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Shard starts tenant hunt


first_img Show Comments ▼ SELLAR Property, the developer of the Shard skyscraper, yesterday appointed four leasing agents to find tenants for the tower and office block near London Bridge. Jones Lang LaSalle and Knight Frank will act as joint sole agents for the 310m Shard tower, while CB Richard Ellis and Colliers International will advise on nearby London Bridge Place. The Renzo Piano-designed tower is due for completion in the first quarter of 2013, but has already signed up and later bought out its first tenant to try and cash in on rising City rents. Transport for London accepted a multi-million pound payment to surrender its contract for 200,000 square feet of office space in June, having agreed to pay £38.50 per square foot. The Shangri La hotel is currently the tower’s only agreed tenant. Neil Prime, head of markets at Jones Lang LaSalle, said yesterday: “Given the current shortage of high calibre space being delivered we anticipate very strong demand from prospective occupiers – both from within the UK and internationally.” Share whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity Timesmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island FarmAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCutethedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.comMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryReporter CenterBrenda Lee: What Is She Doing Now At 76 Years of Age?Reporter CenterBlood Pressure Solution4 Worst Blood Pressure MedsBlood Pressure Solution Shard starts tenant hunt center_img KCS-content More From Our Partners Russell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comFort Bragg soldier accused of killing another servicewoman over exthegrio.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgFans call out hypocrisy as Tebow returns to NFL while Kaepernick is still outthegrio.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgPorsha Williams engaged to ex-husband of ‘RHOA’ co-star Falynn Guobadiathegrio.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgLA news reporter doesn’t seem to recognize actor Mark Currythegrio.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgMan on bail for murder arrested after pet tiger escapes Houston homethegrio.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comKansas coach fired for using N-word toward Black playerthegrio.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comColin Kaepernick to publish book on abolishing the policethegrio.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.com Tags: NULL Wednesday 10 November 2010 8:13 pm whatsapplast_img read more


Vila Isabella / Brasil Arquitetura


first_imgVila Isabella / Brasil ArquiteturaSave this projectSaveVila Isabella / Brasil Arquitetura Vila Isabella / Brasil Arquitetura “COPY” Year:  Architects: Brasil Arquitetura Area Area of this architecture project CopyHouses•Hanko, Finland 2007 “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/3694/vila-isabella-brasil-arquitetura Clipboard Area:  330 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project center_img ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/3694/vila-isabella-brasil-arquitetura Clipboard Finland ArchDaily Projects Save this picture!+ 17 Share Houses Text description provided by the architects. For us it is impossible to imagine modern Brazilian architecture without thinking about the strong influence of Finland in the form of the exceptional works of Alvar Aalto. When we consider our architectural origins, or our referential network, we come across structures, spatial concepts, constructional principles, use of materials and relationships with nature and urbanity, shared with Finnish architectural practice.Save this picture!Brazil and Finland – ´Faraway, so close!´ – through the means of architecture.Save this picture!Our proposal can be said to want to appear and disappear; it locates itself frankly and resolutely in the territory. At the same time, through its materiality which always keeps in mind the aspect of aging and weathering in the severe Finnish climates, it mimics the forest, camouflaged, yet never withdrawing itself completely. Save this picture!The building displays a personality of its own in between the bleak and untouched nature, without imposing itself onto her. Its integration into the landscape will be orchestrated according to the seasons, to varying light conditions and functional circumstances, and the experience of the materials, colours and structural elements will be transformed.Save this picture!Project gallerySee allShow lessRefuge in the Countryside / Juan Herreros ArquitectosSelected ProjectsTinker Hatfield: Pompidou Centre and Nike Air MaxArticles Share CopyAbout this officeBrasil ArquiteturaOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoodHousesHankoFinlandPublished on July 16, 2008Cite: “Vila Isabella / Brasil Arquitetura” 16 Jul 2008. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodPanel Façade SystemSynthetics / AsphaltMitrexSolar RoofMetal PanelsAurubisPatinated Copper: Nordic Green/Blue/Turquoise/SpecialLinoleum / Vinyl / Epoxy / UrethaneTerrazzo & MarbleTerrazzo Flooring – Terroxy Resin SystemsMetal PanelsTrimoMetal Panel Finishes – ArtMePanels / Prefabricated AssembliesIsland Exterior FabricatorsMega-Panel Facade SystemsStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Silestone® Iconic SeriesBricksFeldhaus KlinkerFacing Bricks – Waterstruck VascuWallcovering / CladdingLinvisibileLinvisibile Boiserie and Skirting Systems | OrizzonteMetal PanelsRHEINZINKPanel Systems – Horizontal PanelDoorsJansenFire Doors – Janisol 2 EI30 70 mmSlabs / Plates / SheetsMetadecorMetal Facade Blade – MD LamelMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more


