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Talking points: Domestic finals promise drama, elation and despair in equal measure

first_img TAGS: Exeter ChiefsHighlightMunsterScarletsWasps Wasps: Willie Le Roux; Christian Wade, Elliot Daly, Jimmy Gopperth, Josh Bassett; Danny Cipriani, Dan Robson; Matt Mullan, Tommy Taylor, Phil Swainston, Joe Launchbury (capt), Matt Symons, James Haskell, Thomas Young, Nathan HughesReplacements: Ashley Johnson, Simon McIntyre, Marty Moore, Kearnan Myall, Guy Thompson, Joe Simpson, Alapati Leiua, Frank HalaiExeter Chiefs: Phil Dollman; Jack Nowell, Ian Whitten, Ollie Devoto, Olly Woodburn; Gareth Steenson (capt), Stuart Townsend; Moon, Luke Cowan-Dickie, Williams, Dave Dennis, Geoff Parling, Kai Horstmann, Don Armand, Thomas Waldrom.Replacements: Jack Yeandle, Carl Rimmer, Tomas Francis, Mitch Lees, Sam Simmonds, Will Chudley, Henry Slade, Michele CampagnaroPremiership Verdict: Exeter’s momentum and the power in the pack means a narrow victory for Rob Baxter’s men. Expect a high-scoring affair, 29-25 to the Chiefs LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS By tomorrow evening, just a shade after 8pm, the 2016-17 domestic season will be a footnote, and we’ll know which clubs have been engraved into the history books. At Twickenham, 80,000 will pack out England’s home of rugby to see whether the Exeter Chiefs can lift their first Premiership trophy, after growing increasingly influential since their promotion in 2010, or whether Dai Young’s thrill-seekers, Wasps, can dance and dart their way to a first Premiership trophy in nearly a decade.Over the Irish Sea, Munster, fuelled by an emotional tidal wave since the passing of Anthony Foley, will look to deprive the dangerous Scarlets backs of possession and lift the Pro12 at the Aviva Stadium as a fitting tribute. Anthony Pivac’s men may have other ideas, and the in-form West Walians feel a first title since the 2003-04 season is within their grasp.Premiership final Referee: JP DoyleKick-off: Twickenham, 2.30pmWasps scrum needs to hold firm to let backs flyThe Wasps set-piece has been on the wobbly side in recent weeks; the scrum struggled against Leicester and if Tommy Taylor’s darts waiver, it could be a long afternoon in the sun for Wasps. Their defence has also been on the porous side in recent months, conceding 30-plus points to Worcester Warriors, Harlequins and Northampton Saints, and despite an electric backline, they’ll know you cannot always be relied to outscore the opposition.The loss of the electrifying Kurtley Beale is a damaging one for Wasps but to be able to call on a full-back of Willie Le Roux’s class is no hardship. If Joe Lauchbury‘s workrate can continue to make a mockery of his Lions omission and Thomas Young can find space in the wide channels to release Elliot Daly and Christian Daly on the vast Twickenham pitch, Dai Young’s men could yet lift their first Premiership final for nine years.Strike runner: Elliot Daly has pace to burn in his preferred No 13 shirtChiefs momentum cannot be overstated…The Chiefs broke a Premiership record at the end of the regular season, plundering eight consecutive try bonus points. Their thrilling last-minute win over Saracens meant it was 15 games without loss and it gave Sarries’ six starting Lions their first taste of defeat. The fact that Henry Slade, who executed one of the finest pressure touchfinders seen in recent years, cannot demand a starting spot gives you some indication of their strength-in-depth.The Exeter pack gave Sarries a proper examination last weekend and if Geoff Parling can rule the skies and Don Armand and Thomas Waldrom, the collisions in the tight, it will give the platform for outstanding strike runners, Jack Nowell and