Aluworks Limited (ALW.gh) Q32018 Interim Report

first_imgAluworks Limited (ALW.gh) listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Engineering sector has released it’s 2018 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Aluworks Limited (ALW.gh) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Aluworks Limited (ALW.gh) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Aluworks Limited (ALW.gh)  2018 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileAluworks Limited is an aluminium continuous casting and cold rolling mill in Ghana. It supplies high-quality aluminium coils, discs, flat sheets and sheet-in-coil raw material to small- and medium-scale factories throughout the West African sub-region. These factories manufacture household cooking utensils, corrugated roofing sheets and general fabrication products. The company also offers technical advice and support to establishments setting new manufacturing factories, assist during trial runs with sample material and supply raw material for full production. Aluworks Limited’s factory has been operational since 1985 with an installed capacity of 10 000 metric tons of various aluminium products and a plant capacity of some 30 000 metric tons per annum. Aluworks Limited was incorporated as a public limited liability company in 1996. Aluworks Limited is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Moonlight Cabin / Jackson Clements Burrows

first_img 2015 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/773126/moonlight-cabin-jackson-clements-burrows Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/773126/moonlight-cabin-jackson-clements-burrows Clipboard ArchDaily Australia Spence Construction, Colac and Geelong Save this picture!© Jeremy Weihrauch-Gollings Studio+ 12 Share Architects: Jackson Clements Burrows Area Area of this architecture project Area:  60 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyHouses•Australia Moonlight Cabin / Jackson Clements BurrowsSave this projectSaveMoonlight Cabin / Jackson Clements Burrows “COPY” CopyAbout this officeJackson Clements BurrowsOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesAustraliaPublished on September 07, 2015Cite: “Moonlight Cabin / Jackson Clements Burrows” 06 Sep 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – MetrisVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Cross HairlinePartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®SinksThe Splash LabTrough Sink – Monolith A SeriesSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights in Helmkehof Cultural CenterBathroom AccessoriesBradley Corporation USAWashroom AccessoriesConcrete FloorsSikaDecorative Floor CoatingsMetal PanelsSherwin-Williams Coil CoatingsFluropon® Coating in Thaden SchoolWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodViroc Nature for Partition WallsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMMineral Wood Stain – Lignosil®-VeranoDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – MAGNEOSinksECOPIXELWashbasin – Light Basin LTBMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?月光小屋 / Jackson Clements Burrows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 Photographscenter_img Builder: Moonlight Cabin / Jackson Clements Burrows P.J. Yttrup & Associates Products translation missing: en-US.post.svg.material_description Manufacturers: Focus Projects Year:  “COPY” Products used in this ProjectHeatingFocusFireplaces – BathyscafocusProject Team:Tim Jackson, Jon Clements, Graham Burrows, Jessie LeggeBuilding Surveyor:Noel GoslingCountry:AustraliaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Jeremy Weihrauch-Gollings StudioText description provided by the architects. Located on a windswept coast line, Moonlight Cabin is a place to retreat from and engage with the landscape’s ephemeral conditions. It is a small footprint shelter (60m2) that explores the boundaries of how small is too small, challenging conventional notions of what is actually necessary in our lives. It is designed to be passively environmentally responsive, ultimately reducing energy use and running costs whilst maximising occupant amenity.Save this picture!© Jeremy Weihrauch-Gollings StudioThe plan is conceived as one volume with kitchen, bathroom and utilities inserted within a central island pod which effectively unlocks the corridor to become an important habitable space. Victorian Ash timber linings coated with Porters Wood Wash ‘Limed’ create a tranquil contemporary interior that is generous while the reductive material palette creates a sustainable and cost effective home.Save this picture!© Jeremy Weihrauch-Gollings StudioSave this picture!Floor PlanSave this picture!© Jeremy Weihrauch-Gollings StudioThe built form is fully screened in a rainscreen of Spotted Gum that acts like a ‘gore-tex jacket’ to protect the cabin from the elements while the timber is free to move naturally in the changing climatic conditions. Operable shutters enable cross ventilation and adaptability, open or closed, partially shut down or secured when the occupants leave and reopened when they return.Moonlight Cabin is grid connected and rainwater is sustainably harvested.Save this picture!© Jeremy Weihrauch-Gollings StudioProject gallerySee allShow lessTAKENO Nursery / Tadashi Suga ArchitectsSelected ProjectsNewSchool Architectural SymposiumEvent Share Houses Photographs:  Jeremy Weihrauch-Gollings Studio Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Structural: last_img read more