House Between Park And Farm / Hiroto Kawaguchi


first_imgManufacturers: AutoDesk, Aica, Toto, Acor, Flame, JFE steel, Sanwacompany, Trimble NavigationSave this picture!© Yosuke OhtakeRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEADoorsSky-FrameInsulated Sliding Doors – Sky-Frame ArcDoorsSolarluxBi-Folding Doors – EcolineText description provided by the architects. A 45-year-old  house sandwiched between a park and a farm was renovated as an office and residence. Park and farm / Office and residence / existing and renovation  were treated as equally as possible, and we were conscious of designing a residence as a “stage of the story of life”.Save this picture!© Yosuke OhtakeA bright park side on south is the residential space, a quiet farm side on north side is the office space. And then, a large table that penetrates residence and office is placed to break contrast between two spaces.Save this picture!© Yosuke OhtakeBy inserting a table with the same material and shape at the boundary between “ park side residence ” and “ farm side office ”as a device that amplifies the comfort placed in the environment between park and farm, a connection of scenery was generated.Save this picture!PlanSave this picture!SectionsRather than creating contrast in elements, we manipulated the material of each part and the texture and scale of light to perform tuning, and adjusted the noise in the space. It is an image of a space with an uncertain and natural flow, such as music.Save this picture!© Yosuke OhtakeMany of the existing vacant houses are anonymous buildings. However, to remake of them, we need to respect the elements and forms of existing spaces and accumulated time, so that the edge of newness I want to have some kind of humility so that it doesn’t stand out.Save this picture!© Yosuke OhtakeIt may be possible to overcome the conflict between new and old by accepting a different context, not targeting the past, and not treating it relatively.Project gallerySee allShow lessZhongguancun IC Design Park / MoChen Architects & EngineersSelected ProjectsRsun Sales Center / BENJAI Architectural DesignSelected Projects Share CopyHouses, Renovation, Houses Interiors•Osaka, Japan Photographs:  Yosuke Ohtake Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Houses House Between Park And Farm / Hiroto Kawaguchi ArchDaily Area:  96 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/926657/house-between-park-and-farm-hiroto-kawaguchi Clipboard Japan Projects “COPY” 2017 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/926657/house-between-park-and-farm-hiroto-kawaguchi Clipboard Year:  Architects: Hiroto Kawaguchi Area Area of this architecture project Photographs House Between Park And Farm / Hiroto KawaguchiSave this projectSaveHouse Between Park And Farm / Hiroto KawaguchiSave this picture!© Yosuke Ohtake+ 26Curated by Paula Pintos Share CopyAbout this officeHiroto KawaguchiOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsOsakaOn FacebookJapanPublished on October 17, 2019Cite: “House Between Park And Farm / Hiroto Kawaguchi” 16 Oct 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodSiding Façade SystemWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisPatinated Copper: Nordic Green/Blue/Turquoise/SpecialMetal PanelsDri-DesignMetal Panels – CopperIn architectureSikaBuilding Envelope SystemsExterior DeckingLunawoodThermowood DeckingMembranesEffisusFaçade Protection – Breather+Metal PanelsPure + FreeFormCustom Metal Cladding – Legacy Fund 1 BuildingWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodWood Fiber Partition Walls – ValchromatDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile FILO 10 Vertical Pivot Door | BrezzaSkylightsFAKROEnergy-efficient roof window FTT ThermoToilets / BidetsBritexToilets – Accessible Centurion PanMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?大阪老宅改造,居于农场公园间 / 1110 建筑设计事务所是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more


