Oil explorers rage at 32pc North Sea tax

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RHT Holding Ltd (RHT.mu) 2019 Annual Report

first_imgRHT Holding Ltd (RHT.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Industrial holding sector has released it’s 2019 annual report.For more information about RHT Holding Ltd (RHT.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the RHT Holding Ltd (RHT.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: RHT Holding Ltd (RHT.mu)  2019 annual report.Company ProfileRHT Holding Limited provides public transport services in Mauritius. The company has since diversified its service provision into real estate and property services as well as computer and general technological property services. RHT Holding Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius’ Development Enterprise Market.last_img read more

Should I buy Royal Mail shares after its profits surge?

first_img Nadia Yaqub has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Royal Mail (LSE: RMG) shares are in the limelight again, but this time because the company has reported its full-year results. And let me say straight up, the numbers were impressive.Both revenue and profits have surged. But have I missed the boat with Royal Mail shares? I don’t think so. I think the company has now turned a corner after years of legacy problems.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…As I mentioned, the results for the 2020/21 financial year were fantastic. So I it’s worth taking a closer look.The numbersI believe the figures can be summed up by the statement made by CEO Simon Thompson: “We’re changing. And it’s working”. I agree.Revenue increased by 16.6% to £12.6bn. The company expected to deliver this level of sales by 2023/24, so I’m pleased that it has met this target ahead of schedule. Adjusted operating profit grew by a staggering 116% to £702m.I’m not surprised that parcels now account for 72% of revenue. The pandemic has only acted as a catalyst for a trend that most investors guessed had been coming for years. This means that parcel sales now exceed letters and this is expected to continue.Even net debt fell significantly from £1.1bn to £457m. This big drop highlights that last year was a transformational one for the firm and for Royal Mail shares. Its financial position has drastically improved, which places the company in a better place going forwards.DividendI’ve previously covered Royal Mail shares when it announced that it was paying a one-off dividend of 10p. But the firm has now provided further clarity on its ongoing income payments.The company highlighted its sustainable progressive dividend policy. So what does this mean? Well, for the 2021/22 financial year, it expects to pay a total of 20p per share. This will be paid in various tranches across the period.Royal Mail also provided further clarity by saying that “from 2022/23 the interim dividend will be one-third of the prior year’s full-year dividend”.Of course, there’s no guarantee that the company will pay this income. But what it highlights to me is that it’s confident about the transformation and the future.GLSI’ve said this before but the GLS division is the company’s gem. It’s been growing phenomenally and I reckon this will continue. This unit accounted for over 30% of Royal Mail’s 2020/21 revenue and that’s growth of 28% from the previous year. It’s encouraging to see that the company still expects GLS to meet the guidance set out earlier this year. As a reminder, Royal expects this division to generate an operating profit of €500m in 2024/25 and €1bn cumulative free cash flow over the next five years.OutlookWhile things may be looking good for Royal Mail shares, there are still risks involved. Management remains concerned about the future and gave little guidance. It said that “significant uncertainties with respect to public health and economic growth cloud the outlook for the year ahead”.The pandemic has resulted in more people ordering online. But I worry whether the company can sustain this level of growth in revenue and profits once Covid-19 is over. If not, the stock price is likely to be hit.But for now, I think it’s taking the right steps. Hence I’d buy Royal Mail’s shares today. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Should I buy Royal Mail shares after its profits surge? Enter Your Email Addresscenter_img Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Image source: GLS Nadia Yaqub | Friday, 21st May, 2021 | More on: RMG I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. 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Stone Court Villa / Marwan Al Sayed Inc.

