Georgia game has become a knockout match, says Argentina’s Lobbe

first_imgLATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS “I played against him when he was at Montpellier and it’s easier when you have him on your side. He’s dominant and pushes you forward,” Lobbe added. “He works very, very hard and just loves playing rugby.“He’s a very good player but we saw against Tonga, their whole team committed in defence. They have a good squad and a very good lineout. There’s a lot of things to think about when it comes to Georgia – Mamuka is one of them but we need to focus on the whole team.” Argentina’s Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe is not oblivious to the threat posed by Friday’s opponents Georgia Georgia’s victory over Tonga came off the back of a dominant display up front, with captain Mamuka Gorgodze putting in a man-of-the-match performance.And Toulon’s Lobbe knows just what a force his domestic teammate can be but knows the Eurasian side are not just relying on one player, with Georgia possessing a scrum that can more than match Argentina’s own. TAGS: Georgia When Argentina face Georgia at Kingsholm today (Friday) they know that a defeat will leave their hopes of progressing from Pool C in tatters.Defeat against reigning champions New Zealand leaves Argentina pointless and another loss to Georgia would leave the Pumas needing three wins from their final three games to have any chance of making the quarter finals.On paper it should be an easy win for the South American side, with Argentina ranked five places above their opponents in World Rugby’s rankings, but Georgia showed how strong their team is with an impressive win over Tonga on opening weekend.“For us it has become a knockout match. If we win, we stay in the competition – if we lose, it’s all over. It’s that simple,” Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe told ESPN. Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe last_img read more

Anglicans reach out to victims of Fort McMurray wildfire

first_img Rector Collierville, TN By Tali Folkins and André Forget Posted May 5, 2016 Submit a Press Release Rector Knoxville, TN Several of Fort McMurray’s residential neighborhoods have been devastated by the fire. Photo: Instagram/ben3bennet via Anglican Journal Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Fort McMurray’s official population is often given at 60,000, but its unofficial population includes tens of thousands more because of the city’s many temporary residents, Lawton said.Two main highways lead from the city—one to the north and one to the south. Tens of thousands of evacuees are reported to have fled in both directions.Gas shortages, gridlocked highways and the proximity of the fire itself to the southbound highway—shut down for a few hours on Tuesday when the fire reached it—have all caused extreme stress to evacuees, Lawton said.The Rev. Dane Neufeld, priest at All Saints, said the speed and power of the wildfire left him speechless.“Yesterday I was at the church, and went for coffee around 12:30 and came back, and the sky was blue, and then it felt like there was a storm cloud coming overhead,” he said. “I went down to see what was going on, and we saw the smoke coming up over Abasand, and so we watched it for a few minutes, and I guess I figured I should get home. I started biking home, and across the bridge—by the time I got to the bridge, it was raining cinders and the whole horizon was on fire, basically.”Some panic broke out as people realized the urgency of the situation, he said.Neufeld said he and his family initially had to flee north, where there are few communities other than mining camps, because the highway south had been closed.“We have four kids, and we have twin babies, so it wasn’t the most relaxing ride,” he said. “We’re all driving away, and in the rear-view mirror the city is on fire and you are wondering what is going to happen.“It was crazy.”Neufeld said he’d heard a number of families in the parish had lost their homes, with others suspecting but still unsure.“Our home seems to be fine at present, but it’s another hot day with low humidity…so we don’t know,” he said.As far as he knew, Neufeld says, the city’s two Anglican churches are still standing.The Rev. Lesley Wheeler-Dame, priest at St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Boyle, said she had driven northward toward Fort McMurray on Wednesday morning to bring gas and food to an Anglican family left stranded on the highway, and was struck by the sheer size of the exodus—and by the plain evidence of the inferno.Fuel shortages left many cars stranded on the highway south of Fort McMurray. Photo: Instagram/mikemackenzie23 via Anglican Journal“It was heartbreaking to see the line of traffic, and the slow, slow speed at which they were moving, and the ash all over people’s vehicles. That was really sad to see—it broke my heart,” she said. “Noticing the fear on some faces—not knowing where they’re going, for some.”Some families have been divided by the fire. Wheeler-Dame said she herself was hosting a Lutheran pastor from Fort McMurray, who had fled south while her husband, in the rush to evacuate, had had to flee north of the city.Many other Anglicans in nearby parishes, she said, are also offering to host evacuees or are otherwise helping with relief efforts.