first_imgREAL ESTATE: 26 Oasis Cres, KurabyThe owners of this Brisbane home can sit in their local cafe and talk to the postman via an app when he rings the doorbell – part of the many high tech charms of their inner-city life.When Mujtaba Ahmed built his house at Kuraby just more than two years ago, he wanted a spacious family home.He and his wife had been living in a townhouse, so they were keen to have a place with a bit more room to move. REAL ESTATE: 26 Oasis Cres, Kuraby“We were looking for a more spacious house with a modern look,” Mr Ahmed said.“The main focus was to make it family friendly and that’s why we have quite a few living areas connecting to each other.”The 26 Oasis Cres has a large alfresco area that flows from indoors to outdoors and can be enclosed with a bi-fold door. REAL ESTATE: 26 Oasis Cres, KurabyVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:51Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:51 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p432p432p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenStarting your hunt for a dream home00:51 REAL ESTATE: 26 Oasis Cres, KurabyMore from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus12 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market12 hours agoIncluded in the home are a myriad of hi-tech features, which Mr Ahmed believed were essential to modern day living.“It has a lot of small but important features,” he said.“The airconditioning control is both upstairs and downstairs.“We have got a good security system that has a mobile app that we can monitor and a recording that goes up to two weeks, and a doorbell that takes a photograph.” REAL ESTATE: 26 Oasis Cres, KurabyMr Ahmed also said there were a lot of design features like feature walls and downlights through the home.“We will miss the view that looks into the green reserve area across the road,” he said.“It’s a lovely thing in the morning to see when you wake up.”last_img read more

first_img  “Our labs will also be improved to put us on a solid platform for cutting-edge and world class research and development, improving our ability to not only keep pace but overhaul what we do futuristically,” he said. Feasibility studies are being done for the establishment of an irrigation system that will take water from the Black River to supply farmers in the Pedro Plains of St. Elizabeth. Feasibility studies are being done for the establishment of an irrigation system that will take water from the Black River to supply farmers in the Pedro Plains of St. Elizabeth.Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, said the proposed project could bring millions of dollars in investments to improve the infrastructure of the parish.He was addressing the launch of the 66th staging of the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show, at the Hi-Pro Supercentre in White Marl, St. Catherine, on June 15.Minister Shaw said that “more serious action” needs to be taken to improve farmers’ access to irrigation in order to increase agricultural productivity and boost economic growth.He informed that the Ministry will be reviewing the progress of the Essex Valley Agricultural Development Project in order “to move on a more aggressive basis.”The project seeks to establish an irrigation system to bring water to over 700 hectares of agricultural land in St. Elizabeth.It is being funded through a grant of GBP35.5 million from the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund (UKCIF), which is administered by the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).Turning to other matters, Minister Shaw informed that the $800 million project to upgrade the Bodles Agricultural Research Station in Old Harbour St. Catherine, is progressing well and work on the seed storage station is nearly completed.The seed station will improve the way genetic material is stored in order to prevent losses over time.“Our viability as a sector depends on this. This is how we will enhance our ability to bounce back after extremities and improve our production,” Minister Shaw said.He informed that the dairy facility has been expanded into a modern centre and the piggery unit is being improved to first-world standard to produce high-quality genetic material.“Our labs will also be improved to put us on a solid platform for cutting-edge and world class research and development, improving our ability to not only keep pace but overhaul what we do futuristically,” he said. Story Highlights Turning to other matters, Minister Shaw informed that the $800 million project to upgrade the Bodles Agricultural Research Station in Old Harbour St. Catherine, is progressing well and work on the seed storage station is nearly completed.last_img read more

first_imgJaipur: Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati has dissolved the party’s executive in Rajasthan, days after its all six legislators joined the Congress and the brawl among activists at its office. National convener Ramji Gautam and former Rajya Sabha member Munkad Ali have been given the responsibility of the BSP in Rajasthan, said Bhagwan Singh, the party’s Rajasthan incharge. The entire executive of the BSP has been dissolved in the state, Singh said, adding that the decision had been taken on the instructions of Mayawati. The move comes after all the six BSP MLAs in the state joined the ruling Congress on September 16. Following the switch, workers clashed at the state-level meeting of the party held here two days ago.last_img read more