Omnicane Limited (MTMD.mu) 2019 Abridged Report

first_imgOmnicane Limited (MTMD.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Food sector has released it’s 2019 abridged results.For more information about Omnicane Limited (MTMD.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Omnicane Limited (MTMD.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Omnicane Limited (MTMD.mu)  2019 abridged results.Company ProfileOmnicane Limited is a company headquartered in Mauritius and specialises in sugar milling and electricity production services. The company engages in the production and processing of sugar cane, electricity production, food crop, flower and venison production, vegetable, palm heart and fresh shrimp production. Omnicane ltd operates through its subsidiaries, Omnicane Milling Holdings (Mon Tresor) Limited, Omnicane Milling Holdings (Britannia Highlands) Limited, Floreal Limited, FAW Investment Limited, Exotic Exports Limited, Omnicane Logistic Operations Limited, Omnicane Thermal Energy Holdings (St Aubin) Limited, Omnicane Holdings (La Baraque) Thermal Energy Limited, Omnicane Milling Operations Limited and Omnicane Agricultural Operations Limited; all arranged under  sugar, energy, hospitality, and property segments. Omnicane Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

Compagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee (COVIFRA) (COVI.mu) 2020 Annual Report

first_imgCompagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee (COVIFRA) (COVI.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Financial sector has released it’s 2020 annual report.For more information about Compagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee (COVIFRA) (COVI.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Compagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee (COVIFRA) (COVI.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Compagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee (COVIFRA) (COVI.mu)  2020 annual report.Company ProfileCompagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee rents out investment properties, plant and equipment to Holiday Villages Management Services Mauritius Limited, which operates the Club Med Hotel at La Pointe au Cannoniers in Mauritius. The company is a subsidiary of MCB Group Limited. Compagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

30 Minutes with… Jonathan Joseph

first_imgAn off-the-wall chat with Bath and England centre Jonathan Joseph I’ll say Stuart Hooper. He’s a very good leader, a good guy and very grown up. He’s a family man who seems to have life all figured out. I’m not quite there yet.What’s the craziest thing you’ve seen on a pitch?Nothing springs to mind, but seeing a streaker in all their glory is always amusing.If you could have a superpower, what would it be?In X-Men, they have this plane, Blackbird, that can transport you at supersonic speeds, so I’d love that. Taking it to another level, it’d be cool to switch back and forth in time like Doctor Who.Who are your dream dinner party guests?Samuel L Jackson is a massive character and Muhammad Ali – a legend. He talked the talk and walked the walk. I’ll add some glamour with Margot Robbie from The Wolf of Wall Street.Sporting icon: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who sadly died in June. Photo: Getty ImagesDo you have any hidden talents?I can tickle the ivories (play the piano). I have a few tunes in my repertoire like Beethoven’s Fur Elise.What’s your guilty pleasure?A few beers when the season’s finished. During the season, watching Game of Thrones on my own and drifting off for forty winks.If you ever went on Mastermind, what would your specialist subject be?I shouldn’t really say this but probably Disney films. That’s embarrassing.How would you like to be remembered? Do you have any phobias? I don’t like open water at all. If I fell into the ocean I’d be worried. I’m not the best swimmer and get tired pretty quickly. I’m not a big fan of sharks either.What are your bugbears?A roomy that passes wind a lot – can I say that? That’s not pleasant at all. And no, I’m not naming and shaming.What’s the stupidest thing you’ve ever bought?When I was about 13, a lot of people had these horrible, chavvy chains and for some reason I bought one because I thought they were cool. It was silver and disgusting. I squirm now looking back.Who would you most like to be stuck in a lift with?Kevin Hart, the American comedian, cracks me up. He’d keep my spirits up while we waited to be rescued.Do you have any hobbies?I’ve been thinking about this quite a lot. I’d like to get into golf. It’s a social sport and can get competitive. Lots of players like to get a few holes in, so it must have something going for it.Who are the jokers in the Bath squad?Niko Matawalu is very funny. He has this high-pitched voice like Borat, so anything he says makes us laugh. He also gets his ‘he’s’ and ‘she’s’ the wrong way round, which can lead to some amusing statements about his girlfriend.Hot stepper: Niko Matawalu in action for Bath against Wasps last season. Photo: Getty ImagesWhat about practical jokes?Matt Garvey has talent in that department. He always winds George Ford up about everything. He gets picked on!Team-mate you’d most like to be? LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALScenter_img Grin and flair it: Jonathan Joseph has a laugh at England training with Danny Care. Photo: Getty Images That’s a tough one. Probably as that guy who had a nice step and had a little bit of flair about him.This article originally appeared in the July 2016 issue of Rugby World. For the latest subscription offers, click here.last_img read more

