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India is in Blackberry email talks

first_imgTuesday 21 September 2010 7:25 pm India is in Blackberry email talks Tags: NULL whatsapp KCS-content Show Comments ▼ A spokeswoman for RIM, which has never commented on whether the Indian government has access to BlackBerry services, was not immediately available for comment.The Indian interior ministry said on 30 August that the Canadian firm had offered several ways to allow authorities to monitor BlackBerry communications. The government said it would check their feasibility over the next 60 days.Saudi Arabia, fretful over services such as online pornography, has reached a deal with RIM on access to the BlackBerry Messenger instant messaging service, a consumer product that operates outside of the secure corporate domain, according to government sources.Meanwhile, both Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates have raised similar concerns, with the UAE setting an October 11 deadline for RIM. whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople TodaySerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.com Share Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof INDIA is in talks with Research In Motion (RIM) to gain access to BlackBerry corporate e-mails after securing access to instant messages sent via the devices, a senior government source said yesterday.India, which along with several other countries has expressed concerns that BlackBerry services could be used to stir political or social instability, had threatened RIM with a ban if it were denied access to data.last_img read more

Thomson Reuters sees revenue lift

first_img Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’Sportsnaut Thomson Reuters sees revenue lift Thursday 10 February 2011 8:44 pm whatsapp KCS-content whatsapp Show Comments ▼ THOMSON Reuters yesterday said it expects revenue to rise in 2011 after stronger growth in the fourth quarter and more signs that its financial and professional customers are recovering from the recession.The company, which provides news and information to financial, legal, accounting and healthcare professionals, expects 2011 revenue to rise by a “mid-single digit” percentage. Analysts on average expect 2011 revenue to rise about four per cent, according to Thomson Reuters.As a result, the company raised its annual dividend by seven per cent to $1.24 per share.The revenue forecast suggests that the company’s customers are recovering from the economic downturn that caused a pullback in spending and widespread layoffs.“A shock like the world went through leaves a caution that hangs around for a while,” Chief Executive Tom Glocer said in an interview. “But there’s no question that the conditions themselves are getting better in many of our markets.”Total revenue from ongoing businesses rose four per cent in the fourth quarter to $3.46bn (£2.15bn), before currency adjustments. Underlying operating profit rose three per cent to $669m. Share Tags: NULLlast_img read more

South Dakota mission church wants stolen bell back, offers forgiveness…

first_img [Episcopal News Service] A century-old bell was ripped from its tower at an Episcopal mission church in South Dakota sometime around the beginning of the year, and Rosebud Episcopal Mission has a message for the thieves: Bring the bell back, and all is forgiven.“If the thief/thieves would like to return the bell, we would gladly accept it and offer forgiveness – because that’s what we do in the Church,” the Rev. Lauren Stanley said Jan. 9 in a Facebook post seeking help in solving the crime.The bell was stolen from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, just north of Norris, South Dakota. It had been housed in a simple, wooden tower that was capped by a wooden cross. A member of the congregation discovered the tower toppled and the bell missing on Jan. 7 and notified Stanley. The cross also was damaged.“Right now, the whole community is just in shock,” Stanley said when reached by phone. “We are absolutely shocked that somebody would steal a bell from one of our oldest churches, and we are absolute appalled that anybody would attack a church in this way.”The church was founded in 1890, and the bell could be nearly as old. Decades ago it was used to summon worshipers to St. Paul’s for the monthly service and a community gathering, which would stretch over multiple days, Stanley said. Church leaders also rang it to notify local residents of major news.Its use as a communication tool eventually was eclipsed by modern technology, but the bell still is a cherished piece of local history for the community.The church, which is served by the Rosebud Episcopal Mission, is on tribal land but outside the boundaries of the Rosebud Indian Reservation. During warmer months, services are scheduled every third Sunday, and attendance can range from a half dozen to as many as 85, if there is a baptism, Stanley said. St. Paul’s typically closes for the winter, when the congregation worships instead at a church in Norris.The bell was last seen on Dec. 30, after a funeral at St. Paul’s. It was discovered missing by the congregation’s senior warden on her way home from visiting the nearby cemetery the morning on Jan. 7. She called Stanley that night, and on Jan. 8, Stanley drove over to inspect the damage.Stanley thinks this was more than a case of vandalism. “This was not a quick job,” she told Episcopal News Service. The bell weighs at least 300 pounds – even more when adding its yoke, which also was stolen. The thieves appear to have cut the tower’s posts with a hand saw and then pulled it down with rope and a truck.She suspects it was taken before Jan. 3 because snow fell that day, covering up the tire tracks left by the thieves’ truck. Stanley contacted both the county sheriff’s department and tribal police, who typically work together investigating crimes that happen on tribal land off the reservation.The bell was stolen years ago, and members of the Sioux community back then were able to find it by sharing information with each other and convincing the thieves to bring it back. Stanley and investigators hope the same will happen this time.“We believe that it’s the community that is going to get it back for us,” Stanley said. In the meantime, she is contacting scrap metal dealers from Rosebud to Rapid City asking them to let her know if someone tries selling the bell, though she doesn’t think it’s worth more than $10 melted down.Stanley’s Facebook post had been shared 350 times as of midafternoon Jan. 9. Comments on the post have expressed shock, sadness and outrage.“This theft has to be the saddest of all thefts!” said commenter Audrey Williamstead. “Why would anyone want to take the church bell which has been there forever?”“I was baptized there,” said another commenter, Rhonda Eagle Bear. “Please return our bell.”If the thieves bring the bell back, Stanley said, she not only will offer forgiveness, but “I’ll probably end up buying them dinner. Because what would you take a church bell for?”Stanley added: “And then I’ll find some people to help me rebuild the bell tower, and the community will turn out for that.”– David Paulsen is an editor and reporter for the Episcopal News Service. 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If anyone has information, please contact me! Featured Jobs & Calls Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Pittsburgh, PA An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET By David PaulsenPosted Jan 9, 2018 Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Youth Minister Lorton, VA Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 last_img read more