“What was absolutely remarkable…was how people’s generosity came to the fore” once the disaster hit, Lawton said. Facebook pages to help victims were set up, and many people helped evacuees by driving out to give them extra gas and food, he said.“My sister was evacuating, and they were among those who ran out of gas partway, and while they were waiting somebody stopped to see if they were OK and gave them water and granola bars,” he said.The disaster will continue to mean suffering for many people long after the fire is put out, he said.“People will need, eventually, everything,” he said. “They’re going to have to decide if they’re going back—that’s where their jobs have been, so if they go back, they don’t have a home to go back to and nothing to put in it, so they will need literally everything.”In addition to housing and pastoral care, some people will likely need help with post-traumatic stress caused by the disaster, he said.“The only thing we have to [help us] get our heads around this is a war situation, where an entire city is destroyed—that’s the closest thing I can think of,” he said. Anglican Communion Featured Events Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Press Release Service Many people in and around Fort McMurray have posted pictures on social media that capture the wildfires that forced 80,000 residents to evacuate. Photo: Instagram/stewartstrength via Anglican Journal[Anglican Journal] As accounts of chaos and destruction emerge from firestorm-stricken Fort McMurray, Alberta, Anglicans across Canada are responding with help including financial aid, practical assistance and prayers.“We’ve had offers of prayers and support from across the country,” Bishop Fraser Lawton, of the diocese of Athabasca, said  May 4. Parishes in the nearby towns of Lac la Biche, Athabasca and Boyle were all trying to reach out to evacuees and others affected by the disaster, he said.The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) announced May 4 it would provide financial help, in as-yet unspecified amounts, to the dioceses of both Athabasca, in which Fort McMurray falls, and Edmonton, which has been offering assistance. It is also accepting donations toward relief efforts.“PWRDF will respond through local Anglican channels as the needs become evident in the next few days,” PWRDF said in a prepared statement.Also Wednesday, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, sent out a call to prayer for the people of the stricken city.“This is a terrifying time for the residents,” Hiltz said. “I think particularly of how stressful this is for those who are critically ill and those who tend them under these very difficult circumstances.”May 3, authorities issued a mandatory evacuation order for Fort McMurray after a wildfire that had been burning to the southwest, fanned by growing winds, suddenly began to approach and then engulf the city. As of press time Wednesday, at least 1,600 homes and other buildings were reported to have been destroyed, with more destruction feared as the fire “searched” for more fuel in as-yet-untouched neighbourhoods.“This fire will look for them,” Fort McMurray fire chief Darby Allen said at a news conference Wednesday, “and it will find them, and it will try to take them.”As of press time, no deaths or serious injuries had been reported as a result of the fire.Reached by the Anglican Journal on his cell phone on the road from the stricken city, Compton Vigilance, a parishioner of Fort McMurray’s All Saints Anglican Church, said he heard that, after he’d left, smoke alarms had gone off in his house in the city’s Abasand district. He suspected the fire had consumed it and the entire neighborhood.“I’m 90% sure that where I live, Abasand, is probably totaled—it’s probably gone,” he said.“When the adrenaline was flowing yesterday, I didn’t feel anything,” he said. “But this morning…after getting phone calls and texts, it hit us, and with that, we are so thankful that the Lord has given us the opportunity to still be able to serve him and also to help others.“But it is devastating, very devastating.”Vigilance said he had been living in the city since 1979. 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Concrete Plinth House / DGN studio

