Eden Bio / Edouard François

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/244984/eden-bio-edouard-francois-3 Clipboard France CopySocial Housing•Paris, France Eden Bio / Edouard FrançoisSave this projectSaveEden Bio / Edouard François CopyAbout this officeEdouard FrancoisOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureSocial HousingHousingParisFrancePublished on June 18, 2012Cite: “Eden Bio / Edouard François” 18 Jun 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Eden Bio / Edouard François Save this picture!+ 16 Share Social Housingcenter_img “COPY” Architects: {:text=>”Edouard François”, :url=>””}; Architects:  Edouard FrançoisText description provided by the architects. Eden Bio was a study of the densification of a typical suburban block on the east side of Paris. Three ideas guided the project. Save this picture!The first idea was to respect the surroundings and its history “à la Doisneau”. There were pre-existing buildings, full of life and devoid of pretension, some low, others tall. Long and narrow alleyways that are remnant of the area’s agricultural history interrupt the street alignment and spatially define the plot, while vegetation-filled corridors lead the eye into the sun-filled core of the block. The program quickly became clear:  to avoid building directly on street alignments, to maintain the disparate suburban alignments, and to respect the alleys as connections that serve the whole complex. A long, low building takes shape in the core of the block, covered densely with plants.  Surrounding it, small townhouses are adorned with materials typically found in the middle of city blocks: unfinished wood, cinder blocks, mechanical tiles, zinc, and raw concrete. Eden Bio is made of these disparate materials without neglecting the presence of nature. The second idea was that of access. In the interior of the block you will not find an upper class corridor but rather individual entrances that open directly to the outside as expressions of individuality. Easy to achieve for small houses, this idea guided the layout of the central building. External straight staircases rise, breaking free from the planted facades to serve two dwellings on each level.  Each apartment has windows on opposite sides of the building.  This idea was used for each apartment in the complex. Save this picture!The third idea of the project was to allow nature to inhabit the recesses of this “village-like” composition. It is not designed as a garden but rather as an abandoned landscape that is colonized by plants, scattered into all its many crevasses. To do this, the original soil of the reclaimed land was replaced by a deep organic soil, Demeter certified. A single wind-blown seed that lands on this exceptional soil can flourish easily. Three years after the building was completed on a ground void of deliberate planting, trees and plants more than two meters tall can be found alongside butterfly bushes. Only the wisteria that invade the scaffold structure of the wooden staircases were intentionally planted. A few inches tall at planting, they rise more than six meters tall today. Save this picture!Finally, to honor the agricultural past of the site, two greenhouses were built. They house the mailboxes and a room for strollers. They could be the smallest buildings ever built directly on a street front in Paris. Vines invade their interior volumes.Save this picture!The operation was quickly named Eden Bio. In 2009, the project was nominated the Silver T-square Award as well as the Mies van der Rohe award.Save this picture!Project gallerySee allShow lessCholula Student Housing / BNKR ArquitecturaArticlesRe-Thinking Shanghai Proposal / Vinícius Philot, Fabiano Ravaglia and Gibran DuarteArticlesProject locationAddress:Rue Hérold, 75001 Paris, FranceLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. 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Living Roof of Grand Paris / SAA Architects

