China’s diplomats must stop attacking media over coronavirus reporting June 21, 2010 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Call for defamation to be decriminalised following editor’s release News April 1, 2020 Find out more News (Photo: www.eldiario.pe) December 4, 2019 Find out more Help by sharing this information PeruAmericas News Follow the news on Peru Latin America’s community radio – a key service but vulnerable February 10, 2017 Find out more News Receive email alerts Organisation Provincial newspaper editor Alejandro Carrascal Carrasco was released from prison on 18 June on the orders of the supreme court in Lima after serving five months of a one-year jail sentence imposed last January in a trial marked by flagrant irregularities. He was convicted of libelling a local official.The editor of Nor Oriente, a weekly based in Bagua in the Amazonian region of Utcumbamba, Carrascal is a staunch defender of the local indigenous community. He been targeted by the authorities every since rioting that led to the arbitrary closure of Bagua-based community radio station La Voz de Bagua Grande June 2009. His release is clearly good news but what Peru now needs to do is decriminalise press offenses. Another Peruvian journalist, Oswaldo Pereyra Moreno is still being held on a defamation charge and must also be released.———————————-13.01.2010 – Editor of Amazonian weekly gets one-year sentence for defamation to go further PeruAmericas RSF_en Reporters Without Borders condemns the one-year jail sentence that a court in Bagua, in the northeastern Amazonian province of Utcumbamba, passed yesterday on Alejandro Carrascal Carrasco, the editor of the regional weekly Nor Oriente, on a change of “aggravated defamation” in a case dating back to 2005.Carrascal fainted when the court issued its verdict and was rushed to hospital. The sentencing took place in his absence. He is now in Bagua’s San Humberto prison.“This is the second case of a well-known Peruvian journalist being imprisoned for defamation, following that Magaly Medina, who was given a five-month sentence in October 2008,” Reporters Without Borders said. “Carrascal’s trial seems to have been marred by irregularities. He says he was not notified of the warrant for his arrest and he was in hospital when the sentence was issued.”“There is every reason to suspect that this is really an act of political revenge against the editor of a publication that is very critical of the authorities,” press freedom organisation continued. “Carrascal defended the indigenous population and did all he could to protect the Amazon. This case highlights the urgent need for press offences to be decriminalised.”Carrascal was widely respected in the Bagua area because of the stands taken by his newspaper, which is distributed throughout the department of Amazonas. He was convicted of defaming a local official, Victor Feria.Local journalists and relatives of Carrascal condemned his conviction as an act of “revenge.” The National Association of Journalists (ANP) protested against his “arbitrary detention.”Radio La Voz de Bagua, a local community radio station, has been closed since 8 June for allegedly inciting violence during the rioting by indigenous groups that took place at the start of that month. Carrascal had criticised the government position at the time. Latin American media: under control of families, economic and political elites
Here are the Pets of the Week available for adoption at the Pasadena Humane Society this week: Pip (A375731) is a 2-year-old, spayed female, black Labrador retriever. When Pip came to PHS, she had a badly broken leg. Two months later, her leg is healed and Pip is looking for a forever home! This friendly gal starts wagging her tail the moment she sees you. She knows how to sit for a treat and walks well on a leash. Although her leg is no longer broken, Pip will need to be walked multiple times a day in order to rebuild muscle mass she lost due to her broken leg.The adoption fee for dogs is $125, which includes the spay or neuter surgery, microchip, and vaccinations.New adopters will receive a complimentary health-and-wellness exam from VCA Animal Hospitals, as well as a goody bag filled with information about how to care for your pet.Call the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA at (626) 792-7151 to ask about A375731, or visit at 361 S. Raymond Ave. in Pasadena. Adoption hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.Pets may not be available for adoption and cannot be held for potential adopters by phone calls or email. Directions and photos of all pets can be found at pasadenahumane.org. Name (required) Mail (required) (not be published) Website 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Subscribe Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Business News Top of the News More Cool