London misses rates ballot

first_img whatsapp Share KCS-content More From Our Partners A ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.com‘The Love Boat’ captain Gavin MacLeod dies at 90nypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.org whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastNoteabley25 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 TimesPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople Today Tags: NULLcenter_img RETAILERS across the UK will be balloted on whether they want to pay extra on their business rates to help bankroll local projects – but London has missed out because a rate has already been imposed.The government – under pressure from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) – has made it a legal requirement for rate-setting local authorities to gain the agreement of firms under its Localism Bill, published on Monday.However, businesses in the capital have already been hit with a Business Rates Supplement (BRS) of 2p in the pound, primarily as a contribution to the Crossrail scheme.Retailers are obliged to pay the supplement, which has been set for at least the next 20 years. The argument was made that the £16bn east-west London rail scheme would help boost commerce across the capital, so making it of overall benefit to London businesses. A BRC spokesman said: “The argument in London is not relevant now because the rate has already been set.” The BRC said the rest of the UK faces rate hikes totalling £125m a year which can now only be slapped on them after they agree in a vote.BRC director general Stephen Robertson said: “Compulsory business ballots are a major victory for the BRC on behalf of vulnerable retailers big and small. “It would be fundamentally undemocratic to put extra taxes on local businesses without establishing their views first and assessing the potential impact on jobs.”A spokesman for the London Chamber of Commerce said it had supported the rate supplement for Crossrail. Show Comments ▼ Tuesday 14 December 2010 8:17 pm London misses rates ballot last_img read more

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BP shares gain despite Abu Dhabi project delay

first_img BP shares gain despite Abu Dhabi project delay Tags: NULL Share BP shares climbed to their highest level in almost eight months yesterday on enthusiasm for its deal with Russia’s state-owned oil giant Rosneft. The rise came in spite of news that a $2.2bn (£1.4bn) joint venture between BP and Masdar to build a hydrogen power plant has been delayed pending approval from the Abu Dhabi government. The stock gained 1.66 per cent to close at 509p yesterday – the firm’s highest share price since it capped the Gulf spill on 27 May. BP holds a 40 per cent stake in the hydrogen power project, which is linked to carbon capture and storage.BP said in a statement that it and Masdar would redistribute resources that were intended for the project while it awaits the green light from the government, which reportedly has problems with the sale price of the energy produced by the venture. 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 PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCuteDefinitionDesi Arnaz Kept This Hidden Throughout The Filming of ‘I Love Lucy’DefinitionTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island Farmthedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.com More From Our Partners Mark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgcenter_img whatsapp Show Comments ▼ whatsapp KCS-content Tuesday 18 January 2011 7:46 pmlast_img read more

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Ulster stand down all training amidst confirmed cases of COVID with their Academy players

first_imgWednesday Aug 26, 2020 Ulster stand down all training amidst confirmed cases of COVID with their Academy players Ulster Rugby have announced that they are assisting a group of Academy players after a number of COVID-19 cases were identified within the Academy squad. ADVERTISEMENTA statement explained that as soon as the cases were identified, all training of both the Academy and Senior squads was stopped and they sought to identify any potential close contacts, while all individuals potentially exposed to the virus have already commenced self-isolating.The Public Health Authority (PHA) has been contacted, and the contact tracing process has started, in line with public health advice.Ulster Rugby Medical Director, Michael Webb, said: “Following confirmation of multiple Academy players testing positive for COVID-19, we are closely following public health advice in line with the IRFU’s Return to Play protocols.“As a result, we have taken a number of precautionary measures as we await the results of further testing. We are supporting the individuals involved and all will continue to be medically monitored.“Our top priority is to ensure the health and safety of our players and staff, and we will continue to work closely with both the IRFU and PHA as we look to make a safe and measured return to rugby.”One senior squad member has been identified as a potential contact and is already self-isolating.ADVERTISEMENTRoutine PCR testing, part of the IRFU’s Return to Play protocols, took place with the Senior squad today, with results due to be released tomorrow in line with existing processes in place from previous testing rounds.RELATED VIEWING: Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error News Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Exeter vs Toulouse is off as a number of… 25 WEEKS AGO Danny Cipriani leaves Gloucester with immediate… 25 WEEKS AGO ‘Aphiwe can’t believe it. We were starting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Indian reporter charged after exposing trafficking in confidential data

