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Sun Limited (SUN.mu) 2009 Annual Report

first_imgSun Limited (SUN.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Tourism sector has released it’s 2009 annual report.For more information about Sun Limited (SUN.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Sun Limited (SUN.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Sun Limited (SUN.mu)  2009 annual report.Company ProfileSun Limited engages in the tourism sector of the leisure industry. The company is based in Ebene, the Republic of Mauritius, where it owns and operates six resorts in the Republic of Mauritius, one resort in the Republic of Maldives and also owns two in-house tour operators in France and South Africa. Sun Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritiuslast_img read more

African Export Import Bank (AEIB.mu) Q32018 Presentation

first_imgAfrican Export Import Bank (AEIB.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Banking sector has released it’s 2018 presentation results for the third quarter.For more information about African Export Import Bank (AEIB.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the African Export Import Bank (AEIB.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: African Export Import Bank (AEIB.mu)  2018 presentation results for the third quarter.Company ProfileAfrican Export Import Bank is a financial institution that facilitates trade amongst African countries as well as trade between Africa and other continents. The bank provides investment banking and advisory services as well as project and export development programs in Mauritius and around the world with particular focus on the globalization of African trade. African Export Import Bank is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

Holiday Home at Diyathalawa / Damith Premathilake Architects

first_imgCopyAbout this officeDamith Premathilake ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSustainabilitySustainableOn FacebookSri LankaPublished on September 01, 2020Cite: “Holiday Home at Diyathalawa / Damith Premathilake Architects” 01 Sep 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodHow to Design a Façade with AluProfile Vertical ProfilesGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseMetal PanelsAurubisOxidized Copper: Nordic BrownDoorsEGGERWood Laminate Doors in Molecular Plant Science InstituteStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Silestone® Nebula SeriesWall / Ceiling LightsLouis PoulsenLamp – LP RiplsWood Boards / HPL PanelsBruagRoom Dividers – Partition Wall MDFStonesNeolithSintered Stone – Mar del PlataWindowspanoramah!®ah! SecurityPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsMIS Facade PanelCarpetsFabromont AGTextile Floor Covering – Orbital® 07 COLORpunkt®LightsNorka lightingLuminaire – BelfastMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?斯里兰卡假日树屋 / Damith Premathilake Architects是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ArchDaily 2019 Save this picture!© Ganidu Balasuriya+ 28Curated by Hana Abdel Share Photographs:  Ganidu Balasuriya Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Year:  Houses Architects: Damith Premathilake Architects Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/946667/holiday-home-at-diyathalawa-damith-premathilake-architects Clipboardcenter_img Area:  976 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Holiday Home at Diyathalawa / Damith Premathilake ArchitectsSave this projectSaveHoliday Home at Diyathalawa / Damith Premathilake Architects CopyHouses, Sustainability•Sri Lanka Holiday Home at Diyathalawa / Damith Premathilake Architects Photographs Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Lumion, Ikea, VADO, VitrA, Trimble NavigationArchitect In Charge:Damith Premathilake ArchitectsDesign Team:Damith Premathilake ArchitectsProject Architect:Mihiran LiyanageClients:Damith PremathilakeLandscape:Damith PremathilakeContractors:Dulantha Mendis, Priyantha Thilakaratne, K.B. Jude Shantha, Jude ShanthaCountry:Sri LankaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Ganidu BalasuriyaRecommended ProductsUrban LightingiGuzziniStreet Light – Twilight CanberraUrban LightingLouis PoulsenStreet Lighting – Post TopsWoodEGGERLaminatesEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornText description provided by the architects. Located in the upcountry dry zone region of Sri Lanka about 2 kilometers away from the Diyathalawa military training school, is a cozy abode designed by Architect Damith Premathilake. Perched amidst a forest of pine trees on a cliff, the house is an ideal hide out for relaxation and contemplation in the climate which has a temperature of about 20℃ (68℉ ) throughout the year.Save this picture!© Ganidu BalasuriyaSave this picture!First Floor PlanSave this picture!© Ganidu BalasuriyaThe structure of this cottage is a result of a rethinking process which modified and converted the existing simple caretaker’s hut. The salient feature of the process is the adaptive re-use of timber palette boxes. Careful detailing and effective reuse of timber from used shipping palette boxes were used to construct prominent features, especially in the upper floor of the cottage.  The left over strips of timber during the construction process are reused to form a unique timber screen of handmade timber boxes which acts as a feature wall along a passage in the ground floor. The sustainable use of timber from palette boxes is a great value addition to the cottage and creates a distinctive identity.Save this picture!© Ganidu BalasuriyaThe use of steel and rubble in compliment to the timber adds to the elegance of this simple abode. The stone flooring further enhances the ambiance that is brought in from the surrounding, similar to the hard earth beneath the towering pine trees. The two storied structure with the steep roof designed to suite the climate, blends in with the setting among the pine trees to give a unique experience. The nature of the forest and the notion of being in the woods is diligently incorporated in the design. The green Zinc Aluminum roof resembling the canopy of a tree and the slender steel columns that portray the nature of a cluster of pine trees has created a very simple yet modest abode.Save this picture!© Ganidu BalasuriyaSave this picture!Section AASave this picture!© Ganidu BalasuriyaThe location provides breath-taking views of the forest, while the simple two storied structure celebrates the location with the spatial arrangement. The design frames views of the pine forest at different points of the house. Intimate spaces with seating that gives the opportunity to experience the forest in close proximity are carefully incorporated into the layout. The holiday home lights up like a lantern among the dramatic pine forest creating an elegant and cozy ambiance at night. With simple yet smart interventions this project is eco-friendly, energy efficient and at the same time built with a small footprint. It is therefore, a holiday home with great interior and architectural qualities which emerges from nature itself.Save this picture!© Ganidu BalasuriyaProject gallerySee allShow less77 Best Lighting Design BooksArticlesWEEK Animates Famous Buildings in Series of Playful GifsArchitecture News Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/946667/holiday-home-at-diyathalawa-damith-premathilake-architects Clipboard Projects Sri Lankalast_img read more

