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  • BP tells court it waives spill liability cap

    first_imgTuesday 19 October 2010 7:39 pm BP tells court it waives spill liability cap Share whatsapp OIL giant BP yesterday told a court it was committed to waiving the legal cap on its liability from the Gulf oil spill, which could have limited the cost to the oil giant to $75m (£47.7bn) plus clean-up costs.“BP has chosen to waive the statutory limitation on liability under OPA,” BP said in a court filing. OPA is the Oil Pollution Act of 1990.BP has already paid out hundreds of millions of dollars to fishermen, retailers, charter boat captains and property owners who suffered from the spill, the largest in US history.The company has publicly committed to pay clean-up costs and all “legitimate claims”, rather than applying the cap.Under pressure from the Obama administration, the company has also established a $20bn compensation fund, though a slew of lawsuits have been brought against the company and its business partners.At a court hearing on the lawsuits on Friday, BP created confusion about its stance on the liability cap. It did not commit to waiving the cap at the hearing, as many plaintiffs’ attorneys had expected, and said in a statement on Friday that the cap “is not relevant”.“BP lawyers wouldn’t say on the record they would waive the cap,” said Steve Herman, a Louisiana attorney who is leading the hundreds of lawsuits against BP and its partners. “It certainly took everyone by surprise.”In the court filing, BP said it would waive the liability cap. BP also urged other defendants in the case, including rig owner Transocean Holdings, Anadarko Petroleum Corp and MOEX Offshore 2007, to waive the liability cap, according to the filing.BP also said it reserved the right to seek reimbursement from the other defendants and denied engaging in grossly negligent conduct. whatsapp KCS-content center_img Show Comments ▼ by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndoTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastUndoSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesUndoBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItUndoBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndomoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comUndoTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island FarmUndothedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.comUndoPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople TodayUndo More From Our Partners Police Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgKamala Harris keeps list of reporters who don’t ‘understand’ her: reportnypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comFeds seized 18 devices from Rudy Giuliani and his employees in April raidnypost.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.com Tags: NULLlast_img read more

  • BoyleSports selects Kemp as new CEO

    first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter In his new role, Gray will work on the “continued expansion of BoyleSports in Ireland, the UK and further afield”. People moves BoyleSports selects Kemp as new CEO BoyleSports has selected Mark Kemp, currently managing director of the UK Tote Group, as its new chief executive, as current CEO Conor Gray steps into the role of commercial director. “This restructuring will allow Conor to seek out and realise new opportunities for BoyleSports across the globe.” Kemp joined the Tote Group in 2019, having previously worked for Coral, first as gaming director, serving through both its merger with Ladbrokes and its acquisition by GVC Holdings, taking on new roles with the new post-merger business each time.  “I am delighted to welcome Mark to BoyleSports,” John Boyle, the operator’s founder and chairman, said. “He brings with him a wealth of senior leadership experience in the sector at a time when BoyleSports is increasingly looking for expansion opportunities internationally.  “The Boylesports CEO role provides an excellent opportunity to lead an already strong, well-performing business, with its own technology and very experienced teams,” Kemp said. “I look forward to working with those teams to further grow BoyleSports across both the digital and retail channels, targeting market share growth in existing markets while continuing to seek out new ones” Boyle added that Kemp’s work in the online betting sector was a particularly important factor in his selection. “I would like to thank Conor Gray for his invaluable contribution to the growth of BoyleSports,” Boyle said. “In his five years at the helm of our company he has added 150 shops to our retail network and has grown our digital business by more than 100%. center_img Regions: UK & Ireland Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Kemp’s accomplishments at the UK Tote Group include agreeing a seven-year strategic agreement with Tote Ireland last year. Under this deal, the UK Tote Group will operate Tote Ireland’s off-course business and the two organisations will work together to jointly distribute and promote Tote betting on Irish and British racing around the world. Gray joined BoyleSports in 2013, handling the operator’s international business development. He became chief executive in 2017, succeeding Boyle. Topics: People Sports betting People moves Online sports betting Retail sports betting “There are few people within the industry with Mark’s digital leadership expertise, which is a critical channel of growth for BoyleSports.” Tags: BoyleSports 6th April 2021 | By Daniel O’Boyle Email Addresslast_img read more

