Judges appointing judges a myth, others also involved in the selection process: CJI NV Ramana

Calling it a “widely propagated myth”, Chief Justice NV Ramana on Sunday defended the judiciary against accusations that judges appointed judges through the Collegium system. At the 5th Shri Lavu Venkateswarlu Endowment Conference at Siddhartha Law College, Vijayawada, Ramana said: “It is fashionable these days to repeat phrases like ‘judges …

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Tom Lovejoy, prominent conservation biologist, dies at age 80

Tom Lovejoy, a prominent and influential conservation biologist who helped catalyze a global movement to save life on Earth as we know it, has passed away. He was 80 years old. Lovejoy was known as a pioneer of modern conservation efforts, a passionate advocate for wildlife and wild places, and …

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Governor’s task force presents over 120 ideas for improving fairness, justice

TOPEKA – Gov. Laura Kelly’s Racial Equity and Justice Task Force Final Report Calls for the Repeal of State Laws Disproportionately Preventing Families of Color from Getting All Food Stamps and temporary cash assistance under federally funded programs. Members of the task force also recommended that the state expand participation …

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Nigerian stocks gain N17 billion, but decline in trade volume throws gloom

Nigerian stocks rose 0.08% on Friday, as the value of shares rose by N16.9 billion, supported by investors’ greater willingness to own stocks than to sell them. But the growing decline in the amount of shares traded still casts doubt on the market’s ability to return to pre-pandemic levels, a …

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Stanislas and Merced counties facing a shortage of dental providers

TURLOCK, California, December 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Lack of dentists and specialists in rural California counties is leading to high rates of tooth decay and preventable dental emergencies, especially among low-income residents. Oral health (dental care) is one of the greatest unmet health needs of all Americans and …

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Finance: Understanding Freeing Equity Versus Downsizing

Posted: 4:45 p.m. 23 December 2021 There are many ownership-related processes that are relatively easy to come up with but considerably more difficult to perform; at the top of that list is the suggestion to downsize. Arithmetic often sparks a growing interest in downsizing, with the math deemed worthy of …

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Iran agrees to swap tea for debt, revives barter trade to avoid sanctions

In this photo taken on July 31, 2021, a worker works at a tea plantation in Ratnapura, Sri Lanka … [+] (Photo: ISHARA S. KODIKARA / AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images Iranian authorities have signed an agreement with Sri Lanka that will allow the South Asian country …

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AACS Receives $ 9,000 Funding From Florida Humanities Relief Plan

by: Meshella E. Woods Director of Curatorial Affairs / Grant Writer, AACS Florida Humanities, the state-wide nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, awarded the African American Cultural Society Inc. a $ 9,000 overhead grant to support the ” help recover from the economic impact of the COVID-19 …

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Lebanon needs $ 12 billion to $ 15 billion to jumpstart recovery (central bank)

Published on: 12/21/2021 – 1:30 PM Beirut (AFP) – Lebanon needs to receive 12 to 15 billion dollars from its partners to start its economic recovery and consolidate its rapidly declining foreign exchange reserves, Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh said on Tuesday. Lebanon is grappling with an unprecedented economic crisis …

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Buy a ticket, support the future – Sheridan Media

Photo courtesy of Cottonwood Kitchen and Home. The history of the American Association of University Women can be seen through the advancement of the United States. As the number of female college graduates increased in the United States, so did the number of their members. The Sheridan Branch of AAUW …

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