GWI launches 16th anniversary promotion in time for Guyana Carnival

first_imgAs the Guyana Water Inc (GWI) celebrates its 16th anniversary, the utility company has launched a special promotion to coincide with the Guyana Carnival which is billed for May 18 to May 27.Members of GWI and the Guyana Carnival CommitteeDuring the promotion, which runs from May 7 to May 23, 30 customers who pay their utility bills will be rewarded with tickets to the various concerts and events that will be held during the Guyana Carnival season.GWI Commercial Relations Officer Andrea Khan was elated about the collaboration with the Guyana Carnival Committee, especially as the company celebrated 16 years.She further stated that GWI has so far made significant improvements to its system this year. “It’s definitely a year to remember, which will see GWI improving its services even more to its valued customers as well as the firsts such as the first-time access to potable water in many communities across the country,” Khan related.Meanwhile, GWI Managing Director, Dr Richard Van West-Charles noted that this was the first time that the utility company was collaborating with Hits and Jams Entertainment.“It’s an opportunity for us to put things right and encourage people to pay what you owe and we’re giving back also as people pay us,” he said.The promotion drawings will be held prior to the events and will encompass every region of Guyana where domestic customers will benefit.last_img read more

‘His performance was great!’ Tottenham boss praises hat-trick hero Harry Kane

first_imgHarry Kane was the star of the show for the Tottenham once again after his hat-trick helped settle a frantic 4-3 victory over Leicester City at White Hart Lane.The striker’s double handed Spurs an early two-goal lead but the Foxes hit back with a goal either side of the break to pull level.Kane then completed his hat-trick from the penalty spot while an own-goal from Jeff Schlupp restored Tottenham’s two-goal cushion before David Nugent set up a nervy finale with a late third for Leicester.The hosts managed to hold on, however, and Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino heaped praise on star-man Kane, who is now the top flight’s leading goalscoring having taken his tally to 19 for the season.The Argentinean said: “It was a very good thing for him to score three goals.It’s always important for the striker and it was his first Premier League hat-trick, so I’m very happy for him. His performance was great.”The 21-year-old was rewarded for his fine form with a debut England senior call-up this week, and Pochettino believes Kane has earned his international chance.Asked whether the striker should start for the Three Lions in upcoming friendlies with Lithuania and Italy, the Tottenham boss said: “Its Roy Hodgson’s decision, not mine, but I think Harry deserves to be in the national team.”Despite the positives, there was concern over his side’s defensive performance after conceding three goals against Leicester, who sit rock-bottom of the Premier League.Pochettino said: “I’m a little bit worried because you are never happy when you concede three goals at home. We need to analyse the game and we need to improve. I think that we are a team that wants to play in the opposition’s half and to always score, but we need to be more consistent in our defensive game.”last_img read more

Yoga and selfrealization Exploring the connect

first_imgAs part of Amity Humans Quarter celebrations, Amity Institute of Travel and Tourism organized a guest lecture of Nupur Tewari, Ambassador of Tourism in Kyushu region of Japan, at University campus.Addressing the gathering, Nupur Tewari, Yoga Trainer, and Healer, said that yoga promotes the belief that humans are the best creation of the universe with a power to achieve everything. She shared that yoga is culture, philosophy, humanity and most importantly, beyond religion. Yoga is not only about asanas but about ‘self-realization’. It helps a person realize his or her true potential by achieving positive energy. Tewari remarked that humans, in general, have a tendency to judge people without knowing them properly. She stressed that through practicing meditation, an individual can attain the purest form of knowledge that is, acceptance towards equality and empowerment for all. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfApprising about tourism in Japan, Tewari shared that Japan is witnessing a historic surge in tourist arrivals. As a marketing strategy, the country is not only promoting the heritage sites or tourist destinations but have well marketed their positive culture, leading to an increase in the number of tourists. She emphasized that every Japanese citizen is imbibed with the values of being kind and helpful towards every human being, which makes the country one of the most tourist-friendly nations. She called upon the budding professionals of the tourism sector in India to create a helpful ecosystem and safe environment to increase the footfall of international tourists. She opined that communication is one of the key aspects of tourism and to succeed, practicing the ancient maxim ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ is a must.The lecture was attended by hundreds of students of Amity Institute of Travel and Tourism.Nupur Tewari is an Indian from West Bengal who is staying in Japan for last fourteen years. Her latest endeavor is to organize India’s first talk show on TV by sharing the stories of rural Indians.last_img read more