You know how the saying goes: Idle hands are the devil s workshop.While I think that proverb gives Satan a little too much credit for our bad choices, the principle proved true during the great social media crisis earlier this week, when Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp were offline for several hours.
The new Amazon Amplify programme aims to ramp up the number of women in tech and innovation, improve diversity on interview panels and remove the biggest barriers to career progression cited by women across different sectors. The programme includes the launch of a new Amazon Women in Innovation Bursary of over 130,000 pounds a year for up to 24 women students, a new apprenticeship programme which enables people of all ages and backgrounds to train as engineers and business leaders, and new public tours of Amazon with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workshops for children.
Zaheer met his 11 year old co star during the acting workshops that were conducted by the makers in Kashmir. Stating that Mehroos was a smart and helpful kid, the actor said, "Mehroos is one of the smartest people I have met, he even helped the film's team manage the other kids on the sets. Once, he picked up spare juice boxes and hid them under a table to ensure that the crew didn't waste it." While working with the young actor, Zaheer found out that Mehroos's long term dream was to live in Mumbai. "He was fascinated by pictures of bowling alleys, cars and the busy roads of Mumbai. I spoke to his father, Manzoor Ahmed, who admitted that while Kashmir may be safe for civilians, he didn't want his kids growing up there while fearing for their safety. So I offered to bring him here so that his talent is not wasted. Mehross will stay with me now for two three months on a trial basis. If everything works out, he will live with me for good."
Inside the West Wing and in conversations with outside allies, Trump has been workshopping . . . attempts to imprint his new adversaries with lasting labels, according to two people on whom the president has tested out the nicknames. They spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations with the president. He is also testing out lines of attack in public rallies, exploring vulnerabilities he could use against them should they advance to the general election.
He collected information about various varieties of desi rice. A workshop has been organised to provide a stable and profitable market for Indian rice varieties.More than 250 varieties of paddy are exhibited and sold at the fair. Around 30 varieties of desi rice are being sold. Cooking competition with Indian rice is also being held.
Held early February each year, Mumbai #x2019;s Kala Ghoda Arts Festival (KGAF) is a nine day treat of installations, artworks, craft exhibition, literature, culinary workshops, children #x2019;s activities, theatre, dance shows, and music performances. This year, the festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary (see YourStory #x2019;s coverage of the #xA0;2018 #xA0;and 2017 editions). #x201C;The energy is so fresh that it feels like the very first year of the festival despite having completed 20 years, #x201D; said festival coordinator Nicole Mody, in a chat with YourStory. #x201C;The positivity of the artists and attendees keeps us going, #x201D; she adds (see our earlier 2018 interview here). This year, the festival celebrates the spirit of nostalgia, along with an eye on the future.
The objective of holding this workshop was to educate people about autism and dealing children with autism.
The objective of holding this workshop was to educate people about autism and dealing children with autism.
The NV300 was developed and created as a result of the collaboration between Nissan and Studio Hardie, a team of highly respected British problem solving designer makers, and has been fully kitted out as a mobile workshop for creative professionals working in any sector or trade, especially woodworking.
The dedication function of the cement sculptures on Gandhiji was jointly organised by Kannada and Culture Department, Karnataka Shilpakala Academy, Rangayana and Centre for Gandhian Studies, Gandhi Bhavan, University of Mysore.GTD, who was also savouring the victory of his party in a few of the constituencies after the by polls results were announced, was all in awe of the inspiring works done by 34 sculptors at the workshop in just 15 days.
Inaugurating the 3rd Ayurveda Day in New Delhi along with Union Minister for Science amp; Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forest and Climate Change Dr. Harshvardhan, Shri Naik said, this year Ministry has taken many steps to fulfil the theme Ayurveda for public health and decided for further expand the coverage of the National Programme of Prevention of Non Communicable Disease from existing six states. The Minister further said, the Ministry will organise 50 workshops in collaboration with MSME to enhance entrepreneurship in Ayurveda and AYUSH sector.While addressing the gathering Dr Harshvardhan shared his experiences about Ayurveda and other systems of Indian medicine. He emphasised upon the scientific integration of AYUSH system of medicines. He has also appreciated yesterday s seminar for sensitizing young entrepreneurs and exploring business opportunities in Ayurveda.
