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[COVID-19] Time Has Come When The Court Needs To Make Inquiries From The Government: Tripura HC Asks State To File Its Response On Several Issues [Read Order]

first_imgNews Updates[COVID-19] Time Has Come When The Court Needs To Make Inquiries From The Government: Tripura HC Asks State To File Its Response On Several Issues [Read Order] Sparsh Upadhyay12 Sep 2020 2:17 AMShare This – xThe Tripura High Court on Friday (11-09-2020) asked the State to provide relevant details in connection with various issues related to COVID-19.The Division Bench of Chief Justice Akil Kureshi and Justice S. Talapatra noted,”That it is a matter of public knowledge that the number of Coronavirus cases in the state is steadily increasing and has reached a high figure.”The Court acknowledged…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Tripura High Court on Friday (11-09-2020) asked the State to provide relevant details in connection with various issues related to COVID-19.The Division Bench of Chief Justice Akil Kureshi and Justice S. Talapatra noted,”That it is a matter of public knowledge that the number of Coronavirus cases in the state is steadily increasing and has reached a high figure.”The Court acknowledged the fact that the number of deaths related to Coronavirus is also on the rise. Recent newspaper reports particularly published in vernacular language have reported the plight of the patients and relatives of those who have been tested positive of the virus. Certain shortcomings in the public health care system are projected.Further, the Court observed,”While recognizing the need to allow the Government to do its duty during these difficult times, this Court is of the opinion that the time has come when the Court needs to make inquiries from the Government with respect to the issues revolving around the handling of coronavirus spread in the State and more particularly of providing health care to those who are tested positive.” (emphasis supplied)Important observations made by the High CourtThe Court took into account the following points:* Taking the example of a COVID Centre, the court noted that the number of patients admitted at the said centre was higher than the total number of beds available.* In the entire State, it appears that there are only 19 ventilators available, all at AGMC and GBP hospital, Agartala. This would imply that all patients with acute breathing problem and who are required to be put on a ventilator would have to be shifted to Agartala.* If such a situation develops suddenly, shifting the patient from a remote area would be a challenge.* The Court also came across a newspaper report published in Daily Desher Katha describing the plight of a corona patient who took discharge from AGMC and GBP hospital in order to admit himself at ILS hospital, Agartala which is a private hospital, but was refused admission.Consequently, the Court noted that these and various other issues require further examination. Under the circumstances, the Court sent the notice to the respondents, returnable for 18th September 2020.The respondents have to file a reply before the returnable date, particularly providing the following details:1- The number of active corona cases in the State, if possible with district wise break-up.2- The number of corona treatment centres with the break-up of which are fully equipped with necessary infrastructure, medicines and medical and paramedical staff.3- Whether there is any private hospital in the State which has been given permission to admit coronavirus patients. If yes, the maximum capacity of such hospital(s) to admit such patients and the treatment charges which these hospitals have been authorized by the Government to collect from the patients.4- Steps taken by the administration to ensure that the relatives of the patients are updated about the health condition and the treatment being given to the patient as well as to ensure the communication between the patient and his/her relatives.5- Details of the fund allocation at different Government hospitals treating corona patients. The break-up of the funds available for corona treatment and treatment for other ailments if bifurcated shall be provided.6- Details of availability of essential equipment such as oxygen supply devices, PPE Kits for doctors and paramedical staff etc.7- Details of availability of doctors and paramedical staff at each corona treatment centre and the assessed requirement of such medical and paramedical staff as also, the basis on which such assessment has been made by the State.Lastly, the Court remarked,”We are sure the Government would address the concerns of the general public as are projected by the print media and take such measures as are necessary to improve the condition in Government treatment centres.”Click Here To Download Order[Read Order] Next Storylast_img read more

