WhatsApp now using Status updates to clear air on new privacy policy

February 2, 2021

WhatsApp has now started using its Status Updates page to reach Indian users on the platform. The service is using the medium to inform users of its commitment to privacy amidst the ongoing crisis that started after WhatsApp made its new privacy policy live in India in January. “One thing that isn’t new is our commitment to your privacy,” says one of the status updates, while another reads, “WhatsApp can’t…

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Netflix testing a new sleep timer feature: Here’s how it will work

February 2, 2021

Netflix is testing a new feature that lets you set a sleep timer for a movie or show, and the app will stop playing video when the time limit comes to an end. The company is currently testing this feature globally, but it is not available for everyone, The Verge reported. However, it will initially be only available for Android smartphone users. The cited source says that Netflix will bring…

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Budget 2021: Taxpayers eye relief in income tax, slash in TDS, increase in 80C limit, among other reforms

February 2, 2021

By Amit Singhania Indian Union Budget 2021-22: In the midst of an economic slowdown induced by the ongoing pandemic, the Hon’ble Finance Minister must grapple with the challenging task of encouraging consumption for economic revival against our peaking fiscal deficit in the upcoming Union Budget, 2021. Tax proposals will play a key role in this balancing act. To begin with, the Government is likely to focus on the basics, for giving relief…

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Union Budget 2021: What gets costlier and what’s cheaper – Check full list

February 2, 2021

Budget 2021 Announcements, Union Budget 2021 Announcements, Budget 2021 News: A large number of commonly used items, including refrigerators, air conditioners, LED lights and mobile phones, will become more expensive due to hike in customs duty on imported parts, as proposed by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Union Budget for 2021-22. However, gold and silver will become cheaper as a result of rationalisation in customs duty on imports of these…

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Budget 2021: What are tax benefits under Section 80D and why it could be increased

February 2, 2021

NEW DELHI: Covid-19 pandemic has underscored the importance of health insurance now more than ever. In the initial phase of Covid spread, when capping on hospital charges weren’t introduced by the Centre, individuals were left with hefty bills. This highlighted the need for more reforms in the healthcare sector. Amid other expectations from the Union Budget 2021-22, experts have felt that it should also focus on “healthcare for all”. Finance…

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12 Children Given Sanitiser Instead Of Polio Drops In Maharashtra

February 2, 2021

Yavatmal (Maharashtra):  Twelve children under five years of age were admitted to a hospital after they were administered sanitiser drops instead of polio vaccine in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal on Monday, informed Yavatmal District Council Chief Executive Officer Shrikrishna Panchal. The official stated that the children are now doing fine and three officials including a health worker, doctor, and ASHA worker will be suspended in connection with the incident. “Twelve children, under…

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