saved them from their second defeat of the summer.Andre Russell had helped KKR bounce back against Royal Challengers Bangalore in a high-scoring thriller but this was a stiff task in Chennai. However, he stepped up again and stayed not out on 50 off 44 balls including 3 sixes.He now has 25 sixes in 6 matches in the IPL and has easily been the most valuable player for Kolkata in this edition.Also Read | Watch: Dwayne Bravo give Chennai Super Kings teammate a new hairstyleAlso Read | Watch: MS Dhoni loses cool after Deepak Chahar bowls back-to-back no-ballslast_img read more

Agriculture holds first Open Day

first_img Related Items:#AgricultureholdsfirstOpenDay, #magneticmedianews Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppTurks and Caicos, June 23, 2017 – Providenciales – The Department of Agriculture today celebrated farming down town at the Town Center Mall from 10am to 3pm.   Farmers, mainly from North Caicos will be on island for a showcase of their produce and livestock.Residents were welcomed out for the Agriculture Open Day which will also featured, introduction to new technologies in farming, other government agencies including National Trust, DECR, Environmental Health and display by Shining Stars Preparatory school, plus gardening supplies.   Magnetic Media was there to host part of the day, and that meant filming of Turquoise Morning.We captured many views on farming, the event and official comments including the opening by Health Minister, Edwin Astwood.#MagneticMediaNews#AgricultureholdsfirstOpenDaylast_img read more

Conduct of the mind

first_imgShowcasing the conflict between the sub conscious mind and the outward behaviour, the Cineaste group will be performing their critically acclaimed play Kirdaar. The play tries to establish the behavioral patterns of human nature, which keeps on absorbing feelings of grief, happiness, and anger subconsciously and this absorption is reflected in actions which create contradictions with one’s own natureThe story unfolds after two characters come out of a book and confront it’s writer with their tragedies and misrepresentations. The play written in a mixture of english and hindi,  takes an interesting turn when these characters do not agree with the way they have been written. Starring Deep Singh, Rishi Sharma, Komal Gupta, Radha Bhatt, Shiv Dutt and Shubham the play is written and directed by Devesh Nigam. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’The Cineaste group has come up with 15 stage productions along with three critically acclaimed short films. The group has created a niche for itself in a short span of time and they are  known for their experimental and innovative approach in theatre.Director Devesh Nigam has so far written nine plays and directed 15 productions. He has received critical acclaims for his work which includes Kafan, Moteram ka Satyagrah, Hawalaat, Bahut Bada Sawal, 5 Kahaniyan, among others. He believes that playwrights should respond to their urban realities while willing to experiment with style and narrative.Where : Akshara Theatre, Baba Kharag Singh MargWhen :  1 Novemberlast_img read more

Emerald Waterways introduces guest loyalty club EmeraldEXPLORER

first_img Monday, April 9, 2018 Posted by Emerald Waterways introduces guest loyalty club EmeraldEXPLORER Travelweek Group VANCOUVER — Any clients sailing with Emerald Waterways should know that the river cruise line just upped its value proposition with the launch of a new customer loyalty program, EmeraldEXPLORER.A points system allows passengers to climb tiers with each trip taken to receive more benefits. All members of EmeraldEXPLORER, regardless of their tier level, receive member-only savings and offers on sailings as well as discounts on referrals to friends for both the referrer and the friend, advance notice of brochure releases, a subscription to EmeraldEXPLORER magazine, a complimentary piece of luggage and invitations to exclusive events.All Emerald Waterways guests will be automatically enrolled in the EmeraldEXPLORER loyalty club upon completing their first sailing, and will earn points based on itineraries and cabin types.A guest sailing on any European cruise would earn between 140 points daily for a stateroom and up up to 190 points daily for a Grand Balcony or Owner’s One Bedroom Suite. Travellers earn loyalty points on all Emerald Waterways sailing in Europe, Southeast Asia, Russia as well on as the new Dalmatian Coast yacht cruises.More news:  War of words between Transat, Group Mach ramps upAll guests will start at the Silver membership level following their first sailing, and move through the loyalty tiers as they accrue more points to earn additional benefits.Here’s a look at the program’s tiers:EmeraldEXPLORER Silver: With 1-4,999 points, guests earn $200 per person welcome home voucher toward any future sailing and a Silver Emerald Waterways backpack.EmeraldEXPLORER Gold: With 5,000-9,999 points, guests get $200 per person welcome home voucher and a Gold Emerald Waterways backpack and Gold Emerald Waterways backpack or satchel.EmeraldEXPLORER Diamond: With 10,000-24,999 points, guests earn $250 per person welcome home voucher and a Diamond Emerald Waterways backpack, satchel or sports bag.EmeraldEXPLORER Platinum: With 25,000+ points, guests earn $300 per person welcome home voucher and a Platinum Emerald Waterways backpack, satchel, sports bag or cabin case.Part of Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, Emerald Waterways’ seven Star-Ships offer river sailings in Europe and exclusive charters on the RV Mekong Navigator and Irrawaddy Explorer in South East Asia, the MS Rossia along the Volga River and the Adriatic Princess II in Croatia.More news:  Direct Travel names Smith as Senior VP, Leisure Marketing, North AmericaMeanwhile Scenic’s 15 Space-Ships offer truly all-inclusive, five-star river cruises in the same destinations as well as the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar and the Volga River in Russia.In 2018 Scenic is introducing what it calls the world’s first Discovery Yachts, Scenic Eclipse, which will launch in August and take 228 guests on polar adventures as well as the Mediterranean, Caribbean, the Americas and Europe. A sister ship will launch in 2020.center_img Share << Previous PostNext Post >> Tags: Emerald Waterwayslast_img read more