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first_img by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island Farmmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.cominvesting.comCanceled TV Shows Announced: Full Updated Listinvesting.comDefinitionDesi Arnaz Kept This Hidden Throughout The Filming of ‘I Love Lucy’DefinitionAll Things Auto | Search AdsNew Cadillac’s Finally On SaleAll Things Auto | Search AdsMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStorythedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.com BHP BILLITONThe mining group’s results were largely in line, said Citigroup, with iron ore revenue delivering a surprising jump to $6bn. The broker maintained its “buy” rating with a target price of £27.00. BHP’s recent economic commentary has been cautious, though Citi conceded that investors were likely to focus on its bid for Potash Corp.HEINEKENDeutsche Bank recently downgraded its status to “hold” on the brewer, saying its sales growth is among the weakest of its peers with no prospect of a big improvement. DB has raised its earnings per share estimates for the year to €2.45, but reduced its target share price to €40 pending signs of solid growth.PROMETHEANGoldman Sachs repeated its “buy” recommendation on the educational technology firm, with a six-month price target of 235p. However, the broker lowered its forecasts for 2011 and 2012 in light of its more cautious macro outlook. Key risks for the firm include a slowdown in educational spending and rival products hitting sales. BEST OF THE BROKERS whatsapp whatsapp Show Comments ▼center_img Share KCS-content Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof Thursday 26 August 2010 8:01 pm Tags: NULLlast_img read more

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Spread betters can win £100,000

first_img Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastUndoMoneyPailShe Was Famous, Now She Works In {State}MoneyPailUndoSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesUndomoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comUndoTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island FarmUndoAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCuteUndoDirect HealthyKate Silverton’s PartnerDirect HealthyUndothedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.comUndoOne-N-Done | 7-Minute WorkoutAdvertisement 7 Minutes a Day To a Flat Stomach By Using This 1 Easy ExerciseOne-N-Done | 7-Minute WorkoutUndo Show Comments ▼ whatsapp Sunday 14 November 2010 10:22 pm Share whatsappcenter_img WorldSpreads is offering a £100,000 prize to any spread betting client who can open and close 10 consecutive profitable trades in a row between today and Friday 10 December. To qualify, the trade must earn a profit of at least five points. If more than one trader wins, the cash will be divided equally. If no-one achieves 10 profitable trades in a row, the prize will go to clients with the highest number of consecutive winning trades. The competition, which is open to new and existing customers, celebrates WorldSpreads’ birthday. More From Our Partners LA news reporter doesn’t seem to recognize actor Mark Currythegrio.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgFort Bragg soldier accused of killing another servicewoman over exthegrio.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgColin Kaepernick to publish book on abolishing the policethegrio.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFans call out hypocrisy as Tebow returns to NFL while Kaepernick is still outthegrio.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comKansas coach fired for using N-word toward Black playerthegrio.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comPorsha Williams engaged to ex-husband of ‘RHOA’ co-star Falynn Guobadiathegrio.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comMan on bail for murder arrested after pet tiger escapes Houston homethegrio.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comFeds seized 18 devices from Rudy Giuliani and his employees in April raidnypost.com KCS-content Spread betters can win £100,000 Tags: NULLlast_img read more

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Microsoft Xbox Kinect proving Christmas hit

first_img THE Microsoft XBox Kinect is “flying off the shelves” according to Tesco.In its quarterly figures yesterday the retailer picked out the product as the one that is driving sales outside its more traditional groceries. The company said the gaming system, which responds to body movements to allow the player to play virtual games, is a big Christmas hit. Along with the iPad, the hi-tech system, with a price tag of around £129, is driving sales faster than the shelves can be filled. A Tesco spokesman said: “These are flying of the shelves and have really caught the imagination. We are not issuing precise figures, and there are no comparatives because it is new, but it is the must-have gift this Christmas. We have had to re-stock but they are available at the moment.” Microsoft says at least 2.5m Kinect sensors have been sold and it is aiming for around 5m into January. KCS-content Tuesday 7 December 2010 8:35 pm whatsapp Read This NextFresh Fruit Sushi: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofCreamy Pumpkin Soup: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily Proof’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofA Once in 17 Years Cicada Event in Princeton, New JerseyFamily Proof Sharecenter_img Show Comments ▼ Microsoft Xbox Kinect proving Christmas hit whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableySerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeHistorical GeniusHe Was The Smartest Man Who Ever Lived – But He Led A Miserable LifeHistorical GeniusMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Herald Tags: NULLlast_img read more