ChildLine is Leeds Co-op’s Charity of the Year

first_img Howard Lake | 5 April 2005 | News Leeds Co-op employees have chosen ChildLine as their Charity of the Year, and are hoping to raise £35,000 over the next 12 months.Leeds Co-op employees recently handed over a donation to Macmillan Cancer Relief, their charity of the yaer last year. Over the past three years they have raised over £90,000 for Macmillan.Leeds Co-operative Society claims to be the longest-serving retail co-operative in the world, and operates over 60 outlets in the form of convenience food stores, travel agencies, optical and funeral services. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  28 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. ChildLine is Leeds Co-op’s Charity of the Yearlast_img read more

Legacy10 campaign urges public to donate 10% to charity in their will

first_img“The goal of Legacy10 is to encourage a change in the way we in the UK regard legacy giving, and make it the norm for people to leave at least 10% of their wealth to good causes.”It is in the process of registering as a charity with the purpose of encouraging legacy giving in the UK. It will not, however, collect or distribute funds.Figures compiled by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) show that the amount of legacy income reported by the 11,000 biggest charities in their most recent annual returns is £2.1 billion. This is a real terms increase of 3% on September 2010 but represents just 13.49% of all voluntary income received by these charities. There are over 11,000 charities in England and Wales with an annual income of over £500,000 which report their legacy income in their annual returns to the Charity Commission.  143 total views,  4 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7 Legacy10 from Roland Rudd on Vimeo. Business leaders Sir Richard Branson and Charles Dunstone and investment banker Jacob Rothschild have committed to give 10% of their estates to charity via their wills as part of the Legacy10 campaign which is launched today.The campaign was set up to encourage people to make the most of the inheritance tax breaks announced by the government in the last Budget. From April 2012, anyone who leaves at least 10% of their wealth to charity will have their inheritance tax bill reduced from 40% to 36%.As such it is targeting the 3% of individuals who die each year and are Inheritance Tax payersHowever, a Populus poll of over 2,000 people across the UK, commissioned by Legacy10, has found that over 80% were unaware of the impending changes to IHT, but that over 70% would now either make a legacy or consider doing so. One of the aims of Legacy10 will be to encourage that 70% to make a pledge: although 74% of Britons support a charity in their lifetime, only 7% of the UK population leave a gift to charity in their will.Rob Cope, director of Remember A Charity, said:“Anyone who leaves 10% of their estate to charity can reduce their inheritance tax bill by 10% from 6 April 2012.“But legacy giving isn’t just for business billiionaires. If we all left just a small amount to our favourite charities in our Will, we could make a big difference.”Peter Lewis, Chief Executive of the Institute of Fundraising, welcomed the campaign, saying: “This campaign incentivises those who are likely to have to pay IHT when they pass away to leave a legacy. Legacy10 raises the profile of legacy giving and ensures that many people will become aware of the option of leaving a charitable gift in their will. Making a generous, final gift to a favourite good cause can help you to leave the world a better place.”The Legacy10 campaign has been established by Roland Rudd, the founder of the financial communications company Finsbury. He said: Advertisement Howard Lake | 2 November 2011 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Legacy10 campaign urges public to donate 10% to charity in their will AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7 Tagged with: Celebrity legacieslast_img read more

