Meikles Limited (MEIK.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Industrial holding sector has released it’s 2014 annual report.For more information about Meikles Limited (MEIK.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Meikles Limited (MEIK.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Meikles Limited (MEIK.zw) 2014 annual report.Company ProfileMeikles Limited is an established 100-year old company in Zimbabwe primarily invested in the agriculture, hotels and retail sector. The company operates six business segments; hospitality, retail stores which include department stores, supermarkets and wholesalers, and agricultural, financial services and security. Its well-known brands include the Meikles Hotel, Victoria Falls Hotel, TM Supermarkets, Meikles Stores and Tanganda Tea which produces, packs and distributes Zimbabwe’s famous tea brand aswell as Tinga Mira, a bottled spring water brand. Tanganda Tea Company also owns estates that produce avocados and macadamia nuts. Meikles Limited has department stores in three major cities in Zimbabwe which includes Barbours department store in Harare; and has a national footprint with 50 retail stores in towns and cities throughout Zimbabwe. Meikles Limited recently expanded into the mining and guarding sector and owns Meikles Centar Mining and Meikles Guard Services (Private) Limited in Zimbabwe. Meikles Financial Services offers mobile financial solutions and bill payment services to the retail and commercial sector in Zimbabwe; under the brand name My Cash. Meikles Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange
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Rector Albany, NY by Eileen White ReadPosted Jun 19, 2012 Associate Rector Columbus, GA In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Belleville, IL Ecumenical & Interreligious, Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Martinsville, VA Director of Music Morristown, NJ Pierre Whalon says: June 19, 2012 at 8:53 pm Someone once shared with me the importance of humble goals. I pray for a good outcome for this summit. A deepening commitment to persist in dialogue would be a good outcome, wouldn’t it? The world needs this so very much. May God bless this meeting! Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Tampa, FL An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group June 20, 2012 at 11:34 am I just love how ECUSA supports and works with groups hostile to U.S. interests rather than supporting a U.S. ally. June 20, 2012 at 10:29 am Such a huge difference between the goals and the facts on the ground. At it’s best, it can only be one piece of the puzzle. Still, it’s an important piece even if a small step forward. I would join in prayers for success through this channel. The article doesn’t say how this was reported in the Middle East media– I hope it was favorable. Why is it that it doesn’t seem to have appeared in Western media?I think President Gemayel’s and Bishop Chane’s comments were particularly cogent. Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Barbara Bloom says: Curate Diocese of Nebraska Jeff Parker says: Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Knoxville, TN Youth Minister Lorton, VA June 20, 2012 at 12:16 pm As one who witnessed with admiration the tireless efforts of Canon Peterson, then-bishop John Chane, and their competent support staff for the first Christian-Muslim Peace Summit held at Washington National Cathedral, I join all in prayer for a sacred and peaceful outcome for this summit. I share the comment above about the curious fact we’ve seen nothing (?) in the national press about this crucial work for peace. Maybe today? Prayers and gratitude abound. Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Comments are closed. Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Bath, NC Submit a Job Listing This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Submit an Event Listing Submit a Press Release Middle East June 22, 2012 at 11:25 am Possibly because western media does not see ECUSA as having much ability to impact world events in any significant fashion. Most of the “press” coverage I see for ECUSA comes from what 815 pays to put in prnewswire. [Episcopal News Service, Beirut] The Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem, a former Episcopal bishop of Washington and four Iranian Shi’ite Muslims, two holding the rank of ayatollah, are among the religious leaders who’ve traveled to Beirut, Lebanon, for the second Christian-Muslim peace summit organized by Washington National Cathedral.The three-day conference, which opened June 18, is taking place against a regional backdrop that includes the conflict spilling into Lebanon from nearby Syria, the chaotic Egyptian elections, the threat of nuclear strikes between Israel and Iran, and following the 45th anniversary of the 1967 war that ended in the occupation of the Palestinian Territories.Shi’ite Ayatollah Seyyed Mohammad-Ali Taskhiri, one of four Iranian religious leaders participating in the Beirut summit on the Middle East, addresses the dozens of participating religious representatives, including (L to R) former Lebanese President Amin Gemayel, leader of the Christian Phalange party,Sunni Sheikh Malek Shaar, Mufti of Tripoli & North Lebanon, and Catholic Rev. Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo. Photo/Eileen ReadThe highest ranking clergyman of the Iranian group, Ayatollah Seyyed Mohammad-Ali Taskhiri, invoked the sense of near-emergency felt by many of the delegates, as he urged the dozens of religious leaders – representing nearly all strains of Christianity and Islam – to envision “the heaven and passion of coexistence,” adding that “dialogue was born with humanity itself.”The international peace summits – two more are planned – were organized at Washington National Cathedral by the Rt. Rev. John B. Chane, 8th bishop of Washington, D.C., and the Rev. Canon John L. Peterson, director of the cathedral’s Center for Global Justice and Reconciliation.The first event, held at Washington national Cathedral in May 2010 brought together Shi’ite clergy from other countries with Sunni Muslim, Catholic, and Protestant representatives. Over three days of meetings, the group hammered out a call to action asking “government and community leaders to promote peace and reconciliation efforts worldwide,” especially in the Holy Land. [Details of the 2010 summit are available here.]The 2012 Beirut summit, themed “Building Justice and Peace in a Violent, Changing World,” was opened by former Lebanese President Amin Gemayel, a Maronite Christian leader whose brother and son were both assassinated while holding political office. Standing in Beirut’s new Al-Amin Mosque, Gemayel called on the group not to try to “reduce differences,” but rather to find commonality through dialogue so that they could together “face the world of fundamentalism and other-ism.”The distinctive head pieces worn by Lebanese Sunni Muslim mufti were much in evidence at the Christian-Muslim summit, held in Beirut at the city’s central mosque and its Maronite Catholic cathedral. Photo/Eileen ReadOne of the Beirut summit’s principal areas of discussion is the plight of religious minorities throughout the world, with focus on how the Muslim minority is treated in the West, and how the Christian minority is treated in the East. Another theme is the importance of overcoming a culture of religious disbelief and indifference to religion in the developed world.Said Chane: “It’s clear that once faith is either removed from public life or is challenged as a guide for compassionate care of the other through the values of kindness and goodness … then a vacuum is created. When such a vacuum occurs, fringe elements from both religions corruptly reinterpret time-honored core teachings and religious values in order to support their own personal or political needs and desires.”Among those assembled are Anglican Communion officials known for interfaith work, including former archbishop of Canterbury George L. Carey; Bishop Michael Ipgrave of Woolwich, England, and former interfaith relations adviser to the Archbishops’ Council of the Church of England; and Clare Amos, inter-religious programme executive of the World Council of Churches.Organizers of the Beirut Summit (from left), the Rev. Canon John Peterson and Bishop John Chane, 8th Bishop of Washington, D.C., discuss the need for greater Christian-Muslim dialogue with Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem Suheil Dawani. Photo/Eileen ReadAlso attending is Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem Suheil Dawani, leader of 30 parishes and more than 30 social service institutions throughout Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, the Palestinian Territories, and Israel. Dawani reminded the group of the crucial importance of “strengthing the Christian presence in the Middle East and the Holy Land in particular.” Sounding the summit’s theme of interdependency, he noted that the presence of Christians in the Holy Land “will not be improved without widespread support of Christians worldwide and our Muslim and Jewish friends and neighbors.”Young Episcopalians from the U.S. are represented by the Rev. Chloe Breyer, executive director of the Interfaith Center of New York and a well-known author, blogger, and public speaker.Catholic representatives include Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, president of the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue; Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, D.C.; and Fr. Paul Rouhana Secretary General of the Middle East Council of Churches.Rounding out this group are representatives from other Catholic denominations prevalent in the Middle East, including the dominant Maronite Church from Lebanon, the Melkites, and the Armenians.The large Lebanese Sunni group is led by the Mufti of Tripoli & North Lebanon, Sheikh Malek Shaar. A Sunni woman is participating from Egypt, Sanaa Aly Marei Makhlouf, a professor at American University of Cairo.“It was a stimulating and engaging start to the conference, in which presentations by the Sunni and Roman Catholic delegations opened the discussion,” said Carey. “I think it was a very good day.” The Shi’ite and Anglican Communion principals, along with their delegations, will be making their presentation on the second day of the summit.Many of the principals who attended the much-smaller gathering two years ago praised the summit organizers for moving the second round to the Middle East. “It’s an important statement of our ongoing commitment to work toward reconciliation in a way that can make a real difference to people of the region, both Christians and Muslims,” said Amos.Following the opening session, the summit received enormous press coverage on Lebanese television, radio, and print media, as well as Middle East-based cable channels Alhurra and Al Jazeera. “This,” noted Peterson, “reflects the importance of the summit in finding ways to work towards justice and peace.”— Eileen Read is a freelance journalist based in Los Angeles. Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Featured Events Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Anglican Communion, Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Featured Jobs & Calls Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA June 21, 2012 at 7:46 pm Jesus said in his words in John 14:27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your heart be troubled and don’t be afraid. Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Press Release Service Landmark Christian-Muslim Peace Summit opens in Beirut Episcopalians attend event organized by Washington National Cathedral Charles Smith says: 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 June 20, 2012 at 4:16 am The first Christian-Muslim Summit had Anglican representatives, no Protestants. They were Bishop Suheil Dawani, Bishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, Bishop Chane, Clare Amos, and myself.Thank you. Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Comments (8) The Rev. Scherry Fouke says: Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Pittsburgh, PA Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Collierville, TN June 21, 2012 at 10:16 am Men, men, men. 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Area: 300 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” Houses CopyHouses•Neustift, Italy 2014 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/871395/bedded-kofererhof-bergmeisterwolf-architekten Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/871395/bedded-kofererhof-bergmeisterwolf-architekten Clipboard Photographs: Lukas Schaller , Gustav Willeit, Leonhard Angerer , Mads Mogensen, Jürgen EheimCollaborators:Marina GousiaArchitects In Charge:Gerd Bergmeister, Michaela WolfCity:NeustiftCountry:ItalyMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Lukas SchallerRecommended ProductsPorcelain StonewareApavisaFloor Tiles – RegenerationPorcelain StonewareApariciPorcelain Tiles – BuildMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedMetallicsKriskadecorMetal Fabric – Outdoor CladdingText description provided by the architects. The new building, built beside the old farmhouse, rises among the vineyards overlooking the neustift monastery. The structure grows up from the terrain and rises together with the landscape. It becomes part of nature, integrated with the vineyard and the landscape.Save this picture!© Lukas SchallerSave this picture!Floor planSave this picture!© Lukas SchallerIt’s elongated shape follows the hillside morphology creating a courtyard, the new center of the house. An open yet intimate space, a place for the monolith to develop. Raw concrete outside and wooden structures inside. A movement ahead, an opening up, a growth. A play of intermediate spaces, different heights and views over the landscape.Save this picture!© Lukas SchallerSave this picture!© Lukas SchallerSave this picture!© Gustav WilleitProject gallerySee allShow lessMArch. Master in Architecture, Design and InnovationArticlesComputer Shop / OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van SeverenSelected Projects Share Italy “COPY” Architects: bergmeisterwolf architekten Area Area of this architecture project bedded köfererhof / bergmeisterwolf architektenSave this projectSavebedded köfererhof / bergmeisterwolf architekten Year: ArchDaily CopyAbout this officebergmeisterwolf architektenOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesNeustiftItalyPublished on May 22, 2017Cite: “bedded köfererhof / bergmeisterwolf architekten” 22 May 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/782050/ad-classics-case-study-house-9-entenza-charles-ray-eames-eero-saarinen-associates Clipboard AD Classics: The Entenza House (Case Study #9) / Charles & Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen & Associates ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/782050/ad-classics-case-study-house-9-entenza-charles-ray-eames-eero-saarinen-associates Clipboard “COPY” ArchDaily References Curtis, William. Modern Architecture Since 1900. London: Phaidon Press Limited, 1982. p405. McCoy, Esther. Case Study Houses, 1945-1962. Los Angeles: Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc., 1977. p54. Koenig, Gloria. Charles & Ray Eames. Köln: TASCHEN GmbH, 2005. p41. McCoy, p54. Koenig, p42-43. McCoy, p55. Koenig, p43.The photographs presented in this text of Case Study House No. 9 (Los Angeles, Calif.), 1950, have been reproduced from the J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute’s Julius Shulman Photography Archive. While reproduction has been granted, the copyright remains the property of the J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles.Project gallerySee allShow lessPlaza Cultural Norte / Oscar Gonzalez MoixSelected ProjectsQuiin House / 23o5studioSelected Projects Share Projects Year: “COPY” CopyNestled in the verdant seaside hills of the Pacific Palisades in southern California, the Entenza House is the ninth of the famous Case Study Houses built between 1945 and 1962. With a vast, open-plan living room that connects to the backyard through floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors, the house brings its natural surroundings into a metal Modernist box, allowing the two to coexist as one harmonious space.Like its peers in the Case Study Program, the house was designed not only to serve as a comfortable and functional residence, but to showcase how modular steel construction could be used to create low-cost housing for a society still recovering from the the Second World War. The man responsible for initiating the program was John Entenza, Editor of the magazine Arts and Architecture. The result was a series of minimalist homes that employed steel frames and open plans to reflect the more casual and independent way of life that had arisen in the automotive age.