Phil Dollman, the chance to prosper in broken-field play. The final will give Rob Baxter, and the watching public, the chance to see how much they’ve learnt  from their first-half jitters against Saracens 12 months ago at Twickenham.Off the top: Geoff Parling is still a lineout operator of the highest order FOR THE LATEST RUGBY WORLD SUBSCRIPTION OFFERS, CLICK HEREPro12 FinalReferee: Nigel OwensKick-off 6.15pm, Aviva StadiumMunster need to play spoilsportsMunster are renowned for their dogged, attritional style of rugby and they may have to play a pragmatic, set-piece orientated game to nullify the multiple attacking threats of the West Walians. Munster were outmuscled by Saracens in the Champions Cup semi-finals, and seemed to lack a Plan B, but the Scarlets can’t boast the grunt of Mark McCall’s men, so Rassie Erasmus would be sensible to use leaders Donnacha Ryan – playing his last game for Munster – Peter O’Mahony and CJ Stander to grind the Scarlets pack down with tenacity, raw power and hard-earned nous.They showed against the Ospreys in the semi-finals that they could score aesthetically pleasing tries with a Simon Zebo special, but that should be the exception rather than the rule. If the pack can gain control, and start rumbling, Conor Murray will be able to start turning the screw and the Scarlets could wilt.X-Factor: Simon Zebo can stretch defences in the wide channelsScarlets need to play without fearDespite being lauded at the start of the season, it took the much vaunted Scarlets backline a while to hit their straps but Wayne Pivac’s men, like Exeter, are on a roll, winning 17 out of their last 19 games, and in the last month, the gifted backs have clicked under the watchful eye of former Wales fly-half, Stephen Jones. Jonathan Davies and Scott Williams have started to punch their reputations in midfield, with Davies in particular showing his class with an outstanding display against Leinster in the semi-finals.The Scarlets back three are playing with smiles on their faces, and in Steff Evans, they have a player who is popping up all over the park, hitting gaps and looking to offload. The guy on the other flank is British & Irish Lion, Liam Williams and as well as his natural attacking gifts, he showed his prowess with the boot last weekend. Up front, if Rob Evans, the bustling Ryan Elias and Tadgh Beirne can give them parity up front and James Davies can get to work on the deck, the boys from West Wales could well be singing Sospan Fach with their delirious fans on Saturday evening.Thrill seeker: Steff Evans is this season’s top scorer in the Pro12Pro12 verdict: Munster are clear favourites to lift the trophy but the in-form Scarlets could make it an Irish double, as their creative backs puncture the Munster defence. 24-22 to the ScarletsMunster: Simon Zebo; Andrew Conway, Francis Saili, Rory Scannell, Keith Earls; Tyler Bleyendaal, Conor Murray; CJ Stander, Tommy O’Donnell, Peter O’Mahony (captain), Billy Holland, Donnacha Ryan, John Ryan, Niall Scannell, Dave KilcoyneReplacements: Rhys Marshall, Brian Scott, Stephen Archer, Jean Deysel, Jack O’Donoghue, Duncan Williams, Ian Keatley, Jaco TauteScarlets: Johnny McNicholl; Liam Williams, Jonathan Davies, Scott Williams, Steffan Evans; Rhys Patchell, Gareth Davies; John Barclay (captain), James Davies, Aaron Shingler, Tadhg Beirne, Lewis Rawlins, Samson Lee, Ryan Elias, Rob EvansReplacements: Emyr Phillips, Wyn Jones, Werner Kruger, David Bulbring, Will Boyde, Jonathan Evans, Hadleigh Parkes, DTH Van der Merwe Go West: Jack Nowell will be looking to inspire Exeter to a first Premiership trophy The domestic season comes to a close tomorrow with more than 130,000 fans expected to pack out Twickenham and the Aviva Stadiumlast_img read more

