Sangeeta places third in Miss India Worldwide


Diwali motorcade sights – Photos by Keno George

Details make a difference: The Philadelphia Hindu Temple’s float in the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha’s Diwali motorcade showcased intricate costume designs, which have become a hallmark of the event.

Diwali Utsav at State House

State House was this evening lit up for Diwali. President David Granger and First Lady Sandra Granger entertained guests.

Diya ceremony

President David Granger lighting the ceremonial diya at the Ministry of Social Cohesion’s Diwali celebrations on Main Street last evening.

Bids out for expansion of Mazaruni Prison

The expansion of the Mazaruni Prison is closer to realisation as bids are currently being invited for eligible contractors to undertake the project, the Department of Public Information said.

Back at it again

Days after being stripped of dark tint, a Route 40 (Kitty-Campbellville) minibus is once again the target of ranks of the Guyana Police Force’s traffic department after it was spotted again, heavily tinted.The minibus, BRR 5635, was subjected to an inspection at the Traffic Headquarters, Eve Leary, after concerns were raised via Facebook about public transportation being heavily tinted.When contacted by this newspaper yesterday, Public Relations Officer of the Guyana Police Force Shivpersaud Bacchus said that the bus was released after an inspection officer examined the bus and the tints and LED lights were removed.In a Facebook post seen by this newspaper, the bus, sporting heavily-tinted windows, was spotted just after midday yesterday in David Street, Kitty.