first_img Organisation Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate withdrawal of the complaint that an Indian government agency has brought against a reporter and her newspaper for exposing major flaws in the confidentiality of India’s gigantic biometric database, known as Aadhaar. IndiaAsia – Pacific Reports and statisticsProtecting journalistsProtecting sources CorruptionConflicts of interestJudicial harassmentWhistleblowers An article in The Tribune has revealed that the confidential data of nearly 1.3 billion Indians can be obtained for just a few rupees (photo: Narinder Nanu / AFP). April 27, 2021 Find out more RSF_en India: RSF denounces “systemic repression” of Manipur’s media In an article last week in The TribuneThe Tribune, an English-language daily based in the northern city of Chandigarh, Rachna Kharia revealed that the confidential details of any of the more than 1 billion Indian citizens with an Aadhaar ID card can obtained by means of payment of 500 rupees (6.5 euros) to anonymous vendors on WhatsApp.Kharia’s investigative reporting has resulted in her being charged with impersonation, cheating, forgery, and using a forged document. More specifically, the complaint brought by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the government agency in charge of the database, accuses her of illegally buying a service offering complete access to its 1 billion individual entries.“This complaint is completely unacceptable,” said Daniel Bastard, the head of RSF’s Asia-Pacific desk. “The journalist who exposed this scandal clearly acted in the public interest. This is a direct attack on press freedom. Instead of trying to hush up the affair by prosecuting the whistleblower, the UIDAI should follow up on The Tribune’s revelations by finding those responsible for trafficking in confidential data.”RSF expresses its support for the newspaper, shares the Editors Guild of India’s view that the complaint is “clearly meant to browbeat a journalist” and backs a call by the Indian Journalists Union for the federal government to intervene in the UIDAI.The world’s biggest biometric database, Aadhaar (“base” in Hindi) was launched in 2009 with the goal of assigning a 12-digit identity number to 1.3 billion Indian citizens to which everything is linked: ID card, fingerprints, iris scans, bank accounts, phone numbers, bills, accommodation, reservations, tax payments, exams passed, pregnancies and so on. In other words, all the personal data that no one would want revealed.This centralization worries the system’s detractors, who fear the emergence of a “Big Brother,” and the flaws that Kharia exposed last week have exacerbated the concerns.India is ranked 136th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2017 World Press Freedom Index. January 10, 2018 – Updated on January 11, 2018 Indian reporter charged after exposing trafficking in confidential data March 3, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts to go furthercenter_img Indian journalist wrongly accused of “wantonly” inaccurate reporting February 23, 2021 Find out more News RSF demands release of detained Indian journalist Siddique Kappan, hospitalised with Covid-19 News IndiaAsia – Pacific Reports and statisticsProtecting journalistsProtecting sources CorruptionConflicts of interestJudicial harassmentWhistleblowers Follow the news on India News Help by sharing this information Newslast_img read more

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Limerick Post Show | Ivan Nicolas

first_imgLimerick Post Show | Defying Gravity – A Musical Celebration of Women Advertisement Email WhatsApp Print Linkedin Limerick Post Show | Into The Stream | Emma Langford TAGSInterviewLimerick City and CountymusicmusicianNewsperformanceshow RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articlePremiere at Dance Limerick for Step Up 2019Next articleOver 3,400 students graduate from University of Limerick at conferring ceremonies Meghann Scully center_img Singer-Songwriter Ivan Nicolas joins Meghann Scully for the Limerick Post Show to chat about his music, grá for Limerick, and his plans for the future. #KeepingLimerickPosted Live Venue Collective Report – Over 2000 people hired, 405 live shows hosted, and 416,000 audience members engaged Limerick Post Show | Raging Sons release Someone Else’s Love Limerick Post Show | Niamh talks Limerick Limerick Post Show | Dora Gola NewsShowVideoLimerick Post Show | Ivan NicolasBy Meghann Scully – August 26, 2019 291 Twitter Facebooklast_img read more

