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Higher education in India gets a Rs 8,000 crore boost

Government’s estimated schematic budgetary expenditure on health, education and social protection for 2018-19 is Rs 1.38 trillion. Photo: HT New Delhi: To increase investment in higher educational institutions, the Union Cabinet today approved a proposal for expanding the scope of Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) by expanding its capital base to Rs 10,000 crore and tasking it to mobilise Rs 1 ... Read More »

How to fund child’s education: Take a loan or use own funds?

Keeping your accumulated savings invested and taking an education loan instead can benefit you. Photo: Alamy Any big-ticket spending requires you to either have the required funds in place or a financing option. When dealing with long-term financial goals, such as higher education of children, you have the advantage of planning much in advance. Here’s how you can go about ... Read More »

A Complete Guide To Making Perfect Burgers At Home

When it comes to burgers, the world’s your oyster; that’s why you can make anything, from avocado and bacon burgers to potato tikki burgers. No matter which burger floats your boat though, there’s something vividly satisfying about taking a bite of the moist meat, the salty cheese, the soft white bun, and the crisp-as-a-wafer lettuce leaf. One of North America’s most famous ... Read More »

Volvo XC90 Hybrid SUV gets cheaper by a MASSIVE Rs. 35 lakh – Here’s how

Yes, you read that right. The Volvo XC90 Hybrid has actually become affordable by as much as Rs 35 lakh. Actually, Volvo Auto India has come up with a new ‘Inscription’ variant of the XC90 Plug-in hybrid that has been priced at Rs 96.65 lakh (ex-showroom). In comparison, the Excellence variant in which this luxury Plug-in hybrid SUV was launched ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 8 Series Sold 1 Million Units in Less Than a Month, Company Says

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Mi 8 went on sale on June 5 in China Xiaomi Mi 8 SE went on sale on June 8 in China The smartphones run on MIUI 10, have a dual camera setup at the back Xiaomi launched the Mi 8, smaller Mi 8 SE, and premium Mi 8 Explorer Edition last month. The three smartphones came with a display notch and were ... Read More »

A Big Fan Of Kadha Prasad? Now Make Your Own Kadha Prasad At Home

If you love the kadha prasad served in gurudwaras, then you’ve come to the right place. The soft velvety halwa is believed to be as food blessed by the Guru. Rich in sugar and ghee, kadha prasad is immensely delicious and is undoubtedly difficult to resist on just one serving. The prasad is served out of the same bowl to everyone in equal proportions. As a sign of ... Read More »

A long-running feud over Malahide’s Christmas Kingdom is destined for the courts

A DUBLIN EVENTS firm is looking for six-figure compensation as its dispute with Fingal council over the controversial Malahide ‘Christmas Kingdom’ heads for the courts. The feud erupted between the local authority and ALA Markets & Events over the on-again, off-again launch of the seasonal market in 2015. A week before it was due to open, the council axed the original ... Read More »

Lottery wins on Christmas were a glitch, so South Carolina won’t pay

Tim Dominick | The State/MCT | Getty Images A customer purchases lottery tickets in Richland County, South Carolina. Thousands of lottery players in South Carolina thought Christmas was their lucky day. Starting at 5:51 p.m. last Dec. 25, gas stations and convenience stores across the state dispensed a steady stream of what appeared to be winning tickets. Some customers caught ... Read More »

Real Vision, a media platform for finance and business, raises $10 million

  Real Vision is entering the crowded business and financial new space with a bang. The company, which recently raised a $10 million Series B after a $5 million A round, is working on a number of new initiatives including distribution on Apple TV, a content distribution partnership with Thomson Reuters and an upcoming documentary on PBS. The documentary, “A World ... Read More »

Grill these 9 foods to experience a different world of flavours

1. The art of grilling With the onset of the summer season, we have all the reason to eat light, as it makes the digestion easy and quick. And the best way to prepare light food is through ‘grilling’. While the classic grilled dishes are done to death, it’s time to explore something new, not just in terms of taste ... Read More »