  • House EFFE-E / Archiplanstudio

    first_imgArchDaily “COPY” Barn Italy “COPY” House EFFE-E / Archiplanstudio House EFFE-E / ArchiplanstudioSave this projectSaveHouse EFFE-E / Archiplanstudio ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/786254/house-effe-e-archiplan-studio Clipboard Architects: Archiplanstudio Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs:  Davide Galli Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project CopyAbout this officeArchiplanstudioOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsIndustrial ArchitectureBarnResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentAdaptive reuseBomportoItalyPublished on April 27, 2016Cite: “House EFFE-E / Archiplanstudio” 27 Apr 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic BrassGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseLouvers / ShuttersTechnowoodSunshade SystemsFaucetsDornbrachtKitchen Fittings – EnoWoodSculptformTimber Tongue and Groove CladdingMembranesEffisusFaçade Fire Weatherproofing Solutions in Design District Project LondonHanging LampsLouis PoulsenPendant Lights – KeglenBlinds / Mosquito Nets / CurtainsBANDALUXPleated ShadesEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAWoodBlumer LehmannCNC Production for Wood ProjectsMaterials / Construction SystemsCaneplex DesignPoles – Tonkin BambooFibre Cement / ConcreteTegralFibre Cement Slate Roofing – Thrutone Endurance SmoothMore 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 Year:  Photographs Projects 2016 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/786254/house-effe-e-archiplan-studio Clipboard Manufacturers: Fritz Hansen, Agape, Ceadesign, Viabizzuno, e15City:BomportoCountry:ItalyMore SpecsLess SpecsText description provided by the architects. The project involves the recovery of an old country barn partially damaged by the earthquake. The volume of the building and its size remained invariate.The project redefines the interior spaces and the distribution system, while externally develops a dual opening system.Save this picture!© Davide GalliRecommended ProductsDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Curved Hinged Door | AlbaDoorsEGGERWood Laminate Doors in Molecular Plant Science InstituteDoorsStudcoAccess Panels – AccessDorEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEASave this picture!Plan 1Save this picture!© Davide GalliSave this picture!Plan 2The main facade is almost no openings except the front door and two small windows on the first floor, while the rear façade that overlooks the countryside opens fully to the outside and the plain landscape is the background to the internal space.Save this picture!© Davide GalliThe environment is characterized by the presence of disused farm buildings have been abandoned and the cultivated fields of the Modena plain.The building claims its membership to sites with a main front from the harsh nature, grumpy and unhelpful, which is opposed to a domestic and faithful interior space and a large façade that opens the endless countryside.Save this picture!© Davide GalliProject gallerySee allShow lessDeventer City Hall / Neuteings Riedijk ArchitectenSelected ProjectsAnish Kapoor Studio I / Caseyfierro ArchitectsSelected Projects Share CopyBarn, Houses, Adaptive Reuse•Bomporto, Italy Save this picture!© Davide Galli+ 25 Sharelast_img read more