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Punxsutawney Phil’s town misses Groundhog Day boost

first_img Twitter Punxsutawney Phil’s town misses Groundhog Day boost WhatsApp Facebook Pinterest Facebook Pinterest Groundhog Club Inner Circle member Dave Gigliotti checks the temperature of President Jeff Lundy during the 135th celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. Phil’s handlers said that the groundhog has forecast six more weeks of winter weather during this year’s event that was held without anyone in attendance due to potential COVID-19 risks.center_img By Digital AIM Web Support – February 3, 2021 WhatsApp Twitter TAGS  Local NewsBusinessPeopleLifestyleUS News Previous articleWith ‘Mank’ and ‘The Crown,’ Netflix dominates Globes nomsNext articleExchange Bank Announces Shari DeMaris as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more

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Global AXL Kinase inhibitor Pipeline Insights 2021: Emerging Drugs Include Sitravatinib (Mirati Therapeutics) and…

first_img Twitter TAGS  Facebook By Digital AIM Web Support – February 19, 2021 Pinterest DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 19, 2021– The “AXL Kinase inhibitor – Pipeline Insight, 2021” drug pipelines has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This “AXL Kinase inhibitor – Pipeline Insight, 2021,” report provides comprehensive insights about 15+ companies and 15+ pipeline drugs in AXL Kinase inhibitor pipeline landscape. It covers the pipeline drug profiles, including clinical and nonclinical stage products. It also covers the therapeutics assessment by product type, stage, route of administration, and molecule type. It further highlights the inactive pipeline products in this space. Report HighlightsThe companies and academics are working to assess challenges and seek opportunities that could influence AXL Kinase inhibitor R&D. The therapies under development are focused on novel approaches for AXL Kinase inhibitor. AXL Kinase inhibitor Emerging Drugs Chapters This segment of the AXL Kinase inhibitor report encloses its detailed analysis of various drugs in different stages of clinical development, including phase III, II, I, preclinical and Discovery. It also helps to understand clinical trial details, expressive pharmacological action, agreements and collaborations, and the latest news and press releases. AXL Kinase inhibitor Emerging DrugsBemcentinib: BerGenBio / Rigel Pharmaceuticals Bemcentinib (BGB324) is a potent, selective and orally bioavailable AXL inhibitor and a potential future cornerstone to therapy for aggressive diseases, including immune-evasive, therapy resistant cancers, fibrosis and viral infection. The drug is in phase II program, focused on establishing proof of concept that bemcentinib may reverse and prevent resistance to immune, targeted and chemotherapy.Sitravatinib: Mirati Therapeutics Sitravatinib is an oral, potent, spectrum-selective RTK inhibitor. It inhibits several closely related RTKs, including the TAM family (TYRO3, AXL and MER), VEGFR2 and KIT. This inhibition weakens the cancer’s defenses in the tumor microenvironment. AXL Kinase inhibitor: Therapeutic Assessment This segment of the report provides insights about the different AXL Kinase inhibitor drugs segregated based on following parameters that define the scope of the report, such as: Major Players working on AXL Kinase inhibitor There are approx. 