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Letshego Holdings Limited (LETSHE.bw) 2011 Abridged Report

first_imgLetshego Holdings Limited (LETSHE.bw) listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Investment sector has released it’s 2011 abridged results.For more information about Letshego Holdings Limited (LETSHE.bw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Letshego Holdings Limited (LETSHE.bw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Letshego Holdings Limited (LETSHE.bw)  2011 abridged results.Company ProfileLetshego Financial Services Botswana is regulated financial services institution that offers products and solutions for the low- to middle-income sector in Botswana. The company was established in 1998 as Micro Provident Botswana Limited but now operates as a member of the Letshego Group. Letshego Financial Services Botswana is primarily focused on providing financial solutions to individuals who are formally employed by the government of Botswana, parastatals and the private sector. A subsidiary division offers microfinance and savings solutions to individuals generating income in the informal sector. Letshego Financial Services Botswana is able to cater to both sectors by providing simple, appropriate and accessible solutions that are competitively priced. The company was able to diversify its offering through the acquisition of Micro Africa Limited in East Africa, allowing it to provide loans to micro and small enterprises, collective groups and low- to middle-class earners. The company has a presence in 11 countries across southern, east and west Africa; Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Swaziland, Tanzania and Uganda.last_img read more

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New Mauritius Hotels Limited (NMHL.mu) Q12018 Interim Report

first_imgNew Mauritius Hotels Limited (NMHL.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Tourism sector has released it’s 2018 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about New Mauritius Hotels Limited (NMHL.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the New Mauritius Hotels Limited (NMHL.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: New Mauritius Hotels Limited (NMHL.mu)  2018 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileNew Mauritius Hotels Limited indulges in the hospitality sector primarily, where together with the company’s subsidiaries, it operates through four segments; hotel operations, tour operating, airline and inland catering, and property development. Respectively, the hotel operations segment covers operations in Mauritius, Seychelles, and Morocco. The tour operations segment involves activities in Mauritius, France, the United Kingdom, Italia, and South Africa. The flight and inland catering segment caters to operations in Mauritius. The property development segment refers to activities in Morocco and to be started in Mauritius. New Mauritius Hotels Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

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Episcopal dioceses ease COVID-19 precautions as churches greet CDC’s mask…

