• How to book LPG gas connection online
  • IRCTC eWallet 2019: Registration, e-ticket booking, benefits
  • WhatsApp’s two biggest upcoming features Dark Mode, self-destructing messaging explaine
  • Will you have to file Income Tax Returns if you earn less than Rs 5 lakh?
  • Govt selects Zomato, Swiggy, Dunzo and 4 others to test drone-based deliveries

How to book LPG gas connection online

Buying a new LPG connection can be a tedious process as buyers need to visit the nearest LPG dealership in-person wait in line, submit all the necessary documents, make the payment to get the connection. In digital space, things are changing fast and three major LPG suppliers — Bharat Gas, Indane Gas and HP Gas — have now made their services available online and also released their apps that allow…

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IRCTC eWallet 2019: Registration, e-ticket booking, benefits

New Delhi: Train ticket booking process was used to be a tedious and time-taking task before the incorporation of the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). Earlier, passengers were required to mandatorily visit the Indian Railway booking counters and Railway reservation offices to book train tickets. With the institution of the IRCTC, the ticket booking process, modification of booking, cancellation and reservation of seats on the Railway-organised tours have…

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WhatsApp’s two biggest upcoming features Dark Mode, self-destructing messaging explaine

WhatsApp has been abuzz with two new features it’s currently working on. WhatsApp users could soon get self-destructing messages and dark mode. These features are currently in development on WhatsApp beta. WhatsApp is pretty late with new features as self-destructing messages and dark mode is already available on a number of apps. Popular messaging apps like Telegram and Signal already offer self-destructing messages. As for dark mode, this UI feature…

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Will you have to file Income Tax Returns if you earn less than Rs 5 lakh?

Filing income tax return (ITR) is an important task for an individual, as it is mandatory for all Indians, including NRIs. The ITR can be filed in both online or offline modes. But earning individuals are still confused that is it mandatory for those who have an annual income below Rs 5 lakh can skip filing ITR or is it mandatory. Budget 2019 presented by Nirmala Sitharaman in the Parliament,…

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Govt selects Zomato, Swiggy, Dunzo and 4 others to test drone-based deliveries

Offering a commercial delivery service through drone to the general public is still a new idea for businesses around the world. While the world might have its first public drone delivery four months ago, India is taking a baby step towards offering the same. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has selected seven firms, out of 34 applicants, which applied for long-range, or beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS)…

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Government launches Faceless e-assessment scheme for taxpayers

New Delhi: Dubbed as a major initiative in the direction of taxation reform, the income tax department on Monday launched a faceless e-assessment scheme to eliminate interface between an assessing officer and a taxpayer. To begin with, 58,322 income tax cases have been selected under the National e-Assessment Center (NeAC), officially launched by Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey here. The scheme was to be launched by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman,…

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Bank Of India Asks Customers To Stop Using Debit Cards For Cash Withdrawal, And Use This Instead

The rate at which frauds happening through ATM cloning and skimming is truly disturbing and its high time security measures are implemented against such frauds. The recent video that went viral on Twitter about how cloning mechanism was installed in a Canara Bank ATM pushed Canara Bank to warn their customers about taking correct precautions while withdrawing money. ICICI Bank too issued guidelines for its customers about how to stay…

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Paytm offers Rs 1,000 discount on flight tickets: Here is what you need to do

Paytm Mahatravel Sale: Mobile Wallet Paytm has come with an interesting contest offer. If you can answer few questions correctly, you could be the lucky winner of a flight ticket voucher worth Rs 1,000. This Paytm offer is available till 11:59:59 on 8th October 2019. Paytm has termed this contest as Paytm Mahatravel Sale. To participate and win this Paytm Mahatravel Sale contest, all you need to do is to…

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Railways Act May Include A Provision To Check Online Ticketing Frauds, Say Sources

Against the backdrop of online ticketing scams, railways is mulling an amendment to the Railways Act, 1989 to include a provision of penalising those committing e-ticketing frauds, sources said. The proposed amendment has suggested a fine of more than Rs. two lakh for the offence, the sources said. The proposal, however, has not suggested an increase in the three year jail term for those convicted. “Cases of such frauds have…

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E-wallets to resolve complaints via internal ombudsman

Large pre-paid instrument (PPI) issuers will now have to set up an internal ombudsman to address customers’ grievances. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), through its Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies (issued on October 4), has directed that large non-bank PPI issuers should have an internal ombudsman scheme to strengthen the grievance redressal process of these payment entities. Paytm Wallet and PhonePe Wallet are some examples of pre-paid instruments….

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After carpooling, redBus launches bikepooling service under rPool

Amidst rapid growth of bike taxi and bike-sharing or rental platforms in India, bikepooling has almost lost its significance in the market. Lack of ride availability, improper technology interface, safety and decline in investors’ interest are core reasons behind shut down of several carpooling service providers as well as bikepooling apps. While commuters hardly use any app solely focused on bikepooling space, Quick Ride, SRide, ePoolers are offering a combo…

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Closing your bank account? Here is how you can avoid charges

While starting a job and joining a new company or while changing organizations, newer bank accounts get opened. And after leaving each organization we are left with an additional savings account. Each bank account has a monthly average balance that needs to be maintained and banks are quite strict about it. Hence, to avoid having so many bank accounts and pay non-maintenance charges, most people opt to close it but…

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