BUDGET 2014: What is cheaper and what gets costlier?

BUDGET 2014: What is cheaper and what gets costlier?

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley proposed steep hike in the excise duty of cigarettes while reducing the rates of TVs and other commodities. Following is a list of what will be cheaper and what becomes costlier

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'My parents still treat me like a kid...'

'My parents still treat me like a kid...'

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Today’s Horoscope



Just at the eleventh hour your intuition may stop you from committing yourself to a deal that if it had gone through may have made you a victim of deceit. Thanks to your stars!Read More



The generation gap may have caused a lot of disharmony with your parents. They may think that you are too forward; you may think that they are too backward. The chasm needs to be bridged with delicacy.Read More



Your focus today shall be totally on work. You shall, however, have to keep your emotions at bay. Be careful of people who grab a mile when you give them an inch.Read More



Your intuition will be surprisingly sharp today. The things you say are very likely to come true, so be sure not to say anything negative or offensive to anyone.Read More



Your short-temper is likely to come to the fore today, so if you do not want arguments or to rub people the wrong way, keep a check on it.Read More



If you are involved in a partnership business, you need to be very careful of being cheated. On the other hand, you also need to develop trust.Read More



Your inborn natural talents shall come to the fore today, bringing you respect and recognition at work. However, don't let success make you arrogant.Read More



The supreme self-confidence with which you go about accomplishing your tasks today will surprise and impress everyone in your circle.Read More



The stars are in your favour today, and you can expect a smooth sailing on almost all fronts. Help your spouse with the daily chores.Read More



The day is favourable for investing money in a new venture, but be very careful about reading the fine print before signing it.Read More



Whatever adversities you may have to face today, you shall face them calmly and with a great deal of wisdom, so as to succeed.Read More



You will have to concentrate more than usual on your work today, so make sure that you do not let your emotions affect your functioning.Read More