first_img Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem By David PaulsenPosted May 21, 2021 Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Collierville, TN 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 Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Smithfield, NC Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Youth Minister Lorton, VA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Submit an Event Listing Tags Episcopal dioceses ease COVID-19 precautions as churches greet CDC’s mask update with caution, cheer Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Bath, NC The CDC specifically said it is safe for vaccinated people to “attend a full-capacity worship service” and “sing in an indoor chorus” without wearing masks. In response, bishops and dioceses have issued a flurry of updates to their protocols, in many cases easing mask requirements and allowing a gradual return to normal congregational singing and fellowship time, such as coffee hours. They also urge caution, since not everyone has been vaccinated and vaccination eligibility has not yet extended to children under age 12.“What wonderful news!” East Carolina Bishop Rob Skirving said in a May 14 message to his diocese in response to the CDC announcement. Los Angeles Bishop John Harvey Taylor said it “made our hearts leap for joy.”But in California, public health precautions to slow the spread of COVID-19 remain in effect, including mask wearing and social distancing. “State and local officials will soon have more to say about the local impact of the CDC statement,” Taylor said in an email newsletter. “If we end up sounding cautious, remember that many of our folks are in high-risk categories,” he said. “For now: Love your neighbor. Wear your mask.”North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper responded to the CDC guidelines last week by lifting his order that had required people to wear face coverings and maintain safe distances in most indoor settings. Skirving, while promising updated diocesan guidance by the end of May, urged congregations to craft reopening plans that respect all members and support the health of their communities.“Not all of us are old enough to be vaccinated, not all of us can be safely vaccinated, and not all of us have chosen to be vaccinated,” Skirving said. “Will our congregations be places that welcome all people, or only some?”And while pandemic conditions have improved across the United States in recent months, dioceses continue to assess the varying severity of local coronavirus outbreaks in determining how congregations can safely gather in person.Only 38% of Coloradans had been fully vaccinated when Colorado Bishop Kym Lucas sent a May 14 message to the diocese about the CDC’s shifting recommendations for masking. The state also has one of the highest per capita coronavirus case rates in the country, though totals are declining. Lucas said she was not yet prepared to update her COVID-19 recommendations for the diocese’s parishes and missions.“I encourage you to start/continue the conversations about regathering, but do not feel compelled to make quick changes; I encourage you to continue wearing masks and maintain appropriate physical distance indoors,” Lucas wrote. She promised to provide more detailed diocesan guidance soon.On the other end of the scale, Oklahoma now has one of the lowest per capita case rates and is averaging fewer than 200 new cases a day. Even before the CDC’s update, Oklahoma Bishop Poulson Reed had been planning to ease restrictions on in-person worship in his diocese starting May 23. In a new message to the diocese, he advised that all pandemic precautions are now voluntary for congregations.He also urged all eligible Oklahomans to get their COVID-19 shots. Only a third of the state is fully vaccinated.“This pandemic is not yet over, but it is much diminished,” Reed said in his May 14 message. “It is time to rebuild our congregations in Oklahoma, by the power of the Holy Spirit. Let’s get to work.”The coronavirus has upended Episcopal parish life since the pandemic was declared in March 2020. That month, bishops abruptly suspended in-person worship services, encouraging congregations to use technology to stay connected remotely, including through livestreamed services. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry issued a message to the church endorsing a temporary fast from in-person worship and Communion as “an act of love for God and our neighbor.”Most congregations have since resumed some form of in-person gathering, often limited to smaller groups than their pre-pandemic attendance. Outdoor services have been a common alternative. Other pandemic precautions became widespread indoors, including distancing in the pews, hand sanitizer on the altar and masks on worshippers’ faces. Congregational singing was curbed because it increased the risk of spreading the virus. Communion, if distributed, generally was limited to the bread, sometimes with walk-up or drive-up options.St. Luke the Physician Episcopal Church in Gresham, Oregon, holds an outdoor worship service in May. The congregation on May 23 will gather inside the church for the first time in over a year. Photo: St. Luke’s, via FacebookNow, pandemic worship practices are changing again. Atlanta Bishop Rob Wright said May 14 he would allow vaccinated worshippers in his northern Georgia diocese to attend indoor services without wearing masks, and they can sing in indoor choirs. Unvaccinated worshippers should continue to follow previous precautions.“While the CDC’s new guidelines are welcome news for us as individuals,” Wright said, “they represent continued complications for us a community of faith made up of vaccinated, partially vaccinated, and unvaccinated persons, as well as overwhelmingly unvaccinated young people and those of all ages who are immunocompromised.”Some pre-pandemic practices may resume in the diocese, such as distribution of Communion wafers at the altar rail, but he advised that masks should continue to be worn by everyone “in settings when vaccination status of participants is unknown.” Wright also asked vaccinated Episcopalians not to shame those who have not been vaccinated, and he warned against developing “two tiers of membership in Christ’s church.”The Diocese of Milwaukee alluded to similar concerns in issuing advice to its congregations. The CDC’s differing guidance for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals “is problematic for a spiritual community,” the diocese’s Standing Committee said in a May 14 letter. Although it announced some revisions to worship guidelines in the southern Wisconsin diocese, the mask requirement remains in place.In other corners of the church, congregations are cheering the CDC’s shift in guidance on mask wearing.