Best Tries of the Top 14 – Round 24

first_imgSaturday May 12, 2012 Best Tries of the Top 14 – Round 24 This weekend is yet another busy one in the world of rugby, with not only domestic finals, but Sevens too. It’s been a fairly quiet week on RD, for various reasons, so here’s a video of some top quality tries in the Top 14 as we attempt to catch up. Last night was the first of the RaboDirect Pro12 semi-finals, between Ospreys and Munster, so we’ll get highlights of that posted shortly. Leinster and Glasgow Warriors face off later today.Also today are the two Aviva Premiership semi-finals, so keep a look out for those, and not too far away there’s the London Sevens. Super Rugby continues down south too, with Round 12, so we’ll get highlights of the latest games up soon, and then in France the Top 14 heads into another crucial weekend, with play off places still up for grabs.The tries video below was broadcast last weekend, and features the top ten tries from the week before, Round 24. There’s some excellent efforts, with the number one try going to Wallaby legend George Smith, who finished off a very impressive Stade Francais try against Perpignan. If you spot anything this weekend that you think could be featured on the site, please make a note and get in touch, and we’ll see what we can do about sharing it with everyone else soon. ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Great Tries Related Articles 26 WEEKS AGO Incredible athleticism for sensational try… 26 WEEKS AGO ARCHIVE: Suntory score amazing try to upset… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: All 12 tries from EPIC Bristol-Clermont… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyHere’s What That Tiny Hole Next to Your Iphone Camera Actually DoesNueeyShe Was the Most Beautiful Girl in the World. What She Looks Like Now is InsaneNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

NGA House / Sanuki Daisuke architects

first_imgArchDaily “COPY” Lead Architects: Vietnam Photographs:  Hiroyuki Oki CopyAbout this officeSanuki Daisuke architectsOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesVietnamPublished on April 10, 2019Cite: “NGA House / Sanuki Daisuke architects ” 10 Apr 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Save this picture!© Hiroyuki Oki+ 37Curated by Clara Ott Share Year:  CopyHouses•Vietnam Sanuki Daisuke, Tieu Dong Phuong Construction Company:Nam Trung Designing and Construction Limited CompanyStructure Engineer:Nam Trung Designing and Construction Limited CompanyBuilding Height:11.8 m, 4 StoriesCountry:VietnamMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiRecommended ProductsFiber Cements / CementsApavisaTiles – Nanofusion 7.0WoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAMetallicsStudcoWall Stop Ends – EzyCapText description provided by the architects. This is a private residence project for a family in District 10, Ho Chi Minh City. Our client is a gentleman who lives abroad and had requested to build a house for his mother, Mrs. Nga, and her family currently living in Vietnam. The area has a particularly high building density in the city, with several 1 to 3-story buildings constructed in close proximity to each other.Save this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiSave this picture!Floor PlansSave this picture!Courtesy of SANUKI DAISUKE architectsAccording to Mrs. Nga, who has been living in the area for over 40 years, the land used to be forested. Currently, her residence is a small house which lies among a tangled web of narrow alleys of only 1-2 meters in width. If a typical house were to be built on this site, it might face the challenge of not getting in enough light as the neighbor constructions will cast shadows over it, resulting in a dark and damp space.Save this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiHence, the aim of this project is to create an open living space in the middle of such a high-density residential area. At the start, we set out an open area which is surrounded by closely compacted premises. We ensured maximize the construction volume, and at the same time arranging space for a back garden.Save this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiAfterward, we observed the movement of the Sun and made a diagonal cut in the building accordingly, making an open floor space to avoid direct sunlight from entering the rooms and overheating them.Save this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiThe reflected natural light on the floor from the outdoors would brighten the indoor space. The five requested bedrooms are three-dimensionally stacked into a block — and the remaining area becomes a continuous open space. The common area, the entrance, the kitchen, and dining area are on the first floor; the living room on the second, and the worship room on the third.Save this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiSave this picture!SectionsSave this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiThe open space connects these floors, running continuously from the entrance door to the rooftop. We envision this construction as a ‘three-dimensional garden’ — where the wind and sunlight travel constantly from the outdoors through every open entrance in the building.Save this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiWaterproof cement is applied to both the outer and inner walls, making a seamless transition from the outdoor space to the inside of the house. When approaching the house from the 1-meter wide alley, we’d see a large open space gradually appears amongst a crowded urban area.Save this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiThe residents can enjoy the change in the living atmosphere throughout different times and weather in the day. Despite the challenge that the premise is built amidst a densely populated area, still, we have managed to achieve this open living space so that the family can appreciate the natural light and fresh air from the outdoors.Save this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiProject gallerySee allShow lessPunchbowl Mosque / Candalepas AssociatesSelected ProjectsJetavana Buddhist Temple / Studio GAONSelected Projects Share 2018center_img Projects “COPY” Photographs Area:  122 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Architects: Sanuki Daisuke architects Area Area of this architecture project Houses NGA House / Sanuki Daisuke architects NGA House / Sanuki Daisuke architectsSave this projectSaveNGA House / Sanuki Daisuke architects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/914674/nga-house-sanuki-daisuke-architects Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/914674/nga-house-sanuki-daisuke-architects Clipboardlast_img read more