  • 2016 opens with new surge in mass resistance to Haiti election fraud

    first_imgOpen Letter to the U.N. — Fifteen prominent Haitian intellectuals, outraged by the “clear involvement of U.N. agencies in the fraud that marred the elections,” wrote an open letter to the U.N. Mission stating, “The whole world is discovering, under pressure from the street … the truth of the biggest electoral fraud operation … for the last 30 years in Haiti.” The 2015 election “cannot be decided by the street,” Kenneth Merten said recently, pointing out that the U.S. had committed $31 million to fund the election, plus $2.8 million to the National Police for election “security.” [Some 10,000 police and 2,500 U.N. troops were deployed on election duty.] It’s clear the U.S. Embassy does not want “the street” to decide anything. U.N. implicated — Deputy Antoine Rodon Bien-Aime and two other PHTK candidates made a startling revelation about UNOPS, a United Nations agency assigned to transport ballot boxes to the Tabulation Center. They charged that while in U.N. custody, the ballot boxes were switched en route with boxes of pre-filled-out ballots. Separately, a National Palace official was involved in a vehicle accident in which pre-filled-out ballots, marked for the presidential candidate of Martelly’s PHTK party, Jovenel Moise, spilled on the road. For sale: 1 seat in Parliament — Speaking on Radio Metropole (12/17), Gerald Jean, candidate for deputy (congressman) for Ferrier, admitted he had paid $15,000 in U.S. currency to CEP member Yolette Mengual to ensure his victory in a disputed election. He told the radio audience he was angry that despite having made his payment, he did not win the seat he’d paid for.Coup plotters and Occupiers — The self-described Core Group consists of the U.S., France and Canada, whose troops invaded Haiti in the 2004 coup; Brazil, which heads the U.N. military occupation of Haiti; the European Union, the Organization of American States and Spain. The Core Group accepted CEP’s fraudulent election results as “legitimate.”International Days in Solidarity with the Haitian PeopleInspired by the Haitians’ strong response to the election debacle, the Haiti Action Committee (HAC) issued a call for solidarity actions on Dec. 16 — the 25th anniversary of Haiti’s first free election in 1990. That was when Jean-Bertrand Aristide swept into the presidency with two-thirds of the vote on a platform of social and economic justice for the poor majority. After barely seven months in office, Aristide was overthrown in a U.S.-backed military coup in 1991.In 2015, after being excluded for 11 years since a second U.S.-sponsored coup in 2004, Aristide’s Lavalas party was finally able to run candidates again, headed by presidential standard-bearer Dr. Maryse Narcisse. People in poor neighborhoods all over Haiti welcomed the grassroots campaign of Dr. Narcisse with obvious joy. And  they marched on Dec. 16 against the brazen attempt to steal the election — in the cities and also in smaller places like Camp-Perrin and Port-Salut in the south.Meanwhile, Haiti’s overseas supporters were organizing. The call for Dec. 16 solidarity actions was widely promoted by the Haiti human rights community — activists, bloggers and organizations — on Facebook, Twitter and their websites. HAC’s Facebook post alone reached over 4,000 people. Thanks to this significant response, U.S. officials received a flood of emails, phone calls and tweets on Dec. 16 and beyond. The message: 1) Stop supporting fraudulent elections in Haiti, and 2) Stop support for police terror in Haiti. Friends of Haiti organized 25th anniversary actions or teach-ins in Los Angeles; Boston; Miami; Oakland, Calif.; Windsor, Ontario (Canada); Buenos Aires; Palo Alto, Calif.; New York (United Nations); London; and Washington, D.C.Use of systematic terrorFraud effectively prevented Haiti’s voters from electing candidates of their choice. Instead, the ruling party’s handpicked Jovenel Moise, a banana exporter and political neophyte, miraculously emerged as the top first-round vote-getter for president. But state violence also played a role in suppressing the vote.National police and paramilitaries fired automatic weapons into working-class areas like Arcahaie and Cite Soleil in the leadup to the Aug. 9 and Oct. 25 elections. Scores of people were killed, including two pregnant women and a 7-year-old boy. Some were “disappeared,” never to be heard from again. Later, hooded paramilitary gangs attacked marchers in Port-au-Prince with machetes, pipes, hammers and guns, killing young election protesters as police looked away. Now, people are noticing a rise in killings of local neighborhood organizers. During the Christmas holidays, the newly