Education Budget 2019: Experts comment on national research foundation to major start-up tax benefits

Union Budget 2019: The Education Budget 2019 looks very impressive with special focus on research and skill development along with plans to set up a Higher Education Commission. Here are the pros and cons noted by education experts. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her maiden budget speech on Friday where […]

Mortgage rates are low. Here’s how to figure out the best plan for your budget

The recent drop in mortgage rates may have you dreaming of buying a new home or refinancing your current house. You’re not alone. Housing sentiment has surged thanks to those low rates, according to government-sponsored mortgage giant Fannie Mae. Its monthly survey, released Monday, shows that positive sentiment in March jumped to […]

Budget 2019: Rs 93,847.64 allocated for education sector

The government has provided additional equity of Rs 2,100 crore to HEFA to enable it to mobilise the required funds for building high-quality infrastructure in higher education institutes. Rs 93,847.64 allocated for education sector  |  Photo Credit: Getty Images New Delhi: The Centre Friday earmarked Rs 93,847.64 crore for the education sector […]

Magadh University begins realistic budget excercise

Magadh University. GAYA: Budget-making exercise for the year 2018-19 has begun in Magadh University (MU), otherwise infamous for delayed budgets and marked deficiencies in the annual estimate of income and expenditure. The vice-chancellor has directed the officials to give up ad-hocism and prepare a realistic budget. Besides nearly two dozen PG departments, […]

Budget reply: Bill Shorten leaves small business tax cut up in the air

The small business tax rate under a Labor government is still undecided while the party places a cap on the amount claimable for accounting and legal advice and pledges to pump more money into TAFE and training. Small business didn’t rate a mention in opposition leader Bill Shorten’s budget reply on Thursday night. […]

Budget 2017 Key Highlights: BHIM App, IRCTC Service Charge, BharatNet, and More

HIGHLIGHTS The Union Budget for 2017 was announced on February 1 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s Budget had a focus on technology Digital payments are being strongly encouraged in this budget In the Union Budget 2017, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley made several important announcements related to technology, affecting consumers as well […]

Budget 2017: Payments Industry Hails Proposal to Cap Cash Transactions and More

The payments industry has hailed Budget proposals to cap cash transactions at Rs. 3 lakh and reduce the levies on digital payment equipment, saying the moves will fasten the less-cash drive. “We welcome various measures to promote digital economy announced in the new Budget,” ItzCash head and Chairman of the […]

Budget 2017: CERT-Fin Welcome but Cyber-Security Needs More Focus, Say Experts

While welcoming the government’s move to establish the Computer Emergency Response Team for Financial Sector (CERT-Fin) to curb hacking and securing online data, cyber experts on Wednesday said much more is needed to be done in order to safeguard our computer networks and payment gateways as India aims to go […]