Due to unfavorable weather conditions, select Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) retail stores will be delayed in opening, or have reduced store hours, today, Feb. 9. Most stores in Halifax and Dartmouth will be open regular hours. For more information on specific store hours, please contact that location by phone. Visit myNSLC.com for contact information. The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation, the largest single banner retail business in Nova Scotia, generates more than half a billion dollars of revenue a year, returning more than $200 million profit annually to the province. It employs more than 1,500 Nova Scotians, offering over 7,000 products from around the globe through 159 retail outlets, and 2,100 licensees. -30-
Hyderabad: As many as 50 stray dogs were found killed at a village in Nalgonda district of Telangana, an official said Thursday.According to district panchayat officer-in-charge N Yadaiah, the dogs were culled following the village sarpanch Nayak’s orders after villagers complained of stray dogs attacking cattle and people at times. The killing reportedly took place three days ago and the carcassed dumped near a project site, Yadaiah said. District collector Gaurav Uppal has ordered an inquiry into the incident, he said. The sarpanch did not consult any of the officials on how to tackle the issue after he received several complaints of the dog menace, Yadaiah said. He further said it was still unknown how the animals were killed because there were no injury marks on the carcasses.