Police beat reporter on Srinagar street

first_img April 27, 2021 Find out more March 3, 2021 Find out more IndiaAsia – Pacific Led by Sub-Inspector Javaid Ahmad of the Kothibagh district police station, the policemen attacked Bhat while he was covering a People’s Democratic Party demonstration. Indian policemen yesterday gave Gowhar Bhat, a reporter for the Greater Kashmir daily, a beating on a street in Srinagar, the capital of the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir. In the photos taken by a colleague, one can see a dozen police officers smiling as they lay into Bhat with their batons. News Help by sharing this information Organisation “The policemen responsible for this gratuitous violence against a journalist must be punished,” Reporters Without Borders said. IndiaAsia – Pacific “I was covering the demonstration when a policeman came up and slapped me for no reason,” Bhat told Reporters Without Borders. “I told him I was a journalist but he did not calm down. A dozen of his colleagues surrounded me and hit me with their batons.” Two journalists who tried to help him were also beaten. News Receive email alerts April 27, 2010 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Police beat reporter on Srinagar street RSF_en In rural India, journalists face choice between covering pandemic and survival June 10, 2021 Find out more RSF demands release of detained Indian journalist Siddique Kappan, hospitalised with Covid-19 News India: RSF denounces “systemic repression” of Manipur’s media News Follow the news on India to go furtherlast_img read more

Complaints about tweets used to sell house via spot-the-ball competition upheld by watchdog

first_imgHome » News » Complaints about tweets used to sell house via spot-the-ball competition upheld by watchdog previous nextRegulation & LawComplaints about tweets used to sell house via spot-the-ball competition upheld by watchdogDespite failing to sell enough tickets at £25 per entry, the way the competition was promoted via social media broke Advertising Standards Authority rules.Nigel Lewis24th October 201801,237 Views A couple who tried to sell their multi-million pound riverside home in Berkshire via a much-publicised £25-a-go spot the ball competition have had a complaint against them upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority.Helen and Gary Weller, who built their New England-style property overlooking the Thames river near Reading, had already tried to sell their five-bedroom new-build property via several estate agents including Knight Frank and Romans before opting to switch tactics.In October 2017, after failing to find buyers at their original asking price of £3.595 million, they launched their ‘spot the ball competition’ with a £25 entry fee.The breath-taking pictures of the luxury property (see above) garnered much media attention and the couple also promoted the competition aggressively through a dedicated Twitter account.Spot-the-ballIn the end the couple failed to sell enough tickets but the competition’s marketing activities prompted a member of the public to complain to the ASA.The complainant claimed that the tweets did not mention that a 25p entry transaction charge was payable by competition entrants, and also that if not enough tickets were sold a cash alternative would be up for grabs instead.These two complaints were upheld by the ASA, although a third about the judging process was not.“We noted that the competition had ended,” the ASA says. “We told Reve House Ltd to ensure that, to avoid causing unnecessary disappointment, future ads stated all significant conditions sufficiently prominently and that they awarded the prize described in the ad, or a reasonable equivalent.”Reve House’s vendors soldier on. The property is now for sale at £2.995 million with independent estate agent Bridges in Reading.knight frank Helen and Gary Weller Advertising Standards Agency ASA Reve House Romans Bridges Reading spot-the-ball October 24, 2018Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021last_img read more

Bulldogs Battle Raiders In Volleyball Play

first_imgBatesville travels to South Ripley to sweep the Lady Raiders in all levels of play.The Lady Bulldog JV team put on an impressive show of offense and serving for the first match of the season. With only two service errors on the evening the dogs rattled off 14 Aces, with top server Maggie Walsman #6, hitting of 18 straight and 6 aces in set two. The team hit @ .347 for the evening.JV Wins: 25-10, 25-2Varsity started off in a sweet spot only to be rattled in sets 3 & 4. Sets 1 & 2 saw us hitting our spots on serve, passing well, and running plays. Our composure left us and packed our serving and confidence with it. We error’d at a high rate hitting -.188 for those two sets. Set five wasn’t the most composed, but we somehow found the court with serve and attack. Freshman Kylie Laker #7 had the service high 5 aces on the evening, and 14 digs.Varsity Wins: 25-20, 25-11, 16-25, 16-25, 15-11All three teams will travel to Madison this evening with a 5:00 freshman start time. JV and varsity matches to follow.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Jody Thomas and Raiders Coach Kelly Sparks.last_img read more