Bahamas Police arrest more men for drug possession

first_img Electricity Cost of Service Study among the big agenda items at September 11 Cabinet meeting ALERT # 2 ON POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE NINE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY THURSDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 AT 9 PM EDT Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppBahamas, July 6th 2017 – Nassau – Police have arrested two men in possession of drugs and firearms. According to reports, shortly before 1pm on yesterday, officers arrested two male suspected in the Weddell Avenue area, after they were found in possession of one pistol with three .9mm rounds of ammunition, another black Smith and Wesson pistol with eight .40 hollow tip rounds of ammunition, a magazine containing addition rounds of ammunition, a quantity of marijuana and cash. The men were taken custody and will be arraigned this week. Over 178 firearms have now been taken off the street for the year.Story By: Kay-Marie Fletcher#MagneticMediaNews Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:#magneticmedianews The Luxury of Grace Bay in Down Town Provolast_img read more

Getting back whats ours

first_imgThe National Museum in the Capital is holding a month long show of the single piece of work to emphasize on the fact that what belongs to the country must be strictly protected.A seminar was held recently based on the same thought process where the unanimous consensus was that a detailed, nationwide documentation of all existing monuments across cultures and regions is essential so as to avert illicit international trafficking of antiques.Simultaneously, the country requires an environment that encourages the development of a domestic market for artefacts by suitably amending the Antiquities Act, according to experts at the symposium on Return of Yogini: Art & Crime noted during day-long deliberations. The speakers also discussed ways of creating general awareness about heritage objects, thus promoting transparency through better informed public stakeholders. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’The meet was organised by the National Museum Institute (NMI) as part of an ongoing exhibition — The return of the Yogini — that displays an exquisite 10th-century stone sculpture which recently returned to the country from Paris to where it was smuggled out a quarter century ago.The single-object exhibition organised by the National Museum was to end on 6 October, but has been extended till 20 October, owing to public request, according to Dr Venu V, director-general of the museum.last_img read more

Treat for theatre lovers

first_imgThis edition of the festival has been conceptualised and designed with the theme of Breaking Borders to showcase the confluence of different cultures. Participation of countries like USA, UK, Germany, China, France, Poland, Switzerland, Norway, Israel, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, among others and  showcasing around 150 plays to theatre lovers in the city will make this edition stand out of all the previous ones. The festival will also travel to other parts of the country with plays being showcased in Agartala (Tripura), Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh), Aurangabad (Maharashtra) and Panaji (Goa). Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’To popularise theatre among the youth and to use theatre as a learning process, NSD is facilitating various colleges to perform in this year’s Bharat Rang Mahotsav. Various theatre troupes and rock bands of Delhi University colleges and Jawaharlal Nehru University will also be participating. The idea behind the initiative is to connect the young generation with theatre, which will create an environment for better theatre productions. Several ambience performances comprising of folk performance, children’s theatre are being scheduled for non-stop entertainment during the 18-days festival. Also Read – Leslie doing new comedy special with NetflixNSD Repertory Company’s Ghazab Teri Adaa directed by Prof. Waman Kendre will be the inaugural performance of the festival at Kamani auditorium. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State of Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge) & Civil Aviation, Govt. of India and film personality Om Puri will be the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour at the inaugural ceremony.This edition will be a complete package of cultural extravaganza with seminars, literary interactions (interface with Krishna Sobti), lecture demonstrations(Himani Shivpuri’s acting in a scene from Krishna Sobti’s Mitro Marjani), dance (dance of Birju Maharaj), company theatre music (B Jayshree’s talk on Rang Sangeet), film music, visual art (Raghu Rai’s photography), exhibitions etc. For the first time, the festival will also witness a Theatre Bazar where products related to theatre will be showcased.In another global initiative, NSD will also organise World Theatre Forum on the theme of ‘Breaking the Borders’, where in theatre luminaries from all over the world and across the country will come together to interact with the audience.Various discussions and seminars will take place around the theme “Paridhi Ke Bahar-Natak Bazar”, to bring marginalised voices to the national platform.last_img read more