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Budget 2019: Finance minister took the easier route instead of catching those who avoid tax

Union Budget 2019: While the FM has settled for earning `12,000 crore more, slashing rates and the resultant increase in compliance could have generated several times more than this amount. Budget 2019: Given how precarious the government’s finances are—FY20 tax collections need to rise 18.3% versus FY19’s 8.4% if you use the numbers put out by the CGA—it is not ... Read More »

Close calls: Hospital-run clinics make healthcare quicker, easier

Hospitals are setting up standalone clinics where patients can consult with specialists, get basic treatments and procedures, pre- and post-operative care, chemotherapy and radiation, or just routine tests and check-ups. While the move helps free up space in hospitals, patients benefit by being treated closer to home, in more pleasant surroundings, with a lowered risk of hospital-acquired infection. In Delhi, ... Read More »

Car gadgets that’ll make driving easier

The modern automobile is only getting smarter, but as we wait for our self-driving future, there are a few simple gadgets that can make driving a little more convenient for any car owner. We’ve rounded some of them up here Car charger If you’ve got some emergency calls (not texts) to make, you need your phone’s GPS, or you just ... Read More »

Income Tax efiling made easier – Steps to follow

Several people fret over income tax filing; they have no clue how to go about it and often find themselves struggling with the process. However, with the Government of India allowing the people to file the returns online, the process has become much simpler and quicker than ever before. If you are filing your returns for the first time, the ... Read More »

Cord cutting is easier and better than ever, but it’s not the right choice for every TV fan

With the prices of cable and satellite TV subscriptions rising, while customer satisfaction rates hit all-time lows, it’s no surprise that streaming services and other cable-cutting options have become more popular than ever. The average cable subscription in 2016 costs more than $100 per month, compared to $10 per month for a basic Netflix subscription. For consumers who want a more television-like ... Read More »

Nintendo Switch Update Makes It Easier to Find Lost Joy-Con Controllers

HIGHLIGHTS Switch console got a substantial software update Users will be able to use the console to make the controllers vibrate The update also makes some additional adjustments to the console Nintendo’s Switch console got a substantial software update that literally helps it keep its act together. The portable console has detachable controllers – Joy-Cons – two adjectives that are ... Read More »

Apple to Make iPhone Screen Repairs Easier in 25 Countries by Year-End

Hey Siri, where can I get my cracked iPhone screen fixed? Apple Inc customers will soon have more choices as the company looks to reduce long wait times for iPhone repairs at its retail stores. By the end of 2017, Apple will to put its proprietary machines for mending cracked iPhone glass in about 400 authorised third-party repair centers in ... Read More »

Investing like a billionaire has never been easier — or harder

Times are tough for billionaire investors. Warren Buffett’s top stock picks aren’t working — whether it’s IBM or American Express, the Oracle can’t seem to catch a break. Buffett had his worst year since the financial crisis in 2015, and hedge fund great Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management had his worst year ever in 2015, thanks to, among ... Read More »