Forget the April Premium Bond draw! Here’s how I’m using FTSE 100 stocks to generate income

first_imgForget the April Premium Bond draw! Here’s how I’m using FTSE 100 stocks to generate income Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. See all posts by Jonathan Smith At the start of each month, the prize draw for the Premium Bonds from the NS&I takes place. Prizes range from £25 all the way up to £1m. For many investors, allocating some funds into Premium Bonds is a smart idea. You retain instant access to the funds should you need it, but also have the chance to pick up income on a monthly basis.Last month, it was announced the amount of prizes being paid out was to be cut from May onward. This meant a reduction in the ‘interest’ rate from 1.4% to 1.3%. We can’t quite term it officially an interest rate because there’s no guarantee of it being paid. However, on average, £10 invested wins you 13/14p worth of prizes over the course of a year.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…The 0.1% cut doesn’t sound like a lot, but it’s a reduction nonetheless. That’s why I’m not keeping a large allocation there and continuing to look to stocks for more reliable income.What income can I pick up from stocks?Income from Premium Bonds is not certain. While income from a stock also isn’t guaranteed, you can look to invest in firms that have a proven track record of paying out dividends. These dividends are income for an investor. When you compare it as a proportion of the price you paid for the stock, you can find the percentage yield given. From here, you can use it as an unofficial interest rate and compare it to the Premium Bond prize rate.The current FTSE 100 dividend yield is almost 6%. When you look specifically within the index, you can find a range of options. There are big-cap firms, such as HSBC yielding 8.8%, or long-term investor favourite Lloyds Banking Group yielding 9.8%.When you compare this to the 1.3% or 1.4% currently on offer from Premium Bonds, it’s easy to see why generating income from stocks is attractive.How safe is the income from stocks?A company doesn’t have to pay out a dividend, and during the stock market crash, some firms may cut dividend payments. This is because the firm may be struggling with cash flow issues and needs to cut costs. One easy way to do this is via the dividend. By not paying out income to investors, the firm can focus the funds on ensuring business survival during the Covid-19 pandemic.We’ve already seen ITV take this step. The firm has cut the dividend as part of a £300m cost-cutting exercise. So income investors who had bought ITV stocks are likely to feel disappointed. This does mean investors need to be careful about which shares to buy at the moment. However, with the FTSE 100 index as a whole averaging that 6% yield, it’s still significantly higher than the Premium Bond yield. Thus, if I hold all 100 companies within the index, even if 50% of them cut dividends this year, I’m still picking up double the yield than from those bonds.For me, this highlights the importance of holding stocks for income generation. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Enter Your Email Address Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool.center_img Jonathan Smith owns shares in Lloyds Banking Group. The Motley Fool UK has recommended HSBC Holdings, ITV, and Lloyds Banking Group. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. 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The 4 much talked about suspensions from the latest round of Super Rugby

