Career in Interior Designing: Skills needed, job opportunities, salary and where to study

Here are the skills you need, job opportunities, salary details and where you can study interior designing. Rapid urbanisation backed by the rising cosmopolitan culture and improved lifestyle is aspiring people to accommodate themselves in luxurious and comfortable spaces. This gradual shift in lifestyle is definitely a boon to the interior designing industry of India, which is growing at 8 per cent (CAGR) and is expected to reach US$ 1,138 million by 2021. Amidst this steady growth, the industry is beckoning to people who have a great aesthetic sense and the…

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‘Very Serious’ Air Pollution, Urgent Steps Needed: Supreme Court

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court expressed concern over the increasing air pollution in Delhi saying it was a “very serious problem” and solutions need to be found urgently. A bench of Justice M.B. Lokur and Justice P.C. Pant said that some victims of air pollution suffer due to inefficient systems and non-implementation of norms. “This pollution problem is very serious. If you talk for years for a solution, then it is a problem,” said the bench after it was told by amicus curiae and senior advocate Harish Salve that there…

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‘Fewer mosquitoes now needed to create outbreak’

‘Fewer mosquitoes now needed to create outbreak’ (Getty Images) When dengue became a major health problem in Singapore in the 1960s, the state went after dengue-carrying mosquitoes with characteristic zeal. Breeding areas were eliminated, outbreaks were mapped, and citizens were educated. By 1975, dengue had virtually vanished. But since the 1990s, dengue outbreaks have returned to the city-state. This year, cases could exceed 30,000, authorities estimate, which would be a record. Vaishnavi Chandrashekhar spoke to Ooi Eng Eong, deputy director of the Emerging Infectious Diseases Programme at Duke-NUS Medical School…

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‘Fewer mosquitoes now needed to create outbreak’

When dengue became a major health problem in Singapore in the 1960s, the state went after dengue-carrying mosquitoes with characteristic zeal. Breeding areas were eliminated, outbreaks were mapped, and citizens were educated. By 1975, dengue had virtually vanished. But since the 1990s, dengue outbreaks have returned to the city-state. This year, cases could exceed 30,000, authorities estimate, which would be a record. Vaishnavi Chandrashekhar spoke to Ooi Eng Eong, deputy director of the Emerging Infectious Diseases Programme at Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore, which has the biggest dengue research team…

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FBI Says More Time Needed to Know if iPhone Can Be Unlocked

It will take at least two weeks to know whether an alternate method will unlock an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, the head of the FBI’s Los Angeles office said Tuesday, adding that federal investigators think they have “a good shot.” Government officials were asked to file a status report in court about the alternate method by April 5 because that’s how long they think it will take to know if the method will unlock the phone without compromising the data it contains, said David…

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