Black and Tan House / Dake Wells Architecture

first_img 2018 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/921482/black-and-tan-house-dake-wells-architecture Clipboard Save this picture!© Architectural Imageworks, LLC+ 16Curated by Paula Pintos Share Clients:Watts FamilyGeneral Contractor:Kenson Goff HomesCity:RogersvilleCountry:United StatesMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Architectural Imageworks, LLCRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE LuceWindowsLibartVertical Retracting Doors & WindowsText description provided by the architects. Located in a suburban development, this residence uses the conventional construction methods of its McMansion neighbors, but focuses on reductive materials and detailing. Four gabled forms enclose a courtyard pool for this young family. Sited at the ridge of a hayfield, the house recalls the agricultural forms of the region.Save this picture!© Architectural Imageworks, LLCSave this picture!© Architectural Imageworks, LLCTwo grades of cedar-clad the house expressing its formal origins. Knotty, horizontal siding clads the exterior with a dark stain concealing the inexpensive material’s imperfections, while a finer-grained vertical cedar is used where the forms are sliced, carved, separated, and rotated, revealing a more refined interior than the knotty cedar suggests.Save this picture!© Architectural Imageworks, LLCThe house is rigorously ordered to layer spaces and establish framed views through the house, allowing family members to connect, inside and out. Balancing the owner’s desire for a contemporary aesthetic with comforting warmth, the architecture fits its suburban neighborhood while surprising visitors upon closer inspection.Save this picture!© Architectural Imageworks, LLCProject gallerySee allShow lessML Residence / Anastasia ArquitetosSelected ProjectsNextOffice’s Artist Forum to be a Cultural Hub for Sadra, IranArticles Share “COPY” CopyAbout this officeDake Wells ArchitectureOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRogersvilleUnited StatesPublished on July 21, 2019Cite: “Black and Tan House / Dake Wells Architecture” 21 Jul 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogFaucets / SinkshansgroheKitchen SinksGlass3MSun Control Window Film in MarkthalPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceRetractable StructuresShadeFXRetractable Canopies in Beverly HillsPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesIsland Exterior FabricatorsSpecialty Facade SystemsWoodSculptformTimber Tongue and Groove CladdingSkylightsVELUX CommercialLonglight 5-30° – Modular SkylightsBars / Wire / MeshJakobWebnet – Sports NetSuspension SystemsMetawellAluminum Panels for Ceiling SailsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMTiO2-free Mineral Paint – Soldalit®-ArteHanging LampsLuminisPendant Lights – HollowcoreHandicap BathroomAamsco Lighting, Inc.Mirror-Lux LED Illuminated MirrorMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?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 United States Year:  Manufacturers: CertainTeed, GAF, Georgia-Pacific, James Hardie, -, PPG IdeaScapes Structural Engineering: Architects: Dake Wells Architecture Area Area of this architecture project Area:  3800 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project ArchDaily MEP Engineering: Houses Black and Tan House / Dake Wells Architecture Black and Tan House / Dake Wells ArchitectureSave this projectSaveBlack and Tan House / Dake Wells Architecture “COPY” J&M Engineering Photographs:  Architectural Imageworks, LLC Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project True Engineering Group LLC CopyHouses•Rogersville, United States ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/921482/black-and-tan-house-dake-wells-architecture Clipboard Projects Photographslast_img read more

USDA Expands Drug Residue Testing in Meat

first_img SHARE Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter Source: NAFB News Service USDA Expands Drug Residue Testing in Meat SHAREcenter_img USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Monday new steps to safeguard the food supply with a new approach to testing residues in meat, poultry and egg products. USDA Under Secretary for Food Safety Dr. Elisabeth Hagen says the National Residue Program allows FSIS to test for the presence of chemical compounds in those products. The new efficiency methods will conserve resources and provide useful, reliable results while allowing the agency to analyze samples for more compounds than before.That National Pork Producers Council is recommending FSIS revises its Draft Compliance Guide for Residue Prevention. While NPPC appreciates the thoughtful and thorough approach FSIS has taken to address concerns with repeat violators of the guide – NPPC President R.C. Hunt says the Council has concerns about producer notification of detected – but not violative – residues. Hunt says compliance with domestic and international maximum residue limits is vital to maintaining consumer confidence and growing markets while protecting animal and public health – which is why it’s a high priority for the pork industry.NPPC would like FSIS to remove the requirement that establishments notify producers of non-violative residue findings because it could confuse producers and cause them to end use of animal health products that may be necessary – they may discourage establishments from performing in-plant testing above and beyond FSIS testing – and the action could dilute attention from repeat violators. By Gary Truitt – Jul 4, 2012 Home Indiana Agriculture News USDA Expands Drug Residue Testing in Meat Previous articleBiofuels Leaders From U.S. and Canada Cheer on New Action PlanNext articleTransportation Bill Cuts Regulations on Farmers Gary Truittlast_img read more

