Indian High Commissioner to assist in agricultural projects.

first_img Share 31 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring! Share Photo credit: wsstp.eduAn Agriculture Scientist accompanied by two other technical staff from the Ministry of Agriculture in India will visit Dominica in June, to explore ways to boost the agriculture sector here.Indian High Commissioner to Dominica Mala Mishra says Dr. Victor Kummer will be here in June, as the second phase of cooperation in agriculture between the two countries.He told a press conference this morning, that sites have been identified in Castle Bruce for several pilot projects.“I am very happy to say that Dr. Kummer will be here again. He along with two other technical experts will be here for one month. There is a place called Castle Bruce where a site has been identified to have some pilot projects on banana and plantain,” he said.He said the projects will be completely based on Indian technology.“…we will transfer what we have developed in India to Dominica,” he added.Mishra says the government of India is also seeking to develop expertise in Dominica’s horticulture sector.Dominica Vibes Newscenter_img LocalNews Indian High Commissioner to assist in agricultural projects. by: – April 14, 2011 Share Tweetlast_img read more

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The Latest: Cycling body struggling through pandemic

first_imgMore AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 Cricket Australia CEO Kevin Roberts says “the global cricket calendar is very busy but we will do everything we can to honor our commitment to Bangladesh and will continue to work with the BCB on an agreed date.”The Bangladesh-Australia series is the second in the world championship to be postponed. England returned home from Sri Lanka last month at the start of the outbreak.___Southampton has become the first Premier League club to announce its players will defer some of their salaries amid the coronavirus pandemic.The Premier League had wanted all squads to take a 30% pay cut but the move led to a standoff with the players’ union. The UCI has received more than 650 requests for postponements or cancellations from organizers because of the coronavirus pandemic. That represents 30% of its international calendar.The UCI says it is reimbursing all registration fees of canceled events to help organizers.The UCI will take a considerable financial hit from paying those fees and it also expects its Olympic revenue payment from the delayed Tokyo Games to be postponed and likely reduced.The UCI says its leadership has agreed to reduce salaries or allowances and furloughed all 130 employees of the UCI and the world cycling center.___ Associated Press Australia’s rugby league championship plans to restart on May 28.The NRL has been suspended since March 23.The governing ARL Commission also says it intends to play a full three-game State of Origin series.Commissioner Wayne Pearce says they wanted to set a date and then work on finalizing a competition. It will depend on border restrictions in New South Wales and Victoria states and New Zealand opening up.Pearce says “a date is to give certainty to players and their schedules, clubs and thousands of people who are out of work through clubs and millions of fans.” He says “the situation is changing dramatically and we need to get moving. It is in the best interests of our clubs, our players, our stakeholders and importantly our fans that the competition resumes as quickly and as safely as possible.”___Australia’s two-test cricket tour of Bangladesh in June has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.The first test was to start on June 11 in Chattogram. The second from June 19 in Dhaka.Both were part of the world test championship. The final of that tournament is scheduled for next June. Trying to find a new slot for the tests will be a challenge.center_img The Latest: Cycling body struggling through pandemic Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The International Cycling Union says it can get through its greatest crisis since World War II with limited damage “as long as the situation does not last longer than current predictions.” April 9, 2020 The league has been indefinitely suspended.Southampton says players will defer part of their salaries in April, May and June “to help protect the future of the club, the staff that work within it and the community we serve.”Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhüttl, his coaching staff and directors will also defer some pay over three months.Southampton says it has “put measures in place to ensure that all staff not deferring part of their salaries will continue to receive 100% of their pay, paid in the normal way until 30th June.”___last_img read more

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Shandon Spa scoops prestigious award for the second year in a row!

first_imgThe Shandon Spa is thrilled to be named as RSVP Magazines ‘Best Resort Spa 2017’ for the second year in a row! The Shandon Spa has been named amongst some of Ireland’s best spas in Ireland’s number one celebrity magazine.The Shandon Spa is going from strength to strength, said Eibhlin Cannon, Spa Manager. Eibhlin remarked how they have upgraded the spa this summer with a refurbishment of the treatment rooms, reception areas and the relaxation room. Eibhlin explained how her clientele want to be pampered from head to toe, so she has introduced many new little luxuries throughout the Shandon Spa experience. Eibhlin thanked her wonderful team and said all credit is due to her girls who work so hard in ensuring that each and every one of their guests have the most comfortable and enjoyable Shandon Spa experience.Carolynne Harrison, General Manager of the Shandon Hotel & Spa has commended Eibhlin and her team for winning this fantastic accolade for the second year running.In celebration of this fantastic win, Carolynne said they have launched a promotion on their popular, ‘Wild Atlantic Bliss’ package which is 79 euro per person. For those who book this within the next two weeks for any date Mon – Wed up until end of December 2017, they can enjoy a discount of 15 euro per person, bringing this fantastic, luxury spa package down to just 64 euro per person.The Wild Atlantic Bliss package includes a luxury, 1.5 hour thermal suite session, an Aromatherapy back massage and a Pure Marine Thalgo Taster Facial with a Scalp Massage. This package will have you relaxing for at least two and a half hours, it really just depends how long you decide to chill in our newly refurbished relaxation room, nothing quite like watching the waves crash on the rock at Marble Hill! The thermal suite experience something you will not forget in a hurry, in fact, it will have you dreaming about your next Shandon spa day.The spa boasts tropical showers infused with special oils to moisturize your skin, our vitality pool with its massage jets and bubbles with a breathtaking view of the bay, pamper those feet with our foot spas, alleviate any breathing issues with our sea salt & eucalyptus grotto and last but certainly not least, relax in our outdoor Canadian Hot tub as you listen to the sounds of the ocean as your backdrop.To avail of this discount, simply quote ‘Best Resort Spa’ to our team and we will apply your 15 euro discount. Make sure you book well in advance! 00353 (0) 74 9136137.Shandon Spa scoops prestigious award for the second year in a row! was last modified: September 16th, 2017 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:awarddonegalRSVPSHANDON SPAlast_img read more

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