Delhi High Court Allows Delhi Bar Council’s Plea For Setting Up Covid Facilities For Lawyers, Families

first_imgNews UpdatesDelhi High Court Allows Delhi Bar Council’s Plea For Setting Up Covid Facilities For Lawyers, Families Srishti Ojha3 May 2021 10:13 AMShare This – xThe Delhi High Court on Monday allowed a Public Interest Litigation filed by the Bar Council of Delhi seeking setting up of covid facilities for registered lawyers and their family members. The High Court directed Rockland Hospital, New Delhi to hand over its keys to the counsel appearing for the petitioner for the purpose of examination, sanitization, cleaning and making the aforesaid facility operational.A division bench comprising of Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Rekha Palli was hearing the plea filed by Manoj Kumar Singh, Chairman of the Executive Committee, Bar Council of Delhi suggesting that Rockland Hotel, situated at Dwarka, New Delhi may be tied up with a hospital and the same may be used as Covid Health Facility for the Advocates and their family members.During the course of hearing, Senior Advocate Ramesh Gupta appearing for the petitioner apprised the Court that the Rockland Hospital was lying vacant and that the same can be used for the purpose of setting up covid facility.Advocate Saom appearing for the Rockland Hospital submitted before the Court that the management is willing to handover keys. “We have 77 beds with 6 ventilators and empty cylinders. If that is converted to a facility today, it’d save so many lives.” He suggested.In view of the assurance given by Rahul Mehra appearing for GNCTD that administration will co-operate in the aforesaid exercise, the Court directed thus:”Mr Mehra assures administration will co-operate. Let keys be handed over to Mr Gupta. Bar council to have keys taken and examine, facility to be made operational.”According to a press release issued in this regard, the Bar Council of Delhi has agreed to bear the costs of treatment for the Advocates and family members and arrange for doctors, nurses, medicines and ambulances. Edited by Nupur ThapliyalTags#Delhi High Court Bar Council Of Delhi Covid facilities COVID -19 second covid wave Justice Vipin Sanghi Justice Rekha Palli Next Storylast_img read more

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COVID-19: Kembangan Police chief demoted for holding wedding party during mass gathering ban

first_imgAn Instagram post dated March 21 depicts a lavish wedding party with the groom wearing a police uniform and the bride wearing a sequin dress and tiara. A handful of police officers were also seen performing a saber arch behind the couple. National Police chief Gen. Idham Azis had issued an edict on March 19 banning mass gatherings such as social meetings, workshops, music festivals, carnivals, sports events, fairs, mass protests and family receptions in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19.Yusri said that a Jakarta Police internal affairs division launched an investigation into the photo and concluded that Fahrul had breached the edict.“The edict does not only apply to the general public, our members have to comply with it as well,” Yusri said. “If police officers disobey the edict, they have to be ready to face the consequences.”Critics also pointed out that Fahrul’s wedding went ahead despite police having dispersed hundreds of similar events since the edict was issued. According to police data, officers dispersed up to 1,371 gatherings nationwide from March 19 to 26, including wedding receptions.The police also said they would press charges against those who persist in gathering in large numbers despite the warnings. Violators could face up to 16 months’ imprisonment or a fine of up to Rp 900,000 (US$56.25). The Jakarta Police have dismissed Comr. Fahrul Sudiana from his position as Kembangan police chief, after he held a wedding reception at a five-star hotel despite a National Police edict banning mass gatherings to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.“Based on the Jakarta Police chief’s request, the former Kembangan Police head has been transferred as a policy analyst starting from Thursday,” Yusri said in a statement on Thursday.Fahrul’s dismissal comes after photos of the wedding, which was held on March 21, went viral on social media over the past few days, with many criticizing the police officer’s apparent hypocrisy. Dua tipe polisi saat COVID-19 🤔— txtdarikulitinta (@riotuasikal) March 31, 2020center_img Topics :last_img read more

