Day: September 23, 2020

Rights and civil society organisations submit recommendations on new acid violence law

Kathmandu, Sept. 16 — A delegation representing six human rights and civil society organisations has submitted a set of recommendations for a new legislation on acid violence to Law and Justice Minister Shivamaya Tumbahangphe.

The delegation of Amnesty International Nepal, Burn Violence Survivors Nepal, Forum for Women, Law and Development, Justice and Rights Institute Nepal, Legal Aid and Consultancy Center Nepal, and Women’s Rehabilitation Center Nepal submitted the recommendations on Wednesday following Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s September 10 directive to the Law Ministry and other concerned officials to draft a new law on acid violence within 15 days.

In subsequent meetings with acid attack survivors, Oli had pledged to pass through an ordinance a new legislation prescribing stricter punishment for acid violence.

Issuing a statement on Wednesday, the delegation of six organisations said that it was important to ensure that the new law adopts a comprehensive approach to dealing

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Victorian government aims for crowds at Australian Open and Boxing Day Test | Sport

The Victorian government is aiming to not only host the Boxing Day Test and Australian Open, but for crowds to attend both sporting events. Victoria has been devoid of live sport during a winter of Covid-19 discontent, but as case numbers continue to drop there is growing hope for the two jewels in the city’s summer sporting calendar.

Cricket Australia is in the final stages of finalising tweaks to its 2020-21 schedule and the growing expectation is the MCG will remain host of the Boxing Day Test between Australia and India, with Adelaide Oval to serve as CA’s back-up plan.

Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley indicated last week he is hopeful that Melbourne Park would have crowds of some description during its grand slam, and on Monday premier Daniel Andrews suggested his government was aiming for crowds to attend the Boxing Day Test and Australian Open.

“We are having

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What A Cashless Society Really Means For You

Being totally cashless hasn’t been hard for this Apple Watch wearing, technoluster, or others it seems. Still, for others, it’s proven incredibly hard and while cashless society may seem like an amazing idea (lower crime rates, less money laundering, time/resources saved from making money and easier currency exchange when travelling) but there are some vast downsides too.

Zero cash – no notes or coins – looks like the way things are going abut how quickly we get there is up for some debate. Going totally digital means 100% traceable, digital and fully controlled and there are lots of forces out there that don’t want that world. There are lots of larger issues surrounding going cashless that many rage against.

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Raila Odinga, Atwoli join Sossion in celebrating lawyer daughter

– Rosemary Chepkorir graduated with a post-graduate diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law and was admitted to the bar

– Chepkorir became the first female lawyer in her village, an achievement that could not go unnoticed

– In 2018, the Kenya National Union of Teachers secretary-general gifted the daughter with a brand new car on her graduation

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The quiet Motigo village in Bomet county was brought to life when helicopter and high end vehicles landed at the home of the nominated MP Wilson Sossion.

Dignitaries arrived one after the other as local residents snaked their way to assemble at Sossion’s garden to witness the celebration of his daughter’s academic success.

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Raila Odinga.

Raila and CS Wamalwa as well as Francis Atwoli were some

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