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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Janhvi Kapoor, Mobbed By Fans, Walks Away With A Smile. See Video

May 26, 2018

Sridevi’s daughter Janhvi Kapoor is a bona fide star even before the release of her debut film Dhadak. The paparazzi spotted her Bandra on Friday and from the photos and videos it appears that Janhvi was momentarily mobbed by her young fans but instead of looking hassled, the 23-year-old actress smiled and walked away as her security personnel intervened. The street children in the photos looked happy and the onlookers made videos…

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All Seven ITR Forms Released For E-filing For Assessment Year 2018-19

May 26, 2018

After more than a month of notifying them, the Income Tax Department today launched and activated all the seven ITR forms for e-filing by taxpayers. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) had notified the new Income Tax Return forms for the assessment year 2018-19 on April 5. “All ITRs for AY 2018-19 are now available for e-filing,” the department said in a statement. The tax department has launched the ITR…

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More over Anushka Sharma’s summery ruffle dress and let her blue sunglasses do all the talking

May 26, 2018

When it comes to fashion, we have always been curious about Anushka Sharma’s public appearances. Especially after marrying cricketer Virat Kohli, Anushka has been seen either sporting Virat’s Tshirts or classy styles while cheering at the stands for her hubby during the IPL matches. Besides this, the fashionista has the ability to don bold outfits as well as subtle hues. From ethnic wears to sophisticated ensembles,  Anushka’s sartorial choices have…

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Jio offer: Free 8GB 4G data to customers, here is how to avail

May 26, 2018

Jio has begun doling out complimentary data packs to its users to mark the conclusion of the IPL cricket season with the final match to be played on Sunday. The complimentary add-on, which is being rolled out to Jio users, offers them 2GB of daily data. The data add-on will be valid till May 29. This add-on comes close on the heels of the Jio IPL 2018 pack that was…

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WhatsApp bug allows blocked contacts send message, see status and profile info

May 25, 2018

New Delhi: A new bug in the Facebook-owned WhatsApp seems to be annoying a lot of users. Reported by WABetaInfo, a popular fan site that tests new WhatsApp features, the bug is allowing users to send messages to contacts despite being blocked. The bug is said to have been discovered on both Android and iOS versions of the app. Blocked users are reportedly also able to read the status and…

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