PI into pensioner’s rolling pin murder continues next month

first_imgThe Preliminary Inquiry (PI) into the death of 72-year-old Jerry Rambeer, who was said to have been murdered with a rolling pin between July 1 and 3 last year, is set to continue at the Wales Magistrate’s Court in February.Deceased: Jerry RambeerTwenty-four-year-old Joseph Rameshwar, of Belle Vue, West Bank Demerara (WBD), who had reportedly confessed to beating the elderly man, stands accused of the capital offence.Guyana Times had reported that Rambeer, of Lot 18 Sisters Village, WBD, was found lying in an unconscious state on July 1, 2018, at Back Street, Good Intent, WBD. The man took his last breath on July 3 when he was receiving medical attention at the Georgetown Public Hospital.It was two days after the beating that Rameshwar was arrested and reportedly confessed to hitting Rambeer to the head with the rolling pin during an argument. Reports were that on July 1, 2018, the pensioner attended a wedding at La Retraite, WBD, with several of his friends. Sometime later that night, the man was reportedly found lying in a pool of blood in “Gaza Street”.The now deceased father of three reportedly suffered severe internal injuries, a punctured intestine, and broken ribs.Aggrieved family members had been holding out that both Rameshwar and his father committed the act, but the Police only instituted charges against the son based on the advice of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).last_img read more

St Jude Childrens Research Hospital Teams Up with NBA Cares to Combat

first_imgSt. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is once again teaming up with NBA Cares for Hoops for St. Jude Week March 11 – 17 to raise awareness and support for the hospital’s lifesaving mission.Each year NBA players, coaches, broadcasters and fans rally behind St. Jude, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.Regardless of the final score, the kids of St. Jude get the “W” during Hoops for St. Jude Week, when NBA teams and players shine a light on the work and successes of St. Jude through online, social media and in-game promotions, in addition to hosting local patients in-arena. St. Jude NBA ambassadors, who make regular visits to the hospital, will encourage fans to join the fight to save the lives of children battling cancer and other life-threatening diseases.2018 Hoops for St. Jude Week Ambassadors:Mike Conley, Memphis GrizzliesMarc Gasol, Memphis GrizzliesPau Gasol, San Antonio SpursKevin Love, Cleveland CavaliersCoach Rick Carlisle, Dallas Mavericks“We are deeply appreciative of the year-round support of the NBA Family, fans and our ambassadors,” said Richard Shadyac Jr., President and CEO of ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. “Hoops for St. Jude Week provides a national platform to celebrate their efforts and further highlight how we are truly making a difference in the lives of kids everywhere.”The NBA’s support stretches beyond Hoops for St. Jude Week, with player and team visits throughout the year that never fail to brighten the days of St. Jude patients. Just this season, the hospital has hosted on-site and in-arena visits by players, coaches, broadcasters, owners and staff from the New Orleans Pelicans, Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia 76ers, LA Clippers, Memphis Grizzlies, San Antonio Spurs, Minnesota Timberwolves and Toronto Raptors. NBA G League teams, the Texas Legends and Memphis Hustle, also visited the hospital this season.Thanks to support generated through campaigns like Hoops for St. Jude Week, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.For more information, visit stjude.org/hoops.last_img read more

See the world

first_imgSandhu’s landscapes in oils, water colours and pastels along with Amar’s adventure travel  photography from across the world will be displayed for the first time in India.Sandhu is one of the few artists who have developed prints using her iPad drawing apps and translates nature, still life into colorful paintings in mixed media, using ink, water colour, acrylics and oils. Singh, also a mountianeer,  loves to record his myriad adventures with his camera. The idea behind this exhibition was to show a collection by Sandhu, landscapes that have inspired her along with her son’s photos of his adventures and his love for the outdoors.Singh has organised expeditions to remote and interesting parts of the world such as Kamchatka, the Himalayas, Madagascar, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Japan, the Swiss Alps and the Australian Outback.When: 12-14 April; Timing: 11.30 am-7.30 pmWhere: Visual Art Gallery, Indian Habitat Centrelast_img read more