AGS completes acquisition of Integrity Gaming

first_img Gaming technology supplier PlayAGS has completed its $49m (£38.1m/€43.4m) acquisition of slot route operator Integrity Gaming.AGS has acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Integrity for a cash payment of CAD$0.46 per share. The deal also includes the repayment Integrity’s outstanding debts of US$35m.Per the terms of the deal announced in December, AGS will now integrate the Integrity brand, operations and team, and manage the centralised service from its offices in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.AGS designs and provides electronic gaming machines, table products and interactive solutions to the market, while Integrity supplies slot machines to casino operators, usually on a revenue-share basis.“We are thrilled to have so quickly closed this deal and are ready to provide Integrity’s customers with exceptional service and support,” AGS SVP of slot products, Andrew Burke, said.“Every Integrity customer is also an AGS customer, so this should be a relatively seamless transition and one that gives us an opportunity to work with operators to ensure they are getting the best performance from their Integrity-placed games.”Confirmation of the deal comes after Integrity shareholders last week voted to approve the acquisition, with 99.99% of the votes cast in favour of the move. The deal required a minimum of 66% approval from shareholders to proceed.Having secured shareholder backing, Integrity only required final approval from the British Columbia Supreme Court in order to complete the transaction.Speaking at the time of the original announcement, Robert Miodunski, who took over as interim CEO at Integrity following the exit of Peter Macy in June last year, said AGS’s ability to “manage a large footprint of leased games to drive strong performance for gaming operators” would benefit the company.Miodunski was previously chairman of AGS and also spent time as president and chief executive of Alliance Gaming Corporation, the predecessor to Bally Technologies. 11th February 2019 | By contenteditor AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Topics: Casino & games Finance Strategy Slots Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Email Addresscenter_img Casino & games Tags: Slot Machines Gaming technology supplier PlayAGS has completed its $49m (£38.1m/€43.4m) acquisition of slot route operator Integrity Gaming. AGS completes acquisition of Integrity Gaminglast_img read more

Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited ( 2015 Annual Report

first_imgStandard Chartered Bank Ghana PLC ( listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2015 annual report.For more information about Standard Chartered Bank Ghana PLC ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Standard Chartered Bank Ghana PLC ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Standard Chartered Bank Ghana PLC (  2015 annual report.Company ProfileStandard Chartered Bank Ghana PLC is a financial services institution in Ghana offering banking products and services to the retail, commercial and corporate, and institutional sectors. Its full-service product offering ranges from transactional accounts and electronic banking services to foreign exchange and currency accounts, trade and working capital solutions, international trade accounts and personal overdraft and unsecured loans. The company also provides bancassurance and asset protection services. Standard Chartered Bank Ghana PLC operates a network of 27 branches and 56 ATMS in the major towns and cities of Ghana. The company was founded in 1896 making it one of the oldest financial institutions in West Africa. Standard Chartered Bank Ghana PLC is a subsidiary of Standard Chartered Holdings (Africa) BV. Its head office is in Accra, Ghana. Standard Chartered Bank Ghana PLC is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Nigel Owens unimpressed by naughty Francois Steyn shouting at goalkicker

first_imgTuesday Oct 18, 2016 Nigel Owens unimpressed by naughty Francois Steyn shouting at goalkicker Montpellier back Francois Steyn was given a telling off by referee Nigel Owens after he shouted “MISS” when Northampton Saints’ Stephen Myler attempted a conversion kick during their European Champions Cup match on Saturday. Myler missed, so the kick was taken again.The Franklin’s Gardens crowd were none too pleased with the former Springbok, who attempted to put pressure on Myler and as he got close, put him off by shouting.It’s not the first time we’ve seen this, and now Steyn has something in common with Chris Ashton, who did something similar against Harlequins in 2014.Back then Ashton shouted “PUSH IT”, and he actually received a written warning from the RFU for misconduct, with them reiterating that respect is one of the core values of the sport.WATCH CHRIS ASHTON SHOUT AT GOALKICKERMyler missed the attempt at goal so after Owens told off Steyn, he had another chance at it, and sent it pretty much straight through the middle for a 7-0 lead.Steyn scored a try and kicked two penalties, but Saints went on to win the match after former Wallaby Nic White missed touch and they earned a penalty in the final minute of the match.Myler slotted it with 81:00 on the clock for a 16-14 win. View extended highlights on page twoADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error See it to Believe it Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Experts explain what actually happens… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Leigh Halfpenny makes yet another… 26 WEEKS AGO Parisse alley-oop magic sets up brilliant… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe 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

