Pro Kabaddi Season 7: APL Apollo principal sponsors of Haryana Steelers

first_img WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 3 Live: South Africa lose early wickets; SA 35/2 (11 ov)- Follow Live Updates Euro 2020- Switzerland beat Turkey 3-1: Shaqiri brace ensure 3-1 win; Switzerland’s fate hangs on other Group results by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May Likecio.comUnlocking the Success of Digital Transformation with Active Intelligencecio.comUndoGrammarlyAdvertisement Avoid Grammatical Errors with This Helpful Browser ExtensionGrammarlyUndoPhotoStickHow To Back Up All Your Old Photos In SecondsPhotoStickUndoSanjay Gupta, Chairman, APL Apollo, said, “Kabaddi is one of the fastest growing sports in the country, and we are proud to be associated with it through the Haryana Steelers as their Principal Sponsors. The sport has an ever-growing presence in the country including Haryana, and we want to extend our full support to the team in their endeavour of producing excellent results in the Pro Kabaddi League. Our first venture into sports sponsorship was with JSW Sports for Delhi Capitals, and now we are looking forward to an exciting season of the Pro Kabaddi League with the Haryana Steelers.”Also Read: Pro Kabaddi Season 7: NTR Jr features in Telugu promoPRO Kabaddi LIVE: All Stars match on the Star Sports NetworkPro Kabaddi Season 7: LIVE action on seven channels, HotstarVivo Pro Kabaddi 2019: Puneri Paltan appoint Surjeet Singh as skipperMustafa Ghouse, CEO, JSW Sports, welcomed APL Apollo as the Principal Sponsors of the Haryana Steelers, “We are delighted to announce APL Apollo as the Principal Sponsors of the Haryana Steelers. Being one of India’s largest Steel Pipes Manufacturers, APL Apollo has a major presence in Haryana and throughout the country, and we are looking forward to having a very successful association with them over the course of this season of the Pro Kabaddi League. The league provides a huge opportunity for our home state to celebrate kabaddi which is native to Harayana and I would like to thank everyone at APL Apollo for extending their support to Haryana Steelers.”Dharmaraj Cheralathan-led Haryana Steelers will start their Pro Kabaddi League season against Puneri Paltan on Monday, July 22, at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad.Also Read: Vivo Pro Kabaddi 2019: U Mumba name Atrachali as skipper; Narwal to be…Vivo Pro Kabaddi 2019: How and where to watch LIVEPro Kabaddi 2019 LIVE: INOX to screen select matches YourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDefinitionTime Was Not Kind To These 28 CelebritiesDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily Funny|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDefinitionMost Embarrassing Mistakes Ever Made In HistoryDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredUndoMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStory|SponsoredSponsoredUndo One of India’s largest Steel Pipes Manufacturer, APL Apollo will be the principal sponsors of Haryana Steelers for the seventh season of the Pro Kabbadi League.The JSW Sports-owned franchise made the announcement at their new home ground in Panchkula. The deal will see APL Apollo begin with a one-year association with the Haryana Steelers. As part of the deal, APL Apollo feature as the principal sponsors across various platforms, including the official playing kits and the front of the official team jersey. PSL 2021 Playoffs: Schedule, Timing, LIVE streaming, list of champions; all you need to know TAGSAPL ApolloHaryana SteelersHaryana Steelers SponsorsHaryana Steelers SponsorshipsHaryana Steelers Title SponsorshipsPKL 2019PKL 2019 Season 7Vivo Pro KabaddiVivo Pro Kabaddi 2019 SHARE Latest Sports News Tokyo Olympics: Deepika Kumari to be sole entry to Tokyo Games as Indian women’s recurve team fails to qualify Pro Kabaddi Season 7: APL Apollo principal sponsors of Haryana Steelers RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Cricket By Kunal Dhyani – July 19, 2019 Cricket Formula 1 Previous articleIndia tour of West Indies: Full scheduleNext articleVivo Pro Kabaddi 2019 – Telugu Titans vs U Mumba: How and where to watch Live Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. 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Experience the exceptional

