A BMC team went to the Pali Hill bungalow of the actor in suburban Bandra and posted the notice there as nobody was present to receive the notice, a civic official told PTI. … [Read more...] about BMC posts notice on illegal construction at Kangana’s bungalow
"No work is being carried out by my client (Kangana) in her premises as falsely understood by you (BMC). Therefore the Stop Work Notice issued is absolutely bad in law and appears to have been issued only to intimidate my client by misusing your dominant position," Ranaut's lawyer said in the letter to Executive Engineer, H/West Ward. … [Read more...] about Stop-work notice to Kangana Ranaut: BMC files caveat in court
AR: There’s an element of these emulation manuals or the attempt to replicate the special sauce or the secret sauce as people say about Silicon Valley—there’s some huge holes in those stories. We’re trained as historians, and we’re trained on the tradition that looks at technological systems holistically, whether it’s trains or computers or software. The emulation manuals about how to make your own Silicon Valley usually leave out the unsavory aspects of Silicon Valley and the actual keys to its success, which include massive federal subsidies, massive amounts of undocumented labor, huge disparities between the haves and the have-nots, irreversible environmental damage, the list goes on and on. Scholars have written about this. That work tends to get dismissed by people who were looking to get funding or just mobilize people around this vision of just getting the good and not reckoning with the costs. … [Read more...] about How Silicon Valley turned true innovation into an overhyped delusion
Some companies with leases that are ending this year or next appear to be kicking the can down the road, signing short-term extensions rather than committing to typical deals that last several years. In recent weeks, NBC Universal extended a lease for a secondary office at 1221 Avenue of the Americas and the Stroock & Stroock & Lavan law firm did the same for its office downtown. But they both did so for just a year, according to Colliers. A spokeswoman for NBC Universal declined to comment and Stroock & Stroock did not return a call and multiple emails. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 | Manhattan’s office buildings are empty. But for how long?
Responding to the demolition, Kangana tweeted images of the Mumbai police with captions referring to them as Babur and his army, death of democracy and calling Mumbai as Pakistan and POK.Babur and his army #deathofdemocracy pic.twitter.com/L5wiUoNqhl … [Read more...] about Parts of Kangana Ranaut’s Bandra bungalow demolished by Sena-ruled BMC