Tag Archives: budget

GST impacts state budget proposals

Hyderabad: The single tax regime- GST blues are haunting Telangana. The state government is grappling hard to prepare the budget proposals for the ensuing 2018-19 financial year, as the revenue collections under GST have gone down against the estimations ever since the new tax regime came into force on July 1, last year. On the other hand, the government is unsure ... Read More »

10.or D Budget Smartphone Launched in India Under ‘Crafted for Amazon’ Programme: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Crafted for Amazon products are made in India The 10.or D will go on sale on January 5 10.or D price in India starts at Rs. 4,999 10.or D has been launched in India, following teasers from earlier this week. Part of the company’s 10.or (pronounced tenor) private label for smartphones, the launch of the 10.or D follows the launch of the ... Read More »

Dell is selling our favorite budget gaming laptop for $800 right now

Bargains are in a bit of a lull before the holidays arrive, but there are still a few decent deals out there. Right now, Dell is offering a 15-inch gaming laptop with a Core i5 Kaby Lake processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card for $800, and IPS screen. That last detail—the IPS screen—makes this price ... Read More »

‘Total budget for education in UP is 25.4% higher’: Adityanath government refutes Rahul Gandhi’s claim

HIGHLIGHTS The Yogi Adityanath government on Sunday dismissed Rahul Gandhi’s charge of cutting down budgetary allocation for education The total budget for education in UP budget for 2017-18 is Rs 62,185.25 crore as compared to the previous budget of 2016-17 of Rs 49,607.93 crore: UP govt Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath with Finance Minister Rajesh Aggarwal (R) before presenting ... Read More »

WD My Passport 4TB review: A good budget choice that’s just a little slow

WD’s My Passport 4TB mobile USB 3.0 drive lets you stuff a lot of data in your pocket without emptying it of cash. While not as fast with sequential transfers as the LaCie and Seagate drives we’ll be comparing it to, it’s certainly fast enough. And, at $115 on the street, it’s considerably cheaper. Design and specs Because the 4TB ... Read More »

Zen Admire Joy Budget Smartphone With 4G VoLTE Support Launched at Rs. 3,777

Domestic smartphone manufacturer Zen Mobile on Tuesday announced the launch of its Admire Joy smartphone exclusively via online marketplace Shopclues. Priced at Rs. 3,777, the smartphone is already available for purchase on the e-commerce site, which states an MRP of Rs. 4,499. The highlight of the smartphone at its price is its support for 4G VoLTE. “Strengthening our 4G portfolio ... Read More »

UK budget steps up attacks on education

New research by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) think tank finds that every school in England faces budget cuts by 2020. The EPI estimates that every primary school faces an average real terms loss of £74,000, with secondary schools facing a deficit of £291,000 in the next three years. This is the reality of the Conservative government’s £3 billion a ... Read More »

Reasons behind success of modern budget friendly cars in India

Growing competition and customer aspiration has pushed automakers to look beyond producing conventional budget friendly cars. Modern day cars have evolved in terms of features and style aspect. The newer generation cars have been developed to appeal to a middle class conventional buyer as well as the younger car buyers. In recent time popular names like Renault Kwid, Datsun Redigo, ... Read More »

The best laptops of 2016: Budget PCs, 2-in-1s, Ultrabooks and more

The number of laptop options in 2016 has been wide and varied. Form factors like convertibles and 2-in-1s have become as common as traditional clamshells, and the release of Nvidia’s Pascal GPU architecture may forever change our expectations of gaming laptops. No matter what you’re hunting for, it’s been a great year for anyone buying a new system. To help ... Read More »

The best laptops of 2016: Budget PCs, 2-in-1s, Ultrabooks and more

The number of laptop options in 2016 has been wide and varied. Form factors like convertibles and 2-in-1s have become as common as traditional clamshells, and the release of Nvidia’s Pascal GPU architecture may forever change our expectations of gaming laptops. No matter what you’re hunting for, it’s been a great year for anyone buying a new system. To help ... Read More »