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Watch | The Budget Roundtable with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. (Photo: PTI) India Today TV is hosting The Budget Roundtable with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday night. India Today TV News Director Rahul Kanwal will act as the moderator for the roundtable, which is being held at the Oberoi Hotel in Delhi. Also taking part in the roundtable will be managing director of Kotak Mahindra ... Read More »

Budget 2019: Education sector gets ₹94,854 crore, research gets leg up

NEW DELHI: The union budget Friday allocated ₹94,853.64 crore for education sector in 2019-20, an increase of nearly₹10,000 crore of what 2018-19 budget estimates had pegged for the sector. While in 2018 budget estimate had pegged ₹85,010 crore, the revised budget had curtailed this number to ₹83,625.86 crore, the budget documents showed Friday. Of the total ₹94,853. 64 crore education budget, ₹56, 536.63 crore has been pegged for ... Read More »

Budget 2019: Halwa ceremony held at finance ministry, printing of budget documents starts

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman serving halwa to her colleague Anurag Thakur. (Photo: Twitter/Finance Ministry) Preparations for the Union Budget 2019-20 are on full swing with the Union finance ministry organising the traditional ‘halwa ceremony’ today. Every year a halwa ceremony is organised at the finance ministry to mark the beginning of printing of documents related to the Union budget. ... Read More »

Budget 2019 likely to boost India’s education sector

ndia’s Annual Budget decides the way ahead for different sectors in the country. In this year’s Budget, the Government has emphasised on education along with other sectors. How the Budget 2019-20 will pave way for improvement in education sector, observes Akhil Shahani, Managing Director, The Shahani Group, for Elets News Network (ENN). Akhil Shahani, Managing Director, The Shahani Group The acting Finance ... Read More »

Union Budget 2018: Govt to set up 24 new medical colleges, other highlights

run Jaitley, Finance Minister of India, today has announced some measures to be undertaken in the education sector of India. This year, the budget mission is to strengthen agriculture, rural development, health and education. According to Jaitley, it was the National Democratic Alliance government’s fifth and arguably the toughest budget of all time. TOP EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS OF BUDGET 2018-19: Digital ... Read More »

Budget bike prices may jump Rs 5000-10,000 under BS-VI in 2020

Prices of all two-wheelers will sky rocket post implementation of Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) in 2020 but the budget bike segment will perhaps be most impacted, making them unaffordable to a large section of the buying class. Meeting BS-VI emission standards is mandatory for all vehicle makers post April 1, 2020 and doing so will entail investing in electronic fuel ... Read More »

ZTE Z982 found on GFXBench: 6″ screen and 2160p video recording on a budget

Earlier this year, ZTE released the MAX XL, a 6” smartphone on a budget. That is more of a carrier phone, however, and its camera can’t shoot 2160p video. What if that could change? A ZTE Z982 appeared on GFXBench with a similar 6” 1080p screen and Android 7.1 Nougat. It seems to use the same Snapdragon 435 chipset as well ... Read More »

Build a budget Ryzen gaming PC for $550 or less

AMD’s Ryzen processors sure are shaking up the status quo of computing, and now that disruption is extending to cheap gaming PCs. The high-end Ryzen 7 lineup slashed the price of 8-core CPUs from $1,000 to as low as $330. Ryzen 5 overtook Intel’s Core i5 chips as the best CPU for mainstream buyers, enabling truly versatile computer builds and 8-thread gaming PCs for previously unheard-of prices. Now the ... Read More »

Best Camera Phone: Smartphones With Best Cameras at Every Budget

HIGHLIGHTS The Lenovo K6 Power is a great entry level option In the mid-range, the Honor 8 Pro is worth checking out The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are in our top picks Planning to buy a new phone? One thing that most people say they want in a mobile – smart or otherwise – is a great camera. The ... Read More »

Enrollment Crises and Budget Crises: This Week’s Top 7 Education Stories

Teachers being asked to foot the bill [on school supplies] isn’t a pattern that’s limited to Washington; it’s a nationwide problem, due in large part to the fact that teachers, who are evaluated on student success, can’t do their jobs without basic supplies. But it’s surprising that in a prosperous state with a booming economy—home to two of the world’s biggest ... Read More »