Donald Trump trails Biden in polls, but he’s proving more resilient than statisticians had thought even just a few weeks ago. Biden needs the DNC to be a hit—to energize his base into the election and defeat Trump. Though there are scant details about how the convention will look, the largely virtual format is the perfect opportunity for the Democrats to shake things up and try something new. So we reached out to a handful of designers to get their wildest ideas: How should the DNC work this year to drum up excitement? Here are their best concepts. … [Read more...] about The 6 wildest design concepts for a virtual Democratic National Convention
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This Karnataka-born physician has been a supporter of the Republican Party and is also a lifelong member. He has been elected five times in a row as a delegate to the party’s Republican National Convention (RNC). He would formally nominate Donald Trump at the RNC, scheduled between August 24 and August 27.According to reports, he is quite an influential figure in the circles and a top fundraiser for the party in Mississippi, where he hails from. With his three- decade-long career and network with US Senators and Congressmen, he would now assist Trump is his re-election this year. … [Read more...] about Meet the 7 Indians playing a key role in the 2020 US Presidential campaign
The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance's tally stands at 116 in the 245-member House, which has an effective strength of 244, and its senior leaders have expressed confidence that non-NDA parties like Biju Janta Dal, YSR Congress, Telangana Rashtra Samithi, which has nine, six and seven members respectively, will back Harivansh. … [Read more...] about Battle for Rajya Sabha deputy chairman post heats up ahead of Bihar polls
The military scuffle and deaths of Indian soldiers along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) suggest that something more serious is afoot than mere temporary and frequent face-offs and transgression of the LAC by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA). While the Chinese strategists continue to paint China as a responsible and accountable power, these incidents reflect how China is busy compiling the sequel to 1962. One needs to look at how China continues to unlearn from the past. … [Read more...] about China’s India problem | A curious mix of ambition and paranoia
Besides fashion, in India, the big rental or pre-owned category is of luxury cars. According to Vinod Kothari, founder of Vinod Kothari Consultants that offers financial consultancy to brands and companies, “Brands such as Volvo and Daimler now allow leasing for three to four years and then agree to take back the asset, charging only about 60-65% of the asset cost over the lease term. In essence, the customer has the exclusive possession and use of the asset for those years, while paying only for a part of the asset cost. If the car is used for business, the rentals are tax-deductible.” … [Read more...] about Don’t have enough dosh to spend on a Prada gown, Gucci bag or a Rolls Royce? Just rent it!