The flagship of the Russian navy, the Admiral Kuznetsov was undergoing extensive renovations aboard the floating workshop when the accident occurred. The dock was apparently tied into the local electrical grid when a sudden power outage led to its ballast tanks taking on water, sending both the dock and the Admiral Kuznetsov into a dramatic roll. "We are still assessing the scale of the damage, " Alexsey Rakhmanov, head of Russia 's United Shipbuilding Corp., told Russian news agencies on Tuesday. "A crane fell onto the flight deck from a height of 15 meters about 49 feet , and it is understood that there is a hole in the hull and on the flight deck, " he said, adding that the damage was not critical and could easily be repaired.
Avtar BhatJAMMU, Oct 11: What can be called a milestone in the history of Jammu and Kashmir or Northern region of the country, Central University of Jammu signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs), one with Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) for establishment of Satish Dhawan Centre for Space Sciences in University Campus at Raya near here and another with Centre for Space Instrument Organisation (CSIO). For ISRO, the MoU was signed by Secretary Department of Space and ISRO Chairman, Dr K Sivan and Registrar of CU while the MoU for CSIO was signed by Dr H S Sarddana, Director CSIR CSIO with Registrar CU in presence of Union Minister of State in PMO with Independent Charge of North Eastern States and MoS Department of Atomic Energy, Dr Jitendra Singh, former Chairman ISRO, Dr K Radhakrishan , Vice Chancellor CU, Ashok Aima, Chairman amp; CEO, JK Bank, Parvez Ahmed and Dr S Sardhana , Director CSR. Click here to watch video The MoU was signed at CU Campus during the inauguration of national workshop on Imagining of Future of Space Sciences amp; its Strategic Importance and laying the foundation of Satish Dhawan Centre for Space Science, which is first of its kind in North India. Dr Jitendra Singh, who was the special guest on the occasion, in his address, termed it a great day for Jammu when for the first time in the history of the State of J amp;K brilliant brains of world gathered together under one roof here. "It is a great day for Jammu and Central University that such genius people have gathered under one roof here ", he added. He said by touching Northern and North Eastern regions of country "I can say that ISRO has fully become Pan Indian now ". Maintaining that India is of global world, he said "if we have to live up to that level and if we want to become #8216;Vishwa Murti ' (world leader) we have to revolutionize our educational institutions ". He expressed the hope that Jammu will be able to use this Centre for the advantage and betterment of mankind. Dr Jitendra Singh said by making its outreach to the remotest parts of the country, the ISRO has fulfilled the dream of great scientists of the nation like Dr Vikram Sarabhai and Satish Dhawan, a son of the soil who later settled in Bangalore. He said Dr Sarabhai died young and he was succeeded by Dhawan who belonged to J amp;K. He regretted that there is no memorial on the name of this national hero in J amp;K. He regretted that Dhawan died unsung by Jammuites. But it is a great occasion for all of us that today we celebrate his legacy in Jammu, he added. The Union Minster, while recalling Dr Dhawan 's contribution in establishing space research in the country said his connection with space was "Chanda Mama Door Key ". Terming India 's Mars Mission a great success of former ISRO chairman, Dr Radhakrishan, Union Minister said Mars Mission is turning Rs 7 per km per minute which is much lesser than Auto Riksha fare and this entire mission is indigenous. "Lauding the role of ISRO scientists, he said the Chanderyan First Mission is already set and second is on the move. Dr Jitendra Singh said Neel Armstrong, the US Spaceman who went on Moon first said his one small step was huge step for mankind. Neel Armstrong went on Moon but could not see water there and he left it to Indian spacemen to explore that there is water on Moon, Dr Singh added. He said this is for the first time in the Indian history that Indian space research from nut bolt to finish was indigenous. "Though we started the space research 20 years after USA, UK, France and USSR but India has advanced so fast in the space research that today we launch their satellites and generate money for nation ", he added. Giving a full credit to Prime Minister, Narendra Modi for huge push to scientific programme especially space, Dr Jitendra Singh said it has been only in last three years that space technology entered every house hold in the country and credit for this goes to Modi Government. He, while complimenting J amp;K Bank Chairman, Parvez Ahmed said the outreach of the Bank to forge industry academia partnership for the development of the State, is a big leap for progress of J amp;K. In his address, Chairman ISRO, Dr K Sivan said it is a great moment for him to sign the MOU and laying of foundation stone for Satish Dhawan Centre for Space Sciences in JU. He said ISRO is not merely an activity but a great mission of serving the nation. He said the Space