What might this director sale mean for the Judges Scientific share price?

first_img I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. See all posts by Christopher Ruane I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Image source: Getty Images. Investors love little-known growth stories with proven successful strategies. Judges Scientific (LSE: JDG) applies a disciplined set of criteria in scooping up scientific instrument makers. That is a profitable niche. The Judges Scientific share price has soared in the past few years.Recently the founder sold over three million pounds of his holding in Judges. What might this mean for the stock?5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…The Judges Scientific share price was already highI think Judges is an excellent run business. It has identified an area with customers who have steady demand for expensive products. In scientific research, exactitude matters a lot – so customers are willing to pay a premium price for a high quality product. Through its discipline in buying companies at a low multiple of earnings, Judges has been able to build a diverse set of value producing assets which is hard to replicate. It matches a lot of what Warren Buffett suggests makes a good business.The stock market had noticed this, pushing the share price upwards.For example, the shares almost quadrupled between the start of 2017 and 2020. Over 2020 they moved around a lot. Shutdowns meant university labs and research institutes weren’t in such a rush to buy instruments. Those that were sold couldn’t always be installed quickly. Nonetheless, the robustness of the business model proved itself again and the shares added another £10 or so across the year. The organic order book at the start of 2021 was higher than a year before.Last month the company guided that its adjusted earnings per share for the year would exceed market expectations. The Judges Scientific share price hit a new high. On 19th January, its founder David Cicurel sold 50,000 shares. That sounds like a lot and indeed it was a multi-million pound transaction. However, it was only 7% of his holding. After the sale, Mr. Cicurel still holds over 650,000 shares in the company he set up.Valuation concernsDirectors sell shares for all sorts of different reasons. A sale in itself is not necessarily cause to concern.I continue to find the business model compelling. The company has increased ordinary dividends each year by a double digit amount for over a decade now. I also expect that the pandemic will increase long-term demand for scientific instruments, so think that Judges Scientific’s growth story could actually still be in its opening innings.However, the strong price rise in recent years has given me pause for thought. At a price-to-earnings ratio of 27, the shares are not cheap. While I like the dividend policy, the dividend yield sits below 1% due to the high share price.But the well-constructed cash generative business model, quality assets and growing demand means that the share price has continued its ascent. It seems to have shrugged off the director’s sale and I don’t think the market is interpreting as a lack of confidence in the future Judges Scientific share price.I will be spending time to examine the company and its market opportunity more closely to consider buying the shares. Judges Scientific probably has a magnifier that would be ideal for the task! Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this.center_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares What might this director sale mean for the Judges Scientific share price? 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2 Houses in Puertecillo / 2DM

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/805632/2-casas-en-puertecillo-2dm Clipboard Houses “COPY” 2 Houses in Puertecillo / 2DMSave this projectSave2 Houses in Puertecillo / 2DM Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project 2016 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/805632/2-casas-en-puertecillo-2dm Clipboard CopyHouses•Navidad, Chile Manufacturers: AraucoSave this picture!Courtesy of 2DMText description provided by the architects. The commission consisted of two waterfront houses, on a narrow piece of land, compressed by the sea and a cliff. Thus, the question arises immediately: how not to fall into the evident blatancy of the view to the sea, having it in front like an unavoidable scene with no mediating between sight and sea?. The answer is to measure. A volume is then proposed that revolves in itself to receive the sea as a surprise, as a violent blow of sight, and a different perspective each and every time, as a sight that cannot be anticipated.Save this picture!Courtesy of 2DMWe can say that it is a work that achieves, not an immense, unique sea, but several, that of the northern rockery, Punta Puertecillo to the south, and so on. In this way, the two volumes that contain and tighten the volume appear: the sea and the cliff. Save this picture!Courtesy of 2DMSave this picture!Ground Floor PlanSave this picture!Courtesy of 2DMSave this picture!Second Floor PlanSave this picture!Courtesy of 2DMSave this picture!Third Floor PlanSave this picture!Courtesy of 2DMProject gallerySee allShow less11 Vernacular Building Techniques That Are DisappearingArticlesRAAAF is Breaking Habits With a Vision of a Home Without ChairsArchitecture News Share Chile Architects: 2DM Area Area of this architecture project Area:  118 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project 2 Houses in Puertecillo / 2DM ArchDaily Projects “COPY” Save this picture!Courtesy of 2DM+ 30 Share Year:  CopyAbout this office2DMOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesNavidadChilePublished on February 20, 2017Cite: “2 Houses in Puertecillo / 2DM” 20 Feb 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodGRP Siding Façade SystemPlasticsMitrexSolar SidingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic RoyalSystems / Prefabricated PanelsKalwall®Translucent WalkwaysPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesIsland Exterior FabricatorsSpecialty Facade SystemsLightsLouis PoulsenLamps – LP Slim BoxWoodBruagAcoustic Panels with LEDTiles / Mosaic / GresiteHisbalitMosaic Tiles – Palm SpringsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMBlack Concrete – Concretal®-BlackSuspension SystemsMetawellAluminum Panels for Smart CeilingsDoorsGorter HatchesFloor Door – Fire RatedBricksDEPPEWaterstruck Bricks – 1622/1635ekws DFMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?Puertecillo住宅 / 2DM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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Esporles House / Sio2 Arch y Toni Montes