15+ key companies which are developing the AXL Kinase inhibitor. The companies which have their AXL Kinase inhibitor drug candidates in the most advanced stage, i.e. Phase III include, Mirati Therapeutics. The report covers around 15+ products under different phases of clinical development likeLate-stage products (Phase III)Mid-stage products (Phase II)Early-stage products (Phase I/II and Phase I)Pre-clinical and Discovery stage candidatesDiscontinued & Inactive candidatesRoute of Administration AXL Kinase inhibitor pipeline report provides the therapeutic assessment of the pipeline drugs by the Route of Administration. Products have been categorized under various ROAs such asInfusionIntradermalIntramuscularIntranasalIntravaginalOralParenteralSubcutaneousTopicalMolecule Type Products have been categorized under various Molecule types such asVaccinesMonoclonal AntibodyPeptidesPolymerSmall moleculeProduct Type The drugs have been categorized under various product types like Mono, Combination and Mono/Combination. AXL Kinase inhibitor: Pipeline Development Activities The report provides insights into different therapeutic candidates in phase III, II, I, preclinical and discovery stage. It also analyses AXL Kinase inhibitor therapeutic drugs key players involved in developing key drugs. Pipeline Development Activities The report covers the detailed information of collaborations, acquisition and merger, licensing along with a thorough therapeutic assessment of emerging AXL Kinase inhibitor drugs. AXL Kinase inhibitor Report Insights Global AXL Kinase inhibitor Pipeline Insights 2021: Emerging Drugs Include Sitravatinib (Mirati Therapeutics) and Bemcentinib (BerGenBio / Rigel Pharmaceuticals) – ResearchAndMarkets.com Twitter AXL Kinase inhibitor Pipeline AnalysisTherapeutic AssessmentUnmet NeedsImpact of Drugs AXL Kinase inhibitor Report AssessmentPipeline Product ProfilesTherapeutic AssessmentPipeline AssessmentInactive drugs assessmentUnmet Needs Key Questions Answered Current Scenario and Emerging Therapies:How many companies are developing AXL Kinase inhibitor drugs?How many AXL Kinase inhibitor drugs are developed by each company?How many emerging drugs are in mid-stage, and late-stage of development for AXL Kinase inhibitor?What are the key collaborations (Industry-Industry, Industry-Academia), Mergers and acquisitions, licensing activities related to the AXL Kinase inhibitor therapeutics?What are the recent trends, drug types and novel technologies developed to overcome the limitation of existing therapies?What are the clinical studies going on for AXL Kinase inhibitor and their status?What are the key designations that have been granted to the emerging drugs? Key PlayersBerGenBioRigel PharmaceuticalsMirati TherapeuticsIpsenSignalChem LifesciencesArcus BiosciencesSymphogenQurient CoDaiichi Sankyo CompanyAraviveExelixis Key ProductsBemcentinibSitravatinibCabozantinibResearch programme: TAM inhibitorsResearch programme: AXL receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitorsSym 028Q-702AB 329Aravive S6XL092 For more information about this drug pipelines report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/ti83ou View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210219005221/en/ CONTACT: ResearchAndMarkets.com Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager [email protected] For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900 KEYWORD: INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH GENERAL HEALTH SOURCE: Research and Markets Copyright Business Wire 2021. 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Fudge, Calabria Discuss Housing Affordability, Equity, and More