+ 28Save this picture!Case Study House No. 9. (1950) / Julius Shulman Photography Archive. Image © J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.R.10)Recommended ProductsDoorsVitrocsaGlass Technology in Hotel BeaulacWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesGlassLibartLeanTo Retractable StructuresWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeOne of the houses built under the program was to be used by Entenza himself. His project was taken on by industrial designer Charles Eames and architect Eero Saarinen, a pair that had already worked collaboratively for years. Eames would design a house not only for Entenza, but for his own family as well; this house, Case Study House #8, would be sited on the same 1½ acre lot as Entenza’s #9.The two houses shared more than a site. Each house’s frame was composed of the same structural elements: four-inch H-columns supporting twelve-inch open web joists. This structural system allowed the Entenza House to enclose as much space as possible within a minimal frame. The roof above the house is a simple concrete slab, finished with birch strips covering the soffits. Only four of the steel columns are exposed within the house, while the rest are hidden within the walls.Save this picture!Case Study House No. 9. (1950) / Julius Shulman Photography Archive. Image © J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.R.10)Save this picture!Case Study House No. 9. (1950) / Julius Shulman Photography Archive. Image © J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.R.10)The dominant feature of the Entenza House is its vast, open-plan living room. Almost half the house is given over to it, the intention being to create a versatile public gathering space which could host either a party of almost forty people, or a gathering of only half a dozen. A large fireplace divides the room into both a wide, uninterrupted space and a more intimate one, providing accommodation for groups of either size. This ability to entertain varying numbers of guests was a primary driver behind the design of the house, thanks to the particular professional requirements of Entenza’s journalistic career.The living room, already a full 36 feet wide, was made to feel even larger by the installation of floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors along the length of the rear wall. The entire rear facade was glazed, connecting the interior space of the living room to the expansive backyard patio. From within the living room, one could see the Pacific Ocean framed by the narrow mullions of the windows and, further away, the trees dotting the backyard.Save this picture!Case Study House No. 9. (1950) / Julius Shulman Photography Archive. Image © J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.R.10)Save this picture!Case Study House No. 9. (1950) / Julius Shulman Photography Archive. Image © J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.R.10)Aside from the living room, the Entenza House comprises a dining room, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen, and a study. In stark contrast to the open and airy living room, the study was specifically requested by Entenza to be entirely closed, with no windows to invite distractions from the outside world.It is difficult not to make comparisons between the Eames and Entenza Houses; that the two sit within such close proximity of each other makes it almost inescapable. Beyond their shared structural typology, the two houses take radically different approaches to its application. The Eames House is, above all, a celebration of structure – the steel framework was on open display throughout the entire building.Save this picture!Case Study House No. 9. (1950) / Julius Shulman Photography Archive. Image © J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.R.10)Save this picture!Case Study House No. 9. (1950) / Julius Shulman Photography Archive. Image © J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.R.10)Save this picture!Case Study House No. 9. (1950) / Julius Shulman Photography Archive. Image © J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.R.10)In subtle contrast, the Entenza House makes almost no overt reference to its structural system. Most of the framework is hidden, with the effect that attention is focused on space and views instead of the building itself. It seems likely that Saarinen’s influence was responsible for this more architectural form of design, distinguishing the collaborative effort from Eames’ independent work on his own home next door.Entenza lived in his Case Study home for only five years after its completion in 1949. Since that time it has been purchased and inhabited by a series of different owners, each of whom has made their own alterations to the original design. While its neighbor the Eames House has become the headquarters for the Eames Foundation, to this day the Entenza House remains a private residence. Houses, Houses Interiors•Los Angeles, United States Houses Architects: Charles and Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen and Associates Area Area of this architecture project United States AD Classics: The Entenza House (Case Study #9) / Charles & Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen & AssociatesSave this projectSaveAD Classics: The Entenza House (Case Study #9) / Charles & Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen & Associates CopyAbout this officeCharles and Ray EamesOfficeFollowEero Saarinen and AssociatesOfficeFollowProductsGlassSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsArchitecture ClassicsResidential ArchitectureHousesInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsLos AngelesRay EamesCharles EamesPacific PalisadesSanta MonicaCase Study HousesSteel FrameModernismEero SaarinenUSCase Study ProjectCase StudyJohn EntenzaUnited StatesPublished on August 14, 2017Cite: Luke Fiederer. “AD Classics: The Entenza House (Case Study #9) / Charles & Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen & Associates” 14 Aug 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
