whatsapp Simon Property bids £3bn for mall owner CSC Wednesday 15 December 2010 3:39 am by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comDefinitionDesi Arnaz Kept This Hidden Throughout The Filming of ‘I Love Lucy’DefinitionAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCuteTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island Farm John Dunne Simon Property Group, in a struggle for control over Capital Shopping Centres, has proposed a 425 pence per share offer valuing the British mall owner at about £3bn.The offer was at a seven percent premium to CSC’s closing price on Tuesday and a premium of 16 per cent to a separate deal in which CSC wants to issue shares to acquire the Trafford Centre shopping mall, Simon Property said.“We should work together to announce a recommended offer, and would urge you to listen to calls from your shareholders — many of whom we have spoken to — opposing the Trafford Centre transaction or asking you to adjourn your forthcoming EGM,” Simon Property said in a letter to CSC’s board.Peel Group, set to take a near 20 percent stake in CSC through its sale of the Trafford Centre mall in Manchester, had said on Monday the deal was for a long-term investment in CSC, and not for cash.The Trafford deal will be subject to a shareholder vote on 20 December. Tags: NULL Show Comments ▼ whatsapp Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’SportsnautChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof Share
3rd September 2019 | By contenteditor Email Address GVC slammed after Parliamentary inquiry snub Tags: Online Gambling GVC will not be represented at this week’s Parliamentary hearing into online gambling following the withdrawal of chief executive Kenny Alexander. Legal & compliance Topics: Legal & compliance AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter GVC will not be represented at this week’s Parliamentary hearing into online gambling following the withdrawal of chief executive Kenny Alexander.Representatives from William Hill, Flutter Entertainment and other major operators will all give evidence to the Gambling Related Harm All Party Parliamentary Group (GRH APPG) on Wednesday (4 September) as it continues its inquiry designed to identify and remedy the harms caused by online gambling.A spokesperson for the cross-party group told iGamingBusiness that Alexander had originally agreed to attend, but withdrew last month, with GVC not offering to send a replacement.William Hill chief executive Philip Bowcock and Flutter’s Peter Jackson have also pulled out, but both operators will now be represented by other executives.Carolyn Harris MP, who chairs the group, said the withdrawals were “outrageous”.“These are men who run companies that feed addiction, amass vast profits from the vulnerable and take home huge pay packets, yet they are too afraid to appear before MPs,” Harris said in a statement provided by the group. “They seem to think they have better things to do than to explain their actions publicly. They are running scared and their actions are cowardly in the extreme.”GVC told iGamingBusiness that Alexander was not able to attend the hearing due to other commitments, but reiterated its commitment to safer gambling.“Mr Alexander had planned to attend the hearing but due to business commitments, is now unfortunately unable to do so. At this stage, we do not have an executive available to stand in,” a spokesperson said.“With its ‘Changing for the Bettor’ strategy, GVC has made huge advances in the area of safer gambling and as a business, we are committed to driving up standards, protecting vulnerable customers and reducing the harm caused by problem gambling behaviours.”GVC was also one of the first operators to declare its support for a so called whistle to whistle advertising ban in the UK, and has gone even further by calling for a total ban on broadcast advertising by operators.As one of the UK’s ‘big five’ operators, it has also committed to increasing its contribution to problem gambling treatment funding to 1% of gross gambling yield by 2023.The hearing will be attended by John Coates, the joint chief executive of Bet365, as well as Ian Proctor and Phil Cronin, the CEOs of Sky Betting and Gaming and Tombola respectively.Fred Done, the chief executive of Betfred, did not accept his invitation due to a prior engagement. Dan Taylor, chief executive of European operations for the Paddy Power and Betfair brands, will represent Flutter, with William Hill sending Phil Walker, the group’s managing director of online betting in the UK and Ireland.The hearing is the sixth that has taken place since the inquiry began earlier this year. The seventh and final hearing was due to take place next week but has been postponed due to the prorogation of Parliament. Those due to attend the postponed session, which is to focus on the regulatory landscape, included Neil McArthur, the chief executive of the Gambling Commission, and Shahriar Coupal, director of advertising policy and practice at the Advertising Standards Authority.iGB understands the final hearing will now take place in October or November, and the group is still hopeful of publishing its report and recommendations before the end of the year.This inquiry was created to “examine the full impact of online gambling, the addictive and potentially harmful nature of some of the products on offer and their effect on the vulnerable, in particular, children.”
