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Windies go four from four in T20 warm-up

first_imgDUBAI (CMC): OPENER Johnson Charles extended his good form while captain Darren Sammy and Ashley Nurse blasted cameos as West Indies completed their unofficial warm-ups with a three-wicket win over English County Warwickshire here yesterday. Chasing a competitive 159 at the Dubai International Stadium, West Indies romped to their target with seven balls to spare, with Charles stroking 48 off 26 balls, Sammy getting 34 off 18 deliveries, and Nurse carving out an unbeaten 25 off just nine balls. The victory ensured West Indies made a clean sweep of the preparation T20 fixtures, after twice beating Zimbabwe in Sharjah last week and also winning the first game against Warwickshire on Friday. Winning the toss and opting to bat, Warwickshire rallied to 157 for five off their 20 overs, with opener Sam Hain top-scoring with 85 off 57 balls, with nine fours and three sixes. Tim Ambrose struck 29 not out from 20 deliveries with two fours and a six, while former international batsman Jonathan Trott chipped in with 28 from 24 balls. West Indies slow bowlers did the damage with leg-spinner Samuel Badree claiming two for 17 and off-spinner Ashley Nurse, two for 28. Warwickshire lost Jonathon Webb for one in the second over with the score on two, but were hauled back into the contest courtesy of a 60-run, second-wicket stand between Hain and Trott. When three wickets fell for 12 runs in the space of two overs, Hain and Ambrose ensured a Warwickshire recovery with a 78-run, fifth-wicket stand off just 44 deliveries. In reply, West Indies flourished thanks to a 49-run first-wicket stand between Charles and Andre Fletcher, who made just six. Both fell in the space of five deliveries in the sixth over, but Marlon Samuels (18) and Dwayne Bravo (13) put on 30 to revive the innings. Bravo’s demise in the 11th over triggered a slide where West Indies lost four wickets for 13 runs in the space of 23 deliveries. Once again, the Caribbean side were bailed out by their pugnacious lower order as Sammy and Nurse dominated the Warwickshire attack in an up-tempo 55-run partnership off 23 balls. Sammy struck four fours and one six, while Nurse gathered three fours and a six. West Indies will fly to Kolkata today for their two official warm-up games of the Twenty20 World Cup against Australia and India.last_img read more

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Kitty round-about finally opens to commuters

first_img– final works being doneDespite the fact that the $78.9 million project is partially incomplete, it was opened to vehicular traffic on May 26, as was promised by the engineers.Commuters are allowed to use the newly erected structure, coming from Carifesta Avenue, Georgetown and the Seawall Road, as well as Vlissengen Road. However, it remains blocked to vehicular traffic traversing from the East Coast of Demerara.The site when visited by Guyana Times on Thursday was blocked with barricades to prevent commuters from using the facility at certain points. Several road signs were installed to help road users.It was later explained by an engineer attached to the Public Infrastructure Ministry that the roads were blocked to facilitate the final works on the project, which include markings to guide persons while using the largest round-about in the country.Just days ago, several roads were blocked to accommodate the construction of the major project. The roads included Carifesta Avenue heading East; Kitty Public Road heading West to Carifesta Avenue, and JB Singh Road heading North to Rupert Craig Highway.The blocked roadway had caused some confusion and anger for motorists who questioned the works of the project, deeming it as unnecessary. Nevertheless as the project winds down to its completion, it has been a major time saver for many.Earlier this year, the contract for the project was awarded to S Jagmohan Hardware Supplies and Construction Services. The decision to construct a roundabout at this busy junction was made after a sinkhole had formed nearby.The roundabout is expected to reduce waiting and stoppage time for motorists heading to the East Coast of Demerara and those using Carifesta Avenue, Vlissengen Road, and the Kitty Public Road.When fully operational, the flow of traffic in the area is expected to significantly improve since vehicles heading to the East Coast of Demerara and those using Carifesta Avenue, Vlissengen Road, and the Kitty Public Road will no longer have to stop and wait on the traffic lights.last_img read more

