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FIRs against Amrapali Leisure Valley director for duping several investors

first_imgNew Delhi: Economic Offences Wing of the Delhi Police on Saturday registered multiple FIRs against Amrapali Leisure Valley Pvt Ltd and its Director Anil Kumar Sharma for cheating multiple investors over the last decade by promising them flats and villas and misappropriating the booking amounts while not delivering the projects.According to one complainant, the accused approached him with a villa project to be constructed in Greater Noida. The accused was selling a villa with parking space to the complainant for a price of Rs 60.5 lakh at a booking amount of Rs 4 lakh. The complainant subsequently transferred the booking amount and signed an allotment/buyer agreement in August 2010. He was promised to get the delivery of the property within 18 months of receiving the booking amount. The complainant eventually had to take a loan of nearly Rs 36 lakh in order to pay the remaining amount for the villa, for which he is still paying interest. According to the complainant, the developer failed to even finish construction of the project. And in addition to this, the developer also charged close to Rs 1 lakh under the pretext of having to pay Noida Authority. In another FIR against the aforementioned accused, the complainant alleged that the developer duped investors by assuring them that they had necessary permissions from concerned authorities for the construction. And based on that, several advertisements were taken out in newspapers, inviting members of the public to invest. Complainants in both FIRs said that company employees and Director Sharma were coy about arranging meetings at the site office after receiving the necessary booking amounts. Even when the complainant from the second FIR went to the Delhi Government Mediation Centre, the accused kept avoiding them. In addition to this, she also alleged that the accused developer has not yet paid outstanding arrears to concerned authorities in as many as three other construction projects in the Greater Noida area. The complainant from the first FIR also alleged that after being handed an unfinished villa, he was further asked to pay Rs 8 lakh to a third party developer for the completion of his property. Both complainants have alleged that the accused have continuously duped multiple investors in such projects and misappropriated crores in the name of collecting booking amounts and paying relevant authorities. A case has been registered u/s 406/420/120B of the IPC against the accused and his accomplices at EOW.last_img read more

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Morocco to Develop Cooperation with Tunisia

Rabat – Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Nasser Bourita underlined the need to develop cooperation mechanisms between Morocco and Tunisia, on Tuesday while in Tunis.Speaking at a press conference following his talks with his Tunisian counterpart, Khémaies Jhinaoui, Bourita said that the two countries are driven by a strong desire to enhance their relationship.Bourita, who voiced Morocco’s support for Tunisia’s candidacy for a non-permanent seat at the UN Security Council in the years 2020-2021, said that political dialogue should not be limited to bilateral issues only, but must include coordination on regional and international issues. The Moroccan minister said that his talks with his Tunisian counterpart focused on economic relations and regional issues.For his part, the Tunisian Foreign Minister said that Bourita’s visit to Tunisia will undoubtedly boost cooperation and consultation between the two countries.The talks focused on bilateral relations in various fields, in particular to strengthen consultations between the foreign ministries of the two countries to address various issues of common interest, Jhinaoui said.He added that the second session of the Morocco-Tunisia Economic Forum will be held in early 2019.The two sides also discussed the means to further develop trade and reactivate the Arab Maghreb Union. read more

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Nepal UN worried over risk to victim others after conviction in domestic

22 January 2009The United Nations human rights office has urged Nepalese authorities to ensure the safety of the wife and others involved in a domestic violence case, who have reportedly received threats after the victim’s husband was convicted of trying to kill her by setting her on fire. In a news release issued in Nepalgunj, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal (OHCHR-Nepal) said it is “deeply concerned about reports of threats received by the victim, human rights defenders and others in relation to their involvement in the case of Hasrun Idrisi, which was decided by the Banke District Court on 19 January. “The Office strongly urges the state authorities, including the Nepal Police and Chief District Officer, to take measures to ensure the security of the victim, her family, witnesses, the lawyers representing the victim, and other human rights defenders, in line with their obligations under domestic law,” added the OHCHR-Nepal statement. In a case that highlighted the serious issue of domestic violence in Nepal, Ms. Idrisi’s husband and a member of his family were convicted for attempted murder by setting her on fire on 6 November 2007. Ms. Idrisi suffered severe burns as a result of the attack. OHCHR-Nepal encouraged the Government to ensure that “robust” legislation on domestic violence, consistent with international standards, be passed as a matter of priority. read more

