BAHAMAS StateRecognized Funeral to be held for Mr Calvin James Johnson

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#Bahamas, November 7, 2017 – Nassau – The Cabinet Office announced today that a State-Recognized Funeral will be held for Mr. Calvin James Johnson, former Parliamentarian on Thursday, 9th November, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, West Hill Street.Further, the body will lie-in-repose on Wednesday, 8th November, 2017 from 9:00am – 5:00pm at Butler’s Funeral Home & Crematorium, Ernest and York Streets.  Viewing for the general public will be from 1:00 pm – 5:00pm.Press Release: Bahamas Cabinet Office Related Items:last_img

Students conduct road safety awareness campaign

first_imgKolkata: Several students from Krishnachandrapur High School at Mathurapur in South 24-Parganas participated in a massive ‘Safe Drive, Save Life’ campaign organised by the Sunderban police district and the local administration to make people aware about the necessity of following norms while driving vehicles.It may be mentioned that the “Safe Drive, Save Life” campaign, a brain child of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, has immensely contributed towards building awareness and significantly reduced the number of road accidents in the state. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedDistrict administrations and police have been carrying out rigorous campaigns ever since it was launched by Banerjee. On the occasion of Republic Day, the school students joined hands with the police and the Krishnachandrapur Gram Panchayat to organise a programme on Raidighi-Diamond Harbour Road at Krisnachandarpur. Helmetless bikers plying through the area were given new helmets and also a garland. The school students also took out a rally with placards and festoons highlighting the importance of road safety and the implementation of “Safe Drive, Save Life” campaigns. Also Read – Bose & Gandhi: More similar than apart, says Sugata BoseThe students urged the bikers and drivers to follow traffic norms while driving their vehicles. All the helmet-less bikers who were provided with helmets made a pledge that they would no longer ride their bikes bare headed. Debasish Banerjee, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Mandirbazar, Santanu Bapuli, Karmadhakshya of South 24-Parganas, Soumitra Mondal, CI Mandirbazar, Chandan Kumar Maity, headmaster of Krishnachandrapur High School, and Bapi Haldar, a local panchayat member, were also present. It may be mentioned that Kolkata Police is also conducting various programmes from time to time to make the campaign effective. Various orientation workshops are being held for the commuters and drivers. The city police also prepared a video to create awareness on road safety. The video is shown to the drivers at the orientation workshops.last_img read more