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Embattled Press Officer accompanies President on UN trip

first_imgAs President David Granger meets with world leaders for wide-ranging discussions, his Public Information and Press Services Officer Lloyda Nicholas-Garrett, who was recently implicated in alleged racial utterances on social media, has accompanied him to the United Nations General Assembly, in New York.On Monday, reports surfaced that Garret was allowed to be part of the press team that accompanied the President on the foreign trip.Presidential Public Information and Press Services Officer Lloyda Nicholas-GarrettWhen contacted, Head of the President’s Press and Publicity Unit, Mark Archer confirmed that Nicholas-Garrett was in New York. “Yes, she is” was his pointed response when questioned by Guyana Times on Monday on whether or not the embattled officer was indeed part of the team that accompanied the President.Last week, snapshots surfaced on Facebook of a conversation Nicholas-Garrett purportedly had in a chatroom which contained racial slurs and derogatory remarks about colleagues at the Ministry of the Presidency (MotP). The Press Services Officer’s official visit to the UN General Assembly this week has occurred despite a reported investigation being launched into her alleged derogatory statements.This publication was told on Monday that a report containing the findings of the probe into the alleged remarks was handed over to the Head of State. Since the remarks of the purportedly private conversation were leaked, several individuals have condemned the comments. This list included former Chairman of the now defunct Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) and Opposition Member of Parliament, Juan Edghill, who had expressed his disappointment over the situation.Edghill recalled that Nicholas-Garrett had a significant stint at the ERC, where she was involved both in advocating for harmony among the races and had also benefited from training to assist in facilitating discussion at the community level. The parliamentarian categorised the purported statements she made as unfortunate. He had, however, questioned the usefulness of the investigation that was carried out.Additionally, the Indian Action Committee (IAC) also condemned the Press Officer’s reported statements. The Committee had noted that it was gravely concerned given what was in the public domain. It had also urged that the investigation be conducted thoroughly, without hindrance, and swiftly, and its findings made public soonest, for such incidents could have national ramifications, especially given its reported source. The group also expressed its condemnation of anyone who resorts to the use of racial slurs and racial bashing in reference to and during engagements with others.Meanwhile, Nicholas-Garrett’s boss, Mark Archer had remarked that the present Administration did not condone or endorse such behaviour. However, following the postings of the derogatory remarks, Nicholas-Garrett had also stayed away from a number of local public events, where the President was present.last_img read more

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Bay Area firms set when the road fell

first_img“We are noticing that a lot of people have stayed home today,” said San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency spokeswoman Janis Yuen. “There’s a bit of learning curve, but people are pulling it together and finding ways to make things work.” Silicon Valley technology companies have some of the world’s most liberal policies on working from home. Having co-workers log in from the suburbs is no big deal for firms such as Intel Corp. and Oracle Corp., which have aggressively outsourced programming and engineering jobs to low-cost tech hubs in China, Russia and India. “I have not heard a peep about this disrupting work so far,” said Jamie Jarvis, who works from home three days a week coordinating commuting programs for Adobe Systems Inc. “Our telecommute program is always there and available, and we don’t have to say, `There’s a disaster so we’re going to turn on this program now.”‘ Sun Microsystems, where Cousins works, is one of the industry’s biggest advocates of telecommuting. The Santa Clara-based hardware and software company expanded its telecommute policies after the 2001 terrorist attacks, when many companies crafted emergency-response plans to reduce reliance on a single building. Today, 56 percent of Sun’s 34,494 employees work without an assigned office – either at home or at a satellite office far from the headquarters. When they have appointments at the “anchor office,” they schedule a cubicle online on a first-come, first-served basis. Nearly 3,200 employees work from home at least four days per week. SAN FRANCISCO – The first business day after a major highway collapsed could have been a snarl of traffic jams, detours and road blocks for Victor Cousins, a Sun Microsystems Inc. employee who usually carpools into San Francisco from his Oakland apartment. Instead, Cousins bypassed the crumpled stretch of road and participated in conference calls from his home office, without changing out of his basketball shorts. “I avoided the chaos this morning,” said Cousins, 30, a human-resources business partner at Sun. “From what I’m hearing, it could be six months or more of problems. I absolutely know this will change my patterns and I’ll be working from home a lot more often.” The day after an elevated section of highway that funnels traffic from the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge to key freeways was destroyed, officials credited telecommuters such as Cousins for roads that were only slightly more clogged then any other weekday. According to internal research, the company’s “Open Work” policies save the average Sun employee two hours a week in commute time. The program has allowed Sun to downsize its property in pricey Silicon Valley, slashing real-estate costs by $67.8 million last year and $387 million since the project began. According to a February report by WorldatWork, 28.7 million Americans worked outside the office at least once a month in 2006, up 10 percent from 2005. But only 12.4 million Americans work for companies that have specific policies allowing telecommuting, according to the Scottsdale, Ariz.-based association of certified compensation professionals.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img
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Several injured in multiple car crash