created special police unit, BOID, continued their killing spree in Lavalas strongholds of Port-au-Prince. But these death squad type actions — reminiscent of those carried out by the Duvalier dictatorship, or under the murderous Latortue regime after the 2004 coup — have not deterred the resistance.The 1804 Haitian RevolutionMany have commented that the Haitian people, in their vast majority, are very aware of their history — proud inheritors of the Revolution of 1791-1804, when Haiti defeated the army of Napoleon, ended plantation slavery and declared independence from France. The story of the Haitian Revolution has been passed on, in the oral tradition, from generation to generation. How does this connect with their battle in the streets today, to stop the ongoing “electoral coup d’etat” — to have their votes counted, their choices honored and their country’s sovereignty respected? “It’s on every lip,” said one Lavalas activist we spoke with. “People are saying that in rejecting this stolen election, we are lighting the fires of struggle, continuing the fight for equality and sovereignty that our ancestors fought for 200 years ago.”The author, a delegate to the San Francisco Labor Council, was a member of the Human Rights and Labor Fact Finding Delegation to Haiti in October, which reported on systematic voter suppression, violence, fraud and intimidation in the election process.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thiscenter_img Jan. 8 — The seemingly irresistible momentum of Haiti’s mass movement — combined with convincing evidence of widespread election fraud — have forced a surprise delay in the slow-motion theft of the 2015 national elections.Demonstrators march against the government of Haitian President Michel Martelly.Faced with December’s incredible outpouring of nonstop demonstrations throughout Haiti — and daily revelations of vote rigging and voter suppression in the Aug. 9 and Oct. 25 elections — the authorities were constrained to postpone the runoff that had been set for Dec. 27. But there’s no end to the maneuvering by Haiti’s ruling elite, outgoing President Martelly and their foreign backers, determined as they are to thwart the popular will in this election.U.S. ambassador OKs faked election resultsAmbassador Peter Mulrean said he sees “no evidence of massive electoral fraud.”  But his “see no evil” pose is contradicted by Martelly’s own new election commission. This body disclosed on Jan. 4 that they studied 1,771 vote tally sheets and found 92 percent had “serious irregularities” amounting to “massive fraud.” Then, on Jan. 6, thousands marched to denounce Mulrean and Martelly: “Don’t steal our votes!” Ominously, while the people marched, a plane carrying top State Department operatives Thomas Shannon and Kenneth Merten touched down in Haiti.The 2015 elections were plagued by endless incidents of ballot stuffing, vote buying, armed coercion and naked vote rigging, all the way from polling place to final tabulation. Fanmi Lavalas, long the most popular political party in Haiti, described the Oct. 25 election as “a preplanned fraudulent enterprise that stripped the elections of all credibility” in its petition to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. “These rigged elections of 2015 constitute … an attack on the national sovereignty … and a violation of the political rights of the Haitian people.” (tinyurl.com/jjmdqx2)Here are some key facts about the 2015 stolen election:78 out of 78 tally sheets tainted — Dr. Maryse Narcisse, Lavalas candidate for president, called a meeting at the Vote Tabulation Center as part of her party’s legal challenge. In attendance were election officials, observers, representatives of the ruling PHTK party and another contesting smaller party, Meksepa. They examined 78 randomly selected vote tally sheets (proces verbaux).  All present agreed that every one of the 78 tally sheets was fraudulent, without exception. The U.S.-backed election commission (CEP) then abruptly ended the legally mandated verification process — invalidating those 78 particular tally sheets, but failing to check the over 13,000 tally sheets still to be verified. With that, the CEP inexplicably accepted the fraudulent election “results” as legitimate. Experts at election rigging — Kenneth Merten was appointed U.S. special Haiti coordinator in August to deal with the election crisis. He was also on the scene as U.S. ambassador for the 2010-2011 elections. Under orders from then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, U.S. favorite Martelly was catapulted from 3rd place into the runoff and ultimately the presidency. CEP chair Pierre Opont admitted last July that the U.S. “rigged the 2010 election.” last_img read more

