According the California Register article, Flores reportedly had an alcohol problem and, when drunk, hit on girls even if their boyfriends were present. It also reported that Paul “had no friends” and would go on to drop out of college and work in menial jobs. … [Read more...] about Is Kristin Smart’s body buried under this backyard?
Smart city infrastructure
Based on the master plan, the first phase of the HCM City Water Environment Improvement Project in Tàu Hủ – Bến Nghé river basins was carried out in 2017, with a wastewater treatment plant with a daily capacity of 141,000 cubic metres being built and drainage capacity improved in the Tàu Hủ – Bến Nghé canals, and new interceptors and sewer pipes being installed. … [Read more...] about Japan provides HCM City non-refundable grant of $16.8m to upgrade sewer system
At the reveal, Jaguar Land Rover Chief Executive Officer, Prof Sir Ralf Speth, commented: “Jaguar Land Rover understands the trends shaping modern societies. Project Vector shows Jaguar Land Rover as a leader in innovation to make our societies safer and healthier, and the environment cleaner. Through this project, we are collaborating with the brightest minds in academia, supply chain and digital services, to create connected, integrated mobility systems – the fundamental building blocks for Destination Zero.” … [Read more...] about Jaguar Project Vector ‘Autonomy-Ready’ Platform Concept Revealed
By T RadhakrishnaThe aviation industry in India is facing a new era of expansion driven by technological advancements. Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL), the operator of Kempegowda International Airport, is giving ‘global digital traveler experience’ at the airport with its ongoing digital transformation initiatives, including Digi Yatra Biometric Boarding System project. Satayaki Raghunath, chief strategy and development officer, BIAL, shares its experience on digital initiatives and its technology roadmap, in an interview with ETGovernment.Edited Excerpts:BIAL is part of pilot project under Digi Yatra initiative proposed by the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation. What is its status?Bangalore airport has launched its Digi Yatra - Biometric Boarding System project, a fully biometric-based self-boarding solution for seamless flow from registration to boarding. BIAL has partnered with Portugal-based Vision Box to launch this service that enables passengers to breeze … [Read more...] about BIAL giving ‘digital traveler experience’ at Bangalore airport
Starting with the Mohenjo-dara Harappa civilization over 4 millennia ago, trade and commerce have played a decisive role in the integration of the Indian subcontinent and South East Asia. The Mauryan Empire became a catalyst for promoting regional trade. Buddhism removed the restriction on sea travel. Though kingdoms rose and fell, trade remained consistent. Political alliances were made and broken on the basis of trade. In the Ninth Century, the Pallavas came to an agreement with the Anuradhapura Kingdom in Sri Lankan and the Sumatran Sri Vijaya empire to control trading in the Bay of Bengal. This was challenged by their commercial rivals the Chola who defeated the Pallavas, the Sri Lankans, and finally Sri Vijaya. … [Read more...] about Ranil Wickremesinghe’s keynote address at The Huddle 2020