FTSE opens slightly up

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Beta Glass Company (BETAGL.ng) Q42019 Interim Report

first_imgBeta Glass Company (BETAGL.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Industrial holding sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the forth quarter.For more information about Beta Glass Company (BETAGL.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Beta Glass Company (BETAGL.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Beta Glass Company (BETAGL.ng)  2019 interim results for the forth quarter.Company ProfileBeta Glass Company Plc manufactures, distributes and sells glassware for the local market in Nigeria and for international export. The company supplies glass bottles and containers to the soft drinks, wine and spirits, pharmaceutical and cosmetic sectors in Nigeria as well as exports to Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mauritius, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. Beta Glass Company has manufacturing plants in Agbara Ogun state and in Ughelli Delta state. The company is a subsidiary of Frigoglass Industries Nigeria Plc. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Beta Glass Company Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Can the BT share price continue to surge?

first_img Rupert Hargreaves | Sunday, 16th May, 2021 | More on: BT-A Can the BT share price continue to surge? Rupert Hargreaves has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Image source: Getty Images We think that when a company’s CEO owns 12.1% of its stock, that’s usually a very good sign.But with this opportunity it could get even better.Still only 55 years old, he sees the chance for a new “Uber-style” technology.And this is not a tiny tech startup full of empty promises.This extraordinary company is already one of the largest in its industry.Last year, revenues hit a whopping £1.132 billion.The board recently announced a 10% dividend hike.And it has been a superb Motley Fool income pick for 9 years running!But even so, we believe there could still be huge upside ahead.Clearly, this company’s founder and CEO agrees. Learn how you can grab this ‘Top Income Stock’ Report now The BT (LSE: BT.A) share price has been one of the best-performing stocks in the FTSE 100 this year. Year-to-date, the stock has added 20%. Over the past 12 months, it has returned 60%. To me, it’s clear why the stock has started to gain favour with investors, and I think this could be just the start of a bigger rally. 5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…BT share price growth For years, I have been arguing that BT needs to do several things to turn itself around. Two of these were to invest more in its operations and stop chasing growth in sectors where it does not have scale. It looks as if the company is now finally doing both of these things. BT recently announced that it is in talks with several companies about the future of its sports broadcasting arm.BT said it was holding talks “with a number of select strategic partners,” although it’s unclear if this meant the company was looking to sell the business or acquire a strategic partner to help pick up some of the costs. At the same time, the firm is ramping up its investment in superfast broadband. Last week, management announced that the company will create 7,000 jobs as part of an ambitious plan to connect 25m UK homes to its next-generation broadband network by 2026. Previously, the company was targeting 20m homes by 2025. I reckon these two initiatives are significant for the group. By investing more in its network, the company should improve its relations with customers. At the same time, having a strategic partner should help BT expand its pay-tv sports business without having to shoulder the cost by itself.For a company with over £17bn of debt, curbing spending is a top priority right now. This debt is costing the group nearly £800m a year in interest payments. Uphill struggle These initiatives are a good start, but there’s no denying in my mind that BT faces an uphill struggle. For example, the company had to eliminate its dividend last year, as management prioritised cash generation in the pandemic. This decision had a significant impact on the BT share price. As we advance, the company will need cash to fund its expansion and keep debt under control. As such, it could be some time before the dividend returns. In addition, an increase in interest rates or additional regulation on the sector may also make it harder for the firm to push forward with recovery plans. Despite these risks in challenges, it’s clear to me that BT has really turned a corner over the past 12 months. However, I don’t think this change is currently reflected in the BT share price. The stock is still trading below the level at which it began in 2020. While it is true that the company has suffered a significant decline in profitability thanks to the pandemic, analysts are already projecting a recovery. I should note these are just projections at this stage, and there’s no guarantee BT will return to growth.Still, I think the outlook for the stock is bright as the company continues to push ahead with its restructuring and growth initiatives. Therefore, I would buy BT for my portfolio right now.   The Motley Fool UK’s Top Income Stock…center_img Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. 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Chris Ashton scores sneaky try from pinpoint Owen Farrell cross kick