Stuff Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Community News Community News Make a comment Community News Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 | 11:36 am Munchie (A404140) is a handsome, 3-year-old, neutered male, red tabby. He may be a bit shy at first, but after a few minutes he’ll chat up a storm with you. His previous owner told us that Munchie loves to be loved, which Munchie will gladly prove. Give him a little love and he will purr, rub, and roll on his side to show his appreciation. Munchie would like to find a quiet forever home where he will get lots of attention and a warm lap. Munchie is available for adoption at Pet Food Express, 320 S Lake Ave, Pasadena.The adoption fee for cats is $70, which includes the spay or neuter surgery, microchip, and vaccinations.New adopters will receive a complimentary health-and-wellness exam from VCA Animal Hospitals, as well as a goody bag filled with information about how to care for your pet.Call the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA at (626) 792-7151 to ask about A404140, or visit at 361 S. Raymond Ave. in Pasadena. Adoption hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.Pets may not be available for adoption and cannot be held for potential adopters by phone calls or email. Directions and photos of all pets can be found at pasadenahumane.org. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * First Heatwave Expected Next Week HerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat’s Your Zodiac Flower Sign?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA 74 Year Old Fitness Enthusiast Defies All Concept Of AgeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeauty
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News UpdatesVaravara Rao Challenges Spl Court Order Rejecting Bail On Medical Grounds Before Bombay HC Nitish Kashyap13 July 2020 6:16 AMShare This – xVaravara Rao, the 81-year-old poet and literary critic from Telangana, accused in the Bhima Koregaon case, challenged the order passed by a special court on June 26 rejecting temporary bail sought on medical grounds, before the Bombay High Court. Judge DE Kothalikar had for a second time, in an order dated June 26, rejected the interim bail pleas filed by Rao and co-accused…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?LoginVaravara Rao, the 81-year-old poet and literary critic from Telangana, accused in the Bhima Koregaon case, challenged the order passed by a special court on June 26 rejecting temporary bail sought on medical grounds, before the Bombay High Court. Judge DE Kothalikar had for a second time, in an order dated June 26, rejected the interim bail pleas filed by Rao and co-accused academic 61-year-old Shoma Sen on medical grounds. Rao’s failing health has been a matter of grave concern for family members and well wishers as he suffers from several comorbidities and is susceptible to the virus. In a recent call with family members on Saturday, Rao reportedly sounded delirious and was talking about his parents, their funeral when Rao was young etc. Last month, Rao fainted in jail and was rushed to JJ Hospital. Advocate R Sathyanarayanan moved an urgent praecipe on Sunday seeking hearing in Rao’s petition on Tuesday citing urgency, instead of its scheduled hearing on Friday. Also, it was contended that jail authorities failed to conduct medical checkups of Rao as suggested by JJ Hospital. The petition also sought directions to the concerned authorities to send Rao for a medical check-up immediately and to send him to a private hospital at his own expense for advance check-ups. Moreover, directions are sought to authorities for production of all the medical records of Rao and treatment given to him after suggestions from JJ Hospital. Rao is lodged at Taloja jail currently along with eight other men, who are accused of having maoist links and inciting the caste based violence that took place on the 200th anniversary celebrations of the battle of Bhima Koregaon. Apart from these nine men, lawyer Sudha Bharadwaj and professor Shoma Sen are the other two accused. They are lodged at Byculla women’s prison. Meanwhile, another accused, academician Anand Teltumbde moved before the special court on Monday seeking default bail under Section 167(2) of CrPC. Yesterday, Special Judge Kothalikar had rejected Gautam Navlakha’s plea for default bail.Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Story
