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first_img See all posts by Jonathan Smith “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Cheap UK stocks: down 50%+ in a year, would I buy these 4 FTSE 100 shares? Jonathan Smith | Monday, 5th October, 2020 Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! jonathansmith1 has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. 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Image source: Getty Images Enter Your Email Address 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. Human nature means that we all want to get a good deal when we buy something. This can be negotiating over buying a car or a house, or even snapping up sale bargains. This carries over into investing in the stock market. For many, buying a UK stock when it’s at all-time highs isn’t as appealing as buying a cheap UK stock. Buying when the share price is heavily in the red can make you feel that you’ve got a good deal.This view can be correct and work out well long term, but investors need to be very careful. Sometimes the stock is cheap for a reason as the business is struggling, rather than falling (perhaps unfairly) along with its peers during a market crash. Over the past 12 months, several FTSE 100 stocks are down over 50%. So are they cheap buys, or are their low prices a warning sign?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…AviationTwo stocks that fall into this category are linked to the airline sector. These are Rolls-Royce and International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG). Rolls-Royce supplies engines and works on service and maintenance. IAG owns British Airways and Aer Lingus, along with other brands. Between the two firms, the share prices are down between 70% and 84%. This is in large part due to the pandemic, with associated lockdowns and a reluctance by many to travel.Does the slump make these UK stocks cheap? This is a really tough one to answer at the moment. Rolls-Royce is struggling to operate, made evident by the news late last week about a new rights issue and bond issue, aiming to raise £5bn. IAG is also looking to raise fresh capital. In my opinion, this sector is too risky to invest in at the moment. A small speculative investment could be warranted, but I wouldn’t invest more than you’re happy to lose.OilThe other major industry that has massively underperformed over the past year is oil. Shares in BP are down 56%, with Royal Dutch Shell down 59%. Both firms have suffered indirectly from the pandemic. For example, demand for jet fuel has fallen off a cliff, which impacts revenues. Demand for petrol and diesel also slumped during Q2, although this has almost returned to normal. Pressure on the oil price has also eaten into margins. This makes the two stocks look cheap.I’m more optimistic on the two oil majors recovering in the long term. The firms are part of a small club that dominates the industry, so demand will always be shared out between them. Demand for refined products should continue to head back towards normal, as governments cannot afford to have prolonged national lockdowns as earlier this year. Further, if dividends are reinstated back to the level seen before the pandemic, this should attract a wave of income investors. So I think these shares do look cheap but potentially valuable too.Cheap UK stocks worth buyingOne of the signs of a good investor is deciding when not to buy a stock. Fear of missing out is simply not a valid investing strategy. 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first_img Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Tampa, FL Featured Jobs & Calls Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Shreveport, LA Advocacy Peace & Justice, Rector Collierville, TN Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Tags Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Pittsburgh, PA Director of Music Morristown, NJ The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Africa, Rector Belleville, IL Submit an Event Listing Curate Diocese of Nebraska An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET 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 Columbus, GA Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Bath, NC Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS center_img Rector Washington, DC Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Archbishop of Cape Town speaks out about water ‘inequality’ Posted Feb 7, 2017 Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Submit a Job Listing Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Featured Events Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Martinsville, VA Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis 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 Anglican Communion, Press Release Service [Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba has said the problem of water supply and sanitation illustrates why South Africa “is one of the most unequal countries in the world.” The archbishop also described the problem of drought as one of the biggest risks facing South Africa’s businesses – causing food shortages, price increases and the loss of jobs for casual workers.Full article. Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Environment & Climate Change Rector Knoxville, TN Submit a Press Release Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Albany, NY last_img read more

