• iPhone 12 phones ship without charger and earphones in box, USB-C charger costs extra Rs 1900
  • Don’t impose 15-day waiting period on renewal of Corona Kavach policies: IRDAI to insurers
  • Axis Bank launches ACE Credit Card, in collaboration with Google Pay, Visa
  • EPFO launches facility for bulk transfer of funds from exempted establishments
  • 3 Govt Insurance Schemes Linked To Your Bank Account That You Should Know

iPhone 12 phones ship without charger and earphones in box, USB-C charger costs extra Rs 1900

Apple launched its iPhone 12 series in an online event October 13 and some of the rumours about the phones have turned out to be true. Much before the iPhone 12, it was speculated by tipsters and various publications that the new series would not come with a charger or earphones inside the box. At the launch event, Apple confirmed that the entire iPhone 12 lineup would not include EarPods…

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Don’t impose 15-day waiting period on renewal of Corona Kavach policies: IRDAI to insurers

Regulator IRDAI on Tuesday asked insurance companies not to impose a waiting period of 15 days on renewal of Corona Kavach or Corona Rakshak policies by insured persons. As per the guidelines issued by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI), the short-term Corona Kavach or Corona Rakshak policies are issued by insurance companies for three-and-a-half months, six-and-a-half months or nine-and-a-half-months. These policies are designed to cover the…

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Google Assistant reminders working again with G Suite/Workspace accounts

Last August, Assistant reminders stopped working for G Suite users, with Google providing additional confirmation later that year. There are now reports of this integration, which allows you to use voice for reminders, working again. Previously, signing into a paid, enterprise/work account with Google Assistant on your phone and asking to “set a reminder” — or other similarly phrased command — would return a “Sorry, reminders are currently not available…

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Axis Bank launches ACE Credit Card, in collaboration with Google Pay, Visa

Gurgaon / Mumbai: With consumer preference for digital payments growing steadily over the last several years, Axis Bank, in collaboration with Google Pay and Visa, on Monday launched the ACE Credit Card. The card is designed for the growing base of users keen to participate in the digital economy. Payments for essential use cases like mobile recharges, bill payments made via Google Pay earn users 5% in cashback. Users also…

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OnePlus releases Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 update for OnePlus 8-series

OnePlus has started rolling out the latest Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 update for its OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro models. As per the changelog, the firmware brings a fresh UI, Always-on ambient display function, 10 new clock styles, an improved Dark Mode, updated Zen Mode with five new themes, improved Fnatic mode in Game Space, and other features of Android 11. Here are more details. Everything to know about the…

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Upcoming Movies On Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar VIP, Zee5, SonyLIV And Other OTT Platforms [Full List]

There’s a stockpile of movies lined up, and some big banner releases will be a part of the upcoming movies on OTT platforms in 2020. Checkout the top upcoming movies on OTT. Upcoming Movies On Netflix, Upcoming Movies On Netflix India Netflix has a number of upcoming movies releasing on the popular OTT platform. Ginny Weds Sunny Vikrant Massey and Yami Gautam are coming together for a Netflix original, Ginny…

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EPFO launches facility for bulk transfer of funds from exempted establishments

Retirement fund body EPFO has launched a facility for bulk transfer of funds from exempted establishments through a single payment. Exempted establishments are those which have been granted exemption under Section 17 of EPF & MP Act, 1952 and manage the provident fund of members themselves under overall supervision of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). “Apurva Chandra, Secretary (Labour & Employment) launched a new facility of bulk transfer of…

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3 Govt Insurance Schemes Linked To Your Bank Account That You Should Know

The Narendra Modi-led NDA government had introduced several social security schemes as part of its mission to make more people financially inclusive and increase the penetration of insurance policies in India. There may be chances that you may be a beneficiary of these schemes or maybe paying for premium towards these schemes already. Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana Available to people in the age group of 18 to 50…

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IRCTC to restart Tejas Express trains from October 17 ahead of festive season

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is all set to restart operation of Tejas Express trains on the Lucknow to New Delhi and Ahmedabad to Mumbai routes for catering to the growing passenger demand ahead of the upcoming festive season. Both the trains are expected to restart operations from October 17, it said in a statement on Wednesday. The operation of these two Tejas trains was suspended from…

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Amazon Fire TV Introduces Live TV Streaming in India

Amazon Fire TV users can now stream live TV in India. This new feature encompasses all live TV channels offered by streaming apps in one place that helps make discovering live content easier. The new Live tab on the navigation panel also offers Channel Guides to see which show is currently running, and upcoming shows through the day. The live TV feature is rolling out for existing users starting today…

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Struggling with high credit card debt after loan moratorium? 5 tips to reduce burden

The six-month loan moratorium which was announced by the government to provide relief to small and middle-income borrowers has been counterproductive for many individuals. A number of individual borrowers, especially those who own a credit card, have found themselves in a pool of debt after a period of temporary relief during the six-month moratorium. Credit card users who opted for the moratorium have seen their equated monthly instalments (EMIs) shoot…

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H-1B visa new rules: How fresh restrictions affect Indian IT professionals

The Donald Trump administration has announced a fresh set of restrictions on the H-1B nonimmigrant visa programme for protecting the integrity of American workers. The new H-1B visa rules are aimed at approving H-1B visa applications only for qualified beneficiaries and petitioners. The plan, however, is a big blow to thousands of aspiring India IT professionals as US companies will find it harder to hire them under the H-1B visa…

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