Mechanical Lloyd Company Limited (MLC.gh) 2017 Annual Report

first_imgMechanical Lloyd Company Limited (MLC.gh) listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Engineering sector has released it’s 2017 annual report.For more information about Mechanical Lloyd Company Limited (MLC.gh) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Mechanical Lloyd Company Limited (MLC.gh) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Mechanical Lloyd Company Limited (MLC.gh)  2017 annual report.Company ProfileMechanical Lloyd Company Limited markets and distributes motor vehicles and farm machinery in Ghana. The company has the exclusive agency for BMW (cars and motorbikes), Ford and Land Rover as well as Massey Ferguson agricultural machinery and Lucas products. Mechanical Lloyd company also sells motor spares and parts and has a services department for repair and maintenance of motor vehicles and farm machinery. The company was formerly known as Technical Lloyd and changed its name to Mechanical Lloyd Company Limited in 1970. The company’s head office is in Accra, Ghana. Mechanical Lloyd Company Limited is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchangelast_img read more

General Convention passes budget with money for evangelism, racial reconciliation

first_img An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Cathedral Dean Boise, ID AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Knoxville, TN Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH General Convention passes budget with money for evangelism, racial reconciliation Evangelism decision comes as amendment from deputies Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Submit an Event Listing Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Submit a Job Listing Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Belleville, IL This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Curate Diocese of Nebraska Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Submit a Press Release The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. 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The expenses are projected to be $125,057,351. The budget comes in with a negligible surplus of $25,834. Its revenue projection is based in part on asking the church’s dioceses and regional mission areas to give 18 percent of their income to fund the 2016 budget, 16.5 percent for the 2017 budget and 15 percent in 2018.The version of the budget presented July 1 by the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance (PB&F) also included a major new $2 million initiative on racial justice and reconciliation, even as it reduces the amount of money it asks dioceses to contribute to 15 percent by 2018. The initiative remains.The new money for Latino-Hispanic initiatives and church planting amounts to some but not all of that called for in resolutions A086 and D005 respectively. Together, the two resolutions called for $6.5 million.The budget proposed by PB&F already contained $3 million for starting new congregations. The budget noted that PB&F anticipated a collaborative effort to assist underserved populations, including Hispanic communities.The approved budget will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2016.The Rev. Frank Logue, a Georgia deputy and PB&F member, proposed adding the extra money for evangelism, saying “this convention stands at a potentially historic moment” having elected a “chief evangelism officer” when it elected North Carolina Bishop Michael Curry as its next presiding bishop. He said while both houses had concurred on resolutions A086 and D005, the proposed budget “does not meaningfully add to our evangelism effort.”“But the good news is we have the means to match the will of this body,” he said, proposing the half-percent additional draw on investment income.Doing so, he said, would “allow us to move out of this convention having provided our newly elected presiding bishop with the support he needs to assist us in reaching others for the love of Jesus Christ.”While Logue suggested that the $2.8 million be gained through an added half-percent draw on income from the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society’s approximately $220 million in unrestricted invested assets, his amendment to the budget called for adding the money in a line named “Income from Unrestricted Reserves for Evangelism Initiatives.” The DMFS’ unrestricted invested assets and its short-term reserves are two different pools of money. The $2 million allocation for racial reconciliation and justice work is also due to come from short-term reserves.The Rev. Susan Snook of Arizona, Resolution D005’s sponsor, told the deputies that “it is time for us as The Episcopal Church to put our money where our mouth is, to be bold, daring and passionate in the belief that we have something to offer every community, every culture, every place where we are The Episcopal Church.”“No investment in changing lives is ever, ever wasted,” she said.The deputies voted 571-257 to add the $2.8 million.Deputies also agreed, 455-368, to move $150,000 out of the amount budgeted for the church’s development office and grant it to The Episcopal Network for Stewardship. The $266,530 the group received in the current budget had been viewed as a one-time grant, and PB&F did not renew it.The Rev. John Floberg, deputy from North Dakota and a member of Executive Council and PB&F, then took to a microphone to urge deputies to stop changing the budget.Calling this one of the most open budget processes the church has ever known, Floberg said: “It’s time for this house to allow the budget that was presented and is now amended to remain in place. This is not the time for deputies who haven’t been hearing all of the information about all of the requests that have come through to be pitting one thing up against another. It’s time for some trust.”The budget then passed 799-24.The House of Bishops debated the evangelism provision with most bishops calling for its acceptance.“Sometimes you’ve just got to take the risk,” said Bishop Scott Hayashi, of the hosting diocese of Utah. “We have spoken that evangelism and racial reconciliation are important to us. If we really believe that, we need to find a way to do it.”“To say yes, we’re in favor of evangelism but we’re not going to fund it would make us look pretty foolish,” said Arizona Bishop Kirk Smith, adding, “The mission of the church is not to balance the budget.”Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop Suffragan Diane Bruce told her colleagues “it’s important that we remember we’re talking about God’s economics, not man’s or woman’s economics.”The bishops approved the budget as sent to them by deputies on a voice vote.The impetus for the budget’s racial justice and reconciliation initiative came from Resolution C019 that calls on the church to respond to systemic racial injustice. It asks for $1.2 million for that work.“It was the sense of the (PB&F) committee that given the atmosphere we’re living in now – the shootings and the plight of African-American men – that we wanted to do more,” the Rev. Mally Lloyd of Massachusetts, PB&F chair, told ENS the day before the budget was presented. “Give them $2 million and a blank slate to really try something new for the church that we hope will have major impact.”Lloyd said the committee decided to leave the dimensions of the work “for the movement of the spirit” to guide the church’s leaders.The $2 million will come from the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society’s short-term reserves and is part of the $4.7 million surplus with which the 2013-2015 triennium is predicted to end.“We’re taking a risk as a church that we don’t have an emergency that would call on those reserves,” Diocese of Maine Bishop Stephen Lane, PB&F vice chair, told ENS. “We’re seeing this as an extraordinary circumstance and an extraordinary opportunity and, therefore, using extraordinary means to support it.”The original budget as proposed by PB&F is here. ENS’s coverage of PB&F’s budget presentation is here and includes more detail about what it contains.— The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg is an editor/reporter for the Episcopal News Service. Tracy Sukraw, a member of the ENS General Convention team, contributed to this story. Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Featured Events Associate Rector Columbus, GAlast_img read more