Emergency fund launches to help young women in financial crisis during pandemic


first_img Melanie May | 30 March 2020 | News  838 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1  837 total views,  2 views today Emergency fund launches to help young women in financial crisis during pandemic About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. The Young Women’s Trust has today launched an emergency fund to help young women struggling financially as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.The Young Women’s Emergency Fund will provide relief payments of £150 to young women aged 18-30 struggling to afford essentials such as food, utilities and rent for themselves and their families.The Young Women’s Trust has donated £85,000 of its own money to the fund and is seeking to raise a further £50,000 to help women in England and Wales.The charity, which evolved from the YWCA England and Wales and was formed more than 150 years ago, has joined forces with Women’s Aid, Women’s Resource Centre and Women for Refugee Women, who will act as referral partners. The partner charities will refer women who are economically vulnerable, experiencing domestic violence and those who are living in insecure housing to the fund.Prior to the coronavirus outbreak, Young Women’s Trust research found that 40% of young women struggled to make their cash last until the end of the month and 1 in 4 young mothers skipped meals every day. Many fear this will get worse unless the government intervenes further.The Young Women’s Trust is calling on the government to step up its emergency response to protect young women already affected by the coronavirus crisis. It is asking it to increase basic benefit allowances such as Universal Credit, Carer’s Allowance and Personal Independence Payments to be paid at the National Living Wage, to halt the five-week wait for payments, and to remove barriers to refugee and migrant women accessing healthcare by ending the policy of “no recourse to public funds”.Launching the Emergency Fund, Sophie Walker, Chief Executive of Young Women’s Trust, said:“The government has announced emergency measures to support businesses, homeowners and the self-employed. We are very worried that thousands of young women who were left behind before the crisis, have been left behind in the response to it.“Young women are telling us they’re fearful about how they are going to pay their rent, electricity and gas and even feed their children over the coming weeks. We want to provide immediate relief to help these young women.“The current climate is causing financial difficulties for many, but we know from the millions who have pledged to help the NHS and their communities during this crisis, that people stand ready to help others in their time of need. We urge them to stand with us as allies to young women who are economically vulnerable at this time.”More information including how to donate to the emergency fund can be found on the Young Women’s Trust website. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Tagged with: COVID-19 Funding Advertisementlast_img read more