BRAZIL: An invitation to build an Anglican Space in the City of God By ACNS staffPosted Dec 12, 2011 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Tampa, FL Tags Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Anglican Communion Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Martinsville, VA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Pittsburgh, PA Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Belleville, IL Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Collierville, TN Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. 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Ten years later, the parish is not only planning to help the community celebrate how life as improved there, but is also looking to provide much-needed community center, The Anglican Space.“With the occupation of the neighborhood by the police, state and municipal government are beginning to take a whole range of initiatives,” said Wheeler, “but they seem reluctant to invest in existing institutions or infrastructure that would enable the vibrant life that already flourishes in the City of God to grow even further.“We believe that the Anglican Church’s vocation is Cidade de Deus is to extend to the local community the unconditional love and generous hospitality of God made known in the life of Jesus Christ. Like St Augustine, who theological masterpiece ‘City of God’ summons Christians to work for the peace of the earthly city whilst on their journey to the heavenly one, the Parish of Christ the King aims to make this vision concrete through the provision of community meeting space.”The church already plays host to a range of social projects including Narcotics Anonymous, training courses in subjects such as hairdressing and cookery, psychotherapy provision, and free music lessons to 200 local children. The new Anglican Space will provide a community hall featuring a permanent exhibition of the story of Cidade de Deus and the Anglican Church’s presence in the neighborhood.There will be eight meeting rooms and a kitchen. A small oratory and a planted courtyard will provide retreat spaces for users. Modest accommodation for clergy or theological students on placement and the site manager will also be included. There will be baby changing facilities and the building will be fully accessible for people with special needs.Speaking at last week’s launch of the fundraising campaign launch in the Wren Suite in the Crypt of England’s St. Paul’s Cathedral, Wheeler said, “As Cidade de Deus begins a significant new chapter in its story we believe that we are called to be a part of the river of living water bringing renewal to our community.”The launch of the campaign, which aims to raise £125,000 ($260,000) by June 2012, was attended by a range of supporters including the Rt. Rev. David Hamid, suffragan bishop of the Diocese in Europe and appeal patron, who spoke with enthusiasm about the work of in the Parish of Christ the King, both past and future.“I can see from what has been presented today that Fr. Nicholas and his community have a fresh vision for the next chapter of what I think is heroic work of the Anglican Church in Rio de Janeiro,” said Hamid, adding that the project is “very deserving of our support.”This article first appeared on the Anglican Communion News Service here. Curate Diocese of Nebraska Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Submit an Event Listing 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 Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Hopkinsville, KY
Save this picture!© Tamara Uribe+ 28 Share Houses Projects “COPY” FI House / Punto Arquitectónico ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/220986/fi-house-punto-arquitectonico Clipboard Photographs CopyHouses•Cholul, Mexico Year: Architects: Punto Arquitectónico Area Area of this architecture project ArchDaily Photographs: Tamara Uribe Text description provided by the architects. The Fi house is a dwelling situated in a low density residential zone in a village on the outskirts of the city of Mérida. The house is placed in a flat lot, with no vegetation in their limits, with the chance of maximize the external view. Save this picture!© Tamara UribeRecommended ProductsFiber Cements / CementsEQUITONEFiber Cement Facade Panel NaturaEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornRenders / 3D AnimationAUGmentectureAugmented Reality Platform – AUGmentecture™MetallicsStudcoWall Stop Ends – EzyCapThe architectural program comes from different conditions and will of the client. As a special request, the house should take advantage of the natural sunlight and the prevailing winds. Also, the house should be developed around the swimming pool, always in touch with the garden through the sights. Save this picture!© Tamara UribeBeing the pool the “heart” of the house, all the spaces are around it, perfectly linked through the big windows, that when they’re opened, the living room, the hall, the dining room, kitchen and terraces are merged in one. The scheme, around the central yard, is open as a “V” to the north and east, catching all the winds of the region to cross the entire house continuously. Save this picture!