U.S., Mexico, Close to Reaching NAFTA Deal

first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News U.S., Mexico, Close to Reaching NAFTA Deal Previous articleNational FFA Organization Names VIP Recipients; 3 HoosiersNext articleCeres Solutions Knowledge Day, A Different Kind of Field Day Hoosier Ag Today Source: NAFB News Service SHARE The U.S. and Mexico are “very, very close” to reaching a deal to update the North American Free Trade Agreement. A White House economic adviser said this week the negotiation teams were going through the perceived final details. The U.S. is hopeful a deal with Mexico can be a model for what Canada could accept. Canada remains on the sidelines as the U.S. has been working over the past several weeks to reach an agreement with Mexico.Mexico remains “cautiously optimistic,” according to Politico, that an agreement can be reached, possibly by the end of this month. If so, the U.S. would then turn to negotiate an agreement with Canada, but some market access differences remain a sticking point when it comes to dairy. The U.S. is hoping to remove Canada’s dairy supply management system as part of the NAFTA talks. By Hoosier Ag Today – Aug 14, 2018 center_img SHARE Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter U.S., Mexico, Close to Reaching NAFTA Deallast_img read more

Press freedom activist hospitalised since being mistreated in Baku police station

first_imgNews Follow the news on Azerbaijan RSF calls for a fully transparent investigation after mine kills two journalists in Azerbaijan June 20, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Press freedom activist hospitalised since being mistreated in Baku police station AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia Organisation RSF_en Reporters Without Borders condemns the physical and psychological mistreatment that journalist Emin Huseynov, the head of the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS), received at the hands of the police in a Baku police station on 14 June after being arrested while covering an event marking the 80th anniversary of the birth of Argentine revolutionary Che Guevara.He lost consciousness after leaving the police station and was hospitalised in a disturbing condition. The authorities deny that he was mistreated.“We extend our full support to Huseynov and we deplore the attitude of the authorities who, despite all the evidence, insist that he was not mistreated,” Reporters Without Borders said. “We urge the judicial authorities to carry out an investigation and to ensure that Huseynov receives appropriate medical treatment.”Huseynov and two IRFS researchers, Rasim Aliyev and Mirrehim Hasanov, went to cover the activity organised by the Che Guevara Fan Club in Baku’s Alaturka café. The participants and journalists were waiting for a Cuban embassy representative to arrive when the police raided the café, arrested around 20 of the 25 people present, and took them to a police station.Huseynov was separated from the others at the police station when he objected to their being photographed and fingerprinted. Aliyev said he saw four plain-clothes police take Huseynov off to a room and then he heard cries, insults and other noises from the other side of the door. One of the men threatened to kill Huseynov. Then Huseynov left the police station and lost consciousness after asking a colleague to call an ambulance.Reporters Without Borders learned today that Huseynov is still hospitalised but is not getting appropriate treatment for the pain he is suffering in the head and the back of the neck because doctors only diagnosed shock.Ehsan Zahidov, an interior ministry representative insisted that Huseynov was not subjected to any violence in the police station. The police have claimed that he hit himself. “The conclusions of the police are absurd,” Huseynov said. “This is a favourite method of our police. When police hit journalist Uzeir Jafarov on the head last year, they claimed that he hit himself.”Huseynov was previously arrested for two hours while covering a protest outside the presidential administration buildings on 12 June. June 4, 2021 Find out more to go further “We’ll hold Ilham Aliyev personally responsible if anything happens to this blogger in France” RSF sayscenter_img News Russian peacekeepers deny foreign reporters access to Nagorno-Karabakh AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia News Receive email alerts Help by sharing this information June 8, 2021 Find out more News April 9, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Early voting off to slow start