first_imgArchitects: DGN studio Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” 2020 United Kingdom ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Manufacturers: Diespeker & Co, Dinesen, Farrow and Ball, Steyson, Vola, Dean Edmonds, Duravit, Gessi, Plaster Collective Photographs:  Nick Dearden Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Orsman Construction Photographs “COPY” Area:  157 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Projectscenter_img Houses Concrete Plinth House / DGN studioSave this projectSaveConcrete Plinth House / DGN studioSave this picture!© Nick Dearden+ 37Curated by Paula Pintos Share Concrete Plinth House / DGN studio CopyHouses, Extension•London Borough of Hackney, United Kingdom ArchDaily Year:  Save this picture!© Nick DeardenRecommended ProductsBlinds / Mosquito Nets / CurtainsBANDALUXConcealed Blind System – One-BoxWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsWindowsVitrocsaMinimalist Window – SlidingWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsText description provided by the architects. Tasked with crafting versatile spaces suitable for relaxation, entertaining, and hosting intimate dining and arts evenings, DGN Studio have transformed a dark Victorian semi-detached terrace into a serene, brutalist-inspired home in East London.Save this picture!© Nick DeardenSave this picture!© Nick DeardenThe clients, a young couple, initially appointed DGN Studio to reconfigure their dark north-facing kitchen into a light communal area for events and gatherings and to reorganise the upstairs bathroom. However, the brief quickly evolved to include a light renovation of the upper floor as the couple cottoned on to DGN Studio’s exceptional eye for natural materials and clever spatial planning nous.Save this picture!© Nick DeardenDoing away with the typical Victorian arrangement of small disconnected rooms, DGN Studio opted for a functional floor plan that flows both physically and visually. Parallel stepped openings link each space and offer long open views from the entry and front living room through to the rear garden.Save this picture!© Nick DeardenDinesen timber floors and muted terrazzo tiles draw visitors into the kitchen where the clients’ love of concrete is celebrated. Long, low concrete benches grow from the concrete floors to line the perimeter of the kitchen and dining space as multi-purpose seating, staging, and display options. The concrete kitchen worktop floats on smokey Farrow & Ball ‘Railings’ cabinetry, met by microcement rendering to the upper walls. A hidden cellar door leads down to a utility space to keep functional clutter out of sight.Save this picture!© Nick DeardenThe heaviness of the concrete is balanced by the use of soft oak joinery and a large skylight above the kitchen island. Simple oak sash windows draw in yet more light in a nod to the traditional glazing of Victorian-era terraces, and extend the width of the kitchen onto the leafy side return passage.Save this picture!© Nick DeardenSave this picture!© Nick DeardenChallenged with an oppressive ceiling height in the existing kitchen, DGN Studio lowered the floor level by half a metre and opted for an expressed timber ceiling structure to give the new extension the best possible light and height. The lowered floor level is expressed structurally as a concrete tray from which three concrete columns rise to support a T-shaped steel frame which in turn carries the upper level of the house.Save this picture!© Nick DeardenThe internal concrete tray extends into the garden where the concrete retaining walls, plinths & steps form benches and informal seating.Save this picture!© Nick DeardenUpstairs DGN Studio applied a lighter touch, removing a disused chimney breast and reorganising the bathroom into a functional, well-lit private space. The bathroom window previously looked into the neighbouring shower, so DGN Studio shifted this across and added a skylight over the bath to reintroduce light and privacy for both the clients and neighbours.Save this picture!© Nick DeardenThe architects have played with depth and functionality on the tight urban site. The interior concrete benches are utilised outside too; the sash windows perforate the long, low concrete forms creating intermittent nook seating all along the side return and rear patio.Save this picture!© Nick DeardenProject gallerySee allShow lessSou Fujimoto Architects Design “Garden in a Box” as Shenzhen’s New Exhibition HallArchitecture News7N Architects Selected by Network Rail and RIBA to Shape Britain’s Future RailwaysArchitecture News Share CopyAbout this officeDGN studioOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentExtensionLondon Borough of HackneyOn InstagramOn FacebookUnited KingdomPublished on May 12, 2021Cite: “Concrete Plinth House / DGN studio” 12 May 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodGRP Siding Façade SystemGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseMetal PanelsAurubisMill Finished Copper: Nordic StandardMetallicsHAVER & BOECKERArchitectural Wire Mesh – MULTI-BARRETTE 8130Enclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsSealantsEffisusGutter Repair – TiteGutter3Aluminium CompositesSculptformAluminium Click-on BattensTiles / Mosaic / GresiteMargresPorcelain Tiles – Linea PrestigeMetallicsRHEINZINKZinc Roof Systems – Click Roll CapsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteTerrealTerracotta Cladding TileDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE UnilateralWindowsJoskoWindows and Sliding Doors – ONE SeriesMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?伦敦混凝土基座住宅 / DGN studio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! 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Stacked House / Studio Lotus