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/867485/stone-court-villa-masa-studio Clipboard “COPY” Photographs:  Matt Winquist Photography Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project CopyAbout this officeMarwan Al Sayed Inc.OfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesParadise ValleyUnited StatesPublished on March 22, 2017Cite: “Stone Court Villa / Marwan Al Sayed Inc.” 22 Mar 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – Metropol ClassicVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Abrasion ResistantPartitionsSkyfoldChoosing the Skyfold Wall for Your SpaceCarpetsB&B ItaliaCarpet – TwistBeams / PillarsLunawoodThermowood Frames and BearersMembranesEffisusHow to use Fire Protection MembranesSoftware / CoursesSculptformSpecification Tool – Price and Spec AppFittingsHOPPEFloor Spring – AR2950DoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile FILO 10 Vertical Pivot Door | BrezzaWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodViroc Nature for False Ceilings and FlooringFiber Cements / CementsDuctal®Textured PanelAcousticConwedAcoustic Panels – Eurospan®More products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?石院别墅 / Marwan Al Sayed Inc.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 180 Degrees Managing Partner:Mies Al-SayedProject Architect Design Phase:Suzanne StefanProject Architect Construction Phase:Gabby QuijadaDesign Assistants:James Deering, Koki Masumi, Jürgen Scheemann, Diana Roitman  Mechanical Engineer:Roy OtterbeinLighting Design:Clark JohnsonInterior Design:Jan ShowersLandscape Design Phase:Michael Boucher Landscape ArchitectureLandscape Construction Phase:Jeff Berghoff DesignArt Consultant:John RunyonDesign:Marwan Al-SayedCity:Paradise ValleyCountry:United StatesMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Matt Winquist PhotographyRecommended ProductsWindowsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Unit-Glaze SystemWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreText description provided by the architects. A ten acre desert site that contains two desert washes.A modern, yet archaic architecture of walls that contain space and space that contains walls. Space becomes thinned out form and form becomes condensed space.Save this picture!© Matt Winquist PhotographyMassive walls inscribed in the earth. From above, snake like and calligraphic in form blurring boundaries between outside and inside, courtyards and rooms, container and contained.Save this picture!© Matt Winquist PhotographyWonderful vistas to both nearby desert landscapes and distant peaks. Walls are introduced, repetitively and deliberately, compressed and then elongated as the space or view dictates.Save this picture!© Matt Winquist PhotographySnake like mass walls of light 3” Veracruz Mexican saw cut limestone, moving in and out of the living spaces, blurring boundaries…light fabric overhangs delicately suspended between the mass walls.Walls containing space, life, courts, water, trees, laughter, thoughts and shadows.Save this picture!© Matt Winquist PhotographyThe stacking of the stone is inspired by both memories of a beautiful Japanese bamboo cutting board, with its even and subtle yet irregular offsets…..as well as the work of abstract painter Agnes Martin….repetitive with subtle differences creating a complex box of depth and surface. The effect is not unlike a mother of pearl box, created by the shimmering variations of the stone and how it is laid, both regularly yet with deliberate variation. Roland Barthes ‘repetition differente’.Save this picture!© Matt Winquist PhotographySlowly a pattern emerges, shifts and then unwinds Repetitive but not repeated, Even – here,  elongated – there ….extended, here compressed there. Subtle varieties of color, texture, line all effect to create a richness of experiences for daily life.Save this picture!© Matt Winquist PhotographyThe slicing of stone left exposed, the splash of water, the capture of light…the walls exclude what is weak and undesired so that what is vibrant and alive can flourish in peace.Save this picture!Floor PlanA modern timeless ruin in the Sonoran desert, inhabited by the softness of the bodies within and the glimpses of shimmering landscapes and light particular to the desert outside.Save this picture!© Matt Winquist PhotographyProject gallerySee allShow lessC-Square Plaza / The Marc Boutin Architectural CollaborativeSelected ProjectsZaha Hadid Architects Reveals Designs for Supertall Mixed-Use Skyscraper in New YorkArchitecture News Share General Contractor: United States Projects Houses Save this picture!© Matt Winquist Photography+ 25 Share Bob Atherthon Stone Court Villa / Marwan Al Sayed Inc.Save this projectSaveStone Court Villa / Marwan Al Sayed Inc. 2014center_img Rudow + Berry Inc Photographs Stone Court Villa / Marwan Al Sayed Inc. Architects: Marwan Al Sayed Inc. Year Completion year of this architecture project Structural Engineer: CopyHouses•Paradise Valley, United States Civil Engineer: Year:  ArchDaily Manufacturers: Bulthaup, Carlisle Wide Plank Floors, Serge Ferrari, Beka USA, Brombal “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/867485/stone-court-villa-masa-studio Clipboardlast_img read more

