News WhatsApp By News Highland – September 3, 2014 Facebook Twitter Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Previous articleAngelina’s wedding dress revealedNext articleFinal chance for O’Neill to assess ahead of qualifiers News Highland Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Google+ It’s claimed Northern Ireland’s Secretary of State will tell hundreds of IRA terror suspects they no longer have immunity from prosecution.According to the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Theresa Villiers is due to announce that the “comfort letters” – issued to on-the-run suspects ahead of the Good Friday Agreement – are now worthless.The letters were thrown back into the spotlight after the collapse of the Hyde Park bombing trial – after it emerged that 62-year-old Donegal man John Downey received one.Belfast-based security correspondent Alan Murray says the move will do little to comfort the relatives of IRA victims.Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/08murr1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp Twitter 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry On the Run letters to be deemed worthless by British Government Google+ Pinterest Facebook Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire
Top Stories”No Limits To Atrocities Of UP Police”:BCI Condemns Police Assault On Etah Advocate-Requests CJI & CJ of Allahabad HC To Take Action Against Guilty Sparsh Upadhyay26 Dec 2020 5:30 AMShare This – xTaking a very serious notice of the incident which took place at Etah, Uttar Pradesh a few days back, the Bar Council Of India has issued a Press Release resolving to request Chief Justice of India & Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court to take “immediate steps to find out the guilty police personnel and issue a direction to Uttar Pradesh Government to immediately put them…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?LoginTaking a very serious notice of the incident which took place at Etah, Uttar Pradesh a few days back, the Bar Council Of India has issued a Press Release resolving to request Chief Justice of India & Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court to take “immediate steps to find out the guilty police personnel and issue a direction to Uttar Pradesh Government to immediately put them under suspension, transfer them and remove them from service.” It maybe be noted that the Police broke open the door of a house, and had dragged & pulled an Advocate (who was in Advocate’s dress) and had assaulted him mercilessly. The video of this incident had got viral recently. Stating that “there is no limit to such atrocities of Uttar Pradesh Police and it has crossed all the limits”, the Press Release adds that similar incidents have been witnessed in West Bengal, Bihar and almost all state and that “such actions of the police is rather worse than the crime committed by any hardened criminal/s.” The Press Release also states, “The act of police of Uttar Pradesh is shocking, this cannot be expected from the protectors of Law and Order. The brutality clearly shows that the police personnel of Etah were acting with some planning with some ulterior motive.” While requesting the CJI & CJ of Allahabad High Court to take actions, the BCI has also added that its request hasn’t been considered by Uttar Pradesh Government. “Can’t Tolerate Such Atrocities Anymore” The BCI has stated in its Press Release that it “cannot tolerate such atrocities anymore and if the Judiciary and the Government are ignoring such atrocities on the Lawyers or even on common man, the Bar will have no option except to come on roads.” It further states that the Council has also resolved to write to Hon’ble Mr. Amit Shah, the Union Home Minister to take suitable action in the matter and make immediate suitable laws for providing protection to the Lawyers of the country. Other proposed steps of the Council The Bar Council of India has resolved and stated that the entire Legal Fraternity is in support of Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh and Lawyers of Uttar Pradesh on this issue.The Council is going to convene a joint meeting of representatives of all the State Bar Councils through Video-Conferencing to decide the future course of action within 3-4 days.The Joint Meeting shall also consider the inaction of Union and State Governments who have failed to provide any financial assistance to Lawyers during these bad days of pandemic. The Press Release states that the Apex Court too, “has not done anything to help the Lawyers and the writ filed by Bar Council of India and suo-motu matter are still pending.” “We only wanted some interest free or soft rated loan from Government for the needy Lawyers, but, even that is not being done by the Government”, the Press Release states. Regarding Court Proceedings (Physical, not Virtual) Expressing “serious concern on the intention of Government in planning to introduce the system of Virtual Hearings of Court proceedings and to give a go-bye to physical hearings”, the Press Release says, “The Rules and proposal to make this system of virtual hearings permanent feature can never be accepted by Advocates of the country. Such proposal would be very dangerous and may lead to putting/ giving the entire system in the pockets of some selected ‘big Law Firms’ and few other ‘blessed Lawyers’. The Indian Bar is not going to accept it at