Youth Department Events Unveiled

first_img Related Items:anti-violence, peace concert, regatta villAGE, romain virgo Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 23 Sept 2015 – Youth Week events continue across the country and tonight, in South Caicos there is a ‘Peace Concert’ at the Regatta Village. In Providenciales on Thursday there is a Youth Forum on ‘Anti Violence’ at the Gus Lightbourne Gym at 6:30pm. There will be a Youth Fair in North Caicos on Friday at the Community Center, while in Grand Turk on the holiday a horse race will take place, it is being held in honor of slain young man, Kevino Smith. The major event is set for Providenciales, where there is a youth march, rally, fair and concert – all for free – at the Gus Lightbourne Sports Complex. The march begins at the FirstCaribbean bank parking lot at 9am and the Peace Concert is later featuring Romain Virgo out of Jamaica. Recommended for you Anti-Violence workshops for Boys started Youth Department spearheading anti-violence workshop for Boys Youth to March in anti-violence parades to celebrate Youth Daylast_img read more

Alaska News Nightly Tuesday Oct 9 2018

first_imgStories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @AKPublicNewsListen nowTwo Utqiaġvik whaling crew members die in apparent whaling accidentRavenna Koenig, Alaska’s Energy Desk – FairbanksNorth Slope Borough Mayor Harry K. Brower Jr. said that the Borough is not releasing details about the incident until all the facts are gathered and all family members have been notified.Public safety persists as top issue for Y-K Delta tribesAnna Rose MacArthur. KYUK – BethelThis time last year, there were eight Village Public Safety Officers across the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. Now there are nine, and one more is undergoing a background check as part of the application process. The region contains 56 tribes, and many don’t have any law enforcement at all.Poll shows challenger closing in on Rep. YoungLiz Ruskin, Alaska Public Media – Washington D.C.A new poll suggests Alaska Congressman Don Young, the most senior member of Congress, may be in a tight race.Republican Governors Association plays dominant role in Alaska campaign funding Andrew Kitchenman, KTOO – JuneauThe Republican Governors Association has paid more than two and a half million to a group backing Dunleavy’s campaign for governor.ConocoPhillips heralds first oil at Alaska petroleum reserveAssociated PressConocoPhillips Alaska has reached a milestone at the first drill site on federal leases within the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.Ask A Climatologist: How much would society have to adjust to curb climate change?Casey Grove, Alaska Public Media – AnchorageThe Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a special report that says, among other things, “limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society.”How much can a city like Anchorage cut down on carbon?Zachariah Hughes, Alaska Public Media – AnchorageOne place where there’s an effort to go greener is in Anchorage. The administration of mayor Ethan Berkowitz is moving forward on a new climate action plan, and simultaneously pursuing measures to reduce the city’s carbon emissions. The move comes at a time when cities and states are clashing with federal environmental policies, and developing their own climate initiatives.Kenai invocation policy ruled unconstitutionalAaron Bolton, KBBI – HomerAfter a roughly two-year court battle, a superior court judge ruled today that the Kenai Peninsula Borough’s invocation policy is unconstitutional.Anchorage School Board votes not to change school start timesWesley Early, Alaska Public Media – AnchorageOn Monday night, the Anchorage School Board voted against changing school start times for the district.NPFMC may impose regulations on Southeast and GOA rental boatsAaron Bolton, KBBI – HomerThe North Pacific Fishery Management Council, or NPFMC, took a step during its meeting Monday toward regulating unguided boats that anglers pay to use for halibut fishing.Beadnose 409 crowned as the 2018 Fat Bear Week championWesley Early, Alaska Public Media – AnchorageThere is a new champion, fattest bear in Katmai.last_img read more