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded card160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! CAMARILLO — Several motorists were injured and the southbound Ventura (101) Freeway was closed about 9:15 a.m. today in a four-vehicle crash triggered when a northbound flipped over the center divider and into the southbound lanes, officials said. Firefighter-paramedics and the California Highway Patrol worked to free motorists from the wreckage before they were transported to local hospitals in three ambulances and one air ambulance, officials said. The cause of the accident and the extent of the injuries was not immediately known. All southbound lanes of the Ventura Freeway were stopped at the Pleasant Valley exit, and the Pleasant Valley on-ramps were closed, a CHP official said. All lanes were reopened by 11:40 a.m., officials said.last_img read more

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Letterkenny 24/7 athletes perform brilliantly at New Mills 10K

first_imgLetterkenny Triathlon Club News: AGMThe club AGM was held on Friday night and the following committee was ratified: Nick Fowell (club chairman), Pauric Kelly (secretary), Colin Dean ( Treasurer), Anne Robinson (Assistant Treasurer), Fiona McDaid( PRO), Adrian Wasson, Aidan Callaghan, Catherine McKinley, Cathal Roarty, Liam Tinney, Martin Donnelly and Paul Doherty.The club wish to thank the last committee for all their hard work throughout the year and want to wish the new committee the best of luck for the year ahead.Club Christmas Night outThe club Christmas night out has been set for Friday 2nd December in Arena 7. Club Membership2017 Membership has now opened on the Triathlon Ireland website, if you do not hold 2016 membership you must now apply for your 2017 membership to entitle you to train with the club.New members are entitled to guest train with the club for a maximum of 2 sessions before having to join for insurance reasons.If you hold a 2016 licence you can still register anytime now for the 2017 season- Your new membership will not expire until December 2017.New Mills 10k Congrats to all club members who took part in Sundays New Mills 10k. The club had a great turnout and the lovely flat course ensured competitors posted some brilliant times despite the headwinds.Danny Mooney was first 24/7 member home in 2nd position followed by Aidan Callaghan in 4th position.Siobhan Gallagher was the first female member home with Catherine McKinley winning first F40 with an impressive PB. Paul Dillon, Liam Tinney, Pat Brady and Terence Quinn showed the Thursday night long runs are paying off, all posting impressive times. Well done everyone, brilliant racing.There was great support on the day from 24/7 members as always. Full Results2. Danny Mooney            33:53,24. Aidan Callaghan           34:36,015. Gavin Crawford         37:50,717. Paul Doherty               38:05,020. Paddy McGee            38:50,433. John Daly                      40:40,042. Seamus Morrison     41:52,046. Paul Dillon                    42:24,155. Siobhan Gallagher    43:48,158. Killian Nulty                 44:12,360. Liam Tinney                 44:15,764. Adrian Callaghan       44:23,369. Pat Brady                      44:52,872. Seamus Nallen           45:20,677. Catherine McKinley 45:40,980. Natasha Kelly              45:47,091. Terence Quinn           47:15,897. Cathal Roarty              48:05,3100. Sharon Black             48:25,8104. Tommy Hill 49:26,8117. Niamh McDaid         51:13,12127. Raj Mehan                 52:34,4Letterkenny 24/7 athletes perform brilliantly at New Mills 10K was last modified: October 25th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare 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:10Kathleticsletterkenny 24/7NEW MILLSSportlast_img read more