any cost. ‘Physical Hearings’ should be resumed throughout the country without any delay” Regarding Foreign Lawyers & Law Firm Stating that the proposal of Government to allow the Foreign Law Firms has been rejected by Bar Council of India on several occasions in past and all the State Bar Councils of the country and Bar Council of India have been stating and replying that this is not in the interest of the Indian Bar, the Press Release questions the move to raise this issue in the Parliament. Calling it a matter of serious concern for the .Indian Bar, Bar Council of India has stated that “unless the interest of the Indian Lawyers who practice right from the Lower Courts to the highest Court of the land are protected and Indian Law Firms/Lawyers are allowed to practice and establish in the bigger countries like USA, UK, Australia and other European countries without any rigorous/impractical conditions, on reciprocal basis, the Indian Bar will not allow the foreign Lawyers or Law Firms to establish here.” Furthermore, the Press Release adds that the area of practice of foreign lawyers has to be very limited, “so as to not to affect the Indian Lawyers practice in Civil, Criminal and other Laws.” Lastly, it states, “Lawyers and Law Firms of some of the irrelevant countries are applying for practice in India, while there is no scope for Indian Law Firms or Lawyers to practice in those countries and it would open a flood gate for them in our country without any benefit to Indian Lawyers.” The Joint Meeting of representatives of State Bar Councils and High Court Bar Associations would be considering all the issues in coming week.Click Here To Download Press ReleaseRead Press ReleaseSubscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. 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Miralem Pjanić is the best player of Roma in this season. The BH national team player is playing the best season of his career, and it is no wonder that he is one of the main topics in Italy.According to La Gazetta dello Sport, Pjanić is the first on the wish list of Luis Enrique, the coach of Barcelona. Enrique is trying to find a substitute for the legendary Xavi who is playing for the Qatar club Al-Sadd as of this season, and he sees precisely Pjanić as the ideal player for Barcelona’s system.Luis Enrique brought Pjanić from Lyon to Roma in 2011 for 11 million EUR, and today he will see him on the field again, this time in the Champions League at the match between Barcelona and Roma.Barcelona’s transfer ban imposed by FIFA expires in January. Apart from being reinforced by Arda Turan and Aleix Vidal, the Catalonians might bring the BH ace as well.(Source: klix.ba)
Older people have been asked to take extra care following the status yellow weather warning issued for Donegal between Friday and Saturday morning. High winds and disruptive conditions are expected this Friday night as Storm Hannah arrives from the Atlantic.Donegal is expected to escape the worst of the potentially damaging storm, which will hit the southwest coast of the country this afternoon. Heavy winds with mean speeds of 50-65km/h with gusts of 90 to 110 km/h are expected during the night.ALONE is advising older people who are concerned about their own wellbeing during the stormy weather to call for assistance and help if needed.The volunteer group is also calling on members of the public to check on their older neighbours and assist them if they need to travel to the local shop or post office during the bad weather.Seán Moynihan, CEO of ALONE, said: “Following a status yellow weather warning for across the country, we are calling on all members of the public to remember their older neighbours living alone and to consider their needs. We’re advising older people to be prepared by ensuring they have adequate heat, medication, food and to stay indoors where possible.” Further information, including advice and tips for older people in extreme weather conditions, can be found on www.alone.ie.Public urged to check in on older neighbours as Storm Hannah closes in was last modified: April 26th, 2019 by Shaun KeenanShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:storm hannah
As expected Airbus has launched two new versions of its very popular A330 aircraft taking advantage of the latest engine technology from Rolls Royce.Dubbed the A330-800neo and A330-900neo, two new aircraft will incorporate latest generation Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, aerodynamic enhancements and new cabin features. Benefitting from the economics, versatility and reliability of the A330, the A330neo reduces fuel consumption by a claimed 14 per cent per seat, making it one of the most cost efficient, medium range wide body aircraft in the market. The A330neo will also have an increase of range up to 400 nautical miles. Deliveries of the A330neo will start in Q4 2017. Tom Enders, CEO of Airbus Group said that the A330 is a very important margin (profit) contributor for Airbus. “It’s also one of the most reliable and efficient commercial aircraft ever. Customers love it. With our decision to re-engine the plane, we will keep the A330 flying high for many more years to come.” In addition to the new Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, the A330neo will feature incremental innovations, including aerodynamic enhancements such as new winglets, an increased wing span and new engine pylons.
