Kindred offers Gamban blocking software in US

first_imgGamban software works as a self-exclusion tool for online gambling, allowing players to prevent access to any gambling site on individual devices. Read the full story on iGB North America. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Topics: Online casino Problem gambling Responsible gambling Online sports betting Unibet operator Kindred Group announced today its US arm has partnered with UK self-exclusion supplier Gamban, becoming the first operator in the US to offer its gambling blocking software to its customers.  Online casino Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Email Address Kindred offers Gamban blocking software in US Tags: Kindred Group Unibet Kindred Gamban The two businesses have a working relationship that stretches as far back as 2017, as the software is already available to all Unibet customers in Europe and Australia. 16th March 2021 | By Nosa Omoigui Regions: UK & Ireland USlast_img read more

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Sam Underhill announces arrival on the biggest stage in rugby

first_imgLATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS “You can enjoy these games and playing with a smile on your face there’s no better feeling in the world. I’m glad to be back at Twickenham today and we dug really deep against the best.”Don’t forget to follow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for all the latest rugby news. Thumping tackles, big carries and a poacher’s finish… the Bath flanker was in fine form Then there was his non-try.Related: Controversy as late England try ruled out by TMOIgnoring whether or not Lawes was behind the hindmost foot of the ruck, Underhill did what any good poacher will do by taking the spilt New Zealand ball. Then he showed a clean pair of heals as he charge for the line. With Barrett – now at full-back tracking his run, Underhill showed an sharp finisher’s mind.The flanker stepped off his left foot, feigning to run towards the post. As Barrett turned his back to anticipate this, Underhill stepped back to the left and gunned it towards the left corner. Cue scenes of real jubilation from the English side… before the match officials stepped in. WELCOME TO the big time, Sam Underhill.England may have lost to the All Blacks 16-15 in the driving Twickenham rain, while a potentially match-winning try for the Bath flanker was ruled out after the TMO ruled that Courtney Lawes was offside when he charged-down TJ Perenara. However, there was nothing to detract from Underhill’s outstanding display.The building blocks for a standout performance were all there. After 20 minutes, the Bath flanker zeroed in on All Blacks full-back Damian McKenzie, as he pulled in a kick, and hammered him. By minute 33 he had also rattled Beauden Barrett with a big tackle as the fly-half fielded a kick. Busting through: Sam Underhill carries hard for England against New Zealand Those two hits by Underhill on the Kiwi playmakers were two of ten hits in the first half. He would make a further ten tackles in the second half. But as impressive was the flanker’s willingness to make big carries.Talking to BBC 5live after the game, the bath back-rower said of his shot at glory at the end: “I don’t know what I was thinking when I went over. When it got brought back it was what it was but it’s those small margins.“I wasn’t watching the screen. At times like that we don’t watch the decision, we look to the next job. I loved it. We worked hard and were in control.last_img read more

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Jerusalem churches celebrate Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