first_img Design Team:Ambrish Arora, Sidhartha Talwar, Anusha Pulapaka, Harshvardhan KumawatLighting Design Consultant:Abhishek KhandelwalClient:Mr. Darpan WadhwaCivil Works:Baleshwar MondalMetal Works:DG EnterprisesCity:New DelhiCountry:IndiaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Andre J FanthomeRecommended ProductsPartitionsdormakabaSliding Wall Systems- HSW/FSWWindowsJansenWindows – Janisol PrimoMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedWoodSculptformTimber Click-on BattensText description provided by the architects. Daylight, ventilation, interconnectedness and privacy inform the design of this house by Studio Lotus in a dense part of the Panchsheel Enclave neighborhood in New Delhi. Sited on a small one-side-open plot of 200 sq.m area, Studio Lotus has designed this house as two interconnected duplex apartments for an extended family of six; the client, his wife and two children in one apartment, and his elderly parents in the second apartment.Save this picture!© Andre J FanthomeSave this picture!Plan – First floorThe west-facing plot is 9m x 24m deep and is enclosed by buildings on three sides with no setbacks, with the narrower 9m face opening towards an 8m wide feeder road. The team took on the challenge of creating an airy, day-lit sanctuary that would remain naturally illuminated, with all rooms cross-ventilated throughout the day despite the restrictive site conditions.Save this picture!© Andre J FanthomeThere was also the desire to create a strong visual connection between the different units to facilitate a sense of connected living for the family units. This became the starting point for the design exercise that evolved into a series of vertically stacked volumes– the four-storey home is expressed as two staggered duplexes around a central courtyard and a small rear courtyard that is staggered in section, allowing light and ventilation deep into the lower floors. The street-facing west façade, the offset central courtyard, and the diagonally placed third court form the three vertical spines around which all the rooms find their rightful place.Save this picture!© Andre J FanthomeThe west front comprises the living rooms and the master bedrooms of the two units, opening through the courtyard into the rear volume, which houses the dining and the kitchen on the lower floors and bedrooms on the upper floors respectively. Multiple balconies and walkways connect these living spaces, creating a characteristic staggering of the floor plates that articulates the internal courtyard. The primary central courtyard has been designed as a triple-height light colored wall to act as a reflector for the South light into the internal spaces that are staggered around it. The courtyard is also flanked by verandahs that are outdoor extensions to life within the house and a place for different family units to be able to chat across from the space they occupy, like in an old fashioned aangan.Save this picture!DiagramThe intervention serves to activate the entire vertical volume inside with fresh air and ambient lighting. To further aid ventilation and diffusion of natural light in the living spaces, the linear stairwell connecting all floors has been placed along the southern façade, owing to it receiving the lowest levels of illumination and a small sky-lit courtyard has been created at the south-east corner of the site. Views of the tree-lined street have enabled the studio to design the external glazing in accordance with the ‘split’ within the house–the north-western façade has a glazed surface, while the south-western face features exposed brickwork.Save this picture!© Andre J FanthomeTo maximize the heights within this tight space, structural engineer BL Manjunath came up with an innovative hybrid structural system, comprising of a modular metal grid of beams and columns with concrete slabs poured within the frame, accommodating the beams within the slab. This maximizes heights and creates seamless sightlines with no visual obstruction and exposes the structural system–making this small home a frugal yet finely crafted expression of its materials.Save this picture!SectionThe design employs an earthy material palette to elevate the tactile experience of the shell complementing the open, airy spaces. White plastered walls, exposed metal work and white terrazzo flooring populate this shell, facilitating the overarching intent of crafting light and roomy volumes. Subverting the archetype of poorly-lit row-houses characteristic of such dense neighborhoods, the design of Stacked House proposes an alternative morphology for residential developments in Indian cities–one that borrows from traditional building patterns as much as it does from modern technological innovation.Save this picture!© Andre J FanthomeProject gallerySee allShow lessHouse in Sumiregaoka / Design Associates NakamuraSelected ProjectsJW Marriott Hotel / GenslerSelected Projects Share MEP Consultant: Antrix Construction “COPY” Stacked House / Studio Lotus Structural: Photographs:  Andre J Fanthome Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project ArchDaily Year:  2019 Baleshwar Mondal Area:  220 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Manjunath BL Interior Contractor: Photographs Projects Houses CopyAbout this officeStudio LotusOfficeFollowProductBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesNew DelhiStudio LotusOn FacebookIndiaPublished on May 25, 2021Cite: “Stacked House / Studio Lotus” 24 May 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodGRP Siding Façade SystemGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseMetal PanelsAurubisMill Finished Copper: Nordic StandardMetallicsHAVER & BOECKERArchitectural Wire Mesh – MULTI-BARRETTE 8130Enclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsSealantsEffisusGutter Repair – TiteGutter3Aluminium CompositesSculptformAluminium Click-on BattensTiles / Mosaic / GresiteMargresPorcelain Tiles – Linea PrestigeMetallicsRHEINZINKZinc Roof Systems – Click Roll CapsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteTerrealTerracotta Cladding TileDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE UnilateralWindowsJoskoWindows and Sliding Doors – ONE SeriesMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?印度叠屋 / Studio Lotus是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream CopyHouses•New Delhi, India ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Architects: Studio Lotus Area Area of this architecture project Manufacturers: Daikin, Kohler, ALCOI, Shades of India Antrix Construction Pvt. Ltd India “COPY” Vineet Lochan Gupta Interiors: Structural Consultant: Save this picture!© Andre J Fanthome+ 25Curated by Hana Abdel Share Stacked House / Studio LotusSave this projectSaveStacked House / Studio Lotus ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboardlast_img read more