first_imgThursday May 31, 2018 The 4 much talked about suspensions from the latest round of Super Rugby Ahead of the weekend, here’s a quick recap of what happened in the last round of Super Rugby, with four much talked about suspensions for various elements of foul play. We’ve thrown them into one video for you, and given a brief recap of the bans handed out. The Stormers vs Lions game featured a number of interesting calls, the biggest of which was winger Raymond Rhule’s red card for a dangerous challenge on Ruan Combrinck.Raymond Rhule – 3 week suspensionIt looked harsh, as Rhule had jumped up and had to come down. But when it came down to it, he was reckless and his shoulder did make contact with the Lions winger’s chin.Rhule was cited and later pleaded guilty to contravening Law 9.25: A player must not intentionally charge or obstruct an opponent who has just kicked the ball. In his finding, Foul Play Review Committee Chairman Nigel Hampton QC ruled the following: “With respect to sanction the Foul Play Review Committee deemed the act of foul play merited a mid-range entry point of 6 weeks, especially given that that act resulted in a blow to the opposing player’s head. However, taking into account mitigating factors including the Player’s excellent Judicial record, his good character and his early guilty plea at the first available opportunity, the Foul Play Review Committee reduced the suspension to 3 weeks.”JJ Engelbrecht – 1 week suspensionIn the same match, JJ Engelbrecht received a yellow card for a dangerous, lifting tackle. Later in the match he was penalised for a (maybe two?) dangerous clean out at the breakdown, so was issued a citing commissioner’s warning. SANZAAR Disciplinary Rule 6.1 states:“6.1: If a Player has received two Warnings or a combination of a Warning and a Yellow Card during a match, he shall be treated for disciplinary purposes as if he has been sent off.”Englebrecht has been suspended from all forms of the game for 1 week, up to and including 2 June 2018.Ruan Botha – 4 week suspensionIn the Jaguares vs Sharks game, second rower Ruan Botha was issued a straight red card for a dangerous charge into a ruck. He was cited for contravening Law 9.12: Striking with hand or arm.Botha has been suspended from all forms of the game for 4 weeks, up to and including 23 June 2018. “With respect to sanction the Foul Play Review Committee deemed the act of foul play merited a mid range entry point of 4 weeks due to the contact with the opposing Player’s head.”   “The Foul Play Review Committee added 1 week to the initial sanction as aggravation for the fact the Player was suspended for a similar incident less then 12 months prior. However, taking into account the mitigating factor of the Player’s guilty plea at the first available opportunity, the Foul Play Review Committee reduced the suspension to 4 weeks,” the hearing ruled.Folau Faainga’a – 1 week suspensionIn the head butting incident that we featured here earlier in the week, Brumbies hooker Folau Faainga’a was red carded for getting up close and personal with Bulls replacement forward Matthys Basson, who was making his Super Rugby debut.Faainga’a dived ‘into the pool’ then got up and a scuffle ensued, with the Brumbies man getting face to face with Basson, where forehead made contact with nose.A straight red card was issued, and he was later suspended for one week.credit: sanzaarADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Suspensions handed down after testicle grabbing… 26 WEEKS AGO The ‘double ruffle’ splits opinion with fans… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: The nastiest and most brutal moments… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe 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

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Emergency Grazing of CRP Acres for 22 Counties in Indiana

first_img By Gary Truitt – Jul 13, 2012 Facebook Twitter FultonMonroe BrownKnoxOwen DuboisMartinWabash CassKosciuskoPike SHARE GibsonNoble DecaturLawrenceSullivan Home Indiana Agriculture News Emergency Grazing of CRP Acres for 22 Counties in Indianacenter_img Emergency Grazing of CRP Acres for 22 Counties in Indiana “It is imperative eligible producers who are interested in emergency grazing of CRP request written approval from the local FSA office before grazing the acreage,” said Wickard.  “Producers must also obtain a modified conservation plan from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) that outlines permitted grazing practices.  There will be a 10 percent annual payment reduction for CRP acres used for grazing under these emergency provisions, which was reduced from 25 percent recently by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack.”Source: Indiana FSA DaviessLaGrangePosey AllenHuntingtonOrange Facebook Twitter SHARE  Indiana Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Julia A. Wickard today announced that 22 counties are authorized for emergency grazing of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). The Indiana State FSA Office reviewed the provisions for the emergency haying and grazing and made a number of recommendations to the national office.  These recommendations were based on local FSA County Committee and concurrence of Indiana Conservation and Agricultural Partners.  At the present time haying of CRP is not authorized until the end of the primary nesting date which is either July 16th or August 2nd depending on the age of the CRP contract.The counties approved for CRP emergency grazing are:  Previous articleStutzman from Indiana Votes No on Farm BillNext articleSeed Consultants Market Comments Gary Wilhelmi Gary Truittlast_img read more

