In a communication, Akhil Gupta, co-founder, NoBroker, said that they noticed that the entries and attendance for domestic help, and service staff, were done through two methods – Passcodes and Fingerprint scans (biometric). When you use the passcode method to monitor entry, there is a possibility that others can gain entry by proxy. They could use someone else’s passcode and enter your building. To fix this issue, fingerprint scanning was introduced.” … [Read more...] about Apartment apps try to keep pace with the pandemic
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The latest US actions follow a protracted battle over Huawei, the Chinese network and smartphone giant accused by the Trump administration of being a tool for espionage. … [Read more...] about China-US ties plunge further over Hong Kong sanctions
Setting up the AIHB, it was intended that those members (it currently has a strength of over a 100) who were not serving officials were makers and practitioners, who could speak with authority and a knowledge of ground realities. The Cottage Industries Emporia, the HHEC, our SONA shops abroad, the Design Centres and Weavers Service Centres, the magnificent Vishwakarma exhibitions, the National Award for master craftspersons, were all initiatives that emerged from those early discussions. That pool of collective wisdom is much needed now, at a time when craftspeople and the sector are struggling for survival and imaginative solutions, while the gulf between the Government and the people it serves seems to be widening. … [Read more...] about India’s craft sector needs more than selfies and hashtags
A spokesperson for the office said in a statement that China "will never be afraid of any bullying," and stressed that if the United States thinks that the so-called sanctions can make Chinese people compromise and concede, it is in vain and what it did is an anachronism and miscalculation. … [Read more...] about Liaison office of China’s central gov’t in HKSAR condemns U.S. interference, dismisses so-called U.S. sanctions on officials
Or the more common — ‘Bete, uncle se achhe se milo!’ Vaise, what on earth means ‘achhe se milna’? In today’s context, this instruction can have hilarious, or alarming, connotations but I guess the emphasis here is that the youngster gives due respect to the elder relative. It’s important for parents to, however, realise that no matter how good your intention is, respect can’t be extracted out of a person by making him or her feel embarrassed or awkward in front of others. Just saying. Anyway, here’s what I have to say to Raunak, and anyone who has the stress of a forced yaari with rishtedaari :) … [Read more...] about A calmer you, by Sonal Kalra: Chalo beta, namaste karo!