‘The real criminals are not in prison’

first_imgFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this The following excerpted remarks were made by Gloria Rubac, a longtime Texas anti-death penalty activist, on an April 9 Workers World Party webinar entitled “Free them all”.  Go to to hear all the talks. Why do we say FREE THEM ALL!Who’s in prison and where do these prisons come from? Prisons came about after the Civil War, after the end of slavery.Here in a Houston suburb called Sugar Land, 95 graves were found last year as a new school was being built. This city had been home to large sugar plantations during slavery. Some of the remains still had chains on them of people who had been leased convicts.So we say FREE THEM ALL, because every single person who is in prison is a political prisoner. Why? They are victims of this political and economic system. Gloria RubacWho should be in prison? The head of Tyson Foods should be in prison. He told an older Black woman worker at one of their chicken-processing businesses who was very sick, to come back to work. She is now dead, as are two of her coworkers. The Tyson Foods executives should be in prison for murder. The head of Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston should be in prison. My daughter, a registered nurse, is working there in the ICU, but she doesn’t have an N95 mask and has worn the same cotton mask for two days. I can go on Amazon to buy a mask. Why in the hell can’t this major hospital get proper masks?The executives of McDonald’s or Kroger grocery stores should be in prison. They don’t supply personal protection equipment for their workers — essential workers. The military generals and the warmongers should be in prison. They are responsible for mass murder all over the world. Talk about serial killers! And if they do not kill our youth, who they send to fight their imperialist wars, these youth come back so mentally and physically damaged that it affects them for the rest of their lives.The police who murder a Black or Brown youth —  they are serial killers. Politicians refusing to shut down prisons are going to be serial killers. And if Iran can release 45,000 prisoners, then so can every one of our 50 states.And what about the border patrol, the ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) agents, those who separate parents from their children? That is child abuse raised to the extreme. Right now in Texas, there are 15 to 20 prisons already on lockdown because guards and prisoners have COVID-19. These prisons are becoming death camps.I want to read from a letter from comrade Nanon Williams, a man who was innocent yet sent to death row, after being arrested when he was only 17 years old. Nanon’s sentence was commuted to life. ‘They need to let us out’“When we do get to go outside, we are being shook down by guards, meaning we are strip searched, and the guards are wearing the same gloves as they strip search each prisoner. We do not know what they are passing on to everybody. When we go to chow, they take an entire cell block, not small groups. The dishwasher machine is broken, and they only have a couple of hundred trays, so four or five prisoners have already eaten off the same dirty tray that’s being refilled. There’s one pitcher of water or juice on each table for four that sits there for all the shifts of prisoners who come to that same table. When they’re patting us down going into the chow hall, guards are using the same gloves on each prisoner, and some are not even wearing gloves at all.“When they take us to shower, there’s room for 80 men, but they’re taking at least a hundred at a time. Who knows what that water is spraying on us. And to answer your question: NO! We don’t have bleach. There’s nothing to clean our own living areas. And lastly, the stress and fear are causing severe problems, especially for the mentally ill who are locked down and hearing about this virus. They don’t understand what’s going on. They are getting into fights, and it is really bad.“I think we need something revolutionary to happen, rather than keeping us locked up. They need to let us out! Put us on monitors if they want, but this virus is going to spread over every prison system.”The real criminals are not in prison. Prisons are concentration camps for the poor and oppressed. In Houston’s county jail, there’re 9,000 prisoners, the largest facility for the mentally ill in town. And most of those in the county jails have not even been convicted of any crime, haven’t gone to trial yet. They are locked up because they are too poor to get out on bail. This is criminal, and the people who are responsible for this are criminals. Open up the jails, the prisons, the detention centers. Let’s lock up the real criminals!last_img read more

