WhatsApp bug allows blocked contacts send message, see status and profile info

May 25, 2018

New Delhi: A new bug in the Facebook-owned WhatsApp seems to be annoying a lot of users. Reported by WABetaInfo, a popular fan site that tests new WhatsApp features, the bug is allowing users to send messages to contacts despite being blocked. The bug is said to have been discovered on both Android and iOS versions of the app. Blocked users are reportedly also able to read the status and…

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Reliance to provide riding gear to its employees at discounted price

May 25, 2018

With an alarming average of 16 deaths every hour in road accidents, Reliance Industries has rolled out a first of its kind scheme to provide riding gear to its employees at discounted rates. Under ‘Reliance Kavach’, a US Department of Transport (DOT) certified helmet, a jacket that protects one’s shoulder and elbows, rubber gloves and knee guards costing Rs 50,000 will be given to RIL employees at Rs 12,000. Company…

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Exemplary punishment for major Gogoi if found guilty: Army chief

May 25, 2018

SRINAGAR: Army Chief Bipin Rawat on Friday said exemplary punishment would be given to Major Leetul Gogoi if he was found guilty of “any offence”. On May 23, Gogoi was briefly detained by police in Srinagar after an altercation when he was allegedly trying to enter a hotel with an 18-year-old woman, according to a police official. “If any officer of the Indian Army is found guilty of any offence, we will take strictest possible action,” Rawat told…

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Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh will marry on November 19, claims report

May 25, 2018

After Sonam Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Himesh Reshamiya took the internet by storm with their wedding saga, people are now excited to know about Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh’s wedding date. Despite the furore of news pouring in on the anticipated venue, outfits, guests, a report by SpotBoyE narrows it down to the date. It is to be believed that the most awaited wedding will take place on November 19 this year and will…

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Three reasons to file income tax returns on time

May 25, 2018

Higher penalty The last date to file your income-tax returns (ITR) is usually 31 July, unless it is extended by the income tax department. From the assessment year 2018-19, if you don’t pay your tax on or before the deadline, you will have to pay a penalty of up to Rs 10,000 for late payment. If you file returns after 31 July and on or before 31 December, you will…

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Airline Starts ‘Cheapest Flight’ From Delhi To New York. Via Iceland

May 25, 2018

Airline Starts ‘Cheapest Flight’ From Delhi To New York. Via IcelandNew Delhi: Iceland’s budget transatlantic airline Wow Air on Tuesday announced the launch of its services from Delhi to multiple destinations in North America and Europe via Reykjavik from December this year, which will start at a fare of Rs. 13,499. The airline also said that it is offering an introductory basic fare of Rs. 13,499 to the Keflavik airport in Iceland’s capital and from…

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Apple is refunding Rs 3,900 to Indian iPhone users who got their phone’s battery replaced last year

May 25, 2018

Remember late last year when Apple faced a dumpster fire for intentionally slowing down older iPhones to prevent random shutdowns caused by aging batteries? Following its admission, Apple cut down the cost of replacing out-of-warranty batteries, which went into effect from December 28. This week, Apple also announced it will be offering Rs 3,900 credit to customers in India who paid full price for an out-of-warranty battery replacement between January…

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How To Change Passenger’s Name In Booked IRCTC E-Ticket

May 25, 2018

Want to change name of a passenger in your e-ticket? IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Operation) now offers the facility of changing name of e-ticket passenger. This can be done by approaching the nearest railway reservation office, said IRCTC on its official website- irctc.co.in. For availing this facility, customer can now approach the nearest Railway Reservation Office with ‘electronic reservation slip’ print out and photo identity proof in original…

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Begging at public, religious places in Srinagar banned

May 24, 2018

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir government has banned begging at public and religious places here and directed the police to arrest the offenders. The order, issued by deputy commissioner of Srinagar, Syed Abid Rasheed Shah yesterday, said Srinagar being the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir holds a great importance in the socio-economic landscape of the state and so it is contingent upon the administration to take all measures necessary to make…

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“No One Can Harm Your Bank Account Just By Knowing Your Aadhaar,” Says UIDAI

May 24, 2018

What if someone gets to know your Aadhaar card number? Can an unauthorized person having access to your Aadhaar number steal money from your bank account? Any Aadhaar transaction requires authentication and no financial transaction can be made in absence of such authentication. This was said by the UIDAI or Unique Identification Authority of Indiaon microblogging site Twitter. Making the general public aware about Aadhaar card security, the UIDAI said: “Just…

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Good news for homebuyers! To be treated at par with banks, financial creditors as Cabinet OKs changes to IBC

May 24, 2018

It’s good news for homebuyers as the Union Cabinet on Wednesday reportedly approved amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), presumably allowing homebuyers to be treated as financial creditors, putting them at par with banks and institutional creditors in priority for recovering of dues from bankrupt or insolvent realty firms. The proposed amendments, as reportedly cleared by the Cabinet today, will accord homebuyers benefits similar to banks and institutional…

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Post Office Saving Schemes: All you need to know and why they are still ideal investments

May 24, 2018

Looking for risk-free investment avenues which are ideal for tax saving too? Post office saving schemes such as PPF, NSC, Senior Citizen Savings Scheme and Kisan Vikas Patra are one such option which you may consider. In fact, in these uncertain times when hardly anything is certain and getting fixed returns on investments seems to have become a thing of the past, post office saving schemes are good for generating…

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