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Posted: Friday, January 13, 2017

DISRESPECTFUL! This how president of the Sri Dattatreya Yoga centre and attorney Ramesh Persad-Maharaj described a decision by a young chutney artiste to use the Sri Dattatreya temple in Carapichaima to film what Persad-Maharaj has termed, "an offensive Chutney video".

Singer under fire for recording video at temple

Calls for Rowley to deal with Chutney row
Demands that only local chutney songs - and not remakes of Bollywood songs - are allowed to be entered in the competition.

Child marriage has no religious boundary

Concerns about overseas travel by Presidents House
MEMBERS of the Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) of the Parliament yesterday expressed concern about expenditure for overseas travel relating to the Office of the President.

Presidential free for all
THE Office of the President is without a tender committee, there is no system in place for the purchase of non-perishable items, there is no human resources department, no audit section

Union wants Balgobin removed from Angostura
SWWTU protest for second day...

Browne: We are going to have industrial anarchy

UNC: Petrotrin privatisation coming
UNC chairman David Lee stated restructuring or privatisation at Petrotrin is inevitable.

RBC to close branches, send home staff
THE Chaguaramas and Carlton Centre, San Fernando branches of RBC Royal Bank (RBC) are to be closed within the next two months and their operations merged with the bank's West Mall and High Street, San Fernando

PTSC: 25 buses to be operational in Tobago by month end

Dumas still in hospital
Former Minister and Member of Parliament for Tobago East, Rennie Dumas remains warded at the Scarborough General Hospital and is said to be resting comfortably, according to family sources.

Gene Samuel shoots bandit in Beetham robbery
...two suspects were running away with the loot—one of them aimed a gun towards Samuel forcing him to draw his firearm and open fire.

Kidnapped man escapes
A 26-YEAR-OLD East Dry River, Port-of-Spain man who was kidnapped on Sunday and kept in an unoccupied house near the Lady Hochoy Home in Cocorite for close to four days

Woman kills man
A 49-YEAR-OLD Valencia woman is in custody after she stabbed a male relative to death at their Valencia home on Wednesday night.

Boy granted leave for judicial review pursue judicial review proceedings against the State after he was removed from the Youth Training Centre (YTC) and placed in a "safe house" by the Children's Authority.

Pirogue capsizes in rough waters in Tobago, one dead
A TEENAGER is dead while one man is said to be assisting Tobago police in their investigations following a fishing expedition which went wrong at Grange Bay yesterday afternoon.

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