first_imgA Grove, East Bank Demerara (EBD) man died on Saturday after he jumped off the pedestrian overpass at Diamond.Dead is Navin Surujpaul. Reports are at about 15:30h the man removed the barriers set up by construction workers and made his way onto the structure. The 40-year-old man then jumped from the structure onto the roadway. Construction workers went to his aid and rushed him to the Diamond Diagnostic Centre where he succumbed to his injuries.The EBD pedestrian overpasses at Houston, Peter’s Hall, Eccles, Providence and Diamond, are soon to be complete. Earlier in the year, Minister of State Joseph Harmon had announced that a US$364,000 contract was awarded for the pedestrian overpass at Diamond and a US$1 million contract for those at Houston, Peter’s Hall and at Eccles.The construction of the overpasses at Houston, Eccles and Peter’s Hall were awarded to B&J Civil Works whilst those at Providence and Diamond were given to S Jagmohan Hardware.The overpass projects are part of the Public Infrastructure Ministry’s efforts to improve road safety countrywide.last_img read more

first_imgThe final of the Quick Draw 350 is the feature race at tonight’s greyhound racing in Lifford.There are 12 races on the card and the runners are (first race 8.00pm):Race 1 (350 yards): 1, Corner Plane; 2, Glencroft Belle; 3, Roe Lark; 4, Ardnasool Kagawa; 5, Ballard Charlie; 6, Group Hi Power. Race 2 (350 yards): 1, Ballougry Bound; 2, My Last Chance; 3, Freddys Trooper; 4, Mullrook Kofi; 5, Tommys Loch; 6, Bold Cola.Race 3 (350 yards): 1, Gabbys Tango; 2, Original Song; 3, Coolcholly Kate; 4, Monacetta; 5, Head Up; 6, Mizen Magic.Race 4 (525 yards): 1, Tegans Luck; 2,  Dreenan Saorla; 3, Tommy Lees Buddy; 4, Blue Rhymer; 5, Youonlyliveonce; 6, Hades Decent.Race 5 (525 yards): 1, Fernisky Quinn; 2, Nannyvonne; 3, Tarmac Patch; 4, Dundian Big Ted; 5, Do It Boy; 6, Maid of More. Race 6 (350 yards): 1, Spinning Ridge; 2, Westwood Lee; 3, Imperial Falcon; 4, Lisnastrane Dude; 5, Drumcrow Oscar; 6, Ballard Blue Ivy.Race 7 (525 yards): 1, Imperial Swan; 2, Drumsna Royal; 3, Harebell; 4, Hather If; 5, Fridays Warsaw; 6, Ballybun Glen.Race 8 (525 yards): 1, Turbine Tulip; 2, Fridays Maybe; 3, Tahina Keavey; 4, Leosal; 5, Titanic Bound; 6, Shes a Timebomb.Race 9 Quick Draw Final (350 yards): 1, Drumsna Lilly; 2, Saberry; 3, Backdoor Bucko; 4, Alien Eyes; 5, So So; 6, Golden Pearl.Race 10 (525 yards): 1, Tullna Island; 2, Spinning River; 3, Drumsna Pixie; 4, Doctor Bill; 5, Tahina Sonya; 6, Matts Madison. Race 11 (575 yards): 1, Spotty Totty; 2, Lillie Mais Boy; 3, Hather Ma Man; 4, Hanoras Dream; 5, Dirt Bird; 6, Follom Eva.Race 12 (525 yards): 1, Ballinclare May; 2, Mullrook Lornie; 3, Whoop Whoop; 4, Seagrave Bolt; 5, Rocky High; 6, Drumcrow Robert.GREYHOUND RACING: TONIGHT’S LIFFORD CARD was last modified: July 2nd, 2014 by johngerardShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:greyhoundLiffordRacinglast_img read more