Autism assistance dog Toby reunited with owners

first_imgAdvertisement WhatsApp NewsBreaking newsAutism assistance dog Toby reunited with ownersBy Staff Reporter – September 3, 2014 798 Twitter Linkedin Previous articleAsylum seekers still awaiting official responseNext articleMoneylenders cash in on school costs in Limerick Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.iecenter_img Email Andrew [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Toby, an autism assistance dog suspected of having been stolen in the Castleconnell area of Limerick has been returned to his owners and in particular reunited with the 21-year-old of whom he is of vital assistance to. A beagle and Bernese mountain dog cross, Toby was missing from his home since earlier this week but at 5pm this Wednesday, he was dropped at the side of the road near his home and was reunited with his owners. Although not wearing collar, Toby is microchipped and has been one of number of dogs taken in the area in a spate of recent thefts. Gardai are still investigating the matter and indeed the thefts of all dogs in the area and are appealing for the assistance of the public who may know anything. Thankfully, this story had a happy ending as Toby is back home and John Lenihan of Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland said “the media coverage, which we are so grateful for, obviously scared the thieves or aroused their conscience.” Facebook Printlast_img read more

‘State Disaster Management Authority Cannot Cancel Exams’: Group Of Maharashtra Students Move SC

first_imgTop Stories’State Disaster Management Authority Cannot Cancel Exams’: Group Of Maharashtra Students Move SC LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK7 Aug 2020 4:14 AMShare This – xA group of students from Maharashtra have moved the Supreme Court, challenging Maharashtra government orders cancelling the final year/term examinations in the state. They have contended that the order has been issued without any authority in law.By way of two orders dated June 18, 2020 and June 19, 2020, the Maharashtra State Disaster Management Authority and the state Government…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 group of students from Maharashtra have moved the Supreme Court, challenging Maharashtra government orders cancelling the final year/term examinations in the state. They have contended that the order has been issued without any authority in law.By way of two orders dated June 18, 2020 and June 19, 2020, the Maharashtra State Disaster Management Authority and the state Government respectively, intimated that all final year/semester examinations in Maharashtra stand cancelled and students shall be passed on the basis of their previous years’/semesters’ marks.The Petitioners, final year students in Universities in the State, have approached the Top Court stating that the SDMA has no authority pass any order in relation to examinations, as the same is within the exclusive domain of the UGC. “Only the Respondent No. 3 UGC is authorised in law to pass any orders in relation to standards of higher education, including conduct and standards of the examinations in higher education,” the plea states.It is contended that the impugned orders are contrary to the Guidelines issued by the UGC on July 6, 2020 for conducting final year exams, and which are statutorily binding upon the Universities in the State of Maharashtra as well.They have also argued that the impugned Government orders are violative of the their fundamental right to obtain a “proper education” and “respectable degree”, as a part their right to life guaranteed by Article 21 of the Constitution.The Petition is filed through Mr C. George Thomas, Advocate-on-Record, and will be argued by Mr Vinay Navare, Senior Advocate along with Mr Abhay Anturkar.The petition is filed as an interlocutory application in the petition pending in the SC challenging the UGC direction to hold final year examinations by September 30.The top court is scheduled to hear the matter on August 10. Next Storylast_img read more

Tennis News US Open: Novak Djokovic defeats del Potro by straight sets, wins 14th Grand Slam title

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Tennis News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: Serbian superstar Novak Djokovic on Monday defeated Juan Martin del Potro by straight sets to bag his third US Open title. This is also the second consecutive Grand Slam title for the Serb following his 6-3, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 victory over del Potro taking him to level with Pete Sampras’ 14 Grand Slams.“When I had my [elbow] surgery this year I could understand what Juan Martín went through. When you’re down, you learn. I tried to take the best out of those moments. I was hoping Pete [Sampras] was going to be here, so I want to say: ‘I love you, hope to see you soon,” said Djokovic court-side.ALSO READ: Eng vs Ind 5th Test, Day 3: Check complete scorecard as hosts dominateDjokovic is now just three Grand Slams behind Rafael Nadal and six behind Roger Federer, who holds the record of 20. This was the third incident when Djokovic completed the Wimbledon-US Open double after missing out the last year’s tournament with an elbow injury.The victory was Djokovic’s 15th win over del Potro, as the Argentine suffered an emotional breakdown after the heart-breaking defeat, nine years after he became the US Open winner. “It’s not easy to speak right now, but I am so happy to play in the final against this magnificent player. I’m sad to lose but happy for Novak. I never gave up during my wrist problems. I got back after nine years, which is amazing,” said Del Potro.Djokovic’s win means that the ‘Big Four’ of Nadal, Federer, Andy Murray and Djokovic have bagged 50 out of 55 major titles.ALSO READ: Paris: Seven people left wounded in knife attack, assailant arrestedThe main reason behind Djokovic’s victory was the way he won the lung-busting rallies.Leading Grand Slam title winners:20: Roger Federer17: Rafael Nadal14: Pete Sampras, Novak Djokovic12: Roy Emerson11: Bjorn Borg, Rod Laver last_img read more