first_imgWednesday Jan 23, 2013 Chris Ashton scores sneaky try from pinpoint Owen Farrell cross kick Winger Chris Ashton scored twice as Saracens beat Edinburgh 40-7 to earn themselves a home Heineken Cup quarter-final. As with some other fixtures over the weekend, the falling snow didn’t affect the try scoring too much, as the home side crossed five times. Ashton picked up his first in the 27th minute when a well placed chip through from Richard Wigglesworth sat up nicely for the England winger to dot down. His second was all the more impressive though, and came about through some deception, quick thinking, and fantastic skill.As Edinburgh waited for the penalty kick at goal to be lined up, Ashton collected Owen Farrell’s well placed kick and dived over in the corner.“It was a difficult day for wingers but two touches, two tries – I’d take that every time,” he said.Sarcens director of rugby Mark McCall said it was great to see Ashton score in such conditions.“The second try was fantastic.. Ashy and Owen just saw each other and they pulled it off. We can appreciate just how difficult it was out there and we said after the game that the conditions were as bad as it gets, with the ball like a bar of soap,” McCall said.There was a hint of controversy in it though as while Saracens hadn’t indicated that they were going for goal, the kicking tee had come on to the field, causing the Edinburgh players to relax.“For their second try, the tee was on the pitch and if the tee’s on the pitch they have to kick at goal,” said Edinburgh head coach Michael Bradley.“The only reasons the guy next to Farrell can be on the pitch are if there’s an injury or he’s bringing the tee out and I suspect that that shouldn’t have been a try. It would have made our lives a bit easier as well because momentum is a big thing in rugby matches.“In fairness, it would have been hard to deny Saracens either way because they were by far the better side and they deserved to get the bonus point. So you can argue the toss about their second try but they still scored five tries so they deserved their luck on the day,” he added.Do you think the try should have been disallowed, or were Edinburgh simply caught napping?ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Great Tries Related Articles 26 WEEKS AGO Incredible athleticism for sensational try… 26 WEEKS AGO ARCHIVE: Suntory score amazing try to upset… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: All 12 tries from EPIC Bristol-Clermont… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe 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

Enhanced supporter information from Blackbaud and Atos Origin partnership

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 27 March 2007 | News Tagged with: Technology  19 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Blackbaud Europe and information technology services provider Atos Origin have formed a partnership to provide a Supporter Relationship Management (SRM) solution for large UK-based charities.The new service is designed to provide “a 360° view of supporters to enable charities to maximise their marketing and fundraising projects”. “The supporter experience is key and their value essential to large charities,” said Martin Jervis, Managing Director of Blackbaud Europe. “Our joint co-operation will give clients the information and processes they need to support and improve their fundraising and communication strategies.” Advertisementcenter_img Giles Hutchins, Head of CRM Atos Origin, added: “The SRM solution from this partnership helps charities to address these issues by providing the information needed to increase the effectiveness of fundraising campaigns; capitalise on existing relationships and realise the full value of Gift Aid. Blackbaud Europe will continue to market to a cross-section of clients while collaborating closely with Atos Origin on projects involving their large, common clients. “We are conscious of our obligation to support our clients with mission critical solutions and need to ensure we also fulfill the wider needs of the sector,” commented Jervis. “We are delighted that this agreement meets the specific requirements for some clients at the top end of the Sector, but this in no way diminishes our commitment to our small and medium-sized clients. Blackbaud will continue to provide complete solutions for not-for-profit organisations at every sector level.” Enhanced supporter information from Blackbaud and Atos Origin partnership 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

No matter who wins, we lose!

first_imgBy Lydian  DefordWorkers World Party and the Green Party of Erie County held a jointly sponsored protest called “No matter who wins, we lose!” on Nov. 4 evening. While most of the country is enraptured by the drama of the phony U.S. democracy, the demonstration carried the message that we must not relent in our work as activists in the streets. No matter who sits in the Oval Office— class struggle, not electoral pol-itics, is the only avenue towards progress for oppressed people.Post-election demo in Buffalo, on Nov 4. Credit: Lydian DefordThe rally drew around 50 left-wing activists. The two scheduled speakers of the event were Sandy Przybylak of the Green Party and RJ Red from Workers World Party. After the main speakers, an open atmosphere encouraged people to take the megaphone who do not often get the chance to have their voices heard. Those speakers included WWP friend Kawiye Jumale, who spoke about her experience as an African immigrant, and Elise Schreiber (Seneca) who reminded the audience about Indigenous political prisoner Leonard Peltier.As the first postelection demonstration in Buffalo, it put us on the right path towards leftist unity, with a goal of making sure the movement avoids falling asleep under a Democratic presidency or giving up at the prospect of another four years of the incumbent. ☐FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Thierry Falise and Vincent Reynaud case: Laotian minister promises “good news” about jailed journalists by 14 July