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HyreCar Inc. Announces Executive Leadership Appointments

first_img HyreCar Inc. Announces Executive Leadership Appointments WhatsApp By Digital AIM Web Support – April 6, 2021 TAGS  WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Pinterestcenter_img Previous articleRobertson lifts Mercer past Chattanooga 81-77 in OTNext articleMarlins killer Adam Duvall is now on their side and in RF Digital AIM Web Support LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 24, 2021– HyreCar Inc. (NASDAQ: HYRE), the carsharing marketplace for ridesharing, food, and package delivery services today, announced leadership appointments for newly created executive roles to leverage significant growth opportunities. Brian Allan (58) will assume the role of President, HyreCar Inc. after serving as the company’s Senior Vice-President of Strategic Partnerships. Mr. Allan has led HyreCar’s dealer and strategic partnership initiatives increasing institutional vehicle supply and incremental revenue opportunities since 2018. Mr. Allan joined HyreCar after a 30-year career as Group General Manager at one of the largest privately-held automotive retailers in the world, Galpin Motors. Mr. Allan also served on several OEM dealer councils and advisory boards for automotive and technology firms. Ken Grimes (38) will assume the role of Chief Technology Officer after serving as Vice-President, Technology. Mr. Grimes led the technology team after succeeding HyreCar co-founder Abhi Arora in early 2019. Mr. Grimes is a veteran systems engineer and entrepreneur with over 18 years of management, research, and development expertise. His experience includes specialized modernizing legacy tech stacks with hyper-scale technologies including distributed systems, blockchain, and IoT. Megan Behrens (27) will assume the role of Senior Vice-President of Product & Operations after serving in critical roles since HyreCar’s inception in 2016. Ms. Behrens’s most recent position was Vice-President of Product where she held direct responsibility for customer retention, satisfaction, and lifetime value objectives. She also holds a degree in accounting from Cal State Fullerton. HyreCar’s recent completion of a $29.7 million public offering of common stock will be used, in part, to increase scalability, product offerings, and customer service initiatives. In a statement, Joe Furnari, CEO, HyreCar Inc., said, “HyreCar has entered a period of tremendous opportunities. We are in a position to leverage HyreCar’s innovative platform to accelerate growth and additional revenue streams. These new leadership appointments are critical to ensure that HyreCar executes on these goals. “The company is pleased to announce Brian Allan as President of HyreCar. He’s an executive with a proven track record of delivering sustainable growth while increasing operating efficiencies and building teams. Brian is widely recognized as an innovator in the automotive industry and a respected authority on mobility trends. Additionally, Brian has demonstrated his ability to grow our business serving in his previous position of SVP for HyreCar. His new role as President will leverage his skills across the company. Ken Grimes’ appointment as Chief Technology Officer affirms our commitment to continue innovative initiatives and enhance HyreCar’s proprietary technology. In Ken’s prior role as VP of Technology, he was instrumental in implementing the necessary actions to increase scalability and innovation. “Megan Behrens’s appointment to Senior Vice-President of Product and Operations is the natural career progression resulting from her contributions to HyreCar’s success. Megan’s commitment to customer success and experience is critical for the next phase of HyreCar’s growth. I’m proud to say the appointments announced today provide the depth of leadership and skill sets necessary to ensure that HyreCar maximizes its opportunities and achieves its objectives.” The executive appointments are effective March 1, 2021. About HyreCar HyreCar Inc. (NASDAQ: HYRE) is a national car-sharing marketplace for ridesharing, food, and package delivery via its proprietary technology platform. The Company has established a leading presence in Mobility as a Service (MaaS) through individual vehicle owners, dealers, rental agencies, and OEMs that wish to participate in new mobility trends. By providing a unique opportunity through our safe, secure, and reliable marketplace, HyreCar is transforming the industry by empowering all to profit from Mobility as a Service. For more information, please visit hyrecar.com. Forward-Looking Statements Statements in this release concerning HyreCar Inc.’s (“HyreCar” or the “Company”) future expectations and plans, including, without limitation, HyreCar’s future earnings, partnerships and technology solutions, its ability to add and maintain additional car listings on its platform from car dealers, and consumer demand for cars to be used for ridesharing, may constitute forward-looking statements for the purposes of the safe harbor provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws and are subject to substantial risks, uncertainties and assumptions. You should not place reliance on these forward-looking statements, which include words such as “could,” “believe,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “estimate,” “expect,” “may,” “continue,” “predict,” “potential,” “project” or similar terms, variations of such terms or the negative of those terms. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, the Company cannot guarantee such outcomes. HyreCar may not realize its expectations, and its beliefs may not prove correct. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including, without limitation, market conditions and the factors described in the section entitled “Risk Factors” in HyreCar’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and HyreCar’s other filings made with the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission. All such statements speak only as of the date made. Consequently, forward-looking statements should be regarded solely as HyreCar’s current plans, estimates, and beliefs. Investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. HyreCar cannot guarantee future results, events, levels of activity, performance or achievements. HyreCar does not undertake and specifically declines any obligation to update, republish, or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, future events or circumstances or to reflect the occurrences of unanticipated events, except as may be required by applicable law. View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210224005646/en/ CONTACT: John Evans Investor Relations 415-309-0230 [email protected] KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: OTHER TRANSPORT FLEET MANAGEMENT TRANSPORT GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE AUTOMOTIVE SOURCE: HyreCar Inc. Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 02/24/2021 09:14 AM/DISC: 02/24/2021 09:14 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210224005646/en Facebook Pinterest Twitter Local NewsBusinesslast_img read more

