Sridevi’s death not an accident, it’s a planned murder, says Ex-Cop

May 18, 2018

The world was shocked when legendary actress Sridevi was found unresponsive in a bathtub of a hotel in Dubai in February and consequently declared dead. After the investigation concluded, authorities claimed that the actress had died due to accidental drowning on 24 February 2018. However, there were also speculations and conspiracy theories that the English Vinglishactress’s death was a planned murder and not an accident. Most of those theories were put to…

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Jio Home TV Service Will Offer HD Channels at Rs. 400 Per Month

May 18, 2018

Jio Home TV, if rumours are to be believed, is set to be the telecom giant’s next big project that will reportedly offer a fresh change in the Indian Direct-to-Home (DTH) space. According to a report, Jio Home TV will offer SD (Standard Definition) channels for a monthly price of Rs. 200 and SD + HD (High Definition) channels for Rs. 400 per month. This is believed to be based on…

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Mukesh Ambani’s latest punch: Reliance Jio Rs 199 offer to hit Bharti Airtel, Idea revenues

May 18, 2018

Rs 199 Jio offer impact: After billionaire Mukesh Ambani-run telecom player Reliance Jio launched a new postpaid plan at Rs 199, global brokerage firm CLSA has cut its revenue estimates for Bharti Airtel and Idea-Vodafone. According to the firm, there is risk of Jio’s latest post paid plan on the incumbents. Earlier this month, Reliance launched a new postpaid plan at Rs 199 offering 25GB of data and unlimited voice…

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Bank unions threaten 2-day nation-wide strike from May 30

May 18, 2018

Employees of public sector banks have threatened to go on two-day nation-wide strike from May 30 against “a meagre” 2 per cent hike offered by the management body, Indian Banks’ Association (IBA). During the negotiations held on May 5, IBA made two unacceptable propositions including an offer of 2 per cent hike in the wage bill cost as on March 31, 2017, United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) said in…

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Income Tax department cautions TDS deductors, says file statements by May 31 or pay penalty

May 18, 2018

The Income Tax Department (ITD) today cautioned TDS deductors to adhere to the stipulated deadline of May 31 for filing their statements failing which they would invite a penalty of Rs 200 for each day of default. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), that frames policy for the department, issued an advertisement in leading national dailies in this context. It said: Attention tax deductors. The last date to file…

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BSNL’s Rs 98 prepaid recharge offers 1.5 data per day for customers

May 18, 2018

BSNL has introduced a new ‘DATA TSUNAMI’ offer where it is offering more than 1GB daily data per day to customers for under Rs 100. The new STV-98 plan costs Rs 98 as the name suggests and comes with free 1.5GB data per day for prepaid customers. The plan’s validity is 26 days, and BSNL has launched it as part of the “World Telecom Day”. This STV-98 prepaid offer will…

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

May 18, 2018

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

May 17, 2018

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

May 17, 2018

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

May 17, 2018

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

May 17, 2018

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

May 17, 2018

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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