0 Comments Alf McCreary: Where are today's strong leaders to build on our hopes from 20 years ago? BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Most people can recall what they were doing when the historic Good Friday Agreement was announced on April 10, 1998. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/columnists/alf-mccreary/alf-mccreary-where-are-todays-strong-leaders-to-build-on-our-hopes-from-20-years-ago-36781335.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article36782232.ece/8c4b9/AUTOCROP/h342/6_GORDON_WILSON.Iri.jpg Email Most people can recall what they were doing when the historic Good Friday Agreement was announced on April 10, 1998. I was in the midst of a career turning point as I prepared to leave Queen's University after 14 crowded years as its first information director and return to full-time writing. My first reaction was that the GFA would make life less difficult at Queen's for the new vice-chancellor professor George Bain compared to his predecessor Professor Sir Gordon … [Read more...] about Alf McCreary: Where are today’s strong leaders to build on our hopes from 20 years ago?
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BOLLYWOOD superstar Salman Khan has been found guilty of poaching after shooting two rare blackbuck dear on a wildlife preserve 20 years ago. The 52-year-old Indian megastar has been sentenced to five years in prison and handed a £110 (₹10,000) fine after appearing at a Jodhpur court. Four other Bollywood stars also accused in the case - Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Tabu and Neelam - have been acquitted. The group are believed to have been in the jeep driven by Salman Khan at the time of the poaching. The blackbuck is an endangered species and is protected under the Indian Wildlife Act. The poaching took place near the village of Bishnois, a community that revers blackbucks and is passionate about protecting them. The megastar's lawyers will now approach the Rajasthan High Court for bail. Khan will be taken into custody at the Jodhpur Central Jail while his bail papers are submitted and checked. It is likely the star will remain in custody overnight. For almost two decades, … [Read more...] about Bollywood star Salman Khan sentenced to five years in prison for poaching after shooting two rare blackbuck deer on Indian wildlife reserve 20 years ago
BOLLYWOOD superstar Salman Khan has been found guilty of poaching after shooting two rare blackbuck dear on a wildlife preserve 20 years ago. The 52-year-old Indian megastar appeared at a Jodhpur court and will be allowed to appeal the decision. Four other Bollywood stars also accused in the case - Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Tabu and Neelam - have been acquitted. The group are believed to have been in the jeep driven by Salman Khan at the time of the poaching. All five were facing charges under the Wildlife Protection Act. According to his lawyers, the star is eligible to apply for immediate bail if he is sentenced to less than three years in prison. If he is sentenced to a longer term, he will be taken to the Jodhpur Central Jail and will be required to submit appeals to a higher court for bail. For almost two decades, Khan has argued that on the day of the poaching, he was not armed, and was only in possession of an air rifle. His legal team submitted reports to the court … [Read more...] about Bollywood superstar Salman Khan found guilty of poaching after shooting two rare blackbuck deer on Indian wildlife preserve 20 years ago
Copywriter since 2001. Entrepreneur since 2004. Brand Consultant since 2005. Creative Director since 2007. #rusuplusbortun since 2008. Juror, speaker & contributor since 2010. Member of Art Director’s Club Romania since 2014. BR talked with Catalin Rusu, chief creative partner & CEO Rusu +Bortun about last year’s changes and what is 2018 bringing both for the agency he is representing and the whole Romanian advertising industry. By Romanita Oprea How was 2017 for the agency in terms of turnover /revenues? It was a good year also in terms of figures. Our turnover remains around EUR 800,000. What were the departments that were most successful? What about the least successful ones? 2016 was a very, very digital year for us. Last year, the branding business was extremely active. We started a new chapter in 2017 with our new partners, and we’ve done a lot of identity projects including Raiffeisen Bank, CEO Clubs International, Alexandrion Group, Carturesti, … [Read more...] about Interview. Catalin Rusu (Rusu + Bortun): “New business models are a must. We cannot think and act like 20 years ago”
Tesco announced 20 years ago that it was to build two new stores in North Lincolnshire – at a cost of more than £14 million. The retail gaint said work on its £4 million-plus, 21,860 sq ft store on the site of Brigg’s former cattle market, off Cary Lane and Barnard Avenue, would start in June 1998, with a view to completion early the following year. Brigg’s historic Stennett’s Market was to be relocated to a new site on Station Road for its Thursday sessions. No time scale had then been announced for the building of a new Tesco store on the outskirts of Scunthorpe. This was planned for a seven-acre site opposite Scunthorpe United’s Glanford Park stadium. A company spokesman said 20 years ago that a full planning submission was about to be made to North Lincolnshire Council for what was to become the Tesco Extra store on the Gallagher Retail Park. The £10 million-plus investment would involve the relocation of Scunthorpe's existing Tesco … [Read more...] about 20 years ago: £14m-plus plans for two new Tesco stores were revealed