first_img Please enter your name here Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Please enter your comment! International recording artist and Emmy award-winning composer Mark Wood, an original member of the multiplatinum-selling Trans-Siberian Orchestra and creator of the revolutionary Viper electric violin, is bringing his groundbreaking music education program Electrify Your Strings! (EYS) to Wekiva High School and Piedmont Lakes Middle School in Apopka.This exciting event will transform the student musicians into a full-fledged Rock Orchestra! Mark will perform with the students on his handcrafted 7-string fretted electric Viper violin as part of the 2018-2019 Electrify Your Strings! “Discovery Tour” on January 16th at 7 pm in the Wekiva High School Auditorium. The audience will be entertained by Mark’s original material, as well as his exciting arrangements of music by Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, and more in this one-man, multi-media show. Students from the Wekiva High School and Piedmont Lakes Middle School Orchestras will perform the finale with Mark, and one of Mark Wood’s Stingray SVX Electric Violins will be raffled off during the concert.When asked about Mark’s upcoming visit, Orchestra Director Stephan Labelle said, “I’ve been wanting to bring Mark to Orlando for a while and am so excited for him to work with my students! They are ready to rock!”The program – now in its 18th year – is a music education experience like no other. Wood and his team work directly with a school’s orchestra director to tailor-design a program for their school complete with a public performance at the end of the experience. EYS builds on the strong foundation in traditional music provided by music teachers; creating a partnership with educators that inspires students and boosts their self-esteem and motivation on stage and off. EYS has been featured on The Today Show, The CBS Evening News, and many more.Mark Wood is the owner and operator of Wood Violins, the premier manufacturer of electric orchestra string instruments worldwide. He studied under Maestro Leonard Bernstein, is a Juilliard-trained violinist and Emmy-winning composer. In addition to his solo career and his work with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Mark has worked with Celine Dion, Lenny Kravitz, Billy Joel, Kanye West and more.To prepare for this concert, Mark will teach the students about improvisation and personal expression on their violins, violas, cellos, and basses. The concert is open to the public with all profits going to the school music program.January 16th at 7 pmWekiva High School Auditorium2501 N. Hiawassee Rd. Apopka, FLTicket Information: $10 each available at the door or onlinehttps://aneveningwithmarkwoodandwekivahs.eventbrite.comRehearsals are open to the media. Please contact: Stephan Labelle (contact information above)For more information on Electrify Your Strings! please visit www.electrifyyourstrings.comTo find out more about Mark Wood, please visit www.markwoodmusic.comThe Viper electric violin is one of several electric instruments manufactured by Mark’s company Wood Violins – check them out at LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply TAGSMark WoodPiedmont Lakes Middle Schoolwekiva high school Previous articleThe bizarre phenomenon of vacation surprise videosNext article3 ways to be smart on social media Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here The Anatomy of Fear From Stephan Labelle, Orchestra Director of Wekiva High School Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

first_imgSunday Aug 3, 2014 Waratahs win Super Rugby title after nail-biting thriller with the Crusaders Adam Ashley Cooper scored twice but it was Waratahs flyhalf Bernard Foley that struck a long distance, last minute penalty to claim a well deserved 33-32 Super Rugby Final victory over the Crusaders in Sydney. It is the Waratahs’ first ever Super Rugby title. The match was played at a fantastic tempo throughout, with neither side giving in to the typical ‘finals rugby’ style of play that we’ve seen all too often in the past. This was one of the games of the year, final or not, typified by the 20-20 deadlock just minutes into the second half.In the end it came down to a big call by referee Craig Joubert at the death, as he penalised Richie McCaw at the ruck. Foley stepped up and slotted the 45 metre penalty, only just, and the rest is history, with the Waratahs winning their first ever title, in front of a record crowd of 61 823.The Waratahs had lead early on, shooting out to a 14-0 lead but the Crusaders aren’t the most successful side in Super Rugby history for nothing, and they came back to within inches of winning it, had it not been for Foley’s trusty right boot. “I was hitting them well all night and it was probably right on my distance,” the tournament’s top points scorer said. “I had to give it my all and the rugby gods were on our side.”Waratahs skipper Michael Hooper admitted that he thought Foley didn’t quite have the distance.“I thought it went under, but it went over and I was ecstatic,” Hooper said.The Waratahs join the Crusaders, Blues, Chiefs, Brumbies, Reds and Bulls as only the seventh franchise to win a Super Rugby crown.Fans, pundits and players took to twitter post match to express their joy at what they had just witnessed. This will go down as an all time classic, and rightly so. Kudos to both teams for the attitude, skill level and dogged determination they displayed throughout.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart 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

