September 2, 2021
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first_imgMovea´s Gyration Air Mouse works both in the air and on the desk. Wave your Air Mouse in the air and navigate your mouse pointer on your desktop. Movea’s MotionSense technology that enables it to work both in-air and on desktop by just waving your mouse. Movea´s Gyration Air Mouse uses a proprietary radio frequency technology and has a range of up to 100 feet and also works through walls. The laser sensor enables for precise desktop tracking, making it ideal for working on a desk or other flat surface. Precision motion sensors guarantee accurate responses to natural hand movements. A simple wrist motion will command presentations, enhanced with Movea´s GyroTools presentation effects, or control multimedia entertainment on a laptop or desktop.The RF-based unit weighs approximately 4 ounces. The RF USB unit stores conveniently inside the mouse and comes with a travel case. The device will be available for purchase in early October with a suggested retail price of $99.99. For additional information, visit Gyration Website. Citation: Movea’s Gyration Air Mouse (2008, September 24) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2008-09-movea-gyration-air-mouse.htmlcenter_img This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only.last_img read more

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first_imgThe initiative has been taken by the Ministry of Textiles Government of India through National Handloom Development Corporation (NHDC) to provide handloom weavers a direct access to the market.95 agencies including apex societies, state government bodies among others are displaying their handloom and weaving work. One will find muga silk from Assam,  tussar, kantha, madhubani prints from Bihar, chanderi, maheshwari work from Madhya Pradesh and much more. Five weavers who are recipients of National Award for design are also a part of this exhibition.The unique silk products such as pochampalli, paithani, kanjivaram, jamdani, baluchari, and ikkat are attracting customers with their exclusives designs and traditional motifs. Government of India has launched the Handloom Mark scheme for products, to encourage and give a distinct identity to the products, apart from highlighting the uniqueness of the products. It also serves a guarantee for the buyer.last_img read more

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first_imgIndira Gandhi National Centre for Arts celebrated it’s silver jubilee in an exceptional manner. Delhiites were taken back in time via an exhibition which showcase journey of all the audio-visual equipment INGCA has been using and the multi-disciplinary documentation it has done using them in 25 years.This exhibition titled 25 years of Audiovisual Journey: Recalling Through Equipment and Documentation provides a retrospective stopover to view how evolution took place in the last 25 years and how the world is negotiating towards future – in the digital sphere. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’IGNCA, has gone beyond the traditional platforms to archive their heritage and with technology they have brought out a lot to public domain. They have brought out a lot in last one year to public domain hence, conducting large number of seminars, exhibitions, collaborative events. Dipali Khanna, member secretary, IGNCA said ‘This exhibition is basically to exhibit the equipments that this organisation have used in 25 years which is for interest to the people who wants to know about it. This is also to show the work we have been documenting on this particular centre.’ Also Read – Leslie doing new comedy special with NetflixIn commemoration of the 25 years of audio-visual, the Media Centre in run-up to this exhibition and also organised a film festival which will screen six documentaries from renowned directors to highlight the cultural vibrancy that has been captured by traditional as well as new age AV techniques.Media Centre of Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts has been carrying out audio-visual research documentation, archiving them for posterity, post-production and dissemination of documentaries through DVD publication, Doordarshan transmission, film shows and outreach for scholars in Media Centre Library.Eminent actor Kulbhushan Kharbanda, said,‘This exhibition potrays the change in technology, cinema has also progressed in every way from its production, content, picturisation. With technology, the world is getting closer, now everything is available to people easily.’last_img read more

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first_imgIt’s my very first winters in Delhi and winter for me means to binge on food. The city offers so many flavours that I usually get confused about what to eat and amidst of all the confusion I found myself in Eros Hotel’s A Taste of Kashmir food festival. The usual Singh Sahib is converted in Kashmiri theme, right from the table set up where a small decorated Shikara was placed along with the service staffs wearing Kashmiri dresses. The fragrance of traditional Kahva from the pot, being served in the traditional clay glass (khullar) was the thing that arrested my senses on a cold winter evening.  Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’Kashmiri food is an indigenous fusion of spices and herbs to bring out some of the most unique flavours across the country. Spices that are suited to beat the chilly winters.  The meal started with a refreshing drinks and a platter of starters both veg and non-veg to choose from like Surkh Tsaman Tikka, Rajma Kababa, Arvi Anjeer Kebab and more for the vegetarians. Maaz Shammi, Gadh Dhaniwal Tikka and Kukur Kabargah will be the recommendation for the non-vegetarians. Also Read – Leslie doing new comedy special with NetflixKashmiri food is known to be a heaven for the meat eaters and for the main course chef Mujeebur Rahman served us  signature dishes like Tabakh Maaz, Rista, Gustaba and Roganjosh for the non-vegetarians. They also had plenty in store for the vegetarians with delicacies of lotus stem, mushrooms, haakh (Kashmiri spinach) and eggplant.After the main course desserts were presented, one had ample options to choose from – Kong Phirni (saffron and milk pudding), Khubani Ki Kheer (apricot pudding), Chukander-e-Afroz (beetroot halwa), Sewiyan Kashmiri and more. I specially liked the buffet system with a big Kashmiri themed back drop, along with a traditional Kangri to keep the atmosphere warm. Whole buffet is set up in a way that the guests could taste through all the traditional Kashmiri food like along with different Kashmiri spices which were on display as well. The perfect ambience for that perfect lunch or dinner! We like!last_img read more

