NMBZ Holdings Limited (NMB.zw) 2016 Annual Report

first_imgNMBZ Holdings Limited (NMB.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2016 annual report.For more information about NMBZ Holdings Limited (NMB.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the NMBZ Holdings Limited (NMB.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: NMBZ Holdings Limited (NMB.zw)  2016 annual report.Company ProfileNMBZ Holdings Limited is a registered financial-services holding company in Zimbabwe; operating in the retail and commercial banking sector aswell as treasury, international banking and corporate finance through its principle subsidiary NMB Bank Limited. A second subsidiary, Steward Holdings (Private) Limited, is an equity holding company. Formerly known as National Merchant Bank of Zimbabwe Limited, NMB Bank Limited was established as a retail banking institution in 1992 by a group of Zimbabwe entrepreneurs who had held senior positions in renowned international financial institutions such as the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation. It was granted a commercial banking license in 1999 which enhanced its funding capacity and extended it product offering. NMB Holdings Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Episcopal Relief & Development supports Sandy relief efforts

first_img Submit a Job Listing Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Featured Events [Episcopal Relief & Development] Thanks to the generosity of Episcopalians from around the country, Episcopal Relief & Development is in the process of making emergency grants to impacted dioceses in support of parish-based relief activities following superstorm Sandy. In the United States, these funds will help congregations expand feeding ministries and facilitate the provision of shelter and transportation assistance for those in need. In the Caribbean, Episcopal Relief & Development support is helping to secure food, water and building materials for distribution in critically impacted areas.Superstorm Sandy hit the Caribbean on Oct. 25 before turning north along the U.S. East Coast and making landfall in central New Jersey on Oct. 29, causing severe damage. At least 181 people were killed by the storm, including 110 in the United States. Episcopal Relief & Development has been working with leaders from the heavily impacted Episcopal dioceses of New York, Long Island, New Jersey, Newark and Connecticut to meet community needs. The organization also continues to support the Episcopal dioceses of Haiti and the Dominican Republic as they mobilize local resources and reach out to those hardest hit.In New York and New Jersey, volunteers and donations of food, water and warm clothing made their way to areas of need over the weekend, though pockets of extreme devastation remain. Contributions to Episcopal Relief & Development’s Hurricane Sandy Response Fund will help provide for basic needs, especially as people prepare for the Nor’easter predicted to hit the area on Nov. 7. Individuals who live near impacted areas may contact their local Episcopal diocese for ways to help, and those in the New York City area can visit NYC.gov to find ways to volunteer.“On behalf of the staff of Episcopal Relief & Development, I extend my heartfelt thanks to our church partners and all those who have contributed to the relief effort so far,” said Rob Radtke, the organization’s President. “I especially want to thank those congregations who collected a special offering yesterday [Sunday, Nov. 4] for our Hurricane Sandy Response Fund, and all those who have been supporting us with prayers and messages of encouragement. We could not do this without you.”Episcopal Relief & Development has made available a number of resources to help congregations and individuals support healing and recovery after Hurricane Sandy. Congregations are encouraged to download the “Sunday After a Disaster” and “Ministering to Children after Disaster” PDFs to support pastoral ministry, and a bulletin insert can be downloaded here for the latest updates on relief efforts, and please consider donating to the Hurricane Sandy Response Fund. 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VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Hopkinsville, KY The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Collierville, TN Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Hurricane Sandy last_img read more