first_imgArchDaily Photographs:  Arnaud Schelstraete APH Constructions Photographs 2016 Area:  150 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Save this picture!© Arnaud Schelstraete+ 11 Share Construction Company: “COPY” CopyPenthouse, Renovation•Neuilly-sur-Marne, France Architects: SAA Architects Area Area of this architecture project Carpenter: Year: center_img ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/783818/living-roof-of-grand-paris-saa-architects Clipboard Living Roof of Grand Paris / SAA Architects Fabric-K CopyAbout this officeSAA ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingPenthouseRefurbishmentRenovationNeuilly-sur-MarneFrancePublished on March 20, 2016Cite: “Living Roof of Grand Paris / SAA Architects” 20 Mar 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic BrassGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseLouvers / ShuttersTechnowoodSunshade SystemsFaucetsDornbrachtKitchen Fittings – EnoWoodSculptformTimber Tongue and Groove CladdingMembranesEffisusFaçade Fire Weatherproofing Solutions in Design District Project LondonHanging LampsLouis PoulsenPendant Lights – KeglenBlinds / Mosquito Nets / CurtainsBANDALUXPleated ShadesEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAWoodBlumer LehmannCNC Production for Wood ProjectsMaterials / Construction SystemsCaneplex DesignPoles – Tonkin BambooFibre Cement / ConcreteTegralFibre Cement Slate Roofing – Thrutone Endurance SmoothMore products »Save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 stream Living Roof of Grand Paris / SAA ArchitectsSave this projectSaveLiving Roof of Grand Paris / SAA Architects Projects France Penthouse “COPY” Softwares:Autocad, Sketchup, PhotoshopProject Team:Cyrille Cuperlier, Stefano Cimino, Estelle VincentCity:Neuilly-sur-MarneCountry:FranceMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Arnaud SchelstraeteText description provided by the architects. In a building of 8 levels built in the 60s, this renovated penthouse offers a 360° view of Grand Paris.Save this picture!SectionThe development of the apartment was searched in all its dimensions, between interior and exterior spaces: Transversal dimension, promoting transparency across the width of the apartment (sliding doors, platforms that blur the line between inside and outside). Longitudinal dimension, marking a more intimate strip (dining room, kitchen, bookcase, bedroom 1) associated to the balcony and an open band (living room, hall, office room) around the loggia. Vertical dimension, developing new volumes (skydome in shower room) in addition to the existing double height between the entrance and the floor. Save this picture!© Arnaud SchelstraeteFrom this open frame, different modular subspaces are articulated with each other, according to several devices:  Moving parts, such as doors built into the furniture.  Platform and / or ceiling (hall, shower room, dining room, kitchen, office room, bedroom)  Fixed elements such as customized furniture headboards or the kitchen. Save this picture!Plan 1The plan includes : 2 bedrooms, 2 shower rooms, 2 toilets , 1 kitchen, 1 dining room, 1 living room, 1 book case, 1 study room, 1 hall ; 1 balcony, 1 loggia, 1 terrace.Save this picture!© Arnaud SchelstraeteProject gallerySee allShow lessHolcom Headquarter / Lombardini22 + DEGWSelected ProjectsALP Logistic Office / JC ArchitectureSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:93 Allée de l’Île de France, 93330 Neuilly-sur-Marne, FranceLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/783818/living-roof-of-grand-paris-saa-architects Clipboardlast_img read more

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Lyons Garden House / Co Lateral

