Important Things To Do Before March 31 If You’re An SBI Customer

March 30, 2018

State Bank of India (SBI) this week reminded its customers about applying for new cheque books if they were earlier customers of banks that merged with SBI last year. Besides, SBI is also running an offer via which customers can avail a 100 per cent waiver on processing fees of home loans. If you were a customer of one of the banks that merged with SBI and have not yet got a new cheque…

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Flipkart expands grocery biz, to sell film tickets

March 30, 2018

BENGALURU, March 29 — India’s largest online retailer Flipkart Ltd is expanding its fledgling grocery business even as it plans to sell movie tickets ahead of a proposed takeover of the company by American retailer Walmart, three people aware of the developments said. Flipkart will also soon enter the food retail business, the people mentioned above said. Arch-rival Amazon India piloted its food retail business in Pune. Flipkart will also…

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Here is how to know if someone blocked you on WhatsApp

March 30, 2018

WhatsApp is being used by over 200 million users in India and while this is huge number compared to any other instant messaging app. WhatsApp is indeed trying to keep up with other apps and rolling features like WhatsApp Payments and others. With WhatsApp, the biggest fear, however, is whether the receiver has read the messages or was it even delivered? Then there’s the worst fears of all – have…

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It Took Just 10 Seconds To Demolish This 15-Floor Building. Watch

March 30, 2018

There was a loud bang and within seconds, plumes of smoke covered the rubble – all that was left of a 15-floor building that was demolished in China recently. Mobile phone footage posted on Twitter by People’s Daily, China shows just how quickly the building was reduced to a pile of dust and debris. It took just 10 seconds (yes, we counted) for the controlled demolition to tear down the…

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Amazon Kindle Lite App Weighing Less Than 2MB Launched as India-First Product

March 30, 2018

Amazon on Wednesday launched the Kindle Lite app for Android users in India. The new app, which was launched in beta back in November, weighs less than 2MB and provides basic Kindle features as well as a collection of over five million ebooks in English, Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Gujarati, and Malayalam. The US company is notably marketing the Kindle Lite app as an “India-first product” and is giving its users…

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Govt. to file review plea in Supreme Court against ruling on SC/ST Act

March 30, 2018

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said the government is “preparing” to file a review petition against the top court’s ruling on the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 that puts a stop to immediate arrests in complaints filed under its provisions. “I have already instructed my Ministry to consider the desirability of filing a review. Appropriate follow- up actions are being taken,”…

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Deadline for claiming transitional credit extended, April-June GSTR-1 dates notified

March 30, 2018

NEW DELHI: The government has extended the date for filling up a form for claiming transitional credit by three months till June 30. Also, the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified the deadline for businesses to fill up final sales return form GSTR-1 from April to June. The CBEC has notified the extension of date till June 30 for submitting Form GST Tran-2. It is a transitional…

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Your Aadhaar details are leaked by government websites, too

March 30, 2018

As pointed out by Moneylife, and contrary to all claims from the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for Electronics and Information Technology, Aadhaar number of several people continue to leak on the internet from government websites. In fact, even the website of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) uploads PDF files containing copy of Aadhaar from people. This flood of leakages raise serious questions…

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New Rule: No parking fee for 30 mins from April across Telangana

March 30, 2018

Hyderabad: In a major development, the municipal administration and urban development (MA&UD) on Tuesday said that no parking fee will be collected from any person for the first 30 minutes of parking. Municipal administration principal secretary Arvind Kumar who stipulated rules for parking fees across the state, said that the new rule will come into effect from April 1. Moreover, according to the GO MS No. 63, while parking is…

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