Manny Pacquiao speaks to the media in Brisbane, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Pacquiao, is putting his WBO belt on the line Sunday, July 2, against the 29-year-old Australian fighter Jeff Horn. (AP Photo/John Pye)BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA—Tim Bradley Jr. has fought Manny Pacquiao three times over 36 rounds in a four-year span.And until now, Bradley still marvels at the way Pacquiao has shown no definite signs of decline as a boxer.ADVERTISEMENT “It’s a little strange, but this guy (Pacquiao) can still fight,” Bradley told Filipino media at the lobby of Sofitel Hotel.“He does well against younger fighters and I think that he will do very well in the fight,” Bradley said, referring to Pacquiao’s defense of the World Boxing Organization welterweight crown on Sunday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“Maybe he wants to show everyone that he still competes at the highest level,” added Bradley, who beat Pacquiao by a controversial split decision in 2012 before losing their rematch in 2014 and trilogy in 2016, is in this Queensland capital to commentate on Pacquiao’s battle with Horn at Suncorp Stadium.After watching Pacquiao’s domination of Jessie Vargas last Nov. 4 in Las Vegas, Bradley is convinced the eight-division world champion has more mileage left in his tank. Cayetano to unmask people behind ‘smear campaign’ vs him, SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Rivera Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena MOST READ View comments Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ What ‘missteps’? Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend “This guy, he still has the speed, the power, the reflexes to be at the top of boxing,” Bradley noted.Bradley, however, refused to specify the manner (knockout or decision) with which he sees Pacquiao winning.“I don’t know, it’s up to Manny how long he wants it to last,” Bradley said before boarding a waiting cab.ADVERTISEMENT Ceres whips stallion Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend LATEST STORIES China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next
Peter Odemwingie celebrates after scoring the opening goal for Nigeria Nigeria eliminated Bosnia-Herzegovina from World Cup contention with a 1-0 win over the tournament newcomers on Saturday, with Peter Odemwingie’s first-half goal getting the African champions closer to the knockout stage. Odemwingie sealed Nigeria’s first victory at a World Cup since 1998 – spanning 10 matches – by finishing from close range in the 29th minute after one of a string of powerful runs by fellow striker Emmanuel Emenike.MATCH COMMENTARY Bosnia faded after a bright start, during which star striker Edin Dzeko had a goal contentiously disallowed for offside, and is still without a point in Group F following a 2-1 defeat to Argentina in its opener.A draw would have given the Bosnians something to play for in its last group match, against Iran, but Dzeko had a shot tipped onto the post by goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama in the final few seconds, ending their hopes.Nigeria needs a point against Argentina on Wednesday to be guaranteed a spot in the Round of 16 – and a surprise win would secure top spot in the group.With Africa’s five teams starting the World Cup with just one win from their first eight matches, the continent was able to enjoy a rare success in Brazil.There had also been added motivation for Stephen Keshi’s team, which was seeking to boost the spirits of Nigerians back home in the wake of a suicide bombing attack at a World Cup viewing site in the northeast of their country. At least 14 people died in the blast.advertisementNigeria was too strong and experienced for the Bosnians, whose soft center in defense failed to deal with the power of Emenike in energy-sapping conditions in the western Brazilian city of Cuiaba.And the recall of Odemwingie, who was impressive as a substitute in the 0-0 draw with Iran, gave Nigeria an extra goal threat – demonstrated by his calm finish.Emenike powered past the tame challenge of Bosnia defender Emir Spahic and charged down the right flank before crossing for Odemwingie, who shot first-time through the legs of goalkeeper Asmir Begovic – his teammate at English club Stoke.By that stage, Bosnia-Herzegovina should have been ahead, with Dzeko finding the net in the 21st only for the goal to be ruled out for offside. Replays appeared to show Dzeko was level with the last defender.Otherwise, Dzeko’s finishing was off-key and with their star striker struggling, the Bosnians looked disheartened in the early stages of the second half.Begovic kept his team in the game with saves from Michael Babatunde and Emenike before Bosnia-Herzegovina’s late rally created a good chance, Dzeko turning his marker in a crowded penalty area and side-footing a shot that was kept out by Enyeama.Team Lineups(from):Nigeria: Vincent Enyeama; Efe Ambrose, Joseph Yobo, Juwon Oshaniwa, Kenneth Omeruo; Ogenyi Onazi, John Obi Mikel; Ahmed Musa (Shola Ameobi, 65th), Peter Odemwingie, Michael Babatunde (Ejike Uzoenyi, 75th), Emmanuel EmenikeBosnia: Asmir Begovic; Toni Sunjic, Emir Spahic; Mensur Mujdza, Haris Medunjanin (Tino-Sven Susic, 64th), Miralem Pjanic, Muhamed Besic, Izet Hajrovic (Vedad Ibisevic, 57th), Zvjezdan Misimovic, Senad Lulic (Sejad Salihovic, 58th); Edin Dzeko
Man Utd make opening bid for Juventus attacker Douglas Costaby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveManchester United have failed with a bid for Juventus attacker Douglas Costa.RAI Sport says United have submitted a €60m (£54m) offer for Juventus star Douglas Costa.United have tabled a bid with the Italian giants as they look to prise the Brazilian away from Serie A.However, initial reports claim Juve have knocked back the opening offer with his current contract running until June 2022.The 28-year-old winger would provide caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, or the new manager in the summer, with further choice on the flanks with Alexis Sanchez failing to live up to expectations.
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Twitter/@UMichEarlier today, Chris Balas of Rivals’ Michigan site TheWolverine.com broke the news that Michigan would not renew its partnership with adidas, and would instead be signing with Nike as its apparel and shoe partner. Now, Michigan has confirmed the move, via Twitter.Reunited and it feels sooo good. http://t.co/ZCpmchtZMV #URecord pic.twitter.com/MPguZr2oPg— UniversityofMichigan (@UMich) July 6, 2015Michigan’s press release about the move has more:The University of Michigan has reached an agreement in principle with NIKE to become the Wolverines’ official athletic footwear, apparel and equipment provider to 2027, with an option to extend the deal to 2031. The partnership will commence August 1, 2016 and will see NIKE supply all 31 of U-M’s athletics programs with uniforms, footwear, apparel and equipment. U-M and NIKE also will collaborate throughout the agreement on innovation initiatives in sports technology, design and best practices. “After careful consideration, the right partner for the University of Michigan was NIKE,” said interim director of athletics Jim Hackett. “This decision, this partnership is about more than Michigan athletics; at the core, it is about our University community and it is about two great names reuniting for an opportunity that speaks to more than uniforms and apparel. “NIKE is a recognized leader in its field when it comes to product innovation and we look forward to future collaboration.” Michigan aspires to unlock new possibilities for the entire U-M community with the partnership including student internships at NIKE headquarters and community events. The agreement includes use of the Jordan Brand “Jumpman” apparel and footwear for men’s and women’s basketball.At the time it was signed, Michigan’s adidas deal was the most lucrative in college athletics. We’ll be interested to see what this new Nike partnership looks like for the Wolverines.