first_imgHead to Singapore for the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2018 and you’ll find more than rugby to entertain you – there’s something for everyone Advertising FeatureSingapore is the perfect place for rugby fans from all over the world to ‘try’ this spring. It has already run two marvellous editions of the HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens, as well as played host to Sunwolves’ Super Rugby games and the Italy-Scotland Test earlier this year.The Singapore Sevens is being played on 28-29 April at the 55,000-capacity National Stadium, which has the world’s largest retractable dome and air-cooled seats. Adult, family and youth tickets are reasonably priced and easier to get hold of than for other HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series events in the Asia-Pacific.While the rugby may bring you to Singapore – fast, furious and frenetic games are guaranteed and you’ll see 45 matches over two days – there’s so much else on offer that you’ll want to stay for a little longer to immerse yourself in this amazing island.Sheer joy: A young fan shows her delight at the Singapore Sevens. Photo: Singapore Tourism BoardSingapore is much more than the sum of its numerous attractions, it’s where people come to realise their passions for top-class sporting action, mouth-watering cuisine, amazing retail experiences, a quiet walk in the woods, zinging club life or charming family days out. And it is all just minutes away in The Lion City, with its affordable and well-designed public transport system.On top of epic rugby, expect guaranteed fun and music at the Singapore Sevens, as well as experiences to suit every budget.GREEN LIGHTThe concrete buildings that once dominated Singapore are gradually giving way to green skyscrapers, which look more like living ecosystems than business hubs. Fervently working towards its ‘City in a Garden’ dream, Singapore is fast becoming more sustainable and greener.You’ll find plenty of nature reserves, walking trails, treetop bridges and wildlife galore. Go on a wildlife adventure at the award-winning Singapore Zoo, meet the manatees at the River Safari or head out on an evening prowl with the Night Safari.Green thinking: The Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay. Photo: Singapore Tourism BoardBesides the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Singapore Botanic Gardens, there is the spectacular Gardens by the Bay. Located on the shores of Marina Bay, it boasts imposing Supertrees, two gigantic biodomes – Cloud Forest and Flower Dome – that host horticultural exhibitions throughout the year. All just minutes from the CBD. FOOD FOR THOUGHTFood is taken very seriously in Singapore. The cheapest Michelin-starred meal in the world can be found at Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle at Blk 335, Smith Street. Locals follow their noses, food blogs or just join the longest queue – what lies at the end of the line is guaranteed to be scrumptious. This is a foodie pilgrimage not to be missed.Fayre ground: Diners in Chinatown Food Street. Photo: Singapore Tourism BoardOnce dinner’s done, you could chill out or dance the night away at bars, clubs, beach parties, outdoor concerts and music festivals most weekends. Or enjoy a night of side-splitting laughs at stand-up comedy hangouts.RETAIL THERAPYSitting on the equator, some days can get hot and when it really swelters Singaporeans love ducking indoors for a spot of retail therapy and a blast of air-conditioning. Shopping districts like Orchard Road boast all the high-street brands, haute couture and discount outlets all in one, walkable location.Colourful: The shops on Haji Lane. Photo: Singapore Tourism BoardYou can also head out to precincts dedicated to independent designers, quirky art galleries and bustling markets. You’ll find Persian rugs in Arab Street, traditional remedies in Chinatown or just sheer energy and colour in Little India – Singapore’s slice of the subcontinent.CHILD’S PLAYIt’s not just for adults, Singapore has plenty for youngsters too – four splendid wildlife parks run by Wildlife Reserves Singapore, the Universal Studios Singapore theme park, the SEA Aquarium and Sentosa, an island described as ‘The State of Fun’. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALScenter_img Fans-tastic: Supporters enjoy the atmosphere at last year’s Singapore Sevens. Photo: Singapore Tourism Board Evening adventure: A family enjoy the Night Safari. Photo: Singapore Tourism BoardThe Singapore Sevens has some great family packages on offer, where two under-18s can attend for a few dollars more on top of their parents’ tickets.So if you want to experience the exceptional at the HSBC Singapore Sevens in April, visit singapore7s.sg for more information and to book tickets.last_img read more

