Newrest ASL Nigeria Plc (AIRSER.ng) 2011 Annual Report

first_imgNewrest ASL Nigeria Plc (AIRSER.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Transport sector has released it’s 2011 annual report.For more information about Newrest ASL Nigeria Plc (AIRSER.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Newrest ASL Nigeria Plc (AIRSER.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Newrest ASL Nigeria Plc (AIRSER.ng)  2011 annual report.Company ProfileNewrest ASL Plc is a multi-sector catering company in Nigeria specialising in out-of-home food services for the hospitality, aviation, mining and corporate sectors. It is the only multi-sector catering company in Nigeria. The company’s service footprint extends to 49 countries around the world. The catering operation is extensive with over 30 000 employees turning out more than a million meals a day. Newrest ASL Plc’s client base includes: airline companies, providing menu design, skills training, logistics management, picking and packing bars and dry stores and catering for airport lounges and VIP flights; railway companies, offering catering, cleaning and logistic services to railway operators through Newrest Wagons-Lit; oil, gas and mining companies, offering catering services for remote sites; and commercial and corporate entities, handling daily meal plans and catering for functions, inhouse restaurants and cafeterias. Newrest ASL supplies and markets its own inhouse brands which includes Le RDV, Daily Break, Caffé Lindo, Sky Shop and The Lunch. Newrest ASL Plc is majority-owned by its management where over 300 managers have a combined stake in the business of 88.7%. The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Newrest ASL Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Africa Prudential Registrars Plc (AFRIPR.ng) 2013 Abridged Report

first_imgAfrica Prudential Registrars Plc (AFRIPR.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Financial sector has released it’s 2013 abridged results.For more information about Africa Prudential Registrars Plc (AFRIPR.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Africa Prudential Registrars Plc (AFRIPR.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Africa Prudential Registrars Plc (AFRIPR.ng)  2013 abridged results.Company ProfileAfrica Prudential Registrars Plc is a financial services institution in Nigeria providing share registration services for investors, businesses and institutions. The company offers a range of other services which includes maintaining registers, paying dividends and interest on investments, issuing shares and debenture certificates, managing shareholder enquiries, managing scrip and right issues for clients as well as IPOs, Right Issues and State government bonds. Africa Prudential Registrars are leaders in the field of automation and have pioneered innovative solutions that have transformed how shares are managed on the African continent. The company’s head office is based in Lagos, Nigeria. Africa Prudential Registrars Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

C2 House / ARCHITEKTI mikulaj & mikulajova

first_img Slovakia C2 House / ARCHITEKTI mikulaj & mikulajovaSave this projectSaveC2 House / ARCHITEKTI mikulaj & mikulajova+ 24 Share Houses ArchDaily Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/872616/c2-house-architekti-mikulaj-and-mikulajova Clipboard “COPY” Projects CopyHouses•Slovakia C2 House / ARCHITEKTI mikulaj & mikulajova Photographs Architects: ARCHITEKTI mikulaj & mikulajova Area Area of this architecture project 2016 Products used in this ProjectWall / Ceiling LightsLouis PoulsenLamp – LP CircleFaucetsAXORBathroom Collection – AXOR UnoFaucetsAXORBathroom Collection – AXOR CitterioFaucets / SinksAXORKitchen MixersSave this picture!