Reporters Without Borders calls for law be applied and jailed journalists freed


first_img June 11, 2021 Find out more In the light of these statements, real official recognition of systematic violation of the law and the generalised practice of torture, Reporters Without Borders demands the release of journalists who had been illegally imprisoned:- Reza Alijani, editor of Iran-e-Farda and 2001 laureate of the Reporters Without Borders-Fondation de France press freedom award, has been imprisoned since 14 June 2003 along with Hoda Saber, publisher of Iran-e-Farda and Taghi Rahmani, journalist on Omid-e-Zangan. Held in solitary confinement for no reason, these three journalists have been deprived of their identity for nearly 11 months. Their lawyers have not even been able to see their files.- Ensafali Hedayat, independent journalist imprisoned on 16 January 2004, was sentenced in April to 18 months in prison. He has appealed the decision and paid the bail asked for and should therefore have been released, at least until the appeal court verdict.- Siamak Pourzand, independent journalist sentenced to eight years in prison, is has been detained since November 2000. Aged 74, he has been put under heavy psychological pressure and tortured during interrogation. After spending months in solitary confinement, Pourzand is currently in hospital.- Ali-Reza Jabari, journalist with the monthly Adineh, imprisoned since 17 March 2003, was sentenced to three years in prison and 253 lashes. Arrested for infringement of morals, it appears that his relations with the Association of Iranian Writers and his outspokenness were behind his arrest. Aged over 60, Jabari, who has heart problems, is held with common-law prisoners and has been treated even more harshly since a website posted a letter describing his prison conditions. – Hassan Yussefi Echkevari, theologian and journalist on Iran-e-Farda, he has been imprisoned since 5 August 2000. He was sentenced to seven years in prison without even attending his own trial. An insulin-dependent diabetic, he suffers from haemorrhage of the eyes and needs intensive care.- Akbar Ganji, journalist with the daily Sobh-e-Emouz, sentenced to six years in prison, he has been in custody since 22 April 2000. On 13 January 2001, he was sentenced to 10 years in prison. In May, his sentence was reduced on appeal to six months. But on 15 July 2001, the Supreme Court overturned this verdict and sentenced him to six years.- Iraj Jamshidi, editor of the financial daily Asia, in prison since 6 July 2003 and held for months in solitary confinement, has still not been tried. – Abbas Abdi, journalist on the daily Salam, in custody since 4 November 2002, he was sentenced to four and a half years in prison along with Hossein Ghazian, of the daily Noruz, imprisoned since 31 October 2002. Some of the charges against these two journalists were dropped on order of the Supreme Court in April 2003, but the court did not rule on the rest of the charges against them.- Mostafa Sabti, publisher of the weekly Gorgan-e Emrouz, arrested on 19 March 2004, is serving a sentence of three months for defamation, which should put him in the category of “unnecessary sentences” mentioned by Shahrudi.The statements made by the head of the judiciary reflect the recommendations made in his 2003 mission report by Louis Joinet, head of the working group on arbitrary detention and by Ambeyi Ligabo, UN special rapporteur on freedom of expression and opinion. International pressure has undeniably played a part in this astonishing turnaround in the Islamic Republic. Now it only remains for the recommendations to be applied. News Iran is stepping up pressure on journalists, including foreign journalists, in run-up to election Call for Iranian New Year pardons for Iran’s 21 imprisoned journalists Follow the news on Iran Help by sharing this information Organisation Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 Reporters Without Borders welcomed an order by head of the judiciary Mahmoud Hashemi Shahrudi that the law should be applied and abuses halted in the Islamic republic’s prisons and courts, and urged the authorities to free 12 illegally imprisoned journalists.The international press freedom organisation also called for the journalists to be compensation for their imprisonment and the abuses they have suffered.The Iranian press on 28 April published orders from the head of the judiciary addressed to the courts, police and security forces telling them to respect the law.”During arrests or questioning, blindfolding, restraining pestering and insulting of detainees must be avoided. (…) Agents carrying out interrogation should not hide their faces, nor stand behind the accused backs, nor take them to secret locations (…) Any form of torture to extract a confession is banned (…) The directive added added that arrests and investigations “should be on the basis of clear legal charges. Lawyers must be present at trials” and “unnecessary imprisonment” avoided. IranMiddle East – North Africa Receive email alertscenter_img June 9, 2021 Find out more News IranMiddle East – North Africa News to go further March 18, 2021 Find out more April 30, 2004 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Reporters Without Borders calls for law be applied and jailed journalists freed News RSF_en Reporters Without Borders welcomed an order by head of the judiciary Mahmoud Hashemi Shahrudi that the law should be applied and abuses halted in the Islamic republic’s prisons and courts, and urged the authorities to free 12 illegally imprisoned journalists.The international press freedom organisation also called for the journalists to be compensation for their imprisonment and the abuses they have suffered. last_img read more


“How Long This Detention Will Continue?”:SC Asks SG To Get Instructions On Plea Challenging Former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti’s Detention