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SAS bans travellers from using Samsung phone after fires

COPENHAGEN – Scandinavian Airlines is banning passengers from using the new Samsung Note 7 smartphone on its flights because of concern about fires.SAS spokesman Fredrik Henriksson says he expects “good understanding from our customers” to not use or charge one, or stow it in checked baggage.Henriksson told The AP that it was a “ban, not just a recommendation” like the one issued Friday by the Federal Aviation Administration which said it can’t prohibit the devices until the Consumer Product Safety Commission issues a recall.Singapore Airlines already has prohibited the use or charging of the Galaxy device during flights while others have said they would tell passengers not to check the Galaxy phone and to leave it switched off during flights. by The Associated Press Posted Sep 10, 2016 5:49 am MDT Last Updated Sep 10, 2016 at 6:40 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email SAS bans travellers from using Samsung phone after fires read more

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The Raptors Offense Hasnt Figured Out The Bucks Yet

Led by Kawhi Leonard, the Toronto Raptors completely shut down the Bucks offense in Game 3, slicing Milwaukee’s Eastern Conference finals lead to 2-1 in the process. Mike Budenholzer’s crew finished the 2018-19 regular season ranked fourth in offensive efficiency, so holding them to just 93.1 points per 100 possessions across six periods1 Game 3 went to double overtime. stands as a highly impressive accomplishment for Toronto. Somewhat overshadowed in the discussion of that game, though, is that the Raptors’ own highly ranked offense struggled as well, continuing a concerning season-long trend against the Bucks.Toronto finished the regular season one spot behind Milwaukee in offensive efficiency, scoring at a rate of 113.1 points per 100 possessions. The Raptors hit that mark despite Leonard and Kyle Lowry each missing around a quarter of the season, among numerous other injuries, and despite having to incorporate new players both at the start of the season (Leonard and Danny Green) and on the fly after the trade deadline (Marc Gasol).That they were able to score so efficiently despite all those potential hurdles is a testament not just to the offensive design of coach Nick Nurse but also to the sheer magnitude of talent the Raptors assembled — and especially to the ability of Toronto’s players to solve whatever problems a defense posed for them throughout the year.But the one defense the Raptors consistently could not solve during the regular season was the Bucks’. And unfortunately for Toronto, they haven’t solved it in the conference finals so far either.Now 15 games into their playoff run, the Raptors have played 97 total games this season. Among those 97 contests, their offensive efficiency ranks in seven games against the Bucks are as follows: 22nd, 74th, 83rd (Game 2), 84th, 86th (Game 1), 89th (Game 3) and 96th.2The game that ranked 22nd actually saw the Raptors post their lowest Quantified Shot Quality of the season, per Second Spectrum, which means that their expected effective field-goal percentage based on the location of their shots ranked 97th out of their 97 games. They just happened to outshoot that expectation by 11 percentage points in that game. Put another way: Toronto has played a big chunk of its worst offensive basketball against Milwaukee.This is not necessarily all that shocking. The Bucks finished the regular season with the league’s best defense, after all. But even accounting for Milwaukee’s general defensive talent, there’s also a specific reason why the Bucks have been so effective at shutting down this Toronto team: No NBA defense is better than the Bucks at providing help against opponent drives, and the Raptors are one of the most drive-dependent teams in the league.Toronto ranked seventh in the league in drives per 100 possessions and fifth in points per drive during the regular season, per Second Spectrum. The Raptors were also the only team in the league to sport five different players who averaged at least 7.5 drives per game3One of those was late-season acquisition Jeremy