FBN Holdings Plc (FBNH.ng) 2009 Annual Report

first_imgFBN Holdings Plc (FBNH.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Financial sector has released it’s 2009 annual report.For more information about FBN Holdings Plc (FBNH.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the FBN Holdings Plc (FBNH.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: FBN Holdings Plc (FBNH.ng)  2009 annual report.Company ProfileFBN Holdings Plc is a leading financial services institution in Nigeria offering banking products and services for the commercial, corporate, investment and merchant banking sectors. The company also offers insurance products for individual and corporate clients and other financial services for merchant banking, asset management, investment and general trading, private equity, financial intermediation services, trusteeship, portfolio management and discount house services for individual and corporate clients. The Insurance division underwrites life and general insurance products and offers insurance brokerage services. FBN Holdings Limited was founded in 1894 and today operates in 874 business locations in 12 countries. Its company head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. FBN Holdings Plc was founded in 1894 and is based in Lagos, Nigeria. FBN Holdings Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchanglast_img read more

P. O. L. I. C. Y Limited (POL.mu) Q32012 Interim Report

first_imgP. O. L. I. C. Y Limited (POL.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Investment sector has released it’s 2012 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about P. O. L. I. C. Y Limited (POL.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the P. O. L. I. C. Y Limited (POL.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: P. O. L. I. C. Y Limited (POL.mu)  2012 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileP.O.L.I.C.Y Limited is an investment company that was established as a liability company. P.O.L.I.C.Y Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

Diócesis de Texas publica ‘Juntos en Misión’ un nuevo recurso…

first_img Director of Music Morristown, NJ Por Paulette E. MartinPosted Jan 31, 2017 Submit a Press Release [Diócesis Episcopal de Texas] La Diócesis Episcopal de Texas publica Juntos en Misión: Invitación, Bienvenida y Conexión, una serie de capacitación digital para congregaciones de habla hispana. Juntos en Misión fue desarrollado para ayudar a los feligreses a invitar, a dar la bienvenida y conectar a los visitantes y los nuevos miembros, así como fortalecer sus ministerios existentes. La serie de video de cinco partes, fue rediseñada para la comunidad hispana del popular programa Invite Welcome Connect, y estará disponible para su descarga con listas de verificación y de recursos adjuntas sin cargo alguno.Juntos en Misión está destinado a apoyar a los ministerios de recién llegados en el desarrollo de la congregación, ayudar a construir relaciones con los feligreses nuevos y existentes y animar a los miembros a ser proactivos acerca de incluir a otros en sus comunidades, en el ministerio de la iglesia y la vida de fe.“Agradezco a nuestra Comisión del Ministerio Hispano por el trabajo que hicieron en la preparación de los guiones para este valioso entrenamiento”, dijo el Rvdmo. Andy Doyle. “Sabemos la importancia de dar la bienvenida a gente nueva de una manera que los invita a regresar como parte de nuestra comunidad de fe, y esta formación es el primer paso en ese esfuerzo”.El costo de la serie de videos fue financiado por una subvención del Ministerio Estratégico de la Diócesis y el Obispo dijo que esperaba que sea útil para las congregaciones de habla hispana en la Diócesis, los Estados Unidos y del mundo. “La serie estará en línea para que cualquier persona la pueda acceder”, agregó.En 2015, la Diócesis Episcopal de Texas realizó un estudio de mercadeo sobre el ministerio a la comunidad de habla hispana recolectando datos de numerosos grupos focales. Los comentarios de hispanos no-miembros revelaron que había poco o ningún conocimiento de la Iglesia Episcopal, aunque el servicio de culto y ethos de la Iglesia Episcopal les atrajo, una vez informado. Los miembros activos de la iglesia revelaron la necesidad de recursos para ayudarlos a llegar a sus comunidades.La Comisión desarrolló el concepto de Dios no tiene fronteras para reflejar los esfuerzos diocesanos y para llegar más allá de la comunidad. La diócesis también creó una docena de sitios de internet para las congregaciones latinas locales, encontrados en www.iglesiaepiscopaltx.com, rediseñó tarjetas informativas sobre la Iglesia Episcopal en español y ayudó a capacitar a los feligreses locales en las redes sociales durante el último año. Juntos en Misión es el último recurso a ser completado. También se planea un nuevo boletín digital que ayudará a las congregaciones latinas a mantenerse conectadas entre sí y compartir información.Para más información sobre Juntos en Misión: Invitación, Bienvenida y Conexión, comuníquese con–Paulette Martin, [email protected] o llame al 713.520.6444 o visite www.epicenter.org/juntos-en-mision. Rector Tampa, FL Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Washington, DC Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET 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 Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Press Release Service Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Bath, NC Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Submit an Event Listing Curate Diocese of Nebraska New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Belleville, IL Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Featured Jobs & Calls AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Submit a Job Listing In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Collierville, TN Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector Hopkinsville, KY Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Knoxville, TN Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Pittsburgh, PA Diócesis de Texas publica ‘Juntos en Misión’ un nuevo recurso para ayudar a los ministerios de recién llegados Rector Albany, NY Youth Minister Lorton, VA Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Featured Events Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Martinsville, VA last_img read more

