Russias Vladimir Putin Takes Ice Bath in Subzero to Celebrate Orthodox

Rabat – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday plunged into icy lake waters to observe Epiphany, a Christian feast day.Epiphany is a major holiday in Orthodox Christianity observing the baptism of Jesus.With the temperature hovering around -5c, the 65-year old president has taken a dip in icy waters of the Seliger Lake, 350-kilometer north-west of Moscow. The Russian leader has been spotted as he was surrounded by Orthodox priests. Vladimir has joined the list of Russians who plunged themselves into an icy water “blessed by an Orthodox priest” during Epiphany week.Dmitry Peskov, Putin’s spokesman, said that the Russian leader has already performed this ritual on the Epiphany previously, but this year marks the first time Vladimir had done it publicly.The ritual was aired on Russian television stations as he was approaching an icy waterhole.Russian authorities install thousands of icy baths for believers across Russia, including in Siberia where temperatures hover around  -30 c. read more

GCCI announces newlyelected Exec Management Committee for 20172018

13Eon GrantRepublic Bank (Guyana) Limited 19Sean RamrattanRRT Enterprise 16Navin PrashadM.P. Insurance Brokers & Consultants Ltd. 2Senior Vice-PresidentNicholas BoyerNational Hardware (Guyana) Limited 20Kaleshwar PuranPuran Brothers Disposal Inc. 4SecretaryKester HutsonDapper Technology The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry has announced the composition of its newly elected Executive Management Committee for 2017-2018.  According to a release from the GCCI, following the election of a new Council for the year 2017/2018 on Thursday, March 16, 2017; the Council, which consists of twenty one (21) members, held its first Statutory Meeting on Thursday, March 23, 2017 to elect from its body a new Executive Management Committee (EMC).The new EMC is comprised of a President, Senior Vice-President, Junior Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Immediate Past President.The following persons have been elected to serve for 2017-2018:  10Christopher Ram Jr.Ram & McRae No.NameOrganisation 15Kester HutsonDapper Technology 5TreasurerRobin MuneshwerMuneshwers Limited 2Jennifer CiprianiBank of Nova Scotia 3Nicholas BoyerNational Hardware (Guyana) Limited 6Doris LewisThe Gift Centre 5Timothy TuckerRid-O-Pes 18Vishnu DoergaDoerga Business Enterprise In addition, the following members were elected on Thursday, March 16, 2017 as the new Council of the Chamber for the year 2017/2018. 8Lance HindsThe BrainStreet Group 9Anije LambertProject Development Consultancy 14Gerry Gouveia Jr.Roraima Airways Limited 11Deslyn GriffithExtravagant Celebrations 1Shanti PersaudSilvie’s General Store 4Komal RamnauthKojac Marketing Agency 6Immediate Past PresidentVishnu DoergaDoerga Business Enterprises 3Junior Vice-PresidentTimothy TuckerRid-O-Pes No.PositionNameOrganisation 12Jean-Francois GerinAmazon Caribbean Guyana Limited 1PresidentDeodat IndarSterling Products Limited 21Robin MuneshwerMuneshwers Limited 17Christine Bennett-BlairCamex Restaurants Inc. 7Deodat IndarSterling Products Limited Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Related read more