LJP and JD (U) are two of the three major partners in the Bihar NDA -- the third being the BJP. The saffron party has, so far, kept away from the squabble -- and it has its own reasons for doing so. According to an Indian Express report, it has been indicated to the BJP that the party can have an equal number of MLC seats, but it will have to contest them on a BJP ticket without conceding any to the LJP. … [Read more...] about Why are NDA allies JD(U)-LJP engaged in tussle ahead of Bihar polls?
Upping the ante ahead of the Bihar Assembly polls, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on September 5 targeted the Nitish Kumar-led state government over its decision to grant jobs to the kin of persons from the scheduled caste (SC) and scheduled tribes (ST) killed in Bihar. … [Read more...] about Bihar polls | Granting jobs to kin of SC/ST persons killed is like encouraging murder: Tejashwi Yadav’s jibe at Nitish Kumar
Ask good questions. Mentors have years of experience, to share but unless you ask good questions, you will miss out on much of it. Take time to consider what you want to learn from your mentor, what you would like to know more about, and areas of weakness. Preparing great questions will set you apart from the average mentee. … [Read more...] about How young mentees can differentiate themselves in a fast-changing work environment
After all, compared to many other schools, Stoicism was intensely practical, a way of life as much as a way of thought. In the swings of fortune that characterised the lives of many in the Roman Empire, it was a comfort, as Epictetus proclaimed, “to make the best of what is in our power, and take the rest as it occurs.” … [Read more...] about Stoicism and its Contents: Why this philosophical discipline still matters
WHY WE CARE: Soccer, with billions of fans worldwide, is in a perfect position to be a force for good in the world, and yet it seldom seems to live up to that promise. Occasionally though, there are pockets of absolute brilliance and The Liberté Cup is one of those. The football tournament for refugees was held on September 10 last year at Grande-Synthe’s Stade Jean Deconninck, and featured eight teams from the camp. Football media brand Copa90 organized the event in partnership with charities Fuze Beyond Borders and The Worldwide Tribe, among others. … [Read more...] about Football Has No Borders In This Inspiring Doc About A Soccer Tournament For Refugees