New Tax Laws And Rising Prices Likely To Squeeze Out Many New Car Shoppers

Lafayette – Circa April 2018: Local Ford Car and Truck Dealership. Ford sells products under the Lincoln and Motorcraft brands XIIGETTY On a frigid Sunday morning in downtown Detroit, economists from Cox Automotive threw icy cold water on consumers’ hopes of swinging a brand new vehicle this year. But don’t blame the messengers. They were simply reviewing for reporters how the combination of rising new vehicle prices and a change in federal tax withholding laws could simply put factory-fresh cars and trucks out of reach for many consumers, sending them…

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Rajasthan Moves To Strike Out BJP Influence On School Syllabus

  The new government in Rajasthan had its first cabinet meeting today where revision of certain textbooks and syllabus was discussed among other issues. The government will try to undo what the “saffronisation of education”, the education minister said. Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasara told NDTV, “A committee of historians and educationists will review changes in the syllabus created by the BJP where references to several prominent personalities were done away with in textbooks for Rajasthan.” In 2016, when Jawaharlal Nehru’s name was dropped from state board’s Class 8 textbooks,…

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5 budget smartphones that you should watch out for in 2019

Pranav Hegde While premium category phones like the iPhone Xs and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 crossed the Rs 1-lakh price point, companies like Oneplus and Nokia provided similar specifications for about half the price. But the real game changers were Chinese manufacturers who brought premium specifications in the budget segment. In 2019, the trend is likely to continue – and you will be spoiled for choice for power-packed phones under Rs 10,000. We take a look at 5 great budget buys for 2019 that will give you greater bang for your…

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