Lin, but only a few other teams had four such players anyway.. And Toronto’s primary drivers were not just high-volume; they were also extremely effective.Leonard and Pascal Siakam drove to score, respectively ranking seventh and fifth in points percentage on the drive4The percentage of potential drive points that a player actually scored on his drives. among the 72 players who averaged at least 7.5 drives per game. Lowry and backup Fred VanVleet drove to pass, ranking first and seventh among that same group of 72 players in assist percentage5The percentage of a player’s drives that resulted in an assist. on the drive.Against the Bucks, though, the engines of Toronto’s drive-based attack too often ran into roadblocks: Giannis Antetokounmpo and Brook Lopez. Per Second Spectrum, there were 70 NBA players who were credited as the help defender on at least 350 drives during the regular season. Among that group of 70 players, Antetokounmpo ranked first in team points allowed per possession (0.95) when he helped contain a drive, and Lopez (1.02) ranked seventh.Driving the lane before encountering help in the form of Antetokounmpo or Lopez has often proven too much for the Raptors to handle, especially Leonard and Lowry. During Leonard’s three regular-season games against Milwaukee, he was both less likely to shoot on the drive and less effective at converting those shots than he was against other teams. That trend has carried over to the conference finals, where Leonard is shooting just 11 of 28 on the drive through three games.While Lowry was a pass-heavy driver throughout the regular season, he was almost comically averse to shooting on the drive during the three games he played against the Bucks. His pass rate on the drive against Milwaukee was 18 percentage points higher than the most pass-happy high-volume driver in the league this season, Indiana’s Darren Collison. This aversion to shooting has also carried over to the conference finals, but his passing also just isn’t working right now. Of his 20 drives in Games 1 through 3, only one of his 12 passes resulted in an assist — and this is the guy who led the league in assist rate on the drive during the season.Isolating Leonard and Lowry’s drives to the ones on which Lopez or Antetokounmpo provided the help, as Second Spectrum allows, shows that the Raptors have scored only 30 points on 38 such direct drives during the conference finals,6A direct drive is a play in which the driver either shoots, is fouled, turns the ball over or passes to a player who shoots within one dribble. “good” for an anemic 0.79 points per drive. That simply won’t do — not when you’re trying to defeat the team with the NBA’s best record, led by the probable MVP and coach of the year winners.The good news for the Raptors is that they got themselves back into the series with their Game 3 win. The bad news is that unless they figure something out offensively, they’re going to have to play perfect defense again in Game 4 tonight to even the series 2-2, and beyond that, to advance to the NBA Finals. Against Giannis and these Bucks, that’s a whole lot easier said than done.Check out our latest NBA playoff predictions. read more

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Ohio State mourns loss of soccer player Fikayo Idowu

Fikayo Idowu. | Courtesy of Ohio StateTragic news reached the ears of Buckeye soccer fans and Ohio State alumni on Saturday, as word of the sudden death of junior defenseman Fikayo Idowu circulated around Columbus. A spokesman from the university released a statement from the OSU Department of Athletics, which stated the team was devastated to learn about his passing.“His family and loved ones are in our hearts and in our prayers during this time of grief,” read the statement.Idowu had been a member of the men’s soccer team for the last two years.He was majoring in health and rehabilitation sciences.The two-time OSU Scholar-Athlete appeared in two games last season for the Scarlet and Gray.Funeral arrangements are currently pending. A small memorial is scheduled to be held Saturday evening at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium, with teammates and friends of Idowu’s expected to be in attendance. read more

