5 Lessons On Leadership From Pablo Escobar

If you’ve been as addicted to Netflix’s ‘Narcos’ as we are, you’ll already have an idea of the charisma and leadership of Pablo Escobar. Here are 5 aspects of leadership he demonstrated through his thoughts, words and actions. 1.  A Clearly Defined, Larger Than Life Goal ‘Gentlemen, I’m going to tell you who I am. I am Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria. My eyes are everywhere. That means you guys can’t move a finger in all

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Book Review : Songs Of Blood & Sword

Riveting, Engaging and Personal By Michael Ronald *** – A Must Read For History Buffs Synopsis As the Gandhi family took hold of national politics in India, the Bhuttos were Pakistan’s equivalent of a political dynasty. Brought to the forefront by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the one time Foreign Minister, Prime Minister and President, the Bhutto clan has captured the imagination of many Pakistanis and neutrals all over the world. Leaving behind a legacy partially marred by

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A Testing 24 Hours For Maximum City

With the rains in Mumbai unprecedented since 2005 in it’s ferocity, the city braces itself for another testing 48 hours. Since Mumbai struggled in waist-deep water yesterday, pummelled by what weathermen believe could be the worst rain since July 2005. People were urged to stay home unless it was ‘absolutely necessary’ to venture out. The city received NINE times more rain than the average yesterday, submerging most of the city in a scene out of an apocalyptic

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Maharashtra Government Takes On The Bombay High Court Over Noise Pollution

It’s going to be a deafening Ganesh festival this year as the Maharashtra government has told the Bombay High Court that there will be no ‘silence zones’ in the city and beyond. The court was keen to understand the rationale behind the government’s decision to allow the use of loudspeakers during the Ganpati festival. The government was represented by Ashutosh Kumbhkoni, who argued that the government was merely amending the Noise Pollution Rules of 2000. According

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Thane Event Managers Love The Byke Suraj Plaza

  Flexibility is the key to any successful event. The ability to modify, alter and transform your decisions towards a successful conclusion. In the event industry, being stubborn or particular about any aspect of your event, other than the fact that it must go on is a doomed endeavour. Change transport, replace staff, make an adjustment to the stage are all regular headaches in the event business and you got to know how to make it work.

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Why Do People Start School Franchises?

For those looking for a rewarding career, a desire to educate children and build a real business, the franchise model is a godsend. The Preschool Industry in India is a potentially untapped mine and the feeling of building the minds of the next generation appeals to many. By 2017, the Indian Preschool Industry will be worth a mammoth $3.2 Billion and with an expected annual growth rate of 27%. Only 22% of the total target

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What Is The Blue Whale Challenge? A 6 Point Explanation!

After another two children nearly die thanks to the ‘Blue Whale Challenge’ trending across the world, know about this sadistic online killer. Recent events demonstrate the prevalent dangers of such a multi-connected society. Just as it’s simple to spread awareness and information across the world, it is equally effortless to spread thought of a more malicious intent. The Blue Whale Challenge, originated in Russia is a psychological manipulation of it’s victims, leading them to believe

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Unleash The Inner Artistic Glutton

Calling all gluttons! You know, you social media gluttons, who Instagram and Facebook every meal you eat! The Byke Suraj Plaza would love to encourage the inner artist in all of us as we gear up for a Food Photography Competition. With famed food and lifestyle blogger, Amruta Karnik as their judge, food photographers and amateur bloggers are all invited to participate in this quest for the best image of food the contestants can come up

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Maratha Morcha To Paralyse Parts Of Mumbai Tomorrow

Over the past 12 months, the Maratha community have been airing their concerns in a silent, yet effective, protest.   Over 57 rallies have been held since August last year, when a 14 year-old Maratha girl was brutally raped and murdered in Kopardi in western Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district in July 2016. The rallies quickly began addressing some of the Maratha community’s long-standing grievances, culminating in increased demand for reservations. ‘Silent Rallies’ have been held in

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Pet Parenting 101 : Take Care Of Your Pets During Monsoons

Pet Parenting 101 : Take Care Of Your Pets During Monsoons Written by Dr. Arundhati Nair (Veterinarian) In association with PAL (Pet Owners and Animal Lovers) And special thanks to Aditi Nair 1) Is there any special care required for your dogs during monsoons? It is best to walk your pets during the drier or sunny parts of the day. Avoid walking them when it is raining. If you have to walk them during the

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