No end in sight for disastrous war on Yemen

first_imgA home in Sana’a destroyed by Saudi airstrike, killing an entire family, July 2017.Editor’s note: Since 2015 the Pentagon has provided refueling for Saudi planes that kill Yemeni civilians and fighters. It has also provided satellite information on what to target and “elite U.S. forces” to work with the Saudis. (Wall Street Journal, June 12) The immense humanitarian disaster this caused has brought criticism of the U.S. role. This Nov. 11, the Saudi-led coalition of Gulf monarchies — upon hearing that the U.S. would stop the refueling — has said the coalition will do it themselves.This is just the latest sign of problems between Washington and Riyad. Others include a scandal over the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post journalist and Saudi citizen killed Oct. 2 in the Saudi Embassy in Istanbul, which has been condemned by the Turkish government. The U.S. and Saudi Arabia still collaborate on economic and military maneuvers aimed against Iran.The article below, which first appeared in the Nov. 7 edition of the progressive German publication Junge Welt, gives more detail on the suffering Riyad continues to impose on the Yemeni people. Translation is by WW Managing Editor John Catalinotto.Nov. 7 — This week, as before, the war in Yemen is not on the agenda of the U.N. Security Council. At the internet portal Relief Web, an information service of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the war-torn country only makes it to sixth place on the “hit list” of international crises and disasters.According to UNICEF Regional Director Geert Cappelaere, Yemen is a “hell for children.” At a press conference of the U.N. Children’s Fund in Amman last Sunday, Cappelaere recalled the 7-year-old girl Amal Hussein, to whom the New York Times had previously dedicated a cover story. Amal died of malnutrition on Nov. 1.In the last days before her death, the child had been fed in an infirmary, but could no longer keep down any food. To make room for other patients, Amal was discharged from the clinic and her parents were advised to take her to an aid organization 15 kilometers away. But the parents brought the child home to a straw hut in a refugee camp. They had no money for the trip.Every year 30,000 children die because they do not get enough to eat; due to malnutrition they are also susceptible to diseases, said Cappelaere. There is not just one Amal in Yemen, “there are many thousands.”In Yemen, 1.8 million children suffer acute malnutrition and 400,000 face death daily. Forty percent of them live in the province of Hodeida and in neighbouring regions, where the war is raging at its worst. According to the UNICEF coordinator, only one hospital is still in operation there. The Al-Thawra hospital is less than two kilometers (1.24 miles) from the front.The city of Hodeida, in the west of the country on the Red Sea, is the only port for bringing relief supplies to Yemen. According to Cappelaere, up to 80 percent of the Yemeni population of around 25 million depend on this port. An attack on Hodeida, as planned for a long time by the Saudi-led war alliance, would stop all aid deliveries to the country’s war zones.Not only are the children suffering. Eight million people are dependent on emergency aid, according to the U.N. emergency aid program OCHA. This figure could quickly rise to 14 million if the war is not stopped soon. But a ceasefire would not be enough — Yemen would need a comprehensive aid program for reconstruction.People weakened by hunger also lack health care, sanitation and clean water. Since 2016, the number of cholera cases in Yemen has increased dramatically.According to OCHA, 3 million internally displaced people live mostly in poorly equipped camps. According to the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR, some 900,000 people have returned to their original homes despite being damaged or destroyed and uninhabitable.Yemen is regarded as the poorhouse of the Arab world. Hunger has been part of everyday life for decades, especially for the rural areas, which are home to around 80 percent of the population.Since 1990, the country has been at the lower end of the Human Development Index. The HDI assesses three central achievements of human existence: a long, healthy life; access to education; and a good standard of living. In the United Nations Report on Poverty, at the botto of the list are Yemen and African states. More than 20 percent of those under 25 years of age can neither read nor write, and more than 60 percent of the population live below the poverty line.Around 10,000 people have been killed since the beginning of the war in 2015 and around 40,000 injured. Attacks by the Saudi war alliance have repeatedly bombed civilian assemblies such as weddings, funerals, school trips and markets. Dozens of people — all civilians — were often killed on the spot.For more background on Yemen, see tinyurl.com/y7ea4hzl.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Judges must speed investigations into crimes against French journalists abroad