first_img RSF_en December 10, 2019 Find out more Young Laotian blogger gets five years in prison News News Organisation Follow the news on Laos Ten Reporters Without Borders activists and members of the Thierry Falise and Vincent Reynaud Support Committee protested outside the Laotian embassy in Paris today against the 15-year prison sentences passed on the two journalists yesterday. Ambassador Soutsakhone Pathammavong received Reynaud’s mother, Annie-Jeanne Reynaud, and told her that their sentences were meant to be an “example so that in future Laotians and foreigners respect the country’s laws and regulations.” On leaving the embassy, Annie-Jeanne Reynaud said the matter should henceforth be viewed as diplomatic rather than judicial and she called for negotiations at a higher level. She is to travel to Laos next week to see her son.07.01.2003 International condemnation of the trialJournalists Thierry Falise of Belgium and Vincent Reynaud of France, and their American interpreter, Rev. Naw Karl Mua, were transferred today to Phontong prison in Ventiane, which is reserved for foreigners. The French, Belgian and American embassies meanwhile announced they would “work together” to obtain their release as quickly as possibly be means of an appeal or presidential pardon. For the time being, the Laotian authorities were preventing foreign diplomats from visiting the three prisoners. The European Union voiced “concern” about the “severe sentences” while José Luis Diaz, the spokesman of the office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, voiced doubts about the “very short” trial, which had not appeared to be “in accordance with the rules of international law,” he said.07.01.2003 Three of the four Laotian assistants get jail sentences of between 12 and 20 yearsThe names of three of the four Laotians who were arrested at the same time as Thierry Falise, Vincent Reynaud and Rev. Naw Karl Mua, and the sentences they received, were reported today. Thao Moua, a guide, was sentenced to 12 years in prison. Driver Pa Phue Khang was given 15 years. And Tha Char Yang, another guide, received a 20-year sentence. All three were also fined. The name of the fourth Laotian and the sentence he received, if any, are still unknown.————————————-06.30.2003Two European journalists get 15-year sentencesReporters Without Borders voiced shock and outrage at the 15-year prison sentences passed by a Laotian court today on Belgian reporter Thierry Falise and French cameraman Vincent Reynaud for “obstructing the exercise of authority.”The sentences were handed down by a court in Phonesavanh, in the northeastern province de Xien Khouang, at the end of a two-hour trial. An American pastor of Laotian origin who was the journalists’ interpreter, Rev. Naw Karl Mua, received the same sentence. It was not immediately known what sentences were passed on the four Laotians who were accompanying them.”We are astounded by the severity of these sentences,” said Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Robert Ménard. “This travesty of a trial, in which the fate of the two journalists was determined in advance, demonstrates the totalitarian nature of the Laotian regime,” Ménard said.Reporters Without Borders called on the United States to freeze negotiations under which Laos could have been granted trade preferences. The organisation also called on European countries and the European Union to take significant measures against Laos, and on the International Organisation of French-Speaking Countries to sanction Laos under the Bamako accords.Falise, Reynaud, the American pastor and the four Laotians were arrested on 4 June in Xieng Khouang province as they were finishing a report on the Hmong mountain people, some of whom continue to support an insurrection against the communist government that dates back to the time of the Vietnam war. The American is a member of the Hmong minority. They were reportedly caught in an ambush between Hmong combatants and Laotian army troops. Falise is a regular contributor to the French news weekly L’Express. Radio – last bulwark of media freedom and independence July 8, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Thierry Falise and Vincent Reynaud case: Laotian minister promises “good news” about jailed journalists by 14 July February 13, 2017 Find out more For more information :Web site : http://www.free-falise-and-reynaud.com Press relations : Hugues Jardel : [email protected] Contacts : In Paris – Vincent Brossel, Reporters Without Borders Phone : +33 1 4483-8484 E-mail : [email protected] In Bangkok – Roland Neveu (journalist) Phone : +66 1 508-7911 E-mail : [email protected] In Brussels (representing the Falise family) – Guy Deschuyteneer Phone : +32 49 824-5503 and +32 71 361-932 E-mail : [email protected] In Strasbourg (representing the Reynaud family) – Annie-Jeanne Reynaud (Vincent’s mother) Phone : + 33 3 8832-4694 In Geneva – Bernard Genier, TSR journalist Phone : +41 79 570-1453 E-mail : [email protected] Help by sharing this information to go further Receive email alerts Laotian information and culture minister Phandouangchit Vongsa said duringa visit to Paris his government would probably free journalists ThierryFalise and Vincent Reynaud by 14 July. LaosAsia – Pacific LaosAsia – Pacific 07.08.2003Protest in front of UNESCO and French senate: journalists could be freedon 14 JulyA dozen Reporters Without Borders activists and members of the supportcommittee for journalists Vincent Reynaud and Thierry Falise demonstratedtoday UNESCO headquarters in Paris and the French senate to protest againstthese bodies receiving the Laotian information and culture minister. Onesenator, Yves Dauge, agreed to talk to a representative of ReportersWithout Borders and two members of the support committee before officiallymeeting the minister. He said he had already raised the issue with him. The minister said in an interview on the LCP parliamentary TV station thatthe journalists would probably be freed on 14 July.