Author Archives: Loknath Das

Family finance: Krishna needs to quickly invest high surplus to meet all goals

A.M. Krishna,38 years, stays with his homemaker wife, 34 years, and two-yearold child in his own house, in Hyderabad. He brings in a salary of Rs 1.26 lakh a month. He has also taken a home loan of Rs 23 lakh, for which he is paying an EMI of Rs 40,500. After considering household expenses of Rs 35,000, insurance premium ... Read More »

New form of computer memory is 1,000 times faster

A new type of computer memory could speed up certain kinds of data operation by 1,000 times while also being easier to code for than traditional memory. The amount of data generated each year is on an exponential incline. The developers of the new form of memory, Blueshift Memory, believe their new technology will better cope with the increasing demands. ... Read More »

Budget 2019: How the Budget impacts you and your finance

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her maiden budget in Parliament on Friday. While the budget was sprinkled with a few hits and misses, it mostly failed to live up to the expectations of many and fell short of any mega announcements. There are a few exemptions for taxpayers, a few duty hikes and a few announcements of such as ... Read More »

The biggest challenges facing Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: India’s first female finance minister in almost five decades, Nirmala Sitharaman, has held a wide range of jobs: She rode aboard a fighter jet as defense minister. As head of the trade department she grappled with falling exports. She’s been a national spokeswoman for her party, and in younger days worked in London as a home decor saleswoman. Now Sitharaman, ... Read More »

Flipkart sale is live! On offer during ‘Flipstart days’ sale are gadgets and apparel; check them out

Flipstart Days Sale’ is now live on the e-commerce company, Flipkart portal, which will be continued till 3rd of July. The sale is offering the super discounts on various categories especially on electronic, gadgets, fashion and home appliances. The company gives the chance to the customers for the first three days of every month to buy their favorite products along with ... Read More »

A roadmap for 15th Finance Commission

Successive Finance Commissions (FCs) have kept the Indian federation going by judicating between the Centre and the States. As a non-political body above conflicts of interest it is one of the sterling institutions that sustain Indian democracy. But as Plan expenditures were prioritised under planning, the original constitutional mandate, which was to equalise opportunities for every citizen by ensuring uniform ... Read More »

Linux computer seller System76 is having a massive summer sale

Do you need a new laptop or desktop, but don’t know what to buy? Don’t worry; this is a pretty common dilemma. While you can, of course, look into a Mac or Windows 10 computer, you should consider Linux too. A computer running, say, Ubuntu, can be great for productivity, education, creation, and more. Best of all, many top-tier Linux ... Read More »

Hackers are using Microsoft Word to infiltrate computers

There are so many scams lurking in emails these days that it can feel dangerous to even check your messages. Between phishing links, viruses, and spam, the flow of junk hitting your inbox can seem endless at times. Fortunately, if you’re savvy enough, you can avoid any issues by ignoring these fake emails and moving on with your life. Not everyone is ... Read More »

It Could Take More Than a Century to Close the Computer Science Gap: Broadsheet

EVERYONE’S TALKING • One hell of a gap. A new study from Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, a research lab in Seattle, finds that when it comes to closing the gender gap in computer science, we may be even further away than we thought. To gauge the state of the gap, the researchers concentrated on the number of computer science research papers ... Read More »

5 Statements That Have A Different Meaning for Rummy Players

Most Indians enjoy Indian rummy card games. These games are easy to understand and the rules governing the game are simple. That is the reason why this game is so popular. A rummy card game lover has a different perspective about many things in life compared to a regular person. Here we have listed out a few statements that may ... Read More »