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Become the Extraordinary: Set the Standard for Professional Etiquette at Meetings

While traveling I fill my time with reading a wide variety of books, magazines and newspapers. I’ve become startled by the number of articles and commentaries on the lack of politeness and etiquette that seems to be becoming part of our every-day lives. Think about it.  What becomes acceptable in society then becomes the norm.

Politeness (civility, courtesy, respect) is def....

A Day in Lumbini

My long cherished desire to visit Lumbini and to see the exact birth spot of Lord Buddha was finally fulfilled during Tihar holidays. Along with my visit, I did also intend to write an extended article about the current situation of Lumbini and the people around there. 

A motorbike riding from Pokhara via Palpa and Butwal was a wonderful experience. A recently blacktopped, straig....

“Well, the fridge broke, so I had to eat everything.”

Joey Tribbiani

 

Joseph Francis “Joey” Tribbiani, Jr. is a fictional character from the NBC sitcoms Friends and its spin-off Joey, portrayed by Matt LeBlanc. An Italian-American struggling actor, he lives in New York City with his roommate and best friend, Chandler Bing, and hangs out in a tight-knit group of friends - Chandler Bing, Ross Geller, Monica Gell....

“Food, in the end, in our own tradition, is something holy. It’s not about nutrients and calories. It’s about sharing. It’s about honesty. It’s about identity.” 

 

-Louise Fresco

 

Since July 2014 Professor Louise O. Fresco  is President  of Wageningen University & Research, in The Netherlands. She combines a long academic career as professor in Wageningen and Amsterdam, with various visiting professorships, with an extensive involvement in policy and development. She is a member of the Dutch Royal A....

LUMLE Committed to Agricultural Research and Productivity - LB THAPA

Predominantly Nepal is an agricultural country where about 68% people are directly engaged in farming. The country is endowed with agro-biodiversity, which supports in growing various seasonal crops in Tarai, Hilly and Mountainous regions. However, over the years, the productivity of Nepali agriculture has been constantly declining. In 2005/06 agriculture alone contributed for 36.64% to gross d....

Harriet Van Horne

Cooking Is Like Love. It Should Be Entered Into with Abandon or Not At All

Harriet Van Horne was an American newspaper columnist and film/television critic. She was a writer for many years at the New York World-Telegram and its successors. Van Horne was born in Syracuse, New York, graduated from Newark, N.Y. High Scho....

Amazing Benefits of Sweet Corn for Skin and Hair

To some people, a day isn’t complete without munching on a crunchy snack. Unfortunately, most snacks are high in calories and fat – almost devoid of ‘real’ nutrition. One snack that’s a favorite of crunchy snack lovers is corn. Are corn kernels healthy?

Corn is packed with high nutrients which are useful for a ....

James Patterson

“Am I tough? Am I strong? Am I hard-core? Absolutely.Did I whimper with pathetic delight when I sank my teeth into my hot fried- chicken sandwich? You betcha.”

The creator of the famous character of psychologist Alex Cross, James Patterson is the accomplished American author of not only thriller novels but also romance and non-fi ction ....