Центр, работающий как «пылесос» ресурсов, в кризис беспомощен!?

Центр, работающий как «пылесос» ресурсов, в кризис беспомощен!? О том, как власть справляется с антикризисным управлением в период пандемии, «НИ» побеседовали с политологом Дмитрием Орешкиным. — Создаётся впечатление, что одна рука не ведает, что творит другая. С одной стороны, Путин говорит о том, что эпидемия в России ещё не достигла пика, ежедневно увеличивается количество заболевших COVID-19, с другой стороны, Московская область практически выходит из карантина. Разрешено возобновить работу автомойкам, автосервисам, салонам красоты, а в Чечню запрещён въезд без справок о состоянии здоровья. Как такое возможно? — Действительно, вертикаль – это…

Быть нормальным — идеал для неудачника?

«Быть нормальным — идеал для неудачника»: 15 цитат психиатра Карла Густава Юнга, знаменитого ученика Зигмунда Фрейда! Карл Густав Юнг был одним из самых знаменитых учеников Зигмунда Фрейда. Став психиатром, Юнг некоторое время работал под руководством Эйгена Блейлера, автора термина «шизофрения». Именно Юнг разделил людей на интровертов и экстравертов, а также заметил и изучил такое важное психологическое явление как коллективное бессознательное, выражающееся в архетипах. Предлагаю вам несколько необычных цитат этого выдающегося ученого. 1. Депрессия подобна даме в черном. Если она пришла, не гони ее прочь, а пригласи к столу, как гостью,…

Jennifer King to be first full-time Black female NFL coach: reports

Los Angeles (AFP) — Jennifer King will become the first full-time Black female coach in the NFL’s history when the Washington Football Team promotes her to offensive assistant, US media reported Thursday night. King, who played for three professional women’s gridiron teams including the D.C. Divas, has spent the past season as an intern with Washington, helping out with the club’s running backs.  She also worked as an intern in 2018 and 2019 with the Carolina Panthers, and was the assistant receivers coach for the defunct Arizona Hotshots of the…

Investments in Azerbaijan’s oil, gas sector up in 2020

By Ayya Lmahamad The volume of investments in Azerbaijan’s oil and gas sector increased by 0.3 percent in 2020, the State Statistics Committee has reported. However, investments in the non-oil and gas sector in the country decreased by 12.3 percent during the reported period. Moreover, AZN 17 billion ($9.9bn) was directed to fixed assets, which is by 8.3 percent less than in 2019. Of this, AZN 11.1 billion ($6.5bn) or 65.6 percent was spent on production areas, AZN 4.4 billion ($2.5bn) or 26.4 percent on service areas and AZN 1.3…

Draymond Green’s ejection sinks Warriors in loss to Knicks

Tired in their second game in two nights and disorganized without one of their most important players, the Golden State Warriors lost to the New York Knicks, 119-104, Thursday night at Chase Center. Twenty-four hours after their most complete win of the season over the San Antonio Spurs, the Warriors (8-7) had a difficult time mustering the energy to match a rested Knicks team that had last played Monday. The Knicks (8-8) scored a season-high 40 points in the first quarter, but the Warriors may have still had a chance…

Japan stands firm on Tokyo Olympics schedule, denies report of cancellation

By Jack Tarrant and Chris Gallagher TOKYO (Reuters) — Japan stood firm on Friday on its commitment to host the Tokyo Olympics this year and denied reports of a possible cancellation but the pledge looks unlikely to ease public concern about holding the event during a global pandemic. Though much of Japan is under a state of emergency due to a third wave of COVID-19 infections, Tokyo Olympic organisers have vowed to press ahead with the re-scheduled Games, which are due to open on July 23 after being postponed for…

Dave Chappelle tests positive for coronavirus

Dave Chappelle has tested positive for coronavirus. The 47-year-old comedian has cancelled four of his comedy gigs in Texas after discovering he has contracted COVID-19, though his representative told TMZ that he hasn’t yet experienced any symptoms. Dave had performed his first show in Texas on Wednesday (20.01.21) but has now pulled out of the gigs he had scheduled until Sunday (24.01.21). The comic has been performing socially-distanced shows throughout the last few months and he reportedly asks audience members to take rapid results tests before they can be admitted…

Casey Affleck hopes Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas reconcile

