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Sachin Tendulkar, ‘God of cricket’, returns on celluloid


“Sachin Tendulkar is not an icon or a hero, he is an emotion.” This line from a new film on the life and career of the legendary cricketer very much sums up his stature among his fans.

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Christians caught up in Philippines’ urban battle with Islamists


Bishop Edwin Dela Pena was sipping coffee after dinner in a southern Philippines coastal town last Tuesday when he received a phone call: it was from one of his diocese priests, who sounded panicky and distressed.

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Sea of Yellow: Runners in Manchester tribute


Runners and their supporters around the UK plan to create a “sea of yellow” at marathons and other running events this weekend in tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena attack.

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More to be done to realize the aspirations and goals of our independence architects – PPP

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The independence anniversary of any nation is a time for both celebrations and reflections. As we celebrate this 51st Independence Anniversary, we must celebrate and salute the sacrifices and struggles of our leaders and fore-bearers, who toiled indomitably to win, firstly, internal self-government and ultimately, political independence, from our colonial ...

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Intolerance against systems of domination must zealously proclaimed, demonstrated in the face of threats to deny hard won freedoms – GTUC

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The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) joins with all Guyanese, home and abroad, in observing the nation’s 51st birth anniversary. As this event is being marked, in whatever form, it is important not to lose sight of the fact that freedom was not achieved without pains and sacrifices.

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51 years later Guyanese still have a responsibility to ensure that ‘democratic culture’ prevails – GAWU

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As Guyana celebrates fifty-one (51) years as an independent state, the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) is pleased to join with all Guyanese to celebrate this landmark anniversary in our history.

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PNCR ‘is proud of our record in government and Burnham’ on independence anniversary

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As we celebrate the 51st Anniversary of Guyana’s Independence, the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) salutes all Guyanese, both here at home and our brothers and sisters in the Diaspora, on our achievement of yet another year as a politically independent people and country.

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Gov’t call for inclusion, social cohesion must be matched by action for lasting progress to be attained – IAC

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The Indian Action Committee (IAC) wishes to convey greetings to all Guyanese citizens, on the occasion of the Independence of Guyana from British colonial rule on 26th May, 1966, fifty one years ago.

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Marijuana May Improve Memory In The Elderly


Marijuana’s main mind-altering compound, THC, may improve memory in older people, according to a recent German study.

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Whatever happened to Generation X?

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It’s a familiar and ongoing feud: baby boomers in one corner and millennials in the other. It seems the two generations are constantly at each other’s throats.

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