Workers’ Revolutionary and Anti-Imperialist International Manifesto

first_imgWorkers World Party has endorsed this international declaration for May Day,  initiated by the Party of Liberation of Argentina and others, and endorsed as of April 30 by the parties listed at the end.This May 1, fight together against imperialism.Activists in San Juan, Puerto Rico, hold up wooden shields to fend off the police during a protest against U.S. colonialist and capitalist exploitation on May Day 2019.One hundred and thirty years have passed since the international working class began demonstrating around the world to honor the Chicago martyrs and reaffirm their rights as workers.That workers’ demonstration in that U.S. city in May 1886, which was repressed by the police, made it clear that the demands of the oppressed class (8 hours of work, 8 hours of rest and 8 hours of recreation) should be accompanied by the political demand for a new social system to replace capitalism. Otherwise, they would not be achieved or would be inadequate for humanity to live.Almost a century and a half after those days, the workers, peasants, intellectuals, Indigenous peoples and other popular sectors of the world are still suffering the dire consequences of the capitalist system of exploitation, which has become imperialist due to the very process of concentration of capital that Lenin analyzed in his famous text “Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism,” and which today has its center in U.S. imperialism. It is joined by the European Union, as the imperialist power of the old continent, Japan, Canada and Australia.There are also pawns on the world chessboard: semicolonial and reactionary governments like Jair Bolsonazi and the OAS Lima Carte [Organization of American States]. In other latitudes Turkey, Ukraine and once socialist countries like Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Croatia, etc., play a similar role.Looking beyond the setbacks and reversals, as earlier with the disappearance of the USSR and more recently the coup d’état in Bolivia against Evo Morales and the betrayal by Lenin (”Kautsky”) Moreno in Ecuador, there are also encouraging signs in the world situation.For example, there is the continuity of socialism in China, Cuba, North Korea and Vietnam, plus anti-imperialist governments such as Bolivarian Venezuela. In the world crisis triggered by COVID-19, these governments, especially China and Cuba, have provided solidarity and internationalist aid, sending doctors and medical equipment to dozens of affected countries.This is a practical way of keeping alive the ideals of the proletariat as proclaimed in the Communist Manifesto of 1848: “Proletarians of the world, unite,” which was expanded under Leninism to “Proletarians and oppressed peoples of the world, unite.”Without having yet come to power, working peoples in several countries have risen in militant rebellion. In Latin America, the comrades of Chile, Ecuador, Colombia and Haiti have been in the front line of combat against the reactionary governments of Sebastián Piñera, Moreno, Iván Duque, etc.There were also five strikes and many protests against the neoliberal and promarket government of Mauricio Macri [in Argentina], leading to his defeat in the October 2019 elections. The peoples of the world are rising up against the injustices of the governments that manage the interests of big capital. In France this is shown by the movement of the “yellow vests.”This world, dominated by international finance capital and other local oligarchies, has generated extreme peaks of super-exploitation and social polarization. It is a world where 26 billionaires possess more wealth than 3.8 billion inhabitants, half of the planet.With their practices of environmental degradation, the use of agrochemicals and agrotoxins, multinationals like Bayer-Monsanto have been poisoning the planet and its waters, clearing millions of hectares and causing fires. Fidel Castro was prescient when, at the 1992 Eco-Rio Summit, he said that those powers had put the survival of humanity at risk.As if all that were not enough, at the beginning of 2020 an outbreak began that became an epidemic and since March a pandemic of the COVID-19 virus. As of April 27, more than 3.1 million people were infected and 226.000 had died worldwide. The epicenter is in the U.S., Italy, Spain and France, and it affects nearly 200 countries and regions.This very serious health crisis confirms that the solution to the problems of the world working class can arise only from a revolutionary and socialist international policy. There will be no salvation of individuals or isolated countries.The unity and coordination of the peoples is required through popular governments, with a strong state presence and investment, in this case for obvious reasons, above all in the area of health. These governments must be antagonistic to Trump, Johnson, Merkel, Macron, Abe, Trudeau, Bolsonaro, Piñera, Duque and many others who are reactionary. It is impossible to succeed with policies that attempt to amend and save capitalism, neither on the basis of free-market liberalism, nor on the basis of social democracy.The general crisis of the capitalist system had been developing long before the pandemic hit. Now the two have coincided and become more powerful, with catastrophic consequences for humanity. The International Labor Organization (ILO) estimates that 24.7 million people will lose their jobs. And these drops in employment will also result in less income: between $860 billion and $3.4 trillion less by the end of 2020.The level of poverty will exceed the high levels of the world today. In July 2019, the U.N. estimated that 1.3 billion people were affected by this scourge [of poverty]. Today the number is greater, and with the pandemic, there will still be more.In the face of such a dire situation, we cannot limit ourselves to laments and complaints. It is time to return to the path of the Chicago Martyrs and the Paris Commune, plus all the revolutionary efforts that have taken place on the five continents.The economic crisis and the pandemic have shown once again that Rosa Luxemburg was right when she put forward the option of “Socialism or Barbarism.” In the march toward this common goal of socialism, the peoples must take into account their particular national characteristics, cultures, realities, etc., with much firmness of principle and tactical flexibility given the specific policies.It was never correct to follow one’s respective bourgeoisies, even the most “progressive” ones. And neither was it correct to engage in the serious pitfalls of dogmatism and formalism far removed from the concrete struggles of our peoples.We, the parties and organizations that have signed this Workers Revolutionary and Anti-Imperialist Manifesto, commit ourselves to continue the struggle:For decent salaries and pensions, without layoffs, suspensions or cuts.For workers’ control of production.For a bigger health budget, better hospitals and working conditions for doctors and health workers.Adequate and permanent government assistance to all those who suffer in this pandemic.Health is the right of all. No more privatization of health care.Audit and suspension of payments on the foreign debt of the debtor countries. No more IMF [International Monetary Fund] and World Bank.Nationalization of the banking system to put finance at the service of the people and their independent development.Nationalization of the energy industry and other essential industries.Trial and punishment of all those responsible for the fraudulent indebtedness of our countries.Ban offshore “tax havens.” Seizure of the accounts and all that was deposited there, to be used by the governments for public works and health.Stop the Yankee blockade of Cuba and Venezuela. For the rights of the Palestinian people to form their own state with East Jerusalem as its capital. For the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination. For the independence of Puerto Rico. Return of the Malvinas Islands to Argentina and Guantanamo to Cuba. No more sanctions on Zimbabwe, Venezuela, Iran, North Korea and China.Freedom for the pro-people political prisoners of the world. Trial and punishment of military and civilian agents of genocide.For solidarity and coordination of the struggles, among the peoples and governments of the world in an ANTI-IMPERIALIST GLOBAL FRONT.Signatories: Liberation Party (PL) of Argentina; Chilean Communist Party (Proletarian Action); Simón Bolívar Coordination, Venezuela; Euskal Herriko Komunisten Batasuna (EKB), Communist Party of the Peoples of Spain (PCPE); Danish Communist Party (KP); Communist Party (Switzerland); Communist Party of Germany (KPD); Workers World Party (USA); Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB-ML).Adhesions:Chilean Committee of Solidarity with Palestine (Chile); Proletarian Union (Spain); Socialist Workers Party of Croatia (SRP).The signatures continue.The statement in Spanish is available at PL thanks the comrades of WWP for this translation. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Garda crime round up

