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An elected head of state is accountable, democratic, representative, cost effective. It provides stability, legitimacy, transparency, adaptability, and unity.

@RepublicStaff @GrahamSmith_ #NotMyKing

Accountability matters. An elected head of state is answerable to the people who voted them in. #accountability #democracy

Democracy is the bedrock of a free society. An elected head of state reflects the people's will, chosen through a fair and transparent process. #democracy #fairness
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The latest @OECD Economic Survey of #Germany has been released!

Accelerating the green and digital transitions, modernising the public administration, reducing labour taxes, improving education and training are key gov. priorities.


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The economy will slowly recover on the back of a large order backlog, easing supply chain bottlenecks & a recovery in export demand.

Investment will pick up due to high corporate savings, investment needs linked to renewable #energy expansion & increased public investment.

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Rapid population #ageing is exacerbating labour shortages.

Improving the labour market integration of women, older and low-skilled workers, facilitating skilled labour migration, expanding adult learning opportunities and raising educational quality is key.

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Jamshed Irani was only 32 when he joined the #TataSteel in 1968.
He quickly earned the reputation of a hard taskmaster and never took no for an answer. Image
Colleagues remember him as someone who knew the nitty-gritty of steelmaking.

A big feather in his cap was unfurling the #modernisation at the Jamshedpur plant, which included automation in the mid-1980s.
Recalling when he turned up on an occasional Sunday to check if everything was on track,a former colleague says,"His desire was to take Tata Steel to the 21st century & in every sense,he was the architect & the man who took complete charge of the implementation of every project."
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Hello hello London! 👋🏻 We’re at IET Savoy Place, London for DSS London 2022 by #YugaByteDB. It’s gonna be super interesting tech session starting at 2 pm today! Don’t miss my #Live #Tweets in this #thread! 🤩🧵
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Yes, the setup is going on for the grand presentation of the #Tech #Track. The master is teaching the student here! #JustKidding Say hi to Julie Wise and Dave Roberts from #YugaByteDB! 👋🏻

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We’ve got our Social Media / Content Director @rachel_pescador from #YugaByteDB here, who’s busy at work and got some cool #swag! 🤩

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With the #SofiaDeclaration, the 6 #WesternBalkans countries have committed to #climateneutrality in 2050. To achieve this, a #lignite phase-out for power production is needed, ideally by 2040. To support the debate, we have developed 6 pathways (THREAD). #EUGreenDeal 1/12 The Future of Lignite in the Western Balkans
Where do we stand today? WB-6 power markets consist almost exclusively of two generation technologies: #lignite and #hydro. The share of either source varies considerably between the countries. 2/12 The Future of Lignite in the Western Balkans
Finding 1: 90 % of #lignite power plants in the #westernbalkans was put into operation 30 or more years ago. 40 % of the capacities are older than 40 years. The power plant park is in urgent need of #modernisation. 3/12
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The 3rd #thread in the series on the history of Firearms & Gunpowder Use in Indian subcontinent.

This thread covers the period, in which Indian powers underwent modernisation & military reforms.

#Gunpowder #History #Hindutva #MilitaryHistory Image
Maratha & Mysore armies started modernising in the 1760s & 70s. British accounts state, that Marathas had rocket technology before Mysore's Tipu Sultan.

Maratha rockets 'annoyed' the British in the First Anglo-Maratha War (1775), whereas British faced Mysore rockets in 1792. Image
Modern manufacturing processes, training and logistics required a substantial financial cost.

In the 1780s, Mahadji Scindia consolidated his hold over north India. He hired Benoit de Boigne, a Frenchman, to reorganize his finances and training.

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