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Stormers vs Sharks Highlights – Super Rugby Round 2

first_imgSunday Mar 4, 2012 Stormers vs Sharks Highlights – Super Rugby Round 2 The Stormers beat the Sharks 15-12 at Newlands in Cape Town after returning flyhalf Peter Grant kicked a penalty three minutes from time. Joe Pietersen kicked three penalties to add to Grant’s two, while Pat Lambie scored all the points for the Sharks, who are yet to register a win in this season’s campaign. You can use the Super Rugby Extra category link for all Super Rugby highlights clips.Follow RD on Twitter and Facebook to get all the updatesADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Super Rugby 2012 Highlights Related Articles 465 WEEKS AGO Bulls vs Lions Highlights – Super Rugby Round… 465 WEEKS AGO Sharks vs Cheetahs – Super Rugby Round 18… 465 WEEKS AGO Stormers vs Rebels Highlights – Super Rugby… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueey30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueey10 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

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eBay adds sell for charity option to mobile app

first_img Tagged with: app eBay mobile Trading “You’ll also receive a fee credit on your basic insertion and final value fees, matching the percentage you donate”.How to sell for charity on eBayeBay for Charity’s Nick Aldridge explains how the mobile app works:[youtube height=”450″ width=”800″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVsIgFqoyOo[/youtube] 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. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  86 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img eBay adds sell for charity option to mobile app Howard Lake | 15 June 2015 | News eBay last week updated its mobile app to enable sellers to choose to sell items and raise funds for their favourite charity.The mobile app, available for both Android and iOS, lets sellers donate from 10% to 100% of the value of their item to one of the many charities listed on its database.The opportunity, available to sellers in the USA and UK, has been available on the desktop version of eBay for some time: two million people in the UK make use of eBay for Charity to give to charity. Its introduction to the mobile app should increase the number of people choosing to raise funds from their sales.Sellers will find the ‘Sell for charity’ option when posting an item for sale: it appears at the bottom of the ‘Preferences’ section.How to make a donation to charity on the eBay mobile appRegular sellingIf you regularly sell items for charity, you can set one or more charities as a favourite, which will then speed up their selection when you next sell an item. There are more than 9,000 charities registered on the site via the PayPal Giving Fund.Benefit to sellersQualifying sellers can also receive a benefit themselves when donating some or all of the sale amount to charity. eBay states: Advertisementlast_img read more

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U.S. ports welcome Cuban delegation

first_imgMayor Thomas Masters gives the Cuban business delegation the key to the city of Riviera Beach, Florida, Jan. 27.The Florida governor’s tweeted threats to cut funding for Florida ports that do business with Cuba couldn’t stop the warm reception for Cuba’s port representatives nor the first Cuban exports to the U.S. on Jan. 24.A Jan. 27 Tampa Bay Times editorial responded that “Gov. Rick Scott undermines the ports he promoted,” although he “calls himself the jobs governor.” According to a Florida International University 2016 poll, Scott does not even represent the views of Cuban-Americans in Miami-Dade County, long seen as the center of opponents of revolutionary Cuba: “A majority of respondents favor increasing economic relations with the island.” (http://cri.fiu.edu/research/cuba-poll/)Secteu.com reported Scott’s tweet campaign interrupted the formality of an agreement with the visiting delegation, but not the discussion toward better relations: “The National Port Administration of Cuba has indicated to Port Everglades administration that there is no need for a Memorandum of Understanding at this time. However, today’s business meeting and related activities will continue as planned.”Eradis González de la Peña, president of Almacenes Universales, a Cuban logistics company that oversees the Mariel Container Terminal, said they would continue working toward the MOU: “The U.S. is our natural market and very close to us.” On Scott’s comments, she said, “As a governor, he has the right — and what’s more, we respect that.” (MiamiHerald.com, Jan. 26)But Scott stands alone. Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Virginia’s  Memorandum of Understanding with Cuba’s National Port Administration, saying, “Virginia enjoys a uniquely productive economic relationship with Cuba, and this MOU will generate additional opportunities for economic and cultural exchange.” (tinyurl.com/h9ta2b9)WorldMaritimeNews.com explained: “Cuba’s $1 billion port project will make Mariel the largest port in the Caribbean, with a capacity to handle approximately 1.3 million shipping containers a year. It will also allow Mariel to serve as a transshipment hub for the region.”According to CBS12.com, “Cuban leaders visiting the Port of Palm Beach … invited Gov. Rick Scott to the island.” Ten governors have visited Cuba since the re-establishment of U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relations, including those of Louisiana and Virginia, whose ports are on the itinerary of the National Port Administration of Cuba.More than 15 percent of the 4.8 million metric tons of food and humanitarian supplies sold to the Republic of Cuba since 2010 shipped from Florida ports. Crowley Maritime ships to Cuba three times a month from the Ft. Lauderdale port. (Miamiherald.com, Jan. 26)On Jan. 24, the first Cuban export to the U.S. was received at Port Everglades, two containers of artisanal hardwood charcoal made from marabu [a dense, woody weed] by Cuban cooperatives. Cuban marabu charcoal has long been exported to Europe. U.S. retailers will sell it under the Fogo Charcoal brand.U.S. longshore workers have a long history of internationalism and collaboration with Cuban longshore and port workers. In 1961, an International Longshore and Warehouse Union delegation from the West Coast traveled to Cuba, defying the U.S. hostility to the revolutionary process then unfolding.The International Longshoremen’s Association represents port workers on the East and Gulf Coasts. Royce Adams, former vice president of ILA Local 1291 in Philadelphia said: “Trade with Cuba is the centerpiece of normalization. Genuine class interest for ILA members and Cuban maritime workers will create job opportunities for their families and communities. ILA family members are farmers in the South and want to trade with Cuba. Normalization of trade with Cuba enhances interregional trade among ports in the Caribbean islands.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Basketball guard Josh Parrish leaving program after one season