first_imgTop Stories”How Long This Detention Will Continue?”:SC Asks SG To Get Instructions On Plea Challenging Former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti’s Detention Sanya Talwar29 Sep 2020 12:00 AMShare This – xSupreme Court on Tuesday asked Solicitor General to get instruction on the petition filed by former Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter, Iltija challenging her detention under Public Safety Act.A bench of Justices SK Kaul & Hrishikesh Roy was hearing the petition seeking amendment to the prayers sought in Mufti’s habeas corpus petition, which…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?LoginSupreme Court on Tuesday asked Solicitor General to get instruction  on the petition filed by former Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter, Iltija challenging her detention under Public Safety Act.A bench of Justices SK Kaul & Hrishikesh Roy was hearing the petition seeking amendment to the prayers sought in Mufti’s habeas corpus petition, which is currently pending adjudication.”In the application, they (the petitioner) have said that they are moving the application because there has been no reply…”, observed Justice S. K. Kaul.”I have filed the reply. It might have been a little late in reaching…”, began SG Tushar Mehta.”Has the counsel for the petitioner received the reply?”, asked Justice Kaul.When Advocate Nitya Ramakrishnan replied in the affirmative, Justice Kaul remarked, “I haven’t received it…I need to read it””Why is the original petitioner not coming before the court? Is there any problem?”, asked Justice Kaul. “The daughter was here in Delhi when the petition was filed. The court had passed orders for her to be able to access her mother…we have also filed an application saying that there are no pending proceedings (for the same relief in another forum) pursuant to the orders of this court”, replied Ms. Ramakrishnan.”So you are praying now for an early date of hearing? But the matter is before the court now…and you are seeking an interim order to allow the meeting…?”, confirmed Justice Kaul.”Her brother wasn’t allowed to meet her before but after we filed this application, he has been able to meet her…”, informed Ms. Ramakrishnan. “So why can’t we dispose this off?”, asked Justice Kaul.”My Lords, we want clear directions…”, responded Ms. Ramakrishnan, indicating prayers for being allowed phone calls, visits by family, close relatives, shifting of residence.”No, no, two issues can’t be mixed up…if something was obstructed, we could have passed directions, but now that the brother has already met…”, observed Justice Kaul.”She is in detention…and there is talk of political party meetings…”, pointed out the SG.”We may say that the detention is wrong…then everything will be allowed…but pending the detention…?”, noted Justice Kaul.”We are seeking 2-3 visits a week. Other inmates are allowed the same…landline phone calls are also permitted to people in jails”, pressed Ms. Ramakrishnan.”No, a blanket order like this would be difficult. But the brother has already met her. As and when a request is made, the state may accommodate the same”, ordered Justice Kaul.”In accordance with the law…”, the SG added.”Without law, nothing is possible…”, conceded Justice Kaul.”Whatever is permissible will be granted…”, said the SG, as Ms. Ramakrishnan sought that the same may be notified.The prayers for amendment of the relief sought in the original petition was allowed.”The detention has been ordered for how long? And on what grounds?”, asked Justice Kaul from the SG.”Public order…”, replied the SG.”It has earlier been said that the period of detention had come to be exceeded, considering the ground of detention?”, ventured Justice Kaul.”Please don’t make any observations, Your Lordships, because there are…(cutting off)”, said the SG.”No, our observations are queries for you to answer…we just want to be addressed on the maximum period for the ground of detention, and the proposal as to how long the detention is to continue…I haven’t seen the counter affidavit yet”, said Justice Kaul.”That is why I am requesting to defer any observations…and on these legal points, we shall assist the court”, assured the SG.”Each of these cases would be dealt differently, based on the facts…for the state to say things like “blood bath”, “haath kat jayenge”…even I am holding back observations…”, continued the SG.”In a state of exuberance, a lot is said which may not be meant…”, said Justice Kaul.”But not in a state with the issue of militancy!”, stressed the SG.”What can one say to that…this is not all there is to the history of a wonderful state”, remarked Justice Kaul.Finally, the matter was adjourned to October 15 for the SG to procure instructions.The amendment sought is to include grounds of challenge and additional prayers for challenging the orders of confirmation, dated February 26, 2020 and subsequent extensions, dated May 5, 2020 and July 31, 2020 of the Detention orders impugned in the Habeas Corpus Plea.The petitioner has averred,”This Application is preferred on the ground that the said orders were issued subsequent to the filing and during the pendency of this Writ Petition and as such unavailable to the Petitioner at the time of filing of the captioned Writ Petition, and that the same constitute not only a continuing cause of action i.e. the Impugned Detention Order in the captioned Writ Petition, but an egregious aggravation thereof”The plea states that The Detention Order of Mufti which was based on stale grounds “have become staler even more” since the Petition was filed and that the Respondent Administration