“We have reached a moment we have long waited for,” the Rev. Susan Sowers, rector of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Pensacola, Florida, said in a May 19 newsletter to church members. With pandemic conditions improving, worshippers no longer will have to sign up to attend services at St. Christopher’s, she said, and singing is now allowed.Masks will no longer be required for vaccinated worshippers at the church’s Saturday evening and early Sunday services, though everyone still will be asked to wear masks at the more-crowded 10:30 a.m. Sunday service.“From the beginning of this pandemic, we have graciously accepted restrictions in our in-person worshiping because we share the same commitment of protecting the most vulnerable among us,” Sowers said. “We have really hung in there these past 14 months, and I want us to cross the finish-line together!”Just east of Portland, Oregon, St. Luke the Physician Episcopal Church in Gresham is preparing to return to indoor worship on May 23 for the first time in more than a year, and only those who have not been vaccinated will be asked to wear masks. A church Facebook post cited an internal survey of the congregation in which 95% of respondents said they had been fully vaccinated.“We erred on the side of caution,” the Rev. Sara Cosca-Warfield told ENS, but now the vaccination rates and CDC update give the congregation confidence that it finally is safe to return to the church.Churches in the Diocese of Pennsylvania can begin holding indoor services at full capacity on June 6, except in Philadelphia, where the loosening of restrictions takes effect on June 13, according to a message from Bishop Daniel Gutiérrez.Gutiérrez also approved the resumption of congregational singing while recommending that all choir members be vaccinated. Coffee hour may resume, but congregations should still avoid communal meals with shared dishes. Past precautions for the Eucharist remain in place, with only the bread offered. Youth activities also remain under COVID-19 precautions.“While there is great excitement in the expansion of our options, it is vitally important that each church proceed cautiously as you discern when and how to lift restrictions,” Gutiérrez said, noting that children younger than 12 still are not eligible for vaccinations.The Diocese of West Texas is not yet celebrating the “full return” to normal church life, Bishop David Reed said in a May 18 message to his diocese, but he welcomed the new CDC guidelines as a step closer. The diocese will ease its mask requirements and allow resumption of wine distribution during Communion, by intinction only. Coffee hours and other indoor fellowship activities also may resume.“After 15 months of limitations and restrictions, we are likely to experience some degree of discomfort, awkwardness, and anxiety as our guidelines are eased further,” Reed said. “How we respond, how we choose to treat one another, during this phase will have a lasting impact on the recovery and renewal of congregational life. Local circumstances and the well-being of the whole parish or mission must be taken into consideration.”In Oregon, Cosca-Warfield said the updated mask recommendations aren’t as momentous as her congregation’s return to indoor worship at St. Luke’s, just in time for Pentecost. It “feels right,” she said, while describing the joyous atmosphere among parishioners.“Everyone has been saying, ‘God, I hope I can keep my tears back. I hope I will be able to get through without crying,’” she told ENS. “I said, ‘Just cry, it’s fine.’”– David Paulsen is an editor and reporter for Episcopal News Service. He can be reached at [email protected] Rector Hopkinsville, KY Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Curate Diocese of Nebraska Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Featured Events The Rt. Rev. Thomas Ely, bishop provisional of the Diocese of North Dakota, attends a service May 19 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Fargo for four confirmations and the dedication of a new organ. The congregation lifted its mask requirement for vaccinated worshippers this week. Photo: St. Stephen’s[Episcopal News Service] The partially obscured faces of parishioners in the pews greeted the Rev. Jamie Parsley as he celebrated Holy Eucharist on May 16. Their masks were a fact of pandemic life for the past year under the Diocese of North Dakota’s COVID-19 protocols, but Parsley sensed a change coming.After the Sunday service at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Fargo, Parsley, the church’s rector, met with the vestry and discussed their plan to allow worshippers who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend services without wearing masks. The change was based on the new guidelines issued the previous week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Similar discussions have taken place in the past week in congregations across The Episcopal Church in response to the CDC’s update and the subsiding threat of the pandemic. COVID-19 cases in the United States have dropped to their lowest level in nearly a year, and millions more Americans are receiving vaccination doses each day. The CDC still recommends unvaccinated Americans wear face masks in public, but vaccinated individuals don’t need to take that precaution. States, communities, businesses and churches followed up by lifting many of their remaining mask requirements.At St. Stephen’s, the Wednesday night service on May 19 was the first time vaccinated worshippers were invited to leave their masks at home. “It was a unique situation, people coming in for the first time not wearing their masks,” Parsley told ENS. “It feels like we’re coming to the end of the pandemic.” Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Martinsville, VA Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET center_img Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Pittsburgh, PA Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Featured Jobs & Calls This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Washington, DC Director of Music Morristown, NJ Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Press Release Service Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR COVID-19 Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Submit a Job Listing Rector Tampa, FL Submit a Press Release Rector Knoxville, TN Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Albany, NY The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group 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 Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. 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Voltor 16 / Signature Group