first_imgTAGSjosh parrishplayer news Garrett Podellhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/garrett-podell/ TCU guard Josh Parrish finishes off a windmill dunk to cap off an 88-56 NIT title game victory over Georgia Tech. Facebook printWith TCU senior guard Brandon Parrish, the Horned Frogs’ career leader in games played, graduating in May, it was expected that his first-year brother Josh would stick around and carry on the Parrish basketball legacy another three to four years.That will no longer be the case.Josh announced his decision to change schools Monday night on Twitter. Both of the brothers cherished their time playing in Fort Worth together for one last time, with Josh soaking in all the advice Brandon has given him. Brandon and Josh Parrish talked about playing college basketball together at TCU at the beginning of March.Parrish has not announced the school where he intends to play basketball next. TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Listen: The Podell and Pickell Show with L.J. Collier Garrett Podell Previous articleTCU alumnus makes top 4 on MTV’s “Stranded With A Million Dollars”Next articleStudents find community in Belize Garrett Podell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The younger Parrish played sparingly last season, seeing the court for just 48 minutes in TCU’s 39 games.Two of Josh’s roommates, first-year guards Jaylen Fisher and Desmond Bane, each averaged over 20 minutes per game last season. Bane played in all 39, while Fisher played in 35 games, injuring his wrist in the Horned Frog’s first round NIT win over Fresno State.Brandon respected his little brother’s decision, tweeting support shortly after Josh’s social media announcement. Garrett is a Journalism and Sports Broadcasting double major. He is the Managing Editor for TCU360, and his passions are God, family, friends, sports, and great food. Garrett Podellhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/garrett-podell/ ReddIt Linkedincenter_img Twitter ReddIt Boschini: ‘None of the talk matters because Jamie Dixon is staying’ Men’s basketball scores season-low in NIT semifinals loss to Texas World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Facebook Garrett Podellhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/garrett-podell/ Garrett Podellhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/garrett-podell/ Boschini talks: construction, parking, tuition, enrollment, DEI, a student trustee + posts Twitter The College of Science and Engineering Dean, Phil Hartman, retires after 40 consecutive years Linkedinlast_img read more

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Former USC Athletic Director Talked Career, New Endeavors at Pasadena Quarterbacks Luncheon