El Mirador House / CC Arquitectos

first_img Manuel Cervantes Céspedes, José Luis Heredia Álvarez 2013 Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/582362/el-mirador-house-cc-arquitectos Clipboard Projects Photographs:  Rafael Gamo Save this picture!© Rafael Gamo+ 27Curated by Igor Fracalossi Share El Mirador House / CC ArquitectosSave this projectSaveEl Mirador House / CC Arquitectos Mexico Photographs Design Team :Israel Caballero Campos, Deyanira Yarza Barrón, María Luisa Leal RosalesInterior Design:Habitación 116Landscape Design:Entorno, Taller de paisajeCountry:MexicoMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Rafael GamoRecommended ProductsWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40WoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsWindowsVitrocsaMinimalist Window – SlidingText description provided by the architects. El Mirador serves its purpose as it is located on an edge of the site, where the emblematic lake of the area can be seen from above. It was designed based on respecting the forest where it is located, anchored to its topography and reducing its constructive impact. The materials used are from the region, and railroad ties from old train tracks where recycled for the exterior cladding.Save this picture!© Rafael GamoSave this picture!Planta BajaSave this picture!© Rafael GamoThe structure is a combined system of steel and wood, and retaining walls are made of local stone. Many of the interior walls are clad in white oak that adds a touch of warmth to the spaces while remaining contemporary.Save this picture!© Rafael GamoThe program consists of a large family room that connects to the outside expanding the social area to the front terrace. It has a bedroom and bathroom. The kitchen has a large bar made of slate stone that serves a dining area. The relaxed program and its arrangement in the space reinforce the character of relaxation and intense social life for which it was designed. The main entrance has a large reflecting pool that ends in a trough for horses, while a low wood wall hides the parking area.Save this picture!© Rafael GamoEl Mirador is half buried on one side in order to protect the living spaces from the cold climate of the valley. The design of the pavilion is articulated around vegetation, views and rustic finishes.Note: This project was originally published in December 29, 2014Save this picture!© Rafael GamoProject gallerySee allShow lessM Building / Kennerly Architecture & PlanningSelected ProjectsYue Library / Beijing Fenghemuchen Space DesignSelected Projects Share CopyHouses•Mexico El Mirador House / CC Arquitectos ArchDaily Houses Lead Architects: “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/582362/el-mirador-house-cc-arquitectos Clipboard CopyAbout this officeCC ArquitectosOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelStone#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoodTop100IcebergTimberMexicoPublished on October 16, 2019Cite: “El Mirador House / CC Arquitectos” [Casa el Mirador / CC Arquitectos] 15 Oct 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodSiding Façade SystemWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisPatinated Copper: Nordic Green/Blue/Turquoise/SpecialMetal PanelsDri-DesignMetal Panels – CopperIn architectureSikaBuilding Envelope SystemsExterior DeckingLunawoodThermowood DeckingMembranesEffisusFaçade Protection – Breather+Metal PanelsPure + FreeFormCustom Metal Cladding – Legacy Fund 1 BuildingWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodWood Fiber Partition Walls – ValchromatDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile FILO 10 Vertical Pivot Door | BrezzaSkylightsFAKROEnergy-efficient roof window FTT ThermoToilets / BidetsBritexToilets – Accessible Centurion PanMore products »Save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 “COPY” Architects: CC Arquitectos Year Completion year of this architecture project last_img read more

Event fundraisers ‘losing £195 million a year’ by not using online sponsorship

first_imgEvent fundraisers ‘losing £195 million a year’ by not using online sponsorship 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. Research by online sponsorship company Bmycharity reveals that each year fundraising events could raise £140 million more in Gift Aid while saving £55 million in banking and administration costs simply by using online sponsorship tools.Bmycharity says that its research shows that almost all charities are still failing to make the most of the efficiency and effectiveness gains delivered by online sponsorship fundraising. By channelling existing sponsorship income through online fundraising services the sector as a whole could each year claim £140 million more Gift Aid and reduce administrative and banking costs by a further £55 million.Ben Brabyn, Managing Director of Bmycharity, believes that, although a growing number of charities are using online sponsorship services, most are keen to offer these as an additional service to make fundraising easier for time-poor supporters. He points out that the biggest benefits are the dramatic increases in Gift Aid reclaimed and the efficiency savings in administration. Bmycharity’s research shows that this can amount to an additional £200 for every £1,000 raised. Advertisement Tagged with: Consulting & Agencies Digital Events Research / statistics  25 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Of course online sponsorship fundraising is not suitable for all supporters, since donors need access to the Internet and either a debit or credit card. Yet Brabyn is convinced that it is the most cost-effective way to reach a growing proportion of event sponsors. Bmycharity has found that sponsors who do donate online are mostly 20-40 years old and professional, a valuable audience for many charities.Having conducted the research, Brabyn believes that event fundraising managers should be asking themselves “how can we encourage our event participants to collect as much of their sponsorship money online as possible?”The research was conducted in-house over the last 6 months. The £140 million of additional Gift Aid is derived from comparing the Giving Campaign’s figures for sponsored event Gift Aid reclaim (at 20% of the net donated funds by value) with the average experience of Bmycharity and Justgiving over the last three years of a little over 70%. The difference – (70%-20%)x 28.2% – is multiplied by the CAF figure for UK annual sponsored event fundraising of £1 billion – giving a Gift Aid increase of £140 million.The £55 million saving is based on an analysis of the average banking, administrative and data capture and fundraising support costs of a sample of charities that Bmycharity has studied. Bmycharity acknowledges that, while the figure is broadly accurate for the sector as a whole, this benefit will vary significantly from charity to charity since it is dependent on the existing cost structure of the organisation.One benefit which wasn’t quantifiable wasthe value of data capturing the results from online sponsorship fundraising: donors rather than charity staff will have entered the details of their address and data protection preferences. This will be in a form that provides scope for detailed profiling and data mining and improved online and offline targeting. Howard Lake | 19 July 2004 | Newslast_img read more

