As I approach the end of my 85th year, it remains to be seen how I will weather the weather in either of its extremes. I have a much greater concern, however, for my grandchildren and great grandchildren and uiltimaely, for planet earth itself. Why? Because of the current non perception of urgency in reducing reliance on non renewable energy resources and the climatic consequences of carbon emissions. Determined not to accept the ban without a fight, the group resolves to force itself back onto the screen by hijacking the jewel in the corporation Christmas crown a live production of A Christmas Carol, staged byRead More →

Berlin based Transparency International in its report said: “Indian companies have the highest average score of any country they all score 75 percent or more in organisational transparency largely due to the Companies Act.”Indian firms dominated the top spots in organisational transparency with Telecom company Bharti Airtel taking the first place with a score of 7.3 out of 10, followed by six units of conglomerate Tata and technology company Wipro, the report said. Fifty four out of the 100 companies score above average (50 percent or more).Chinese companies, which account for a third of those assessed, had the weakest overall performance, scoring an average ofRead More →

Would she have loved to play where her sisters played? They are very close. It would have been an awesome thing for her. But she also made it clear she wanted to play for UConn and Coach [Geno] Auriemma. The deal should make him one of the top 2 3 highest paid cornerbacks in the NFL.It shouldn’t come as a major surprise that Gettleman was interested in a reunion.After drafting Bradberry in 2016, Gettleman said “We are very pleased, to say the least,” he said, speaking about both Bradberry and Darryl Worley. “They’re both big, they’re both long, they’re both physical and they both haveRead More →

To draw conclusions like this from a few instances is what known as “arguing from the particular to the general” The reverse process can also lead to error. What is true of a great many things and as a general rule, is not necessarily true of every case. Perhaps the greatest enemy of clear and concise thinking, is emotion. The subjects will now be given a second dose of the vaccine in 14 days, provided no adverse reactions are reported prior to the date. Blood samples, to check for the presence of antibodies, will also be taken from the subjects at 14 days and 28Read More →

SubscribeWhen you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. IPhone 8’s 128GB storage variant has been priced at Rs. 44,900 in India, while the 128GB model of the Apple iPhone 8 Plus comes with a price tag of Rs. 54,900. Despite his tremendous talent, competing outside of the undisputed best organization in the business lessens Jones star power. The brand that he has worked hard to develop and been careful to protect is immediately lessRead More →

I was a bit too succinct and therefore unclear. To rephrase, is there any meaningful difference between a booster paying players via the university or a booster taking their money to pay a player and doing it via a company instead? I understand the legal ramifications of who the payer is seen as, I am talking about the practical ramifications and whether a school having a player that is paid by a company rooting for the school (and with monies from same pockets) is meaningfully different. I say not.. “The comments I made previously, I stand behind those comments. Idon intend to withdraw them.”Ngoladrove toRead More →

Watching a team like the Miami Dolphins pull Jay Cutler, a white quarterback with inferior statistics during his injury ridden 2016 campaign, out of retirement rather than give Kaepernick a shot strikes a raw nerve for many fans. We actually seeing in real time is the more qualified black guy being passed over for a less qualified white guy, for non football reasons, says J. Wyndal Gordon, a Baltimore attorney and fan of the Ravens and Washington Redskins who plans to skip the NFL this year. Set WeatherThe Alliance of American Football opened this past weekend to a rather positive reception. Fans were engaged withRead More →

The companies have, however, mostly appointed wives or daughters of their promoters or top executives, while some have also replaced their independent directors with their female family members, mainly wives, daughters or sisters.Among the large Sensex and Nifty companies, the three non compliant firms till late evening were ONGC, PNB and BPCL all of them public sector entities, as per the status update report submitted by exchanges to Sebi. The numbers can rise further as board meetings were scheduled till late night to comply with the norms, which were first announced in February 2014 with an initial deadline of October 1, 2014. It was laterRead More →

Your child doesn’t need a smartphone as long as you have one. Fitness trackers for kids let you set up a family account within the app, so you can ultimately have control over settings and permissions. Most of these apps have parent views and kid views, so your child can still feel like they’re in charge of their own health and activity.. We were later joined by about a dozen other diners, all of them couples. My wife declared her filet mignon to be perfect, and my rack of lamb was just as I like it. For these two main courses, plus a shared appetizer,Read More →

Lucy Kellaway used to write a lot about this, in regards to corporate communications. And I found out, to my initial surprise, that all the reports were copy and pasted from other reports. A. The book, published by Hachette India, was released on Nov 6, 2014 and has broken all records for an adult hardback across both fiction and non fiction categories with 1,50,289 copies confirmed on order subscriptions. The book orders, on day one, already saw it pulling ahead of both pre order and lifetime sales of the world top adult hardbacks Dan Brown Inferno, Walter Issacson Steve Jobs and JK Rowling Casual Vacancy.Read More →