first_imgManufacturers: Grohe, REHAU, Sto, Can SeguinaQuantity Surveyor:TRAMAuthors:Santi Ibarra, Toni Montes, Lluís Ortega, Xavier Osarte, Esther SeguraDesign Team:Juan Gándara, Oriol Vives, Jordi RibóCity:Illes BalearsCountry:SpainMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© José HeviaRecommended ProductsWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusWoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsWindowspanoramah!®ah!38 – FlexibilityEsporles House belongs to a set of Sio2Arch projects that explore the convergence of landscape and domestic space. The project is built in Esporles, Majorca, on a site with a strong slope. The volume has a U shape forming a new exterior landscape that becomes part of the section of the house. The ground qualifies the interior, making it permeable, and the architecture organizes the exterior, making it inhabitable.Save this picture!© José HeviaSave this picture!PlanSave this picture!© José HeviaThe house is designed as a set of relations between landscape and architecture. The project reflects that tension, qualifying a new domestic space that flows between interior and exterior. The interiors are worked building thresholds and transitions. The game between domestic and domesticated spaces constitutes an inhabitable scape that expands the traditional notion of garden city house.Save this picture!© José HeviaProject gallerySee allShow lessWhy Architects are Super Well-Suited for StartupsArticlesHeatherwick Studio’s Coal Drops Yard in King’s Cross Set to Open in OctoberArchitecture News Share Spain Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/899843/esporles-house-sio2-arch-y-toni-montes Clipboard Save this picture!© José Hevia+ 19Curated by Danae Santibañez Share Houses Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/899843/esporles-house-sio2-arch-y-toni-montes Clipboard CopyAbout this officeSio2 Arch y Toni MontesOfficeFollowProductsGlassSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesIlles BalearsSpainPublished on August 09, 2018Cite: “Esporles House / Sio2 Arch y Toni Montes” [Esporles House / Sio2 Arch y Toni Montes] 09 Aug 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceGlass3MSun Control Window Film in MarkthalSinkshansgroheBasin FaucetsPaintSTAC BONDComposite Panel Finishes – MetallicsConcreteKrytonConcrete Hardening – Hard-CemSkylightsLAMILUXGlass Skylight FE PassivhausLightsLouis PoulsenOutdoor Lighting – Flindt GardenWindowsVEKAWindows – SOFTLINE 70 ADUrban ShadingPunto DesignPavilion – CUBEDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile FILO 10 Hinged Door | AlbaWoodHESS TIMBERTimber – GLT BlockGreen FacadesSempergreenLiving Wall – SemperGreenwallMore 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 stream Area:  2475 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Esporles House / Sio2 Arch y Toni Montescenter_img Year:  ArchDaily 2012 Esporles House / Sio2 Arch y Toni MontesSave this projectSaveEsporles House / Sio2 Arch y Toni Montes Photographs:  José Hevia Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Architects: Sio2 Arch y Toni Montes Area Area of this architecture project CopyHouses•Illes Balears, Spain “COPY” “COPY”last_img read more

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¿Qué va a hacer la Izquierda con el plan del gobierno para aplastar el levantamiento La vida de Negros Importa?