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Caledonian Challenge adds off-road Marathon

first_img Tagged with: Events marathon Scotland 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 The Caledonian Challenge, the 54-mile trek that raises nearly £1 million a year for charities, has added an off-road marathon course as an alternative for its 2012 event. Participants will be able to choose either to run the marathon course in six hours or to hike the hills in twelve hours.Both courses are set in Scotland’s Highland scenery, with the original Caledonian Challenge’s 54-mile route taking runners over the West Highland Way.This year’s event will also enable runners for the first time to choose which charities will benefit from the money they raise.John Mercer, Events Director for the Scottish Community Foundation, which organises the Caledonian Challenge, acknowledged that the 24-hour event took months of training and dedication from runners to prepare for. “Because of the length of the course,” he said, “we have not seen many endurance athletes or charity runners opting to run it in previous years. Therefore, we’ve decided to create a brand new 26-mile course for these people to choose to complete rather than the classic 54-mile trek.”He added: “We hope that this will encourage more athletes to enter the 2012 event and tackle what promises to be the most stunning and challenging marathon in the whole of the UK this year.”The Caledonian Challenge is open to teams of four to six people and participants must pledge a minimum of £400 each for charity by the deadline of 31 March 31, although early bird discounts are also available to entries submitted by 14 February.www.caledonianchallenge.com/takepart  65 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 5 February 2012 | News Caledonian Challenge adds off-road Marathonlast_img read more

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‘Friends of Aspires’ Host Fall Kickoff Meeting

first_imgHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeauty Friends of Aspires-West, Pasadena (L-R Front Row) Charlotte Gardner, Katy Townsend, Bernandine De Paulis, Herbertean Morris; (L-R Back Row) Victoria Williams, Celeste Coleman, Skip Robinson, Luke Walker, Joseph Barnes. Photo credit: Victoria WilliamsRecently Aspires-West, Pasadena community supporters, also known as ‘Friends of Aspires’ gathered at the organization’s Student Success Center to celebrate the Fall 2014 Kickoff meeting.Since 1992 Aspires-West, Pasadena has provided tutoring, mentoring and role model activities for students grades 3 – 12. In addition, parenting, family advocacy, and social / civic assistance is also incorporated into the specialized learning program. Every spring, the organization hosts the Role Models for Youth Luncheon which honors both graduating seniors and area role models. With a goal of preparing today’s scholars for college preparation, career training, and life skills the organization is preparing for fall programming and fundraising.Celebrating the area’s diverse community members, Friends of Aspires members include:Aspires-West Friends Chair – Charlotte Gardner, Senior Vice President for Hana Financial, Inc.; Bernardine De Paolis, PhD, Author and Adjunct English Professor at Pasadena City College; Celeste Coleman, Entrepreneur / Community Advocate; Herbertean Morris, Aspires-West Receptionist / Retired Nurse; Joseph Barnes, Aspires-West Tutor / Retired Professor of Chemistry and Head Basketball Coach at Pasadena City College; Katy Townsend, Proprietor, Katey’s Beauty Salon; Luke Walker, Proprietor, Luke Walker’s Barber & Beauty Care; Skip Robinson, Retired Dean and Athletic Director at Pasadena City College; and Victoria Williams, Event Planner / Publicist.If you are interested in sponsoring a student participant in the Fall program or joining the ‘Friends of Aspires’ please contact Charlotte Gardner at (213) 977 – 7213 or via email at [email protected], Pasadena is a cooperative partnership between Scott United Methodist Church and other local faith-based organizations, the Pasadena Unified School District, Pasadena City College and other local academic institutions, and the local business community. To learn more about Aspires-West, Pasadena please visit www.aspireswestpasadena.org or call (626) 797 â€“ 0789. 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. Subscribe Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Make a comment More Cool Stuff EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Top of the News center_img Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday 9 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News Business News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Gatherings ‘Friends of Aspires’ Host Fall Kickoff Meeting From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | 1:16 pm Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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Stroll & Roll Set to Raise More Than $920,000 in Support of Children and Adults with Disabilities