first_imgManufacturers: Arudeko, Fervor, Marlan Construcciones, Redes y energía SA Projects CopyAbout this officeCo LateralOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesZihuatanejoMexicoPublished on September 11, 2019Cite: “Lyons Garden House / Co Lateral” [Casa Lyons Garden / Co Lateral] 11 Sep 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 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 stream Mexico Architects: Co Lateral Area Area of this architecture project Houses 2019 Photographs “COPY” Lyons Garden House / Co Lateral Save this picture!© Claudio Napolitano+ 19Curated by Clara Ott Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/924604/lyons-garden-house-co-lateral Clipboard Photographs:  Claudio Napolitano Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Lyons Garden House / Co LateralSave this projectSaveLyons Garden House / Co Lateral “COPY” ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/924604/lyons-garden-house-co-lateral Clipboard Lead Architects: Camilo Moreno Oliveros, Héctor Campagna Oliveros, Daniel Moreno Ahuja Area:  750 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyHouses•Zihuatanejo, Mexico Year:  Clients:Familia LyonsCollaborators:Jason Miller, Rosenda GonzálezInteriors:LIA (Laboratorio de Interiorismo y Apropiación)City:ZihuatanejoCountry:MexicoMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Claudio NapolitanoRecommended ProductsDoorsVitrocsaGlass Technology in Hotel BeaulacDoorsJansenDoors – Folding and SlidingWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeDoorsSolarluxBi-Folding Doors – EcolineText description provided by the architects. Beyond satisfying an architectural function, the program of this residence responds to a superior need: the holistic quest of full communion and interaction with the enveloping and traversing nature.Save this picture!© Claudio NapolitanoSave this picture!Save this picture!© Claudio NapolitanoSave this picture!© Claudio NapolitanoLocated in Playa Blanca, Zihuatanejo, Lyons Garden is set up surrounding a central garden that takes over everything.Save this picture!© Claudio NapolitanoSave this picture!Save this picture!© Claudio NapolitanoThe two interior volumes are connected by a passageway, which proposes a path full of contrasts and surprises: at times it is possible to contemplate the garden, the sea and even some plays of shadows produced by the gray concrete and the red tepetate in complicity with the light. This corridor leads to the stairs that head to a gazebo where it is possible to contemplate the sky, the stars and the immenseness of the ocean.Save this picture!© Claudio NapolitanoThe residence has two bedrooms, bathrooms with interior gardens, a studio, a multi-purpose room and an extraordinary meditation area with ocean view. Due to a remarkable circular opening in the deck of this room, the rain, the wind, the light, and the natural habitat are freely and fluidly integrated into this space. Also, a swimming lane integrates into the pool and operates as alternative access to this area while it dilutes the limits between interior and exterior spaces: there are no borders, the inside is the outside.Save this picture!© Claudio NapolitanoThe exceptional features of the project provide Lyons Garden with a monumental yet light character at the same time. But, above all, they seek to generate experiences of absolute connection and harmony between its inhabitants and nature as they extend an invitation to contemplate the peace that can only be found in the present time, when we open ourselves to live the here and now.Save this picture!© Claudio NapolitanoProject gallerySee allShow lessCall for Entries: International Urban Design Ideas Competition for Berlin-Brandenbu…IdeasOcean View 5 (WT Aperture House) / Alexis DornierSelected Projects Sharelast_img read more

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Fight the right with united worker action!

first_imgOn Aug. 12, 2017, an angry white nationalist participating in a Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., deliberately sped his car up and drove into unsuspecting counterdemonstrators, striking and killing Heather Heyer and injuring dozens more. Donald Trump’s initial response was to condemn the “display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides.”Fast forward to Aug. 25, 2020. Trump’s 17-year-old supporter Kyle Rittenhouse crossed the Illinois state line, carrying an AR-15-style rifle, to Kenosha, Wis., where he shot and killed two people and wounded another at a rally for Jacob Blake.Kenosha police let Rittenhouse walk away from the shootings. Following his peaceful arrest, an Illinois judge postponed a decision to extradite Rittenhouse to Wisconsin until Sept. 25. On Aug. 31, Trump suggested that Rittenhouse “did nothing wrong” and “exercised his god-given, constitutional, common law and statutory law right to self-defense.”Meanwhile on Aug. 29, heavily armed Trump supporters in hundreds of trucks staged a violent rally in Portland, Ore., driving their vehicles into counterdemonstrators and attacking them with pepper spray, bats and sticks. Activist Michael Forest Reinoehl went to the aid of a friend who was surrounded by pro-Trump protesters.Feeling he was acting in self-defense, Reinoehl confronted and shot Trump rally participant Aaron J. Danielson. A nightly presence at Black Lives Matter protests in Portland, Reinoehl had been shot in the arm earlier in August trying to wrestle a gun from a right-wing protester. He explained his decision in an interview shortly before he was killed, execution style, by federal forces Sept. 3. (tinyurl.com/y2rwh6ry)No formal charges had been issued against Reinoehl, yet federal agents, under the leadership of the Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force, assassinated him at his home in Olympia, Wash. This state overkill unit included the U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force, local police, county sheriffs and Washington State Department of Corrections guards — all without body cameras.U.S. Attorney General William Barr called this government hit by a military force “a significant accomplishment in the ongoing effort to restore law and order in Portland and other cities.” The coordinated state assassination prevented Reinoehl from ever having his case heard in court. It is a far cry from how the state dealt with Rittenhouse.Trump has frequently praised the violence of right-wing militias, while portraying antifa specifically and the left in general as the “terrorist threat.” It is absolutely clear that Trump will not hesitate to unleash state-sanctioned policing forces and, when convenient, paramilitary forces whose visibility is growing rapidly.Trump is not alone. Police across the U.S. have a long, notorious history of support for and from extralegal white supremacist terrorist groups. A popular chant for decades, now heard at some BLM rallies, is “Cops and the Klan work hand-in-hand!”How to answer the fascist dangerHow does the progressive, anti-racist, pro-BLM movement respond to the upsurge in paramilitary, right-wing, pro-Trump violence? Just waiting to vote for Joe Biden is not enough. Biden has his own pro-police history. It is critical to understand the historic role played by right-wing terrorists during capitalist crises.In “The Klan & Government: Foes or Allies?” (1983), Workers World Party’s late founder and Chairperson Sam Marcy reminds us that “The growth of fascism everywhere has been securely tied to big business; that is its lifeline. . . . Even in the so-called best of times the capitalist government not only tolerates terrorist organizations like the Klan, but once the class struggle of the workers and oppressed people takes on the character of a genuine mass upsurge, the capitalist government is more likely than ever to encourage and promote the likes of the Klan and other mediums of repression.“It is impossible to conduct a consistent anti-fascist policy unless one takes into account the key and decisive factor in overwhelming and destroying the fascist menace; it is the working class, the oppressed people and their allies.” (Read “The Klan & Government: Foes or Allies?” at workers.org/books )Shortly after Heather Heyer’s murder, activists in Durham, N.C., responded by toppling a hated Confederate statue, elevating the movement to a higher level.Activists in Portland, Ore., are calling for a Labor for Black Lives and Against Fascism action against a planned right-wing protest there Sept. 26. On Sept. 4, several unions representing millions of workers called for work stoppages for racial justice. “The status quo — of police killing Black people, of armed white nationalists killing demonstrators, of millions sick and increasingly desperate — is clearly unjust, and it cannot continue,” the joint statement read. (tinyurl.com/y2erez23)Union leaders are following the lead of professional athletes who staged walkouts in late August over the shooting of Jacob Blake, which forced the postponement of several major league games: “They remind us that when we strike to withhold our labor, we have the power to bring an unjust status quo to a grinding halt.”Now is not the time to go underground or run to the border. The threat from the right calls for bold, anti-racist, unifying and class-conscious actions. The struggle must still be in the streets. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Whale carcass partially resurfaces in Magheraroarty