Charting the leatherbacks

first_imgIn February 2008, Jennifer Bremer spent 10 days on the beach in Playa Grande, Costa Rica. Daytime temperatures hovered in the high 80s.But for Bremer, a veteran middle school math teacher, it was not your average beach vacation. She traveled to remote northwestern Costa Rica as a fellow with the Earthwatch Institute, an international nonprofit that specializes in matching citizen scientists with professionals leading field expeditions around the world.The institute, among the largest of its kind, just moved its headquarters into a Harvard-owned building in Allston, Mass., bringing with it more access for area schoolchildren and teachers to its fellowships and other resources.On her work trip, Bremer slept in a bunk bed and ate two meals a day while collecting data for biologists interested in the nesting habits of leatherback turtles, an endangered species whose young emerge from eggs laid on Costa Rican beaches.At night, Bremer and other volunteers slipped quietly onto the beach to lie behind the 450-pound reptiles. They counted the turtles’ ball-like eggs as they dropped into deep sandy nests. The volunteers also recorded the size of the creatures and tagged the newcomers. They also tracked the fate of hand-size hatchlings, which had to run a gauntlet of predators — crabs and birds — to reach the sea.Leatherback turtles, whose winglike flippers can span 9 feet, are “pretty much dinosaurs,” said Bremer. “Big, solid, and stubborn.” They lumbered onto the beach to dig their nests, leaving behind tracks as wide as a farm tractor’s.The Earthwatch expedition brought adventure, knowledge, and ecological thrills, said Bremer, who teaches in Framingham, Mass. While at the research site, she blogged about her experience, and readers chimed in from the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil. She also taught daytime lessons via Skype for her students. They practiced math skills by charting temperatures, and by doing metric conversions on distances from sea to nest.When she returned to school, “I was the coolest thing, for a month or two,” said Bremer of the students’ reactions. “All of a sudden, I was everybody’s hero.”The experience inspired Bremer to deliver talks at other schools, to develop new lesson plans, and to take a summer seminar for teachers at Boston College’s Urban Ecology Institute. “They really got that ball rolling,” she said of Earthwatch. “There’s so much we can do with kids. They get excited when we are excited.”– Corydon Irelandlast_img read more

Chuba Akpom confirms Nigeria switch

first_imgRelatedPosts Akpom pens Middlesbrough loan deal UCL: Benfica kicked out by player who left club one week earlier + other results Benfica handed tough trip to PAOK in UEFA Champions League qualifiers Former England youth international Chuba Akpom says he has now pledged his international allegiance to the country of his parents Nigeria.The 23-year-old striker, who plays in Greece for PAOK, is eligible to for the Super Eagles as he holds dual-nationality and has not represented England at senior level.In March 2017, ex-Arsenal youth player Akpom trained with the Nigeria senior side at Barnet alongside then Chelsea defender Ola Aina and now hopes to line up with his life-long friend Alex Iwobi for the West African country.“I’ve only just recently switched my allegiance, so I’ve signed the documents and hopefully in the next few weeks it will be approved to enable me play for Nigeria,” Akpom told BBC Sport.“I’ve been wanting to do that for many years now but not many people know this. It’s just been a matter of sorting it out, which is now in a process. I’m looking forward to it.“It was a personal decision. I’m Nigerian and my whole family feel very Nigerian and it will be nice to represent Nigeria.“It will also be nice to link up with Alex [Iwobi] again and play for the national team. We started playing when we was younger together and to make that step to play for the national team together will be amazing.”London-born Akpom scored 18 goals in 41 youth caps for England from under-16 to under-21 level.He joined Arsenal at the age of six and spent time on loan with Brentford, Coventry, Nottingham Forest, Hull and Brighton, but failed to break into the Gunners’ first team.A final loan spell at Belgian side Sint-Truiden resulted in six goals in 16 games and after six different clubs over five seasons.The academy graduate managed just 12 appearances for his boyhood club before heading out to Greece on a permanent deal in August 2018.He provided six goals and four assists as PAOK went unbeaten to seal the 2018/19 Greek title as well as the only goal in the FA Cup win against AEK Athens to complete a dream double.Now established in Greece and with three goals in eight matches this season, Akpom would love to follow in the footsteps of Iwobi.“I wasn’t surprised because at the time he wasn’t playing for England, he came out of nowhere and he started playing for Arsenal and from there he just progressed, so I wasn’t surprised when he picked to play for Nigeria,” said Akpom.“It was the better decision to make, now he’s played in the World Cup and the Africa Cup of Nations. I’ve always said that I’d like to play with him again for Nigeria, we’ve always spoke about that.“We’ve played together since we was five and six years old, we grew up together. It took me a while to settle down and to get used to the environment in Greece.“Going to play abroad and in another league has helped me, but I hope to take my career to the next level with Nigeria.”Nigeria have previously succeeded in convincing former England-born players like Sone Aluko and Ola Aina to represent the West African nation.They have also persuaded London-born duo of Josh Maja and Joe Aribo, who plays for Scottish giants Rangers.The latter scored on his debut against Ukraine this month.His teammate and Liverpool’s loanee Sheyi Ojo also told the BBC that he would love to represent Nigeria if they approach him.Tags: Chuba AkpomPAOKlast_img read more