Farmers Who Rent High Amounts of Land Feeling Stress

first_img SHARE Facebook Twitter The downturn in commodity prices is starting to put serious pressure on producers across the country that rent most of their farmland. A report from DTN says that group most likely consists of young farmers and experienced operators who rapidly expanded when $8 corn was about to end. Cash rents have not adjusted to the lower commodity prices as quickly. A recent Iowa State University survey of cash rents shows a price of $270 per acre in 2013 has only come down to $230 an acre in 2016. University of Illinois economist Gary Schnitkey estimates farmers in his state lost $101 dollars an acre on cash rent land, and only $1 per acre on land they owned.Working capital drops based on the amount of land farmers rent. An Illinois study said farmers who rent 25 to 50 percent of their land had about $70 dollars more per acre in working capital than 100 percent cash renters from 2003-2008. After commodity prices dropped, that gap jumped to $190 dollars an acre.Source: NAFB News Service Previous articleNPPC takes Issue with Organic Labeling ProposalNext articleGOP Platform in Line with Trump on Trade Hoosier Ag Today Farmers Who Rent High Amounts of Land Feeling Stress Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News Farmers Who Rent High Amounts of Land Feeling Stress By Hoosier Ag Today – Jul 20, 2016 SHARElast_img read more

A Year of Surprising Science From the JPL-Managed InSight Mars Mission

first_img More Cool Stuff EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * 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. Subscribe Make a comment Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday 24 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it HerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHere Is What Scientists Say Will Happen When You Eat AvocadosHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHow To Lose Weight & Burn Fat While You SleepHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Trends To Look Like A Bombshell And 6 To Forget AboutHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Is What Happens To Your Face After DermaplaningHerbeautyHerbeauty Top of the News center_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy 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 In this artist’s concept of NASA’s InSight lander on Mars, layers of the planet’s subsurface can be seen below and dust devils can be seen in the background.Credit: IPGP/Nicolas SarterA new understanding of Mars is beginning to emerge, thanks to the first year of NASA’s InSight lander mission. Findings described in a set of six papers published today reveal a planet alive with quakes, dust devils and strange magnetic pulses.Five of the papers were published in Nature. An additional paper in Nature Communications details the InSight spacecraft’s landing site, a shallow crater nicknamed “Homestead hollow” in a region called Elysium Planitia.InSight is the first mission dedicated to looking deep beneath the Martian surface. Among its science tools are a seismometer for detecting quakes, sensors for gauging wind and air pressure, a magnetometer, and a heat flow probe designed to take the planet’s temperature.A cutaway view of Mars showing the InSight lander studying seismic activity. Credit: J.T. Keane/Nature GeoscienceWhile the team continues to work on getting the probe into the Martian surface as intended, the ultra-sensitive seismometer, called the Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure (SEIS), has enabled scientists to “hear” multiple trembling events from hundreds to thousands of miles away.Seismic waves are affected by the materials they move through, giving scientists a way to study the composition of the planet’s inner structure. Mars can help the team better understand how all rocky planets, including Earth, first formed.UndergroundMars trembles more often – but also more mildly – than expected. SEIS has found more than 450 seismic signals to date, the vast majority of which are probably quakes (as opposed to data noise created by environmental factors, like wind). The largest quake was about magnitude 4.0 in size – not quite large enough to travel down below the crust into the planet’s lower mantle and core. Those are “the juiciest parts of the apple” when it comes to studying the planet’s inner structure, said Bruce Banerdt, InSight principal investigator at JPL.Scientists are ready for more: It took months after InSight’s landing in November 2018 before they recorded the first seismic event. By the end of 2019, SEIS was detecting about two seismic signals a day, suggesting that InSight just happened to touch down at a particularly quiet time. Scientists still have their fingers crossed for “the Big One.”Mars doesn’t have tectonic plates like Earth, but it does have volcanically active regions that can cause rumbles. A pair of quakes was strongly linked to one such region, Cerberus Fossae, where scientists see boulders that may have been shaken down cliffsides. Ancient floods there carved channels nearly 