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Friday, April 28, 2017

Major ‘Hackathon’ competition launched

A number of software developers, computer programmers, graphic designers and others on the creative side of ICT development will have a chance to put...

Consumers urged to cease using Samsung Note 7 …’Return product and ask for...

The Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission has ordered that ALL consumers with either an original Samsung Galaxy Note 7 or its replacement power down...

Samsung ‘pauses Note 7 production’, say media reports

(BBC) Smartphone giant Samsung has reportedly stopped production of its Note 7 phone amid claims that replacement devices are still at risk of catching...

Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crash-landing on comet

(CNN) The Rosetta space probe has crash-landed on the surface of a distant comet, ending a remarkable 12-year mission that made a series...

GEA completes 18 months of gathering data in wind measurements

The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) recently completed a year and half of data gathering in wind measurement. Relocated from Yupakari in Region 9, the...

Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 phones after battery fires

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) recalled all Galaxy Note 7 smartphones equipped with batteries it has found to be fire-prone and halted their sales...

Earth-like planet discovered

Closest potentially habitable planet to our solar system found (CNN)  In a discovery that has been years in the making, researchers have confirmed the existence...

Scientists turn old plastic bottles into fuel

(CNN) Millions of tons of plastic garbage pollute our world. What if we could turn them into fuel instead? That's the ambitious plan of...

FAA orders ‘urgent’ engine fixes for Boeing 787 Dreamliners

(CNN) Describing it as an "urgent safety issue," the Federal Aviation Administration has ordered modifications on specific General Electric engines on some 787...

Cuba returns to the U.S. ‘wrongly shipped’ Hellfire missile

(BBC) - Cuba returned to the United States an inert Hellfire missile that had been wrongly shipped to Havana in June 2014. The missile, which...

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Feel bad when we can’t win for our management – Samson

Delhi Daredevils became the second team in three days to be at the receiving end of a chastening lesson: never drop Robin Uthappa's catch....

Nandlall says charge should have never been filed since there is a High Court...

...over the ownership of the law books Former Attorney General and attorney- at-law, Anil Nandlall- who was on Thursday arrested by the Special Organised Crime...

Mexican woman, 116, gets bank card after being deemed ‘too old’

(BBC) - A Mexican bank has said it will let a 116-year-old woman open a bank account, after originally rejecting her for being too...

Letter: GAWU urges Govt Information Director to be better acquainted with sugar industry

Dear Editor, The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) wishes to refer to an article appearing in the April 26, 2017 Guyana Chronicle titled...

Police re-capture man who escaped their custody at the Ruimveldt outpost

A prisoner's bid to escape police custody was on Friday morning foiled due to quick action by the police. However, observers are contending that the...

Surgery success for Bangladeshi girl with three legs

(BBC) A Bangladeshi toddler born with a third leg attached to her pelvis is returning home after successful surgery in Australia. Choity Khatun, who is...

Guptill debuts as Kings XI bowl; Yuvraj, Nehra return

Kings XI Punjab captain Glenn Maxwell chose to bowl in the team's first home game in Mohali this season, against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Kings XI...

Albouystown man to spend 3 years behind bars for marijuana stash under bed

A 28-year-old fisherman who was on Tuesday busted by Police under a bed hugging two bags of marijuana, will now spend three years behind...

Man in high speed car chase gets 1-year jail, $1M fine for fake number...

Elroy Livan, a Lusignan, East Coast Demerara man, was on Thursday morning slapped with a one-year jail term and fined $1 million after Magistrate...

Guyana drops 3 places in media freedom ranking

Reporters Without Borders (RWB)  has indicated in its 2017 World Press Freedom Index that there have been significant setbacks in Guyana over the past...