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Women’s basketball will honor Kay Yow in annual “Play4Kay” game

first_imgTwitter Benton McDonaldhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/benton-mcdonald/ Benton McDonald Settlement reached between TCU, former professor in discrimination lawsuit Previous articleIn season opener No. 3 TCU rallies in the ninth inning to top Grand Canyon, 3-2Next articleDixon allows men’s basketball to look at ‘bigger picture’ of March Madness Benton McDonald RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR printTCU Women’s basketball will be participating in the annual “Play4Kay” game Saturday when the Horned Frogs host Kansas State at Schollmaier Arena.The game, which 122 Division one women’s teams participate in yearly, is part of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, named after the former North Carolina State head coach who died of breast cancer in 2009.Former North Carolina State Head Coach Kay Yow (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)Yow finished with more than 700 career wins and is a member of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.The fund’s lone goal, according to their website, is to help end women’s cancer. Since being founded in 2007, the fund has raised over $5 million.TCU head coach Raegan Pebley is on the board of directors for the fund and makes a yearly contribution along with all of the fundraising efforts of the team.“It’s really important to me, and I’m grateful that TCU gets behind it,” she said. “The goal is that we fulfill Coach Yow’s mission and that is to unify women’s basketball.”The pink jerseys that the Horned Frogs will wear Saturday will be auctioned off online after the game with all of the proceeds going to the Yow Cancer Fund. The auction will be held on GoFrogs.com.Fans can also donate through the Play4Kay Free Throw Challenge by pledging an amount for every free throw the team hits during the month of February. The Horned Frogs are currently projected to raise the third-highest amount in the nation at $2,825.“We really try to do everything we can to come up with fundraising dollars that would go to research for finding cures for cancers that affect women,” Pebley said.She also said free pink shirts will be available to all cancer survivors in attendance along with free purple shirts and pink popcorn for all fans. There will also be a pregame yoga session for “fighters and survivors” followed by a photo shoot.Tip-off for the Play4Kay game is set for 2 p.m. The Horned Frogs will look to halt their four-game losing streak Saturday against the Kansas State Wildcats. Benton McDonald is a senior journalism and political science double major from Austin, Texas. He has worked for TCU360 since his freshman year and is currently the executive editor. Linkedin + posts Thousands of TCU community members receive COVID-19 vaccines as university supply increases Benton McDonaldhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/benton-mcdonald/ Twitter TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks TAGScancerRaegan Pebley center_img ReddIt Benton McDonaldhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/benton-mcdonald/ Benton McDonaldhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/benton-mcdonald/ Photo Courtesy: GoFrogs.com Facebook Chancellor talks stimulus money, COVID-19 vaccines and more at limited attendance faculty town hall Board approves tuition freeze, RRI actions but doesn’t act on eligibility issue spurred by Williams TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hello ReddIt Facebook Linkedin Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award last_img read more

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Iran’s candidates must pledge to defend media freedom, RSF says

