For all those who are waiting for the Indian Union Budget 2010, the wait is almost over. Tomorrow the Indian Finance Minister, Pranab Muhkerjee, will present the union budget 2010 in Lok Sabha. If you are at home or have access to TV you can watch the live telecast from 11 AM onwards.
As tomorrow being a working day, majority of us may not get access to TV. So here is the guide that will help you to catch the live streaming of union budget 2010 live on your personal computers.
National Informatics Centre – Budget 2010 Live Web Cast
The National Informatics Center has setup a dedicated page that offers the live streaming of Union Budget 2010 at http://budgetlive.nic.in/. This is the best source as there won’t be any masala added to the content(you the hype created by private media right?) and also ad free.
You may need to install Windows Media Player plugin for your browser to view the live proceedings. I suggest you to use IE 7/ IE 8 as our tests shows that the website loads properly in these browsers.
Also they are providing other formats of streams like Real Media and Flash. Here are the various streaming formats for you to choose
- Flash Player – Low Bandwidth Stream (for gods sake avoid Chrome browser, it sucks with flash)
- Flash Player – High Bandwidth Stream
- Windows Media Player – Low Bandwidth Stream (IE browser is preferred)
- Windows Media Player – High Bandwidth Stream (IE browser is preferred)
- Real Media Player – Low Bandwidth Stream
- Real Media Player – High Bandwidth Stream
Live Streaming of Lok Sabha TV
The Lok Sabha website offers a dedicated live stream of all sessions on their website. Check these real player low bandwidth stream and high bandwidth streams of Lok Sabha TV.
NDTV Profit Union Budget 2010 Live Streaming
NDTV Profit is one of the most popular news channels in India that provides information about the markets and other business trends. This channel will have a blanket coverage of the entire budget session and you can view it at http://www.ndtv.com/news/videos/video_live.php?id=LIVE_BGPROFIT&live=tv
Here are few more NDTV live streams
CNN IBN Network’s Live Coverage of Union Budget 2010
CNN IBN is another popular network the provides the live streaming of its new channel, but only annoyance with them is – we have to register with IBN Network to access their live streams. If you are ready to register you can view the live streaming here
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