• Where to invest in new financial year 2020-21? As world economy slows down, experts find opportunities
  • Mega merger of state-run banks comes into force from April 1, says RBI
  • Post Office Savings Schemes: Charges you should be aware of
  • RBI Cuts Rates, Allows 3-Month Pause On EMIs To Offset Coronavirus Impact
  • Walking Home From Delhi For Over 200 km, Delivery Agent Dies On Highway

These 4 Gmail tips will make your work from home life easier

With most employees working from home due to the coronavirus lockdown, Google has shared a few Gmail tips to make your life easier. As Google celebrates 16 years of Gmail, it tweeted, “#16yearsofGmail or 16 days of WFH – we don’t know which feels longer. Stay on top of your to-dos, with these helpful tips #WFH #Gmail”. Google has added several new features to Gmail recently to make the interface…

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Where to invest in new financial year 2020-21? As world economy slows down, experts find opportunities

The first day of a new financial year has already started on choppy waters; domestic indices S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 are down more than 3% as equity markets continue to tank, nudged by the novel coronavirus pandemic. However, even as investors recently lost most of the gains made during the first half of the previous fiscal, market participants are busy chalking out plans on how to tide over the troubles that…

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Fitbit Charge 4 fitness tracker with built-in GPS launched

Fitbit launched its first product after Google announced it is buying the company last November. Fitbit Charge 4 fitness tracker and it comes with a built-in GPS, a feature that was absent in its predecessors. Fitbit Charge 4 is priced at $129 which roughly translates to Rs 10,000. The fitness tracker is going on sale first in the US starting today. Fitbit Charge 4 customers will also get an extended…

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Disney+ Hotstar to launch in India on 3 April

NEW DELHI: After deferring its launch date earlier this month, media and entertainment conglomerate Walt Disney is all set to bring its video streaming platform Disney+ Hotstar to India on 3 April. Earlier this month, Hotstar, the video streaming service of the Star network, was rebranded as Disney+ Hotstar ahead of the start of Indian Premier League (IPL). The erstwhile black and yellow logo of Hotstar was replaced by a…

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Tata Sky Broadband users to soon get a free landline connection

Tata Sky Broadband users will soon get a landline connection free of cost. The company has teased the offer on its official website and indicated that the broadband users will get unlimited calling benefits and data. Tata Sky Broadband’s rival Airtel Xstream Fibre and Reliance JioFiber are also providing landline services to their subscribers. The tagline of the teaser that has been put up on the company’s site reads, “Stream…

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IPL 2020 likely to be cancelled, no mega auctions next year

It’s yet to be made official by the Indian cricket board but it’s certain now that Indian Premier League will not happen this year due to the novel coronavirus. The Indian board is waiting for an announcement from the Indian government and sports ministry on visas before it makes the news official. The BCCI will officially address the issue with the IPL franchises after April 15, when the countrywide lockdown…

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Mega merger of state-run banks comes into force from April 1, says RBI

MUMBAI: The schemes for the merger of ten state-run banks into four lenders are coming into force from April 1, according to the Reserve Bank of India. The banking regulator in separate releases announced that the branches of merging banks will operate as of the banks in which these have been amalgamated. The government on March 4 had notified the amalgamation schemes for 10 state owned banks into four as…

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Post Office Savings Schemes: Charges you should be aware of

Post Office offers various types of deposit schemes which are quite popular among investors as these schemes come with the sovereign guarantee – backed by the government. Many of these schemes also enjoy tax benefits under section 80C of the Income-tax Act. That is why many investors prefer having these schemes in their portfolio. The Ministry of Communications runs Post Office schemes. The multiple savings schemes include Post Office Time…

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Anushka Sharma Gives Virat Kohli A Haircut With Kitchen Scissors. “This Is What Quarantine Does To You,” He Says

New Delhi:Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli, currently in quarantine during the lockdown, are busy with all kinds of cute things. Virushka even know just how to give a cute spin to basic life hacks, like a haircut. Virat indulged in some customised salon treatment at home, courtesy wife Anushka, who shared a video of Virat’s haircutting session on Instagram on Saturday morning. On the scissors? Anushka Sharma, who procured a…

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RBI Cuts Rates, Allows 3-Month Pause On EMIs To Offset Coronavirus Impact

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das slashed the key lending rate by 75 basis points (0.75 percentage point) in an emergency move on Friday, to counter the economic fallout from the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic. The move came after an unscheduled meeting of the Shaktikanta Das-headed Monetary Policy Committee, which was originally slated for a bi-monthly review early next month. Four out of the six members of the Monetary…

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Walking Home From Delhi For Over 200 km, Delivery Agent Dies On Highway

Agra:A 38-year-old man, who had walked over 200 km from Delhi to reach his home in Madhya Pradesh after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus, died on the way. Ranveer Singh, who worked as a delivery agent in Delhi, was among the thousands of migrants desperately trying to return to their hometowns and villages after they were left without jobs, shelter or…

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Earning Rs 8 lakh or Rs 15 lakh? Check if opting for the New Income Tax Regime helps

The enhancement of the basic exemption limit or the lowering of income tax rates was a much-anticipated measure from quite a long time. Budget 2020 had not disappointed the taxpayers in this regard. Even though the basic exemption limit was not changed or enhanced but an optional alternative tax regime has been introduced which has lower tax rates as compared to the existing regime. But if a taxpayer opts for…

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