© Pato SafkoText description provided by the architects. C2 House represents a family living in a quiet green neighbourhood for people who like spending their free time outdoors all year long. The main idea is the diffusion of spaces within the house and the garden. The atrium with a fireplace and a summer kitchen becomes the core of the family life.Save this picture!© Pato SafkoThe project is based on an invited architectural competition. A quiet residential area lying close to the Váh River is a popular relaxation zone. The spacious flatland estate is located at the corner of a calm street in a built-up area of detached houses. The size of the plot makes it possible to divide the functions into two one-storey prisms: while the house communicates with the garden and with its surroundings, the nearby standing objects of the garage and the gym create a barrier from the northern neighbour.Save this picture!© Pato SafkoSave this picture!AxonometricSave this picture!© Pato Safko The outline of the house stands in the foreground; the garage is wrapped in the greenery and is pushed to the back. This is how a lovely entry zone has arisen in front of the house where the public and the private spheres intersect. We wanted to break the usual scheme of the street so common in Slovakia: when walking in the street, you just see garages in front and the houses are hidden behind them, what makes the street an unfriendly and anonymous environment.Save this picture!© Pato SafkoSave this picture!Ground Floor PlanSave this picture!© Pato SafkoThe family loves spending a lot of time outdoors. That is why our project offers a variety of spaces for staying outdoors: from the main open garden and the stone garden between two houses, to a spacious loggia with the view to huge trees by the river, and the atrium which becomes the centre of family life and the architectural accent of the house.Save this picture!© Pato SafkoThe inner layout of the house logically follows the conditions of its environment and the way of life of its inhabitants. The main living space and the private zone of the parents are both directly connected with the loggia and the garden. The afternoon sun enters the living room through the atrium. With an outdoor fireplace, a summer kitchen and a sun shade, the atrium becomes an exterior living room which can be used all year long. Children’s rooms are intentionally located close to the entrance, creating an autonomous space.Save this picture!© Pato SafkoThe material scheme of the house evokes the warm atmosphere of family living. We have chosen natural materials which will look even more charming over the years. Siberian larch wood and COR-TEN dominate on the facades. The wood fluently continues into the interior of the house, supporting the idea of the connection between the outside and inside and giving this home a unique and cosy atmosphere. Area:  447 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Manufacturers: AXOR, Hansgrohe, Louis Poulsen, Ardex, Artisan, Duravit, Gaggenau, Häcker, Hans J. Wegner Products translation missing: en-US.post.svg.material_description ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/872616/c2-house-architekti-mikulaj-and-mikulajova Clipboard Project gallerySee allShow less8 Ways We Can Improve the Design of Our Streets for ProtestArticlesAs Central London Residential Tower is Subject to Devastating Fire and Loss of Life,…Architecture News Share “COPY” Photographs:  Pato Safko Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project CopyAbout this officeARCHITEKTI mikulaj & mikulajovaOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesVancouverSlovakiaPublished on June 14, 2017Cite: “C2 House / ARCHITEKTI mikulaj & mikulajova” 14 Jun 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Grants to Provide more E15 and 85 Access to Hoosiers