first_imgNewsLocal NewsGarda crime round upBy admin – December 14, 2012 660 Linkedin Email Previous articleFashion forward trends for the familyNext articleTop garda and daughter injured in burglary attack admin Twitter Printcenter_img WhatsApp Facebook Service station robberyWITNESSES are being sought to a robbery at a service station in Dooradoyle last weekend and the Gardai are appealing for help in locating the raider who threatened staff with a knife.A lone raider entered the service station wearing a balaclava and produced a knife before making his getaway with the contents of the till. He ran into the nearby Gouldavoher estate and Gardaí from Roxboro Road are  examining CCTV from the scene.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Bogus tradersMEMBERS of the public are warned about bogus traders who are conning people into handing over money after an attempt was made to persuade an elderly woman into paying a large sum of money for cleaning her gutters when no work had been done.The incident occurred at Highfield on the Ennis Road at around 3pm on Monday December 3 when two men called to the home of an elderly lady and offered to clean her windows and gutters for €90. The men did some work however they then demanded a sum in excess of €400, stating that additional work was required on the gutters.The woman paid by cheque which she later tried to stop but  it had already been cashed. One of the men was described as being small and suffering from Alopecia. The other was tall and had dark hair combed back. They were travelling in a navy van, possibly a Ford Transit.Burglaries under investigationTHREE burglaries are being investigated by gardai. The first took place sometime between 1am and 9am on Thursday, December 6 at a house at Bru na Gruadan. The front door was unlocked and thieves stole a black Dell laptop and a grey Acer Xstensia 5510Z laptop.The second burglary took place at 4.30am on the same morning at a house at Sarsfield Avenue in Garryowen where three thieves stole a Dell laptop and a black handbag containing a red purse and a small sum of cash.Meanwhile, an alert neighbour disturbed four intruders who smashed the rear door of a house at St. Mary’s Terrace in Farranshone at 6.40pm on Wednesday, December 5. Having been disturbed, the thieves fled empty handed in a black BMW car. Gardaí at Mayorstone Park are investigating.Property recoveredA NUMBER of items found at Woodcock Hill in Meelick on April 5are in the possession of gardai at Mayorstone and their owners are being sought. They include a set of Dunlop Golf Clubs and bag, a pair of black golf shoes, a Wikes chop saw, an Ingersoll power washer a McCulloch petrol strimmer and a Black & Decker hedge trimmer.Mayorstone Gardaí also are in possession of a gold Glycine pocket watch with the inscription “David – best wishes- love mum and dad” and the date “2-8-2002”. Owners can contact Gardaí at Mayorstone Park at 061 456980. Advertisementlast_img read more