first_img The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Martinsville, VA Submit a Job Listing Ecumenical & Interreligious Featured Events Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Rector Hopkinsville, KY Anglican Communion, Rector Tampa, FL Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Albany, NY Tags Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ [Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem] During the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (Jan. 19-27) ecumenical celebrations are being held throughout the Christian churches in Jerusalem. The Theme for the week is “What Does the Lord Require of Us?”On Sunday, Jan. 20, a 5 p.m. Evening Service in celebration of the week of prayer was held at the Anglican Cathedral of St. George the Martyr in Jerusalem. The theme for Sunday was ‘Walking in Conversation,’ based on the Road to Emmaus story from Luke 24.Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem Suheil Dawani welcomed the large Christian congregation and spoke of the fellowship amongst the heads of churches in Jerusalem, how “we often walk together and share our common interests and concerns.”Dawani spoke about the importance of “our care for and protection of Christian holy sites to ensure that Christian pilgrims of every denomination, and from around the world, can come to the Holy Land and experience the places sacred to the life, death, resurrection, and ascension of our Lord.”Dawani said that “among our many important concerns and responsibilities is our mutual sense of urgency about the dwindling presence of Christians here in the Land of the Holy One. Not so long ago, indigenous Christians were more than 20 percent of the population. Today we are less than 2 percent. Christian faithful have been in Jerusalem since the First Pentecost, and we must ensure we remain present and faithful witnesses here till our Lord comes again.”Dawani reminded the congregation that Christians in the Holy Land and throughout the Middle East “have been peacemakers, building a bridge of understanding, tolerance, and acceptance between diverse peoples. The peace we seek and pursue is one with justice at its core. We are the voice of the voiceless and our voice needs to be heard here and around the world, as we remind Christians and non-Christians alike, that God demands justice for all God’s children.”The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, he said, “is answered in our context by being bold in our witness to our Lord Jesus Christ, of encouraging indigenous Christians to remain in the Holy Land, and of pursuing peace with justice.”Following the service, The Olive Branch Choir offered a performance of choral works, including Vivaldi’s Gloria and W.A. Mozart‘s Te Deum. The choir includes Palestinian Christians from Bethlehem, Beit Sahour and Beit Jala and a number of resident foreigners. The director and accompanist for the choir is Fr. Aurelio Mule Stagno.The choir seeks to be a witness to the Christian faith and hope within the Palestinian people.The theme of the Week of Prayer 2013 was prepared in India. It was decided that in a context of great injustice to Dalits (“outcasts”) in India and in the church, the search for visible unity cannot be dissociated from the dismantling of the caste system and a greater appreciation of the contribution of the poorest of the poor to unity.The brochure for 2013 is available here.Saturday, January 19Anastasis (Holy Sepulchre), Calvary at 5.30 p.m.Sunday, January 20Anglican Cathedral of St George, Nablus Road at 5 p.m.Monday, January 21Armenian Cathedral of St James, Old City, Armenian Quarter at 5 p.m.Tuesday, January 22Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Old City, Muristan at 5 p.m.Wednesday, January 23St. Saviour’s Latin Parish Church, Old City, near New Gate at 5 p.m.Thursday, January 24Upper Room, Cenacle, Mount Zion at 4 p.m.Friday, January 25St. Mark’s Church, Syrian Orthodox Old City, near Jaffa Gate at 5 p.m.Saturday, January 26Ethiopian Orthodox Church, off Prophets’ Street at 5 p.m.Sunday, January 27Greek Catholic Church of Annunciation, Old City, near Jaffa Gate at 5 p.m. TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Press Release Service Rector Knoxville, TN Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Posted Jan 22, 2013 Rector Bath, NC Submit a Press Release Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Belleville, IL Rector Smithfield, NC In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Curate Diocese of Nebraska Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Jerusalem churches celebrate Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Submit an Event Listing Rector Shreveport, LA Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Associate Rector Columbus, GA An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector Washington, DC The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Collierville, TN AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Pittsburgh, PA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GAlast_img read more

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ITM Cup in New Zealand – Highlights from Round 8