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“Trial Court Swayed By The Fact That Women-Victims Merit Greater Reparation”: Patna HC Acquits Death-Row Prisoner

first_imgNews Updates”Trial Court Swayed By The Fact That Women-Victims Merit Greater Reparation”: Patna HC Acquits Death-Row Prisoner Mehal Jain12 Nov 2020 2:10 AMShare This – xIn a judgment rendered on Wednesday, the Patna High Court acquitted a death-row prisoner, setting aside conviction for murder.The bench of Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice S. Kumar iterated that the quality and strength of the evidence and the case of the prosecution not only have a bearing on the decision of conviction or acquittal but also very much on the quantum of sentencing-…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?LoginIn a judgment rendered on Wednesday, the Patna High Court acquitted a death-row prisoner, setting aside conviction for murder.The bench of Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice S. Kumar iterated that the quality and strength of the evidence and the case of the prosecution not only have a bearing on the decision of conviction or acquittal but also very much on the quantum of sentencing- “Residual doubt becomes a factor for commuting sentence, especially where evidence is purely circumstantial. Judicial approach on the death penalty ought to be cautious, circumspect and careful more so because the decision is permanent and irreversible”The bench stated that the Trial Court has ascribed the fact of the victim is an unmarried woman who was taken “advantage” of as an aggravating factor which is a fact that has neither been proved nor alleged in the case- “Such a stance reflects the paternalistic attitude of society towards women, who are always considered as a helpless victim. The Court must be mindful of this””The Court has also laid great emphasis on the collective consciousness of society and a call for maximum punishment as a legal remedy where vicious and brutal crimes are committed against women. The Court also seems to be swayed by the fact that the victims are women thereby meriting greater reparations for the crime, however, in this case, the alleged reason of the crime was with respect to a property dispute and not necessarily related to the fact that they were women. The Court has failed to realise that the courts are not oracles of public opinion and the role of the courts is not to soothe public sentiment. Courts have to exercise restraint and first ensure that individual rights guaranteed by the constitution are kept at a higher pedestal than public opinion”, said the bench.The division bench was hearing the Death Reference for confirmation of such sentence, where allegedly in the night intervening 23rd-24th June 2015, accused Niranjan @ Alakhdeo Kumar (hereinafter referred to as Niranjan) and accused Birendra Kumar (hereinafter referred to as Birendra) murdered Smt. Rekha Devi and her two daughters, namely, Ms. Komal Kumari and Ms. Anshu Kumari. As such both of them were charged for committing offences under Section 302/34 of the Indian Penal Code. The Trial Court, vide judgment dated 18th January 2018 found the Prosecution not to have established its case against accused Birendra and as such acquitted him. But, however, found sufficient evidence, though not direct but circumstantial, against accused Niranjan and convicted him for committing an offence punishable under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code. Considering the gravity of the crime, accused Niranjan was awarded sentence of death, to be hanged by the neck till death, along with a fine of Rs.20,000/-, in default thereof, to undergo simple imprisonment for a period of one month.The bench noted that the trial court had, stating that the principles laid down by the SC in the 2017 Nirbhaya case [Mukesh v. NCT] were guiding the decision on quantum sentence for the Court, went on to consider mitigating and aggravating circumstances that weighed in the case. It found the following facts as aggravating circumstances for this case: (1) After the death of the husband of Rekha Devi, the convict took advantage of her loneliness and started living in her house; (2) While living with the widow, he assaulted and tortured her to get her property transferred in his name; (3) On failure of his attempt to get the property transferred, he committed the brutal act of murdering the three helpless family members and; (4) That the gruesome nature of the murder of all three victims, with the total number of 10, 27 and 16 incision wounds being found on the bodies of the deceased, showing the brazenness and coldness with which, the acts were committed. This reflected the fact that the convict had little scope of reform and would be a threat to society if not appropriately punished.The Trial Court then went on to consider the mitigating circumstances for the case. It observed them to be three – (1) the fact that the accused is 32 years old, is an unmarried shopkeeper, (2) has no criminal antecedent and (3) the family circumstances such as the fact that he is from a rural background.The HC noted that again citing the Apex Court in Mukesh, the trial Court observed that in order to ensure justice,courts ought to impose punishment that befits the crime; thus factors such as young age of the accused, absence of criminal antecedent and poor background cannot be said to be mitigating circumstances. Relying on this principle, the trial Court found that the crime committed in the instant case was diabolic in nature, and the manner of achieving it, where