first_img WhatsApp 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North By admin – June 22, 2015 Previous articleUpdate – N56 reopens after Crolly crashNext articleThe McHugh View – Great weekend for Donegal Ladies admin It’s emerged that a whale which was buried on Magheraroarty Beach on Friday evening last has partially resurfaced again, leading a Donegal member of the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group to question Donegal County Council’s policy for disposing of such carcasses.Gareth Doherty says it appears that gases within the carcass have caused it to expand, and he believes that played a key role in bringing the whale back to the surface.Speaking on the Shaun Doherty Show today, Gareth Doherty said his preference would be to see the whale brought back out to sea…………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/whaleweb.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Whale carcass partially resurfaces in Magheraroarty Pinterest Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Homepage BannerNews 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Google+center_img Twitter Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal WhatsApp Facebook Google+ Facebook Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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Purchasing PG Medical Seats: Madras High Court Orders Enquiry Into Probable Conspiracy Between Directorate Of Medical Education & Colleges

first_imgNews UpdatesPurchasing PG Medical Seats: Madras High Court Orders Enquiry Into Probable Conspiracy Between Directorate Of Medical Education & Colleges LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK28 Oct 2020 2:22 AMShare This – x”It is very important to identify this malice that is afflicting admissions in post-graduate medical courses. At the end of the day, money, contacts and power should not be the determining factor for getting a seat in a post-graduate course and it should be merit and merit alone which should form the basis for allotting a seat to a candidate in post-graduate courses…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?Login”It is very important to identify this malice that is afflicting admissions in post-graduate medical courses. At the end of the day, money, contacts and power should not be the determining factor for getting a seat in a post-graduate course and it should be merit and merit alone which should form the basis for allotting a seat to a candidate in post-graduate courses and super-specialties.” Expressing serious concern over the manner in which admissions are being granted in post-graduate medical courses, especially in self-financing colleges, the Madras High Court has ordered an enquiry into the conspiracy, if any, between the officials of the Directorate of Medical Education and the self-financing colleges. The single Bench of Justice N. Anand Venkatesh has directed the Director General of Police, Tamil Nadu, to immediately allot the matter to the CB-CID, which shall consist of a team headed by an officer not below the rank of an Assistant Commissioner. The scope of enquiry shall be as follows: Whether there was any conspiracy between the officials of the Directorate of Medical Education and the self-financing colleges in filling up the stray vacancies;The amount received from each candidate who was admitted by the self-financing colleges on August 31, 2020 (deadline for conducting the mop-up counselling for Management Quota);Any other matter that unfolds during investigation in this regard. The order comes after the Bench noted that private colleges had granted admissions to underserving candidates, who otherwise would not have secured a seat through regular counselling, that too for some important clinical courses. Seemingly, these admissions were granted on the basis of a final list that was handed over to them by the Selection Committee of the Directorate of Medical Education. “There is something more than what meets the eye when it comes to filling up seats in private medical colleges other than by way of counselling. Obviously, these are all candidates who are capable of pulling strings and already had a clear understanding with the concerned college. When the push comes to the shove, the prior understanding translated itself into a final action and the candidates got admitted into the course. Every year some mechanism is devised by the self-financing colleges to fill up vacancies in this manner,” the Bench remarked in such circumstances and ordered an enquiry. Notably, the Advocate General had submitted on behalf of the Directorate that it was facing an uphill task in filling up the seats in the various post graduate courses as many candidates who were allotted seats during the stages of 1st , 2nd and mop-up counselling were not able to report for admission in the Government Quota seats since these candidates were posted/engaged at various hospitals to offer treatment for COVID-19 afflicted patients. That apart, the restriction imposed on the movement to various places also prevented these candidates from joining the courses on time Rejecting this claim the Court observed, “There is an attempt to put every blame on the Corona Virus even where it did not have a direct nexus to the action performed by an institution or any instrumentality of the State. There cannot be a greater sin than to make use of the present situation and gain advantage for one’s own self-aggrandize” Observations The manner in which admissions are being granted to unmeritorious candidates, the Bench said, gives an impression that there is something beyond merit that can secure admission to a candidate and which is the purchasing power. It observed, “If this situation is allowed to be continued year after year and no one takes any steps to redress the same, it results in injustice to meritorious candidates. Obviously, these seats carry a lot of monetary value to it and a student with the necessary contact and financial wherewithal can purchase this seat and undergo the course along with students who had toiled and burnt the midnight oil to secure these seats on pure merit.” Further, the Bench highlighted the grave consequences of filling up a medical seat vacancy with an unmeritorious candidate, since it directly involves the life of a person. It