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Amazon Says It’s Relaxing Marijuana Policy To ‘Become Earth’s Best Employer’

Amazon has said it will further relax its marijuana policy for employees and is gearing up to support national legislation to legalise the drug. Citing its decision from June 2021, the American e-commerce giant said it has “reinstated the employment eligibility” for former employees and applicants terminated or deferred during random or pre-employment marijuana screenings. It said screening job applicants for cannabis makes it hard for the company to expand its workforce. Amazon said it wants to help reform America's…

chelsea: Chelsea’s Tuchel looks to extend promising start against Manchester City | Football News – Times of India

MANCHESTER (England): European champions Chelsea take on Premier League title holders Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday in a re-match of last season's Champions League final. When Chelsea triumphed in Porto against Pep Guardiola's team in May, the result was considered an upset with City heavily backed to win their first Champions League. But four months later, Thomas Tuchel's West London side find themselves many pundits' favourites to win the domestic title after a hugely impressive start to the campaign.…

The Best USB-C cables for charging and transferring data

It’s easy to see why people mistakenly believe that all USB-C cables are essentially the same, and that differences are mostly superficial and a way to mark up prices. After all, it’s just a cable, right?Wrong. We can tell you from testing more than a dozen USB-C cables that they are not all the same. You will see huge performance differences in transferring data and charging devices depending on the particular cable you buy.Unfortunately trying to find a quality USB-C cable among the multitude…

BJP MP slams Harish Rawat for calling Pakistan army chief ‘brother’

BJP Rajya Sabha MP Anil Baluni on Thursday slammed former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat for calling the Pakistan army chief "brother", drawing a sharp reaction from the Congress leader who said he doesn't need a lecture on nationalism from him. Rawat recently in a tweet justified his party's Punjab unit chief Navjot Singh Sidhu's act of hugging Pakistan army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the swearing-in of Imran Khan in Islamabad, asking how could one Punjabi "bhra" (brother) hugging another be an act of sedition. If…

Hyderabad-based Storyboard Productions stages Alan Ayckbourn’s dark comedy ‘Table Manners’ this weekend

Storyboard Productions to stage Alan Ayckbourn’s Table Manners this weekendThe dark comedy is a satire on the middle-class and their ideologies City-based Storyboard Productions brings Alan Ayckbourn’s dark comedy Table Manners to Rangabhoomi Spaces in Gachibowli on September 25 and 26. A part of a trilogy — the other two being Round and Round the Garden and Living Together — the English play is a satire on the middle class and their ideologies. Director Sandeep Tadi says, “The pieces are brilliantly written by Alan…

Tonix Pharmaceuticals Expands Research Collaboration to Develop Precision Medicine Techniques for COVID-19 Vaccines and Therapeutics

Collaboration Will Continue to Work Towards Identifying Biomarkers for Protective Immunity Against SARS-CoV-2 Immune Correlates of Protection May Support Development of New and Specialized Vaccines to Protect Against COVID-19 Potential for Developing Antibody-Based COVID-19 Therapeutics as a Result of the Collaboration CHATHAM, N.J., Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: TNXP) (Tonix or the Company), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced it has expanded…

Medela’s Global Breastfeeding Symposium Convenes Community Focused on Establishing a Perpetual and Holistic Model to Advance Breastfeeding…

Baar, Switzerland, Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medela, a leading breast pump brand and medical device manufacturer, concluded its 15th Global Breastfeeding and Lactation Symposium with 1,400 people tuning in virtually from around the world. Medela convened a diverse group of global health leaders and lactation experts to share the latest research and insights in lactation and human milk, empowering the lactation and breastfeeding community with key information to support a strong call to action: respond to future…

Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio is the MacBook Pro Apple is afraid to make

Apple boss Tim Cook once said 2-in-1 laptop/tablet devices are akin to putting together “a toaster and a refrigerator.” Cook's point was that trying to combine both would simply not be pleasing to the user in the same way separate devices would be. But then Microsoft Surface Pro came along and proved you could have a slick device that could be both a tablet and a laptop without comprising on too much. And I’d place a bet that it was the Surface Pro that motivated Apple to provide a keyboard accessory to the iPad Pro 2021…