first_img Spain Voltor 16 / Signature GroupSave this projectSaveVoltor 16 / Signature GroupSave this picture!© Hudson Cooper Photography+ 19Curated by Danae Santibañez Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/892803/voltor-16-signature-group Clipboard “COPY” CopyHouses•Puigderrós, Spain Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/892803/voltor-16-signature-group Clipboard Photographs:  Hudson Cooper Photography Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Voltor 16 / Signature Group Products used in this ProjectDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Hinged Door | AlbaFurniture Supplier:Terraza BalearAudio Visual Supplier:Digital CinemaSite Area:2200 square metersCity:PuigderrósCountry:SpainMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Hudson Cooper PhotographyText description provided by the architects. The cliffs of Puigderros offer unspoiled views of the turquoise colored Mediterranean Sea and are home to three of Signature Group’s projects in the South of Mallorca. Voltor 16 is one of them and it is as impressive as its location. The building is a mixture of contemporary design and regional accents such as the hand-carved stones that make up most of the walls of the bottom part of the building. The outer walls on the east and west side of the building extend beyond the limits of the upper floor, making a seamless flow between outdoor and indoor areas. Save this picture!© Hudson Cooper PhotographyThe building is split into two areas connected on by a double height lobby which acts as the central access point for the entire building providing access to all levels of the house. On the upper level, the two parts are connected through a bridge. All the rooms are granted views of the unending blue of the sea and the Bay of Palma through large sliding windows that double as doors thus not interrupting the clean flowing design that runs throughout the whole house.Save this picture!© Hudson Cooper PhotographyThe flow between outdoor and indoor is emphasised by the presence of water features throughout the ground level: A pond that stretches from the main access  gate to the front door, a waterfall that covers a hand-carved stone wall in the double height area (lobby), and part of the ceiling of the bodega which is in the basement level, is made out of glass that looks into the waterfall’s pool. The Signature Group, based on Mallorca, has been pursuing a unique concept on the island for many years: it brings together all the experts for project planning, architecture, interior design, landscape design, construction management and client support.Save this picture!© Hudson Cooper PhotographyProject gallerySee allShow lessRestaurant and Aviary at the Antwerp Zoo / Studio Farris ArchitectsSelected ProjectsGolf Course House / Bespoke ArchitectsSelected Projects Share Manufacturers: Linvisibile, Cortizo, Inbani, thyssenkrupp Products translation missing: en-US.post.svg.material_descriptioncenter_img Photographs Houses Architects: Signature Group Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1000 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  ArchDaily 2018 “COPY” CopyAbout this officeSignature GroupOfficeFollowProductsWoodStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesPuigderrósSpainPublished on May 07, 2018Cite: “Voltor 16 / Signature Group” [Voltor 16 / Signature Group] 07 May 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodWood Siding in KSR Villa BodrumRailing / BalustradesMitrexIntegrated Photovoltaic Railing – BIPV RailingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Surface: Nordic DécorWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CorneringWoodBruagRoom Acoustics – Interior Cladding PanelsSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Frequency® FL-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoInternal Walls – Trimoterm, Qbiss OneGlassSolarluxWintergarden – SDL Akzent plusSystems / Prefabricated PanelsInvestwoodCement Bonded Particle Board – VirocPaintKEIMMineral Paint in Hunters Point LibraryCabinetsburgbadMid-Height Cabinet – EssentoSignage / Display SystemsGlasbau HahnMuseum Display CasesMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

