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Multiple cases of wire thefts found at Federal Parliament construction site in Singha Durbar – myRepublica

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: Multiple instances of wire thefts have been uncovered at the under-construction Federal Parliament building within Singha Durbar. Following the revelation of these thefts occurring on different occasions, the authorities took action by apprehending several workers for questioning.

Through thorough investigation, it was unveiled that the thefts were orchestrated in collaboration with the workers themselves. The police identified individuals involved in the case as Jeevan Kumar Tharu, Prem Tharu, Ram Bahadur Tharu, Sanjay Chaudhary, the owner of a scrap collection center named Shyam Rai Yadav, and a minor.

CCTV footage and other substantiating evidence prompted the police to make arrests, as it indicated their involvement in the wire thefts. The stolen wires were being dismantled for their rubber content, which was then sold to scrap collectors.

The parliament complex, situated on an expansive area of 173 ropanis 8 anas (equivalent to 88,271 square meters), encompasses the construction of 12 distinct buildings. These structures include the House of Representatives, National Assembly, a common lobby connecting the two, offices for esteemed officials, a library, parliamentary party office building, parliamentary committee building, Parliament Secretariat building complete with a canteen, press printing facility, parking area, and quarters for security personnel.


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Sheriff investigating arson claim at new Carolina Pregnancy Center site in Spartanburg County | Spartanburg News

SPARTANBURG — A fire set at the new Carolina Pregnancy Center construction site on Westlake Drive is being investigated by the Spartanburg County Sheriffs Office as arson.

When construction workers arrived at the site the morning of Aug. 28, they discovered several items burned inside the building. Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Kevin Bobo confirmed the incident is being investigated as an arson case.

“We aren’t releasing any information at this early stage of the investigation,” Bobo said.

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$1.8M Carolina Pregnancy Center construction to begin in Spartanburg

Alexia Newman, Carolina Pregnancy Center executive director, said the damage caused by the fire inside the building was “minimal.” Newman said fire damage estimates are between $1,200 and $2,000.

“We don’t know a lot about what happened last night,” Newman told The Post and Courier. “There will have to be repairs that won’t cost a lot of money, but there will be an expense. The fire was on the floor level. They were trying to torch the place.”

Newman said since the fire occurred there’s been an outpouring of concern from the community.

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“We are grateful for the support,” Newman said. “The Sheriff’s Office is doing their best to track down to see who did this.”

While on the campaign trail in Charleston, Republican presidential candidate Tim Scott expressed concern about what happened to the Carolina Pregnancy Center. During the town hall event, where he outlined his plan to empower parents, Scott said that his vision for a parent’s bill of rights would start with adoption, not at K-12.

“It starts with making sure that we protect crisis pregnancy centers,” Scott said, later adding, “We

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Related Reworks Austin High-Rise to Cancel Office Plans

Related Companies is canceling its office plans and instead building pure residential on the south shore of Lady Bird Lake.

The New York-based firm, founded by Stephen Ross, originally planned to build a 15-story office building at the site just south of downtown Austin, but it has switched gears. Related’s revised plans call for a 17-story residential building with a mix of apartments and condos, Towers austin.towers.net/one-lady-bird-lake-office-tower-project-redesigned-for-residential-use/”reported. 

The building is set to include 297 units, with 207 apartments and 86 condos. 

The project, dubbed One Lady Bird Lake, is expected to have 14,000 square feet of restaurant and retail space on the first two floors, plus three levels of underground parking. The structure will rise on a 3.3-acre lot that serves as a parking lot for the Hyatt Regency Austin hotel at 208 Barton Springs Road.

New York architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox has drastically redesigned One Lady Bird Lake, although its waterfront position remains. 

Related’s change of plans likely stems from years of poor performance by Austin’s office sector. The city’s office vacancy rate soared to a record high of nearly 20 percent last quarter, and the amount of available sublease space reached 5.4 million square feet. With lingering remote-work trends, high interest rates and a tight lending climate, the office market in Austin isn’t poised for a comeback anytime soon.

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Wike visits site of building collapse in Abuja, orders immediate arrest of Landlord

Following the recent collapse of the two-storey building in Abuja, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has ordered the immediate arrest of the landlord of the affected property located on Lagos Crescent, Garki 2.

Wike made this statement while assessing the site of the collapsed building on Thursday. The FCT minister also ordered the occupants of the affected building to be resettled elsewhere.

What he said

He said:

  • “It is not as if anybody has any personal vendetta but for me, it is for us to do the right thing. I don’t know why it has taken so long that the FCTA has not resettled them and so we will take immediate action to see that the indigenes of these places are resettled and then the government has to plan out this place.
  • “When the government says take a building plan, it is not to suffer anybody but to make sure that everyone is protected. Cities are planned to forestall these kinds of occurrences. Imagine buildings without approval. I will ask that we identify and arrest the owner of this property. It is very important.
  • “Government will of course take over this area and make sure no further development is carried out here. I want all the stakeholders here to please work with the government in the interest of everybody. No one has come here to say I like A, I don’t like B. I know sometimes government decisions may not be too comfortable with the people, but in the long run, it is in the interest of the people.”

Nonetheless, Wike applauded the efforts of various agencies, particularly NEMA and FEMA, that were involved in rescuing persons trapped in the rubble.

He also emphasized the resolve to go against illegal developments or buildings that do

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Two men charged following thefts from building sites

A number of residential developments, like this one, were targeted last year
A number of residential developments, like this one, were targeted last year

Police say two men from Telford, aged 21 and 32, have been charged with six offences of theft, relating to a number of crimes from building sites in the town last year.

The offences took place in late 2022, targeting fuel and plant machinery stored on new residential building developments.

The arrests follow an investigation as part of Operation Aegis, which is a multifaceted approach that involves police officers working directly with site security and other staff to prevent thefts from building developments.

PC Berwyn Pratt said: “A 21-year-old male and a 32-year-old male from Telford have been charged with six offences of theft, which relate to a number of new residential building sites in Telford.

“These offences took place during late 2022 and targeted fuel being stored in fuel bowsers and plant machinery being stored on sites.”

The two men will appear in Magistrates Court on May 30.

Police are appealing for information about similar incidents, and are asking those with information to contact West Mercia online at westmercia.police.uk, quoting Operation Aegis.

Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity, Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org

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