first_img “COPY” Save this picture!© Henrik Magnusson+ 43 Share Architects: Johan Sundberg Year Completion year of this architecture project ArchDaily 2006 Bergman – Werntoft House / Johan SundbergSave this projectSaveBergman – Werntoft House / Johan Sundberg Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Year:  CopyAbout this officeJohan SundbergOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoodVellingeHousesSwedenPublished on November 12, 2010Cite: “Bergman – Werntoft House / Johan Sundberg” 12 Nov 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogHandshowerhansgroheHand ShowersVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish- DI-NOC™ Glass FinishPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceCommunications2NIntercom – 2N® IP VersoCurtain WallsIsland Exterior FabricatorsPace Gallery Envelope SystemMetal PanelsTrimoModular Metal Wall – Qbiss OneConcreteSika3D Concrete PrintingMetal PanelsLorin IndustriesAnodized Aluminum – Gun Metal Grey with Arconic Tectur-Al™GlassDip-TechCeramic Printing for Public TransportationBeams / PillarsBlumer LehmannTimber Construction in Cambridge MosquePorcelain StonewareCeramiche KeopeCeramic Tiles – 9Cento MosaicTiles / Mosaic / GresiteRakoFloor and Wall Tiles – Serie PiazzettaMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?Bergman – Werntoft 住宅 / Johan Sundberg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 streamcenter_img CopyHouses•Vellinge, Sweden ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Houses Photographs “COPY” Bergman – Werntoft House / Johan Sundberg Photographs:  Henrik MagnussonText description provided by the architects. The house is situated in the heart of Ljungskogen forest, covering larger portions of the Ljunghusen residential area in Vellinge, south of Malmö. The earth is sandy and the flat ground is covered by a young pine forest. The site has therefore no views into the landscape.Save this picture!© Henrik MagnussonThe design is based on the Danish atrium house typology from the 60s and 70s and has an outer brick wall and an inner façade which is mostly glazed. The northern wing contains sleeping quarters and bathrooms; the eastern wing is the living area. The house is penetrated by several lightwells, and lines-of-sight play with the eye as you move through the rooms. Save this picture!© Henrik MagnussonThe inner and outer walls of the building are folded and doors and windows move in and out of alignment along the outer walls. This helps define spaces and views, frames the nature outside and creates an inner life. Save this picture!© Henrik MagnussonIn the inner courtyard, the same variations in the façade help create a relationship between the different wings of the house, and lines-of-sight that act as “internal” vistas. In this way, the inner spaces of the house are extended into the courtyard. Save this picture!© Henrik MagnussonAn important goal has been to invite nature into the house and to dissolve the climate barrier. There is a winter garden which can be completely opened on two sides, several sliding glass doors and the floors on the inside and outside have the same level. Save this picture!© Henrik MagnussonThe structure is based on a timber frame with steel reinforcements, placed on a concrete slab. The roof is made with a system of laminated veneer lumber which has been tapered towards the courtyard. The plastered walls are made of gas concrete and are painted black. The timbered walls are clad with planed Siberian larch.Save this picture!© Henrik MagnussonProject gallerySee allShow lessMarina + Beach Towers / Oppenheim Architecture + DesignArticlesDuplicated Bridge / Aristide AntonasArticles Share Swedenlast_img read more

first_img Community News Seventy-nine young people who are members of The First Tee of Greater Pasadena are being recognized for their outstanding academic achievement through The First Tee A/B Honor Roll program. These young people are among more than 6,500 participants at The First Tee chapters in the U.S. and select international locations who will be recognized for academic achievement.The A/B Honor Roll is a valuable opportunity that allows our participants from our chapter to demonstrate their commitment and excellence on and off the golf course. Every participant who provided their report cards were given an A/B Honor Roll Certificate and an A/B Honor Roll Bag Tag,” said Program Director Mark Fritz.The A/B Honor Roll, sponsored by Founding Corporate Partner Shell Oil Company, is a recognition given each semester to The First Tee participants who have made all As and Bs on their report cards. The First Tee acknowledges this academic accomplishment of all young people in the program by awarding each one a Certificate of Achievement.The First Tee of Greater Pasadena’s programs help young people learn