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NATO war maneuvers protested in Europe

first_imgAnti-war forces have been demonstrating throughout Europe, especially in Europe’s southern states. They are protesting NATO’s aggressive “Trident Juncture” exercises.These war games tested the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s command structures from Oct. 3 to Oct. 16, and troop movements and operations from Oct. 18 to Nov. 6. They involve 36,000 troops from 33 countries, using 60 ships and 200 aircraft and are taking place on the territories of Portugal, Spain and Italy.Thousands of protesters take part in an anti-NATO protest in Naples, Italy, on Oct.24.NATO was founded in 1949 as a U.S. initiative. U.S. generals have always commanded NATO. Washington mobilized the ruling classes of the West European capitalist countries to confront the Soviet Union and prevent the Western European working classes from putting their representatives in power.In post-Soviet 1999, Washington succeeded in turning NATO into a sort of worldwide intervention force for use in Eastern Europe, Africa and West Asia. In recent years, NATO has carried out direct aggression against Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya and has worked through proxy forces in Ukraine and Syria. The NATO interventions have left all these countries in turmoil, with 1 million to 2 million people killed and millions more made refugees.The “Trident Juncture” exercises are aimed at testing a rapid “Response Force.” These war maneuvers are employing 40,000 troops to project military force to the east and south in order to expand the domination of corporations from the U.S. and the European Union. The operational headquarters for the exercises is located in Naples, Italy.Protests in three countriesIn the week ending Oct. 25, labor and anti-war organizations mobilized demonstrations in Portugal, Spain and Italy to protest the Trident Juncture war games.Several organizations, including the large labor confederation CGTP-IN, plus anti-war and women’s groups, demonstrated on Oct. 24 in Lisbon, Portugal. Public meetings and protests took place in other Portuguese cities leading up to that date. The main slogan was, “Yes to peace! No to NATO!” (cgtp.pt)In Spain, demonstrations took place in Zaragoza, in the Canary Islands and on Oct. 25 in Madrid, where thousands marched. A one-day meeting for the Forum Against Imperialist War and NATO is scheduled for Oct. 27 in Barcelona, and a three-day tribunal on Nov. 6-8 in Madrid will put the imperialist military and its collaborators on trial. (tinyurl.com/pbb66ht)In Italy, thousands of demonstrators held a national march through Naples on Oct. 24 and a protest in Rome the next day. The “No to NATO” organization is holding public meetings in different cities, including the capital, in the coming weeks.On the opening day of the active exercises, U.S. Ambassador Alexander Vershkow, the vice secretary general of NATO, held a news conference at Trapani-Birgi military airport in Sicily. Vershkow promoted the NATO maneuvers and criticized Russia.A determined war resister named Marinella Correggia managed to get the microphone and answered Vershkow’s speech: ”But it was exactly NATO’s war in Libya that put the jihadist in power who helped spread terrorism, and it was NATO that created a failed state in Libya. And NATO members who destroy countries with direct or proxy wars. And it was NATO that bombed the hospital in Afghanistan days ago.” (email message)With courageous individual actions, meetings and mass demonstrations, resisters in Europe are speaking out against Trident Juncture and NATO. nFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Pasadena Showcase House Instrumental Competition 2018 Opens for Entries

first_img 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 Community News Community News 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. First Heatwave Expected Next Week Make a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  top box 7 Pasadena Showcase House Instrumental Competition 2018 Opens for Entries By LAUREN SHARKEY Published on Monday, June 11, 2018 | 1:34 pm Herbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIt Works Great If Weight Loss Is What You’re Looking For!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeauty Kids have talent, and never more than now have we recognized this fact with reality television bringing us kids doing everything from cooking to science.Many children have great musical talents as well, and they have often not been recognized until later in life. The Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts has been trying to fight against that notion since 1985, giving local children the chance to show off their skills in a competition.Over $500,000 has been awarded to the kids of Pasadena since the Instrumental Competition first started. Children who are proficient in string, woodwind and brass instruments are invited to participate for the chance to win between $500 and $6,000.With a judging panel that included members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, last year’s Showcase House competition was fierce. Children and young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 demonstrated their musical prowess.19-year-old tuba player Cristina Cutts Dougherty won the 2017 Grand Prize for Exceptional Talent and Musicianship while first prize for strings went to 20-year-old Johanna Nowik for her viola performance. 23-year-old Nicholas Davies won the top woodwinds trophy for his clarinet playing and trumpet player Seth Johnson, 22, was the winner of the first prize in the brass category.This year’s Showcase House competition is now open to enter until October 15. Participants must be a full-time student and either live in or attend school in the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Imperial, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara or Ventura.Entry costs $30 each and must include a recent photograph, resume, proof of age, and the all-important audition. Judges will watch the audition tape and rate each candidate based on their technical accuracy, interpretation, and overall performance.The Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts final Instrumental Competition will take place at Olin & Ann Barrett Recital Hall in Pasadena on November 10. So if your child has what it takes to beat other musical talents, get them involved before it’s too late.Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts is located in Pasadena. For more information call (626) 578-8500 or visit https://www.pasadenashowcase.orgcenter_img Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday 4 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it Subscribe Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Business News Top of the News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS More Cool Stufflast_img read more