National Lottery funded projects exhibited at Tate Modern

first_img Tate Modern is hosting a photographic exhibition of projects funded by the Millennium Commission.The ‘Out of Time’ exhibition which runs from 1 to 19 December 2003 features 70 images of projects funded by the Millennium Commission. These sit alongside creative photography and artwork by a number of Millennium Award winners. These were picked from over 30,000 people who have won Millennium Awards.The exhibition will travel to other Millennium Commission-funded venues in 2004. Advertisement  17 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2 National Lottery funded projects exhibited at Tate Modern The exhibition is designed to celebrate and showcase the diverse range of schemes and projects funded by the lottery distributor.The Right Hon Tessa Jowell MP, Chair of the Millennium Commission, said: “Not enough people know where their Lottery money has gone. When people visit the Out of Time exhibition I believe they will be impressed by the size, scale and diversity of the Millennium Commission’s investment which has changed the landscape of the UK.” Howard Lake | 1 December 2003 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

UK scientists urge PM to prevent “catastrophic” fall in charity research funding

first_img 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. UK scientists urge PM to prevent “catastrophic” fall in charity research funding  801 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Melanie May | 8 July 2020 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 More than 60 of the UK’s top cardiovascular disease and cancer research scientists have signed an open letter to the Prime Minister asking for urgent financial support for UK medical research charities.Amidst concerns that recent funding announcements from Government for universities and charities will not address the shortfall in medical research charity investment in the UK science base, the letter urges it to “take swift action to invest in a Life Sciences-Charity Partnership Fund to protect the vital and unique contribution charity-funded biomedical research makes to the UK’s R&D ecosystem and the wider economy.”Last year medical research charities invested £1.9 billion into UK research, with Cancer Research UK and the BHF funding more than half of all non-commercial UK research into cancer and heart and circulatory diseases.However, Cancer Research UK says it may have to cut an annual £150 million from its research funding due to the pandemic’s impact, while the BHF anticipates cutting its research spend by half this year, from £100 million to around £50 million. This impact is not expected to be restricted to the short-term, with some level of reduction in funding tentatively forecast for at least the next three to five years.The scientists say such a sharp fall could have a catastrophic impact on the UK’s research and R&D base, the research careers of thousands of young scientists, and advances in diagnostics, treatments and cures for people with the UK’s deadliest diseases.Professor Sir Nilesh Samani, Medical Director at the British Heart Foundation said:“Without immediate action, the UK’s research base faces a devastating fall in funding that will delay progress in discovering new ways of preventing, diagnosing and treating diseases including heart attack, stroke and vascular dementia. We also risk losing a generation of promising young researchers and diminishing the UK’s standing as a world leader in science. We cannot afford to let this happen during a pandemic which has underlined the critical role science and research play in the UK’s healthcare and economy.”“The call for a Life Sciences – Charity Partnership Fund is about far more than supporting charities. It would represent a Government investment in UK research, returned many times over in terms of the world leading scientific discoveries it enables, the fuel it provides to the UK economy, and the lives that will be saved through the treatments and cures that will follow.”The proposal is supported by the Association of Medical Research Charities and 151 of its charity members, and centres around a co-investment scheme that provides a level of match funding for future charity research over the next three to five years. The AMRC estimates a reduction in UK medical research investment of £310 million this financial year, and that it could take several years for funding to return to current levels.Michelle Mitchell, Cancer Research UK Chief Executive, said: Advertisement “If the Government believes in improving cancer survival, ensuring the UK retains its position as a global scientific power, and protecting our talented scientists, it must support the UK’s research charities in their time of need. We know that with support we can help get research back on track, along with the many benefits this brings to the economy.“Ultimately it will be patients who will miss out on life-saving discoveries if the Charity Partnership Fund isn’t backed by Government, which is heartbreaking and preventable.”The BHF currently supports a portfolio of £446 million of research at 47 institutions across the UK. This includes funding the posts of more than 1700 researchers.Cancer Research UK spent £442 million on research into all types of cancer in 2018/2019, investing in state-of-the-art facilities that helped create a network of research at 90 institutions in more than 40 UK towns and cities. It funds around 4,000 researchers in labs and hospitals across the UK, including over 500 PhD students. Tagged with: Cancer Research UK COVID-19 Funding  800 total views,  2 views todaylast_img read more