Jonathan Petre named Archbishop of Canterbury’s head of media

first_img Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Posted Nov 10, 2016 Rector Albany, NY Jonathan Petre named Archbishop of Canterbury’s head of media Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Rector Tampa, FL Associate Rector Columbus, GA Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Submit an Event Listing Rector Pittsburgh, PA Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Belleville, IL Archbishop of Canterbury, [Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has appointed Jonathan Petre as head of media at Lambeth Palace. Petre is currently the religion and education correspondent at the Mail on Sunday newspaper.This is a new role which will oversee day to day contact with the media and provide the archbishop with regular advice and guidance. The archbishop’s communications team at Lambeth, led by Director of Communications Ailsa Anderson, remains a total of three people.Petre started his journalism career at the Catholic Herald and Daily Telegraph, covering politics, education and the Royal Family. He was also news editor at the Sunday Telegraph, managing a team of more than 20 journalists.He has been with the Mail on Sunday for eight years and will take up his new role at the end of January.Welby said: “Jonathan is an experienced and seasoned journalist with a strong background in reporting religious affairs both on the Church of England and the wider Anglican Communion. I am delighted he has chosen to use his obvious skills to serve the Church and we are all looking forward to working with him.”Petre said: “I have covered religion for most of my journalistic life, and I am really looking forward to putting that experience to use in my new role at Lambeth Palace. I will be joining at an important and exciting time for the Church of England and the Anglican Communion, and I am particularly pleased to be working for such a highly respected archbishop. This is a tremendous opportunity for me to help communicate the vital role played by the Church both nationally and globally.” Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Shreveport, LA Submit a Press Release Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Youth Minister Lorton, VA The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Martinsville, VA The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Tags Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Curate Diocese of Nebraska Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Submit a Job Listing Featured Events Anglican Communion, Rector Washington, DC People Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Smithfield, NC Director of Music Morristown, NJ Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Hopkinsville, KY Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Collierville, TN Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Bath, NC Featured Jobs & Calls This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector Knoxville, TN Press Release Service An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET last_img read more