first_img Community News 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 First Heatwave Expected Next Week More Cool Stuff HerbeautyWhat’s Your Zodiac Flower Sign?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWeird Types Of Massage Not Everyone Dares To TryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFinding The Right Type Of Workout For You According AstrologyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeauty EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Business News 6 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Make a comment Top of the News center_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday 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. Subscribe Community News Stroll & Roll Set to Raise More Than $920,000 in Support of Children and Adults with Disabilities More than 2,400 walkers, strollers and rollers joined together to raise money From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | 11:57 am Celebrity champion Lauren Potter, best known for her role as, “Becky” on the hit TV show Glee, alongside longtime honorary chairs, Jaclyn Smith of Charlie’s Angels and Lee Meriwether actress, Cat Woman and special guest Heather Langenkamp actress from A Nightmare Before Elm Street joined with more than 2,400 walkers for the 2017 Stroll & Roll at the legendary backlot at Universal Studios in Universal City, California on Sunday, April 2nd.AbilityFirst held the annual fundraising event in support of its mission of serving children and adults with disabilities. The funds raised benefit the 2,000 people and their families served by AbilityFirst each year. AbilityFirst helps children and adults with disabilities achieve their personal best by focusing on the successful transition from childhood to adult life; employment and employment preparation; building social connections and independence; and, offering our participants and their families an opportunity to refresh and recharge. Each year, this event helps AbilityFirst to raise money for the 91-year-old organization’s programs including Camp Paivika, its 70-year-old summer camp situated in the San Bernardino mountains.“We are thrilled with this year’s Stroll & Roll,” said Chief Development Officer Josh Chan. “We experienced one of the largest, most successful, events in our 91year history with over 2,400 registered walkers and more than 11,000 transactions online. All our staff, participants, their families, corporate teams and sponsors come together in support of AbilityFirst programs in the community. Contributions from Stroll & Roll help us to fulfill our mission of serving children and adults with disabilities and achieve their personal best.”Fundraising for Stroll & Roll will continue through May 31, 2017 with a matching grant from The AS&F Foundation, up to $75,000. Supporters can make their donation by visiting www.strollandroll.orgDuring the morning’s welcome presentation, first time Celebrity Champion, Lauren Potter shared with the crowd, “I am here today because we all need to stand up for each other, so we can all live, go to school and go to work without having to be afraid! Afraid of being judged, bullied, cyber-bullied or afraid to try new things. I can’t wait to get my first Stroll and Roll started!”Honorary Chair Jaclyn Smith and her “Jaclyn’s Angels” along with more than forty other corporate teams and AbilityFirst programs and centers across Los Angeles, sponsors, families and friends all joined to raise money and more importantly, bring awareness and celebrate children and adults with disabilities.Stroll & Roll was presented by Comerica Bank and Nextera, sponsors included Platinum Equity, Quetico, NRG, Jordana, Capital Group and Skechers Foundation. Top three corporate fundraising teams included Southern California Edision, Bolton & Company and Jaclyn Smith’s, “Jaclyn’s Angels.” NBC4 Southern California was the media sponsor for the event. Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy last_img read more

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Medicare website shows poor ranking for MCH