helpless family members were murdered by brutally inflicting dozens of injuries on their bodies, made the cruelty of the convict apparent. Such acts were bound to shock the conscience of society. The Court also stated that such a brutal massacre instils a sense of insecurity and helplessness in community especially amongst women and the brutality and viciousness of the crime shocks the collective conscience of society. Therefore it was the duty of law enforcing systems to remedy the situation.The Court reasoned that the aggravating circumstance of the case outweighed the mitigating circumstances. The gruesome nature of the crime showed that high viciousness and cruelty, more so because the reason for provocation was the greed of wealth and to grab the property. Since the well-settled principle of rarest of rare test largely depended on the perception of society, factors like society’s abhorrence, extreme indignation and antipathy to some instances ought to be considered. It further reasoned that especially since the cases of crimes against women have become rampant, the courts needed to send a strong deterrent message to the perpetrators of such crimes. Subsequently, on a consideration of the aggravating and mitigating circumstances, the Court stated that the aggravating circumstances outweigh the mitigating circumstances and thus sentences the accused to death. Accordingly, the accused was sentenced to the death penalty. “We find that although the Trial Court has discussed the principles of death sentencing and reasoned that the gruesome and diabolic nature of the crime and motive for the crime was the particular reason for awarding the rarest of the rare penalty, the Court failed in the due application of its mind on essential mitigating circumstances”, said the division bench.The bench observed that while factors such as the socio-economic condition of the accused, lack of criminal antecedent, and him being a young man were mitigating factors that the Court did consider. However, the Court failed in believing that the whole prosecution case was based on circumstantial evidence and ‘residual doubt’ and presumption of innocence still existed in favour of the accused as a relevant mitigating circumstance.”No doubt that the manner of committing the crime was brutal, but the Court heavily erred in ascribing the motive of the crime as an aggravating circumstance, considering that the whole finding on motive was a result of statements of interested witnesses”, noted the bench.Another fallacy, as per the bench, was in awarding further simple imprisonment on account of non-payment of a fine. If a person were to be hanged till death, then how would the question of serving simple imprisonment arise?, it asked. “The gravity of the award of the death penalty need not be reiterated. It is an ultimate and irreversible award of punishment to a person. This is also the reason why the Courts have refrained from laying down cases where the death penalty should be awarded and left it to judicial discretion guided by principles, to decide on facts of every case. It is true that only in the gravest of cases of extreme culpability, the sentence of death must be awarded – life imprisonment being the rule and death penalty the exception. This is also the reason why the Hon’ble Apex Court has been clear that judges ought not to be bloodthirsty and give due consideration to mitigating factors”, said the bench.”The fact that case is purely based on circumstantial evidence and ‘residual doubt’ remains, distinguished from principle of proof beyond a reasonable doubt in the case; such becomes a mitigating circumstance for commutation of the death penalty. The standard of proof for a death sentence is essentially raised from the standard of proof applied for a conviction”, it reiterated.Finally, the bench summarised the following principles that ought to guide Courts in their decision on death penalty sentencing: I. Rarest of rare casesII. Judicial discretion on sentencing must be accompanied by application of judicial mind, and governed by rule of law.III. The judgment must be supported by special reasons.IV. Balancing of aggravating and mitigating circumstancesV. Weightage to every relevant circumstance relating to the crime and the criminalVI. Residual doubt becomes a mitigating circumstance, more so, for cases based on circumstantial evidence.VII. Judicial approach must be cautious, circumspect and careful.VIII. Sessions court, in particular, must rigorously apply the rarest of rare case principle, they cannot do lip service to application of judicious mind, and their discretion is liable to be corrected by superior courts as a safeguard.IX. Principle of retributionX. Doctrine of rehabilitationXI. The Court must not be an oracle of the public opinion and recognize limits to judicial power. They must ensure that individual rights guaranteed by the constitution are at a higher pedestal than public opinion.”We, accordingly, answer the Death Reference to be in the negative. Also, for all the aforesaid reasons, we allow the appeal filed by accused Niranjan @ Alakh Deo Kumar and set aside the judgment of conviction dated 18th January 2018 and order of sentence dated 23rd January 2018 passed in Sessions Trial. The appellant Niranjan @ Alakh Deo Kumar stands acquitted from the charges under Section 302/34 of the Indian Penal Code, levelled against him. Presently, he is in jail and as such be released forthwith unless required in any other case”, held the bench.Click Here To Download Judgment[Read Judgment]Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

