Monday, September 18, 2017

Refund Policy

World hunger again on the rise

Sep. 17, 2017, 11:54 PM AST Comments

After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, says a new edition of the annual United Nations report on world food security and nutrition released on September 15. At the same time, multi


Taking care of those working feet*

Sep. 17, 2017, 11:41 PM AST Comments

Once your job entails standing or walking for extended periods, your feet are going to feel the effects. Imagine twice your body weight in force occurs through your feet and legs, with every step you take. Your feet take a lot of force over extended periods of time; pain is therefore common in the h


MORE PLAUDITS*

Sep. 17, 2017, 11:35 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) president Azim Bassarath said he is “immensely proud” of the performances of the Trinidad and Tobago cricketers in this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and insisted that the TTCB will continue to do its part to ensure they keep pr

Our professionalism came to the fore, says Narine*

Sep. 17, 2017, 11:32 PM AST Comments

Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine said the unsettling cold temperatures during the one-off T20 International had been difficult to deal with but hailed the professional approach from West Indies after they trounced England by 21 runs on Saturday. Temperatures at the Riverside in the northeast dipped


Gayle hints at return to Test action with WI*

Sep. 17, 2017, 11:27 PM AST Comments

Chris Gayle has hinted that he could return to Test cricket, over three years since his last appearance for Windies in the five-day format. Gayle, 37, played the last of his 103 Tests against Zimbabwe in 2014 but remains a key player for Windies in T20 cricket, helping them win the World T20 in Indi


Success by system

Sep. 17, 2017, 11:24 PM AST Comments

Cricket West Indies may argue to the contrary, but it seems the urgency of qualifying for the 2019 World Cup has ushered the likes of Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels back into the fold for the five-match One-Day International series against England, beginning tomorrow in Manchester.


Chatoor, Parag claim top honours at Maracas Open Water Classic*

Sep. 17, 2017, 11:22 PM AST Comments

Marlins Graham Chatoor and Blue Dolphin’s Josiah Parag claimed the 5k and 3k titles when the Subway Maracas Open Water Classic concluded yesterday at the popular North Coast beach. Chatoor successfully defended his title and was crowned the first champion of the day when he completed the 5k in

Four ‘Solo’ titles for Maharaj*

Sep. 17, 2017, 11:20 PM AST Comments

SHREYA MAHARAJ became the second player in successive years to capture as many as four titles in the Solo Junior Table Tennis Championships. Arun Roopnarine had accomplished the feat last year and the talented 14-year-old matched his impressive haul last weekend at National Racquet Centre, Orange Gr


Rajah wants to help Red Force*

Sep. 17, 2017, 11:18 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago Red Force batsman Isaiah Rajah wants to play a key role in ensuring that Red Force has a successful 2017/18 Cricket West Indies Professional Cricket League season. The 23-year-old emerged as one of the leading batsmen for the Red Force last season and he is expecting to play an i


Serrette for Fairleigh Dickinson Hall of Fame*

Sep. 17, 2017, 11:16 PM AST Comments

NATIONAL Association of Athletics Administrations (NAAA) president Ephraim Serrette will be inducted into the Fairleigh Dickinson University Division I Athletic Hall of Fame on October 21. Serrette was a standout sprinter at the New Jersey, USA university between 1978 and 1982, and still holds schoo


CRACKDOWN*

Sep. 17, 2017, 10:59 PM AST Comments

Sweeping changes have been made at State-owned Petrotrin to guard against future “fake oil” scandals and its president has assured that the company will be taking action to recover any money that was overpaid to A&V Oil and Gas Drilling and Workover.


Accused cop a relative of Baksh*

Sep. 17, 2017, 10:56 PM AST Comments

A close relative of Hanif Nazim Baksh, owner of A&V Oil and Gas Drilling and Workover, is said to be the police officer involved in the attack against members of the media. When contacted by the Express yesterday, the police officer, who is attached to the Penal Police Station, refused comment, sayi