Because aesthetics and symbolism are so central to classical architecture, the buildings – almost by definition – are more costly and less energy efficient than so-called “high-performance buildings,” which focus on cost-effectiveness, safety, sustainability and accessibility, in addition to aesthetics. Through organizations such as the National Institute of Building Sciences and their Whole Building Design Guide, the federal government has, in recent years, been working to produce advanced buildings that set standards for the industry and the world. … [Read more...] about Was Trump’s draft order on classical buildings really about Obama?
Difference between nonprofit and charity
Let’s take a simple illustration. You invest Rs 50 lakh in a MF Scheme, which has an expense ratio of 2 per cent. At the end of one year, the fund earns 10 per cent from the market. The NAV of the fund after one year, post expenses, will be Rs 53,95,000 approximately, taking an average portfolio value for charging expenses. In the PMS, even if the expense ratio is same, portfolio value will be Rs 55 lakh, from which expenses will be payable. The relevance is, in a MF, you pay tax on the gains from Rs 50 lakh to Rs 53.95 lakh. In PMS, tax is payable on the gains from Rs 50 lakh to Rs 55 lakh. … [Read more...] about MFs marginally more tax efficient than PMS
He added that these videos of Tiwari, which was distributed primarily via WhatsApp groups, reached nearly 15 million people residing in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR). The Haryanvi video was shared first, followed by the English one, to reach out to the “urban Delhi voters” next.Exclusive offer: Use code "BUDGET2020" and get Moneycontrol Pro's Subscription for as little as Rs 333/- for the first year. … [Read more...] about Deepfakes of BJP Delhi President Manoj Tiwari circulated during Delhi elections: Report
According to the report, the alliance talks are in early-stage and will take time to get materialised. The companies have also discussed the creation of a ‘Code of Practice’, which requires companies to adopt a standardised redressal process against disputed content. … [Read more...] about Social media platforms Facebook, Google, Twitter to form an alliance to fight fake news: Report
In some cases, digital workers are even introduced as part of a broader effort to improve employee happiness and engagement. According to our research , 87% of knowledge workers are comfortable with re-skilling in order to work alongside a digital workforce. This was the case with New York Life Insurance, which turned to RPA to automate manual tasks and free up workers’ time to focus on relationship building. The company reengineered and automated several processes driven by the finance and accounting teams, and employees fully embraced their new digital colleagues as part of their teams. Each digital worker was even given a name—Jasmine, Clark, and Valerie, to name a few—and a manager to ensure a smooth integration into the company structure. That small step has helped employees think of them as members of their team, and the productivity increase and ability to build stronger customer relationships has made work more rewarding. … [Read more...] about Robots are not the job killers we all feared