first_img Call for Iranian New Year pardons for Iran’s 21 imprisoned journalists RSF_en RSF issued a series of recommendations to the candidates on the eve of the 2013 presidential election. Four years later, the same recommendations are unfortunately still valid and are still needed for media freedom in Iran.There has been some progress, such as a fall in the frequency with which the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance suspends media outlets. But President Hassan Rouhani, who is running for reelection, did not keep his 2013 campaign promise to defend “free speech and media freedom.”The level of media freedom is still abysmal and Iran is still one of the world’s five biggest prisons for journalists and citizen journalists, with a total of 27 detained. It is also one of the world’s biggest prisons for women journalists.During a campaign meeting that President Rouhani gave on 15 May, his supporters chanted slogans calling for the release of political prisoners and blaming Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei for their detention. “My arms don’t have enough strength on their own to solve certain problems but they will be more effective with a vote of more than 51%,” Rouhani responded.It is true that the justice system and the Revolutionary Guards, under the Supreme Leader’s command, are responsible for most of the persecution of journalists and suppression of independent reporting. But Rouhani cannot escape his share of the blame.As official guarantor of the Iranian constitution’s application, he could have put a stop to this unacceptable state of affairs. Rouhani’s intelligence ministry has moreover been guilty of harassing journalists and media outlets that have criticized his administration.Unusually aggressive campaignThe campaign for this presidential election, which observers regards as crucial for the country’s future, has been marked by virulent mutual attacks among the various candidates.Rouhani has repeatedly attacked “those who for 38 years have known only how to imprison and execute,” in allusion to his leading rival, Ebrahim Raisi, a cleric allied with the Supreme Leader.Raisi was prosecutor general for years and is now the special prosecutor of the court for clerics, which tries crimes by members of the clergy. He was also a member of the feared commission appointed by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in 1988 that passed death sentences on thousands of prisoners who refused to renounce their beliefs.More than 29 members of the European Parliament signed a letter on 13 May calling for the release of all Iranian political prisoners, including journalists and citizen journalists. “The Iranian authorities should protect journalists and civil society actors and must allow full access to the Internet and social media platforms, in line with the use by the leadership of the Islamic Republic itself, which is fervently communicating online,” the letter says.RSF points out that it will be impossible to regard the Iranian people as free until these demands have been met. RSF therefore urges all the candidates to undertake to:* Seek the unconditional release of the 27 journalists and online information activists currently imprisoned in Iran.* Overhaul Iran’s media legislation in order to protect media freedom in accordance with article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and article 19 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, to which Iran is a party.* In particular, decriminalize media offences and guarantee the freedom to inform without discrimination based on language, religion or political opinion. A revision of the 1986 press law (amended in 2000 and 2009 to include online publications) is urgently needed. The law allows the authorities to verify that the media “do not endanger the Islamic Republic,” “do not insult the Supreme Leader,” and “do not disseminate false information.” Amendments that require online publications to be licensed must be repealed.* Ensure that journalists enjoy the right to free association, including the right to form unions and to join them in order to protect their interests.* Ensure that Iranian citizens enjoy the right to be informed and the right to free, uncensored and unmonitored Internet access. The creation of a “Halal Internet” (National Internet) designed to impose a digital apartheid constitutes a grave danger for Iran.* End arbitrary acts and impunity. The instigators and perpetrators of the murders of dissident journalists have never been punished. The many cases include Ebrahim Zalzadeh, Majid Charif, Mohamad Mokhtari, Mohamad Jafar Pouyandeh and Pirouz Davani, all executed by agents of the Ministry of Intelligence and National Security in November and December 1988. They also include the deaths in detention of Zahra Kazemi (2003), Firat news agency reporter Ayfer Serçe (2006), blogger Omidreza Mirsayafi (2009), former Abrar Economy reporter Alireza Eftekhari (2009), journalist and women’s rights activist Haleh Sahabi (2011), Iran-e-Farda journalist Hoda Saber (2011) and blogger Sattar Beheshti (2012).Iran is ranked 165th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2017 World Press Freedom Index.Read the Handbook for Journalists during Elections, which contains practical advice on all aspects of news coverage during what is a very sensitive and important process in a nation’s life. With two days to go to the presidential and municipal elections that the Islamic Republic of Iran will hold on 19 May, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) appeals yet again to all candidates to give a clear undertaking to defend the freedom to inform. News Follow the news on Iran News Organisation to go further IranMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesProtecting journalistsEvents WomenJudicial harassmentImpunityViolenceInternet Receive email alerts After Hengameh Shahidi’s pardon, RSF asks Supreme Leader to free all imprisoned journalists March 18, 2021 Find out more May 16, 2017 – Updated on May 17, 2017 Iran’s candidates must pledge to defend media freedom, RSF says June 9, 2021 Find out more IranMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesProtecting journalistsEvents WomenJudicial harassmentImpunityViolenceInternet Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 News News Help by sharing this information February 25, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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Danish Karokhel

first_img AfghanistanAsia – Pacific Information hero Danish Karokhel Gerard Ryle Australia Find out more Kalafi Moala Tonga Find out more Yu Terasawa Japan Find out more Huang Qi China Find out more to go further Receive email alertscenter_img Promoting human rights, calling the government and elites to account and encouraging participation in public life – these are the three pillars of Pajhwok Afghan News, the independent news agency that Danish Karokhel created ten years ago. Under his leadership, PAN’s Kabul headquarters and its eight regional bureaux produce an average of 40 dispatches a day in Pashto, Dari and English. “Reports that are accurate, timely, balanced, correctly sourced and corroborated and relevant to their public,” his article of faith says. This is a challenge in any country but, even amid Afghanistan’s chaos, Karokhel is up to the task. Help by sharing this information AfghanistanAsia – Pacific Truong Duy Nhat Vietnam Find out more Follow the news on Afghanistan See morelast_img read more

