The Congress has appointed Lt General (retired) DS Hooda, who oversaw the surgical strike in September 2016, to head a task force on national security.Congress President Rahul Gandhi met Lt Gen Hooda on February 21 in order to discuss the functioning of the task force. Gandhi also met a group of experts to chalk out effective strategies to guard the border.Lt Gen Hooda told news agency ANI that he would be happy to take up the offer:Lt Gen DS Hooda(retd): They (Congress) rqstd me if I could lead a Task Force which will look at our National Security challenges, internal & external, & come out with a vision document that should guide our diplomatic & security policies, say for over a period of the next 5 yrs. pic.twitter.com/wtIz5lLIlh— ANI (@ANI) February 22, 2019Close Earlier on February 21, the Congress had accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of being insensitive to the Pulwama attack, alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was shooting for a documentary in … [Read more...] about Congress’ U-turn: How it went from questioning surgical strike to appointing its commander
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The experience, gushes the hotel website, will be delightful, with staff who will be your new best friends; luxuries beyond the dreams of Caligula. Just look at this shot of a couple lounging in bathrobes that are so fluffy they’ll have to sit on their suitcases when they steal them. advertisement advertisement Yet it’s not really infinity pools, spas, and marble staircases that create a hotel experience. Hotels could have risen to the challenge of designing for those of us mentally and physically incapacitated by long-haul travel, stress, alcohol or a day on the floor of CES. After all, designing for vulnerable people has led to some great breakthroughs. Oxo Goodgrips are a range of kitchen utensils created for arthritis sufferers. They became bestsellers because we can all benefit from a more comfortable potato peeler. That Aeron chair you’re probably sitting on was designed for elderly people. Nike’s Flyease, created for people with disabilities, is … [Read more...] about I’m Fluent In 5 Computer Languages. Why Can’t I Switch Off The Bedside Light In A Marriott?
Godrej Properties share price rallied 3.55 percent intraday on December 12 after the Mumbai-based real estate company added four projects to its portfolio.The stock has rallied 47 percent in last one year. It was quoting at Rs 925.40, up Rs 24.15, or 2.68 percent, on the BSE at 1426 hours."We added three new projects in MMR in the micro markets of Navi Mumbai, Ambernath, and Thane, and one new project in North Bangalore," the company said in its BSE filing.Close These new projects will add approximately 1.18 million square metres (12.70 million square feet) to its development portfolio, it added. related news Sterling & Wilson Solar share price gains 3% after Australian arm executes order Hikal share price jumps 12% as Panoli plant receives EIR from USFDA HDFC becomes the 5th firm to cross Rs 4 lakh crore in market cap The company has entered into a joint venture to develop a township project of over 100 acres in Navi Mumbai.The second project is a joint venture … [Read more...] about Godrej Properties takes up 4 projects, share price gains 4%
This year, Frank Lloyd Wright, arguably the greatest and most popular modern American architect, would’ve turned 150 years old. To help commemorate the milestone, the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy–a Chicago-based nonprofit dedicated to preserving Wright’s buildings–is publishing a new edition of its Wright Sites guidebook. In addition to showcasing dozens of beautiful FLW projects, it’s also a testament to the power of historic preservation. advertisement advertisement “People who look at pictures of architecture are experiencing it in one way, but when you stand inside and confront one of these buildings in person, the value presents itself in a way you can’t put in words,” Hoglund says. Wright Sites has changed since the previous edition published 15 years ago. Some projects are no longer accessible–like the Ennis House, which was sold to a private owner in 2011–and have been removed. Sixteen sites … [Read more...] about There’s A New Must-Read Book For Frank Lloyd Wright Fans
IT company Tech Mahindra on Thursday said it has bagged a smart city project worth Rs 500 crore from Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) in Pune.Through this project, Tech Mahindra will engage with more than 15 lakh citizens of PCMC in Pune district by enabling technology-led transformation to convert it into a smart and sustainable city.“Our association with PCMC outlines Tech Mahindra's TechMNxt strategy to leverage new generation technologies to deliver an enhanced experience to our customers. It extends our vision of supporting the government's Smart Cities agenda to strengthen nation-building initiatives that will go a long way in building a robust USD 5 trillion Indian economy," Sujit Baksi, Head APAC Business and President Corporate Affairs, Tech Mahindra, said here.Close As part of the project, Tech Mahindra will provide ICT (Information and Communication Tehcnology) infrastructure, comprising of technological solutions including city network, smart water, smart … [Read more...] about Tech Mahindra bags Rs 500cr smart city project from Pune’s PCMC