first_img Medicare website shows poor ranking for MCH Pinterest By admin – January 5, 2018 Facebook medicare logo.JPG A Medicare website that compares ratings of hospitals nationwide shows Medical Center Hospital comes up short compared to local competitors Odessa Regional Medical Center and Midland Memorial Hospital.The ratings range from one to five stars, with five being the best. Medicare’s Hospital Compare website shows MCH has a one-star rating while ORMC and MMH both have three-star ratings, which was about the statewide average.In Texas, 274 hospitals that were rated scored an average of 3.3 stars for overall quality of care. Thirty-three hospitals received five stars, 84 rated four stars, 105 scored three stars, 43 received two stars and nine had one star, a news release from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services states.The Medicare website has overall star ratings to help individuals better understand which hospitals are top performers, which are average and which need improvement, Bob Moos, Southwest regional public affairs officer for CMS, said in the release.“The ratings reflect such factors as how often patients get infections after surgery, how long patients must wait in the emergency department before seeing a doctor or nurse, and how likely patients are to get readmitted to the hospital after a heart attack,” Moos said in the release.The stars also take into account the mix of patients at a hospital, so that those facilities with a high percentage of sicker patients aren’t rated lower than those that handle more run-of-the mill cases, the release stated.In the categories mortality, safety of care, readmission, patient experience, effectiveness of care and timeliness of care, ORMC received ratings that were the same as the national average while MCH received ratings below the national average. ORMC received a rating below the national average in efficient use of medical imaging while MCH received a rating that was the same as the national average, the information shows.Midland Memorial Hospital scored ratings below the national average in mortality, above the national average in safety of care and readmission, and same as the national average in patient experience effectiveness of care, timeliness of care and efficient use of medical imaging.Here is a list of some other West Texas hospitals that are rated on the website:Abilene — Abilene Regional Medical Center, 3 starsAlpine — Big Bend Regional Medical Center, 4 starsAmarillo — Baptist St. Anthony’s Hospital, 4 starsAmarillo — Northwest Texas Hospital, 2 starsAndrews — Permian Regional Medical Center Andrews County Hospital, 3 starsBig Spring — Scenic Mountain Medical Center, 2 starsLubbock — Grace Medical Center, 4Lubbock — Lubbock Heart Hospital, 4Lubbock — University Medical Center, 2Lubbock — Covenant Medical Center, 4Monahans — Ward Memorial Hospital, 3 starsPecos — Reeves County Hospital District, 3More Information Pinterest Twitter WhatsAppcenter_img Previous articleSandHills Rodeo honoring local heroes with free admissionNext articleA SHARP LIFE: Travel is a gift for the whole family admin Twitter WhatsApp Medicare Hospital Compare Facebook Local NewsGovernmentlast_img read more

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No Law To Make Whatsapp Group Admins Liable For Messages By Group Members