first_imgNews Organisation May 12, 2017 – Updated on May 15, 2017 Judges must speed investigations into crimes against French journalists abroad from left to right on the picture : ​Guy-André Kieffer, William Roguelon, Rémi Ochlik, Camille Lepage, Claude Verlon, Ghislaine Dupont, Edith Bouvier, Lucas Dolega FranceSyriaTunisiaCôte d’IvoireMaliCentral African RepublicUkraineEurope – Central AsiaMiddle East – North Africa Africa News June 7, 2021 Find out more “We’ll hold Ilham Aliyev personally responsible if anything happens to this blogger in France” RSF says Respect judicial independence in cases of two leading journalists in Serbia and Montenegro, RSF says Follow the news on Europe – Central Asia Help by sharing this information Newscenter_img to go further Three years have gone by since photo-journalist Camille Lepage died in an ambush in the Central African Republic. But the justice system still has failed to reveal how and why she died. Hers is not the only case. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) demands that the French justice system do its utmost to pursue investigations of the killings and disappearances of French journalists. Impunity, a heavy burden for the journalists’ families, must no longer shield the criminals. FranceSyriaTunisiaCôte d’IvoireMaliCentral African RepublicUkraineEurope – Central AsiaMiddle East – North Africa Africa Receive email alerts News RSF_en Are resources – or political will – lacking to pursue investigations of the killing, wounding and disappearances of journalists? On May 12, three years will have passed since Camille Lepage was killed in the Central African Republic. Three years during which her family has been trying to learn the truth about what happened on a dirt road 150 km from Bouar in the country’s western region. Since then, and despite a strong pledge by President François Hollande to “shine the brightest light” on the case, the investigation has stalled. A formal legal request for information was sent to prosecution authorities in the Central African Republic in late 2014, but it rests unanswered.A second group of French investigators was sent in late January 2017 to the Central African Republic, but was restricted to Bangui. The official reason is concern for security. However, United Nations troops are deployed in Bouar, on a mission that includes facilitating humanitarian access and investigations of human rights-related issues.“The most difficult thing is not knowing exactly what happened that day,” said Maryvonne Lepage, Camille’s mother. “I would like to know which group bears the responsibility for my daughter’s death, that the guilty parties are at least identified. The investigators’ mission is two years late, based on the announced schedule, and nothing has been set up to allow them to reach the scene. We are waiting impatiently for another hearing, in order to speak to the judge about the case.” Political interference The Lepage case is unfortunately not the only pending for years in French courts. Investigation into the murder in northern Mali of RFI journalists Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon has come up against political considerations. The most serious involves military secrecy, which limits access to necessary documents by civil parties, including RSF, and the judge. Unexpected recent developments have revived the case and pointed toward new leads. These were revealed last January by a documentary “Otage d’Etat,” (Government Hostage) on the French TV channel France2. But this investigation received no help from French, Malian or Nigerian authorities. On the contrary, the journalists revealed that some witnesses, even in France, have been threatened, and have changed their minds about testifying. In addition, the number of potential instigators and perpetrators of the double murder that are still alive, has been greatly reduced by the French Army anti-terrorist operations in Mali. “We are happy that there has been progress in the investigation, thanks to new elements put forward by the documentary,” said Cléa Kahn-Sriber, head of the RSF Africa desk. “However, we regret that these breakthroughs were not a result of official investigations. We are waiting for more cooperation from French authorities in response to requests by the investigating judge. We hope that a hearing before the judge scheduled in June will allow us to learn more about progress in the investigation.” In another case from Africa, the 2004 disappearance of French-Canadian journalist Guy-André Kieffer remains unsolved after more than 13 years. Kieffer was reporting on the Ivory Coast cacao industry, which is vital to the government – and to part of the country’s elite. An industry fraught with influence-peddling. A French judge sent a formal legal information request to Ivory Coast in early 2015, but has still not received a response. The judge, for his part, has not travelled to the scene since he was nominated. He announced that he would be visiting the Ivory Coast minister of justice in April, but there has been no follow-through as of now. The possibilities of solving the case of Kieffer’s disappearance are dwindling. One heavy blow was the September 2016 death of the main witness, Michel Legré, brother-in-law of the first lady during the relevant time, Simone Gbagbo. Kieffer had an appointment with him on the day he disappeared. In this case as well, President Hollande in 2014 and 2015 and Prime Minister Manuel Valls in 2016 assured RSF that the French government was determined to see that justice was done in the case. Despites these promises, which were echoed by the Ivory Coast president, it still seems impossible, 13 years later, to