Sunday, February 26, 2017
WASHINGTON: Donald Trump has ratcheted up his feud with the US media by announcing he will skip the annual White House correspondents’ dinner, the first US president to do so in 36 years. By boycotting the event Trump breaks a tradition that began in 1921 in which journalists invite the US president for a light-hearted roast. “I will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!” Trump wrote on Saturday on Twitter. The last time a president missed the event was in 1981, when Ronald Reagan was recovering after being shot in an assassination attempt. Reagan however phoned in with friendly remarks.
Richard Nixon, who despised the media, skipped the event in 1972.
Trump frequently blasted the mainstream US press during the election campaign, and as president has intensified his media-bashing.
He ripped the New York Times on Sunday for a television ad that the newspaper will air during the Oscars ceremony stating “The truth is more important now than ever.”
“For first time the failing @nytimes will take an ad (a bad one) to help save its failing reputation. Try reporting accurately & fairly!” Trump tweeted.
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- Rakhi, a house wife, told police that she went to buy a washing powder to nearby market leaving them playing alone in home.
/New DelhiIn a freak incident, a pair of three-year-old twins drowned in a washing machine at their home after their mother left them playing as she stepped out briefly to purchase washing powder from a nearby shop on Saturday, police said.
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Police said the tragedy was reported at 12:30 pm at upscale Avantika Apartment in sector-1 Rohini. Rakhi, alone at home, was making preparations to wash clothes while her sons Naksh and Neeshu were playing around her.
"Rakhi, a house wife, told police that she went to buy a washing powder to nearby market leaving them playing alone in home. When she returned at 12.30 pm she did not find her sons inside the house. She started searching them outside the house while one of neighbours called their father and police about the missing infants," said Deputy Commissioner of Police, M.N Tiwari.
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Dk Shein, Akabidhi Vifaa vya Michezo kwa Majimbo ya Unguja Kushiriki Michuano ya Ligi ya Majimbo ya Unguja Yanayotarajiwa Kuaaza terehe 24-3-2017!
Wanachama wa Chama cha Mapinduzi na Vijana Wanamichezo wa kishangilia wakati wa Rais wa Zanzibar akiwahutubia wakati wa hafla ya kukabidhi vifaa vya michezo kwa Timu za Majimbo ya Unguja katika Ukumbi wa Afisi ya CCM Mkoana wa Mjini Amani Zanzibar.
Rais wa Zanzibar na Mwenyekiti wa Baraza la Mapinduzi Dk Ali Mohamed Shein . akimkabidhi Seti za Jezi Mbunge wa Jimbo la Mpendae Zanzibar Mhe Salim Turky na Kiongozi wa Timu hiyo Mohammed Maulid.
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MKUU wa wilaya ya Kinondoni mkoani Dar es Salaam, Ali Hapi, ametoa onyo kwa wamiliki wa baa wanaowahifadhi watu wanaojihusisha na biashara ya ngono ‘Machangudoa’ kuwa watafutiwa leseni.
Ametoa agizo hilo baada ya kupokea malalamiko kutoka kwa wananchi wa kata ya Kijitonyama waliodai kuwa kuna baadhi ya baa zimekuwa zikiwahifadhi wanaouza miili, hali ambayo ni hatari kwa mazingira na makuzi ya watoto.
Hapi amesema haiwezekani serikali iwe inapambana na biashara hiyo haramu lakini kuna baadhi ya baa zinawafuga machangudoa.
"Tutashughulika na changudoa na tutashughulika na wenye baa zinazowahifadhi machangudoa, kwa sababu hili ni suala lililo kinyume cha sheria, serikali inapambana na hili tatizo halafu mwingine analikumbatia, hilo haliwezekani, tutawachukulia hatua za kisheria," amesema.
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Kikosi maalumu cha kudhibiti dawa za kulevya wilaya ya Muleba mkoa wa Kagera kimefanikiwa kuwakamata watuhumiwa 14 wakiwemo watendaji na wenyeviti wa serikali za vijiji wakilima dawa za kulevya aina ya bangi,ukataji miti ya kupasua mbao, uchomaji mkaa,uwindaji haramu huku wengine wakiojihusisha na uzalishaji wa pombe haramu aina ya gongo kinyume cha sheria za nchi.
Operesheni ya kudhibiti dawa za kulevya,ujangiri,na uhalibifu wa mazingira katika pori la akiba Burigi upande wa Muleba operesheni hiyo imefanikiwa kuwakamata watuhumiwa wakiwa na nyara za serikali akiwemo mwenyekiti wa kitongoji cha nyantungu kata ya nyakabango bw.athuman kanyamafa aliyekama twa akivuna mbao huku wawindaji haramu wakikamatwa muda mchache baada ya kuuwa mnyama aina ya swala kinyume cha sheria za nchi na walipohojiwa hali ilikuwa hivi.
Mwenyekiti wa kamati ya ulinzi na usalama ambaye pia ni mkuu wa wilaya ya Muleba mhandisi richard ruyango ambaye anaongoza kikosi kazi cha askari wa jeshi la wananchi,magereza,uhamiaji,polisi kwa kushirikiana na wananchi amesema kuwa hata sita kuwachukulia hatua za kisheria watendaji wa serikali wanaokiuka sheria,taratibu na kanuni za nchi.
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