————————————07.07.2003 Government says it will soon free imprisoned journalistsThe Laotian foreign ministry confirmed today it would “quickly” free jailedBelgian reporter Thierry Falise, French cameraman Vincent Reynaud and theirUS-Laotian interpreter but gave no date. The ministry said they hadaccepted the conditions for their release – that they admit “obstructingauthority” in the murder of a militiaman killed in a 4 June shooting, didnot appeal again their 30 June 15-year jail sentence and paid compensationto the dead man’s family. Financial aspects were reportedly still beingdiscussed with French, Belgian and US diplomats. Release of three Laotiansjailed at the same time as the journalists was not under consideration.————————————-07.04.2003 Demonstration outside Laotian embassy in Brussels, ambassador says journalists could be pardoned by 13 JulyAbout 100 people demonstrated outside the Laotian embassy in Brussels today to demand the release of journalists Thierry Falise of Belgium and Vincent Reynaud of France. The Falise family was accompanied by members of the Thierry Falise and Vincent Reynaud Support Committee and Reporters Without Borders activists. Falise’s mother, brother-in-law and sister, and a Reporters Without Borders representative were received by the Laotian ambassador to Belgium, Thongphachanh Sonnasinh, who said the two journalists and their American interpreter, Rev. Naw Karl Mua, should be pardoned and released by 13 July. He said the matter would be put to a vote at a meeting of the government’s ministers in the next few days.————————————-07.03.2003 French-language weekly censored in VientianeThe government French-language weekly Le Rénovateur was withdrawn from sale in Laos today because it placed too much emphasis on the foreign view of the imprisonment of three westerners, the authorities said. From the few copies that were distributed before its withdrawal, it could be seen that the issue contained an interview with the detainees’ lawyer, a summary of western reactions to the sentences passed on 30 June, and a photo of the French and US ambassadors on the day of the trial. An amended version of the issue, which will to be back on sale tomorrow, is expected to include an opinion piece about the family of the militiaman killed in the incident witnessed by the three foreign detainees.07.03.2003 Demonstration outside European Parliament in StrasbourgSome 60 people, including members of the Vincent Reynaud and Thierry Falise Support Committee, Laotian opposition exiles and Reporters Without Borders activists, demonstrated today outside the European Parliament in Strasbourg against the 15-year prison sentences passed on the two journalists. This afternoon, the parliament adopted a resolution calling for “the release of the European journalists and those who were with them”. Among those leading the demonstration was Reynaud’s mother Annie-Jeanne Reynaud, who is from Strasbourg. She said the Laotian ambassador in France had told her that the release of the journalists could take place “perhaps before 14 July.” 07.03.2003 Detained journalists receive visit from French and Belgian ambassadorsVincent Reynaud and Thierry Falise were able to receive visits from their respective ambassadors today for the first time since they were sentenced on 30 June. Bernard Pottier, the French ambassador to Vientiane, and Pierre Vaesen, the Belgian ambassador to Bangkok, were allowed to meet with the two detained journalists in the offices of the immigration agency. There was still some concern about the conditions in which they are being in Phontong prison in Vientiane, which is reserved for foreigners. The Belgian ambassador described the conditions as “reasonable” but below European standards.07.03.2003 Laotian diplomats said three westerners could be released in “a few days” Two Laotian diplomats have suggested in the past 24 hours that detained journalists Thierry Falise and Vincent Reynaud, and the American pastor who was with them, Rev. Naw Karl Mua, could be set free soon. Yesterday the Laotian ambassador to Paris, Soutsakhone Pathammavon, told Radio France Inter that their release could take place in “a few days.” Today, the Laotian embassy in Hanoi said they would all be freed “soon” without setting a date. For the time being, there has been no confirmation from Vientiane. A western diplomat in Vientiane urged everyone to be “very careful until this matter is resolved.” 07.03.2003 Laotian government wants diplomatic negotiationsThe French and US ambassadors to Vientiane and the Belgian ambassador to Bangkok were received yesterday by the Laotian deputy foreign minister Phongsavath Boupha. For more than an hour, they discussed the issue of the three detained westerners and sought “ways to move things along.” The deputy foreign minister asked them to submit a joint request for the release of the three detainees. Foreign minister Somavath Lengsavath said today he would take account of this request if it was sent quickly and if the French, Belgian and US governments guaranteed that their citizens “do not do more than that.” The Laotian authorities have also called on the United States and Europe not to apply economic sanctions and have proposed diplomatic negotiations.————————————-07.01.2003 Protest outside Laotian embassy in Paris, ambassador receives Reynaud’s mother News News Open letter to President Choummaly Sayasone June 23, 2006 Find out morelast_img read more