first_imgColumnsNo Law To Make Whatsapp Group Admins Liable For Messages By Group Members Prasanth Sugathan17 April 2020 8:11 PMShare This – xNo amount of convoluted legal interpretation will make a Whatsapp group admin an intermediary.The Office of Special Inspector General of Police, Maharashtra Cyber has issued an advisory warning that admins of Whatsapp groups along with users could be punished for posting objectionable content on Whatsapp groups. The advisory has cited various provisions including Sections 153 A, 153B, 295A, 505 and 188 of Indian Penal Code, Section 54 of the Disaster Management Act, Section 68 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?LoginThe Office of Special Inspector General of Police, Maharashtra Cyber has issued an advisory warning that admins of Whatsapp groups along with users could be punished for posting objectionable content on Whatsapp groups. The advisory has cited various provisions including Sections 153 A, 153B, 295A, 505 and 188 of Indian Penal Code, Section 54 of the Disaster Management Act, Section 68 of the Bombay Police Act, 1951 and Section 144 and Section 144(3) of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973. Even prior to this advisory, there have been media reports that focused on the liability of Whatsapp Group admins for objectionable messages sent by members of the group. The reports also quoted opinions by a few experts who claimed that Whatsapp Group admins are intermediaries and have to comply with the guidelines and rules applicable to intermediaries to claim safe-harbour protection. Disinformation on social media is a major issue which Governments and law enforcement agencies have to deal with across the world. However, coming up with illegal executive orders is not an effective way to deal with this. The advisory issued by the Maharashtra police has tried to slap penal provisions on Whatsapp group admins without any statutory basis and in violation of the basic principles of criminal law. A Whatsapp group admin has only a limited power to add or remove members from a group. Unless she has abetted or assisted in posting an objectionable message, she can, by no stretch of imagination be held liable for any post made by a member of the group. Of course, if a group has been formed for an illegal purpose like sharing child abuse videos then the admin can be held liable. There is no law by which an admin of any messaging service can be held liable for a post made by a member in the group. Any executive order, much less an advisory, which attempts at penalising an act without any statutory backing will be illegal. None of the statutory provisions stated in the advisory saddles the admin of a Whatsapp group with any liability for a post made by a member of the group. Section 68 of the Bombay Police Act, 1951 only states that all persons shall be bound to conform to the reasonab1e directions of a Police officer given in fulfilment of any of his duties under this Act. This provision does not give the Police any power to come up with a set of directions for Whatsapp group admins along with penal consequences for non compliance. It is also to be noted that as per Section 140 of this Act the maximum punishment for contravention of S.68 of the Act is fine which may extend to five hundred rupees. Such a section cannot be used as a blanket provision to impose liability for a Whatsapp group admin for an act which is done by someone else. The admin of a Whatsapp group cannot be vicariously liable for any act by a member of the group. There is no master-servant or a principal-agent relationship between the admin of a Whatsapp group and its member. The Apex Court has held in Sham Sunder and Ors. vs. State of Haryana (1989) 4 SCC 630 that “there is no vicarious liability in criminal law unless the statute takes that also within its fold”. This dictum was followed in R. Kalyani Vs. Janak C. Mehta (2009)1 SCC 516.In this connection, it is also pertinent to refer to the 2016 decision of the Delhi High Court in Ashish Bhalla vs Suresh Chawdhary, which held that the group admin was not liable for a defamatory text made by a member.”When an online platform is created, the creator, thereof, cannot expect any of the members thereof to indulge in defamation and defamatory statements made by any member of the group cannot make the administrator liable therefore. It is not as if without the administrator’s approval of each of the statements, the statements cannot be posted by any of the members of the group on the said platform,” the court observed.Dismissing a civil suit for defamation against the group admin, Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw said: “I am unable to understand as to how the administrator of a group can be held liable for defamation even if any, by the statements made by a member of the group.”No intermediary liability There also seems to be an attempt at creating confusion on the aspect of secondary liability by holding that a Whatsapp Group admin can be considered to be an Intermediary. Section 2 (w) of the Information Technology Act, 2000 states that “intermediary”, with respect to any particular electronic records, means any person who on behalf of another person receives, stores or transmits that record or provides any service with respect to that record and includes telecom service providers, network service providers, internet service providers, web-hosting service providers, search engines, online payment sites, online-auction sites, online-market places and cyber cafes. A Whatsapp group admin does not have any power to moderate or to censor messages in a group. He does not receive or transmit any record or provide any service with respect to such record. Yes, the service provider, viz., Whatsapp is an intermediary. The telecom provider that provides a connection enabling the user to connect to Whatsapp servers is an intermediary. However, no amount of convoluted legal interpretation will make a Whatsapp group admin an intermediary. A Whatsapp group is quite different from an online forum where the administrator often has the power to moderate discussions, delete messages and has the option to approve messages before it gets posted to be viewed by the public. A Whatsapp group admin has none of these powers. There have been instances of Whatsapp group admins being the target of police actions in certain cases involving misleading messages shared in Whatsapp groups. These are often due to the ignorance of the police officers regarding the medium as well as the relevant laws. Disinformation is a major threat during a pandemic crisis like the present one. However, that cannot be an excuse to come up with draconian measures to muzzle freedom of speech and expression of citizens. Unreasonable restrictions imposed on social media and messaging platforms could lead to a chilling effect on the rights of free speech of citizens preventing free discourse which is important in these times. Prasanth Sugathan [The author is a lawyer practicing at the High Court of Kerala and is the Voluntary Legal Director at SFLC.in, New Delhi] 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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Orchards Heads West

first_imgHome » News » Agencies & People » Orchards Heads West previous nextAgencies & PeopleOrchards Heads WestThe Negotiator13th April 20170604 Views Orchards Estates in South Somerset has extended its services to cover the west of the county, from Taunton and Bridgwater to Williton and Minehead.The successful independent estate agency was established in 2014 serving Yeovil, Martock, South Petherton, Crewkerne, Ilchester, Chard, Ilminster and the surrounding villages. Within six months it claimed to outrank its competitors in terms of both the number of properties it takes to the market and the speed in which it sells them.Owner, Mathew Wood, believes the agency’s success is down to its 24/7 approach. It’s sales and negotiation team is available any time of day or night for its clients, which is proving a winning formula.Now, Orchards has extended its service to cover the whole of West Somerset, from Taunton to Minehead, with the appointment of licensed agent, Jeremy Darvill, who has 20 years’ experience in the industry. He was a property manager for a leading London estate agency before moving to the Westcountry to handle sales from Bristol to Bournemouth for a long established six-branch agency.Jeremy said, “We operate half way between the traditional high street and the purely online call centre agencies, we have the South Somerset office and a team devoted to administration and sales progression. I have joined Orchards as a licensed agent for the West Somerset region, conducting valuations and viewings, sales negotiation and liaison with clients.”Orchards Estates expansion Orchards Estates Orchards Estates West Country April 13, 2017The NegotiatorWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021last_img read more