Near-death experience helps fuel disruptive UCLA linebacker Mitchell Agude’s success

On the practice field, as he lines up across from the quarterback, he’s surging into the backfield.In the weight room, as he strains against the stack of iron, he’s eluding an offensive tackle.As he walks onto the field on game day, he’s wearing an NFL jersey.Before he does something, Mitchell Agude always visualizes it. It’s a skill the UCLA edge rusher’s mother, Grace, taught him to help get the things he wants, no matter how improbable they may seem. If you can imagine it, she would say, you can do it. Over the years,…

He Escaped the Dark Web’s Biggest Bust. Now He’s Back

Just over four years ago, the US Department of Justice announced the takedown of AlphaBay, the biggest dark web market bust in history. Thai police arrested the site's 26-year-old administrator, Alexandre Cazes, in Bangkok, and the FBI seized AlphaBay's central server in Lithuania, wiping out a marketplace that was selling hundreds of millions of dollars a year worth of hard drugs, hacked data, and other contraband to its 400,000-plus registered users. The FBI called the disruption of the site a “landmark operation.”But the…

Sarah Ismail promoted to MD of Warner Music Philippines – Music Business Worldwide

Sarah Ismail has been promoted to Managing Director, Warner Music Philippines.She will take up her new role on October 1.As a core member of Warner Music’s regional executive team, Ismail will oversee its operations throughout the Philippines.Based in Manila, she will report to Simon Robson, President, International, Recorded Music, Warner Music Group.Ismail joined WMG in 2019 and was quickly promoted to become Regional Marketing Director for Greater China & South East Asia.In this role, Ismail was responsible for…

An all-Tamil concert by Varalakshmi Anandkumar

The all-Tamil concert hosted by Naada Inbam recently was a refreshing experience. The thematic concert was by vocalist Varalakshmi Anandkumar, whose Karaharapriya delineation still lingers in my mind. She painted an inspiring portrait of the majestic raga. Listening to this disciple of the legendary D.K. Jayaraman, the virtual audience must have guessed that she would take up Papanasam Sivan’s masterpiece ‘Senthil andavan’ (Rupakam), in praise of the deity of Tiruchendur. She certainly didn’t disappoint. Melakaveri…

Wait, What? The University Of Florence Is Offering A Master’s Degree In Coffee

We all know the struggles of beginning our day. We wake up and try to set our day in motion, but without a cup of coffee, it may seem a little impossible. No matter how light or strong you like your coffee, a cup of this drink is really a wake-up call for many! But, do you love your coffee to the point where you could get a master's degree in it? If yes, then you are surely in luck as the University Of Florence in Italy is offering a master's degree in coffee! Yes, you read that, right!(Also Read: Put A Fun Twist On Your…

KXperience: As Korean culture gains fanfare in India, Korea Tourism Organisation organises virtual event for Indian audiences

The experience is likely to be popular among Korea lovers in India. (Representational image)Korea Tourism in India: Boost to Korean Tourism! With the penetration of K-Pop, Korean culture is quickly gaining a strong fanbase in India. Taking into cognisance this increasing wave, the Korea Tourism Organisation or KTO has decided to launch a series of unique virtual Korean experiences for the people of India, along with social media contests and special offers on Korean products, according to a report by news agency PTI. To give…

Column: Ryan Getzlaf isn’t ready for retirement just yet. He’s back for Year 17 with the Ducks

Ryan Getzlaf didn’t sleep much the night before the NHL’s trade deadline last season.Drafted by the Ducks in 2003, a member of their Stanley Cup team in 2007 and their captain since 2010, Getzlaf was nearing the end of an eight-year contract. The Ducks were struggling — again — and he was soon to become an unrestricted free agent. Contenders eyed him as someone who might put them over the top, but he had never imagined playing anywhere else.Getzlaf and his wife, Paige, an Orange County native, had discussed the best options…