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Casey to offer €1M for vacant homes at centre of Traveller row

first_imgDonegal-based businessman Peter Casey will offer €1m to buy the unoccupied homes in Tipperary that led to the Traveller row which dominated last year’s Presidential election.He wants eventually to make the homes available on a rent-to-buy scheme.Mr Casey said he plans to speak with officials in Tipperary County Council tomorrow about buying the six homes at Cabragh Bridge that were at the centre of negative comments the former Presidential candidate made about the Travelling community. Speaking to the Sunday Independent yesterday, Mr Casey said he will offer Tipperary County Council €1m for the six homes.He then plans to turn the enclave into a gated community equipped with security cameras, before making the homes available to rent.He insisted the homes will be made available at competitive prices for prospective tenants on a five-year lease.At the end of the lease he will offer the tenants an opportunity to buy the homes. He has also promised to provide a loan at a competitive rate to help them fund 50pc of the cost of buying the home. “They will have to get the remaining 50pc from one of the commercial banks or elsewhere,” Mr Casey said.The €1.7m estate has been at the centre of a bitter stand-off between Tipperary County Council and local Travellers. This led to Mr Casey claiming the State’s recognition of the Travelling community as an ethnic minority was “a load of nonsense”.Two five-bedroom houses and four three-bedroom houses were initially built for members of an extended Traveller family, who eventually refused to move into the completed homes in late 2018 claiming the council should also provide stables and land for their horses. The houses have remained vacant since.Mr Casey said he has been in informal contact with the local authority about the homes but his offer has not yet been made. Plans are in place for him to make the €1m offer to Tipperary County Council officials tomorrow.The intention behind the purchase is to raise awareness of the vacant or unoccupied houses throughout the country that could be used to solve the housing crisis, he said. “I will definitely make money, I am not Robin Hood. I see it as a solution towards solving a problem that is there. These houses are sitting there empty, it is just ridiculous,” he said.“Instead of giving people free houses, the Government needs to co-fund people into buying them – make it affordable to buy homes.“If somebody has rented a house for five years they have demonstrated they are financially solid, so I would have no problem co-funding them and loaning them 50pc of the money they need to make the payment.”Yesterday Mr Casey said he expected to make a profit of 1pc to 5pc from the scheme if his plans to purchase were successful. If his profit margin increases to 10pc or more he said sums made above this threshold will be donated to charity. He insisted €1m was a fair price for the properties.“I will make them a very attractive place to live and I would hope to eventually get planning permission to build more houses around there.“I will put them on the rental market and whoever wants to rent them will be interviewed and they will be made [available at] a very affordable rent.“Then at the end of five years I will give them an option to buy the property at market rate if they have been good tenants. If they want to buy them I will give them a loan for up to 50pc towards the cost of purchasing.”Casey to offer €1M for vacant homes at centre of Traveller row was last modified: July 15th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare 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:donegalPeter Caseyrowtravellerlast_img read more

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Entries open for 2017 South African Premier Business Awards