life skills and develop core values on the golf course yet encourage them to transfer what they learn to other areas of their life, including school.About The First Tee of Greater PasadenaThe First Tee of Greater Pasadena is a Chapter of The First Tee and operates from the Brookside Golf Club, a 36-hole municipal golf facility located adjacent to the world-famous Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Additional facilities are located at the Alhambra Golf Course, Altadena Golf Course, Arroyo Seco Golf Course, Eaton Canyon Golf Course and Glen Oaks Golf and Learning Center, Glendora Country Club and Marshall Canyon Golf Course. The chapter holds golf programs directed towards youth ages 5 to 17, and aims at impacting young people’s lives by employing the game of golf while providing educational programs on: 1) character building, 2) instilling life-enhancing values, and 3) promoting healthy choices. For more information, visit 7 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Subscribe Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Business News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS More Cool Stuff HerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyRemove Belly Fat Without Going Under The KnifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeauty Community Newscenter_img Top of the News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Education Local Youth Recognized by The First Tee of Greater Pasadena for Outstanding Academic Achievement From STAFF REPORTS Published on Monday, February 20, 2017 | 11:09 am First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Make a comment 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.last_img read more

first_imgTop StoriesSC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance Of Financial Difficulties Of Advocates Amid COVID-19 ; Issues Notice To BCI, State Bar Councils Radhika Roy22 July 2020 1:18 AMShare This – xThe Supreme Court has taken suo moto cognizance of the financial difficulties being faced by lawyers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A Bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde was hearing a plea filed by the Bar Council of India which sought for directions to the Centre/State and UT Governments for financial assistance to lawyers, on account of losses faced due to…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 Supreme Court has taken suo moto cognizance of the financial difficulties being faced by lawyers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A Bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde was hearing a plea filed by the Bar Council of India which sought for directions to the Centre/State and UT Governments for financial assistance to lawyers, on account of losses faced due to decreasing litigation work in wake of the pandemic. The Bench issued notice, returnable within 2 weeks, to the Centre, Bar Council of India, State Bar Councils, each High Court’s Registrar General, and recognized High Court Bar Associations. The Bar Associations have been directed to show cause why a fund for relief cannot be set up for deserving and eligible advocates.   The suo moto cognizance for lawyer’s financial aid, will be taken up with BCI’s plea. The plea filed by the Bar Council of India highlights that the BCI itself does not have the funds to help the lawyers in need. It has therefore sought for directions to the Respondents to arrange financial assistance by way of interest free loan up to Rs. 3 lakhs each to advocates enrolled with the respective Bar Council of each State through the said Bar Council, repayable in reasonable monthly instalments at least 12 months after normal court functioning commences”. The petition, filed through Advocate SN Bhat, also seeks a direction to the Union of India and the respective State Governments to “financially support the needy advocates through respective Bar Associations by depositing the amount directly in the accounts of the said advocates after receiving the necessary details from the respective Bar Association”. The plea further avers that the prolonged closure of the courts and tribunals all over the country since March 2020 due to the lockdown has deprived the majority of the advocates their only source of income. It is highlighted that most of the advocates, especially youngsters, have no savings and are solely dependent on the working of courts for their livelihoods. “The situation of some of them is so grim that it may not be an exaggeration to say that they face virtual starvation and they require urgent and immediate financial aid and succor”, the plea states. Today, Senior Advocate Manan Kumar Mishra, Chairman of BCI, appeared before the Court. The Bench headed by the CJI dictated the Order, noting that the “unprecedented crisis demands unprecedent resolution” as the pandemic had taken a “heavy toll on the rights of the citizens, and particularly, the legal fraternity”. “The legal fraternity is restricted to income – bound by rules. Not entitled to earn income by alternative means. Closure of Courts has led to a situation which has rid them of a sizeable proportion of their income and therefore, livelihood.” The CJI further observed that it was a “dire circumstance” and that medical advice dictacted against the resumption of Courts as doing the same would jeopardise the health of judges, lawyers, and equally important, the staff of the Court. Accordingly, the Bench considered it appropriate to issue notice to all recognized Bar Associations of all High Courts to show cause why a fund for relief should not be set up for deserving and eligible advocates. The Bench also observed that it is important to determine the norms for financial aid of such institutions, and therefore, issued notice to Union of India, Bar Council of India, and all State Bar Councils, as well as the Registrar General of each High Court.   Next Storylast_img read more