Top StoriesPre-Deposit For Filing Appeals Before DRAT Is A Mandatory Requirement: Supreme Court LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK16 Feb 2021 5:33 AMShare This – xThe Supreme Court observed that entire waiver of pre-deposit for filing appeal before Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunal under Section 21 of the Recovery of Debts and Bankruptcy Act, is impermissible.In all cases fifty per cent of the decretal amount i.e. the debt due is to be deposited before the DRAT as a mandatory requirement, but in appropriate cases for reasons to be recorded the deposit…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 Supreme Court observed that entire waiver of pre-deposit for filing appeal before Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunal under Section 21 of the Recovery of Debts and Bankruptcy Act, is impermissible.In all cases fifty per cent of the decretal amount i.e. the debt due is to be deposited before the DRAT as a mandatory requirement, but in appropriate cases for reasons to be recorded the deposit of at least twenty-five per cent of the debt due would be permissible, but not entire waiver, the bench comprising CJI SA Bobde, Justices AS Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian said.The court observed thus while setting aside a Delhi High Court judgment which had permitted prosecution of an appeal without predeposit before DRAT. Referring to Section 21 of the RDBA, the bench observed:A perusal of the provision which employs the phrase “appeal shall not be entertained” indicates that it injuncts the Appellate Tribunal from entertaining an appeal by a person from whom the amount of debt is due to the Bank, unless such person has deposited with the Appellate Tribunal, fifty percent of the amount of debt so due from him as determined by the Tribunal under Section 19 of the Act. The proviso to the said Section, however, grants the discretion to the Appellate Tribunal to reduce the amount to be deposited, for reasons to be recorded in writing, but such reduction shall not be less than twenty-five per cent of the amount of such debt which is due. Hence the pendulum of discretion to waive predeposit is allowed to swing between fifty per cent and twenty-five per cent of the debt due and not below twenty-five per cent, much less not towards total waiver. It is in that background, keeping in perspective the said provision, the DRAT has in the instant case ordered deposit of fifty per cent of the amount.While allowing the appeal, the bench observed that the High Court does not have the power to waive the predeposit in its entirety, nor can it exercise discretion which is against the mandatory requirement of the statutory provision as contained in Section 21. The court said:”In all cases fifty per cent of the decretal amount i.e. the debt due is to be deposited before the DRAT as a mandatory requirement, but in appropriate cases for reasons to be recorded the deposit of at least twenty-five per cent of the debt due would be permissible, but not entire waiver. Therefore, any waiver of predeposit to the entire extent would be against the statutory provisions and, therefore, not sustainable in law. The order of the High Court is, therefore, liable to be set aside.”Taking note of the peculiar facts and circumstances of this case, the bench, in this case, permitted the predeposit of twenty-five per cent of the amount as taken note by the DRAT.Case: Kotak Mahindra Bank Pvt. Limited vs. Ambuj A. Kasliwal [CIVIL APPEAL NO. 538 OF 2021]Coram: CJI SA Bobde, Justices AS Bopanna and V. RamasubramanianCounsel: Sr. Adv V.Giri, Sr. Adv. Mukul Rohtagi and Sr. Adv Ritin RaiCitation: LL 2021 SC 89Click here to Read/Download JudgmentRead JudgmentNext Story
olrat/iStock(DETROIT) — Michigan officials closed portions of a highway over the weekend after a hazardous greenish-yellow liquid was found oozing onto the roadway from a barrier.Michigan State Police troopers were asked to block off the right lane of Interstate 696 in Madison Heights, about 13 mile north of Detroit, on Friday afternoon so the local fire department could clean up the spill.Officials later discovered that a commercial business nearby had been leaking the chemical hexavelent chromium, which ran from the basement of the building into the ground and exited through the drain that empties onto the highway, police said.Once the substance came up through the drain, it froze into a yellow blob, police said, citing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.The metal is known to cause cancer and targets the respiratory system, kidneys, liver, skin and eyes, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. It is typically added to steel to increase hardenability and corrosion resistance, according to the administration.Workers disposed of the frozen waste by scooping it up in an excavator and placing it in a safe container, police said. The cleanup was expected to take all weekend.“Please use caution as there will be workers in the area. And a yellow blob,” police wrote on Twitter.The metal gained notoriety after the release of the Oscar-winning 2000 drama “Erin Brockovich,” in which Julia Roberts played a the real-life woman who discovered a cover-up involving contaminated water in California.Health officials placed a priority on protecting and preserving the quality of the water in the Great Lakes region, Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Candice Miller said in a statement. Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
