The revised NTL 2018 draw is ready!

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first_imgThank you to everyone for your patience and understanding. The revised NTL and Elite 8 draws have now been released: 2018 Updated NTL DrawThe conditions of the fields and the weather are improving hour by hour so we’re looking forward to games commencing at 8am tomorrow (Thursday 8th March)!Info on game formats:All preliminary-round matches on Thursday and Friday will be played under a 30-minute touchdown turnaround format. Games will revert to 2 x 20-minute halves on Saturday for finals.Touchdown Turnaround Format (Preliminary Rounds): All preliminary-round matches on Thursday and Friday will be 30 minutes in lengthTeams will turnaround after each touchdown scored, i.e. they will defend the score line they just scored onThere is no half-time Saturday Matches (and all Finals):All finals and play-off matches will remain as 2 x 20-minute halves with a 5-minute half-time (unless further weather impacts)The Women’s T-League Quarter Finals on Friday will be played as 2 x 20-minute halveslast_img read more

Puravankara appoints Abhishek Kapoor as COO for residential business

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first_imgNew Delhi: Realty firm Puravankara on Thursday said it has appointed Abhishek Kapoor as the Chief Operating Officer for its residential business. Kapoor has over 22 years of experience, of which the last eight years have been at C-suite levels with companies like Raymond Real Estate, Radius Developers and Keystone/Rustmojee Group, the Bengaluru based firm said in a statement. With a robust launch pipeline for the financial year, Puravankara said it has focused on strengthening its leadership team further in the last 12 months. Also Read – Commercial vehicle sales to remain subdued in current fiscal: Icra Last November, Vishal Mirchandani was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer for its commercial and retail businesses. Puravankara MD Ashish R Puravankara said, “We are currently at the cusp of growth and the renewed leadership will help us in further strengthening our residential portfolio and plan the next wave of growth for Puravankara group.” Puravankara has 40 million square feet of projects which are completed and delivered and around 20 million square feet of projects which are under development. Currently, the total land asset of the company is close to 70 million square feet.last_img read more

Kolkata Four labourers were injured and one died

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first_imgKolkata: Four labourers were injured and one died after a portion of an under-construction shed in Shalimar rail yard collapsed during construction work on Monday afternoon.Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee got the news while inaugurating a Durga Puja in the city and alleged that the incident happened because of negligence on the part of railways. She also stated that railways must help the injured persons and the family of the deceased. According to sources, Indian Railway Construction Company Limited (IRCON) is upgrading the Shalimar railway station and yard as a development project. As a part of the project, construction of a platform shed was going on outside the passenger area. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaAt 3 pm on Monday, a portion of an under-construction concrete shed collapsed on the labourers working there. As the shed hit an Over Head Equipment (OHE) post, the overhead wire tore and fell on a labourer. As a result, the labourer who was later identified as Dukha Chaupal, was electrocuted, while four other labourers who were working there received serious injuries. It has been alleged that South Eastern Railway (SER) authorities were late in starting rescue operation. However, after a while, all five labourers were rescued and rushed to Howrah State General Hospital, where Chaupal was declared brought dead. The others are undergoing treatment there. Also Read – Bengal civic volunteer dies in road mishap on national highwayAccording to the labourers, no safety measures were adopted by the contractor who was given the work by IRCON. When SER officials reached the spot after nearly 30 minutes, they faced agitation by other labourers. Meanwhile, the ward master of the rail yard was beaten up badly by the agitated labourers, alleging negligence. State Cooperation minister Arup Roy went to the spot at around 4 pm and said: “The state government will help the injured persons as well as the family of the deceased. It is the result of negligence by the SER.” Meanwhile, fire brigade was informed to conduct rescue operation from under the collapsed portion. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) was also called in. After searching the collapsed portion with sophisticated equipments and scanners, the NDRF team declared that no one else was trapped under the debris. According to an SER spokesperson, General Manager of SER Sanjay Kumar Mohanty has ordered a high-level inquiry into the incident. “A high-level inquiry committee has been formed by the GM, consisting of multidisciplinary officers,” said the spokesperson.last_img read more