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[Breaking] SC Refers Maratha Reservation Matter To Larger Bench, No Appointments/Admissions In Maratha Quota Now

first_imgTop Stories[Breaking] SC Refers Maratha Reservation Matter To Larger Bench, No Appointments/Admissions In Maratha Quota Now Radhika Roy9 Sep 2020 2:34 AMShare This – xA 3-Judge Bench of the Supreme Court has stayed the operation of the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act, 2018, which granted Maratha quota, and has referred the issue to a Constitution Bench of 5 Judges or more for final adjudication.The Bench comprising of Justices L. Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta and S. Ravindra Bhat further held that no appointments or admissions shall be made…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginA 3-Judge Bench of the Supreme Court has stayed the operation of the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act, 2018, which granted Maratha quota, and has referred the issue to a Constitution Bench of 5 Judges or more for final adjudication.The Bench comprising of Justices L. Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta and S. Ravindra Bhat further held that no appointments or admissions shall be made under the impugned Act for the year 2020-2021. However, the Post-Graduate admissions that have taken place till date shall remain unaltered. Further, the matter shall be placed before the Chief Justice of India for the necessary orders pertaining to the issue of whether States can exceed the cap of 50% reservation as per the judgement of Indra Sawhney. In the previous hearing, the Supreme Court had heard arguments with respect to reference to an 11-Judge Bench of the issue pertaining to whether the State had the power to exceed the 50% reservation cap, as dictated by a 9-Judge Bench in the case of Indra Sawhney, and had proceeded to reserve the judgment.The plea, challenging the Bombay High Court judgment passed in June 2019, submit that the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) Act, 2018, which provides for 12% and 13% quota to the Maratha community in education and jobs respectively, violates the principles laid in the case of Indira Sawhney v. Union of India (1992) as per which the Apex Court capped the reservation limit at 50%.The Bombay High Court, while upholding the Maratha quota, held that 16% reservation is not justifiable and ruled that reservation should not exceed 12% in employment and 13% in education as recommended by Backward Commission.SC Refers Maratha Quota Case To Larger Bench As It Involves Interpretation Of Constitution (102nd Amendment) Act, 2018 [Read Order]Arguments regarding whether an interim order could be passed by the Bench had also taken place. A Bench of Justices L. Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta and S. Ravindra Bhat heard the matter as Senior Advocates Mukul Rohatgi, Kapil Sibal, Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Chander Uday Singh submitted their Rejoinder arguments in favour of the reference.Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi had commenced his arguments by submitting to the Court that the Mandal Commission’s report itself stated that there was a need for a review after a period of 20 years. However, 30 years had already gone by.Rohatgi had further submitted that the Indra Sawhney judgement only dealt with Articles 15(4) and 16(4) of the Constitution of India, and Articles 15(5) and 16(5) had not been considered. Additionally, interpretation of Articles 15(6) and 16(6) was now before the Constitution Bench and therefore, the instant matter should be tagged with that.”It is not appropriate for this case to be decided without that case being heard. So, it’s better if this case is tagged with that one”, submitted Rohatgi.The impact of Articles 338B and 342A on Articles 15 and 16 was also raised as Rohatgi informed the Bench that the same had not been considered in Indra Sawhney. He further shed a light on the submission of Senior Advocate Arvind Datar who had argued for the instant matter being heard before the issue of reference was considered.”A surprising submission was made by Datar in this matter. He said that the Court cannot refer this matter if the Court does not start hearing it. I don’t know what that is supposed to mean! Any type of case which comes before the Court, if the Bench feels at any stage, even while issuing notice, that the matter can be referred, they can do so. My friend was wrong in his submission”, stated Rohatgi.In order to buttress this submission, Rohatgi had referred to the proviso of Article 145(3) and averred that it is settled law that the proviso and the main part of a provision must be construed together, and when the same is done in a wholesome manner, it becomes clear that the Bench can refer the issue at any stage.Rohatgi continued, “Provisos cannot be read in isolation without the main provision. It is an emphasis of Article 145.”He also brought the contention that majority of States had already breached the 50% limit and therefore, the instant order would have significant ramifications. Further, as the Constitution had itself breached the limit, then the only question that remained was the tagging of the instant matter with the one before the Constitution Bench.7Rohatgi had concluded his arguments by stating that the issues of caste, reservation and poverty were all linked and therefore, had to be decided together as it was no longer a mere lis between just two parties.Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal then began his submissions by informing the Court that the 50% limit was breached when constituent power was exercised by the Parliament. Further, the 9-Judge Bench in Indira Sawhney had kept the limit as exceeding 50% would have breached the Equality Clause, which was a part of basic structure.”The Parliament has already breached the limit. When the constituent power is to be tested, it will be tested on the touchstone of Article 14, on the touchstone of the basic structure. The Union of India itself states that 50% does not stand in the way and it can be breached. This means that Indra Sawhney is no longer good law”, submitted Sibal.Sibal referred to Para 799 of the Indra Sawhney judgment which pertained to whether backward classes could be identified exclusively on the basis of economic criterion; the judgement had held that the same could not be the sole criteria.”This question is bound to arise. And whichever way you look at it, it will impact the whole of India and the future of our country”, stated Sibal.At this juncture, Justice S. Ravindra Bhat had informed Sibal that even if the breach had been sanctioned, the question of whether it was constitutionally permissible was to be seen.Justice Bhat continued, “You are not arguing on economic aspect at all. Your report is only on socially backward matters. 50% must be seen in that context. This breach must be seen in the context of a class which is not concerned with you at all”.Sibal responded that the Parliament, with its constituent power, created another class, by virtue of which another 10% had been reserved and increased the limit to 60%. If another class had been created, then that would lead to 70%. However, this failed to answer the basic question of what would be left with others.
He then referred to the findings of the Bombay High Court wherein it was stated that 85% of State of Maharashtra was backward. He submitted that Indra Sawhney was based on the 1991 census and it had been two decades since then. Therefore, the 50% limit should be allowed to be breached.”50% is no longer the Lakshman Rekha. Chhattisgarh has 82% reservation, with Mizoram, Nagaland and others at 80%. The demographic has changed. In many States, there has been no development and the backward classes population has increased. This is for the Court to judicially decide. The pie has to be divided accordingly”, concluded Sibal.Senior Advocate Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi then began his submissions.He had stated that this was the first time the intersections of Articles 15(4), 16(4), 338 and 342A would be decided. He further pointed out the contradiction in the arguments of the Petitioners, who allegedly had framed the matter as a case pertaining to major Constitutional issues, and were now contesting against the reference of the issue.Singhvi’s second submission was that the proviso to Article 145(3) was meant to enlarge the scope of the Supreme Court’s power and not limit it.”It is a clarificatory proviso, which is meant to state that the reference can be made at any stage. Beginning, middle, end; you can refer it whenever. This proviso is only clarifying it. Also, the High Court can refer to the Supreme Court under Article 133, but the Supreme Court cannot do so? Where do you even get this from?”, argued Singhvi.Singhvi further submitted the Petitioners’ argument would be a Constitutional prohibition on the powers of the Supreme Court and that would set a dangerous precedent.”Every case has been referred at the threshold stage. Look at the Sabarimala reference, or even the issue with respect to the EWS reservation which was referred by the Chief Justice’s Court in Janhit Abhiyan case”.
Singhvi concluded his arguments by submitting, “Almost every State and Union Territory has exceeded the 50% cap. Keeping this substantial issue in mind, and acknowledging the lack of arguments on behalf of the Petitioners, please do consider referring the case”.Senior Advocate PS Patwalia had also argued for the matter to be heard with the case of Janhit Abhiyan as they dealt with the same core issues.Senior Advocate CU Singh then commenced his arguments and sought to supplement the submission of Sibal by stating that Article 145(3) had to be read in a holistic manner. He asked the Bench that it had to be seen if the matter was “terra incognita” and that if it had not been decided before, then the it warranted reference.”For the Petitioners to say that the law they are challenging violated basic structure, and then to say that the matter does not involve a substantial question of law, in my respectful submission, is completely contradictory”, submitted Singh.Click here to read/download the orderSubscribe 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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UPDATE: Three youth charged in stabbing near Ithaca Commons