first_img Twitter Early voting off to slow start Local NewsGovernment Facebook Twitter Pinterest By admin – February 24, 2018 WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Previous articleELDER: What left-wing educators don’t teach during ‘Black History Month’Next articleCommunity Bible Church draws a crowd, emphasizing grace, community and Gospel admin WhatsApp Vote logo Polling locations for early voting have been a little slower than usual this year, Ector County Elections Administrator Lisa Sertuche said Friday.Early voting for the primary elections began Tuesday and ends March 2.A total of 1,825 ballots were turned in between Tuesday and Friday, which includes a total of 502 mail ballots. Totals from the Ector County Elections Office showed 1,446 Republicans voted and 379 Democrats voted. Sertuche said it is typical for Ector County to see a larger Republican voter turnout than Democrat.“That’s very low,” Sertuche said of the early voting totals on Friday. “We’re hoping that this weekend and next week it picks up.”During the March 4, 2014, primary, Sertuche said a total of 5,469 people voted early, about 4,500 of which were Republican voters and nearly 1,000 were Democrats. Numbers jumped slightly in 2016 due to it being the Presidential Election, she said, with a total of 8,243 early voters. About 7,300 of those were Republican and 900 were Democrats.“It is off to (a slow start) if you compare those numbers,” Sertuche said of early voting totals this year. She added she hoped there would be a large turnout during the weekend and that polls will also be open 12 hours next week.“I hope they come out and exercise their vote,” she said.In Person Early Voting Totals:Tuesday: 315Wednesday: 230Thursday: 317Friday: 461Early voting totals for Saturday were not available by press time.last_img read more

Fed to Cut Interest Rates in 2019?

first_imgHome / Daily Dose / Fed to Cut Interest Rates in 2019? Previous: Fannie Mae Reevaluates Economic Growth Next: What Investors Need to Know The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Tagged with: Interest rates New York Federal Reserve Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago  Print This Post A study from WalletHub found that 76% of people support a cut in the Federal interest rates, and the probability of a rate cut increases as 2019 continues.WalletHub states that there is a 23% chance the Federal Reserve will reduce interest rates on June 19, but the probability of a rate cut increases to 87% by July 31 and 97% by September 18.“The Fed probably won’t cut its target rate at its June meeting,” said WalletHub CEO Odysseas Papadimitriou. “But future pricing indicates we’re almost certain to see a rate reduction this summer or early fall.”The Fed has increased interest rates nine times since 2015 with no decreases. Also, 49% of people surveyed said they would feel “more confident” in the economy if interest rates dropped.Interest-rate increases have taken the Fed’s target rate from nearly zero in December 2015 to between 2.25%-2.5%. The Fed hasn’t reduced interest rates in nearly a decade. “The Fed has more economic data than anyone, so if they are simply reacting to market conditions, there’s no reason to question them at this point,” Papadimitriou said. “However, the Fed must make it very clear that the move is not politically motivated.”Papdimitriou said a rate cut would benefit those with a credit card, as WalletHub projects people will save around $1.6 billion on interest. “If reducing rates delays the next recession, it would help all of us by giving us some extra time to save up for leaner times,” Papdimitriou said. “Plus, a drop in rates would put American businesses and consumers in a better position to withstand an escalation in the trade war with China.”Papdimitriou added the Fed “completely miscalculated” how serious President Donald Trump was about suing tariffs as a negotiating tool with China and other countries.Sixty-seven percent of those surveyed believe the Federal Reserve knows how to grow the economy better than President Trump. The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Related Articles June 17, 2019 4,646 Views Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago About Author: Mike Albanese Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Interest rates New York Federal Reserve 2019-06-17 Mike Albanese Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Fed to Cut Interest Rates in 2019? in Daily Dose, Featured, News Mike Albanese is a reporter for DS News and MReport. He is a University of Alabama graduate with a degree in journalism and a minor in communications. He has worked for publications—both print and online—covering numerous beats. A Connecticut native, Albanese currently resides in Lewisville. Share Save Subscribelast_img read more