Dormant Accounts provides €1 million for suicide prevention

first_img The Dormant Accounts Fund has announced another round of funding which will provide up to €1 million for suicide prevention initiatives. The support for Suicide Prevention Initiatives is a specific measure under the Social & Economic Disadvantage Category of the 2008 round of Dormant Accounts funding.Pobal, which administers the Dormant Accounts Fund, is inviting applications from locally based community and voluntary groups who have experience of working in the area of suicide prevention or in a related area.Funding applications submitted under this Measure should be directly relevant to the Reach Out – National Strategy for Action on Suicide Prevention 2005 – 2014.’Applications will be strengthened by providing Pobal with a completed consultation form confirming a group’s experience in this field from one of the eight regional Resource Officers for Suicide Prevention employed by the HSE. Where there is no Resource Officer allocated to your area, applications should be submitted as normal and Pobal will consult with the National Office for Suicide Prevention regarding your application.Application forms and guidelines can be obtained from the Pobal website. Completed applications should be sent to:Dormant Accounts FundPobalHolbrook House,Holles Street,Dublin 2The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 26th September 2008.Information briefings are being held in 5 locations around the country and details of these can be found on the site.www.pobal.ie Dormant Accounts provides €1 million for suicide prevention Howard Lake | 6 July 2008 | 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. Tagged with: Funding Ireland  25 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

1 million books recycled to support Woodland Trust

first_img Howard Lake | 21 July 2008 | News 1 million books recycled to support Woodland Trust  34 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: corporate Research / statistics Online recycling store Greenmetropolis.com has collected and recycled one million used books and made a donation for each one to conservation charity the Woodland Trust.The website’s success over the past four years coincides with the 2008 National Year of Reading, which the site supports by encouraging people to read through the sale of books.Sue East from the Woodland Trust said: “This scheme is so innovative because it not only encourages people to recycle books but also raises money for the charity to plant trees”.The web site features hundreds of books which users can purchase for £3.75, including free delivery on all paper backs. Customers have the option to sell the books back at £3 once they have read them, or alternatively customers can put any books cluttering up their homes on sale and receive payment once they sell.www.greenmetropolis.com About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Rising struggle lifts pay, rights

first_imgLow-wage workers are winning big victories in their continuing struggle to raise wages and strengthen rights for those in the lowest-paid jobs in the U.S.After steady pressure from “Fight for $15,” the City Council of Birmingham, Ala., passed an ordinance on Aug. 17 to raise the city minimum wage to $10.10 per hour over the next two years. The federal $7.25 per hour is now the minimum wage in Alabama. “Fight for $15” is a national organization begun by fast food workers to “fight for fair wages and the right to form a union without retaliation.” (fightfor15.org)Birmingham low-wage workers rally outside St. Vincent’s Hospital, June 22.The council vote, under review by the city’s legal department, is thought to be the first such law in the southeast U.S. if it goes into effect. (Al.com)More historic wage-raising victories in Kentucky and North Carolina echo this Deep South gain, made where ruling-class resistance to labor organizing has traditionally been most vicious.The low-wage movement has surged dramatically, starting with the first New York City, one-day walkout by 200 workers in 2012. In April 2015, tens of thousands of low-wage workers and supporters protested in 200 cities in the movement’s ninth one-day strike. This mobilization of worker strength is one of the longest continuing U.S. labor campaigns since the 1930s.The rise in low-wage worker organizing has been called an “earthquake,” a “tidal wave” and “an idea whose time has come” by labor analysts. (Guardian, Los Angeles Times)Led first by fast food workers, the campaign now embraces people in the broadest range of low-wage labor — from car wash, child care, convenience store, fast food, home care and health care workers to adjunct professors and sweatshop big-box warehouse workers.The low-wage movement and other community struggles are connecting, linking worker rights to students’ right to education, people’s right to water and housing, and the Black Lives Matter demand to freedom from racist state and police terror.The April 15 action by the Workers Center of Central New York in Syracuse, N.Y., showed the new strength of labor-community bonds. There, low-wage health aides and fast food workers were joined by local union members from auto, civil service, health care, roofing, plumbing, transit, and teaching — and representatives from local anti-war groups, cultural groups, churches, synagogues and mosques.The power of the movement & the NLRB rulingIn July, a New York state panel appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo endorsed a $15 minimum wage for the state’s 180,000 fast food workers. Cities including Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles have voted to phase in a $15 minimum wage.On Aug. 27, the National Labor Relations Board ruled three-to-two that a company that hires a contractor to staff its business or facilities may be considered a “joint employer” of any workers hired. This ruling would affect workers at franchise businesses like those licensed by McDonald’s, among many others.That means a union representing those workers could legally bargain with the parent company, not just the contractor, on their behalf, as well as challenge labor violations for the workers. (New York Times)The NLRB is the federal “agency of last resort” for U.S. worker/labor conflicts, charged with “conducting elections for labor union representation and with investigating and remedying unfair labor practices.” (nlrb.gov)The NLRB ruling could potentially affect millions of U.S. workers. According to the National Employment Law Project, there are about 3.4 million temporary or “staffing-agency” subcontracted jobs alone in the U.S. That’s 2.25 percent of total U.S. employment. The project notes the numbers are doubtless much higher because the U.S. doesn’t track subcontracted workers. (Guardian)Bourgeois economists, pursuing their own political and economic agendas, have recently backed minimum wage increases; for example, economist Paul Krugman’s op-ed, “Liberals & Wages,” in the July 17 New York Times.But in an editorial damning the NLRB ruling, the conservative National Review magazine compared workers to bank robbers. Then, in the same article, the National Review admitted business owners regularly subcontracted to evade worker-friendly labor laws.The Wall Street Journal was aghast at the “radical rewriting of U.S. labor law” by this NLRB decision.In the face of bitter ruling-class resistance, the recent low-wage worker wins would never have been realized without the fierce struggle of the workers themselves, out in the streets with their communities, “Fighting for $15!”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Politicians condemn trouble during olympic torch relay through Derry