Tyus Battle’s altered shot ‘was always fine’ amid his early-season struggles

first_img Published on December 6, 2018 at 12:40 am Contact Billy: [email protected] | @Wheyen3 Comments Tyus Battle was surrounded by reporters after Syracuse’s slim victory against Cornell last Saturday. Seated in the middle of Syracuse’s locker room minutes after dropping 26 points on the Big Red, Battle was distracted by a television on the wall. But when a reporter asked a few questions about his shot, Battle perked up.Battle lifted his right wrist up toward his chest and started flicking. First, he pantomimed a motion almost directly forward, a line-drive shot. That’s what he said his shot used to look like. Changing his jumper had consumed last summer as he looked to become more NBA-ready.Then, he raised his right elbow, creating an arm angle slightly greater than 90 degrees to increase his arc. With it raised, his follow-through pointed upward, toward the TV mounted on the wall.“I’m trying to get my elbow up,” Battle said. “Completely up. And now it’s a better opportunity for the ball to go in the basket.”After leading Syracuse (6-2) in scoring a year ago, Battle’s shots didn’t fall in SU’s season-opener. Despite the small sample, the questions began, and they haven’t stopped since. But work with NBA trainer Drew Hanlen during the summer — and the hundreds of shots that followed each week — proved the struggles were an anomaly. Battle has quickly turned it around and leads the Orange in scoring (17.0 points per game), again, despite scoring a season-low two points on Tuesday. He’s done it by making perimeter shots consistently.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“It was fine,” Battle said Dec. 1. “It was always fine. I was just missing shots, we played like two games and I didn’t make shots. It happens, slumps happen. I’m making them, so it’s all good now.”A season ago, Battle shot 39.9 percent from the floor and 32.2 percent from three. He put his name into the NBA Draft discussion, and attended a pre-draft workout with the Los Angeles Clippers. While in L.A., he got in touch with Hanlen, who’s trained young NBA stars like Joel Embiid and Jayson Tatum, among others. Battle and Hanlen worked out the first time the night before the prospective draftee’s workout with the Clippers.Hanlen, an NBA skills coach and consultant, hoped to “iron out” some of the hitches in Battle’s jump shot, so they worked out for a few hours that night. And they worked well together, Hanlen wrote in an email. They continued their partnership throughout the summer. Their goal: create a “smooth, free-flowing shot,” Hanlen wrote. By the end of the summer, Hanlen wrote that Battle’s shot-release time dropped from a second to half a second.“He has some of the tightest handles I’ve seen in a college player,” Hanlen wrote, “so we really locked in on shooting mechanics.”But it didn’t show up in game one: Battle shot 3 for 10 against Eastern Washington on Nov. 6. That was followed by three more games below 50 percent from the floor, including only one 3-pointer in SU’s first four games.Then, Battle broke out. He made 8-of-10 shots against Colgate on Nov. 21, including all three of his 3s. Afterward, Boeheim said he hoped “nobody ever changes his shot again.”Battle didn’t feel like he’d done anything differently, he said. He rewatched six games worth of his tape before facing Colgate and noticed he wasn’t ready to shoot on the catch. But Battle’s shooting mechanics didn’t change. Many of his early-season attempts came after some dribbling or late in the shot clock. But now, when a swing pass comes, he often catches on his way down from a hop step, already preparing to shoot.That day, and against Ohio State and Cornell, the shots went in. But Battle struggled against Northeastern on Tuesday, going 1 for 7. In response, Boeheim summed it up simply, saying “It happens.”With the return of Frank Howard as the primary ball-handler, Battle shot 64.8 percent, including 8 for 11 from 3-point range, in their first three games together this season. The junior thinks he’s benefited from better looks this season, and that’s allowed him to take advantage of the major mechanical shift he feels this summer gave him: a higher arc.In the season’s first few games, Battle seemed intent on driving to the basket, shooting runners off one leg and hoping for fouls. Now, he’s locked back into his pull-up jumper that was so effective a season ago. The 6-foot-6 junior rises up so high on his shot that he’s at no risk of getting blocked.Now, in a groove, Battle doesn’t hesitate. His left foot lands first, then his right a little ahead. All that’s left to do from that point, with the threat of an explosive first step keeping the defender off of him, is to rise up and knock it down.“When you see the ball go in, it makes things a lot easier,” Battle said. “Especially when you’re looking to score the ball.”He’d put the work in. Battle spent time watching film of his own shot, along with watching tape of his idol Kobe Bryant’s jumper. Battle worked out with professionals like Embiid and Tatum, but also took shots under his father, Gary’s, supervision even as the Dome floor was being converted to a football field after SU’s season opener.Most importantly, based on Battle’s continued self-message this season, he just shot. He shot before practice. He shot after practice. He shot between classes.After the shots finally fell against Colgate, Battle wasn’t surprised. He “knew they were gonna start falling,” he said afterward. He’d put in too much work for them not to.center_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