Karnataka HC Dismisses Petition Seeking NIA Probe Into Sedition Case Against Amulya Leona

first_imgNews UpdatesKarnataka HC Dismisses Petition Seeking NIA Probe Into Sedition Case Against Amulya Leona Mustafa Plumber28 July 2020 4:23 AMShare This – xThe Karnataka High Court on Tuesday rejected a petition filed by advocate H L Vishala Raghu, seeking to transfer the sedition case registered against 19-year-old Amulya Leona, to the National Investigation Agency. A division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Justice H P Sandesh said “Looking into the nature of allegations made in the FIR we do not think that this is a case…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?LoginThe Karnataka High Court on Tuesday rejected a petition filed by advocate H L Vishala Raghu, seeking to transfer the sedition case registered against 19-year-old Amulya Leona, to the National Investigation Agency. A division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Justice H P Sandesh said “Looking into the nature of allegations made in the FIR we do not think that this is a case where extraordinary jurisdiction is to be exercised for transferring the case to NIA. In a writ petition in the nature of Public Interest Litigation it is not possible to consider the prayer enjoining the respondents to apply for cancellation of bail of the accused and to conduct disciplinary inquiry against respondent (investigating officer).” During a hearing on July 2, the court had observed that “What is so special that the investigation should be transferred to NIA?” Raising doubts on the maintainability of the petition the court had said “Accused has the indefeasible right to be released on bail if the chargesheet is not filed within stipulated period. Which law says that bail can be cancelled?” The court in its order noted that on July 22 the petitioner’s counsel did not join the video conference hearing and even on a reminder being sent by the Registry the counsel has remained absent from the hearing today. Amulya was arrested on February 20, under section 124-A, 153 (A), 153-B, 505 (2) of Indian Penal Code, for raising Pakistan Zindabad slogan at a gathering held to protest against CAA, NRC and NPR. After being in police custody for five days she was sent to judicial custody and had been since then in prison. On June 10, she was released on default bail by the Magistrate court. The petition stated that as the offences alleged against the student are serious in nature and are concerning the peace and integrity of the nation. Next Storylast_img read more