£4m in bank fines is donated to Navy’s charity

first_img£4m in bank fines is donated to Navy’s charity The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity is to receive £4 million from the government, funded by fines levied on banks for manipulating the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) financial benchmark.George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced £2 million of funding for the charity on a visit to Portsmouth.£1 million will be spent on supporting personnel and their families through projects such as refurbishing family spaces in naval buildings at Gosport and the renovation of buildings in HMS Nelson in Portsmouth to provide accommodation for families. Another £1 million will fund other projects including including help for the Naval Families Federation, which provides support and guidance for Naval Service families.This morning Danny Alexander MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, announced a further £2 million to the charity to contribute to the rebuilding of the Drumfork Club, a community centre in Helensburgh, Scotland.George Osborne said:“It is fitting that the money paid in fines by people who demonstrated the poorest values in our society is used to support those who demonstrate the very best. Servicemen sacrifice so much to keep our nation safe and we will invest into projects such as refurbishing the Mess at HMS Sultan and renovating the Navy Mews so they can spend times with their loved ones when they are deploying.”The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity is the strategic partner charity of the Royal Navy. Advertisement  41 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: corporate Funding Libor recession Howard Lake | 30 January 2015 | Newscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Libor fines donated to charitiesUntil this announcement, £35 million of Libor funding had been granted to military good causes in previous tranches, £60 million to support Armed Forces personnel, their families and veterans, and a further £10 million per annum which has been earmarked from 2015 to support the Armed Forces Covenant. About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Council of State of the Republic of Cuba announces Days of National Mourning

first_imgOn the occasion of the demise of the Commander in Chief of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba declares nine days of National Mourning, from 6 a.m. on Nov. 26, until noon on Dec. 4, 2016.For as long as the National Mourning is in place, public activities and shows shall not be held, the national flag shall be flown at half-staff in public buildings and military facilities. The radio and television shall broadcast informative, patriotic and historic programs.The Organizing Commission of the Central Committee of the Party, the State and the Government for the funeral honors of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, informs the population that from Nov. 28, from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m., in the José Martí Memorial, the population of the capital city will be able to pay a befitting tribute to their leader, which will extend until Nov. 29, from 9 a.m. until noon.On Nov. 28 and 29, from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m., in the locations that will be timely informed in each locality, including the capital city, all Cubans will have the possibility to pay tribute and sign a solemn oath to fulfill the concept of the Revolution, expressed by our historic leader on May 1st, 2000, as an expression of the resolve to continue his ideas and our socialism.On Nov. 29, at 7 p .m., a mass rally will take place at José Martí Revolution Square in the capital city.On the next day, his ashes will be carried following the same itinerary that remembers the Caravan of Freedom of January 1959, until the province of Santiago de Cuba, ending on Dec. 3.On this same day, at 7 p.m., a mass rally will take place in Antonio Maceo square.The inhumation ceremony will take place at 7 a.m. on Dec. 4, at Santa Ifigenia Cemetery.Likewise, our people are advised that the Military Review and march of the combatant people for the 60th Anniversary of the landing of the members of the Granma Yacht expedition, the day of the Revolutionary Armed Forces, is postponed and will be held on Jan. 2, 2017.Organizing CommissionMiguel FragaFirst SecretaryEmbassy of the Republic of CubaFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Paris, France: Battles in the shadow of the presidential palace