Donegal Volunteer Centre welcomes 117k in funding

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ By News Highland – February 1, 2016 Twitter Previous articleKildare Nursing Home trying to contact family of Coleraine born sailorNext articleDungloe gets the green light for 12 new units for people with special needs News Highland WhatsApp Pinterest Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny WhatsApp NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Google+ Homepage BannerNewscenter_img Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Pinterest The Manager of the Donegal Volunteer Centre has said a government allocation of almost 120 thousand euro will greatly help support volunteers in the communityThe allocation is part of national funding of €3.15 million for volunteering organisations.John Curran of the Donegal Volunteer Centre says there have been cuts in funding in recent years but today’s announcement shows a stabilisAudio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/volunt.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.ation with hopes of increased funding in future years.He’s also been outlining how the funding will be put to work: Facebook Donegal Volunteer Centre welcomes 117k in funding News, Sport and Obituaries on Wednesday May 26th 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Twitter Facebook Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programmelast_img read more

Plea Moved In Delhi HC Seeking Adequate Protection, Standardised PPE Kits, And Free Treatment For Healthcare Workers [Read Petition]

first_imgNews UpdatesPlea Moved In Delhi HC Seeking Adequate Protection, Standardised PPE Kits, And Free Treatment For Healthcare Workers [Read Petition] Karan Tripathi3 May 2020 10:54 PMShare This – xA plea has been moved in the Delhi High Court seeking directions to both the Centre and the Delhi Government to ensure adequate protection of healthcare professionals as well as the frontline healthcare workers. Moved by NGO Justice For All, the petition also challenges the alleged failure of the government in providing adequate fund/guidelines or to check misappropriation of…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?LoginA plea has been moved in the Delhi High Court seeking directions to both the Centre and the Delhi Government to ensure adequate protection of healthcare professionals as well as the frontline healthcare workers. Moved by NGO Justice For All, the petition also challenges the alleged failure of the government in providing adequate fund/guidelines or to check misappropriation of funds by the Hospital Superintendents/Manufacturers for the purchase of standardized PPEs which is the primary need for the healthcare workers under the Disaster Management Act. While claiming that it’s mandatory for the government to comply with the provisions of the Disaster Management Act, and the Delhi Epidemic Diseases COVID19 Regulations, the Petitioner argues that the attention must also be paid to the mental, physical, and financial stress of the families of the healthcare workers. ‘it is extremely essential and duty of the sovereign under the doctrine of parens patrie to protect in the public interest the lives of general public of the city by protecting the precious lives of the frontline health care workers/Professionals as well as their families and to reduce their mental, physical and social stress’, the petition states. Highlighting that the protection of healthcare professionals and frontline workers has become the most significant priority all across the globe, the Petitioner submits that there is lack of policy implementation on ground which further puts the lives of healthcare professionals in jeopardy. The petition notes that: ‘the doctors due to CCS Rules applicable to them and as per recent guidelines of Delhi government is not in position to approach this Hon’ble court but agreed to provide appropriate feedback to the members of petitioner organization specially the secretary of the organizations about the acute problems they are facing specially the junior doctors deputed in the frontline. The problem about social distancing is also rampant in the hospital and directions of the Supreme Court are blatantly violated in practice there.’ In light of these submissions, the Petitioner has made the following demands before the court: Immediate framing of SOPs or guidelines by the respondents for the compliance of the order passed by the Supreme Court in the matter of Jerryl Banait V s Union of India To devise a mechanism for the earliest certification of BIS/ISO to the manufacturers/vendors supplying the PPEs, duly approved and certified by the team of Doctors including a Senior and a Junior, the actual users, on duty as Frontline workers in accordance with the quality as per the guidelines issued by MoHW for the rational use of PPE for the frontline workers by the hospital administration. Any person found selling or purchasing the substandard/uncertified protective kits by disobeying the aforesaid specifications of MoHW and WHO shall be prosecuted and punished with imprisonment or fine or both under section 188 of the IPC and section 3 of the Epidemic Disease Act, 1897. Online mechanism to monitor the basic measures of social distancing, strict screening at the gates of hospital, distribution status of PPEs to every frontline healthcare worker/professional must be adopted To devise a flawless mechanism of sort out the online redressal of grievances or appeal of any frontline Health worker by the Hospital management or the state on priority. To ensure a mechanism for pick and drop cab service for all the frontline healthcare staff free of cost by Ola/Uber with the proper regular screening and sanitization of the cab and driver before every pick and drop To restrain from assigning the duty of worker/professional to both husband and wife at same time so that the other can take care of the minor children or elderly parents at the time when there is no domestic help during lockdown. To ensure free of cost treatment of COVID positive frontline healthcare professionals/workers and their dependents in Private Hospitals To announce monetary or nonmonetary incentives for the healthcare professionals/workers and their families to motivate other to join as Frontline warriors Auditing or assessment of the implementation of guidelines and SOPs for all the Hospitals dedicated for COVID-19 patients with the feedback from the confidential information from the last line up affected frontline healthcare workers/professionalsClick Here To Download Petition[Read Petition] Next Storylast_img read more