Voters may experience stifling heat and humidity on May 19

first_imgKolkata: Rains accompanied with thunderstorm will lash some of the south Bengal districts till Friday following which the temperature will continue to rise, the Regional Meteorological Centre in Alipore predicted.The weather office said the last phase of election in the state will be conducted amidst hot and humid condition as the mercury is expected to soar from the next Saturday. “The thundershower will take place in various South Bengal districts in the next 48 hours. There is a possibility of lightning in South Bengal districts. A gusty wind of around 40-50 km per hour speed along with rain will hit West Midnapore, East Midnapore, Jhargram districts,” a senior official of the MeT office said. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataPeople in the city and other districts had been under a tremendous heat spell for the past few days. They heaved a sigh of relief after rain and thundershower hit various South Bengal districts in the evening of May 13. People from the districts such as Birbhum, Nadia, Bankura and Malda witnessed moderate to heavy rainfall along with gusty wind on repeated occasions since Monday. It can be mentioned here that the temperature touched 42 to 43 degree Celsius in the Western districts such as Bankura, Purulia and West Midnapore. Many other districts of South Bengal also had been under tremendous heat spell. Also Read – Lightning kills 8, injures 16 in stateThe temperature in the region remained high throughout the day due to the inflow of northwesterly wind to the state from the neighbouring states. There has been little moisture incursion into Gangetic Bengal and thereby preventing the formation of a storm-triggering system. A Nor’wester brought the recent heat spell under the control. A thundershower triggered by Nor’wester lashed North 24-Parganas, Hooghly Howrah and adjoining parts of the city late on Monday night. The mercury dipped by a few notches bringing temporary respite to the people. The discomfort level may again shoot up as the humidity is expected to be on the higher side from next Saturday. Various North Bengal districts may however witness hailstorm and thundershower in the next couple of days. A prediction of hailstorm poses a concern for the team garden owners as it may damage the tea production in various North Bengal districts.last_img read more

Noted poets to be conferred with Mystic Kalinga Literary Award

first_imgTo celebrate the creative spirit of Bhubaneswar and commemorate the literary diversity it offers, Odisha Diary Foundation (ODF) and Odisha Media Info Service (OMIS) Private Ltd organise annual Mystic Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) every year, bringing together best minds in the world of literature within and outside of Odisha and India.This festival of verse, music, dance, and discussion dedicated this year to the concept of Bhakti and will be held in Bhubaneswar and Chilka from January 5 -7, 2019 Also Read – Add new books to your shelfNoted poet Ashok Vajpeyi and Harihar Mishra will be conferred with prestigious Mystic Kalinga Literary Awards this year. This was informed by the Mystic Kalinga Festival, Director, Rashmi Ranjan Parida. The award has been instituted to recognise and celebrate three prolific writers, poets, and performers in Odia, in one Indian language, and in one international language. The awardees have been chosen keeping in mind their contribution to their specific language and genres. The awards will be announced on January 3, 2019. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveAshok Vajpeyi is a noted Hindi poet, critic, essayist and translator, and a dynamic presence in the Indian cultural scene. He is the author of thirty-eight books of poetry and criticism in Hindi and the founder/editor of eight journals in Hindi and English. He is the recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award (1994) for his book Kahin Nahin Vahin. Harihar Mishra is known for his versatility as a dramatist as well as the writer of prose and poetry. As a dramatist, he has worked on major works such as Chilika Tire for the radio and among his famous poetry books – Dibya Asantosh stands tall. He had won the Odisha Sahitya Akademi Award way back in 1977 for his drama Ratira Duiti Dena. Prateek Pattanaik will also be felicitated with the Mystic Kalinga Literary Award (Special Citation) during the festival. Prateek Pattanaik is a young researcher of Odia literature and Odissi music. Prateek’s work consists of several projects to create digital documentation of vulnerable cultural practices including performing arts, musical traditions, lesser known monuments, neglected languages, and palm leaf manuscripts. Apart from that, Prateek research and write about Odisha’s ancient culture on the lines of mythology, the arts, and ethnomusicology. It should be noted that for the last three years Mystic Kalinga Festival has set a global benchmark in literary festivals. This year more than 100 celebrities from the world of literature, music, cinema, dance, the theatre will assemble in the temple city of Odisha to deliberate on the theme of ‘From the Carnal to the Cosmic: A Celebration of Bhakti Poetry’. Eminent writers and Odisha’s living legends like Sitakant Mahapatra, Ramakanta Rath, Pratibha Ray, and others will join the festival as guests of honour and speakers. Renowned writer Hindi poet and critic Ashok Vajpeyi will be the keynote speaker of the event and several Sahitya Akademi and Padma Awardees will be joining to discuss how literature transcends boundaries of artificial human creations and emotions. “Mystic Kalinga Festival is a celebration of bhakti. In a festival that is both celebratory and exploratory, the aim is not merely to discuss bhakti, but to distill its very essence. And hence we will see the remarkable diversity of modes and styles at this festival. Poets, dancers, storytellers, and musicians are as integral to this unique event as scholars and academics”, said Mystic Kalinga Festival, creative director, Arundhathi Subramaniam. Mystic Kalinga Festival – Director and Founder, Rashmi Ranjan Parida said, “Literature has the potential to connect a divided society and it can transform self-centeredness to world-centeredness. Kalinga Literature Festival was first launched in 2014 to celebrate this potential of literature. Mystic Kalinga Festival, an international festival of poetry and performances, emerged out of the need to connect to people’s hearts through poems, songs, dances, performances, and meditations”.last_img read more