first_imgToday, the second big day of action of the “yellow vests,” a week after the first, brought out thousands of people to demonstrate on the Champs Elysées in Paris, the capital. With burning barricades about 100 yards from the presidential palace, the main demand today was for President Emmanuel Macron to resign. The anger of the crowd was palpable, and not just in words. The government brought in 3,000 cops, gendarmes and special CRS riot police. Word was that 40 CRS companies were ordered out against the demonstrators. They kept the crowds away from government offices only by using water cannons and tear gas. In addition to the capital, there were thousands of other blockades in all parts of France, encompassing hundreds of thousands of people. This is truly a popular movement with participants from all sectors of the population: workers, unemployed, youths from the inner cities, and even supervisors and small business people. They all say they don’t have enough money to make it to the end of the month and pay their bills.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Kurdish journalist killed in northern Iraq

first_img Aged 30, Tuba Akyılmaz, known professionally as Nuzhian Arhan, was a Turkish citizen. She worked for Sujin, a feminist news website, and for RojNews, a news agency that supports Turkey’s outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).She was hit in the head by sniper fire on 3 March in the mainly Yazidi city of Sinjar, where she was covering clashes between forces affiliated to the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the YBS, a Yazidi militia allied with PKK.She died in a hospital in Al-Hasakah, in northern Syria, where she had been taken for treatment of her injuries.“As the toll of journalists killed while covering the conflict in Iraq continues to rise, we call on the Iraqi forces to ensure the safety of the reporters who risk their lives to cover the fighting,” said Alexandra El Khazen, the head of RSF’s Middle East desk. “Under no circumstances should these reporters be at the front line of the fighting or in areas likely to have been mined.”According to Sujin, the sniper fire hitting the journalist came from the KDP forces. Two other journalists with Cira TV, a Kurdish channel, were also injured the same day.Nuzhian Arhan is the second journalist to be killed in Iraq since the start of the year. The first was Shifa Zikri Ibrahim, a Kurdish reporter for Rudaw TV who was known professionally as Shifa Gardi. Aged 30, she was killed by the blast of an improvised explosive device in a road in Al-Mamun, a western suburb of Mosul, on 25 February. Her cameraman, Yunis Mustafa, survived the explosion.Iraq is ranked 158th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2016 World Press Freedom Index. Follow the news on Iraq News to go further News Reporters Without Borders (RSF) deplores Kurdish journalist Nuzhian Arhan’s death on 22 March from the gunshot injury she sustained while covering fighting in northern Iraq three weeks ago. RSF_en RSF’s 2020 Round-up: 50 journalists killed, two-thirds in countries “at peace” Help by sharing this information News News Organisation February 15, 2021 Find out more December 28, 2020 Find out more IraqMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abuses WomenViolence Three jailed reporters charged with “undermining national security” Iraq : Wave of arrests of journalists covering protests in Iraqi Kurdistan December 16, 2020 Find out more Receive email alerts March 24, 2017 – Updated on April 18, 2017 Kurdish journalist killed in northern Iraq IraqMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abuses WomenViolence last_img read more

Homelessness sees 15% increase

first_imgNewsLocal NewsHomelessness sees 15% increaseBy admin – September 3, 2010 594 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Linkedin THE number of homeless people in Limerick has increased by 15 per cent in the past year, according to a co-ordinator at a city based homeless centre.However, there is said to be adequate emergency accommodation to cater for those looking for a bed in the city.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Rob Lowth, Co-ordinator at the Homeless Persons Centre was speaking to the Limerick Post in response to claims made by a homeless couple that they had been turned away from every shelter in the city.“As long as people comply with the rules nobody is turned away”, said Mr. Lowth. “People who engage with the office are all provided with accommodation. “Figures of homeless people in the city and region have risen an average of 15% and in the middle of the recession there are a lot of people down on their luck, but they are all receiving social welfare”.Mr. Lowth explained that there are rules to be followed at the shelters, but that the hostels are lenient when it comes to alcoholics and drug users, providing a needle exchange programme.“Drug use is not condoned but we have programmes to help users deal with addiction and provide a needle exchange to ensure users have clean needles”.The Cecil Street centre is staffed by the HSE and the city council is run as part of the authority’s Housing and Social Policy department.Among the services provided at the centre are support with mental health difficulties, a public health nurse, two community welfare officers, a youth project worker as well as a tenancy support and hostel resettlement officer.“We will be introducing specific permanent accommodation to house people in the long term”, explained Mr. Louth.“The resettlement workers help them to become adjusted once people are housed, and makes that they are living as normal as possible”.The centre is run in co-ordination with the St. Vincent de Paul Drop-In Centre on Hartstonge street, where food and drink is available, as well as a laundry service, medication, information and support.center_img Advertisement Email Print Previous articleThe Winning Post for September 4Next articleAnglo hangover – Limerick Post Editorial adminlast_img read more

