Fact Check: Don’t fall for Domino’s anniversary offer of free pizza

August 24, 2019

A post has gone viral on Facebook with the claim that pizza chain Domino’s on its 50th anniversary is giving away a free coupon for two large pizzas to those who share the post. WHO CLAIMED IT The post has been shared by Facebook page ‘Dominos’ on Friday. The text with the post reads: “Domino’s is now 50! To celebrate we are giving each share by 7 tomorrow evening a…

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Income Tax returns: Free tax-filing platform launched! Gets 50,000 sign-ins

August 24, 2019

Income Tax returns: India’s largest online marketplace for financial products Paisabazaar.com has announced that it has received nearly 50,000 registrations in August on its new income tax-filing platform, which is currently in beta phase. The platform had also launched an incentive campaign for tax filers, with lucky draw winners to be rewarded with 5 smart TVs, 100 Bluetooth headsets and more. The campaign was introduced to promote tax filing before…

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Amazon Now re-brands itself as Prime Now, promises 2-hour express delivery

August 24, 2019

Amazon India has rebranded its grocery services as Prime Now which promises to provide 2 hours express delivery to its prime members. The Amazon Prime Now app is now available for download on Android and iOS devices. Talking about the launch, Head of Prime Now, Amazon India, Siddharth Nambiar said that they have invested in the customized infrastructure of fulfilment centres (FC) for faster deliveries and chill chains to maintain…

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Reliance Jio prepaid plans that don’t have daily data limit

August 23, 2019

Reliance Jio offers a bunch of recharge plans for its prepaid subscribers, providing free calling benefits and the fastest 4G download speeds. The options range from a single-day sachet pack of Rs. 19 to the Rs. 9,999-worth 360-day long-term plan. However, if you’re looking for a plan without any daily data limit, your choices are pretty limited. Here are the best options for you. Rs. 98 plan If you are…

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EPF Withdrawal: Planning to withdrawal EPF Online? Here’s how to do it

August 23, 2019

Withdrawing your PF money can be a little tricky. You can choose to withdraw EPF money either partially or completely. However, EPF can be completely withdrawn only under certain circumstances. For instance, EPF withdrawal can either be done during the course of the employment or after retirement by the employee. For completely withdrawing the EPF money, you can do so if you remain unemployed for more than 2 months, or…

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Now, you may need recipients’ permission to do bank transfer

August 22, 2019

In a unique development, banks may be required to seek permission from account holders before money is transferred into their accounts, reports said. The government is mulling to roll this plan, hoping it would give customers more authority over their accounts and curb fraudulent transactions. Reportedly, the BJP-led Centre has sought a response from Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in this regard. Recipient can reject an illicit deposit A Business…

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Reliance JioFiber rollout on Sept 5: Free LED TV, Welcome offer, speeds and more

August 22, 2019

Last year, Reliance Jio started the trial of JioFiber with preview offers and it formally announced the FTTH service this year at the 42nd Annual General Meeting. Reliance JioFiber will go live commercially from September 5, 2019, when the plans for the service will be unveiled at jio.com and My Jio app. However, RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani informed about the minimum and maximum plan costs and speeds along with additional…

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Indian Railways takes commendable step to prevent food-wastage! New public fridge to store food for the needy

August 21, 2019

No more wasting food! In a bid to prevent wastage of food and to feed the needy, Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has implemented a commendable measure! Recently, a public refrigerator has been installed at Hubballi railway station in Karnataka. With this move, Indian Railways passengers or food plaza staff can keep surplus or excess food in the fridge, so that instead of being thrown away, the stored food can be…

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Auto Sector Will Hire 10 Lakh Employees With These New Age Skills By 2020

August 21, 2019

The automobile sector is on a rollercoaster of hardships and is not showing any signs of its ride upwards yet. The sales have diminished, dealerships have had to be shut down, and employment is in dire straits. Tata Motors, Maruti, Honda are some leading companies in this sector, and yet, they have had to shut down productions with about cars worth Rs 35000 crores lying unsold. 3.5 lakh Indians have…

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Bharti Airtel Forcing Users to Recharge After 7 Days of Plan Expiry

August 20, 2019

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel has made some changes to minimum recharge policy and it’s now forcing its prepaid users to perform a recharge for every seven days. Earlier, the minimum recharge policy from Bharti Airtel forced them to make a recharge after 15 days of plan expiry. However, with the new policy change, prepaid users will have to make a recharge just after seven days of their current plan expiry….

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Social media accounts must be linked with Aadhaar: Supreme Court

August 20, 2019

New Delhi: To stop circulation of fake news, defamatory and pornographic material, and anti-national content through social media, Attorney General KK Venugopal on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that social media profiles of users must be linked with Aadhaar numbers. The top law officer said this during the hearing on a petition filed by Facebook seeking transfer of cases pending in three high courts for linking social media accounts with…

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NPCI cuts UPI usage fees for transactions up to Rs 1,000 by 60%

August 20, 2019

New Delhi: In order to promote wider adoption of Unified Payments Interface (UPI), the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has slashed the usage fees for transactions up to Rs 1,000 by 60%. According to a report in the Economic Times, charges for UPI transactions up to Rs 1,000 have been cut to 10 paise from 25 paise earlier. However, the fee for transactions above Rs 1,000 has been retained at 50…

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