Gratuity Can Be Withheld For Recovery Of Dues From Employee: Supreme Court

first_imgTop StoriesGratuity Can Be Withheld For Recovery Of Dues From Employee: Supreme Court LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK27 Dec 2020 10:19 PMShare This – xThe Supreme Court has observed that gratuity can be withheld for recovery of dues from an employee.In this case, the Jharkhand High Court had rejected the contention raised by Steel Authority Of India Ltd., that the Company was entitled to withhold the gratuity of the employee from its retired employee for non-vacation of the company’s accommodation and no interest was payable on the same….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 has observed that gratuity can be withheld for recovery of dues from an employee.In this case, the Jharkhand High Court had rejected the contention raised by Steel Authority Of India Ltd., that the Company was entitled to withhold the gratuity of the employee from its retired employee for non-vacation of the company’s accommodation and no interest was payable on the same. The High Court, to hold thus, had relied on a 2017 Supreme Court judgment in Ram Naresh Singh Vs. Bokaro Steel Ltd. & Ors. We are of the view that if an employee occupies a quarter beyond the specified period, the penal rent would be the natural consequence and such penal rent can be adjusted against the dues payable including gratuity, said the Apex Court bench comprising Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Dinesh Maheshwari and Hrishikesh Roy while referring to ONGC Ltd. & Anr. Vs. V.U. Warrier (2005) 5 SCC 245.In ONGC Ltd., the Supreme court had held that the Commission had right to effect recovery of its dues from any officer without his consent from gratuity. The court added that the reliance placed by the High court on the case of Ram Naresh Singh is misplaced as it is not even a judgment but an order in the given facts of the case. In the said order, the Court had held that Bokaro Steel Limited could not have retained the amount due to its employee on account of gratuity.The court however dismissed the writ petition observing that the amount in question is also quite small and thus it is not a fit case for interference under Article 136 of the Constitution of India.CASE: STEEL AUTHORITY OF INDIA LTD.vs. RAGHBENDRA SINGH [SLP 11025/2020]CORAM:  Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Dinesh Maheshwari and Hrishikesh RoyCOUNSEL: Sr. Adv Dhruv Mehta, AoR Yashraj Singh Deora Click here to Read/Download OrderRead OrderNext Storylast_img read more

Karnataka HC Wants Govt To Enquire If Isha Foundation Collected Money By Projecting ‘Cauvery Calling’ As State Project

