• Rs 4 a litre hike in petrol, diesel prices in offing
  • Buy this smartphone at just Rs 499; it has massive 5000 mAh and 3GB RAM
  • This rare whisky may cost up to Rs 5 crore a bottle
  • Now, more Metro stations to offer bike services at Rs 4/km
  • Many taxpayers receiving IT notice under section 143(1)(a). Here’s what to reply

Rs 4 a litre hike in petrol, diesel prices in offing

NEW DELHI: A Rs 4 per litre increase in petrol and diesel prices is in the offing if state-owned fuel retailers are to return to pre-Karnataka poll hiatus margin levels, brokerage firms said. No sooner had Karnataka polled to elect a new state government, state-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) and Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) on Monday ended a 19-day hiatus in revising petrol and…

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Buy this smartphone at just Rs 499; it has massive 5000 mAh and 3GB RAM

Smartron t.phone P smartphone was launched in January 2018 and now is available at Flipkart. The smartphone was launched for Rs 25,999 in India but is now available at Rs 6,499 on the e-commerce website. Interestingly, people can get up to Rs 6,000 discount on exchange offer on the smartphone, bringing down the price at Rs 499. However, the exhange offer discount may vary according to the device a customer…

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This rare whisky may cost up to Rs 5 crore a bottle

Two bottles of rare 60-year-old Macallan whisky could fetch record prices at a Bonhams Hong Kong auction on Friday as Asian buyers show an unslakeable thirst for the drink as an alternative investment. Offered as separate lots at the sale, each 750 milliliter bottle from 1926 carries an estimate of HK$3.6 million to HK$4.5 million ($459,000 to $573,000) excluding a 22.5 percent buyers premium, which is added to the hammer price….

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Now, more Metro stations to offer bike services at Rs 4/km

HYDERABAD: In a move to enhance last-mile connectivity, the Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL), on Wednesday, inaugurated three new bike stations at Nagole, Parade Ground and Begumpet stations. Commuters alighting at any of these points can now rent a bike for a meagre Rs 4 per kilometre to travel to and from their destinations. Earlier this year, the first such ‘Rent a Bike’ station was set up at Miyapur —…

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Many taxpayers receiving IT notice under section 143(1)(a). Here’s what to reply

New Delhi: Employers in organisations have historically faced several issues when it comes to filing income tax. While the process of returns filing has now been simplified by the Income Tax department, there are several sections and sub-sections the tax filers have to be careful about. Despite all efforts to keep the filing process clean, taxpayers often receive notices related mismatches. One such notice that taxpayers in India have been…

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IRCTC Tourism Offers Summer Holiday Packages. Prices, Dates, Schedule

IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) is offering special summer holiday packages covering important religious and leisure destinations. These include Kullu Manali Special Ex Delhi tour, Kashmir Special Ex Delhi package, LTC Tour package, Gangtok Darjeeling holiday special package, Natural Nilgiris with fascinating NMR ex mettupalayam package, among others, as mentioned on the official website of IRCTC Tourism. Passengers can book tickets of the tour offered by these tourist…

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Income Tax Returns (ITR) Filing: Steps To E-Verify Using Aadhaar OTP

Tax payers can use Aadhaar based e-verification of their Income Tax Returns (ITR) for making ITR filing easier and quicker, informed UIDAI on it’s official twitter handle. UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority Of India) is mandated to issue an easily verifiable 12 digit random number as Unique Identity – Aadhaar to all residents of India, as mentioned on the official website of UIDAI. 16.65 crore individuals have verified their PAN (Permanent…

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YouTube to launch new music streaming service on May 22

Google`s YouTube said on Wednesday it will launch a new music streaming service, YouTube Music, next week and unveil soon a premium service that will charge more for its original shows. YouTube Music, which will be launched on May 22, comes with extra features like personalized playlists based on individual`s YouTube history and other usage patterns, YouTube, owned by Alphabet Inc`s Google, said. The video streaming company said it will…

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Get Driving License Through Online by this Process…

DigiLocker, a government platform for online issuance and verification of documents, has partnered with the ‘Ministry of Road Transport and Highways for making digital Driving License (DL) and vehicle registration certificates (RC) available to Indian citizens, according to the official website of DigiLocker- digilocker.gov.in. Under this partnership, DigiLocker is now directly integrated with the National Register, which is the national database of driving license and vehicle registration data across the country,…

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IT Department launches ITR-2 Form for AY2018-19, issues instructions for filing of new ITR forms

Having notified the ITR Form-1 (Sahaj) for FY 2017-18/ AY 2018-19 recently, the Income Tax Department has now notified the ITR Form-2 along with ITR-3, ITR-4 Sugam, ITR-5, ITR-6 and ITR-7 forms for AY 2018-19. Also, Exel Utility for ITR-1 Sahaj and ITR-4 Sugam and instructions for using ITR-1 Sahaj, ITR-2, ITR-3 and ITR-4 Sugam have been provided. It may be noted that while the ITR Form-1 (Sahaj) is meant…

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7th Central Pay Commission (CPC): Govt employees of this state may soon get good news of salary hike

The Tripura government will soon announce new recruitment rules for all departments, Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Devvarma has said. A draft of the revised rules has been prepared and is waiting for the government’s approval, Devvarma told reporters yesterday. He also said that the revised rules will be finalised and announced soon. “The draft needs to be finalized. I shall see (the proposal), the chief minister too will see,” Devvarma,…

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Wow! The cheapest flight to New York from Delhi is via Iceland; unbelievably cheap airfare will startle you

For millions of Indians flying West every year, there’s a new airline in town. And, it’s ultra cheap. Iceland’s trans-Atlantic carrier Wow Air Ehf, which offers low-cost flights via its hub in Reykjavik, is entering India with tickets to the U.S. at $199 starting Dec. 7. That would be the first no-frills option to passengers traveling from the South Asian nation to North America’s eastern seaboard. Wow Air’s tickets on…

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