first_imgAnálisis de Workers World-Mundo ObreroEl gobierno tiene la intención de aplastar el levantamiento La Vida de Negros Importa (BLM por las siglas en inglés) que se extendió por el país a raíz de la rebelión el año pasado contra la violencia policial racista en Ferguson-Misuri. La represión que se está preparando en contra de esta sublevación será mucho mayor que la represión del movimiento Occupy Wall Street debido a que el levantamiento BLM plantea una amenaza mucho mayor para el sistema.Políticos y funcionarios policiales esperaban que el levantamiento nacional perdiera fuerza. Sin embargo, la revuelta en Baltimore por el asesinato de Freddie Grey en abril – una revuelta que se extendió rápidamente por todo el país – es prueba innegable de que el levantamiento que ha sacudido al establecimiento capitalista no va a desaparecer.Los departamentos de policía locales coordinados por el Departamento de Seguridad Nacional, con la participación del FBI y el Pentágono, están planeando romper con fuerza las protestas masivas contra la policía. De hecho, el nuevo nivel coordinado de represión ya ha comenzado. El despliegue de la Guardia Nacional en Baltimore y el establecimiento de un toque de queda constituyeron un experimento calculado para probar cómo se podrían utilizar estas medidas para hacer arrestos masivos y disolver las protestas con fuerza policial abrumadora.Durante las últimas semanas, la policía ha atacado las protestas contra la violencia policial en Nueva York, Filadelfia, Cleveland y otras ciudades, golpeando y arrestando a cientos de manifestantes. En Oakland-California se ha impuesto la prohibición de protestas por la noche, y otras ciudades planean imponer prohibiciones similares. Las llamadas fuerzas de ataque “anti-terroristas” están siendo organizadas por la policía con el propósito explícito de aplastar las protestas.Algunas ciudades, incluyendo Nueva York, tienen previsto elevar el cargo de resistirse al arresto, de un delito menor a un delito grave. Esto es solo el comienzo. La policía se está disponiendo a ejecutar una mayor represión mientras se preparan para el aniversario de la muerte de Michael Brown en agosto.Los políticos, junto con personalidades de los derechos civiles a favor del sistema y los medios de comunicación están proporcionando cobertura política a la policía repitiendo el pretexto de “detener la violencia” para aplastar la protesta.La Cuestión Nacional y la Liberación NegraCómo las fuerzas progresistas, especialmente las/os progresistas blancos, responden a una crisis como esta es una pregunta con que las/os marxistas han estado lidiando incluso antes de que Vladimir Lenin declarara hace un siglo que la consigna del movimiento comunista, “Trabajadores del mundo, uníos”, debía ser modificada a “Los trabajadores y oprimidos del mundo, uníos”.Lenin hizo esto reconociendo que el movimiento obrero no podría avanzar a la meta de la revolución socialista a menos que incluyera y apoyara las luchas de liberación de quienes están súper oprimidos y súper explotados por el colonialismo y el imperialismo, incluyendo el derecho a la autodeterminación. Karl Marx esencialmente decía lo mismo cuando dijo en su libro pionero, “El Capital”, que “la fuerza de trabajo en una piel blanca nunca podrá ser libre mientras la fuerza de trabajo en una piel negra esté marcada con hierro candente”.Durante mucho tiempo, las/os comunistas se han referido a su comprensión y su posición sobre la lucha de los pueblos oprimidos por su liberación como “la Cuestión Nacional”.¿Qué distingue a la Cuestión Nacional de otras cuestiones en las mentes de los comunistas? ¿Es moralmente superior a otros temas? No, no lo es. La Cuestión Nacional es única en importancia porque entenderla y actuar en base a ese entendimiento es esencial para la amplia solidaridad de clase. Negar la Cuestión Nacional es entregar a la clase dominante su arma más potente contra la clase obrera.El levantamiento del BLM es fundamentalmente una reencarnación de la lucha de Liberación Negra. La clase capitalista entiende que su existencia depende de mantener la lucha de liberación lo más aparte y aislada posible del movimiento de la clase obrera y el movimiento progresista. En cambio, mientras más el movimiento entero abrace la lucha de liberación, más difícil resulta que el estado capitalista lleve a cabo una fuerte represión.Mantener a las/os oprimidos aislados es clave para la clase dominante. Las mejores circunstancias para que el sistema tenga éxito con su plan de aplastar este levantamiento de las/os oprimidos es mantener esta lucha geográfica, o al menos políticamente aislada de la clase obrera y el movimiento progresista.La participación de jóvenes activistas blancas/os apoyando el levantamiento BLM ha sido impresionante, incluso sin precedentes. Sin embargo, tomado en su conjunto, la izquierda, en concreto la izquierda blanca, ha estado en gran parte ausente hasta el momento. Esto es peligroso y debe ser rectificado.No hay duda de que si el estado capitalista tiene éxito en aislar y luego aplastar la sublevación BLM, se sentirá en una posición aún más fuerte para usar la misma represión contra toda la clase obrera. Hay mucho en juego aquí, porque la crisis del capitalismo hará inevitable si no inminente, confrontaciones más grandes entre el capitalismo y la clase obrera.En los años 1870 y 1880, cuando el movimiento obrero estaba luchando por la jornada de ocho horas en el Norte, la Reconstrucción en el Sur—un corto período después de la Guerra Civil, cuando el pueblo negro logró algunas medidas pequeñas de poder—estaba violentamente aplastada por los linchamientos y el terror del Ku Klux Klan, con apoyo del gobierno. El movimiento obrero en el Norte hizo poco, si acaso hizo algo, para detener la