first_img SHARE Blender pump grantsMore E15 and E85 ethanol fuel blends are coming to Allen and LaPorte Counties in northern Indiana. Indiana Corn Marketing Council and the Indiana Office of Energy Development say 16 ethanol blender pumps will be installed after Lassus Brothers Oil, Inc. and Family Express Corporation were awarded more than $331,000 in grants in the third round of the Hoosier Homegrown Fuels Blender Pump Program.Ken Parrent, Director of Biofuels at Indiana Corn says both retailers have been involved in E85 sales from the beginning.“And with this grant money they’re not only going to sell E85, but they’re also going to add E15 to the lineup which is going to give consumers an even wider choice,” he told HAT. “The EPA has approved E15 for use in vehicles manufactured since 2001 which is more than 80% of the vehicles on the road today. So you won’t need a flex fuel vehicle to fill up with E15.”With the blender pumps being installed it means more E85 availability for a significant number of flex fuel vehicle owners.“We have nearly a half million flex fuel vehicles on the roads here in Indiana. Unfortunately, a lot of them either don’t know they’re driving a flex fuel vehicle or they don’t really understand what that means.”What E85 means for the owner is the option to use a cleaner burning renewable fuel and a 20-25% discounted price from regular unleaded.“Normally we figure with the difference in gas mileage that you would get with E85 the price would have to be about 20% less, but we’ve got some locations around the state that have been at 30%. On a mile driven basis, if you compare the cost per mile driven E85 has been economical for consumers to use.”Hoosier Homegrown Fuels (HHF) is part a national grant partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Services Agency that aims to expand the availability of higher ethanol blends in areas of the United States where blends of E15 to E85 are limited or not available. HHF is also in partnership with the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, Greater Indiana Clean Cities and South Shore Clean Cities who assisted in scoring the applications and provided outreach support.“We continue to work toward our goal of making ethanol blended fuels a viable fuel option for Hoosiers throughout the state,” said David Gottbrath, Indiana Corn Marketing Council president and farmer from Washington County. “We are excited to have Lassus Brothers Oil, Inc. and Family Express Corporation partnering with us through HHF to meet that goal.”ICMC, the state corn checkoff, has committed more than $440,000 in matching funds with the goal of adding 110 pumps offering E15 and E85 across the state. OED received $895,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership to put toward the HHF program. More than $1 million was distributed during the first two rounds of grant announcements.ICMC has been working with fuel retailers across the state to help increase the number of pumps offering ethanol-blended fuels for five years. With the HHF program, ICMC saw an opportunity through the USDA’s Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership to leverage state corn checkoff funds and partner with other organizations to expand ethanol’s availability to the roughly 450,000 Hoosiers throughout the state who drive Flex Fuel Vehicles.For more information on the HHF program, visit https://in.gov/oed/2736.htm.For more information about ICMC’s ethanol programs, visit www.incorn.org/ethanol.The HHF will allow for a total number of 64 blender pumps with funding coming from both the U.S. Department of Agriculture and ICMC totaling to more than $1,250,000.Applicant: Lassus Brothers Oil, Inc.Counties: AllenNumber of Dispensers: 8Grant Amount: $176,530.24Applicant: Family Express CorporationCounties: LaPorteNumber of Dispensers: 8Grant Amount: $154,682.00OED and ICMC have asked the grantees to track their ethanol volume sales and marketing efforts through 2017 and their ethanol sales through 2022. This data will help OED and ICMC measure the impact of the new ethanol fueling infrastructure.Source: ICMC By Andy Eubank – Jul 12, 2016 Home Indiana Agriculture News Grants to Provide more E15 and 85 Access to Hoosiers Facebook Twitter Grants to Provide more E15 and 85 Access to Hoosiers Facebook Twitter SHARE Previous articleWould Pence as VP be Good for Agriculture?Next articleMorning Update Andy Eubanklast_img read more