first_imgThe Awards, presented by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in partnership with Proudly South African and Brand South Africa, aim to recognise and reward the contribution of the country’s companies towards growing and transforming the South African economy.Qualifying companies are urged to enter for one or more categories. All submissions will be subject to adjudication by an expert panel of judges who are currently being appointed and whose names will be announced soon.Business entities are invited to submit entries for the 5th annual South African Premier Business Awards (SAPBA) by 13 October 2017.  The popular Awards, which are presented by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in partnership with Proudly South African and Brand South Africa have grown in stature since their inception in 2013, with the aim of recognising and rewarding the contribution of the country’s companies in growing and transforming the South African economy.If the high volume of enquiries that the organisers of the Awards have been inundated with is anything to go by, this year’s Awards are expected to grow in both quantity and quality.  This will be evident when the crème de la crème of SA business is paraded during the prestigious awards ceremony which will take place in Johannesburg on 7 December 2017.The SAPBA recognise and honour the spirit of success and innovation, acknowledge enterprises which create jobs and demonstrate good business ethics and their prestigious seal of approval can be used by all winners on their labelling, packaging, marketing and other collateral, is a sign of success, quality, innovation and a commitment to job creation and economic development in the country which the Awards recognise and honour.The categories for which companies can enter are Manufacturers Award, Exporter Award, Enterprise Development Support Award, Women-Owned Business Award, Investor of the Year Award, Proudly South African Enterprise Award, Play your Part Award, SMME Award, Young Entrepreneur Award and the Black Industrialist Award.In addition, a Lifetime Achiever Award will be presented to a person who has made a significant contribution to the South African economy through business activities over a period of 20 years or more. Last year, Executive Director of Wiphold and CEO of Wipcapital, Ms Gloria Serobe was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award.The SAPBA prestigious seal of approval, which can be used by all winners on their labelling, packaging, marketing and other collateral, is a sign of quality, innovation and a commitment to job creation and economic development in the country.Qualifying companies are urged to enter for one or more categories. All submissions will be subject to adjudication by an expert panel of judges who are currently being appointed and whose names will be announced soon.According to the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, the awards will highlight the importance of how business excellence is making positive strides to the contribution of South Africa’s global competitiveness and affirmation that we are a country open for business.More information on the South African Premier Business Awards, rules and entry forms, can be obtained from www.sapremierbusinessawards.co.za or call 0861 843 384. Hard copy entries can be sent or hand delivered to the offices of Proudly South African, 23 Sturdee Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg.last_img read more

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Why HP Thinks Sensors Will Lead to The Next Big Wave of Computing

first_imgWhy is HP Interested in Internet of Things?HP is at heart a computer hardware and IT services company, not an online company. So some of you may be wondering why HP is so interested in the Internet of Things? The reason is that millions (or a trillion, as HP is planning) of sensors will result in an explosion of data coming onto the Internet, which in turn will lead to huge demand for more powerful computers and better processing of all that data. Or, in the words of Peter Hartwell’s slideshow: “One trillion nanoscale sensors and actuators will need the equivalent of 1000 internets: the next huge demand for computing!”So this trend of Internet of Things will directly impact HP’s bottom line. HP also says that producing sensors is “very similar” to producing ink cartridges. Perhaps one key difference is that sensors, when produced on mass scale, have a cost near to zero. Let’s hope that means HP and other companies don’t put a hefty price premium on them like with ink cartridges!Example Application: HealthcareIt’s not just roads and oil wells where sensors could be put to good use, but in the human body too. This video, of Peter Hartwell demonstrating the same accelerometer he was experimenting with the day I talked to him, gives us a sense of where this technology is headed. Related Posts richard macmanus In upcoming posts, we’ll explain more about why HP and other companies are so excited about the Internet of Things. Tags:#Internet of Things#NYT#web Sensor Data ServicesIn time HP foresees services arising out of sensor data. One example, said Peter Hartwell, is traffic services based on sensor data from bridges and roads. He said that this sensor data would allow companies to “build awareness” and perhaps even deliver services that people will pay for. Consumers may be willing to pay for the “best decision” about which route to take to a destination, he explained. That decision would come from a combination of sensors in the road and real-time analytics performed by HP, or a company that processes the data.HP is actively looking for partners for such services. Its first major project was announced in February, a partnership with Shell on a seismic solution which has up to 1 million wireless sensor nodes.It’s early days though and Hartwell admitted there are issues still to be resolved with sensor data – in particular privacy, security and trust of data. He noted that if a hacker was able to spoof data, then that could cause havoc on the roadways (which made me think of the plot of Live Free or Die Hard, but I refrained from adding that to the conversation).Despite the risks, CeNSE is a compelling vision and HP is one of the few companies in the world that has the money and technology to pull this off. Peter Hartwell’s slideshow about CeNSE is a great introduction to the basic concepts. A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Earlier this month I had the chance to visit Hewlett Packard Labs in Palo Alto. I spent my time there talking to a number of senior engineers and scientists about the exciting technology they’re working on, much of it related to the Internet of Things (a trend I’ve paid particularly close attention to over the past 18 months).I started the morning with a visit to the laboratory of Dr. Peter Hartwell, a senior researcher at HP Labs and one of the brains behind HP’s ambitious CeNSE project (“Central Nervous System for the Earth”). As I walked into the lab, Hartwell was busy playing with a new accelerometer that measures very fine vibrations – which I would soon find out has potential applications in industries such as medicine and mass transport. The basic premise of CeNSE is to create a worldwide network of sensors that is connected to the Internet, which in turn creates a feedback loop for objects and people. An example HP often gives is putting thousands of sensors on a bridge, to measure vibrations. Peter Hartwell explained to me that there are around 600,000 bridges in the United States. 30-40% of these bridges are in need of maintenance, according to Hartwell. A large bridge such as Golden Gate in San Francisco would need anything between 1,000 – 10,000 sensors in order to give a good picture of its ‘health.’ Hartwell added that it’s not simply the bridge data that HP wants to measure, but the system itself. Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic…last_img read more