800 miles (1,300 kilometers) long. Lava flows then seeped into those channels within the past 10 million years – the blink of an eye in geologic time.Some of these young lava flows show signs of having been fractured by quakes less than 2 million years ago. “It’s just about the youngest tectonic feature on the planet,” said planetary geologist Matt Golombek of JPL. “The fact that we’re seeing evidence of shaking in this region isn’t a surprise, but it’s very cool.”At the SurfaceBillions of years ago, Mars had a magnetic field. It is no longer present, but it left ghosts behind, magnetizing ancient rocks that are now between 200 feet (61 meters) to several miles below ground. InSight is equipped with a magnetometer – the first on the surface of Mars to detect magnetic signals.The magnetometer has found that the signals at Homestead hollow are 10 times stronger than what was predicted based on data from orbiting spacecraft that study the area. The measurements of these orbiters are averaged over a couple of hundred miles, whereas InSight’s measurements are more local.Because most surface rocks at InSight’s location are too young to have been magnetized by the planet’s former field, “this magnetism must be coming from ancient rocks underground,” said Catherine Johnson, a planetary scientist at the University of British Columbia and the Planetary Science Institute. “We’re combining these data with what we know from seismology and geology to understand the magnetized layers below InSight. How strong or deep would they have to be for us to detect this field?”In addition, scientists are intrigued by how these signals change over time. The measurements vary by day and night; they also tend to pulse around midnight. Theories are still being formed as to what causes such changes, but one possibility is that they’re related to the solar wind interacting with the Martian atmosphere.In the WindInSight measures wind speed, direction and air pressure nearly continuously, offering more data than previous landed missions. The spacecraft’s weather sensors have detected thousands of passing whirlwinds, which are called dust devils when they pick up grit and become visible. “This site has more whirlwinds than any other place we’ve landed on Mars while carrying weather sensors,” said Aymeric Spiga, an atmospheric scientist at Sorbonne University in Paris.Despite all that activity and frequent imaging, InSight’s cameras have yet to see dust devils. But SEIS can feel these whirlwinds pulling on the surface like a giant vacuum cleaner. “Whirlwinds are perfect for subsurface seismic exploration,” said Philippe Lognonné of Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP), principal investigator of SEIS.Still to Come: The CoreInSight has two radios: one for regularly sending and receiving data, and a more powerful radio designed to measure the “wobble” of Mars as it spins. This X-band radio, also known as the Rotation and Interior Structure Experiment (RISE), can eventually reveal whether the planet’s core is solid or liquid. A solid core would cause Mars to wobble less than a liquid one would.This first year of data is just a start. Watching over a full Martian year (two Earth years) will give scientists a much better idea of the size and speed of the planet’s wobble.About InSightA division of Caltech in Pasadena, JPL manages InSight for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate. InSight is part of NASA’s Discovery Program, managed by the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Lockheed Martin Space in Denver built the InSight spacecraft, including its cruise stage and lander, and supports spacecraft operations for the mission.A number of European partners, including France’s Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES), the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the United Kingdom Space Agency (UKSA), are supporting the InSight mission. CNES provided the Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure (SEIS) instrument to NASA, with the principal investigator at IPGP (Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris). Significant contributions for SEIS came from IPGP; the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) in Germany; the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) in Switzerland; Imperial College London and Oxford University in the United Kingdom; and JPL. DLR provided the Heat Flow and Physical Properties Package (HP3) instrument, with significant contributions from the Space Research Center (CBK) of the Polish Academy of Sciences and Astronika in Poland. Spain’s Centro de Astrobiología (CAB) supplied the temperature and wind sensors. Science and Technology A Year of Surprising Science From the JPL-Managed InSight Mars Mission A batch of new papers summarizes the lander’s findings above and below the surface of the Red Planet. From NASA/JPL-Caltech Published on Monday, February 24, 2020 | 11:02 am Business News Community News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Pringle will not return Leader’s Allowance until government spending is reformed