Political hot potato returns

first_img Passions were raised by county commissioners and employees Monday as commissioners unanimously agreed to place a county assistance sales tax district proposal on the May election ballot, after it had previously been rejected last November.County Judge Ron Eckert presented a number of facts behind the proposed sales tax, and the implications should it be passed, during the regular scheduled commissioners’ court meeting as he pleaded with those in attendance to discard the baggage of apathy and involve themselves in the issues facing their community.“Seems like déjà vu,” Eckert said as he began his presentation on the sales tax.The sales tax proposal, which was initially rejected by voters by a nearly 2-1 margin last November, would create a county assistance district, implementing a 1.25 percent sales tax on goods in unincorporated Ector County, excluding Odessa and Goldsmith, and would only be voted on by residents in that district. The tax can only be used to fund programs and projects such as roads and highways, law enforcement, libraries, museums, parks, and any services determined to benefit public welfare.Eckert argued that the increase in population in unincorporated areas, like West Odessa, which he said has a population of more than 50,000, means the responsibility of infrastructure for these growing areas has fallen entirely on the county, which currently is funded by property taxes and fees.“Ector County is given all of the responsibility, but no resources from the sales tax,” Eckert told the courtroom.To give an example of what kind of impact the proposed tax could have, Eckert talked about the effect it has had in Midland, where he said the tax has increased revenue for the county by millions of dollars, and has led to them overhauling their infrastructure, building a new courthouse, library and events center, and paving all of their county roads.Compared to Midland County’s reserve fund of more than $70 million, County Auditor David Austin said Ector County currently has a reserve fund of around $9 million. Eckert brought up the problems with Ector County’s current budget, which has less than $5 million devoted to highways, and county buildings falling apart.“You have a Midland that is modern, and you have an Odessa that’s getting old,” Eckert said. “You could almost call it ‘Oldessa.’ That’s what this sales tax attempts to counteract.”Austin told the court that with an implemented sales tax, the county could generate almost $16 million in sales tax per year.Precinct 1 Commissioner Eddy Shelton said that this tax is necessary, as it helps cover some of the biggest needs facing this county, such as law enforcement, roads, and health.“It brings revenue into our community by people who use the facilities, but don’t necessarily own property,” Shelton said. “It’s a win-win for the county.”Simmons, who agreed with placing the sales tax on the ballot, told Eckert he felt like there was a lot of grandstanding in his speech, and that he failed to mention Midland had just issued $200 million in debt to take care of their roads. He also said there was a misconception about the property tax.“I think we’re fooling ourselves and the voters if we think we’re going to turn around and reduce people’s property tax,” Simmons told the court. “I think that’s a misconception that we don’t need out there.”Simmons added that the county needs to reiterate to those who will be voting on the proposed tax that these funds will be used for commodities they have asked for, such as improved roads and additional law enforcement on patrol.“I think if you go out and tell somebody in Gardendale, “hey, if you’ll pay more sales tax, I can give Greg Simmons inside the city limits a tax break on his property taxes,” I think that’s not going to be a selling point to them,” Simmons said.Eckert told Simmons that he never said they would lower the property tax, but that they could, and that, had the sales tax been in effect since the option became available in 2007, the property tax may not be at the rate it is now.“If you’re going to ask people to vote for it, you’ve got to put it into something that they can see as a purpose to vote for it,” Simmons replied.Eckert said he had gone out to areas such as Gardendale and took the time to find out the priorities of the people in those communities, and added that he’s never told anyone how to vote and wouldn’t do so. He said it’s up to the citizen to educate themselves, and he’s just providing the information.Austin added that, while the proposed sales tax may not lower the property tax, it could see it stabilized, and potentially lower the property tax in coming years.Precinct 3 Commissioner Dale Childers said he thought everyone in the room knew the tax was necessary, but that they were relying on 22,000 registered voters to accept it. He told Eckert he would have loved to go to the county with him to spread information, but was unable to because of the open meetings act, and emphasized using organized methodology to get information about the sales tax out.“What prevented you from having your own meeting,” Eckert asked Childers.“To be quite honest, what prevented anybody else other than me from going out and meeting with their own constituents?” Childers responded, adding that he had no constituents out in the county.Eckert told him that if he had any better ideas, he would like to see them, and said he was the only one to hold any informational meetings out in public the last time the tax proposal was on the ballot in November.Simmons asked Eckert why he was acting so defensive, telling him he was making this into “some kind of a political deal.”