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first_img‘A party with a difference, hence the most lavish oath taking ceremony in the history of Maharashtra government formation,’ NCP spokesman Nawab Malik posted on twitter. Sharad Pawar’s NCP with 41 MLAs has already extended outside support to the BJP-led government which will take oath on Friday.The NCP has also said that it will abstain from voting if the new government has to face a trust vote to prove its majority. The swearing-in ceremony of the new government at Wankhede Stadium will be a lavish affair with about 40,000 guests, including PM Narendra Modi, several of his Cabinet colleagues, chief ministers of BJP-ruled states, besides business leaders, actors and celebrities in attendance.last_img

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first_imgVikas Bahl’s coming-of-age drama Queen triumphed at the 60th Filmfare Awards, winning in key categories including best film, best director and best actress for its lead star Kangana Ranaut. The film bagged six honours in total – best editing to Abhijit Kokate and Anurag Kashyap, best cinematography (Bobby Singh and Siddharth Diwan) and and best background score for Amit Trivedi. Kangana, who saw off competition from Alia Bhatt, Madhuri Dixit, Priyanka Chopra, Rani Mukerji and Sonam Kapoor in the best actress category, was not present to accept her award.Vishal Bhardwaj’s Shakespearean tale Haider closely followed Queen with five wins which includes a black lady for Shahid Kapoor in the best actor category and best supporting honours for Tabu and Kay Kay Menon. Haider triumphed in the technical categories as well, with Dolly Ahluwalia winning best costume designer and Subrata Chakraborty and Amit Ray topping the best production design list.The lifetime achievement award was given to veteran actress Kamini Kaushal for her outstanding contribution to Indian cinema. Young star Alia Bhatt bagged the best actress (Critics) trophy for Highway and Sanjay Mishra won the best actor (Critics) for his outstanding performance in Ankhon Dekhi, which also earned director-writer Rajat Kapoor the best story gong.Kriti Sanon won best debut female award for Heropanti, while Pakistani heartthrob Fawad Khan won the best debut male award for Khoobsurat. Rajkumar Hirani and Abhijat Joshi won for PK in the best screenplay and best dialogue categories, which were the only wins for the Aamir Khan-starrer film.In the music categories, Ankit Tiwari won best male playback singer for Galiyaan from Ek Villain and Kanika Kapoor was named best female playback singer for Baby Doll from Ragini MMS 2. Trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy won best music director for their work in 2 States. Best choreography honour was handed out to Ahmed Khan for the song Jumme Ki Raat from Salman Khan’s Kick.The evening saw performances from Salman Khan, Arjun Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and was attended by B-Town celebrities like Rekha, Kajol, Manisha Koirala, Neha Dhupia, Subhash Ghai, Vidya Balan among others.The ceremony held at Yash Raj Studios was hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma.last_img read more

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first_imgKolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to consider the contribution of business houses to the chief minister’s relief funds (CMRF) as money spent on corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. The letter, a copy of which is with PTI, pointed out “one major infirmity in the present CSR framework as provided in the Companies Act 2013”, concerning the interest of the states. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flights While contributions to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) was mentioned as an eligible activity under the CSR in the 2013 Act, the same made to the CMRF was not considered as an activity “eligible for contribution under the CSR”, she wrote in the letter. “It will indeed be praiseworthy if contribution to CMRF in the states is also made an eligible activity under CSR. The little contribution would be very helpful to all the states to extend the much-desired assistance and relief to people in need,” the letter read. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killed Stating that the CMRF is always under financial constraints because of limited donations from the companies, Banerjee has written that if the proposal is accepted by the Centre, the “contributions” will also enable the donors to claim tax breaks. “You may be aware that West Bengal, like other states of the country, has an established CMRF, similar to the PMNRF. We have been using the fund to provide medical, education and other kinds of relief to the most needy and distressed people in their times of grave financial crisis. However due to paucity of funds, “we are not being able to fulfill all the requests made for support,” her letter read. The current regime of the CSR in the country was introduced with the notification of Section 135 of the Companies Act 2013 and the CSR Policy Rules, 2014. It mandates that from April 1, 2014 every company, private limited or public limited, which either has a net worth of Rs 500 crore or a turnover of Rs 1,000 crore or net profit of Rs 5 crore, has to spend at least 2 percent of its average net profit for the immediately preceding three financial years on corporate social responsibility activities.last_img read more

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first_imgKolkata: The Annual Summary Revision of electoral rolls has been initiated in the state by the Election Commission on Saturday. New names can be enrolled in the voters’ list and the existing names can be modified through this process that will continue till October 31. “People can enrol new names, delete, modify or transfer existing names within the state by submitting applications at the polling booth located in their neighbourhood. The verification will be done on September 8, September 22 and October 27,” a senior official of the Chief Electoral Officer’s (CEO) office in Bengal said. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeIn an official statement, the CEO West Bengal specified the forms that one needs to apply for according to their purpose. Form 6 is for inclusion of new names and transfer of an existing name from one Assembly segment to another, Form 6A is for inclusion of new overseas electors, Form 7 for deletion of name of any ineligible or dead voter, Form 8 for correction of existing names or other related details, Form 8A is for transfer of existing name/s from one polling booth to another within the same Assembly segment and Form EPIC 001 for issuance of replacing the Elector’s Photo Identity Card (EPIC). According to sources in the CEO office, beginning from Saturday over the next two months, the booth-level officers would distribute electors’ information door-to-door wherein the details of a voter as available in the existing voters’ list would be mentioned. The existing voters can check for mistakes and apply for correction if any. State-level toll-free numbers — 1950 and 1800111950 — have been made functional at the CEO office to help people with their queries regarding enrollment, modification, deletion and transfer of names. The final voter list will be published on January 4 2019.last_img read more

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