first_img Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Make a comment Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena More Cool Stuff Business News Sports Former USC Athletic Director Talked Career, New Endeavors at Pasadena Quarterbacks Luncheon By BRANDON VILLALOVOS Published on Sunday, September 18, 2016 | 5:19 am Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS First Heatwave Expected Next Week Former USC Senior Associate Athletic Director and Syracuse Athletic Director Daryl Gross stopped by the Pasadena Quarterbacks’ weekly lunch meeting at Brookside Golf Club Friday to discuss this longstanding career in collegiate sports and his return to his hometown of Los Angeles as the newly appointed Executive Director of Athletics at Cal State LA.“My career has taken me back and forth from here to the east coast and I’m excited to start a new chapter here in LA,” said Gross about his return to SoCal as the newly appointed Athletic Director at Cal State LA.Gross’ brief and reflective speech, was a treat for the the room full of Pasadena Quarterbacks — local sports enthusiasts who meet weekly during the football season from September to November to hear prominent speakers from the sports world including regional community college and high school coaches.“When I started my career at USC in ’91, I wanted to help put together a program that was as special as we could make it,” explained Gross.Gross spent 14 years at USC and directly supervised 10 of the university’s 19 intercollegiate sports programs.“Those years were rewarding because I established great relationships that kept re-emerging over time. That school is a powerhouse for sports,” said Gross.Gross is credited for bringing in head coach Pete Carroll to USC after working with him years earlier at the New York Jets’ where Gross was a scout and Carroll was the Jets’ head coach.“I’ll never forget when I met him. I was so impressed by his energy. He’s the kind of man that resonated with the players. I knew he was going to blossom into a the coach that he is today. Nobody believed me at the time,” said Gross who eventually convinced USC to hire Carroll.Gross packed up moved to Syracuse where he spent 10 years as the Athletic Director for the university. Gross was integral in the restructure of the Syracuse’s athletic program. He hired a whole new set of coaches and increased fundraising to record levels to invest in student athlete facilities which eventually helped Syracuse’s profile soar nationwide, according to a press release.“I knew when my work was over and was ready to move on. It was amazing to see that program transform in the short amount of time I was there,” said Gross.Gross’ success in recreating existing sports programs at institutions that needed eventually brought his career full circle back to the region as the newly appointed Athletic Director at Cal State LA.“My goal is to bring this school into Division One level competition. There is so much talent in this town that we can really make it into something great,” explained Gross.“There is so much potential at Cal State LA. It’s got me real fired up,” explained Gross who is impressed with the school’s academic mission.Gross plans on creating a healthy and official rivalry with San Francisco State University.“We want to make a big deal about it and have everyone get around it. I shook hands with the SFSU Athletic Director and we are on board to starting a happy rivalry between southern California and the bay area,” said Gross.To learn how you can attend upcoming sports talk at the Pasadena Quarterbacks’ lunch meetings happening all football season long, visit http://pasadenaquarterbacks.org.The Club’s lunch meetings and speaker events are held on Fridays at Brookside Golf Club, 1133 Rosemont Avenue, Pasadena, adjacent to the Rose Bowl stadium. Tickets cost $25 for members and $30 for non-members.For upcoming speakers, click http://pasadenaquarterbacks.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/PQ_2016SpeakerSchedule_090216vN.pdfcenter_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Top of the News Community News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. 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Clock ticking for IR schools