NFL trade rumors: 49ers, Packers have expressed interest in acquiring Chiefs’ Dee Ford

first_imgThe Chiefs placed the franchise tag on Dee Ford, but they are open to trading him and they have at least a couple of suitors.The 49ers and Packers have both expressed interest in acquiring the pass-rush specialist, according to NFL Network. The Packers run a 3-4 defense so the fit there makes plenty of sense. The 49ers though run a 4-3 so that fit isn’t quite as good. However, the Chiefs have not said Ford can’t play defensive end in a 4-3 scheme.The team is willing to hold on to Ford and play him at that position if they can’t find a deal for him they like so they clearly believe he can do it. Just on the surface, the fit in Green Bay’s defense would appear to be ideal.And when you consider Ford would slot in on the opposite side of Clay Matthews, Green Bay fans can have a lot to dream about. Related News NFL trade rumors: Steelers close to dealing Antonio Browncenter_img Two #Chiefs notes: 1. They seem to have a market for franchised pass-rusher Dee Ford, with the #Packers and #49ers expressing interest, I’m told. 2. They are hosting FA RB Carlos Hyde and there is a good chance they sign him, if all goes well with the physical, source said.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 9, 2019Ford tallied 13 sacks for Kansas City last season, but with the firing of defensive coordinator Bob Sutton and subsequent hiring of Steve Spagnuolo, the fit for the Pro Bowl player is not quite as good.Spaguolo specializes in a 4-3 defense whereas Ford excels as an outside linebacker in the 3-4. NFL free agency rumors: Chiefs to sign running back Carlos Hydelast_img read more

Redknapp admits defeat in Cole bid

first_imgHarry Redknapp has admitted defeat in his bid to sign Joe Cole for QPR.Cole, who played under Redknapp at West Ham, is set to rejoin the east London club from Liverpool.And Redknapp believes Rangers’ recent 3-0 home defeat against the Merseysiders was a major factor in the former England star’s decision.He explained: “He probably looked at it and thought ‘Harry I love you but I don’t think you’ll stay up’.“I would have liked to have him. He’s good around the place and has a good attitude.“I understand. West Ham love him, he’s going back there and I wish him all the luck in the world.”Redknapp added: “I’m not even close to getting anyone. Joe was the only one I really tried to get in the last couple of weeks.“I thought he was coming for sure, but then West Ham came in for him.”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 Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