first_img Previous articleKillybegs Employment Project to protest at threatened CES cutsNext articlePolice detain two men in relation with Donegal mans murder in Glasgow News Highland Pringle will not return Leader’s Allowance until government spending is reformed WhatsApp Facebook By News Highland – January 19, 2012 Google+ Google+ Facebook Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powerscenter_img WhatsApp Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also News Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Independent Deputy Thomas Pringle says he will not be returning his Leaders’ Allowance of just over €41,000.Deputy Pringle says he has always maintained payments to politicians are extremely high in Ireland and should be reformed. He says as chairperson of the Members Interests Committee in the Dail he is entitled to an increase in salary of €9500 that I have refused because I believe that TDs are well enough paid as it is.He says he will not give Leaders’ Allowance back to the government, so that they can give it to Anglo or more bank bail outs, while they close hospital beds and home help hours.He says the money would be safer kept in his own capable hands until he sees a competent re-structuring of government expenditure. 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Twitter Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Pinterestlast_img read more

Civil Society Can’t Be Ignored In A Democratic Society : Patna HC Urges State To Reconsider Policy Of Not Engaging NGOs For COVID-19 Relief [Read Order]

first_imgNews UpdatesCivil Society Can’t Be Ignored In A Democratic Society : Patna HC Urges State To Reconsider Policy Of Not Engaging NGOs For COVID-19 Relief [Read Order] LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK20 May 2020 3:36 AMShare This – xIn a notable development, the Patna High Court urged the State Government to reconsider its policy of not engaging with members of civil society in handling the COVID-19 crisis.A division bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice S Kumar observed “in a democratic society, the Civil Society cannot be ignored, more so in the times of disaster”.The bench was hearing a PIL filed by…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 notable development, the Patna High Court urged the State Government to reconsider its policy of not engaging with members of civil society in handling the COVID-19 crisis.A division bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice S Kumar observed “in a democratic society, the Civil Society cannot be ignored, more so in the times of disaster”.The bench was hearing a PIL filed by Ms. Parul Prasad (AOR) assisted by her research associate Akshat Agrawal (final year, Jindal Global Law School), challenging the refusal of District Magistrates to allow civil society organizations and NGO’s to help and supplement relief mechanisms for the needy people. On May 19,  the court while hearing this petition along with another one filed by one Rajiv Ranjan (Advocate) (regarding the status of quarantine centers), directed the state government to reconsider this issue at the highest level.The bench observed : “Well, we are of the considered view that perhaps it would be in the public interest, as also that of the State, that the Government revisits its earlier policy of not engaging with the members of the civil society, on an individual or organized basis, in dealing with the issue of at least manning the crowds at the Railway Station/Destination or at the quarantine Centre established by the State at different places in Bihar. May be fully manning the quarantine centers. We see no harm in that, particularly when the Civil Society wants to do it on voluntary basis, without claiming any credit for rendering such service. We have already expressed our opinion that in a democratic society, the Civil Society cannot be ignored, more so in times of disaster. We may only observe that under Section 35, Chapter V of the Disaster Management Act, 2005 it is mandatory for the Government to constitute the authorities, be it at the National level, the State level or the District level and the participatory role of the NGO’s stands accepted and acknowledged by the Legislature in the same statute.” The court further went on to cite the SC precedent in the Swaraj Abhiyan (I) v. Union of India case stating that; “The Hon’ble Supreme Court in Swaraj Abhiyan Versus the Union of India and others reported in (2016) 7 SCC 498 while dealing with the issue of drought in the State of Bihar had issued certain directions, one of which we reproduce as under:- “97. Keeping all the factors in mind we issue the following directions: …………… 97.8. Humanitarian factors such as migrations from affected areas, suicides, extreme distress, the plight of women, and children are some of the factors that ought to be kept in mind by the State Governments in matters pertaining to drought and the Government of India in updating and revising the Manual. Availability of adequate food grains and water is certainly of utmost importance but they are not the only factors required to be taken note of.” The Court said that the above directions issued by the SC in the context of disaster caused by drought, would apply, with equal force, in fact, more so, in the current attending circumstances of pandemic COVID- 19. The bench stressed that 1/10th of the population of India lives in Bihar and with almost eight lacs people coming home from different parts of the country, the problem of human management itself, let alone anything else, needs to be addressed immediately for it cannot brook any delay, else it would adversely affect lives of each one residing in Bihar. “The matter needs to be examined with a sense of urgency and seriousness. We are of the considered view that perhaps, the issue of engagement of civil society, more so when it is so desired by the NITI Ayog, needs to be reconsidered at the highest level”, the Court observed.  The Court directed Principal Secretary, Disaster Management Department, Government of Bihar file his personal affidavit on all the issues highlighted before the next date. The matter has been posted to May 22.In the connected matter filed by Advoacte Rajiv Ranjan, the bench directed the Principal Secretary to indicate the mechanism and procedure evolved right from the point of identification of persons intending to return to Bihar upto the point of their housing at the Centres.”Undoubtedly the task is horrendous and the issue is of prime importance. If approximately more than four lakhs persons have already entered the State and are housed at these Patna High Court quarantine centres, with an equal number expected to reach Bihar in the immediate future, the Administration must under all circumstances take measures in ensuring not only their safety and security, but also those who are already residing in the State”, the bench observed while stressing the need of increasing the number of tests to be conducted.Last month, the Madras High Court had allowed political parties, NGOs and individuals to participate in COVID-19 relief work with strict riders.Click here to download OrderRead Order Next Storylast_img read more