first_imgLocal News WhatsApp TEA, ECISD logos Clock ticking for IR schools Pinterest Facebook Facebook WhatsAppcenter_img ECISDPrevious coverageUTPBThe Texas Education Agency has extended the deadline for Ector County Independent School District to let the agency know if it plans to partner with anybody to help get its schools out of improvement required status.Superintendent Tom Crowe said ECISD has to let TEA know by Feb. 15 if it is going to enter a partnership with any other entity, but it doesn’t have to say who with.Then the district has until April 30 to turn the contracts in. Previously, Crowe said the deadline was March 1.Representatives from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin presented a proposal to the ECISD board of trustees in January where Zavala Elementary School and Ector Middle School would become charter schools with a STEM focus.Zavala, Ector and Noel Elementary School are in their fifth year of improvement required status under state accountability standards.ECISD has eight campuses on improvement required status under state accountability standards. With Zavala and Noel Elementary schools and Ector Middle School in their fifth year of improvement required, if they don’t come off, the campuses will face closure or the Texas Education Commissioner will appoint a board of managers over the whole district.Under a law passed by the legislature in 2015, TEA must take action if campuses cannot get off IR after five years. Crowe said it used to be up to seven years and then they “may” close the campus or campuses or put in a board of managers. That language has been changed to must.A sample contract for a partnership was supposed to be available Jan. 1 from TEA, but it was not available until Jan. 25, Crowe said.In a recent conversation with TEA, Crowe said they were told the agency is “locked in” to what they have to do if those campuses don’t get off improvement required.“It’s close them, or a partnership with somebody, or board of managers comes in. They said the law is pretty clear on that …,” Crowe said.Crowe said Wednesday the only campus he’s interested in alternative arrangements for is Ector Middle School.For Noel, Crowe said he would probably talk to the school board about making it an early childhood center for prekindergarten through first grade and have them work with Pease Elementary and another elementary tying them together.He added that he thinks Noel will get off IR.Crowe said he would likely propose doing the same with Zavala.As for the UTPB proposal, Crowe said officials are still reviewing it and “looking for more meat to the bones, so to speak, because we need to see more detail, I think, before we agree to say that’s what we’re going to do because it’s kind of vague.”While acknowledging that ECISD is not where it needs to be, Crowe said the district also will keep working with legislators and telling them that ECISD has made great strides. When Crowe came on board more than four years ago, there were 22 campuses on IR. Now there are eight.Having a partner or the state come in would be a setback for ECISD. Crowe said it’s not possible to close Ector Middle School, which has 1,600 students because there would be nowhere for them to go.Board member Delma Abalos said she would like to see more substance to the plan and that her main concern is undoing neighborhood schools. Abalos added that she would like to have more community discussion about the idea because a lot of people like being able to have their students walk to school or their children to be able to walk to school.“When I wasn’t on the board, they really changed the magnet schools around. To me that was a choice. I really liked the magnet schools because they were real choices for people. I don’t know enough to say whether support because he hasn’t told me enough,” Abalos said.And even if the schools are regrouped, Abalos said, the issues of learning and test scores are still there.Board Secretary Donna Smith said there are lots of ideas being discussed, but things are still in flux. She said she likes the one for Zavala and Noel and the UTPB proposal, but she would like more detail about how it’s going to work.“One of the problems in the district is that we have an awful lot of kids who come to kindergarten who are not kindergarten ready and a lot of parents who simply can’t afford preschool,” Smith said. “There are not enough spots that ECISD offers to accommodate all of the kids who really need that kind of help.”“If it could work out, I think that it would pay long-term dividends because if you can do early childhood education well, if you can get those foundations established strongly then a lot of the work later on in school becomes easier because the foundations are there,” Smith added.An analysis of student performance presented to the board before Christmas showed the district’s early childhood centers did well. Smith said if a way could be figured out to get “good, standardized curriculum” into the hands of everyone who takes care of young children, that might be a “giant boost” to performance.She noted that there is a lot of data showing that children from higher socioeconomic families hear more and different words than those in families that are economically stressed.Crowe said he’d like the state to leave ECISD alone for a while and let it progress.Asked if TEA would tell the district that they have been left alone and still haven’t gotten the campuses off IR, Crowe would say he would tell them and he has said to local legislators that he has gotten 14 campuses off IR without using a hammer.“We’re trying to do it as a process. We’re trying to do it where it’s a lasting deal,” Crowe said.When the campuses come off of IR, they don’t go back in, Crowe said.Crowe said the district could have gotten the campuses off for a year by having them do nothing but take practice tests, but they would have fallen back in and the five-year process would have started again.“I think any superintendent can tell you, ‘Yeah, we could have gotten them off by hammering tests down their throat …,’” Crowe said.But lasting change has to be made through curriculum, training teachers and helping families understand how to help their children, he said.He said he has mentioned partnering to other local entities of higher education, such as Odessa College and Texas Tech University, but he is waiting to see if they are interested.“I’m trying to keep all our options open,” Crowe said.On separate items, the Curriculum and Instruction Department has been working with representatives from WLK Educational Consultants on writing English language arts curriculum for grades kindergarten through second.Crowe said two more meetings are planned with the consultants in March and the department is moving forward with the lesson plans.“They are narrowing down the materials for the teachers, particularly the beginning teachers and long-term subs. We think it’s helping our teachers,” Crowe said.On a separate report relating to student performance, the same thing is being done with lesson plans. Previous articleOPD gains officersNext articleWILLIAMS: Immigration lies and hypocrisy admin By admin – February 4, 2018 Pinterest Twitter Twitterlast_img read more

