This is the dramatic moment when miracle woman Kelly Jones was airlifted to safety after being found four days after she went missing in Co Donegal.Our exclusive picture shows Ms Jones being lifted away by the search and rescue helicopter to Sligo General Hospital just moments after being found.Ms Jones, 41, was suffering form hypothermia as well as cuts and bruises and was extremely disorientated when she was discovered at the Old Rectory near Glencolmcille around 12.30pm this afternoon. She is currently being treated by doctors at the hospital.Ms Jones, from Georgia in the US, had been in Donegal for around 10 days before she went missing on Saturday afternoon last.Brian Murray from Donegal Mountain Rescue said everyone is simply relieved that Ms Jones has been found safe and well.“There was such a great response fromm everyone – especially those here in Glencolmcille. “It was very much a team effort and we are just all so happy that she has been found,” he said.Picture courtesy of Dermot Donovan of the Donegal Mountain Recue.See all our earlier coverage on Ms Jones’ dramatic rescue here …..PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: THE HOUSE WHERE MISSING AMERICAN TOURIST WAS FOUND ALIVELOCALS DESCRIBE DISCOVERY OF MISSING WOMAN AS A ‘MIRACLE’EndsPICTURE EXCLUSIVE: THE DRAMATIC MOMENT MISSING AMERICAN KELLY WAS RESCUED was last modified: September 21st, 2011 by StephenShare 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:Donegal Mountain RescueKELLY JONESrescue
Opening batsman Nasir Jamshed has been handed a one-year ban by the Pakistan Cricket Board for not cooperating with the board in the ongoing Pakistan Super League spot-fixing probe.The PCB had provisionally suspended Jamshed in February this year after he was arrested by UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) for allegedly violating its anti-corruption code. He was later released on bail.PCB said Jamshed had played a central role in the spot-fixing scandal that hit PSL in its second edition and that the board’s Anti-Corruption Tribunal had found the batsman guilty of breaching its code of conduct.The 28-year-old was charged with violating Article 2.4.6 and Article 2.4.7 of PCB’s Anti-Corruption code, one of which was “obstruction and non-cooperation” in the scandal, Geo TV reported.The spot-fixing allegations relate to a match between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi in Dubai in this February during the second edition of the PSL.On March 6, a three-member tribunal was formed by PCB to investigate the spot-fixing case allegedly involving Islamabad United batsmen Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif.The ACU had, in August, handed a five-year suspension to Sharjeel for his involvement in spot-fixing case whereas Latif, too, was also granted ban for five years in the same matter.Meanwhile, fast bowler Mohammad Irfan and all-rounder Mohammad Nawaz were also handed suspension for six and two months, respectively, after the duo failed to report the board regarding the corrupt approach to the board on time.Other players involved in the spot-fixing case were Shahzaib Hasan and Mohammad Sami.advertisement(With ANI inputs)
Ekramul HaqueLaw enforcement agencies are yet to arrest the 17 convicts sentenced to death by a lower court in March last year in Fulgazi upazila chairman Ekramul Haque Ekram murder case, reports UNB.Feni district and session’s court on 13 March 2018 sentenced 39 people to death in the sensational murder case. Among them, 22 are now behind bars while 17 remained fugitive.In the verdict, 16 other accused, including prime accused BNP leader Mahtab Uddin Chowdhury Minar, got acquittal.Family members of the victim have expressed doubt over the execution of the verdict as hearing on the appeal with the High Court against the verdict is yet to be held.Talking to reporters, Ekram’s bother Mojammel Haq said, “Although those involved in the murder got due punishment, the masterminds remained untouched. It must be ensured by the government that the condemned convicts don’t get acquittal at the higher court. The government must take initiatives for the quick execution of the verdict.”Lawyer Hafez Ahmed, Feni judge court public prosecutor (PP), said Ekram was killed by armed miscreants in front of Bilasi Cinema Hall on 20 May 2014. His elder brother then filed a case with Feni model police station.Among the 22 condemned convicts, then Awami League (AL) joint general secretary Jahangir Kabir Adel, municipality councilor Abdullah Hil Mahmud Shiblu are now in jail.Jailer of Feni district jail Didarul Alam said the condemned convicts were shifted to Kashimpur high security jail after the pronouncement of the verdict.Among them, Nur Uddin Mia, Arif and Tota Mia were brought back to Feni as they were convicted in other cases, too.The fugitive 17 convicts are Fulgazi upazila AL joint general secretary Jahid Hossain Jihad, Feni-2 MP Nizam Hazari’s cousin Abidul Islam Abid, Nafiz Uddin Anik, Arman Hossain Kauser, Jahedul Hashem Soikat, Ziaur Rahman Bappi, Jashim Uddin Nayan, Emran Hossain Russel, Rahat Erfan, Ekram Hossain, Shafiqur Rahman, Kafil Uddin, Mosleh Uddin Asif, Ismail Hossain Chuttu, Mohiuddin Anis, Bablu and Titu.Dfence counsel Ahsan Kabir Bengal said the convicts filed an appeal with the Appellate Division against the lower court verdict.
00:00 /11:03 There’s been a considerable amount of controversy concerning our southern border with the detention and deportation of Central American immigrants. But we seem to focus so much lately on what happens at the border after that point – namely the separation of families – that perhaps we overlook the situation that leads to all that.With so much gang and drug cartel activity in Central American countries, should it be any surprise that so many are willing to risk detainment – or even death – to make the dangerous journey to the United States? And with all of that going on, what are the leaders and institutions in those countries doing to keep their citizens safe? And how much will the upcoming presidential election in Mexico play into this?In the audio above, Houston Matters host Craig Cohen talks with University of Houston political science professor Jeronimo Cortina about the political situation south of the U.S. and how it drives so many to migrate northward. Photo by Mike Blake/Reuters/PBS NewsHourChild detention facility in Tornillo, Texas, on June 19. To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: X Listen Share
To mark the martyrdom day of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, an All-Faith Prayer Meeting was organised by the Office of the Resident Commissioner, Government of West Bengal, at the West Bengal Information and Cultural Centre in the Capital.Participants from Guru Harkrishan Public School India Gate, Union Academy Senior Secondary School, Shafiq Memorial Senior Secondary School, Department of Buddhist Studies, University of Delhi, Ahlcon International School, ASN Senior Secondary School and St Columba’s School took part in the solemn ceremony, reciting shlokas, religious texts, and devotional songs. Also Read – Add new books to your shelf’Concert for Harmony’ – a musical ensemble – was presented on the occasion by eminent musicians from Nadd Foundation, with Durjay Bhaumik on Tabla, Monohar Balatchandirane on Mridangam, Tuhin Chakraborty on Tabla, Shounak Banerjee on Ghatam, Ravinder Rajput on Flute and Lavinya Ambade on Sitar. The event concluded with the rendering of ‘Vaishnava Jana To’. A photo-exhibition on ‘150 years of Mahatma Gandhi’ was also organised at the Muktadhara Art Gallery.