2 winners and 4 losers from the Senate health care bill

Mark Wilson/Getty Images The Better Care Reconciliation Act, Senate Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, would if passed lead to one of the largest redistributions of income in American history, just as Obamacare itself did. It would shift hundreds of billions of dollars from health care programs to fund sweeping tax cuts for rich Americans, radically overhaul the way the US supports elderly and disabled people, and allow states to substantially weaken insurance regulations. While it clearly does not yet have the votes it needs to pass the Senate,…

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Summer Special: 4 Delicious Ways to Beat the Heat in Delhi

Summer 2017 is getting really hot, but don’t let it dampen your food-loving spirit. With various restaurants and eateries offering refreshing summer-inspired dishes to tantalise your tastebuds this season as well as keep your system cool , you have more reasons to head out and indulge than let the heat get the best of you. And by this if you thought we were referring to living only on salads and iced beverages for the entire season, you are in for a big surprise. Delhi folks, go on and make the…

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Sale in India Today: Time, Variants, Where to Buy, and More

The much-awaited Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 sale will start on Wednesday at 12pm on the two official channels – Flipkart and Mi.com. Redmi Note 4 (Review) price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 for the variant with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage. The variant with 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage is priced at Rs. 10,999, and the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage model costs Rs. 12,999. The smartphone, available in Gold, Grey, Matte Black, and Silver colour options, was launched in India in January. Just a day ahead of the Redmi Note 4 sale, rival Honor 6X…

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4A to Be Available for Pre-Orders via Mi.com Today

Xiaomi is making the Redmi Note 4 and Redmi 4A available for pre-orders on the company website, Mi.com, on Friday. The pre-orders open at 12pm IST, and give customers a guaranteed way to buy the smartphones without queuing up in weekly flash sales. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Review) was launched in January in India in three variants – the 2GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 9,999, the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage model is priced at Rs. 10,999, and the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage model is priced…

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Heat Stroke: 4 Effective Home Remedies to Beat the Heat

Summer 2017 seems to be getting hotter by the day. With most metro cities hitting temperatures higher than 40-degree C, which is the mark for announcing a heat wave by the Indian Meteorological Department, cases of heat stroke, dehydration, headaches, sun burn and other heat-related health issues are on the rise. The scorching sun rays can bring about various health problems if adequate care is not taken. This is why it is crucial to watch one’s diet, stay indoors and keep hydrated by drinking large amounts of water and summer…

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Snapdeal Cash at Home, Xiaomi Mi S Leaks, LG Launches 4 Mobiles, and More: Your 360 Daily

Snapdeal will deliver cash to your door, Google Maps will help you find you a toilet, and Uber has launched its first electric car fleet. Check out the 360 Daily tech round-up for these and other major tech stories of the day. Snapdeal will deliver Rs. 2,000 a day, starting in Gurugram and Bengaluru Snapdeal on Thursday announced that it will deliver Rs. 2,000 cash to users’ homes as part of its new [email protected] facility. The way it the [email protected] service works is simple – you need to install the Snapdeal…

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Xiaomi Redmi 4 to Launch Today, Redmi 4A Also Expected

As reported earlier, Xiaomi is set to launch the Redmi 4 smartphone at an event in China. The event will begin at 7pm CST (4:30pm IST), and will be live streamed for the world to see. The Chinese conglomerate is also expected to unveil a second, cheaper Xiaomi Redmi 4A smartphone at the event as well. While the teaser image released earlier this week didn’t say much, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 has been much rumoured and leaked for quite some time. The big highlights are expected to be an all…

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4 cool sub-Rs 12,000 gadgets to gift this Diwali

Gift these trendy gadgets this Diwali, all under Rs 12,000 India loves to celebrate and the Festival of Lights ranks high on the list. While many people have mastered the art of giving (that forms a major part of Diwali) down to a science ­ there are those who purchase last minute or are bewildered novices. Regardless of the category you fall in, there’s no better gift that a tech toy. Unlike the usual mithai, the shelf life of a nifty gizmo is much longer. Since most of us have…

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‘Extremely dangerous’ Category 4 Hurricane Matthew hits Haiti, heads for Florida, North Carolina

An “extremely dangerous” Category 4 Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti on Tuesday with 145 mph winds and torrential rains, while Florida and North Carolina declared a state of emergency as the storm heads toward the Southeast U.S. Matthew made landfall near Les Anglais in western Haiti at 7 a.m. Tuesday. The NHC said Matthew, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007, will bring life-threatening wind up to 145 mph, surf and rain conditions to Haiti — the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere beleaguered in recent years by natural…

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Milan Fashion Week, Days 4 and 5: Bottega Veneta Celebrates and a Rising Star Shines

And just like that, the end of Milan Fashion Week is nigh. But if you thought there would be a respite this weekend, think again. There are more shows than ever packed in on Saturday and Sunday, ahead of Tuesday’s start in Paris of the final leg of fashion month. Here is what should be on your radar over the next 48 hours: Photo Models backstage at a Bottega Veneta spring 2016 fashion show. CreditValerio Mezzanotti for The New York Times • Tomas Maier has been the creative director at…

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