At first glance, Burwood Brickworks looks like any other mall, surrounded by an expansive parking lot and with an array of stores and even a cinema inside. But it’s what’s out of sight—besides the visible rooftop farm—that really differentiates this building. It’s been promoted as the most sustainable retail center in the world by the Living Future Institute: All the electricity that the nearly 14,000-square-foot center uses will come from renewable energy via solar panels on the roof as well as off-site wind and solar farms; all gray and black water (meaning wastewater from both sinks and toilets) along with runoff stormwater will be captured, treated, and recycled onsite; and all indoor materials, including those products in the salon, were evaluated to have the smallest impact on air quality. … [Read more...] about Check out the Australian shopping center that’s touted as the most sustainable in the world
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Interactive Tables The pen works with the museum’s new high-resolution touch-screen tables, where visitors can look at the items they’ve saved on their pens, draw their own designs, and generally explore the collection in a different way (using software designed by Local Projects). The seven tables scattered throughout the museum are kind of like giant tablets (a few are seven feet long and can be used by up to six people at a time), with a river of digital icons flowing consistently down the middle. These icons represent items in the collection–vases, wallpaper swatches, drawings–and they can be grabbed at random just by dragging them off onto the side of the table. More information on the item, as well as a series of related items, comes up, allowing you to delve deeper into a piece of design. “It’s a giant curiosity machine,” Barton says. … [Read more...] about The 5 Coolest Things About The Revamped Smithsonian Design Museum
PAN card: A PAN card is mandatory for one to start a Demat account with ICICI or with any other broker. You will have to submit a copy of your PAN card along with the KYC documents when opening the account. In addition to your PAN card, you must provide a few more documents for identification and address proof along with your latest photographs. You must carry original documents for verification in case you are visiting the ICICI branch. However, only photocopies of the documents are required for submission. The documents you will have to carry or furnish online are: … [Read more...] about ICICI demat account: Its charges, account opening process, etc.
What is a Non-Resident Ordinary Rupee (NRO) Account?An NRO account is a savings or current account held by NRIs in India to manage their income earned in India. Account-holders can deposit and manage their accumulated rupee funds without any hassle. You can apply for an NRO account jointly with a resident Indian or even an NRI. The account allows you to receive funds in Indian or Foreign currency. It is even feasible to transfer money from your current NRE account. However, the interest you earn in this account is subject to (TDS) Tax Deducted at Source payments. … [Read more...] about Different types of demat account available in India
How is it mandatory?As per the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the Regulator for the Securities market in India owned by Government of India, to trade in the stock market it is mandatory to hold a Demat account. Demat account works just like your bank account. When shares are purchased money gets deducted and vice versa. The purpose of Demat account is to eliminate the risk of holding physical share certificates. When securities are purchased or sold it immediately gets reflected in the account, which holds shares and securities in an electronic form. NSDL (National Securities Depository Ltd) and CDSL (Central Depository Services Ltd), registered with SEBI, are the two depositories that facilitate the opening of new Demat accounts through a Depository Participant (DP). … [Read more...] about Demat account: Meaning, how to open demat account, facilities and benefits