Enhance Economic Support To Members Of The Transgender Community: Patna HC Asks State Government [Read Order]

first_imgNews UpdatesEnhance Economic Support To Members Of The Transgender Community: Patna HC Asks State Government [Read Order] Sparsh Upadhyay17 Sep 2020 8:35 PMShare This – xThe Patna High Court on Wednesday (09th September) asked the State Government to think about enhancing the economic support to the members of the Transgender community who, “at this point in time, are suffering acute hardship, more so on account of the nature of the activity to which they are engaged.”The Division Bench of Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice S. Kumar issued this order in a…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 Patna High Court on Wednesday (09th September) asked the State Government to think about enhancing the economic support to the members of the Transgender community who, “at this point in time, are suffering acute hardship, more so on account of the nature of the activity to which they are engaged.”The Division Bench of Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice S. Kumar issued this order in a petition highlighting the pitiable state of affairs of the transgender in the state. Allegedly, the community is ostracized, more so in times of the current outbreak of Pandemic Corona Virus.Significantly, the Court remarked,”For economic sustenance, noticeably at this point of time, the Government is extending financial support to Rs.1500/- per person, perhaps, which amount should be increased considering the total members of the transgender community in Bihar not more than 40,000.” (emphasis supplied)It may be noted that on the request of the Court, for verification as to whether information with regard to the setting up of COVID-19 Helpline for transgender was functional or not, as pleaded in the counter affidavit filed on behalf of respondent No.5, i.e., Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, the Additional Solicitor General made a telephone call on Helpline No. 7016139648.Further, on the request of the Court, the Additional Solicitor General had a conversation with the person attending the call at the said number.As per the conversation, on an average, daily one or two calls are being received on this number and in the last one week, only six calls were received. The nature of the complaints being financial and psychological hardship which the persons are facing during the tenure of COVID-19.The matter has been posted for further hearing on 21.9.2020.The previous orders of the Patna HC related to this PILEarlier, the Patna High Court had issued notice to the Government of Bihar on this petition regarding financial assistance to be provided to the transgender community in view of their deplorable condition in the wake of national lockdown imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Further, the Patna High Court on 20th May had directed the Government to ensure that the persons belonging to the Transgender community are not deprived of food grains distributed under the social security schemes, solely for not possessing a ration card.On 27th August, the Patna High Court had sought a report from the Central as well as the State Government, delineating the steps taken by them to implement the welfare provisions contained under Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019.The Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice S. Kumar had also asked the Government to show steps taken for compliance with the implementation of the directions issued by the Supreme Court in National Legal Services Authority v. Union of India.Notable orders of other High CourtsNotably, the High Courts of Karnataka, Jharkhand and Telangana have also ordered the Government to ensure that the Transgender community is provided adequate protection and benefits during the lockdown.In the month of May, a petition was also filed in the Kerala High Court seeking protection of the community against discrimination in the grant of relief measures during the lockdown.In the month of June, the Bombay High Court had directed the Principal Secretary to the State Social Justice and Special Assistance Department to consider and dispose of within a fortnight, concerns expressed by an activist working for the transgender community, regarding the plight of the members especially after the lockdown and seeking directions for formulation of a welfare scheme for the 40,000 members of the community in the State.Recently, the Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to take steps for implementation of the relevant provisions of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 and also extend all kinds of the reservation to members of the community.In the month of July, the Karnataka High Court had sought a reply from the state government on why it has not included a separate category for the transgender community in its notification for recruitment to the post of Special Reserve Constable Force and Bandsmen.Case Details:Case Title: Veera Yadav v. Government of Bihar & Ors.Case No.: CWJC No. 5627/2020Quorum: Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice S. KumarAppearance: Advocates Akash Keshav, Shaswat and Deepak Kumar Singh (for Petitioner); ASG KN Singh, CGC Ratnesh Kumar and Govt Advocate Ajay (for Respondents)Click Here To Download Order[Read Order]Next Storylast_img read more

Women paid less than men – but they are happier

first_img Previous Article Next Article Women paid less than men – but they are happierOn 21 Aug 2001 in Personnel Today Women are happier in their jobs than men, despite earning less money,according to research by the Abbey National. The survey of 636 working parents in a variety of UK companies shows thatmore than a quarter of women claim they are extremely happy at work incomparison to only 18 per cent of men. However, the building society’s research also shows that women earn around£100 less per week than men, who take home £440.70 on average. Only 37 per centof the women questioned are likely to be paid for overtime, whereas more thanhalf of men are. Despite enjoying their work, it is still women who give up their careers to becomefull-time carers. Three per cent of men and 26 per cent of women leave work tolook after children. Women are also more likely to take time off when theirchildren are ill, with 52 per cent missing a day compared to just 9 per cent ofmen. An Abbey National spokesperson said, “We like to think we are movingcloser to equality, but it is still some way off. What’s interesting is thatdespite the disparities, women are still happier with their work life than men. Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. last_img read more