contrarrevolución racista contra la Reconstrucción. Por desgracia, el fracaso del amplio movimiento obrero para responder a la opresión nacional del pueblo negro a finales del siglo 19, estableció desde entonces un patrón de decepciones similares.Mucho ha cambiado desde que la Reconstrucción fue aplastada; sin embargo, ninguno de esos cambios ha negado la importancia de la Cuestión Nacional respecto al pueblo negro.La izquierda debe involucrarseVamos al otoño de 2014. Imagínese lo trascendental que habría sido si la Marcha de Cambio Climático de varios cientos de miles de personas en septiembre en la ciudad de Nueva York—que, aunque ciertamente no eran todas blancas, eran mayoritariamente blancas—se hubiera convertido en una marcha solidaria con el levantamiento de Ferguson. Esto no quiere decir que la lucha por salvar al planeta de la contaminación capitalista no sea un tema urgente, sino más bien señalar que en ese momento, la crisis más urgente para el movimiento de masas era la sublevación en Ferguson.Para las/os activistas y revolucionarios – ya su principal preocupación sea oponerse al imperialismo de Estados Unidos, luchar contra el capitalismo, apoyar la lucha de la clase obrera o luchar por el socialismo – una mirada más profunda a la importancia del levantamiento BLM debería ser suficiente para convencerle de que es fundamental, quizás incluso decisivo la necesidad de apoyarlo.Este levantamiento ha demostrado una vez más que la lucha por la Liberación Negra es central para la lucha contra el imperialismo estadounidense. Esto no quita nada a los muchos frentes en la lucha contra el imperialismo de Estados Unidos en todo el mundo; es simplemente un reconocimiento de la realidad.La guerra de la policía contra las/os jóvenes negros y latinos, incluyendo el encarcelamiento masivo de estas/os jóvenes, no va a desaparecer no importa cuánto se hable de reformas de la policía, y no importa cuántos departamentos de policía investigue el Departamento de Justicia.  De hecho, la guerra se va a intensificar.  ¿Por qué?  Porque la guerra es una consecuencia directa del nuevo orden capitalista globalizado basado en la alta tecnología.  La policía y las cárceles están siendo utilizadas para regular y reducir la fuerza laboral.  El capitalismo no tiene ya ni siquiera empleos de salarios bajos para los/as jóvenes de color, así que el sistema está llevando a cabo un genocidio social utilizando aburguesamiento de comunidades pobres, medidas de austeridad y de estado policial como sus armas principales.A quienes les interesa la clase trabajadora, quiero informarles que las personas que están siendo atacadas por la policía representan el segmento de más rápido crecimiento de la clase trabajadora.  Una de las muchas cosas que la presente y cualquier etapa futura del capitalismo hará, es engrosar las filas de las/os desempleados y subempleados, primero entre las/os jóvenes de color, las mujeres, las/os inmigrantes y las personas con discapacidades, para luego ir contra la totalidad de la clase trabajadora.La hora más que ha llegado para descartar las ideas anticuadas sobre quién es y quién no es de la clase trabajadora.  El hecho es que la composición de la clase trabajadora, como todo, está en constante cambio; lo mismo que la economía capitalista cambia; esto se llama materialismo dialéctico. A menos que la definición de clase trabajadora esté continuamente revolucionada y sea más inclusiva de las/os más oprimidos, y aún más importante, a menos que las organizaciones del movimiento trabajador reflejen este constante cambio — cambio que no solo debe afectar a la organización de la clase trabajadora sino también su orientación ideológica — la clase trabajadora no encontrará el camino de la revolución socialista.El levantamiento de BLM es tanto una rebelión contra la opresión nacional, como una rebelión de la clase trabajadora.  Como todo movimiento, el movimiento BLM no es políticamente homogéneo.  Sin embargo, es muy radical, muy militante, muy anti-capitalista y tiene el potencial de llegar a ser, al menos en parte, un movimiento revolucionario que podría desempeñar un papel fundamental en revolucionar a otros sectores de la clase trabajadora.No es poca cosa que comparado con otras fases de la lucha de Liberación Negra, haya más mujeres y lesbianas, gays, bisexuales y personas transgéneras jugando un papel clave en el levantamiento BLM.  Esto tiende a hacer el levantamiento más radical y multinacional.Lo que también es cierto es que dentro de este joven movimiento existe la percepción de que, en general la izquierda, sobre todo la izquierda blanca, es o demasiada débil, demasiada dividida y sectaria o simplemente demasiada conservadora para aportar algo importante a este levantamiento.  Esta es una de las razones por las que este levantamiento en general no está buscando el apoyo o respuestas de la izquierda.  Ya sea la evaluación justa o no, todas/os deberían tomar nota.  La pregunta para todas/os quienes se consideran parte de la izquierda, pero que no se están relacionando de una manera significativa con este levantamiento es: ¿Está usted dispuesta/o a declararse culpable de irrelevancia?El primer aniversario de la Rebelión de Ferguson es dentro de pocos meses.  Antes de ese aniversario, es el aniversario del asesinato policial de Eric Garner en Staten Island-NY.  También habrá una gran marcha contra la violencia policial que tendrá lugar en Newark-Nueva Jersey el 25 de julio.  Estos y otros eventos deben dar al movimiento muchas oportunidades para demostrar su relevancia.  La pregunta es: ¿Se actuará ante estas oportunidades?El escritor es el primer secretario del Partido Workers World-Mundo Obrero.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Take Back the Night: ‘It’s not your fault’