first_img LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Politicians condemn trouble during olympic torch relay through Derry Previous articleMarginal increase in Donegal planning applicationsNext articleStar witness takes to stand for second time today in Michaela McAreavey case News Highland Facebook By News Highland – June 5, 2012 Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey WhatsApp Pinterest Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Pinterest Politicians have condemned the trouble which erupted in Derry as the Olympic torch was carried through the city.Scuffles broke out after dissident republican protesters blocked the torch’s planned route near the Guildhall.It was forced to go a different way in order to reach the Peace Bridge.The police said they believed a number of dissident republicans were involved. One person was arrested.It was the first time the relay route was disrupted since it arrived in the UK.The dissidents were protesting against policing on day 17 of the relay.Foyle MLA Mark H Durkan said those respsonsible yesterday, abused their right to peaceful protest….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/markh1pm.mp3[/podcast] Twitter WhatsApp Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH News Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Twitter Google+ Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson last_img read more

Three outpatient clinics cancelled at LGH following “unprecedented” A&E pressure

first_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Three outpatient clinics cancelled at LGH following “unprecedented” A&E pressure Twitter WhatsApp Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Twitter Google+center_img Three Outpatient Clinics have been cancelled at Letterkenny General Hospital this morning after what’s been described as unprecedented numbers attending A&E overnight.The 20 bed overflow ward is full, with a number of patients now being accomodated in Outpatient department.As a result, the medical clinics of Dr Steele, Dr Mohommad and Dr Oshodi have been cancelled.Patients due to attend clinics this afternoon will be notified if there is any change to their appointments.People are being urged not to attend A&E unless absolutely necessary. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleTwo Donegal representatives in running for Rose of Tralee crownNext articleConcern that new drink drive laws “ignore” drug driving risk News Highland Google+ By News Highland – August 24, 2011 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Newsx Adverts Facebook Facebook Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

Madhya Pradesh HC Expands Scope Of Matters To Be Heard By Subordinate Courts

first_imgNews UpdatesMadhya Pradesh HC Expands Scope Of Matters To Be Heard By Subordinate Courts LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK26 Jun 2020 10:35 PMShare This – xThe Madhya Pradesh High Court has issued a circular stating that in addition to hearing of extremely urgent matters, the Subordinate Courts in the state will also take up cases that are at the stage of disposal and/ or do not require oral evidence. The courts in the state of Madhya Pradesh resorted to restrictive functioning on March 25, 2020. Thereby, it was decided that “No…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 Madhya Pradesh High Court has issued a circular stating that in addition to hearing of extremely urgent matters, the Subordinate Courts in the state will also take up cases that are at the stage of disposal and/ or do not require oral evidence. The courts in the state of Madhya Pradesh resorted to restrictive functioning on March 25, 2020. Thereby, it was decided that “No matter, unless it is urgent or eminently emergent, shall be entertained except with the permission of Hon’ble the Chief Justice in case of the High Court and District Judge or Principal Judge, Family Court or In-charge Officer thereof in case of Subordinate Court or Family Court.” In modification to this, the High Court has now stated, “in addition to the ‘urgent and emergent cases’, the subordinate courts shall be taking up those cases for hearing by video conferencing which are the stage of the final hearing and such civil and criminal cases which can be disposed of only on the basis of the arguments of the Advocates and without recording of any evidence by the concerned court.”The Circular further provides that the Courts may request advocates to submit written arguments instead of oral arguments. The courts have also been cautioned to observe all social distancing norms and ensure absolute sanitization. Till 22nd June, 2020 the total number of cases dealt through Video Conferencing at High Court of Madhya Pradesh, Jabalpur and Bench at Indore and Gwalior is 14,721 and at District Courts is 65,310. 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

