Budget Cooling: Affordable ways to stay chill this summer

Budget Cooling: Affordable ways to stay chill this summer

The sun can be fun as long as the temperature is bearable. With the rising temperature this summer, it is not easy to survive the heat. These simple, DIY ideas will help to keep you cool. Air Cooler: Start by cutting off the lower part of two plastic bottles (500ml pet bottles are ideal), making it look like a flap. Then, make a few holes (about 5-6 in number and 1cm in diameter). Fix the bottles upside down to a table fan using a steel flexible wire. Fill the bottles…

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Polk education officials urge veto on ‘hurtful’ budget

Polk education officials urge veto on ‘hurtful’ budget

Polk County school officials called the Florida Legislature’s budget “hurtful,” “unconscionable” and “impossible for us to afford services for our schools to operate properly.” BARTOW — Polk County school officials called the Florida Legislature’s budget “hurtful,” “unconscionable” and “impossible for us to afford services for our schools to operate properly.” Superintendent Jacqueline Byrd issued a statement late Monday evening just hours after the Legislature passed its $82.4 billion budget, which is now on its way to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk. “I’m appealing to the public like never before to understand…

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Delhi Assembly Passes Annual Budget For 2016-17

Delhi Assembly Passes Annual Budget For 2016-17

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia addressing a press conference after the presentation of Budget on Monday, March 28, 2016. (Press Trust of India file photo) NEW DELHI:  The Delhi Assembly today passed the Rs. 46,600 crore “tax free” Budget for 2016-17 with major focus on education, health and transport sectors, besides rationalisation of the VAT structure that will bring down prices of readymade garments, shoes and watches among others. The government withdrew 5 per cent VAT on shoes priced below Rs. 500 as well…

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Five Flagship Features All Budget Phones Must Have Too

Five Flagship Features All Budget Phones Must Have Too

When it comes to Indian smartphone market, the budget segment is where all the action is. This is evident from the fact that most leading brands, as well as Chinese handset makers, are targeting the segment with the most expensive of these phones being priced at around Rs. 20,000. This inevitably leads to a higher level of competition with brands bringing in advanced features so as to stay ahead in the rat race. The race is already on with brands like Xiaomi and LeEco bringing premium features such as fingerprint…

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