Andhra Pradesh HC Quashes Ordinance Curtailing Tenure of State Election Commissioner

first_imgNews UpdatesAndhra Pradesh HC Quashes Ordinance Curtailing Tenure of State Election Commissioner Press Trust of India29 May 2020 1:42 AMShare This – xReddy government, the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday struck down an Ordinance promulgated on April 10 curtailing the tenure of the State Election Commissioner from five to three years.The court also quashed a Government Order appointing retired judge V Kanagaraj as the new State Election Commissioner.It restored retired bureaucrat Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar as the SEC.Justice VKanagaraj,…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?LoginReddy government, the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday struck down an Ordinance promulgated on April 10 curtailing the tenure of the State Election Commissioner from five to three years.The court also quashed a Government Order appointing retired judge V Kanagaraj as the new State Election Commissioner.It restored retired bureaucrat Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar as the SEC.Justice VKanagaraj, a retired judge of the Madras High Court, had assumed charge as the SEC on April 11, replacing Ramesh Kumar.The High Court delivered the judgment on a batch of writ petitions, including the one by the aggrieved Ramesh Kumar, challenging the Ordinance and the appointment of a new SEC.The court ruled that the state government did not have the authority to curtail the tenure of the SEC. It also set aside the appointment of the new SEC. The court considered all our arguments in this regard, senior advocate Jandhyala Ravi Shankar, who appeared on behalf of one of the petitioners, said. Next Storylast_img read more

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Family of missing college student desperate for answers

first_imgAuburn Police Department(AUBURN, Ala.) — Police have recovered a vehicle belonging to a missing Alabama college student, but said there was still no sign of the 19-year-old as of Monday afternoon.Investigators found Aniah Haley Blanchard’s 2017 Honda CRV at an apartment complex in Montgomery at around 6 p.m. local time on Friday after a resident reported it to police. The vehicle had damages to the front left tire, which are believed to have occurred between the time she was last seen and Friday when the vehicle was found, according to the Auburn Police Division. Blanchard, a student at Southern Union State Community College in Wadley, was reported missing by her family on Oct. 24. Police said she last communicated with a friend on Oct. 23, just before midnight.Blanchard’s father, Elijah Blanchard, said his daughter “would not leave” without telling anyone.“She always calls me at the end of the day to see how my day was,” Elijah Blanchard told ABC News in an exclusive interview Monday evening. “She would never not contact somebody and let them know what she’s doing.”He described his daughter as “very ambitious,” “very organized” and “fun to be around.”“If someone would see Aniah out, they would know something was wrong if she didn’t carry that beautiful smile that she always has,” he said.Blanchard’s stepfather, UFC heavyweight fighter Walt Harris, shared images of her on his Instagram page Thursday, asking members of the public to please come forward with information.“Please help find my baby Aniah Blanchard. She is missing [in] Auburn,” Harris, one of the top UFC contenders in the heavyweight division, told his nearly 30,000 followers. “Please help!!!! Any info message me on here or call the Auburn police … PLEASE SHARE THIS!!!!”Blanchard is described as a light-complexioned black female with brown eyes and brown hair who is 5 feet 6-inches tall and about 125 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black dress and tan duck boots with black stockings, according to police.The Auburn Police Division, as part of the ongoing joint investigation with the Montgomery Police Department, have released a snippet of a surveillance video showing Blanchard making a purchase at a convenience store on South College Street, which runs through downtown Auburn, on Oct. 23, just prior to her car being observed traveling southbound on the same road.Police have also shared images of Blanchard’s vehicle, a black mini SUV, and urged anyone with information about a possible collision to call its headquarters.“While the vehicle has been recovered, Blanchard has not been located,” the Auburn Police Division said in a recent statement. “The investigation is continuing, and anyone with information regarding Aniah’s whereabouts is being asked to call the Auburn Police Division Detective Section at 334-501-3140, the anonymous tip line at 334-246-1391 or the 24-hour non-emergency number at 334-501-3100.”Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Russian Navy commissions fourth Project 20380 corvette

first_img Authorities Russian Navy commissions Project 20380 corvette Sovershenny into Pacific Fleet Back to overview,Home naval-today Russian Navy commissions Project 20380 corvette Sovershenny into Pacific Fleet July 20, 2017 The Russian Navy has commissioned its fourth Project 20380 corvette, the Sovershenny, into the Pacific Fleet with a flag-raising ceremony in the Port of Vladivostok.The ship was commissioned after concluding builder’s and state trials in early July.Also referred to as Steregushchy-class corvettes, the ships are designed by the Almaz Central Marine Design bureau, and started entering service with the Russian Navy since 2007 when the first vessel in the class, the Steregushchy was commissioned.The newest vessel in the class started construction in June 2006 and was launched in May 2015.The ships displace 2,200 tons at full load and reach speeds of up to 27 knots. Steregushchy-class corvettes served as the basis for the design of Gremyashchy-class and Project 2038.6 corvettes. View post tag: Project 20380 View post tag: Sovershenny View post tag: Russian Navy Share this articlelast_img read more