Mod Quaint/iStock(NEW YORK) — A federal judge in New York denied bail on Monday for Sarah Lawrence College dad Lawrence Ray, who is accused of sex trafficking, forced labor and extortion.Ray was arrested in February, accused of targeting students at Sarah Lawrence College near New York City and subjecting them “to sexual and psychological manipulation and physical abuse,” according to the indictment.Monday’s bail hearing revealed that Ray was caught on a video found on his iCloud account abusing victims in the way prosecutors have described.Federal prosecutors alleged at Monday’s hearing that after Ray’s Feb. 11 arrest, an associate sent text messages to at least one victim continuing to make threats.The alleged sexual and psychological exploitation lasted for about a decade, beginning when Ray was released from prison on unrelated charges and moved into his daughter’s dorm with a group of sophomore Sarah Lawrence students, prosecutors said.Federal prosecutors have said at least one of Ray’s victims was forced into prostitution for his financial benefit.Ray’s alleged tactics were similar to those deployed by cult leaders, including sleep deprivation, psychological and sexual humiliation, verbal abuse, violence, isolation and threats of legal action.Ray will remain locked up at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan.An attorney for Ray did not immediately respond to ABC News’ request for comment.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
Position SummaryBioXFEL is an NSF Supported Science and Technology Centerdeveloping the biological applications of X-ray Free ElectronLasers. It is a consortium of 8 institutions led by staff from theDepartment of Materials Design and innovation ( MDI ) at theUniversity at Buffalo, State University of New York (UB) andadministratively headquartered at the Hauptman-Woodward MedicalResearch Institute. One of the teams in BioXFEL provides dataprocessing support for XFEL experiments around the world.We are looking for a candidate that can join this team and providedata processing support for crystallographic and potentiallysolution and single particle XFEL experiments. The supportfunctions would be based in Buffalo with the opportunity to attendsome beamtimes if necessary. The support team consists of stafffrom multiple BioXFEL institutes. We are looking for a candidatewho can operate effectively in a diverse community of students andinvestigators who shares our vision of helping all constituentsreach their full potential.The successful candidate(s) will be involved with thefollowing:• Assisting in data processing for crystallographic based XFELexperiments.• Assisting in the analysis and drafting of publications related toresults.• Establishing expertise to help support potential single particleand solution based experiments.• Helping teach others best practices for data processing.• Contributing to the scientific development of new techniques andmethodologies dependent on level and experience.The candidate would be based at the Hauptman-Woodward MedicalResearch Institute in Buffalo New York but work closely with UB,HWI and BioXFEL scientists and students as part of theeffort.Outstanding Benefits PackageWorking at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. Thereare personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirementplan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthymix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort tosupport your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website tolearn about our benefit packages .About UBThe University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive publicresearch university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifiesambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities toachieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultureschallenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed.Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to furtherknowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates whoare valued for their talents and their impact on global society.Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the ResearchFoundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due toan applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,gender identity, national origin and veteran or disabilitystatus.Minimum QualificationsMasters in an XFEL or structural biology related field.Expertise in XFEL based structural biology data processing.Preferred QualificationsFamiliarity with crystallographic approaches to structuralbiologyExperience working in a collaborative team environmentStrong computational skills.For more information, click the “How to Apply” button.