Charities urged to make the most of massive growth in women’s magazines

first_imgCharities urged to make the most of massive growth in women’s magazines 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. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Recruitment / people Howard Lake | 9 June 2006 | News Many charities are failing to make the most of the insatiable demand for human interest and celebrity stories in weekly and monthly women’s magazines. At a special PR Forum event in London, organised by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, charities were urged to promote their causes by working through this rapidly growing medium.By the end of last year the sale of women’s weekly magazines were pushing 10 million, a rise of over 25% over the last four years. For example, real life title Pick Me Up is selling almost half a million copies a week a mere year after its launch making it the most successful magazine launch for a decade. Deepa Shah, ex-Senior Writer at Closer magazine, said: ‘It’s a thriving market with new weeklies being launched every month and with ever more pages to be filled there are ever more opportunities for those who know how to target it.’ It takes careful planning and a real understanding of the magazine’s readers but as Nicola Ryan, Media & PR Officer for Macmillan Cancer Support, said: ‘If you have people affected by your cause who are willing to be interviewed by women’s magazines, you can get important messages about your charity to these hard to reach audiences.’ Advertisement  16 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

New York City: Activists welcome Bolivarian leader

first_imgJorge Arreaza, minister of foreign affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, was greeted with cheers and applause on Sept. 26 as he entered Holyrood Episcopal Church/Iglesia Santa Cruz in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. Arreaza spoke at the invitation of the church’s Ministry of Solidarity with the Peoples. The occasion was a welcoming meeting in solidarity with the Venezuelan delegation to the United Nations General Assembly. The event was organized by a broad coalition of anti-war and anti-imperialist organizations to show support for Venezuela as it faces deadly U.S. sanctions and the threat of military intervention. Arreaza described the history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the coups it has backed. The United States is now trying to get other countries to invade Venezuela after the recent activation of the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR), also known as the Rio Treaty, by the Organization of American States. A 1947 agreement among many countries of the Americas, including the U.S., the treaty states that an attack against one member is to be considered an attack against all. But it is the U.S. that is attacking Venezuela! Venezuela hasn’t attacked any nation.Arreaza said other belligerent actions of the U.S. government, along with invoking the TIAR treaty to go after Venezuela, are causing the people of Venezuela to appeal to the people of the U.S. to “stop the war against Venezuela, stop the war against Iran.” He noted that Venezuela is a country full of many riches, including gold, petroleum and other minerals. While it has been oppressed by Britain, Spain and the U.S., “We are going to be completely independent,” Arreaza affirmed. He noted that Cuba, Nicaragua, Bolivia and Venezuela are resisting U.S. economic war, defending their sovereignty and the freedom of the Latin American and Caribbean region.Gail Walker of IFCO/Pastors for Peace, who chaired the meeting, said the Bolivarian Republic is now under the same kind of attack that Cuba has faced. “As we have stood in solidarity with Cuba, we stand in solidarity with Venezuela,” she stated to applause.Father Luis Barrios, pastor of Holyrood Church/Iglesia Santa Cruz, gave a warm welcome to the crowd, declaring “La lucha sigue” — the struggle continues. Roger Wareham of the December 12 Movement, who introduced Arreaza, connected the situation in Venezuela to that in Zimbabwe and other countries facing U.S. sanctions.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

