Vehicle registration numbers likely to be linked with Aadhaar

March 20, 2018

In a bid to impove road safety and make tracking of vehicle that violate rules, a panel setup by the ministry of home affairs (MHA) has suggested that a central body be set up to maintain data on motor vehicles by linking their registration numbers to the Aadhaar numbers of their owners. Representational Image Representational Image The panel hasn’t directly recommended linking motor vehicles to Aadhaar, but suggested the creation…

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Only 11 Days Left For Filing Of Income Tax Return (ITR): 10 Things To Know

March 20, 2018

While a substantial number of income tax payers may have cleared their income tax (I-T) liability for the assessment years 2016-17 and 2017-18, the ones who have not paid as yet can still do so by filing the belated income returns. Ideally, the salaried individuals are expected to pay the income tax return before July 31 of the year following the one for which the income tax return is filed,…

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India’s Uber, Ola Drivers Went on Strike Because They’re Making Almost Nothing

March 20, 2018

About 1.5 million Indians drive for Uber, Ola and other ride-sharing companies. On Monday, many of them refused to work. Thousands of workers participated in the countrywide strike, crippling traffic and creating massive headaches for commuters. The drivers say they have no other choice: They’re simply not making enough money to survive. Many can’t even afford to make car payments. “Drivers are in huge debt,” said Sanjay Naik, president of…

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SSC paper leak: 15 students found with History exam paper on WhatsApp at Kalyan school

March 20, 2018

Around an hour before the start of the ‘History and Political Science’ paper in the ongoing SSC board exams, the Kalyan-based Sacred Heart School on Monday found that 15 students had got the question paper on their mobile phones. School authorities conducted a surprise check of students’ phones and bags, after receiving an alert from a student, informing them that a private coaching class had told over 100 students that…

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Cancelled flights: The altered schedules

March 20, 2018

Following a missive from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) last week, 14 Airbus A320neo aircraft – 11 belonging to IndiGo and three belonging to GoAir – are now out of operation. Due to the sudden reduction in capacity, these airlines have been forced to cancel a number of flights over a period of 10 days till March 24, which is when the winter schedule will conclude. According to…

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IOCL launches home delivery of fuel: Now get diesel at your doorstep

March 20, 2018

IOCL announced Friday, March 15, that the delivery had already started in Pune, Maharashtra. Indian Oil is the first to launch this Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO)-approved delivery system.The company is reportedly planning a nationwide expansion of this doorstep service soon. IOCL announced the new scheme — named “Fuel At Doorstep” — on Twitter. “Another milestone in customer convenience Fuel At Doorstep” its post on Twitter read. The initiative by Indian…

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IRCTC ties up with Ola for booking cab on its website and app

March 20, 2018

With an aim to providing first-and-last-mile connectivity, railway PSU IRCTC on Monday announced a partnership with cab aggregator Ola, giving commuters an option book taxi on its app. The tie-up, a six month pilot project, will give customers access to Ola booking services when they visit the IRCTC Rail Connect App and on its website, the IRCTC said in a statement. The Ola cab facility will provide all the services…

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