Here, too, the United States can serve as a warning. Respectful interaction is more than mere etiquette; it's also the basis for a truly democratic shaping of public opinion. I'm not saying that we shouldn't vigorously fight for what we think is right, both in the political sphere and in the media. But even a quick tweet should still be written with civility. In these days and weeks, we're seeing what can happen when a country loses respect for its institutions and, ultimately, for itself. … [Read more...] about Opinion: Resisting Trump, with grace and dignity
Kolkata: Five trade unions in the coal sector have planned to mobilise people in mine areas to generate public opinion against the government's decision to start commercial mining, after their three-day nationwide strike could not budge the Centre from its stand, officials said on Sunday. The unions, including RSS-affiliated Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), of Coal India have also decided to go for a day's strike on August 18, the last date for submitting bids for the auctioning of 41 blocks. The Centre has started the auction process for commercial mining, a move that opens the country's coal sector for private players. "We are not pushing back. Our protest will continue. We have decided to mobilise the locals in mine areas to protest against the commercial coal mining and to ensure that no private players enter the sites," BMS leader B K Rai told . He said all the five trade unions, in a meeting on Saturday, had decided to go for a strike on August 18. "We will carry on protests in … [Read more...] about Trade unions to mobilise people to build public opinion against commercial coal mining
Sooraj BalakrishnanMarketing has changed over the last decade with technology at the forefront of the change. Just as consumers have taken benefit from the increase in available information, companies must do the same to stay on top of new buying behaviors. More broadly, marketing is essentially based on the behaviors of customers, and the method of powering consumer action, as well as customer gratification. Therefore, in this sense, these behaviors constantly vary depending on an array of internal and external factors. For any company determined to market its product or service, the most important goal is to predict what these factors are and then, effectively adapt. Understanding customers’ needs and behaviors, using past trends to predict future ones, and predicting what issues and opportunities are about to arise are the key ingredients in great marketing planning. Until lately, we were able to use these elements to set budgets and formulate schedules. But currently, we are … [Read more...] about Agile marketing: Five habits of adaptable marketers
Speaking during the programme, Runsewe said the essence of the weekly virtual meetings was to keep stakeholders engaged and the sector busy at this period of a global health emergency. Rather than keeping the sector idle, he said, the virtual meetings were evolved to get the views and opinions of experts, members of the diplomatic community, and industry players on emerging trends and how to reposition the sector to mitigate post-COVID-19 effects. … [Read more...] about Virtual Cultural Tour as template for 2020 Jos NAFEST
If we do these tests at regular intervals in situations like these, we would also be able to notify the authorities to prepare for any condition and can also inform common people if the situation is improving. … [Read more...] about Can Wastewater Testing tell us more about COVID-19?