first_imgNews UpdatesKarnataka HC Wants Govt To Enquire If Isha Foundation Collected Money By Projecting ‘Cauvery Calling’ As State Project Mustafa Plumber8 March 2021 1:06 AMShare This – xThe Karnataka High Court on Monday orally directed the state government to make a statement if it was willing to make an inquiry whether any money was collected by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev’s Isha Foundation or Isha Outreach by projecting “Cauvery Calling” as a project of the State government. A division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Justice S Vishwajith Shetty made the…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Karnataka High Court on Monday orally directed the state government to make a statement if it was willing to make an inquiry whether any money was collected by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev’s Isha Foundation or Isha Outreach by projecting “Cauvery Calling” as a project of the State government. A division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Justice S Vishwajith Shetty made the observation after the government clarified that “Cauvery Calling” is a project of Isha foundation/Isha Outreach and that it was not a project of the Government of Karnataka.The Government of Karnataka is not funding this project or providing government land/private land for the project. Taking note of this clarification, the bench asked : “Now are you willing to hold an inquiry to ascertain whether any money was collected by projecting that this is a project of the Government of Karnataka? Are you willing to hold an inquiry?”The Government Advocate replied that the state has issued the clarification that it is not a project of the State government. Chief Justice Oka then said :”Now you have done it…when the state government after so many orders passed has taken a stand, they (Respondents) also have taken a stand belatedly that the project is not of the state government. Now you make a statement and put an end to the petition. Appoint an officer and hold an inquiry whether at any stage either by respondent 2 or respondent 3 collected money by projecting it as a project of the state government.” The CJ added, “We will issue necessary directions, unless you make a statement that the state government will make an inquiry and put an end to the entire petition”The court has now directed the registry to record the affidavit filed by the State government giving the clarification and posted the matter for further hearing on March 24. The clarification was issued by the state government after the court passed repeated directions to make its stand very clear on the question whether the State Government has any connection with the project of Cauvery Calling and whether the second and third respondents (Isha Foundation/Isha Outreach) are involved in the project of the State Government.During the hearing, the counsel appearing for Isha Outreach submitted a memo stating that it has published on its website a statement saying that the Cauvery Calling project is an initiative of Isha Outreach.The statement published on the website reads thus: “The Cauvery Calling project is an initiative by Isha Outreach. It is not a project by the Government of Karnataka. It is also clarified that the saplings planted as a part of the Cauvery Calling project are planted in the lands belonging to farmers and not in Government lands”. The direction was given during the hearing of a petition filed by Advocate A V Amarnathan in 2019.  As per the petition, the Foundation is planning to plant 253 crores tree saplings across the 639 kilometer stretch of Cauvery river bank from its birth place Talacauvery to Thiruvarur. The Foundation is said to be collecting Rs. 42 per tree planting from the public. That means it is collecting a whooping sum of Rs 253 X 42 in total of Rs, 10,626 crores , which according to the petitioner is a major scam.In January last year, the Court had asked Isha Foundation to disclose the amount it has collected for the ‘Cauvery Calling ProjectThe bench had then said “Do not be under the impression that you are not bound by law because you are a spiritual organization.”Later, Isha Foundation told the Court that the project was being dealt with by its subsidiary Isha Outreach.Last year, the Court had converted the PIL as a suo moto case after removing the petitioner as a party. The Court took this action after rebuking the petitioner for serving a legal notice on the Discovery Channel against the telecast of a program on ‘Cauvery Calling’ by misrepresenting that there was a stay on such telecast. 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

Young people are the key to skills shortage

first_imgYoung people are the key to skills shortageOn 4 May 2004 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. According to The Economist, the number of people of working age (15to 64) in the EU is expected to fall by 40 million over the next 50 years. Atthe same time, the number of people of pensionable age (65 or over) is set torise by 40 million. On top of this, fertility rates across Europe are now solow that the continent’s overall population is likely to drop markedly over thenext 50 years. With an almost daily drip feed of news stories of this kind making ournational media, what do these predictions actually mean for UK businesses, andis there any action that can be taken to manage the situation? Well, clearly, there’s little doubt that skills shortages will be a keyissue for employers in years to come. If we look at some analysis over a fairlyshort period since August last year, we see that Deloitte’s Report on Jobs hasrecorded an upward trend in demand for staff by UK employers. It appears thatthis demand is not being met by a supply of appropriately-skilled workers. As aresult, employers are already experiencing widespread shortages of skills,leading to upward pay pressures as businesses battle to attract the besttalent. This is also leading to a negative impact on productivity rates. As the pool of available talent shrinks and the cost of attracting talentrises, there is a huge incentive for businesses to invest in young peoplenearing working age, and ensuring they have the opportunities to equipthemselves with skills that are in demand. Many businesses are taking on this challenge by developing innovative waysto reach young people and encourage them to further their education, with theintention that they will consider careers in business in the future. In return,young people have the opportunity to follow a career that would not ordinarilybe open to them. Deloitte’s response to supporting entry-level employment has been to lead aprogramme called skills4industry, which is an employability initiative backedby the DfES and some of the UK’s largest companies, including HSBC, Vodafone, Bootsand Selfridges. The programme’s aim is to provide 16 to 18 year olds with thequalifications and experience they need to secure employment, but also theemployability skills that are vital to the UK’s businesses. While theinitiative was road tested in the IT industry and has been extended to theretail sector, it also has resonance in all sectors facing entry-level skillsshortages. Initiatives such as this are crucial in maintaining the supply of futuretalent to businesses. The onus is on leading organisations to support thedevelopment of younger people to ensure that, in a time when the workingpopulation is shrinking, the level of necessary skills and talent ismaintained. This is just one way of recruiting the managers of the future – what is clearis that the debate about how to do this is likely to run for a long time. last_img read more