Three refs taste the dirt in one weekend of rugby

first_imgThursday May 26, 2011 Three refs taste the dirt in one weekend of rugby While the Super Rugby Picks of the Week for the last two rounds is still being prepared, it’s a good time to get this amusing clip up that shows a quite rare occurrence from last weekend. Over the years whenever a ref has been knocked over it’s usually been posted here on Rugbydump. Why feature it, you ask? Simple really – because it’s funny. Obviously nobody wants to see a referee injured, and when it’s a serious knock, the due respect is shown, naturally. Players should also be doing everything they can to avoid making contact with the ref, but when it’s just a case of him losing his feet or getting an accidental shove from behind, it brings a smile to most faces. I’m not sure why that is, but every time a ref gets physical, there’s a reaction from the crowd, the commentators, and the fans watching at home on TV. It can’t really be explained, as it’s just a guy getting knocked over. More often that not though, that man is the focus of all the negative energy and tension that’s boiling up in the players, coaches, and yes, you. We’ve all done it. If our team is playing badly and they don’t get the bounce of the ball, who is the best person to blame? You guessed it. So I suppose that is why when they take a knock, the majority of people will find it mildy titillating. Yes, titillating. That’s the kind of broad spectrum of vocabulary you get to experience if you make it to the sixth paragraph. Most site visitors have no idea. Keith Brown, Stuart Dickinson (crowd favourite), and Ian Smith all managed to get themselves in a tangle this past weekend, being bowled over by various players, but managing to hop swiftly to their feet and pretend it never happened. Three in one weekend must be some kind of record. A fairly trivial and meaningless record, but a record nonetheless.Time: 01:44 ADVERTISEMENT 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 RevealedDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingShe Was the Most Beautiful Girl in the World. What She Looks Like Now is InsaneNueeyHere’s the Purpose of These Little Bumps in the F and J Keys on Your KeyboardNueey10 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

Maison A / Nghia-Architect

first_imgArchDaily Photographs:  Tuan Nghia Nguyen Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Houses Vietnam “COPY” Maison A / Nghia-Architect Photographs Year:  Save this picture!© Tuan Nghia Nguyen+ 29Curated by María Francisca González Share CopyHouses•Vietnam Maison A / Nghia-ArchitectSave this projectSaveMaison A / Nghia-Architectcenter_img “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/907779/maison-a-nghia-architect Clipboard 2017 Manufacturers: Lai ChauSave this picture!© Tuan Nghia NguyenRecommended ProductsDoorsVitrocsaGlass Technology in Hotel BeaulacDoorsLibartVertical Retracting Doors – Panora ViewDoorsGorter HatchesRoof Hatch – RHT AluminiumDoorsStudcoAccess Panels – AccessDorText description provided by the architects. Maison A’s main occupant is an aging mother who has lived in the coastal village of Nam Dinh her whole life.Save this picture!© Tuan Nghia NguyenHer son who grew up and settled in the city wanted to build this house for his mother after after his father had died. It is like a place to return to childhood life with traditional family lifestyle but in the modern look.Save this picture!© Tuan Nghia NguyenWhen the architect talking to the client, he remembers fondly the banana trees that used to grow at the site. This childhood memory inspires the architect to create a place which has a mental connection from old familiar images.Save this picture!Ground floor planThe design combines the Nam Dinh countryside housing vernacular with in-depth material research in order to bring the comfort of modern living into the coastal village. During the holidays, the mother greets her children and grandchildren who would come to visit and stay with her. For this reason, the house has multiple flexible spaces to accommodate the extra guests.Save this picture!© Tuan Nghia NguyenThe coastal climate of Nam Dinh is unpredictable and the area usually faces large storms.  Due to this condition, the facade of the house consists of 3 flexible layers. The outermost layer is made entirely from Bat Trang floral ventilation bricks in order to bring daylight and fresh air into the house. The second layer of plants provides additional privacy while allowing the light casted indoor to change harmoniously with the surrounding environment.  The third skin, a strong glass layer, allows the mother to easily close up the house during large storms. During warmer months, the triple-skin facade also  allows the interior space to open up into a countryside veranda.Save this picture!Section 01The Bat Trang floral ventilation bricks are customized to trap air in its hollow interior. The empty space in the brick is heat-insulating layer which helps the facade coller under the direct sun from the west.Save this picture!© Tuan Nghia NguyenSave this picture!Customized ventilation brickRustic crafting techniques are also refined with modern technology in order to reserve the bests of tradition and science. For instance, the family-bedroom wall is made from special laterite stone (called “hive stone”)-a natural yet rough material from the nearby Son Tay region. The local stone craftsmen are invited to participate in the construction process. They are challenged to create a wall with an arched window opening that would connect the bedroom to the living room area. While “hive stone” is not typically used indoor because of its roughness and lack of precision, the craftsmen here are challenged to refine their process in order to match the architectural precision that the project requires.Save this picture!© Tuan Nghia NguyenSave this picture!© Tuan Nghia NguyenIn addition, a hand-pressed intaglio method is used to transfer the tactile beauty of the banana leaf onto the concrete surface. The design team works closely with the craftsmen in order to achieve the desired effect. This is an important element of the conceptual design as the house used to sit on a small banana farm. These familial memories are an integral part of the design, allowing the site’s history to become a part of the day-to-day life of its inhabitants.Save this picture!© Tuan Nghia NguyenMaison A mixes the countryside traditions with modern comfort in-depth material research to create an ancestral place for the mother and her returning children. The brutalist composition of local materials reflects the richness of the surrounding cultures while the design elevates them to higher grounds. From here, the memory of the family is recorded in each brick and passed down through generations.Save this picture!© Tuan Nghia NguyenProject gallerySee allShow lessRMT14 Residence / Design Identity UnitSelected ProjectsCC Office / Creative CrewsSelected Projects Share Architects: Nghia-Architect Area Area of this architecture project Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/907779/maison-a-nghia-architect Clipboard Area:  78 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeNghia-ArchitectOfficeFollowProductsStoneConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesOn InstagramVietnamPublished on December 18, 2018Cite: “Maison A / Nghia-Architect” 17 Dec 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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CharityPodz charity toy vending machines to appear across the UK