“It’s not political at all, I’m not even seeking re-election,” Eckert said. “This is not just going to be a ‘me’ thing. It never was.”Eckert said he wasn’t playing politics, but that he cared about Ector County and wanted to improve it.“I found something that I think could be worth $300-330 million, if not more money than that, to Ector County over the next 20 years, and all of a sudden I’m grandstanding?” Eckert asked. “No, I’m not. I’m not interested in this office anymore after I’m out of this.”Several suggestions were made as to how the county could spread information on the tax. Austin told commissioners the county could send out fact sheets and mailers providing just facts on the proposal, and Health Department Director Gino Solla suggested sending out information to voters through social media like Facebook and Twitter.The commissioners then unanimously agreed to place the proposed sales tax initiative onto the May ballot, which voters in Ector County will be able to decide on when the election is held May 5.IN OTHER BUSINESS, COMMISSIONERS:• appointed Dr. John Rogers and Mark Merritt as members of the Ector County Airport Advisory Board.• received a presentation from Wesley Burnett regarding requested economic development incentives, including property tax abatements, sought by Oberon Solar LLC in connection with a potential solar power project in Ector County.• reviewed a yearly report from Vector Fleet Management and approved the acceptance of a check of $51,079 on the Cost Savings Sharing Plan.• approved the placement of signs in the Ector County Courthouse.• tabled an item regarding proposed notary fees to be charged for notarizing documents associated with game room applicants, to be brought up at a later meeting proposing notary fees county-wide.• approved the 2017 Annual List of Gifts and Memorials to the Ector County Library.• permitted the maintenance director to use betterment allowance or make change orders between commissioners’ court meetings relating to the construction of the jail expansion.• approved the proposed purchase of a new reach-in heated cabinet for the jail kitchen.• approved the use of betterment allowance funds to pay for change proposal No. 1, also referred to as CP No. 1, for the new jail addition.• approved the sale by auction of assets and other items on the attached lists.• approved a proposed resolution approving the bringing of a lawsuit on behalf of Ector County against various drug manufacturers, developers, suppliers and any other potential defendant in connection with a class of pharmaceutical class of drugs commonly referred to as opioids, and approved a proposed retention agreement with Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, P.C. and Robert E. White, Attorney at Law.• approved a request to install “advisory speed” limit signs and “rough road” signs on Westcliff Road from 57th Street to Yukon Road.• approved the following bid specification: Ector County Law Enforcement Waterline Extension.• approved the following bid specifications: Liquid asphalt emulsion, asphalt patching material, graded base material, seal coat aggregate, water and commercial laundry equipment for various facilities.• approved a proposal for the abatement of vehicles.• approved a revised general utility easement for the jail expansion site.• approved a resolution and application for Fiscal Year 2019 and 2020 victim assistance grant Nos. 3288402 and 3546601.• authorized Oncor Electric Delivery, LLC to provide electric facilities to provide electric service for the asphalt emulsion tank located at the Highways and Streets Department for a few of $3,948.64.• approved a proposed change order to replace PVC storm drains to code-approved piping for the Law Enforcement Center jail addition.• approved the proposed renewal of the Social Marketplace Advertising Agreement for an additional six-month social media campaign in relation to the Ector County Immunization Grant.• approved a proposed interlocal application for immunization program funds for fiscal year 2018-2019, and to enter into a contract with the Texas Department of State Health Services for the purpose of providing immunization services to Ector County.• approved proposed step changes for two jailers promoted to corporal.• approved a proposal to set starting pay for TVFC/ImmTrac Program Outreach Specialist at $14.30/hour.• approved a proposed MHRC Jones Landscape to serve a 2.61 acre tract of land in Section 31, Block 41, and a proposed MHRC for 2.93 acres on 3537 and 3545 N. Mercedes Westgate Acres.• approved the transfer of a copier, from postage and reproduction, to post-sentence monitoring, and with the proposed line item transfers to post-sentence monitoring, copier lease contract in the amount of $1,332, to post-sentence monitoring, office supplies in the amount of $100 from postage and reproduction, copier lease contract in the amount of $1,165, from post-sentence monitoring, departmental furniture and equipment in the amount of $167, and from postage and reproduction, copier supplies in the amount of $100.• approved proposed budget amendments to general fund, OOG Grant- sheriff’s office body armor program, and to sheriff’s office law enforcement supplies, in the amount of $24,540, and a proposed budget amendment to coliseum fund, subscriptions from unreserved fund balance in the amount of $6,000, and a proposed budget amendment to capital improvement fund, road construction from unreserved fund balance in the amount of $98,600.• received the accounts payable fund requirements report for Feb. 12, 2018 to review county financial statements and reports. 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Any Grievances Regarding Lack Of Supply Of Essentials, Treatment In Hospitals, Approach Us Directly; Bombay HC Tells Public At Large [Read Order]

