From ATM withdrawal to international flight rules, THESE changes to happen from February 1, know details

January 30, 2021

The Union Budget will be presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1, 2021 and from this day many rules regarding your daily life will also change. From International flights schedule, to LPG gas cylinder prices and withdrawals from ATMs, all rules will see a change. On February 1, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present a budget in which he can increase or lower customs duty on certain product,…

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Govt May Announce Farm Loan Waiver Scheme In Budget

January 30, 2021

New Delhi: Amid the debate about new farm laws, the Modi government could consider addressing a few crucial issues that affect farmers across the country in the forthcoming Union budget. Waiving off the debts of farmers is an issue which finds resonance with farmers across the country and farmers’ indebtedness in the country finds place in a number of populist schemes. However, the Modi government paid greater attention to offering…

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Your power bills will go up

January 30, 2021

The Karnataka Electric Regulatory Authority (KERC) has allowed increasing the tariff by an average of 40 paise per unit. The BESCOM had proposed for average tariff increase of 196 paise/unit for 2020-21. The average increase in retail supply tariff proposed by BESCOM for FY-21 was 25.24 per cent against which KERC has approved 5.17 per cent. KERC has allowed increase in fixed charges of Rs.10/kW/HP/kVA to all categories and Rs.15/kW/HP…

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NPS Tier II Account can be operated like savings account, without cheque book

January 29, 2021

Tier II Account in National Pension System (NPS) is an add-on account which provides you the flexibility to invest and withdraw from various schemes available in NPS without any exit load. While, Tier I Account of NPS has a lock in till 60 years of your age unless you extend it, there is no lock in period for Tier II account. Investment experts believe investors can use Tier II Account…

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How to share your Wi-Fi password from your Mac so guests can automatically connect to the internet

January 29, 2021

You can share your Wi-Fi password from your Mac to anyone nearby, as long as they’re on your Contacts list. The other user will also have to be using a Mac, iPhone, or iPad. When someone who meets the criteria tries to join your network, you’ll be prompted to “Share” your Wi-Fi password with them. Sharing your Wi-Fi password manually can be a pain – if you don’t have your password memorized,…

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10 Best App Lockers For Android To Secure Your Device

January 28, 2021

You can easily lock your Android device with a PIN, Pattern, Password, or Fingerprint. However, what about locking individual apps? Unlike iOS, where you need to jailbreak your device to lock apps, Android has many cool apps to lock apps through a password. List of 10 Best App Lockers For Android To Secure Your Device As of now, there are hundreds of App lockers available on the Google Play Store….

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Huge relief for spouses of H-1B workers, Biden nixes Trump plan to kill H4 work permits

January 28, 2021

PUNE: US President Joe Biden has permitted dependents of H-1B visa holders to continue working in the country. The measure had been brought in during the Barack Obama presidency in 2015. The previous Donald Trump administration had proposed to revoke it as part of his anti-immigration policy. The latest move is expected to provide relief to more than 100,000 Indian nationals who had moved to the United States along with…

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Pfizer Wants India to Order Covid-19 Vaccine Before Pursuing Approval

January 27, 2021

Pfizer Inc will pursue its request for India to approve its COVID-19 vaccine if the government commits to buying shots, the US drugmaker told Reuters on Monday, even as global supplies tighten. Pfizer was the first company to seek emergency-use authorisation (EUA) for a COVID-19 vaccine in India, but the government this month approved two much cheaper shots – one from Oxford University/AstraZeneca and another developed at home by Bharat…

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How to Send Disappearing Messages On Signal Private Messenger

January 27, 2021

A few months ago, Facebook introduced a new feature known as ‘Disappearing Messages.’ Although it had taken a while for Facebook to bring the disappearing messages feature to WhatsApp, Signal Private Messenger has this feature almost since the beginning. Signal Private Messenger seems to be the best instant messaging app for Android and iOS right now. Compared to all other instant messaging apps, Signal offers more privacy and security features….

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches 143 satellites on one spacecraft; sets the record for one single mission

January 26, 2021

Elon Musk-led space company SpaceX has launched 143 satellites via one spacecraft on Sunday and has therefore set a new record for deploying the most number of spaceships on a single mission. The record was made as the company sent its Falcon 9 rocket. This has now beaten the previously set record of India sending 104 satellites in 2017. SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket left the surface at 10 a.m. EST…

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WhatsApp Treating Indians Differently From Europe Users: Centre To Court

January 26, 2021

New Delhi: WhatsApp is treating Indian users differently from Europeans over opting out of its new privacy policy which is a matter of concern for the government and it is looking into the issue, the Centre informed the Delhi High Court on Monday. The central government told the high court that it was also a matter of concern that Indian users were being “unilaterally” subjected to the change in privacy…

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IRDAI panel for separate payments of vehicle, insurance premium

January 25, 2021

Buyer of a new vehicle may have to pay cost of vehicle and insurance premium through separate cheques, if the recommendations of a committee to review MISP guidelines are accepted by the insurance regulator Irdai. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) had issued MISP guidelines in 2017 with the intention of streamlining the process and bringing the practices of vehicle insurance, being sold by automotive dealers under…

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