first_img Fudge, Calabria Discuss Housing Affordability, Equity, and More About Author: Christina Hughes Babb  Print This Post 2021-04-20 Christina Hughes Babb April 20, 2021 997 Views Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, News The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Christina Hughes Babb is a reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Southern Methodist University, she has been a reporter, editor, and publisher in the Dallas area for more than 15 years. During her 10 years at Advocate Media and Dallas Magazine, she published thousands of articles covering local politics, real estate, development, crime, the arts, entertainment, and human interest, among other topics. She has won two national Mayborn School of Journalism Ten Spurs awards for nonfiction, and has penned pieces for Texas Monthly, Salon.com, Dallas Observer, Edible, and the Dallas Morning News, among others. Home / Daily Dose / Fudge, Calabria Discuss Housing Affordability, Equity, and More Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Previous: Examining the Racial Divide in Home Sales Next: FHFA Extends COVID-Related Loan Flexibilities Related Articles Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Two U.S. government agency members who hold positions vital to the housing finance world Tuesday addressed mortgage bankers attending a virtual conference. Back-to-back, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge and Mark Calabria, Federal Housing Finance Administration (FHFA) Director who oversees government-sponsored agencies (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, took the stage at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) 2021 Spring Conference and Expo.  Fudge says that during recent months millions of households have fallen behind on mortgage payments. She says she is happy to report that help is on the way in the form of the Biden-Harris administration’s American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which addresses several housing-related issues including expanding housing opportunities and reducing the racial wealth gap. “[The plan] will deliver nearly $10 million to help homeowners avoid foreclosure, and nearly four and a half-billion dollars to help struggling households afford electricity, heat, and other utilities,” Fudge said.  Being new to the role, Fudge is just getting started, but she has announced ambitious plans for ensuing years. She says creating more housing opportunities is imperative, especially for those who historically have been treated unfairly. “Owning a home is still the best way to build wealth, yet the reality is that for too many people that dream of buying a home is becoming more and more difficult to attain,” she said. “This is especially true for African Americans. In fact, the homeownership gap between black and white families is wider today than it was in 1960, which banks could still legally discriminate against borrowers based on the color of their skin.” She goes on to say that the President’s infrastructure plan, which calls for major new investments into our housing sector, is evidence of the administration’s commitment to providing a path to homeownership for more Americans.  It is long past the time for our country to fully realize the promise of fair housing, Fudge said. “Our department is committed to enacting an agenda rooted in fairness and equity. That means we must have an effective disparate impact to combat housing discrimination.”  Fudge expressed gratitude to the mortgage banking industry, acknowledging that its members “play a vital role in making homeownership possible for millions of Americans.” Calabria followed Fudge on the virtual stage where he too applauded the industry and government-agency response to COVID-19 and its fallout. Referring to loan flexibilities, extensions, and other efforts to support borrowers, Calabria said he believes joint actions to keep people in their homes saved lives.  “I hope that’s something that we all, not lose sight of in the broader scheme of things,” he added. Still, he said, COVID is not over. “The full impact on our economy financial system and labor market still remains uncertain. This of course is why we at FHFA are hard at work making sure that our policies continue to respond to these challenges as they evolve.” He too acknowledged the racial homeownership gap and Fannie and Freddie’s role in creating housing opportunities. “I was very proud and delighted earlier this year to authorize Fannie and Freddie to contribute $1 billion dollars to the affordable housing trust funds, which is a record amount,” Calabria said.  The FHFA Director touched on the Preferred Stock Purchase Agreement (PSPA), an integral part of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s government conservatorship. (By way of the PSPA, Treasury promised to invest in Fannie and Freddie’s equity up to very large amounts to minimize the likelihood of the GSEs ever having negative net worth, which effectively has restored market confidence in the enterprises). He advised listeners to see the PSPA as a line of credit, with accompanying restrictions. “I think it’s also worth remembering that the PSPS themselves are not meant to be permanent, these are temporary bridges to getting Fannie and Freddie fully capitalized.” As for Fannie and Freddie’s government-conservatorship status, Calabria said the FHFA is constantly considering input from the industry as it makes decisions.  “FHFA is continuing to put in place key regulations that support the enterprise’s safety and soundness and ability to fulfill their mission, across the economic cycle,” he said. “I encourage [mortgage bankers] to continue to engage with FHFA, provide your market insights to help us inform our work. Through all the changes and continuing challenges of 2021, I remain optimistic about what we can accomplish working together.”  Share 1Save The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Subscribelast_img read more

