Over 29 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses provided to states, UTs: Centre

June 21, 2021

NEW DELHI: More than 29.35 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been provided by the Central government to the states and UTs both through the free of cost category and through direct State procurement category, the Union health ministry informed on Monday. As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, 29,35,04,820 vaccine doses have been provided to states/UTs so far, through the government of India (free of cost channel) and through direct…

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Want To Check Your Provident Fund Balance? Here Is How To Do It

June 21, 2021

Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) is a mandatory contribution from the salary of an individual that every organization with more than 20 employees has to deduct. Earlier this year, the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) maintained the interest rate on provident fund deposits at 8.5 per cent for 2020-21, the same as last fiscal 2019-20. Contributions made towards provident fund accounts qualify for deduction in taxable income under the Section 80C of…

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Apple alert! Bug in iOS can break iPhone Wi-Fi, here’s how to secure your device

June 21, 2021

New Delhi: A bug has been discovered in iOS that can disable an iPhone`s ability to connect to Wi-Fi hotspots if it attempts to initially connect to a hotspot with a specific name that breaks the function. Security researcher Carl Schou gave a personal Wi-Fi hotspot a name comprising special characters — “%p%s%s%s%s%n”. On trying to connect to the hotspot, Schou discovered the iPhone simply couldn`t connect to it at…

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Bank customers ALERT! Link PAN-Aadhaar before deadline or face problems in banking services

June 21, 2021

The deadline to link your Permanent Account Number with your Aadhaar number is nearing. Under the new Income Tax Rules, it is mandatory to link PAN with your Aadhaar number before June 30, 2021. The PAN cards which are not linked to Aadhaar would become useless and declared “inoperative” and the KYC status will also become invalid. According to Clause 41 of Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act, “If…

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