first_imgTCU falls to Georgia in AutoZone Liberty Bowl The College of Science and Engineering Dean, Phil Hartman, retires after 40 consecutive years Kacey Bowenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kacey-bowen/ print“Shatter the Silence. Stop the Violence.”That was the goal for the intimate partner violence class last week. The class held the first “Take Back the Night” event, a national sexual assault awareness rally geared toward sexual assault survivors.The event is meant to let survivors know they have a voice on campus, said Hunter Fischer, programming committee member and MC of the event.Fischer said TCU has been trying to get Take Back the Night on campus for a while, and a group of students was finally able to get it started.Fischer said it was impactful the group held the event in April, which is sexual assault awareness month.She said having the event and speaking out against sexual assault is beneficial to the TCU community.“It’s helping those survivors feel empowered,” Fischer said. “It’s telling them it’s not their fault, and it’s more than what happened to them.”The event featured keynote speaker David Cozzens, associate vice chancellor for student affairs and dean of campus life.The program also included a presentation called, “It’s Not Your Fault.” The presentation is similar to “More Than Words,” an activity utilized at Frog Camps. “It’s Not Your Fault” focuses on the idea of addressing survivors and victims of sexual assault and letting them know they are not in the wrong, Fischer said.After the presentation, two survivors shared their stories and offered a “speak out” for audience members to come forward and speak.Fischer said, at first, she did not expect anyone to share during the speak out. But once people started participating, she was excited to see the chain reaction that started.A sophomore, who asked not to be identified by name, said he found a lot of strength in this event because he was sexually assaulted in the past during his time at TCU.“It allows me to come forward and find strength in this community,” he said.Fischer said one thing she has learned through this event is that it’s not her fault. She said she has lived through multiple assaults, and now she gets to tell her story.“I was excited for Take Back the Night,” Fischer said. “But I had no idea I was going to be empowered like this.” Twitter Support for seniors on Senior Day ReddIt Twitter Kacey is a junior journalism major from Friendswood, Texas. She is a managing editor for TCU360. Facebook Linkedin Kacey Bowen + posts Kacey Bowenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kacey-bowen/ Linkedin Kacey Bowenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kacey-bowen/ Kacey Bowenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kacey-bowen/ Previous articleFor Purple Menace publisher, change and motivation led to transformationNext articleRonnie Baker: running into the record books Kacey Bowen RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The intimate partner violence class put on the first Take Back the Night event on Tuesday. ReddIt Kramer claims 100th career win TCU Frog Camps returning to more traditional look this summer TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history TCU vs Georgia: “Playing to win” Facebooklast_img read more