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Gujarat HC Issues Notice On Challenge To 2020 State Ordinance Rendering Factories Act “Toothless” [Read Petition]

first_imgNews UpdatesGujarat HC Issues Notice On Challenge To 2020 State Ordinance Rendering Factories Act “Toothless” [Read Petition] Mehal Jain12 Aug 2020 8:09 AMShare This – xThe Gujarat High Court on Tuesday issued notice on a plea challenging the ordinance promulgated by the Governor of Gujarat in connection with Factories Act, 1948, making all the offences compoundable so far as previous prosecution is concerned, and restraining new prosecution from being initiated for many offences.Justice R. M. Chaya and Justice I. J. Vora issued notice on the plea by the…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 Gujarat High Court on Tuesday issued notice on a plea challenging the ordinance promulgated by the Governor of Gujarat in connection with Factories Act, 1948, making all the offences compoundable so far as previous prosecution is concerned, and restraining new prosecution from being initiated for many offences.Justice R. M. Chaya and Justice I. J. Vora issued notice on the plea by the Gujarat Mazdoor Sabha, challenging the Factories (Gujarat Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 (promulgated on 03-07-2020) as being absolutely unconstitutional, arbitrary and violative of human rights and the basic objects of the Factories Act, 1948.The first objection to the Ordinance is with regard to the amendment in the definition of “factory” in section 2(m) of the 1948 Act. Before the impugned ordinance, “factory” meant any premises including the precincts thereof-(i) whereon ten or more workers are working, and in any part of which a manufacturing process is being carried on with the aid of power, or (ii) whereon twenty or more workers are working, and in any part of which a manufacturing process is being carried on without the aid of power.By the questioned ordinance, the definition of ‘factory’ in section 2(m) of the Principal Act is sought to be amended by substituting “twenty” in the place of “ten” in sub-clause (i) and “forty” in the place “twenty” in sub-clause (ii).It is submitted that the questioned ordinance proposes to withdraw penal provisions contained in the Principal Act for factories running with the aid of power, employing more than 20 workers (instead of 10), and for factories running without aid of power, employing more than 40 workers instead of 20. Thus, the ordinance adversely affects the rights of workers in power-aided factories with 10 to 20 workers, and workers employed in factories operating without aid of power and having 20-40 workers. “In Gujarat there are large number of power aided factories employing more than 10 and less than 20 workers. Similarly, there are hundreds and thousands of factories running without aid of power in Gujarat where the workforce would be more than 20 and less than 40. Thus, amendment is sought to be made by the questioned ordinance to withdraw all sorts of protections given to the workers employed to the extent of 40 in the power aided factories and to the extent of 20 in the factories running without the aid of power. There is absolutely no rational logic for: withdrawing the basic protection given to the citizens by amending the pre-constitutional statute. In other words, the law of the land in respect of workers’ health, safety, hygienic working conditions, working hours etc. would not apply in the factories as stated hereinabove”, it is urged.Further, before the ordinance, the State Government was empowered to issue notification under section 85 of the 1948 Act to declare any place as a “factory”, where manufacturing process was carried out by not less than ten persons with the aid of power and twenty without the aid of power. The said numbers of persons engaged are now changed to not less than twenty with the aid of power and not less than forty without the aid of power for the purpose of issuance of notification for declaring any place as a “factory”. “The Scope of Section 85 contemplates a case where the persons working in the place are not employed by the owner of the place but they are working with the permission of, or under an agreement with the owner of the place. To such a case, Government may make the factories Act applicable by means of a notification, and after the place is so declared by notification, the place shall be deemed to be a factory , and the owner shall be deemed to be the occupier, and any person working therein, a worker.The amendment in the section as well as the insertion of Section 106B will make this section meaningless. The workers who are not directly engaged by the occupier (the principal employer in cases where the contractual workers are engaged) will have no rights or protection whatsoever”, argues the plea.Besides, a new section 106B namely “Compounding of offences” has been inserted in the principal Act, whereby the State government is authorised to make any or all offences under the Principal Act compoundable. “Primarily, constitution of offence and providing penalty for committing breach of any provision made under the law is a sanction to seek compliance of the law. The provisions relating to penalties and procedure are made in Chapter-X of the Principal Act. For illustration, Section 92 of the Principal Act provides for two years imprisonment of occupier or manager of the factory and fine of rupees one lakh for contravention of any provision of the Act or any rule made thereunder. Similar provisions are contained in section 94 and 96A”, avers the petition.It is submitted that compliance of the provisions made in the Principal Act in respect of health and hygiene of the workers, safety, hazardous processes, welfare, working hours, employment of young persons are mandatory in nature. By inserting section 106B in the Principal Act by the questioned ordinance, the entire Principal Act has been rendered toothless. In ultimate analysis, the employer will become immune from the penal actions for violating the provisions in respect of health and hygiene of the workers, safety, hazardous processes, welfare, working hours, employment of young persons provided in the Principal Act on payment of certain amounts to the government.Click Here To Download Petition[Read Petition] Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

