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No more excuses for land inertia

Mail Guardian South Africa 21 Jun 2021
The Commission for the Restitution of Land Rights was set up, a government department was provided with an infrastructure to administer land reform and the land claims court was established to provide judicial oversight over the land reform programme ... Rights to restoration of land, above financial compensation, were emphasised.

Post Office scandal: 'I just forgot how to laugh'

BBC News 21 Jun 2021
The BBC has discovered that about 400 compensation payments have now been made through the scheme. The Post Office said more than 2000 other claims are "progressing", adding. "We are committed to fairly resolving claims, with assessment by an independent panel, and are keeping people updated on their cases.".

Latehar villager killed in cold blood: BJP

The Times of India 21 Jun 2021
A BJP probe panel constituted by the party’s Scheduled Tribe wing on Sunday said a villager was killed in cold blood during the “encounter” with Naxalites, as claimed by the security forces in Latehar, and demanded Rs 20 lakh compensation, a government job for the kin of the deceased and bringing those responsible to book.

Letters to the Editor 6/21/21

The Scranton Times-Tribune 21 Jun 2021
Editor ... Additionally, we may provide steam-powered refrigeration ... SCRANTON ... The new state unemployment compensation claims system is a disaster ... I went through many questions only to be told that I’ve indicated that I’m on workers’ compensation and need proof of documents. I never was on workers’ compensation and never indicated to the state that I was.

Gaza faces crisis of hundreds of unexploded bombs say experts

The National 21 Jun 2021
The blast also injured his brother ... "There is legal prosecution by international lawyers, using the center's documentation of these cases, to prosecute European companies that sell these weapons to Israel to claim the civil right to compensation for the damages caused to civilians during the war and after war times" said Mr Muhareb ... .

CBI probes aid fraud, quizzes man ‘killed’ in train accident

Hindustan Times 20 Jun 2021
... compensation, CBI officials said ... According to a CBI official, the people involved in the fraud produced DNA samples that matched with the members of Chaudhury’s family to claim the compensation of ₹2 lakh and a government job announced by then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

ACC biased against women, Māori and Pasifika - agency's own analysis shows

RNZ 20 Jun 2021
Women are less likely to make ACC claims, more likely to be declined when they do, and they receive far less compensation than men, the figures show ... Māori claims rate low ... Despite making up 16 percent of the population, Māori only made up 12 percent of new lodged claims and 15 percent of weekly compensation costs.

Egyptian court adjourns in Suez Canal ship case

The Hill 20 Jun 2021
In April, Egyptian authorities seized the ship and demanded its owner, Japanese chartering company Shoei Kisen Kaisha, pay over $900 million in compensation.ADVERTISEMENT ... UK Club, one of the insurers for the cargo ship, disputed the SCA's claim for compensation in March when the vessel was seized.

Centre lost all sense of responsibility towards Covid victims: Congress slams Modi govt's ex-gratia decisionThe ...

Deccan Herald 20 Jun 2021
In an affidavit to the Supreme Court, the BJP government claims it doesn't have money to pay even ₹4 lakh as ex gratia compensation to families of Covid victims." ... In an affidavit to the Supreme Court, BJP Govt claims it doesn’t have money to pay even ₹4 lakh as ex gratia compensation to families of COVID victims.

Tips & tricks for the new Unemployment Compensation System

The Courier Times 20 Jun 2021
Harrisburg --According to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, over 400,000 people have successfully filed for benefits through the new Unemployment Compensation>, which was launched on June 8.� ... You may need to create a Keystone ID even if you already have an active Unemployment Compensation claim ... Prevent Duplicate Claims.

Centre rules out ₹4 lakh ex-gratia for deaths due to Covid-19

Hindustan Times 20 Jun 2021
The claim for compensation was further denied on the ground that there existed no precedent for granting ex-gratia for an ongoing disease or for a disaster event extending into several months or years ... The claim for compensation was further denied on the ground that there existed ...

Suez Canal court case delayed in attempt to reach settlement

The National 20 Jun 2021
The two-week extension came as the Suez Canal Authority's legal team said it had received an offer of compensation from Japanese chartering company Shoei Kisen Kaisha ... The SCA’s compensation claim was later reduced to $550m but this was also disputed by the ship’s owners.

Egyptian court adjourns Suez Canal blockage case so new offer can be considered

Irish Independent 20 Jun 2021
The dispute centres on the compensation amount the Suez Canal Authority is claiming for the salvage of the vessel Ever Given, which ran aground in March, blocking the crucial waterway for six days ... to settle the compensation dispute.

Can't pay ₹4L compensation to Covid victims, will exhaust funds: Centre tells SC

India TV 20 Jun 2021
In an affidavit in response to a PIL seeking minimum standards of relief and ex-gratia payment to COVID-19 victims, the Central government has told Supreme Court that Rs 4 lakh compensation cannot be paid to all those who died due to COVID-19, as this would exhaust the disaster relief funds.

Man, who ‘died’ in 2010 Jnaneswari derailment, found alive

The Siasat Daily 20 Jun 2021
A man, whose family had claimed that he died in the 2010 Jnaneswari Express derailment in West Bengal and got a job and compensation, was allegedly found to be alive, a railway official said ... Claiming that his son died in the incident, a man from Kolkata allegedly identified a body through DNA sampling, the South Eastern Railway official said.

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