bring the killers and their backers to justice. Kieffer was a seasoned journalist with deep experience in reporting on sensitive topics. “Let the Guy-André Kieffer case go; we will never know what happened,” a French diplomat told RSF in 2014, on a not-for-attribution basis. “RSF has the impression that this case is not a priority for the French and Ivory Coast justice systems,” Sophie Busson, head of Advocacy for RSF. “This is very disappointing. We call on French authorities to turn words into deeds and facilitate progress in this case, which they regularly assure us they are pursuing. We hope that the French judge will travel to Ivory Coast as soon as possible in order to hold hearings with witnesses whom he has identified.” Ending arbitrary treatment Time is of the essence. The longer an investigation takes, the greater the temptation to shut it down – this is especially so in complicated cases, linked to civil conflicts, with guilty parties located abroad, in countries that often don’t cooperate with French investigations, due to lack of resources or political will. However, beyond the possible identification and conviction of those directly responsible, bringing justice in these types of cases also demands establishing historical truth, and identifying moral responsibilities of groups and leaders implicated in attacks on journalists, thereby ending arbitrary actions and impunity. William Roguelon was gravely wounded in a mortar attack in the Sloviansk region of eastern Ukraine. Two of his colleagues, Andrea Rochelli of Italy and Andrei Mironov of Russia, were killed. The Bordeaux court was assigned the case in September 2014, but did not show great involvement.The court, according to Roguelon, seemed to take the view that he had been in the wrong place at the wrong time, that he knew the risks, and that he had in the end survived. The Italian judicial system’s investigation into this case has made a lot of progress but the French probe seems to have ground to a halt even if the investigating judge has said he does not want to close the case. The French and Italian judicial authorities need to work closely together, pooling the findings of the investigations so far conducted in order to move ahead more quickly and effectively, each country mobilizing its own resources. Lucas Dolega, a French-German photographer, died in March 2011 of wounds sustained from a direct hit by a tear-gas grenade fired by Tunisian police. He was covering a demonstration in Tunis during the Arab Spring. Clearly identified as a professional journalist, he was with a group of colleagues.A formal legal request for information sent by a French judge did receive a response in Tunisia. Witnesses were interviewed, but the investigators came up against contradictory testimony from two police commanders. The Tunisian judge did not visit police offices to examine the files of police who were present during the demonstration. Meanwhile, the French judge seemed satisfied with the Tunisian report – which was, to say the least, incomplete – and dismissed the case, without traveling to Tunis himself. The means exist The obstacles encountered are even less acceptable given that some cases do receive the attention they deserve, as a result of the political climate that prevailed when they began. One telling example is the judicial investigation opened in France in 2013 by the war crimes and crimes against humanity unit for “second-degree murder” of freelance journalist Rémi Ochlik and “attempted murder” of freelance journalist Edith Bouvier. At the time, the French government was strongly opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The journalists were victims of an airstrike that targeted the press centre in Homs. Though the on-going conflict has made the investigation difficult, the special attention given the matter has ensured that the investigating judge has the resources necessary to follow all leads and to keep up the pressure on all those involved. RSF, a civil party in the case, hopes that the investigation will remain active and that all testimony from identified witnesses can be taken as soon as possible. RSF encourages the next minister of justice, who will be appointed in the next few days, to support cooperation with justice institutions of the countries involved in these cases. Where possible, French embassies may efficiently furnish material assistance to local investigations in progress. France, has an important role to play at the international level in the fight against impunity. These investigations also underline the fundamental role that journalists play as messengers of democratic values. Those who have been killed, wounded or have disappeared were precisely carrying out their mission of reporting the truth. To not uncover the circumstances behind what happened to them amounts to denying their commitment to serve the public. Accordingly, RSF has launched a campaign at the United Nations for appointment of a Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the safety of journalists. The aim is to put in place a specific mechanism for applying international law. This will allow the carrying out of numerous UN resolutions on the protection of journalists, and the fight against impunity. All too often, these have gone unfulfilled. Over the past five years alone, RSF has registered 388 journalists killed worldwide in connection with their work. June 8, 2021 Find out more RSF calls for a fully transparent investigation after mine kills two journalists in Azerbaijan June 4, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Girls Golf: La Salle Nips St. Paul By 5 Strokes; Lancers Win Second Consecutive League Match