Centre Says It Needs To Verify Statements Of J&K LG Favouring Restoration Of 4G Services; SC Adjourns Hearing Till Aug 7

first_imgTop StoriesCentre Says It Needs To Verify Statements Of J&K LG Favouring Restoration Of 4G Services; SC Adjourns Hearing Till Aug 7 Radhika Roy27 July 2020 11:39 PMShare This – xThe reported statements of Lieutenant General of Jammu and Kashmir, GC Murmu, favouring the restoration of 4G internet services in Jammu and Kashmir need to be verified, submitted Attorney General, K K Venungopal, before the Supreme Court on Tuesday.The AG, representing the Central Government, made the submission in the contempt petition filed by Foundation for Media Professionals(FMP),…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 reported statements of Lieutenant General of Jammu and Kashmir, GC Murmu, favouring the restoration of 4G internet services in Jammu and Kashmir need to be verified, submitted Attorney General, K K Venungopal, before the Supreme Court on Tuesday.The AG, representing the Central Government, made the submission in the contempt petition filed by Foundation for Media Professionals(FMP), alleging non-compliance of the May 11 order of the Apex Court, wherein directions were given for the constitution of a Special Committee to review the restrictions on internet services in Jammu and Kashmir. Solicitor-General Tushar Mehta, representing the J&K administration, submitted that rejoinder filed by the petitioner in response to the counter affidavit was lengthy and required time for its perusal.Accordingly, a bench of Justices NV Ramana, R. Subhash Reddy and BR Gavai adjourned the matter to August 7th. Senior Advocate Huzefa Ahmadi, appearing on behalf of the petitioner, did not oppose the request for adjournment. However, he submitted to the Court that the Centre had filed its Counter-Affidavit recently as well, i.e. on 23rd July. He further informed the Court that the Lt. Governor was of the opinion that 4G internet services should be restored in the region. “The Lt. Governor says 4G should be restored. Ram Madhav, the Chief interlocutor, says the internet can be restored. I am only requesting that the SG look into this.” Attorney-General Venugopal, at this juncture, submitted that he will have to verify these statements. The Bench was then inclined to list the matter on August 5th. However, this was opposed by the SG, who stated that “it would be better to have it on another date, as August 5 is the date of imposition of internet curbs in Jammu and Kashmir”. Accordingly, the matter is now listed on August 7th.  Ahmadi: The Lt Governor says 4G should be restored. Ram Madhav, the interlocutor says internet can be restored. I am only Requesting SG to look into this.AG: We’ll have to verify this as well.— Live Law (@LiveLawIndia) July 28, 2020On May 11, the Supreme Court, while declining to direct immediate restoration of 4G services in the region amidst the national lockdown in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, had ordered for the constitution of a Special Committee, comprising of Secretaries at national, as well as State level, “to look into the prevailing circumstances and immediately determine the necessity of the continuation of the restrictions in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir”. However, the internet restrictions were extended thrice, citing the threat of cross-border terrorism. In light of this, a contempt plea was filed by Foundation for Media Professionals, alleging “willful disobedience” of the Supreme Court orders. In the previous hearing, the Supreme Court granted a week’s time to the Centre as well as UT of Jammu and Kashmir, to file a reply in the contempt plea. The contentions in the plea had been refuted by Attorney-General KK Venugopal, who argued that there was no question of contempt as the decision for continuing restrictions had been taken by the Special Committee and the same had been placed before the Bench in a sealed cover. Subsequently, a Counter-Affidavit was filed by the Ministry of Home Affairs, stating that the Special Committee was constituted as per the SC directions and that it had decided against restoring 4G internet in the region for now. It was further informed that the Committee would have its next review meeting after 2 months. The Central government had imposed a complete communications blackout in the erstwhile state of J&K in August 2019, right after the abrogation of Article 370. Five months later in January 2020, on the basis of a Supreme Court order, the services were partially restored, only at 2G speed for mobile users. Access was provided only to a selected “white-listed” sites, and social media was completely blocked.On January 10, the Supreme Court held that indefinite suspension of the internet is not permissible and restrictions on the internet have to follow the principles of proportionality under Article 19(2). The blockade on social media was lifted on March 4, but the speed was retained as 2G for mobile data 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