CCTV cameras made mandatory in Gurgaon pubs, bars
The district magistrate of Gurgaon in Haryana, part of the National Capital Region, issued orders Thursday making it mandatory for pubs and bars to install CCTV cameras.
The cameras have to be installed in the premises of all pubs and bars in the district, especially at entry and exit points, within 15 days, an official said.
The cameras have to be of high quality, and footage must be stored for at least 30 days, the order said. The order has been issued invoking Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code.
Owners and managers of pubs and bars have been instructed to close shop at midnight, and not serve customers beyond that time limit. They have also been told not to serve liquor to those below 25 years of age, and to verify the identity proof of customers to ensure that liquor is not being sold to those below that age limit.
Actor Hrithik Roshan has thanked his fans for making his latest movie “Krrish 3” a hit and announced that the widely downloaded “Krrish 3” game is now the top free game in the country.
The sci-fi movie, which released Nov 1, has already raked in over Rs.200 crore at the box office. The actor, who plays a superhero in the film directed by his father Rakesh Roshan, used the microblogging site to express his excitement.
“Thank you India for the awesome response to ‘Krrish 3’. Now, get the ‘Krrish 3’ Motion Comics on your Android Phone. Eight lakh downloads in a week. Another milestone crossed. ‘Krrish 3’ game becomes top free game in India on Android,” the 39-year-old tweeted Tuesday.
Mars Orbiter technology can be used for other Indian satellites
The technologies developed in building India’s Mars Orbiter can be incorporated in other satellites the country would build saving costs and increasing performance, say Indian space scientists.
Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said the self corrective programmes incorporated in the orbiter, miniaturisation of components, cold starting of the orbiter engine after a gap of 300 days and other things can be incorporated in remote sensing and communication satellites that are built by India.
“The huge autonomy given to the space craft to fend for itself without human intervention from the ground, miniaturisation of components and other technologies can be incorporated in other satellites that India builds,” A.S. Kiran Kumar, director at ISRO’s Space Application Centre, told IANS.
Users can now create customized timelines on Twitter
Twitter has introduced “customized timelines” to give better control to the users for organizing and delivering their tweets on the social messaging platform. The users can design new timelines and name them, in addition to the standard one, to follow new topics on the messaging platform, Stuff.co.nz reports.
The creation of customized timelines will give an opportunity to the users to create a separate timeline, prioritizing the tweets that they felt were relevant, when any conversation around an event or topic took off on Twitter.
The timelines are public entities, with their own page on “twitter.com”, making it easy to share with others so that they can follow, the report added.
Dropbox to allow users to merge work with personal accounts starting December
Dropbox is going to introduce a new feature that will allow users to easily maintain both personal and corporate accounts. The new Dropbox for Business, which will be made available in December, has been designed to help the users connect their personal account to their work account without making to switch between them, the Mashable reports.
According to the report, the users will be able to see both the folders on the same screen in all versions of Dropbox, and work admins will be able to watch all their activity in the business folder.
The company said that the new setup will make things much easier when employees will switch companies as the accounts will simply uncouple. Dropbox is currently used in more than four million businesses as well as by 200 million personal users.