Body of pensioner who went to perform ritual pulled from Atlantic Ocean

first_imgThe lifeless body of a man was pulled from the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of Windsor Forest Seawall, West Coast Demerara (WCD) on Tuesday afternoon after he was suspected to have drowned.Dead: Pitamber Budhu, called “Moti”The dead man has been identified as 70-year-old Pitamber Budhu, called “Moti”, of Lot 97 Fourth Street, Windsor Forest.Police Commander of Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara), Simon McBean when contacted told Guyana Times that persons in the area observed the body floating in the ocean and quickly mobilised a team to retrieve it.Following the discovery, Sharmila Sewnarayan, a niece of the dead man, explained that her uncle had left home around 15:30h to perform a religious ritual at the seawall. However, they received a phone call shortly after informing them of a body being pulled from the water.“This afternoon he left to go to the seawall to throw out the old jhandi flag in the sea and a few minutes after, people called us saying somebody died at the seawall, and we were waiting for him to come home to tell us who it is,” she stated.Sewnarayan added that after the phone call, she informed other relatives, but they did not expect the deceased person would have been Budhu.“I told my aunt same time that how somebody die, and she told me that he (Mito) gone and he gon come home just now to tell us, not knowing that it was him,” the niece related.The pensioner leaves to mourn his wife, two children, and grandchildren.last_img read more

Update: Major Power outage in Fort St. John

first_imgPower has been restored after an outage caused 2,200 customers to lose power for about one hour.BC Hydro spokesperson Bob Gammer says the outage was caused by a crow. He says the crow spread out its wings and touched two power lines. The power went through the crows body and caused a phase to phase fault. This resulted in the two wires burning and a power outage. ‘- Advertisement –  The area affected was South of the 246 Road, North of the 269 Road, West of 79th street and East of the 275 road.last_img read more

The a2 Milk Company agrees distribution deal with Walmart

first_imgThe a2 Milk Company agrees distribution deal with WalmartPosted By: Martin Whiteon: August 23, 2018In: Beverage, Business, Dairy, Health, Industries, RetailPrintEmailThe a2 Milk Company has expanded its presence in the US market by signing a distribution agreement with Walmart, meaning a2 Milk products are now available in Walmart stores throughout New York, Pennsylvania, Florida, Texas, Maryland, and Washington DC.Australia-based a2 Milk offers a range of alternative milk products which it claims are ‘easier to digest’ than conventional milk products, as they do not include the A1 beta-casein protein, which can cause of digestive discomfort.The new deal follows on from the company’s US expansion efforts earlier this year, which made a2 Milk products available from 1,400 stores in the US Northeast, and consumers can now find a2 Milk products at more than 6,000 retail outlets in the US.Rising consumer demand from consumers with dairy intolerances has drastically accelerated the growth of the brand, and increased global sales led to the company recording a 68% increase in annual revenue in its latest financial results.Blake Waltrip, US CEO of The a2 Milk Company said: “Achieving distribution with such a powerful and respected retailer like Walmart further validates the a2 Milk brand proposition in the US and marks a critical point in our company’s drive to bring consumers back to dairy by providing our products to the roughly 75 million Americans who report dairy intolerance.“The a2 Milk proposition is unique in the dairy industry, and we are looking forward to continuing to spread awareness of the benefits of A1 protein free milk with the first to market brand, a2 Milk.”The a2 Milk Company global managing director and CEO Jayne Hrdlicka added: “We are thrilled that millions more Americans will now have the opportunity to bring a2 Milk into their homes for their families.“Our products offer a natural solution to those people who experience digestive discomfort from dairy and this is the next step of our goal of giving everyone the chance to enjoy the nutritious benefits of real milk.”Share with your network: Tags: a2 MilkDairyUSWalmartlast_img read more