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Invest in Guinea initiative organize briefing in London to promote countrys mining

first_imgThe Invest in Guinea initiative is organizing a briefing in London on June 12 2013 at the Royal Horseguards Hotel to promote the country’s mining code and encourage greater transparency and accountability. The objective of the new Mining Code amendments is to strengthen the competitiveness of Guineas in world commodity markets, and align the West African country with international-standard best practices while addressing the concerns and profitability of the investors as well as taking into account the long term economic development and wellbeing of the Guinean communities. An initiative of the Guinea Government, ‘Invest in Guinea’ is hosting the briefing to introduce the new mining code to international audiences and bring investors and journalists together to learn more about the benefits of the new code amendments and their role in encouraging long term sustainability within thelast_img read more

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Hungary part ways with Talant Dujshebaev

Talant Dujshebaev is no longer Hungarian NT coach! Board of Hungarian Handball Federation decided to part ways with successful club’s coach after losing all the chances to qualify for the Olympic Games in Rio. Hungary played weak tournament in Poland at Men’s EHF EURO 2016, where they finished 12th. That wasn’t enough for Olympic qualifications, so mission of Vive Tauron Kielce coach became “unsuccessful”.Dujshebaev became NT coach in October 2014 after failure in qualifications for World Championship 2015 in Qatar.Furthemore, Elek Gábor and Ambros Martín will lead women’s NT after era of Nemeth Andras. ← Previous Story AFRICA 2016: Egypt win gold and qualify for Rio 2016! Next Story → Poland, Denmark and Sweden to host OG qualification tournaments? Talant Dujshebaev read more

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Group campaigns for better perinatal hospice care in Ireland

first_imgPLANS FOR BETTER perinatal hospice care in Ireland were discussed in Leinster House today.One Day More met with members of the Oireachtas to talk about the plans and to highlight the group’s new support network for parents of unborn babies with terminal illness.One Day More is a group of families who had a child diagnosed prenatally with severe disabilities.The group also launched their website today and a video of interviews with parents who opted against abortion after a poor pre-natal diagnosis.Spokesperson for One Day More Cliona Johnson said: Today is an important day for families of unborn babies with life-shortening conditions. One Day More is committed to delivering much improved peri-natal hospice care services in this country.Johnson believes  there’s been a “disproportionate” focus of abortions in cases of babies with terminal illnesses.It is really sad that some people think abortion is the obvious answer when a life shortening condition is diagnosed. I believe attitudes would change considerably if more attention was given to the real life stories of women who opted against abortion and chose to keep their babies in these situations.The group have begun fundraising and also aim to seek support from the Government for perinatal hospice care.Another group Terminations for Medical Reasons (TFMR)  have raised awareness of the issues facing Irish women who have made the “heartbreaking” choice to terminate pregnancies due to fatal foetal abnormalities.Irish people have to travel to the UK for a termination.Their website outlines how:We have all been traumatised, shocked and appalled that at our greatest time of need, our country turned its back on us and made us feel like criminals. We found ourselves in unfamiliar places away from family, friends and our homes. This is so cruel and barbaric and it can not continue to happen.Women who travelled to UK for terminations to bring case to United Nations>Stop exporting your abortion problem, Britain tells Ireland>More women seeking post-abortion counselling say IFPA>last_img read more

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Emanuel Comino elected vicechair of the International Association for the Reunification of

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram Emanuel Comino AM, founder and chair of the International Organising Committee – Australia – for the Restitution of the Parthenon Marbles Inc., was elected Vice-Chair of the International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures by the General Assembly of the Association, that met in Athens on 16 April. This election constitutes a well-deserved tribute to Mr Comino for his continuous effort since 1981 to initiate and to keep alive the claim for the return of the Parthenon Sculptures.The International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures, founded in 2005, promotes the reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures in the Acropolis Museum in Athens and cooperates closely with the President of the Hellenic Republic, the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Acropolis Museum and the Hellenic Advisory Committee for the Parthenon Sculptures. The Association is currently active in 18 countries worldwide and consists of 20 national member-committees.READ MORE: Corbyn: ‘The Parthenon sculptures belong to Greece’The members of the Executive Board of IARPS, elected by the General Assembly, for the period 2019-2021 are:Dr Christiane (Kris) Tytgat (Belgium), ChairProfessor Paul Cartledge (UK), Vice-chairMr Emanuel Comino (Australia), Vice-chairMr Lefteris Karmiris (USA), Vice-chairMrs Inès Kljakovic (Serbia), TreasurerMrs Alexandra Pistofidou (Austria), SecretaryFor more info, contact  iarps.exb@gmail.com.last_img read more