first_img La Salle is ending the regular season on a high note.One day after defeating Pomona Catholic, the Lancers struck again.This time, La Salle shot a 275 to beat St. Paul by 5 strokes at Whittier Narrows Golf Course.Sarah Day shot a match-low of 46 for La Salle.Victoria Tong had a 54 and Annabel Lee a 55.Josephine Lo and Kayla Mean both had 60’s to finish in the top 5.“A lot of good things happened,” La Salle coach Steve Haderlein said. “We won back-to-back matches on the road for the first time all season, everyone shot at or below 60 and we shot below 280 without one of our best players. Sarah shot a career best and good things are happening, because the kids are working hard.”La Salle will start the league playoffs on Monday and the finals will take place on Thursday at Griffith Park. 2 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it More Cool Stuff Business News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy center_img Community News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Sports Girls Golf: La Salle Nips St. Paul By 5 Strokes; Lancers Win Second Consecutive League Match By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor Published on Thursday, October 13, 2016 | 10:46 pm Top of the News HerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWeird Types Of Massage Not Everyone Dares To TryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeauty Make a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * First Heatwave Expected Next Week Subscribelast_img read more

Siddique Kappan Was Using ‘Garb Of Journalism’ To Disturb Law & Order In Hathras: UP Govt Tells SC