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PEO fashion show offers something for everyone

first_imgLatest Stories You Might Like CHHS senior earns 2014 Jean Lake art scholarship Jessica Large received the 2014 Jean Lake Scholarship. The CHHS seniors’ artwork is on display at the Johnson Center for… read more The P.E.O. Spring Fashion Show is set for Saturday and it’s a fashion show for everyone – women, children and, this year, men.The annual fundraiser for P.E.O. will be at 11 a.m., Saturday at the Family Life Center of Park Memorial United Methodist Church in Troy. Tickets are $10.Although it’s helpful for tickets to be purchased in advance, some tickets will be available at the door.Reservations may be made on line at [email protected] and paid for and picked up at the doorThe luncheon will feature the P.E.O.’s traditional chicken salad plate. Members of the Troy University Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity will be the serversElaine Bassett, P.E.O. member, said the fifth annual P.E.O. Spring Fashion Show will showcase fashions from shops on the square in downtown Troy and modeled by friends and neighbors.The show will feature several local celebrity models, including attorney Joel Williams and Pike County Chamber of Commerce President Kathy Sauer.“We’ll have some really great door prizes donated by local merchants,” Bassett said. “These are door prizes that anyone would like to have and are worth more than the price of admission.“We’ll also have baked goods – cakes, cookies, cheese straws—for sale and some handmade items, including jewelry. So, we encourage everyone to bring along a little extra money.”P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) celebrates the advancement of women through education and all funds raised through the Spring Fashion show will be used to fund scholarships, grants, awards and loans for women who seek to achieve their highest aspirations.“Two local women have earned grants this year to assist them as they further their educations,” Bassett said. “We congratulate Wanda Norris and Kim Kersey as recipients of these grants. Opportunities for P.E.O. grants and scholarships are available to women in our area and we encourage women to take advantage of them.”Bassett said P.E.O. also raises funds in other ways to assist women in their endeavors to further their educations and better prepare themselves for career opportunities.The local P.E.O. Chapter has been active in for 10 years.Today, P.E.O. has grown from that tiny membership of seven to almost a quarter of a million members in chapters in the United States and Canada.The P.E.O. Sisterhood is passionate about its mission: promoting educational opportunities for women.The sisterhood proudly makes a difference in women’s lives with six philanthropies that include ownership of Cottey College, a women’s college with two-year and selected four-year programs, and five other philanthropies that provide higher educational assistance. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Skip PEO fashion show offers something for everyone By The Penny Hoarder By Jaine Treadwell Email the author Print Articlecenter_img Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Sponsored Content Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Book Nook to reopen Published 8:42 pm Thursday, April 3, 2014 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 HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe 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