first_imgThursday Sep 23, 2010 ITM Cup in New Zealand – Highlights from Round 8 The ITM Cup heads into another round of action as we near the weekend, so its time to catch up with the tries and highlights from Round 8. The feedback has been pretty positive, so heres another enjoyable ten minute package of tries and highlights.Southland continued their good run as they beat Waikato 7-6 in a hard fought, low scoring match in Hamilton. Kendrick Lynne crossed for another try, the only one of the match. Stephen Donald came on for Waikato and had two chances to win the game, but missed both.Auckland also occupy a top three slot as they beat Manawatu 32-6, scoring a bonus point in the process. Taranaki upset Canterbury 31-20 in one of the games of the weekend, with some wonderful tries scored by both sides.Wellington got a 17-13 win over Hawkes Bay in another game that had some sensational tries scored. The first went to Hawkes Bays Kahn Fotualii, possibly the team try of the weekend, but Hosea Gear showed his pace and power again as he scored a great try of his own. He then also set up Lima Sopaga, who finished superbly.North Harbour came good over Tasman, winning 28-21, while Otago and Northland battled it out at Dunedin, with Rene Ranger doing his bit to help set up the winning try for captain Jared Payne. Final score in that one, 13-8.Another classic was Bay of Plentys 24-21 win over Counties Manukau on Sunday, as they came back from being 14-0 down to get themselves back in the game and eventually score late to sneak the win. Time: 09:28ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. 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Watch: Reforging the Steelers | Episode 2 | RugbyPass Original Documentary In Episode 2 of Reforging the Steelers, we follow the team through rounds two to four as they try to get their season on track after an opening loss to competition powerhouses Tasman. Shock result: Crusaders left to rue costly errors with win over Rebels not enough for final guarantee In a shock result, the Crusaders have failed to record the requisite winning margin needed over the Rebels to book themselves a spot in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final and are now reliant on the Blues dropping the ball against the Force. ‘I deliberately haven’t mentioned it too much this week’: Tim Sampson keeping mum ahead of Blues battle The Western Force aim to play the role of party poopers on Saturday when they take on the ladder-leading Blues at a venue that shall not be named. Highlanders player ratings vs Brumbies | Super Rugby Trans-Tasman The Highlanders have given themselves a decent shout at playing in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final. Who were the top dogs in what was effectively a semi-final showdown with the Brumbies? Hurricanes player ratings vs Reds | Super Rugby Trans-Tasman How did the Hurricanes rate in their final game of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman, their 43-14 victory over the Reds? 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Liina Transitional Shelter / Aalto University Wood Program

first_imgLiina Transitional Shelter / Aalto University Wood ProgramSave this projectSaveLiina Transitional Shelter / Aalto University Wood Program Finland Architects: Aalto University Wood Program Year Completion year of this architecture project ArchDaily CopyPavilion, Houses•Finland ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/174909/liina-transitional-shelter-aalto-university-wood-program Clipboard Save this picture!Courtesy of aalto university wood program+ 17 Share Save this picture!Courtesy of aalto university wood program Save this picture!Courtesy of aalto university wood programThe number of refugees worldwide is expected to grow to over a billion by 2050. The Liina transitional shelter is a temporary building to be used in cold climates during crisis situations anywhere around the world. Designed and built entirely by the students of the Wood Program at Aalto University, Liina is made of mostly Finnish wood and wood-based materials, making it not only an elegant and dignified but also a sustainable solution to this global problem.Save this picture!Courtesy of aalto university wood programAs a transitional shelter it is intended to be a secondary response after a crisis. The shelter can be assembled by two adults in six hours with only common tools and a cartoon diagram. It is designed to house a family of five for up to five years during the post-disaster reconstruction phase and then can be upgraded, relocated, resold or recycled. The interior area is 18 sqm, designed to comply with the accepted standard of 3.5 sqm per inhabitant in refugee housing. The interior contains two semi-private sleeping spaces, a galley kitchen and dual purpose eating/living/workspace. A loft over the sleeping areas can be used as additional sleeping area and storage. There is an additional seven square meters of covered exterior space meant to serve multiple functions for the inhabitants during their occupancy period. Save this picture!DiagramThe Liina concept is based on a series of prefabricated sandwich panels that can be easily transported and assembled, and can be flatpacked into a small space. Each panel is 600 mm wide (half the dimension of a piece of plywood) to cut down on waste and to be easily carried by one adult. Six panels are joined together with simple, repeated wooden-dowelled joints to form a frame and tightened using nylon straps (‘liina’ in Finnish), like those used for the transportation of cargo. The strap creates air-tight joints without any metal fasteners or the use of electric-powered tools on-site. The frame is then tilted up and stacked one-by-one with the other frames and tied together with 3 straps. Finally, the building is protected from water and UV damage with a tent-like canopy. The modularity of the design makes it possible to add or subtract frames in order to increase or decrease the size of the shelter to accommodate the needs of the inhabitants. The plan of the shelter was designed to provide varying degrees of privacy and spaces for daytime and nighttime activities. Save this picture!Floor PlanOther parameters for the design were the size and weight of the panels, ease of assembly and reasonably good heat insulation. The result is a low-tech solution of plywood and LVL (laminated veneer lumber) panels with wood-fiber insulation. Following an ideas competition last autumn, thirteen Wood Program students from ten countries developed the shelter by constructing full-size models of the building and carrying out structural tests, such as earthquake and wind-tunnel tests, in conjunction with a team of engineering students.Liina is designed for the prevailing climate in the Ararat region of Turkey, chosen for its continental climate and history of refugees and displaced people due to disasters such as earthquakes, drought, and political turmoil. However Liina’s design can easily be adapted to a variety of cultural needs and environmental situations. A prototype of the shelter was assembled in Helsinki’s Railway Square during the World Village Festival in May 2011.Project gallerySee allShow lessKuwait International Airport / Foster + PartnersArticlesMSA+PMA Architecture’s Winning Proposal for the Regeneration of “Cabuço de Baixo 5”Articles Share Pavilion Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/174909/liina-transitional-shelter-aalto-university-wood-program Clipboard CopyAbout this officeAalto University Wood ProgramOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsCultural ArchitectureMuseums & ExhibitPavilionResidential ArchitectureHousesPavilionWoodFinlandPublished on October 11, 2011Cite: “Liina Transitional Shelter / Aalto University Wood Program” 11 Oct 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Bank’s Chief Economist on measuring value of volunteering