technology has been chosen by Dr Sarabhai to help the country and the benefits of this advance technology should reach to remote areas. This was actual vision of Dr Sarabhai, he added. Former Chairman, ISRO and Man behind India 's Mangalyan Mission, Dr K Radhakrishan said he is satisfied with his three years association with Central University, Jammu. He, while paying great tributes to legendary scientist, Dr Satish Dhawan said his (Dhawan 's) teacher had once said that Dr Dhawan has surpassed him in every field except his age. Chairman JK Bank, Parvez Ahmed congratulated CUJ for its commitment to excellence and assuming a pivotal role in Research and Development by forging strategic collaborations with stalwart organizations like the ISRO and bringing the students opportunities to learn form world renowned experts in subjects of advanced learning. I am feeling proud to learn about the establishment of Prof Satish DhawanCentre for Space Science in the CUJ. the first of its kind in Northern Region and this is a mile stone moment for J amp;K, " he added. He said "I must say that over the past few years, access to leading institutions such as IIT, IIM, AIIMS have been made available to our otherwise inaccessible State for which the entire State hails the efforts of son the soil, Dr Jitendra Singh who is tirelessly working towards shaping the destiny of the State towards progress and advancement ". Prof Ashok Aima, VC CUJ, in his welcome address, said it is a pleasure for him to have the Satish Dhawan Institute in the University and termed it a landmark occasion for all of us. He said CUJ was started in 2011 and highlighted the role of Maj Gen (retd) Goverdhan Singh Jamwal in getting the land acquired for the University. He assured the gathering that the CUJ will emerge as an institute of excellence in the country. He said the CUJ is second best after Rajasthan University. He said the new focus of University is Atal Centre for Good Governance the proposal for which is submitted to GoI and hundred bedded Hospital the proposal for which has been submitted to Ayush.
DEAR AMY: I am a 50 year old woman. My husband and I have two sons.I recently found out that my husband has been exchanging texts with a married woman whom he met in a writing workshop.
The 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, will be grand celebration. Everyone s participation should be ensured in it. A year long event will help Gandhiji s thoughts and philosophy reach the new generation. What is the significance of Mahatma Gandhi s life in Jharkhand s perspective, there is a need to work on it, said Governor Draupadi Murmu while presiding over a meeting on the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Saturday.She said Mahatma Gandhi gave special importance to villages. We also have to make the younger generation aware of his thoughts. School children should be associated with this event. Art, seminars, workshops etc. related to Bapu should be organized all over the year. Women should also participate in this, she said.
Nobody is saying E.T. actually phoned home yet but the space agency is exploring how we can search for and recognize signs of intelligent life beyond our planet. Now it wants to level up the search by not just limiting it to biosignatures, or biological signs which could mean extraterrestrial life exists. NASA s Technosignatures Workshop zeroed in on technosignatures, the evidence that intelligent life far more advanced than microbes is really out there.No shade to microbes. Just evidence of microbial life, even (hypothetical) fossilized microbes on Mars from billions of years ago before the atmosphere was completely blasted away, would still be an epic breakthrough considering we haven t actually found anything.
The largest Ethereum hackathon ever held ETHGlobal has played a major role in facilitating the growth and development of the open source developer community of Ethereum (ETH), providing educational talks, technical workshops, and resources to hackers that partake in events to build apps.Recently, ETHBerlin which a lot of hackers refer to as the most successful Ethereum (ETH) hackathon saw the arrival of a whole lot of innovative projects such as a game of Battleship using SNARKs and Sharding prototype which was coded by Vlad Zamfir a highly respected Ethereum (ETH) researcher.
To commemorate the 150th birth anniversary Mahatma Gandhi, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) started the Swachhata Pakhwada here on Saturday in a big way giving focus on cleanliness at railway station premises, trains, offices, workshops, maintenance depots, hospitals and residential areas.The Pakhwada will continue till the Gandhi Jayanti on October 2, 2018.
Photography has long been something of a male dominated industry. Despite there being many incredibly talented women photographers, if you head to a workshop or a popular photo spot, you will still often see a disproportionately high number of male photographers. Sony wants to help change that and empower women photographers and videographers to have access to more creative opportunities in the industry, while also connecting with each other in an easier and more meaningful way.