“No Deferment Of Policy On 15th May, Users Will Be Persuaded To Adopt Policy” WhatsApp Clarifies Before Delhi High Court

first_imgTop Stories”No Deferment Of Policy On 15th May, Users Will Be Persuaded To Adopt Policy” WhatsApp Clarifies Before Delhi High Court Srishti Ojha17 May 2021 6:57 AMShare This – xDelhi High Court has on Monday been informed by WhatsApp that it does not plan to defer its policy on May15th, and the users who do not consent to its privacy policy will not be deleted that day, and will be persuaded to adopt it. However it has clarified that if they fail to adopt the policy, they will eventually be disconnected.”We haven’t said we will not implement the policy, Infact we have said 15th May is the date and that we will persuade the users of WhatsApp to come on board. If they still don’t, under the law and rules itself we are entitled to say that you should not use WhatsApp service.” Senior Counsel Sibal said.Advertisement A division Bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh was hearing the pleas filed challenging the new privacy policy of WhatsApp.The submissions were made after Sr Adv Vivek sood’s statement saying that WhatsApp has on 14th May gave a statement that they will not implement the policy of 4th Jan 2021 for the next few weeks.”WhatsApp is providing services to 46 crore citizens, almost 1/3 of the population. And you are saying you will not implement the policy for next few weeks. Perhaps they are conscious of the PIL pending before your Lordships. Meanwhile they will not transfer any information to their group company Facebook. Let the respondents give a statement.” Sood said.Advertisement Senior Advocate Datar objected and stated that there is no question of giving any undertaking. He added that they can explain how privacy policy doesn’t make any change at all.ASG Sharma appearing for the Centre submitted that according to the government, they are in vibration of IT Act and rules and counter affidavit brings out the violations.””They have made a statement and the press has carried it. But its alright that Mr Sibal wants to explain that or disown that, its his wish and his prerogative. We will not come between that.” ASG Sharma remarked.Advertisement Advertisement Courtroom Exchange Regarding Implementation of Policy:During the hearing when the Bench got disconnected, Counsels discuss amongst each other, ASG stated that there’s communication on WhatsApp’s website regarding deferment of website.Sibal clarified that there is no deferment of 15th May, and the same has been stated in the affidavit and explained in FAQs. The users will be persuaded to adopt the policy, but if they still refuse to adopt the policy they will be deleted.Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement “If there’s no deferment why persuade them” ASG asked.Sibal responded and stated that “We will still persuade them, as under the rules, if they don’t agree we can disconnect them.”Mr Sibal reiterated that the firm answer is, that there is no deferment on may 15th, all that has been said is that on 15-16th May, their accounts will not be deleted, and they will be persuaded. However if they still don’t, slowly ultimately they’ll be deleted.Adv Kirtiman Singh that according to statement Thats been issued, the policy states that at some point of time after they are unable to convince consumer, they will be disconnected.Sibal stated that Each consumer/ customer will be dealt with separately. Its not a decision to disconnect everybody. Each customer will decide for himself.ASG Sharma, submitted before the Court that there is a statement on WhatsApp’s official website that WhatsApp will continue to provide reminders to users in weeks to come to educate them about the policy but will not delete account. There is an assurance that there would be no interceding the privacy of chats, messages and calls by them. “This being the basis, and if Mr Sibal choses to state and affirm that their clients will conform to Indian Law and rules framed thereunder and Mr Datar files the counter affidavit, the counter filed in one of the matters be taken as stand of the Union, the matter could be taken next Monday. “Senior Advocate Datar also suggested that the matter be taken up on Monday as they could put on note that no violations or compromises on privacy been done and all misgivings are completely uncalled for. Issue of Validity of Privacy Policy Under Indian Law:During the hearing ASG stated that “We’ve written to them to comply with indian rules, and reply is is awaited. The Fact of the matter is there has been a privacy policy for all this while. India has the largest political of WhatsApp users, and till the time the court hears the matter, there is an imminent need to maintain a status quo.Adv Manohar Lal submitted that it is only in parts that they have implemented their policy. They are not allowing the users who haven’t consented to privacy policy. Mr Datar objected to the statement and stated the matter is also pending before Supreme Court.Adv Manohar Lal, disagreeing with Datar’s statement submitted that the matter before the Supreme Court is with regards to the 2016 policy.Both Senior Counsels Datar and Sibal objected to the statement and said that it’s completely wrong, as the new policy has also been challenged.Adv Lal argued that they are sharing information with third party, and not deleting the information which has been to third party or someone who reposts the consent, being user of that information. ASG Sharma stated that there are news report stating that there has been a deferment.”can whatsapp today confirm that privacy policy conforms to IT laws 2010 and rules made thereunder.” ASG asked.” Yes we confirm” Sibal said.” please file the affidavit then.” ASG said.Datar said that the court may grant a week’s time and they would submit a detailed affidavit.”Let them point out what rules we have breached and we will respond.” Mr Sibal said.Sr Adv Vivek Sood submitted that the issue in this matter is, if we have a public policy on privacy in India, and if its there, does it apply to the WhatsApp terms of services in India or not.Sood further referred to the Puttaswamy judgement, stating that Supreme Court had recognised right to informational privacy.At this juncture , the Bench inquired if all replies have been filed in all the three matters listed before the Court.”Once we start arguments, no pleadings should be incomplete. Thereafter we won’t allow to file replies. If someone needs time to file reply, ask for time” the Bench noted.After the Court decided to hear the matter on June 3rd, ASG Sharma stated that Mr Data and Mr Sibal’s statement that their clients will conform to Indian Law, be recorded and that no accounts will be deleted.Sibal submitted that they have been conforming, and will conform. He also objected to ASG’s request seeking status quo as of today, stating that in that case they would be getting a stay.Delhi High Court Issues Notice: The Bench was reminded that notice hasn’t been issued in one of the petitions.The Bench issued notice in one of the matters (Chaitanya Rohilla vs Union of India), which is a plea filed seeking directions for the framing of rules or guidelines to protect privacy and data of the citizens from all apps and organisations operating in India for an option to be given to the users each time any data is collected from them.The Bench has listed the matter on June 3rd, and stated that all the pleadings and replies be filed in the meanwhile.”Even If its a repetition, you file it.” CJ said.TagsDelhi High Court Whatsaap Privacy Policy Chief Justice DN Patel Justice Jyoti Singh Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. 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Pathway forward for upgrades to seven Donegal walking trails