first_imgCharityPodz’ founder Adam Abrams describes the machine as “defining a new category of charity toy vending”. He says it meets many of the CSR targets of major retailers through customer and store level staff fundraising initiatives. The charity machines are an extension of his commercial vending machine business Perform 365.He added: “Our mission is to share the magic of play to make lives better. The concept offers a new and original channel for charitable giving within retail environments. It’s a sustainable fundraising model which is a step on from the collection box style of raising money.“Our three-year plan is to establish this new category in CSR fundraising at a worth of over £3m in annual donations to UK charities. We want to be working with the leading national UK charities alongside big retail networks to achieve our targets.” Howard Lake | 4 October 2017 | News  155 total views,  1 views today Advertisement Children’s Hospital CharityThe Children’s Hospital Charity has been benefiting from the machines since 2016, and was the first charity to sign up to the concept.Retail brand Matalan is one of the first retailers to install the CharityPodz machines in its stores and is currently using them to raise money for national charities NSPCC and Alder Hey.Cardiff Airport and Doncaster Sheffield Airport have also installed machines.CharityPodz states that a single machine in a high footfall site “can comfortably raise £1,200 per year in donations”. Tagged with: Trading The UK’s “first charity toy machines” are to be installed across the UK following a successful pilot programme.Over 300 CharityPodz vending machines will be placed in shops across the country.The specially designed machines are designed to enable children to spend their pocket money to purchase a ‘collectable toy’. For every toy purchased, a donation is made to the retailer’s chosen charity. The payment is “credited directly into the charity bank account, cutting out any admin costs for staff to process payments”. Payments are made quarterly, although retailers and charities receive monthly reports.The burden on the retailer is reduced even further because CharityPodz handles all the installation and maintenance of the machines.The machines are branded with the retailer’s chosen charity’s logo, to act as in-store promotion and to inform the child and her parent which charity will benefit. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis24 CharityPodz charity toy vending machines to appear across the UK [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”17″ exclusions=”88″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_imagebrowser” ajax_pagination=”1″ slug=”CharityPodz” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  156 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis24 About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Clayton Kershaw gives his testimony at Ignite

