The young man wasn’t being consciously aggressive and rude. For him, what he was doing was normal and natural behaviour; there was nothing wrong with it. And it struck me that the young man, wearing the outward trappings of international designer labels, was a walking or rather, shoving and jostling example of almost everything that is wrong with urban India: it has borrowed the outward symbols of global modernity without understanding and internalising the foundations of basic civic sense and social behaviour of which these are just the external tokens..
After a 4 hour wait, Knorr left with his first dose of the COVID vaccine. “I felt thankful and happy to get it,” he said. “I told three or four other people, who did the same thing,”. And let me speak to the currently successful business. If you aren’t operating from a plan, you are at an even greater risk of failure at some juncture than a company that is new or struggling. If you stop and listen, you will hear the footsteps of your competitors.
Passenger data show that 22,000 Britons will enter from the 33 “red list” countries from which foreign travel is banned in the three weeks between Priti Patel, the Home Secretary, announcing the policy and the first hotels opening on Feb 15. A further 183,600 passengers will have entered the UK from 27 other countries where Brazilian or south African variant cases have been confirmed, including Spain which has imposed border restrictions with Portugal because of its close links with Brazil. The disclosure will fuel demands for the number of countries subject to hotel quarantine to be widened, with Labour and the devolved administrations demanding that all arrivals should be subject to mandatory self isolation managed by the Government.
Myanmar coup leader used the country Union Day holiday on Friday to call on people to work with the military if they want democracy, a request likely to be met with derision by protesters who are pushing for the release from detention of their country elected leaders. “I would seriously urge the entire nation to join hands with the Tatmadaw for the successful realization of democracy,” Senior General Min Aung Hlaing said using the local term for the military. Treasury Department could be used to pay for vaccines.
Income Tax slabs have been left untouched this year, as these were introduced only last year. However a surcharge of 10% has been imposed on the super rich with annual incomes of Rs 1 crore or more per annum. The surcharge will cover individuals, HUFs, firms and all entities with similar tax status and would be valid for 2013 14 alone..