Great photographs from The Great War

first_imgTwitter NewsGreat photographs from The Great WarBy Rose Rushe – June 17, 2015 1224 Previous article€100 million investment for Vistakon in PlasseyNext articleFilm Trilogy’s last shoot for July Rose Rushehttp://www.limerickpost.ieCommercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post Facebook WhatsApp Printcenter_img Ypres WW1 Battlefield Cavalry transporting artillery shells through muddy terrainAN exhibition by pioneering Irish photographer Fr Francis Browne depicting the lives of soldiers on battlefields of the First World War will be launched by Kevin Myers at Hunt Museum on Thursday, July 9, 6pm.This will be followed on Friday July 10 at 1pm by Myers, authority on WWI, giving a talk on ‘Fr Browne, Limerick and Ireland’s Great War’. No. 69 O’Connell Street is venue.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Speaking of the priest who took the last photographs on board Titanic and later served as army chaplain, winning the Military Cross with the Irish Guards, Myers said that he “came from a Cork merchant family, longstanding grandees who had lots of money. This enabled them to spend a fortune on photographs and photography collections, which was a very expensive business then”.Fr Francis Browne was awarded the Military Cross while army chaplain“Fr Browne had the most uncanny eye and he was a genius behind the camera. He had a wonderful sense of life, sense of perspective and his work looks as if he had been painting”.“He was an Irish man, a warrior, a Jesuit and much loved by his men. His other great ability was to conjure a work of art out of nothing”.Upwards of 5,000 photographs have survived; some 38 will exhibit in Limerick, in collaboration with Cavan County Museum. Email Linkedin Advertisementlast_img read more

Northwest MEP welcomes new exploration measures

first_img Pinterest Previous articleReilly: I have grave concerns over HSE Savita reportNext articleInvestigation launched after 3 fishmen die News Highland Facebook NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly WhatsApp 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Large European extraction companies such as oil, mining and logging firms will be forced to disclose far more details of the dealings they have with the governments of the countries they are operating in.That follows new legislation approved by the European Parliament yesterday.The aim is to make companies extracting the likes of oil, gas and diamonds, and other natural resources more transparent.Independent MEP Marian Harkin says the new rules will go a long way to stamping out dubious practices.”I think what this ensures is that we are aware of the business that they are doing, and that corrupt governments and these larger companies can’t be…in cahoots together to the detriment of the people in those countries” she said.”In conflict zones: that that money is not used to back one side or the other” she added. Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson By News Highland – June 13, 2013 Twittercenter_img WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Google+ Northwest MEP welcomes new exploration measures Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Google+ Twitter News Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img read more