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Street Fighter II for Super Nintendo Gets ReReleased for Series 30th Anniversary

first_img Update: If you want to buy this cartridge, please be advised that it might destroy your SNES! This is what the official listing from iam8bit says:“Use of this reproduction game cartridge (the “Product”) on the SNES gaming hardware may cause the SNES console to overheat or catch fire. The SNES hardware is deemed a vintage collectible, so please exercise extreme caution when using the Product and make sure there is fire extinguishment equipment nearby.”My advice? Buy this thing just to show off. Don’t tempt fate and set your console on fire.Original story: What’s that familiar smell? Is that… nostalgia? In a year that has seen the release of Sonic Mania, and will soon give us the SNES Classic Edition and even a new freakin’ Atari system, Capcom has announced a re-release of Street Fighter II: The World Warrior. Instead of tossing their classic fighting game onto modern systems, Capcom, along with iam8bit, will release it on a fully playable SNES cartridge. Why? Because nostalgia, man!This $100 collector’s edition will be extremely limited, with only 5,500 cartridges set for production. 4,500 copies are the “Opaque Ryu Red” variant, while the “Translucent Glow-in-the-Dark Blanka Green” version will be limited to 1000 copies. Buyers won’t know which cartridge they’ll get since they are randomly distributed. Considering how the Blanka cartridge is the ultra-rare one, I’m sure eager collectors hope they get that version.In addition to the Street Fighter II cartridge, the package comes with a tri-fold box with foil, gold, and embossments. There will even be a “premium” instruction booklet and “retro pack-in surprises.” I have no idea what theses “surprises” might be, but I bet you anything the only thing premium about the instruction booklet is that it’s in color. Remember when all instruction manuals were in color? Anyway, the whole package is being designed by Jango Snow Art & Design and is being manufactured by Retrotainment Games.I’m sure that collectors are feeling mighty ambivalent about this one. While a re-release of Street Fighter II on the SNES does sound tempting, most hardcore collectors probably already own the game. Then there’s also the matter of the system this cartridge is for. I don’t know many people who still play with (or own) an old-ass SNES console. But I guess that, just like with vinyl collectors, you’re really purchasing this for displaying (and bragging) purposes. I don’t know if I’ll get one for myself, but I applaud the effort behind this re-release.It should be noted that iam8bit says this is the first of a “Legacy Cartridge Collection.” If that’s the case, let’s hope we see cartridges for NES, Genesis, N64, and more. We can’t let the SNES have all the fun, after all.Make sure to head on over to iam8bit and grab a copy before they’re all gone!Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. Stay on target How ‘Final Fantasy VI’ Made Role-Playing a Hot Property in A…25 Years Later, How ‘Super Metroid’ Defined a Genre last_img read more

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29 Year Old dies at sea father in The Bahamas awaits details

