Tech tips: Here’s how to download your WhatsApp data

May 30, 2018

WhatsApp has updated its Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, thanks to European Union’s new data privacy rules. EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), that come into effect on May 25, allows users to download their data and transfer it. Facebook and Instagram already have a feature to request account information for their users. The Facebook-owned chat app is giving more power to its users by bringing in more…

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Here to slay, Janhvi Kapoor’s hot & stylish avatar for her first magazine cover is jaw-drop gorgeous

May 30, 2018

We’ve been undeniably obsessed with Janhvi Kapoor ever since we saw her on the cover of a magazine along with her legendary late mother, Sridevi. Although she was a mere teenager back then, she had the charm and grace to rock that photoshoot with ease and panache. While the pictures of that photoshoot constantly resurface, Janhvi has established herself as a fashionista and there are no two ways about it. Whether…

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Apple iPhones to Get OLED Display in 2019

May 29, 2018

Apple Inc has decided to use OLED screens in all three new iPhone models planned for next year, according to South Korea’s Electronic Times – a report that sent shares in Japan Display tumbling 10 percent. Japan Display, one of the main suppliers of iPhone liquid crystal display (LCD) screens, has lagged its South Korean rivals in OLED production. By contrast, shares in LG Display Co Ltd surged. Apple recently…

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Bank union confirms two-day nation-wide strike from 30 May

May 29, 2018

Mumbai: A two-day nation-wide bank strike which kicks off at 6 AM on 30 May (Wednesday) could trigger a country-wide cash crunch, said C H Venkatachalam, General Secretary, All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA). “People will start withdrawing money, creating a panic situation and many ATMs could go dry,” he said. Of the around 2.20 lakh ATMs in the country, some are outsourced. Though there may be cash in the ATMs,…

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Provident Fund Interest Rate For FY18 Slashed To 5-Year Low

May 29, 2018

New Delhi: Retirement fund body has asked its field offices to credit 8.55 per cent rate of interest for 2017-18, the lowest rate since 2012-13 fiscal, into the PF accounts of around 5 crore subscribers. The Labour Ministry has conveyed approval of the central government to credit 8.55 per cent rate of interest for 2017-18 into PF accounts of members, according to an order issued by the EPFO to its more…

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IPL 2018 Final: We have won IPL and nothing else matters, says MS Dhoni

May 29, 2018

Chennai Super Kings scripted the perfect fairytale comeback in Indian Premier League, 2018 by lifting their third IPL title at Wankhede on Sunday. Playing in their seventh IPL final, CSK defeated SRH by eight wickets courtesy of a fantastic hundred by Shane Watson. Chasing a challenging total of 179 to win the finals, it was Watson who stole the show with a dazzling 117 off just 57 balls which included…

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Credit card debt: Unable to clear your dues? Why you shouldn’t let banks settle it for you!

May 29, 2018

Getting a credit card can arguably supersede most joys in life. You can immerse yourself in the pleasure of buying things you always wanted, or subscribing to services that almost always seemed overly priced. Whether it is buying an expensive gadget or going on that expensive holiday you’ve always wanted to take, a credit card can fulfil many of your life’s simple-yet-complex pleasures. However, not everything that’s amusing can remain…

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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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