remarked, “A student who secures a seat in this manner, is a bigger danger to this society. After completing the course, by hook or crook, they will be handling the lives of innocent people. Where the means adopted is iniquitous, then obviously the end will also suffer from its consequences. Such a candidate can only be a fruit from a poisonous tree.” The Bench recollected that is the reason why the Supreme Court reiterates time and again that when it comes to postgraduate courses and super specialty courses, merit can be the only criteria of selection. “This is an area which is safely guarded to ensure that merit is not compromised by replacing it with mediocrity. This prelude became necessary since this Court is now going to deal with a scenario where merit has been given a go-by and self-financing colleges have been allowed to fill up certain important clinical seats with candidates who were right down under the ladder of the merit list and thereby mediocrity gained an upper hand by using the loopholes under the prevailing system,” the Bench added. Background The order has come in a batch of writ petitions filed by medical aspirants, seeking various directions in connection to their admissions at medical colleges. Case 1: In one case, the Petitioner had submitted that she was allotted MD Micro Biology course during the first round of counselling under the Management Quota in PSG Institute of Medical Science and Research, Coimbaotre. She submitted that the allotment order itself provided for upgradation of better choice during further counselling however, the mop-up counselling was not conducted and the College went ahead and allotted the seat in favor of a candidate who had secured lesser marks than her. She had therefore sought a direction upon the Respondent authorities to fill up the PG Medical seats declared as vacant as per the seat matrix published by the Directorate of Medical Education, only by conducting Mop Up counselling for management seats 2020. The Advocate General, appearing for the Respondent-authorities submitted that there were totally 103 seats available under the Management Quota and since there was no time to conduct the counselling, the selection committee wrote a letter to the self-financing colleges to fill-up the vacancies from the list forwarded to them. Accordingly, the College also submitted that it was not able to allot the seat to the Petitioner since they had to only go by the list issued by the Selection Committee and if the Petitioner was allotted a seat, the seat occupied by her in MD Micro Biology would have fallen vacant. At this juncture, the Court enquired as to why the College had not approach the Supreme Court seeking extension of time to conduct the mop-up counselling for the Management Quota. The College informed that the Top Court had already extended the time from 31.05.2020 to 31.07.2020 and thereafter, to 31.08.2020 and therefore, it was thought that the Hon’ble Supreme Court may not grant any further extension of time to conduct the mop-up counselling. Unconvinced by the College’s response, the Court said, “the Respondents should have approached the Hon’ble Supreme Court on time and explained the entire facts and sought for extension of time to conduct the mop-up counselling to fill up the Management Quota. On the alternative, nothing stopped the Respondents from conducting the mop-up counselling parallelly for filling up the vacancy in the Management Quota also. For reasons best known to the Respondents, this option was never exercised. As a result, 74 seats were given in a platter to the private colleges and these colleges merrily filled up the vacancies with candidates who could not even have dreamt of getting an allotment during regular counselling.” In view of such facts, the Court granted liberty to the Petitioner to give up her seat in PSG Institute of Medical Science and Research in MD Micro Biology, without imposition of any penalty, as contemplated under Clause 21(c) of the Prospectus. Further, it ordered that the Petitioner will be entitled to once again participate during selection in the next academic year for post-graduate courses. The Bench cautioned, “This liberty granted by this Court cannot be taken as a precedent in any other case and it is confined to the peculiar facts of the present case.” Case 2: In this case, the Karpaga Vinayakka Medical College, Chengalpattu, refused to admit the Petitioner inspite of being allotted a seat in the said college after he failed to pay the exorbitant fees. It was submitted that the Petitioner was selected under the Government Quota for the MS Orthopedics course at the Respondent college. On 30.08.2020, he paid a sum of Rs.30,000/- by way of Demand Draft before the selection committee. When he approached the College, and produced the provisional allotment order on the next day, the College demanded a sum of Rs. 35,00,000/- as against Rs.3,00,000/- which was the actual fee. When this was questioned by the Petitioner, the College refused to admit him and admission was given in favour of another candidate, who had obtained lesser marks. The Court observed that the Respondent college ought to have informed the Selection Committee about the non-payment of the fees by the Petitioner and thereafter, the Selection Committee should have identified the seat as a stray vacancy and only then the said seat could have been filled. “Admittedly, this procedure was not adopted by the 4th Respondent. Therefore, the Petitioner should not be deprived of the seat allotted in the 4th Respondent college,” the Bench held. The Court has now directed the Petitioner to pay the fees fixed by the fee fixation committee to the Respondent college. On such payment, the Respondent college shall admit the Petitioner in the MS Orthopedics course. It is further directed that the Respondent-college shall refund the entire amount received from the candidate who was admitted in the place of the Petitioner. Case Title: Dr. M. Keethanjali v. Director of General Health Services & Ors. (and other connected matters) Click Here To Download Order Read Order 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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Kerala High Court Institutes Suo Motu Proceedings Upon News Reports Of Woman Jumping Off Train To Escape Theft and Rape Bid