  • Oscar López en Filadelfia ‘El colonialismo es un crimen contra la humanidad’

    first_imgPor Christa RiversFiladelfiaOscar López Rivera“El colonialismo es un crimen contra la humanidad”. Estas palabras, del luchador por la independencia puertorriqueña Oscar López Rivera, suenan cada vez más verdaderas después de Irma y María. Estos huracanes atravesaron por el Caribe dejando atrás destrucción en estas islas que están siendo arrasadas por el colonialismo y el imperialismo.López Rivera habló el 18 de septiembre a una multitud de más de 200 personas en Taller Puertorriqueño en el norte de Filadelfia. Fue el invitado de honor de la Red Nacional Boricua de Derechos Humanos. Cuando el ex prisionero político entró en la sala, la muchedumbre irrumpió en aclamaciones de pie y comenzó a cantar, “Se siente, se siente, Oscar está presente!”Otro participante a la reunión público entregó un mensaje de prisioneros de la prisión estatal de Gratersford en Pensilvania que deseaban mostrar su aprecio a López Rivera. Le dijeron que su existencia como luchador por la independencia de Puerto Rico fomenta sus propias luchas por liberarse del sistema ­penitenciario.López Rivera pidió que todas/os los presos políticos sean libres. También habló de las/os jóvenes en el movimiento, diciendo que ellas/os son el futuro y que el trabajo que hacemos ahora será llevado a cabo por ellos. Dijo a las/os jóvenes en la multitud: “Atrévanse a luchar, atrévanse a ganar”.Por último, López Rivera habló sobre los efectos del colonialismo en Puerto Rico, que como una de las muchas colonias que aún existen en el siglo XXI, la isla está siendo estrangulada económicamente por Estados Unidos. La crisis de la deuda en la isla es el resultado directo de la explotación de este gobierno colonialista y la colaboración del gobierno en Puerto Rico.El pago de la deuda está siendo transferido al pueblo puertorriqueño, que ya ha visto 179 escuelas cerradas, las pensiones retiradas y los beneficios de salud cortados.Ahora, como la isla está luchando con cortes de energía y otros problemas causados por los huracanes, los EUA no ofrece ningún apoyo. Está claro que los Estados Unidos tienen una relación colonial con Puerto Rico, donde las empresas estadounidenses han robado recursos del pueblo puertorriqueño mientras los Estados Unidos han gobernado la isla y el pueblo trabajador de Puerto Rico ha sufrido.Es por eso que López Rivera llamó a la descolonización, soberanía e independencia de Puerto Rico como la única forma de poner fin a la abusiva relación colonial.Después de los desastres de huracán, a través de la isla ya través de la diáspora, las/os puertorriqueños están trabajando juntos para buscar a miembros de la familia en las partes inalcanzables de la isla. En la isla están trabajando juntas/os para despejar carreteras, mover escombros y árboles.El gobierno colonial de Puerto Rico está haciendo tan poco, así que la gente lo está haciendo por sí misma. Una vida sin este gobierno imperialista y colonialista que hace fracasar una isla y empuja la deuda sobre el pueblo, es posible.En su apoyo a López Rivera, la audiencia estaba apoyando la auto­determinación y la liberación de las/os ­puertorriqueños.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

  • CFP agreement is a “mixed bag” – Pat The Cope Gallagher

    first_imgNews CFP agreement is a “mixed bag” – Pat The Cope Gallagher Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Pinterest Twitter Google+ Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Facebook 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebookcenter_img Twitter 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North By News Highland – May 15, 2013 Previous articleAllstate Northern Ireland Managing Director not ruling out expanding premises at new Strabane Business ParkNext articleStrabane man Ryan Dolan through to final of Eurovision Song Contest News Highland WhatsApp WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR North West MEP Pat The Cope Gallagher says the early morning deal secured by Minister Simon Coveney at the EU Council of Fisheries Ministers meeting in Brussels is a mixed bag.Minister Coveney has secured a new mandate from EU Fisheries Ministers to enter final negotiations with the European Parliament on a reformed Common Fisheries Policy.Agreement has been reached on a number of conservation issues, including discards,as well as regionalisation policies.In the parliament earlier this year, Mr Gallagher got agreement that the Hague Principles, which give extra quota to the Irish fleet, should be enshrined into the CFP. However, that hasn’t happened.Pat the Cope Gallagher says it’s one of the issues which will be discussed in the coming weeks……[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/coperaw.mp3[/podcast] Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

  • [Sushant Singh Rajput Case] No Embargo On Bihar Police To Investigate, Inaction By Mumbai Police To Register FIR Contrary To Law: Bihar Govt. To SC