first_img The UK’s 15 million or so volunteers could be giving up to 4.4 billion hours per year, the equivalent of nearly 10% of the paid hours worked in the UK, according to the Bank of England’s Chief Economist Andy Haldane.Speaking this week at a lecture organised by Pro Bono Economics and the Society of Business Economists, Haldane discussed the social value of volunteering. He asked: “in giving, how much do we receive?”He concluded that societal gains from volunteering are potentially very big, but that they are also largely under-appreciated. The 15 million figure he quoted are only those who volunteer through formal groups or organisations in the UK. There will be more who volunteer on an informal basis.How to measure the value of volunteering?Andy Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of EnglandHaldane, a member of the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee, suggested different ways to measure the value generated from volunteering.1. Economic valueThe economic value of goods and services created by volunteers could be worth around £50 billion per year.2. Private valueThe private or personal value of volunteering activities, especially the benefits felt by volunteers themselves, are in his view “probably worth more than £40 billion per year”.3. Social valueThe wider social value of volunteering activities is likely to be the biggest, at between two and ten times that of the economic and private benefits.Not surprisingly, whether one looks at the economic or social contribution of volunteering to UK society, it is in his view “one of the most important sectors in society”.How can this value be enhanced?He concluded his lecture by considering policy “nudges” that could enhance the value already being created by volunteers. These included: Advertisement increasing visibility through public education;improving skills and time matching between volunteers and charities using technology;harnessing employer incentives;shifting social norms, for example by building on the success of the National Citizen Service or by providing financial incentives to volunteer. Howard Lake | 12 September 2014 | News Bank’s Chief Economist on measuring value of volunteering Tagged with: Law / policy Volunteeringcenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1  53 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 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.last_img read more

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Early Rains Limited Northwest Indiana Corn

first_img Northwest Indiana updateIn the northwest corner of Indiana nitrogen loss is the likely culprit for corn yields that are coming in right near the 5 year average for Mark Kingma. He farms in Jasper County and with all of the rain this year he was hoping to reach average yields. Kingma was in the combine cutting beans when HAT caught him Monday afternoon.“Yield wise, I found one farm that was running above normal but most of our ground we’re close enough to Lake Michigan that we just had too much rain early and lost too much nitrogen I’m afraid. We had so much rain I think twice we had 4-5 inch rains and we were afraid of what our crop would look like. We were trying every way we could to put more nitrogen on the farm, a high clearance sprayer and things like that. It did pay off but I think in the end we still ran short of nitrogen because we lost so much.”It is a somewhat unusual year for soybeans in northwest Indiana, but all things considered, there are no complaints from Kingma.“They are slightly above average,” he said. “They’re shorter than normal and right now I’m in some beans that are barely knee high and they’re running about 50 bushels to the acre. It’s really amazing the number of soybeans we’re getting out of these short plants. It makes for some nice combining, but we really are barely dry enough to go but we’re going.”He hopes soybean moisture levels will be below 14% before the semi pulls away.Kingma is back in the fields after about a week of rain delays. Overall he is 2 weeks behind and not yet half way to completion.The HAT harvest update is sponsored by AgriDry. Maximize storage days with our grain quality control solutions. Don’t spoil your profits. Call your local dealer today! Previous articleWTO Rules Against US COOLNext articleEarly Planting Producing High Yields in SE Indiana Andy Eubank Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News Early Rains Limited Northwest Indiana Corn SHARE Early Rains Limited Northwest Indiana Corn By Andy Eubank – Oct 20, 2014 SHARElast_img read more