California protestors want to go back to work

first_imgFamily works to stay positive at home Marley Capper Bringing roundnet to campus Marley Capper Fort Worth plans to increase civic, community engagement budget printIt’s no surprise people are tired of being cooped up in their homes and want to go back to work—so Californians took to the streets of the state’s capitol to tell Gov. Gavin Newsom exactly how tired they were.  Marley Capper + posts Marley Capper is a senior, majoring in political science and journalism, minoring in communication studies. Capper works for Texas House Representative Matt Krause, and as group fitness instructor for the University Recreation Center. Capper hopes to attend law school, and pursue a career in politics and political reporting. Linkedin Marley Capper Marley Capper Linkedin ReddIt Air Force ROTC’s year in a glance Twitter Paddle-out in Maui honors Floyd, other black lives Facebook ReddIt Students respond to ‘Joker’ mass shooting threats Twitter Californians protest in Sacramento. (Photo by Marley Capper.) Facebook Will you be my quarantine? Previous articleHoroscope: May 3, 2020Next articleBreaking barriers: Trailblazing women in sports media Marley Capper RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

Changing Ireland gives a real voice to Limerick communities

first_imgLimerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live by Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Allen Meagher, editor of Changing Ireland, George Clancy, Jan O’Sullivan, Minister of Education, Jude Meaney and Gearoid Fitzgibbon, celebrating the Changing Ireland 50th Edition at their Moyross office.(Picture: Brendan Gleeson)EDUCATION Minister Jan O’Sullivan has praised a Moyross-based publication for continually raising serious issues and challenging stereotypes.Speaking at the official launch of the 50th edition of ‘Changing Ireland’, Minister O’Sullivan promised staff at the national community development magazine that they could count on Government funding that would be given in a way that they wouldn’t have to tone down their coverage.“We all need to hear real voices of people in communities,” she said.“This magazine has done a lot to challenge stereotyping and to make people think about communities and not just to have very simple ideas about what communities are like. If you belong to a certain community, there’s an automatic assumption that you are a certain type of person. That is stereotyping, that is wrong and it has to be challenged at all levels. I think ‘Changing Ireland’ has done an awful lot to do that and is to be commended,” she added.After Changing Ireland’s golden anniversary edition launch, Minister O’Sullivan met with young men who are campaigning for a social horse project in Moyross.International rugby referee George Clancy also spoke at the event and said that sport’s role in community development should be given more attention.“Maybe it’s because the benefits of sport and community development are really self-evident that they are sometimes overlooked,” said Mr Clancy, who will take to the field for the second time as a Rugby World Cup referee next month.The magazine is available online at, through Eason outlets and by post for free if you work or volunteer in a community and wish to subscribe. Print Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Advertisement Twitter WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads TAGSChanging IrelandEducation Minister Jan O’SullivanGeorge ClancylimerickMoyross Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories center_img Email RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook WhatsApp NewsLocal NewsChanging Ireland gives a real voice to Limerick communitiesBy Alan Jacques – August 14, 2015 1123 Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Linkedin Previous articleTailor Birds to play Limerick Milk MarketNext articlePodcast – The Sporting Limerick Podcast Alan Jacques last_img read more

Arbitration : Court Reckoner [May 2020]