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Master Gardeners make vine wreaths

first_img MAMMA MIA! Local talent takes stage at Troy University “Mamma Mia!” took Broadway by storm and was a blockbuster movie musical and now it’s coming to the Claudia Crosby… read more Master Gardeners make vine wreaths By The Penny Hoarder Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Print Article Knight said scuppernong vines are ideal for making wreaths and are usually plentiful. And, she remembered, along with the other gardeners, dining on the sweet nectar of muscadines from backyard arbors and scouting the woods for bullace vines, but for their dark, sweet fruit, not wreath-making.Thoughts turned to the almost-forgotten sampling of sweet nectar from the honeysuckle and “what would young folks know about that?”Knight’s instructions were followed to the tee by the master gardeners. Skip By Jaine Treadwell The Pike County Master Gardeners gathered at the home of Elaine Knight near Spring Hill Wednesday morning to whet their skills for making wreaths from scuppernong vines.But, first things first.After a picnic lunch, the gardeners received instructions from Knight and were then “turned loose” to try their hands at wreath making from fresh cut scuppernong or as the ladies laughed and said, “scupnon” vines. Latest Stories 123PrevNextStartStop Sponsored Content Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Leigh Calk stepped back from the other gardeners and began to loop her vines into an almost perfect lasso loop. And readily gave instructions to others. “Just keep doing this, like this.”After all the looping and binding, some of the gardeners opted to “leave the leaves” on the vines.“It gives the wreath some color,” Gloria Wesley said.Most of the gardeners brought bows and bangles for their wreaths Book Nook to reopen Email the author The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day “This is the first wreath I have ever made,” said Maebeth Gibson, with obvious pride. “I’m planning to hang different things from the center, so I’m not adding anything today.” However, before the day’s end, Gibson was sporting a big, blue bow on her wreath.Some of the wreaths were adorned with sunflowers, some with cotton bolls, some with roses and others with a variety of summer flowers.Kaye Jinright’s wreath was larger than the others and for a specific reason.“I love to collect seashells,” she said. I’ll hot glue shells on the vines and I have a large starfish to add. It’s going to be a lot of fun to decorate it.”For some of the Pike County Master Gardeners, the wreaths will be hung on doors to celebrate the seasons. For others, the wreaths will have permanent placement at the beach house or the cabin by the lake.But for all, the memories of the fun of making the scuppernong vine wreaths will long linger. Published 9:34 pm Wednesday, April 17, 2019 You Might Like 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 HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe 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

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Clive Emson exclusively online in 2021

first_imgClive Emson confirmed it will not be returning to ballroom auctions in 2021 and will hold all eight of its auctions exclusively online this year; next year is being kept under review.There are 101 lots listed in Clive Emson’s first auction of this year, with the bid timers ending on Wednesday, 10th February.James Emson, Managing Director, stressed that safety reasons were behind the decision to remain online because of the ongoing pandemic. “Even if restrictions are lifted in the next six to nine months, with the demographics of attendees being from 18 to 90, it would be putting too many people at risk, both those coming along and our staff who have worked amazingly with such dedication through a difficult 12 months.“We have seen a massive, unprecedented shift from the traditional ballroom to purely online auctions, something none of us would have predicted a year ago. Even the trusted gavel has become a virtual one.”As well as the digital emphasis, Clive Emson, in its 32nd year, has also increased the number of walk-around videos on as many lots as possible, giving further insight to the layout and condition of properties.ODD LOTSFancy turning any of these into a Grand Design? All up for auction with Clive Emson 12th February 2021.Town centre supermarket in Shaftesbury, Dorset (£580,000). Country house near Robertsbridge, East Sussex, used for R&D (guide: £1,000,000). Nuclear bunker with 56 rooms over two floors, near Salcombe, Devon (guide: £400,000+). cliveemson.co.ukauctioned nuclear bunker auctioned supermarket online auction James Emson auctioneers Clive Emson February 15, 2021Jenny van BredaWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » Auctions news » Clive Emson exclusively online in 2021 previous nextAuctions newsClive Emson exclusively online in 2021The Negotiator15th February 2021053 Viewslast_img read more