first_imgMagnetic Media spoke to AJs father who is simply confused about what happened to his 29 year old son, who six months ago became a first time father.  Police have not yet officially ruled the death; it is unclear at this point what happened to cause the boat to capsize, it was said that AJ could not swim. Arthur Senior, who was in Pinedale (The Bahamas) with family when we spoke to him via phone said it was the worst night of his life, waiting for word, hoping that his boy would be found alive.    There had been a  search launched for young Morris since Saturday when the speed boat he was in was reported submerged in the Leeward Cut to the Police Marine Branch; AJ was found Sunday morning and the scene at the Provo Morgue was heart wrenching.  AJ is described as a fun loving young man, the life of the party and had been resident in Provo for about ten years now.  He was working with family in construction and comes from the Morris, Missick and Walkin families and hails from both Pinedale and Holmes Rock, Grand Bahama.  Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppWhile Pinedale, Eight Mile Rock in Grand Bahama is still basking in the NBA success of its homeboy, Buddy Heild securing a spot on the New Orleans Pelicans team it now suffers a blow with the loss of a son of the soil, Arthur Morris Jr whose body was on Sunday morning found floating in waters about a mile off Heaving Down Rock in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos.  Relatives were overwhelmed with grief, crying out loud, falling to the ground and his maternal grandfather had to be held up as he was allowed by Police, behind the morgue gates to see his grandson in the worst possible way.  Related Items:last_img read more

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Claude Puel pleased with comeback against Fulham

first_imgLeicester City manager Claude Puel has revealed he is pleased with his team’s comeback during their draw against Fulham on Wednesday night.The Foxes travelled to bottom side Fulham, who now boast former Premier League title-winning manager with Leicester Claudio Ranieri as manager, in search of their second win on the bounce.But after Aboubakar Kamara gave the Cottagers the lead three minutes before half-time it look liked Puel’s side were heading for a defeat until a James Maddison strike earn both teams one point each.The result leaves Ranieri’s side in 20th position in the Premier League, while Leicester are ninth, and Claude Puel was pleased with his side’s resilient comeback.harry maguire, manchester UnitedMaguire says United need to build on today’s win George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Harry Maguire wants his United teammates to build on the victory over Leicester City.During the summer, Harry Maguire was referred to as the ultimate…“We played a good team, who did well against Chelsea and Southampton,” Puel said, according to FourFourTwo.“We were up and down in the game and we needed to manage it more.”“I would like to congratulate my players for coming back, which is a good thing for our mentality. We believed in ourselves and that’s a good sign for the future.”last_img read more

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Its time to land your dream job as Apple gears up to

first_imgApple set to hire from Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay this yearReutersIf you are in India and have often dreamt about how cool it would be to work for global tech giant Apple Inc., here’s some good news. The Cupertino, California, based firm is set to hire employees from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, this year.While the tech giant has been in talks with several IT institutes for the same for a while now, it has confirmed that it intends to hire from the Powai campus and has also started giving out application forms for it.”The tech giant is offering positions for coding profile and most computer science students and some enthusiasts from other streams have signed up for the test,” a source from IIT-Bombay told the Times of India.Even though a source has confirmed Apple’s participation in placements this year, IIT-B is yet to officially announce the news. Instead, it said: “We don’t want to comment whether Apple is participating or not.”Students who applied for the roles and were short-listed by Apple will now reportedly take up a test in the last week of November. The selected candidates will mostly be placed in the firm’s India facilities in Hyderabad and Bengaluru.The students at IIT-B are clearly thrilled with the opportunity to land a job with one of the most-loved brands and a student said: “The chance to be a part of the powerful ecosystem at Apple is so enticing that many of us have registered for the test and hope to be short-listed.”Meanwhile, Apple is yet to confirm if students from other institutes will also be hired and other IITs have said that they will need an answer in the next two to three days, failing which they would not be able to accommodate the tech giant. “Our schedule is very tight. There are three to four preliminary short-listing tests taking place everyday and if we don’t hear from Apple in the next two to three days, we will not have any slot to accommodate the company,” an institute’s placement head told the daily.Amid all the placement buzz, Apple seems to be irked with the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, after an announcement that the firm was set to hire talent from its campus.”We are elated that Apple has decided to come for our campus placements this year. We are not sure of the kind of profiles that the company will be offering. However, it will provide an opportunity to the graduating students to showcase their skills before representatives of the firm,” TV Devi Prasad, head of placements at the institute, had earlier told the daily.Apart from Apple, many other global brands including LinkedIn, Facebook, and Google have been eyeing employees in India for a while now.last_img read more

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