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Palestinian Ambassador thanks the people of Donegal for their support

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“Doubtful Whether Offence U/S S. 354 Of IPC Is Made Out”; Bombay HC Grants Anticipatory Bail To Accused [Read Order]

first_imgNews Updates”Doubtful Whether Offence U/S S. 354 Of IPC Is Made Out”; Bombay HC Grants Anticipatory Bail To Accused [Read Order] Nitish Kashyap15 Oct 2020 8:46 PMShare This – xThe Bombay High Court granted anticipatory bail to a man accused of outraging the modesty of a woman who worked in his office as an Assistant. After examining the facts of the case, Court held that though the offence would definitely fall under the offence of sexual harassment (Section 354A), it is slightly doubtful as to whether it would fall U/s.354 of the IPC.Justice Sarang V Kotwal…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 Bombay High Court granted anticipatory bail to a man accused of outraging the modesty of a woman who worked in his office as an Assistant. After examining the facts of the case, Court held that though the offence would definitely fall under the offence of sexual harassment (Section 354A), it is slightly doubtful as to whether it would fall U/s.354 of the IPC.Justice Sarang V Kotwal was hearing an anticipatory bail application filed by one Raviraj Gupta. Court noted that the case is solely dependent on the version of the victim. If ultimately it is proved that the allegations are false, then the applicant will suffer irreparable loss if he is arrested, the bench observed.The FIR was lodged by the victim herself on September 26, 2020. She has stated in her FIR that, she had joined M/s. RR Associates since September 18, 2020. They had their office at Santacruz. She was employed as an Office Assistant. On September 25, 2020, she attended her duty at 7:30 am and the applicant came to the office at 11:30 am. He went out for some time and returned at 2:00 pm. Then, he started discussing some work with the informant. While she was sitting on a chair, the applicant touched her inappropriately. The informant moved away. The applicant again came near her and again touched her inappropriately. The informant got scared. Thus, according to the informant, her modesty was outraged. She immediately told the applicant that she did not approve of his behaviour. At that time, the applicant accepted what she told him. After that, for two hours the applicant did not speak to her. After two hours he tried to tell the informant that in their profession all that was acceptable and that, if she cooperated, he would raise her salary. At that time, the informant told the applicant that she did not want to continue with her job. In the evening, at 7 pm, she went home and told her mother about the incident. They decided to lodge FIR and on the next day, the FIR on these allegations was lodged. Dr. Abhinav Chandrachud appeared on behalf of the accused and submitted that the allegations at the highest may show the offence U/s.354-A of IPC which is a bailable offence, but offence U/s.354 of IPC is not made out. The essential ingredients of section 354 of IPC are lacking. The applicant cannot be denied bail in this offence, but the applicant has apprehension of being arrested and, therefore, he deserves protection of anticipatory bail, Dr.Chandrachud argued.Court noted that APP Amol Palkar could not show how essential ingredients of section 354 of IPC were reflected in the allegations, though, outraging of modesty was sufficiently established by the allegations. APP Palkar could not show how force was involved in the entire episode. However, he submitted that the applicant had given a false address in the cause title of the application and that he had not cooperated with the investigation at all, the bench observed.After examining Section 354, then bench noted-“The essential ingredients of this section are; using criminal force or assault. Section 349 of the IPC defines ‘Force’. Section 350 of the IPC defines ‘Criminal Force’ and section 351 of the IPC defines ‘Assault’. All these definitions are interlinked. In the peculiar facts of the case, it is doubtful as to whether these ingredients were present when the offence took place. However, observing anything in this behalf would be premature. This will have to be decided during a full-fledged trial. Today I am only considering whether custodial interrogation of the applicant is necessary and, therefore, whether anticipatory bail should be granted to him.” Then, Justice Kotwal observed that it is always difficult to find corroboration because this offence normally takes place in privacy. Court noted that although at the first instance, the applicant touched the informant inappropriately at around 2 pm, she did not immediately leave the office or did not express her grievance to anyone else. This is understandable, Justice Kotwal said.However, the applicant did not use any force to prevent the informant from going out or he did not restrict her movement. After two hours he made an indecent proposal. It was rejected immediately by the first informant. Even thereafter she continued working in the office till about 7 pm and then she went home. On the next day she lodged her FIR, Court noted. The judgment records-“In such cases, delay of a day in lodging the FIR does not make real difference. But the fact remains that till 7 pm the applicant had not assaulted her, had not used criminal force on her or he had not threatened her. Thus, though the offence would definitely fall U/s.354-A of the IPC. it is slightly doubtful as to whether it would fall U/s.354 of the IPC. But as mentioned earlier, this will have to be decided at the time of trial. At this stage, these allegations and the defence hang in balance for deciding the question whether section 354 of IPC is made out or not. The case is solely dependent on the version of the victim. If ultimately it is proved that the allegations are false, then the applicant will suffer irreparable loss if he is arrested.”Thus, the application for anticipatory bail was allowed.Click Here To Download Order[Read Order] Next Storylast_img read more

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