GPL pole crashes through roof of Industrial Site home

first_imgChevon Harry, her two children and her reputed husband are contemplating alternative sleeping arrangements on Thursday evening after a GPL electric post came crashing through the roof of her apartment at Industrial Site Ruimveldt squatting area.The mother of a nine-year-old and six-year-old told Guyana Times that she was in the yard washing when the pole came crashing down. Up to late Thursday, the electric wires and the fuse were seen in the bedrooms of her home.She claimed several persons in the area called the power company and reported the matter and although a prompt response was promised, up to late Thursday evening, no one visited.The images provided indicate the woman’s house received substantial damage. She told Guyana Times that her two television sets fell to the floor as a result of the impact.As such, she is calling for full compensation for the damage suffered, adding that the lives of her family were put at risk.She was, however, thankful that no one was inside the house at the time of the incident. The post was reportedly attached to a section of the John Fernandes Container Yard.last_img read more

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MICHAEL MURPHY NAMED GAA/GPA PLAYER OF THE MONTH

first_imgDonegal captain Michael Murphy has been named the GAA/GPA player of the month for May. Michael Murphy pictured with Stephen Maher (Laois), as they picked up their player of the month awards in Football and Hurling at Croke Park today.Murphy produced a man-of-the-match display for Donegal in their Ulster SFC quarter final win over Derry.He was instrumental throughout that encounter, and scored a sensational point from a sideline kick, that drew comparisons with the famous point scored by Maurice Fitzgerald for Kerry against Dublin in 2001. GAA President Liam Ó Néill said, “The onset of our championships brings with it stellar performances and our two winners this month certainly contributed to the bright start we’ve had to both the football and hurling championships.“Michael Murphy has long been a leader for Donegal, despite his relative youth, and his latest offering against Derry was in keeping with his leadership qualities.Murphy and his Donegal team-mates are currently preparing for an Ulster semi-final clash with Antrim in Clones a week on Sunday.  MICHAEL MURPHY NAMED GAA/GPA PLAYER OF THE MONTH was last modified: June 10th, 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:Croke ParkdonegalGAAMichael MurphynewsPLAYER OF THE MONTHSportlast_img read more

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Ducati to launch Monster 797, Multistrada 950 in India on June 14

first_imgWe had earlier reported that Ducati were to launch the all new Monster 797 in India. Now, we have confirmation, Ducati will launch the Monster 797 and Multistrada 950 in India next month on June 14. Ducati had showcased the new Monster 797 at the EICMA 2016 in November.The all new Ducati Monster 797 will be the company’s new entry level motorcycle. Moreover, Ducati will also launch the new entry-level small engined Multistrada 950 in India.Monster 797Price:We expect the all new Ducati Monster 797 to come for a price of Rs 7 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi) – Rs 9 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi).Ducati Monster 797Engine:The all new Monster 797 comes with a 803 cc, L-Twin cylinder, 2 Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder, air cooled engine that produces 75 hp of peak power and 68.9 Nm of peak torque, mated to six-speed gearbox.Design:The design of the Monster 797, elegant and muscular, perfectly integrates the wide handlebar, tank, trellis frame, engine and double-sided swingarm. An agile and dynamic line that transmits sportiness and instils confidence right from first glance: a compact, sports design that is unmistakeably Monster.Ducati Monster 797The classic circular headlight is equipped with LED position lights, the tank reintroduces the fastening hook and the Desmodue twin, advanced and powerful, sees the return of the cooling winglets.Suspension:To fully exploit the horsepower of the Desmodue, the Monster 797 is equipped with a fully adjustable 43mm front fork and a rear shock with adjustable preload and rebound. The Brembo brakes and Bosch 9.1 MP ABS as standard make for even more exciting sports riding as well as always ensuring maximum safety.advertisementDucati Monster 797Color:The Monster 797 is available in three colour combination: Star White Silk, with red frame and wheels, the classic Ducati Red, with black frame and wheels and smart Dark Stealth with black frame and wheels.Multistrada 950Design:The new Multistrada 950 combines comfort, style and superior performance. The Multistrada 950 combines Multistrada 1200 and Multistrada 1200 Enduro design features to perfection, taking the “lightest” elements from both. The front-on view, with the distinctive headlight, ‘beak’, adjustable screen, two ‘wings’ and tank come from the Multistrada 1200.Ducati Multistrada 950The rider’s seat with narrow mid-section, the passenger seat, rear grab rail, the design of the exhaust and swingarm and the wheel sizes were, instead, taken from the Multistrada 1200 Enduro. This mix has produced a bike with classic Multistrada lines that’s also compact, and not just visually.Engine:The Multistrada 950 is powered by the already renowned twin cylinder 937cc, Testastretta, liquid cooling engine with a maximum of power of 113 hp and maximum torque of 96.2 NM, mated to six-speed gearbox.Ducati Multistrada 950Feature:The Multistrada 950 instrument panel consists of a large easy-to-see LCD that provides the rider with primary and secondary information, four Riding Modes (Sport, Touring, Urban and Enduro), DSP (Ducati Safety Pack) that includes ABS and Ducati Traction Control,At the rear there is a LED tail light. A hazard warning lights function is also available on the Multistrada 950.Color:The Multistrada 950 is available in two colours; classic Ducati Red and stylish Star White Silk. Both colour schemes feature matt grey frame and wheels.Ducati Multistrada 950Price:We expect the Ducati Multistrada 950 to come for a price of Rs 11.5 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi)- Rs 13 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi).ALSO READ:Is Ducati Monster 797 coming to India by April?last_img read more

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