Casey Affleck thinks Ana de Armas is a «catch». The ‘Manchester by the Sea’ star’s brother Ben Affleck recently split from the ‘Knives Out’ actress but he is hoping the pair reconsider and decide to get back together, though he’ll be there to support his sibling if things are over for good. He said: «The reality is, I think that this year has been really hard on people in relationships. I wouldn’t know because I’ve been single, but I bet there are a lot of people that have, you know,…

Adele and Simon Konecki ‘reach divorce settlement’

Adele and her estranged husband, Simon Konecki, have agreed on a divorce settlement. The ‘Hello’ hitmaker and the charity boss — who are parents to eight-year-old son Angelo — filed a judgement packet on Friday (15.01.21), almost two years since they split, Us Weekly reports. The pair, who represented themselves, will now need to wait for a judge to sign off on the agreement before their divorce can be made official. The 32-year-old singer and 46-year-old CEO’s separation after three years of marriage was confirmed in April 2019, while Adele…

Gigi Hadid has revealed her baby daughter’s name

Gigi Hadid has revealed her baby daughter’s name is Khai. The 25-year-old model — who has her little girl with partner Zayn Malik — quietly changed her Instagram bio to include the tot’s first name. She added: “Khai’s mom.» The moniker is seemingly a tribute to Gigi’s father Mohamed Hadid‘s mother, Khairiah. The name reveal came as Khai turned four months old on Thursday (21.01.21). Gigi took to her Instagram Story to share a snap of her giving her daughter a kiss on the cheek to mark the milestone. She…

Azerbaijani FM, Turkmen top officials upbeat about energy accord’s regional, international role

By Vafa Ismayilova Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov have discussed the great importance of signing an Azerbaijani-Turkmen memorandum of understanding on the joint exploration and development of hydrocarbon resources of the Caspian Sea’s Dostlug field, strengthening bilateral cooperation in the energy field, as well as developing international partnership in the region, Trend has reported quoting the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry. Berdimuhamedov received Bayramov on January 21 as part of the latter’s official visit to Turkmenistan. The …

More businesses resist Cha-cha for bad timing

MANILA, Philippines — Seven more business groups are resisting ongoing efforts of President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies at the Lower House to amend the Constitution, 16 months before the elections. “We believe that introducing any charter change…before presidential elections will only raise fears that other constitutional changes, some of which may be highly controversial, may be introduced and passed,” the groups said in a joint statement on Friday. Ten groups signed the statement, but three of them namely the Makati Business Club, Financial Executives of the Philippines and the Philippine Chamb…

Google threatens to remove search engine in Australia over law

Internet giant Google said Friday it will remove its search engine in Australia if the government’s proposal to require large internet companies to pay local news providers for their content becomes law. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison immediately hit back at the company owned by Alphabet Inc., saying, «We don’t respond to threats.» Google Australia Managing Director Mel Silva told a Senate hearing that the proposed law, which would also force social media giant Facebook Inc. to pay for content, would «set an untenable precedent» for the business. «If this…

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, historic inauguration, all shades of awesomeness!

I was in America when President Obama became the President of America. I couldn’t sleep a day before…the anxiety was thick! There is just something about America that is endearing…it is like a spirit that overwhelms you when it has to do with their celebrations or successes, especially the swearing in of a new President. The fact that he was going to be the first black president of America didn’t make my anxiety less overwhelming, in fact it increased. I watched with tears at how a country that had been…

APC Chieftain wants death sentence for kidnappers, criminals and their collaborators

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Salihu Lukman, has affirmed that there is no reason why Nigeria should not consider the introduction of death penalties for both the criminals and their collaborators who have perpetrating acts of insecurity such as kidnapping in the country. Lukman said Nigeria needs to forge stronger national unity in the country to be able to initiate the kind of reforms, which can produce the expected outcomes and include the issue of stiffer sanctions for both the criminals and their collaborators, much more than…

Meditation Apps: A Beginners’ Guide

As the COVID-19 pandemic brought the world to a standstill, many turned to meditation apps to cope with the uncertainty. A beginner’s guide to meditation apps to help you get started in your journey to mental well-being. By Anuja Venkatachalam “The pandemic has made me stop, pause and reflect. I take my physical and mental health more seriously now”, remarked Anamika, a financial advisor whose 60-hour work week decelerated when travel restrictions and work-from-home policies were enforced in her city. This mirrors the voices of many urban, upper-middle class, working…