first_img Twitter Google+ Seven outdoor recreation projects in Donegal are to share €135,000 funding to improve trails for walking and leisure.The money has been described as a real boost for local communities, tourism and leisure in the County.The scheme, Measure 1, provides funding for the development, promotion and maintenance of outdoor amenities such as trails, walkways, cycleways and blueways.The successful Donegal projects being funded under Measure 1 are:Bealach na Gaeltachta Enhancement of trails Gweedore area, The Rosses, Fintown and Glencolmcille €20,000.00Lehardan Habour Walk Enhancement of trail Lehardan, Rathmullan, Donegal €20,000.00Trusk Lough Trail Enhancement of trail Ballybofey €20,000.00Tip O’Neill Trails & Urris Loops Enhancement of trail Drumfries, Buncrana to Urris, Clonmany €20,000.00Mountain Top Walk Enhancement of trail Letterkenny €20,000.00Ard na Mona Looped Walk Provision of carpark Ard na Mona Woods, Greenan, Lough Eske, Donegal €17,988.30Corrán Binne Trail Enhancement to trail access Largatreaney Horn Head, Dunfanaghy, Co Donegal €17,211.00The funding is being provided as part of the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme in partnership with Fáilte Ireland, who are co-funding the projects in partnership with the Department of Rural and Community Development. Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews Previous articleLUH ‘under significant pressure’ as 113 Covid patients on siteNext articlePharmacy staff must be prioritised in vaccine roll out – Murray News Highland Pathway forward for upgrades to seven Donegal walking trails Pinterestcenter_img Pinterest WhatsApp Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA DL Debate – 24/05/21 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Twitter Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows By News Highland – January 18, 2021 Facebooklast_img read more

Weather warning for Donegal coming into effect later

first_img Previous articleJohn Downey released on bail and prepares to fight extraditionNext articleDonegal TD launches scathing attack on Taoiseach over bed crisis News Highland Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Google+ Homepage BannerNews Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Facebook Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Facebook Yellow wind and rain warnings are coming into effect for most parts of the country later this morning.A rain warning is in place from 10 o’clock for 13 counties along the East and South from Dublin to Kerry with up to 40 millimetres forecast to fall.There’s a wind warning coming in at 11 am for Leinster, Munster, Connacht, Cavan , Monaghan and Donegal. Google+center_img Pinterest Weather warning for Donegal coming into effect later WhatsApp Twitter Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th By News Highland – November 9, 2018 Community Enhancement Programme open for applicationslast_img read more