    first_imgTop Stories[Sushant Singh Rajput Case] No Embargo On Bihar Police To Investigate, Inaction By Mumbai Police To Register FIR Contrary To Law: Bihar Govt. To SC Sanya Talwar13 Aug 2020 1:10 AMShare This – xThe Bihar Government has filed its written submissions before Top Court in the petition filed by Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty seeking transfer of FIR registered against her by Sushant’t father from Patna to Mumbai.Alleging that the Mumbai Police has adopted a lackadaisical approach towards the Sushant Singh Rajput Death case and has not even registered an FIR, the Bihar Government…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 Bihar Government has filed its written submissions before Top Court in the petition filed by Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty seeking transfer of FIR registered against her by Sushant’t father from Patna to Mumbai.Alleging that the Mumbai Police has adopted a lackadaisical approach towards the Sushant Singh Rajput Death case and has not even registered an FIR, the Bihar Government has submitted that registration of an FIR was mandated upon the police officer in terms of the CrPC section 154.”When any cognizable offence is disclosed to any police officer, it is mandatory for the police officer to register the FIR and proceed with investigation” – Bihar Govt.The Bihar Government has further reiterated in its written submissions as it had also argued on Tuesday that the proceedings initiated by the Mumbai Police are only inquest proceedings under sections 174 and 175 of CrPC which are for purposes of ascertaining the cause of death. “The proceedings come to an end on ascertaining the “cause of death” and in any case, when the post-mortem report is received. In the present case, on receipt of the post-mortem report by Mumbai Police on 25.06.2020, the proceedings u/s 174 / 175Cr.P.C. came to a close” states Bihar.Following this, if the Mumbai Police were to undertake any investigation, it was required to register an FIR first and then proceed with investigation, the Submissions by Bihar Government stipulate. Averring that the the Mumbai Police has only been carrying out a “so-called” investigation which is not legal or valid as envisaged under CrPC, Bihar Government has stated that sans an FIR, there is no provision under which the Mumbai Police is examining the 56 persons & that, “any such exercise claimed by Mumbai Police without registration of FIR is ex-facie – entirely without jurisdiction”.On the aspect of jurisdiction of the Bihar Police, more specifically Rajeev Nagar P.S., Patna, where the Late Actor’s kin filed an FIR against Chakraborty, the Bihar Government states that precedents put forth that “the Station House Officer is obliged to register the FIR and carry out the investigation expeditiously” & that there exists no “embargo” on a police officer basis territorial jurisdiction to carry out investigation.Thus, the Bihar Government states that carrying out investigation is well within its jurisdiction and inaction by the Mumbai Police of non-registration of FIR is inexplicable and “contrary to law” and is on account of “political pressure””At the stage of investigation, it cannot be said that the SHO does not have territorial jurisdiction to investigate the case. Any contention that the IO did not have jurisdiction to do so on the face of it deserves to be rejected. Section 156(2) contains an embargo that no proceeding of a police officer shall be challenged on the ground that he has no territorial power to investigate…. The action of the Bihar Police in registering the FIR on 25.07.2020 and undertaking the investigation is not only within its jurisdiction but the discharge of such an obligation by it, is also entirely valid and legal. Simultaneously, on the other hand, non-registration of an FIR by Mumbai Police is not only entirely inexplicable but is also contrary to law” – Bihar Govt.The written submissions also highlight that the 4 member SIT which had reached Mumbai on July 27 with advance intimation were not extended cooperation by the Maharashtra Government and were not given any documents including copies of inquest. Further to this, Vinay Tiwari, IPS who had “who had reached Mumbai on 02.08.2020, with advance intimation to Mumbai Police – was virtually kept detained in the name of “quarantine” [ when admittedly, the 4-member SIT of Bihar Police officers had not been quarantined when they had reached Mumbai on 27.07.2020 ] and was not allowed to discharge his duties for the conduct of investigation. The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Bihar had requested Mumbai authorities for removal of quarantine of Mr. Vinay Tiwari, IPS, however, the same had been unfortunately disregarded by them”.The prayer by Chakraborty to transfer the case has been rebutted by Bihar Govt. to state that section 406 of the CrPC provides for transfer of the case and not for transfer of the investigation.”In the light of the facts of the present case, the transfer petition filed by the Petitioner is not maintainable. In Ram Chander Singh Sagar (Dr). Vs. The State of Tamil Nadu &Anr – (1978) 2 SCC 35, this Hon’ble Court has held that there is no power in this Hon’ble Court to transfer case during investigation stage”The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its orders in the plea filed by Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty.The Court had also asked all parties to submit a written note by Thursday, August 13.A Single Judge Bench of Justice Hrishikesh Roy heard all parties involved, who had complied with the Court’s August 5 Order, directing them to file their responses within 3 days to Chakraborty’s plea to transfer the case. The State of Maharashtra had also filed its report regarding the status of the investigation in a sealed cover.Click Here To Read Bihar Governments’ WSSubscribe 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