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Prime Minister urged to investigate shooting attack, threats, censorship

first_img News Pakistani supreme court acquits main suspect in Daniel Pearl murder PakistanAsia – Pacific News Receive email alerts Reporters Without Borders calls on Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani to assign sufficient resources to the investigation into a shooting attack on a well-known journalist’s home to ensure that those responsible are identified. The Rawalpindi home of Kamran Shafi, a leading columnist with the newspaper Dawn, was shot up on the night of 27 November.“I want to know who attacked my home,” Shafi told Reporters Without Borders. “I am not pointing my finger at anyone. This shooting was traumatic for me and my family but it will not make me stop writing.” The police have announced the arrests of two possible accomplices and have given Shafi protection.Reporters Without Borders also wants Prime Minister Gilani to provide an explanation for the threats that one of his ministers made against a reporter with a leading Karachi-based business newspaper and for the pressure that his government and the government of Dubai have put on Geo TV – a Pakistani station that broadcasts from Dubai – to get a talk-show banned.“When journalists who criticise the authorities are targeted, whether by gunshots or censorship attempts, it is a democratic government’s duty to guarantee their safety,” Reporters Without Borders said. “We urge the prime minister to do what is necessary to ensure that the investigations into these incidents are effective and to publicly say that press freedom applies to those who criticise the president and armed forces.”Reporters Without Borders added: “The progress that has been made in terms of press freedom must not be tarnished by this kind of incident.”A total of six shots were fired at Shafi’s home on the night of 27 November by an unidentified gunman who collected the spent bullet casings before leaving. The shots penetrated one of the rooms but Shafi and his family were unhurt because they were in a lower room.A former army officer who is nowadays a TV commentator as well as newspaper columnist, Shafi received a threatening phone call the day after the shooting. A woman’s voice told him that what had happened was just the “trailer” and that he would soon be shown “the entire film.” The police have arrested two employees of a public telephone store from where the call was made. They said it was made by a veiled woman.The columns that Shafi writes for Dawn have criticised abuses by Pakistan’s intelligence agencies, which operate outside of any government control, he says. Read one of his articles: http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/the-newspa…Meanwhile, Mushtaq Ghumman of Karachi’s leading business newspaper Business Recorder has received phone calls from aides of federal industry minister Mian Manzoor Wattoo threatening him with reprisals if he does not stop writing articles about corruption cases in which the minister is allegedly involved.Ghumman told Reporters Without Borders: “One of the minister’s protocol officials told me I would be taught a lesson if I did not change my behaviour.” Ghumman, who had asked the minister about a corruption case at a news conference, has not filed a complaint.Reporters Without Borders also condemns the attempts by officials in Islamabad and Dubai to obtain the cancellation Meray Mutabiq, a Geo TV talk show that is broadcast from Dubai. Hosted by Dr. Shahid Masood, the popular show is often very critical of President Asif Ali Zardari. As a result of pressure by the authorities of the United Arab Emirates, Geo TV was forced to broadcast the show from an undisclosed studio on 23 November. The daily newspaper The News quoted Masood as saying he had received death threats from Zardari supporters. Geo TV has described the episode as a recurrence of the kind of press freedom violation that took place under former President Pervez Musharraf. January 28, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information Pakistani TV anchor censored after denouncing violence against journalists News December 3, 2009 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Prime Minister urged to investigate shooting attack, threats, censorshipcenter_img to go further June 2, 2021 Find out more April 21, 2021 Find out more News Follow the news on Pakistan RSF_en PakistanAsia – Pacific Pakistani journalist critical of the military wounded by gunfire Organisation last_img read more