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[COVID-19]Youth Bar Association Moves SC Seeking Formulation Of SOP Mandating Pre-Litigation Mediation Across India [Read Petition]

first_imgTop Stories[COVID-19]Youth Bar Association Moves SC Seeking Formulation Of SOP Mandating Pre-Litigation Mediation Across India [Read Petition] Nilashish Chaudhary15 July 2020 10:54 PMShare This – xThe Youth Bar Association of India (YBAI) has moved a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in Supreme Court seeking directions or guidelines to provide for mandatory pre-litigation mediation across the country. With a view to deal with the problem of pendency of cases, the plea seeks formulation of a Standard Operating Procedure (SoP) which would ensure that parties mandatorily engage…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 Youth Bar Association of India (YBAI) has moved a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in Supreme Court seeking directions or guidelines to provide for mandatory pre-litigation mediation across the country. With a view to deal with the problem of pendency of cases, the plea seeks formulation of a Standard Operating Procedure (SoP) which would ensure that parties mandatorily engage in mediation proceedings at a pre-litigative stage. Expressing concern over the rate at which cases are piling up in Courts across India, the petitioner Association advocates the use of alternate dispute resolution in order to control frivolous and vexatious matters coming up for litigation by affording an opportunity to parties to come together and settle their disputes amicably before any litigation can commence. “…it is submitted that arrears are mounting by leaps and bounds and there is no respite in sight. This is particularly because institution of cases is much more than their disposal at all the levels of judicial administration. The fundamental requirement of good judicial administration is speedy justice. Quite often, frivolous, vexatious and luxurious litigations come up and add to the mounting arrears. Such type of litigation has to be controlled, rather stopped. Efforts should be made to settle the disputes at the very threshold vide affording opportunity to the concerned parties to settle their disputes amicably. Mediation in general and ‘prelitigative’ mediation in particular is an alternative mode to settle the dispute amicably, and that too, at pre-litigative stage.” To substantiate their concern, YBAI has cited statistics given by the National Judicial Data Grid (NJDG), which have been referred to by sitting judges of the Supreme Court while speaking at online seminars recently. It is informed that that total number of cases pending before the Courts in India, as on 24th May, 2020, is 32.45 million. The petitioner emphasizes on data which reveals that 71.06% of civil cases are pending in ‘Original Jurisdiction’, and if stage-wise data is drawn, approximately 24.2% case are found to be pending at the appearance or ‘admission’ stage. From this, YBAI has argued that it may be inferred that parties are not entirely keen to pursue the case, yet maximum pendency arises from this category where both sides of the dispute know each other. In this light, it is urged that ‘prelitigative mediation’ is an effective alternative mode to settle such disputes without allowing them to come till a stage where litigation is necessary. Pointing out the purpose behind mechanisms of Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR), governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 and the Civil Procedure Code, 1908 (CPC), specifically laying emphasis on Section 89 of CPC, it is urged that “with the introduction of these provisions, a mandatory duty has been cast on the civil courts to endeavour for settlement of disputes by relegating the parties to an ADR process. The object of introduction of Section 89 was to ensure that Courts make an endeavour to facilitate out-of-court settlement through any of the five ADR methods as referred to in Section 89: (a) Arbitration, (b) Conciliation, (c) Judicial settlement, (d) Settlement through Lok Adalat, and (e) Mediation.” YBAI goes on to enunciate that out of the three main methods prescribed for mediation, the pre-litigation method would serve the purpose best. To this end, it is argued that it is the most productive as it offers the highest degree of privacy to parties as well as the the greatest opportunity cost, along with other economic benefits. “‘Pre-litigation’ mediation is nothing but an attempt to resolve the dispute among the parties amicably with the help of neutral third party called Mediator before going to the court or even before filing litigation or sending a notice. It gives a chance to both the parties to end the dispute in a win-win position. In it issues can be sorted out sooner and this process is inexpensive compared to the expenditure incurred at every stage of the case/issues in litigation. To reduce the number of pending cases, the Government should work on a mechanism to introduce a pre-litigation mediation process, so that avoidable cases can be prevented from reaching the courts and settle the issue effectively. It’s a step sine qua non to improve the judicial system in India”, highlights YBAI. The attention of the Court is also drawn to its own judgment from 2013 (K. Srinivas Rao v/s D.A. Deepa), wherein mediation centres pan India were directed to set up a pre-litigation facility in order to settle matrimonial disputes at pre-litigative stage. It is informed that despite such directions, only 3 High Courts out of a total of 25 High Courts and their benches across 28 States and 8 Union Territories have complied with the same. It is further submitted, that while the Apex Court showed some inclination towards setting up services for pre-litigation in matrimonial cases, there exists no “overarching framework for these services”. In this light, an institutionalized pre-litigation mediation model, capable of can supplementing the court-connected model, is prayed for.Click Here To Download Petition[Read Petition] Next Storylast_img read more

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