Gardaí have warned motorists to expect delays in Letterkenny this evening as the first day of the Donegal International Rally comes to a close.Heavy traffic is reported on the Port Road, from the Polestar roundabout approaching Letterkenny, near the Mount Errigal hotel, the Canal Road (Loop) and Neil T Blaney road.“Avoid town unless necessary for the next half hour or so to let the rally traffic settle down,” said an update from Gardaí before 8pm. A heavy Garda presence will be in operation around Main Street Letterkenny tonight. The public order vans will be in operation. “We hope they are not needed and that everyone has a fun night without any trouble!,” said Gardaí.Out on the roads, Roads Policing Units are carrying out widespread checks and operating a zero-tolerance policy on dangerous driving and drug/drink driving. Heavy tailbacks in Letterkenny – ‘avoid town unless necessary’ was last modified: June 21st, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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)
Charlie Austin’s 24th-minute penalty – his ninth goal of the season – hauled QPR back into the game after they made a diabolical start at Loftus Road.Rangers fell behind when Joleon Lescott headed home after Sebastien Pocognoli’s right-wing corner had been flicked on at the near post by Stephane Sessegnon.And Silvestre Varela doubled West Brom’s lead when he waltzed through the QPR defence and applied the finish after exchanging passes with Sessegnon, who has been a constant threat.But Rangers were given a much needed boost when James Morrison was adjudged to have impeded Leroy Fer following Joey Barton’s corner and Austin smashed in the resulting penalty.Albion caused Rangers problems on the right-hand side in the early stages.In the second minute, Sessegnon pulled the ball back for Craig Gardner, whose shot was pushed out by keeper Rob Green.There was another anxious moment for the home side when Sessegnon took on Yun Suk-Young – who later went off injured – and found Baggies forward Brown Ideye, who fired wastefully over.Lescott made no mistake, however, nodding in his first goal since joining Albion in the summer.Sessegnon was also involved in the second goal 10 minutes later and the visitors looked in complete control before Austin, back from suspension, netted for the fifth consecutive home game.Albion remained dangerous though and Rangers continued to struggle to contain Sessegnon, who had a powerful effort tipped over by Green five minutes before the break.Austin also went close when he curled a shot narrowly over. QPR: Green, Onuoha, Dunne, Caulker, Yun (Hill 29), Vargas, Henry, Barton, Fer, Austin, Zamora.Subs: McCarthy, Ferdinand, Phillips. Mutch, Kranjcar, Hoilett. West Brom: Foster, Wisdom, Lescott, McAuley, Pocognoli, Gardner, Dorrans, Morrison, Varela, Sessegnon, Ideye.Subs: Myhill, Baird, Dawson, Gamboa, Yacob, Mulumbu, Berahino.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook
THE State Funeral of Former President Nelson Mandela, scheduled for Sunday, 15 December 2013, is expected to be attended by several Heads of State and Government, Former Heads of State, Eminent Persons, Heads of Delegation, Heads of International Organisations and the Diplomatic Corps.The list of the leaders and other dignitaries is as follows:Name Designation Country/InstitutionH.E Joyce BandaPresidentMalawiH.E Jakaya Mrisho KikwetePresidentTanzaniaHon Dr E Ralph Everard GonsalvesPrime MinisterSt Vincent & the GrenadinesDr Hailemariam DessalegnPrime MinisterEthiopiaThe Right Honourable Dr Denzil DouglasPrime MinisterSt Kitts and NevisHis Honour Dr Guy ScottVice PresidentZambiaH.E Mr Mohammad ShariatmadariVice PresidentIranCommander and Army General Omar Hallesleven AcevedoVice PresidentNicaraguaHis Majesty King Letsie IIIKingLesothoHRH Prince Charles of WalesPrinceUnited Kingdom Mr Jens StoltenbergFormer Prime MinisterNorwayMr Lionel JospinFormer Prime MinisterFranceMr Alain JuppeFormer Prime MinisterFranceMr Kenneth KaundaFormer PresidentZambiaMr Abubakar AtikuFormer Vice PresidentNigeriaMr Ephraim Mganda ChiumeForeign MinisterMalawiMr Mohlabi Kenneth TsekoaForeign MinisterLesothoHon Bernard K MembeForeign MinisterTanzaniaMr Wilbur SimuusaForeign MinisterZambiaRev Jessie JacksonEminent PersonUSAFormer First Lady Mrs Maria NyerereEminent PersonTanzaniaMs Vicky N Swai, Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM)Eminent PersonTanzaniaMr Surafiel Mhreteab AbedState MinisterEthiopiaMr Getachew Reda KahsayState MinisterEthiopiaH.E Dr Nkosazana Dlamini ZumaChairpersonAfrican Union CommissionMr Roeland van der GeerHead of the EU in South AfricaEuropean Union Minister Nkoana-Mashabane said the South African government appreciates the continued support shown by the international community since the passing away on 05 December 2013 of Former President Mandela. “It is comforting to have amongst us leaders and other dignitaries representing the international community during this time of bidding our final farewells to Madiba,” said Minister Nkoana-Mashabane.For more information, please contact Mr Clayson Monyela, Spokesperson of DIRCO on 082 884 5974 ISSUED BY GCIS ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION
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Terming the case a serious violation of the right to life of patients, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the deaths of dozens of children and others at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College hospital in Gorakhpur, even as 41 children died since Saturday. With the fresh spurt in fatalities, the death toll shot up to 104 in the past week.Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports, the NHRC asked the U.P. Chief Secretary for a detailed report within four weeks.Details of action soughtThe NHRC also asked for the steps taken for the families of the victims and the action taken against officials responsible for the deaths.A total of 63 patients admitted to the intensive care unit of the government-run facility died in a span of days, reportedly because of the oxygen supply being stopped due to pending payments to the supplier.Thirty of the deaths took place over 48 hours on August 10 and 11. The government has maintained that the children died due to different illnesses, including Japanese encephalitis (JE).Acting Principal of the hospital Dr. P.K. Singh said that 12 children succumbed to JE on Saturday, 13 on Sunday and 16 by 9 p.m. on Monday. “The full report for the day will be available only after midnight,” said Dr. Singh. “We see these many cases every year at this time. The deaths are actually in keeping with the corresponding figures from last year,” he added.The NHRC said the incidents pointed towards “gross callousness on the part of the hospital administration and the Medical Education and Health Department of the Government of Uttar Pradesh.” It observed that it had taken up the issue of deaths caused by JE with the Chief Secretary during an open hearing and camp sitting conducted in Lucknow on August 9-11.“However, in spite of the assurance given by the State administration, the situation has not improved,” the NHRC said.As reported earlier, the private company providing liquid oxygen to the medical college hospital stopped supply as an outstanding bill of ₹70 lakh had not been cleared. After the deaths, a magisterial inquiry was ordered to find the cause.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) is ready for delimitation of constituencies of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, when the government is ready, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said on Friday. The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019, which was passed by Parliament in August, split the State into the Union Territories of J&K (with legislature) and Ladakh (without legislature). Asked about the status of the delimitation, which has been mentioned in the Act, Mr. Arora said the Law Ministry had sought legal advice from the ECI, which hired former officials Shangara Ram and R.K. Srivastava well versed in the process.
Sunil Gavaskar wants Virat Kohli to grow while leading the Test side and urges that he should not be rushed into captaincy in all the three formats.”Virat should not be rushed into captaincy in all formats. Let him grow into this role… 2019 World Cup is far away,” Gavaskar told NDTV.However, another former captain Sourav Ganguly doesn’t see MS Dhoni continuing as India’s limited-overs captain till 2019 World Cup and wants Kohli to take over soon. (Full IPL 2016 coverage )Kohli’s brilliant run with the bat continues and he is leading the batting charts in this IPL season. But his team, Royal Challengers Bangalore is struggling and placed sixth on the points table. Gavaskar said that the bowlers have let captain Kohli down in the competition.”Bowlers have let Bangalore down in IPL. Kohli is as good as his team,” Gavaskar added.(with PTI inputs)
TagsTransfersAbout the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your say Ex-Southampton coach Bowen tips Elyounoussi to return after Celtic spellby Freddie Taylor11 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveFormer Southampton coach Mark Bowen expects Mohamed Elyounoussi to return to the club after a spell with Celtic. The Norwegian moved north of the border this summer after a poor debut campaign at St. Mary’s.”Ross [Wilson] was behind the signing and really rated him as well,” said Bowen.”But it was maybe just the wrong timing for him. Mo needs a lot of the ball to go and do what he does best.”He might not have been ready for the Premier League at that time but, after a year at Celtic, I expect him to go back to Southampton and be far better prepared. “He has to convince them that he can do a good job for them but I’m sure he can because he’s an excellent boy and a top player.”
New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday granted bail to a man accused in the first case of triple talaq registered in the Capital city.Atir Shamim, a resident of the Azad Market neighbourhood near Tis Hazari, was granted bail by Duty Magistrate Dinesh Kumar on a personal bail bond of Rs 30,000 and two sureties of the like amount. Making this the first arrest in a triple talaq case, after both houses of parliament passed a bill criminalising the act, Shamim’s lawyers Bharat Bagga and Rishabh Kumar told the court that their client was being falsely implicated. “There is matrimonial dispute between the parties due to which the complainant made a false complaint and misused the process of law,” they argued. However, countering this argument, the counsel for Shamim’s wife, Ramiya Yaha (29) and the public prosecutor said that the allegations against the accused in the case are serious.
TORONTO – Hudson’s Bay Co. (TSX:HBC) says it is cutting 2,000 jobs, including some it says were previously announced in February.The retail giant says the layoffs are intended to save $350 million annually once the plan is fully implemented by end of fiscal 2018.The company says the savings are required to help offset various challenges it’s facing within the retail sector, which has been beset by store closures with the advent of online shopping.The announcement came as HBC released its first-quarter earnings, which showed a net loss of $221 million, more than double the $97 million loss it had in the same period last year.Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America.It has more than 480 stores and employs more than 66,000 people.