Denzel Washington ‘energised’ by younger co-stars

Denzel Washington was «energised» making ‘The Little Things’ alongside Rami Malek and Jared Leto. The 66-year-old actor portrays Joe ‘Deke’ Deacon in the psychological crime thriller and he admitted working with the two younger fellow Oscar winners made him up his game on set. He said: «It absolutely energised me, having those two on the film. «I’m like, ‘Uh-oh. I’d better read the script’. Obviously joking!» One scene in the movie sees Denzel’s character -who he described as having «a lot of haunting darkness that follows him like a cloud»…

Bond movie No Time To Die delayed by another six months

‘No Time To Die’ has been delayed by another six months. The much-anticipated James Bond flick had already been pushed back twice due to the coronavirus pandemic, with Daniel Craig’s final jaunt as the suave spy first slated for release in April 2020, before being moved to November 2020, and then again to April 2021. And now it has been confirmed that the motion picture won’t hit screens until October 8, 2021. A new poster for the film was shared to the official Twitter page for the movie and is…

Covid-19 spokesman possibly infected

The spokesman for the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration is himself at risk of having been infected with the disease. When he gives the daily televised briefing at Government House, CCSA spokesman Taweesilp Visanuyothin is normally accompanied by a commentator for the National Broadcasting Service of Thailand (NBT) TV channel. On Friday, he appeared alone. Dr Taweesilp said the commentator had been ruled at high risk of infection after a male news anchor at the same TV station was confirmed infected with Covid-19. All NBT staff were being tested, including…

Navalny, anticipating arrest, planned protests to force Kremlin to release him, ally says

By Tom Balmforth, Anton Zverev and Polina Nikolskaya MOSCOW (Reuters) — Before he returned to Russia, opposition politician Alexei Navalny and his supporters had anticipated he would be arrested and planned to force the Kremlin to release him by staging repeated protests, a close ally has said. Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent critic, was detained on Sunday after flying home for the first time since being poisoned with what the West says was a military-grade nerve agent that Navalny says was applied to his underpants by state security agents.…

New daily record: Mexico registers 1,803 coronavirus deaths

Mexico has registered a new record high in daily coronavirus deaths, with figures on Thursday showing 1,803 deaths linked to Covid-19 in 24 hours. Mexico’s previous record of 1,584 was set just two days earlier. The total death toll in the country since the pandemic began is now more than 146,000 — the fourth-highest worldwide. The number of new infections also hit a record high in the Thursday figures — at 22,339. Testing is limited in the country, and the true number of infections is likely to be higher than…

Как Герой Советского Союза стал бандеровцем?

Подвиг и крах Ивана Килюшека! Как Герой Советского Союза стал бандеровцем? Медаль «Золотая Звезда» Героя Советского Союза. © / Михаил Кулешов / РИА Новости В 2008 году в Волынской области Украины обнаружили и вскрыли бункер, некогда принадлежавший одной из банд украинских нацистов. При осмотре помещения поисковики наткнулись на «Золотую звезду» Героя Советского Союза. Паренек из Острова Откуда в бандеровском схроне эта награда? Муляж? Или ее обладатель погиб в схватке с националистами? В действительности Герой Советского Союза, которому принадлежала медаль, на тот момент был жив. Вот только награды его лишили за участие в бандеровском подполье. Иван Килюшек родился в декабре 1923 года в крестьянской семье в селе Остров Рафаловского района Ровенской области. Эти…

Радуйтесь – Вас судьба ограждает от того, что Вам пока нельзя иметь!

Радуйтесь – Вас судьба ограждает от того, что Вам пока нельзя иметь! Дорогие Друзья! Несколько дней назад в нашей рубрике «Задание от С.Н. Лазарева» мы просили вас прокомментировать письмо читателя, который обратился к Автору за советом. Добрый день, Сергей Николаевич! Очень рада, что узнала о таком человеке, как Вы. Очень рада, что познакомилась с Вашими трудами. Познакомилась только в 2020 году. На данный момент читаю Ваши книги, слушаю Ваши ролики в Ютубе и статьи в Дзене. Но мучает один вопрос: нельзя убивать любовь. Люблю мужчину. Прожили гражданским браком 2,5 года. Расстались 4…