has continued to act with total non application of mind and the malice in law, which has only been “reinforced and aggravated” in confirming and extending the order of detention for further periods.It has been contended that even though the Top Court had issued notice on on the habeas plea moved against the Detention Order dated February 5, passed by the District Magistrate of Srinagar under the Public Safety Act, 1978, against Mufti and had directed the Petitioner to state on affidavit that that to the best of her knowledge no other petition or proceedings has been filed before any forum seeking similar relief, the Respondent Administration has not filed a reply or counter affidavit to the captioned Habeas Corpus Plea.It is further stated that Writ Petition was scheduled to be listed on 18.03.2020. “However, it was not listed owing to the then impending nation-wide lockdown relating to COVID-19 containment efforts,” the plea reads.In this backdrop, the petitioner seeks issuance of appropriate directions to quash the confirmation orders of detention as well as the subsequent orders of extending the detention.The main habeas corpus plea filed by Mufti’s daughter Iltija states that the detention order has come when Mufti is already under detention since August 5, 2019.Iltija has submitted that the impugned detention order which is substantially based on the ‘dossier’ prepared by the Senior Superintendent of Police, Srinagar is replete with personal remarks in bad taste. The “grounds” stated in the order are crammed with deprecating words like Scheming, hard headed, short lived marriage, Daddy’s Girl, etc.”the Impugned Detention Order is wholly based on the Impugned Dossier which is manifestly biased, slanderous and libelous against the Detenu and which no reasonable person ought to rely on for depriving a citizen of her fundamental freedoms and person liberty,” she said.She has further submitted that the foremost reason cited for continued detention, now under PSA was that the six months maximum period of detention under section 107 and 117 CrPC was expiring on the very day the Impugned Detention Order was passed, and that the Detenu had declined to sign a bond or “surety”. She pointed out that the bond contained a blanket undertaking that Mufti will not to make any comment on the recent events in the State.”This bond and surety which she was repeatedly asked to sign, the records would show,interalia included the promise that: “In case of release from detention, I will not make any comment(s) or issue statement(s) or make public speech(s) hold or participate in public assemblies related to the recent events in the State of Jammu and Kashmir, at the present time, since it has the potential of endangering the peace and tranquility and law and order in the State or any part thereof,” the plea reads.Opposing such a blanked ban on Mufti’s speech, Iltija has asserted,”On this count alone, the Detention Order should be set aside, for, preventive detention, tolerated by our polity and jurisprudence as a necessary evil, is not meant to stifle legitimate opposition to state policy.”Mufti, along with other prominent leaders of the erstwhile state of J&K was placed under preventive detention on August 5 last year, at the time of abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution. As per Section 116(6) proviso in CrPC, the same was due to expire in six months, i.e. on February 5, 2020.Iltja submitted that another reason cited in the impugned dossier was that Mufti had opposed the abrogation of Article 370 as unconstitutional. This, she asserted, clearly amounted to punishing and preventing “legitimate expression”.”The unconstitutionality of the purported abrogation of Article 370 is a common view held by many legal scholars and political scientists and many articles and writings have published taking the same view. Ex facie it is legitimate expression that is sought to be punished and prevented vide the Impugned Detention Order.… This cannot be justified as “reasonable objective basis for subjective satisfaction” as required by the statute and as interpreted by this Court in several judgments.” she said.Inter alia, she pointed out the dossier cited instances and utterances made by Mufti over the last decade without details and that the Impugned Detention Order was a “simplicitor gag order in the guise of a preventive detention order”.”the grounds are not only stale, for they refer to utterances admittedly made with no adverse consequences to law and order, but are also vitiated for non-application of mind insofar as they fail to show to why the said utterances pose a threat to public order. Other than a bald statement, not a single instance of any public disturbance has been cited. Nor is there any application of mind as to why such utterances if they contravene any law, cannot be managed by the normal criminal process,” she submitted.On this note, she asserted that there was nothing to show that Mufti had been “acting in a manner prejudicial to the maintenance of public order” and thus, the impugned order was violative of Section 8(3)(b) of the PSA and Articles 14, 19, 21 and 22 of the Constitution.With these submissions, Iltija has prayed that the impugned order be quashed and that a writ in the nature of Habeas Corpus be issued, commanding the state authorities to set Mufti at liberty.The petition also seeks appropriate compensation for Mufti for the illegal and unconstitutional detention that she has suffered. The petition has been drawn by Advocates Prasanna S and Aakarsh Kamra. Filed by Advocate on Record Aakarsh Kamra.Next Storylast_img read more


