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
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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
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?
Moneycontrol NewsIt would not be entirely incorrect to say the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and issues that it deals with have become part of the mainstream conversation over the last four years.Time was when RBI board meetings were hardly considered headline- worthy to make it to the front pages.Not any longer.Close The festering tension between North Block and Mint Street have meant the phraseology of discussions on “Section 7”, the RBI’s autonomy, governor’s resignations, governor’s education, the RBI’s capital surplus and a new economic capital framework of RBI and jurisdictional issues have dominated interest among the media and the commentariat related news Govt nets Rs 939cr from online ads on Google, Facebook in FY19 FinMin may go slow on overseas bonds plan SEBI may tighten buyback norms, cap issue at 25% of paid-up capital & free reserves On December 10, 2018, Urjit Patel resigned as the RBI governor, ten months before … [Read more...] about Modinomics — Monetary policy reforms in light of strained RBI-FinMin relations
Below is the complete speech delivered by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on February 1, 2019."Madam Speaker,I rise to present the Interim Budget for the year 2019-20. I am deeply conscious of the absence of Shri Arun Jaitley today. I am sure the House joins me in wishing Shri Jaitley speedy recovery, good health and a long life in the service of the nation.Close Madam Speaker, the people of India gave a strong mandate to our Government. Under the visionary leadership of Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, we have given the most decisive, stable and clean Government and have undertaken transformational structural reforms. We have reversed the policy paralysis engulfing the nation and have restored the image of the country. The major achievement of this Government was that we strived our utmost to change the mind-set and ignited the self-confidence of the nation. related news Need feel-good factor to revive consumption: Exide Life CIO Shyamsunder Bhat … [Read more...] about Full text of Finance Minister Piyush Goyal’s 2019 Budget speech