Thousands of Bloggers Struggle to Withstand Wave of DDoS Attacks Against LiveJournal

first_imgA Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Related Posts Long-time blogging platform LiveJournal said today that it has been subject to “repeated, large-scale DDoS attacks” for the past two weeks. The company says that the attacks have targeted a number of different users’ journals, some of whom are political in nature. While a small number of users may be targeted, all users lose their ability to publish and read on the platform when the site is taken down. “LiveJournal believes strongly in the ideal of freedom of expression,” the company said, “and we’re working very hard to ensure that users around the world have a place where their voices can be heard.”Among those affected is Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, who began blogging on Russian-owned LiveJournal two years ago this month. “As an active LJ user, I believe the hackers’ actions to be outrageous and illegal,” Medvedev reportedly wrote in Russian on his blog this week. “Both the administration of the blog and law enforcement agencies must look into the matter.”LiveJournal said it is making extensive but un-described technical changes to try to fight off the attacks. Nearly 400 users posted comments expressing support for the company’s efforts (or listing their birthday wishes if they were born this month, the news update concerned several matters) within the first few hours after the statement.“These attacks are insane,” commented fiction writer and paid-account holder McGarryGirl78. “I’m glad you guys are doing everything you can but the frustration does start to get to me after a while. I know it’s not your fault though so I just wish you luck on keeping the attackers at bay.”In its statement, the company urged users unable to access their journals to watch Twitter for updates. LiveJournal describes itself there as “blurring the lines between blogging and social networking… since ’99.” Built by now-Googler Brad Fitzpatrick 12 years ago next week, LiveJournal was acquired by SixApart six years ago and then bought by Russian media company SUP three years ago.Cynics might shrug at the troubles of the no-longer dominant blogging/social networking service, but attacks against LiveJournal are attacks against the voices of people who choose to use that platform to publish and subscribe to the world. The ability for any everyday person to publish their thoughts and subscribe freely to their personal interests in the world is a precious historical anomaly. Amazon traffic monitoring service Alexa says LiveJournal is the 72nd most-trafficked site on the Web, just behind the New York Times at number 71.Related: Why a Day of Tumblr Down-Time Matters to the Web & to the World Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting marshall kirkpatrickcenter_img 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Tags:#Blogging#news#NYT#web last_img read more

