Professor Richard Eccleston, the Director of the Institute for the Study of Social Change at the University of Tasmania, said that similar to the soon-to-be replaced Victorian regime, Tasmania's House of Assembly elections were not subject to state-specific donation disclosure laws, leaving it reliant on federal laws, which apply to federally registered parties. … [Read more...] about Fact check: Does Tasmania have the weakest political donation laws in the nation?
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During the hearing, the court was given a comparative study of the two Sero Survelliance that has been conducted in the city. The bench observed that the data showed a steep rise in Covid-19 cases in three districts—south east, south and West Delhi—while stating that the result was alarming. … [Read more...] about ‘Dragon has many heads’: Court orders Covid-19 tests for migrants returning to Delhi
Asked if his rebellious poetry ever made him face backlash online, Piyush denied and claimed that his songs are loved by everyone. “All parties have used my poetry - be it the Congress, BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) or CPM (Communist Party of India- Marxist). My poetry has also been used in the (cricket) world cup, military events - almost everywhere. I may not be getting any royalty (from these sources) but it is great that people are liking it. I have never faced any backlash. Arambh Hai Prachand has been used by almost everyone.What do I complain about?” … [Read more...] about Piyush Mishra on nepotism in Bollywood: ‘No Kapoor or Khan family came in my way, but dadagiri does exist’
The amendment, according to legal experts, followed accusations that the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress had been receiving foreign funds for political activities from the U.K.-based Vedanta Group from 2004 to 2012. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), a public advocacy group, had filed a public interest litigation petition at the Delhi High Court in 2013 against both parties for violating FCRA norms by accepting foreign funds. Both parties challenged a High Court order, which had termed the donations illegal in 2014, and moved the Supreme Court. They withdrew the petitions after the FCRA was amended retrospectively. … [Read more...] about The Hindu Explains | What is Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, and how does it control donations?
Your handshake says a lot about you as a person. A strong grip signifies confidence, vigour and good health. It makes the other person feel like you’re trustworthy and honest. Offer a limp hand, however, and you will come across as someone who lacks confidence and self-esteem. Your grip also says a lot about the health of your musculoskeletal system. If it is weak, it could be a sign of potential problems. As we age, our grip strength naturally decreases to some extent – in line with other physical capabilities. But a rapid deterioration could indicate osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. This is especially true of young people who spend a lot of their working hours on computers – orthopaedic problems like tendonitis, repetitive strain injuries, or even nerve damage can all lead to a weak handgrip. A 2015 study published in Lancet suggests that a weakened handgrip is associated with an increased risk of heart attack or stroke. Researchers believe that the link … [Read more...] about What does a weak handshake signify?