Flipkart to sell products made by women self-help groups; govt to rope in Amazon too in January

December 31, 2019

New Delhi: Products made by women self-help groups formed under the DAY-NULM will now be available on e-commerce platforms as the government on 30 December signed an MoU with Flipkart in this regard. Union Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra said the government would also rope in Amazon to provide a platform for the online sale of SHGs’ products, a PTI report said. E-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Monday…

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Businesses to be fined for not accepting select electronic payment modes

December 31, 2019

New Delhi: Businesses with more than ₹50 crore sales will have to compulsorily offer electronic payment modes such as debit cards powered by RuPay from 1 January 2020 and a penalty for defaults will kick in from 1 February, finance ministry has said. The ministry said in a notification signed on Monday that the specified payment modes to be compulsorily adopted are in addition to the electronic payment modes already…

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Income Tax Return penalty: How much you will have to pay for missing December 31 deadline

December 30, 2019

Income Tax Return penalty: While you can file the income tax returns on or before March 31, 2020 – a late fee will be levied on those who decide to complete the process after December 31, 2019 – the deadline set by the income tax return department for filing belated income tax return (ITR 2018-19). The deadline to file ITR for financial year 2018-19 was set as August 31 and…

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Aadhaar enrollment touches the 125 crore mark

December 28, 2019

NEW DELHI: Enrollment in the Aadhaar project has crossed the 125 crore mark, close to ten years after its launch. The unique identification authority of India (UIDAI) which administers the Aadhaar project has said in a statement “The achievement comes along with the rapidly increasing use of Aadhaar as the primary identity document by the Aadhaar holders.” Aadhaar-based authentication services have been used close to 37,000 crore times since inception…

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Google Chrome hit with bugs, users losing secondary profiles

December 28, 2019

New Delhi: Cyber security researchers have discovered new vulnerabilities in Google Chrome that may allow attackers to remotely run malicious code inside the popular web browser. The SQLite vulnerabilities – five in total and called “Magellan 2.0” have been disclosed by the Tencent Blade security team. “SQLite and Google have already confirmed and fixed it and we are helping other vendors through it too. We haven’t found any proof of…

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Free WiFi For 48,000 Villages Announced By Govt; All Common Service Centres Will Provide Banking Services

December 27, 2019

In yet another major step towards Digital India, Govt. of India has announced that 48,000 villages will be provided free WiFi till March, 2020. Which are these villages where free WiFi will be provided? In a related announcement, Govt has informed that every CSC in the country will now offer banking services as well. 48,000 Villages To Get Free WiFI All 48,000 villages which have been connected with the national…

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OnePlus may unveil a foldable phone in January

December 26, 2019

Last week, OnePlus announced that it is going to unveil its first concept phone — right now now called OnePlus Concept One — at the upcoming annual trade show Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020. Ever since that was confirmed, there has been speculation on what the company could showcase in the form of its concept phone. A report by Korean Herald has claimed that the company could show its foldable-display…

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Everything you need to know about applying for birth certificate

December 26, 2019

The birth certificate is an important official document that is mandatory for availing various services/benefits offered by the government. It documents the name, gender, parents’ names, date and place of birth of a person. It’s a crucial document that serves various purposes, but its primary purpose is to prove one’s age. From the required documents to the application process, here’s everything to know. Birth certificate issuing authorities in India, and…

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Google Pay wants to teach you how to avoid UPI fraudsters

December 24, 2019

Google Pay, a dominant player in the United Payments Interface (UPI)-based payments sector in India, has come out with an advisory, detailing ways in which users can avoid being subject to fraud on the platform. Google Pay has urged users to keep their UPI PIN a secret, download only trusted apps, and use the payment app to reach customer care. The advisory comes in the backdrop of increased cases of…

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Christmas sale 2019: Check out year-end online offers by popular brand

December 23, 2019

Christmas 2019 is just a few days away from you and you must be excited about the upcoming online sale. So what are you waiting for? Just grab the opportunity and buy Christmas and New year gifts online at a huge discount and offs. Christmas 2019 online offers get better with New Year Sale, enjoy nonstop online shopping offers and celebrate the day. Here is a list of some online…

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Apple Will Pay You Rs 70 Lakh, If You Find Security Bug In iPhone’s Operating System & Services

December 23, 2019

Bug bounty programs are common these days. In case you didn’t know, basically if someone finds a bug or a vulnerability software of a particular service that compromises its security and if they report to a company’s bug bounty program before anyone else, they’re offered a hefty reward for their discovery, and it can range from tens of thousands of dollars to even hundreds of thousands. Apple too has a…

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