The Lure Of Broadcasting Our Politics On Social Media

first_imgAfter months off the Facebook wagon, I tentatively took a step back on this week. There were a few friends that I struggled to keep up with offline, and I wanted more contact with them. What I didn’t want was a constant barrage of politics. Maybe I just chose a bad week to get back on Facebook. After all, what with the Supreme Court’s momentous ruling on same-sex marriage, there was bound to be virtual cheering and fist-pumping on one side, or anguished hand-wringing on the other. And for good reason: it’s a big deal that affects us all.Yet even for these high-profile issues that deeply matter, many of us don’t want to have a friendly place to mingle turned into London’s Speakers’ Corner, with friends and family broadsiding us with politics.And why do we think that a Facebook or Twitter post is the right way to communicate our personal views to the world, anyway?Think about it. When was the last time you started a conversation with a friend or co-worker by shoving a picket sign into their face? Or, really, when was the last time you started a conversation with a political statement at all? At least since the golden age of the French salon, politics and religion have been excluded from polite conversation. Yet on Facebook and Twitter they’re front and center.Why?Politicking To Bolster Self-EsteemAccording to research by professors Keith Wilcox and Andrew Stephen, “people present a positive self-view to others,” which in turn causes them to feel good about ourselves and decreases our self-restraint. We’re all familiar with this as it pertains to our pictures of perfectly assembled meals (“Look at the food I get to eat!”, our selfies in front of famous tourist attractions (“I live a glamorous life of travel!”) and nights out on the town (“My life is so fun!”). As much as we dread seeing others show us their highlight reels, we do it ourselves.But how does this apply to our political posts? Following this same research, posting political statements may be a way of telling friends and followers “I’m enlightened.” We want people to see that we’re on the right side of a particular discussion, which is easy on Facebook, in particular, because we tend to congregate with like-minded people and get positive reinforcement in the form of “likes” and “attaboy/girl” comments.Indeed, this may contribute to helping us feel less lonely, as another study found. In this University of Arizona study, the mere act of posting to social networks—even absent any feedback in the form of comments or likes—led to an increased sense of well-being. Perhaps telling the world our political beliefs makes us feel engaged and in partnership with other like-minded people who surely must be out there, reading our posts.The irony is that while such rewards apparently motivate our online politicking, we generally aren’t convinced by others’  political screeds. We either nod our heads in agreement with like-minded individuals or dig in our heels against conflicting opinions. Or, in my case, we’re turned off both by those with whom we generally agree and disagree.Yet this doesn’t seem to inhibit the ego-boost and sense of well-being we get from raising our own virtual pickets.Can I Turn This Thing Off?Whatever our motivations for foisting our opinions on others, is there a good way to avoid others’ political posts? After all, as much as I’d like to simply unfriend or unfollow friends and family who persist in telling me how they feel about genetically modified salmon or President [insert your least favorite president here], that’s not always possible. After all, I love my mom.During the election season, when political sloganeering reached fever pitch, Jason Perlow (who posts far too much about food but nothing about politics) walked through how to use Social Fixer to cut down on political clutter. I’ve found that it works well, though only for Facebook. Also, it requires constant feeding to weed out the latest social or political cause your friends now want to share at you. Still, it’s a good start.Civil Discourse For A Civil SocietyUnfortunately, that’s all it is. Because let’s face it: until people stop broadcasting their political beliefs, no filter is going to perfectly block them. Kind of like spam in our email inboxes.Hence, maybe the best we can do is to take care that the next time we want to tell the world why they should vote for X, or care about Y, we remember just how ineffective it is when others yell their beliefs at us, and forbear. If we absolutely must share our opinion, try one-on-one. It’s amazing how much higher the quality of our communication becomes when done in-person. Image courtesy of Shutterstock. Tags:#Facebook#politics#social media#twitter Facebook is Becoming Less Personal and More Pro… Related Posts The Dos and Don’ts of Brand Awareness Videoscenter_img Matt Asay Guide to Performing Bulk Email Verification A Comprehensive Guide to a Content Auditlast_img read more

Nike vows to fix NBA jerseys after shirts shredded

first_imgLiAngelo Ball, UCLA teammates arrested in China for shoplifting Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 “They are lighter and deliver great mobility and sweat wicking characteristics, and the feedback from players has been overwhelmingly positive. “However, during game play we have seen a small number of athletes experience significant jersey tears. “We are very concerned to see any game day tear and are working quickly to implement a solve that involves standardizing the embellishment process and enhancing the seam strength of game day jerseys.“The quality and performance of our products are of utmost importance and we are working with the NBA and teams to avoid this happening in the future.”ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Several of the league’s biggest names, including LeBron James and Draymond Green have been seen wearing tattered shirts since the season began.Last week, Sixers star Ben Simmons’ shirt was almost completely torn apart as he tussled for the ball during his team’s game with the Indiana Pacers.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutNike said it was working to remedy the situation in a statement on Tuesday.“Nike always puts the athlete at the center of everything we do and we have worked hard to create the most advanced uniforms in the history of the NBA,” the company said. MOST READ View comments LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers plays with a ripped jersey during the second half against the Boston Celtics at Quicken Loans Arena on October 17, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFPNike on Tuesday vowed to fix issues with its NBA jerseys after a string of high-profile incidents which have seen shirts torn to shreds.The opening weeks of the NBA campaign have seen multiple incidents of torn jerseys, creating a public relations headache for Nike in the first season of an eight-year deal as the league’s jersey supplier.ADVERTISEMENT Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillioncenter_img QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:48NBA: Kawhi, George seek more for Clippers than beating Lakers01:37PNP vows dismissal for cadets in alleged hazing at PNPA01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Read Next CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasalast_img read more


first_imgIt is with sadness that the Australian Touch Association recognise the passing of Keith Sambo on January 24. Heavily involved in Touch in both the Northern Territory and Queensland, Keith was a constant face in both the National Touch League scene and within Junior Development. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and were involved with Keith. The ATA would like to offer its sincere condolences to all of Keith’s family and friends. Please read the following article for more information on Keith. KEITH SAMBO TRIBUTElast_img

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