first_imgKnow the LawArbitration : Court Reckoner [May 2020] Kanika Singh17 Jun 2020 11:05 PMShare This – xBy way of the present column, an attempt is made to briefly review the salutary judgments pronounced by the Courts in the month of May 2020 under the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996. That while as many judgments as possible are sought to be reviewed, owing to the limited column space, some judgments would invariably be left out. That also while an attempt is made to include…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?LoginBy way of the present column, an attempt is made to briefly review the salutary judgments pronounced by the Courts in the month of May 2020 under the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996. That while as many judgments as possible are sought to be reviewed, owing to the limited column space, some judgments would invariably be left out. That also while an attempt is made to include and review some judgments of various other High Courts, the emphasis is essentially on the judgments of the High Court of Delhi and Supreme Court of India. That judgments have been compiled for review with reference to the Section of the Act that they are primarily dealing with and a detailed analysis has been forgone in favour of succinctness. Section 2(1)(e) In Microvision Technologies P. Ltd. v Union of India[1] , High Court of Bombay while deciding an application under S. 42 of the Act held that in view of the fact that arbitration between the parties was under arbitration clause contained in agreement between the parties which provided for place of arbitration as Mumbai and not under S. 18(3) of MSME Act and the appointment of Arbitrator was made under S 11 by the Court, thus the competent court for S. 2(1)(e) would be the High Court of Bombay and not Nashik Court where the Facilitation Council, to whom reference was initially made, was located. By obiter, it was also held that Section 18(3) of the MSME Act cannot be treated as an arbitration agreement for the Chief Justice or his designate to act upon under Section 11(6) of the Act upon failure of the Council to take up the dispute or refer it to arbitration. Section 7 In Galaxy Infra and Engineering P Ltd. v Pravin Electricals P. Ltd.[2], High Court of Delhi after discussing several precedents held that it is not mandatory that an arbitration agreement be signed and the facts of the case at hand make it squarely covered within S. 7(4)(b) of the Act. Section 8 In Magic Eye Developers P. Ltd v Green Edge Infra P. Ltd. & Ors.[3], High Court of Delhi allowed application under S. 8 and in doing so referred non-parties to the arbitration agreement to arbitration by holding that plaintiff’s own contention calls for piercing of the corporate veil and thus defendant nos. 2 and 3, who though having pleaded misjoinder but having not opposed the plea of defendant no. 1 that the disputes are liable to be referred to arbitration, are also amenable to arbitration being group companies of defendant no. 1 and from the intent of the parties as gleaned from the various agreements. Section 9 In M/s. Haliburton Offshore Services Inc v Vedanta Ltd. & Anr.[4], the High Court of Delhi, refused to grant injunction against invocation/encashment of performance bank guarantees and in doing so rejected the petitioner’s contention that the injunction be granted on account of the invocation of force majeure clause by the petitioner owing to Covid-19 induced lockdown. The Court held that while Covid-19 was a force majeure condition, there has to be a real reason and real justification for invoking the force majeure clause which would have to be seen in the facts of each case and it cannot be used to justify past non-performance by a party as was the case at hand. In Ashwani Minda & Anr. v U-Shin Ltd. & Anr.[5], the High Court of Delhi, while deciding a petition under S. 9 filed in an international commercial arbitration after the Petitioner had been unsuccessful before the Emergency Arbitrator, held that petitioner having excluded the applicability of Part I of the Act by agreeing to be governed by different Rules and procedures, binding on the parties and having invoked the same, cannot invoke jurisdiction of the High Court of Delhi and the petition was not maintainable. Section 11 In M/s Distribution Logistics P. Ltd. v M/s. BPB Builders P. Ltd.[6], High Court of Delhi held that there was a valid arbitration agreement between the parties as Petitioner was a successor in interest of the original contracting party. Further, it was reiterated that under S. 11(6A) Court only examines the existence of arbitration agreement and no more and thus the issue as to whether claims are barred by time was not to be seen by the Court while appointing the Arbitrator and allowed the petition for appointment of arbitrator. In Parsvnath Developers Ltd. & Anr. v Rail Land Development Authority[7] High Court of Delhi reiterated that under S. 11(6A) Court only examines the existence of arbitration agreement and held that Respondent’s contentions that disputes sought to be raised are overlapping with the claims in the earlier arbitrations between the parties and / or are barred by principles of Order II Rule 2 CPC would have to be examined by the Arbitrator and cannot be a ground to oppose appointment of Arbitrator. Section 29A In DDA v M/s. Tara Chand Sumit Construction Co.[8] the High Court of Delhi held that an application under S. 29 A would lie only before the court which has the power to appoint the Arbitrator under S. 11 and not with the civil courts and S. 29A petitions would be filed before such Court irrespective of pecuniary jurisdiction, just like in case of petitions under 11 of the Act. In Suryadev Alloys and Power P. Ltd. v Shri Govindraja Textiles P. Ltd.[9] the High Court of Madras held that unlike S. 28 (1) of the Arbitration Act, 1940 which gave the court power to enlarge time even after making the award and thus an award passed after the extended period could be validated, no such provision is available under S. 29 A of the 1996 Act and thus set aside an award passed after the expiry of the extended period under S 29A(4) holding that the mandate of the arbitrator stood terminated on the date of making the award. In Rategain Travel Technologies P. Ltd. v Ujjwal Suri[10], the High Court of Delhi held that in all cases where the time limit for passing the award expired during the lockdown, no separate petition under S. 29 A would be required to be filed and parties would have two weeks after the lockdown is lifted to approach the Court in terms of order dated 06.05.2020 passed by S.C In re: Cognizance of Extension of Limitation, Suo Moto Writ[11] Section 34 In South East Asia Marine Engineering & Constructions Ltd. v Oil India Ltd.