first_imgNews UpdatesAny Grievances Regarding Lack Of Supply Of Essentials, Treatment In Hospitals, Approach Us Directly; Bombay HC Tells Public At Large [Read Order] Nitish Kashyap4 Aug 2020 5:20 AMShare This – xIn a significant move, the Bombay High Court last Friday while hearing a suo motu PIL regarding newspaper reports criticizing the work done for controlling and preventing the spread of Covid-19 in Aurangabad district, observed that if any members of the general public may have grievances regarding lack of supply of essential goods especially in containment zones, denial of admission in a…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?LoginIn a significant move, the Bombay High Court last Friday while hearing a suo motu PIL regarding newspaper reports criticizing the work done for controlling and preventing the spread of Covid-19 in Aurangabad district, observed that if any members of the general public may have grievances regarding lack of supply of essential goods especially in containment zones, denial of admission in a hospital or grievances regarding the treatment received should approach the Court directly. Division bench of Justice TV Nalawade and Justice MG Sewlikar of Aurangabad bench had previously expressed grave concern about the rising number of cases in Aurangabad and warned strict action against those public servants and officials appointed for fighting the pandemic of coronavirus, who refuse to show up for work, Court even warned of a surprise visit to hospitals and quarantine centres to ensure that their is discipline in the concerned staff. At the outset, the bench appreciated the work done by authorities from Aurangabad District during the lockdown of nine days which was declared in July and said that due to cooperation of the citizens, it became successful. Court also observed that there was cooperation amongst the officers of Corporation under the leadership of Municipal Commissioner, officers of revenue department under the leadership of Divisional Commissioner/District Collector and police officers under the leadership of Police Commissioner and DSP(Rural) during the lockdown period. However, Court noted that positive cases of Covid-19 continued to rise in other areas “It appears that only the authority from the Aurangabad district is feeling that it is bound by the orders made by this Court. This Court had already observed that the condition created in Jalgaon district is also alarming. That continues to be alarming and no concrete steps appear to be taken in Jalgaon district. In other districts which are under the jurisdiction of this Court, the figure of infected persons is on the rise and today there is news item that during last 24 hours more than 117 infected persons were detected in Nanded district.” Moreover, Court said that on one hand the number of infected persons in the city area is coming down and on the other hand the number of infected persons from rural areas is going up and the trend is still in upward direction. The bench observed- “It is unfortunate, but it is a fact that when the virus spread initially in cities like Pune, Mumbai, Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) etc. many persons from this area started returning to their native places. Many of the persons of those areas have purchased properties in smaller cities, though by way of investment or by having resort center in rural area and there they shifted themselves. Even when inter-district travel is prevented and the prevention is continued till 31st August of this year, the persons were able to go to those places even without having passes issued by the authority and due to that there is spread of virus in village area.” Thereafter, it is mentioned that recently, Justice TV Nalawade went to Jalna for court inspection. He noticed that there was no strict checking and the police force (2-3 constables) posted there were not asking to show pass to anybody. They were making casual inquiry with the travellers and they were allowing the vehicles from Aurangabad side to Jalna side. This approach must have helped in spreading of the virus in parts of this region. Strict vigil needs to be kept and unless that is done, the authorities will not be in a position to control the things. This Court hopes that proper steps in that regard will be taken, Court said. Furthermore, Justice Nalawade noticed at 11 am when he was crossing boundary of Aurangabad and entering Jalna, that there were some police constables and some staff of the corporation and revenue department who were intercepting vehicles coming from Jalna and were asking the persons who were entering Aurangabad area to undergo antigen test. When Justice Nalawade was returning from Jalna at 4 pm such screening was not there and there was laxity and anybody could enter Aurangabad from Jalna area at that time. Thus, Court reiterated that the public servants need to be tested and “the servants who are useless need to be removed from the service by filing complaints against them in police station under the special Enactments like Epidemic Disease Act, 1897, Disaster Management Act, 2005 etc.” Court also referred to articles about cases of medical negligence that have taken place during the pandemic and refusal of admission or treatment to poor people and said- “In our society there are many who cannot afford to pay charges of private hospitals. It is learnt that many poor persons and the persons who have no influence are not able to get admissions in hospitals even when they are infected. It will be the subject of research to find out the number of poor persons who died at residential places due to such conditions, but they went unnoticed by anybody. It can be said that they spread virus as they remain at residential places, but the blame cannot be put on them as it is the fault of our system that we did not either spot them or attend them. Such incidents are more in rural areas and so proper attention needs to be paid to the rural area.” Finally, Court observed that due to aforesaid circumstances, it is necessary to allow all those persons who have grievance with regard to the care and treatment of infected persons and others to approach this Court directly. They may give grievance in writing to this Court either by post or on E-mail or through Advocate. The grievances may be of following nature :- (i) There was no supply of necessary items in the containment zone. (ii) There was no supply of ration from fair price shops to the card holders and others. (iii) There was no center created where the relatives of infected persons or infected persons can go to get admission in hospital. (iv) The officers or authority did not help them in getting admission in hospital. (v) Any hospital did not give admission to them even when authority had directed that hospital to admit the patient. (vi) They have doubt that necessary treatment was not given and the medicines and injections which are supplied by them or Government were not actually utilized by the doctors. Court sought information from the state in respect of reservation of beds in designated hospitals and use of those beds, availability of ventilators and the deaths due to non-availability of ventilators and action taken against negligence shown in treatment if complaints were received in that regard. In conclusion, Court told Public Prosecutor DR Kale to see that the intention of the Court to consider individual complaints, is given publicity up to village level. Court said that part of the order is to be used for informing the public that they can approach this Court directly for informing their grievances against the concerned public servant and also against the private hospitals and others.Click Here To Download Order[Read Order]Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

