Monday, May 15, 2017

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How to deal with dry eyes*

May 14, 2017, 11:14 PM AST Comments

The cornea, the clear central window at the front of the eye, is coated with a thin film of tears. The tear film is made up of three layers: Mucus from goblet cells in the conjunctiva; water from the lacrymal glands beneath the bone above the eyeball towards the temple; and lipid (oil) from the mei

HEARTBREAK!*

May 14, 2017, 10:43 PM AST Comments

A moment of stark madness from tail-ender Shannon Gabriel ended West Indies’ stubborn resistance and laid waste to more than half a century of history, as Pakistan pulled off a nerve-jangling 101-run victory in the decisive third Test to clinch an historic first series win on Caribbean soil ye


Women’s franchise T20 tournament bowls off today*

May 14, 2017, 10:35 PM AST Comments

An epic battle is expected when the Courts Grand Slam Women’s Cricket T20 tournament today as the Tecu Southern Titans lock horns with Central Gladiators at Wilson Road in Penal and Kieron Pollard’s KJ Sports Eastern Diamonds oppose Sacha Cosmetics Northern Starblazers at UWI, St Augusti


This foolish game

May 14, 2017, 10:31 PM AST Comments

Any stranger to cricket wandering into Windsor Park yesterday afternoon would have been left mystified by the spectacle. There is surely no other sport that is so dependent on context to the extent that spectators at the venue and countless millions all over the world are absolutely riveted to the a

Keshan upsets No. 5 seed in ‘Nationals’*

May 14, 2017, 10:28 PM AST Comments

AFTER squandering three match points at 5-2 in the final set, Keshan Moonasar still managed to upset the No. 5 seed yesterday and advance to the quarterfinals of the B-Mobile National Tennis Championships at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Road, Tacarigua. The under-21 player failed to convert


...Trevine Sellier into *

May 14, 2017, 10:25 PM AST Comments

PLAYING in her first tournament in over five years, Trevine Sellier has reached today’s quarterfinals of the b-Mobile National Tennis Championships at National Tennis Championships at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Road, Tacarigua. After taking down under-14 player Maria Honore 6-4, 6-1


Smith: Let’s make up for lost time*

May 14, 2017, 10:21 PM AST Comments

With the construction of the Brian Lara Cricket Academy now complete, it is now on to Phase Two. Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, Darryl Smith, explained that the next step is to open the Cricket Academy and start making up for lost time. Smith was speaking at the official opening ceremony of th


Quintana wins dramatic Giro stage nine*

May 14, 2017, 10:20 PM AST Comments

Colombia’s Nairo Quintana claimed the race leader’s pink jersey after winning a dramatic stage nine at the Giro d’Italia, yesterday. But British riders Geraint Thomas and Adam Yates both crashed on an action-packed day, virtually ending their hopes of overall victory.

GROUNDED*

May 14, 2017, 9:55 PM AST Comments

An ex-parte injunction has been filed by Minister of Labour and Small Enterprise Development Jennifer Baptiste-Primus against 62 air traffic controllers, ordering against any “sick-out” action. The application was made in the Industrial Court and was filed under various sections of the I


Elias promises profit

May 14, 2017, 9:53 PM AST Comments

Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) chairman Emile Elias yesterday promised a year-end profit at the majority State-owned organisation in this financial year. This promise comes even as Elias is facing criticism for TSTT’s controversial $255 million buy-out of Massy Commu


Mom found dead: suicide suspected*

May 14, 2017, 9:51 PM AST Comments

Iris Benjamin, 71, of Black Rock, Tobago, died yesterday in what police believe to be suicide. She was found lying on her back on Mt Grace playing field, with a bag containing a bottle of what appeared to be a poisonous substance nearby. Benjamin was the mother of three children.


Camille: Mothers’ role always a challenging one*

May 14, 2017, 9:47 PM AST Comments

Women have a responsibility to nurture men, especially given the violence pervading the society, said Planning Minister Camille Robinson-Regis. She said women should not be “condemned” for their undertaking challenging roles, like caring for differently-abled children, and sometimes falt


Teen dies in highway crash*

May 14, 2017, 9:45 PM AST Comments

A FELICITY teenager driving along the Solomon Hochoy Highway early yesterday died after losing control of his vehicle. He has been identiifed as Nicholas Pyle, 19, of Dularie Street, Felicity. The crash happened on the South-bound lane of the highway, on the approach to the Claxton Bay overpass, wh