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Strong town meeting is Aug. 15; bring chairs

first_imgSTRONG – The annual town meeting will be held on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Strong Fire Station, following two previous postponements relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the station, located at 16 River Street in Strong. Residents are being asked to wear face coverings and maintain social distancing guidelines from the Center for Disease Control. Additionally, attendees are asked to bring their own chairs rather than haul – and, later, sanitize – furniture from the Forster Memorial Building.Strong’s originally scheduled town meeting was postponed in late March as part of an initial round of cancellations relating to the pandemic. It was postponed again in May, with the voting of local officials held during the state primary vote on July 14. With Selectman Rodney Spiller choosing not to run for another term, residents elected former selectman Richard Worthley to fill the open position, as well as sending Lois Barker and Jessie Stinchfield back to the MSAD 58 school board. The MSAD 58 school budget was also approved, both in Strong and across the district, leaving the annual town meeting and setting the municipal budget as the last pieces of the town’s unfinished business for 2020.According to Selectman Jim Burrill, the budget proposed in the 39-article warrant going before residents on Aug. 15 represents a slight decrease as compared to the previous fiscal year. With small increases to the town’s commitments due to the MSAD 58 and county government budgets, Burrill said that if the municipal budget was approved as presented, along with the recommended $250,000 transfer out of surplus, it could represent a decrease of roughly half a mill.last_img read more

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Miley Cyrus Demands Equal Pay While Performing Updated Version Of ‘Santa Baby’ On ‘Fallon’ [Watch]

first_imgMiley Cyrus and Mark Ronson treated their fans to a modernized version of an old Christmas favorite late last week when they debuted a cover of John Lennon and Yoko Ono‘s “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)”, which included backing vocal contributions from their son and psychedelic rocker, Sean Ono Lennon. The two pop musicians were at it again on Thursday night with a pre-recorded appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where they debuted an updated version of “Santa Baby” with new, feminist-friendly lyrics.The performance video shared to Jimmy Fallon‘s YouTube on Thursday begins with Cyrus and the famous comic preparing for their skit while Miley questionably looks over the outdated lyrics to Joan Javits‘ 1953 holiday tune. Miley makes the good point of asking Fallon what “slip a sable under the tree” could possibly mean, and if she actually has to “hook up with Santa” if he provides her with all the material-based gifts mentioned in the lyrics. Before either of them can figure out a game plan, Cyrus and Fallon are called to the stage and Cyrus makes a point right there to update some of the lyrical rhetoric to fit her own celebratory agenda. Miley is then seen strutting her way across a decorated living room in a Christmas-themed red and green outfit as the familiar opening to “Santa Baby” begins playing for the live audience.From the opening moments, it’s clear which lyrics Cyrus decided to throw in as she starts the song in singing, “Santa baby, I hear you have some presents for me, Miley/I’ve been an awful good girl”. Fallon and Ronson eventually make their way onto the set to help showcase some of the “fancy jewelry” and other material objects which Miley melodically rejects in her new lyrics. The three continue their playful holiday performance with Cyrus finally stating that the only thing she really wants for Christmas this year is equal pay and some respect, dammit. The full performance can be watched in the video below.Miley Cyrus with Mark Ronson and Jimmy Fallon – “Santa Baby” – 2018 Version[Video: The Tonight Show]Cyrus and Ronson were recently filmed and recorded performing their new collaborative material in addition to covering Ariana Grande during a media stop at BBC Radio 1‘s “Live Lounge” earlier this week. These entertaining performances make for a solid ending to a busy year for the young pop singer, who back in March was also hit with a $300 million copyright lawsuit over the rights to her 2013 single, “We Can’t Stop”. All’s well that ends well I suppose. Merry Christmas, Miley!last_img read more

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