SOCCER NEWS: O’DONNELL HITS A HAT-TRICK AS LAGAN HARPS BOUNCE BACK

first_imgLagan Harps FC NewsOur men’s team bounced back from their defeat to Keadue with a 5-0 win away to Whitestrand Utd. Stephen O’Donnell(3), Oran Mc Macken and Chris Toner were the scorers.This Sunday we are at home to league contenders Kilmacrennan Celtic at 2.00pm. Our u/16’s lost 4-1 to Convoy Arsenal with Jack Duffy scoring. Best wishes for a speedy recovery to Eoin Mc Laughlin who was injured in the game.Our u/14’s lost 3-1 away to Castlefin Celtic with Oisin Bonner scoring.We had three u/8 and u/10 teams competing in a blitz with Mulroy Academy in Kerrykeel. Our girls teams were also in action in the winter league. Our u/16 girls have been drawn at home to Salthill Devon in the next round of the National cup. The club and community suffered a great loss with the passing of Margaret Gibson. She was a great fundraiser for the club over the years and has a number of family members participating at all levels in the club. Sincere sympathy to all her family and friends. The club also extends sympathy to the Hegarty and Woods families on their recent tragic losses. In our weekly lotto the numbers drawn were 3,22,23 and 24. Noel Bonnar had three numbers and won E50.SOCCER NEWS: O’DONNELL HITS A HAT-TRICK AS LAGAN HARPS BOUNCE BACK was last modified: November 24th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare 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:Lagan Harps FCNoticessoccerSportlast_img read more

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Hill Anganwadi workers seek hike in pay retirement benefits

first_imgDarjeeling: The Anganwadi workers and helpers of Darjeeling Hills have demanded an increment in their monthly remuneration. Along with this, they have demanded retirement benefits as well. The Shishu Bikash Anganwadi Karmi Sahakarmi Sangathan, an association of Anganwadi workers and helpers, recently sat in a meeting with the secretary and officials of the Social Welfare department, government of West Bengal.”Increment of our remuneration has been our long-standing demand, especially in the Hills where the terrain is tough. The meeting held in Kolkata ended on a positive note, with the department agreeing to many of our demands, including increment and retirement benefits,” stated Mani Kumar Rai, president of the association. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsAt present, Anganwadi workers are paid a Rs 4,800 monthly stipend, while helpers receive Rs 3,300 in West Bengal.”In many states, workers receive Rs 10,000 and helpers Rs 5,000. They also receive Rs 1 lakh on retirement and in case of death during service period, the next of kin receive Rs 2 lakh. All these benefits are not given to us in West Bengal,” added Rai.However, the association is banking their hopes on the assurances given by the officials at the Kolkata meeting. “Along with the increment, they have assured us that during retirement, an amount equivalent to 2 years of salary will be given. Those who have served as workers for more than 10 years will be upgraded to supervisors. Question papers in Nepali will also be made available for departmental exams,” stated Asha Hingmang, treasurer of the association.last_img read more

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