‘Future Of Thousands Of Students At Stake As They Have To Appear In Two Tests Instead Of One’ : NLU Consortium Files Affidavit In SC Against NLAT For NLSIU

first_imgTop Stories’Future Of Thousands Of Students At Stake As They Have To Appear In Two Tests Instead Of One’ : NLU Consortium Files Affidavit In SC Against NLAT For NLSIU LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK9 Sep 2020 6:49 AMShare This – xVice-Chancellor of NALSAR Prof. Faizan Mustafa, has filed a reply affidavit before the Supreme Court, in the plea against NLAT, supporting cancellation of separate admission test to NLSIU. In the affidavit filed in the capacity as the Secretary-in-Charge of the Consortium of NLUs, Prof. Mustafa has submitted that there is no provision either in the MoU signed by the NLUs or in…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?LoginVice-Chancellor of NALSAR Prof. Faizan Mustafa, has filed a reply affidavit before the Supreme Court, in the plea against NLAT, supporting cancellation of separate admission test to NLSIU. In the affidavit filed in the capacity as the Secretary-in-Charge of the Consortium of NLUs, Prof. Mustafa has submitted that there is no provision either in the MoU signed by the NLUs or in the Consortium Bye- laws which permits a member of Consortium to conduct its own admission test. He has clarified that the decision to postpone CLAT was taken in the interest of students’ health however the exam will not be postponed any further as latest Unlock Guidelines do not permit any state to announce their own Lockdown. The submission has come in the plea challenging NLAT 2020, filed by former Vice Chancellor of NLSIU, Prof. (Dr.) R. Venkata Rao and an aggrieved parent of a CLAT aspirant.”Attempt To Make NLSIU From Island Of Excellence To Island of Exclusion”: Former NLSIU VC Venkata Rao Moves SC Challenging NLAT 2020 Responding on behalf of the Consortium, in discharge of his duties of Secretary-in-charge, Prof. Mustafa informed the Top Court that during Consortium deliberations on CLAT schedule, the Executive Committee did discuss the difficulties which NLSIU may face due to its trimester system but the NLSIU VC did not express any dissent. He has pointed out that various Consortium meetings were held during the month of August however, NLSIU VC did not inform them about their internal meetings dated August 6, August 12 and August 18 whereby the had resolved to conduct a separate exam. “It is submitted that being a member of the Consortium, more so its Secretary and Treasurer, it was expected that the Vice-Chancellor, NLSIU, would disclose/inform to the Executive Committee of the Consortium, of which he was a part, in its meeting dated 27.08.2020that about the decision of the Executive Council and Faculty of NLSIU to conduct a separate examination for admission. It may be noted that the faculty arrived at a decision to conduct a separate examination on 06.08.2020, the Executive Council had approved of this decision in its meetings on 12.08.2020 and 18.08.2020. Yet, the Consortium was kept in the dark about these happenings in its meetings,” the affidavit states.”…students were under the legitimate expectation that through CLAT they will be entitled to admission to all NLUs including NLSIU. The future of thousands of students are at stake as they are under tremendous mental pressure and have to appear in two tests instead of one for admission to NLUs”, he stated.”…thousands of lives have been jeopardized due to the arbitrary, irrational and fanciful notification issued by the NLSIU”, he said in the affidavit urging the court to stay the NLAT notification to “mitigate the damage caused to students”. Other grounds raised by prof. Mustafa are as below: NLSIU has gone against the Memorandum of Association and Bye-Laws of the Consortium provide that the Consortium shall be the sole entity which conducts the admission test viz., the CLAT, for its members. NLSIU has gone against the core values of the Consortium and policies and decisions of Governing Body, and has undermined the very basis of Legal education in the country.Students were under the legitimate expectation that through CLAT they will be entitled to admission to all NLUs including NLSIU. The future of thousands of students is at stake as they have to appear in two tests instead of one for admission to NLUs.Impugned Admission Notice clearly states that the approval of the Executive Council was received on 12.08.2020 and 18.08.2020. However, under the scheme of the NLSIU Act, 1986, the Executive Council was not empowered to amend the mode of admission of students except with the prior concurrence of the Academic Council. Updated Technical/ System requirements notified by NLSIU for candidates to appear for NLAT 2020 is “vice of discrimination”.The purpose stated for the decision to conduct the NLAT i.e. to avoid a “zero year” is baseless, irrational and arbitrary. 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Medical Reimbursement Claims Cannot Be Rejected Merely Because Prior Referral Order Was Not Obtained Before Taking Treatment Outside State: Tripura HC [Read Judgment]