[12] the Supreme Court of India while upholding the decision of the High Court in setting aside the arbitral award under S 37 held that the test is whether interpretation provided to the contract in the award was reasonable and fair to pass muster under S. 34 and upon scrutiny of the clauses of the underlying contract, and held that the arbitrator erred in giving a wide interpretation of the clause and ignored the basic rule of interpretation that all clauses of a contract should be read as a whole and mutually explanatory . In Salar Jung Museum & Anr. v Design Team Consultants P. Ltd[13] the High Court of Delhi held that a jurisdictional challenge to an arbitral award based upon the ground that the arbitrator could not have adjudicated claims that were not referred under S 11 being a ground that was capable of waiver by the affected party, then such ground not having not been taken before the Arbitrator signifies consent to arbitrator’s jurisdiction and cannot be taken at the stage of S 34. In Jackie Kukubhai Shroff v Ratnam Sudesh Iyer[14] the High Court of Bombay set aside the arbitral award holding that the conclusions reached by the Arbitrator qua the finding of breach as also stipulation of liquidated damages exhibit an unmitigated perversity and shock the conscience of the Court and the award does not measure up to the minimum judicial scrutiny contemplated under S 34 and is based partly on no evidence, partly on non-application of mind and partly on misapplication of law. In AVR Enterprises v Union of India[15], the High Court of Delhi held that though the Petitioner may be covered under the MSME Act, however as the arbitration did not take place by reference under S 18 of the MSME Act, there was no requirement on the Respondent to deposit 75% of the awarded amount in the S. 34 Petition in compliance with S. 19 of the MSME Act and S. 19 would not apply to award published by an Arbitrator appointed by the parties otherwise than in accordance with S 18 of the MSME Act. In Turner Morrison Ltd. v Rani Parvati Devi & Anr.[16], High Court of Delhi set aside the award to the extent that the Arbitrator awarded interest @ 7.5% instead of 36% p.a. as provided in the contract and held that once the rate of interest was agreed between the parties, the Usurious Loans Act 1918 will not come into play. In M/s. SMS Ltd. v Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd [17], the High Court of Delhi after a detailed factual analysis set aside the award under Section 34 of the Act holding that the mechanism of notional idling costs devised by the Arbitrator to determine the compensation payable to the petitioner/claimant was perverse/incorrect and Arbitrator ought to have awarded idling costs in a more practical manner more so because neither the factum of the loss suffered by the petitioner nor the quantum of the loss suffered was disputed by the respondent in its statement of defence. Section 37 In Patel Engineering Ltd. v North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd.[18] Supreme Court of India upheld the decision of High Court in setting aside arbitral award under S 37 and held that ground of patent illegality is available for setting aside a domestic award if decision of arbitrator is perverse or so irrational that no reasonable person would have arrived at the same or construction of the contract is such that no fair or reasonable person would take or the view of the arbitrator is not even a possible view. In V4 Infrastructure P. Ltd. v Jindal Biochem P. Ltd[19], a Division Bench of the Delhi High Court reduced the rate of interest, awarded by the Ld. Arbitrator and upheld by the Ld. Single Judge, from 18% to 9% holding that though jurisdiction under Section 37 of the Act is restricted, but the award of interest @ 18% p.a. is wholly unjustified and the same shocks the Court’s conscience since there are glaring contradictions between the claim made by the Respondent/claimant and the relief granted by the Arbitral tribunal. Section 44 & 45 In Spentex Industries Ltd. v Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP[20] High Court of Delhi allowed the Defendant’s application under O7 R 11 CPC and rejected the plaint which had sought declaration to the effect that the arbitration clause is null and void and against the public policy of India. That while doing so, the Court rejected the plaintiff’s argument that the underlying agreement containing the arbitration clause being a Letter of Engagement between a client and lawyer cannot be considered as ‘commercial under the law in force in India’ to fall within S. 44 of the Act and held that the term ‘commercial has to be interpreted liberally consistent with its literal and grammatical sense’ and the proceedings by a foreign law firm for recovery of professional charges being essentially for recovery of money would tantamount to commercial relationship as per S. 45 of the Act. (Kanika Singh is a Delhi-based lawyer, and may be reached at [email protected]) [1] Commercial Notice of Motion (Lodging) No.2043 of 2019) in Commercial Arbitration Petition (L) no. 855 of 2018 decided on 15th May 2020 [2] Arb P No. 674/2018 decided on 12th May 2020 [3] CS(Comm) No. 1290/2018 decided on 21st May 2020 [4] OMP(I) (Comm.) No. 88/2020 decided on 29th May 2020 [5] OMP(I) (Comm) 90/2020 decided on 12th May 2020 [6] Arb P. 383/2019 decided on 12th May 2020 [7] Arb. P. 710/2019 decided ion 19th May 2020 [8] OMP (Misc) (Comm) 236/2019 decided on 12.05.2020 [9] O.P. Nos. 955 of 2019 and 15 of 2020 decided on 08.05.2020 [10] OMP(Misc) 14/2020 decided on 11th May 2020 [11] Writ(Civil) No. 3/2020 [12] Civil Appeal No. 673/2012 decided on 11th May 2020 [13] OMP(Comm) 44/2017 decided on 21st May 2020 [14] Arb P. 167/2015 decided on 19th May 2020 [15] CM(M) 769/2018 decided on 8th May 2020 [16] OMP(COMM) 50/2018 decided on 14th May 2020 [17] OMP(COMM) 279/2017 decided on 11th May 2020 [18] SLP(C) Nos. 3584-85/2020 decided on 22nd May 2020 [19] FAO(OS)(COMM)107/2018 decided on 5th May 2020 [20] CS(OS) No, 568/2017 decided on 12th May 2020 Next Storylast_img read more