first_imgiStock/Thinkstock(MARSHALL, Mich.) —  Just four days after the March for Our Lives protests were held across the country in the wake of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, some residents of a Michigan suburb took to the streets again to protest the annual “Build Your Own AR-15” class at a local VFW hall.The class, run by a local gun dealer, sparked about two dozen protesters to descend on VFW hall 4073 which hosted the event in Marshall, Mich. on Tuesday.This is the third year that the class is being held in the space, and the recent protests and gun law debates didn’t stop it from moving forward.“We did consider [canceling], but owing to the great response we were getting, we decided to go ahead with it,” John Delaney, the quartermaster of the lodge, told ABC News.The class is run by Chris Walden, who owns a gun business in nearby Battle Creek. There are four monthly sessions where enrollees buy the various parts and build their own AR-15s.“This is an opportunity for Americans to exercise their Second Amendment right to help those who are protesting this voice their First Amendment right,” Walden told local CBS station WWMT.ABC News was not able to reach Walden for comment.Delaney said that he was present for the class on Tuesday but wasn’t planning to attend the rest of the sessions this year, having already participated twice before. He said that there were about 60 people who attended the class on Tuesday, which he said was “a little bigger” than past classes, and there were 24 people who protested peacefully outside.“I knew several of the people over on the other side of the fence there and we had a couple ladies from the protest come in and talk to us and ask questions,” he said. “It was kind of, I’d say, productive.”One of the protesters, Pam Daume, told WWMT that the timing of the event was disrespectful to the victims of school shootings.“The event is disgusting,” Daume told WWMT. “It’s a slap in the face to all of the children who have died.”Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

first_imgIncreasingresponsibility for T&D rests with line managers, but how much time do theyput into it and how effective is their involvement? Sue Clark asks across-section of organisations for their experiencesGaryMilesProgramme director, Roffey Park Management InstituteOursurvey of 180 line managers and team members in 1999 showed that the majorityrecognise development as an effective way to improve performance, increasemotivation or bring about change.Thekey types of development interventions most commonly used are coaching,feedback, counselling, on-the-job training, mentoring, help with the selectionof courses, work shadowing and arranging visits to other organisations.However,the survey revealed that nearly 30 per cent of line managers spend less thaneight hours a month developing others, while 47 per cent spend between eightand 16 hours on development.Timewas cited as a major barrier to effective coaching and development, whilefeedback was hampered if the culture in the organisation did not encourageopenness.Therewas also a mixed response to the idea of reward for developing people. Some seedeveloping others as a normal part of their job while others believe theyshould get a financial reward linked to team performance.Evaluatingthe development of others also appears to be a significant challenge and linemanagers clearly need more help with this.GlendaMartinTraining and development manager, Boots the Chemist, IrelandI’mnot surprised by the figures from Roffey Park, but you have to focus on theother aspects of development beyond the recognised training and developmentthat goes on between the individual and his or her line manager.AtBoots development is one of the key elements of their job, but it is often doneindirectly, for example by facilitating learning through buddy systems whereindividuals meet with their peers and share information. The line managers willset these groups up and monitor them but they won’t actually take part.Moredirectly, line managers provide coaching and leadership, and they cascadelearning down.Theyare also part of projects and working parties where groups will co-operate toachieve a goal. Developmentactivities are sandwiched between pre and post briefings that focus on how totransfer any learning back into the work place.Theirrole in training and development is crucial to the organisation.ChrisJefferiesHead of training, First QuenchThereis a danger where a training and development function exists within anorganisation that line managers, consciously or not, will not view T&D aspart of their job, especially when they