Jack Eichel defends Evander Kane’s tenure with Sabres

first_imgSAN JOSE — Evander Kane is fast, physical and just entering the prime of his career.Pete DeBoer raves about him, he produces almost every night and the Sharks see him as a cornerstone piece for years to come. With so much to like, it’s hard to understand why Kane, 27, will be suiting up for the Sharks at SAP Center Thursday instead of the Buffalo Sabres? Why isn’t he a centerpiece in the team’s rebuild?The easy narrative is that the Sabres unloaded Kane because he’s a problem child and who …last_img

SA’s police ahead of target

first_img24 March 2006South Africa will exceed its target of increasing the number of police officers to 152 000 by April 2006.Safety and Security spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi told BuaNews on Thursday that his department managed to increase the number of police personnel to 152 236 ahead of the set target, as outlined in the department’s programme of action.Arrests, investigations upAs a result, Mulaudzi said the rate of case investigations and arrests had also increased.“The more police we get, the more we enhance the operational side of our work, which precisely intensifies our fight against crime,” he said.In August 2005 the total staff establishment in the South African Police Service (SAPS) was 148 113.Numbers to increaseThe programme of action states that a total of 11 000 new police recruits would be trained and be on the streets for the 2005/2006 financial year.Mulaudzi said the current number of police officers was expected to rise further to 156 000 by the end of this year and to 158 000 by 2007.By end of March 2008, SAPS anticipates having 165 850 police officers.“Current indications are that we will be able to meet these deadlines,” Mulaudzi said.Source: BuaNewslast_img read more

Stalking case ‘no business’ of Home Ministry, says Kiren Rijiju

first_imgThe Home Ministry said on Monday that it had “no business” to interfere in the police investigations regarding a “local case” in Chandigarh.“The Home Ministry has no business to get into [interfere with] a local case,” Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said denying allegations made by the Congress.New SSP appointedAmid the controversy around the stalking incident, the Ministry appointed a woman Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Jagdalek Nilambari Vijay, as Senior Superintendent of Police, Chandigarh, a post lying vacant for months. Ms. Vijay, a 2008-batch officer of the Punjab cadre, was sent on deputation to Chandigarh on Monday.Chandigarh is a Union Territory, which is administered by the Home Ministry, in accordance with the provisions of Article 239 to 241 of the Constitution. “Since my response is strictly according to media coverage, my assessment is that the accused should not have been allowed to be let out on bail immediately. His custody ought to have been sought to verify the complaint,” Puducherry Lieutenant-Governor Kiran Bedi told The Hindu.last_img read more

Bonleon holds off transfer to Arellano, stays with UST for academics

first_imgChurch, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress “I won’t play, I’ll just stick to being a student,” said Bonleon, who almost had his brother Mario Emmanuel join him in Arellano, in Filipino.“The people at the alumni office will be the ones who will take care of the schooling of my brother and me.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsBonleon was adamant he will not play for UST if head coach Boy Sablan remains in charge of the team.And now that he’s back in UST, Bonleon said he still won’t suit up for the Tigers. Antetokounmpo arrives in Manila for charity stint MOST READ “I almost gave up my academics last year because I really want to play,” said Bonleon, who accused Sablan of favoritism among his players. UST’s Mario Bonleon. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netBeleaguered swingman Mario Bonleon of University of Santo Tomas held off his transfer to Arellano University after former Growling Tigers persuaded him to stay in España.In a message to INQUIRER.net, Bonleon said he will forego his status as a student-athlete but he will still enroll with UST for the 2017-2018 academic year.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

Jamaica and Cuba Hold Bilateral Discussions

first_img Prime Minister Andrew Holness today (July 5) held bilateral discussions with His Excellency Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, President of the Republic of Cuba. The Cuban President is in Jamaica for the first time since assuming office in April this year. Story Highlights His Excellency is one of two special guests attending the CARICOM Heads of Government meeting underway in Montego Bay St. James. Prime Minister Andrew Holness today (July 5) held bilateral discussions with His Excellency Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, President of the Republic of Cuba.The Cuban President is in Jamaica for the first time since assuming office in April this year.His Excellency is one of two special guests attending the CARICOM Heads of Government meeting underway in Montego Bay St. James.During the discussions, Prime Minister Holness noted that Jamaica is grateful for the support received from the Cuban Government in relation to education, health and energy.“Jamaica certainly wants to develop our energy security. The changing global situation as it relates to the change in oil production shows that it is important. We are also very eager to expand trade in the region. This is a practical way of strengthening our ties within the region”, said the Prime Minister.Prime Minister Holness highlighted that greater levels of partnership can be forged in energy security and the transitioning for heavy fuel oils.The leaders also expressed interest in collaborating on issues of solar energy and agro-processing in the future.In the meantime, the Cuban President thanked Jamaica for its friendship over the years.last_img read more

Eastern Command GOC visits Sikkims border areas

first_imgDarjeeling: Lt. Gen M M Naravane, AVSM, SM, VSM, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Command visited border areas in the state of Sikkim on Tuesday, where he is on a visit currently. “The Army Commander, accompanied by the GOC, Trishakti Corps visited forward areas, where he was briefed on the security situation along the border and also interacted with the troops,” stated an army release. The Commander had arrived on a three-day visit at Sukna in Darjeeling district on January 28. On arrival at Sukna, the Army Commander was received by Lt. Gen C P Mohanty, GOC, Trishakti Corps. He was briefed on operational situation and preparedness.last_img

CATO to host May 1 info session on changes to the Ontario

first_img Posted by CATO to host May 1 info session on changes to the Ontario Travel Act Travelweek Group Thursday, April 19, 2018 TORONTO — The Canadian Association of Tour Operators is hosting a presentation by TICO President and CEO Richard Smart and all Canadian tour operators are invited to attend.CATO Executive Director Pierre LePage says Smart will give an update on the recent changes followed by an open forum and Q&A session with attendees, providing insight into the impact of the changes on all tour operators.The presentation will take place from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1 at the TICO Board Room, (Travel Industry Council of Ontario), 2700 Matheson Blvd East, Suite 402, West Tower in Mississauga.Both the presentation and open forum are open to all tour operators, both CATO members and non-members, says LePage.Tour operators wishing to attend should email LePage at plepage@cato.ca indicating who will be attending and their company name. Tags: TICO << Previous PostNext Post >>last_img read more