While it remains uncertain if Vijay Mallya will be successfully extradited to India, a UK court hearing his trial has sought video footage of the cell in Mumbai’s Arthur Road Prison, where the fugitive businessman could be lodged.Indian authorities have said that Mallya will be kept at Barrack 12 of the prison when is brought back, The Indian Express has reported.Here's a look at what entails for an inmate of Barrack 12 of Arthur Road Prison.Close What is a barrack? related news Siddhartha saga: Property attachment is by no means tax terrorism VG Siddhartha's death: Vijay Mallya brands Indian government 'vicious and unrelenting' Five companies under ED scanner for funding Vijay Mallya's legal costs: Report There are separate enclosed spaces inside prisons which are earmarked for undertrials as well as convicts. Prisoners are confined to such spaces to curtail their movement and their ability to form congregations or unions inside a jail premises. In … [Read more...] about Where will Vijay Mallya be lodged when he is brought back to India?
We went on and on about new smartphones and stunning new buildings this year, but many of the best designs of 2017 were actually hidden in the software all around us. It’s the little things–from the interface on that new Pixel 2 to the algorithm that designed this new concert hall–that are really changing the way we use products. advertisement advertisement In 2017, we saw that play out again and again, across social media and even social justice. It was software that drove the biggest stories this year, and gave us a glimpse at what next year’s technology will bring. With that in mind, we looked back at the best interfaces of the year. Microsoft Fluent Design No company–not Apple, Facebook, or Google–has quite figured out how to integrate the old world of 2D devices with the new world of 3D or mixed reality hardware. Enter Fluid Design by Microsoft. It’s not a finished product, but a thesis: that animations and objects … [Read more...] about The 14 Most Important Interfaces Of 2017
The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee urged Uber Technologies Inc to take action after the company disclosed on December 5 it received over 3,000 reports of sexual assault-related to its 1.3 billion rides in the United States last year.Representative Peter DeFazio, a Democrat, on December 6 praised Uber for releasing the information, but said Uber and other companies must do more "to establish formal policies, training and reporting structures.""As a country, we must ensure safety is a priority, and make it clear that sexual assault and harassment will not be tolerated anywhere, no matter where it occurs," he said.Close DeFazio in November introduced legislation to help track and prevent incidents from occurring in different modes of transportation, including ridesharing companies. It was approved by the committee and now awaits action by the full US House. related news Trump calls for World Bank to stop loaning to China Dollar shines … [Read more...] about US lawmaker says Uber must take action after disclosing sexual assault reports
Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho has called for a collective effort to plug their leaky defence which has conceded "cheap goals" in his first four matches at the club.Spurs have conceded eight goals in all competitions and failed to keep a single clean sheet since Mourinho took over from Mauricio Pochettino last month."We have to sort out our defence. We have conceded two goals in every match, we are conceding cheap goals," Mourinho told a news conference on the eve of Saturday's home league match against Burnley.Close "We have to work on it, but it is hard, as we had a recovery day yesterday and we play tomorrow. To analyse, to comment and to coach in a meeting room helps, so hopefully we'll get some positive things after the negative things. related news EPL: Watford name Pearson as head coach until end of season EPL: Manchester City flex financial muscle to leave neighbours United lagging behind "It's not the defence, it's the defensive process. I'm not looking at … [Read more...] about EPL: Tottenham Hotspur must fix leaky defence and stop cheap goals says Mourinho
For a Syrian refugee in Lebanon who is trying to navigate the legal path to resettlement, it can be difficult to find answers—and overstretched humanitarian organizations can take as long as three months to respond to an email when the demand for help is highest. A new chatbot called Mona, designed for Facebook Messenger and Telegram, can help more quickly. advertisement advertisement “For us, it was about how could we get reliable information and services on the same platforms that refugees are already using, and reach them on their own terms with information and services that they could use when they actually need it most,” says Sarrah Nomanbhoy, one of the cofounders of Marhub, the startup that built the chatbot. Nomanbhoy and cofounder Peter Wasserman began working on the concept as students at the University of California Berkeley, and saw the desperate need for a better solution on field visits to Greece and Lebanon, where people at some settlements … [Read more...] about There’s now a chatbot to give refugees instant legal advice