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FHFA Reports Drops In Refinances

first_imgHome / Daily Dose / FHFA Reports Drops In Refinances Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago FHFA Reports Drops In Refinances  Print This Post Refinances fell in February as mortgage rates rose, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) February 2017 Refinance report. The average interest rate on a 30-year fixed rate mortgage in February 2017 was 4.17 percent, up from January 2017’s 4.15 percentAccording to the report, borrowers completed 4,198 refinances through HARP, and since HARP’s inception in 2009, the program has made 3,456,422 refinances. HARP represented three percent of total refinance volume, and six percent of loans refinanced through HARP had a loan-to-value ratio greater than 125 percent.The FHFA’s report found that borrowers who had a loan-to loan value ratio of greater than 105 percent accounted for 18 percent of the HARP loan volume. Additionally, borrowers who refinanced through HARP were had a lower delinquency rate than those who were eligible for the program, but did not refinance through it.Over 60 percent of the 194,324 eligible loans HARP eligible loans came from just ten states, the FHFA reports. As of September 2016, Florida was the top state for HARP refinances, with 22,856 HARP eligible loans. Following Florida was Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Georgia, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, Pennsylvania, New York, and California.In Nevada and Florida, HARP refinances represented 6 percent or more of all refinances. In most states, including Nevada and Florida, underwater borrowers accounted for the largest portion of HARP refinances. In these two states, underwater borrowers accounted for 30 percent or more for HARP volume.Streamlined refinances from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac totaled 12,876 in February 2017. California saw the most refinances for both GSEs, including HARP refinances, at 16,812 for Fannie and 12,143 from Freddie. The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Tagged with: Delinquency FHFA Foreclosure HARP Refinance The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Foreclosure, Loss Mitigation, Market Studies, News April 13, 2017 1,608 Views Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago About Author: Seth Welborncenter_img Related Articles The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Seth Welborn is a contributing writer for DS News. He is a Harding University graduate with a degree in English and a minor in writing, and has studied abroad in Athens, Greece. An East Texas native, he also works part-time as a photographer. Sign up for DS News Daily Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Share Save Previous: Several Banks Report Declining Mortgage Revenue Next: 2017’s Housing Market the Fastest Since 2010 Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Delinquency FHFA Foreclosure HARP Refinance 2017-04-13 Seth Welborn Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Subscribelast_img read more

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Council says Household Charge compliance rate is now at 60%

first_img Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH News Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Twitter Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Facebook Pinterest NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Facebook Twitter Previous articleTributes paid to slain PSNI officerNext articleDerry City Council agrees a 1.98% rate increase News Highland center_img Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published WhatsApp Council says Household Charge compliance rate is now at 60% WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest By News Highland – February 11, 2013 Donegal County Council says  that 60% of householders have now registered properties for the Household Charge.This represents an increase on the figures released nationally at the weekend.This is made up of 38,288 properties that are recorded on the Local Government Management Services database; 546 householders who have registered for a waiver and a further 500 registrations received during January 2013 that are awaiting to be updated on the national system.In a statement released to Highland Radio News, the Council points out  that anyone who has not paid the charge so far now owes €130. That’s €100 for the charge and €30 in late payment fees and charges. In line with legislative provisions, the €130 charge that applied from January 2013 will now remain capped at this level through to the end of April 2013.The application of penalties will continue to be reviewed thereafter in terms of increasing compliance for the charge.  However, it should be noted that from July 1st 2013, any outstanding Household Charge will be increased to €200 and added to the Local Property Tax due on the property.The Council statement concludes by stating that the Revenue Commissioners will then pursue any Household Charge outstanding when the Local Property Tax system is fully operational.Interest and penalties under the Local Property Tax system will apply to the additional €200. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+last_img read more

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“No Women Should Have To Choose Between Motherhood and Profession”, Says Sr. Adv. Indira Jaising At Webinar On Feminist Lawyering