23 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 18 April 2011 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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. New Tesco sleepwear range launches Tagged with: Promotional Tesco has just launched a new range of crown themed sleepwear designed by The Perfectly Pink Company with charity Against Breast Cancer benefitting from every item sold.Wendy Taylor-Hill, Corporate Manager at the charity said ‘The Perfectly Pink Company has helped us raise over £36,000 for our vital research into breast cancer and we are confident the Royal theme will prove popular with the public during April and May!’Adele Cable, Director of The Perfectly Pink Company said ‘We are delighted to be fundraising for such a worthwhile cause and we are thrilled that for the first time our men’s and women’s ranges will also be available from the charity’s on line shop www.againstbreastcancer.org.uk ‘England and Aston Villa Premier footballer, Darren Bent welcomed the charity initiative and recently sported the men’s Perfectly Pink black T-shirt before an England game. – ENDS –Note to EditorsPlease contact: Fiona SmartTel: 01235 815375 / 07751 365134Against Breast Cancer:Against Breast Cancer is a charity dedicated to funding ground breaking research to improve detection and increase survival after breast cancer diagnosis. Our expert scientists use one of the largest collections of breast cancer patient samples in the UK to look for vital information that could identify the spread of the disease.More women are surviving breast cancer every year. Against Breast Cancer’s research looks at the whole woman through three interlinked areas of research – biochemistry, immunology, and diet and lifestyle. The charity’s research is studying new ways that could help doctors identify and treat secondary breast cancer faster and more effectively and our ultimate aim is to find a vaccine.The charity’s national Diet & Lifestyle study is one of the largest in the world looking at the effects of diet, lifestyle and complementary treatments on breast cancer and long-term survival. Support is vital for Against Breast Cancer if it is to continue its innovative research to develop ways to improve detection and survival after diagnosis so women and men can look forward to a future free of breast cancer.The Perfectly Pink Company:The Perfectly Pink Company started in the UK in 2007 as a fashion brand with the main aim to use Funky Fashion as a way to raise money for breast cancer research. They are very proud to raise funds for Against Breast Cancer to help the charity with its goal to find a vaccine. Since they started they have seen some of the largest retailers in the world including Mothercare and Tesco take their designs onto their shelves and donate to the charity from the proceeds.Company owner Adele Cable is thankful for all the celebrity support she has received for her charitable work, particularly from the world of sport. Celebrity supporters include England Captain John Terry, Rio Ferdinand, Jermaine Defoe, Darren Bent, Ashley Cole, Joe Cole and England rugby starts James Haskell, Danny Cipriani, Josh Lucy, Simon Shore and Lawrence Dallagio. Also Denise Lewis and Danielle Lloyd who love to model and wear Perfectly Pink fashion products.Products from the range include clothing to home wear and are available for men and women.
Tagged with: Courses Fundraising Skills Training OU launches free online course on the voluntary sector Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis19 The Open University has produced a new free online course called Introducing the Voluntary Sector, aimed at learners working, or aspiring to work, as paid members of staff or as volunteers in voluntary or community organisations.The course covers the context and features of voluntary and community organisations including the structure and history of the UK voluntary sector, values and beliefs, funding issues, understanding stakeholders and beneficiaries, power and empowerment, and the role of volunteering.The course is eight weeks long, involves three hours per week of study (24 hours in total) and is available via OpenLearn.Those who complete the course can earn an Open University digital badge, and following completion will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of what is meant by the voluntary sector, its values, contribution and distinctive features, recognise and use some of the terms and concepts associated with understanding the voluntary sector, use and apply their knowledge about the voluntary sector to their own work or volunteering experience, and link their learning with their own personal or career goals.A second course, Working in the Voluntary Sector, will be available later this year. 308 total views, 1 views today 309 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis19 Melanie May | 8 March 2016 | News About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.