Innovo Property Group aims to raise $140M for Bronx industrial site


first_img Share via Shortlink Innovo Property Group CEO Andrew Chung and 1110 Oak Point Avenue 1110 Oak Point Avenue. (New York Expo Center, Innovo)Andrew Chung’s Innovo Property Group is making another big bet on an industrial project in the Bronx.The developer is in contract to purchase a nine-acre site at 1110 Oak Point Avenue and 155 Tiffany Street in Hunts Point, according to materials posted on the real estate investing platform Crowdstreet. Innovo is aiming to raise equity for the $144 million project through the platform.Innovo plans to expand an existing structure to create a 340,000-square-foot warehouse, as well as add more parking to the property. Meanwhile, the site would be marketed for lease as-is, or as a potential build-to-suit redevelopment opportunity. It offers 760,000 buildable square feet, according to the materials reviewed by The Real Deal.ADVERTISEMENTInnovo plans to spend $102.5 million to acquire the site, according to the investor materials. The project’s senior debt is projected to be about $109.8 million, while investor equity is about $26.3 million. Innovo did not immediately return a request for comment.Read moreAndrew Chung plans massive industrial project in Long Island CityInnovo, Square Mile land $305M in construction financing for Bronx warehouseInnovo lands $155M construction loan for LIC warehouse Full Name* Commercial Real EstateIndustrial Real Estatethe Bronx Tags Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink Email Address* Message* The plan would be a windfall for owners Joshua and Jack Guttman, whose company, Pearl Realty Management, bought the site for $24 million in 2016. The Guttmans would remain part of the project as a lender. Jack Guttman did not return an email message seeking comment.David Junik of Pinnacle Realty is representing both Pearl Realty and Innovo for the deal, and is in charge of leasing for the site.Innovo Property Group has been one of the most active warehouse developers in New York City in recent years.The company is currently building a 1 million-square-foot industrial building at the former site of Whitestone Multiplex Cinemas at 2505 Bruckner Boulevard, in partnership with Square Mile Capital. Last spring, the developers secured $305 million in construction loans from Bank OZK and the finance arm of EverWest Real Estate Investors. The Bronx project is expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2022.Innovo also plans to build an 842,175-square-foot, five-story warehouse at 23-30 Borden Avenue in Long Island City. The developer secured a $155 million construction loan for the project.And in 2019, Chung and his financial backer, Hong Kong-based Nan Fung Group, bought out Westbrook Partners’ 90 percent stake in a warehouse at 24-02 49th Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. The transaction valued the seven-story, 800,000-square-foot property at $430 million.Contact Akiko Matsudalast_img read more


Calls for Cornmarket Street to be re-opened to buses


first_imgThe New Oxford Bus Company Director Phil Southall has called for the popular pedestrianized street Cornmarket Street to be reopened to buses, to avoid traffic chaos during and after the redevelopment of Westgate Centre.Referring to £400 million plans to create a new, larger shopping centre at Westgate by 2017, Southall argued, “If the Westgate development changes the focus of the city centre to the west, then buses must have good access to the West End.”It is likely that due to the new development buses will no longer be able to run on Queen Street. However Oxford City Council leader Bob Price was insistent that the Council would strongly oppose the suggestion that Cornmarket should be reopened to bus traffic.He said, “It [Cornmarket] is simply too congested and heavily used by pedestrians for this to be a sensible course of action.“From the City Council’s standpoint there is an urgent need for more pedestrianised street in the City centre not fewer!”Many students were also unhappy with the idea. Fresher Nathan Wragg pointed out, “With buses on Cornmarket there will be a serious risk of people who are in a rush or heading home from a night out getting injured; especially whilst they adjust to the change.”Khalid Mohsen, a student at Pembroke, likewise highlighted potential safety issues. He told Cherwell, “Not only is it a dangerous change to make to the hub of Oxford where students, school children and local residents go all the time, but from a more logical viewpoint I never use the buses as I travel by foot or bike like lots of my friends, so it doesn’t sound like a change that would directly benefit the student body.”Meanwhile English student Hannah Congdon commented “It’s one of the few places in Oxford that is free from traffic and bikes and so it would be such a shame to lose it.“So many people use it on a regular basis that I’m not sure how everyone would be accommodated if buses were to run through it; there’d be people coming off the pavement!”On the other hand the father of a Pembroke student thought that opening Cornmarket to buses could be a good idea on a temporary basis, having already experienced chaotic traffic in Oxford himself, “While they were doing extensive road works on the ring road I think it would have been fair to temporarily relax transport measures and I expect that the impact of this New Westgate Centre could be similar to those of the current road works.“Improving traffic access through into and around the city should definitely be considered but they need to be careful if they do reopen Cornmarket to buses as people won’t be used to the traffic. An enforced speed limit could be a good idea.”last_img read more