  • Phase two of easing restrictions likely to get go ahead today

    first_img Pinterest Google+ Homepage BannerNews News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – June 5, 2020 Pinterestcenter_img Previous articleRestrictions to ease in North from MondayNext articleTemporary wage subsidy scheme set to be extended until August News Highland Facebook Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty WhatsApp Harps come back to win in Waterford Twitter Phase two of easing restrictions likely to get go ahead today Twitter Phase two of the easing of Covid-19 restrictions is likely to get the go ahead today.Cabinet ministers are expected to approve the next step of the lifting of restrictions with some measures brought forward to earlier than expected.It’s expected phase two will get the go ahead today.It would mean that from Monday non-essential retail shops can open, including larger retailers such as IKEA – a measure brought forward from phase three.This will exclude stores in shopping centres and they will need to have a ground level open entrance.It’s expected playgrounds will also be allowed to re-open.A system for people to be able to visit relatives in nursing homes is also being examined.Under phase two people will be allowed to meet in groups of four inside someone’s home as long as social distancing is maintained.The 5km limit on travel and exercise will be extended from 5 to 20 kilometres.Sports teams will be allowed to return to training but not to play matches, while the number of people attending a funeral will increase though will still be capped.Health Minister Simon Harris said late last night that the easing of measures will likely include something for the two groups he believes have been disproportionately impacted by this crisis, children and the elderly. Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more

  • Gardai seize vehicle where tax had expired over 11 years

    first_img Pinterest Homepage BannerNews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook By News Highland – April 12, 2020 WhatsApp Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Gardai in Donegal say they stopped a jeep outside Ballyshannon this morning where the tax had expired over 11 years ago and was subsequently seized.Gardai say they understand that some matters cannot be dealt with at the moment but it is not acceptable.They are asking those to ensure their car is taxed and insured and in a roadworthy condition before taking to the roads.Gardai are asking the public to continue to adhere to the Public Health measures and stay at home.They are on patrol around the county and will continue to conduct checkpoints in an attempt to keep the public safe. WhatsApp Pinterest Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Facebookcenter_img Twitter Gardai seize vehicle where tax had expired over 11 years Previous article11 more Covid-19 related deaths in Northern IrelandNext article14 more Coronavirus related deaths have been confirmed in Ireland News Highland Google+ Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Twitterlast_img read more

  • Club makes teddy bear donation

    first_img Club makes teddy bear donation By The Penny Hoarder Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Messenger photo/Jaine TreadwellThe local chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa teachers’ sorority donated several bags of stuffed animals to the Troy Fire Department to be given to children involved in emergency situations including house fires and vehicle accidents. Brandy Cox, TFD fire marshal, said, even when children are not victims of the accidents, they become upset and fearful because of the surrounding situations. Handing a crying child a Teddy bear can have a calming effect, he said. Kaye Jinright, ADK member, said Teddy bears provide comfort and give a child something tangible to hold on toe during times of crisis. Cox said Teddy bears also help forge a bond between an officer and a child. “A Teddy bear also gets a child’s attention away from the stress of the incident,” he said. The Troy firefighters expressed appreciation to the Alpha Delta Kappa members for their generosity and their caring for the community. Pictured, kneeling, from left, Clay McDougald, Captain/Paramedic; Brandon Carpenter, FF/EMT; Joseph Leveque, Sgt./EMT and Seth Nowell, FF/EMT. Standing, from left, Heather Templin, Brandy Cox, Fire Marshal, Kaye Jinright, Christin Dillard, president, and Gentry Hassett. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Book Nook to reopen By Jaine Treadwell Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Sponsored Content Published 3:00 am Tuesday, March 7, 2017center_img Print Article Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Latest Stories The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Email the author You Might Like Man found dead in apartment The Troy Police Department is investigating the death of a man found Monday  at a residence in the 100 block… read more Skip Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave 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 HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe 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

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