Lockdown 3: Orissa HC & Subordinate Courts To Continue Restrictive Functioning Till May 17 [Read Office Order]

first_imgNews UpdatesLockdown 3: Orissa HC & Subordinate Courts To Continue Restrictive Functioning Till May 17 [Read Office Order] LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK3 May 2020 5:10 AMShare This – xIn view of extension of the lockdown period, the Orissa High Court has intimated that normal working of the High Court as well as the courts subordinate to it will further remain suspended till May 17. During this period, the High Court will function on all five working days of the week with one Division Bench each on Tuesday and Thursday and five Single Benches on each working day…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 view of extension of the lockdown period, the Orissa High Court has intimated that normal working of the High Court as well as the courts subordinate to it will further remain suspended till May 17. During this period, the High Court will function on all five working days of the week with one Division Bench each on Tuesday and Thursday and five Single Benches on each working day w.e.f. May 4 till May 15. Further, the Judges sitting in the Division Bench will also hold Single Benches after completion of the work of the Division Bench. Filing The Filing Counters at the High Court will continue to be opened from 10.30 A.M. to 1.00 P.M. on all working days during the above period. However, persons/Advocates coming to the Filing Counters will observe all social distancing norms. The High Court has directed the Superintendents of all Sections of the Court to make roster arrangement of the staff ensuring 50% attendance in their respective Sections during above period for smooth functioning. Subordinate Courts With regard to the subordinate courts it has been announced that: Subordinate Courts and their offices falling in the “Red Zone” shall function only for one hour as per the directions already issued, to take up Criminal and Civil matters of extremely urgent nature;Subordinate courts and their offices falling in the “Orange Zone” shall function for two hours i.e. from 9.00 AM to 11.00 AM, except the courts and their offices in Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Chatrapur, Koraput (Sadar) and Puri (Sadar), where there is no morning sitting, which shall function from 11.00 AM to 1.00 PM;Subordinate courts and their offices falling in the “Green Zone” shall, starting from usual official hours, function up to the lunch break for two and half hours. It has been clarified that in case any Court premises comes within the containment area declared by the State Government, the concerned District Judge will have the power to shut down the court for the containment period under intimation to the High Court.Further, instructions have been issued with regard to safety measures to be taken by the officers and staff in the courts. In related news, the High Courts of Delhi and Madhya Pradesh have also announced that it will continue restrictive functioning till May 17. Click Here To Download Office Order Read Office Order Next Storylast_img read more