first_imgReddIt Local business offers customers their own ‘personal delivery assistant’ Facebook 3-time NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw spoke on TCU’s campus Monday. Linkedin Trinity River Vision Project intended to improve living conditions in Fort Worth Dusty Bakerhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/dusty-baker/ 3-time NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw spoke on TCU’s campus Monday. 3-time NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw spoke on TCU’s campus Monday. Dusty Baker ReddIt 3-time NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw spoke on TCU’s campus Monday. + posts print 3-time NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw spoke on TCU’s campus Monday. 3-time NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw spoke on TCU’s campus Monday. 3-time NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw spoke on TCU’s campus Monday. Dusty Bakerhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/dusty-baker/ Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw spoke during the TCU Ignite worship service Monday night.The event was paired with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes organization and was held in the Brown Lupton University Union Ballroom.Kershaw spoke to the crowd about one’s life “purpose.”“Baseball is not my purpose,” said Kershaw. “My purpose, I didn’t really find out. It just kind of hit me all at once.”Kershaw said his wife, Ellen, had a passion for going to Africa and working with underprivileged children. While in Africa, Ellen met a girl named Hope who was an HIV positive orphan that desperately needed help. It was this encounter that led to the couple’s founding of their organization “Kershaw’s Challenge.”“That’s our purpose,” said Kershaw. “We didn’t have any plans for that. God gave that to us so unexpectedly and to see it grow is nothing but a gift from God.”Kershaw preached to the audience from the fourth chapter in the book Ephesians.“There is one God who is over all and through all, and there’s one spirit, and there’s one body, and that’s us,” said Kershaw. “You just have to believe in Jesus, and it is worth living a life for.”Kershaw talked about how God put Clayton where he wanted him, which was in baseball.“I thought he gave me baseball so I could succeed and have a job and provide for my family,” said Kershaw. “He did do all that, but it’s not the reason why I get to play.”Kershaw said that baseball could be taken from him at any moment, and joked about the possibility of needing TCU students to help hire him in the future.“I know it’s going to end some day and if you guys are working then, hopefully [in] about 20 to 30 years, I might need a job so look me up,” said Kershaw.Kershaw talked about his 10-month-old daughter, Cali, and cried tears of joy about her in the process.“She’s just amazing,” said Kershaw. “It’s the coolest thing I’ve ever gotten to do.”Kershaw said he has believers on his team, as well as a chaplain that preaches to them regularly.“I’ve got a great group of guys on our team,” said Kershaw. “We have a pretty solid foundation of believers which is really important.”Kershaw closed out his sermon by talking about his favorite verse, Colossians 3:23.“Your faith in God is never stagnant,” said Kershaw. “You are either growing closer to God or you are getting further away from God. You are never staying the same.”The five-time All-Star, three-time National League Cy Young Award winner, 2012 Roberto Clemente Award winner, and the 2014 National League Most Valuable Player currently resides in Dallas, Texas, where he was born and raised. Kershaw graduated with Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford from Highland Park High School in 2006.Kershaw will begin his ninth season with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2016. The 27-year-old lefty will enter the third year of his seven-year, $215 million contract with the ball club. Dusty Bakerhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/dusty-baker/ TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Dusty Bakerhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/dusty-baker/ Local business offers customers their own ‘personal delivery assistant’ TCU Frog Camps returning to more traditional look this summer The College of Science and Engineering Dean, Phil Hartman, retires after 40 consecutive years Facebook Twitter 3-time NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw spoke on TCU’s campus Monday. TCU Student Filmmakers Association films new movie Previous articleTCU students and alumni impact community through local charityNext articleROTC dines in with comedy, camaraderie Dusty Baker RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 3-time NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw spoke on TCU’s campus Monday. Twitter Linkedinlast_img read more

Two cyberfeminists freed after authorities reduce bails sums demanded

first_imgReporters Without Borders welcomes the release of two women’s rights activists who had been held for more than a month in Tehran’s Evin prison for exercising their right to online free expression. Maryam Hosseinkhah and Jelveh Javaheri were freed on bail yesterday after the authorities reduced the large amounts of bail being demanded for their release.“This is a relief,” the press freedom organisation said. “Hosseinkhah and Javaheri were imprisoned for no other reason than the views they expressed. They are innocent and we would like to think their release marks an end to the repression of women’s rights activists. The authorities have been waging an all-out policy to deter people from expressing themselves freely on the Internet. Around 30 cyber-dissidents have been arrested in the past year. We urge the authorities to drop the charges brought against them.”Hosseinkhah, 32, is a reporter for the feminist websites Zanestan and WeChange, to which Javaheri, 30, is a regular contributor. They are charged with “disturbing public opinion,” “publishing false news” and “publicity against the Islamic Republic” because of articles they wrote demanding respect for women’s rights under the constitution.Hosseinkhah was arrested on 18 November, while Javaheri was arrested on 1 December. They were freed after the amount of bail requested was reduced to 5 million tomans (4,500 euros) from the 95,000 euros which a Tehran revolutionary court had originally demanded for Hosseinkhah and the 50,000 euros demanded for Javaheri.Iran cracked down harder on the Internet in 2007. Reza Validazeh, 22, the editor of Baznegar, a website which for the past year has been publishing a daily review of Iranian blogs, was arrested on 27 November because of an article commenting ironically on the resources allocated to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s security. On 16 December, the interior ministry closed 24 Tehran Internet cafés and arrested around 20 people for “immoral behaviour.”Websites offering news about Iran have had to register with the culture ministry for the past year. The council of ministers has said that insulting Islam or other monotheistic religions, spreading separatist ideologies, publishing false news or publishing news that invades privacy are all grounds for declaring a website illegal. Follow the news on Iran RSF_en to go further News March 18, 2021 Find out more Iran is stepping up pressure on journalists, including foreign journalists, in run-up to election News Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 Help by sharing this information Receive email alerts “Hosseinkhah and Javaheri were imprisoned for no other reason than the views they expressed. They are innocent and we would like to think their release marks an end to the repression of women’s rights activists”, the press freedom organisation said. January 3, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Two cyberfeminists freed after authorities reduce bails sums demanded News News IranMiddle East – North Africa June 11, 2021 Find out more Call for Iranian New Year pardons for Iran’s 21 imprisoned journalists June 9, 2021 Find out more Organisation IranMiddle East – North Africa last_img read more