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Turning Point UK’s launch marred by parody accounts

first_imgThe group’s Twitter launch reached a new level of confusion when the parody accounts began accusing each other of being troll accounts, including two accounts for the group’s Oxford chapter. One of these, @oxfordtpuk, appeared to be official, as it was followed by Mcilhiney and Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk. The launch of right-wing student group Turning Point UK quickly became a source of confusion for Twitter users this week as dozens of parody accounts claimed to be official university affiliates. Asked to elaborate on the term ‘cultural Marxism’, Mcilhiney backtracked on Farmer’s statement, telling Cherwell: “What we are saying is that there’s a shift in the cultural zeitgeist and the cultural mind towards the left. In one of the promotional posters ac- companying the group’s launch, student activist Dominique Samuels said: “The left has weaponised racism and used it to control the black community for years. Now is the time to demand the freedom to think with our minds, not our race.” By the end of the day, Turning Point UK’s official account was forced to publish a statement disavowing all Twitter accounts claiming to be regional chapters, including the official Oxford account. Nonetheless, Mcilhiney hopes he will be able to distance himself and Turning Point from the far-right, promising Cherwell that they are neither racist, nor far-right, nor alt- right. He asserted that “racists would be made not to feel welcome.” Despite the official account’s attempts to prove their legitimacy, several Twitter users were misled by the parody accounts. The group’s American parent organisation has attracted criticism for its controversial tactics, which include blacklisting left-wing professors on its website Professor Watchlist and secretly funnelling thousands of dollars into student election campaigns. Turning Point UK aims to bring its US parent organisation’s brand of neoliberal populism to UK universities, tweeting: “Young people are not puppets to be used in the Left’s narrative. We think for ourselves. We act for ourselves. We vote for what we believe in and we believe in a freer society. Smaller Government = Bigger Freedom.” The group’s American parent organisation has been plagued with racism scandals, with Turning Point USA’s second-in-command Crystal Clanton resigning after texts were leaked in which she wrote “I HATE BLACK PEOPLE. Like fuck them all . . . I hate blacks. End of story.” Since the group’s plans were revealed exclusively by Cherwell earlier this month, Turning Point UK has come under pressure to distance itself from the far-right. The launch soon descended into confusion as dozens of parody accounts began posting memes pretending to be university chapters of the group. “We have recognised that the terminology of cultural Marxism has some difficult origins, so from now on I think we’ll stay away from the use of that.” center_img Despite this, Mcilhiney does see Turning Point’s role as part of a larger culture war: “We care about culture. We believe in Western democratic values, which have their roots in Judeo-Christianity, that they are good values, and that they are values that should be promoted and celebrated, and that we should be proud of the country we come from. Mcilhiney would not clarify whether this included families with same-sex parents, saying: “We have such a wide range of opinions that it would be foolish of me to even start speculating on a consensus within Turning Point UK.” “The Members of Parliament and others in the public eye decided to endorse us entirely off of their own backs. We were pleased to see them taking note of what were against (e.g. The far-left and the alt- right) and trying to counter the negative image presented by the press. We look forward to working with many of those individuals in the future.” In an interview with Cherwell, the group’s chairman George Farmer described its main objective as combatting ‘cultural Marxism.’ Matters were only complicated further when two UK charities, Turning Point UK and Turning Point Scotland, were forced to post statements clarifying that they had nothing to do with the political organisation. The group, which brands itself as “a student movement for free markets, limited government & personal responsibility,” launched last Friday on Twitter, and quickly received support from prominent Conservative MPs including Jacob Rees-Mogg and Priti Patel. Mcilhiney emphasised that the mandate of Turning Point UK is to promote free speech, not campaign on social issues like immigration or terrorism: “There are certainly individuals within Turning Point both in United States and in the United Kingdom who care about social issues and campaign on social issues. But that’s not Turning Point’s mandate. Turning Point’s mandate is merely to talk about freedom: free economies, freedom of thought, freedom of speech.” “What I mean by Judeo-Christian values is the values of community and of personal responsibility; those two must be balanced. I also think most people within Turning Point would agree with me that one of the main cornerstones of society is the family.” Daniel Mcilhiney’s past political activities include organising events with alt-right fig- ures Carl Benjamin (a.k.a. Sargon of Akkad) and Mark Meechan (a.k.a. Count Dankula), who both spoke at last year’s Tommy Robinson rally, and organising a welcome party for Donald Trump alongside far-right Islamophobe Lucy Brown, who used to work on Robinson’s media team. Daniel Mcilhiney, who is in charge of Oxford’s Turning Point UK chapter, told Cherwell: “I think the launch went well, the multiplicity of parody accounts shows that we have certainly ruffled some feathers, although I think this is partly down to an incorrect picture painted by the media, I am very pleased to see that people are taking note of young conservatives. Cultural Marxism is a conspiracy theory popular with the far-right, which blames a plot by mainly Jewish Marxist academics for the success of modern liberation movements such as feminism, multiculturalism and LGBTQ+ rights. last_img read more