first_imgTop Stories”No Women Should Have To Choose Between Motherhood and Profession”, Says Sr. Adv. Indira Jaising At Webinar On Feminist Lawyering Radhika Roy8 Nov 2020 4:28 AMShare This – x”No women should be compelled to choose between motherhood and profession”, said Senior Advocate Indira Jaising at a virtual seminar organized by Delhi High Court Women Lawyers Forum on the topic “Feminist Lawyering: From Invisible to Invincible”.Apart from Jaising, the seminar was also attended by Advocate Nitya Ramakrishnan. It was moderated by Advocates Miriam Fozia Rahman and…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?Login”No women should be compelled to choose between motherhood and profession”, said Senior Advocate Indira Jaising at a virtual seminar organized by Delhi High Court Women Lawyers Forum on the topic “Feminist Lawyering: From Invisible to Invincible”.Apart from Jaising, the seminar was also attended by Advocate Nitya Ramakrishnan. It was moderated by Advocates Miriam Fozia Rahman and Abhisree Saujanya. Jaising commenced the discussion with a note on what “feminist lawyering” constituted. “When we say ‘feminist lawyering’, it doesn’t mean that I am only espousing the cause of women, and I am only doing this because I am a woman. Feminism and biological sex should not be conflated with each other.” Referring to her work as a lawyer, Jaising stated that she never goes to Court thinking that she will be losing a case; she goes to Court thinking that she will win as she believes her arguments and that they sprout from the Constitution of India. “Learn how to stand your ground and do not give up on your argument. Try to persuade the Judge with your line of argument. Speaking your mind in a respectful manner is fabulous. Many judges change their mind after listening to a good argument”. While recalling the Sabarimala case, Jaising observed that the matter was an intersection of right to religion and the rights of women. “As a lawyer, you make the personal, political. I, as a teenager, have seen my own mother being treated as an Untouchable when she was menstruating. I made a bold argument with regard to Sabarimala. I called it as discriminatory. When asked what happens to women during the age between 10-50, the male lawyers said ‘that thing’. They could not say menstruation”. Speaking on the topic of representation of women in Courts, Jaising brought attention to the dismal number of judges who were women. “Only 7 judges (women) have been there in the Supreme Court in the past 70 years. I wonder if there is a link between the numbers 70 and 7”. She also raised the issue of lack of women-friendly infrastructure of the Supreme Court and how she was prompted to file a petition as, until two years ago, there was no creche in the Apex Court as the Court had not been built with the vision that one day it would be flooded with lawyers who were women. Jaising said, “No woman should be compelled to choose between motherhood and profession”. Advocate Nitya Ramakrishnan then commenced her address by stating that feminism meant the breaking of stereotypes. She observed that in matters of maintenance, right to property, a lot of progress was needed, and merely because a woman was at home, it did not translate into lesser entitlement. A comment was further made on how misogyny has pervaded social media and begins when people start referring to their daughters as “liability”. Both Jaising and Ramakrishnan called for a change in Court procedures and administration when it came to matters of gender justice. While Ramakrishnan stated that procedures had to become people-friendly and should stem from the human rights aspect, Jaising noted that guidelines should be issued by the Supreme Court on what should be said by Judges in a judgment pertaining to gender justice. On that note, the enlightening virtual seminar came to an end. Next Storylast_img read more

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Derry man jumped on mans head repeatedly

first_img By News Highland – June 21, 2010 Facebook Google+ Renewed calls for full-time Garda in Kilmacrennan Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further A Derry man who repeatedly attacked a man lying on the ground was today old his behaviour was ‘simply inhuman.’26-year-old Ryan Flanagan of Strand Road, Derry admitted assaulting the man occasioning him actual bodly harm on May 23 2008.The court heard about the incident in John Street in the city and how the injured party who was intoxicated at the time was attacked ‘without provocation’ by Flanagan.It was said that Flanagan jumped with both feet onto the victim’s head, hit him with a bottle causing a 4 inch gash in his head, broke his nose and left both eyes blackened and swollen.Flanagan returned repeatedly to attack his victim who was lying on the ground ‘defenceless.’A defence barrister said that Flanagan had been drinking and doing drugs at the time and had ‘gone off the rails.’He said that since then the defendant had not come to police attention and was trying to put his life together, he pleaded for Flanagan to be given one final chance.District Judge Mr. Barney McElholm said there could be ‘no excuse’ for such behaviour and added that Flanagan deserved no credit as he had only pleaded guilty on the final opportunity.The judge added that Flanagan deserved to go to prison but said that he had ‘taken some steps to rejoin the human race’ and imposed a sentence of ten months Derry man jumped on mans head repeatedly WhatsApp WhatsApp Facebook Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Google+center_img Pinterest Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic News RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Pinterest Previous articleMan dies after hotel window fallNext articleGregory Campbell wants PSNI facebook probe News Highland Twitterlast_img read more

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