first_imgNews UpdatesMedical Reimbursement Claims Cannot Be Rejected Merely Because Prior Referral Order Was Not Obtained Before Taking Treatment Outside State: Tripura HC [Read Judgment] LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK1 Nov 2020 10:20 PMShare This – xThe Tripura High Court has observed that medical reimbursement cannot be denied only on the ground that the employee did not obtain prior referral order from the Medical Board before taking treatment from outside the State.Kali Sankar Baidya, a Head Clerk engaged in District judiciary, under took the full treatment for his nasal cancer, at Vellore Hospital. His application seeking…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 Tripura High Court has observed that medical reimbursement cannot be denied only on the ground that the employee did not obtain prior referral order from the Medical Board before taking treatment from outside the State.Kali Sankar Baidya, a Head Clerk engaged in District judiciary, under took the full treatment for his nasal cancer, at Vellore Hospital. His application seeking medical reimbursement for total expenditure of   Rs.3,72,031 was rejected on the ground that he did not obtain prior referral order from the Medical Board. He approached the High Court challenging the rejection order and contended that he had applied for a referral order before taking treatment outside the State. As his medical condition was fast deteriorating, he did not wait for it and instead approached the Vellore Hospital. The Government opposed his plea raising two objections 1) that there was no referral order allowing him to take the treatment from outside the State and 2) that there were no extra ordinary urgent grounds for him to have travelled outside the State for his treatment without presenting himself before the Medical Board.The Chief Justice Akil Kureshi overruled the objections raised by the Government and observed thus: “Firstly, as noted the petitioner was struggling with aggressive infection on his nose which did not get cured despite his treatment at the hands of ENT specialist and skin specialist. The petitioner therefore desired to have further investigations and opinion from the experts. He, therefore, approached the authorities for permission to travel outside State. His request dated 29th November, 2019 met with no immediate response. He could not wait any longer. He started his travel on 5th December, 2019. It was only thereafter that the Medical Board conveyed to him that unless and until he is present a referral order cannot be issued in his favour. On 7th December, 2019 the hospital at Vellore detected that the petitioner was suffering from cancer. Under such circumstances it was not expected for the petitioner to have waited for the Medical Board to call him for personal appearance for grant of referral order which would delay his treatment. As things turned out, having gone to Vellore for investigations, the petitioner ended up the undergoing entire treatment even without returning home for which purpose his leave was sanctioned by the employer… Under such circumstances to expect the petitioner to wait for the referral order is unreasonable. It is not even the case of the respondents that the specialized treatment needed for such cancer is readily available within the State. In other words going by the stand of the respondents if the petitioner had presented himself before the Medical Board and waited for long enough for the Medical Board to respond to his request for grant of referral order, the same would have been granted.Only on that ground to deny the benefit of reimbursement of medical expenditure would be interpreting the policy of the Government too rigidly. Further, the ground that there was no urgency in the petitioner departing for treatment, also must be rejected. After having waited for long enough for the treatment prescribed by the local doctors to have effect and the treatment having failed to have desired effect, the petitioner had to have a proper diagnosis and line of treatment. It is not as if the petitioner departed immediately without informing the employer or even the Medical Board. The petitioner did approach the Medical Board but could not give too long a time for Medical Board to respond. The petitioner had to take a calculated risk of departing without prior referral order.”The court noted that, in a judgment in Samar Bhusan Chakraborty Vrs. The State of Tripura delivered last year, the court had observed that merely because prior referral order from the Medical Board was not obtained, such bills cannot be rejected. Thus, the court directed the Government to process the medical reimbursement bills and release the same to the extent as per the Government policy the same are payable, within eight weeks.Case: Kali Sankar Baidya vs The State Of Tripura [W.P(C) No. 289/2020]Coram: Chief Justice Akil KureshiCounsel: Adv Arijit Bhowmik, Addl. Govt. Advocate A D. SharmaClick here to Read/Download JudgmentRead JudgmentClick here to Read/Download OrderRead OrderNext Storylast_img read more

English FA & authorities urged to tackle ‘scourge of anti-Irish racism’

first_img Pinterest Twitter Twitter Harps come back to win in Waterford Kelly nets hat-trick in Bohs win By News Highland – February 17, 2021 The North’s Deputy First Minister’s called on the English FA and authorities to take immediate action to tackle the scourge of anti-Irish racism.It’s after footballer James Mc Clean described the abuse he has received in recent years, including threats to burn down his house, while his wife said he had a death threat before a game.He also described the online abuse his brother received this morning.Sinn Fein’s Michelle O’ Neill says no one should fear for their safety because of their identity. Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Homepage BannerNewsSport WhatsAppcenter_img Facebook Pinterest Previous articleGold ring handed in to Gardai in Letterkenny, is it yours?Next article12 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Donegal, 57 deaths nationally News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Google+ Sligo Rovers go top of Premier Division English FA & authorities urged to tackle ‘scourge of anti-Irish racism’ Facebook Google+last_img read more

Calls on Revenue to take over TV licence fee collection

first_img Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Pinterest Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty DL Debate – 24/05/21 There’s a proposal for the Revenue to take over collecting the TV licence fee from An Post.It’s part of an Oireachtas report which aims to tackle evasion and raise an additional 30 million euro a year.Earlier this week, the Communications Minister Denis Naughten ruled out introducing a laptop levy instead of the licence fee.Former Communication Minister Pat Rabbitte says it isn’t Revenue’s role to collect billsAudio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/tv.wav00:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews By News Highland – November 26, 2017 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Google+ WhatsAppcenter_img Google+ Twitter Previous articleFine Gael and Fine Fail continue talks to avert Christmas ElectionNext articleMoville’s Hegarty sisters receive Ladies All-Star Awards News Highland Calls on Revenue to take over TV licence fee collection Facebook Facebook Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Harps come back to win in Waterford Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more