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ANALYSIS OF GOVERNOR HOLCOMB STATE OF THE STATE SPEECH

ANALYSIS OF GOVERNOR HOLCOMB STATE OF THE STATE SPEECHBY GAIL RIECKEN, CCO STATEHOUSE EDITORLast night Governor Eric Holcomb gave his annual State of the State speech to the General Assembly.As expected, he talked of investing in infrastructure, stepping up the fight to end the opioid epidemic and making government more efficient. He wants to keep about 1.8 billion in reserve.What seems to be the passion of the Governor’s initiatives is his workforce initiative.  The Governor said tonight he will be the push to reorient our educational system to take vocational/career – talent – training to the “Next Level” in order to increase post-secondary certifications and degrees-even while in high schoolHe sounds like he would support what an education leader in southeastern Indiana is doing in his school system.  This rural educator has made aggressive changes in the curriculum resulting in a dramatic increase in more students graduating high school with industry recognized certifications and/or associate degrees.The educator reasons his approach this way.  He says over the years we have increased learning expectations by two school years. So, let’s take advantage of this and change the expectations in those last two years of high school, focus the students more on a career and give them a head start in college or finding a job.The Governor should have no trouble getting his education agenda passed. The legislature gave him a boost in 2017 when they passed legislation allowing the governor to appoint the superintendent of public instruction, right now a statewide elected position.  He will have assured, built-in cooperation.As a matter of fact, the Governor should have an easy road getting all his budget priorities funded. The lack of strong fiscal leadership by Senators like Luke Kenley, Brandt Hershman and President David Long, all who have left the Senate, has opened a door for the Governor’s budget staff to assume that leadership. Staff members Jason Dudich and Micah Vincent, so far, have shown they are up to the task.I am not sure what will happen with teacher pay raises. More money is coming the way to education but without specific legislation like that of Representative Hatfield’s HB 1611 that requires a minimum salary for a full-time teach to $50,000, there is no guarantee the increase in monies to the schools will reach the teachers.Little notice was given to the Governor’s agenda for the health of our children, but we know he wants to increase funding for the Department of Child Services, which we all want. He also wants to boost rural broadband, which has been a critical need for some time.And, last, we know the Governor wants a hate crimes bill passed. It is the right thing to do and he knows it. Big business wants it and the Governor should use his political influence in the legislature to make it happen. I join many others in wishing him the best of luck here.As I might want to say,” the game is over” now that the Governor has spelled out the rules. But, the reality is that the game has just begun and in the General Assembly it is never over until the last minute – adjournment, sine die, which is April 29 this year.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare read more

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