Jio’s Rs. 101 Prepaid Pack Offers 2GB Per Day Data. Availability

May 28, 2018

As IPL 2018 reaches final stages, Reliance Jio has announced a new ‘Cricket Pack’ priced at Rs. 101, confirmed sources of the company. Under this plan, the company is offering 2GBs or gigabytes of 3G/4G per day data for a period of 4 days. This is like an add-on pack of the company and doesn’t offer any calling and SMS benefits. When the IPL 2018 season started, the telecom operator had announced Rs. 251 plan offering…

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Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala: All your questions answered

May 28, 2018

The outbreak of the NiV in Kerala has been unexpected jolting the health officials in the state. For a state that’s attuned to fever-related cases every monsoon, battling the NiV was a different experience. Q. What is Nipah virus (NiV)? A: According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), it is a zoonotic pathogen (transmitted from animals to humans) reported for the first time in Malaysia in 1998 in a village known as Kampung…

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AirAsia India Offers Flight Tickets From Rs. 1,599. Routes, Booking Dates

May 28, 2018

AirAsia India is offering flight tickets at a starting all-inclusive price of Rs. 1,599 under its ‘End of Summer Sale’ scheme. AirAsia India’s offer requires flyers to make advance bookings. AirAsia India’s new promotional offer is valid on travel till October 31, 2018 and bookings are open till June 3, 2018, according to the airline’s website (airasia.com). Under the End of Summer Sale scheme, AirAsia India is offering discounted tickets on flights…

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SBI Mega real estate e-auction begins tomorrow! How to bid online for 1000 commercial, residential properties

May 28, 2018

For those planning to buy commercial and residential properties, State Bank of India (SBI) is coming up with online auction of 1,000 commercial and residential properties starting Tuesday. The prospective buyers can register themselves for the e-auction with the bank but KYC (Know Your Customer) documents are mandatory to be submitted to the concerned branch in order to avail SBI’s mega e-auction scheme, according to the SBI’s official website. “The…

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Baba Ramdev invades telecom: Patanjali to offer Swadeshi sim cards with BSNL; 2GB data and other benefits

May 28, 2018

After making a successful foray in the consumer goods market, Patanjali on Sunday announced that it is entering the telecom sector with the launch of Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM cards, in alliance with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL). Yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali offered a phone SIM card using which one would be able to make unlimited calls across the country and avail 2 GB data pack and send 100 SMSs…

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Don’t panic, these 2 simple measures can protect you from Nipah virus

May 28, 2018

Simple good hygiene practices such as frequent washing of hands and cooking food properly before consuming it can help you avoid contracting the brain-damaging Nipah virus. The virus has claimed 13 lives in Kerala till now and led to quarantining of at least 40 others. The Nipah virus is a zoonotic disease that is naturally transmitted from vertebrate animals to humans, while human-to-human transmission has also been documented. It was…

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Income Tax Saving: New tax rules which will help you save tax in FY2018-19

May 28, 2018

Benjamin Franklin had rightly said that only two things are certain in this world – death and taxes. So, while there can’t be any escape from taxes, particularly if someone has taxable income, everyone tries to save as much tax as possible. As the new financial year has already begun, people have started mulling over where to invest and how to save tax during this year. However, saving the maximum…

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Banks penalising poor customers? How Jan Dhan, no-frills accounts are converted without warning

May 28, 2018

With an aim of increasing financial inclusion in the country, basic savings bank deposit accounts (BSBDAs) or no-frills accounts were introduced without any need to maintain minimum or monthly average balance. RBI fixed the number of withdrawals to four a month. However, the account holders are now facing penalty for exceeding the limit of four withdrawals in a month as many banks are using the fifth debit as a trigger to change…

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Apple working on ARM-based touchscreen hybrid computer

May 28, 2018

Apple is currently working on a new device which sports a model name ‘N84’ under a project which is currently codenamed ‘Star’. The device is rumoured to be the first iOS notebook or the first notebook with an ARM processor. According to a report by 9to5mac, there isn’t much information about the device yet but it is known that the device sports a touch screen, a SIM card slot, GPS and…

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Patanjali Offers 30% More Than Adani’s Rs 3,300 Crore Bid to Acquire Ruchi Soya

May 28, 2018

New Delhi: Patanjali Ayurveda has raised its bid to acquire Ruchi Soya and had made the revised offer to the Committee of Creditors (CoC) for the debt ridden company, sources said. The latest bid is around 30 per cent higher than that of the Adani group, which is also in the race to acquire the company with its offer of around Rs 3,300 crore, the sources said. The new offer was…

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India launches second IT corridor in China to gain access to big Chinese market

May 28, 2018

Beijing: India on Sunday launched its second IT corridor in China to cash in on the burgeoning Chinese software market which remained elusive despite the presence of top Indian technology firms. The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) has established one more Digital Collaborative Opportunities Plaza (SIDCOP) platform in China in an effort to provide market access to Indian IT firms in the huge Chinese market, the NASSCOM said….

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