Animal Ethics Fellows for Oxford


first_imgThe Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics now has over one hundred Fellows, after awarding Fellowships to eight more international academics.The Centre’s Fellowship includes academics from various countries and disciplines, including both the humanities and the sciences.The Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics is “the first in the world dedicated to pioneering ethical perspectives on animals through academic research, teaching, and publication”, describing itself as “an independent ‘think tank”, which was founded in 2006.Among the eight newly appointed Fellows is Dr Violette Pouillard of St Anthony’s College.Other appointments include Professor Boris Bakota from the Uni- versity in Osijek, Croatia, Sidney Blankenship, The Reverend Dr Susan Bubbers of the centre for Anglican Theology in Florida, Professor Alice Crary of the New School for Social Research in New York, Professor Keri Cronin of Brock University in Canada, Professor Kumju Hwang of Chung-Ang University in South Korea, Steven Wise from the Non-human Rights Project.Dr Natalie Thomas of the University of Guelph in Canada has also been transferred from Fellow to Associate Fellow.Reverend Professor Andrew Linzey, the Director of the Centre, commented: “I think Animal Ethics is a growing field—the number of academics attached to the Centre is now greater than many small universities—and I hope that the University will engage in a constructive dialogue, both with the subject and with us. Appointment to fellowship is by invitation and nomination only. A spokesperson for the centre confirmed that only a small proportion of those nominated are eventually selected.Research by Fellows is published in the Journal of Animal Ethics published with the University of Illinois Press, and in the Animal Ethics Book Series by Palgrave Macmillan. “The Centre’s Fellowship is a prestigious academy that pioneers ethical perspectives on animals through academic research, teaching and publication.“We started ten years ago with just a handful of academics, and now we have exceeded one hundred from ten different countries.“We use a variety of insights from many disciplines to illuminate the moral dimension to our treatment of animals. All these individuals are pioneering new work in Animal Ethics—helping to press the envelope in terms of new thinking. The Centre extends its warmest congratulations to the successful individuals.”last_img read more


Les Claypool’s Previously Unreleased Beanpole Album Will Finally See The Light Of Day


first_imgEarly on in their career, Les Claypool and Larry LaLonde of Primus had a side-project by the name of Beanpole, which also included Derek Greenberg and Adam Gates from Spent Poets. The group aligned in the studio to produce weird, uninhibited records that never made it past the session. Now, thanks to Sean Lennon, co-collaborator in Claypool Lennon Delirium and son of John Lennon, recordings of Beanpole from 1984 through the late 1990s are being unearthed and released via his Chimera label. All My Kin, a 15-track record of unreleased Beanpole music, is due out on August 31st.“The idea behind Beanpole was to give musicians a chance to have fun in their studios without the pressure of having to produce tracks that were commercially viable,” Derek Greenberg told Rolling Stone.“To get the vibe of recording a Beanpole song, you have to place yourself in a secluded farm valley full of mutant hillbillies trying to recreate melodies that were found on a broken record of Disneyland ride music,” LaLonde added.“Musicians were encouraged to perform on instruments that they had not mastered,” continued Greenberg. “Musicians were not given much opportunity to learn their parts before the record button was pressed. Since the musicians knew they could not provide a polished performance, they were uninhibited by the need to demonstrate anything other than a modicum of competence. Mistakes were encouraged. Proper recording and mixing techniques were generally ignored.”Beanpole’s music was originally meant to release through Claypool’s Prawn Song, the short-lived sister label to Mammoth Records, which released the music of Primus side-projects, and beyond.“This effort was rejected by Mammoth Records and–from my understanding–Les’ Prawn Song label was dropped from Mammoth Records as a result,” Greenberg explained.Of course, as the news came out that Sean Lennon would be taking Beanpole’s music on his own label, Greenberg reacted with “shock and disbelief.”Today, you can listen to the first delightfully weird track from the album, “Farmer Loved an Onion”, below:[via Rolling Stone]last_img read more




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