Jakarta to evaluate COVID-19 policy amid ‘alarming’ situation

first_imgBoth figures far exceed the World Health Organization’s standard of 5 percent for the relaxation of restrictions. Cumulatively, the positivity rate over the course of the pandemic was 6.9 percent in Jakarta and 13.9 percent nationally, Anies added.The governor said the condition was “worrying” because of Jakarta’s healthcare limitations.“If the number of people requiring treatment is more than the capacity of the hospitals and the number of medical personnel, we will face a big problem,” he said. The Jakarta administration is set to hold a special meeting on Wednesday to assess its COVID-19 countermeasures as cases in the capital continue to rise.“The task force will hold a special meeting to evaluate the latest developments of COVID-19 in Jakarta because the situation is alarming,” Governor Anies Baswesdan said on Wednesday.In the past week, Anies said, Jakarta’s positivity rate – the percentage of COVID-19 tests that return a positive result – had increased to 13.2 percent, while the national rate had reached 18.4 percent. Read also: Industrial COVID-19 clusters in Bekasi, Karawang reach 500 casesAnies said the Jakarta administration would prepare new policies and expected better enforcement of health protocols in communities.Jakarta is currently under transitional large-scale social restrictions (PSBB), a relaxation of the previously imposed restrictions, as the capital gradually reopens businesses and services to keep the economy running.The capital entered transitional PSBB on June 4 and has since extended the policy five times. The move, however, seems to have backfired as new coronavirus clusters have emerged in the capital.As of Tuesday afternoon, Jakarta had confirmed 48,811 COVID-19 cases, with 1,330 fatalities and 36,451 recoveries.Amid the rising rate of transmission, gravediggers have raised concerns about seemingly endless work with minimum protective gear. The available land in designated COVID-19 cemeteries is decreasing.“Currently, we have designated cemeteries in Tegal Alur and Pondok Ranggon. In Tegal Alur, there are still about two hectares of land available, with one hectare accommodating roughly 3,000 burials,” Anies said.The management of Pondok Ranggon cemetery previously reported that by the end of August, there would only be space for another 1,100 burials. Space is expected to run out in October.Topics :last_img read more

Arsenal fans loved what Aaron Ramsey shouted after scoring against Tottenham

first_img Skip Ad Davinson Sanchez’s slip on the halfway line allowed Alexandre Lacazette the chance to play in his teammate who ran through on goal, rounded Hugo Lloris and slipped the ball into the empty net.AdvertisementAdvertisementAs he wheeled away in celebration, Ramsey pointed to the turf and shouted ‘this is my ****ing pitch’ reminding Spurs fans of his two FA Cup final winning goals against Hull City and Chelsea and fans on Twitter absolutely loved it… Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Coming Next Aaron Ramsey kept his composure brilliantly to fire Arsenal into an early lead (Picture: Getty)ADVERTISEMENT SPONSORED / Aaron Ramsey opened the scoring for Arsenal in the north London derby at Wembley (Picture: Getty)Aaron Ramsey signed off in style in what will be his final north London derby by opening the scoring at Wembley.After a decade of service, the Wales international will join Juventus on the summer on a free transfer where he is set to earn a staggering £400,000-a-week.Many Arsenal fans are still to come to terms with the club’s decision to allow one of their most consistent performers leave for nothing, but he left supporters with another Wembley moment to cherish in the 15th minute of a typically tense encounter.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Top articles 1 min. story About Connatix V67539 Arsenal fans loved what Aaron Ramsey shouted after scoring against Tottenham at Wembley by Metro Read More Read More Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 2 Mar 2019 1:09 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.3kShares Advertisementcenter_img Full Screen Advertisement Read More Skip Yo that Ramsey celebration needs a statue— 🌪 (@moiinnn) March 2, 2019 Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Man Ramsey’s celebration. Telling me hem it’s his ground, tears in my eyes— Uncle T 🇵🇰 (@I_Gas247) March 2, 2019 Read More Read More Comment Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Ramsey a1 celebration man— – (@torreiwayV3) March 2, 2019 1/1 PLAY Video Settingslast_img read more