first_imgNews UpdatesKerala High Court Institutes Suo Motu Proceedings Upon News Reports Of Woman Jumping Off Train To Escape Theft and Rape Bid Lydia Suzanne Thomas30 April 2021 5:56 AMShare This – x“It is hoped that the fears of the travelling public are allayed”After news reports carried accounts of a woman jumping off a train to escape a theft and possibly a rape bid, the Kerala High Court on Friday instituted suo motu proceedings to take stock of safety measures in trains. Justice Bechu Kurian Thomas directed the State Government and Railway Officials to sit together with the State Police and discuss mechanisms to improve safety on trains. Justice Thomas instructed that the suggestions so drawn be placed before the Court in six weeks. “It is hoped that the fears of the travelling public will be allayed,” the Court expressed. While the suo motu proceedings were instituted in the morning, Director General of Prosecutions, Senior Public Prosecutor Suman Chakravarthy in the afternoon informed the Court of measures proposed to improve safety on trains. He listed these –State Government has been trying to ensure the instalation of security installation in all stationsState is seeking implementation of community policing (Janamythri) in the railwaysIntroduction of a computer aid system that can send location enabled message to beat police through a phone application doing away with ‘Cut’ (unconnected/closed-off) coaches. The prosecutor informed the Court that in the case that formed the basis of the suo motu proceedings, the coaches had been separated. This prevented guards and officers from rushing to the spot when the crime occurred. Another measure proposed was the installation of red button system in trains to communicate with guards or the control room. The Public Prosecutor submitted that such a system would be useful when a commuter needed to communicate with the guards and had no charge on his/her phone or his/her phone was snatched, as was the situation in the case on hand. “Even if you have a phone, it may take seconds (to send the location enabled message)”, the Court observed, also adding that this method was easy. Senior Government Pleader Suman Chakravarthy also prayed that the Principal Chief Security Commissioner, Southern Railway Chennai and the SP Railway Government Railway Police be impleaded to the proceedings. Granting this request, the Court directed that suggestions drawn up in this regard be tabled before Court in six weeks. Another counsel appearing on behalf of one Advocate CK Pramod informed the court that there was a PIL petition and other connected petitions on the same issue dating back to 2012. The Court, when directing the suo motu case to be tabled before the Chief Justice, directed the petitioners in those cases to make their submissions at that point. The case that formed the basis of the suo motu proceedings involved a government employee who jumped off a train near Mulanthuruthy in a bid to escape theft and rape. The incident occurred aboard the Guruvayur-Punalur Express. As per a Times Of India report, a man leaped inside her coach and closed all of the doors while she was speaking to her sister on her phone. The report narrate that he snatched her phone and chain at first, threatened her with a screedriver to deliver up her bangles and then dragged her to the train’s bathroom supposedly for the purpose of rape. She managed to escape however, the report says, but sustained head injuries. Her condition has stabilised, it is understood. In the course of proceedings on Friday, the Prosecutor told the Court that the accused in the case that formed the basis of the suo motu proceedings had been identified and steps taken to apprehend him.TagsKerala High Court Suo Moto #Justice Bechu Kurian Thomas Justice Bechu Kurian Thomas Indian Railways Safety of women Safety of passengers Next Storylast_img read more