© Tamara UribeSouthwards, the façade is shown a little more covered, with windows that allowed the ventilation, but in smaller size to filter the sunlight from the hot weather where the house is found. Upstairs is designed to follow the two wings of the geometry downstairs; one is for the master bedroom, and the other, the kid’s room and a guest room. Both elements are linked direction south with the TV room. Northward,a free bridge connects the master bedroom with the kid’s room. Serving as a viewer and framing the visuals of the TV room. Save this picture!© Tamara UribeThe purpose of the volumetry of the rooms is to maximize the view of the distant nature, opening both rooms to the outside, giving to them the sensation of closeness. Finally, the double height of the internal patio is covered with a concrete pergola. The material palette is thought to contrast each of the elements of the house. The structural elements covered with stone of the region contrast with the lightness of the windows and with the sober texture of the concrete, and inside with the soft finishes of the white walls. The structure of the house is made of white walls of concrete blocks, with concrete and metal beams.Project gallerySee allShow lessNew York City Theatre / David Vecchi & Emanuela OrtolaniArticlesNew Church of Våler Proposal / Francesco FiottiArticles Share Mexico “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/220986/fi-house-punto-arquitectonico Clipboard FI House / Punto ArquitectónicoSave this projectSaveFI House / Punto Arquitectónico 2010 Area: 380 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyAbout this officePunto ArquitectónicoOfficeFollowProductsGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesCholulHousesMexicoPublished on March 29, 2012Cite: “FI House / Punto Arquitectónico” 29 Mar 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
ArchDaily Projects Argentina “COPY” Year: Manufacturers: AyVGroup, Ciclar, PelisariCollaborators:Santiago Bueno, Germán MerciadriCity:Santa FeCountry:ArgentinaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Casa ML. Image © Walter SalcedoRecommended ProductsWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE LuceGlassSolarluxGlass Canopy – SDL AcubisGlassDip-TechDigital Ceramic Printing in Art & SignageText description provided by the architects. San Sebastián is a gated community located in Funes where we arrived with the project of two houses, at the beginning of its development.Save this picture!Casa DL. Image © Walter SalcedoThe lack of adjacent constructions and forestation shows us limited references where the land still merges the sky and the appropriation of the pampas is noticeable only because of the car circulation, the technical areas of the facilities and the boundary markers between the lands.Save this picture!Casa DL. Image © Walter SalcedoTwo brothers, together with their families, set out on an exodus to this type of residential area due to the deterioration of the quality of life in the neighborhoods of the City of Rosario, because of the big insecurity they sense.Save this picture!Implantation SchemeThe assignment anticipates that the houses would be planned with a difference of a couple of months between them, being the DL house the first one to be designed.Save this picture!Casa DL. Image © Walter SalcedoThis construction looks for the replication and recovery of the current way of living of the owners, typical of urban houses based on a strong space of containment and, especially, a lot of privacy.Save this picture!Casa DL. Image © Walter SalcedoThis is how we undertake a reinterpretation of the relations between front and back, public and private, and also the concept of street by mainly trying to recover the space of a house in relation to a patio.Save this picture!Casa DL. Image © Walter SalcedoThe vast and complex programme allows the construction, arranged as an “L” according to the best orientations, to reach the boundaries of the plot and, through a free-standing wall, the street is blocked, giving character, privacy and a clear and intentioned urban facade.Save this picture!Lower floor plan / DLThis patio, waiting for the second construction, will be another open-air space, firmly designed. The private rooms are located in the upper level, protected from lines of sight by a blind parapet balcony. The recreation areas (rehearsal studio and wine cellar) were located in the basement, for acoustic and climate reasons, and the public spaces were located at the ground level.Save this picture!Casa DL. Image © Walter SalcedoInterstitial spaces caused by setbacks are used to place an organic vegetable garden and an area for the 6 dogs of the owner to live in. The use of concrete was a wish set out by the contracting party, that is why, and through the exploration of its structural capacities, its formal expression was searched for.Save this picture!Casa DL. Image © Walter SalcedoML HouseThe house secondly planned proposes