Avengers: Infinity War Records Biggest Global Opening of All-Time

April 30, 2018

Avengers: Infinity War has broken several records since its release on Friday, including both the US and worldwide box office collections in the opening weekend. In India, the latest Marvel team-up had the biggest opening weekend for a Hollywood film, and has become the highest-grossing Hollywood film of 2018. Infinity War opened to $250 million (roughly Rs. 1,659 crores) in the US, beating Star Wars: The Force Awakens by just…

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EPFO Revises Rules For Submission Of PF Withdrawal Claim

April 30, 2018

Highlights Earlier, EPFO was accepting PF claims over Rs. 10 lakh online only Decision was revisited in a meeting chaired by EPFO CEO Dr VP Roy An employee’s 12% contribution goes towards the EPF basket Retirement fund body Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) recently revised rules on submission of provident fund (PF) claims over Rs. 10 lakh. If the settlement amount of your PF claim is over Rs. 10 lakh,…

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GST alert: Soon, cashbacks to businesses, price benefit to customers for digital transactions

April 30, 2018

The government is working on a proposal to incentivise digital transactions by providing cashbacks to businesses and price benefits to consumers, a source said. As per the proposal being worked out by the Revenue Department, consumers paying through the digital mode would be offered a discount over the maximum retail price (MRP). The discount would be capped at Rs 100. Businesses, on the other hand, could get a cashback based…

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Why JioPhone is bad news for Indian smartphone industry

April 30, 2018

In November 2016, Reliance Jio shook up the telecom industry when its founder, Mukesh Ambani announced to the world plans of introducing an ultra-affordable smart feature phone for the almost 50 crore 2G users in the country. Talking about his vision, he had explained that Jio was planning to introduce a feature phone with 4G capabilities for as little as Rs 1,000. Later, reports suggested that the phone could make it to the…

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This Pic Won Top Wildlife Photography Competition. It Was Of A Stuffed Animal

April 28, 2018

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM:  The winner of a prestigious wildlife photography competition last year was disqualified on Friday after organisers said it was “highly likely” the anteater depicted was a stuffed specimen usually on display at a national park visitor centre. An image showing the animal eating from an ant hill in Brazil’s Emas National Park had won an award at the Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest in London’s Natural History…

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SEE: Sonam Kapoor’s wedding preparations have begun at her place, KJo joins in

April 28, 2018

Sonam Kapoor’s big fat Punjabi wedding has been the buzz of the month. According to reports, the actress is all set to tie the knot with Anand Ahuja on May 8, in Mumbai. The Kapoors seem to have begun the celebrations and decorations, and this is clear from their well-lit residence. Recently, Karan Johar, and Sonam’s cousin, Mohit Marwah were spotted outside Anil Kapoor residence. The Kapoor residence Karan Johar…

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Will Deepika Padukone play Draupadi in Aamir Khan’s Mahabharata?

April 28, 2018

If reports are to be believed Aamir Khan is keen to bring the Mahabharata alive on celluloid, and he wants nothing but the best for his ambitious project. It is being said that he is willing to dedicate a few years of his life to the adaptation, which is reportedly being made on a staggering budget of Rs 1000 crore. Deccan Chronicle reports that Aamir has been very vocal about…

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SBI’s Overdraft Facility Against FD For Online Customers

April 28, 2018

Customers can now avail an overdraft against Fixed Deposit (FD) via State Bank of India (SBI) YONO app, informed country’s largest lender on its official twitter handle- @TheOfficialSBI.  Under SBI’s overdraft facility, customers holding fixed deposit (FD) in a single name can avail up to 90 per cent of the fixed deposit (FD) amount as an overdraft to meet emergency and other needs. The overdraft is created instantly online via SBI YONO without the…

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Is your name, birth date in PF not matching with Aadhaar? Here’s how to correct it

April 28, 2018

The contribution you make towards your Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) from your monthly pay is a sort of forced savings that can help in amassing a portion of your retirement corpus. At times, the name and date of birth in the provident fund (PF) statement is not correct and does not match with what is there in your Aadhaar details. This can then result in unnecessary delays and hassles when you try to withdraw…

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4-day bank holiday in Maharashtra from tomorrow

April 27, 2018

After the recent cash crunch, brace yourself for another 4-day long weekend starting from April 28, as banks will be closed continuously for 4 days in Mumbai and rest of Maharashtra. People are advised to complete bank-related pending work today. Although ATMs should be running as usual as banks, it’s better to complete bank-related work today, due to recent cash crunch as well as this being a marriage season. Syndicate…

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New twist in PNB fraud! Nirav Modi may be hiding in New York, not Hong Kong

April 27, 2018

The Nirav Modi saga never ceases to surprise. After numerous reports suggested that the absconding celebrity jeweller may be hiding in Hong Kong, a new twist has emerged on his current whereabouts. The investigative agencies looking for Nirav Modi have found that the fugitive diamantaire traversed across West Asia, East Asia, Europe and America within four months. According to a Government of India dossier, Nirav Modi, prime accused in the…

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5 new tax rules you should know to plan your savings for FY 2018-19

April 27, 2018

With the first month of the new financial year almost coming to an end, it is a good time to start reviewing your tax-saving plans. And to do so, you must know the new tax rules that are effective from financial year 2018-2019. Standard Deduction In Budget this year, the government introduced, rather reintroduced, standard deduction of Rs 40,000 on taxable income. This standard deduction is in lieu of the…

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