Banks holidays in April 2019: Branches will remain closed on these days

March 30, 2019

In India, due to its diversified culture and traditions, has a long list of festivals and important days that communities and individuals celebrate. This also includes birth and death anniversaries of prominent personalities, that are marked by certain sectors of the nation. The Reserve Bank of India observes certain days as public holidays and during those days, bank branches remain closed. ATM’s remain operational but chances are that if holidays…

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How to vote if you don’t have a Voter ID; check alternatives here to vote in elections 2019

March 30, 2019

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha elections 2019 are around the corner and voters who don’t have a Voter’s ID card can still cast their votes. Voters will have to submit alternative documents issued by the union government, state government, public limited companies, passbooks issued by banks or post office etc. There are 10 documents which a voter can show as an alternative to a Voter’s ID. Out of all these documents, the voter…

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Income Tax efiling for AY 2018-19: How to file your income tax return using ITR Form-1 Sahaj

March 30, 2019

The Income Tax Department has recently opened the e-filing window for income tax returns (ITR) for financial year 2017-18 or assessment year 2018-19 for persons eligible for filing the ITR Form-1 (Sahaj). Resident individuals earning income from salary or from one house property or other sources up to Rs 50 lakh are supposed to file the ITR-1 form. This time, however, ITR Form-1 (Sahaj) has been notified with various changes….

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Gmail to make your emails ‘dynamic’, here’s how

March 29, 2019

Google keeps refreshing its Gmail service with new UI changes and features across platforms and this time it’s once again changing the way you see your emails and send a reply. According to Aakash Sahney, product manager at Gmail, your emails will not be more ‘dynamic’ than ever. That’s because you will soon be able to see a more interactive email from where you can RSVP to events, fill out…

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BSNL Wi-Fi Hotspot Vouchers Starting at Rs 19 Will Let You Access the Internet at Over 16,000 Public Locations

March 29, 2019

Back at the Indian Mobile Congress 2018, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha had announced that by the end of 2019, Indian telecom operators would deploy around one million Wi-Fi hotspots and now it seems that the telcos might really be on the path of achieving this feat. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has followed on the growth path and is already armed with a massive footprint of Wi-Fi hotspot locations which…

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Can fraudsters access your bank-account linked with lost Aadhaar card?

March 28, 2019

With so many government welfare-schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold. In case you have lost your Aadhaar card, you might be worried about its potential misuse. It might perhaps occur to you that fraudsters would access your bank account linked with your lost/misplaced Aadhaar. Find out if it is possible or not, here. Is misuse of bank account via lost…

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Milk set to get costlier; Rs 1-2 per litre hike on anvil as production slows down

March 28, 2019

Your daily milk, tea, coffee, ice creams and other dairy products are set to cost more. A litre of milk will become costlier by Rs 1-2 owing to a decline in skimmed milk powder inventories and decreased supply of milk, a report said. However, the price change will be seen within the next few quarters, CRISIL said in the report. The price change may affect various milk-based products such as…

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EXCLUSIVE| It’s natural curiosity, says Soni Razdan on rumours surrounding Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor’s wedding

March 28, 2019

It’s the season for Bollywood weddings and fans have constantly been speculations about the next big, fat wedding, that of Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor. Shortly after the lovebirds opened up about their relationship, netizens have constantly been looking around for any and every update about their wedding. With the mothers, Neetu Kapoor and Soni Razdan sharing cute pictures on their social media handles, fans are rest assured that wedding…

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How to check your voter ID Status through SMS and voters helpline app on mobile and NVSP website

March 28, 2019

New Delhi: There are many ways to check whether or not we have our name in the vote list. With the progress in digitisation in our country, we can now check our name online through various devices like mobile and computer. The Lok Sabha polls are coming ahead and there are only a few weeks for the first phase of polling. The world’s largest elections are going to be held in seven phases…

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Court Dismisses Appeal Against LIC Move To Acquire 51% Stake In IDBI

March 28, 2019

The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed an appeal against its single judge order rejecting a plea challenging Life Insurance Corporation (LIC)’s move to acquire a 51 per cent stake in Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI). A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice VK Rao said the single judge had considered all aspects before denying any relief to All India IDBI Officers Association, which had opposed LIC’s move…

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Visa launches EMI platform for debit cards

March 27, 2019

Mumbai: Visa, the world’s largest payments network, has introduced a platform that will enable any bank to offer EMI facility to their debit cardholders for online purchases on most e-commerce sites. According to Arvind Ronta, Visa’s head of product for India and South Asia, as against 4.5 crore credit cards, there are 93 crore debit cards in the country. “There are over 2 crore unique credit cardholders, while it is…

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PUBG removes 6-hour restriction for Indian players, says it was ‘system error’

March 27, 2019

PUBG Mobile recently rolled out a health safety warning feature for its Indian users, that locked players out of the game for 24 hours after six hours of gameplay. However, the warning has now been removed with the company claiming it was a ‘system error’. The feature was rolled out to Indian players with the latest anniversary update, which also marked the beginning of season 6 of the game. After…

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