A decade ago, when kids wanted to research a school project, they stopped by the library. They consulted a well thumbed encyclopedia at home, or they asked you, the parent. Children today comfortable with voice based technology turn to a digital assistant like Google Home or Amazon Alexa for help.
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BookMyShow is laying off or putting on furlough about 270 employees in India and globally. With theatres and stadiums completely shut since the lockdown, the ticketing company has had to take the difficult decision of downsizing. For those unaware, furloughing means putting employees on leave without pay but allowing them to continue being employed with the company.
After having allowed activities at stadiums and sports complex during the fourth phase of lockdown, the state is expected to allow jogging and exercise activities at playgrounds and stadiums from Monday. Are of the opinion that private offices, too, should be allowed to open with 33% of their staff being present. The Centre has already allowed them to operate outside containment zones.
Sultan Singh, the in charge of the crematorium, said, have just started dealing with Covid 19 cases. We allow only one member of the family near the body to light the pyre. Even that one relative has to wear mask and take other precautions. The conspicuous dark feature near the bottom of the aerial photograph is Parkhurst Forest. Appearing rather murky in the middle distance is the Newtown estuary where Pleistocene vertebrate remains occur. Bison bones are particularly numerous near the mouth of the estuary and mammoth remains occur too..
The median forecast from a poll of economists put annual economic growth at 2.1% in the March quarter, lower than 4.7% in the December quarter. Ai was arrested at Beijing airport in April 2011 and held for 81 days without explanation during a wider crackdown on dissent that coincided with the international ferment of the Arab Spring. In an interview with The , Ai said he identifies with Hong Kong democracy movement and has been working on a documentary about protests that began a year ago, at times erupting into tear gas shrouded combat between police and demonstrators..