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Who are firing the shots that are injuring journalists?

first_img Help by sharing this information Receive email alerts June 12, 2020 Find out more Covid-19 emergency laws spell disaster for press freedom RSF_en ThailandAsia – Pacific ThailandAsia – Pacific Follow the news on Thailand Reporters Without Borders called on the Thai Army and the Red Shirts toguarantee the safety of journalists covering ongoing clashes in Bangkokafter three reporters were injured: a cameraman for France 24, aphotographer for Thai newspaper Matichon, and a photographer for the Thaidaily The Nation.“The confusion reigning in various parts of Bangkok do not suffice to explain the shooting injuries sustained by several Thai and foreign journalists since April,” Reporters Without Borders said. “Both camps must comply fully with the requirements of international law, according to which journalists cannot be military targets. We also call for an investigation to establish who gave the orders to shoot a rebel general as he was being interviewed by journalists.”The press freedom organisation added: “We note that Thailand has just got itself elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council, and we urge the government to guarantee the safety of civilians and put an end to news censorship, in particular, the blocking of the Prachatai website.”Nelson Rand, a Canadian reporter employed by the French TV news station France 24, was badly injured today by automatic gunfire near the Suan Lum night bazaar. Cyriel Payen, France 24’s Bangkok bureau chief, said he was hit in an exchange of shots between soldiers and Red Shirts. A photographer with the Thai newspaper Matichon also sustained a gunshot injury in the same place.“He underwent a very long operation and came out of the operating room at about 6 pm,” Payen said about Rand. “He is slowly recovering consciousness. He was hit three times by shots from an assault rifle. Once in the leg, causing the loss of a lot of blood. Once in the abdomen and once in the hand, causing multiple fractures. The doctors say his condition is now stable.” News News Organisation center_img News to go further Hiroyuki Muramoto, a Japanese cameraman working for the Reuters news agency, was fatally shot and a France 24 cameraman was injured in clashes in Bangkok on 10 April. The results of the official investigation into Muramoto’s death have still not been released.Reporters Without Borders is also shocked by the methods used by the army to eliminate the pro-Red Shirt general Khattiya Sawasdipol, who was shot in the head yesterday while being interviewed by International Herald Tribune reporter Thomas Fuller. Another journalist who was there said the shot appeared to have been fired by a sniper.Fuller told CNN: “I was facing him, he was answering my questions, looking at me and the bullet hit him in the forehead, from what I could tell. It looks like the bullet came over my head and struck him.”At least three people have been killed and more than 60 have been injured in the past 24 hours in Bangkok. A third journalist, working for The Nation, Chaiwat Pumpuang, was shot inthe right leg on 15 May as the army tried to disperse Red Shirts blocked aroad at Din Daeng in Bangkok.Continued shooting in the area prevented the photographer from being takento hospital for half an hour.A journalist working for Voice TV, a Thai cable station that supports the Red Shirts, was also reportedly injured in Bangkok. Red Shirt protesters harassed a TV crew working for Thailand’s Channel 3, accusing them of supporting the government. After an argument, the journalists were able to leave the scene. News Red alert for green journalism – 10 environmental reporters killed in five years August 21, 2020 Find out more May 16, 2010 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Who are firing the shots that are injuring journalists? Thai premier, UN rapporteurs asked to prevent journalists being returned to Myanmar May 12, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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Motor Accident Compensation Can’t Be Reduced Saying Pillion Rider Didn’t Wear Helmet; Not Contributory Negligence : Kerala High Court