first_img ITHACA, N.Y. — Three people under the age of 17 have been charged with gang assault and assault after police say they stabbed someone near the Ithaca Commons multiple times Friday evening.A 24-year-old Ithaca resident was stabbed several times at about 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7 on the 100 block of North Cayuga Street. According to police, the man was bleeding “profusely from the face and back.” On Monday, Public Information Officer Jamie Williamson said the man remains in “critical but stable condition,” at a trauma center he was flown to.Police have arrested three individuals who are under 17. Due to their age and recent Raise the Age laws around youth offenders, Williamson said they cannot release the names or ages. They have been charged with first-degree gang assault and first-degree assault, both Class B felonies.Williamson said they worked with the Tompkins County District Attorney’s Office to navigate Raise the Age legislation, which raised the age of juvenile delinquency to 17 in October. Williamson said it was a learning process and impacted what information they can release, where the youth have to be arraigned, and where they can be interviewed. They have also been sent to different detention facilities based on their ages, Williamson said. Your Crime & Courts news is made possible with support from: A jacket in the area roped off behind tape on the 100 block of North Cayuga Street. (Photo by Jacob Mroczek/The Ithaca Voice)Police roped off an area of North Cayuga Street on Friday after the victim had been transported for medical care. (Photo by Jacob Mroczek/The Ithaca Voice)Police say they have not developed information on a motive, and the attack appears to be random. Williamson said have not developed information that would suggest the victim and attackers knew each other.Ithaca Police, Ithaca Fire and Bangs Ambulance responded to the scene just after 6:30 p.m. At 9 p.m., police were still on scene and had taped off an area on the 100 block of North Cayuga Street near the Clinton House, as well as the driveway beside the Clinton House. State police also assisted with the investigation.Williamson said officers and investigators “did a great job … to put the pieces of the puzzle together” and to make sure the victim received appropriate care. “In regards to the investigation, our officers worked so well in locating the suspects and navigating through these new Raise the Age laws.”The three suspects were arraigned in Ithaca City Court and are due back in court Dec. 10. Two subjects were remanded to a Juvenile Detention Facility and the other subject was remanded to a Specialized Secure Detention Facility. Kelsey O’Connor Tagged: crime, ithaca commons, raise the age, Stabbing Kelsey O’Connor is the managing editor for the Ithaca Voice. Questions? Story tips? Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter @bykelseyoconnor. More by Kelsey O’Connorlast_img read more

