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French Open 2019: Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem resume semifinal, women’s final follows

first_img Associated Press ParisJune 8, 2019UPDATED: June 8, 2019 15:48 IST The men’s semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem was suspended due to rain. (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSThe French Open semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem was suspendedThe rain suspended French Open semi-final is scheduled to resume on Saturday noonThe French Open semi-final will be followed by women’s singles finalNovak Djokovic’s 26-match Grand Slam winning streak is on the line when he and Dominic Thiem resume their rain-suspended French Open semifinal.They are slated to open Saturday’s schedule in Court Philippe Chatrier at Roland Garros.Thiem was ahead 6-2, 3-6, 3-1 when play was halted Friday night. The winner will face 11-time champion Rafael Nadal in Sunday’s final.After Djokovic-Thiem concludes, No. 8 seed Ash Barty of Australia will face unseeded 19-year-old Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic for the women’s championship.It is the first Grand Slam final for either player.In the other men’s semi-final on Friday, Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer to bid for his record-extending 12th French Open title.Also Read | French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal tops Roger Federer in straight sets to reach finalAlso Read | French Open 2019: Teenager Vondrousova beats Konta to reach finalAlso SeeFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow French Open 2019Follow Novak Djokovic Next French Open 2019: Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem resume semifinal, women’s final followsNovak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem have split the first two sets, then Thiem went up by a break in the third, before play was halted Friday due to rain. They’re scheduled to resume in Court Philippe Chatrier on Saturday.advertisementlast_img read more

Firearms street drugs part of massive North Battleford home seizure

jpg Battlefords RCMP seized hundreds of thousands of dollars in street drugs as well as a numerous firearms during a weekend search of a residence in North Battleford.No one was was present at the home on the 1200 block of 107th Street in North Battleford when RCMP executed its search warrant.From its search, the RCMP seized approximately three kilograms of crystal meth, six kilograms of suspected powdered cocaine, 288 grams of crack cocaine, 870 grams of suspected fentanyl, several vials of steroids, and psylocibin spores, all of which it estimates is worth $750,000. Battlefords RCMP on Sept. 1, 2019 at a home in North Battleford, seized nearly three dozen guns, thousands of rounds of ammunition, approximately three kilograms of crystal methamphetamine and six kilograms of cocaine, as well as crack, fentanyl, steroids and more. The drugs have a street value estimated at around $750,000. (Photo courtesy Saskatchewan RCMP) RCMP reports also finding 15 long rifles, 11 semi-automatic pistols, three revolvers, along with thousands of rounds of ammunition, numerous canisters of bear spray, and a taser were also found, along with stolen power tools, other stolen property, and a stolen Dodge Ram truck.RCMP say this is a large, ongoing investigation with charges pending, though no charges have been laid yet. read more

Prison survey report submitted under review to be made public soon

The prison survey, which is being facilitated by the Citizen Security Strengthening Programme’s (CSSP) Component Three and the University of Guyana, has been submitted.This was disclosed by CSSP’s Project Manager, Clement Henry during an interview with the Department of Public Information (DPI).CSSP’s Project Manager Clement HenryHenry said that the report was submitted on October 27, 2017 and is currently being reviewed by the Guyana Prison Service and CSSP’s project team. He explained that before the report’s recommendations can be taken on board, they must fit all terms of reference and be carefully analysed by the stakeholders. He pointed out, however, that the recommendations and findings of the survey will soon be made public.The sum of US$74,200 has been allocated for the survey. Faculty members from UG’s Turkeyen and Tain campuses, including medical and legal personnel, mathematicians, criminologist and social workers comprised the core team that led the survey. Additionally, 30 students from the university were trained in data collection to assist the team in conducting the survey.The survey is part of Component Three of the CSSP, which seeks to:finance sustainable re-entry initiatives by assessing rehabilitation and reintegration needs across the prison system,develop a rehabilitation and reintegration model based on the needs assessments and the outputs of the survey,develop a case management programme to support and track inmate progress and offer training to Guyana Prison Service (GPS) staff on delivering rehabilitation and reintegration services.According to the DPI, the CSSP is a five-year programme that aims to contribute to a reduction in crime and violence in Guyana, especially in targeted communities and among youths, by increasing their human and social capacity. The specific objectives of the project are to: the improve behaviours for non- violent conflict resolution in targeted communities; increase the Guyana Police Force’s effectiveness in crime prevention and crime investigation; and improve the Guyana Prison Service’s effectiveness in reducing offender recidivism. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedNationwide prison survey to commence next monthAugust 23, 2016In “latest news”Contract signed for major prison surveyJanuary 19, 2017In “Crime”Forensic lab to eventually do DNA, gun residue testsAugust 30, 2016In “Crime” read more