Author Archives: Loknath Das

Your weekly dose of bike updates: Royal Enfield Bullet 500 ABS, Yamaha YZF-R15 ABS, 2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 launch

The motorcycle manufacturers seem to be gearing up for a fruitful 2019 in full swing. While some are actively updating their products with the soon-to-be-mandatory ABS safety net, others are preparing to bring in new products. So, here’s a round up of updates from last week, in case you missed it. Royal Enfield Bullet 500 ABS Royal Enfield has been gradually ... Read More »

Finance Ministry considers steps to prevent composition dealers from charging GST from buyers

In a consumer-friendly measure, the revenue department is planning to make it mandatory for composition dealers and service providers to declare their GST registration status in invoices to ensure that they do not charge any tax from buyers. The measure, once implemented, would check the widespread practice of composition dealers of charging GST from purchasers and not depositing it with ... Read More »

Best 600cc plus motorcycles you can buy under Rs 6 lakh

The list comprises of all the 600cc and above motorcycles you can opt for if you have around Rs 6 lakh budget to spend on a set of two wheels. From cruisers to naked or sports, we have picked the best ones for you! In recent years, the competition has surely stiffened in the Indian motorcycle industry. And along with ... Read More »

Your weekly dose of bike updates: Suzuki Gixxer 250, Royal Enfield Bullet Trials, KTM 125 Duke sales

We have got past the first week of 2019 with a bunch of bittersweet updates from bikemakers. Apart from the regular scoops and spy shots, this is the time when the two-wheeler sales of the past year are scrutinised. Having said that, let’s take a look at last week’s important bike updates which buyers and enthusiasts need be aware of. ... Read More »

The Eternal Castle (Remastered) – PC Game Review

GAME: The Eternal Castle (Remastered) RELEASED: 01/05/2019 DEVELOPER: Leonard Menchiari, Daniele Vicinanzo, Giulio Perrone PUBLISHER: Playsaurus AVAILABLE ON: PC (Steam) In the indie game scene, a lot of games take inspiration from the games of the past. Typically this comes in the form of tributes to oldschool consoles like the NES, SNES and Mega Drive. But it’s not often you see games ... Read More »

Upcoming Bikes Of 2019: Top Performance Bikes

The New Year is here, and this year will also bring in quite a few performance bikes to India. While the supersport class is slowing down globally, 2019 will see the much-anticipated Kawasaki ZX-6R as well as the newly updated for 2019, Honda CBR650R. KTM will launch the much-anticipated 790 Duke in India, and Honda will also follow up the ... Read More »

Counterclockwise: computer makers fail at making phones time and again

Apple started as a computer company, but is currently one of the most influential smartphone makers out there (in fact, most of the company’s profits come from the iPhone). However, Apple is the exception – most computer companies struggled and gave up the phone-making business. HP is the largest PC manufacturer in the world. It even found success in the ... Read More »

Will Technology Save Baby Boomers?

GettyGetty Baby Boomers get blamed for all kinds of problems. Much of the blame is unfair. But there is no doubt the first postwar generation brought a lot of changes—culturally, economically, and otherwise. Last month, I helped John Mauldin write his Pyramids of Crisis letter. As a result of decisions made decades ago, there’s a rapidly growing proportion of older people in ... Read More »

The Best Mobile Phones of 2018

We’ve seen a lot of great phones in 2018 but only few have managed to pass our stringent tests and come out with flying colours. We have the usual suspects and some rather unsuspecting entries too, which have managed to wow us with their performance and versatility. All the phones we’ve chosen have been reviewed by us and have ranked ... Read More »

Three Arrested For Running Fake Education Board In Delhi

The Delhi Police has arrested three men for allegedly running a fake education board in the national capital and other parts of the country, officials said on Wednesday. The accused have been identified as Altaf Raja (23), Shambhu Nath Mishra (46) and Manoj Kumar (32), they said. According to police, the accused used to distribute marksheets and certificates through the ... Read More »