Centre Amends Motor Vehicle Rules To Incorporate More Safety Measures [Read Notification]

first_imgNews UpdatesCentre Amends Motor Vehicle Rules To Incorporate More Safety Measures [Read Notification] LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK21 July 2020 9:16 AMShare This – xThe Ministry of Road Transports and Highways has notified Central Motor Vehicles (Seventh Amendment) Rules, 2020 which amends a few provisions of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, including Rule 100 and 125.The following are the changes made through these Rules which has been published in the Official Gazette on Monday :Safety GlassesThe windscreen and window…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 Ministry of Road Transports and Highways has notified Central Motor Vehicles (Seventh Amendment) Rules, 2020 which amends a few provisions of  the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, including Rule 100 and 125.The following are the changes made through these Rules which has been published in the Official Gazette on Monday :Safety GlassesThe windscreen and window glass of every motor vehicle including agriculture tractor fitted with cabin, construction equipment vehicle fitted with cabin and combine harvester shall be made of safety glass or safety glazing material. In L5 category vehicles (three wheelers) and vehicles with hood and side coves, the window glass may be made of acrylic or plastic transparent sheet.Safety glass or safety glazing means the materials confirming to IS 2553 (Part 2) (Revision 1): 2019; Windscreen and window glass of motor vehicle, the inner surface of which is at an angle more than thirty degrees to longitudinal axis of the vehicles, shall be deemed to face to the front  The safety glass or safety glazing of the windscreen and rear window of every motor vehicle shall be so manufactured to provide not less than seventy percent visual transmission of light and it shall conform to Indian Standards IS 2553 (Part 2) (Revision 1): 2019 as amended from time to time.The safety glass or safety glazing used for side windows of every motor vehicle shall be so manufactured to provide not less than fifty percent visual transmission of light and it shall conform to Indian Standards IS 2553 (Part 2) (Revision 1): 2019 as amended from time to time. The owner of every motor vehicle shall maintain the visual transmission of light through safety glass or safety glazing as specified in sub- rule (2) and sub-rule (3). Safety devices in motor cycle The manufacturer of every motor cycle which has a provision for a pillion rider shall ensure the following safety devices during its manufacture:  Provision for pillion hand holds on the side of the motor cycle or behind the driver seat and it shall comply with the requirement specified in IS: 14495-1998, as may be amended from time to time; foot rests for the pillion rider on both sides of the motor cycle; protective device covering not less than half portion of the rear left wheel of the motorcycle so as to prevent the clothes of the person sitting on the pillion entangled in the rear wheel.The footrests of every motorcycle manufactured on and from the 1st January, 2022 shall comply with the requirements specified in AIS 148:2018, as amended from time to time, till the corresponding BIS specifications are notified under the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016The Draft Rules also provide further requirements to be met by a motorcycle fitted with a light weight container. The motorcycle manufactured on and from the 1st January, 2022 shall comply with the stand requirements specified in AIS 146:2018, as amended from time to time, till the corresponding BIS specifications are notified under the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016, the Rules provides.Click here to Read/Download NotificationRead Notification 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

EU shuts border to all ‘non-essential’ travel from third countries

first_imgHomepage BannerNews WhatsApp By News Highland – March 18, 2020 DL Debate – 24/05/21 Pinterest Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp Pinterest Google+ Google+ Facebook Facebookcenter_img Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Twitter Twitter The EU has shut its border to all “non-essential” travel from third countries, in a bid to stamp out the coronavirusFor 30 days, the only things allowed to cross will be goods, medical equipment and essential personnel.The measures will not apply to the UK.Ireland has yet to decide whether to take part in the ban. Previous articleMost vulnerable may have to stay at home for several weeksNext articlePatients not registered with GP will not be turned away during Coronavirus outbreak News Highland Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th EU shuts border to all ‘non-essential’ travel from third countrieslast_img read more