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Motorist in Sligo found drinking from bottle of whiskey

first_img Motorist in Sligo found drinking from bottle of whiskey Previous articleImportant win for Institute thanks to McCrudden penaltyNext articleGardai in Letterkenny investigating a number of incidents over Christmas News Highland Twitter AudioHomepage BannerNews Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ Pinterest By News Highland – December 27, 2018 Facebook WhatsApp Twitter Google+center_img Pinterest Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th 147 people have died on Irish roads this year.Gardaí are calling on motorists to never drink and drive, after 22 people were arrested for the offence over the past two days, a number of drivers refused a breath sample and now face an automatic 4 year ban.A motorist arrested in Sligo on suspicion of drink driving on Christmas night was discovered when stopped by Gardai drinking from a bottle of whiskey.The man now faces a six month driving ban and a fine.People are being urged to ensure all alcohol is out of their system before they drive today.Liz O’Donnell from the Road Safety Authority has this advice:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/odonnell8am.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.In another incident yesterday, the Sligo Roads Policing Unit stopped a car after Gardai observed a young toddler standing behind the driver.The driver was subsequently found to be carrying 7 passengers – two adult passengers holding a child each and three other children, all without child restraints.Gardai say further inquiries revealed the driver is disqualified, and was displaying a false NCT disc and expired road tax.The driver was arrested for driving while disqualified and received a number of charges including no insurance to appear in court on a future date and the vehicle seized. WhatsApp Community Enhancement Programme open for applicationslast_img read more