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Cornell will hold service Tuesday to remember student Antonio Tsialas

first_imgThe service will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Anabel Taylor Hall at 548 College Ave., Ithaca. A reception will follow the service in the Founders Room at 114 Anabel Taylor Hall. Employees may call the Faculty Staff Assistance Program at 607-255-2673. The Ithaca-based Crisisline is available at 607-272-1616. For additional resources, visit caringcommunity.cornell.edu. Anna Lamb is a reporter for the Ithaca Voice.Questions? Story tips? Contact her at [email protected] More by Anna Lamb Tagged: cornell university, remembrance service Anna Lamb Support services are available to all members of the Cornell community. Students may consult with counselors from Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) by calling 607-255-5155. Students may speak with a peer counselor by calling EARS at 607-255-3277. Emergency responders found Tsialas dead Saturday night in Fall Creek gorge after an extensive search, according to Cornell University Police. Tsialas had been missing since Thursday. Following the initial investigation, Cornell University concluded that “no foul play is suspected.”center_img Tsialas was from Miami, Florida, and was an undeclared freshman student in the College of Arts & Sciences at Cornell. He was described as a “thoughtful and smart student” who was naturally outgoing, according to a letter from Ryan Lombardi, vice president for student and campus life. Tsialas was actively involved in the Cornell Mundial F.C. club soccer team and had recently become a campus tour guide.  ​​​ A GoFundMe page created two days ago has raised more than $30,000 for the family for funeral expenses. According to the page, “All funds raised will go directly to the family for funeral expenses or to Ransom Everglades (his high school soccer team) for a memorial, depending on the wishes of the family.” ITHACA, N.Y. –– The Cornell University community will come together to remember first-year student Antonio Tsialas. A service of remembrance will take place Tuesday afternoon in the chapel of Anabel Taylor Hall on Cornell’s campus.  As of Tuesday morning, a spokesperson for Cornell said the university has no additional information about the circumstances of Tsialas’ death. (Screenshot from GoFundMe Page for Antonio Tsialas)last_img read more

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Public nursing homes in Donegal paid 81% more than private ones

first_img WhatsApp Public nursing homes in Donegal paid 81% more than private ones Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook WhatsApp Harps come back to win in Waterford Pinterest Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty AudioHomepage BannerNews Public nursing homes in Donegal are being paid 81% more than private or voluntary homes.That’s according to latest figures from the HSE which revealed that the average fee payable to 11 nursing homes in the county under the Fair Deal scheme is €1,553 per person, per week as of January 2019 while during the same period the fee payable to private of voluntary homes was €858.Under the Fair Deal scheme, private and voluntary nursing homes are required to negotiate fees payable to them while fees payable to HSE homes are not subject to the same regulations.Tadhg Daly, CEO Nursing Homes Ireland says the review of the Fair Deal scheme must be published without further delay:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/dalydfgdgdfgd1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.center_img Pinterest News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Previous articleAmber Barrett goes pro in CologneNext articleConcern over no elections for Udaras board News Highland By News Highland – June 18, 2019 Twitter Google+ Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

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Richfield Wins 3-A Girls Golf Title

first_imgMay 10, 2018 /Sports News – Local Richfield Wins 3-A Girls Golf Title FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailRICHFIELD, Utah-Wednesday, at Cove View Golf Course, the Richfield girls’ golf squad secured the 3-A state title on their home turf.Hayden Harris’ overall score of 158 helped the Wildcats secure the title as they posted a collective score of 668, helping them decisively best second-place Morgan as the Trojans netted 739 points.Other Wildcats who excelled included Natasha Oldroyd, who posted 170, Ellie Hair finished with 171, Piper Harris netted 185, Maddy Miller finished at 172 and Brinly Knight finished with 207.Additionally, Juab placed sixth overall with the Wasps’ leader, McKaizlee Cowan, posting a score of 161.Finally, Delta placed eighth in the standings with Shayla Patton’s score of 186 leading the Rabbits. Tags: 3-A girls golf/Brinly Knight/Cove View Golf Course/Delta Rabbits/Ellie Hair/Hayden Haris/Juab Wasps/Maddy Miller/McKaizlee Cowan/Natasha Oldroyd/Piper Harris/Richfield Wildcats/Shayla Patton Written by Brad Jameslast_img read more

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