Supreme Court decriminalizing consensual same-sex relations marks a new era for LGBT rights in India

  The landmark ruling by India’s Supreme Court decriminalizing consensual same-sex relations is a historic step, which sends a message of hope not only to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, but to everyone fighting for justice and equality, Amnesty International India said today. “The judgement closes the door on ... Read More...

RDTaxCredit.org.uk are set to disrupt the tax credit market with new, innovative approach

RDTaxCredit.org.uk today announced the launch of their brand-new website, www.rdtaxcredit.org.uk. The research and development tax credit firm based in Manchester has created the website to service companies who may be eligible for R & D tax relief, with information for different sectors and company sizes. RDTaxCredit.org.uk operates in all sectors that ... Read More...

20th anniversary of Children’s Houses: Icelandic practice of safe places for victims of sexual abuse that spread over Europe

The 20th anniversary of the Barnahus (Children’s House), a Council of Europe-promoted model of a child-friendly and safe environment for child victims of sexual abuse, is marked today at an event in Reykjavík, Iceland. The first Barnahus (Children’s House) was set up in Iceland in 1998. It brings under one roof ... Read More...

World/United Nations: WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence on the status of cannabis in international drug treaties

70 years after the foundation of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1948, its expert committee on drug dependence has started to analyse the harms and the benefits of cannabis for health. Their conclusions are likely to change international laws. The 40th meeting of the Expert Committee on Drug Dependence ... Read More...

Process observation using flow sight glasses

Flow sight glasses are industrial sight glass devices that are equipped with common piping connections and can be installed in like any other industrial valve. Most types are available with flanges, welding ends or threaded connections. The most basic type, as shown in Figure 5 on the left side, has a ... Read More...

German market for apps is still growing

Villingen-Schwenningen (D), January 31st 2018 - The German market for apps for smartphones and tablets keeps growing and just broke the 1.5 billion Euros mark in 2017. This reports the German high-tech association Bitkom in a recent press release. Based on numbers of the research institute research2guidance, this means almost ... Read More...

Huf Group focus on continuity

At the turn of the year, Thomas Tomakidi (56) has taken over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Huf Hülsbeck & Fürst GmbH & Co. KG in Velbert. He succeeds Ulrich Hülsbeck (70), who is going to chair the Supervisory Board. 13314 ... Read More...