Fund will help make Limerick people IT smart

first_imgNewsLocal NewsFund will help make Limerick people IT smartBy admin – October 26, 2011 699 Email FUNDING has been made available to provide free IT training for 800 Limerick people. The €40,000 slice of a national €1.88 million fund has been awarded to help people from all walks of life to get up to speed with emailing, surfing the net, skyping and other tecno skills. Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources – Pat. Rabbitte T.D, announced offers of training grants for 20 training projects run by community and voluntary groups and not for profit organisations under the BenefIT 3 scheme.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Limerick Community Connect were one of the groups who received funding.This means that 800 will gain from free IT training between now and June 2012. In particular older people will benefit, as will the unemployed, as well as other disadvantaged groups.“We ran a project to train people in IT in Limerick last year and 900 were trained. “Everyone filled out a questionnaire at the the end of it and the feedback was just phenomenal – we could have trained another thousand people if the funding was there,” Elaine Doyle of Community Connect, told the Limerick Post.This project will run in centres, libraries and public spaces in Limerick city. It will use a Train the Trainer approach where students from Limerick Institute of Technology and University of Limerick and interested residents, will receive training to deliver these courses.Each participant will receive six hours of training, four hours will focus on the Internet, Email and Online Transactions. Two further hours will be available on Digital Photography/Video or Skype and or e-Government services online or a topic the trainees may choose.A training schedule will be available from November and the group will be taking names of interested participants. Twitter Facebook WhatsAppcenter_img Linkedin Previous articleArts news and postingsNext articleAlleged assault on shop worker case adjourned admin Advertisement Printlast_img read more

Delhi High Court Grants Interim Protection From Arrest To Journalist Varun Hiremath Accused Of Rape

first_imgNews UpdatesDelhi High Court Grants Interim Protection From Arrest To Journalist Varun Hiremath Accused Of Rape Shreya Agarwal9 April 2021 12:13 AMShare This – xA single judge bench of Justice Mukta Gupta today granted interim protection from arrest to Mumbai TV journalist Varun Hiremath who has been accused in a rape case, on the condition that he shall join the investigation whenever required. A Delhi Court earlier issued non-bailable warrant against Hiremath, with the police moving a file before the Delhi Police Headquarters for a proposed…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 single judge bench of Justice Mukta Gupta today granted interim protection from arrest to Mumbai TV journalist Varun Hiremath who has been accused in a rape case, on the condition that he shall join the investigation whenever required. A Delhi Court earlier issued non-bailable warrant against Hiremath, with the police moving a file before the Delhi Police Headquarters for a proposed reward announcement on his arrest.In March, a Delhi Court had rejected his anticipatory bail application in the rape case of a 22-year old, observing, “So far as the question about consent or no consent, if the woman states in her evidence before court that she did not consent, the court shall presume that she did not consent.”Hiremath was accused of raping a 22 year old woman in the national capital in an FIR lodged in the Chanakyapuri Police Station. The order rejecting his bail application was passed by Additional Sessions Judge Sanjay Khanagwal.Hiremath was anticipating arrest under the FIR lodged by a Pune-based for allegations under S. 376 (punishment for rape), S. 342 (punishment for wrongful confinement) and S. 509 (insulting modesty of a woman) of the Indian Penal Code.The Delhi Police had also issued a lookout circular against him, barring him from leaving the country.The two allegedly came to know each other through the online dating app, “Tinder”, and allegedly developed a sexual relationship thereafter. The two then met in Khan Market in Delhi in February, after which they went to the ITC Maurya hotel, where the alleged incident took place.Varun Hiremath was represented by Mr . Kapil Sibal Sr Adv, Mr Vijay Aggarwal, briefed by team of Karanjawala & Co. comprising of Mr. Sandeep Kapur, Mr. Rajat Soni, Ms. Niharika Karanjawala, Ms. Apoorva Pandey , Mr. G G Kashyap and Mr. K Sharat.Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more