Scherryl Harrison retires after 25 years as a state prosecutor

first_img You Might Like OCAP celebrates National Community Action Month In order to highlight problems of poverty, growing economic inequality, and the need to bring millions of struggling families and… read more Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By The Penny Hoarder By Jaine Treadwell Latest Stories The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Sponsored Content Skip Published 11:00 pm Tuesday, May 21, 2013 A retirement reception for Scherryl Harrison, assistant district attorney for the 12th Judicial Circuit, will be held from 1 until 3 p.m. Friday, at the main courtroom in the Pike County Courthouse.The community is invited to honor Harrison’s longtime service to the citizens of Pike County and the entire 12th Judicial Circuit.Harrison was in private practice several years before joining the District Attorney’s office in March 1988. Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Anderson said that, for the last 10 years, Harrison has tried every type case.“She has been a career prosecutor and a darn good one.”Anderson said those who populate the District Attorney’s office are like family and Harrison has held a special role in the “family.”“She has been the matriarch to many and a friend to all,” he said. “She will be greatly missed.” Pike County District Attorney Tom Anderson said Harrison has served as a full time, state prosecutor for 25 years.He said that, much of the time, Harrison’s caseloads and court cases focused on child abuse and domestic violence cases.“Her life’s work was prosecuting injustices in all matters that pertained to the abuse of children and assaults against women,” Anderson said. “She made sure they got due consideration and their day in court.” Print Article Camille Downing, director of the Pike Regional Child Advocacy Center, said, too, that Harrison has been passionate about the cases involving children and their mothers.“You can’t even mention the CAC without saying Scherryl Harrison’s name,” Downing said. “She was an advocate for abused children back in the 1980s before there was a CAC. Scherryl Harrison had thoughts of the need for a center for abused and neglected children and she was vital in bringing it to life in Troy in 2004. You can’t mention the CAC without discussing her involvement in it.”Pike County Probate Judge Wes Allen said that Harrison is the “consummate pro.”“She’s a hard worker and a diligent worker,” he said. “She has worked on behalf of the people of Pike County for 25 years. She is a lady that is going to be missed at the DA’s office and by the people of Pike County.” Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Email the author Scherryl Harrison retires after 25 years as a state prosecutor Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf 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 HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

VAT changes push temp costs higher

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. VAT changes push temp costs higherOn 19 Jun 2001 in Personnel Today The cost of employing temporary workers is set to rise when changes to VATrules come into effect, warns a tax specialist. VAT specialist Mark Smith, of Andersen, said new regulations will mean temporaryworkers will be employed by their employment bureau rather than the client forVAT purposes. Bureaux will have to charge VAT on the temp’s salary, which will be a majorproblem for VAT-exempt businesses such as banks, building societies and insurancecompanies, which cannot reclaim the tax. “Custom and Excise expects the draft rules to gain parliamentaryapproval in the summer, so businesses which use temps should be looking at theimpact and potential cost of the changes now,” said Smith. “If you use agency arrangements at present, these should be reviewed ascontracts may need to be renegotiated. It may even be more cost-effective tolook at outsourcing or taking on permanent staff rather than using temps.”www.andersen.com Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more