first_imgTop StoriesSiddique Kappan Was Using ‘Garb Of Journalism’ To Disturb Law & Order In Hathras: UP Govt Tells SC Sanya Talwar20 Nov 2020 1:26 AMShare This – xThe State of Uttar Pradesh has submitted before Supreme Court that Journalist Siddique Kappan has no locus to approach the Top Court under an Article 32 petition, since he is not in an illegal custody/confinement but is in judicial custody in “pursuance of the valid judicial order passed by the competent court”.The counter-affidavit filed by the UP Government states that the petition filed…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe State of Uttar Pradesh has submitted before Supreme Court that Journalist Siddique Kappan has no locus to approach the Top Court under an Article 32 petition, since he is not in an illegal custody/confinement but is in judicial custody in “pursuance of the valid judicial order passed by the competent court”.The counter-affidavit filed by the UP Government states that the petition filed by Kerala Union of Working Journalists(KUWJ) directly under Article 32 of the Constitution of India “is not maintainable and it is for the person in judicial custody to approach the jurisdictional High Court namely High Court of Allahabad.”In this context, UP Government claims that the petitioner KUWJ has resorted to falsehood and has made several false statements on oath only to “sensationalise the case” and that “none of the fundamental rights of either the petitioner or anybody else is affected except in accordance with law”. Further, it is alleged that Siddique Kappan is the Office Secretary of Popular Front of India (PFI), and that it was revealed during investigation that he along with other PFI activists and their student wing leaders were going to Hathras under “the garb of journalism” with a very “determined design to create a caste divide and disturb law and order situation”. UP Government states that Kappan was “using a journalist cover by showing identity card of a Kerala based newspaper named as ‘Tejas’ which was closed in 2018″.”His flat mate who is also a member of PFI and its various wings denied access. Finally, armed with search warrants, when the premises was searched by the police, further incriminating material has been recovered…”- UP Tells Supreme CourtThe UP Government further stated that it has been “falsely alleged” that neither the family members nor the lawyers have been allowed access to Kappan & A completely false narrative is being made that he is not being permitted to talk to relatives or lawyers.”At the outset, it is stated that no family member of the accused has approached the jail authorities till date for meeting the accused It is further stated that no lawyer has ever approached the jail authorities with a Vakalatnama to be signed by the accused Siddique Kappan till date,” the affidavit states.It is stated that the car of the accused was siezed on October 5 and it was found that the passengers were carrying incriminating pamphlets. “…..got much agitated and abusive and behaved in suspicious manner speaking words like “die or kill, we will not give up. Thus, in order to prevent the commission of offence the police official of P.S Manth arrested the occupants of the car/ Accused including Sidhique Kappan at the Toll Plaza Manth, under Section 151/107/116 of Cr.P.C.”It is stated that during the investigation conducted so far, the evidence of the accused having links with banned organizations has emerged. Mobile phones, Laptop, Pamphlets having headlines of “Justice for Hathras Victim” etc. were duly seized and information of such arrest was duly conveyed to the relatives, stated the affidavit.Kappan, a freelance journalist reporting for Malayalam portals, was arrested by the UP police on October 5 along with three others in an FIR registered for alleged criminal conspiracy to create societal unrest in the wake of Hathras incident. The stringent provisions of anti-terror legislation Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and sedition were invoked against Kappan and others. A local court in Mathura remanded them to custody.Following his arrest, the Kerala Union of Working Journalists(KUWJ) filed a habeas corpus petition in the Supreme Court challenging Kappan’s custody. The KUWJ argued that the arrest was illegal and unconstitutional.Today, when the issue came up for hearing, the bench led by Chief Justice SA Bobde recorded the statement of the Solicitor General, who appeared for the State of Uttar Pradesh, that there was no objection to Kerala journalist Siddiqque Kappan meeting a lawyer while in jail to sign a vakalatnama.”There was no objection and there is no objection,” said the Law officer.SG Tushar Mehta denied the allegations of the petitioner that Kappan was denied access to a lawyer.During the brief hearing on Friday, CJI SA Bobde also remarked that he was unhappy with the inaccurate reporting that the Court had refused relief in the case.On October 12, a bench lead by the Chief Justice of India expressed disinclination to entertain the petition and suggested to Sibal(who was appearing for KUWJ) that the petitioner should approach the High Court.Last week, the KUWJ filed an interim application in the habeas petition seeking permission for regular VC meetings of Kappan with his family members and lawyers after the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Mathura, refused such permission.Next Storylast_img read more