Following the launch of the Ridiculously Rich by Alana brand, British Baker spoke with Apprentice 2016 winner Alana Spencer.Spencer was crowned winner of the 12th series of The Apprentice in December last year, securing a £250,000 investment and a 50/50 partnership with business magnate Lord Sugar.She told British Baker multimedia reporter Ashley Williams how incredible it was for the company to be finally up and running and the advice she would give to entrepreneurs looking to start their own bakery business.You’ve completed your transition from Narna’s Cakes to Ridiculously Rich by Alana in January 2017 and you have now officially launched the business. Is this a dream come true for you?“It was a big deal for me to launch the brand and I knew it would be a step in the right direction. It’s incredible; I never felt like I would get to this point and it has just been a world of craziness really.”What has the reaction been like since winning The Apprentice? And what discussions have you had with Lord Sugar about the plans for the business?“We’ve been talking every day in the run-up to the launch. He does like to be on top of everything, which is really good. However, he doesn’t get heavily involved in the details of the business; he would never want to invent a recipe or anything like that.”How have you managed to get your head around going into a 50/50 partnership with one of Britain’s richest men?“It was kind of hard to get used to at first, because you are used to just doing what you want in a business sense. Now there are two of us, I felt a bit more under pressure and it did seem daunting, but after getting to know him better, he is incredibly helpful and he’s great to work with.”What advice would you give to other entrepreneurs looking to start their own bakery business?“You don’t really need a huge investment in a bakery business, really; if you just start selling at local food markets then you can grow from there. The brand almost comes second and just make sure you are strong-willed to succeed.”Why do you think your products stand out from any others around?“There’s a big trend at the moment towards healthy eating. However, while I’m obviously not asking people to indulge all the time, my products are purely indulgent stuff and I think there’s not much of that around anymore. For example, the peanut butter fudge cake is just the best thing ever – it’s very rich and very delicious.”How important is the provenance of ingredients to your business?“It’s massively important to me. When I started, my parents had chickens in their garden, so I would use their eggs and Welsh butter. We still use free-range eggs, but we have outgrown using my parents’ eggs now. We also only use Belgian chocolate in all of the cakes; when I went out sourcing for ingredients that was something that I was absolutely never going to sway on.”From looking at your Twitter account, you said you have some exciting changes to come over the next few months. Could you tell me what those changes are?“After leaving The Apprentice, I sat down with Lord Sugar to set up a business model, and this was something that was all new to me. I just thought, well, we will try to sell more cakes. But we actually decided on a business model, where we will have ambassadors. So they will be self-employed people working not just on the sales, but for the Ridiculously Rich brand. They will be selling at farmers’ markets, food festivals and they will also be able to sell in cafés and delis, which is incredibly exciting.”I know you have just started out your business, but do you have any major refurb works in the pipeline for the brand?“We have ordered new packaging and that should be arriving by next week, hopefully. The old packaging was just a quick adaptation of the Narna’s brand and we did this to get the cakes out as soon as possible – for people to try them and see what they thought. The packaging really needed updating and to become Ridiculously Rich rather than Narna’s. The website will also be fully ready at the end of April. That is going to have a clever feature where the ambassadors can log in and see what other ambassadors are up to – what they are doing, where they are going? Then they can order all their stock. There is also a wholesale page where cafés and delis can order directly.”What’s your vision for the business? How big do you expect it to be in the future?“I really want the business to improve the luxury cake market, and I think it absolutely can do that. There is a lack of really indulgent luxury cakes out there. That’s my goal for the brand in the next five years.”
Harvard College Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds, Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science and of African and African American Studies, announced today the appointment of Vanidy M. Bailey as director of Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, Transgender and Queer (BGLTQ) student life. Bailey will begin working in the new position on July 16.Bailey will report to the assistant dean of student life, and will oversee all initiatives that support BGLTQ undergraduate student life, including student and organization advising, programming, residential staff training, alumni relations, and policy development.“I am delighted that Vanidy Bailey has agreed to take on this new and exciting role at Harvard College. The director and the recently opened BGLTQ office and lounge in Boylston Hall will provide critical resources for undergraduates who identify as BGLTQ, or have questions about their sexuality,” Hammonds said. “With years of student life experience, especially working with LGBT students and managing an array of programs at the LGBT Resource Center at UC-San Diego, Vanidy Bailey is ideally suited for the position here. I look forward to working with Vanidy to take the College’s existing programs and resources for BGLTQ students and make them more robust and accessible.” Read Full Story