Government officials concerned at the extent of “re-profiling”

first_img Government officials concerned at the extent of “re-profiling” Google+ By News Highland – April 8, 2019 Previous articleWork to begin after Easter on Donegal Town Garda StationNext articleATM thefts are having an impact on the community – Mc Glinchey News Highland Twitter Google+ WhatsApp DL Debate – 24/05/21 Pinterest Facebook Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Pinterestcenter_img Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR It’s emerged senior government officials raised serious concerns about tens of millions of euro in cuts to make up for cost over-runs at the National Children’s Hospital.The Irish Times reports that rural funds, flood risk management, roads and higher education projects were among the areas that lost out on funding.It was because of “re-profiling” of many projects due to the cost of the project, which now stands at over 1.4 billion euro. Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Homepage BannerNews News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th WhatsApp Twitter Harps come back to win in Waterford Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty last_img read more

Sacred harp singing Saturday

first_img Next UpThe new songs include Mars Hill Morning, Peterborough, Tallahassee, Rest for the Soul, Every Grace, Sweet Reunion and National Blessings.The new edition of the Cooper Book will be for sale but Sundberg said those who sing from the old book will not have any trouble finding their way around.Everyone is invited to join the singers. Sundberg said there will be someone around who is more than willing to step aside and talk to visitors about the history of the 200-year-old spiritual choral music style.“There is an increased interest in Sacred Harp singing among all ages,” Sundberg said. “Young people are becoming more interested and we welcome the opportunity to introduce people to Sacred Harp and happy to have them join in.” You Might Like City of Troy appoints new Mayor for a Day Next Tuesday, Troy middle school students will be taking over the city as part of the annual “Mayor for a… read more By Jaine Treadwell Published 11:00 pm Thursday, February 21, 2013 Sundberg said those who come to listen are invited to sit up close, not on the back row.“It’s unpredictable how many will show up for the singing but we usually have about 30,” he said. “No matter how many are there, we’ll sing and have a good time.” The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Sacred harp singing Saturday Print Article Email the author Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits The Third Annual Sacred Harp, Cooper Edition, all-day singing will be Saturday at the Pioneer Museum of Alabama.The singing will begin at 10 a.m. and admission is free for singers who show their staff and songbook. General admission will be charged for those who just want to come and listen and learn.Dinner on the ground will be in the main museum building and everyone is invited to bring a favorite dish to share and enjoy the fun and fellowship of an all-day singing, said Ken Sundberg, event coordinator.“We will be singing from a new edition of the Cooper Book which includes 16 new songs,” he said. “Some songs have been moved to a new location to make the songs less crowded. The new edition is much more readable.” Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Sponsored Content Latest Stories By The Penny Hoarder Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe 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

Authorities arrest Oath Keeper seen with Trump adviser Roger Stone on morning of insurrection

first_imgThe Black Conservative PreacherBY: OLIVIA RUBIN, AARON KATERSKY, AND ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) — A New York man with ties to the Oath Keepers militia group and former President Donald Trump’s longtime adviser Roger Stone has been arrested and charged in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.Roberto Minuta, of Newburgh, New York, was seen in a video first unearthed by ABC News flanking Roger Stone on the morning of Jan. 6 outside a Washington, D.C., hotel.In the video, Minuta can be seen standing with Stone wearing a baseball hat and military-style vest branded with the Oath Keeper logo.Minuta, who was spotted on video later that day in the gathering crowd approaching the Capitol, has been charged with obstruction of Congress and unlawful entry.“Minuta and others affiliated with the Oath Keepers breached the U.S. Capitol grounds, where Minuta aggressively berated and taunted U.S. Capitol police officers responsible for protecting the Capitol and the representatives inside of the Capitol,” according to charging documents.The FBI arrested Minuta in Newburgh on Saturday, the official told ABC News.In February, Minuta’s wife confirmed to ABC News that her husband had gone to the Capitol on the day of the insurrection, but said that he never went inside the Capitol building.He was “another patriot outside the Capitol Building … standing up for freedom,” she said.Attempts to reach her Monday were unsuccessful.The arrest comes as the Department of Justice continues to pursue individuals who participated in the Jan. 6 Capitol attack. Dozens of individuals with ties to extremist groups have been arrested for their role, including at least five people associated with the Oath Keepers — three of whom have been charged with conspiracy.The FBI said in one court filing that some members of the Oath Keepers “took steps to plan an operation to stop, delay, and hinder Congress’ certification of the Electoral College vote.”Stone, in a statement to ABC News, said that he does not know Minuta, nor was he “familiar with his name prior to his being identified in earlier media stories where it was alleged that he was involved in illegal events up at the Capitol.””If he was indeed among those who volunteered to provide security while I visited Washington DC I was unaware of it,” Stone said.The longtime GOP operative has maintained that he played “no role whatsoever in the Jan. 6 events” and has repeatedly said that he “never left the site of my hotel until leaving for Dulles Airport” that afternoon. He has also decried attempts to ascribe to him the motives of the people around him.Stone also said that while he has acknowledged that the Oath Keepers provided security for him on Jan. 5, “that does not in any way provide proof or evidence” that he was involved in or had advance knowledge “of the illegal acts at the Capitol on January 6.”“I could not even tell you the names of those who volunteered to provide security for me, required because of the many threats against me and my family,” Stone previously told ABC News.Oath Keepers were known to be providing security for Stone during his D.C. visit. Reports surfaced in January that militia members were traveling with Stone on the day before the Capitol assault as the Trump loyalist helped set the stage for the “Stop the Steal” events that were intended to give a forum to the president’s false claims that the 2020 election had been rigged.Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more