have other priorities.Weemphasise the role of our line managers’ involvement in development byequipping them with coaching skills. Thenwe have a process whereby the line managers become self-sufficient. Theyidentify any training need and then solve it from their own resources.Anindividual from the team will provide the expertise to develop others, theT&D function equips them with the skills.Forexample we have been running a cascade programme where an evangelist or coachis chosen from each training event to pass on the skills to the next group. Itstarted at board level and is working its way to our 20,000 staff who are basedat 2,500 retail units around the UK.Itis a bit of a trade off, a compromise on quality. But we need to deliver agreat deal to many people rather than a little to a few.Trainingin our organisation is like fishing: we teach our people how to do it, ratherthan give them the fish.MikeSpillerGroup personnel and training director, Granada Food ServicesLinemanagers play an important role in training and development within ourorganisation as we believe it is the most effective way to improve performance andmotivation. It is sufficiently important to be included in the job descriptionsof all line managers.Professionaltrainers instruct managers on how to train, and they have developed modules andmaterials which enable the line managers to conduct the training with theirteams.Andas we promote training as a line responsibility, our trainers report to themanaging directors, thereby ensuring the training of line managers and that oftheir teams is focused on the needs of the business, individuals and teams.Wealso encourage line managers’ own development using internal and externalsources.Ifa line manager is being developed then it is more likely they will beencouraged to develop their own staff.However,training only becomes really effective when it is owned by line managers and islinked to business, individual and group needs.KirstenBarclayHuman resources manager, Welsh Development AgencyManytraining and development experts believe that individual training needs arebest identified jointly by the line manager and individual team member.Butif the individual and manager are best placed to identify individual trainingneeds, does it necessarily follow that they are best placed to identify themost appropriate means of addressing the need?Managersand their teams are often not aware of the different ways that learning canoccur and inevitably fall back upon the trainer-led course, neglecting otherlearning methodologies such as project work, CBT, professional networks, eventhe precursor of much CBT – directed reading!Nonetheless,devolving HR to the line means that managers increasingly have a role inidentifying and addressing training needs in their teams.Theinevitable next step is devolving some if not all of the training budget toline managers for their local level training.Ideallymanagers will then have an explicit objective in their annual appraisal –developing team members. 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first_imgThe move follows the commissioning of the Cameron LNG project Train 1 in August 2019 Image: Computer rendering of Cameron LNG project. (Credit: Sempra Energy) McDermott International and its joint venture partner Chiyoda International have introduced feed gas to Train 2 of the $10bn Cameron LNG phase 1 project in Hackberry, Louisiana, in the US, marking its final commissioning step.The move follows the commissioning of the Train 1 of the Cameron LNG project in August 2019, following its substantial completion.McDermott North, Central and South America senior vice-president Mark Coscio said: “Congratulations to the entire Cameron LNG project team who continues to make strides on this project and remains focused on providing stellar project delivery as we reach another notable milestone.”Planned to produce around 14 million tonnes per year of liquefied natural gas, the Cameron LNG facility will be developed in two phases and is expected to be one of the largest LNG producers and exporters.Phase 1 of Cameron LNG project will include three liquefaction trainsThe phase 1 of the LNG project will include three liquefaction trains each with an estimated export capability of 12 million tonnes per annum (mtpa), and one new 160,000m³ full-containment LNG storage tank.Additionally, the facility will include refrigerant and condensate product storage tanks as well as a truck loading area.The second phase of the project includes the development of two 4.98mtpa LNG trains along with a 160,000m³ storage tank, two boil-off gas compressor units, two liquid nitrogen storage tanks, and one diesel and one condensate storage tank.The project is jointly owned by Sempra LNG and Midstream with 50.2% sake, Total with 16.6% interest, Mitsui with 16.6% stake, and Japan LNG Investment holding 16.6% interest.Japan LNG Investment is a joint venture between Mitsubishi Corporation and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK).McDermott and Chiyoda are executing the Cameron LNG Phase 1 project under engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth around $6bn.The second and third trains of the Cameron LNG project are scheduled to come on stream by late-2019 and mid-2020, respectively.last_img read more