• ALL DEALS
    India kick-starts ‘mother of all underwater defence deals’

    HIGHLIGHTS 6 countries are in the fray to build six advanced stealth submarines for an estimated Rs 70,000 crore in collaboration with an Indian shipyard. This conventional submarine programme called Project-75 (India) is likely to be the first mega project under the new ‘strategic partnership’ policy. NEW DELHI: India has finally kick-started its “mother of […]

  • COMPUTERS
    The best budget laptops you can buy

    The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. HP/Business Insider The Insider Pick: Laptops that cost less than $500 don’t have to be low-powered. For evidence, just look at our top pick, the HP Pavilion x360. It offers a […]

  • COUPONS
    Are discounts, coupons and sales really saving you money?

    It is definitely a good deal if you end up saving money on goods that you were already planning to buy. Swati believes that shopping during sales and discounts or using coupons are signs of frugality and indicates judicious use of money. Her logic is that instead of focusing on negotiating or earning more money or investing […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    LG Electronics India expects 20% rise in sales this year

    In Kerala, the company is targeting a sales of Rs 550 crore during the Onam season. This is 20% higher than the same period in the previous year.  KOCHI: LG Electronics India is expecting a 20% growth in sales in the current year, which will be higher than industry growth of consumer durables. Unveiling the products for the Onam festival, […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Meet our 2017 Great Garden Contest winners

    Nature can be its own worst enemy. For gardeners, it’s insects, deer, squirrels and moles that attack the hours of work they put into cultivating their award-winning gardens. About a 100 people entered the Post-Dispatch 2017 Great Garden Contest sponsored by St. Louis Composting. Our judges selected first- and second-place winners in two categories: Best […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    What’s her secret?

    Editor’s note: Everybody loves to “container garden.” Even people with no yard can raise beautiful, colorful arrangements in a pot. Container contests are held annually at the Clinton and Rock Island county fairs. Today we present highlights from both. Janis Harbison has been a consistent winner for years in the container garden contest at the Clinton […]

  • COUPONS
    Coupon codes put cash in your pocket

        How many of you got paid this week? Some of you get paid once a week, bi-weekly or even once a month. Stretching a buck for longer than a week can be hard, but for the bi-weekly and monthly income people out there, they must know how to budget and save. Using coupons […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Lenovo Legion Y520 Review

    HIGHLIGHTS The Legion Y520 is available in two variants with different GPUs Most games run very well at 1920×1080 using High quality settings The Legion Y520 is cool and quiet, but has a flimsy lid The gaming laptop segment is exploding right now, bucking a general downward trend in the PC business. This is one of the few […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Deliberating on innovations in electronics and communication

    The Guru Nanak Institutions started its two-day International Conference on Innovations in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ICIECE) at its campus in Ibrahimpatnam on Friday. This sixth International Conference, which is supported by DRDO, IETE, was attended by scores of technocrats, delegates, researchers, faculty and students in its spacious indoor auditorium. Dr H S Saini, Managing […]

  • CLOTHING
    The Artist Who Creates Portraits With a Clothing Iron

    IRONING HAS NEVER BEEN SO cool. Benjamin Shine, an artist who splits his time between London and Sydney, has become a pioneer in what he calls “painting fabric”—using irons to create portraits in cloth. As a member of a family of garment manufacturers and a one-time employee of a fashion company, Shine has long seen the […]