US Govt Increases H1B Visa Fees By 21%, L1 Visa Fees By 85%: This Is What You Need To Pay Now

August 7, 2020

In a big setback to Indian techies who are already battered due to the H1B visa ban, US Govt has now increased the H1B visa application fes along with L-1 visa fees. The fees have been increased by upto 75%. Find out what you need to pay now for applying for the work visas to US. H1B Visa, L1 Visa Application Fees Hiked The Department of Homeland Security, under which…

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Digital payments to become easier: Online system for customer grievances is a must, says RBI

August 7, 2020

In a bid push a digital payment services in India, the Reserve Bank of India on Thursday introduced online dispute resolution (ODR) system. It is technology-driven and customer-friendly system for resolving customer disputes and grievances related to digital payments using “zero or minimal manual intervention”. The central bank advised the authourised Payment System Operators (PSOs) – banks and non-banks – and their participants to place systems for ODR. “The authorised PSOs shall…

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56,282 new cases push India’s Covid-19 count to 19,64,536; death toll mounts to 40,699

August 7, 2020

NEW DELHI: India saw a single-day increase of 56,282 cases taking the country’s Covid-19 tally to 19,64,536 on Thursday, while the recoveries have surged to 13,28,336 and comprise 67.62 per cent of the total caseload, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The death toll due to Covid-19 climbed to 40,699 with 904 new fatalities being reported in 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed. There are 5,95,501…

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How to update your child’s PAN card after 18 years, know its process

August 7, 2020

New Delhi, Business Desk. Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a ten digit alphanumeric number issued by the Income Tax Department. PAN card is one of the most important documents for a citizen of India. It is also used as a proof of identity in addition to payment of tax. Students can apply for PAN card after the age of 18 years. In cases of minor (under 18), parents can apply for PAN card on their…

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PPF Account: Top 5 things that every Public Provident Fund investor must know

August 7, 2020

PPF Account: Public Provident Fund or PPF is widely considered a long-term investment tool meant for retirement funds. An investor chooses PPF to save income tax as well. According to tax and investment experts PPF account has a maturity period of 15 years and the Department of Economic Affairs has kept PPF interest rate at 7.1 per cent in April to June 2020. Recently, in January 2020, some PPF rules have…

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Glenmark to launch higher strength of FabiFlu for treatment of mild to moderate Covid

August 7, 2020

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals to introduce a 400 mg version of oral antiviral FabiFlu for treatment of mild to moderate Covid-19 in India. The higher strength will improve patient compliance and experience by reducing the number of tablets that patients require per day. A higher pill burden has been associated with lower adherence to therapy, the latter affecting viral suppression and overall treatment outcomes. Also, reducing the pill burden has been a…

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Xiaomi launches Mi Beard Trimmer 1C at Rs 999

August 7, 2020

NEW DELHI: As promised Xiaomi has launched its new Mi Beard Trimmer 1C in India. Priced at Rs 999, it is said to be the cheaper version of the last year launched Mi Beard Trimmer. The device will be available on Mi.com and Flipkart starting today. Xiaomi has also partnered with a premium men’s grooming essentials brand — The Man Company. As part of the partnership, the company has created…

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Pixel 5, Pixel 5XL: What To Expect? Pixel 4A India Launch In September?

August 6, 2020

Pixel 4A India launch in September? Pixel 4A price in India? Will Google launch Pixel 5 series in India? Google confirmed the 2020 Pixel 5 launch date alongside Pixel 4A recently. Google will roll out three phones in total. Two Pixel phones: Pixel 4A 5G and Pixel 5 will come in the fall. Google announced: Google Pixel 4A, Google Pixel 4A 5G and Google Pixel 5. Pixel 5 XL won’t launch this…

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OnePlus 7-series gets support for OnePlus Buds via OxygenOS update

August 6, 2020

OnePlus has started rolling out the latest OxygenOS 10.3.4 update for the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro in India and other global markets. The firmware brings support for the newly-launched OnePlus Buds, customizable clock styles, Chromatic effect in reading mode, July 2020 Android security patch, and other system improvements. Notably, a similar update has already been released for the OnePlus 6-series, 8-series, and Nord. A detailed look at the update The firmware carries version number OxygenOS 10.3.4 in India as…

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IRCTC e-ticket cancellation rules you need to know to get refund

August 5, 2020

New Delhi: While train operations remain suspended in the country, Railways is running some special trains. The national transporter resumed partial operations of passenger trains from June 1. Railways is currently running 200 special mail/express trains in addition to the Shramik special trains. The tickets of all these trains can be purchased through the IRCTC website or app. If you had booked a ticket but are planning to cancel it now,…

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Amazon Prime Day 2020 Smartphone Offers: Top 15 Smartphone Deals From Prime Day Sale

August 5, 2020

Top smartphone offers from Prime Day 2020 sale? Top Prime Day deals? Amazon Prime Day 2020 starts on 12AM on August 6 and will continue till August 7. Specially for Amazon Prime subscribers, the yearly Prime Day sale comes with a host of offers and discounts on a variety of products on Amazon. The Prime Day sale will go on for 48 hours starting on August 6. All the products…

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Android malware ‘BlackRock’ may steal your banking data

August 4, 2020

New Delhi: The country’s cyber security agency has issued an alert against an Android malware, dubbed ‘BlackRock’ that has the potential to “steal” banking and other confidential data of a user. It can extract credentials and credit card information from over 300 apps such as email, e-commerce apps, social media apps, besides banking and financial apps, the CERT-In said in an advisory. The “attack campaign” of this ‘Trojan’ category virus is…

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