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Sister of black man who died after police filmed kneeling on his neck speaks out

first_imgABC NewsBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Bridgett Floyd thought she was dreaming when she received a phone call Monday night and was told that her brother, George Floyd, had died shortly after being apprehended by Minneapolis police.“Everything went blank,” she told ABC News in an interview on Good Morning America on Wednesday. “I had a very hard time taking that, taking that in.”Disturbing video later emerged on social media showing a white police officer with his knee on a black man’s neck as he repeatedly yells out, “I can’t breathe.”“I can’t breathe, please, the knee in my neck,” the man can be heard saying in the video as he’s pinned to the ground. “I can’t move … my neck … I’m through, I’m through.”The Minneapolis Police Department said in a statement Monday that their officers were initially called to the scene “on a report of a forgery in progress.” The officers were advised that the suspect “appeared to be under the influence” and that he “physically resisted officers.”The suspect later “appeared to be suffering medical distress” and officers called an ambulance. He was transported to the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, “where he died a short time later,” according to the statement, which noted that there were no weapons of any type used by anyone involved in the incident and that no officers were injured.The Hennepin County Medical Examiner told ABC News the cause of death is pending further tests and investigation.Police did not identify the man who died, but civil rights attorney Ben Crump, who is representing his family, said he was George Floyd.“It was nine minutes,” Crump told ABC News on GMA Wednesday. “Just imagine what George Floyd endured for those nine minutes begging for breath, begging for life.”Bridgett Floyd said she hasn’t watched the footage herself but has been told what it shows.“It’s wrong. I don’t understand how someone could possibly let an individual go out like that,” she said. “I’m just imagining it in my head, and it’s very heartbreaking.”George Floyd worked as a security guard at Conga Latin Bistro in Minneapolis for more than five years, according to Jovanni Thunstrom, the owner of the restaurant, which is closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.Thunstrom told ABC News that George Floyd was renting a duplex apartment from him and that he had a daughter in Houston whom he was planning to bring to Minneapolis to live with him.“I loved him like a brother,” Thunstrom told ABC News in tears on Tuesday, describing him as an excellent person whom many of the customers and employees loved.The Minneapolis Police Department announced Tuesday morning that the Federal Bureau of Investigation will be a part of the probe into the man’s death. Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo also pledged the department’s full cooperation with any investigations.Earlier, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced that all four responding officers involved in the incident have been fired.“Being black in America should not be a death sentence,” Frey said at a news conference Tuesday morning. “When you hear someone calling for help, you’re supposed to help. This officer failed in the most basic, human sense.”The police union representing the officers did not immediately respond to ABC News’ request for comment Tuesday.A member of the Kelly and Jacobson law firm in Minneapolis confirmed that attorney Tom Kelly is representing Derek Chauvin, one of the officers seen in the video.Bridgett Floyd said terminating the officers is “definitely not enough justice for me or my family.”“They murdered my brother. They killed him,” she told ABC News. “Firing them is just not enough.”As a mother to black sons, Bridgett Floyd said she worries the same fate could happen to them when they grow up.“You never know what could happen when they walk out the door. They’re small kids right now, but one day they’re going to be adults,” she said. “They need to know how to defend themselves, how to stand up for themselves, how to talk for themselves because if I don’t teach that to them, this world, this cold, cold world will take over my babies.”Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reservedlast_img read more

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Hear it from Harlan Podcast Debuts

first_img Robert Lovell Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY—The Mark Harlan era is underway and one of his first initiatives was a podcast reaching out to the Ute fan base. “Hear it from Harlan” gives Utah’s new director of athletics a platform to discuss items of interest in Utah athletics and trending topics in college athletics.Produced by the Utah athletics department and hosted by Mike Lageschulte, the first episode of Hear it From Harlan covers a variety of topics associated with Harlan’s first month on the job, as well as an interview with Ute wide receiver Britain Covey. The podcast is live on iTunes. Listeners are invited to subscribe. All Hear it from Harlan podcasts will be archived at https://www.utahutes.com/podcast and on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hear-it-from-harlan/id1429228694). Tags: Hear it from Harlan/Mark Harlan/Utah Utes August 20, 2018 /Sports News – Local Hear it from Harlan Podcast Debutslast_img read more

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