a similar programme, but some requests of the contracting parties (firstly, to differentiate it from the first one) and the proportions of the plot, determine the project.Save this picture!Casa ML. Image © Walter SalcedoThe plot area has a smaller front than the previous one, and it imposes a more compact construction that arises from interpreting that the empty space caused by the patio of the first construction is a consequence of the subtraction of a mass that will be set in the adjoining plot.Save this picture!Casa ML. Image © Walter SalcedoThrough shifts of a structural sequence that search for small internal patios, this apparently compact mass is supplied with light and we find a formal expression of the character directly related to the adjacent construction but different from it in terms of form and way of living.Save this picture!Section and views / MLThis is how these two apparently similar constructions rehearse the following opposite pairs: open/close – vast/compact – tall/short – full/empty – brim/sunken – front/back – group/individual.The material is the same but its relation with the exterior, where the patios are smaller and more controlled, is not. This independent piece frees the back of the plot where the swimming-pool will be located.Save this picture!Casa ML. Image © Walter SalcedoProject gallerySee allShow lessExplore the Sacred Spaces of BBGK Architekci’s Katyn Museum with This VideoVideosCEMEX Announces 2017 Mexican Premio Obras FinalistsArchitecture News Share Save this picture!Casa ML. Image © Walter Salcedo+ 54 Share 2016 Architects: Martín Aloras Area Area of this architecture project L Houses / Martín AlorasSave this projectSaveL Houses / Martín Aloras Houses L Houses / Martín Aloras Area: 1600 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs: Walter Salcedo Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/874021/l-houses-martin-aloras Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/874021/l-houses-martin-aloras Clipboard “COPY” CopyHouses•Santa Fe, Argentina CopyAbout this officeMartín AlorasOfficeFollowProductsGlassConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSanta FeArgentinaPublished on August 11, 2017Cite: “L Houses / Martín Aloras” 11 Aug 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Follow the news on Bahrain Help by sharing this information BahrainMiddle East – North Africa Coronavirus “information heroes” – journalism that saves lives RSF_en Tenth anniversary of Bahraini blogger’s arrest Organisation June 15, 2020 Find out more News March 17, 2021 Find out more to go further News News Receive email alerts German spyware company FinFisher searched by public prosecutors The editor of the daily Al-Watan, Mahnad Abu Zeiytoun, was attacked and stabbed by two masked men as he left the newspaper’s offices near the capital, Manama, at around 3 a.m. yesterday.After asking him if he worked for Al-Watan, they tried to stab him in the face and heart but missed their targets. They set fire to his car with Molotov cocktails before fleeing. Zeiytoun was rushed to hospital with injuries to the right arm and various parts of the body.“Squeezed between the security services on the one hand and radical groups on the other, the space for the press freedom is shrinking in Bahrain,” Reporters Without Borders said. “The kingdom’s authorities need to assure the safety of journalists in accordance with its constitution and the international treaties it has signed. Every effort must be made to shed light on this murder attempt.”Blogger and human rights activist Abdeljalil Al-Singace, who was arrested on 13 August on returning from a seminar in London on the worsening human rights situation in Bahrain, is meanwhile still being held in an unknown location. His family has still not received any word of him and his lawyers have not been able to contact him.His arrest was followed by the arrests of seven other Shiite citizens between 15 and 17 August for allegedly organising a network aimed at destabilising the kingdom (http://en.rsf.org/bahrein-unacceptable-arrests-of-human-20-08-2010,38186.html).Reporters Without Borders reiterates its appeal to the authorities to free Al-Singace and the other activists without delay. October 14, 2020 Find out more News BahrainMiddle East – North Africa August 26, 2010 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Attempted murder of newspaper editor
Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Google+ Twitter WhatsApp Twitter By News Highland – October 10, 2012 Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Pinterest Government rejects bill to provide extra protection to emergency workers Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic A Donegal North East Deputy has expressed his dissapointment at the Governments decision to reject proposals to provide extra protection to frontline emergency workers.Last week Fianna Fail said they wanted individuals found guilty of assaulting gardaí, A-and-E staff and members of the fire service to be jailed for five years.They also said they wanted to see tougher sentences to individuals who caused the death of anyone working in a frontline emergency job.Deputy Charlie McConalogue, who highlighted the death of Garda Robbie McCallion, says anyone who assaults a member of the emergency services, should feel the full rigour of the law…[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/cmc1pm.mp3[/podcast] Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp News Facebook Previous articleSuperintendent confirms Malin drugs find is “substantial”Next articleDoherty hits out at Martin over FF property tax opposition News Highland 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook
News UpdatesTabligh Member Sends Legal Notice To Bennett Coleman Ltd for Times Now Article Alleging That Jamaat Has Links With Terror Outfits Radhika Roy6 April 2020 5:40 AMShare This – xA member of Tablighi Jamaat has sent a legal notice to the Managing Director of Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. Vineet Jain, as well as the Editor-in-Chief Jaideep Bose amongst others, seeking for compensation of Rs. 1 crore for a defamatory and inflammatory article published on the Times Now website alleging links with terror outfits. The notice, sent by Prime Law Associates on behalf…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?LoginA member of Tablighi Jamaat has sent a legal notice to the Managing Director of Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. Vineet Jain, as well as the Editor-in-Chief Jaideep Bose amongst others, seeking for compensation of Rs. 1 crore for a defamatory and inflammatory article published on the Times Now website alleging links with terror outfits. The notice, sent by Prime Law Associates on behalf of Hafeezulla Khan, states that the members of the Jamaat are law-abiding and have had no run-ins with the law in over 100 years of its existence. The organization has always closely with law enforcement agencies and has ensure procurement of due permission before conducting any programs. “Tablighi Jamaat is an apolitical socio-religious movement working with the Muslim community across the world for increasing their awareness of basic principles of Islam and Prophetic traditions and enable Muslims to live as honest and responsible citizens of the country they live in”. The issue in the legal notice arises from the publishing of an article on April 1, 2020 titled “Tablighi Jamaat shares links with terror outfits”, wherein it is asserted that “the Tablighi Jamaat has had a long history of ties with Pakistan-based banned terror outfits like Harkat-ul-Mujahideen”. It further says that “the original founders of HuM, terror group known for the hijacking of Indian Airlines Flight 814 in 1999, were members of Tablighi Jamaat, as per Pakistani security analysts and Indian investigators”. The notice categorically denies the allegation by stating that the Jamaat “has never been the subject of any investigation for any connection to terror activities and that the purported linking of the Jamaat to Hum is absolutely malicious. The impugned article goes on to mention that as “as per WikiLeaks documents, some of the 9/11 al-Qaeda suspects detained by the US in Guantanamo Bay had stayed in the premises of the Tablighi Jamaat in Nizamuddin West, New Delhi, several years ago”. The notice, on this issue, states: “This is a malicious and baseless attempt to unnecessarily link the suspects to the Tablighi Jamaat without any proof of their relationship. Our client maintains that the Tablighi Jamaat not only has no relations with any terror organization but unequivocally condemns all acts of terror across the world in the harshest possible terms”. The article also mentions that “incidentally, Tablighi Jamaat was also suspected to be involved in the burning of 59 Hindi Kar Sevaks in the 2002 Godhra train torching incident in Gujarat, which led to communal rioting in the state that claimed several lives”. It is stated in the notice that there is no mention of the Jamaat in the 176-page report of the Nanavati Commission appointed to investigate the Godhra train burning incident. The legal notice asserts that the religious group has never been blacklisted and has never been remotely accused of helping any terrorist organization; the group unequivocally condemns all acts of terror across the world in the harshest possible terms and that the publishing of the article is a deliberate attempt to create enmity against the Tablighi Jamaat in India. “The above article therefore is not only defamatory but is also designed to cause maximum damage to the reputation of our client and promotes enmity and hatred towards all members of the Tablighi Jamaat putting them at the risk of violence”. The notice therefore calls upon Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. to publish an unconditional apology stating that the religious organization has no links with terror outfits and to pay liquidated damages in a sum of Rs. 1,00,00,000/- to the client for the horrible mental agonyc caused due to the publishing of the article.Click Here To Download Notice[Read Notice] Next Story