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Walmart in El Paso to reopen months after mass shooting

first_imgWolterk/iStock(EL PASO, Texas) — More than three months after the deadly El Paso, Texas shooting, the Walmart where it took place is reopening. The store will open its doors to the public at 11 a.m local time Thursday. It was temporarily closed following the mass shooting on Aug. 3 that left 22 people dead and dozens more injured.The general manager, Robert Evans, who was hailed a hero in the wake of the incident, said it was “really encouraging to see that [employees have] gone through some healing process [and are] just working together side by side.”“I’ve been there to support them, in overcoming what happened Aug. 3, and giving the sense of hope at the end of this tragic event that happened, and that they can get back to some kind of a normal life,” Evans told ABC El Paso affiliate KVIA-TV.Walmart did not respond to ABC News for comment about the reopening or security measures for the day.In late August, the company announced plans to completely renovate the store following the shooting.A permanent memorial for the victims of the shooting will also be erected at the store, according to the company.Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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USU Men’s Basketball Star Neemias Queta Named As Mountain West Player of the Week

first_img Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah-Tuesday, Utah State men’s basketball junior center Neemias Queta was named as the Mountain West Conference’s player of the week.The Portuguese national recorded back-to-back double-doubles in a sweep of San Diego State at the Spectrum in Logan.In last Thursday’s 57-45 win over the Aztecs, Queta posted 14 points and a season-high 16 rebounds along with three steals, one block and an assist.In Saturday’s 64-59 win over San Diego State, Queta amassed 10 points, 10 rebounds, five blocks, four assists and a steal.Overall against the Aztecs, the NBA prospect averaged 12 points, 13 rebounds, 3 blocks, 2.5 assists and 2 steals in the series. He also shot 64.7 percent (11-17) from the field in the games. Tags: Neemias Queta/USU Men’s Basketball January 19, 2021 /Sports News – Local USU Men’s Basketball Star Neemias Queta Named As Mountain West Player of the Week Brad Jameslast_img read more

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ABB doubles production capacity at PT Shell Indonesia Lube Oil Blending Plant

first_img ABB will deliver total process control and scheduling software to support the plant’s entire production system. (Credit: ABB) Cellier Activity, of ABB in France, has been awarded the contract to install new blending technologies and its unique process control system at the Marunda Lube Oil Blending Plant (LOBP) in Jakarta, in an effort to drive efficiency and increase productivity.Harnessing its Lubcel process control system, ABB will deliver total process control and scheduling software to support the plant’s entire production system, from raw material reception and storage to product dispatch incorporating blending, transfers, filling, and warehouse.The supply agreement also includes a new Simultaneous Batch Blender to blend medium and large volumes alongside two new Automatic Batch Blenders to blend small size batches and specialty products. Other technologies such as Drum Decanting Systems, a Viscosity Index Improver dispersing unit, Pigged lines, and Pigged Manifolds will be incorporated.Bert Engbers, Global Account Manager for Shell, ABB Energy Industries said: “With these process solutions PT Shell Indonesia will be able to optimize all aspects of continuous and batch operations at the existing brownfield site, monitoring and managing everything from raw materials use, product formulation, sub-recipes and recipes, resources, inventory logs, production batches and cleaning sequences.”Tailored to meet the needs of the customer, the ABB process solution has been designed to ensure it works with existing blending tools as well as support the enlargement of Shell’s existing site to meet the company’s diverse and growing portfolio of products.By fully automating its processes, Shell can drive efficiency of its operations, improve availability, traceability and safety, as well as ensure it complies with international product quality standards.With growing industrialization and rising consumer spend on automotive products across Indonesia, this investment is a key step by Shell to meet the increasing market demand for more varied and higher quality lubricant products.Jean Vandevelde, ABB Area Sales Manager for Cellier Activity said: “At every stage of development we have strived to ensure efficiency is at the forefront – from plant design to maintenance – in order to provide capital and operational expenditure benefits. By leveraging ABB’s blending technologies, we can ensure reduced complexities and risks, delivery of high process flexibility and improved plant availability, making the LOBP more productive and more market responsive.”The control platform will also plug into the facility’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and include measures to reduce slops and to re-use rinsing products, in a concerted effort to reduce the plant’s environmental impact.The project builds upon a longstanding relationship between ABB and PT Shell Indonesia dating back to 2014. Source: Company Press Release The collaboration between ABB and PT Shell will maximize lubricant output to meet increasing demand in Indonesialast_img read more

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