No more ‘getting down’ for this lady

first_img Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Published 10:27 pm Friday, October 3, 2008 Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By The Penny Hoarder One summer afternoon, Tater Bug made a ramp out of a huge log and a sheet of plywood, and we played circus. He was the ringmaster and Sis and I were the jumping elephants. Why Tater Bug chose elephants instead of graceful gazelles or dashing deer I’m not exactly sure.But, at his commands, “Run! Jump!” and a crack of the “whip,” Sis and I would run to the end of the ramp and jump ever so high and so gracefully into the air.“Higher! Jump higher!” the ringmaster would shout and we’d do our best to soar…. although sore is more descriptive. By Jaine Treadwell No need to worry, I told her. Just crawl to the nearest piece of heavy, sturdy furniture that won’t tip over and pull yourself up on it.I’ve done it lots of times. The worst thing that can happen is that you get carpet burns from the crawl.Another friend called her daughter to come stay with her while she practiced getting up off the floor. The practice was prompted by an incident in the vegetable garden. She stooped down to pick a tomato and couldn’t get back up. Luckily, she had a cell phone so she called for help.After that, she figured that, if she practiced and gained “getting up” confidence, she could regain her independence.Of course, she needed somebody there to assist during the practice sessions. “You just can’t be too careful,” she said.The practice paid off. She again stooped down in the garden and her knees locked up on her and she couldn’t get up. But, she pulled herself up on a “sturdy” tomato cage.Another friend knelt at communion and couldn’t get up from the altar until the men on either side lifted her from the altar and ushered her up aisle of embarrassment.As we granny girls learn from each other’s misadventures, we just aren’t getting down as much as we used to. Our feet are the only body parts that come in contact with the floor. Showers have totally replaced bubble baths. No fireman is coming to the rescue us from the bathtub.Plucking vegetables from a market bin is easier than from the earth on bended knees and it might be a good idea to skip Communion Sunday and avoid an “altarcasion”.We’re quick learners about some things but a little dumb about others. Somewhere along the line, we’ve been convinced that you are only as young as you feel.Balogna!Try to tell that to your body.A friend believed it. She was going to show her granddaughter how to jump on a pogo stick. Her demonstration consisted of one BONG! She was in the hospital for two days and still walks with a limp.A vision of her flashed before my eyes the night the hurricane with a Swedish name sent torrents of rain our way.My little grandson and I were sitting on the porch listening to the rain and watching sheets of lightning illuminate the sky.After a time of that, he plundered in the storage closet and came out with a jump rope.After he jumped up a sweat and handed the rope to me.“You do it, Granma. Jump.”I rose to the occasion.I rested the rope behind me on the floor and got ready to turn it and jump.But my body refused. My feet stood firm. They would not move. No matter how hard I willed my body to jump, my feet would not budge from the floor.“Jump, Granma!”My knees flinched and my shoulders jerked upward but my feet were like boulders.I wanted to jump but what would happen if I did?Why, I could come down on my knees and snap them like twigs.Or, what if my feet got tangled in the rope and I fell off the porch and headlong into the lantana.“Jump, Granma! Why aren’t you jumping?”“Did I ever tell you about the time I was an elephant ….”Blessed is the grandmother who has a story to tell.Jaine Treadwell is features editor of The Messenger. She can be reached via email at [email protected] Skip The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits The years have passed and we have aged about as gracefully as the elephants we portrayed. Jump is no longer anything that we can do. Actually get down and get back up is not anything that we can do gracefully. And, we’re not alone in this delicate condition. A lot of us granny girls are in the same boat.Not long ago, a friend called to ask me to go with her to keep her grandchild for a week while his mama and daddy were out of town.But I couldn’t be out of work for a week. Why did she need me?She was worried that she might get down on the floor to play with the baby and couldn’t get back up. No more ‘getting down’ for this lady Print Article Email the author My nephew Tater Bug turned 21 in June.It seems just like yesterday that he was playing in the backyard with his favorite playmates, Sis and me.And, it seems like no more than yesterday when Sis and I could run, jump and play with a rambunctious 6-year-old. Sponsored Content Book Nook to reopen You Might Like Four-vehicle wreck stalls traffic A four-vehicle wreck involving a school bus stalled traffic on U.S. 231 North at lunchtime Friday. No one was seriously… read morelast_img read more

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