COVID-19 : Calcutta HC To Remain Closed On July 20-22 & On July 24 [Read Notification]

first_imgNews UpdatesCOVID-19 : Calcutta HC To Remain Closed On July 20-22 & On July 24 [Read Notification] LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK18 July 2020 7:48 AMShare This – xHaving regard to the prevailing Covid19 situation in the State, the Calcutta High Court shall remain closed from July 20 (Monday) till July 22 (Wednesday) and on July 24 (Friday). Both judicial and administrative functioning of the High Court shall remain suspended during the aforesaid period and in case any extremely urgent matter is required to be taken up, the Advocate…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?LoginHaving regard to the prevailing Covid19 situation in the State, the Calcutta High Court shall remain closed from July 20 (Monday) till July 22 (Wednesday) and on July 24 (Friday). Both judicial and administrative functioning of the High Court shall remain suspended during the aforesaid period and in case any extremely urgent matter is required to be taken up, the Advocate concerned shall be required to communicate the same to the Registrar General of the High Court. As mentioned in the notification issued in that behalf, “If any extremely urgent matter is required to be taken up during the aforesaid period, the advocate on record for the petitioner shall write a letter addressing the Registrar General pointing out the specific urgency in the matter. That shall be placed before the Hon’ble the Chief Justice. On being satisfied with regard to urgency, the Hon’ble Chief Justice may direct for holding of Court(s) on case to case basis. The sitting for such purpose shall be held from the residence of the Hon’ble Judge(s) concerned.” It is further clarified that Courts, as determined by the Chief Justice, will sit on July 23, 2020 (Thursday). Judicial and administrative functioning of the Calcutta High Court was first suspended on July 10 until July 13. Later, the period of suspension was extended till July 19, 2020. Click Here To Download Notification Read 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

NCB File Charge Sheet Against Rhea Chakraborty, 32 Others In Drug Case Connected To SSR

first_imgNews UpdatesNCB File Charge Sheet Against Rhea Chakraborty, 32 Others In Drug Case Connected To SSR Sharmeen Hakim5 March 2021 6:27 AMShare This – xThe Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)’s Mumbai Zonal Unit has submitted an 11,700-page charge sheet in the drug case connected to actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, against his partner Rhea Chakraborty and 32 others. A large part of the charge sheet was submitted by the central agency in electronic form owning to ecological concerns. The charge sheet has been filed against…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 Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)’s Mumbai Zonal Unit has submitted an 11,700-page charge sheet in the drug case connected to actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, against his partner Rhea Chakraborty and 32 others. A large part of the charge sheet was submitted by the central agency in electronic form owning to ecological concerns. The charge sheet has been filed against actor Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik Chakraborty, Agisilaos Demetriades (brother of Arjun Rampal’s partner Gabriella Demetriades) and former Dharma Productions employee, Kshitij Prasad, along with 28 others. Of the 33 accused, eight are still in custody. Chakraborty, arrested on September 7, is accused of procuring drugs for the late actor. The NCB had also accused her of being part of a drug syndicate. “She is not part of drug dealers. She has not forwarded the drugs allegedly procured by her to somebody else to earn monetary or other benefits”, Justice Sarang Kotwal had observed while granting bail to Chakraborty a month later. The charge sheet includes the statements of approximately 200 witnesses. The agency says, it has relied heavily on the seizure of narcotics (Charas, Ganja, LSD, Ecstacy) and psychotropic substances (Alprazolam and Clonazepam) covered under the provisions of section 20(b), 22, 23 of NDPS Act from the accused, voluntary disclosure statements and technical evidence i.e connectivity through Call details, WhatsApp Chats and details of bank accounts/financial transactions. “During investigation, several seizures of various narcotics drugs and psychotropic substances, electronic gadgets and Indian as well as foreign currency were affected. The technical gadgets and the mobile phones were analysed and the relevant incriminating evidence regarding the sale, purchase, procurement, consumption and possession of narcotics drugs were extracted. Drugs seized were sent for chemical examination, “the agency has said. The accused have been charged for offences under sections 8(c), 20(b)(ii), 22, 27A, 28, 29 and 30 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. Section 27A of the Act relates to the offence of “financing illicit trade” and “harbouring” of a person engaged in such trade. This is a serious offence, punishable with a minimum of ten years imprisonment. The NCB, on Friday, made it clear that they were further investigating the case. Next Storylast_img read more