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Politics mars Kartarpur corridor event

first_imgAs the ruling Congress and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) jostled to take credit for the Kartarpur corridor project, unruly scenes marred the foundation-laying event at Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur on Monday.An unseemly spat broke out over a plaque that included the name of former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, former Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal and Union Minister Harsimrat Badal. Punjab’s Prisons Minister and local MLA Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa objected to the names of the SAD leaders, saying “Badals made no contribution in getting clearance for the Kartarpur Corridor”.Puts black tapeAnnoyed over the inclusion of SAD leaders’ names, hours before the ceremony, Mr. Randhawa put a black tape over his own name, besides the names of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and Punjab PWD Minister Vijay Singla as a mark of ‘protest.’ Later, the plaque was replaced by a digital display.“Akali Dal had been in power in the State for many years. All these years they never took up the Kartarpur issue seriously. Now they are making attempts to take credit for it as they are an alliance partner with the BJP in the Centre,” said Mr. Randhawa. Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu and the Punjab Chief Minister laid the digital foundation stone of a road project that will link the Kartarpur corridor in Pakistan by pressing a button. An animated Mr. Randhawa even went up to Mr. Venkaiah Naidu to complain about the ‘Badals’ claiming credit.As tension was palpable on stage throughout between leaders of all the parties, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari went behind the stage to persuade Mr. Sukhbir Badal to come on the dais. Then Capt. Amarinder stopped proceedings to bring Punjab Congress president and Member of Parliament from Gurdaspur Sunil Jakhar on stage.Shiromani Akali Dal accused the Congress party and Mr. Randhawa of indulging in cheap politics by defacing the Kartarpur corridor foundation stone even before start of the foundation stone laying ceremony.SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia said “Mr. Randhawa’s action was shocking and shameful and totally unbecoming of a Sikh and a Punjab government minister. No Sikh would try to politicise and spoil such a solemn occasion associated with Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji by performing such an abominable act,” he alleged in a statement, after the event.The Congress and SAD leaders, who jostled for space on stage, also took the opportunity to hit out at each other. When Harsimrat Badal launched a veiled attack on the Congress by raising the 1984 anti-Sikh riots issue, the Congress leaders and workers resorted to sloganeering. Congress MP Sunil Jakhar accused the SAD of making Punjab a drug hub. Akali leaders shouted slogans throughout the ceremony before walking out.Separately, Mrs. Harsimrat went on to twitter to claim credit for the corridor, saying ”@AkaliDal got the Kartarpur corridor resolution passed in Punjab Assembly. in 2010. But, Cong govt at the Centre then & in 2017 Shashi Tharoor-led committee tried to deny the corridor. Now, our efforts fructified with the Cabinet decision to open up the corridor.”last_img read more

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