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UGC Exam Guidelines Show Deep Concern For Students’ Health; Issued For A Uniform Academic Calendar: SC [Read Judgment]
Top StoriesUGC Exam Guidelines Show Deep Concern For Students’ Health; Issued For A Uniform Academic Calendar: SC [Read Judgment] LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK28 Aug 2020 3:08 AMShare This – xThe Supreme Court on Friday approved the guidelines issued by the Universities Grants Commission (UGC) on July 6 for holding final semester exams by September 30.”The Guidelines were issued with the object that a uniform academic calendar be followed by all the Universities and final /terminal examinations be held”, observed a bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash…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 Supreme Court on Friday approved the guidelines issued by the Universities Grants Commission (UGC) on July 6 for holding final semester exams by September 30.”The Guidelines were issued with the object that a uniform academic calendar be followed by all the Universities and final /terminal examinations be held”, observed a bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy and MR Shah.The Court stressed that the uniform deadline of September 30 across the country was set for the welfare of the students, by saying :”The students who look forward for admission in higher classes or take employment require final degree for their career prospect and to maintain uniformity in dates by which final examinations are over is with the object of students welfare and for their career and it cannot be said that since uniform date has been fixed by which Terminal semester/ Final year examination are to be completed, Article 14 has been violated”.The bench held that these guidelines are not beyond the domain of the UGC as they relate to “coordination and determination of standards in institutions of higher education”(which is Entry 66 of List I of the Constitution based on which the UGC Act has been enacted)The top court also held that the guidelines have statutory force, having been issued invoking the powers under Section 12 of the UGC Act. Therefore, they are binding on the Universities.”As per the Statutory Regulations, 2003, it is the statutory duty of the Universities to adopt the Guidelines issued by the UGC. The Guidelines dated 06.07.2020 cannot be ignored by terming it as nonstatutory or advisory”, the bench said.Exemption given to intermediate semesters from exams not arbitrary.The SC repelled the argument that the guidelines were arbitrary and discriminatory for insisting that only final semester students should appear for exams while exempting intermediate semester students.”The differentiation made in the Revised Guidelines to hold final or terminal semester examination and to give option for earlier years/intermediate semester for not holding the examination has a rational basis. The differentiation has nexus with the object to be achieved. We, thus, reject the challenge to the revised Guidelines on the ground that there is any discrimination between the students of final year/terminal semester and those of intermediate and first year”, the bench observed.Guidelines and SOP show deep concern for the health of studentsThe Court added that the UGC guidelines and the Standard Operating Procedure formulated by the Ministry of Health showed a “deep concern” for the health of all stakeholders, including students, and rejected the contention that they violated the fundamental right to life and health under Article 21 of the Constitution.The Revised Guidelines dated 06.07.2020 as well as Standard Operating Procedures for conduct of examinations circulated vide letter dated 08.07.2020 of UGC as well as O.M. dated 06.07.2020 issued by MHRD clearly shows deep concern with the health of all stakeholders, i.e., students as well as the exam functionaries. Challenge to the Guidelines on the ground of it being violative of Article 21 is repelled.”…the earlier guidelines as well as revised guidelines have taken due notice of the prevailing situation of Covid19 and it cannot be said that the expert body is unaware of Pandemic spread throughout the Country. The criticism of guidelines that they are unreasonable does not inspire any confidence”, the bench observed in this regard.The bench also held that State/University cannot promote the students in final year/final semester without exams. However, the Court held that the State Disaster Management Authority can take a decision to postpone exams overriding the UGC directions.Further, the Court granted liberty to States/UTs to appraoch the UGC to seek extension of the September 30 deadline in the light of the pandemic situation.”If any State/Union Territory in exercise of jurisdiction under Disaster Management Act, 2005 has taken a decision that it is not possible to conduct the final year/terminal semester examination by 30.09.2020, we grant liberty to such State/Union Territory to make an application to the University Grants Commission for extending deadline of 30.09.2020 for that State/Union Territory which shall be considered by UGC and rescheduled date be communicated to such State/Union Territory at the earliest”. Click here to download the judgmentSubscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Story