Update: ESB strike action averted after agreement reached at LRC talks

first_img Previous articleShane Lowry makes visit to Letterkenny and is targeting Ryder Cup in 2014Next articleConcern after homes burgled in Raphoe area over the weekend News Highland Update: ESB strike action averted after agreement reached at LRC talks ESB workers say they won’t proceed with strike action that would have left one in four homes in darkness.The announcement follows a breakthrough this evening in LRC talks between staff and management at the electricity supplier.ESB workers had set a deadline of Monday December 16th as the date that they would down tools, after a 1.6 billion Euro hole was discovered in their pension fund.In Donegal, both the hydroelectric power stations at Ballyshannon and Crolly were reported to be at risk of closure due to the strike.However the ESB Group of Unions has now confirmed that they are to officially withdraw strike notice.One of the major stumbling blocks to agreement was the ESB’s decision to change staff pensions from a defined benefit-type scheme, to a defined contribution-type scheme.Under the new deal the Union Mandate will protect the Pensions as a Defined Benefit Scheme and existing agreements will be fully met. Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Google+ Pinterest By News Highland – December 8, 2013 Twitter 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North News Facebookcenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Pinterest Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebook WhatsApp Google+ Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th last_img read more

Republic TV And Arnab Goswami’s Plea Against Mumbai Police’s FIR In TRP Scam: Live Updates From Bombay High Court

first_imgTop StoriesRepublic TV And Arnab Goswami’s Plea Against Mumbai Police’s FIR In TRP Scam: Live Updates From Bombay High Court Sharmeen Hakim15 March 2021 10:40 PMShare This – x…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?LoginLive Updates 16 March 2021 12:55 AMJ Shinde – We are very happy with the determination of Mr Mundargi. He is one of the counsels who will keep the atmosphere lively in the court.Hearing ends16 March 2021 12:55 AMMundargi- If there is vicarious liability then Pet 1 (channel), if not then Pet 2 (Arnab). But in criminal law, there is no vicarious liability.Justice Shinde said the court will continue tomorrow 11am-1pm on the challenge to the Charge sheet16 March 2021 12:50 AMMundargi – There is no vicarious liability. My petition becomes even stronger if the individual is divorced from the company…J Shinde- He is saying that if the company goes, where is the scam 16 March 2021 12:50 AMJ Pitale – Usually channels are bunched togetherMundargi- Now their allegations is I want to be first in that bunch16 March 2021 12:45 AMSr Adv Mundargi now begins referring to the MumbaiPolice’s reply to the petitionMundargi – They say there is no material to indicate culpability of your channel…the role of the channel is not disclosed by anyone 16 March 2021 12:41 AMHirey – Partho Dasgupta (CEO) had resigned so BARC only got this forensic analysis done.16 March 2021 12:38 AMMundargi – In November 2020 BARC said there is nothing.The report is tenderedJ Pitale says that this is a forensic analysis of the BARC report. Not the report itself.Mundargi – This forensic analysis report which names Republic is not part of the first charge sheet16 March 2021 12:32 AMJ Pitale – Where is the analytical report by BARC where Republic TV is suspect as per the CP Mumbai Police’s interviewSpecial PP Shishir Hirey says there is a report and he will deal with it. It is a part of the charge sheet. 16 March 2021 12:29 AMMundargi now refers to a communication from BARC’s Sunil Lulla to Arnab Goswami where BARC says – “There is no disciplinary proceedings initiated against Republic TV or Republic Bharat from 2017 under Code..16 March 2021 12:27 AMMundargi now refers to a press report of another channel saying “another channel is involved, not them”>Load MoreNext Storylast_img read more