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International conferences at the Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies

first_imgThe Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies welcomes four international conferences during the first decade of October, 2010.The first conference (Oct. 2-3) is dedicated to the ancient South Asian Fire ritual (Homa) and its variations – from Vedic to Hindu and Buddhist.  It will begin with a special performance of the Newari Homa in front of the Science Center on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.It is followed by the 14th Harvard Round Table on the Ethnogenesis of South and Central Asia (Oct. 4-5). This year’s main topics are: South Asian linguistics, genetics, archaeology and texts.The third conference, the Radcliffe Exploratory seminar on Comparative mythology, starts on Oct. 6. It focuses on theoretical issues of comparative mythology and its relations to genetics, paleontology, archaeology, and linguistics. Special attention is given to the deep reconstruction of ancient myths.Exploration of comparative mythology continues on Oct. 8, immediately after the Radcliffe seminar, with the Forth Annual Conference of the International Association for Comparative Mythology (IACM). This year, the conference begins with examining the core notions and terms of comparative mythology. It is followed by sessions on Indo-European mythology, myth and politics, the hero and his poets, and further reflexes on ancient mythology.Attendance of the Radcliffe seminar is by invitation only, but the rest of the conferences are open to the public. The IACM conference has an entrance fee of $50.For more information, please consult the Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies website.last_img read more

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Gold Coast apartments contributing to the average Australian home’s reduced size

first_imgAbout 27 per cent of new homes being built eight years ago were apartments but now they account for 46 per cent.REIQ Gold Coast zone chairman Andrew Henderson said the ageing population was also driving demand for apartments on the Coast.As apartment buildings skyrocketed in the city’s heart, Mr Henderson said many older homes in surrounding areas were being demolished so the blocks could be subdivided.“People want convenience and location,” he said.“(They want) to be close to shopping and transport.”Mr Henderson said homeowners no longer had the time to maintain a back yard or large house so living in an apartment was more practical. MORE: Why I live in Broadbeach Waters The average Australian home is now the smallest it’s been since 1996.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa14 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago“You will get plenty of people now that don’t want to mow their back yard anymore,” he said.“Someone else looks after all the common areas (of an apartment building).”While houses across the country are 8 per cent bigger than those built 20 years ago, a surge in the number of apartments being built has reduced the average size of dwellings.MORE: Buy now if you want to move in by Christmas According to the ABS data, the average apartment used to be 140sq m but was now closer to 125sq m.Further, about 27 per cent of new homes being built eight years ago were apartments whereas they now accounted for about 46 per cent.Gold Coast couple Michael and Vickie Ryan recently bought an apartment in The Rayjon Group’s 15-level Vantage development at Benowa, which they said was central and more convenient than a house.center_img The rise of apartments on the Gold Coast is contributing to the average Aussie home’s reduced size.THE rise of apartments on the Gold Coast is dragging down the average size of the Australian home.New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows the average new home built in the past financial year was 186.3sq m, down 1.6 per cent from the previous year.It marked a 22-year low, making the average residence the smallest it has been since 1996.Craig James, chief economist at CommSec who commissioned the data, said the reduced size reflected the increase in apartments across the country, with more than half of new buildings in that category.“Generation Y, Millennials, couples and small families want to live closer to work, cafes, restaurants, shopping and airports, and are giving up living space for better proximity to the desirable amenities,” he said. Michael and Vickie Ryan have recently bought a property in the $200 million master planned Vantage community at Benowa.“We raised our family in the country before moving to the Coast,” Mrs Ryan said.“This location – close to shops, restaurants and all the services we need – offers the best of both worlds,” Mrs Ryan said.“We have plenty of room for family, so many friends nearby and everything we need is on our doorstep. There is no need to move.”Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:46Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:46 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD432p432p216p216p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenChoosing an apartment to invest in01:47last_img read more

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Tipico boosts online casino content with EveryMatrix’s CasinoEngine Direct

first_imgShare StumbleUpon German sports betting operator Tipico has furthered its existing relationship with industry platform and software provisions provider EveryMatrix, agreeing to integrate the firm’s CasinoEngine Direct systems.Bookmaker Tipico forms that new partnership in order ot significantly boost its online casino capabilities.Moving forward EveryMatrix will be delivering games via CasinoEngine from more than 20 casino providers considerably boosting Tipico’s casino options with more RNG games and premium live casino from Evolution and others.“We are impressed by CasinoEngine’s gaming portfolio and its ability to integrate with our digital platforms. The partnership with EveryMatrix is an important step to revamp our gaming offering, as we are looking to provide our customers a state of the art entertainment experience.” stated Marlon van der Goes, Tipico Chief Commercial Officer.Ebbe Groes, EveryMatrix CEO, commented on the partnership: “We are proud to add a considerable casino portfolio into Tipico’s platform and we look forward to work with their highly professional team. Jointly this will lead to one of the most competitive casino offerings in the region.”CasinoEngine is one the largest and foremost casino gaming aggregator in the industry. With a direct integration, operators can gain access to a continuously growing library of close to 5,000 casino games from over 60 game providers seamlessly integrated into a single casino lobby & wallet.“With CasinoEngine Direct, operators may integrate the CasinoEngine directly into their own platform and in-house wallet. CasinoEngine Direct secures minimum latency and optimal game speed while giving operators complete freedom to develop and host their own website or build together with EveryMatrix.” added Ebbe Groes. Related Articles Submit Share MoneyMatrix boosts wire transfer options by integrating Klarna’s Sofort August 24, 2020 PartnerMatrix drives user engagement with two new deals August 13, 2020 Erik Nyman joins EveryMatrix as US lead August 6, 2020last_img read more

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