Bharti Airtel Forcing Users to Recharge After 7 Days of Plan Expiry

August 20, 2019

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel has made some changes to minimum recharge policy and it’s now forcing its prepaid users to perform a recharge for every seven days. Earlier, the minimum recharge policy from Bharti Airtel forced them to make a recharge after 15 days of plan expiry. However, with the new policy change, prepaid users will have to make a recharge just after seven days of their current plan expiry….

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Social media accounts must be linked with Aadhaar: Supreme Court

August 20, 2019

New Delhi: To stop circulation of fake news, defamatory and pornographic material, and anti-national content through social media, Attorney General KK Venugopal on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that social media profiles of users must be linked with Aadhaar numbers. The top law officer said this during the hearing on a petition filed by Facebook seeking transfer of cases pending in three high courts for linking social media accounts with…

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NPCI cuts UPI usage fees for transactions up to Rs 1,000 by 60%

August 20, 2019

New Delhi: In order to promote wider adoption of Unified Payments Interface (UPI), the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has slashed the usage fees for transactions up to Rs 1,000 by 60%. According to a report in the Economic Times, charges for UPI transactions up to Rs 1,000 have been cut to 10 paise from 25 paise earlier. However, the fee for transactions above Rs 1,000 has been retained at 50…

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Income Tax Return 2019: Keep these documents ready ahead of ITR filing

August 20, 2019

It is that time of the year again when individuals will start filing their income tax return with the income tax department. The last date of filing your returns for FY18-19 is July 31, 2019. By filing your returns on time, you are eligible for certain benefits such as carry forward losses and avoiding late filing fees, which is up to Rs 10,000. You can electronically file your income tax…

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IRS warns taxpayers about new twists on scams

August 20, 2019

With the arrival of tax bills and refunds in the late spring and early summer, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning taxpayers against various tax scams that have begun to crop up. Two specific scams that the IRS highlighted last week are variations of long-running tax scams, including one where taxpayers are threatened with a tax bill from a non-existent government agency. The other scam, which the IRS has…

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