first_imgNews UpdatesMotor Accident Compensation Can’t Be Reduced Saying Pillion Rider Didn’t Wear Helmet; Not Contributory Negligence : Kerala High Court Lydia Suzanne Thomas17 April 2021 3:41 AMShare This – x“I make it clear that this is not a licence to drive motorcycles without wearing a helmet. The authorities concerned shall see that Section 129 of the Motor Vehicles Act is complied in its letter and spirit,” the Court clarified.The Kerala High Court was recently faced with an interesting question of law when deciding appeals against a Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal Order – whether the Tribunal could reduce the compensation payable on a motorcycle accident if the deceased pillion rider rode without a helmet. The Tribunal, when allowing a family of a person in a motor cycle accident to claim…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 Kerala High Court was recently faced with an interesting question of law when deciding appeals against a Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal Order – whether the Tribunal could reduce the compensation payable on a motorcycle accident if the deceased pillion rider rode without a helmet. The Tribunal, when allowing a family of a person in a motor cycle accident to claim compensation, reduced the quantum of compensation citing that the deceased (who was riding pillion) was not wearing a helmet. Applying the principle of contributory negligence, the Tribunal modified the compensation. The family of the deceased moved the High Court and the Court was required to decide whether the principle of contributory negligence could be applied to such cases. Referring to Section 129 of the Motor Vehicles Act that made the non-wearing of a helmet an offence, the Court underscored the need for a connection between the violation of the helmet rule and the accident or consequences of the accident for the principle of contributory negligence to apply. Drawing from Mohammed Siddique v. National Insurance Company Ltd. which made a similar declaration in the context of an accident case that involved a violation of Section 128 of the Motor Vehicles Act, the Court ruled, “Simply because there is a violation of Section 129 of the Motor Vehicles Act 1988 by a victim in an accident, there is no presumption that there is contributory negligence on the part of the person who was not wearing the helmet. It is to be decided in the facts and circumstances of each case.” What was necessary to be ascertained was whether the individual contributed to the accident that occurred, the Court reasoned, based on Kerala High Court judgment in PJ Jose v. Vanchankal Niyas & Ors. “To attribute contributory negligence, some other additional evidence is necessary”, the Court again said.”It is true that had the deceased be wearing a helmet, probably his life could have been saved and the gravity of the injury would not have been this much severe to have resulted in the death of the deceased. But the consequence because of the non-wearing of the helmet was not the reason for knocking down the rider of the motorcycle by the offending vehicle”, the judgment quoted a precedent.However, the Court cautioned against using its decision as a licence to ride without a helmet. “I make it clear that this is not a licence to drive motorcycles without wearing a helmet. The authorities concerned shall see that Section 129 of the Motor Vehicles Act is complied in its letter and spirit,” the Court underscored. Accordingly, the compensation allowed by the Tribunal was modified. CASE: Kadeeja Musaliyar and Ors. v. Riyas Manakadavan and Ors., National insurance Co. v. Kadeeja Musaliyar COUNSEL: Advocate KM Sathyanatha Menon for Kadeeja and others, Senior Advocate Mathews Jacob and Advocate P Jacob Mathew for the Insurance Company Click here to download the judgment Next Storylast_img read more

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Third water supply in Donegal identified as at risk

first_img Google+ Another Donegal water supply has been identified as at risk by Irish Water.Irish Water and Donegal County Council say they are monitoring all supplies across the county on a daily basis with the three most at-risk schemes identified Lough Mourne, Milford and Inishowen public water supplies.The utility is strongly appealing to customers on these supplies to conserve water wherever possible. Homepage BannerNews Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Twittercenter_img Pinterest WhatsApp Previous articleMinister McHugh defends criticism of Taoiseach as ‘silly nonsense’Next articleMain Evening News, Sport, Nuacht and Obituaries Friday 29th June News Highland Twitter By News Highland – June 29, 2018 Facebook Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Third water supply in Donegal identified as at risk Google+last_img read more

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